Sunday, 18 September 2011


Here's the current affairs round from 18th Sept 2011

  1. When will the reforms recommended by the Independent Commission on banking be implemented?
  2. New laws ratified by the EU have extended copyright on music recordings from 50 to how many years?
  3. Lancashire won cricket's County Championship this week. How many years has it been since they last won it outright?
  4. A campaign was launched this week to save which writer’s shed from oblivion?
  5. Who was announced as the new head of the Met Police?
  6. How many miles of the Thames did David Walliams swim this week?
  7. Which US actor was awarded with an honorary OBE for his work promoting dyslexia in the UK?
  8. Martin Mathathi broke the men's record for the Great North Run in 58 minutes and how many seconds?
  9. A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the north of which country today?
  10. The eviction of Dale Farm is to begin tomorrow. How many unauthorised plots are there on the travellers site?
  11. How many goals has Wayne Rooney now scored in his last 5 premiership games?
  12. Which rock legend joined the 27 club upon dieing on this day in 1970?
  1. 2019
  2. 50
  3. 77
  4. Roald Dahl
  5. Bernard Hogan-Howe
  6. 140 Miles
  7. Henry Winkler
  8. 56 seconds
  9. India
  10. 51
  11. 9
  12. Jimi Hendrix

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