Current Affairs September 2012

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1. Who has been selected for J.C Daniel Award for 2011?
Ans. Jose Prakash

2. 2012 Nuclear Security Summit was held in?
Ans. Seoul, South Korea

3. Who is appointed as the new Chief Secretary of Kerala?
Ans. K. Jayakumar

4. Who has been awarded the ‘Pritzker Architecture Prize’ considered as Nobel prize in Architecture?
Ans. Wang Shu

5. Who is the first service provider to offer ‘4 G’ services in India?
Ans. Bharti Airtel

6. Who is the first women scientist to head a missile project in India?
Ans. Tessy Thomas

7. Where will be held shooting world championship in 2014?
Ans. Granada, Spain

8. Name the Indian player who won Thailand open grand prix gold title in Bankok 2012?
Ans. Saina Nehwal

9. Name the present Prime Minister of Greece?
Ans. Antonies Samraz

10. Daniel Hillel won the World Food Prize for 2012. He belongs to which country?
Ans. Israel

11. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has removed India from it’s list of Polio-endemic countries. Which countries are now left in the list?
Ans. Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria

12. A savings bank account with zero or minimum balance is known as?
Ans. No Frills Account

13. M R Venkatesh became India’s 28th Chess Grand Master in July 2012. He belongs to which state?
Ans. Tamil Nadu

14. Who is known as India’s Iron Butterfly?
Ans. Saina Nehwal

15. Who has been appointed as the new CEO of Yahoo!?
Ans. Marissa Mayer

16. Who is India’s permanent representative to United Nations (UN)?
Ans. Hardeep Singh Puri

17. Who is the new Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF)?
Ans. Christine Lagarde

18. Who is appointed as the Secretary to the President of India recently?
Ans. Omita Paul

19. Name the only Indian who got Magsaysay Award of the year 2012?
Ans. Kulandei Francis

20. Who is the new Prime Minister of Egypt?
Ans. Hisham Khandil

21. Who is the new Prime Minister of Serbia?
Ans. Evika Dasich

22. Who won the Kerala State Film award 2011 in the Best Actor Category?
Ans. Dileep

23. Which country now allows women to divorce smoker husbands?
Ans. Saudi Arabia

24. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Justice of India?
Ans. Justice Altamas Kabir

25. Which country won the highest number of medals in the London Olympics 2012?
Ans. USA

26. What was the slogan of London Olympic 2012?
Ans. Inspire a Generation

27. Which Indian shuttler made the record of winnng Asian youth under 19 championship?
Ans. P.V Sindhu

28. Spain lifted the Euro cup 2012 defeating ...........?
Ans. Italy

29. Who is the coach of Indian football team that won the Nehru Cup recently?
Ans. Wim Kovermans

30. Name the player who won the first gold medal in London 2012?
Ans. Yi Siling (China)

31. Who is the captain of under 19 Indian cricket squad that won 2012 world cup?
Ans. Unmukt Chand

32. Who is the official brand ambassador for the World Cup T-20 to be held in Sri Lanka?
Ans. Lasit Malinga

33. Name the new chief of ICC?
Ans. Alan Isaac (Newziland)

34. Which famous cricketer’s autobiography is titled as ‘Straight from the heart’?
Ans. Kapil Dev

35. National Sports Day is celebrated on:
Ans. 29th August

36. Which team won the Sultan Azlan Shah cup 2012?
Ans. New Zeland

37. Who is the current champion of Ranji trophy?
Ans. Rajastan

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  1. 19. Name the only Indian who got Magsaysay Award of the year 2012?
    Ans. Kulandei Francis

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