Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 01.11.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 01.11.2014

Rajiv Mehrishi: Rajiv Mehrishi took charge as Union Finance Secretary under the Union Ministry of Finance. He was appointed as Secretary of Economics Affairs of Finance.

Virendra Singh: Justice Virendra Singh was sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court.

Bangalore becomes Bengaluru: Bangalore is now officially called as Bengaluru. Karnataka government has changed the name of 12 cities of Karnataka state on the ‘Karnataka Rajyotsava’.

BCCI: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has slapped Rs. 250 crore damages claim on West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).   

Lokesh Chandra: Lokesh Chandra has been appointed as chairman of India Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).

China: China in October 2014 overtook the US to become the world’s largest economy in Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) terms. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 01.11.2014 

Question: Who was appointed as Secretary of Economics Affairs of Finance?
A) Rahul Jain
B) Neeraj Makheeja
C) Rajendra Singh
D) Rajiv Mehrishi
Answer & Explanation: Rajiv Mehrishi was appointed as Secretary of Economics Affairs of Finance.
 
Question: Who was sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court?
A) Chandra Prabha
B) Somesh Raju
C) Virendra Singh
D) Kirti Parekh
Answer & Explanation: Virendra Singh was sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court.
 
Question: Who has slapped Rs. 250 crore damages claim on West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)?
A) BCCI
B) IPL
C) KCC
D) ICC
Answer & Explanation: BCCI has slapped Rs. 250 crore damages claim on West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).
 
Question: Who has been appointed as chairman of India Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)?
A) Lokesh Chandra
B) Jagdish Pal
C) Devendra Guha
D) Amit Sarathe
Answer & Explanation: Lokesh Chandra has been appointed as chairman of India Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).
 
Question: Who becomes the world’s largest economy in Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) terms?
A) India
B) Russia
C) Germany
D) China
Answer & Explanation: China

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