Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 01.02.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 01.02.2015

Novak Djokovic: Serbian professional tennis player Novak Djokovic who is currently ranked world No. 1, has won the men’s singles title of Australian Open 2015 by beating Andy Murray of England in the finals.

Kerala: The world’s biggest trade fair on coir and natural fibres has begun in Kerala with participation of around 170 buyers from 53 countries, including the US, Russia, Africa and many European countries.

Leander Paes and Martina Hingis: Indian professional tennis player Leander Paes and his partner Martina Hingis of Switzerland have won the Australian Open mix doubles 2015 finals against Daniel Nestor and Kristina Mladenovic at the Rod Laver Arena.

Carlton Mid ODI Tri-Series 2015: Australia has won the Carlton MID ODI Tri-Series 2015 by beating England in final at Perth stadium, Australia. There were three teams in the Carlton Mid Tri-Series 2015, Indian, Australia and England respectively.

Kerala: The 2015 National Games of India, also known as the 35th National Games of India has been started in Kerala across seven districts. It is the second time that Kerala is hosting the national games after it hosted the 27th National Games in 1987. The opening ceremony of 35th National games Kerala will be hosted at Green field stadium Karyavattam, Thiruvananthapuram.

FIIs: Foreign Institutional Investment (FIIs) inflows at 6-month high of Rs. 33,688 crore in January 2015. This is the highest investment since July when overseas investors had poured in Rs. 36,046 crore.

Vivek Chadha: A 26-year old UK-based NRI Vivek Chadha has donated 100,000 pounds for the statue of Mahatama Gandhi planned for Parliament Square in London, becoming the youngest donor.

Bangladesh: Bangladesh government has aimed to boost earnings from information, communication and technology (ICT) to $1 billion by 2019. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 01.02.2015 

Question: Who has won the men’s singles title of Australian Open 2015?
A) M. Raonic
B) Novak Djokovic
C) S. Wawrinka
D) Andy Murray
Answer & Explanation: Novak Djokovic has won the men’s singles title of Australian Open 2015.

Question: The world’s biggest trade fair on coir and natural fibers has begun in _____?
A) Andhra Pradesh
B) Kerala
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Karnataka
Answer & Explanation: The world’s biggest trade fair on coir and natural fibers has begun in Kerala.

Question: Which team has won the Carlton MID ODI Tri-Series 2015?
A) South Africa
B) Australia
C) England
D) India
Answer & Explanation: Australia has won the Carlton MID ODI Tri-Series 2015.

Question: Who won the Australian Open mix doubles 2015?
A) Rehab Khan and Venus Williams
B) Leander Paes and Martina Hingis
C) Sania Mirza and Bruno Soares          
D) Daniel Nestor and Kristina Mladenovic
Answer & Explanation: Leander Paes and Martina Hingis won the Australian Open mix doubles 2015.

Question: The 2015 National Games of India, also known as the 35th National Games of India has been started in _______?
A) Gujarat
B) Tamil Nadu
C) Kerala
D) Goa
Answer & Explanation: The 2015 National Games of India, also known as the 35th National Games of India has been started in Kerala.

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