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Current Affairs Quiz May 2011 - TheOnlineGK

Current Affairs Quiz May 2011 - TheOnlineGK

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 1. which team has won DLF Indian Premiere League champions for the second time in a row at the MAChidambaram stadium in Chennai ?
 Chennai Super Kings,Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 58 runs, Bangalore could make only 147 runs inreply of Chennai's huge total of 205 runs. Earlier a record 159-runpartnership between openers Murali Vijay (95, 52b, 6 x 6, 4 x 4) and Michael Hussey (63, 54b, 3 x 6, 3 x 4)powered the Chennai Super Kings to 205 for five in 20 overs against the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
2. The alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings who has been arrested in Pakistan recently?
 Umar Patek.Patek is one of the main suspects in the 2002 Bali bombings that left 202 people dead, including 88 Australiansand 114 others.
3. British detective writer, best known to fans of the genre as the creator of Inspector Ghote of theMumbai CID, who has died at the age of 84?
 HRF Keating.He introduced the character “Ghote” in his 1964 novel The Perfect Murder. Inspector Ganesh Ghote is aninspector in the Mumbai Police who appeared in twenty-four novels.
4. Alleged underworld gangster and former independent MLA, popularly known as ''Godmother'', diedof a heart attack in Porbandar?
 Santokben Jadeja.She was elected on the Janata Dal ticket from the Kutiyana constituency in Porbandar district. She took over theunderworld after the murder of her husband, Sarman Munja, was also a MLA for one term in the early Nineties.She was alleged to be behind the murder of 14 people who, she believed were responsible for her husband'smurder.
www.TheOnlineGK.wordpress.com , www.AllCurrentAffairs.tk 
5. The world’s most wanted terrorist, was killed early by US special forces in a helicopter-borneoperation at Abbottabad near the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, climaxing a over 10-year long massivemanhunt. Name of that Terrorist ?
 - Osama bin Laden
6. Who takes over as Chairman of Infosys ?
 K.V. Kamath.
7. Recently which country has release Postal stamp on Rabindranath Tagore ?
 Sri Lanka.The government of Sri Lanka will release on May 7, a postal stamp and first day cover on Nobel LaureateRabindranath Tagore, on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary celebrations.
8. Recently ISRO develops India's fastest supercomputer, Name of that Supercomputer?
9. Who has been elected as the new Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh ?
 Jarbom GamlinAfter the official confirmation on Dorjee Khandu’s death, Congress did not take time to assign Khandu’ssuccessor for his job. In a core party meeting, Jarbom Gamlin has been elected as the new Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh. Gamlin was sworn as the new CM on May 5.
10. Which pair won the Miami Sony Ericsson Open Doubles title beating Max Mirnyi and Daniel Nestorin final?
 Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi.With this win, they became number one in the ATP World Tour Doubles Team Rankings.
11. Who is the new Prime Minister of Syria?
 Adel Safar.He previously served as Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform from 2003 to 2011.
12. Name of the Chinese painting which sold for record 10 million dollars at an auction in Hong Kongrecently?
 "Forever Lasting Love".The painting, by Zhang Xiaogang, features three scenes of semi-naked figures in a sparse desert-likebackground surrounded by symbolic images.
13. Who defeated Rafael Nadal to win the Sony Ericsson Open Tennis Title held in Miami?
 Novak Djokovic.
14. Who has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of the Small Industries DevelopmentBank of India (SIDBI)?
 Sushil Munhot.
15. Who has been awarded the 20th Saraswati Samman for 2010?
 S. L. Bhyrappa.Kannada writer S. L. Bhyrappa was chosen for the prestigious Saraswati Samman for his novel Mandra. Theaward, constituted by the K. K. Birla Foundation, consists of Rs.7.50 lakh, a citation and a plaque. He has so farpublished 22 novels, the first being Bheemakaya in 1959 and the latest Aavarana in 2007. The first recipient of Saraswati Samman award was Harivansh Rai Bachchan in 1991 for his autobiography.
16. Popular South Indian actress who died of a cardiac arrest on 6 April 2011 after undergoing treatmentfor a heart ailment at her residence in Chennai?
 Sujatha.Sujatha was introduced to the Tamil film industry by veteran director K. Balachander as a protagonist in “AvalOru Thodar Kathai” (1974). She won Kalaimamani award from the Government of Tamil Nadu. She got NandiAward for Pelli in 1998.

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