Current Affairs Cheat Sheet : Part 1 | The Bootcamp
January 20, 2017

Current Affairs Cheat Sheet : Part 1





The purpose of this cheat sheet is to give you topics to google and get abreast on, it’s a continuing blog with additions to be made every week so keep checking this space and book mark our blog. A good way to get started would be to google the items below and click on the news tab , if you need some prior context a quick Wikipedia read would be helpful. Off you go Padawan.

Personalities in News :

  • Fidel Castro
  • Donald Trump
  • Jayaram Jayalalitha
  • Narendra Modi
  • Mulayam Singh
  • Meryl Streep
  • Karan Johar (Pakistani Actors, autobiography)
  • Siddhu
  • S Dhoni
  • Priyanka Chopra( People’s Choice award, second time)
  • V Sindhu
  • Phogat Sisters
  • Ramdev
  • Vladimir Putin
  • Reccip Tayyip Erdogan
  • Barack Obama
  • Michelle Obama
  • Rodrigo Duterte
  • Urjit Patel
  • Cyrus Mistry

Events in News :


  • US Elections
  • Jallikattu
  • Syria War
  • Arab Spring
  • Demonetization
  • Surgical Strike
  • Brexit
  • Union Budget
  • Reliance Jio
  • Olympics (India)
  • UP Elections
  • South China Sea
  • GST
  • Columbia Peace Deal
  • Zika Virus
  • Ebola
  • Samsung Galaxy Fiasco
  • Apple’s 2016 stumble
  • Turkey/Russia/Europe Terror attacks
  • North Korea Nuclear programme
  • OPEC limitation on Oil production
  • One Rank One Pension
  • Scotland voting to stay with EU
  • Section 377
  • Uniform Civil Code



Celebrity Deaths in 2016 :


Pat Harrington David Bowie Alan Rickman
Gene Wilder Hugh O’Brian Arnold Palmer
Florence Henderson Fidel Castro Ron Glass
John Glenn Alan Thicke Bernard Fox
George Michael Carrie Fisher Debbie Reynolds

To be continued…

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