Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 01.05.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 01.05.2015

Surendra Singh: Senior IPS officer Surendra Singh took over as the new chief of central paramilitary force CISF. He has succeeded Arvind Ranjan.

Chisel: Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has launched chain of gyms and fitness centres called Chisel.

Bangladesh: Seed Association of Bangladesh and India have inked a pact to facilitate traders of both nations to increase business in high-yielding varieties of rice seeds.

Kapil Dev Tripathi: Kapil Dev Tripathi has been appointed as new Oil Secretary. He has replaced Saurabh Chandra.

Subir Purkayastha: Subir Purkayastha took over as Director (Finance) of state-owned as utility GAIL (India) Ltd.

Barjorji Pardiwala: Former Gujarat assembly speaker Barjorji Pardiwala died in Ahmedabad at the age of 86.

Pranny Roy: Prannoy Roy has been honoured with the RedInk Lifetime Achievement Award 2015.

Canara Bank: Canara Bank has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Life Insurance Corporation of India for offering the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana insurance cover to all its eligible customers. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 01.05.2015 

Question: Who took over as the new chief of central paramilitary force CISF?
A) Ankit Jain
B) Surendra Singh
C) Santosh Rajawat
D) Arvind Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Surendra Singh took over as the new chief of central paramilitary force CISF.

Question: Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has launched chain of gyms and fitness centres called ______?
A) Kymse
B) vGym
C) Chisel
D) FitV
Answer & Explanation: Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has launched chain of gyms and fitness centres called Chisel.

Question: Who was Barjorji Pardiwala?
A) politician
B) socialist
C) scientist
D) artist
Answer & Explanation: Barjorji Pardiwala was a politician.

Question: Who has been honoured with the RedInk Lifetime Achievement Award 2015?
A) Shashsi Kapoor
B) Suman Mishra
C) Prannoy Roy
D) Narain Das
Answer & Explanation: Prannoy Roy has been honoured with the RedInk Lifetime Achievement Award 2015.

Question:  Which bank has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Life Insurance Corporation of India for offering the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana insurance cover to all its eligible customers?
A) Canara Bank
B) UBI
C) Dena Bank
D) SBI
Answer & Explanation: Canara Bank has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Life Insurance Corporation of India for offering the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana insurance cover to all its eligible customers.

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