Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 01.07.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 01.07.2015

Sanjeev Galande: Noted scientist Sanjeev Galande has been selected for the prestigious G D Birla award for 2014 for his research in the field of epigenetic and molecular cell biology.

Tata Motors: Fiat Chrysler will invest $280 million to begin Jeep production in India through a joint venture with Tata Motors.

Suparna Mitra: Suparna Mitra has been appointed as Head-Marketing for Watches and Accessories Division of Tata Group firm.

Airtel: Telecom major of India, Bharti Airtel will spend $16 billion in networks, during launch Digital India week.

Arvind Vasudeva: Aurobindo Pharma Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has resigned from the post of CEO.

World Bank: The World Bank has cleared a $650 million loan for Indian freight rail corridor.

Euro U21 title: Sweden has won the UEFA U21 Championship final 2015 against Portugal at Eden Stadium in Prague, Czech Republic.

Shakthi Nataraj: An Indian girl student Shakthi Nataraj has been awarded with ‘The Philip Brett LGBT Studies Fellowship’ from the prestigious California University in US.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been conferred with Peru’s one of the highest awards ‘Grand Officer’ for social work and mission to deliver peace through his foundation The Art of Living.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 01.07.2015 

Question: Who has been selected for the prestigious G D Birla award for 2014?
A) S.K. Anand
B) Vishwanath Tripathi
C) Sanjeev Galande
D) Pandit Jasraj
Answer & Explanation: Sanjeev Galande has been selected for the prestigious G D Birla award for 2014.

Question: Which country has won the UEFA U21 Championship final 2015?
A) Portugal
B) France
C) Germany
D) Sweden
Answer & Explanation: Sweden has won the UEFA U21 Championship final 2015.

Question: Who has been awarded with ‘The Philip Brett LGBT Studies Fellowship’ from the prestigious California University in US?
A) Shakthi Nataraj
B) K.R. Takkar
C) Neeraj Desai
D) Sunil Boira
Answer & Explanation: Shakthi Nataraj has been awarded with ‘The Philip Brett LGBT Studies Fellowship’ from the prestigious California University in US.

Question: The World Bank has cleared a _________ loan for Indian freight rail corridor?
A) $500 million
B) $ 600 million
C) $650 million
D) $ 550 million
Answer & Explanation: The World Bank has cleared a $650 million loan for Indian freight rail corridor.

Question: Who has been appointed as Head-Marketing for Watches and Accessories Division of Tata Group firm?
A) Priya Shukla
B) Suparna Mitra
C) Deen Das Gupta
D) Rahul Kaul
Answer & Explanation: Suparna Mitra has been appointed as Head-Marketing for Watches and Accessories Division of Tata Group firm.

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