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Who was the famous Indian musician in charge of the opening music at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta in 1996? Answer: Ustad Zakir Hussain 66. Who was the first Indian to participate in the Olympic Games? Answer: Norman G Pritchard

65. Which famous Indian actor was honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994? Answer: Dilip Kumar 64. Who was the first Indian to join the Indian Civil Services? Answer: Satyendranath Tagore 63. Who was the first Indian to be honored with the Param Vir Chakra? Answer: Major Som Nath Sharma May 30, 2010: 62. Name the first woman Chief Minister of India. Answer: Sucheta Kriplani

61. Who was the first woman to become the Lt. General of the Indian Army? Answer: Lt General (Mrs) Punita Arora 60. Name the first Indian who got an Oscar. Answer: Bhanu Athaiya (Best Costume Designer for Richard Attenborough’s film Gandhi in 1982) 59. Who was the first Indian to be honored by the Royal Society in the field of Science? Answer: Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose

58. Who was the first woman Governor of India? Answer: Sarojini Naidu May 29, 2010: 57. Who was the first Indian musician to receive the Padma Bhusan? Answer: MS Subbulakshmi 56. Name the living Indian legend who has found a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for having sung in almost 20 languages for over 1,825 ms and working with 165 composers. Answer: Lata Mangeshkar

Answer: Phu Dorji 54. India. 2010: 53. Topper of prestigious IIT-Joint Entrance Examination 2010. Russia. Who was the first Indian woman to swim across the English Channel? Answer: Arati Saha May 28. Who is the only Indian to have won an Oscar for lifetime achievement in films? Answer: Satyajit Ray 49. Answer: Anumula Jithendar Reddy from Madras zone 46. Answer: Dr. Name the first President of India. India.Usha 52. Indonesia. Bangladesh. Who was the first Indian to get the Nobel Prize? Answer: Rabindranath tagore (1913) May 27. Name the youngest grandmaster in India. Answer: Cyclone Laila . Ivory Coast. and China b. Who is the Indian sportsperson to have won the maximum number of international track and field medals? Answer: P. Botswana. 2010 45. Romania. Which are the BRIC countries? a. 2010: 50. and Croatia c. Rajendra Prasad 48. Two Indians have received the Nobel Prize for Physics. Rwanda. Can you name them? Answer: Chandrasekhar Venkata Raman (1930) and Subramanium Chandrasekhar (1983) 51. Answer: Parimarjan Negi May 26. and China May 20. 2010: 47. AP and Orissa. Brazil. Everest without oxygen. Name the first man to climb Mt.T. and Cambodia Answer: a – Brazil. Russia. Name the Cyclone that hit Bay of Bengal in May 2010 affecting coastal areas of Tamilnadu.55.

Which Indian film-maker will be awarded with Jaeger-LeCoultre honour at venice Film Festival? Answer: Mani Ratnam 43. Name the CEO of search company Google? Answer: Eric Schmidt 42. Answer: Danny Kelly who has played the national anthem and declared that Queen Elizabeth has just now died 40. Which state among the northern Indian states spends most as a percentage of its GDP on Education? Answer: Bihar (5.44. is believed to be the first Muslim to win the pageant .d (f) all above Answer: (e) a. Arab-American a 24-year old Lebanese immigrant. Who is Miss USA 2010? Answer: Rima Fakih. Name the person of Indian origin (PIO) who has been nominated to become US Solicitor General? Answer: Neal Kumar Katyal 36. Answer: Bank of Rajasthan / Promoters – Tayal family 41.67%) 37.b. Airtel and Aircel won in 12 circles followd by Vodaphone in 9 circles May 18. Which company won auction in most of 22 circles? (a) RCom (b) Airtel (c) Vodaphone (d) Aircel (e) a. The 3G telecom auctions by Government have earned Government much more than expected 35000 crore netting amount 67710 crore. Name the BBC Radio DJ who has been suspended for floating the rumor that Queen is dead.name the bank and its promoters. Which two countries have signed the Nuclear Swap deal with Iran? Answer: Brazil and Turkey 39.d .7%) followed by UP (3. Which country has blocked Facebook for holding an online competition to draw Prophet Mohammed Answer: Pakistan – the Facebook in Pakistan has been blocked till 31 May as the competition is considered blasphamous 38.RCom. ICICI Bank has announced merger of another Indian Bank with itself in an all swap deal. 2010: 35.b.

Answer: Darsheel Safary 33.835. Who is CEO of Yahoo? Answer: Carol Bartz . His new movie Bumm Bumm Bole has been released recently. Who won the Madrid Masters men’s tournament in 2010? Answer: Rafael Nadal Mutua Madrileña Madrid Open an ATP World Tour Masters with €2. Which country won the Thomas Cup title for Badminton in 2010? – (a) Indonesia (b) Malaysia (c) China (d) India Answer: China China beat Indonesia 3-0 to win fourth consecutive Thomas Cup title at Kuala Lumpur. 32. Which country won the World Twenty-20 cricket final? Answer: England England beat arch rivals Australia 30. who beat Roger Federer 6-2. 7-6 (7/5).May 17. 31.000 prize money has been won by Rafael Nadal. 2010: 34. Name the child artist who has been nominated under ‘Best actor’ category in Film-fare awards giving competition to Shah Rukh Khan.

Which Indian IT company is associated with FIFA World Cup 2010 as one of the sponsors? (a) TCS (b) Infosys (c) CTS (d) Mahindra Satyam Answer: (d) Mahindra Satyam 28. Name the first Indian women who has been named as full professor at Harward University. Name the Hindu right wing organisation against whom the charges have been filed by National Investigation Agency (NIA) for the 2009 Diwali-eve blast that killed two people in Goa’s Margao town. The tatto has been opposed by Sikh community leaders in India.61. Indian-origin associate professor at Harvard University’s Department of Economics. 27. Answer: Eyjafjallajokul . Answer: Gita Gopinath Gita Gopinath. 29.year-old Carol Bartz is one of the most successful female CEO ever in IT companies. Name the volcano whose dense cloud of drifting volcanic ash is causing many European airports to shut down for days and affecting air traffic worldwide. Answer: Sanatan Sanstha 26. Which Indian actress / model has created controversy recently by sporting a Ek Onkar (God is one) tattoo on her nape. Answer: Mandira Bedi 25. She is first Indian women to do so and only third women in the whole world. has been appointed a full professor.

87-year-old Bhairon Singh Shekhawat was died suffering from lung and chest infection May 14. 2010? Answer: Bhairon Singh Shekhawat. starting in 1821. . It erupted in April for the first time in nearly two centuries. its emissions rumbled on for two years. Iran and Turkey 21. Answer: Brazil. Who is the latest actress who refused to work with Shiney Ahuja the actor allegedly accused for raping his maid. 2010 at the San Jose Fairmont Hotel. More than 100. Name the countries which agree on a nuclear fuel swap aimed at easing concerns from the West that Iran might build a bomb. Who was India’s most wanted man suspected of having organized the 1993 Mumbai bombings. Who was the 11th Vice-President of India who passed away recently on May 15. figures third on the Forbes’ Most Wanted Fugitives list topped? Answer: Dawood Ibrahim 22. 2010: 19. Popular South Indian actress who is willing to join DMK Party? Answer: Khushboo 18. Who Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2010 Award Finalist for Northern California ? Answer: Roamware CEO Bobby Srinivasan. 2010: 17. May 13. financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities from more than one hundred nominations by a panel of independent judges. 23.000 flights and an estimated 10 million travelers worldwide were affected costing airlines more than $2 billion. Bobby Srinivasan was selected as a finalist for his extraordinary success in the areas of innovation.The April 14 eruption at Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokul volcano forced most countries in northern Europe to shut their airspace between April 15-20. 2010: 20. Award recipients will be announced at a special gala event on June 12. During its last eruption. Who is the new director of barc? Answer: RK sinha appointed as new director of barc May 15.

Name the president of MCI – Medical Council of India who is facing graft charges and has to resign. . Answer: Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) (now defunct) 13. 12. 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. Who was the only surviving terrorist involved in the 2008 Mumbai attacks. 15. 2010? Answer: Ms. Name the company from whose premises toxic leak happened in one of the worst industrial disasters called Bhopal gas tragedy. 16. and waging war against India recently? Answer: Ajmal Kasab of Pakistan 10. thereby furthering the cause of world peace. 11. Who is the IAS Topper in UPSC Civil Services Exam 2010 which has been released by UPSC recently? Answer: SHAH FAESAL Dr Faesal 26-year-old MBBS graduate.Answer: Vaishali Desai in film Shaunya a horror flick produced by Puja Bedi. who topped the list of 875 successful candidates. Diego Forlan struck an extra-time goal and secured a 2-1 win. Ela Ramesh Bhatt of Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) India who has received a medal and twenty million yen. and is found guilty of murder. and to make their achievements known as widely as possible.Who received 27th Niwano Peace Foundation award on May 13. conspiracy. Which Team won the Europa League Title? Answer: Atletico Madrid won the inaugural final of the Europa League on defeating Fulham at Hamburg. MCI controlls Medical Education in India. Vaishali Desai is a former Miss India and has made her debut in Kal Kissne Dekha opposite Jackie Bhagnani. 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. 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 14. Answer: Ketan Desai Ketan Desai 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.

3. 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’. The last was Lord Liverpool at 42. 4. 2010: 8.9. Answer: Mac Mohan Apart from Sholey Mac Mohan also acted in Amitabh starrers like “Zanjeer”. The Hindu Marriage Act however does not prohibits same caste marriage. What is the name of panel that is being setup to look into Telangana issue? Answer: Srikrishna committee Srikrishna committee or panel has been set up to study the demand for separate Telangana 6. Who is the British Prime Minister after Gordon Brown? Answer: David Cameron The 43-year-old Cameron becomes Britain’s youngest prime minister in almost 200 years. Amin is Baroda Cricket Association president and he also heads a company known as Alembic Chemicals. They are run as a separate courts or adalats where judgement are given by Khap Panchs. He was suffering from lung cancer. Who is the new Chief Justice of India? Answer: Justice S H Kapadia. 7. Who has issued fatwa – saying that it is illegal for women to work? Answer: Darul Uloom Deoband Darul Uloom Deoband the Sunni Muslim seminary had this fatwa issued by a bench of three clerics 5. “Don”. . “Shaan” and “Satte Pe Satta”. What is the real name of character artiste ‘Sambha‘ from super hit film of all times ‘Sholey‘ who passed away recently. 2. Who is the new IPL Commissionaire? Answer: Chirayu Amin Chirayu Amin has joined as the new IPL commissioner after the removal of lalit Modi. 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 May 12. Mr. Most political parties support Khap Panchayats.

Who won World Chess Championship against Veselin Topalov in 2010? Answer: Viswanathan Anand Anand defeated Bulgarian Veselin Topalov.Justice S H Kapadia (62-year-old). was on Wednesday sworn in as the 38th Chief Justice of India by President Pratibha Patil 1. the most senior judge of the Supreme Court. .

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