Current Affairs 2010 India & General Knowledge Quiz Questions
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Current Affairs 2010 India
Question: Who won World Chess Championship against Veselin Topalov in 2010?
Answer: Viswanathan Anand from India is the world chess champion. He defeated Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria.
Question: Who is the new Chief Justice of India?
Answer: Justice S H Kapadia (62-year-old), the most senior judge of the Supreme Court, was on Wednesday sworn in as the 38th Chief Justice of India by President Pratibha Patil.
Question: Which Indian cricketer got maaried on July 4, 2010 with his childhood girlfriend?
Answer: Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Dhoni ties knot with longtime friend Sakshi on Sunday July 4, 2010 in a private ceremony attended only by family members and close friends, including a few of his team-mates at Dehradun.
Question: Who won 2010 Wimbledon mixed doubles title?
Answer: Leander Paes & Cara Black won 2010 Wimbledon mixed doubles title. Leander Paes notched up his 12th Grand Slam title after he and Cara Black beat Wesley Moodie and Lisa Raymond 6-4, 7-6(5) to win the 2010 Wimbledon mixed doubles title.
Question: Which Indian train was declared as the fourth best among the top 10 luxury trains of the world by the travel magazine ’Conde Nast’?
Answer: Palace on Wheels has been declared the fourth best among the top 10 luxury trains of the world in 2010 by the travel magazine ’Conde Nast’.
Question: Which country is planning to build the world’s largest seawater desalination plant?
Question: What is the birth date of Sonia Gandhi?
Answer: 9 December 1946
Question: Who is the new British Prime Minister after Gordon Brown?
Answer: David Cameron. The 43-year-old Cameron becomes Britain’s youngest prime minister in almost 200 years. The last was Lord Liverpool at 42.
Question: Who is the new IPL Commissioner?
Answer: Chirayu Amin. Chirayu Amin has joined as the new IPL commissioner after the dismissal of Lalit Modi. Mr. Amin is Baroda Cricket Association president and he also heads a company known as Alembic Chemicals.
Question: What is Khap Panchayat?
Answer: Khap panchayats or caste councils are the local Panchayat’s in Haryana villages which have come into lime light due to their diktats (or fatwa) prohibiting same gotra marriages. They are run as a separate courts where judgement are given by Khap Panchs. The Hindu Marriage Act however does not prohibits same caste marriage. Most political parties support Khap Panchayats.
Question: Who has issued a fatwa saying that it is illegal for women to work?
Answer: Darul Uloom Deoband, the Sunni Muslim seminary had this fatwa issued by a bench of three clerics.
Question: What is the name of panel that is being setup to look into Telangana issue?
Answer: Srikrishna committee or panel has been set up to study the demand for separate Telangana.
Question: What is the real name of character artist "Samba" from super hit film "Sholey" who passed away recently.
Answer: Mac Mohan. Apart from Sholey Mac Mohan also acted in Amitabh starrers like “Zanjeer”, “Don”, “Shaan” and “Satte Pe Satta”. He was suffering from lung cancer.
Question: Who is the Union minister who has offered to resign for his controversial remarks against the home ministry for allegedly stalling some Chinese imports?
Answer: Jairam Ramesh
Question: Who is the IAS Topper in UPSC Civil Services Exam 2010 which has been released by UPSC recently?
Answer: Dr Shah Faesal, 26 year-old MBBS graduate, who topped the list of 875 successful candidates, said that he was not only the first Kashmiri to achieve the milestone but also the second Muslim in the history to achieve this feat.
Question: Who was the only surviving terrorist involved in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, and is found guilty of murder, conspiracy, and waging war against India recently?
Answer: Ajmal Kasab of Pakistan
Question: Name the president of MCI – Medical Council of India who is facing graft charges and has to resign.
Answer: Ketan Desai. He was arrested on April 22 by CBI for allegedly accepting bribe to give permission to a Punjab medical college to recruit a fresh batch of students without having requisite infrastructure. MCI controlls Medical Education in India.
Question: Who was the 11th Vice-President of India who passed away recently on May 15, 2010?
Answer: 87 year-old Bhairon Singh Shekhawat was died suffering from lung and chest infection.
Question: Who is popular South Indian actress who is willing to join DMK Party?
Question: Who Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010 Award Finalist for Northern California?
Answer: Roamware CEO Bobby Srinivasan, Bobby Srinivasan was selected as a finalist for his extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities from more than one hundred nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award recipients will be announced at a special gala event on June 12, 2010 at the San Jose Fairmont Hotel.
Question: Who is the latest actress who refused to work with Shiney Ahuja the actor allegedly accused for raping his maid?
Answer: Vaishali Desai in film Shaunya a horror flick produced by Pooja Bedi. Vaishali Desai is a former Miss India and has made her debut in Kal Kissne Dekha opposite Jackie Bhagnani.
Question: Which Team won the Europa League Title?
Answer: Atletico Madrid won the inaugural final of the Europa League on defeating Fulham at Hamburg. Diego Forlan struck an extra-time goal and secured a 2-1 win.
Question: Which Company has started up a BPO in Srinagar starting reverse migration of Kashmir?
Answer: Essar Group-run Aegis has started a BPO in Srinagar.
Question: Name the company from whose premises toxic leak happened in one of the worst industrial disasters called Bhopal gas tragedy.
Answer: Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL)
Question: Who received 27th Niwano Peace Foundation award on May 13, 2010?
Answer: Ms. Ela Ramesh Bhatt of Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) India who has received a medal and twenty million yen. The Niwano Peace Foundation Japan established the Niwano Peace Prize to honor and encourage individuals and organizations that have contributed significantly to inter-religious cooperation, thereby furthering the cause of world peace, and to make their achievements known as widely as possible.
Question: Name the countries which agree on a nuclear fuel swap aimed at easing concerns from the West that Iran might build a bomb.
Answer: Brazil, Iran and Turkey
Question: Which Indian celebrity has created controversy recently by sporting a Ek Onkar (God is one) tattoo on her nape. The tatto has been opposed by Sikh community leaders in India.
Answer: Mandira Bedi
Question: Name the first Indian women who has been named as full professor at Harward University.
Answer: Gita Gopinath
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