Thursday, 15 January 2015

General knowledge

With which sport is the Jules Rimet trophy associated?

Kiran Bedi received Magsaysay Award for government service in ?
1994 (The Ramon Magsaysay Award is an annual award established to perpetuate former Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay's example of integrity in government, courageous service to the people, and pragmatic idealism within a democratic society. The prize was established in April 1957 by the trustees of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund based in New York City with the concurrence of the Philippine government.Magsaysay Award Foundation gives the prize to Asian individuals achieving excellence in their respective fields. The awards were given in six categories, five of which were discontinued effective 2009:
Government Service (1958–2008)
Public Service (1958–2008)
Community Leadership (1958–2008)
Journalism, Literature, and Creative Communication Arts (1958–2008)
Peace and International Understanding (1958–2008)
Emergent Leadership (2001– )
Uncategorized (2009– ))

India played its first cricket test match in ?

Human Right Day is on ?
10 December

In which world cup cricket final, Australia beat England ?
1987 in Kolkata, India 

In Cricket, the two sets of wickets are ?
22 yards apart ( 1 yard = 0.9144 meter)

How many players are there on each side in the game of Basketball?

In which season do we need more fat ?

ICAO stand for ?
International Civil Aviation Organisation 

GNLF stand for ?
Gorkha National Liberation Front

Hockey was introduced in the Asian games in ?
1958 ,Tokyo The Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a Pan-continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia.he Games are recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and are described as the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games.The last Games was held in Incheon, South Korea from 19 September to 4 October 2014. The 2018 Asian Games will be hosted by Indonesia, with the capital city of Jakarta will be the main host.)

2014 Asian Game Medal Table:
1 China (CHN)15110883342
2 South Korea (KOR)797184234
3 Japan (JPN)477677200
4 Kazakhstan (KAZ)28233384
5 Iran (IRI)21181857
6 Thailand (THA)1272847
7 North Korea (PRK)11111436
8 India (IND)11103657
9 Chinese Taipei (TPE)10182351
10 Qatar (QAT)100414
Source - www.wikipedia.org 

Durand Cup is associated with the game of ?
Football (The Durand Football Tournament or Durand Cup is a football competition in India which first held in 1888, making it the third oldest football tournament in the world. It is co-hosted by the Durand Football Tournament Society (DFTS) and Osians. All the matches are free-of-cost for spectators, and the winner gets INR 50 lakh.)

Each year World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is celebrated on?
May 8

Federation Cup, World Cup, Allywyn International Trophy and Challenge cup are awarded to winners of ?

For the Olympics and World Tournaments, the dimensions of basketball court are ?
28m * 15m

Nobel Prize are awarded in the fields of ?
Physics, Chemistry,Physiology or Medicine,Literature,Peace and Economics.
(The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards bestowed in a number of categories by Swedish and Norwegian committees in recognition of cultural and/or scientific advances. The will of the Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel established the prizes in 1895. The prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace were first awarded in 1901.The Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo, Norway, while the other prizes are awarded in Stockholm, Sweden)

In the absence of the speaker who performs the duties of transacting the business in Lok Sabha in India?
Deputy Speaker

The temples of Khajuraho were built by ?
Chandelas(The Khajuraho Group of Monuments are a group of Hindu and Jain temples in Madhya Pradesh, India. They are one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India.The Khajuraho group of monuments were built during the rule of Rajput Chandela dynasty. The building activity started almost immediately after the rise of their power, throughout their kingdom to be later known as Bundelkhand )

What is the weight of ball used in International cricket ?
Between 155.9 and 163.0 grams

If the speed of rotation of the earth increase ,weight of the body?

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