Current Affairs 2012
21. Who has been appointed as chief coach of Kolkata Knight Riders?
Answer: Trevor Bayliss
22. Where in India is Literary Festival 2012 is scheduled to be held?
23. What is the concept introduced by Indian Postal Department (Bihar Postal Circle) to get a personalized stamp with photograph on it?
Answer: My Stamp
24. Who takes over as Wipro Technologies Senior Vice President and Corporate Treasurer?
Answer: Manoj Jaiswal
25. Who has been considered for first Gates Innovation Award?
Answer: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
26. Which auto major is set to invest USD142 million at its Chennai plant in India to manufacture a compact sports utility vehicle named EcoSport?
Answer: Ford India
27. Name the Government policy introduced by Karnataka to boost animation industry. Karnataka Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics (KAVGC)
Answer: Policy 2011
28. Name the ace woman tennis player who withdrew from Australian Open due to left ankle injury.
Answer: Serena Williams
29. Who has been named as CEO of Yahoo?
Answer: Scott Thompson
30. Who has been appointed as Senior Vice President in India by CIBER?
31. Name the interactive presentation tool launched by HP in India.
Answer: Pocket whiteboard
32. Name the Australian cricket captain who joined the triple-century club recently.
Answer: Michael Clarke scored 329* against India at SCG
33. Where the national and international theater festival, the Bharat Rang Mahotsav set to be held?
Answer: National School of Drama, Amritsar
34. Who won gold for triple jump at the all India interuniversity athletics meet held in Mangalore, Karnataka?
Answer: Arpinder Singh
35. Who has been named Chief Information Officer of WildCard Systems?
Answer: Shahi Kapur
36. Who has been appointed as VP, Chief Information Officer of Qwest Communications?
Answer: Girish Varma
37. Name the Indian doctor who became famous for his selfless work in China during the Sino-Japan war whose memorial was dedicated to India.
Answer: Dr.Dwarkanath Shantaram Kotnis
38. Where has Union Government planned to build 11 tunnels to connect important roads?
Answer: Pakistan and China borders
39. Which version of Internet Explorer is dead as per Microsoft?
Answer: Internet Explorer 6
40. Name the website launched by Jammu and Kashmir government for the state’s school education department.