current affairs 2011 : upsc and psc exams related questions

Rajeev Gandhi jeevan dayi arogya yojana is a health program initiated by which Indian state?

Ans: Maharashtra

First solar powered space craft ?

Ans: Juno (Mission to jupiter)

who is Author of the book "India after Gandhi" ?

Ramachandra Guha
(Kannada writer who won kendra sahitya academy awards)

7th akkineni national award 2011 winner ?

Ans: Hema malini


current affairs : Presidents and prime ministers recently in news

new President of North Korea ?

ans : kim jong il

Recently elected Tunisian president ?

Moncef marzouki 

Trinidad and Tobago Prime minister ?

Ans: Kamala Persad Bissessar

places with historical importance : kerala , kodungallur

Muziris the ancient seaport was located on which place in kerala ?

Ans: kodungallur

first mosque in india
Cheraman Juma Masjid , located in kodungallur

first christian church in india Mar Thoma Church, also located in kodungallur

kodungallur is a place in Thrissur district


First  Synagogue in india is located in which city ?

Ans:Mattancherry ,cochi,kerala

current affairs 2011 questions : SAFF football Championship 2011

SAFF  football  Championship 2011 winner?

Ans: India

Which country was defeated by india in SAFF  football  Championship 2011?

 Ans: Afghanistan

SAFF  football  Championship 2011-  man of the tournament ?

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Final match between India and Afghanistan was took place in which stadium ?

Ans: Nehru stadium , New delhi

current affairs 2011: Guardian prize 2011 , Pulitzer prize 2011

Who won  Guardian prize 2011 ?

Sidarth Mukharjee for his book The Emperor of all maladies

Sidarth Mukharjee won Pulitzer prize 2011

G k Questions for psc and competitive exams : Radio active materials used for treatments

Iodine 131- Hyperthyroidism

Cobalt 60 - Cancer treatment

Gold 198 - Treatment of Leukemia

Sodium 24 - Angiogram Test

Phosphorous 32 -treatment of Bone cancer

More info related to radio activity

Radio active material in liquid state --Francium

Radio active material in gaseous  state --Radon

current affairs , Gk questions and answers : New elements

What is the full form for IUPC ?

Ans: The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

IUPC Recently added Darmstadtium as 110 th element , named after which city ?

Ans: Darmstadt (Germany )

Other elements added

111th element - Roentgenium - Named after Rontgen

112 th element - Copernicium - Named After Nicolaus Copernicus

What is the nationality of Rontgen?

Ans: Germany

Nationality of
Nicolaus Copernicus ?

Ans: Poland

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry head quarters
situated at ?

Ans: Zurich, Switzerland

Federation Internationale de Football Association Headquarters is

Ans:  Zurich, Switzerland

Where is the international Olympic committee headquarters located at ?

Ans:Lausanne, Switzerland

G K Questions for upsc and compitative exams : Finland

What is the nationality of Linus Tolwards ?

Ans: Finland

Who is known as The Flying Finn ?

Paavo Nurmi

The country known as "The Land of the Thousand Lakes" ?

Ans: Finland (with 187888 lakes)

Who is the The President of the Republic of Finland ?

Ans: Tarja Halonen

current affairs questions for ibps exams :Revolution 2020

Who is the author of "Revolution 2020" ?

Ans: Chetan Bhagath

India's longest rail route  in India that started service recently ?

Ans: Vivek Express ( Dibrugarh to Kannyakumari)

winner of Indira gandhi prize 2011 ?

Ans: Ela Bhatt

Name the organization that led by  Ela Bhatt ?

Ans: SEWA (Self Employed Women association)

Current affairs 2011 : Child rights index

Which Indian state got first place in  Child rights index ?

Ans: Kerala

( second place in Child rights index   :- Karnataka

Last Place in Child rights index   :- Arunachal predesh )

Women Athlete of the year 2011 selected by IAAF

Ans: Sally Pearson

(male Athlete of the year 2011 - Usain Bolt )

World Diabetes day - Nov-14

short forms and acronyms for ibps exams ,bank exams and upsc exams

PSU :- Public Sector Undertaking

APEC :- Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation organization

AFSPA :- Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act

SAARC :- South Asian Association for Regional cooperation

SCUBA :- Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus

Sachar Committee report is related to _________?

Ans: Status of Muslim Community of India

Ranghnath mishra committee report on  ________?

Ans: Religion and Linguistic Minorities

Rank of india in  2011 Human development index ?

current affairs expected Questions for ibps exams: Territorial army

Indian cricketer who was recently got  lieutenant colonel rank in the territorial army?

Ans:Mahendra singh Dhoni

Indian shooter who was recently got  lieutenant colonel rank in the territorial army?

Ans: Abhinav Bindra

Name the Google's new project to offer website for small and medium business ?

Ans: India get your business online

Sports related current affairs

current affairs for ibps and other competitive exams : 2011 summits

venue for Saarc summit 2011 ?

Ans: maldives

theme for Saarc summit 2011 ?

Ans: Building bridges

where was G-20 Summit 2011 held  at?

Ans: France (can)

Know more about SCO Summit 2011

ibps exam related current affairs: Miss world 2011

Who was crowned as Miss world 2011 ?

Ans: Ivian Sarcos (Miss venezuela)

Venue for Miss world 2011 ?

Ans: Earls Court ,London

First Runner up in  Miss world 2011 ?
 Ans: Gwendoline Ruais (Miss Philippines)

"Beauty with a purpose" is the moto related to miss world

Venue for  Miss world 2012 ?

Ans: Ordos, China

Lanco International series is associated with which sports item?

Ans: Hockey

Which country giving order of friendship prize?


Name the Indian writer who recently honored by order of friendship ?

Ans: D. Jayakantan

Who is the New CM for arunachal predesh ?

Ans: Nabam Tuki

Who is miss INDIA 2011 ?

Click here for miss India 2011

current affairs for ibps exams :Human Development Index by UN

India's rank in Human development index published by UN ?

Ans: 134 th

Which country got 1st place in human development index?

Ans: Norway

The country got second place in human development index?

Ans: Australia

Which UN authority publishes Human development report?

Ans: UNDP (United Nations Development Programme)

general knowledge questions for psc exams : inventions by Humphry Davy

Power loom was invented by ?

Ans: Edmund Cartwright

Safty lamp was invented by ?

Ans: Humphry Davy 

Some other discoveries by Humphry Davy 

sodium ,potassium, magnesium, boron, barium, chlorine

gk for upsc exams: Chinese inventions that made revolution in history

Paper was invented by

Seismograph and Gun powder  created by which country ?

country where Taoism was originated ?

Who invented Compass and Tea

Ans : China

[All the above questions have only one answer ]

Current affairs related to china

In which way Michael Collins book Liftoff related to
Great wall of china ?
      This book was first made a false notion that the Great Wall of China is visible from the Moon.

For More 

What is the name of china's moon mission ?
Ans : Chang'e-2

Long March rocket  is related to which country's space program ?

Ans: china

Questions for ibps exams : world athletic champion ship 2011

Where was the venue for world athletic champion ship 2011 (13th) ?

Ans: Daegu(South korea)

Which country is top medalist in  world athletic champion ship 2011 (13th) ?

Ans: USA

Where is the venue for world athletic champion ship 2012 (14th) ?

Ans: Moscow( Russia)

Who is Uttarakhand CM?

Ans: BC Khanduri

IBPS Expected current affairs Questions : Megha tropique

What is Megha tropique that was recently in news ?

Ans: India french satellite mission

Who is Telangana Rashtra samithi President ?

Ans: K Chandra shekhar rao

Health insurance portability in force from ?

Ans: 1- October -2011

Who are the 2011 nobel prize  winners ?

Click here for 2011 nobel prize  winners

current affairs for banking and competitive exams

What is the full form of IUCN ?

Ans: International union for conservation of nature

What is the 12th five year plan gdp target ?

Ans: 9pc

Where was commonwealth summit was held in 2011 ?

Ans:Pearth (Australia)

Who was reelected as commonwealth Secretary general ?

Ans: Kamalesh sharma


ibps oriented current affairs questions

Sunway blue light mpp is a super computer of which country ?

Ans: china

Recently resigned Arunachal predesh CM ?

Ans: Jarbone Gamalin

 New CM for Arunachal predesh

Newly elected Kyrgistan president ?

Ans: Almazbek Atambayev


current affairs bits for ibps exam

India's first Formula one race track ?

Ans: Budha International race track

Wanchuwa festival is associated with which state ?

Ans: Assam

5th ibsa summit was held in ?

Ans: Pretoria

IBSA is the association of  ?

Ans: INDIA, Brazil,South africa

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UPSC and ibps Exams related current affairs : Women presidents recently in news

Who is the president of Argentina ?

Ans: Cristina Fernández de Kirchner

Who is the president of Brazil?

Ans: Dilma Rousuf

Who is the president of Liberia ?

Ans: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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current affairs for ibps, upsc and psc exams

Who is Myanmar president ?

Ans: Thein sein

Where is hills of ranikhet that was recently in news ?

Ans: utharakhand

Who is the writer of novel Bharathipura ?

Ans:- U R Anantha moorthy

Which country launched Hatf 7 ,Nuclear capable cruise missile ?

Ans: Pakistan

For banking related terms

current affairs and banking related terms for ibps clerical exams

Who is the winner of  2011 korean grand pre ?

Ans : Sebastian vettal

Who is vietnam president ?

Ans: Troungtansang

Pir Pinjal Mountain situated at which state ?

Ans:jam-mu & Kashmir

What is the full form for FLCC ?

Ans: Financial Literacy and credit council

What is the full form for ISLRTC that was recently in news ?

Indian sign
language Reaserch and training center

Which Nordic country recently imposed a fat tax?

Ans: Denmark

Name the first country implemented Hamburger law ?

Ans: Hungary

World tourism day ?

Ans: September 27

ibps related current affairs questions

who is present Chief of the Naval  staff ?

Ans: Admiral Nirmal Varma

who is present Chief of the Army  staff ?

Ans: General V k Singh

who is present Chief of the air staff ?

Ans: Air chief marshal N A K Browne

More ibps related questions

current affairs 2011 : Father of pacemaker

Who won 33rd Federation Cup 2011 ?

Ans: salgokar gova

Who is the father of pasemaker ?

Ans: Vinson Great batch (recently died)

Name the indian who won International shooting world cup 2011 ?

Ans: Sodhi

What is the full form for ISSF ?

International Shooting Sport Federation

For more current affairs

current affairs : Press Trust of IndiaChairman

Who is the chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI) ?

Ans: Markandey Katju

Who is the CM of Andra Predesh?

Ans: Kiran kumar Reddy

The slogan "Sarvajan Hitay and sarvajan sukhay " is associated with which state government ?

Ans: Uttar Pradesh

Who is the CM of Uttar Pradesh?

Ans: Mayavathi

For more current affairs

Current Affairs Questions : Nobel prize 2011 winners and country

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine   -

Bruce A. Beutler (U S A)
Jules A. Hoffmann ( Luxam-burg )
Ralph M. Steinman( Canada)

Nobel Prize in Literature

Tomas Transtromer (Sweedan)

Nobel Prize in Physics

Saul Perlmutter ( USA )
Brian P. Schmidt( USA )
Adam G. Riess( Australia)

Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Dan Shechtman ( Israel)

Nobel Peace Prize

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf ( Liberia )
Leymah Gbowee ( Liberia )
Tawakkul Karman (Yaman)

ibps related current affairs :UN Good will ambassador

Name the Tennis proffessional who was recently appointed as UN Good will ambassador?

Ans: Serena Williams

Country which recently allow  right for vote to women ?

Ans: Saudi Arabia

What is the full form of CSIR ?

Ans: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

Who won Bhatnagar prize ?

Ans: Mahan Maharaj

 Bhatnagar prize is giving for excellence in which field ?

Ans: Science and Technology

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General Awareness Questions and Answers for Bank Exams 2011

Which is the First UNESCO City of Literature ?

Ans: Edinburgh

Who is Recently appointed Evercon CEO?

Ans: Susha Jhon

Which bank got the award for Excellence in MSME's ?

Ans: Indian Oversees Bank

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current affairs for ibps exams and other competitive exams

International day of disappeared ?

Ans: Aug-30

Basel committee is related to _____________ ?

Ans: Bank Supervision 

what is the full form for IGNOAPS ?

Ans: Indira Gandhi old age Pension scheme 

current affairs for all competitive exams :MMDR Bill

What is the full form for MMDR Bill that was recently introduced in parliament ?

Ans: Mines and Mineral Development and regulation

What is the full form for Interpol ?

Ans: International Criminal Police

Which state in India Introduced Jal Nirmal project ?

Ans: Karnataka

For More acronyms

current events for upsc exams :INS President

Who is the recently appointed president of INS(Indian news paper society) ?

Ans: Ashish Bega

Irani Cup related to ?

Ans: Cricket

What is the full form of WIPO?

Ans: World Intellectual Property Organization

general Awareness for ibps clerical Exams :rajive Gandhi International Prize

Who is Union Health Minister ?

Ans: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Who got The rajive Gandhi International Prize for technology in education and development instituted by IGNOU ?

Ans: Azim Premji Foundation

current affairs for ibps exams: coal india chairman

Who is coal India chairman ?

Ans: N C Jha

Who is SAIL Chairman ?

Ans: V S Varma

Who is the winner of Singapore grand Prix ?

Ans: Sebastian Vetal

Who is chairman of  Central Advisory Board

For Ans visit

current affairs questions for psc and upsc exams : NMCC

What is the full form for NMCC that was recently in news?

Ans: National Manufacturing competitiveness council

Who was appointed as NMCC chairman ?

Ans: V. Krishna Murthy

Who is the writer of book named An appeal from death row that was recently published ?

Ans: Perarivelal

(Perarivelaln- One of the accused in rajeev Gandhi murder case

More recent appointments

questions on current affairs : Denmark prime minister

Who is newly appointed Denmark prime minister ?

Ans: Helle Thorning-Schmidt

Wimbledon 2011 winner ?

Ans: novak djokovic

novak djokovic defeated  Refel Nadal in Wimbledon 2011 final

[ Ibps 2011 PO Question ]

it current affairs for competitive exams : apple new ceo

Q . Who is new ceo for Apple ?

Ans: Tim cook

Q. Who is infosys CEO ?

Ans: S. Gopalakrishnan

More it related current affairs

latest current affairs for ibps exams: Asian Champions trophy 2011

1.  winner of Asian Champions trophy  2011 ?

Ans:- India

2. India defeated which country in Asian Champions trophy  2011?

Ans:- Pakistan

3. Where was the venue for Asian Champions trophy  2011 ?

Ans:- Ordos [China]

current affairs related questions for ibps clerical exam

1. Newly appointed Chief minister of Uttarakhand ?

Ans:- B C Khanduri

2. Foreign Minister of Poland who recently visited India ?

Ans:- Radosiaw sikorski

3. Who is the head of Rotary International ?

Ans:- Kalyan Banerji

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current affairs for ibps: Uzbekistan president

1. Who is Uzbekistan president ?

Ans:- Islam karimove

2. Where is teen bigha corridor that was recently in news?

Ans:- India and Bangladesh border

More related

New Vietnam president

President of Turkey

current affairs for ibps exam : current events

1. Who is the the MD of Unitech wireless ?

Ans: Sanjay chandra

Sanjay chandra is onew of the  accused in 2G Spectrum scam .

2. Who is the head of FIH( Federation of international Hockey ) ?

Ans:- Leandro negre

current events for ibps : Chief ministers

1. Who is the Chief minister of Karnataka ?

Ans:- Sadananda Gowda

2. What is the nationality of Fernando Alonso who won British Grand prix 2011?

Ans:- Spain

More related

Union ministers

Human resource development minister

IBPS Exam Sample Questions : Foreign Ministers

1. Who is the foreign minister of Poland who  visited India on last July ?

Ans: Radosiaw sikorski

2. Who is the head of rotary international ?

Ans: Kalyan Banerjee

3.Where was the International crop science conference and exhibition (ICSC 2011)  was held?

Ans: Moscow

4. Who is the foreign minister of pakistan who recently visited India  ?

Ans: Hina Rabbani Khar

IBPS Current Affair sample Questions:Union Minister

1. Who is Union minister for tribal affairs ?

Ans:-Kishore chandra Deo.

2. Who is the Secretary general of FIMI ?

Ans: R K Sharma

current affairs for ibps : Income Tax exemption limit

What is the current income tax exemption limit ?

Ans: 1.8 lac

Previous income tax exemption limit was 1.6 lac .It was increased to 1.8 lac in 2011 Budget

Other Changes in income tax exemption

Income tax Exemption for women - 1.9 lac

Income tax Exemption for Senior citizen age limit(60-80)- 2.5 lac

Income tax Exemption for Senior citizen age limit(above 80) - 5 lac

current Affairs Recently appointed CEO

1. Recently appointed Deutsche bank CEO?

Ans:- Anshu Jain (First Non European CEO )

2. Who is Bharathi Airtel CMD?

Ans:- Sunil Mital

3. Who is Central Bank of India CEO ?

Ans:- Tanksale

4. Who is City Union Bank CEO ?

Ans:- N.Kamakodi

ibps current affairs questions : Asian athletic champion ship

1. Where was the Asian athletic championship 2011 held ?

Ans:-  Kobe (Japan)

2. Who is the winner of gold medal Asian athletic championship 2011 Long Jump ?

Ans:- Mayookha Johny

3. Recently Uranium deposits are found from which state ?

Ans:- Andra predesh ( Tummalapalle)

ibps current affairs questions : Miss india 2011

1. Who won Miss India 2011 ?

Ans:- Vasuki Sunkavalli

2. Chairman of India Smart card Taskforce ?

Ans:- Sam pitroda

3. Who is ONGC Chairman ?

Ans: - A K Hazarika

IBPS Exam for Clerical Cadre Announced

IBPS Exam for Clerical Cadre Announced

Start date for Online Registration 25.08.2011 

Payment of Application Fees/ Intimation Charges 24.08.2011 to 23.09.2011 
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Last date for Online Registration 24.09.2011

Last date for Editing Application Details 26.09.2011

Download of Call letter for Written Examination After 11.11.2011

Written Examination 27.11.2011

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IBPS Exam Model questions current affairs :Latest who's who

1. Who is US Secretary of State ?

Ans:- Leon Panetta

2. Who is Pakistan Intelligence chief ?

Ans:-Ahmed Shuja Pasha

3. Who is News International CEO who was recently resigned ?

Ans:-Rebecka Brooks

4. Who is the owner of News International ?

Ans:- Rupert Murdoch

current affairs for IBPS Exam :Rank of india in Export of Services and Movieplex

1. What is the Rank of India in Export of services in WTO Reports?

Ans:- 10th Rank

2. Which Company launche Free Online Movie Service-  "Movieplex‎"?


Current affairs for ibps exam: Copa america 2011

Who is the winner of  15th Copa America football competition in Buenos Aires ?

Ans: Uruguay

Uruguay defeated Paraguay in 15th Copa America

Luis Suarez was selected as Best player

IBPS Exam: current affairs: Al Shabab militants

In which country is Al Shabab militants found ?

Ans: Somalia.

Recently  UN officially declared a famine in  Somalia

IBPS Exams related current affairs :New Vietnam president

Name The newly  selected  Vietnam president ?

Ans:- Truong Tan Sang

Current affairs for PO Exams: Jaithapur Nuclear power project located?

Where is Jaithapur Nuclear power project is located ?

Maharashtra (Rathnagiri)

Upsc exams : Current affairs 2011: Chief of Film Certification

Who is the chief of Central board for Film Certification(CBFC)?

Ans:- Leela Samson

IBPS Exams oriented Current affairs: World cup cricket 2011

What was the World cup cricket 2011 Mascot?

Ans:- Stumpy

India won World cup cricket 2011 by defeating Sreelanka

Final match was Played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

ibps exam oriented : Green Salt Project

where is Green Salt Project?

Green Salt Project is a Uranium processing project of Iran also called Project 1-11

Current affairs : Post card with RBI Advertisement

Name of the Post card released by postal department   with RBI Advertisements ?

Ans:- Meghadoot

ibps exam related current affairs :2011 Republic day Guest

Who was 2011 Republic day Guest ?

Ans:- Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Syria President is Bashar al-Assad

South Sudan President- Salva Kiir Mayardit
South Sudan capital is Juba

South Korea President - Lee Myung-bak

Tanzanian president - Jakaya Kikwete

More 2011 current affairs

Current Affairs: Secretary-General of SAARC

Who is the  Secretary-General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

Ans:-  Fathimath Dhiyana Saeed of Maldives

The 2010  SAARC summit was held in Thimpu (silver jubilee celebration of SAARC)

Current Affairs : 2011 National Snooker Championship winner

Who is the winner of  2011 National Snooker Championship ?

Ans:- Adithya mehtha

Easy English: Ex-gratia and Status Quo

Ex-gratia = As a Favour

Status Quo =Existing State of affair

Current Affairs: Director of Aaraksha

Who is the  Director of  film Aaraksha ?

Ans:- Prakash Jha

Current affairs : Theme for 2011 ocean day

What is the Theme for 2011 ocean day

Ans:- "Our ocean : Greening Our Future".

Current affairs : opposed Ms.Lagarde

Who opposed Ms.Lagarde in recent IMF elections?

Ans:- Carstens Carstens ( Mexican economist )


current affairs: Chairman of Central Advisory Board for Education

Who is the Chairman of Central Advisory Board for Education (CABE)

Ans:- Kabil Sibal(Union minister of human resource development)

Current affairs : Enquiry about doping?

Who is the chief of commission Enquire about doping case?

Ans:- Justice Mukul mudgal

View details about doping case

Current affairs : women cricketer expelled ?

who is the women cricketer expelled from Indian woman's cricket team because of illegal bowling action?

Ans:- Snehal Pradan

Current affairs : FIDE (The world chess federation) President ?

Who is present FIDE (The world chess federation) President ?
Ans:- Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

Who is Australian men's hockey coach?

Who is Australian men's hockey coach?

Ans:- Charles Worth

Hockey World Cup 2010 was held in Newdelhi (India) won by Australian team

Hockey World Cup 2014 will be in  hague (Netherland)

Current affairs : New imf president

Newly elected IMF president   : Christine Lagarde

Easy English : confusing words



:from birth


Decease: Death