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Sunday, May 1, 2011

2011 Current Affairs & General Knowledge Questions For All Competitive Exams


2011 Current Affairs & General Knowledge Questions For All Competitive Exams -



1-Name the tiny the energy-rich gulf Arab country that has been picked to host the FIFA 2022 World Cup.
  • (a) UAE                                              (b) Oman
  • (c) Saudi Arabia                                 (d) Qatar
  • (e) None of these
  • 2.Name the son of the late Andhra chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy who resigned form the Kadapa Lok Sabha constituency and Congress recently.
  • (a) K Rossiah                                      (b) YS Jaganmohan
  • (c) Kiran Reddy                                  (d) Gopal Rao
  • (e) None of these
  • 3. Who among the following has won the Durand Cup held in New Delhi recently?
  • (a) JCT                                                      (b) Chirag United
  • (c) East Bengal                                      (d) Mohun Bagan
  • (e) None of these
  • 4. Name the Spanish world champion who won the Valencia Grand Prix in the final round of the world championship.
  • (a) Jorge Lorenzo                               (b) Malcolm Campbell
  • (c) Enzo Ferrari                                  (d) Louis Chiron
  • (e) None of these
  • 5. Which of the following is not correctly matched?
  • (a) Swiss Indoors – Roger Federer
  • (b) ATP Valencia Open – David Ferrer
  • (c) WTA tournament of Champion – Ana Ivanovic
  • (d) Questnet Open ITF Women’s – Nicha Lertpitak
  • (e) US Open 2010 – Roger Federer
  • 6. Who is the author of the book World of All Human Rights?
  • (a) Harish Salve                                  (b) Santosh Hegde
  • (c) Arundhati Roy                             (d) Soli J Sorabjee
  • (e) None of these
  • 7. Name the Ethiopian legend who announced his retirement after dropping out of the New york City Marathon with a knee injury.
  • (a) Haile Gebreslassie                        (b) Duncan Kibet
  • (c) James Kwambai                            (d) Patrick Makau
  • (e) None of these
  • 8. Name the deputy governor of RBI who retired recently after spending nearly 38 years there in various capacities during which she has had a stint in virtually every area of central banking.
  • (a) Mohan Rakesh                              (b) Subir Gokarn
  • (c) Usha Thorat                                  (d) Shyamala Gopinath
  • (e) None of these
  • 9. Name the person who has been honoured with the prestigious 2010 Intel Environment Award for his efforts to solve global safe drinking water and sanitation crises.
  • (a) Subir Bhomick                              (b) Rajesh Shah
  • (c) Sundarlal Bahuguna                      (d) Chandi Prasad
  • (e) None of these
  • 10. The three-day India Economic Summit, organized by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF), November 14-17 was held in
  • (a) New Delhi                                                 (b) Geneva
  • (c) Washington                                             (d) Brussels
  • (e) None of these
  • 11. Name Myanmar’s celebrated pro-democracy leader and a political prisoner of global stature who was set free from house arrest in Yangon.
  • (a) Ne Win                                                    (b) San Yu
  • (c) Maung Maung                                     (d) Than Shwe
  • (e) None of these
  • 12. The 10th Russia-India-China (RIC) meeting was held in
  • (a) Guilin (China)                                     (b) Beijing (China)
  • (c) Bangalore (India)                             (d) Wuhan (China)
  • (e) None of these
  • 13. Which of the following has been removed from the United Nations list of unresolved disputes, in a setback to Pakistan which has been asking the world body to intervene on the issue?
  • (a) Siachin                                                  (b) Sir Creek
  • (c) Baglihar dam                                     (d) Jammu and Kashmir
  • (e) None of these
  • 14. Which of the following has not been conferred Maharatna status by the Central government?
  • (a) ONGC                                                    (b) IOC
  • (c) NTPC                                                    (d) SAIL
  • (e) Railways
  • 15. Who has been re-appointed as the prime minister of France?
  • (a) Dominique de Villepin                 (b) Jean-Perre Raffarin
  • (c) Francois Fillon                                (d) Lionel Jospin
  • (e) None of these
  • 16. Who among the following became the first enlisted Sikh soldier in the US Army in more than two decades to complete basis training after getting a rare religious exemption for his turban and beard because the military requires his language skills?
  • (a) Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi                  (b) Tejdeep Singh Rattan
  • (c) Bob Singh Dhillon                         (d) Simran Preet Singh Lamba
  • (e) None of these
  • 17. Ending weeks of opposition to a European Union bailout, heavily-indebted –has agreed finally with the EU and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a multi-billion euro rescue package to avert bankruptcy. It will be the first country to receive financial support from the euro 750-billion (nearly trillion dollars) financial safety net, spread by the EU and the IMF six months ago, to help euro zone nations facing liquidity crisis.
  • (a) Ireland                                           (b) Spain
  • (c) Argentina                                      (d) Denmark
  • (e) None of these
  • 18. Sonal Mansingh is associated with
  • (a) Painting                                         (b) Theatre
  • (c) Dance                                             (d) Sports
  • (e) None of these
  • 19. Who has won the Indian Open golf title recently?
  • (a) Baek Seuk-Hyun                           (b) Rikard Karlberg
  • (c) Manar Jaini                                   (d) Shiv Kapur
  • (e) None of these
  • 20. Serbia has won the Davis Cup title by defeating
  • (a) France                                           (b) US
  • (c) Switzerland                                 (d) Sweden
  • (e) None of these
  • 21. Who has been crewned Miss Earth Talent 2010 after beating 17 other contestants at a talent competition in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam?
  • (a) Jennifer Pazmino                     (b) Watsaporn Wattanakoon
  • (c) Yeidy Bosquez                          (d) Nicole Faria
  • (e) None of these
  • 22. Who won the 21st Lal Bahadur Shastri hockey tournament?
  • (a) ONGC                                           (b) Indian Oil
  • (c) Air India                                    (d) Indian Railways
  • (e) None of these
  • 23. Which country has recently won the ICC Inter Continental Cup in Dubai?
  • (a) Kenya                                          (b) Scotland
  • (c) Afghanistan                              (d) China
  • (e) None of these
  • 24. World leaders from 193 countries signed a new global climate regime on Dec 11 called
  • (a) Cancun Agreement               (b) Kyoto Agreement
  • (c) Copenhagen Agreement    (d) London Agreement
  • (e) None of these
  • 25. Mobile banking is set to get a boost form IMPS, which stands for
  • (a) Inter-Bank Mobile Payment Service
  • (b) Inter-Bank Money Payment Service
  • (c) Inter-Bank Money Payment System
  • (d) Inter-Bank Money Payment System
  • (e) None of these
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Latest Jan – April 2011 Current Affairs & GK Questions 2011


Here are some 2011 latest current affairs. These current affairs help you in your Bank Clerk, PO, SSC Examinations.
  1. Diwakar Gupta has been appointed as CFO of SBI.
  2. Pop star Michel Martelly declared Haiti president.
  3. 2011 Jaguar XJ has been named as the International Luxury Car of the Year.
  4. Indian American doctor Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book on cancer ‘The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography on Cancer’ bags 2011 Pulitzer Prize.
  5. Spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba passes away on 24th April 2011.
  6. Brazil runs world’s longest, 28-metre bus on biofuel.
  7. Nawang Gombu, died at his home in Darjeeling on Sunday after a brief illness, aged 79. Nawang was the first person in the world to summit Mt Everest twice, the first in India to conquer Nanda Devi (24,645ft) and the youngest to climb to a height of 26,000 feet.
  8. Kochi to get country’s first health mall. 10-storied mall to have doctors, hospitals, ayurveda centres, pharmacies and insurance referral units
  9. U K Sinha takes over as Sebi chairman on feb 18 2011 replacing C B Bhave
  10. Sunil Kakar has been appointed as CFO for Infrastructure finance firm IDFC
  11. Joseph Ho has been appointed as MD and Head of Exchange Traded Funds
  12. Vasant Krishnan has been appointed as CFO of Mahindra Satyam
  13. A.K.Hazarika has been appointed as acting Chairman of ONGC and S.V.Narasimhan as interim head of IOC
  14. Jhalanath Khanal has been elected as Prime Minister of Nepal
  15. After whose name is Pune cricket stadium named: Subrata Roy Sahara
Hope the above information proves beneficial for you……

Friday, April 29, 2011

Latest Current Affairs & General Knowledge Questions With Answers On Feb-2011


Hello Readers ::: Here are some latest General Knowledge & Current Affair Questions. These are Feb-2011 months latest questions
CURRENT AFFAIRS
1. United Nations Climate Change Conference 2010 is of?cially referred to as the … session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
a. 18th
b. 17th
c. 16th
d. 15th
2. Neutrino Observatory (INO) project is located near which of the following hills?
a. Anamalai Hills
b. Nilgiri Hills
c. Khasi Hills
d. Patkai Hills
3. Where was ? rst the Asia–Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit held?
a. Thailand
b. Malaysia
c. India
d. Pakistan
4. Who has been awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine 2010?
a. Richard Heck
b. Ei-ichi Negishi
c. Akira Suzuki
d. Robert Edwards
5. Ajay Jayaram is a well known … player.
a. Badminton
b. Golf
c. Tennis
d. Hockey
6. Toxic red sludge, a waste product from making which metal, burst out of a Hungarian factory’s reservoir reached Danube River of Europe?
a. Copper
b. Aluminum
c. Lithium
d. Rubidium
7. Who authored Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter?
a. Ruskin Bond
b. Mario Vargas
c. Jonathan
d. None of these
8. Suresh Tendulkar is associated with …
a. Prime Minister’s Relief Fund
b. Telecom Regulatory Au- thority of India
c. UN
d. None of these
9. Omkar Singh and Anisa Sayyed are associated with which of the following games?
a. Hockey
b. Basketball
c. Shooting
d. Cricket
10. With which company would you associate Partha S. Bhattacharyya?
a. Coal India Limited
b. NTPC
c. IOC
d. Bharat Electronics Limited
11. Robert Edwards shares an association with?
a. Physics
b. Chemistry
c. Biology
d. Mathematics
12. The total number of medals that India has won in Common Wealth Games 2010 is …
a. 101
b. 102
c. 103
d. 105
13. Which of the following is a Tennis Player?
a. Dan Carter
b. Greg Jones
c. Johnny Weissmuller
d. None of these
14. H. R. Bhardwaj is the governor of …
a. Karnataka
b. Kerala
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Andra Pradesh
15. Who has been awarded the Nobel Economics Prize2010?
a. Peter Granger
b. Jilly Cooper
c. Dale Mortensen
d. None of these
16. Jaitapur nuclear power plant is in which city?
a. Ratnagiri
b. Nagpur
c. Pune
d. Mumbai
17. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin ? agged off the construction of which space centre?
a. Vostochny Space Center
b. Vladimir Space Center
c. Hioto Space Center
d. None of these
18. Who is the State Chief Information Commissioner of Chennai?
a. Hiren Singh
b. R. K. Narayan
c. Vinod Joshi
d. K. S. Sripathi
19. Who is known as the “Father of the Green Revolution in India”?
a. Norman Ernest Borlaug
b. M. S. Swaminathan
c. J. S. Thomson
d. None of these
20. Burning Bright: Irom Sharmila and the Struggle for Peace in Manipur has been written by …
a. Arundhati Ray
b. Deepti Priya Mehrotra
c. Shivani Jain
d. None of these
21. South Korean Pohang-class cor-vette sank because of which of the following torpedoes?
a. Wang Geon
b. Ulchi Mundok
c. Cheonan
d. None of these
22. Naoto Kan, the Prime Minister of Japan was preceded by …
a. Yukio Hatoyama
b. Yon Ki
c. Chiang Zell
d. Yukoto Ziang
23. Srikumar Banerjee is associated with which of the following?
a. Atomic Energy Commission
b. Bhaba Atomic Research Centre
c. Defence Research And Development Organisation
d. None of these
24. Who built the Brihadishwara Temple?
a. Rajaraja
b. Vengi
c. Rajendra Chola
d. None of these
25. Sutlej River originates from?
a. India
b. China
c. Pakistan
d. None of these
26. Pallavan Double Plus and Pallavan Muthusaram RD are deposit schemes that belong to …
a. Indian Bank
b. Bank of Baroda
c. State Bank of India
d. Allahabad Bank
27. Indian Constituent Assembly adopted the design of Indian National ?ag on?
a. August 23, 1947
b. September 13, 1947
c. August 15, 1947
d. July 22, 1947
28. The Indian National Anthem was sung for the ? rst time in …
a. 1910
b. 1911
c. 1947
d. 1945
29. National fruit of India is?
a. Apple
b. Sugarcane
c. Orange
d. Mango
30. When was the 42nd Amendment of the Constitution adopted?
a. 1970
b. 1972
c. 1974
d. 1976
31. Who elects the Vice President of India?
a. Members of Parliament
b. Members of Lok Sabha
c. Only b
d. Both a and b
32. Department of Agricultural Research and Education comes under the Ministry of …
a. Commerce and Industry
b. Agriculture
c. Commerce and Industry
d. Food Processing Industries
33. An insurance plan, ‘JiyoFit’, has been launched by …
a. HDFC standard life
b. Bharti AXA
c. LIC
d. Bajaj Allianz
34. Where is the National Institute of Smart Government located?
a. Hyderabad
b. Mumbai
c. Pune
d. Chennai
35. Defender Z+ is a …
a. Locker
b. Fighter plane
c. Car
d. Motorbike
36. Asia’s 1st EPZ was set up at …
a. Kandla
b. Delhi
c. Falta
d. Noida
37. In which year was the Integrated Defence Staff formed?
a. 1959
b. 1961
c. 1981
d. 2001
38. How many Integrated Test Ranges does DRDO have?
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
39. The Integrated Education for Disabled Children scheme was launched in …
a. 1954
b. 1965
c. 1974
d. 1991
40. When was the Rural Electri? -cation Corporation Limited incorporated as a Company under Companies Act, 1956?
a. 1969
b. 1971
c. 1989
d. 1991
41. Fort William is located in …
a. Chennai
b. Goa
c. Kolkata
d. Mysore
42. The Indian Tennis player who turned to Hollywood ?lmmaking is …
a. Leander Paes
b. N. Night Shyamlan
c. Vijay Amritraj
d. Ashok Amritraj
43. Tritum is an isotope of …
a. Nitrogen
b. Oxygen
c. Hydrogen
d. Phosphorous
44. In which country would you buy things using Lira?
a. Germany
b. Italy
c. USA
d. Myanmar
45. What does the acronym cc in an email mean?
a. Character conversion
b. Column code
c. Carbon Copy
d. Computer control
46. “Love” is associated with which of the following games?
a. Tennis
b. Horse riding
c. Lawn ball
d. Billiards
47. Which country will host the Commonwealth Games 2014?
a. Australia
b. Srilanka
c. Scotland
d. Canada
48. The Vrindavan Gardens are located in…
a. Mathura
b. Manali
c. Mysore
d. Mohali
49. For measuring the diameter of a thin wire, you would use …
a. Screw driver
b. Screw gauge
c. Screw metre
d. Measuring tape
50. El sueƱo del celta has been written by …
a. Pablo Neruda
b. Shakespeare
c. Mario Llosa
d. None of these



ANSWERS
CURRENT AFFAIRS
1. c. 16th
2. b. Nilgiri Hills
3. a. Thailand
4. d. Robert Edwards
5. a. Badminton
6. b. Aluminum
7. b. Mario Vargas
8. a. Prime Minister’s Relief Fund
9. c. Shooting
10. a. Coal India Limited
11. c. Biology
12. a. 101
13. b. Greg Jones
14. a. Karnataka
15. d. None of these
16. a. Ratnagiri
17. a. Vostochny Space Center
18. d. K.S. Sripathi
19. a. Norman Ernest Borlaug
20. b. Deepti Priya Mehrotra
21. c. Cheonan
22. a. Yukio Hatoyama
23. b. Bhaba Atomic Research Centre
24. a. Rajaraja
25. b. China
26. a. India Bank
27. d. 22nd July 1947
28. b. 1911
29. d. Mango
30. d. 1976
31. d. Both a and b
32. b. Agriculture
33. d. Bajaj Allianz
34. a. Hyderabad
35. a. Locker
36. a. Kandla
37. d. 2001
38. b. 2
39. c. 1974
40. a. 1969
41. c. Kolkata
42. c. Vijay Amritraj
43. c. Hydrogen
44. b. Italy
45. c. Carbon copy
46. a. Tennis
47. c. Scotland
48. c. Mysore
49. b. Screw guage
50. c. Mario Llosa