GK Sports

1. Who is the only Indian tennis player to reach the semifinal of Wimbledon Tennis Singles?
a) Vijay Amritraj
b) Leader Paes
c) Ramanathan Krishnan
d) Mahesh Bhupati

GK Sports 1

1. Who is the only Indian tennis player to reach the semifinal of Wimbledon Tennis Singles?
a) Vijay Amritraj
b) Leader Paes
c) Ramanathan Krishnan
d) Mahesh Bhupati

2. Which is the largest football stadium in the world?
a) Wembli
b) Maracana Municipal Stadium
c) Salt lake Stadium
d) None of these

3. Formula One is associated with
a) car racing
b) cycling
c) go carting
d) none of these

4. Who has won the maximum number of Tour de France championships?
a) Carlos Sastre
b) Lance Armstrong
c) Valentino Rossi
d) None of these

5. Tour de France is associated with
a) motor racing
b) cycling
c) swimming
d) football

6. The term googly is associated with
a) kabadi
b) cricket
c) baseball
d) football

7. All of the following cups and trophies are associated with lawn tennis, except
a) Asian Cup
b) Nation’s cup
c) Davis Cup
d) Dr Rajendra Prasad Cup

8. Who was the first Indian to score a century in Test cricket?
a) Lala Amarnath
b) Vijay Hazare
c) Vijay Merchant
d) CK Nayudu

9. Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary reached the summit of Mount Everest in
a) 1952
b) 1953
c) 1954
d) 1955

10. With which of the following games is Rangaswamy Cup associated?
a) Archery
b) Cricket
c) Football
d) Hockey

11. The first Winter Olympics was held at
a) Innsbru (Australia)
b) Lake Placid (USA)
c) Chamonix (France)
d) Calgary (Alberta)

12. The name Chris Evert is associated with
a) Swimming
b) Skating
c) Tennis
d) Shooting

13. Which of the following cup/trophy is related to cricket?
a) Irani Trophy
b) Grand Prix
c) Derby Cup
d) Konica Cup

GK Sports 1

1. Who is the only Indian tennis player to reach the semifinal of Wimbledon Tennis Singles?
a) Vijay Amritraj
b) Leader Paes
c) Ramanathan Krishnan
d) Mahesh Bhupati

2. Which is the largest football stadium in the world?
a) Wembli
b) Maracana Municipal Stadium
c) Salt lake Stadium
d) None of these

3. Formula One is associated with
a) car racing
b) cycling
c) go carting
d) none of these

4. Who has won the maximum number of Tour de France championships?
a) Carlos Sastre
b) Lance Armstrong
c) Valentino Rossi
d) None of these

5. Tour de France is associated with
a) motor racing
b) cycling
c) swimming
d) football

6. The term googly is associated with
a) kabadi
b) cricket
c) baseball
d) football

7. All of the following cups and trophies are associated with lawn tennis, except
a) Asian Cup
b) Nation’s cup
c) Davis Cup
d) Dr Rajendra Prasad Cup

8. Who was the first Indian to score a century in Test cricket?
a) Lala Amarnath
b) Vijay Hazare
c) Vijay Merchant
d) CK Nayudu

9. Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary reached the summit of Mount Everest in
a) 1952
b) 1953
c) 1954
d) 1955

10. With which of the following games is Rangaswamy Cup associated?
a) Archery
b) Cricket
c) Football
d) Hockey

11. The first Winter Olympics was held at
a) Innsbru (Australia)
b) Lake Placid (USA)
c) Chamonix (France)
d) Calgary (Alberta)

12. The name Chris Evert is associated with
a) Swimming
b) Skating
c) Tennis
d) Shooting

13. Which of the following cup/trophy is related to cricket?
a) Irani Trophy
b) Grand Prix
c) Derby Cup
d) Konica Cup

14. Which one of the following became an Olympic item for the first time in 1992?
a) Hockey
b) Badminton
c) Swimming
d) Football

15. Which of the following is the national game of America?
a) football
b) basket ball
c) baseball
d) volleyball

16. Which country has hosted the most number of Asian Games?
a) India
b) Thailand
c) China
d) Indonesia

17. The term ‘Steeplechase’ is associated with
a) boxing
b) polo
c) rowing
d) horse racing

18. Which one of the following games was known as Ping Pong is its early days?
a) table tennis
b) tennis
c) badminton
d) hand ball

19. The International Amateur Athletic Federation was formed in
a) 1900
b) 1912
c) 1928
d) 1930

20. Which is the world’s oldest lawn tennis tournament?
a) Wimbledon
b) US Open
c) Australian Open
d) French Open

21. Who was the first gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympics?
a) Nadia Comaneci
b) Olga Korbut
c) Larissa Latynina
d) Maria Filatova

22. Who was the first woman to win six gold medals in one Olympics?
a) Florence Griffith Joyner
b) S Wodars
c) E Ashford
d) Kristian Otto

23. The Old Trafford Stadium is in
a) Australia
b) New Zealand
c) South Africa
d) England

24. With which of the following sports/games is the diamond shaped ground associated?
a) Basket ball
b) Baseball
c) Volley ball
d) Football

25. What is the measurement of a polo ground?
a) 300 yards by 200 yards
b) 300 yards by 300 yards
c) 200 yards by 250 yards
d) 250 yards by 300 yards

 

GK Sports 1

1. Who is the only Indian tennis player to reach the semifinal of Wimbledon Tennis Singles?
a) Vijay Amritraj
b) Leader Paes
c) Ramanathan Krishnan
d) Mahesh Bhupati

2. Which is the largest football stadium in the world?
a) Wembli
b) Maracana Municipal Stadium
c) Salt lake Stadium
d) None of these

3. Formula One is associated with
a) car racing
b) cycling
c) go carting
d) none of these

4. Who has won the maximum number of Tour de France championships?
a) Carlos Sastre
b) Lance Armstrong
c) Valentino Rossi
d) None of these

5. Tour de France is associated with
a) motor racing
b) cycling
c) swimming
d) football

6. The term googly is associated with
a) kabadi
b) cricket
c) baseball
d) football

7. All of the following cups and trophies are associated with lawn tennis, except
a) Asian Cup
b) Nation’s cup
c) Davis Cup
d) Dr Rajendra Prasad Cup

8. Who was the first Indian to score a century in Test cricket?
a) Lala Amarnath
b) Vijay Hazare
c) Vijay Merchant
d) CK Nayudu

9. Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary reached the summit of Mount Everest in
a) 1952
b) 1953
c) 1954
d) 1955

10. With which of the following games is Rangaswamy Cup associated?
a) Archery
b) Cricket
c) Football
d) Hockey

11. The first Winter Olympics was held at
a) Innsbru (Australia)
b) Lake Placid (USA)
c) Chamonix (France)
d) Calgary (Alberta)

12. The name Chris Evert is associated with
a) Swimming
b) Skating
c) Tennis
d) Shooting

13. Which of the following cup/trophy is related to cricket?
a) Irani Trophy
b) Grand Prix
c) Derby Cup
d) Konica Cup

14. Which one of the following became an Olympic item for the first time in 1992?
a) Hockey
b) Badminton
c) Swimming
d) Football

15. Which of the following is the national game of America?
a) football
b) basket ball
c) baseball
d) volleyball

16. Which country has hosted the most number of Asian Games?
a) India
b) Thailand
c) China
d) Indonesia

17. The term ‘Steeplechase’ is associated with
a) boxing
b) polo
c) rowing
d) horse racing

18. Which one of the following games was known as Ping Pong is its early days?
a) table tennis
b) tennis
c) badminton
d) hand ball

19. The International Amateur Athletic Federation was formed in
a) 1900
b) 1912
c) 1928
d) 1930

20. Which is the world’s oldest lawn tennis tournament?
a) Wimbledon
b) US Open
c) Australian Open
d) French Open

21. Who was the first gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympics?
a) Nadia Comaneci
b) Olga Korbut
c) Larissa Latynina
d) Maria Filatova

22. Who was the first woman to win six gold medals in one Olympics?
a) Florence Griffith Joyner
b) S Wodars
c) E Ashford
d) Kristian Otto

23. The Old Trafford Stadium is in
a) Australia
b) New Zealand
c) South Africa
d) England

24. With which of the following sports/games is the diamond shaped ground associated?
a) Basket ball
b) Baseball
c) Volley ball
d) Football

25. What is the measurement of a polo ground?
a) 300 yards by 200 yards
b) 300 yards by 300 yards
c) 200 yards by 250 yards
d) 250 yards by 300 yards

Answers

1. Ramanathan Krishnan
2. Maracana Municipal Stadium
3. car racing
4. Lance Armstrong
5. cycling
6. cricket
7. Asian Cup
8. Lala Amarnath
9. 1952
10. Hockey
11. Chamonix (France)
12. Tennis
13. Irani Trophy
14. Badminton
15. baseball
16. Thailand
17. horse racing
18. horse racing
19. 1912
20. Wimbledon
21. Nadia Comaneci
22. Kristian Otto
23. England
24. Baseball
25. 300 yards by 200 yards

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General Knowledge Objective General Knowledge

Objective General Knowledge
Q. A “biological death” occurs/takes place when
  1 there is no pulse and heartbeat
  2 pupils show no reaction to light
  3 all the body cells die after a few hours of clinical death
  4 pupils are fixed and dilated
    Ans: 3
Q. A bat is
  1 a mammal
  2 a reptile
  3 an amphibian
  4 an avian
    Ans: 1
Q. A balanced diet contains
  1 animal protein
  2 macro and micro nutrients
  3 food nutrients for growth and maintenance
  4 butter and ghee
    Ans: 3
Q. bacteria do not need sunlight to grow because
  1 they lack chlorophyll and so they are incapable of making their own food
  2 they hate sunlight
  3 they use others kinds of light for their synthesis
  4 they prepare their food without the help of sunlight
    Ans: 4
Q. Who is the top run getter in Cricket World Cup 2011?
  1 Kumar Sangakara
  2 Sachin Tendulkar
  3 TM Dilshan
  4 Gautam Gambhir
    Ans: 3
Q. India won the Cricket World Cup 1983 by defeating –
  1 Australia
  2 England
  3 West Indies
  4 South Africa
    Ans: 3
Q. Which team posted highest team total in Cricket World Cup 2011?
  1 South Africa
  2 India
  3 West Indies
  4 Sri Lanka
    Ans: 2
Q. Who made the fastest hundred in Cricket World Cup 2011?
  1 Virat Kohli
  2 Sachin Tendulkar
  3 K. J. O Brein
  4 Jack Kallis
    Ans: 3
Q. Who has won the Australian Grand Prix this year?
  1 Fernando Alonso
  2 Sebastian Vettel
  3 Lewis Hamilton
  4 None of them
    Ans: 2
Q. Who is the author of the book Patron of the Poor: Cast Politics and Policy Making in India?
  1 Greg Lindsay
  2 Narayan Lakshman
  3 Khushwant Singh
  4 Arundhuti Roy
    Ans: 2

General Knowledge – Current Affairs Quiz July 2011

1. Who has been Appointed as Solicitor General of India ?
-Rohinton Fali Nariman

The Government has appointed Rohinton Fali Nariman, Senior Advocate as Solicitor General of India. The appointment is for three years w.e.f. 27th July, 2011. Born on 13th August, 1956, Rohinton Fali Nariman, studied at Shri Ram College of Commerce and at Faculty of Law in Delhi University as well as at the Harvard Law School. An expert in Comparative Constitutional Law and Civil Law, has practiced law for last 30 years with 500 Reported Supreme Court Judgements to his credit.

2. Which French tyre maker is all set to start production in Chennai unit?
Michelin
3. Which French cement gaint has been allowed to mine for limestone in Meghalaya’s East Khasi hills by Supreme Court?
Lafarge
4. The death of which film maker could be remembered as ‘Siddheswari’ won the national award for Best documentary film in 1989?
Mani Kaul
5. Which spiritual leader celebrated his 76th Birthday recently?
Dalai Lama
6. Which country is set to role out 1st phase of National internet in August at 8Mb for home users?
Iran
7. Approximately how much hectares of land in India is under organic certification as on March 2010?
4.4 million hectares
8. Who has been appointed as Manager of West Indies Under-19 cricket team?
Courtney Walsh
9. After battling with cancer which British actress died recently?
Anna Massey
10. Where has Posco planned Rs.52,000 crore project in India?
Orrisa, Jagatsinghpur
11. Which company is all set to acquire British online bookstore The Book Depository?
Amazon.com
12. Which Bharathanatyam exponent was conferred with Yagnaraman Lifetime Achievement Award?
Padma Subrahmanyam
13. Who has been appointed as CEO of Fortis Healthcare?
Aditya Vij
14. Who has been appointed as RBI Deputy Governor?
Harun Rashid Khan
15. Who has been appointed as BHEL’s Director of Finance?
P.K.Bajpai
16. Which social networking site has gained 2nd rank in USA?
LinkedIn
17. Who is been appointed as the CEO of Genpact?
Tiger Tyagarajan
18. Who is the VC and CEO of HDFC bank?
Keki Mistry
19. Who is the CEO of Facebook?
Mark Zuckerberg
20. In which Indian city will the Nano Science and Technology be setup?
Bangalore (Devanahalli)
21. Who sealed his 2012 Olympics berth for the Archery Event?
Jayanta Talukdar
22. Which actor is all set to construct a temple for Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni?
Manoj Tiwari
23. Which part of Sudan is all set to celebrate its Independence Day on 8th July 2011,Saturday?
South Sudan
24. Which networking website now allows video calls and group chat?
Facebook
25. Who recently joined 400 wicket elite club in Test Cricket?
Harbhajan Singh
26. Where in India has Indian Institute of Management planned to open its 2nd campus?
Bangalore, Anekal
27. Who is to succeed defence secretary Pradeep Kumar?
Shashikant Sharma
28. Who won gold in 19th Asian Athletics Championship?
Mayookha
29. Which job-starved state in India has been granted Rs.1,000 crore job plan?
Jammu and Kashmir
30. Who has been appointed as CFO of Firssource Solutions Limited.?
Rajesh Subramaniam
31. Which Asian country becomes the first country to win the FIFA women’s world cup?
Japan
32. Who won the British Open Golf Championship 2011?
Darren Clarke
33. Who was the 400th wicket of Harbhajan Singh?
Carlton Baugh
34. Which countries reached the semi-finals of Copa America 2011?
Peru,Uruguay,Paraguay,Venezuela
35. Who won the MotoGP German Grand Prix 2011?
Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team)
36. Which country won the Snooker World Cup 2011 after 15 years?
China
37. Who won the British Grand Prix 2011?
Alonso
38. The Mysore campus of Infosys has been renamed as?
Naryana Murthy Centre of Excellence
39. Which 2 Indian cricketers are nominated for all-time greatest Test team?
Sachin and Sehwag  
40. Who has been appointed as CEO of Sun TV Network?
K.Vijay Kumar
41. Which bank has entered into pact with SBI Mutual Fund?
Indian Bank
42. Who has been appointed as CEO of Aditya Brila Finance?
Rakesh Singh
43. Which bank has launched credit card with no pre-set limit on spending?
HDBC Bank
44. Airtel has inked deal with which company for IT solutions to African employees?
IBM
45. Which passenger jet with a capacity to fly about 250 people non-stop up to 16,000 km landed at the IGI airport?
Boeing 787 Dream-liner
46. Who has been appointed as Railway Minister in cabinet reshuffle 2011?
Dinesh Trivedi
47. Who has been appointed as Tribal Affairs and Panchayati Raj Minister in cabinet reshuffle 2011?
Kishore Chandra Deo
48. Who takes over Ministry of Steel in cabinet reshuffle 2011?
Beni Prasad Verma
49. Who has been appointed as Rural Development Minister in cabinet reshuffle 2011?
Jairam Ramesh
50. Which country has been included as 193rd member of United Nations?
Sundan
51. Which 3 telecom companies have shared their networks and rolled out Plan India 3G services?
Vodafone, Bharti and Idea
52. In which 2 Indian cities was Google Transit launched?
Chennai and Hyderabad
53. Which company is all set to launch iPad rival?
Amazon
54. At what percent did June 2011 inflation close?
9.44%
55. Which company recently unveiled smallest data center?
Intel
56. Who has been named as coach for Sri Lankan cricket team ahead of Australia’s tour?
Rumesh Ratnayake
57. Who has lent his voice for pop star Britney Spear’s new single “I Wanna Go”?
Sonu Nigam
58. Which latest communication satellite has been launched by ISRO?
GSAT-12
59. Which Finance company is all set to offer loans against gold ETF units?
Muthoot Finance
60. Name the CEO of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp, China’s biggest chip maker who quit recently.
David Wang
61. Who and at what age clinched the British Open Golf championship 2011?
Darren Clarke
62. Which IT company recently announced a 13-member executive council?
Infosys
63. Who has been elected as president of Mumbai Cricket Association?
Vilasrao Deshmukh
64. Who has been elected as chief of Empowered Committee of Goods and Services Tax?
Sushil Kumar Modi
65. Against whom did India win an International football friendly match?
Qatar, 2-1
66. Which shuttle undocked for the final time from International Space station, NASA?
Atlantis
67. Where and for which project has BHEL commissioned 525MW thermal set?
Maithon Right Bank thermal power project in Jharkhand
68. Which country won the women’s soccer World Cup 2011?
Japan
69. Which company is eyeing to open its IT centre in Gujarat?
Infosys
70. Which South American country has surpassed Saudi Arabia in oil reserves?
Venezuela
71. Which company bought .CO domain ahead of its 1st year anniversary of public launch?
Google and will be used as G.Co to launch shortcut URL
72. Which luxury hotels have been accorded the LEED Platinum (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating?
ITC’s luxury hotels
73. Name the person who ignited China’s interest in the NBA and became one of Asia’s best-known athletes and is retired now.
Yao Ming
74. Which 2 countries are set to participate in the 2000th test in the history of Test Cricket?
India and England
75.  Who has been appointed as Andhra Pradesh  Director General of Police ?
V. Dinesh Reddy
IPS officer of 1977 batch V. Dinesh Reddy has been appointed the Director General of Police of Andhra Pradesh.
Mr. Dinesh Reddy, currently the Director General of Vigilance and Enforcement.
76. Who has been appointed as Chairman of Alcatel-Lucent for its India operations?
Arun Seth

List of Ramon Magsaysay Award Winners

Category includes

CL – Community Leadership
GS – Government Service
JLCCA – Journalism,Literature and the Creative Communicative Arts
PIU – Peace & international Understanding
EL – Emergent Leadership
PS – Public Service

Year Name Category
1958 Vinoba Bhave (CL)
1959 Chintaman Deshmukh (GS)
1961 Amitabha Chowdhury (JLCCA) 1962 Mother Teresa PIU
1963 Dara Khurody (CL)
1963 Verghese Kurien (CL)
1963 Tribhuvandas Patel (CL)
1964 Welthy Fisher (PIU)
1965 Jayaprakash Narayan (PS)
1966 Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay (CL)
1967 Satyajit Ray (JLCCA)
1971 M.Sambasivan Swaminathan (CL)
1974 M.S.Subbulakshmi (PS)
1975 Boobli George Verghese (JLCCA)
1976 Henning Holck-Larsen (PIU)
1976 Sombhu Mitra (JLCCA)
1977 Ela Ramesh Bhatt (CL)
1979 Mabelle Arole (CL)
1979 Rajanikant Arole (CL)
1981 Gour Kishore Ghosh (JLCCA)
1981 Pramod Karan Sethi (CL)
1982 Chandi Prasad Bhatt (CL)
1982 Manibhai Desai (PS)
1982 Arun Shourie (JLCCA)
1984 Rasipuram Lakshman (JLCCA)
1985 Muralidhar Amte (PS)
1989 Lakshmi Chand Jain (PS)
1992 Ravi Shankar (JLCCA)
1993 Banoo Jehangir Coyaji (PS)
1994 Kiran Bedi (GS)
1996 Pandurang Athavale (CL)
1996 Tirunellai Seshan (GS)
1997 Mahasweta Devi (JLCCA)
1997 Mahesh Chander Mehta (PS)
2000 Jockin Arputham (PIU)
2000 Aruna Roy (CL)
2001 Rajendra Singh (CL)
2002 Sandeep Pandey (EL)
2003 James Michael Lyngdoh (GS)
2003 Shantha Sinha (CL)
2004 Laxminarayan Ramdas (PIU)
2005 V Shantha (PS)
2006 Arvind Kejriwal (EL)
2007 Palagummi Sainath (JLCCA)

General Knowledge – मैग्सेसे पुरस्कार 2011

नीलिमा और हरीश ने जीता मैग्सेसे पुरस्कार

मनीला। एशिया के नोबेल पुरस्कार के रूप में प्रतिष्ठित मैग्सेसे पुरस्कार को जीतने में इस बार दो भारतीयों हरीश हंडे और नीलिमा मिश्रा ने कामयाबी हासिल की है। इसकी घोषणा बुधवार को हुई। नीलिमा (39) को यह पुरस्कार “महाराष्ट्र में ग्रामीणों के साथ मिलकर अथक परिश्रम करने पर दिया गया है। नीलिमा ने ग्रामीणों को उनकी आकांक्षाओं और उनकी कठिनाइयों दोनों को सामूहिक प्रयास से सफलतापूर्वक निपटने के लिए उन्हें एकजुट किया है। साथ ही नीलिमा ने उनकी जीवन की दशा में सुधार के लिए उनमें आत्मविश्वास के भाव को तीव्र किया है।” हरीश (44) को यह पुरस्कार “एक सामाजिक उद्यम के जरिए गरीबों तक सौर ऊर्जा की प्रौद्योगिकी पहुंचाने के लिए उनके भावुक एवं व्यावहारिक प्रयासों के लिए दिया गया है। यह उद्यम भारत के वृहद ग्रामीण आबादी के लिए एक विशिष्ट रूप से निर्मित, सस्ता और टिकाऊ बिजली का प्रबंध करता है।” इस पुरस्कार की घोषणा रेमन मैग्सेसे अवार्ड फाउंडेशन की ओर से की गई। ज्ञात हो कि पुणे विश्वविद्यालय से नैदानिक मनोविज्ञान में स्नातकोत्तर मिश्रा ने महाराष्ट्र के बहादरपुर के गांव में भगिनी निवेदिता ग्रामीण विज्ञान निकेतन की स्थापना की है। मैसाच्यूसेट्स विश्वविद्यालय से ऊर्जा अभियांत्रिकी में पीएचडी हंडे ख़डगपुर स्थित भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान (आईआईटी) से पढ़ाई कर चुके हैं। वह बेंगलुरू में सेल्को सोलर लाइट प्राइवेट लिमिटेड के सह-संस्थापक और इसके प्रबंध निदेशक हैं। इनके अलावा मैग्सेसे पुरस्कार से सम्मानित होने वालों में फिलिपींस के “अल्टरनेटिव इंडिगेनस डेवलपमेंट फाउंडेशन”, इंडोनेशिया के हसनानी जुएनी, कम्बोडिया के कौल पन्हा और इंडोनिशया के ही ट्रि मुमपुनी शामिल हैं। उल्लेखनीय है कि मैग्सेसे पुरस्कार की स्थापना वर्ष 1957 में हुई। यह पुरस्कार फिलिपींस के तीसरे राष्ट्रपति रमन मैगसेसे की याद में एशिया के संगठनों अथवा व्यक्तियों को प्रतिवर्ष दिया जाता है। छह विजेताओं को 31 अगस्त को मनीला में आयोजित एक समारोह में एक प्रमाणपत्र, राष्ट्रपति की तस्वीर युक्त एक पदक और नकद राशि प्रदान की जाएगी।
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