Current Affairs Test 8

Q1)Where did the American Depositary Shares (ADS) of Infosys, India's second-largest IT services provider start trading on 12 December, 2012?
A.) Singapore Stock Exchange
B.) New York Stock Exchange
C.) Bombay Stick Exchange
D.) National Stock Exchange

Q2) Scientists in northern Mexico discovered a new dinosaur with a large prominent nose which lived about 73 million years ago. what is the name of this new dinosaur?
A.) Latirhinus Uitstlani
B.) Gigantoraptor
C.) Khaan
D.) Raptorex

Q3) Who was the first top ranking Indian official to visit China after changes in Communist Party of China?
A.) Shiv Shankar Menon
B.) Rahul Gandhi
C.) Narendra Modi
D.) Ajit Singh

Q4)Software engineers as well as neuroscientists at University of Waterloo, Canada claimed that they have developed a closest model of the functioning human brain. What is this artificial human brain called?
A.) AbioCor
B.) Bioartifical
C.) Spaun
D.) i-Limb

Q5) Boeing, the US aircraft manufacturer claimed that a new missile was tested which can permanently blackout the electronics of the country without causing any harm to people. What is the name of this missile?
A.) Mathago
B.) Ikara
D.) All of above

Q6) Government had constituted a panel for suggesting de-control of sugar industry. This panel submitted its report in October 2012 under the Chairmanship of -
A.) Anand Sinha
B.) D.subbarao
C.) M. Rafeeq Ahmed
D.) C. Rangarajan
E.) none of above

Q7) Kumbum is a monastery found in which of the following countries?
A.) China
C.) India
D.) Japan

Q8)The Indian Institute of Toxicology Research reported that the water in and around the the deserted Union Carbide plant is contaminated and not fit for consumption. Where is this Union Carbide plant located?
A.) Delhi
B.) Bhopal
C.) Pune
D.) Kolkata

Q9) Name the astronaut of Indian American origin who took over the command of International Space Station on September 2012.
A.) Rakesh Sharma
B.) winans villain
C.) Tessy Thomas
D.) Sunita Williams

Q10) World Trade Organization (WTO) has ranked India as the _____ largest player in the global service trade.
A.) Fifth
B.) Seventh
C.) Ninth
D.) Sixth
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