Current Affairs Quiz for August 2010

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Created On: Feb 25, 2011 17:18 IST
Modified On: Jan 30, 2014 18:37 IST

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1. Which Pakistani aircraft flying from Karachi to Islamabad that crashed on 28 July 2010 killing 152 people on board?
a. Airblue flight ED 202
b. JianJiao-7
c. Airbus A310-300/ET
d. Boeing 777-200ER

Answer: a

2. The Bangladeshi anti-poverty banker Muhammad Yunus is to feature in an episode of hit US TV show The Simpsons. Yunus is also the founder of Grameen Bank. In which year had he along with the bank win the Nobel Prize for "their efforts to create economic and social development from below"
a. 2000
b. 1990
c. 2006
d. 1985

Answer: c

3. The Bharatiya Jnanpith on 3 August 2010 removed the V-C Vibhuti Narain Rai of a deemed university from the selection pannel of Jnanpith awardees for making derogatory comments on women writes.  To which university did Rai belong to?
a. International Hindi University
b. Amity University
c. Biswabharati University
d. Kannur University

Answer: a

4. Aamir khan’s latest movie “Peepli Live” is set in the Peepli of which village of Madhya Pradesh?
a. Ratangarh
b. Bandholi
c. Udankhedi
d. Bhadwai

Answer: d

5. The Clay Mathematics Institute for the Millennium Prize listed seven mathematical problems to be solved and declared a prize sum of $ 1 million for those who would solve the problems. The problem, “Is P=NP?” was solved by which of the following mathematicians?
a. Grigoriy Perelman
b. Vinay Deolalikar
c. Daniel Bernoulli
d. Algirdas Javtokas

Answer: b



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