Current General Knowledge Questions & Answers - September 2011
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Current General Knowledge Questions & Answers 2011
Which sports person received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for the year 2011?
Ans: Gagan Narang
What is the Tiger Population of India?
Which credit rating has marked USA AA+ from AAA?
Ans: S&P (Standard & Poor’s)
What is the new name of West Bengal?
Ans: Paschim Bangal
What is India’s credit rating as per Standard & Poor’s?
SalwaJudum/Koya Commandos are related to which state in India?
F-22 Raptor Fighter plane is related to USA whereas Sukhoi T-50 fighter is related to which country?
Ans: India & Russia
How many persons got the Arjuna Awards in 2011?
Name the persons who got Arjuna Awards 2011 for Wushu, Hockey & Boxing?
Ans: Sandhya Rani (Wushu), Rajpal Singh (Hockey), Suranjoy Singh (Boxing)
Who is the New Chief of Indian Air Force (IAF)?
Ans: Air Chief Marshal Norman Anil Kumar Browne
What is the Serial Number of the New Chief of Indian Air Force (IAF)?
In Nuclear Deal, the first signatory is France whereas the 9th signatory is which country?
Ans: South Korea
How many banks of the USA have been failed till August 10, 2011?
As per Annual Health Survey, the SRB (Sex Ratio at Birth) was the lowest in Uttrakhand whereas the Highest SRB was recorded in which state of India?
Name the Stealth Warship developed under Project 17 in 2011.
Ans: INS Satpura
Name the 3 Stealth Warships developed under Project 17 so far.
Ans: INS Shivalik, INS Satpura, INS Sahyadiri
As per the Annual Health Survey, the MMR (Maternal Mortality Ratio) was the highest in Assam whereas the lowest was in which state of India?
Who is the Chairperson of the National Commission for Women?
Ans: Ms Mamta Sharma
What was India’s Trade with China in 2010-2011?
Ans: $61.6 Billion
Who has been appointed as the new Solicitor General of India?
Ans: Mr. Rohinton Nariman
Name the Russian company which is establishing a Hotel in Space.
Ans: Orbital Technologies
Mr. D V Sadananda Gowda is the new CM of Karnataka. Who is the new Lokayukta of Karnataka?
Ans: Mr. Shivraj V Patil
Name the persons whose Mercy Plea regarding Mr. Rajiv Gandhi’s death was rejected by the President?
Ans: Murugan, Santhan, Perarivalan
The New Chairman cum MD of Air India is Mr. Rohit Nandan. Who was the previous Chairman cum Managing Director of Air India?
Ans: Mr. Arvind Jadhav
"My Years with Indira Gandhi", "The Perils of Democracy & India in New Millennium" and "Through the corridors of Power" were written by which author?
Ans: Dr P.C. Alexander
Who received the award "Young Victorian of the year 2011" given by Australia?
Ans: Amit Menghani
The Ramon Magsaysay Award 2011 was given to 2 Indians. Can you name them?
Ans: Ms Nileema Mishra & Mr. Harish Hande
Describe the work and organization of Ms Nileema Mishra (Magsaysay Awardee)
Ans: She did a great work as a lender to the poor women & belongs to Bhagini Nivedita Grameen Vigyan Niketan.
Describe the work and organization of Mr. Harish Hande (Magsaysay Awardee)
Ans: He developed Solar Lights and belongs to Solar Electric Light Company (SELCO).
Who received the National Communal Harmony Award?
Ans: For 2009, the award was given to Mohammed Hanif Khan Shastri and Centre for Human Rights & Social Welfare. For 2010, the award was given to Acharya Lokesh Muni.
Name the Freedom Honour award of Bangladesh?
Ans: Swadinata Sammanona
In the Impeachment Proceeding against Justice Soumitra Sen, what was the count of votes polled in Rajya Sabha?
Which political party polled in favour of Justice Soumitra Sen in Rajya Sabha?
BSP (Bahujan Samaj Party)
Name the countries visited by the President of India in July 2011?
Ans: South Korea and Mongolia
Name the country known as "The Land of the Blue Skies"?
Which celebration of Mongolia was attended by President Pratibha Devi Singh Patil?
Ans: Year of Anniversaries
As per UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2011, what is India’s rank in FDI destination?
Ans: 14th, last year it was 8th
Which is the first placed nation in FDI as per World Investment Report 2011?
Ans: USA (United States of America)
Who was declared as the "Man of the Series" in "India vs. West Indies" cricket matches?
Ans: Rohit Sharma
Name the Indian Shooter who has been declared as the World Number 1?
Ans: Ronjon Sodhi
NASA confirmed the flowing water on which planet?
Name the new spacecraft launched for Jupiter?