India and ____ have agreed for cooperation in coal sector. Ans: Turkey. The Central Government provides up to ____ viability gap funding under the “scheme for financial support to Public-Private Partnership in Infrastructure”. Ans: 20%. Indian Railway have carried ____ millions tones of revenue earning freight traffic during April-November 2011. Ans: 618.00 Who inaugurated “Teach 1000 Teachers” training programme on solar photovoltaic in New Delhi? Ans: Dr. Farooq Abdullah. 3rd India-Africa Hydrocarbon Conference was held in _____ on December 9-10, 2011. Ans: New Delhi The World Petroleum Council, established in _____, is the only international organization representing all aspects of the petroleum sector. Ans: 1933. Who was elected Vice President-Youth & Gender, Executive Committee of World Petroleum Council? Ans: Nishi Vasudeva. Endowed with the power and charisma of creating myth; transcending moments of history-Delhi completes _____ golden years. Ans: 100. Expand the term ABS as used in Banking/Finance Sector. Ans: Asset-Backed Securities. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development sanctioned a role of ____ to Uttar Pradesh Government. Ans: Rs. 305.19 Crore. Which is the overall male literacy rate in India as per recent cencus report? Ans: 82.14%. Government of India launched the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission in _____. Ans: 2005. The National Solar Power Mission aims at production of _____ of solar power by the year 2020. Ans: 20000 MW. Park Tae-Joon has died recently. Who was he? Ans: Founder of POSCO. The 42nd International Film Festival of India was held in ____ from 23 rd November to 3rd December, 2011. Ans: Pune. What does the letter ‘M’ stands for in the term MSF which is commonly used in financial/economic news? Ans: Marginal. Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Egypt? Ans: Kamal-Al-Ganzouri. ‘Vikram Sarabhai’ India’s Rocket Launching Centre is located in ____. Ans: Kerala. Vishnu Prakash has been appointed as India’s next envoy of ____. Ans: South Korea. Who has been appointed Member of the Advisory Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States? Ans: Preeta D. Bansal. Union Budget is always presented in the month of ____. Ans: February. Who has won the ‘Guardian First Book’ Award for “biography” of Cancer, The Emperor of All Melodies? Ans: Siddhartha Mukherjee. Ans: Who has been honored with the Dayawati Modi Award? Ans: Dalai Lama. Who has been awarded with the Newcomer Medal? Ans: Samantha Stosur. Whose signature is found on a 5 Rupee currency note in India? Ans: Governor, RBI. Who has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 8th Dubai International Film Festival? Ans: A.R. Rehman. India’s veteran batsman _____ has been honored with the “Poly Umrigar” Award. Ans: Rahul Dravid. Dr. B.P. Rajan has died in Chennai on November 22, 2011. Who was he? Ans: Dental Surgeon. The headquarters of World Bank is in ____. Ans: Washington D.C. Veteran _____ journalist Subash Kumar Sham passed away in Mumbai. Ans: Sports. FIH is an organization associated with the field of _____. Ans: Sports. Peter Gethin has died on December 05, 2011. Who was he? Ans: F1 Driver. Mario Miranda has died in Loutolim on December 11, 2011. He was a famous _____. Ans: Cartoonist. Boris Chertok has died on December 05, 2011. Who was he? Ans: Rocket Designer. What is the minimum limit (in Rupees) prescribed for RTGS transactions? Ans: 1.5 Lakh. National Investigation Agency has its headquarters in ____. Ans: Delhi. Union Tourism Minister, ____ released India Promotional Calendar 2012 in New Delhi. Ans: Subodh Kant Sahai. Who is the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment of India at present? Ans: Shri. Mukul Wasnik. When is National Energy Conservation Day celebrated? Ans: 14th December. What is the full form of ‘NPV’, a term we see frequently in financial newspaper? Ans: Net Present Value. The ____ India-China Annual Defence Dialogue (ADD) was conducted on Dec 09, 2011 by the Ministry of Defence in New Delhi. Ans: 4th Who has been appointed as the Central Provident Fund Commissioner? Ans: R.C. Mishra. The World Bank has signed a _____ credit agreement with the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India for Capacity Building of Urban Development Project. Ans: US $60 Million. Who has been awarded the Ernesto Illy Trieste Science Prize for 2011? Ans: C.N.R. Rao. Who has been elected as the Chairman of the Panel of External Auditors of the United Nations? Ans: Vinod Rai. The _____ National Youth Festival was held from 12th to 16th January, 2012 at Mangalore, Karnataka. Ans: 17th. The United Nations General Assembly in _____ established the Panel of External Auditors, comprising the individual external auditors of the United Nations System. Ans: 1959. The first National Youth Festival was held at Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) in _____. Ans: 1995. Who has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Revenue? Ans: Amitabh Ranjan. The 20th World Petroleum Congress was held in _____ on 4-8 December, 2011. Ans: Doha. Who has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Commerce? Ans: Madhusudan Prasad. Who transformed a Telecom Technology, designed and developed by Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) to telecom manufactures? Ans: Kapil Sibal. Who has been appointed as the Secretary in the Department of Biotechnology? Ans: Dr. M.K. Bhan. Which Country has hosted the 4th International Tax Dialogue Conference on Tax and Inequality? Ans: India. Who is the Minister of Labour & Employment of India at present? Ans: Mallikarjun Kharge. The next meeting of the International Sugar Council will be held in New Delhi during ____. Ans: April, 2012. Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) established in the year ____, under Ministry of Communications & IT is an autonomous r & d Telecom Technology Centre. Ans: 1984. The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh inaugurated the _____ edition of India Telecom 2011 “m-Powering India”. Ans: 6th.
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