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Current Affairs 2011, 29th December 2011

At what value have India and Japan agreed for currency swap?
$15 billion

Where has Aditya Birla Group set to invest $500 million?

Name the 2 Indian umpires and judge who have been appointed for the 2012 London Olympics hockey event.
R.V.Raghu Prasad and Claudius De Sales

What value of preferential shares have Air India's lenders were approved by its board?
Rs.7,500 crore

Who has been appointed as Executive Director of Indian Overseas Bank?

Which LG smartphone is set to hit markets by January 2012?
LG Prada 3.0

Who resigned from Hindustan Unilever Board recently?
HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh

Name the Indian American who has been chosen as the most powerful woman in California by National Diversity Council.
Shefali Duggal

General Knowledge, 28th December 2011

Which country's President has been diagonised with cancer?
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez

Name the professor at Moran college who has been conferred with Pratima Barua Pandey Memorial Award.
Anil Saikia

Which state's Government finances are in dire straits and planners are banking on the 12th Five Year Plan to bail them out?
Himachal Pradesh

Name the weightlifter who has set a record by lifting 188kg in men's 94kg category an the National Weightlifting Championship to win 3 gold medals.

Which Asian country unwelcomes Facebook?

Which Asian country is set to introduce US style visa rules for foreigners?

Where is China set to begin work on the world's highest airport?
Tibet's Nagqu town(4,436 metres or 14,553 feet above sea level)

Where in Russia is the world's deepest metro station set to be unveiled?
St.Petersburg, Admiralteiskaya station

Quiz question and answers for all competitive exams, 27th December 2011

Which company is working on Hydrogen-powered iPhone?

Which famous industrialist 80th birth anniversary was celebrated as brothers reunited?
Dhirubhai Ambani

Who has been appointed as CEO of Micromax?
Deepak Mehrotra

How many years did 'Jana Gana Mana', National Anthem turned recently?
100 years

Which state's chief Minister took oath as MLC recently?
Karnataka's CM D.V.Sadananda Gowda

What value of Government securities is RBI set to buy?
Rs.12,000 crore

Which cricketer completed 8000 runs in Test cricket recently?
Virender Sehwag

Where in China first 'human library' was opened recently?

Possible question and answers for competitive exams, 25th and 26th December 2011

Name the ex-Chief Minister of Karnataka who died recently.

Which company won the SAP ACE Award 2011 for the category "Best-Run Business in Cloud ERP Implementation"?
iSAT Network Engineers

Which note denomination is set to be issued with rupee symbol by RBI?
500 rupees note

Which stake has sony set to sell to Samsung for $940 million?
LCD's stake

Which event has been recognised as single-biggest event at the Special Olympics?
Gujarat's Khel Mahakumbh

China recently tested high-speed train at what speed?

Which middle east country is set to allow foreign airlines to fly domestic routes?
Saudi Arabia

Which Indian city is set to host International coffee festival in January 2012?

Name the Indian football team defender who retired from international football recently.
Mahesh Gawli

General Knowledge december 2011, 24th December 2011

Which city's metro turned 9 years?

Who takes over as supreme leader of North Korea?
Kim Jon Un

Name the website launched by Patna police as Patnaites can get information about the position of different roads.

What is the value of first ever tax-free bonds issue that NHAI is set to launch on 28th December 2011?

Which legendary singers 87th Birth anniversary was celebrated across Mumbai on 24th December 2011?
Mohammad Rafi

Where has Karuturi Agro Products has planned to establish sugar factory?

Quiz questions, 23rd December 2011

Who has been crowned Pantaloons Femina Miss India South 2012?
Shamata Anchan

Which event has been recognised as single-biggest Special Olympics event?
Gujarat's Khel Mahakumbh

Which country has been ranked 2nd biggest global arms exporter?

Name the physicist and Xerox's chief scientist who passed away recently.
Jacob E.Goldman

Who is set to partner with Leander Peas in Chennai Open 2012?
Janko Tipsarevic

Who has been appointed as head coach for Delhi Daredevils?
Eric Simmons

Sample question and answers for UPSC exam 2011, 22nd December 2011

Who has been named Czech Republic Athlete of the Year?
Petra Kvitova

Name the American boxing champion who has been sentenced to 90days jail.
Floyd Mayweather

Where has the bronze statue of Steve Jobs been unveiled?
Budapest, Hungary

Name the person who hung himself by his hair for 23 minutes setting a world record.
Suthakaran Sivagnanathurai

Which airlines has slipped to No.5 in market share as the company is cash strapped?
Kingfisher Airlines

Which Finnish Formula 1 driver is set to return for 2012 season?
Kimi Raikkonen

Name the Rider who has been voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Mark Cavendish

Name the first Qatar woman who is set to participate in Qatar's National Swim Team.
Nada Mohammed Wafa

Which South African movie won the Best Film award at the 4th edition of the Bangalore International Film Festival?

Name the former Indian test cricketer who passed away in Pune recently.
Vasant Ranjane

Current Affairs for competitive exams 2011, 21st December 2011

Which company won patent rights against Android?

Which company won patent for Driverless car?

Name the Olympian, custodian of the gold medal-winning Indian team in the 1951 Asian Games who passed away recently.

Name the debutant novelist who has captured the 600 year old history of Madurai till 1920 in his novel 'Kaval Kottam', won the Sahitya Academy Award for 2011.

How many hectares of cultivable land in India has declined in the last 5 years due to shift to non-agricultural purposes?
8 lakh hectare

Name India's top nuke scientist who designed the first atomic bomb which was detonated at Pokhran in 1974, who died recently.

Who has been appointed as Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court?
Justice Adarsh Goel

Who has been appointed as Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court?
Justice Vikramjit Sen

Who stepped down as chairman of Essar Energy?
Ravi Ruia

Who inaugurated Kerala Cricket Association stadium at Krishnagiri in Wayanad Dist…

World Current Affairs 2011, 20th December 2011

Who has been named AIFF Player of the Year?
Sunil Chhetri

Who has been honoured Banker of the Year award 2010-11?
Ravi Pillai

Name the Former Miss Venezuela who died of breast cancer.
Eva Ekvall

Name the newly developed Remotely operated vehicle handed over by Defense Research and Development Organisation to the Indian Army.

Which Finance is set to raise Rs.600 crore through Debenture Issue?
Muthoot Finance

Name the latest pendrive launched in India by Kingston.
Fortune Dragon Drive

Who has been awarded Best actor in social role and Entertainer of the year at the Big Star Entertainment Awards recently?
Amitabh Bachchan

Which Indian state celebrated its 50th anniversary of liberation from 450 years of Portuguese rule?

Name Microsoft's new version of Social Network. as social)

Who became first Bangladesh cricket player to take 5-wicket haul and score century in the same test?
Shakib Al Hasan

Where has facebook moved its headquarters?
Menlo Park city, California

Who has been nam…

Top current affairs for 2011, 19th December 2011

Name the supreme leader of North Korea who died recently.
Kim Jong II

What bill on cable TV was passed by Parliament recently?
Bill to digitalise cable TV

Which agreement did Syria sign recently?
Arab League agreement

Which telecom operator is set to discontinue services of prepaid customers with inactive usage for continuous period of 60 days?

Where has IBM recently opened its branch office in India?

Name the Saudi prince who bought $300 million stake in Twitter.
Alwaleed bin Talal

Name the bollywood female actor has been named PETA Person of the Year.
Hema Malini

What tag has Indian stock market held along with 14 other countries?
Trillion-dollar stock market

Important Current Affairs for bank po exam, 18th December 2011

Who won the woman's singles match at the BWF World Super Series Finals?
Wang Yihan

Who has been selected as president of India International Centre(IIC)?
Soli J Sorabjee

Who won the Thailand Golf Championship by 7 strokes?
Lee Westwood

Who won her 3rd WISPA(women's professional squash tour) crown of 2011 at the Crocodile Challenge Cup in Hong Kong?
Dipika Pallikal

Name the former Czech president who died recently.
Vaclav Havel

Which company has agreed to remove its logo from London's Olympic stadium?
Dow Chemical

Which bank launched 'Bank on wheels' in Karnataka recently?
State Bank of India

Which major bill was cleared by Indian Union Cabinet on 18th December 2011?
Food Security Bill

1. Who won the woman's singles match at the BWF World Super Series Finals?
A: Wang Yihan

2. Who has been selected as president of India International Centre(IIC)?
A: Soli J Sorabjee

3. Who won the Thailand Golf Championship by 7 strokes?
A: Lee Westwood

4. Who won her 3rd WISPA(women's professional…

December 17th 2011 Current Affairs

Who becomes the first woman to be nominated as US ambassador to India?
Nancy Powell

Which became first Indian singles player to reach the final of BWF Superseries?
Saina Nehwal

Name the American teen who won the Dubai Ladies Masters to become the youngest professional winner on the Ladies European Tour.
Lexis Thompson

Which Asian country has been admitted to World Trade Organisation recently?

General awareness for IAS exam 2011, 16th December 2011

In which Asian country Apple is set to open R and D centre?

For what purpose India and Russia recently signed a deal?
To produce 42 Sukhoi fighters

Name the NRI who won bypoll for Labour in London.
Seema Malhotra

Name the West Indies cricketer commentator who has been honoured with life membership for the Marylebone Cricket Club.
Tony Cozier

Which Colombian film bagged Suvarna Chakoram (Golden Crow Pheasant) at the 16th International Film Festival of Kerala?
The Colours of the Mountains

Sample question and answers for IPS exam, 15th december 2011

Which social networking company bought social networking site hi5?

Who has been named European golfer of the year?
Luke Donald

Who has been named World Soccer player of the year?
Lionel Messi

Which soccer team has been named Team of the year?

Which country is set to host BRICS Trade Ministers in March 2012?

Which bearings manufacturer launched Global Technical Centre in Bangalore recently?

December Current Affairs for competitive exams, 14thDecember 2011

Which were the 3 anti-graft bills passed recently by Union Cabinet in India?
Whistleblowers Bill or Public Interest Disclosure and Protection to Persons Making the Disclouser Bill, Judicial Accountability Bill and Grievance Redressal Bill

Which Indian University is set to tie-up with Canada's Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) in the area of biology?

Name the NRI architect who won Glory of India Award and Certificate of Excellence.
Ar Mohammed Aun

In which country has Sebi-promoted National Institute of Securities Market has agreed to offer its help to setup a securities training institute?

Name the Indian-origin journalist who has been named the editor and executive vice president of the Los Angeles Times.
Davan Maharaj

Who has been named Time's Person of the Year?
The Protester

Which Noble Laureate's book containing poems and other works fetched $170,500 at a Sotheby's auction?
Rabindranath Tagore

Quiz questions for MBA, 13th December 2011

Which two sports personality have been named ITF World Champions for 2011?
Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Petra Kvitova of Cezh Republic

Who is set to make film on 26/11 attacks?
Ram Gopal Verma

Who has been named PGA Tour Player of the Year?
Luke Donald

Which bank has been selected as best public sector bank in India?
Bank of Baroda

Name the NRI industrialist who has been conferred with the Life Time Achievement award for his contribution in various fields.
Lord Swraj Paul

Which company overtook RIL as most influential stock on bourses?

Who is set to head Dell's Public-Large Enterprise business?
Harsha Lal

Who won the under-14 boys American Cup Tennis Championship in Miami, Florida?
Sumit Nagal

Name the Spanish movie actor who died in Madrid recently.
Alberto de Mendoza

Which state schools are set to implement Trimester system from 2012-13 academic year?
Tamil Nadu

GK for Bank exam, 12th December 2011

Who resigned as National Cricket Academy chairman?
Anil Kumble

Who has been appointed as Civil Aviation Minister?
Ajit Singh

Where was the midnight marathon held recently?

At what value did rupee end against US dollar to breach all-time low?

When is the World Series Hockey postponed to?
February 29th 2012

Which country is set to open military base in Indian Ocean?

Where has German premium automobile manufacturer Porsche opened its centre in India?

Name the 3G Android phone launched by Vodafone recently.
Vodafone Smart, priced at Rs.4995

Sample question and answers for KAS, 10th December 2011

Who won the 6th SAFF championship title?
India against Afghanistan

Which country finished 5th in Asia to retain their elite berth for the 2013 FIBA Asia U-16 Basketball Championship for women?
India against Hong Kong

Which unit did Jharkhand Government shut down in a unique way to observe National Energy Conservation Day on 11th December 2011?
Tenughat Vidyut Nigam Limited

Who won the Dubai World Golf Championship 2011?
Alvaro Quiros

Who won the 2011 Indian National Rally Championship?
Gaurav Gill(co-driver Musa Sherif)

Which country retained Hockey Championship Trophy with 1-0 win over Spain?

Name the renowned cartoonist who created Miss Numbupani and Miss Fonseca who died recently.
Mario Miranda

Where else has Karnataka's Deccan Herald news paper marked its publishing footprint in India?
New Delhi

Name the telugu film producer popularly known as 'Mallemala' who passed away recently.

Name the Argentine President who is sworn in for 2nd term.
Cristina Fernandez

Name the TV…

9th December 2011 Current Affairs

Who is set to be civil aviation minister of India?
Ajit Singh

What is the lowest sex ratio in Manesar of Gurgaon district?
776 females against 1000 males

Which 2 states to have separate IAS, IPS and IFS cadres?
Manipur and Tripura

Who has been appointed as Director General, Central Health Services for Bihar?
Dr.Jagdish Prasad

Which business school has been ranked 2nd best MBA school in Asia-Pacific?
IIM Ahmedabad

World Current Affairs - 8th December 2011

Who is the 2nd person to score double century in One-day International cricket?
Virendar Sehwag

Who has been appointed as VP of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers for Asia?
Xiaodong Lee

Name the Russian boxer who was knocked out off the ring and died recently.
Roman Simakov

Who has been appointed to head UN audit panel?
Vinod Rai

Which diversified business group has planned to setup mobile manufacturing plant in India?

Which country becomes 3rd biggest US arms purchaser?

Which Mail service is now available in 8 Indian languages?
Yahoo Mail

General Knowledge, 7th December 2011

When is the 2012 Indian Grand Prix scheduled to be held?
October 28th 2012

When is the Direct Tax Code (DTC) scheduled to come into force in India?
From 1st April 2012

Against whom did Vishwanthan Anand loose in recently held London Chess Classic?
Hikaru Nakamura

Which Indian state is set to get Green Field Industrial Corridor?
Arunachal Pradesh

Who is ranked 18th in top 20 of ICC ODI bowling charts?
Ravichandran Ashwin

Which company was acquired by SAP to boost their portfolio of web-based software?
SuccessFactors Inc

Name the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard(HP) who died recently due to cancer?
Patricia Dunn

What is the name of the small car from Chrysler which features Fiat Spa technology?
Dodge Dart

Who is the CEO of Delphi Automotive?
Rodney O'Neal

Which artist won the 2011 Turner Prize?
Martin Boyce

Name the blues guitarist who died recently?
Hubert Sumlin

Which singer won six awards in 2011 American Country Awards?
Jason Aldean

UPSC general awareness question with answers, 6th December 2011

Use of which notes is to be treated as terror act?
Fake Notes

When is the National Telecom Policy is set to be rolled out?

Which bank is set to buy more than half of Barclays Indian credit card portfolio?
Standard Chartered Bank

Who has been appointed as Manufacturers Association for Information Technology's executive director?
Sabyasachi Patra

Which company recently got NOC from ONGC to sell major stake in its Indian unit to Vedanta Resources?
Carin India

Name the mobile app company which Facebook acquired recently.

What is the new interface launched by Microsoft for Xbox gamers?
Kinect sensor (Kinect for Xbox)

Name the US scriptwriter who debuted with Bollywood kid books.
Nico Raposo

Who has been appointed as Managing Director for India by Research in Motion?
Sunil Dutt

Which 3 countries are set to hold Trilateral meet in Washington?
India, US and Japan

Current Affairs Quiz, 5th December 2011

Which bank was fined 10.5 million pounds for mis-selling to elderly?

Which state's chief minister has surpassed other politicians to emerge as the most popular politico on social media?
Gujarat Chief Minister. Narendra Modi

Which country has over taken India as 'Diabetes Capital'?

When is the inaugural 3-day global conference on 'Tax and Inequality' scheduled to begin in India?
7th December to 9th December 2011

Who have been nominated for FIFA World Player of the Year award?
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Xavi Hernandez

KAS Test Question with Answers, 4th December 2011

Which legendary bollywood actor passed away recently?
Dev Anand

Name the Former Brazil soccer captain who died recently.

Where has Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry is set to open an office to boost economic ties between the 2 countries?
Kathmandu, Nepal

Who won the Golf Hong Kong Open?
Rory McIlroy

Who is set to receive Humanitarian award which is to be presented by Harvard Foundation?
Lionel Richie

Which tamil song has been treated as classic example of viral marketing as per Indian Institute of Management?
Why this Kolaveri Di?

Who got the winning point as Spain won the fifth Davis Cup title?
Rafael Nadal

Name the debut Marathi movie of Helen which is set to release on December 16th 2011.
One Room Kitchen

GK for bank PO exam, 3rd December 2011

Which actor was recently in India to promote his movie Mission Impossible-4?
Tom Cruise

Who has been named captain of the IPL team Rajasthan Royals for the 5th Edition?
Rahul Dravid

Which 2 teams have decided to withdraw from F1 teams associations?
Ferrari and Red Bull

Name the Iranian teenager who won World Snooker title recently.
Hossein Vafaei Ayouri

Which Colombian film bagged Golden Peacock award at the 42nd International Film Festival in India?

Which company introduced disabled-friendly tools for application in software of common use as the world observed World Disability Day on December 3rd 2011?
Microsoft India

Which bank picked up 51% stake in Bharti Axa Mutual Fund?
Bank of India

Quiz question and answers for IAS perlims, 2nd December 2011

Which country's first female athlete is set to participate in Olympics 2012?
Saudi Arabia

Who is set to take over as LG Display Co. Ltd.'s Chief Executive in 2012?
Han Sang-beom

Name the Indian origin American who won Guardian First Book award.
Siddhartha Mukherjee

Which telecom provider is set to allow its mobile subscribers in India to access micro-blogging site Twitter on their handsets free of cost untill March 1st, 2012?
Bharti Airtel

Which foreign lender bank has launched fixed rate for home loan and loans against property?

December 2011 Current Affairs, 1st December 2011

Which channel did Pakistan cable operators block recently?
BBC World News

Which two social networking sites have joined hands to challenge Facebook?
Twitter amd Mixi

Who has been appointed as Chief Privacy Officer(Policy) for facebook?
Erin Egan

Who has been appointed as Chief Privacy Officer(Products) for facebook?
Michael Richter

Which Indian banks credit rating have been assigned stable tag by Standard and Poor International rating agency?
State Bank of India, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank and Indian Bank

Name the 2-day literature festival scheduled to be held in Delhi.
Samanvay: IHC Bharatiya Bhasa Mahotsav

Name the Apple's co-founder who is set to visit India's technology capital.
Steve Wozniak

Where is ITC set to build $300 million hotel?
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Name the re-branding of its existing milk and yoghurt products in India by Nestle.
Nestle a+

Name the short film about child poverty in India which won the Golden Lmap Tree award at the 42nd International Film festival.
Another Planet

November 2011 Current Affairs, 30th November 2011

Who is on historic Myanmar visit?
Secreatary of state Hillary Clinton

Who has been named best European investment banker of the year?
Anshu Jain

Name the ball developed by Adidas which would be the official ball of the Euro 2012 European Football Championship.
Tango 12

Which company has launched  triple sim mobile with Analog TV in India?

Which telecom service provider touched 50 million customers mark in Africa recently?

Name the Guyana born US resident who has been elected as the international president of the Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO).
Ashook Ramsaran

Name the telecom giant from New York who was awarded with Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award on the eve of Late Indira Gandhi's 94th birthday.

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

CategoryWinnerBest PictureThe ArtistBest DirectorMichel Hazanavicius(The Artist)Best ScreenplaySteven Zaillian,Aaron Sorkin(Moneyball)Best ActressMeryl Streep(The Iron LadyBest ActorBrat pit(Moneyball,The Tree of Life)Best Supporting ActressJessica Chastain(The Tree of Life,The Help,Take Shelter)Best Supporting ActorAlbert Brooks(Drive)Best CinematographerEmmanuel Lubezki(The Tree of Life)Best Non-Fiction Film(Documentary)Cave of Forgotten DreamsBest Foreign FilmA SeperationBest First FilmJ.C.Chandor(Margin Call)Special AwardRaoul Ruiz

Current Affairs for MBA, 29th November 2011

Name the Jnanpith award winning Assame litterateur who died recently.
Indira Goswami

Name the American Airlines parent who have filed for bankruptcy in the US.
AMR Corp

Which country's IT companies are set to ban emails in office?

Which painter's documentary is set to be screened at the 42nd International Film Festival of India?
M.F.Husain's documentary

Name the Formula One world champion who is set to return to Formula One racing in 2012.
Kimi Raikkonen

Name the Multi-purpose vehicle that Maruti is set to unveil at the Delhi Auto Expo in January 2012.
Ertiga (which means 3 rows in Indonesia)

Which university has bagged 'Best Usage Award' among Indian Universities for 2010 from Springer eBooks and e-Journals?
Bharathidasan University

BCCI Awards 2010-11winners list

Col.C.K.Naydu Lifetime Achievement Award
Ajit Wadekar

Polly Umrigar Award
Rahul Dravid

Madhavrao Scindia Award(Highest scorer in Ranji Trophy 2010-11)
S.Badrinath (922 runs in 9 matches, inclusive of 4 100's and 4 50's)

Madhavrao Scindia Award(Highest wicket-taker in Ranji Trophy 2010-11)
Bhargav Bhat(47 wickets in 9 matches)

MA Chidambaram Trophy(Best U-16 cricketer of 2010-11)
Vijay Zol(858 runs in 7 matches, inclusive of 4 100's and 2 50's)

MA Chidambaram Trophy(Best U-19 cricketer of 2010-11)
Avi Barot(971 runs in 7 matches, inclusive of 4 100's and 3 50's)

MA Chidambaram Trophy(Best U-22 cricketer of 2010-11)
Suryakumar Yadav(721 runs in 7 matches, inclusive of 2 100's and 4 50's)

MA Chidambaram Trophy(Best Woman cricketer of 2010-11)
Jhulan Goswami(21 wickets in 8 matches)

MA Chidambaram Trophy(Best Woman cricketer (junior) of 2010-11)
Mona Meshram(623 runs in 8 matches, inclusive of 1 100 and 5 50's)

Best Umpire in Domestic cricket 2010-11

Dilip Sardesai …

World Current Affairs, 28th November 2011

Which 3 Indian states are set to get high courts?
Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya

Which Indian cricketer has been chosen for the Dilip Sardesai award?
Ravichandran Ashwin

Who is set to be appointed as Morocco's first-ever Prime Minister?
Abdelilah Benkirane

Name the Britain's most daring film-maker who passed away recently.
Ken Russell

Which stock exchange launched operations on NSE to become the only stock exchange in India to offer facility to trade on 3 trading platforms - BSE,NSE and CSE with a single membership?
Calcutta Stock Exchange

Which country has overtaken India in BPO sector?

Which country's financial markets are set to be closed for 3 days ahead of new Islamic Hijri year 1433 as the country celebrate its 40th anniversary?
United Arab Emirates

BCCI Awards 2010-11

Col.C.K.Naydu Lifetime Achievement Award Ajit Wadekar Polly Umrigar Award Rahul Dravid Madhavrao Scindia Award(Highest scorer in Ranji Trophy 2010-11) S.Badrinath (922 runs in 9 matches, inclusive of 4 100's and 4 50's) Madhavrao Scindia Award(Highest wicket-taker in Ranji Trophy 2010-11) Bhargav Bhat(47 wickets in 9 matches) MA Chidambaram Trophy(Best U-16 cricketer of 2010-11) Vijay Zol(858 runs in 7 matches, inclusive of 4 100's and 2 50's) MA Chidambaram Trophy(Best U-19 cricketer of 2010-11) Avi Barot(971 runs in 7 matches, inclusive of 4 100's and 3 50's) MA Chidambaram Trophy(Best U-22 cricketer of 2010-11) Suryakumar Yadav(721 runs in 7 matches, inclusive of 2 100's and 4 50's) MA Chidambaram Trophy(Best Woman cricketer of 2010-11) Jhulan Goswami(21 wickets in 8 matches) MA Chidambaram Trophy(Best Woman cricketer (junior) of 2010-11) Mona Meshram(623 runs in 8 matches, inclusive of 1 100 and 5 50's) Best Umpire in Domestic cricket 2010-11 S.…

General Knowledge, 26th November 2011

Which country's Prime Minister won 2nd term recently?
New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key

Name the online education service launched for its landline broadband customers recently.
Topper Education

Name the bank which has launched MobileBank Accounts in association with Vodafone's m-paisa.

UPSC sample question with answers, 25th November 2011

Who became the 3rd Indian to score a century and take 5-wickets in the same test?
Ravichandran Ashwin

Whose statues were unveiled by the Celebrity Wax Museum at Lonavla in Pune recently?
Cricketer Kapil Dev and Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal

Who is the Prime Minister designate for Egypt?
Kamal Ganzouri

What is the downgraded credit rating of Belgium?
AA from AA+

Which African nation is on first poll since constitutional reforms?

Which television broadcaster is set to launch dedicated F1 High Definition channel?
Sky Sports

Sample question and answers for civil service exams, 24th November 2011

Who completed 13,000 runs in Test cricket recently?
Rahul Dravid

Which bank abolished penalty on pre-payment of housing loans recently?

Who has been named most powerful Asian in UK?
Lakshmi Mittal

Who is set to be appointed as national ambassador of United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund(Unicef)?
Aamir Khan

Name the former Kerala Ranji Trophy player who passed away recently.
Mohammed Ibrahim

IPS sample questions and answers, 23rd November 2011

Which two countries signed security pact recently?
India and United Arab Emirates

Who has been named Pakistan envoy to US?
Sherry Rehman

Who is set to succeed Ratan Tata as Tata sons Chairman in 2012?
Cyrus P Mistry

Name the founder and chairman of SKS Microfinance who resigned from the companies board recently.
Vikram Akula

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Current Affairs November 2011, 22nd November 2011

Who has been appointed as cricket coach of Australia?
Mickey Arthur

Which two Japanese stock exchanges are set to merge and create world's No.3 exchange?
Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange Co. Ltd.

Which Union Territory has become the first among all the UTs and States in India to register 100 per cent banking coverage?
Union Territory of Puducherry

Which search giant has launched free video service in India?

Name the IT service Indian subsidiary company that has launched 24x7 technical support lifeline in hindi.
Belkin (Tollfree: 18004195546)

Who has launched JaxtrSMS, a mobile application that let users to send unlimited free text messages to any other phone anywhere in the world?
Sabeer Bhatia (founder of

Name the Pakistan ambassador to the US who resigned recently.
Hussain Haqqani

Who is set to be honoured with C.K.Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award?
Ajit Wadekar

Name the Indian-American who has been awarded with one of the highest civilian honours of Guyana…

General awareness with respect to Banking Industry, November 2011

A country in general resorts to devaluation of its currency to:
i) Increase overall imports ii) Eliminate surplus in balance of payments iii) Convert deficit in balance of payments iv) Satisfy the conditions laid by IMF

Which of the following sources are used to finance the Indian Five Year Plans?
i) Small savings ii) Government savings iii) Contribution of public enterprises iv) None of these

Which Economist first suggested imposition of Expenditure tax?
i) Musgrave ii) Dalton iii) N.Kaldor iv) J.Hicks

Financial ratio analysis of a company helps in understanding
i) The net worth of the company ii) The short term solvency iii) The reasons for fluctuation in its stock price iv) The profitability

At present, India is following
i) Fixed exchange rate ii) Pegged down exchange rate iii) Floating exchange rate iv) Pegged up exchange rate

Which of the following decade registered highest growth rate in India?
i) 2001-11 ii) 1961-71 iii) 1991-2001 iv) 1971-81

One of the problem in calculating…

Censor Board or Central Board of Film Certification

Censor Board or 
Central Board of Film Certification established in 1952 Controlled by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Headquarters Mumbai Regional Offices A total of 9 offices at Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Cuttack and Guwahati Chairperson Leela Samson Official website Current Certificates U - Universal All ages admitted, there is nothing unsuitable for children. Films under this category would not upset children over 4 U/A - Parental Guidance All ages admitted, but certain scenes may be unsuitable for children under 12 A - Adults only Only adults are admitted S - Restricted to any special class of persons Rating signifies that the film is meant for specialised audience, such as doctors

International Current Affairs 2011, 21st November 2011

Who won the men's and women's kabaddi World Cup titles?

Name Patni's ex-CEO who joined IPsoft.
Jeya Kumar

Where in Assam is Indian Institute of Information Technology to be set up?

Which country's firm make highest contribution to Luxembourg Exchange?
Indian firms

Who has been named 2015 cricket World Cup CEO?
John Harnden

World Current Affairs, 20th November 2011

Which company is set to launch $1 shoe in India?

Name the Mexican novelist and poet who died following lengthy illness just after being awarded.
Daniel Sada

Who donated Wikipedia foundation $500,000 recently?
Google co-founder Sergei Brin

Who won the Presidents Cup for United States?
Tiger Woods

Which Canada-based smartphone maker is set to provide free aptitude test application on its BlackBerry phones for students in India with partnership with content providers Ipomo and mobile operator Vodafone?
Research in Motion

Current Affairs for ibps exam, 19th November 2011

What is the prize money set for World Series Hockey?
Rs.4 crore

What is the market share of Indigo airlines in October which is ahead of struggling Kingfisher airlines?
19.6 percent

Which has been recognised as world's tallest tower?
The Tokyo Sky Tree, 634-meter

RMSI has been awarded with 'Technology Initiative of the Year' award at the 15th Asia Insurance Industry for the launch of which software?
PIER (profiler for insurance exposure and risk) software

Ceat Cricket Ratings for 2010-11

International Cricketer of the Year:  Jonathan Trott (England)
International Batsman of the Year: Jonathan Trott (England)
International Bowler of the Year: James Anderson (England)
International Youngster of the Year: Virat Kohli (India)
International T20 player of the Year: Suresh Raina (India)
Lifetime Achievement Award 2010-2011: Courtney Walsh (West Indies)
Match-winning Inning of the Year: Gautam Gambhir (India)
Special Award for completing 10 years in international cricket: Virender Sehwag (India)
Special Award for Contribution to Indian Cricket Award: VVS Laxman (India)

IAS prelims gk, 18th November 2011

Which country is set to rebuild Srilanka's war-ravaged railway tracks in Northern province?

Where is 3-day cultural festival titled Octave 2011 held?

Which most awaited Superfast Express was flagged off by chief minister Arjun Munda recently?
Hatia-Pune Superfast Express

How many records were created on the inaugural day of Senior National Aquatic Championships?
4 records

Who is the president of Karnataka State Cooperative Federation?

Tips for clear writing

Use familiar words
Use concrete words
Use single words in place of circumlocution (too many words)
Use short words in place of long words
Prefer Saxon (British) words instead of Romance (Latin) words
Be careful with use of technical words
Use strong words
Use active verbs
Use precise words and idioms

NABARD sample question and answers, 17th November 2011

Who becomes first US president to take part in East Asian nations summit?
Barack Obama

Who has been named as CEO of Air France?
Alexandre de Juniac

Who is the head of European department's International Monetary Fund  resigned from his post recently?
Antonio Borges

Which are the new blackberry smart phones which runs on blackberry 7 operating system unveiled by RIM on recently?
Blackberry Bold 9790 and Blackberry Curve 9380

Who is the founder of shoe-selling online store
Nick Swinmurn

Tid-bits for effective communication

Clarity of purpose
Sharing of activity
Use of symbols
Focusing on the need of the receiver
Use of feedback
Controlling of emotions
Politeness of manners
Noise elimination
Clarifying assumptions
Delivering appropriate message
Completeness of message
Proper use of body language

Communication and Types of Communication

Communication : Communication is the process of exchanging meanings, facts, ideas, opinions or emotions with other people.

Types of Communication
Verbal Oral Written Non-Verbal Sign language (visual and audio signs) Body language

Current Affairs Quiz, 15th November 2011

Who completed 22 years of playing international cricket?
Sachin Tendulkar

What Utsav is been scheduled in Dharwad from 23rd to 25th December 2011?
Dharwad Utsav

Which region of Madhya Pradesh has Infosys agreed to set up a development centre?

Where is the 31st India International Trade Fair (IITF) is being held?
Pragathi Maidan, New Delhi

HTC Rezound

GeneralSmartphone, available in USDisplay4.3 inch HD super LCD displayMemory16GB Internal Memory and 
a card slot with 1GB RAMCamera8 mega pixel with dual-LED flash and 2 megapixel of front facing camera both are 1080p HD video recording capabilitiesOperating SystemAndroid GingerbreadCPU1.5Ghz dual core processorOthersPreloaded HTC watch app, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, GPS and HDMI port

General awareness for Bank PO exams, 14th November 2011

Mining near which famous temple has got nod from centre?
Vaishno Devi temple

When is Goa scheduled to host Asian Beach games?

Which Karnataka state is set to host 6th state-level cycling championship?

Name the singer who completed 50 years as singer recently.

Where is celebrity cricket league being promoted by Salman Khan?

HTC Rezound

General Smartphone, available in US Display 4.3 inch HD super LCD display Memory 16GB Internal Memory and 
a card slot with 1GB RAM Camera 8 mega pixel with dual-LED flash and 2 megapixel of front facing camera both are 1080p HD video recording capabilities Operating System Android Gingerbread CPU 1.5Ghz dual core processor Others Preloaded HTC watch app, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, GPS and HDMI port

Current Affairs for MBA and BBM, 13th November 2011

Name the cricket writer who died recently.
Peter Roebuck

Name the website launched by commonwealth war graves commission to honour undivided India's war heroes.

Who won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2011?
Lewis Hamilton

Who has been appointed as Sebi chief?

General Knowledge for School Kids - 14

Cement is ______
i) an ore ii) an element iii) a mixture iv) a compound

Butter is _____
i) an acid ii) a fat iii) an oil iv) condensed milk

Silk is a _____
i) protein ii) carbohydrate iii) fat iv) none of these

Insulin is a ____
i) an enzyme ii) vitamin iii) both i and ii iv) none of these

Diamond is ____
i) nickel ii) sulphur iii) carbon iv) iron ore

Bronze is an alloy of _______
i) tin and zinc ii) copper and zinc iii) aluminium and zinc iv) tin and copper

The human body contains maximum amount of ____
i) water ii) fats iii) protein iv) fats

Natural rubber is made from a white liquid called _____
i) milk ii) latex iii) sap iv) resin

Sample question and answers for bank po exam, 12th November 2011

Where is the India's first ocenarium planned?
Sindhudurg district in Maharashtra

Who are been named athlete of the year 2011?
Usain Bolt of jamaica and Sally Pearson of Australia

Which country has been suspended from Arab league and why?
Syria, To end violence against protesters, and called for sanctions and transition talks with opposition

Which country senate cleared economic reform bill recently?

IPS Sample question and answers, 11th November 2011

Name the Mexican Interior Minister who was killed in a helicopter crash recently.
Francisco Blake

Which tennis icon won the 800th match of his career?
Roger Federer

Which airlines recommendation to financial bail out appears to have failed?
Kingfisher Airlines

Name the Nobel laureate who is set to lead Liberian peace initiative.
Laymah Gbowee

Sample Question and answers for KPSC, 10th November 2011

Who has been named Greek interim Prime Minister?
Lucas Papademos

Which are the 2 awards or recognitions India bagged at the World Travel Market 2011?
World's Leading Destination and World's Leading Tourist Board award

Who has been appointed as CEO of UBS India?
Aashish Kamat

What is Australia's lowest Test cricket score in 109 years?
47 all out against South Africa in 2011

Who became the first wicketkeeper to cross 500 catches?
Mark Boucher

Current Affairs for competitive exams, November 9th 2011

Which agreement has India and Nepal due to sign?
DTAA - Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement

Which company recently setup its R and D centre in India for e-commerce solutions?

Which country has been reinstated to the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification tournament?

At what price the Centre is set to supply rice to all below poverty line families under the proposed Food Security Act?
Re.1 per kg

Numerical ability sample question and answers

If 81 be divided in proportion of 1/3, 1/6, 1/7, then the first part is
i) 18 ii) 36 iii) 42 iv) 27

X : 6 :: 32 : 34. What is the value of X?
i) 5 ii) 8 iii) 7 iv) 6

Find the value of (85 * 85) - (25 * 25) / (85 + 25)
i) 45 ii) 50 iii) 60 iv) 40

When 75% of a number is added to 75, the result is the number again. Find the number.
i) 300 ii) 200 iii) 250 iv) 350

Find the L.C.M of 6, 8 and 10
i) 120 ii) 58 iii) 86 iv) 24

Find the H.C.F of 24 and 30
i) 6 ii) 8 iii) 2 iv) 4

The compound interest on Rs.5,000 for two years at 4% is
i) Rs.420 ii) Rs.440 iii) Rs.400 iv) Rs.408

The 16th term of the series 1,3,6,10,15, is
i) 120 ii) 132 iii) 136 iv) 126

Sample question and answers for Bank po exam, 8th November 2011

Who became the first cricketer to score 15,000 runs in test cricket?
Sachin Tendulkar

Who has won the Ezhuthachan award (highest literary prize instituted by Kerala Government)?
M.T.Vasudevan Nair

Which country has banned Apple iPhone?

Who bought the rights of American TV series 24?
Anil Kapoor

Who became 7th Indian to take 5 wickets on debut for India?

Novel releases in November 2011

"Inheritance" by Christopher Paolini (Release Date 8th Nov 2011)
It is the 4th book of the Inheritance cycle series .This book is the conclusion of the story between a teenage boy(Eragon) and his dragon Saphire

11/22/63 by Stephen King (Release Date 8th Nov 2011)
This Novel is about a time traveler who attempts to prevent the assassination of John F.Kennedy on 22nd Nov 1963

Micro-A Novel by Micheal Crichton (Release Date 22nd Nov 2011)
This is a Techno-Thriller about a group of graduate students trapped in the Hawaiian rain forest who have come to work for a mysterious Biotech company

Legend by Marie Lu (Release Date 29th Nov 2011)
LEGEND takes place in a dark future, when the United States has split into two warring nations. It tells the story of a famous 15-year old boy criminal and the 15-year old girl prodigy hired to hunt him down.

Fortune India's Most powerful Women in Business List

Chanda Kochhar MD and CEO, ICICI Bank Shikha Sharma MD, Axis Bank Mallika Srinivasan Chairperson, TAFE Aruna Jayanthi CEO, Capgemini India Zia Mody Co-founder, AZB Partners Vinita Bali Managing Director, Britannia Industries Shobhana Bhartia Chairperson and Editorial Director, HT Media Chitra Ramakrishna Joint Managing Director, NSE Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Chairman & Managing Director, Biocon Frenny Bawa ex-MD, RIM India

IAS sample questions, 7th November 2011

Who won the Guatemala presidential election?
Otto Perez Molina

Which country's Prime Minister made a surprise visit to Afghanistan?
Australian PM Julia Gillard

Which award is singer Lata Mangeshkar set to receive?
K.L.Saigal award by Savitri Samiti

Which team won gold at the World patrol meet?
Indian Army team

Who won the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament title?
Roger Federer

Current Affairs for civil services exam, 6th November 2011

What is the validity of banks drafts, pay orders and cheques from the date of issuing, starting April 1st 2012?
3 month validity

Who has been crowned Miss South India?
Bangalore beauty Lakhsmi Anand

Who won the Miss world crown for 2011?
Miss Venezuela - Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colimenares

Who won the WTA Tournament of Champions title at Bali?
Ana Ivanovic

MTV EMA Awards 2011

AwardWinnerBest Alternative Rock BandThirty Seconds to MarsBiggest FansLady GagaBest Live PerformanceKaty PerryBest Female SingerLady GagaBest Rock BandLinkin ParkBest Male SingerJustin BieberBest Hip Hop EminemBest PushBruno MarsBest NewBruno MarsBest PopJustin BieberBest World StageThirty Second to MarsBest SongBorn This Way(Lady Gaga)Worldwide ActBig BangBest VideoBorn This Way(Lady Gaga)

Business and Technology Quiz for MBAs, BBMs

Which company has the punchline/tagline of "Memories unlimited"?

Which group owns Allen Solly brand?
Aditya Birla Group

Who is the brand ambassador for Elf?
Shahid Kapoor

What is the punchline of Toshiba?
Leading Innovation

Sample Current Affairs for IBPS exam, 5th November 2011

Name one of the oldest singer who passed away recently.
Bhupen Hazarika

Name the woman officer who became the fourth generation of a family to serve police continuously since 1921.

What value of demand drafts to be account payee only as per RBI notification?
Above Rs.20,000

Where is the 17th SAARC summit to be held?
Addu city in Maldives

G20 Summit 2011- a brief note

List of countries in G20
Arabia Argentina Brazil Australia China Canada France European Union Italy India Indonesia Germany South Korea Japan Russia Mexico Turkey South Africa United States of America United Kingdom Outcome of the Summit:
Commodity market transparency, Investing in infrastructure in developing countries, Innovative financing for development and climate Banking regulation, Protecting against instability of agricultural prices, Fighting corruption, Market regulation, Trade, Enhancing the IMF's response capacity and surveillance, Agriculture, Social regulation of globalisation, Financial stability board, Emergency humanitarian food reserves, Reform of the International monetary system, Tax heavens and non-cooperative jurisdictions and Action plan for growth and jobs

Current Affairs for Bank po exam, November 4th 2011

Name the Greek Prime Minister who won confidence vote recently.
George Papandreou

Name the 2 messaging phone launched by Nokia recently.
Asha 200 and Asha 201

In which district of Karnataka would the Biotech Park worth Rs.103.27 crore was approved by cabinet recently?

Which is the recent Tablet PC running on windows operating system revealed by HP?
Slate 2 Tablet PC

3rd November Current Affairs for civil service exams

Where has the world's biggest stupa has been planned?
Gujarat, 351 feet high stupa towering over a 151 feet statue of Buddha

Name the countries which have pressed the Europeans to act swiftly to contain their sovereign debt crisis.
China, Russia and the United States

Name the RIM's Managing Director for India who quit recently.
Frenny Bawa

Which music application of RIM for its popular messaging service is to be made available for downloading?
BBM Music

Current Affairs for Competitive Exams, November 1st 2011

Who has been sworn in as Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister?
Nabam Tuki

Who has been reappointed as the Secretary General of 54-nation Commonwealth of Nations for 2nd consecutive term?
Kamalesh Sharma

What is the total sms limit per day raised by TRAI as on 1st November 2011?
200 smses per day

Trivia Quiz, 31st October 2011

Who has been named 10th Nawab of Pataudi?
Saif Ali Khan

Where was the world's 7 billionth baby born?
Allahabad, baby named Nargis

Which country became member of UNESCO recently?

Who is Haryana election department's brand icon?
Boxer Vijender

Kannada Rajyotsava Award 2011

Award WinnerCategoryAravinda Malagatti (Bijapur)LiteratureVeeranna Dande (Gulbarga)LiteratureMandira Jaya Appanna (Kodagu)LiteratureK Nagaraj (Chitradurga)TheaterRenuka Durgappa Maalaapura (Bagalkot)TheaterShantinath Dibbada (Belgaum)Kannada Language Research/DevelopmentK S Ambale Rajeshwari (Hassan)DanceH Phalguna (Chamarajnagar)MusicBalachandra Nakod (Dharwad)MusicGanesh Puttur (Dakshina Kannada)MusicShankara Binnala (Koppal)MusicK S Vyashali (Shimoga)MusicRamegowda (Mandya)FolkloreMahalingaiah B Ganachari (Bagalkot)FolkloreVirupakshappa Sudugaadusidda (Bellary)FolkloreParvatavva Hongal (Dharwad)FolkloreMaheshwarappa Honalli (Davanagere)FolkloreVitoba Hammanna Nayak (Uttara Kannada)YakshaganaKunjalu Ramakrishna Nayak (Udupi)YakshaganaAnilkumar T (Bangalore)ArtsNagaraj Veerabhadrappa Shilpi (Gadag)ArtsMohan Nagammanavar (Haveri)Cultural OrganisationK Shivarudraiah (Bangalore)Film/TelevisionA R Raju (Bengalore)Film/TelevisionSarigama Viji (Bangalore)Film/TelevisionP M Chikkaboraiah (M…

Sample question and answers for IPS exams, 29th October 2011

Name the Asian Games gold medalist shooter who holds 2nd rank after World Cup triumph.
Ronjan Sodhi

Who has appeared most in T20 Internationals cricket for India?
Dhoni (27)

Name the former minister and wildlife photographer who passed away recently.

Where is the G20 Summit scheduled?
Cannes in the French Riviera

Name the female actor who has been inducted into the Hall of Fame by the International Women's Forum.
Nandita Das

Name the Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister who quit recently.
Jarbom Gamblin

Name the chairman of Xinjiang who is set to visit India.
Nur Berki

Which computer virus could be a next big cyber threat?

Which bollywood female actors wax statue was revealed at Madame Tussauds wax museum?
Kareena Kapoor

Sample question and answers for IPS exams, 29th October 2011

Name the Asian Games gold medalist shooter who holds 2nd rank after World Cup triumph.
Ronjan Sodhi

Who has appeared most in T20 Internationals cricket for India?
Dhoni (27)

Name the former minister and wildlife photographer who passed away recently.

Where is the G20 Summit scheduled?
Cannes in the French Riviera

Results/Podium winners of Airtel Indian Grand Prix 2011

Who took the pole position in the first ever Indian Grand Prix at Buddh International Circuit?
Sebastian Vettel

Who created history by winning the first ever Indian GP in the year 2011?
Sebastian Vettel

Which Indian F1 driver created history by driving the F1 car in Airtel Indian Grand Prix 2011?
Narain Karthikeyan

Who secured the second place in Airtel Indian Grand Prix?
Jenson Button

Who took third place at Indian GP at Buddh International Circuit?
Fernando Alonso

Which Indian cricket legend has created history by waving the chequered flag at Buddh International Circuit in the first ever Indian GP 2011?
Sachin Tendulkar

Which 2 drivers from Sahara Force Indian team participated in Airtel Indian GP?
Adrian Sutil and Di Resta

Who drove the fastest lap in inaugural Airtel Indian GP at Buddh International Circuit?
Sebasitan Vettel

Who presented the trophy to the winner of Indian Grand Prix at Buddh International Circuit?
Mayawati - Honourable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

Who presented the tr…

Bank Exam sample question and answers, 28th October 2011

Who declared Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting open?
Queen Elizabeth II

Name the all-electric car launched by china recently.
BYD e6

Name the statue which celebrated 125 years in New York, United States.
Statue of Liberty

Who has been appointed as Indian football coach?
Savio Medeira

General awareness sample questions for bank exam, 27th October 2011

Who has been named heir to the Saudi throne?
Nayef bin Abdel-Aziz Al Saud

Name the 5 Arab activists who won European freedom prize, 'Sakharov'.
Mohammed Bouazizi of Tunisia, Egyptian militant Asmaa Mahfouz, Libyan dissident Ahmed al-Zubair Ahmed al-Sanusi, Syrian lawyer Razan Zeitouneh and Syrian cartoonist Ali Farza

Name the social gaming company which is planning to file IPO in November 2011.

Name the person who won Rs.5 crore prize money on television show Kaun Banega Crorepati.
Sushil Kumar, computer operator from Bihar

Quiz question and answers for IAS exam, 26th October 2011

Inaugural flight Boeing 787 landed in Hong Kong recently. What is its specialty?
It is built of lightweight materials that promise to improve fuel efficiency

Which spot has Darjeeling tea occupied amidst getting European Union's protected tag?
Seventh non-EU product

Which women tennis player is set to finish No.1 on the WTA Championships rankings?
Caroline Wozniacki

Who is all set to take over as president of the centre for American Progress, a major Washington-based think-tank?
Neera Tanden

Nokia's Windows Mango Phone - Lumia 800

General 2G and 3G phone, Expected release November 2011 Display AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Memory 16GB storage with 512MB RAM Camera 8MP, Geo-tagging and video capture Operating System Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango CPU 1.4 GHz processor, 3D Graphics HW Accelator Others Stereo FM with RDS, 
Games downloadable, Document viewer and Photo editor

GK for UPSC exams 25th October 2011

What is the current repo and reverse repo rate(as on 25th October 2011)?
Repo - 8.50% and Reverse repo - 7.50%

Who won the series between India and England ODI cricket recently?

Which country has been elected to serve on the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of UNO recently?

Which country's track is the additionally added to Formula 1 from 2013 season?
New Jersey

24th October 2011 general knowledge for bank po exams

Which Indian city is India's first smoke free tourist spot?

Which pipeline gas company is eyeing trading in Singapore?

Headquartered in Bangalore, which IT major is set to open branch company in China?
Infosys at Dalian High-tech Zone

Which BPO major has opened global delivery centre in Dubai, UAE to serve clients in the Middle East and North Africa recently?

Who has been rated top batsman in inaugural ICC T20 rankings?

Who has been rated top bowler in inaugural ICC T20 rankings?

Who has been appointed as business head for India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh by Rolls-Royce?
Herfried Hasenoehrl

Who drew the highest bid of Rs.2.5 lakhs for Karnataka Badminton League?
Ashwini Ponnappa

Which player quit the Serbian national team after their failure to qualify for the Euro 2012 finals?
Nemanja Vidic

23rd October 2011 Current Affairs

Who has been re-elected as Governor of Louisiana?
Bobby Jindal

Who won the PGA Tour money list title?
Luke Donald

Who won the women's single Kremlin Cup?
Dominika Cibulkova

Who won the men's single Kremlin Cup?
Janko Tipsarevic

22nd October 2011 Current Affairs

Who would inaugurate the second edition of Goa Art Literary Festival?

Name the New Zealander who scored 108 not out on his debut in ODI cricket.
Rob Nicol

What is the number to be made functional by the Central Vigilance Commission to lodge complaints related to corruption?

Currrent Affairs of 21st October 2011

Name the Sarod maestro who is set to teach at the Stanford University.
Amjad Ali Khan

Which country won the UNSC Security Council seat joining India as a 2year non-permanent member?

At what price did rupee trade ended against dollar as on 21st October 2011?
50.02 per dollar

Which professional social networking site recently launched its Japanese language version?
LinkedIn Corp

Personality Quiz

PERSON KNOWN FOR S.Gopalakrishnan Information and Technology Industry Dwijen Mukherjee Singer Yogesh Chander Deveshwar Tobacco Industry Suryanarayanan Ramachandran Scientist S.S.Tarapore Banking Industry K.Anji Reddy Pharmaceutical Industry Rajendra Singh Pawar Information and Technology Industry Gunapati Venkata Krishna Reddy Infrastructure Industry

Current Affairs 20th October 2011

Who is set to be next Delhi Metro's chief?
Mangu Singh

Which Libyan long-serving ruler was killed recently?
Muammar Gaddafi

What is the food inflation for week ended October 8th 2011?

Business or Commerce Terms

Capital : The total owned and borrowed funds in a business

Cash : Includes all money in the bank, in the cash drawer and in petty cash.

Cash Book : A record of cash payments and receipts

Cash flow : The flow of internal funds generated within the business as a result of receipts from debtors, payments to creditors, drawings and cash sales