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an Eliasson

Deputy Secretary-General,UN

Dr. Jim Yong Kim

President, World Bank

Christine Lagarde

Managing Director, International Monetary Fund(IMF)

Irina Bokova

Director -General, UNESCO

Dr. Margaret Chan

Director -General, WHO

Juan Somavia

Director -General, Inter-national Labour Organisation

Anthony Lake

Executive Director, United


Emergency Fund(UNICEF)

Antonio Guterres

UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Helen Clark

Administrator, United Nations Development Programme

Dr.
Panitchpakdi

Supachai Secretary-General, United


Development(UNCTAD)

Nations

Nations

International

Conference

on

Children's

trade

and

Angel Gurria

Secretary-General, Organisation of Economic Cooperation And


Development (OECD)

Peter Tomka

President, International Court of Justice

Haruhiko Kuroda

President, Asian Development Bank

Donald Kaberuka

President, African Development Bank

Jacques Rogge

President,International Olympic Committee

Kamalesh Sharma

Secretary-General, Commonwealth

Thomas Yayi Boni

Chairman, African Union Assembly

Pascal Lamy

Director - General, WTO

Ms. Navanetham Pillay

High Commissioner, UN High Commission for Human Rights

Herman Van Rompuy

President, European Council

Alan Issac

President, International Cricket Council

Jose
Manuel
Barroso

Durao

Kandeh K. Yumkella

President, European Commission


Director - General, UNIDO

Abdullatif bin Rashid AlSecretary-General, Gulf Co- operation Council


Zayani
Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu

Secretary-General, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Abdallah Salem el-Badri

Secretary-General,
Countries(OPEC)

Jose
Miguel
Salinas

Secretary-General, Organisation of American States

Insulza

Organisation

of

Petroleum

Exporting

Hifikepunye Pohamba

President, South West African People's Organisation(SWAPO)

Mr. Yukia Amano

Director - General, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Secretary-General, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)

Dr.
Osotimehin

Executive Director, UNFPA

Babatunde

Dr. Surin Pitsuwan

Secretary-General, ASEAN

Mr. Ahmed Saleem

Secretary-General, SAARC

Lamine Diack

President, international Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF)

Charles F. Bolden, Jr

Chief of NASA (USA)

Salil Shetty

Secretary-General, Amnesty International

Posted 7th June by Mohit shah

Latest Who's Who In India

Name

Designation

Mr. Pranab Mukherjee

President of India

Mohammad Hamid Ansari

Vice President

Manmohan Singh

Prime Minister of India (Chairman of Planing Commission)

Ms. Meira Kumar

Speaker, Lok Sabha

Mr. P. J. Kurien

Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha

Mr. Karia Munda

Deputy Speaker, Lok Sabha

Ms. Sushma Swaraj

Leader of Opposition (Lok Sabha)

Mr. Arun Jaitley

Leader of Opposition (Rajya Sabha)

Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission

Mr. V. S. Sampath

Chief Election Commissioner

Mr. Hari Shankar Brahma

Election Commissioner

Justice K.G. Balakrishnan

Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission

Mr. Shashi Kant Sharma

Comptroller and Auditor General of India

Mr. Justice M.N. Rao

Chairman, National Commission for Backward Classes

Prof. D.P. Agarwal

Chairman, UPSC

Dr. M.S. Swaminathan

Chairman, National Commission on Farmers (NCF)

Mr. Satyanand Mishra

Chief Information Commissioner

Mr. N. K. Raghupathy

Chairman, SSC

Dr. Vishwa Mohan Katoch

Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research

Mr. C. Chandramouli

Register General and Census Commissioner of India

Mr. Justice D. K. Jain

Chairman Law Commission

Mr. Duvvuri Subbarao

Governor, Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

Mr. Baldev Raj

President, Indian National Academy of Engineering

Mr. Shailesh Gupta

Chairman, Audit Bureau Circulation(ABC)

Dr. (Ms.)
Saxena

Chairperson, Central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT)

Poonam Kishore

Mr. U. K. Sinha

Chairman, Securities & Exchange Board of India

Ms. Mamata Sharma

Chairperson, National Commission for Women

Dr. Vijay Kelkar

Chairman, 13th Finance Commission

Mr. Sam Pitroda

Chairman, National Knowledge Commission

Shri Jawhar Sircar

CEO, Prasar Bharati

Mr. Ratan Tata

Chairman, Investment Commission

Mr. Krishnakumar Natarajan

Chairman, NASSCOM

Mr. Rajkumar Dhoot

President, ASSOCHAM

Mr. Shiv Shankar Menon

National Security Advisor


(InternalSecurity)

Mr. Shumsher K. Sheriff

Secretary General Rajya Sabha

Mr. T. K. Vishwanathan

Secretary General Lok Sabha

Syed Asif Ibrahim

Director IB

Mr. Ranjit Sinha

Director CBI

Mr. Alok Joshi

Director, Research and Analytical Wing (RAW)

Mr. Arvind Ranjan

Director General, NSG

and

Special

Advisor

to

PM

Mr. Pranay Sahay

Director General, CRPF

Mr. Rajiv

Director General, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

Mr. P. K. Mehta

Director General, Railway Protection Force

Shri Ajay Chadha

Director General, Indo-Tibetan Border Police(ITBP)

Prof. Ved Prakash

Chairman UGC

Dr. V. K. Saraswat

Scientific Advisor to Defence Minister and Director General


DRDO

Dr. R. Chidambaram

Principal Scientific Advisor to the Govt.

Dr. K. Radhakrishnan

Chairman Space Commission and ISRO

Dr. R. K. Sinha

Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Dept of


Atomic Energy.

Mr. Wajahat Habibullah

Chairperson, National Commission for Minorities

Dr. Pronob Sen

Chairman, National Statistical Commission

Shri Arun Chaudhary

Director General, Sashastra Seema Bal

Mr. Rameshwar Oraon

Chairman, National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

Mr. P. L. Punia

Chairman, National Commission for Scheduled Castes

Mr. S. C. Sinha

Director General National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Vice Admiral Anurag G Thapliyal

Director General, Indian Coast Guard

Mr. N. Srinivasan

President Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

Dr. Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi

Election Commissioner

Justice Altamas Kabir

Chief Justice of India

Mr. Mohan Parasaran

Solicitor General

Mr. K. K. Chakravarty

Chairman Lalit Kala Academy

Mr. S. Gopalkrishnan

Chairman Confederation of Indian Industries(CII)

General Vikram Singh

Chief of the Army Staff

Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi

Chief of the Naval Staff

Air Chief Marshal


Kumar Browne

Norman

Anil

Chief of the Air Staff

Mr. Goolam E. Vahanvati

Attorney General of India

Mrs. Kushal Singh

Chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child


Rights (NCPCR)

Dr. Y. V. Reddy

Chairman 14th Finance Commission

Mr. Subhash Joshi

Director General of Border Security Force (BSF)

Smt. Mrinal Pande

Chairperson Prasar Bharati Board

Posted 7th June

Scientific Inventions & Inventor


Invention Year

Invention Details

Inventor

1862

Acetylene gas

Berthelot

France

1642

Adding machine

Pascal

France

1930

Adhesive tape, Scotch

Richard Drew

U.S.A.

1903

Aeroplane

Orville & Wilbur Wright

U.S.A.

1902

Air Conditioning

Carrier

U.S.A.

1939

Airplane, Jet Engine

Ohain

Germany

1852

Airship (non-rigid)

Henri Giffard

France

Country

1926

Aerosol spray

Erik Rotheim

Norway

1957

Artificial Heart

Willem Kolff

Netherlands

1945

Atomic Bomb

J. Robert Oppenheimer

U.S.A.

1913

Atomic numbers

Moseley

Britain

1803

Atomic theory

Dalton

Britain

1918

Automatic rifle

John Browning

U.S.A.

1907

Bakelite

Leo H. Baekeland

Belgium

1944

Ballistic missile

Wemher von Braun

Germany

1783

Balloon

Jacques & Joseph Montgolfier

France

1888

Ball-Point Pen

John J. Loud

U.S.A.

1644

Barometer

Evangelista Torricelli

Italy

1800

Battery (Electric)

Alessandro Volta

Italy

1839-40

Bicyle

Kirkpatrick Macmillan

Britain

1888

Bicyle Tyres (Pneumatic)

John Boyd Dunlop

Britain

1780

Bifocal Lens

Benjamin Franklin

U.S.A.

1798

Bleaching Powder

Tennant

Britain

1855

Bunsen Burner

R.Willhelm von Bunsen

Germany

1858

Burglar Alarm

Edwin T. Holmes

U.S.A.

1670

Calculus

Newton

Britain

1888

Camera, Kodak

Walker Eastman

U.S.A.

1804

Canned food

Appert

France

1769

Car (Steam)

Nicolas Cugnot

France

1888

Car (Petrol)

Kari Benz

Germany

1876

Carburetor

Gottlieb Daimler

Germany

1963

Cassette, Audio

Philips Co.

Holland

1969

Cassette, Videotape

Sony

Japan

1861

Celluloid

Alexander Parkes

Britain

1824

Cement (Portland)

Joseph Aspdin

Britain

1909

Chemotherapy

Ehrlich

Germany

1735

Chronometer

John Harrison

Britain

1895

Cinema

Nicolas & Jean Lumiere

France

1725

Clock (Mechanical)

I-Hsing & Liang Ling-Tsan

China

1656

Clock (Pendulum)

Christian Huygens

Netherlands

1973

Cloning, DNA

Boyer, Cohen

U.S.A.

1996

Cloning, Mammal

Wilmut, et al

U.K.

1972

Compact disc

RCA

U.S.A.

1979

Compact disc player

Sony, Philips co

Japan, Netherlands

1987

Computer, laptop

Sinclair

Britain

1960

Computer, mini

Digital Corp.

U.S.A.

1913

Crossword Puzzle

Arthur Wynne

U.S.A.

1973

CT sacn

Hounsfield

Britain

1895

Diesel Engine

Rudoff Diesel

Germany

1902

Disc Brake

Dr. F. Lanchester

Britain

1972

Disc Video

Philips Co.

Holland

1951

DNA, Structure

Crick, Waston, Wilkins

UK,US,UK

1832

Dynamo

Hypolite Pixil

France

1882

Electric Flat Iron

H.W. Seeley

U.S.A.

1879

Electric Lamp

Thomas Alva Edison

U.S.A.

1873

Electric Motor (DC)

Zenobe Gramme

Belgium

1888

Electric Motor (AC)

Nikola Tesla

U.S.A.

1882

Electric Iron

Henry W. Seely

U.S.A.

1906

Electric Washing machine

Alva J. Fisher

U.S.A.

1824

Electro-Magnet

William Sturgeon

Britain

1897

Electron

Thomson. J

Britain

1805

Electroplating

Luigi Brugnatelli

Italy

1824

Electronic Computer

Dr. Alan M. turing

Britain

1843

Facsimile Machine

Alexander Bain

Britain

1955

Fibre optics

Kepany

Britain

1885

Film (moving outlines)

Louis Prince

France

1922

Film (talking)

J. Engl, J.Mussolle & H. Vogt

Germany

1923

Film (musical sound)

Dr. Le de Forest

U.S.A.

1970

Floppy disk

IBM

U.S.A.

1933

Frisbee

E.H.Amstrong

U.S.A.

1948

Fountain Pen

Fred Morrisson

U.S.A.

1884

Galvanometer

Lewis E.Waterman

U.S.A.

1834

Glider

Andre-Marie Ampere

France

1853

Gramophone

Sir George Cayley

Britain

1878

Helicopter

Thomos Alva Edison

U.S.A.

1924

HIV

Etienne Oehmichen

France

1984

Holography

Martagnier

French

1947

Hydrogen bomb

Denis Gason

Britain

1952

Intelligence testing

Edward Teller

U.S.A.

1905

Jet Engine

Simon Binet

French

1937

Laser

Sir Frank Whittle

Britain

1960

Launderette

Theodore Maiman

U.S.A.

1934

Lift (Mechanical)

J.F. Cantrell

U.S.A.

1852

Lighting Conductor

Elisha G. Otis

U.S.A.

1752

Locomotive

Benjamin Franklin

U.S.A.

1804

Logarithms

Richard Trevithick

Britain

1614

Loom, power

Napier

Britain

1785

Loudspeaker

E. Cartwright

Britain

1900

Machine Gun

Horace Short

Britain

1718

Magnetic Recording Tape

Richard Gatling

Britain

1928

Match, Safety

Fritz Pfleumer

Germany

1826

Microphone

John Walker

Britain

1876

Microprocessor

Alexander Graham Bell

U.S.A.

1971

Microscope, comp.

Robert Noyce & Gordon Moore

U.S.A.

1590

Microscope, elect.

Z. Janssen

Netherlands

1931

Microwave Oven

Ruska Knoll

Germany

1947

Motor Cycle

Percy LeBaron Spencer

U.S.A.

1885

Movie Projector

G. Daimler

Germany

1893

MRI

Thomas Edison

U.S.A.

1971

Neon Lamp

Damadian

U.S.A.

1910

Neutron

Georges Claude

France

1932

Neutron bomb

Chadwick

Britain

1958

Nylon

Samuel Cohen

U.S.A.

1937

Optical Fibre

Dr. wallace H. Carothers

U.S.A.

1955

Paper

Narinder Kapany

Germany

A.D. 105

Pacemaker

1952

Pasteurization

Zoll

U.S.A.

1867

Pencil

Louis Pasteur

France

1792

Periodic table

Lacques-Nicolas Conte

France

1869

Photocopier

Mendeleyev

Russia

1938

Photoelectric cell

Carlson

U.S.A.

1893

Photo film, celluloid

Julius Elster, Hans F. Geitel

Germany

1893

Photo film, Transparent

Reichenbach

U.S.A.

1884

Photography (on metal)

Goodwin Eastman

U.S.A.

1826

Photography (on paper)

J.N. Niepce

France

1835

Photography (on film)

W.H. Fox Talbot

Britain

1888

Piano

John Carbutt

U.S.A.

1709

Pistol, revolver

Cristofori

Italy

1836

Plutonium fission

Colt

U.S.A.

1940

Pop-up toaster

Kennedy, Whal, Seaborg, Segre

U.S.A.

1927

Printing Press

Charles Strite

U.S.A.

1455

Printing (rotary)

Johann Gutenberg

Germany

1846

Printing (Web)

Richard Hoe

U.S.A.

1865

Proton

William Bullock

U.S.A.

1919

Quantum Theory

Rutherford

N.Zealand

1900

Radar

Plank

Germany

1922

Radiocarbon

A.H. Taylor & Leo C. Young

U.S.A.

China

1947

dating

Libby

U.S.A.

1864

Radio Telegraphy

Dr. Mohlon Loomis

U.S.A.

1901

Radio Telegraphy (Trans Atlantic)

G. Marconi

Italy

1883

Rayon

Sir Joseph Swan

Britain

1931

Razor (electric)

Col. Jacob Schick

U.S.A.

1895

Razor (Safety)

King C. Gillette

U.S.A.

1850

Refrigerator

James Harrison, Alexander catlin

U.S.A.

1905

Relativity Theory

Einstein

Germany

1928

Rubber (latex foam)

Dunlop Rubber Co.

Britain

1846

Rubber (Tyres)

Thomas Hancock

Britain

1841

Rubber (Vulcanised)

Charles Goodyear

U.S.A.

1823

Rubber (Waterproof)

Charles Macintosh

Britain

1849

Safety Pin

Walter Hunt

U.S.A.

1903

Safety razor

King Camp Gillette

U.S.A.

1959

Seat belt

Volvo

Sweden

1911

Self-starter

Charles F.Kattering

U.S.A.

1775

Ship (steam)

I.C. Perier

France

1894

Ship (turbine)

Hon. Sir C. Parsons

Britain

50 B.C.

Silk Manufacture

1882

Skyscraper

W. Le Baron Jenny

U.S.A.

1621

Slide Rule

William Oughtred

Britain

1769

Spinning Frame

Sir Richard Arkwright

Britain

1764

Spinning Jenny

James Hargreaves

Britain

1779

Spinning Mule

Samuel Cromption

Britain

China

1698

Steam Engine

Thomas Savery

Britain

1712

Steam Engine (Piston)

Thomas Newcomen

Britain

1765

Steam Engine (Condenser)

James Watt

Britain

1913

Steel (Stainless)

Harry Brearley

Britain

1819

Stethoscope

Laennec

French

1776

Submarine

David Bushnell

U.S.A.

1976

Super Computer

J.H. Van Tassel

U.S.A.

1964

Synthesiser

Moog

U.S.A.

1914

Tank

Sir Emest D. Swington

Britain

1899

Tape recorder

Fessenden Poulsen

Denmark

1787

Telegraph

M. Lammond

France

1837

Telegraphe Code

Samuel F.B. Morse

U.S.A.

1947

Telephone, Cellular

Bell Labs

U.S.A.

1849

Telephone (Imperfect)

Antonio Meucci

Italy

1876

Telephone (Perfected)

Alexander Graham Bell

U.S.A.

1608

Telescope

Hans Lippershey

Netherlands

1926

Television (Mechanical)

John Logie Baird

Britain

1927

Television (Electronic)

P.T. Farnsworth

U.S.A.

1928

Television, colour

John Logie Baird

Britain

1831

Transformer

Michael Faraday

Britain

1948

transistor

Bardeen, Shockley & Britain

U.S.A.

1955

Transistor radio

Sony

Japan

1942

Uranium Fission,, Atomic reactor

Szilard Femi

U.S.A.

1907

Vacuum Cleaner, elec.

Spangler

U.S.A.

1956

Video tape

Charles Ginsberg

U.S.A.

1948

Velcro (hook-and-Ioop-fastener

Georges de Mestral

Switzerland

1907

Washing Machine (elec

Hurley Machine Co.

U.S.A.

1462

Watch

Bartholomew Manfredi

Italy

1877

Welder (electric)

Elisha Thomson

U.S.A.

600

Windmill

Persian corn grinding

1896

Wireless(telegraphy)

G. Marconi

Italy

1895

X-ray

W.K. Roentgen

Germany

1891

Zip Fastener

W.L. Judson

U.S.A

1894

Adrenaline

Schafer and Oliver

Britain

1885

Anesthesia, Local

Koller

Austria

1898

Anesthesia, Spinal

Bier

Germany

1890

Anti-toxins (Science of Immunity)

Behring & Kitasato

Germany, Japan

1889

Aspirin

Dreser

Germany

2000-1000 BC

Ayurveda

1683

Bacteria

Leeuwenhock

Netherlands

1872

Bacteriology

Ferdinand Cohn

Germany

1648

Biochemistry

Jan Baptista Van Helmont

Belgium

1940

Blood Plasma Storage (Blood bank)

Drew

U.S.A.

1625

Blood Transfusion

Jean-Baptiste Denys

France

1932

Cardiac Pacemaker

A.S. Hyman

U.S.A.

1968

CAT Scanner

Godfrey Hounsfield

Britain

1493-1541

Chemotherapy

Paracelsus

Switzerland

1847

Chloroform as anaesthetic

James Simpson

Britain

India

1947

Chloromycetin

Burkholder

U.S.A.

1877

Cholera T.B. germs

Robert Koch

Germany

1628

Circulation of blood

William Harvey

Britain

1953

Cryo-Surgery

Henry Swan

U.S.A.

1883-84

Diphtheria germs

Klebs &Loffler

Germany

1903

Electro-Cardiograph

Willem Einthoven

Netherlands

1929

Electro--encephalogram

Hand Berger

Germany

1792-1896

Embryology

Kari Ernest-Van Baer

Estonia

1902

Endocrinology

Bayliss & Starling

Britain

1978

First Test Tube Baby

Steptoe & Edwards

Britain

1980

Gene Therapy on humans

Martin Clive

U.S.A.

1982

Genes associated with Cancer

Robert Weinberg & others

U.S.A.

1967

Heart Transplant Surgery

Christian Barnard

S. Africa

1771-1802

Histology

Marie Bichat

France

1853

Hypodermic syringe

Alexander Wood

Britain

1944

Kidney Machine

Kolf

Netherlands

1873

Leprosy Bacillus

Hansen

Norway

1943

LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide)

Hoffman

Switzerland

1880

Malaria Germs

Laveran

France

1805

Morphine

Friderich Sertumer

Germany

1758-1828

Neurology

Franz Joseph Gall

Germany

1971

Nuclear magnetic resonance Imaging

Walton Damadian

U.S.A.

1953

Open Heart Surgery

Walton Lilehel

U.S.A.

1955

Oral Contraceptive pills

Gregory Pincus, Rock

U.S.A.

1928

Penicillin

Alexander Fleming

Britain

1757-66

Physiology

Albrecht Von Haller

Switzerland

1978

Positron Emission Tomography

Louis Sokoloff

U.S.A.

1860

Rabies Vaccine

Louis Pasteur

France

1972-73

Recombinant-DNA technology

Paul Berg. H.W.Boyer, S. Cohen

U.S.A.

1949

Reserpine

Jal Vakil

India

1940

Rh-factor

Karl Landsteiner

U.S.A.

1910

Sex hormones

Eugen Steinach

Austria

1980

Small Pox eradicated

W.H.O. Declaration

UN

1819

Stethoscope

Rene Laennec

France

1944

Streptomycin

Selman Waksman

U.S.A.

1917

Synthetic Antigens

Landsteiner

U.S.A.

1950

Terramycin

Finaly & Others

U.S.A.

1919

Thyroxin

Edward Calvin-Kendall

U.S.A.

1909

Tyhus Vaccine

J.Nicolle

France

1796

Vaccination

Edward Jenner

Britain

1963

Vaccine, Measles

Enders

U.S.A.

1987

Vaccine, Meningitis

Gardon, et al. Connaught Lab

U.S.A.

1954

Vaccine, Polio

Jonas Salk

U.S.A.

1960

Vaccine, Polio-oral

Albert Sabin

U.S.A.

1885

Vaccine, Rabies

Louis Pasteur

France

1776

Vaccine, Smallpox

jenner

Britain

1892

Virology

Ivanovski & Bajernick

USSR, Netherlands

1913

Vitamin A

Mc Collum and M.Davis

U.S.A.

1936

Vitamin B1

Minot & Murphy

U.S.A.

1919

Vitamin C

Forelich Hoist

Norway

1925

Vitamin D

Mc Collum

U.S.A.

1938

Vitamin K

Doisy Dam

U.S.A.

460-370BC

Western cientific Therapy

Hippocrates

Greece

Patanjali

India

200-100 BC Yoga

Posted 25th May by Mohit shah

General Knowledge &


Increase your level of IQ
Current affairs 2013 questions answer.-2
Q. The proposed allocation for the newly launched "National Livestock Mission" in the Union Budget
2013-14 is
1 Rs.304 crore
2 Rs.300 crore
3 Rs.310 crore
4 Rs.307 crore
Ans: 4
Q. To encourage farmers to switch to alternative crops from rice and wheat, the Budget 2013-14 has
pledged
1 Rs.700 crore
2 Rs.600 crore
3 Rs.500 crore
4 Rs.400 crore
Ans: 3
Q. The Budget 2013-14 has proposed to allocate for urban transportation under Jawaharlal Nehru

National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) a sum of


1 Rs.14,873 crore
2 Rs.13,873 crore
3 Rs.12,873 crore
4 Rs.10,873 crore
Ans: 1
Q. In the Budget 2013-14, how much money has been allocated to the Ministry of Science and
Technology?
1 Rs.5,275 crore
2 Rs.7,275 crore
3 Rs.6,275 crore
4 Rs.8,275 crore
Ans: 3
Q. How much money has been allocated to the Ministry of Minorities Affairs in the Budget 2013-14?
1 Rs.3,912 crore
2 Rs.3,511 crore
3 Rs.5,511 crore
4 Rs.4,511 crore
Ans: 2
Q. Agriculture and allied activities, according to the Economic Survey 2012-13, accounted for Gross
Domestic Products
1 14.1 %
2 13 %
3 14 %
4 14.2 %
Ans: 1
Q. The Railway Budget 2013-14 has proposed to introduce a new hyper luxury class to be called
1 Udaan
2 Anand
3 Apoorva
4 Anubhuti
Ans: 4
Q. Which part of India was included in World Heritage List by UNESCO on July 1,2012?
1 Eastern Ghats
2 Western Ghats
3 Kaziranga National Park
4 Konkan Railway
Ans: 2

Q. India's first Mega Food Park became functional on July 9, 2012 in 1 Jaipur

2 Kanpur
3 Chittoor
4 Pune
Ans: 3

Q. Who is China's first woman astronaut?


1 Li Xei
2 Liu Yang
3 Yang Xei
4 None of them
Ans: 2

Q. Who is the author of the book 'A Soldier's General'?


1 General V.K. Singh
2 Admiral Nirmal Kumar Verma
3 General J.J. Singh
4 None of them
Ans: 3

Q. ISRO recently gave clearance for using which frequency band from satellite for internet on trains?
1 S Band
2 C Band
3 KU Band
4 3G Spectrum
Ans: 3

Q. Veteran actor of Bengali Cinema Soumitra Chatterjee was honoured with one of the following
award 1 Dadasaheb Phalke Award
2 Dadasaheb Phalke Ratna Award
3 Lifetime Achievement Award
4 Sahitya Academy Award
Ans: 1

Q. Which of the following Indian actresses has been chosen as the brand ambassador for sanitation
programme?
1 Kareena Kapoor
2 Aishwarya Rai

3 Vidya Balan
4 Hema Malini
Ans: 3

Q. A centre dedicated to the life and works of Rabindranath Tagore is being proposed to be
established at 1 Edinburgh
2 London
3 Tokyo
4 Washington
Ans: 1

Q. One of the Asia-Pacific nations has agreed to hold its first ever maritime exercise with India. The
nation is 1 Australia
2 USA
3 Japan
4 Vietnam
Ans: 2
Who is the author of the book 'Beyond the lines : An Auto-biography'?
1 Sharad Pawar
2 Khushwant Singh
3 Kuldip Nayar
4 General J.J. Singh
Ans: 3
Q. Who has been appointed the new German ambassador to India?
1 Marissa Mayer
2 Michael Steiner
3 Ross Csatary
4 None of the above
Ans: 2
Q. 'NGRBA' which was recently in news stands for1 National Gangotri River Basin Authority
2 National Godavari River Basin Authority
3 National Ganga River Basin Authority
4 None of the above
Ans: 3
Q. Who is the author of the book 'Turning Point - A Journey Through Challenges'?
1 A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
2 Hamid Ansari

3 Jaswant Singh
4 None of the above
Ans: 1
Q. Who has been awarded the world Food Prize 2012?
1 Kofi Annan
2 Daniel Hillel
3 Ban Ki-Moon
4 None of the above
Ans: 2
Q. P.N. Dhar passed away on July 12,2012 in New Delhi. He was a great 1 Poet
2 Scientist
3 Musician
4 Economist
Ans: 4
Q. Who has been appointed the Prime Minister of Egypt on July 24, 2012?
1 Mohammed Morsi
2 Kamal Ganzouri
3 Hesham Qandil
4 None of them
Ans: 3
Q. National Social Assistance Programme is aimed at providing
1 financial support to Scheduled Castes and scheduled Tribes
2 old age pension to very poor
3 insurance for the poor
4 all of the above
Ans: 4
Q. As per studies, the Tummalapalle mine in Andhra Pradesh could have Uranium reserve of
1 1 lakh tonnes
2 2 lakh tonnes
3 1.5 lakh tonnes
4 2.5 lakh tonnes
Ans: 3
Q. Who amongst the following is the author of the book Unaccustomed Earth?
1 Jhumpa Lahiri
2 Meera Nair
3 Salman Rushdie
4 Dalai Lama
Ans: 1
Q. Which is not a feature of the American Constitution?
1 Written Constitution
2 Federation

3 Cabinet System
4 Republic
Ans: 3
Q. China recently objected the participation of an Indian company in its joint venture with another
country for offshore oil exploration. which one among the following is that country?
1 Myanmar
2 South Korea
3 Vietnam
4 Taiwan
Ans: 3
Q. An African country, Sudan has been broken into two recently with formation of a new country
named South Sudan. Economy of South Sudan will depend on its 1 minerals
2 agricultural product
3 fishery product
4 forest product
Ans: 1
Q. Who has been appointed the new Controller General of Accounts on July 1,2012?
1 Jawahar Thakur
2 Neeraj Kumar
3 A.K. Aggarwal
4 Arun Mishra
Ans: 1