Friday, December 10, 2010

gk quiz 4

1.      An upgraded version of 290- km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired by India at Chandipur.
2.      In an initiative towards weeding out corruption,CM Nitish Kumar made it mandatory for public servants to declare asset every year.
3.      northern Spanish town of Lleida is country's first to implement a law banning wearing of face-covering burqa in municipal buildings.
4.      Andhra Pradesh - Producer K Raghava will be given the Raghupati Venkaiah Award, the Telugu equivalent of Dada Saheb Phalke Award.
5.      18 people died and 106 were missing after a landslide in northwestern Colombia while close to 700 rescue workers were deployed.
6.      south korea plans to build 14 new nuclear reactors by 2024 to help meet growing energy needs and cut dependence on fossil fuel
7.      Actress B Saroja Devi has been honoured with the prestigious N T Rama Rao National Film Award for 2009.
8.      SC bans sale of gutkha in plastic pouches from March 2011. Govt estimate that growth in 2010-11 will be 8.75 percent with 0.35 percent variation on either side.
9.      4000cr Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL),has become largest Indian owned FMCG company.Added two more brands, Swastik and Genteel
10.  UP CM Mayawati inaugurated 15 new projects, including a new park in the state capital,at 54th death anniversary B.R ambedkar
11.  India & france signed 7 agreements, including one for setting up of a nuclear plant in Maharashtra,first after delhi Nuclear isolation
12.  Agri machinery maker Mahindra & Mahindra tie-up with Italy based farm equipment comp Maschio-Gaspardo S.p.A for geting farm equips.
13.  India's Nicole Faria is Miss Earth 2010 held in Vinpearl Land, Nha Trang, Vietnam on December 4, 2010.
14.  Bengali filmmaker Gautam Ghose's film Moner Manush bagged the coveted Golden Peacock Award for the Best Film at 41st IFFI 2010........
15.  Bopanna, Qureshi get 2010 Grand Prix of Peace and Sports award at 4th International Forum Peace and Sport ceremony in Monaco
16.  President Pratibha Patil presented the national awards for the empowerment of persons with disabilities in 13 categories
17.  WIPRO Azim Premji,donated Rs. 8846 crore for education in India. Premji's philanthropic act is the largest ever by an Indian
18.  Tata Motors Limited, Lucknow unit,bagged Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award for 2009 in the "Best of All" category by BIS
19.  Russia to host FIFA World Cup in 2018, Qatar in 2022.
20.  India & Bangladesh signed a crucial deal to allow Indian heavy equipment to be transshipped to Tripura through Bangladesh territory
21.  India's indigenous Light Combat Aircraft 'Tejas' has successfully completed air-to-air close combat missile firing tests..............
22.  IPS officer Amar Pratap Singh appointed the new Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation for 2 years succeeding Ashwini kumar
23.  India & Sweden decide 2 enhance cooperation in medical and pharmaceutical products, public health research, infectious disease control
24.  Christina Figueres, UN climate chief has launched the annual climate change meeting in Cancun in Mexico
25.  Who has won the Singapore Grand Prix Formula one motor race?
Fernando Alonso
26.  Which team won the Airtel Champions League T20 tournament 2010 held at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa?Chennai Super Kings.
27.  Chairman of The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI)?Rajiv Dube.
28.  Which state's police women helpline won award from International Association of WomenPolice?Kerala
29.  Who has been elected as Chairman of the Internationl Atomic Energy Board of Governors for term 2010-2011?
Ansar Parvez
30.  Actress who played an elderly shipwreck survivor in film "Titanic",died recently?Gloria Stuart
31.  3 judges who has pronounced judgment in Ayodhya Dispute between Hindus and Muslims?Justice S U Khan, Justice Sudhir Agarwal and Justice D V Sharma.
32.  Which country successfully launched their 2nd robotic mission, Chang'E-2, to Moon?China
33.  Who has been appointed as Secretary General of Lok Sabha?
T K Viswanathan
34.  Which firm won award for Science&Technology Innovations for Rural Development 2009?Indian Oil Corporation Ltd's Research &Development Centre,Faridabad
35.  Pakistan Federal Minister for Defence Production who has resigned after his controversial anti-army and judiciary remarks?
Abdul Qayyum Jatoi
36.  Google's social networking website Orkut has been attacked by a virus on 25--09-10.Name of that virus?"Bom Sabado".
37.  Who has been elected President of The Indian Newspaper Society for 2010-11 at its 71st Annual General Meeting?Kundan R.Vyas.
38.  Famous Malayalam poet and lyricist from Kerala who won Jnanpith Award, the highest literary award in India for the year 2007?
39.  December 10: Human Rights Day
* National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India estd on Oct 12, 1993; Current Chairperson- KG Balakrishnan
40.  China will award "Confucius Peace Prize" (answer to the Nobel Peace Prize) to former Taiwan vice-president Lien Chan.
41.  CIRUS (Canada India Research U.S.) is a research reactor at the Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC) in Trombay near Mumbai.
42.  The Smiling Buddha (Pokhran-I), was the codename given to India's 1st nuclear test explosion that took place at Pokhran on 18 May 1974
43.   Which company is India's largest synthetic textile producer? Reliance India Ltd
44.  Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to develop hacking-proof websites
* Director General of DRDO - Dr VK Saraswat
45.  UNIDO - United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Headquarters is in Vienna, Austria 1967
46.   FIFA president - Sepp Blatter
47.  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 187 countries (as of July 2010)
* Headquarters is in Washington D.C
48.  International Renewable Energy Conference 2010 : New Delhi
49.  Jakaya Kikwete is president of Tanzania.
50.  Haryana passed Gau(COW) Sewa Aayog Bill
51.  Repo Rate : 6.25 %
52.  Shunglu Committee : Committee formed to look into Commonwealth Games projects corruption

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