Sunday, May 13, 2012

Latest General knowledge May 2012- I

Which village of Andhra Pradesh may be sitting over one of the world's largest uranium reserves?
- Tummalapalle village in Kadapa district.

Who has created world record in mental division?
- Dr Amit Garg( Haryana boy and former IIT topper. He mentally divided a 10 digit number with a five digit number in 34.5 sec.)

After how many years an ancient  Nagbal Kapal Mochan Tirtha temple, which houses a 1000-eyed Shivling was opened for puja in Shopian district of South Kashmir?
- After 22 years on 21st April,2012

Name the persons of Himachal Pradesh who received national awards for outstanding performance in developing panchayati raj institutions in the state?
- Hari Chand Sharma ( President zila parishad, Kullu)
  Usha Bharti ( President of block samiti, Nirmand, Kullu)
  Meena Kumari ( President panchayat samiti, Salooni, Chamba)
  Dinesh Thakur ( Barog panchayat, Shimla)
  Prem Thakur (President Chamyana panchayat, Shimla)

When was India's first microwave remote sensing satellite RISAT-1 placed in orbit?
- 26th April,2012 ( It is India's first ingenuously developed synthetic aperture radar having all weather and day night imaging capability )

Name the United Nations Secretary General who received an honorary doctorate degree from Jamia Milia Islamia University on 27th April, 2012?
- Ban Ki-moon ( This is Ban's third visit to India after he took over as the head of world body in 2007)

Name the new anti malaria drug which India got on 25th April,2012?
- Synriam ( first ingeniously developed anti malaria drug)

Whose names have been approved for the nomination to enter the Rajya Sabha by our President Pratibha Patil?
- The ace batsman Sachin Tendulkar, actress Rekha and industrialist Anu Agha.


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