World Current Affairs – December 2011

Who is the 2nd person to score double century in One-day International cricket?
Virendar Sehwag

Who has been appointed as VP of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers for Asia?
Xiaodong Lee

Name the Russian boxer who was knocked out off the ring and died recently.
Roman Simakov

Who has been appointed to head UN audit panel?
Vinod Rai

Which diversified business group has planned to setup mobile manufacturing plant in India?
Videocon

Which country becomes 3rd biggest US arms purchaser?
India

Which Mail service is now available in 8 Indian languages?
Yahoo Mail

When is the 2012 Indian Grand Prix scheduled to be held?
October 28th 2012

When is the Direct Tax Code (DTC) scheduled to come into force in India?
From 1st April 2012

Against whom did Vishwanthan Anand loose in recently held London Chess Classic?
Hikaru Nakamura

Which Indian state is set to get Green Field Industrial Corridor?
Arunachal Pradesh

Who is ranked 18th in top 20 of ICC ODI bowling charts?
Ravichandran Ashwin

Which company was acquired by SAP to boost their portfolio of web-based software?
SuccessFactors Inc

Name the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard(HP) who died recently due to cancer?
Patricia Dunn

What is the name of the small car from Chrysler which features Fiat Spa technology?
Dodge Dart

Who is the CEO of Delphi Automotive?
Rodney O’Neal

Which artist won the 2011 Turner Prize?
Martin Boyce

Name the blues guitarist who died recently?
Hubert Sumlin

Which singer won six awards in 2011 American Country Awards?
Jason Aldean

Use of which notes is to be treated as terror act?
Fake Notes

When is the National Telecom Policy is set to be rolled out?
2012

Which bank is set to buy more than half of Barclays Indian credit card portfolio?
Standard Chartered Bank

Who has been appointed as Manufacturers Association for Information Technology’s executive director?
Sabyasachi Patra

Which company recently got NOC from ONGC to sell major stake in its Indian unit to Vedanta Resources?
Carin India

Name the mobile app company which Facebook acquired recently.
Gowalla

What is the new interface launched by Microsoft for Xbox gamers?
Kinect sensor (Kinect for Xbox)

Name the US scriptwriter who debuted with Bollywood kid books.
Nico Raposo

Who has been appointed as Managing Director for India by Research in Motion?
Sunil Dutt

Which 3 countries are set to hold Trilateral meet in Washington?
India, US and Japan

Which bank was fined 10.5 million pounds for mis-selling to elderly?
HSBC

Which state’s chief minister has surpassed other politicians to emerge as the most popular politico on social media?
Gujarat Chief Minister. Narendra Modi

Which country has over taken India as ‘Diabetes Capital’?
China

When is the inaugural 3-day global conference on ‘Tax and Inequality’ scheduled to begin in India?
7th December to 9th December 2011

Who have been nominated for FIFA World Player of the Year award?
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Xavi Hernandez 
 

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