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Current Affairs 2009 For All Competitive Exams

Current Affairs 2009 For All Competitive Exams

151. Which Tennis player who won his 5th straight Monte Carlo Masters Trophy, also known as “Open Barcelona”, more commonly known as the “Godó Trophy”?

Rafel Nadal

152. Name the British Tv Actress who committed suicide after the last episode of her teleserial “Belonging” which was present on BBC Wales?

Stephanie Parker

153. Who has been appointed as the new Supreme Court Registrar of India?

Ashok Menon

154. Who is the 16th Chief election commissioner of India?

Naveen Chawla

155. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev removed the head of the powerful military intelligence agency recently after he opposed sweeping reforms of the country’s lumbering armed forces. Who is he?

General Valentin Korabelnikov

156. Who is appointed as the new chief and managing director (CMD) of Air India

Mr. E.K. Bharat Bhushan

157. Who defeated I-League champions Churchill Brothers by 2-1 in the one-off Super Cup tie at the Devilal Sports Complex in Gurgaon on 26th April and won their third trophy of the season?

Mohun Bagan

158. Who was named as the English Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Player of the Year for the first time despite starting just 12 league games this season?

Ryan Giggs (Manchester United)

159. Bollywood actor once called “the Clint Eastwood of the East” because of his maverick roles and manly swagger, died recently at Bangalore?

Feroz Khan

160. World Cup Cricket -2011 final will be held in?

Wankade Stadium, Mumbai
The cricket world cup will be held in 3 countries.
29 matches in India, 12 matches in Sri Lanka, 8 matches in Bangladesh.

161. Indian Premiere League(IPL)-2009 Facts:

First Six of IPL 09-Abhishek Nayar
First Four (Boundary) of IPL 09-Sanath Jayasurya
First wicket of IPL 09-Thilan Thushara
First Man of the Match of IPL 09-Sachin Tendulkar
First Century of IPL 09-AB de villiers

May 2009

162. Who has become the first person in the World to have a full face transplant?

Connie Culp
Connie Culp after face transplantation Connie was shot by her husband, who also shot himself afterwards, but both of them survived. She lost her nose and needed tracheotomy to be able to breathe and the whole surgery took 22 hours.

Connie Culp-Earlier Photo

163. Name the Delhi-based automotive tyre maker, which announced the acquisition of Dutch-tyre firm Vredestein Banden BV, a subsidiary of Russia’s largest tyre manufacturer Amtel-Vredestein which went bankrupt last month.
Apollo Tyres Ltd

164. Who is reappointed as Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO) for a second term of four years as from 1 September 2009?

Pascal Lamy

165. The South Korean blogger who was arrested in January and accused by the government of spreading false information about the worsening global economy, was acquitted recently?
Park Dae-sung, as a financial blogger, he published posts in his blog named Minerva

166. Who has been selected as the new Chief Coach for the Indian Men’s Hockey team?
Jose Brasa of Spain

167. Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav recently rejected the Maoist led government’s decision to sack the army chief, pushing the country further into political crisis that threatens to derail the two-and-half-year-old peace process. Name the army chief?
Rukmangat Katuwal

168. First concert of A.R.Rahman after winning the Oscar award was held in?
Kozhikkode (Kerala) on May 3

169. The 16-year-old Delhi boy, who has won his second International Tennis Federation (ITF) title by defeating South African opponent Raven Klaasen at the DLTA complex on Saturday (May 2)?
Yuki Bhambri

170. Name the Sri Lankan journalist and editor, who was assassinated on 8 January of this year, has been named as the laureate of the 2009 World Press Freedom Prize by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Lasantha Wickrematunge

171. Who won his record fourth Rome Masters title, beating defending champion Novak Djokovic
Rafael Nadal

172. Former South Korean President who committed suicide by leaping to his death from a hill behind his house?

Roh Moo-Hyun
Roh, who was president from 2003 to 2008. Roh’s death came amid an investigation into a bribery scandal that had tarnished his reputation

173. A British charity fundraiser who won the “best job in the world” i.e., caretaker of an Australian tropical island — after an innovative marketing campaign that highlighted the power of social media?

Ben Southal

174. Name the chief of the Anti Crime Cell of Indonesia who is arrested recently for a murder case?

Ansari Azhar

175. Who is appointed as the Country Director of Western Union Financial services for its India operations ?
Kiran Shetty

176. Who has won the Chess Oscar for the third time, the game’s most prestigious annual award?
Viswanathan Anand

177. Who was sworn in as South Africa’s new president?

Jacob Zuma
He becomes fourth democratically-elected president of the country since the end of apartheid in 1994.

178. Which country won the gold medal in the recurve team event of the archery World Cup Stage II at Porec, Croatia?

India.
India’s fearsome threesome of Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee and Mangal Singh Champia defeated Russian Federation by 220 points to 218.

Italy won the bronze beating China 221-219.

179. Who won the Spanish Grand Prix Car race title?
Britain’s Jenson Button

180. The First South Indian(Malayalee) who has been appointed as the secretary of Supreme Court of India ?

M.P.Bhadran

181. Who has been appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of ICICI prudential Life?

V.Vaidyanathan

182. Indian-origin anti-apartheid activist who has been inducted into South African President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet, taking the number of people from the community in the government to seven.
Maggie Govender

183. Who won Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year award, recently ?

Steven Gerrard

184. Which team rallied for a 4-1 victory against Athletic Bilbao for its record 25th Spanish King’s Cup title?

Barcelona

185. In a case prosecuted by the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, a federal judge sentenced an investment adviser, age 38, of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, to ten years in federal prison on federal mail and wire fraud for defrauding his investment advisory clients. Who is he ?

Amit Mathur

186. Which team won the Copa Italia Football title ?

Lazio

Lazio beat Sampdoria(6-5)

187. The new model car launched by Maruti in May-2009?

Ritz
188. Britain’s first Muslim minister resigned from office Seeking to clear his name from media accusations of breaching his ministerial code over expenses?

Shahid Malik

189. Which team won the 18th English Premiere league title 2009 by holding off Arsenal to a draw?

Manchester United

190. India’s largest direct-to-home service and part of the biggest media conglomerate, Zee Group which announced their association with ‘Microsoft Xbox 360 Arcade’, the next generation video gaming and entertainment system on their platform?

Dish TV

191. Former South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce president who has been elected Vice President of Federation of International Film Producers Association [FIAF] for 2009 – 2011?

P.V Gangadharan, It is for the first time an Indian arrives in the prestigious position

192. LTTE(Liberation Tigers o f Tamil Eelam) leader who was killed by Sri Lankan Army ?

Velupillai Prabhakaran

193. Who sets world record over 150 meters in 14.35 seconds on the streets of Manchester?

Usain Bolt, the reigning world record holder at 100m and 200m, sets the world record over 150 meters

194. The first British Speaker to be forced out of office in over 300 years because of his handling of a scandal on MPs’expenses?

Michael Martin

195. Self-styled god man of Kerala who was sentenced to 16 years of rigorous imprisonment and a penalty of Rs 2,10,000 for raping two minor girls?

Santhosh Madhavan (Swamy Amrutha Chaithanya)
196. Who is the new Prime Minister of Kuwait?

Sheikh Nasser al-Mohammed al-Ahmed al-Sabah

197. The only Indian who hit a century in IPL?

Maneesh Pandey (114 Not Out) of Bangalore Royal challengers
Only two players have century in IPL-2009, the other is Ab Devilliers(105 Not Out) of Delhi Dare Devils

198. Orange Cap Holder of DLF IPL 2009(It is given for the player who is the leading run scorer in the match.)?
Mathew Hayden of Chennai Super Kings. He scored 572 runs

199. Purple Cap holder of DLF IPL 2009(It is given for the player who is the leading wicket taker in the match)

R.P.Singh(23 Wickets)

200. Man of the match in the final of IPL-2009?





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