Sunday, May 20, 2012

General awareness, May 2012-II

Chief Minister of which state survived copter crash in May, 2012?
- Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda

How many coconuts were broken on the forehead with a baseball bat during a contest organized in Rome on April,2012  by 7 Gatka lads from Tarn Taran to make it to Guinness Book?
- 59 coconuts in one minute

How much amount has been invested by Cabinet Committee on May,2012 to end years of shortage for a basic training aircraft for young trainee pilots of the Indian Air Force?
- Approx. Rs 2900 Crore to buy 75 single engined aircraft from Swiss Company Pilatus.

India is looking on which countries as part of its strategy to diversify its crude oil imports in view of the difficulties being faced in buying it from Iran?
- Nigeria, Venezuela and Canada

Name the only Indian Cricketer who have hit a century in IPL 5 till now?
- Ajinkya Rahane

Name the Indian American who has been named as the eighth Chancellor of University of California, San Diego?
- Pradeep Khosla, an IIT alumnus currently working as the Dean of College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.

Name the book to be published by Punjabi University Patiala about the writings of Manto (famous Urdu writer) announced by Vice Chancellor on the occassion of Saadat Hasan Manto's 100th birth anniversary  in May,2012?
- Sahitik Simrti Granth

Which anniversary of sandwich was celebrated by British town in May,2012?
- 250th anniversary

What are the reports received by Dalai Lama from inside Tibet?
- That Chinese agents had trained Tibetan women for a mission to poison him while posing as devotees seeking his blessings. 

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