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Saturday, December 17, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 44

1. This personality is the present European Union’s Trade Commissioner. Can you identify him from the given options?
[A]Pascal Lamy
[B]Peter Mandelson
[C]Jose Manual Barosso
[D]Catherine Ashton



2. Which of the following personalities won the Wimbledon’s Men’s Singles title for 2010 recently?
[A]Rafael Nadal
[B]Roger Federer
[C]N. Djokovik
[D]A. Roddick



3. This personality is the CEO of the newly formed Bharti AXA Life Insurance Company Ltd. Identify him from the given options.
[A]Vikram Mehmi
[B]Nitin Chopra
[C]Kamesh Goyal
[D]None of these



4. This person has been appointed as the chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIA). Name him from the given options.
[A]N.R. Narayana Murthy
[B]K.V. Kamath
[C]Nandan Nilekani
[D]Sam Pitroda



5. The present External Affairs minister of India is…
[A]Murali Deora
[B]S.M. Krishna
[C]A.K. Antony
[D]Anand Sharma



6. As per the third Annual Quality of Life Index study conducted recently, this is the most livable city in the world. We are talking about….
[A]Copenhagen
[B]Tokyo
[C]London
[D]Zurich



7. The present President of ASSOCHAM is…
[A]Kumaramangalam Birla
[B]Sajjan Jindal
[C]K.V. Kamath
[D]Swati Piramal



8. Animal Planet is the name of the channel that belong to…
[A]BBC
[B]CNN
[C]Discovery Communications
[D]Star



9. Which of the following is the youngest grandmaster of chess in the history of the game?
[A]David Howell
[B]Sergei Karjakin
[C]Vladimir Kramanik
[D]Nigel Short



10. Which of the following represents the present Employee Provident Fund interest rate ?
[A]7.5 %
[B]8.5 %
[C]9 %
[D]9.5 %



11. Loksatta is the name of the newspaper that belongs to the stable of…
[A]Indian Express Group
[B]Times of India Group
[C]The Hindu Group
[D]Dainik Jagaran Group



12. Can you identify the venue of the first ever BRIC countries summit that took place in 2009?
[A]Beijing
[B]Yekaterinburg
[C]Brasilia
[D]New Delhi



13. Roger Federer created history by winning the ___ grand slam title in the year 2010.
[A]13th
[B]14th
[C]15th
[D]16th



14. Which of the following days is celebrated as the National Sports Day in India?
[A]23 Aug
[B]25 Aug
[C]27 Aug
[D]29 Aug



15. The present strength of the World Trade Organization ( WTO) is…
[A]144
[B]146
[C]148
[D]153



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