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….

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…
[C]Discovery Communications

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?
[D]New Delhi

13. Roger Federer created history by winning the ___ grand slam title in the year 2010.

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…