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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

QUIZ 2

1.      Who has been honoured with 2010 World Statesman Award by Appeal of Conscience Foundation?                                                        
Manmohan Singh,Prime Minister(India).
2.      Who has been unanimously elected as chairman of Audit Bureau of Circulations for the year 2010-11?
Vijay Jawaharlal Darda.
3.      Who has been convicted of committing perjury in June1985 bombing of Air India Kanishka flight?
Inderjit Singh Reyat
4.      Indian woman boxer who won the World Boxing Championship title in Bridgetown beating Steluta Duta of Romania 16-6 in the final?
M C Mary Kom
5.      Veteran playback singer and Indian classical musician who has been chosen for the prestigious Sree Chithira Thirunal Award for 2010?
KJ Yesudas.
6.      International Atomic Energy Agency has given its approval for first nuclear reactor in a country mainly in North Africa. Which is that country?
Egypt
7.      Prominent Pakistani politician and Muttahida Quami Movement(MQM) leader, who was stabbed to death outside his home in London recently?
Imran Farooq
8.      Pratibha Patil,President of India,recently laid foundation for Asian Textiles Museum in a country in Southeast Asia.Which is that country?
Cambodia
9.      First woman to receive Sword of Honour,a rare honour awarded to best trainee at the Officers' Training Academy?      
Divya Ajithkumar. (Tamil Nadu)
10.  Book written for children by U.S.President Barack Obama which will be released on November 16,2010?
"Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters
11.  Which country has recently voted to pass a new bill that will increase the retirement age from 60 to 62, and the pension age from 65 to 67?
France.
12.  Who became 3rd person to complete a Career Golden Slam and 16th Person to complete Career Grand Slam with U.S Open Men's title 2010?win?
Rafael Nadal
13.  Which country won their first world championship basketball title since 1994 with a 81-64 victory over Turkey in Istanbul?                                                                            
U.S.A
14.  Who has been selected as Best Indian Footballer of Year-2010 by Football Players Association of India?                                    
Muhammed Rafi(Kerala).
15.  Who won U.S. open 2010 Women singles title?                   
Kim Clijsters.
She became the first ever woman to clinch the two consecutive title since Venus Williams.
16.  Which country won Women's Hockey World Cup 2010 defeating Netherlands in final?
Argentina
17.  Playback singer who had rendered nearly 7000 songs in many languages including Tamil, Kannada,Telugu,Hindi,Malayalam, died recently?                                       
Swarnalatha.
18.  First Indian wrestler to win a gold medal in the World Wrestling Championship in Moscow by beating Russia's Gogaev Alan in the final?                            
Sushil Kumar
19.  Who won the US Open men's doubles title-2010 beating India's Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan in final?
Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan
20.  BJP leader who was sworn in as Chief Minister of Jharkhand for 3rd time?                       
Arjun Munda
21.  Flm producer from Andhra Pradesh who has been conferred Dada Saheb Phalke Award for 2009?          
Dr.D.Rama Naidu.
22.  Woman weightlifter from India who has tested positive 2nd time in doping test during trials for Delhi Commonwealth Games?
Sanamacha Chanu
23.  Apex body constituted by Indian Government for welfare of tribals in the country?
National Council for Tribal Welfare (NCTW).
24.  India's 14th Central Vigilance Commissioner?                                              
P.J.Thomas
25.  cruise missile which was successfully test-fired as part of trials by Indian Army from Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Orissa?                                                         
BrahMos
26.  Indian Athlete who smashed Shiny Wilson's 15-year-old national record in 800 metres at Continental Cup athletics meet in Croatia?                               
Tintu Luka
27.  Nuclear scientist&chemical engineer who remained head of AtomicEnergy Commission of India during India's first nuclear test died recently?                      
Homi N.Sethna
28.  Which country has decided to extend life spans of it's17nuclear plants by an average of12 years while alternative energy sources are developed?                             
Germany
29.  Which country has celebrated its 200th anniversary of independence from Spain on 16-09-10?                                                                                                     
Mexico
30.  Tropical storm which hit in China&Taiwan on September,2010 killing many people?
Typhoon Fanapi
31.  Which country has emerged as richest country in world with per capita income of US.$90149 in2010,according to business publication,Global Finance?
Qatar
32.  Prime accused in multi-crore fake stamp paper case,who has been sentenced to 7years of rigorous imprisonment in a case in 2001?        
Abdul Karim Telgi.
33.  State of U.S.A which has banned foreign outsourcing to countries like India in a wave of protectionism in the economic crisis?                           
Ohio State.
34.  Shortest liviRobotic spacecraft by NASA to probe outer corona of sun which will approach to within 5.9 million km to surface of sun?             
Solar Probe Plus.
35.  2-year-old Indonesian boy who smoked up to 40cigarettes a day,recently quit habit after a month-long rehabilitation?                                                            
Ardi Rizal
36.  Fast bowler of Pakistan who is removed from list of nominees for ICC's emerging player of 2010 award due to spot-fixing allegations?                  
Mohammad Amir
37.  First sportsperson who was conferred Indian Air Force Honorary Group Captain?
Sachin Tendulkar
38.  University of Alberta(Canada) will honor which Indian scientist with honorary doctorate to recognize his contribution to food security?           
M.S.Swaminathan
39.  Book written by Scientist Stephen Hawking in which he says that God did not create universe?  
The Grand Design
40.  Which animal will be declared as national heritage animal of India in order to step up measures for its protection?
Elephant
41.  On 5-09-10,U.S.Postal Service issued 44-cent stamp commemorating a nun who served sick&destitute of India for 50 years.Name of that nun?
Mother Teresa
42.  Diwali is known as "Tihar" in ?                      
Nepal
43.  Fake IPL Player whose blog posts hit headlines during IPL's 2nd season in 2009, revealed his identity on Times Now news channel recently?               
Anupam Muker
44.  Who is elected as Chairman of the board of directors of the Press Trust of India (PTI)?
Vineet Jain, Managing Director of the Times of India Group
45.  Volcano which erupted for very first time after 400years in island North Sumatra of Indonesia?
Mount Sinabung Volcano
46.  Reserve Bank imposed a penalty of Rs.5 lakh on 2 private sector banks for violating banking regulations.Which banks?      
ICICI and Standard Chartered Bank
47.  English batsmen who set a world record 8th wicket partnership in fourth test cricket match against Pakistan held in Lords?
Jonathan Trott & Stuart Broad
48.  Who has been selected as UEFA Club Footballer of the Year in season 2009-10?  
Diego Milito.
49.  Which city will host 2nd edition of summer Youth Olympic Games to be held in2014?
Nanjing(China)
50.  Which city becomes 2nd city in India to have a World Trade Centre and joins global network of World Trade Centres located in 100 countries?        
Bangalore.
51.  Who is the winner of Miss Universe 2010?
Jimena Navarrete, Miss Mexico.
52.  First Indian golfer to clinch a US PGA Tour title as he lifted Wyndham Championship trophy?
Arjun Atwal.
53.  Chairman and managing director of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd(BPCL),India's second largest state refiner?
S. Radhakrishnan.
54.  Which country topped medal chart with a total of 51 medals -- 30 gold, 16 silver and5 bronze in the inaugural youth Olympics held in Singapore?
China

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