General Knowledge India, General Awareness, Governors and Chief Ministers of States, Current Affairs India, December, 2011

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1. Who is honoured with the Swiss Ambassador՚s Award for Exceptional Leadership in 2011?

Ans: Tata Group chairman Sh. Ratan Tata.

2. Who is crowned Miss World 2011?

Ans: Miss Venezuele Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares.

3. Name the three new eleents added to the Periodic Table in 2011?

Ans: The new elements numbered 110,111, 112 are called darmstadtium (Ds) , roentgenium (Rg) , and copernicium (Cn) .

4. Name the latest hi-tech weapon invented in 2011 to prevent obesity?

Ans: American firm Intra Pace unveils a stomach implant via keyhole surgery that can help people fight flab by warning the brain when enough food is taken. This credit card sized implant is named as “Abiliti” .

General Awareness

1. Where at present the BRAHMOS missiles are assembled?

Ans: Hyderabad

2. Who wrote the book “Gita Govinda” ?

Ans: Jayadeva

3. Who was the only Muslim woman to sit on the throne of Delhi?

Ans: Razia Sultana

4. Which is the highest military award for valour in India?

Ans: Param Vir Chakra

5. Which is the longest river of India?

Ans: Ganga

6. Which are the place experiencing minimum and maximum temperatures -28.3 degree Celsius and 15 degree Celsius respectively?

Ans: Leh

7. Why Shimla is cooler than Amritsar though they have same latitude?

Ans: Because Shimla is at higher elevation.

8. “Nokia” the telecom company belongs to which country?

Ans: Finland

9. What is Dry Ice?

Ans: Solidified Carbon Dioxide

10. Name the leader under whom India՚s first coalition government in New Delhi was formed?

Ans: Morarji Desai

Governors and Chief Ministers of States

States Governor Chief Minister
StatesGovernorChief Minister
Andhra PradeshSh. E. S. L. NarasimhanN. Kiran Kumar Reddy
Arunachal PradeshSh. J. J. SinghSh.

Nabam Tuki

AssamSh. J. B. PatnaikTarun Gogoi
BiharSh. Devanand KonwarSh.

Nitish Kumar

ChhattisgarhSh. Shekhar DuttRaman Singh
GoaSh. K. SankaranarayananSh.

Digambar V. Kamat

GujaratSh. Kamla BeniwalNarendra Modi
HaryanaSh. Jagannath PahadiaSh.

Bhupinder S. Hooda

Himachal PradeshSh. Ms. Urmila SinghSh.

Prem Kumar Dhumal

Jammu and KashmirSh. N. N. VohraSh.

Omar Abdullah

JharkhandSh. Syed AhmedArjun Munda
KarnatakaSh. Hans Raj BhardwajSh.

D. V. Sadananda Gowda

KeralaSh. M. O. H. FarookSh.

Oommen Chandy

Madhya PradeshSh. Ram Naresh YadavSh.

Shivraj Singh Chauhan

MaharashtraSh. K. SankaranarayananSh.

Prithviraj Chavan

ManipurSh. Gurbachan JagatSh.

Okram Ibobi Singh

MeghalayaSh. R. S. MooshaharyMukul A. Sangma
MizoramSh. Vakkom PurushothamanLal Thanhawla
NagalandSh. Nikhil KumarNeiphiu Rio
OrissaSh. M. C. BhandareNaveen Patnaik
PunjabSh. Shivraj PatilParkash Singh Badal
RajasthanSh. Shivraj Patil (acting)Sh.

Ashok Gehlot

SikkimSh. Balmiki Prasad SinghSh.

Pawan Chamling

Tamil NaduSh. K. RosaiahJ. Jayalalithaa
TripuraSh. D. Y. PatilManik Sarkar
UttarakhandMs. Margaret AlvaSh.

B. C. Khanduri (Retd. Maj Gen.)

Uttar PradeshSh. B. L. JoshiMs.


West BengalSh. M. K. NarayananMamata Banerjee

Current Affairs India, December, 2011

1. Who is the new chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh?

Ans: Sh. Nabam Tuki (Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee President Sh. Nibam Tuki was sworn as CM on Nov. , 2011.)

2. From where did Sh. L. K Advani launched a 40 day nationwide Jan Chetna Yatra?

Ans: From Sitab Diara in Bihar on Oct. , 2011

3. Who is appointed as Chairman of state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation on 3rd Oct. , 2011?

Ans: Sh. Sudhir Vasudeva

4. Who got the 26th Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration on 31st Oct, 2011?

Ans: Former Union Minister Sh Mohan Dharia

5. What are the estimated premature deaths caused annually by air pollution, according to the first pollution survey carried in Sept. , 2011 by World Health Organisation?

Ans: 1.34 millions