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Monday, November 12, 2012

Current Affairs October- November 2012


Current Affairs
1.   Recently Sachin Tendulkar was conferred with the membership of the “Order of Australia (AM) “for his service to India-Australia relations by promoting goodwill, friendship and sportsmanship through the sport. 



Thus he became the second Indian to get that honour. Name the first Indian who got the honour? – Soli Sorabjee, the former Attorney General of India. Sorabjee was made an Honorary Member of the Order of Australia (AM) "for service to Australia-India bilateral legal relations" in 2006. Tendulkar is the fourth non-Australian cricketer to be made an Order of Australia AM, the other three being West Indian legends -- Brian Lara, Sir Garfield Sobers and Clive Lloyd.
2.       Reserve Bank of India recently revised the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) rates {the portion of deposits banks are required to keep with RBI}. What is the present CRR? – 4.25%
3.      Who has been recently appointed as the new Chairperson and Managing Director of Bank of India?-  Vijayalakshmi R. Iyer
4.      Who was the winner of Indian Grand Prix Formula One racing recently held at Buddh International Circuit?-  Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull
5.      Barack Obama is set to become the ………. th president of USA?- 45th
6.      Recently, which state has confirmed the outbreak of Bird Flu in the state?- Karnataka. Virus causing Bird Flu is known as H5N1.
7.      Recently which footballer was awarded the Golden Boot Award in recognition for scoring most goals in European Domestic League?- Lionel Messi
8.      Name the first woman Chief Justice of Sri Lanka who is set to be impeached on charges of ‘improper conduct’? – Shirani Bandaranayake
9.      Who recently received the 27th Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration?- Gulzar
10. 11th November is celebrated in India as? -  National Education Day. Birthday of Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
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