Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 01.10.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 01.10.2015 

Suresh Raina: Tyre manufacturer CEAT has signed a three-year bat endorsement deal with Indian cricketer Suresh Raina.

Rangarajan Vellamore: Rangarajan Vellamore, CEO Infosys China, has become the first Indian to receive the Magnolia Gold award in recognition of his contribution to the development of IT industry in Shanghai, China’s financial hub.

S.K. Acharya: S K Acharya has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Neyveli Lignite Corporation.

K Venkataramanan: Engineering and construction giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T), MD & CEO K Venkataramanan has retired from the company.

R.C. Bhargava: Maruti Suzuki Chairman R.C. Bhargava has been honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the Forbes India Leadership Awards (FILA), 2015.

Richa Singh: Richa Singh has become the first Allahabad University female president since Independence.

Jack Dorsey: Jack Dorsey to be named permanent CEO of Twitter. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 01.10.2015 

Question: Ball Corporation will start its first Indian facility, new aluminum aerosol Plant in ________?
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Gujarat
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Maharashtra
Answer & Explanation: Ball Corporation will its start first Indian facility, new aluminum aerosol Plant in Gujarat.

Question: Who has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Neyveli Lignite Corporation?
A) Suresh Das
B) S.K. Acharya
C) Arpan Shukla
D) Ajeet Sethi
Answer & Explanation: S K Acharya has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Neyveli Lignite Corporation.

Question: Who is to be named permanent CEO of Twitter?
A) Jordan Spieth
B) Rory Mcllroy
C) Jack Dorsey
D) Bubba Watson
Answer & Explanation: Jack Dorsey to be named permanent CEO of Twitter.   

Question: Who has become the first Indian to receive the Magnolia Gold award?
A) Ratan Tata
B) Prakash Rao
C) Rangarajan Vellamore
D) Praveen Daur
Answer & Explanation: Rangarajan Vellamore, CEO Infosys China, has become the first Indian to receive the Magnolia Gold award.

Question: Who has been honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the Forbes India Leadership Awards (FILA), 2015?
A) Naresh Tomar
B) R.C. Bhargava
C) Kumar Vishwas
D) Cyrus Mistry
Answer & Explanation: R.C. Bhargava has been honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the Forbes India Leadership Awards (FILA), 2015.

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