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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) ent

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

Top 10 richest Indians

Forbes India's richest 2009 list Rank Name Networth ($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 Rank Name Networth ($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 'n

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 Hyun

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 centra

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 P

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?

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 lectu

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 Sa

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

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 technolog
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