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Name the ex-Chief Minister of Karnataka who died recently.

Bangarappa Which company won the SAP ACE Award 2011 for the category Best-Run Business in Cloud ERP Implementation? iSAT Network Engineers Which note denomination is set to be issued with rupee symbol by RBI? 500 rupees note Which stake has sony set to sell to Samsung for $940 million? LCDs stake Which event has been recognised as single-biggest event at the Special Olympics? Gujarats Khel Mahakumbh China recently tested high-speed train at what speed? 500kmph Which middle east country is set to allow foreign airlines to fly domestic routes? Saudi Arabia Which Indian city is set to host International coffee festival in January 2012? Delhi Name the Indian football team defender who retired from international football recently. Mahesh Gawli Which citys metro turned 9 years? Delhi Who takes over as supreme leader of North Korea? Kim Jon Un Name the website launched by Patna police as Patnaites can get information about the position of different roads. www.patnatrafficpolice.in What is the value of first ever tax-free bonds issue that NHAI is set to launch on 28th December 2011? Rs.5,000crore Which legendary singers 87th Birth anniversary was celebrated across Mumbai on 24th December 2011? Mohammad Rafi

Where has Karuturi Agro Products has planned to establish sugar factory? Ethiopia Who has been crowned Pantaloons Femina Miss India South 2012? Shamata Anchan Which event has been recognised as single-biggest Special Olympics event? Gujarats Khel Mahakumbh Which country has been ranked 2nd biggest global arms exporter? Russia Name the physicist and Xeroxs chief scientist who passed away recently. Jacob E.Goldman Who is set to partner with Leander Peas in Chennai Open 2012? Janko Tipsarevic Who has been appointed as head coach for Delhi Daredevils? Eric Simmons Who has been named Czech Republic Athlete of the Year? Petra Kvitova Name the American boxing champion who has been sentenced to 90days jail. Floyd Mayweather Where has the bronze statue of Steve Jobs been unveiled? Budapest, Hungary Name the person who hung himself by his hair for 23 minutes setting a world record. Suthakaran Sivagnanathurai Which airlines has slipped to No.5 in market share as the company is cash strapped? Kingfisher Airlines Which Finnish Formula 1 driver is set to return for 2012 season? Kimi Raikkonen Name the Rider who has been voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year. Mark Cavendish Name the first Qatar woman who is set to participate in Qatars National Swim Team. Nada Mohammed Wafa

Which South African movie won the Best Film award at the 4th edition of the Bangalore International Film Festival? Lucky Name the former Indian test cricketer who passed away in Pune recently. Vasant Ranjane Which company won patent rights against Android? Microsoft Which company won patent for Driverless car? Google Name the Olympian, custodian of the gold medal-winning Indian team in the 1951 Asian Games who passed away recently. K.V.Varadaraj Name the debutant novelist who has captured the 600 year old history of Madurai till 1920 in his novel Kaval Kottam, won the Sahitya Academy Award for 2011. Su.Venkatesan How many hectares of cultivable land in India has declined in the last 5 years due to shift to nonagricultural purposes? 8 lakh hectare Name Indias top nuke scientist who designed the first atomic bomb which was detonated at Pokhran in 1974, who died recently. P.K.Iyengar Who has been appointed as Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court? Justice Adarsh Goel Who has been appointed as Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court? Justice Vikramjit Sen Who stepped down as chairman of Essar Energy? Ravi Ruia Who inaugurated Kerala Cricket Association stadium at Krishnagiri in Wayanad District? S.Sreesanth Name the supreme leader of North Korea who died recently. Kim Jong II What bill on cable TV was passed by Parliament recently? Bill to digitalise cable TV

Which agreement did Syria sign recently? Arab League agreement Which telecom operator is set to discontinue services of prepaid customers with inactive usage for continuous period of 60 days? Vodafone Where has IBM recently opened its branch office in India? Vishakhapatnam Name the Saudi prince who bought $300 million stake in Twitter. Alwaleed bin Talal Name the bollywood female actor has been named PETA Person of the Year. Hema Malini What tag has Indian stock market held along with 14 other countries? Trillion-dollar stock market Who becomes the first woman to be nominated as US ambassador to India? Nancy Powell Which became first Indian singles player to reach the final of BWF Superseries? Saina Nehwal Name the American teen who won the Dubai Ladies Masters to become the youngest professional winner on the Ladies European Tour. Lexis Thompson Which Asian country has been admitted to World Trade Organisation recently? Russia In which Asian country Apple is set to open R and D centre? Israel For what purpose India and Russia recently signed a deal? To produce 42 Sukhoi fighters Name the NRI who won bypoll for Labour in London. Seema Malhotra Name the West Indies cricketer commentator who has been honoured with life membership for the Marylebone Cricket Club. Tony Cozier

Which Colombian film bagged Suvarna Chakoram (Golden Crow Pheasant) at the 16th International Film Festival of Kerala? The Colours of the Mountains India has largest More than half More than half

mileage of canals in the world

of worlds tea comes from India alone of the groundnut area and production is from India alone of the worlds sugarcane area is in India

More than 1/3rd India has 1/6th

of the world population of sheep

India Ranks
1st in the production of milk and milk products 1st producing about 3000kgs per hectare yield of wheat, surpassing U.S.A 1st in cellphone usage 1st in postal network 2nd in population 2nd in worlds coconut production the first being Philippines 2nd being the biggest producer of silk first being China 2nd in Tobacco production the first being U.S.A 2nd being the largest producer of rice and cotton yarn 3rd being the largest producer of Castor in the world 4th place in cotton production

5th in egg production 7th with regard to area in the world 8th in fish catching, while Japan leads the world 17th among countries of the world in shipping tonnage