This article contains a collection of 50 general knowledge questions and answers as well as a brief description of the current affairs in years 2010 and 2011. These are very helpful for the aspirants of Civil Services, Staff Selection Commission and all type of Banking Exams. With the help of this material one can prepare for the detailed and expected areas of Current General Knowledge.

India General Knowledge (Year 2010-2011)

S.No.QuestionAnswer
1Name the 1st Indian Wrestler who won Gold in World Wrestling Championship?Sushil Kumar
2What was Per Capita Income in 2009-10 at Current Prices?Rs. 44345
3In the World Wrestling Championship in 66 KG freestyle category, Sushil Kumar won fromAlan Gogaev (Russia)
4What was Foreign Direct Investment(FDI) in India as on 31 March 2010?$25.89bn
5What is the target of FDI in 2010-11?$33bn

6In 6th Women's World championship MC Marykom boxer won fromSteluta Duta (Romania)
7M C Marykom belongs to which Indian state?Manipur
8What was Gross NPA (Non Performing Assets) of Scheduled Commercial Banks in 2009-10?2.39% (it was 14.6% in 1999)
9In 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI), the Golden Peacock award was given toMoner Manush
10In 41st IFFI, Who were given the Silver Peacock for best film, best actor and best actress?In a better world, Guven Kirac and Magdalena Boozarsk respectively
11The 41st IFFI was held in Panaji (Goa). Which film won Special Jury Award?Just Another Love Story
12What was CRAR (Capital to Risk Weighted Assets Raito) of all Sch.Commercial Banks as on 31st March 2010?14.%
13The CRAR of Public Sector Banks was 13.3%, whereas of SBI group was13.5%
14As per Basel II, the Minimum CRAR should be 12%, whereas the minimum level fixed by RBI is9%
15What was the old name of award "Person of the Year"? (Time Magazine)Man of the year
16Name the person who won Person of the year award?Mark Zuckerberg
17As regarding the Reader's polling in Person of the year award Mark Zuckerberg got 18353(10th place) name the person who got 1st place?Julian Assange with 382026 votes
18The 1st Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of India was Wajahat Habibullah whereas the present CIC isSatyanand Mishra
19Bobby Jindal is the Governor of Louisiana (USA) whereas the newly elected Governor of South Carolina(USA) isNikki Randhawa Haley
20What was the %age of Deposits of CASA (Current Account and Saving Account) in 2009-10?35.4%

21Recently India has signed a deal to purchase C-17 Globemaster with which nation?USA
22Name the latest UAV (Unmanned Air Vehicle) of India after Nishant and Lakshya?Rustom-1
23Indigenously built Fast Attack Craft INS Kalpeni has been inducted in the Indian navy for bolstering the capability ofSouthern Naval Command
24What is Project (75 I)?Production of Submarine on Public, Private & also Foreign participation
25In 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards, name the comedy serial that won the Best Television AwardMad Men
26Grammy Awards are given in the field of Music whereas Academy awards are given in the field ofFilms
27Name the company in India having the highest sale of Personal Computers?Dell
28Deregulation of Oil Prices was done onJune 2010
29UN Women will be operational from Jan 2011. Who will be the head of this body?Michelle Bachelet
30India has been elected in UN Women executive Board, how many members are there in it?41
31International day for "Elimination of violence against women" is celebrated onNovember 25
32Name the place where TAPI Natural Gas Pipeline was signed among Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.Ashgabat (Turkmenistan)
33To commemorate CWG 2010 coins of which denomination were to be minted?Rs.5 & Rs.2
34In how many districts the Integrated Action Plan will be started with an aim to minimize problems concerning healthcare, drinking water, education & roads in Naxal hit backward districts?60
35Name the Best state for the growth of Biotechnology?Karnataka
36Best Biopharma company of India isBiocon
37National Voters' day will be celebrated onJan 25
38Name Interlocutors appointed on 'Mission Kashmir'Dileep Padgaonkar, Radha Kumar & M M Ansari
39The Highest Scorer in the school cricket history of India isArmaan Jaffer of Rizvi Springfield School of Bandra (Mumbai) scored 498
40Name the country where one can get permanent residence in 2 years and full citizenship in 5 years through "Entrepreneur Visa"?United Kingdom
41Who said recently "Kashmir has never been an integral part of India. It is historic fact"?Arundhati Roy
42Name the one man panel appointed on the ways and procedure of 2G spectrum. Shivaraj V Patil
43Why was the 'Open Magazine' in news?It was the first media agency which disclosed the conversation of Neera Radia tapes.
44"First come First serve" policy was started by the Department of Telecommunication in which year?1999
45How many total telecom circles are there in India?22
46What is known as "Dry Fuel"?Coal
47CAMELS stands forCapital, Assets, Management, Earnings, Liquidity, Systems
48As on March 31, 2010 the Credit Deposit Ratio was 73.6% and the Investment Deposit Ratio of all banks was36.2%
49What is Green Banking?Means Online Banking-Less Paperwork & Less Driving to branch offices by customers.
50Why was Ivory Coast in news?Dispute over Run Off election result for the post of President