India 2012 Current Affairs Quiz

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Welcome to this amazing India's 2012 current affairs quiz. It is based on questions from India's list of current events that took place in the year 2012. So, if you are a person who has good General knowledge and stays updated with the current events, then this quiz is best for you. Try playing it and see how well you can score. Are you ready to take this test? Let's begin then.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Name the Srilankan national carrier which has planned to operate a flight between Madurai and Colombo from December.

    • A.

      Sri Lankan Air Taxi

    • B.

      Mihin Lanka

    • C.

      Srilankan Airlines

    • D.

      Air Ceylon

    Correct Answer
    B. Mihin Lanka
    Explanation
    Mihin Lanka is the correct answer because it is the only option mentioned that is a Sri Lankan national carrier. Sri Lankan Air Taxi is a seaplane operator, not a national carrier. Srilankan Airlines is a well-known national carrier, but it is not the correct answer in this case. Air Ceylon was the national carrier of Sri Lanka from 1947 to 1978, but it is no longer in operation. Therefore, Mihin Lanka is the correct answer for the given question.

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  • 2. 

    Name the military operation in Golden Temple when Indira Gandhi was the prime minister and for which a memorial is being constructed recently. 

    • A.

      Operation Polo

    • B.

      OperationViraat

    • C.

      Operation Checkmate

    • D.

      Operation Blue Star

    Correct Answer
    D. Operation Blue Star
    Explanation
    Operation Blue Star was a military operation conducted by the Indian army in 1984, under the leadership of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The operation aimed to remove Sikh militants who had taken refuge inside the Golden Temple in Amritsar. The operation resulted in the loss of many lives and significant damage to the temple complex. The memorial being constructed recently is in remembrance of this controversial and tragic event in Indian history.

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  • 3. 

    Which country lost the match in the T20 world cup 2012 final?

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      Srilanka

    • C.

      West Indies

    • D.

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    B. Srilanka
    Explanation
    In the T20 World Cup 2012 final, Sri Lanka lost the match.

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  • 4. 

    Name the Captain of the Westindies team during the T20 World Cup 2012.

    • A.

      Darren Sammy

    • B.

      Marlon Samuels

    • C.

      Chris Gayle

    • D.

      SunilNarine

    Correct Answer
    A. Darren Sammy
    Explanation
    Darren Sammy was the captain of the West Indies team during the T20 World Cup 2012. He led the team to victory in the tournament, making him the first West Indian captain to win a World T20 title. Sammy played a crucial role in motivating and uniting the team, which resulted in their success. His leadership qualities and excellent performance on the field made him the ideal captain for the West Indies during the 2012 T20 World Cup.

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  • 5. 

    Name the novel for adults that J.K. Rowling wrote.

    • A.

      Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them

    • B.

      The tales of Beetle the Bard

    • C.

      The Casual Vacancy

    • D.

      Quidditch through the ages

    Correct Answer
    C. The Casual Vacancy
    Explanation
    J.K. Rowling wrote "The Casual Vacancy," which is a novel for adults. This book is a departure from her famous Harry Potter series and explores themes of social issues and politics in a small English town. It showcases Rowling's versatility as a writer and her ability to captivate readers with a different genre and target audience.

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  • 6. 

    Who won the Women’s World T20 2012 Championship?

    • A.

      Australia

    • B.

      Pakistan

    • C.

      WestIndies

    • D.

      England

    Correct Answer
    A. Australia
    Explanation
    Australia won the Women's World T20 2012 Championship.

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  • 7. 

    The tech giant that has planned to launch its first surface tablet is Microsoft. State true or false. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Microsoft is the tech giant that has planned to launch its first surface tablet. This statement is true because Microsoft has indeed announced plans to release its own line of tablets called Surface. These tablets are designed to showcase the Windows operating system and compete with other tablet devices in the market.

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  • 8. 

    The Nobel Prize in medicine for the year 2012 has been bestowed on:

    • A.

      John B Gurdon & Shinya Yamanaka

    • B.

      Shinya Yamanaka & Smith

    • C.

      Smith

    • D.

      BreinDarkwood

    Correct Answer
    A. John B Gurdon & Shinya Yamanaka
    Explanation
    The correct answer is John B Gurdon & Shinya Yamanaka. This is because the Nobel Prize in medicine for the year 2012 was indeed bestowed upon John B Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka. They were awarded the prize for their discoveries regarding the reprogramming of mature cells to become pluripotent stem cells, which has revolutionized the field of regenerative medicine.

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  • 9. 

    Which Indian sector witnessed an FDI hike from 26 percent to 49 percent in the year 2015?

    • A.

      Insurance

    • B.

      Automobile

    • C.

      Banking

    • D.

      Communication

    Correct Answer
    A. Insurance
    Explanation
    In 2015, the Indian government increased the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit in the insurance sector from 26 percent to 49 percent. This allowed foreign investors to have a larger stake in Indian insurance companies, which could lead to increased capital inflow and expertise in the industry. This move was aimed at attracting more foreign investment and boosting the growth of the insurance sector in India.

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  • 10. 

    Who won the Japanese F1 Grand Prix 2012?

    • A.

      Fernado Alonso

    • B.

      Michael Schumacher

    • C.

      Sebastian Vettel

    • D.

      Felipe Massa

    Correct Answer
    C. Sebastian Vettel
    Explanation
    Sebastian Vettel won the Japanese F1 Grand Prix in 2012.

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  • 11. 

    Which state in India witnessed the introduction of the “Free Medicine Program” on 2nd October 2012?

    • A.

      Gujarat

    • B.

      Tamil Nadu

    • C.

      Rajasthan

    • D.

      Bihar

    Correct Answer
    C. Rajasthan
    Explanation
    Rajasthan witnessed the introduction of the "Free Medicine Program" on 2nd October 2012.

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