Who is the Director of „Life of Pi‟? Ans: Ang Lee.

Where is the Central Institute of Indian Languages located in? Ans: Mysore. Where are the headquarters of International Organization for Migration (IOM)? Ans: Geneva. “Ujjawala” is related to _____. Ans: Human Trafficking. Which country is the least corrupt as per Transparency International‟s 2012 Corruption Perceptions Index? Ans: Denmark. Which city hosted the first ever T20 World Cup for blinds? Ans: Bangalore. On which day the International Day of Persons with Disabilities observed on? Ans: 3rd December. Who had received the Bharat Muni Samman of 2012? Ans: Hema Malini. In which year was the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) launched? Ans: 2008. Who was the first chief Minister of Uttarakhand? Ans: Nityanand Swami. Who was B. B. Nimbalkar? Ans: A renowned Cricketer. Devendra Lal died on 1st December, 2012. Who was he? Ans: A Geophysicist.

Who has been appointed as Director General, Sashstra Seema Bal (SSB)? Ans: Arun Chaudhary. On ______ the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) was established. Ans: 12 October, 1993. Beese Cooper, Who was listed as the oldest person of the world died in Georgia at ______ years of age. Ans: 116. On which day Human Rights Day is observed every year? Ans: 10th December. Dave Brubeck died on 5 December, 2012. Who was he? Ans: Pianist. Who took over as the new Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court? Ans: Arun Kumar Mishra. Who has been elected as the Chairman of the Bar Council of Delhi? Ans: R.S. Goswami. Who is the inventor of Bar Code? Ans: Norman Woodland. Who is the President of Ukraine? Ans: Viktor Yanukovych. Who became the first Indian Cricketer to score three triple centuries in the first class cricket history? Ans: Ravindra Jadeja. Who won the Women‟s World Championship Crown of Chess? Ans: Anna Ushenima. Who is the President of Sierra Leone? Ans: Ernest Bai Koroma.

The first ever „Web Ratna Awards‟ were presented in _______. Ans: 2010. Which is the dirtiest city of the world in the Trip Advisor‟s Cities Survey? Ans: Mumbai. In which year the International Film Festival of India was established? Ans: 1952. In which year, Pandit Ravishankar ji won his first Grammy award? Ans: 1967. In which city, the World Travel Market-2012 was held? Ans: London. Welikada Prison is located in ________. Ans: Sri Lanka. Who has been appointed as Director General (Investigation), National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)? Ans: Kanwaljit Deol. What is HD40307g? Ans: Planet. Who is Pranay Sahay? Ans: Director General, CRPF. Which State Government has recently declared to set up Rural Administrative Service? Ans: Assam. Who is the Prime Minister of Australia? Ans: Ms. Julia Gillard. Who is the Prime Minister of Belarus? Ans: Mikhail Myasnikovich.

„Vatsalya Mela‟ is annually organized in _______. Ans: New Delhi. National Integration Day is celebrated on ________ to mark the birth anniversary of late Indira Gandhi, the first ever woman Prime Minister of India. Ans: 19th November. Renowned filmmaker Krzysztof Zanussi was honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the _______ International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa. Ans: 43rd. Who have been awarded the Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowships by the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund? Ans: Harish Khare & T.N. Ninan. Kuki State Demand Committee was formed on 2nd November, _______. Ans: 2010. Which day is celebrated as the Water Conservation Day‟ in India? Ans: 19th November. Recently, in which state, a Dalit colony is renamed after Myanmar‟s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi? Ans: Andhra Pradesh. Who was presented the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2010 by President Pranab Mukherjee? Ans: Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. In which country ther 21st ASEAN Summit was held? Ans: Cambodia. In which city the head office of the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan is located? Ans: New Delhi. What is INS Arihant? Ans: A Submarine of Indian Navy.

Who is the current Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)? Ans: Ranjit Sinha. National Cadet Corps (NCC), the largest uniformed youth organization in the world was established in _______. Ans: 1948. Where is the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development located in? Ans: Tamil Nadu. The Government has launched Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana (MGPSY) on ______ on a pilot basis. Ans: 1st May, 2012. Which was a watershed year in the history of consumer movement in India? Ans: 1986. What is the secret code name given by the Government of India to the hanging of Ajmal Kasav? Ans: Operation X. Former _________ Inder Kumar Gujral died in Gurgaon. Ans: Prime Minister. In which country was the 7th East Asian Summit held? Ans: Cambodia. Who has been appointed as the new Director General of BBC? Ans: Tony Hall. Transparency International‟s Corruption Perceptions Index has placed India on which place out of 176 nations, on tackling corruption? Ans: 94th. The Central Government has given the nod for a new dock facility in West Bengal that would handle around _______ of cargo annually. Ans: 23.4 million tonnes.

Government cleared proposals worth over _______ for a major expansion of the strategic naval air base at Karwar. Ans: Rs. 13,000 crore. Who is the current Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra? Ans: Ajit Pawar. India successfully test-fired nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile, with a strike range of _____ from a test range off Odisha coast. Ans: 700 km. The Cabinet Committee on Security cleared a _______ proposal on coastal security that aims at preventing any further 26/11 type attack. Ans: Rs 2,150 crore. India has won how many World Tourism Awards recently? Ans: 3. As per I&B, the Union Government has spent more than ______ in previous three years for its own promotions. Ans: Rs. 1,768 crore. Recently who was elected to the US Congress? Ans: Ami Bera. Who is the President of Asia Society? Ans: Vishakha Desai. Who is among the four recipients of the 2012 US Professor of the Year award? Ans: Autar Kaw. Pakistan tested the Half-V nuclear capable ballistic missile with a range of _______. Ans: 1,300 km. Which country recently won a historic UN General Assembly vote which will eventually upgrade its status to non-member observer state at the World Body? Ans: Palestine.

Who has been elected as the President of Slovenia recently? Ans: Borut Pahor. How many Indian Americans are among the recipients of the prestigious Marshall Scholarships? Ans: Four. Who has been named as the most powerful women in business in India by Forbes Magazine? Ans: Chanda Kochear. Which city has topped a global list of cities facing the highest climate change risks in the coming decades? Ans: Dhaka. Who has emerged as Britain‟s most influential Asian in a list of 101 powerful people? Ans: Keith Vaz. India ranks ________ among 37 countries in guaranteeing access to all civil justice. Ans: 78th. The Government signed a USD _______ Credit agreement with World Bank for Himachal Pradesh Mid-Himalayan Watershed Development Project. Ans: 37 million. FIPB cleared IKEA‟s project, the largest FDI in single brand retail so far for how much amount? Ans: Rs 10,500 crore. India has signed 11 pacts entailing investments worth 5.2 billion US dollars with ______. Ans: China. According to the World Trade Organization Secretariat for 2011, India is the world‟s _______ biggest exporter in merchandise trade. Ans: 19th. Which is the best city to live in India? Ans: Bangalore. Reliance Industries has sold ________ in an oil block in Yemen to Indonesia‟s Medco Energy for shout $90 million.

Which sate owned electronics company that has signed a MoU with Israel Aerospace Industries for cooperation on future Long Range Surface to Air Missile Ship Defence Systems? Ans: Bharat Electronics Ltd. Telecom Commission approved a subsidy of Rs 1,500 crore for supporting landline operations of which operator in rural areas? Ans: BSNL. Who has taken charge as the new CEO of SBI Cards & Payment Services? Ans: Pallav Mahapatra. Which bank entered the unsecured portfolio of credit segment by tying up with American Express? Ans: Yes Bank. Who will be the Managing Director and CEO of National Stock Exchange from 1st April, 2013? Ans: Chitra Ramakrishna. Who has been appointed as Advisor to Finance Minister? Ans: Dr. Parthasarathi Shome. Maximum branches of the Scheduled Commercial Banks in India are in _____ areas. Ans: Rural. Who has been appointed as the President of Dell Services? Ans: Suresh Vaswani. Which bank opened 101 Gramin Branches across six states? Ans: ICICI Bank. Who became the first Woman President of FICCI? Ans: Naina Lal Kidwai. Financial Inclusion Campaign called „Swabhimaan‟ was formally launched by the Government in __________. Ans: February, 2011. Who is the current CMD of Hindustan Copper Limited?

Ans: K.D. Diwan. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved disinvestment of 9.50% equity of NTPC Ltd., out of its holdings of _______. Ans: 84.50 per cent. The „Turn Down the Heat‟ report has been released by _______. Ans. World Bank. Who is the author of the book „My Tryst with Justice‟? Ans: P.N. Bhagwati. Which day is observed as National Girl Child Day? Ans: 24th January. What does „IIIT‟ stand for? Ans: Indian Institute of Information Technology. What is the full form of „HAL‟? Ans: Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. Who is the author of the book „Our India‟? Ans: Balmiki Prasad Singh. India has declared _______ as the „Decade of Innovation.‟ Ans: 2010-20.

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