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Sample question and answers for civil service exams, 16th November 2011

Which bank became the 1st lender to raise funds in offshore yuan in China?

Which mobile carrier prepares for possible IPO in India?

Name the e-mail prioritizer bought by facebook.

Which company's share has iGate planned to delist?
Patni Computer

Name the director appointed by Apple recently.
Robert A Iger
Name the director who has been promoted as non-executive chairman serving Apple since 2000.
Arthur D Levinson

Who is set to make debut appearance in 2012 Abu Dhabi's Golf Championship?
Tiger woods

Name the swimmer who set the national record in 800m freestyle in a time of 8:12:57sec at the 65th Senior National Aquatic meet.
Saurabh Sangvekar

Which is the first professional social-networking site opened its R&D center in Bangalore?

Who has been appointed as CEO of Cable & Wireless Worldwide(C&WW)?
John Pluthero

Who has been appointed CEO of Swiss bank UBS?
Sergio Ermotti

Who is the co-founder and developer of open-source social network zDiaspora who died recently?
Ilya Zhitomirskiy

Who won gold at men's 50M free pistol at the 55th National shooting championships?
Om Prakash