Corporate Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers August 2011, August 22-August 28

Taking the Corporate Current Affairs Quiz will test as well as enhance your knowledge of major corporate events. The corporate quiz for August 2011 will make you better prepared to face competitive examinations like that of Bank PO, NABARD, RBI, LIC, Civil Services, MBA etc.
1.    Which luxury car maker launched a new version of its sports utility vehicle Q5, priced at Rs 35.13 lakh on 23 August 2011?
a.    Audi India
b.    Opel
c.    Porsche
d.    Mercedes-Benz
Answer: (a)

2.     Which Indian auto-maker Tata Motors launched the new version of its premium hatchback, the Vista on 23 August 2011?
a.    Mahindra & Mahindra
b.    Tata Motors
c.    Maruti
d.    Bajaj Auto
Answer: (b)

3.     Silicon Valley legend Steve Jobs resigned as chief executive of Apple Inc on 24 August 2011. In which year was Apple founded?
a.    1970
b.    1973
c.    1975
d.    1976
Answer: (d)


4.    
Which pharmaceutical company entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Universal Medicare’s marketing and distribution business in India?
a.    Dr Reddy’s
b.    Aventis Pharma
c.    Cipla
d.    Ranbaxy
Answer: (b)

5.    
This provider of information technology consulting, and business process outsourcing services, was selected by the U.K. Financial Services Authority (FSA) to be a key supplier of solutions as part of its Strategic Outsourcing Framework Agreement (SOFA). Identify the company.
a.    Cognizant
b.    Infosys
c.    IBM
d.    Tech Mahindra
Answer: (a)

General Knowledge Quiz

1) Who won the Football World Cup in 1982?
d) Italy
2) Which country is known as Suomi?
b) Finland
3) Who was the Roman Emperor in 41-54 AD?
c) Claudius
4) Who won Wimbledon Women’s Singles Championship in 1988?
d) Steffi Graf
5) Who is the author of Pride and Prejudice?
a) Jane Austen
6) In the Bible, who is the eldest son of David?
c) Amnon
7) In which film it is said, “Some dreams come true. Some don’t. Keep on dreaming.”?
b) Pretty Woman
8) Who is considered the father of geometry?
d) Euclid
9) Which country was known as Nyasaland?
b) Malawi
10) Which sea separates Egypt from Saudi Arabia?
c) Red Sea
11) Which country has 11 official languages?
d) South Africa
12) Which pope divided the world between Portugal and Spain?
c) Alexander VI
13) How many lines are in a limerick?
a) Five
14) The flag of which country has one big star and four small stars?
b) China
15) Which is the national animal of Argentina?
a) Puma
16) Who won seven gold medals in swimming in 1972 Munich Olympics?
a) Mark Spitz
17) What is sodium chloride?
c) Salt
18) Who is the patron saint of music?
b) St. Cecilia
19) What is the meaning of Anno Domini?
a) Year of the Lord
20) In the Bible, Joseph was sold by his brothers for how many silver coins?
c) Twenty
21) How many furlongs is one mile?
b) Eight
22) Who is the founder of Sikhism?
c) Guru Nanak
23) When is the Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier?
d) December 3
24) Which river joins Ganga at Allahabad?
b) Yamuna
25) Who was the Carthagian general during Punic War II?
a) Hannibal

Current Affairs for Competitive Exams, November 1st 2011

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 smses 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

INDIA FREEDOM QUIZ/ INDIA INDEPENDENCE QUIZ

1. Indian National Congress formed in 1885 during the Governor –General ship of?
Lord Dufferin

2. First Woman president of Indian National Congress?
Annie Besant (1917)

3. Who was the first Muslim president of Indian National Congress
Badruddin Tyabjee

4. Indian National Congress held its first session in 1885 at?
Gokul Das Tejpal Sanskrit College, Bombay

5. What does the Saffron colour in our National Flag stand for?
Renunciation (Sacrifice)

6. The first session of Indian National Congress was held under the presidentship of?
W.C.Banerjee

7. When did the First war of Independence start?

1857 May 10
8. When was the Quit India movement started?

1942 August 8 at Bombay
9. Who was the founder of Indian National Congress?

A.O.Hume(Allan Octavian Hume)
10. Who said ”Swaraj is my birth right and I must have it”?
Bal Gangadhar Tilak

11. Jalianwala Bagh Massacre took place in the city of?

Amritsar, April 13, 1919

12. Mahatma Gandhi was referred to as the “Father of the Nation” first by?
Subhash Chandra Bose

13. Who composed the famous patriotic song “Sare Jahamse Acha”?

Mohammed Iqbal

14. When was the Dandi March started?

March 12, 1930

15. Who commented “The Cripps Mission was a post dated cheque drawn on a crashing bank?

Mahatma Gandhi

16. A resolution asking complete independence (“Poorna Swaraj”) for India was moved at which session of Indian National Congress?
Lahore session (1929) under the presidency of Jawaharlal Nehru

17. Who was the president of Indian National Congress at the time of Indian Independence?
Acharya Kripalani

18. Who was the president of Indian National Congress at the time of Gandhi-Irwin pact in Mar 5, 1931?

Jawaharlal Nehru
19. Which was the summer capital of India during the British rule?
Simla
20. “Vanar Sena” which participated in freedom struggle of India was led by?
Indira Gandhi
21. Simon commission came to India in?

1928
22. First Round Table Conference held in England in ?

1930. Second in 1931, third in 1932

23. First Indian Woman president of Indian National Congress?
Sarojini Naidu(1925)

24. The Indian National Congress split into two groups; extremists and
moderates, at the Surat session in the year ?
1907
Extremists were led by Bal, Pal, Lal while the moderates by G.K.Gokhale.

25. In the year 1919, the British Government passed a new rule under which the Government had the authority and power to arrest people and keep them in prisons without any trial if they are suspected with the charge of terrorism. Which is that rule?

Rowlatt Act

26. Who started the Hindustan Socialist republican Association in 1928?

Chandra Sekhar Asad
27. Who represented Indian National Congress in the second round table conference in 1931?
Mahatma Gandhi

28. The national leader of India who participated in all of the three round table conferences?
B.R.Ambedkar

29. Who is the founder of Forward Block formed in 1939?

Subhash Chandra Bose

30. Subhash Chandra Bose was referred to as the “Nethaji” first by?

Mahatma Gandhi

31. Indian Independence Act passed in the British Parliament in?

1947 July 1

32. Cabinet Mission came to India in the year?

1946

33. India’s National Anthem “Janaganamana” first sung in?

1911 December 27 at Calcutta session of Indian National Congress

34. India’s National Song “Vandematharam” first sung in?

1896 at Calcutta

35. Gandhiji was referred to as the “Mahatma” first by?
Ravindra Nath Tagore

36. Prime minister of Britain when India got Independence?

Clement Attlee (Labor Party)

37. Who was the leader of Bardoli Satyagrah of 1928?

Sardar Vallabhai Patel

38. How many followers of Gandhiji participated in Dandi March?

78
39. Chauri Chaura massacre took place in?
1922 in Utharpradesh
40. Gandhiji became the president of Indian National Congress in?

1924 at the Belgaum session of Indian National Congress

41. First elected president of Indian National Congress?
Subhash Chandra Bose (1939)

42. First foreign president of Indian National Congress?
George Yule

43. How many members participated in the first meeting of Indian National Congress?
72

44. Which was the most decisive war that marked the initiation of British rule in India?

Battle of Plassey
The battle occurred on June 23, 1757 at Palashi of Murshidabad, on the bank of Bhagirathi River

45. Who is known as the Heroine of Quit India Movement ?
Aruna Asaf Ali

46. The Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms introduced by the British Government in India to introduce self-governing institutions gradually to India in the year?

1919
47. In which year, Indian National Congress celebrated Independence Day for the fist time?
1930 January 26

48. Who set up the Swaraj Party in 1922?

C.R.Das and Moti Lal Nehru

49. Who presided over congress sessions three times?

Dada Bhai Naoroji

50. At which place did the British Government arrest Gandhiji for sedition for the first time?

Ahmedabad

NDIA FREEDOM QUIZ/ INDIA INDEPENDENCE QUIZ

1. Indian National Congress formed in 1885 during the Governor –General ship of?
Lord Dufferin

2. First Woman president of Indian National Congress?
Annie Besant (1917)

3. Who was the first Muslim president of Indian National Congress
Badruddin Tyabjee

4. Indian National Congress held its first session in 1885 at?
Gokul Das Tejpal Sanskrit College, Bombay

5. What does the Saffron colour in our National Flag stand for?
Renunciation (Sacrifice)

6. The first session of Indian National Congress was held under the presidentship of?
W.C.Banerjee

7. When did the First war of Independence start?

1857 May 10
8. When was the Quit India movement started?

1942 August 8 at Bombay
9. Who was the founder of Indian National Congress?

A.O.Hume(Allan Octavian Hume)
10. Who said ”Swaraj is my birth right and I must have it”?
Bal Gangadhar Tilak

11. Jalianwala Bagh Massacre took place in the city of?

Amritsar, April 13, 1919

12. Mahatma Gandhi was referred to as the “Father of the Nation” first by?
Subhash Chandra Bose

13. Who composed the famous patriotic song “Sare Jahamse Acha”?

Mohammed Iqbal

14. When was the Dandi March started?

March 12, 1930

15. Who commented “The Cripps Mission was a post dated cheque drawn on a crashing bank?

Mahatma Gandhi

16. A resolution asking complete independence (“Poorna Swaraj”) for India was moved at which session of Indian National Congress?
Lahore session (1929) under the presidency of Jawaharlal Nehru

17. Who was the president of Indian National Congress at the time of Indian Independence?
Acharya Kripalani

18. Who was the president of Indian National Congress at the time of Gandhi-Irwin pact in Mar 5, 1931?

Jawaharlal Nehru
19. Which was the summer capital of India during the British rule?
Simla
20. “Vanar Sena” which participated in freedom struggle of India was led by?
Indira Gandhi
21. Simon commission came to India in?

1928
22. First Round Table Conference held in England in ?

1930. Second in 1931, third in 1932

23. First Indian Woman president of Indian National Congress?
Sarojini Naidu(1925)

24. The Indian National Congress split into two groups; extremists and
moderates, at the Surat session in the year ?
1907
Extremists were led by Bal, Pal, Lal while the moderates by G.K.Gokhale.

25. In the year 1919, the British Government passed a new rule under which the Government had the authority and power to arrest people and keep them in prisons without any trial if they are suspected with the charge of terrorism. Which is that rule?

Rowlatt Act

26. Who started the Hindustan Socialist republican Association in 1928?

Chandra Sekhar Asad
27. Who represented Indian National Congress in the second round table conference in 1931?
Mahatma Gandhi

28. The national leader of India who participated in all of the three round table conferences?
B.R.Ambedkar

29. Who is the founder of Forward Block formed in 1939?

Subhash Chandra Bose

30. Subhash Chandra Bose was referred to as the “Nethaji” first by?

Mahatma Gandhi

31. Indian Independence Act passed in the British Parliament in?

1947 July 1

32. Cabinet Mission came to India in the year?

1946

33. India’s National Anthem “Janaganamana” first sung in?

1911 December 27 at Calcutta session of Indian National Congress

34. India’s National Song “Vandematharam” first sung in?

1896 at Calcutta

35. Gandhiji was referred to as the “Mahatma” first by?
Ravindra Nath Tagore

36. Prime minister of Britain when India got Independence?

Clement Attlee (Labor Party)

37. Who was the leader of Bardoli Satyagrah of 1928?

Sardar Vallabhai Patel

38. How many followers of Gandhiji participated in Dandi March?

78
39. Chauri Chaura massacre took place in?
1922 in Utharpradesh
40. Gandhiji became the president of Indian National Congress in?

1924 at the Belgaum session of Indian National Congress

41. First elected president of Indian National Congress?
Subhash Chandra Bose (1939)

42. First foreign president of Indian National Congress?
George Yule

43. How many members participated in the first meeting of Indian National Congress?
72

44. Which was the most decisive war that marked the initiation of British rule in India?

Battle of Plassey
The battle occurred on June 23, 1757 at Palashi of Murshidabad, on the bank of Bhagirathi River

45. Who is known as the Heroine of Quit India Movement ?
Aruna Asaf Ali

46. The Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms introduced by the British Government in India to introduce self-governing institutions gradually to India in the year?

1919
47. In which year, Indian National Congress celebrated Independence Day for the fist time?
1930 January 26

48. Who set up the Swaraj Party in 1922?

C.R.Das and Moti Lal Nehru

49. Who presided over congress sessions three times?

Dada Bhai Naoroji

50. At which place did the British Government arrest Gandhiji for sedition for the first time?

Ahmedabad

General knowledge of india – 11

>The largest cantilever bridge of India is Howrah Bridge

>The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is located in Darjeeling



>The headquarter of European Court of Justice (ECJ) are situated at Luxembourg

>The host of first Olympics in 1896 was Athens, Greece



>The headquarter of all the following international organization are based at Vienna, excepted United Nations Development Programme


>The member of SEATO (South-East Asia Treaty Organisation) are Australia, France, New Zealand, Philippines, Thailand, UK and USA


>The main crop of Meghalaya is rice

>The major minerals found in Uttar Pradesh are limestone and dolomite





>The headquarter of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are situated at Vienna


>The first recipient of Bharat Ratna award in 1954 was C. Rajagopalachari

>The credit of developing the polio vaccine goes to Jones Salk



>The first NAM (Non-Aligned Movement) conference was held at Belgrade (Yugoslavia)


>The command from a superior officer or a judge to a subordinate right given to a person to act in the name of another, is Mandate


>The common terms used in shooting are bed, ballsege, marksmanship, plug

>The buoyancy depends on the mass of the liquid displaced



>The country’s first indigenously built missile boat was INS Vibhuti

>The first launch of the missile ‘Trishul’ was made in September, 1995



>The corresponding Gregorian date of the saka month, Bhadra is August 23

>The branch of science that studies cells is called cytology



>The first foreigner to receive Bharat Ratna was Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

>The first General Elections in India took place in 1952



>The electron was first identified by J. J. Thompson

>The first attempt in printing was made in England by William Caxton



 >The dance performed by women to invoke rain in Bihar is Jata Jatin

>The department of Atomic Energy was established in 1956



>The exhaled air contains a mixture of carbon dioxide, nitrogen and oxygen in which nitrogen has the highest percentage


>The credit of inventing the television goes to Baird

>The first man-made satellite, Sputnik I was launched by the former USSR in 1957



>The first rice straw power plant has been set up at Jalkheri, Punjab

>The first Afro-Asian Games were held in Hyderabad



>Study of earthquakes is known as seismology

>Penicillin was invented by A. Fleming



>Raja Rammohan Roy advocated widow remarriage and woman’s education

>Raja Rammohan Roy was the founder of the Brahmo Samaj



>Small amounts of iodine are necessary in our diet to
A: compensate for underactive the thyroid gland


General Knowledge of India

Q : Author of the book India wins Freedom is :
Ans : Abdul Kalam Azad
Q : Biological fixation of nitrogen occurs most commonly in :
Ans : Peas

Cities Populationwise
1-Tokyo
2-New Delhi
3-SaoPaulo(Brazil)
4-Mumbai
5-Mexico City
6-New York
7-Shanghai
8-Kolkata
9-Dhaka
10-Kar

>India-China Ki Common Boarder Ki Lambai Kitni He?
Ans.3500 Kms

>Du u know? Kis Shahr Ko Orange City Kahte Hai ?
Ans-NAGPUR (Maharashtra)

>Do u Know? World Ka Sabse Bada Mahasagr HE
Ans – PRASHANT MAHASAGR

>Du u Know? Pagal Kutte (Dog) K Kaatne se Kon sa Rog Ho Jaata H ?
Ans-Hydrophobia
>Du u Know? Insano Me 4 Type K Blood Group Hote He….
Ans:-A,B,AB & O.
Or 2 Type K Factor Hote He…
Ans:-Rh Positive &
Rh Negative.

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