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Mark the correct meaning

1. Womb

i) ovum
ii) gene
iii) uterus
iv) none of the above

2. Science of good births

i) eugenics
ii) heredity
iii) genealogy
iv) none of these

3. Out of time

i) incongruous
ii) anachronic
iii) synchronic
iv) mychronic

4. Study of diseases

i) pathology
ii) telepathy
iii) antipathy
iv) neopathy

5. Fond of company, friends, group activities, etc.

i) apathetic
ii) gregarious
iii) chronological
iv) socialism

6. Indifferent

i) antipathetic
ii) pathetic
iii) apathetic
iv) anpathetic

7. To be purposely confusing

i) equivocate
ii) obviate
iii) prescribe
iv) precise

8. To work to the disadvantage of

i) malign
ii) militate
iii) placate
iv) acetate

9. Lack of equality

i) parity
ii) disparity
iii) ambiguity
iv) partiality

10. Of doubtful conclusion

i) equivocation
ii) disparity
iii) ambiguity
iv) none of these

11. agile

i) lively
ii) stubborn
iii) skilful
iv) careful

12. prevalent

i) dangerous
ii) catching
iii) widespread
iv) fatal

13. verve

i) impudence
ii) enthusiasm
iii) sudden turn
iv) evasion

14. ominous

i) unpleasant
ii) threatening
iii) untrue
iv) serious

15. formidable

i) easy
ii) conventional
iii) difficult to overcome
iv) rigging a boat

16. incredible

i) true
ii) interesting
iii) unknown
iv) unbelievable

17. oculist

i) eye doctor
ii) skin doctor
iii) bone doctor
iv) heart doctor

18. supersede

i) enforce
ii) continue
iii) take the place of
iv) repeal

19. inane

i) clumsy
ii) silly and pointless
iii) mad
iv) plain

20. anonymous

i) generous
ii) stingy
iii) well-known
iv) one whose name is not known

Choose the correct word or phrase

1. He left for Mumbai by the ______ train.

i) half past eight
ii) eight-thirty
iii) eighty - thrity o' clock
iv) thirty minutes past eight

2. Everyone wonders why you took such a risk. I wish that they would ______

i) stop to guess
ii) stop in their guessing
iii) stop guessing
iv) stop from guessing

3. Can he swim? I don't think he knows ______

i) swimming
ii) to swim
iii) how to swim
iv) how can he swim

4. We must leave right away, Oh don't be in _______

i) so hurry
ii) such hurry
iii) a such hurry
iv) such a hurry

5. I ran quickly _______ late.

i) not in order to be late
ii) in order to be not
iii) in order not to be
iv) in order to not be

6. I'll come to meet you at the station in my car _____ you do not have to walk to my house.

i) so that
ii) in order
iii) that
iv) because

7. I cannot remember where _____ my coat

i) I would have left
ii) did I leave
iii) left
iv) was I made to leave

8. All the French _____ houses were sold.

i) old fine white
ii) white fine old
iii) fine old white
iv) fine white old

9. Is he sorry for what he did? Not at all. He dosen't know that ____ be sorry for.

i) should be
ii) may be
iii) he should
iv) he could

10. How did he kill the tiger? He killed it _____ a rifle.

i) with
ii) through
iii) by
iv) from

11. My father ____ me that I should have informed him.

i) said
ii) told
iii) asked
iv) insisted

12. He was ____ of all his valuable possessions.

i) stolen
ii) robbed
iii) pinched
iv) taken

13. I asked him to pick up the newspaper which ___ on the table.

i) lay
ii)was
iii) laid
iv) lied

14. He talked so softly that noboy could ____ what he said.

i) listen to
ii) hear to
iii) hear
iv) listen

15. He was ____ my hand so tightly that I could not pull it away.

i) catching
ii) holding
iii) seizing
iv) none of these

16. This tea is cold. Please ___ it.

i) heat
ii) fire
iii) warm
iv) reheat

17. As he ____ the tap, water gushed out.

i) opened
ii) turned around
iii) turned on
iv) switched on

18. The doctor prescribed him an ointment to ____ on the affected spot.

i) scrub
ii) drop
iii) rub
iv) apply

19. The crime was ___ during the night.

i) done
ii) performed
iii) committed
iv) carried on

20. You are a ____ Why didn't you hit him back?

i) afraid man
ii) modest
iii) coward
iv) brave person

21. When I met Claire yesterday, it was the first time I _____ her since Christmas.

i) saw
ii) have seen
iii) had seen
iv) have been seeing

22. The flow of blood was so _____ that the patient died.

i) intense
ii) adequate
iii) profuse
iv) extensive

23. He ____ to listen to my arguments and walked away.

i) denied
ii) disliked
iii) objected
iv) refused

24. I wish I ____ a King.

i) was
ii) am
iii) should be
iv) were

25. Would you mind ____ to the principal how the trouble started?

i) remarking
ii) telling
iii) talking
iv) explaining

26. The world is so constructed that if you wish to enjoy its pleasures you must also ___ its pains.

i) deny
ii) neglect
iii) ignore
iv) endure

27. You haven’t had your lunch yet ___ you?

i) are
ii) aren’t
iii) have
iv) haven’t

28. Life is to death as pleasure is to ____

i) poverty
ii) suffering
iii) anguish
iv) pain

29. The French ___ reputed to have a very good sense of humor.

i) is
ii) was
iii) are
iv) will be

30. He is greatly admired for his ____ behavior.

i) decorous
ii) decadent
iii) decorative
iv) decrepit

Top 10 richest Indians

Forbes India's richest 2009 list



RankNameNetworth ($million)
1
Mukesh Ambani
32000
2
Lakshmi Mittal
30000
3
Anil Ambani
17500
4
Azim Premji
14900
5
Shashi and Ravi Ruia
13600
6
Kushal Pal Singh
13500
7
Savitri Jindal
12000
8
Sunil Mittal
8200
9
Kumar Mangalam Birla
7800
10
Gautam Adani
6400

Forbes World's Billionaires 2009 top 10 list

World's Billionaires 2009 top 10 list




RankNameNetworth ($Billion)
1
Bill Gates
40
2
Warren Buffet
37
3
Carlos Slim Helu & Family
35
4
Larry Ellison
22.50
5
Ingvar Kamprad & family
22
6
Karl Albrecht
21.50
7
Mukesh Ambani
19.5
8
Lakshmi Mittal
19.3
9
Theo Albrecht
18.8
10
Amancio Ortega
18.3

Current Affairs trivia November 2009

Which industry has become 3rd largest in the world in terms of volume, valued at over US $20 billion (Rs.1 lakh crore)?


Indian Pharmaceutical Industry



 Who has plans to build a museum in the memory of 26/11/2008 attack victims?


Indian Railways

When was Karnataka, Kerala and Andra Pradesh, three (3) states formed?

1st November

Postage denomination of Rs.5 was released by Karnataka Government, to pay tribute to which veteran kannada actor?

Dr.Rajkumar

Which Euporean naiton celebrated the fall of Berlin Wall(20th Anniversary of its destruction)?

Germans

Which bank ties up with IIT Madras for sale of IIT JEE 2010 applications?

Indian Bank

Which world's fastest animal did World's fastest man Usain Bolt adopt?

Cheetah and named it to be 'Lighting Bolt'

Which Indian Tourism state has been declared as 'Poultry State'?

Sikkim

Which world's highest mountain has Chennai boy, Sandhosh Kumar is about to bid to climb in March 2010?

Mt.Everest

Who are in race to bid 'new' IPL teams?

Devgan, Dutt and Ambani

How many years did World Economic Forum celebrate in India?

25 years

What could be termed as word of the year?

Facebook coins 'Unfriend' (to remove someone as a friend) as word of the year

Which state in India got another feather in its cap to emerge as a steelmaking hub?


Karnataka

Who is the business magnet to top Forbes India's rich list at $32 billion?

Mukesh Ambani

Which country is the first in Asia to host Embraer's small jet, The Phenom 100?

India

Which bank celebrated its 89th Founder's Day?

Tamilnad Mercantile Bank

Which Indian University would carry photos in mark sheets?

Punjab University

Which company leads TOP BPO Employers 2009 list?

VCUSTOMER

Which IT major is all set to help create 'Little Africa' in Gujarat on the borders of Gir forest?

International Business Machines(IBM)

Business Quiz 2009

Who is the current CEO of HDFC?
Keki Mistry

Who is the current Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission?
Srikumar Banerjee

Who is the current Managing Director and Chief Executiv Officer of Catholic syrian Bank?
Mr.V.P.Iswardas

Who has been appointed as Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO)?
K.Radhakrishnan

Who has been appointed as Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre(VSSC)?
P.S.Veeraraghavan

Who is the president of Tata Communications?
Sunil Joshi

Who is the CEO of Mahindra Satyam?
C.P.Gurnani

Who has been appointed as Senior Vice President to Mahindra Satyam?
Vijayanand Vadrevu

Who is Intel's 5th CEO?
Paul S Otellini

Who has been appointed as CMD of Punjab National Bank with effect from 28th October 2009?
K.R.Kamath

Who succeeds Mr.V.Shyamsundar Managing Director of Durgapur Steel Plant of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
Pankaj Kumar Bajaj

Who suceeded Mr.Ranjit Murugason as GMR International CEO?
Mr.G.B.S Raju

Who took will take over as MD and CEO of Hyundai Motors starting November 5th 2009?
Mr.H.W.Park

Who has been appointed as the head of business development in Japan by Mahindra Satyam?
Mr.Hari Narayanan

Which company appointed Mr.Vikas Bhalla as outsourcing head?
EXL

Mr.Kiran Kulkarni, is the Managing Director of which Information Systems Company?
Geodesic

Who has been appointed as Executive Director of Alloy Steels Plant, Durgapur?
Mr.S.Chandrashekaran

Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Association of Mutual Fund in India(AMFI)
Mr.A.P.Kurian

Who is the current Prime Minister of Australia?
Kevin Rudd

Who is the Director of Suzlon energy?
Girish Tanti

Subodh Bhargava is the Chairman of which company?
Tata Telecommunications Ltd.

Rajkumar N.Dhoot is the Managing Director of which electronics manufacturing major?
Videocon Industries Ltd.

Current Affairs 2009 Awards

Q. Which legendary playback singer was conferred with the Officer de la Ligion d'Honneur (Officer of the Legion of honour) medal, the highest French decoration?

A: Lata Mangeshkar

Q. Which Mini Ratna company of India has been awarded the trophy of 'First member 100 Million Tonne Club'?

A: South Eastern Coalfields Limited(SECL)

Q.Which company has been awarded IT exporter award for 2008-09 by STPI?

A: Diya Systems(Mangalore)

Q.Who has bagged the Ranbaxy Research Award 2008 in pharmaceuticals sciences?

A:Dr.G.V.M.Sharma Deputy Director and Head of Organic III division at IICT

Q.Who has been awarded the 3rd M.S.Swaminathan 'Best Agricultural Scientist Award'?

A: Dr. Subramaniam Nagarajan

Q. Which state's tourism has won the 'Best Domestic Tourism Board' award instituted by the Travel Agents Federation of India?

A: Kerala Tourism

Q. Which company won Red Herring 100 Asia Award for its technology magazine?

A: SunTec(pricing and centralised billing provider)

Q.Who were the contenders for top male athlete award?

A: Usain Bolt and Bekele

Current Affairs Technology 2009

Q: Which company has been shortlisted by MTNL for 3G franchise?
A: Virgin Mobile

Q: Which is the newest model mobile phone launched by Nokia in India, priced at Rs.13,000?
A: 6600i

Q: Which is the newest model mobile phone launched by LG India, priced at Rs.22,000?
A: Vx10000

Q: Which telecom major is offering per-sec-billing for roaming?
A: Docomo

Q: In which city did BSNL commercially launch its 3G mobile services?
A: Chennai

Which technology giant unveiled search by voice for Nokia users?
Google

Which telecom giant has planned to set 30,000 broadband kiosks in next 2 years on franchisee basis?
BSNL

Which 3 companies have joined hands to roll out WiMax Infrastructure using Intel's atom processor for HCL's nettops?
BSNL,Intel and HCL

Which battery manufacturer company was awarded "Best Telecom Equipment Manufacturer" for 2008-09 by BSNL under the category (VRLA) valve-regulated lead-acid batteries?
Amara raja Batteries

What model of Digital Music Player did transcend launch?
MP330

What is the name of Sony's ultra-slim notebook?
Vaio X notebook, priced at Rs.65,000 and weighs around 600 grams

Which mobile manufacturing giant launched first Linux phone, N900 which has ARM's Cortex-A8 processor?
Nokia

Which technology did software giant Microsoft launch in India?
On-Demand e-mail solutions

Which IT giant is planning to participate in bids invited by ITI Ltd. to setup joint ventures?
Intel

Who and Which company's has been named CEO of the decade?
Steve Jobs, Apple

Which technology giant bought AdMob for $750 Million?
Google

Which company is all set to launch free video conferencing?
Google

Which Indian Software Company is all set to bring TV shows 'live' on mobile phones using GPRS Technology?
Mundu.tv

Which children's CD magazine has launched website for 'Goodness Day'?
eBalak(worldgoodnessday.net)

What is the name of online education tool developed by Great Software laboratory Pvt. Ltd(GS Lab)?
kPoint

Which companies have joined hands to launch desktops priced at Rs.3,000?
Nivio and Bharti Airtel

Which Enterprise Learning Solutions Company is all set to offer SAP training programme?
Natonal Institute of Information Technologies(NIIT)

Which moblie manufacturer is all set to launch mobile money transfer, 'Nokia Money' in India?
Nokia

Which technology duo has joined hands to develop NVIDIA CUDA technology-enabled software solutions at Infosys, Bangalore campus?
Infosys-NVIDIA Technology

Which Telecom major is all set to launch enterprise conferencing solutions on moblie smartphones?
British Telecom

Which telecom major has launched prepaid broadband service in Mumbai?
MTNL

What is the latest Exchange client launched by Microsoft?
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

What is the name of new model mobile phone launched by Sony Ericssion?
Satio with 12.1 megapixel cameraphone

Which technology gaint is all set to launch smart phones, first in China?
Dell

Which is the newest mobile phone of telecom giant Nokia?
N97mini featuring 3.2inch screen

What is the name given by Rcom for technology which allows users to watch, share, search and videos online?
mVDO

Which company has launched MB BT809A, Bluetooth headset?
Moser Bear

Which Xbox businesses banned 1 million of its users?
Microsoft

What is the name given by IBM to its cloud computing service?
Smart Analytics Cloud

Which company would launch cloud computing system next year?
Microsoft

What is the new tool that Google launched for easy image search?
Swirl

What is the price of world's cheapest laptop MenQ's?
$80

What is the name of Acer's first Dual Operating System Netbook?
Aspire One D250, boots in both Android and Windows XP

What is the latest mobile phone model from LG India?
GD900 Crystal phone

Which computer manufacturer would develop 'thinking computers'?
Inernational Business Machines (IBM)

What is the newest of the protocol invented by Google, slowly to replace 'http' over a period of time?
SPDY Protocol - Short for Speedy

Current Affairs Entertainment 2009

Who will direct Kollywood actor Vijay's 51st film?
Lingusamy

Which movie franchise to go on auction block?
Terminator

Which duo are to co-host for the upcoming 82nd Academy Awards?
Comedian Steve Martin and actor Alec Baldwin

As a tribute, against which actor was a cyber memorial launched?
Shankar Nag - shankarnag.in

Amounting to what value was the 'King of POP', Micheal Jackson's painting sold?
$812,000 at an auction in Los Angeles

Which UK-based radio consultancy firm has launched its operations in India to provide consultancy services and training programs for radio station's presenters?
United Radio

Which entertainment major launched the official Michael Jackson mobile website?
Sony

Which bollywood actress passed away on her 51st Birthday after battling cancer for 3 years?
Simple Kapadia

General Knowledge

Q: Which industry has become 3rd largest in the world in terms of volume, valued at over US $20 billion (Rs.1 lakh crore)?
A: Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

Q: Who has plans to build a museum in the memory of 26/11/2008 attack victims?
A: Indian Railways

When was Karnataka, Kerala and Andra Pradesh, three (3) states formed?
1st November

Postage denomination of Rs.5 was released by Karnataka Government, to pay tribute to which veteran kannada actor?
Dr.Rajkumar

Which Euporean naiton celebrated the fall of Berlin Wall(20th Anniversary of its destruction)?
Germans

Which bank ties up with IIT Madras for sale of IIT JEE 2010 applications?
Indian Bank

Which world's fastest animal did World's fastest man Usain Bolt adopt?
Cheetah and named it to be 'Lighting Bolt'

Which Indian Tourism state has been declared as 'Poultry State'?
Sikkim

Which world's highest mountain has Chennai boy, Sandhosh Kumar is about to bid to climb in March 2010?
Mt.Everest

Who are in race to bid 'new' IPL teams?
Devgan, Dutt and Ambani

How many years did World Economic Forum celebrate in India?
25 years

What could be termed as word of the year?
Facebook coins 'Unfriend' (to remove someone as a friend) as word of the year

Which state in India got another feather in its cap to emerge as a steelmaking hub?
Karnataka

Who is the business magnet to top Forbes India's rich list at $32 billion?
Mukesh Ambani

Which country is the first in Asia to host Embraer's small jet, The Phenom 100?
India

Which bank celebrated its 89th Founder's Day?
Tamilnad Mercantile Bank

Which Indian University would carry photos in mark sheets?
Punjab University

Which company leads TOP BPO Employers 2009 list?
VCUSTOMER

Which IT major is all set to help create 'Little Africa' in Gujarat on the borders of Gir forest?
International Business Machines(IBM)

Current Affairs Science 2009

Who is also known as father of China's space technology and a rocket scientist?
Qian Xuesen

What is the name of the drug launched by Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd as an anti-tubercular drug?
Risorine

Which invention has been voted as the top scientific invention of the era?
X-rays

What was adopted to substitute Mircoscopes by U.C.L.A engineer?
Cellphones

Which Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) boys drew power and water from sewage through a bio cell(LOCUS)?
IIT Kharagpur

Which space shuttle did NASA launch in November 2009?
Atlantis

What chemical does the 2 white Dwarf (Earth-sized) heavely body in atmosphere contain?
Oxygen(O2)

Which car manufacturer is scheduled to role out CNG-run car next year?
Fiat India

Current Affairs 2009 Records

Q: At what price did Micheal Jackson's golve was sold at an auction?
A: $350,000

Q: Which state in India prepared World's largest 'Jalebi'
A: Meghalaya (weighing 15kgs)

Q: What is the name of the doctor residing at Hubli performed Sheershasana(an Aasana in Yoga) for 35mins in a bid to enter the 'Guinness Book of World Records'?
A: Psychiatrist Dr.Vinod Kulkarni

Q: Which company is all set to become world's largest-car-maker after Porsche took over?
A: Volskwagen

Who and at what age did Bulgaria's school girl became the world's youngest mother?
Stacey Herald(2ft 4in tall) at the age of 11 has given birth for 3rd time

Who became the youngest-ever swimmer to complete 10km Bermuda Round Swimathon?
Swapnali Yadav is the 'Little Mermaid' in the world of swimming(1o years, 10 months and 13 days)

At what age, who and from which country world's youngest CEO hails?
10-yr old Malay boy Adi Putra, is the CEO of two companies and a lecturer charging RM 6,000/hr

Which Business School retained No.1 spot in India?
Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore

Which college won the Rural IT Quiz organised by Department of IT, BT and Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka and Tata Consultancy Services(TCS)?
St.Philomena's college Puttur

Sports 2009 - Current Affairs

Q:Which cricket has been named by Britain's Daily Telegraph as the Batsman of the decade?
A: Virender Sehwag

Q:
Which Australian Cricket Legend was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame?
A: Bradman

Q: Which Argentine racing driver will drive for Team USF1 in 2010 Formula 1 season?
A: Jose Maria Lopez

Where was the 3rd Asian Indoor Games held?
Hanoi(Vietnam)

Who won 2nd career WTA Champions Title?
Serena Williams

Who won 1st Abu Dhabi 2009 Grand Prix?
Sebastian Vettel

Which motor company did decide to pull out of Formula 1?
Toyota Motor

Which badminton sports personality held world No.6, for the week ending 8th November 2009?
Saina Nehwal

Which Formula 1 constructor's Chennai plant to be ready by Q1 next year?
Renault-Nissan

Who won over Federer in Swiss Indoor Title?
Djokovic

Which former heavyweight boxing champion was arrested for hitting a photographer at LAX?
Mike Tyson

Which Moscowian Tennis star retired after a defeat in Paris Masters 2009?
Marat Safin

Which German goal-keeper who was all set to play World Cup 2009 committed suicide?
Robert Enke

Which golfer won Australian Masters by two shots?
Tiger Woods

Which bollywood actor has been nominated as India's Ambassador to the 2010 Olympic Games in Canada?
Akshay Kumar

Who registered a win over Serbian qualifier Tamara Curovic to enter the second round of NECC-ITF women's tennis?
Nirupama Snajeev

Which Formula 1 champion joined McLaren Team?
Jenson Button

In which country did Pakistan qualify for 2010 Hockey World Cup?
India

Events 2009

When was the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit held in New Delhi?
Between 30th October to 31st October 2009

Who inaugurated 2-day Annual Economic Editor's Conference 2009 in the National Media Centre, New Delhi?
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee

Where and when was Technology Entertainment Design(TEDIndia) conference held?
(Myisuru)Mysore from 4th to 7th November 2009

Where and when was 29th India International Trade Fair held?
Delhi with 50,000 visitors in first two days(14th and 15th November 2009)

When and by whom is IT summit in Kerala's Capital planned?
December 10th and 11th 2009 by Confederation of Indian Industry(CII)

When and were NIIT University formally launched?
15th November 2009 at Neemrana(Rajasthan)

When will the 'India Corporate Week' be observed?
3rd week of December 2009

Which tourism company has teamed up with Kerala Tourism for shopping fest to be held from December 1st 2009?
Mahindra and Mahindra

Who's Who....?

Who is the current CEO of HDFC?
Keki Mistry

Who is the current Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission?
Srikumar Banerjee

Who is the current Managing Director and Chief Executiv Officer of Catholic syrian Bank?
Mr.V.P.Iswardas

Who has been appointed as Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO)?
K.Radhakrishnan

Who has been appointed as Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre(VSSC)?
P.S.Veeraraghavan

Who is the president of Tata Communications?
Sunil Joshi

Who is the CEO of Mahindra Satyam?
C.P.Gurnani

Who has been appointed as Senior Vice President to Mahindra Satyam?
Vijayanand Vadrevu

Who is Intel's 5th CEO?
Paul S Otellini

Who has been appointed as CMD of Punjab National Bank with effect from 28th October 2009?
K.R.Kamath

Who succeeds Mr.V.Shyamsundar Managing Director of Durgapur Steel Plant of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
Pankaj Kumar Bajaj

Who suceeded Mr.Ranjit Murugason as GMR International CEO?
Mr.G.B.S Raju

Who took will take over as MD and CEO of Hyundai Motors starting November 5th 2009?
Mr.H.W.Park

Who has been appointed as the head of business development in Japan by Mahindra Satyam?
Mr.Hari Narayanan

Which company appointed Mr.Vikas Bhalla as outsourcing head?
EXL

Mr.Kiran Kulkarni, is the Managing Director of which Information Systems Company?
Geodesic

Who has been appointed as Executive Director of Alloy Steels Plant, Durgapur?
Mr.S.Chandrashekaran

Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Association of Mutual Fund in India(AMFI)
Mr.A.P.Kurian

Who is the current Prime Minister of Australia?
Kevin Rudd

Who is the Director of Suzlon energy?
Girish Tanti

Subodh Bhargava is the Chairman of which company?
Tata Telecommunications Ltd.

Rajkumar N.Dhoot is the Managing Director of which electronics manufacturing major?
Videocon Industries Ltd.

Current Affairs World Economy 2009

What rank does India posses in the Legatum Prosperity Index ranking 2009?
45th rank

What rank does India posses in the Per Capita GDP ranking among 104 countries in 2009
83rd

Which company entered security market by launching security products?
Wipro

Which airline did Air India tie up for its MRO engine?
Sharjah's Aerostar

Who Business icon heads the rich list for the 5th consecutive year in South Africa?
Lakshmi Mittal

Which company bagged 68.97 billion rupees ($1.5billion) order from Maharashtra State Power Corporation?
L&T

Who won the Business person of the year award 2009 at the annual Islamic Finance Business Awards held in Johannesburg, South Africa?
Asgar Mahomed

Who sold 200 tones of gold to RBI?
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Which single premium policy was launched by Life Insurance Corporation of India?
Jeevan Nischay

On what ratio basis did Gujarat NRE Minerals allot bonus share during the year 2009?
1:1

Which company acquired coal and mineral technology business of Humboldt Wedag GmbH?
McNally Bharat Engineering Company Ltd (MBE) the BM Khaitan Group

For what whooping sum did Mahindra Satyam signed outsourcing deal to develop applications and technology in India for defence and security with Swedish defence company SAAB?
$ 400mn

Who is the first Indian to receive Yale University's top honour, the "Legend in Leadership Award"?
Nandan Nilekani

Which company signed a 150 million pound worth deal with Cardiff City Council who provides a host of IT services for faster and efficient delivery of services in Cardiff?
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

What amount would be deployed by DoT for the development of for rural telecom?
Rs.16,000 crore

With which company did Yahoo team-up to enforce real-time search?
OneRiot

Which company was acquired by Posiflex Technologies?
Bangalore-based company Protocol Solutions

Which company is to raise Rs.30 billion via bonds?
Power Grid

Hong Kong based DVN cable box maker was bought by which company?
Cisco

Which bank has planned to start Wealth Management Business?
State Bank of India (SBI)

Which Infrastructure company has been awarded Pune-Sholapur project worth Rs.790crore from (ITNL)IL&FS Transportation Networks Ltd.?
Maytas Infra

Which to banks were bailed out for $51 billion?
RBS and Lloyds

Which car was re-launched by Honda?
CR-V

What is new venture Indian Business Machine are about setup in Bangalore?
Analytics centre

Which company took over 25% stake in Landmark?
TVS Shriram

What percentage of indirect tax revenue fell in the first half of 2009 fiscal?
24%

Which company has been acquired by American Tower Corp from Insight Infrastructure Ltd?
Transcend Infra

Which company is set to launch a service to digitally connect classrooms?
Dell

Which electronics Indian company enters into education segment with a range of products such as network monitors, digital signage and interactive and touch-sensitive white boards?
LG Electronics India

Which company is to setup BPO's in rural area?
Aditya Birla Minacs

Share amounting what value did Sudha Murthy sell to open market?
2 million Infosys shares for Rs.4.3 Billion

Who bought Yardley's India and Asia businesses for $45.5 million?
Wipro

What percentage did Indian Government clear up to stake off in profit-making PSU's?
10%

Which company would computerise post offices across India by March 2010?
Software Sanchay Post

Which bike was nicknamed 'laptop on wheels' at the annual Speciality Equipment Market Association (SEMA)?
TTXGP e-bike Grand Prox series Electric superbike, Mavizen TTx02

Who bought 21 lakh shares of Indiabulls Power?
Morgan Stanley

Which country approves free trade deal with India?
South Korea

Which education board would to go International from next academic year?
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Who has been reappointed as Home Minister of Maharashtra?
R.R.Patil

What percentage of stake in UTI Asset Management Co. and UTI Trustee Co. did Bank of Baroda sell to T.Rowe Price
6.5 percent

Which exciting feature did Tata Docomo, a moblie service provider introduce into mobile phones?
comix-on-the-go

What capacity of power station would be setup at Yamuna Nagar?
660mw

Which mobile service was booked for not keeping records GPRS users?
Idea Cellular

Which company bagged an order worth Rs.2 billion from Indian Railways?
Titagarh Wagons

Which Big 3 paid record bonuses of $30 billion?
Goldman Sachs Group, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase

Which Formula 1 construtor signed a pact with Bajaj to manufacture low-cost car?
Renault-Nissan

Where has M&M planned Rs.1,500cr car factory in India?
Cheyyar, TamilNadu

Which Indian multinational entertainment company was barred by SEBI from accessing market for 7 years?
Pyramid Saimira


Which energy duos are to tie up for solar power project in Andra Pradesh?
Titan Energy and Enfinity

Which company is now a subsidiary of Tata Chemicals?
Rallis India

Which group of companies is to venture into oil pumps business for 4-wheelers?
Advik

Termed to be India's second largest lender, ICICI Bank will act as a clearing Bank to which Exchange?
Sigapore Mercantile Excahnge (SMX)

Which raw sugar processing unit buys Brazilian firm Vale Do Ivai S.A. Acucar E Alcool(VDI) for $82 million?
Renuka Sugars

Which gambled investment is all set to trade online by March 2010?
Mutual Fund

What amount of loss did Aviation major, Air India incur for week ending 14/11/2009?
Rs.5,548 crore

Where in India-Bangalore Aerospace Zone Park has been planned?
Near Devanahalli airport (BIAL) stretching to 1000-acre of land area

Which company bought 3Com for 3.1 billion?
Hewlett Packard (HP)

Which is the new platform for trade is Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) could venture into?
Power trading

Which two companies are to manufacture aerospace components?
Tata and Sikorsky JV

At what ratio has UltraTech Cement agreed for a swap with Samruddhi Cement?
4:7

Which two countries will collaborate for solar energy space project?
India and USA

Which Global Engineering Services are to launch aerospace SEZ in Belgaum - Karnataka?
Quest

Which company has plans to venture into advanced train control technologies?
McML Systems

Which 2 business magnets were arrested for power plant tragedy?
Balco Vice President and Viral Mehta

Which Microsoft co-founder has been diagonised with cancer?
Paul Allen

Which ERP major have planned to raise licensing fees?
SAP

What is new scheme launched by Fidelity Mutual Fund in India?
Fidelity India Value Fund

Which company has plans to set-up 100per cent subsidiary as part of its expansion in India?
ViewSonic

Where has Infosys planned to setup its rural BPO centres?
Across 22 districts of Andra Pradesh

Which wing of L&T would function as a separate entity?
Integrated Engineering Services

Which bank has plans to issue $500-mn bonds?
Union Bank

9 Indian firms among top 250 Global Energy Company's


COMPANY NAME
RANK
Reliance Industries25
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation26
Indian Oil Corporation33
NTPC73
Bharat Petroleum Corporation97
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation147
GAIL148
Reliance Infrastructure239
Power Grid Corporation of India244
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