Somdev Devvarman becomes 2nd Indian after Leander paes to break into the top-100 of ATP rankings, reaching a career-high 96th with total points of 540 as on 2nd August 2010 India finishes 2-1 to clinch the bronze medal in the inaugural Asian Women Champions Trophy hockey tournament at Busan, South Korea India’s 7th fastest supercomputer at a computation(HPC) cluster 1. 5 Tera Byte memory and 30TB storage space cluster capacity ‘Annapurna’ was unveiled at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences(IMSc) in Chennai
Sharath Kamal became 1st Indian to breach the top-50 of the World ranking to be placed at 45th, after winning US Open and Egypt Open Table Tennis Tournament Vidya Stokes has been elected Hockey India President defeating former national captian Pargat Singh Mr. Ratan Tata conferred as ‘Businessman of the Decade Award’ on behalf of Indo-Israeli Chambers of Commerce Priyanka Chopra has been appointed as the National Ambassador of UNICEF and would support in promoting child rights Tejaswini Sawant becomes first Indian woman shooter to win a gold medal at World Championships
P. T. Usha(to head panel for Khel Ratna and Arjuna awards) has been named chairperson of the selection committee for 2010’s National Sports award Pune to host 2010 World Billiards Chamionship Constitution has been divided into i) 21 parts ii) 11 parts iii) 24 parts iv) 15 parts The Fundamental Rights have been incorporated in part i) IV ii) III iii) II iv) VI Sharad Pawar becomes 2nd Indian and 7th International Cricket Council President to succeed David Morgan Sports Federer out of Wimbledon 2010 after defeat to Berdych Nadal wins the Wimbledon 2010 men’s Single title
Serena Williams wins the Wimbledon 2010 woman’s single title Cara Black and Leander Paes wins the Wimbledon 2010 mixed doubles title Bob Diamond : Barclays :: Kenneth Lewis : Bank of America Warren Edward Buffett : Berkshire Hathway Facebook to open first centre in Hyderabad Vijay Malya wins Rajya Sabha polls from Karnataka 2. Asteroids revolve round the sun between the orbits of i) Earth and Jupiter ii) Earth and Venus iii) Venus and Jupiter iv) Mars and Jupiter 3. International Date lines passes through i) 0 degree Greenwich ii) 180 degree Greenwich iii) 90 degree Greenwich iv) 270 degree Greenwich . Equinox occurs on i) March 21st ii) March 25th iii) September 15th iv) March 15th 5. The gravitational pull of moon is i) twice that of earth ii) 1/4th of the earth’s iii) 1/6th of the earth’s iv) 1/12th of the earth’s 8. The period of revolution of a geostationary satellite is i) 12hrs ii) 36hrs iii) 6hrs iv) 24hrs 9. The North pole is always in the light i) from March 21 to Sept 23 ii) from Sept 23 to March 21 iii) on June 21 iv) None of the above 10. The latitude of South Pole is i) 0 degree ii) 90 degree iii) 180 degree iv) none In Line of Fire |Pervez MusharrafOrhan Pamuk | |My Name is Red |Orhan Pamuk | |The Heart of India |Mark tully | |Speed Post |Shobha de | |Call of Hanour |Jaswanth Singh | |Blind Faith |Sagarika Ghose | |God’s Little Soldier |Kiran Nagarkar | What is the ‘Book of Life’ related to? ) Book which received Booker Prize, 2006 ii) A book on zoology iii) The Human Genome Project iv) Peace efforts in various nations »» Identify the richest mineral producing state in India. i) Orissa ii) Bihar iii) Madhya Pradesh iv) Rajasthan Doldrum is an area of i) Low pressure ii) Low rainfall iii) Low temperature iv) Low humidity India is self-sufficient in minerals except i) Mica ii) Copper iii) Manganese iv) Coal The natural seaport in Eastern Coast of India is i) Kolkata ii) Chennai iii) Tuticorn iv) Vishakhapatnam In which state do we have Uranium deposits ) Tamil Nadu ii) Madhya Pradesh iii) Maharashtra iv) Jharkhand Wine: Grapes :: Vodka: ? i) orange ii) Flour iii) Rye iv) Apples Golf : Moles :: Baseball : ? i) Points ii) Innings iii) Serve iv) Goal Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani ADAG chairman Anil Ambani ICICI Bank managing director and chief executive Chanda Kochhar Mahindra group chairman Keshub Mahindra Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal Videocon chairman Venugopal Dhoot Hero Group founder Brijmohan Lall Munjal Future Group chairman Kishore Biyani Silver is found in ) Karnataka ii) Bihar iii) Jharkhand iv) Madhya Pradesh The country which produces coffee in abundance is i) China ii) Brazil iii) India iv) Sri Lanka The country which stands first in production of wheat is i) USA ii) Russia iii) China iv) India The concentration of jute industry is in i) Jammu & Kashmir ii) Mizoram iii) Andra Pradesh iv) West Bengal The Rajya Sabha has a life of 10 years ii) 5 years iii) 3 years iv) Permanent The Lok Sabha member must have completed the age of i) 18 years ii) 21 years iii) 25 years iv) 35 years The Rajya Sabha member must be completed the age of ) 21 years ii) 30 years iii) 35 years iv) 18 years The total strength of Lok Sabha is i) 500 ii) 200 iii) 625 iv) 545 The total strength of Rajya Sabha is i) 250 ii) 545 iii) 200 iv) 500 The largest gland in human body is i) Adrenal ii) Liver iii) Pituitary iv) Thymus 1. Carlos Slim Helu and family Mexico $53. 5 Billion 2. Bill Gates USA $53 Billion 3. Warren Buffet USA $47 Billion |Calicut |Kozhikode | Poona Pact |1932 | |Third Round Table Conference |1932 | |The Government of India Act |1935 | | | | | | | |Demand for Pakistan |1940 | |Cripps Mission |1942 | |Quit India Resolution |1942 | |Indian National Army | | Best Film |3 Idiots | |Best Director |Rajkumar Hirani |3 Idiots | |Best Actor(Male) |Amitabh Bachchan |Paa | |Best Actor(Female) |Vidya Balan |Paa | |Best Supporting Actor(Male) |Boman Irani |3 Idiots | |Best Supporting Actor(Female) |Kalki Koechlin |Dev D | |Best Music |A. R.
Rahman |Delhi 6 | |Best Lyrics |Irshad Kamil |Aaj din chadya, Love Aaj Kal | |Best Playback(Male) |Mohit Chauhan |Masakali, Delhi 6 | |Best Playback(Female) |Kavitha Seth |Iktara,Wake Up Sid | | |Rekha Bhardwaj |Genda phool, Delhi 6 | |Critics award for Best Director |Nandita Das |Firaaq | |Critics award for Best Actor(Male) |Ranbir Kapoor |Wake Up Sid, Ajab Prem, Rocket Singh | |Critics award for Best Actor(Female) |Mahiee Gill |Dev D | |Best Story |Abhijat Joshi, Raj Kumar Hirani |3 Idiots | |Best Screenplay |Abhijat Joshi, Raj Mukar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod |3 Idiots | | |Chopra | | Bill Gates to adopt Gularia village in Khagaria from the state of Bihar David Cameron has been elected as British Prime Minster HUDCO – Housing and Urban Development Corporation NABARD – National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development NSDL – National Securities Depository Limited
NASDAQ – National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations REPO – Repurchase |Kofi Annan |Ghana, 1997-2002 | |Kofi Annan |Ghana, 2002-2006 | |Ban-ki-Moon |South Korea, 2007 – Continuing | |Target for 11th Plan(2007-12) |Aims to attain a growth rate of 9. 5% in the final year | Indian-origin Kamla Persad-Bissessar has been elected the first woman Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Mahindra and Mahindra acquires electric car maker REVA McAfee to acquire Trust Digital Anemometer |Velocity of wind | |Cardiogram |Heart movements | |Encephalograph |Brain movements | |Crescograph |Plant growth | |Gravimeter |Oil deposits under water | |Fathometer |The depth of the ocean | |Hygrometer |The humidity in air | |Lactometer |Purity in milk | |Pyrometer |High temperature of distant objects | Padma Vibhushan: 1. Sh.
Ebrahim Alkazi (Art) 2. Sh. Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman (Art) 3. Smt. Zohra Segal (Art) 4. Dr. Yaga Venugopal Reddy (Public Affairs) 5. Dr. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (Science and Engineering) 6. Dr. Prathap Chandra Reddy (Trade and Industry) |2002 |Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia |Germany |Australia |Netherlands | |2006 |Monchengladbach, Germany |Germany |Australia |Spain | |2010 |New Delhi, India |– |– |– | Most Successful Teams Team |Wins |Appearances in Final | |Pakistan |4 (1971, 1978, 1982, 1994) |6 | |Netherlands |3 (1973, 1990, 1998) |5 | |Germany |2 (2002, 2006) |3 | |Australia |1 (1986) | | |India |1 (1975) | | Arjuna Awards 2010 Krishna Punia (athletics), Joseph Abraham (athletics), Dinesh Kumar (boxing), Parimarjan Negi (chess), Jhulan Goswami (cricket), Deepak Mondal (football), Sunil Chettri (football), Rajiv Tomar (wrestling), Sandeep Singh (hockey), Jasjit Kaur (hockey), Jajseer Singh (paralympics), Dinesh (kabaddi), Kapil Dev (volleyball), Rehan Poncha (swimming), Sanjeev Rajput (shooting). Non-violent Non-cooperation Movement |1920-22 | |The Khilafat Movement |1920 | |Chauri Chaura Incident |1922 | |The Swarajist Party |1923 | |Anti-Imperialist League |1927 | |Simon Commission |1928 | |Nehru Report |1928 | |Meerut Conspiracy Case |1929 | |Lahore Conspiracy Case |1929 | |Poorna Swaraj Day |1930 | |Civil disobedience Day |1930 | |First Round Table Conference |1930 | |Gandhi-Irwin Pact |1931 | |Second Round Table Conference |1931 | |Arrest of Mahatma Gandhi |1932 | »» 2. Specialist in children diseases i) orthopedist ii) internist iii) cardiologist iv) pediatrician 3. Specialist in eye diseases i) dermatologist ii) optician iii) oculist iv) orthopedist 4. Specialist in mental disorders i) psychiatrist ii) neurologist iii) optician iv) cardiologist 5. Study of eye diseases ) orthodontia ii) optometry iii) taxidermy iv) ophthalmology 6. Student of plant life i) zoologist ii) botanist iii) biologist iv) none of these 7. Student of the stars i) astronomer ii) anthropologist iii) biologist iv) astrologer 8. Student of insect life i) semanticist ii) sociologist iii) entomologist iv) etymologist 9. Student of word meanings i) philologist ii) semanticist iii) etymologist iv) none of these 10. Analysis of living tissues i) autopsy ii) astrology iii) anatomy iv) biopsy Answers: 1. ?s?? olo?? u?? 2. u???????? p? d 3. u????? do 4. ?s???????? sd 5. ?? olo? l???? do 6. ?s? u?? oq 7. ??? ouo?? s? 8. ?s?? olo? o? u? 9. ?s???? u??? s 10. ?sdo? q »»