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General Knowledge december 2011, 24th December 2011

Which city's metro turned 9 years?
Delhi

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.
www.patnatrafficpolice.in

What is the value of first ever tax-free bonds issue that NHAI is set to launch on 28th December 2011?
Rs.5,000crore

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?
Ethiopia

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?
Russia

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?
Lucky

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?
Microsoft

Which company won patent for Driverless car?
Google

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

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.
Su.Venkatesan

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.
P.K.Iyengar

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 District?
S.Sreesanth

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.
DAKSH

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?
Goa

Name Microsoft's new version of Social Network.
So.cl(pronounced 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 named Germany's sportsman of the Year?
NBA star Dirk Nowitzki

Name the 2 earth sized extra-solar planets discovered recently.
Kepler-20e and Kepler-20f

Name the youngster of Australia who topped high school music exam in Tabla playing.
Vincent Dodd

Which country has declared national disaster as flash floods have left more than 1,000 dead or missing?
Philippines

Which country has announced plans to separate retail and investment banking to prevent a repeat of financial crisis that triggered massive state bailouts?
Britain

Who won gold at the women's 1500 metre title of the 72nd All-India Inter-Varsity athletics championship?
Shruthi.K.C

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?
Vodafone

Where has IBM recently opened its branch office in India?
Vishakhapatnam

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 squash tour) crown of 2011 at the Crocodile Challenge Cup in Hong Kong?
A: Dipika Pallikal

5. Name the former Czech president who died recently.
A: Vaclav Havel

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

7. Which bank launched 'Bank on wheels' in Karnataka recently?
A: State Bank of India

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