IIFT GK QUESTION BANK - 2011
Famous writer and Jnanpith Award recipient U.R.
Ananthamurthy is short-listed for this year’s $50,000
DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. He writes in which
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA)
recently has approved the setting up of how many newMega Food Park projects in addition to the 15 ongoing
Which among the following person has become the first
projects under the Infrastructure Development Scheme?
person to win the full prize money of Rs.5 crore in the
fifth season of popular quiz show, Kaun Banega Crorepati
B. K. Chaturvedi Committee has been constituted to
provide recommendation on which of the followingmatters?
Which among the following Corvette is the second in a
a. Relocation of NTPC’s 1,980-MW North Karanpura
series of four Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvettes that will
b. Relocation of NTPC’s 1,980-MW North Karanpura
c. Relocation of NTPC’s 1,980-MW North Karanpura
As per a study conducted by the World Bank, what
d. Relocation of NTPC’ 1,980-MW Plant in West Bengal
percent increase in GDP growth will take place withevery 10 per cent increase in broadband penetration?
Which one of the following fertility drugs has been banned
by the central government of India on the
recommendation of D.C. Jain committee?a. Albendazole
The Head Office of Geological Survey of India (GSI), is
situated at which of the following places?a. New Delhi
Punjab National Bank (PNB) has made a foray into the
insurance sector by acquiring a 30 per cent stake inwhich of the following company?
According to recent reports published in a medical
journal, which of the following virus resulted in a diarrhea
which resulted in number of deaths in children younger
“Impulse” Motorbike has been launched by which of thefollowing companies?
Two women have created history by cycling from Turkey
to India to explore nature and to spread the message of
“look beyond borders”. They belong to which of thefollowing countries?
Which among the following industrialists from India has
been honored with ‘Swiss Ambassador’s Award-2011
for Exceptional Leadership?’a. Mukesh Ambani
Which of the following country’s governments have
banned lots of Indian banks, mostly small regionalcooperatives, for the purpose of verifying applicants’
Which among the following companies has announced
that it will launch the small luxury car, Mini?
Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet computer has been launched
Who among the following persons has been appointed
as the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister recently?
The Environmental Media Association has recognised
Which among the following companies has announced
six Hollywood productions for spreading awareness
that it would earn Rs.2,000 crore by trading carbon
about going green. Which one of the followings is not
credits from its Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP) in
c. “HGTV Green Home 2011,”d. The Wonders
Sudhir Vasudeva has recently been appointed as theChairman and Managing Director of which of the following
b. IOCLc. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
According to the Mines and Mineral Development and
Regulation (MMDR) Bill, 2011, what percent of their netprofits for a Mineral Development Fund to be used for
Who among the following has become the first woman
development and rehabilitation of project-affected people
Which of the following state has topped the list of States
Namma Metro is going to start in which of the following
that provided jobs to rural households for 100 days as
per the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment
Guarantee Act (MNREGA) at the end of the second
quarter of the financial year 2011-12?a. Tamil Nadu
Who among the following personalities is the Director –
General of prestigious France-based EuropeanOrganisation for Nuclear Research , commonly known
An ambitious scheme for distribution of free medicines
at all government hospitals and health care institutions
was recently launched in which of the following states?
Which country’s consulate had rejected the visaapplication of Magsaysay award winner Neelima Mishra
In which of the following states a mobile-enabled kisan
card system was launched to help the agricultural
community engaged in cashless transactions?
National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences(NIMHANS) is situated at which of the following places?
A solar-powered vehicle that also allows the rider to
pedal – were distributed among rickshaw pullers to mark
the launch of the vehicle in which of the following citiesrecently?
Which among the following countries will serve as the
prime model for the National Institute of Sports Sciences
to be set up by the Union Sports Ministry at the NehruStadium on November, 2011 ?
By which of the following year, the Central Government
of India is planning to issue multi-purpose smart identity
Pakistan and China have started discussion on building
a cross-border railway, linking Pakistan-occupied-
Kashmir with which of the following Chinese provinces?
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has target
Chinese warship confronted an Indian Navy vessel in
of covering what percent of the country’s population
Who among the following recently has been elected as
According to a recent report of FICCI-IBA-BCG, the Indian
banking industry will become the third largest in the
48. Sri Lanka has announced the lifting of the state
of emergency, which was imposed about how many
Leander Paes & Mahesh Bhupathi recently has won
India has signed a comprehensive border management
The World University Games, 2011 were held at which
agreement, which was followed by a protocol on land
boundary, with which of the following countries?
Indarjit Singh, director of the Network of Sikh
Which of the following state’s governments recently
Organizations has recently become the first turbaned
has announced to introduce the concepts of ‘tree credit’
member of the upper house of the parliament of which of
and ‘village forests’ to improve green cover in the state?
Election Commission has issued new norms to tackle
Recently there was a blast at a nuclear re-processing
plant, at Marcoule. It is located in which of the following
A Russian passenger jet crashed during takeoff in
At which of the following places ,the world’s oldest steam
western Russia. It was carrying a team of-
locomotive, the “EIR 21” coal-and-steam-powered
Russia has pumped the first “technical” gas into a newundersea pipeline to Germany, which is built across
The Indian Navy apprehended a hijacked cargo
vessel, m.v. Nafis-1, off the coast of which of the following
A province of which among the following countries hasdecided to make Mandarin a compulsory subject fromClass VI in all schools from 2013?a. Pakistan
According to a report by the Bachpan Bachao Andolan,
Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project is being
the number of child labourers in the country, is
implemented in collaboration with which of the following
Who among the following is an author and social activist,
The Institute for Development and Research-IDRBT is
honoured with the Indo-Canada Chamber’s Annual
related with which of the following sector?
Which of the following country is not a member of G-7?
What would be the ratio of the seats reserved for the
students from the Indian Diaspora, in the PIO (person of
Which among the following is the oldest stock exchange
Who among the following is an Urdu Writer recently
been elected general secretary of the Progressive
NTPC recently has signed a joint venture and shareholderagreement with CEB to set up a 500-MW coal-based
Rosatom, the Atomic Energy Corporation of Russia which
power plant in which of the following countries ?
recently has planned to set up joint ventures with Indian
companies, has its headquarter situated at which of the
How many companies have been ranked among the top
200 Asia-Pacific corporations in Forbes Asia’s ‘BestUnder a Billion’ list for this year ?
National Communal Harmony Award recently has been
a. Mohammad Hanif Khan Shastrib. Acharya Lokesh Muni
PFRDA Bill, 2011 has been introduced in the parliament,
Before India which of the following two countries haddedicated green courts to deal with green cases?
The Head Office of the Small Industries Development
BHEL the public sector undertaking is related to which
Korean East-West Power have entered into a pact for
developing power plants, with which of the following Indian
a. National Thermal Power Corporationb. Reliance Energies Ltd
Recently Reserve Bank of India recommended a tough
regulatory environment for NBFCs, which are related with
which of the following sector?a. Export-Import sectorb. Small scale industriesc. Education sectord. Finance sector
Tim Cook recently bas become Chief Executive of which
Which of the following bank has been appointed as the
custodian of securities of the Employees Provident Fund
Which of the following company recently has toppled
Reliance Industries as the country’s most valued
The new Managing Director, Head of Equities for India of
Barclays Capital, the investment banking unit of BarclaysBank, is-
The global consultancy McKinsey is related to the study
The Central Government has recently sanctioned theScheme of Amalgamation of Maharashtra Elektrosmelt
Recently in a bid to strengthen its mobile business,
Ltd (MEL) with which of the following companies?
Google announced that it would acquire Mobility Holdings
a. ArcelorMittal Dhamm Processing Pvt Ltd
An endeavour to ensure that no person in India dies for
In India the duty free import of goods is permitted with
want of an organ, supported by the Apollo Transplant
Institutes has been launched under the name of:
Indira Gandhi Nuclear Power Station is located in:
India has signed a double taxation avoidance agreement
(DTAA) with which of the following former Soviet
Who among the following heads the committee on review
of National Small Saving Fund (NSSF)?a. Suhant Ghosh
Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner who became the first woman to
conquer all 14 summits without artificial oxygen, belongsto which of the following country?
The position of Tata Tea Group in the tea groups of the
Which of the following town has been planned to betransformed into a Buddhist “Mecca”, by a Chinese
Which of the following banks has launched CanMobile
service to conduct banking transactions through mobile
The biggest gold miner company Rusoro is listed inwhich of the countries?
Which of the following state leads in the production of
Which of the following public sector undertaking in
In October, 2011 Bank of India has opened a branch in
defence, has decided to begin the process of disinvesting
to offload 10 per cent of its holding in the next five years?
b. Goa Shipyard Limitedc. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
The world’s cheapest tablet PC, Aakash is being
d. Garden Reach ship Builders and Engineers Limited
manufactured by which one of the following companies?a. QUAD Electronic Solutions
Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Capital, has recently
declared sale of its 26 per cent stake in which one of
the following sectors, to Japan’s Nippon Company?
According to the National Policy on InformationTechnology 2011, what is the per year export target for
BPO major Genpact is headquartered at which one of
Skoda Auto, which has begun production of its entry-
Which one of the following companies, was established
level sedan in India, is headquartered in which one of
Lavasa’s controversial township project is located on
Indian-origin tycoon Pankaj Oswal, recently has been
accused of big corporate frauds, in which one of the
Orient Fans, which recently has announced to enterinto the domestic home appliances market under the
Which of the following float glass Manufacturer Company
brand name Orient Actus, is a part of which one of the
has launched its advanced range of fire resistant glass
‘Vetroflam’ for exterior application?
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