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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?
Russia

General awareness for IAS exam 2011, 16th December 2011

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

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?
Tagged

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?
Barcelona

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

Which bearings manufacturer launched Global Technical Centre in Bangalore recently?
SKF

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?
M.S.University

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?
Pakistan

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?
Infosys

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?
Bangalore

At what value did rupee end against US dollar to breach all-time low?
52.84

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

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

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

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?
Australia

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.
M.S.Reddy

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

Name the TV discovered by British scientists which could be rolled up and carried in a pocket.
QD TV

Name the award that was conferred to Bharti Airtel recently.
Telecom Centre of Excellence Award

Name the Indian footballer, an assistant manager of Indian Bank who passed away recently.
Hamilton Bobby

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