GENERAL AWARENESS: (14 tests) 1.Who among the following won the national championship in two different sports?

Shanta Rangaswami Varsha Majumdar P.Gopichand P.Harikrishna 2. Who was selected as the best football player for the year 2001 by FIFA? Diego Maradona Zinedine Zidane Ronaldo Luis Figo 3. Which country will organize world cup Football 2002? China S.Korea Japan Japan & S.Korea 4. Who is the youngest cricket player who made the test century? Sachin Tendulkar Mushtaque Mohammad Mohammad Ashraful Imran Nazir 5. What is the "Mascot" of Soccer world Cup 2002? Dazzler Ato Nik Kaz 6. Who will host the 32nd National games? Punjab Kerela Andhra Pradesh Maharashtra

7. Who is the chairman of 'Match Referee Panel' declared by ICC? Mike Proctor Wasim Raja Ranjan Madugalle Clive Lloyd 8.Who is the world's number one Woman Tennis player as per the latest ranking? Martina Hingis Venus Williams Lindsay Davenport Jennifer Capriati 9. How many times has India won the world cup hockey tournament? One Three Two Four 10. Who is the 10th world cup hockey champion? Australia Pakistan Holland Germany --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Q.No Result Correct Answers 1 Varsha Majumdar 2Luis Figo 3 Japan & S.Korea 4 Mohammad Asharaf Ul 5 Dazzler 6 Andhra Pradesh 7 Ranjan Madugalle 8 Venus Williams 9 one 10 Germany 1.International Woman's Day is being celebrated on? 4th March 8th March 10th March 15th march 2. . Who is the director of the movie "A Beautiful Mind"? Richard Attenborough Ron Howard Steven Spielberg Danish Tanovich 3. Who among the following had been banned from flying in Air Canada? Osama Bin Laden Salman Rushdie Saddam Hussain Fidal Castro 4. Who is the newly appointed 'Comptroller and Auditor General' of India? Vijay Sanglu T.N.Seshan Vijayendra Kaul Bimal Jalan 5. Late American journalist Daniel Perl was associated with which news magazine? Wall street Journal Times NewYork Times Washington Post 6. Who among the following received the 'Grammy Award' for the album" Full Circle / Cornelly hall"? Micheal Jackson Britney Spears Jennifer Lopez Pt.Ravishankar 7. Which telephone company has started basic telephone service in the name of 'Touch Tel' in Delhi? Bharti Telenet Ltd. Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. Reliance telephone Services Tata Communications Ltd. 8.Internet banking was first started by which commercial bank? HDFC ICICI

HSBC

Global Trust Bank

9. Which country is the manufacturer of spy plane "Falcon"? USA France Germany Israel 10. Government of India celebrated Year 2001 as-? Year for the old people Year for child education Year for women empowerment Year for the Water conservation

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Q.No Result Correct Answers 1 8th March 2 Ron Howard 3 Salman Rushdie 4 Vijyendra Kaul 5 Wall street Journal 6 Pt.Ravishankar 7 Bharti Telenet Ltd. 8 ICICI 9 Israel 10 Year for women empowerment

1.Who was the first cricket player to receive the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award? Sachin Tendulkar Sunil Gavaskar Kapil Dev Harbhajan Singh 2. Who is the Architect of Chandigarh? Adwin Lutiens Louis Seymour Le Corbusier D C Kapoor

3. Who was the first Indian personality to win the Nobel Prize? Amartya Sen Rabindranath Tagore C V Raman Jawaharlal Nehru 4. What is the name of world's first nuclear reactor? Chicago pile Fermi fusion Apsara Blackhole

5. "Operation Gentlemen" was related withIT Raids on cricketers politician in India Operation against Veerappan

Search for the most honest Movie directed by Santosh Sivan

6. The film which won the most number of Oscar awards till date isTitanic Ben-hur The Last emperor Both (a) and (b) 7. Which of the following has not won the Miss World Title? Diana Hayden Yukta Mookhey Priyanka Chopra Lara Dutta 8.Who is the chief election commissioner of India? T N Seshan M S Gill J M Lyngdoh R K Trivedi 9. Who is the first Indian women grandmaster? S Vijaylakshmi Shashikiran 10. The total no of bones in a new born baby206 300 Koneru Humpi Bhagyashri Thipsay 210 None of the above

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Q.No Result Correct Answers 1 Sachin Tendulkar 2 Le Corbusier 3 Rabindranath Tagore 4 Chicago pile 5 IT Raids on cricketers 6 Both a & b 7 Lara Dutta 8 J M Lyngdoh 9 S Vijaylakshmi 10 300

1.Who was the first Englishman who received the Nobel Price in literature? G.B.Shaw T.S.Eliot Rudyard Kipling Virginia Woolfe 2.The post of Ombudsman was first introduced in which country? USA UK Sweden France 3. M-16 is the name of? Fighter plan of USA Indian Battle tank British Intelligence Agency Israeli Radar

4. Panchameshwar hydro power project is a joint project between India - Bhutan India - Nepal India - Bangladesh India - Srilanka 5. Who is the author of the book "Interpreter of Maladies"? Salman Rushdie Vikram Seth Jhumpa Lahiri Rafique Jakariya 6.Who is the world's first space tourist? Hans Lerch Denis Tito Lee Daley Richard Rushton

7.Which state is the largest flower producer in India? J&K Himachal Pradesh Karnataka U.P. 8.The astronomer who argued first that the sun, and not the earth, is the center of the solar system? Galilio Copernicus Aryabhatta Aristotle 9.The Ozone layer is situated in which region of atmosphere? Troposphere Stratosphere Mesosphere Ionosphere 10.Which of the following day is celebrated as 'Earth Day'? 6th March 22nd April 13th May 10th December --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Q.No Result Correct Answers 1 Rudyard Kipling 2 Sweden 3 British Intelligence Agency 4 India - Nepal 5 Jhumpa Lahiri 6 Denis Tito 7 Karnataka 8 Copernicus 9 Stratosphere 10 22nd April

1.Who is the writer of the book " The Blind Assassin "? Salman Rushdie Margaret Atwood Agatha Christie Danielle Steele 2.Who is the author of the book "The History of Kellygang"? Peter Carey Margaret Atwood V.S. Naipaul J.K.Rowling 3. 'Skoda Auto' is based inGermany USA France Russia

4. Who proved first that the galaxies are flying away from each other and that the farther they are faster they fly? Copernicus William Herschel Edwin P. Hubble Abbe Georges Lemaitre 5. Where was the first 'Earth Summit" held ? Nairobi Kyoto 6.ELISA test is conducted for -? For the diagnosis of cancer For the diagnosis of AIDS Rio Di Janeiro Beijing For diagnosis of Diabetes For the diagnosis of TB

7.In Fahrenheit temperature scale the freezing point and the boiling point of water is given by -? 0 degree F - 100 degree F 32 degree F - 212 degree F 40 degree F - 200 degree F 80 degree F- 180 degree F

8.1GB is equal to how many bytes? 106 1010

109 1012

9.According to Transparency international's annual corruption Index rank which country has been ranked as cleanest country? Finland Denmark Norway Sweden 10.In how many denominations is Euro available? Six notes, Four coins Seven notes, Four coins Seven notes ,Six coins Seven notes, Eight coins --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Q.No Result Correct Answers 1 Margrett Atwood 2 Peter Carey 3 Germany 4 Edwin P. Hubble 5 Rio De Janeiro 6 For the diagnosis of AIDS 7 32 degree F - 212 degree F 8 109 9 Finland 10 Seven notes, Eight coins

1.Headquarter of Interpol is situated in which city? Genewa Chicago Liyonce washington 2.Which of the following college was converted in to Banaras Hindu University? Hindu College Banaras Central Hindu College Oriental College None of these 3.In which city of India World Bank is opening its branch office? New Delhi Chennai Mumbai Kolkata

4.What is the target fixed by Indian Govt. for the year 2002-2003 by disinvestment? Rs.10000 cr Rs 12000 cr Rs. 15000 cr Rs.20000 cr 5.Which country won the World Cup Hockey-2002? Australia Germany Holland S. Korea 6.Who is the 'Secretary General' of commonwealth Organization? Don Mckinon Kofi Annan Halen Clark John Devid 7.All the Indian states will adopt the VAT system from the date-? 1 April,2002 1April,2003 1 April,2004 None of these 8.Who received the "International Gandhi Peace Prize" for the year 2001? Nelson Mandela John Hume Peter Carrie Bill Clinton 9."Operation Enduring Freedom " is related with-? Operation started by LTTE Operation Started by IRA Operation Started for Trapping Bin Lade Operation started by Hamas 10.Which countries became the member of WTO recently? China China , Vietanam China,Vietanam,Cuba China,Vietanam,Cuba,Myanmar --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Detailed Analysis Q.No Result Correct Answers 1 Liyonce 2 Central Hindu College 3 Chennai 4 Rs 12000 cr 5 Germany 6 Don Mckinon 7 1April,2003 8 John Hume 9 Operation Started for Trapping Bin Laden

10 China,Vietnam 1.'Multi Drug Therapy' is used for curing which disease? AIDS Cancer TB Leprosy 2.Who is the inventor of 'electronic television'? J.L.Baird JTDiction P.T.Farnsworth W L JKudson

3.According to the Roman mythology, Mercury was the god of Commerce, eloquence and skill. War Spring, bloom and beauty. The underworld and death. 4.After the attack on the Indian Parliament, Lashkar-e-Toiba has changed it's name toAll Furjan-I-Pasban Al Fqrqan All Pasban Pasban-I-Ahle Hadith 5.Who has been awarded the Best Corporate Manager for the year 2001? N.R.Narayan Murthy H.L . Bajaj A.M Naik Azim Hasham Premji 6.What does the Latin phrase "Caveat Emptor" mean? Let the buyer beware The consumers must avoid certain goods. Sellers be careful Sell goods without stiff competition 7.Which of the following artist refused to accept the "Padma Bhooshan" this year? S.Subbalakshmi Sitara Devi Amzad Ali Khan Zakir Husain 8.What is the percentage share of India in total world export? 10% 5% 2% 0.6% 9.How many industries come under compulsory licensing? 10 8 6 5 10.What is "Nasdaq"? German intelligence Agency Stock exchange in Germany Stock exchange in USA Israeli intelligence agency

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Q.No Result Correct Answers 1 Leprosy 2 P.T.Farnsworth 3 Commerce, eloquence and skill. 4 Al Pasban 5 H.L.Bajaj 6 Let the buyer beware. 7Sitara Devi 8 0.6% 9 5 10 Stock exchange in USA

1.Who is the youngest player ever to reach 400 test wickets? Richard Headley Kapil Dev Wasim Akram Muttiah Murlitharan 2.In how many tests Sir Don Bradman made 6996 runs? 50 52 54 56 3.The number of test wickets taken by Courtney Walsh is-? 435 450 512 519 4.Which country won the ICC Under 19 world cup cricket? England Australia New Zealand India 5.Who is the first Indian to score a hattrick in test cricket? Bishan Singh Bedi Kapil Dev Anil Kumbale Harbhajan Singh 6.Who won the 2002 Australian Open men’s singles Tennis? Marat Safin Thomas Johansson Pete Samprass None of these 7.Who is the highest test scorer for India? Sunil Gawaskar Dilip Vangsarkar

Sachin Tedulkar

V.V.S. Laxaman

8.In recent India –England test series India won by the? by 3-1 by 2-1 by 1-0 by 4-1 9.The world cup football 2010 will be held in which country? USA Japan South Africa Russia 10.Who is the president of football’s worlds governing body FIFA? Sepp Blatter Pele Martin hansen Charles Dempsey -------------------------------------------------------------------------------Detailed Analysis Q.No Result Correct Answers 1 Muttiah Murlitharan 2 52 3 519 4 Australia 5 Thomas Johansson 6 Harbhajan Singh 7 V.V.S. Laxaman 8 by1-0 9 South Africa 10 Sepp Blatter 1.Who is the youngest player ever to reach 400 test wickets? Richard Headley Kapil Dev Wasim Akram Muttiah Murlitharan 2.In how many tests Sir Don Bradman made 6996 runs? 50 52 54 56 3.The number of test wickets taken by Courtney Walsh is-? 435 450 512 519 4.Which country won the ICC Under 19 world cup cricket? England Australia New Zealand India

5.Who is the first Indian to score a hattrick in test cricket? Bishan Singh Bedi Kapil Dev Anil Kumbale Harbhajan Singh 6.Who won the 2002 Australian Open men’s singles Tennis? Marat Safin Thomas Johansson Pete Samprass None of these 7.Who is the highest test scorer for India? Sunil Gawaskar Sachin Tedulkar Dilip Vangsarkar V.V.S. Laxaman

8.In recent India –England test series India won by the? by 3-1 by 2-1 by 1-0 by 4-1 9.The world cup football 2010 will be held in which country? USA Japan South Africa Russia 10.Who is the president of football’s worlds governing body FIFA? Sepp Blatter Pele Martin hansen Charles Dempsey --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Q.No Result Correct Answers 1 Muttiah Murlitharan 2 52 3 519 4 Australia 5 Thomas Johansson 6 Harbhajan Singh 7 V.V.S. Laxaman 8 by1-0 9 South Africa 10 Sepp Blatter 1.The world’s first artificial human heart transplant surgery was conducted by-

Dr.Christiaan Barnard Dr.Chittaranjan Ranawat

Dr Venugopal Dr. Richard Stevenson

2.What is the maximum percentage of direct foreign investment in the field of private banks allowed by RBI? 25% 35% 49% 51% 3.Who is the India’s highest paid CEO? N.R.Narayan Murthy Ratan Tata Azim Premji Dhirubhai Ambani

4.Which one is the most environmentally-sustainable country in the world? Switzerland Sweden Finland Denmark 5.Which was the first ashram founded by Gandhiji in 1904? Sabermati Ashram Sewagram Ashram Phoenix Farm None Of these 6.Who is the chief of interim government in Afghanistan? General Rashid Dostan Hamid Karzai Padshah Khan Zadran Haji Saifullah 7.The 51% of government stake in BALCO was purchased by-? Singhanias Sterlite industries Reliance Group Tata Group 8.The important cause of Civil war in America was-? Abolition of slavery Industrialization Quest of freedom Rebellion by native Americans

9.India was to pass the Patent bill before April 1999 so that the change could be made to cover -? Product Patenting Process Patenting both of above none of these 10.Deep blue black box is connected with - ? Computer science Space science Medical science Aircraft industry

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Q.No Result Correct Answers 1 Dr.Christiaan Barnard 2 49% 3 Dhirubhai Ambani 4 Finland 5 Phoenix Farm 6 Hamid Karzai 7 Sterlite industries 8by 1-0 9 Product Patenting 10 Aircraft industry

1.In the nineteenth century, the people of Europe started moving from the villages to cities due to the impact of? Epidemics War Industrialization Population explosion in villages 2.GATT stands for-? General Association for trade and Transport and transport General agreement on Tariffs and Trade General agreement for trade None of these

3.Which three of the following were the Dravida Kingdoms in India? Saka, Gandhar, Magadha Avanti, Telang, Mahakosal Satwahan, Kalinga,Rashtrakut Chola, Pandya, Chera 4.With which field would u associate the term"Futures & Derivatives"? FOREX Stock Markets Hawala Import-Export 5.Who was the first woman president of the United Nations organization? Vijaylakshmi Pandit Rajkumari Amrit Kour Sarojni Naidu S.Bhandarnaike 6.In which state is the people war group operative? J&K Andhra Pradesh Bihar Jharkhand

7.Which city is an important center of aircraft industry in India? Banglore Chennai Nagpur Hyderabad

8.Which one of the classical dance forms originated in Andhra Pradesh? Bharat Natyam Kathakali Kuchipudi Chakwar Kuntu 9.What is the percentage of carbohydrates in the normal daily food calorie requirement of an adult? About 7% About 35% About 48% About 60% 10.Which planet is known for its main seven rings made up of icy particles? Jupiter Saturn Pluto Venus --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Q.No Result Correct Answers 1 Industrialization 2 General agreement on Tariffs and Trade 3 Chola, Pandya, Chera 4 Stock market 5 Vijaylakshmi Pandit 6 Andhra Pradesh 7 Banglore 8 Kuchipudi 9 About 48% 10 Saturn 1.To be recognized as a national party, a political party must be a recognized party in atleast -? Three states Five states Four states Six states

2.Citizens of which one of the following Caribbean Islands enjoy all US rights except voting rights? Bahamas Bermudas Jamaica Puerto Rico 3.Hieroglyphics were developed by the -?

Indians Chinese

Mayans Chola, Pandya, Chera

4.The electorate system for president in India is based on-? Adult franchise Separate Electorate Indirect election system Multi-Vote system 5.The member of the NAFTA includes -? USA, Canada, Mexico USA, UK, Russia 6.Cash crops of India includes-? Paddy and jawar Cotton and Sugarcane 7.Who was the founder of first Sufi order in India? Khwaja Qutub - Ud – din Bakhtiar Kaki Khwaja Muinud-din Chisti USA, Canada, UK USA, UK, Mexico Maize, Jawar and Paddy Ground nut and Cotton Shaikh Nizam ud din Auliya Shaikh Nasir Ud-din Mahmud

8.Who was the pioneer of the ‘Panchayati Raj’ for introducing local self-government in British India? Warren Hastings Lord William Bentinck Lord Canning Lord Ripon 9.The traveler from the west who visited the Bahmani Kingdom in 1417 was? Marco Polo Nicolo Conti Vasco de Gama Ibn Batuta 10.Who categorized blood in to four groups-? Robert Brown Louis Pasture Karl Landsteiner Robert Hook

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Q.No Result Correct Answers 1 Four states 2 Puerto Rico 3 Egyptians 4 Indirect election system 5 USA, Canada, Mexico

6 Cotton and Sugarcane 7 Khwaja Qutub - Ud – din Bakhtiar Kaki 8 Lord Ripon 9 Nicolo Conti 10 Karl Landsteiner

1. Equinox occurs when the sun is vertically above the _____ Poles Equator 2. The lowest layer of atmosphere is called the ____ Ionosphere Stratosphere

tropic of Cancer tropic of Capricorn Troposphere None of these

3. The Indian Constitution was established during the rule of _____ Lord Wellington Lord Canning George - I Atlee 4. What was the name of India's first base in Antarctica, set up in 1982 ? Dakshin Jamuna Dakshin Gangotri Dakshin Saraswati None of these 5. " Wolfram " is the alternative name of which metallic element ? Tungsten Copper Iron Cobalt 6. Which monkey possesses a blood factor otherwise found only in humans ? Rhesus Chimpanze Gorilla None of these 7. The deepest mine in the world (about 4 km deep) is in the Continent of _____ Africa Asia South America North America 8. Which places are connected by the Grand Trunk Highway ? Calcutta - New Delhi Mumbai - New Delhi Calcutta - Amritsar New Delhi - Chennai

9. The Chairman of the Planning Commission of India is _____ President Home minister Prime minister Finance minister 10. Which of the following port is a free trade zone ? Mumbai Kandla

Cochin

Mangalore

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Q.No Result Correct Answers 1 Equator 2 Troposphere 3 Lord Wellington 4 Dakshin Gangotri 5 Tungsten 6 Rhesus 7 Africa 8 Calcutta - Amritsar 9 Prime minister 10 Kandla

1. Who was the only woman in Nehru's kitchen cabinet in 1947? Rajkumari Amrit Kaur Naidu Krishna Hatheesingh Pandit 2. What was the technical term used for the 'Star Wars' project? Stellar Defense Project Defense Initiative Strategic Defense Initiative Missile Shield 3. Who wrote the novel Rebecca? Alexander Dumas Balzac Jean-Paul Sartre Maurier 4. Where is the Indian Police Academy located ? Guntur Khadakwasla

Sarojini Vijayalaxmi

Stellar Strategic

Honore de Daphne du

Hyderabad Shimla

5. Who ruled the Magadhan Empire as a tribute-paying feudatory of the Huns under Mihirgula? Samudra Gupta Shri Gupta Skanda Gupta Vainya Gupta 6. Which Maratha chieftain accompanied Sadashiv Rao Bhau to the 3rd Battle of Panipat and survived to establish a separate dynasty of his own? Daulat Rao Sindhia Mahadji Sindhia Fateh Singh Gaekwad Yashwant Rao Holkar 7. When did the saying 'to be a quisling' come into being? World War II the Zulu Wars 8. Who is the present Chairperson of the Reserve Bank of India? C. D. Rangarajan Bhagwati Bimal Jalan 9. Which world leader was known as the 'Iron Chancellor'? Prince Otto von Bismarck Churchill Helmut Kohl Adenauer 10. Name the capital of Chatrapati Shivaji's kingdom. Zanjira Singhgad -------------------------------------------------------------------------------World War I the Boer War Jagdish N. K. Singh Sir Winston Konrad

Satara Raigarh

Q.No Result Correct Answers 1 Rajkumari Amrit Kaur 2 Strategic Defense Initiative 3 Daphne du Maurier 4 Hyderabad 5 Vainya Gupta 6 Mahadji Sindhia

7 World War II 8 Bimal Jalan 9 Prince Otto von Bismarck 10 Raigarh

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