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Friday, April 27, 2012

General Knowledge (GK) Quiz - 153

1. Who was the president of India during emergency?
[A]Zakir Hussain
[B]Dr Rajendra Prasad
[C]Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
[D]Giani Zail Singh


2. Who is awarded the Business Leader of the Year 2011 in India?
[A]A M Naik
[B]Indra Nooyi
[C]Arun Shourie
[D]Chanda Kochhar


3. Who received the Indian Entrepreneur of the Year award 2011?
[A]Rahul Bhatia
[B]Dilip Sanghavi
[C]H K Mittal
[D]GVK Reddy


4. Who received the Global Indian of the Year award 2011 at the ET Awards?
[A]Arun Sarin
[B]Vikram Pandit
[C]Ram Charan
[D]Nitin Nohria


5. Emerging Company of the Year at the ET Awards went to
[A]Cadila Healthcare
[B]Idea Cellular
[C]Shree Renuka Sugars
[D]Amtek Auto


6. Who received the Policy Change Agent award for the year 2011?
[A]Arvind Kejriwal
[B]Nandan Nilekani
[C]Aruna Roy
[D]Jean Dreze


7. Who received the Lifetime Achievement Award?
[A]Yaga Venugopal Reddy
[B]RC Bhargava
[C]Keshub Mahindra
[D]Joseph Henry


8. An American actor, comedian, writer, playwright, producer, musician and composer, he won the top award at the International Bluegrass Music Association Awards in Nashville. He and his band ‘The Steep Canyon Rangers’ were named entertainers of the year. Name the actor
[A]Johnny Depp
[B]Tom Hanks
[C]Steve Martin
[D]Robin Williams


9. Which of the following Indian healthcare providers has been named laureate of the Tech Awards 2011, a signature programme of the US-based Tech Museum for applying technology to benefit humanity and spark global change?
[A]Cipla
[B]Wipro GE Health Care
[C]Apollo Life
[D]E HealthPoint


10. A Lebanese actress and director, her second directorial effort "Et maintenant on va ou?" ("Where Do We Go Now?") won the Toronto film festival's People's Choice Award for best picture. Name her?
[A]Salma Hayek
[B]Nadine Labaki
[C]Kathy Najimy
[D]Catherine Keener


11. G-15 is consists of ______
[A]Developed countries
[B]Second World Nations
[C]Third World Nations
[D]Fourth World Nations


12. In which year did Hitler become the president of Germany?
[A]1935
[B]1938
[C]1934
[D]1930


13. When was the meeting of the Agriculture Ministers of the BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India and China) held for the first time?
[A]March 2009
[B]December 2009
[C]February 2010
[D]March 2010


14. _________ is not the official language of the United Nations?
[A]Portuguese
[B]Russian
[C]Spanish
[D]Chinese


15. Who was the 12th president of India?
[A]Abdul Kalam
[B]Pratibha Patil
[C]K. R. Narayanan
[D]Shankar Dayal Sharma


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