Current Affairs 2012


1)Jerry Yang, who resigned recently, was the co-founder of which company?
  yahoo

2)The Headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)?
 Vienna

3)Who is the current president of Argentina?
 Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

4)Who has been elected as Deputy Chief of Indian Army?
 Lt.Gen. Ramesh Halgali

5)Who was honoured with a posthumous Grammy award for his contributions to the music industry in area other than performance?
 Steve Jobs

6)What percentage is the planned road tax for vehicles across India?
 6%

7)Who has been appointed as the Managing Director for India and SAARC operations by McAfee?
Jagdish Mahapatra

8)Who will replace Eric Simons as Indian cricket bowling coach..?
 Joe Dawes, Australian.

9)Who took over as president of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for the year 2012-13..?
 Jaydeep Shah

10)Name the renowned Urdu poet who passed away after battling lung cancer recently..?
 Akhlaq Mohammad Khan

11)Name the Karnataka Higher Education Minister who passed away in Bangalore recently..?
 Dr.V.S.Acharya

12)Who was honoured with Serbia’s highest honour, the Karadjordje Star medal..?
Novak Djokovic

13)Name the cyclonic storm that has hit Madagascar..?
Cyclone Giovanna

14)Which Asian country is ready to increase its participation to help solve EU debt crisis..?
China

15)Name the actor who was presented with a National Medal of Arts for his contributions to American culture..?
Al Pacino

16)Where has JSW Energy planned to setup 450-600MW coal-fired plant..?
South Africa

17)Name the 2 recently-retired football national team veterans who were felicitated by All India Football Federation..?
Climax Lawrence and Mahesh Gawli

18)With which US-based company did TTK Prestige Ltd. tie up recently..?
World Kitchen

19)Which among the following member states of the European Union does NOT have Euro as their currency?
Denmark

20)"River of Smoke" is a novel written by ?
 Amitav Ghosh


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