Friday, September 3, 2010

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ AUGUST 2010 FIRST EDITION

1. Which American novelist won the Orange prize for her work ‘The Lacuna’ this year?
Ans:Barbara Kingsolver,her famous work is The Poisonwood Bible
2. Wikileaks reached the headlines by publishing the thousands of classified data on Afghanistan war that were believed to be undisclosed by USA security agencies. Who is the 39 year old founder of Wikileaks who has got into rape and molestation allegations recently?
Ans. Julian Assange, He is an Australian internet activist
3. Which monument of India has been approved as a World heritage site to be the 28th from India and second from Rajasthan after Keoladev National Park?
Ans: Jantar Mantar
4. In the 3G mobile license spectrum auction that fetched thegoverment Rs 67,710 crore which company bagged the highest number of circles?
Ans. Reliance Communications, 13 circles
5. MSC Chitra that careened near the Mumbai coast became a shocking news recently. What does MSC stand for?
Ans: Mediterranean Shipping Company, the owners of the ship.
refer this article for confirmation
(para 2-first sentence)
http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/mumbai-ship-collision-msc-chitra-owners-told-to-pay-up-45273
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4 comments:

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aparna said...

MSC is for Marine Stewardship Council

Radagast said...

Here's a quiz, if anybody's interested.

CRIMETHRILLER said...

I am really sorry.
MSC in MSC Chitra is neither Military Sealift Command nor Marine Stewardship Council (as Aparna said).
It is
Mediterranean Shipping Company, the owners of the ship.

refer this article for confirmation
(para 2-first sentense)
http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/mumbai-ship-collision-msc-chitra-owners-told-to-pay-up-45273