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Desizn Circle

DESIGN CIRCLE  

 

GENERAL KNOWLWDGE

 

 

1. Who is the winner of  Australian Open 2013 Women’s title ?

2. Who is the winner of  Australian Open 2013 men’s title ? 

3. Who is the chief guest of 2013 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas ?

4. Who is the chief guest of republic day 2013 ?

5. Who is first female President of South Korea ?

6. Who is the first female Chief Justice of Sri Lanka ?

7. Who is the winner of DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2013 ?

8. Which is the Longest Railway Tunnel in India?

9. Where did the World Economic Forum annual meeting held ?

10. Who has been conferred won Keerthi Chakra (the second highest among peace time gallantry awards of the country) ?

11. Which Indian scientist conferred with China’s top science award ?

12. Who is the winner of Ranji Trophy 2012-2013 ?

13. Which country recently test fired  Hatf-9 (Nasr) missile  ?
 
14. Who is the new Chairman of Lalit Kala Akademi  ?
 
15. Who is the new  President of Sahitya Akademi ?

16. Who is appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations ?
 
17. Who is the worlds oldest Marathon runner ?

OSCAR Winners 2013 (85th Academy AwardsWinners)

17. Which film won this year’s Best Picture Oscar ?

18. Which actor won this year’s Best Actor (in a Leading Role) Oscar ?

19. Which actress won this year’s Best Actress (in a Leading Role) Oscar ?

20. Who won this year’s Best Director Oscar ?

21. Who is the first person to win Best Actor Oscar thrice ?

22. What is the theme of 2013 International Women’s Day (march 8) ?

23. New Governor of Nagaland ?

24. New Governor of Kerala ? 
25. New Governor of Odisha ?

26. Who is the new President of Kenya ?

27. Who is the new PM ( Premier of the People’s Republic of China) of China ?

28. Who is the new Pope?

29. What is the name of India’s first regional navigational satellite ?

30. Who scored fastest hundred on debut in test cricket ?

31. Where is India’s first all women post office inaugurated on women’s day ?

32. What is the theme of 2013 world water day (march 22) ?

33. Which year is declared by UN as International Year of Water Cooperation ?

34. Who is the winner of 2013 miss India ?

 

35. who is the winner of 2013 Saraswati Samman ?

36. Who is recently reelected as IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) Director general ?

37. Who is the new Prime Minister of Nepal ?

38. Who is the first female Prime minister of UK who recently passed away ?

39. Who is the new pm of North Korea ?

40. Who is the new venezuela president ?

41. Who is the new president of Bangladesh ?

42. What is the theme of 2013 World Earth day (April 22) ?

43. Who is the new Governor of  Jammu and Kashmir ?

44. Who is the new president of ADB (Asian Development Bank) ?

45. Who is the new prime minister of Italy ?

46.  Who is the first woman speaker of Bangladesh ?

47.  Who is the new Comptroller and Auditor General of India ?

48. Who is the first Indian amputee to scale Everest ?

49. Who is the first Pakistani women to scale the Everest ?

50. Who is the first US women in space ?

51. What is the theme of 2013 International Biological diversity Day (May 22) ?
 
52. Who is the winner of 2013 Man Booker International Prize ?

53. What is the theme of 2013 World No- Tobacco Day ( May 31 ) ?

54. Who is the new Director General of DRDO ?

55. Who is the new prime minister of Pakistan ?

56. Who were the first twins to scale mount Everest ?

57. What is the theme of 2013 World Environment Day (June 5) ?

58. Who won the 2013 Templeton Prize ?

59. Who is the longest serving defence minister in India ?

60. Who is the winner of 2013 French open women’s title ?

61. Who is the winner of 2013 French open men’s

62. Who is the new prime minister of Australia ?

63. Who is  the present chief justice of India ?

64. Which is the first smoke free state of India ?
 
65. Which is India’s first navigational satellite ?

66. Who is the present foreign secretary of India ?
 
67. Who won 2013 Wimbledon Men’s Title ?

68. Who won 2013 Wimbledon Women’s Title ?

69. what is the theme of 2013 World population day (July 11)?

70. Who is the Recently elected Miss world 2013 ?

71. Who will represent India in Miss Universe 2013?

 2013  Nobel prize 

 

72) Winner of 2013  Nobel prize in physics ?

 

73) winner of 2013 chemistry Nobel prize ?

74) 2013 Nobel Prize for  Literature  Winner

75) 2013  Nobel Peace Prize winner

76)winner of  2013 Nobel prize for Medicine ?

77) Cyclone Phailin is expected to hit which indian state ?

78) Current ADB President ?

 

79). 

Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world’s

A.

largest railway station

B.

highest railway station

C.

longest railway station

D.

None of the above

 

80). 

Entomology is the science that studies

A.

Behavior of human beings

B.

Insects

C.

The origin and history of technical and scientific terms

D.

The formation of rocks

 

81). 

Eritrea, which became the 182nd member of the UN in 1993, is in the continent of

A.

Asia

B.

Africa

C.

Europe

D.

Australia

 

82). 

Garampani sanctuary is located at

A.

Junagarh, Gujarat

B.

Diphu, Assam

C.

Kohima, Nagaland

D.

Gangtok, Sikkim

 

83). 

For which of the following disciplines is Nobel Prize awarded?

A.

Physics and Chemistry

B.

Physiology or Medicine

C.

Literature, Peace and Economics

D.

All of the above

 

84). 

Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as

A.

Labour Party

B.

Nazi Party

C.

Ku-Klux-Klan

D.

Democratic Party

85). 

FFC stands for

A.

Foreign Finance Corporation

B.

Film Finance Corporation

C.

Federation of Football Council

D.

None of the above

 

86). 

Fastest shorthand writer was

A.

Dr. G. D. Bist

B.

J.R.D. Tata

C.

J.M. Tagore

D.

Khudada Khan

 

87). 

Epsom (England) is the place associated with

A.

Horse racing

B.

Polo

C.

Shooting

D.

Snooker

 

88). 

First human heart transplant operation conducted by Dr. Christian Bernard on Louis Washkansky, was conducted in

A.

1967

B.

1968

C.

1958

D.

1922

 

89). 

Galileo was an Italian astronomer who

A.

developed the telescope

B.

discovered four satellites of Jupiter

C.

discovered that the movement of pendulum produces a regular time measurement

D.

All of the above

 

90). 

Habeas Corpus Act 1679

A.

states that no one was to be imprisoned without a writ or warrant stating the charge against him

B.

provided facilities to a prisoner to obtain either speedy trial or release in bail

C.

safeguarded the personal liberties of the people against arbitrary imprisonment by the king’s orders

D.

All of the above

91). 

Exposure to sunlight helps a person improve his health because

A.

the infrared light kills bacteria in the body

B.

resistance power increases

C.

the pigment cells in the skin get stimulated and produce a healthy tan

D.

the ultraviolet rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D

 

 

92). 

Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country?

A.

USA

B.

Fiji

C.

India

D.

UK

 

93). 

Guarantee to an exporter that the importer of his goods will pay immediately for the goods ordered by him, is known as

A.

Letter of Credit (L/C)

B.

laissezfaire

C.

inflation

D.

None of the above

 

94). 

First Afghan War took place in

A.

1839

B.

1843

C.

1833

D.

1848

 

95). 

Gulf cooperation council was originally formed by

A.

Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates

B.

Second World Nations

C.

Third World Nations

D.

Fourth World Nations

 

 

 

 

 

96). 

First China War was fought between

A.

China and Britain

B.

China and France

C.

China and Egypt

D.

China and Greek

   

97). 

Dumping is

A.

selling of goods abroad at a price well below the production cost at the home market price

B.

the process by which the supply of a manufacture’s product remains low in the domestic market, which batches him better price

C.

prohibited by regulations of GATT

D.

All of the above

       

 

98). 

For the Olympics and World Tournaments, the dimensions of basketball court are

A.

26 m x 14 m

B.

28 m x 15 m

C.

27 m x 16 m

D.

28 m x 16 m

 

99). 

Federation Cup, World Cup, Allywyn International Trophy and Challenge Cup are awarded to winners of

A.

Tennis

B.

Volleyball

C.

Basketball

D.

Cricket

 

100). 

Each year World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is celebrated on

A.

May 8

B.

May 18

C.

June 8

D.

June 18

 

101). 

Famous sculptures depicting art of love built some time in 950 AD – 1050 AD are

A.

Khajuraho temples

B.

Jama Masjid

C.

Sun temple

D.

Mahabalipuram temples

 

102). 

Gravity setting chambers are used in industries to remove

A.

SOx

B.

NOx

C.

suspended particulate matter

D.

CO

 


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