Saturday, December 15, 2012


 Who has been sworn in as Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister?
Nabam Tuki

 Who has been reappointed as the Secretary General of 54-nation Commonwealth of Nations for 2nd consecutive term?
Kamalesh Sharma

 What is the total sms limit per day raised by TRAI as on 1st November 2011?
200 sms‟s per day

 Name the MAN industries chairman who passed away recently.
JM Mansukhani

 Who won the 38th women's National Premier Chess championship?
Tania Sachdev

 Which rank does world champion Vishwanathan Anand holds in the world chess rankings?
2nd place

 Which country's cabinet unanimously decided to grant India Most Favoured Nation trade status?

 Which country is set to donate used laptop for charity?

 Name the new smartphone introduced by Samsung.
Galaxy Note

 Which car range of Ariel Motor's is set to arrive in India?
Atom range

 Who is set to lead the Indian team in the 4-nation Shastri junior women's hockey tournament?
Poonam Rani

 Where the world‟s biggest stupa has has been planned?
Gujarat, 351 feet high stupa towering over a 151 feet statue of Buddha

 Name the countries which have pressed the Europeans to act swiftly to contain their sovereign debt crisis.
China, Russia and the United States

 Name the RIM's Managing Director for India who quit recently.
Frenny Bawa

 Which music application of RIM for its popular messaging service is to be made
available for downloading? BBM Music

 What is the name given to James Bond's recent movie?

 Who has been awarded The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star by Japan?
Maruti Suzuki India Chairman R.C.Bhargava

 Name the trio cricketers who were sentenced to jail for their role in the spot-fixing scandal.
Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir

 Name the Greek Prime Minister who won confidence vote recently.
George Papandreou

 Name the 2 messaging phone launched by Nokia recently.
Asha 200 and Asha 201

 In which district of Karnataka would the Biotech Park worth Rs.103.27 crore was approved by cabinet recently?

 Which is the recent Tablet PC running on windows operating system revealed by HP?

Slate 2 Tablet PC

 Which 15-day league is all set to start in Karnataka from 5th November 2011?
KBL - Karnataka Badminton League

 Who scored triple ton for Saurashtra in Ranji Trophy match against Orissa?
Ravindra Jadeja, 314 runs off 375 balls

 Which sporting event is set to return after a gap of 5 years to Bangalore?
National Badminton Championship

 When the Bengaluru International Film Festival is is set to be held?
December 15th to December 22nd 2011

 How many foreign films are to be screened at the Bengaluru International Film Festival?

 Name one of the oldest singers who passed away recently.
Bhupen Hazarika

 Name the woman officer who became the fourth generation of a family to serve police continuously since 1921.

 What value of demand drafts to be account payee only as per RBI notification?
Above Rs.20,000

 Where is the 17th SAARC summit to be held?
Addu city in Maldives

 On whose name has the Manchester United renamed the north stand at its Old Trafford stadium?
Sir Alex Ferguson manager of Manchester United since 25 years

 Which banks total business has crossed Rs.25,000 crore mark recently?
City Union Bank

 Name the new cement launched by ACC specially focused for coastal areas.
Coastal Plus

 What is the validity of banks drafts, pay orders and cheques from the date of issuing, starting April 1st 2012?
3 month validity

 Who has been crowned Miss South India?
Bangalore beauty Lakhsmi Anand

 Who won the Miss World crown for 2011?
Miss Venezuela - Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colimenares

 Who won the WTA Tournament of Champions title at Bali?
Ana Ivanovic

 Who won the World Golf Championship - HSBC Champions golf tournament at Shangai?
Martin Kaymer of Germany

 Who has been approached for a motivational campaign during 2012 London Olympics?
Deepika Padukone

 Who became India's most prolific Test wicketkeeper getting past Syed Kirmani's long- standing record of 198 Test dismissals?
Mahendra Singh Dhoni with 200 dismissals

 What is the new kind of password developed by researchers for online account to helpprotect against hacking?
Picture password

 Name the CBS television commentator who died recently.
Andy Rooney

 What has been made mandatory at the time of buying motor insurance by IRDA?
Nominee name

 Where is India's largest telescope set to be placed for watching distant stars and galaxies?
Devasthal - 50km from Nanital town

 Which company has been named top Indian company for investor relations?

 Who won the Guatemala presidential election?
Otto Perez Molina

 Which country's Prime Minister made a surprise visit to Afghanistan?
Australian PM Julia Gillard

 Which award is singer Lata Mangeshkar set to receive?
K.L.Saigal award by Savitri Samiti

 Which team won gold at the World patrol meet?
Indian Army team

 Who won the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament title?
Roger Federer

 Who became the first cricketer to score 15,000 runs in test cricket?
Sachin Tendulkar

 Who has won the Ezhuthachan award (highest literary prize instituted by Kerala Government)?
M.T.Vasudevan Nair

 Which country has banned Apple iPhone?

 Who became 7th Indian to take 5 wickets on debut for India?

 Name the 1989 Nobel Prize physicist who died recently.
Norman Ramsey

 Who has been picked by Force India for Abu Dhabi's young Formula 1 driver test?
Max Chilton

 Which agreement has India and Nepal due to sign?
DTAA - Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement

 Which company recently setup its R and D centre in India for e-commerce solutions?

 Which country has been reinstated to the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification tournament?

 At what price the Centre is set to supply rice to all below poverty line families under the proposed Food Security Act?
Re.1 per kg

 Which Spanish bank is to setup a representative office in India to help Spanish companiesto tap into the fast growing Indian economy?

 What is the unique feature of HTC edge which is set to be released in 1st quarter of 2012?
First Quad-Core smartphone

 Which educational institutes of Britain have introduced Study of Ancient India?
Cambridge University

 Where is the Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber Physical Systems has been unveiled?
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

 Who has been named Greek interim Prime Minister?
Lucas Papademos

 Which are the 2 awards or recognitions India bagged at the World Travel Market 2011?
World's Leading Destination and World's Leading Tourist Board award

 What is Australia's lowest Test cricket score in 109 years?
47 all out against South Africa in 2011

 Who became the first wicketkeeper to cross 500 catches?
Mark Boucher

 Which fund gets priority from a company under liquidation over repaying loans to secured creditors?
Employees' Provident Fund

 Name the latest Sumo variant launched by Tata Motors.
Sumo Gold
 Which Indian city is set to host the World Economic Forum's India Economic Summit?

 Name the Mexican Interior Minister who was killed in a helicopter crash recently.
Francisco Blake

 Which tennis icon won the 800th match of his career?
Roger Federer

 Which airlines recommendation to financial bail out appears to have failed?
Kingfisher Airlines

 Name the Nobel laureate who is set to lead Liberian peace initiative.
Laymah Gbowee

 Which continent is fast-emerging IT market, as the name Dark Continent fades off?

 Which scenes have been banned by Indian Government in movies and TV recently?
Smoking scenes

 What is the increased interest rate for savings in Post office in India?
4 percent

 Where has the biggest ever diamond unearthed in India?
37.68 carat diamond has been unearthed by NMDC at Panna in Madhya Pradesh

 Which country would host 18th SAARC summit in 2012?

 Name the high capacity circuit breaker launched by Siemens recently.
1200-KV SF6 circuit breaker with evacuation capacity of 8000MW

 Where is the India's first ocenarium planned?
Sindhudurg district in Maharashtra

 Who are been named athlete of the year 2011?
Usain Bolt of Jamaica and Sally Pearson of Australia

 Which country senate cleared economic reform bill recently?

 When is iPhone 4S set to launch in India?
November 25th 2011

 Which medal did India bag in Lal Bahadur Shastri Under-21 women's hockey tournament?

 Name the 'Tomorrow Never Dies' actress who is set to visit India for the Internationa Film Festival to be held in Goa from November 23rd to December 3rd 2011.
Michelle Yeoh

 Name the 1968 Noble prize for medicine winner, who died recently.
Gobind Khorana

 Who became the first foreign head of government or state to address 'People's Majlis', Maldives' Parliament in its history of 78 years?
Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh

 Which country has announced USD 100 million credit facility to Maldives?

 Which stadium is set to host opening match of World Series Hockey starting on December 17th 2011?
Dhyan Chand National Stadium

 Who resigned as Italian Prime Minister recently?
Silvio Berlusconi

 Which country is set to host 2018 Commonwealth Games?

 Which city is set to host 2017 world athletic championship?

 Name the cricket writer who died recently.
Peter Roebuck

 Who won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2011?
Lewis Hamilton

 Who has been appointed as SEBI chief?

 Who won the Paris Masters 2011 title for the first time?
Roger Federer

 Who won the men's doubles Paris Masters title 2011?
Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi

 Where is the Asia-Pacific summit being held?

 What is the significance of 14th November 2011 in India?
Children's day

 Which social media has Election Commission in India planned to use to educate voters?

 Mining near which famous temple has got nod from centre?
Vaishno Devi temple

 When is Goa scheduled to host Asian Beach games?

 Which Karnataka state is set to host 6th state-level cycling championship?

 Name the singer who completed 50 years as singer recently.

 Where is celebrity cricket league being promoted by Salman Khan?

 Which festival was celebrated by Oriyas in the diamond city recently?
Boita Bandana Utsav

 Name the push e-mail services that BSNL is set to provide to its mobile subscribers of all circles in India.
Bharat Berry services

 Name the marriage act that Sikh community wants Union law minister to implement in near future.
Anand Marriage Act

 Which iCon is now part of B-school curriculum?
Steve Jobs

 Name the first animated film in Kannada for children which are to be screened at the 17thedition of the International Children's Film festival in Hyderabad.
Chintu's Skool

 Name the Pakistani singer who is set to render his voice for a patriotic song for an Indian film, 498A - The Weeding gift.
Ustaad Ghulam Ali

 Who has been appointed as Prime Minister of Italy?
Mario Monti

 Name the Indian city which is connected directly to European ports.

 Who scored his 36th century in test cricket recently?
Rahul Dravid

 Who completed 22 years of playing international cricket?
Sachin Tendulkar

 What Utsav is been scheduled in Dharwad from 23rd to 25th December 2011?
Dharwad Utsav

 Which region of Madhya Pradesh has Infosys agreed to set up a development centre?

 Where the 31st India International Trade Fair (IITF) is being held?
Pragathi Maidan, New Delhi

 All ministers of which state have submitted resignations ahead of cabinet reshuffle?
Rajasthan state ministers

 Which cabinet has proposed division of Uttar Pradesh into 4 states?
Uttar Pradesh (Mayawati) cabinet

 Who is set to take over as General Motors President and MD of India operations from 1st
January 2012? Lowell Paddock

 Which Canadian city bids to host IIFA in 2013?

 Who is set to participate in 50m rifle prone event at the forthcoming 55th National shooting championships?
Nana Patekar

 Which tennis star has been named WTA player of the year?
Petra Kvitova

 Who has been selected for Swaralaya-Devarajan Master award?
KJ. Yesudas

 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 Applesince 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

 Who becomes first US president to take part in East Asian nations summit?
Barack Obama

 Who has been named as CEO of Air France?
Alexandre de Juniac

 Who is the head of European department's International Monetary Fund resigned from his post recently?
Antonio Borges

 Which are the new blackberry smart phones which runs on blackberry 7 operating system unveiled by RIM on recently?
Blackberry Bold 9790 and Blackberry Curve 9380

 Who is the founder of shoe-selling online store
Nick Swinmurn

 What is the name of the new movie starring George Clooney?
The Descendants

 What is the name of the award named after the Queen Elizabeth that would be given for the engineers for exceptional achievements in engineering?
The Queen Elizabeth Engineering Prize

 Which Spanish writer and director was honoured at an annual event by Museum of Modern Art (MoMa)?
Pedro Almodovar

 How many players have signed up for World Series hockey?
150 Indian players

 What award was Buddh International Circuit, India's first Formula One Grand Priconferred at the Professional Motorsport World Expo 2011?
Motorsport Facility of the Year

 Which tv network has bagged rights of 'Revolution 2020'?

 Who is set to be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dubai International Film Festival?

 Which Qatar based channel launched its English news channel across India on Dish TV?
Al Jazeera

 Where has the 19th ASEAN Summit begun and what is its theme?
Indonesia, "ASEAN Community in a Global Community of Nations"

 Name the android-based touch-screen handset launched by Motorola recently in India.

 Name the Afghan women and Palestinian peace activist who have been conferred the 2011 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh prize for the promotion of tolerance and non-violence, an award instituted in memory of Mahatma Gandhi.
Anarkali Honaryar and Khaled Abu Awwad

 Who accepted United Nations award for promoting peace and tolerance after a decade?
Aung San Suu Kyi

 Where has Nissan planned diesel engine unit in India?
In Chennai, inside Oragadam plant

 Which country is set to rebuild Srilanka's war-ravaged railway tracks in Northern province?

 Where the 3-day cultural festival is titled Octave 2011 held?

 Which most awaited Superfast Express was flagged off by chief minister Arjun Munda recently?
Hatia-Pune Superfast Express

 How many records were created on the inaugural day of Senior National Aquatic Championships?
4 records

 Who is the president of Karnataka State Cooperative Federation?

 Where was All India Cooperative week held in Karnataka?

 Which express was flagged off by Nagaland chief minister recently, in turn connecting Nagaland to mainland and bringing Nagaland into railway network of India?
Dimapur-Kamakhya Nagaland Express

 Name the former Philippine president who was arrested recently for electoral fraud.
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

 Against which company did Suzuki terminate its alliance recently?

 Which is the new facebook app introduced by paypal that lets people send money to other users within the facebook network?
Send money

 Which company is set to buy network access security providing company called "Avenda Systems"
Aruba Networks

 What is the name of the online game developing company which is been acquired by Sega?
Three Rings Design

 Which is the latest and the first ultrabook launched by HP recently?
HP Folio

 Name the investor whom HP inducted into its board.
Ralph Whitworth

 At what value Motorola Mobility is set to be sold to Google?
$12.5 billion

 To which UN's commission has India been re-elected and name its member?
UN's International Law Commission and Narinder Singh

 What is the prize money set for World Series Hockey?
 Rs.4 crore

 What is the market share of Indigo airlines in October which is ahead of struggling Kingfisher airlines?
19.6 percent

 Which has been recognised as world's tallest tower?
The Tokyo Sky Tree, 634-meter

 RMSI has been awarded with 'Technology Initiative of the Year' award at the 15th Asia Insurance Industry for the launch of which software?
PIER (profiler for insurance exposure and risk) software

 Who has been selected for Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development 2011?
Social activist Ela Bhatt

 Where has Huawei launched its Global Network Operations Centre?

 Name the England all-rounder, native of apartheid-era South Africa who died recently.
Basil D'Oliveira

 Which MotoGP giant pulled out of Motor Sports until 2014?

 Which North African country has been readmitted as member of the UN Human Rights Council?

 Which company is set to launch $1 shoe in India?

 Name the Mexican novelist and poet who died following lengthy illness just after being awarded.
Daniel Sada

 Who donated Wikipedia foundation $500,000 recently?
Google co-founder Sergei Brin

 Who won the Presidents Cup for United States?
Tiger Woods

 Which Canada-based smartphone maker is set to provide free aptitude test application on its BlackBerry phones for students in India with partnership with content providers Ipomo and mobile operator Vodafone?
Research in Motion

 Whose statue has Celebrity Wax Museum in Maharashtra unveiled?
Anna Hazare

 Who broke his own National record in the 100m freestyle event in the 65th Senior National Aquatics Championships?
Aaon Agnel D'Souza clocked 51:15

 Which writers mobile application iJaihoon, dubbed as the 'App for the eye within' was launched at the Sharajah International Book Fair 2011?
Mujeeb Jaihoon

 Which country is set to open military hospital in Tajikistan?

 Who won the men's air rifle gold in the 55th National Shooting Championships?
Abhinav Bindra

 Who won the Karnataka Badminton League 2011?
Flypower Warriors

 Who joined the elite club of Singapore christened 'Friends to Shore'?
India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru

 Who won the men's and women's kabaddi World Cup titles?

 Name Patni's ex-CEO who joined IPsoft.
Jeya Kumar

 Where in Assam is Indian Institute of Information Technology to be set up?

 Which country's firm makes highest contribution to Luxembourg Exchange?
Indian firms

 Who has been named 2015 cricket World Cup CEO?
John Harnden

 Which rank does India hold globally in Internet speed?

 Name the Vice President appointed by SAP for Asia Pacific Japan region.
Tom Kindermans

 Which Malaysian firm launched GSM mobile handset MQ3500 also called 'Quran mobile' recently. in joint venture with ENMAC Engineering

 Which PSU bank is set to re-launch mutual fund by December 2011?
Bank of India

 Which country is set to invest $2.4billion in gold production?

 Who has been appointed as cricket coach of Australia?
Mickey Arthur

 Which two Japanese stock exchanges are set to merge and create world's No.3 exchange?
Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange Co. Ltd.

 Which Union Territory has become the first among all the UTs and States in India to register 100 per cent banking coverage?
Union Territory of Puducherry

 Which search giant has launched free video service in India?

 Name the IT service Indian subsidiary company that has launched 24x7 technical support lifelines in hindi.
Belkin (Tollfree: 18004195546)

 Who has launched JaxtrSMS, a mobile application that let users to send unlimited free text messages to any other phone anywhere in the world?
Sabeer Bhatia (founder of

 Name the Pakistan ambassador to the US who resigned recently.
Hussain Haqqani

 Who is set to be honoured with C.K.Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award?
Ajit Wadekar

 Name the Indian-American who has been awarded with one of the highest civilian honours of Guyana in recognition of his role in strengthening the democracy of Guyana.
Yashpaul Soi

 Which Japanese imaging major eyeing to open 300 outlets across India's small towns?

 Which two countries signed security pact recently?
India and United Arab Emirates

 Who has been named Pakistan envoy to US?
Sherry Rehman

 Who is set to succeed Ratan Tata as Tata sons Chairman in 2012?
Cyrus P Mistry

 Name the founder and chairman of SKS Microfinance who resigned from the companies board recently.
Vikram Akula

 Which Indian cricketer is set to receive Polly Umrigar award?
Rahul Dravid

 Who resigned from the boards of News International's two news paper companies – The Sun and The Times?
James Murdoch

 Which French hotel major launched the 'ibis Bengaluru Techpark' in India, Bangalorerecently?

 Who has launched the world's first Islamic finance benchmark rate?
Thomson Reuters

 Which bollywood production house has launched YRF Entertainment in Hollywood?
Yash Raj Films

 Who completed 13,000 runs in Test cricket recently?
Rahul Dravid

 Which bank abolished penalty on pre-payment of housing loans recently?
 Who has been named most powerful Asian in UK?
Lakshmi Mittal

 Who is set to be appointed as national ambassador of United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (Unicef)?
Aamir Khan

 Name the former Kerala Ranji Trophy player who passed away recently.
Mohammed Ibrahim

 Nokia Corp has applied to delist from which stock exchange as the trading volumes of its shares fell?
Frankfurt Stock Exchange
 Which movie's screening has been banned by Tamil Nadu Government recently?
DAM 999

 Who has been appointed as special representative and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan?
Jan Kubis

 Name the bill that was approved by the Union Cabinet to improve efficiency and increase accountability of the corporate sector.
Companies Bill, 2011

 Name the world's first ever Android tablet launched for kids.
Nabi, launched by Fuhu

 Who became the 3rd Indian to score a century and take 5-wickets in the same test?
Ravichandran Ashwin

 Whose statues were unveiled by the Celebrity Wax Museum at Lonavla in Pune recently?
Cricketer Kapil Dev and Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal

 Who is the Prime Minister designate for Egypt?
Kamal Ganzouri

 What is the downgraded credit rating of Belgium?
AA from AA+

 Which African nation is on first poll since constitutional reforms?

 Which television broadcaster is set to launch dedicated F1 High Definition channel?
Sky Sports

 Which country's Prime Minister won 2nd term recently?
New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key

 Name the online education service launched for its landline broadband customers recently.
Topper Education

 Name the bank which has launched MobileBank Accounts in association with Vodafone's m-paisa.

 Who won the ATP World Tour Finals title?
Roger Federer

 Who won the Brazilian Grand Prix 2011?
Mark Webber

 Name the Sarangi player who passed away recently.
Ustad Sultan Khan

 Name the Brazilian director who was participating in Goa International Film Festival of India died recently.
Oscar Maron Filho

 Who was the shooter who clinched gold medal equaling the world record in team event at the Asian Shotgun Championship in Kuala Lumpur?
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

 Who has been nominated by Russia's ruling party to run for President in March 2012 election?
Vladimir Putin

 Which state's HIV infection among pregnant women has reduced to less than one percent recently?
Andhra Pradesh

 Which 3 Indian states are set to get high courts?
Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya

 Which Indian cricketer has been chosen for the Dilip Sardesai award?
Ravichandran Ashwin

 Who is set to be appointed as Morocco's first-ever Prime Minister?
Abdelilah Benkirane

 Name the Britain's most daring film-maker who passed away recently.
Ken Russell

 Which stock exchange launched operations on NSE to become the only stock exchange in India to offer facility to trade on 3 trading platforms - BSE, NSE and CSE with a single membership?
Calcutta Stock Exchange

 Which country has overtaken India in BPO sector?

 Which country's financial markets are set to be closed for 3 days ahead of new Islami Hijri year 1433 as the country celebrate its 40th anniversary?
United Arab Emirates

 Name the Jnanpith award winning Assame litterateur who died recently.
Indira Goswami

 Name the American Airlines parent who have filed for bankruptcy in the US.
AMR Corp

 Which country's IT companies are set to ban emails in office?

 Which painter's documentary is set to be screened at the 42nd International Film Festivalof India?
M.F.Husain's documentary

 Name the Formula One world champion who is set to return to Formula One racing in 2012.
Kimi Raikkonen

 Name the Multi-purpose vehicle that Maruti is set to unveil at the Delhi Auto Expo in January 2012.
Ertiga (which means 3 rows in Indonesia)

 Which university has bagged 'Best Usage Award' among Indian Universities for 2010 from Springer eBooks and e-Journals?
Bharathidasan University

 Who is on historic Myanmar visit?
Secreatary of state Hillary Clinton

 Who has been named best European investment banker of the year?
Anshu Jain

 Name the ball developed by Adidas which would be the official ball of the Euro 2012European Football Championship.
Tango 12

 Which company has launched triple sim mobile with Analog TV in India?

 Which telecom service provider touched 50 million customers mark in Africa recently?

 Name the Guyana born US resident who has been elected as the international president of the Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO).
Ashook Ramsaran

 Name the telecom giant from New York who was awarded with Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award on the eve of Late Indira Gandhi's 94th birthday.

 Who is crowned Miss India World 2012? Vanya Mishra

 Where in Arunachal Pradesh Reserve Bank of India is planning to open its office? Itanagar

 Which Indian state passed Rs.201.05 crore deficit budget for the financial year 2012-13? Arunachal Pradesh

 Which part of India could possibly head towards 2nd green revolution with substantial increase in rice production? Eastern states

 When is the Earth Hour 2012 will be observed? March 31st 2012 (8:30pm to 9:30pm)

 To mark the 150th birth anniversary of which personality has the Bengali Association of Jharkhand will celebrate 3-day 13th Bangla Sanskritik Mela from April 13th 2012? Swami Vivekananda

 Who has been named president of Pay Pal unit to replace Scott Thompson? David Marcus

 Which IPL cricket team signed up with UNICEF in a bid to support the adolescent girls in India? Delhi Daredevils

 Who is named as Peace ambassador of world religious Parliament? Pt.Arjun Prasad Bastola

 Who is appointed as Wipro‟s banking head? Rajan Kohli

 Where in India 3-day gaming carnival will be held from 6th of April 2012? Ayatti Resort, Greater Noida

 Who was named as the winner of the Templeton Prize 2012 for his contribution to affirming life‟s spiritual dimension? Dalai Lama

 Name the bill passed against conduct of any constitutional authority in India. Judicial Accountability Bill

 What 2 agreements were signed by the development banks of BRICS countries to boost trade within BRICS nations? Providing credit facility in local currencies and Facilitating confirmation of multilateral Letter of Credit

 Name the Malaysian financial services group who would deploy the banking solution of Tata Consultancy Services. AmBank

 Where in India Guru Gobind Singh refinery will be inaugurated in April 2012? Bathinda, Southwest Punjab

 Name the company that Titan Energy has partnered with, to offer EPC services and solar power project development solutions. Ortiz Energia, a subsidiary of Spain‟s Group Ortiz

 Which magazine named N.R.Narayana Murthy among the 12 greatest entrepreneurs? Fortune magazine

 Name the Chinese President who is in India on a 2-day visit to participate in the BRICS summit 2012. Hu Jintao

 What value of funding has been approved by world bank for the Rajasthan agricultural competitiveness project in India? $109 million

 With which Chinese company did suzlon tie up to develop 800 MW of domestic and international projects over the next 3 years? CGN Wind Energy Co.

 To which company Sify Technologies Limited will sell its entire stake in MF Global Sify Securities India Pvt. Ltd.? PhillipCapital Group, Singapore-based financial services company

 Which 2 states in India has the production of rice doubled? Bihar and Jharkhand

 Which Indian state marks 100 years and set to celebrate it with a fashion show called “Silks of Bihar”? Bihar

 Which IT and network technologies has planned to setup mobile communication system development centre in India? NEC Corporation

 Which company‟s Indian mutual fund business would L&T Finance acquire? Fidelity

 Who is appointed as chairman of Haldia Petrochemicals? Kolkata‟s industry minister Partha Chatterjee

 Which Sheffield based independent wholesale distributor of commercial vehicle parts and accessories did TVS Group acquire? Universal Components

 Where in India the Para Athletics National Championship 2012 held which is also a selection trial for London Paralympics? Bangalore

 Where in Kenya oil has been discovered for the first time? Ngamia-1 in Turkana County

 What is the increased interest rate on small savings scheme such as PPF and NSC applicable from 1st April 2012? PPF – 8.8% from 8.6% NSC – 8.9% from 8.7%

 Name the website launched to facilitate job prospects for Jammu and Kashmir youths.

 Who won 2nd silver medal in the men‟s 50m rifle three position at the Amir of Kuwait International Shooting Grand Prix? Gagan Narang

 Name the new tax norms which will come into effect from April 1st 2012. GAAR – General Anti-Avoidance Rules

 Which 2 banking facilities would not require signature attestation instead only thumb impression as per RBI? Fixed deposits and Opening a bank locker

 Who was elected as Speaker of the Uttarkhand Assembly after defeating Harbans Kapoor by 8 votes? Govind Singh Kunjwal

 Who has replaced Subhinder Singh Prem as Managing Director for Adidas Group India? Claus Heckerott

 Which state will get its first commercial dairy for processing of camel milk into various products in Kutch district once the provision is made in its 2012-13 budget? Gujarat

 Who won the Malaysian GP 2012? Fernando Alonso

 Who recently visited Korean demilitarised zone? US President – Barack Obama

 Name the polish lady who did her PhD. in Sanskrit and then translated Bhagavad Gita into Polish recently. Anna Racinska

 Name the boxers who won gold medals at the 6th Asian Boxing Championships in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. MC.Mary Kom and L.Sarita Devi

 Where in Chennai is the 2nd airport is to be setup? Sriperumbudur

 Which actor passed away as the Kerala Government selected him for J.C.Daniel award for his contributions to the Malayalam industry? Jose Prakash

 Name the company that launched Android tablet Ira costing Rs.4,000. Wishtel

 Which group of students scoring 90% and above could seek admission in undergraduate courses at Oxford University? CBSE and ISC

 To which Asian country are Indian oil companies set to export petroleum products? Pakistan

 Name the Padma Bhushan awardeee who was honoured with „Proclamation by the City of New York‟. Shabana Azmi

 What is the validity period for cheques and bank drafts in India from 1st April 2012? 3 months from the date of issue
 What is the all-time high of Cardamom export during April-January fiscal? 3,900 tonnes valued at Rs.308.32 crore

 Name the company that launched Android tablet Ira costing Rs.4,000. Wishtel

 Undergraduate courses at Oxford University? CBSE and ISC

 To which Asian country are Indian oil companies set to export petroleum products? Pakistan

 Name the Padma Bhusahn awardeee who was honoured with „Proclamation by the City of New York‟. Shabana Azmi

 What is the validity period for cheques and bank drafts in India from 1st April 2012? 3 months from the date of issue

 What is the all-time high of Cardamom export during April-January fiscal? 3,900 tonnes valued at Rs.308.32 crore

 What amount of loan for education has been offered to India by world bank? $500 million

 64 years after Independence which state saw a locomotive train for the first time? Manipur (12km from Jiribam to Dholakhal)

 Longding became the 17th district of which Indian state? Arunachal Pradesh

 Name the 3 state-run power companies from Gujarat which bagged gold and brozen shields at the National Awards for Meritorious Performance in Power Sector. Uttar Gujarat Vij Company Ltd. (UGVCL), Gujarat Energy Transmission Company Ltd. (GETCO) and Madhya Gujarat Vij Company Ltd. (MGVCL)

 Israeli Government is planning to setup 3 agricultural excellence centres in which Indian state? Gujarat

 Who has been nominated for World bank President post by US President? Korean-American Physician-Anthropologist Jim Yong Kim

 Which team won the cricket Asia Cup 2012? Pakistan

 Which Dubai-based airlines is open to investing in India as the Government is considering allowing foreign airlines? Emirates group

 Which European nation was hit by 24-hour strike against austerity measures agreed by the Government in return for an international bailout? Portugal

 Expand – NBFC Non-Banking Finance Companies

 Name the U.S. author who won the 8th annual Story prize for short fiction – “We Others”. Steven Millhauser

 Which British newspaper won the annual Press Awards – the Oscars of British Journalism? Daily Mail (Newspaper and Website of the year)

 Who has been named for Dada Saheb Phalke award? Soumitra Chatterjee

 Who has been named India‟s Glam Diva? Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra

 Who is chosen for the NTR National Film Award 2010? South Indian Actress Sharada

 Who was adjudged boldest business person of the year 2011 at the Financial Times ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Awards? Michael Woodford

 Name the Goa Tourism minister who died of heart attack recently? Matanhy Saldanha

 At what swap ratio did Tech Mahindra buyout Mahindra Satyam? 2:17

 In amended divorce bill who would be given power to reduce or waive off the cooling period? Court i.e. Judge

 Which mircoblogging site is popularly known as „SMS of the internet‟ which turned 6 years in March 2012? Twitter

 Expand – NPCI National Payment Corporation of India

 Name the 6 Indian brands among world‟s 500 best brands as per global consultancy firm „Brand Finance‟. Tata, Airtel, State Bank of India, Reliance, Indian Oil Corporation and Infosys

 Name the laptop launched by Dell priced at Rs.79,900. XPS13 Ultrabook

 On which city Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa is planning a novel? Peruvian city of Piura

 Which Indian city has been selected as city of focus at the Toronto International Film Festival 2012? Mumbai

 In which stock exchange has RCom filed IPO for Flag Telecom? Singapore Stock Exchange

 At what value and which company is United Parcel Service is set to buy? TNT Express for $6.85 billion

 As Jet Airways discontinues JetLite, which company it is set to merge? JetKonnect

 Name the hockey player who was declared the winner of „Survivor India‟. Raj Rani