Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 01.06.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 01.06.2015 

Sanjay Gupta: Sanjay Gupta took over as chairman and managing director of Engineers India Ltd.

R K Dhir: Air Marshal R K Dhir took over the charge as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of South-Western Air Command of the India Air Force (IAF).

Meena Hemchandra: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed Meena Hemchandra as the executive director, who would be in charge of department of banking supervision.

Intel Crop: Intel Crop has agreed to buy Altera Corp for $16.7 million as the world’s biggest chipmaker seeks to make up for slowing demand from the PC industry.

India GDP: India’s GDP will grow 7.7% in financial year 2016 according to Standard Charted.

Hemant Sonawala: Hemant Sonawala, one of the founder of the country’s IT industry and chairman of Hinditron Group, died at the age of 78.

Pawan Manjal: Pawan Manjal has taken over as Chairman, Managing Director and CEO of Hero MotoCrop.

Birender Singh Dhonoa: Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhonoa has appointed as he Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force.

Tom von Bonsdorff: Volvo India has appointed Tom von Bonsdorff as the Managing Director of the company.

Vidya Balan: Actress Vidya Balan will be conferred with a Doctor of Arts Honoris Causa degree by an Ahmedabad-based institute Rai University to appreciate her contribution to Indian cinema.

Jan Aushadi: Government of India to open 1,000 Jan Aushadi stores for cheaper medicines. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 01.06.2015 

Question: Who took over as chairman and managing director of Engineers India Ltd?
A) Shyam Thakur
B) Sanjay Gupta
C) Deepak Dutta
D) Ashok Rao
Answer & Explanation: Sanjay Gupta took over as chairman and managing director of Engineers India Ltd.

Question: Who has taken over as Chairman, Managing Director and CEO of Hero MotoCrop?
A) Deepti Kapoor
B) Pawan Manjal
C) Mayank Gupta
D) Akash Rai
Answer & Explanation: Pawan Manjal has taken over as Chairman, Managing Director and CEO of Hero MotoCrop. 

Question: Who has been appointed as the Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force?
A) Dalbir Singh Suhag
B) Kapil Punjabi
C) Birender Singh Dhonoa
D) Ashok Rathore
Answer & Explanation: Birender Singh Dhonoa has been appointed as the Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force.

Question: Government of India to open 1,000 Jan Aushadi stores for cheaper ________?
A) milk
B) food
C) medicines
D) CFLs
Answer & Explanation: Government of India to open 1,000 Jan Aushadi stores for cheaper medicines.

Question: India’s GDP will grow ________ in financial year 2016 according to Standard Charted?
A) 8.0%
B) 7.4%
C) 7.7%
D) 8.2%
Answer & Explanation: India’s GDP will grow 7.7% in financial year 2016 according to Standard Charted.

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