Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 02.07.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 02.07.2015 

Darshan Jain: Darshan Jain an Indian American teacher is named by President Barak Obama of the prestigious presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science teaching.

Naresh Takkar: Naresh Takkar has been re-appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ICRA ltd for a period of five years.

R Paul Singh: R Paul Singh has been named as the 2015 Global Confederation for higher education Associations for Agriculture and life Science world Agriculture Prize laureate.

World Bank: World Bank will provide loans $1.7 billion to Iraq as the Country struggles with low oil revenues and a costly military campaign against Islamic State Militants.

K V Kamath: K V Kamath has been appointed as the President of New Development Bank (NDB) based in Sanghai.

Takema Sakamoto: Takema Sakamoto will head the India Operations of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) as its Chief Representative for the Country.

Fitch Rating Agency: Global Rating Agency Fitch lowered India’s Economic growth Projections to 7.8 percent for the current fiscal from 8 percent earlier.

National Agriculture: Government has allocated Rs.200 crore for three years to set up an online National Agriculture Market by integrating 585 wholesale markets across India. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 02.07.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as Managing Director (MD) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ICRA ltd?
A) Ashok Chawla
B) Rohit Puri
C) Shiv Paul
D) Naresh Takkar
Answer & Explanation: Naresh Takkar been appointed as Managing Director(MD) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ICRA ltd.

Question: Who has been selected for the Prestigious Presidential Award for the Excellence in Mathematics and Science teaching?
A) Suresh Rai
B) Darshan Jain
C) Anurag Singh
D) Neeraj Bora
Answer & Explanation: Darshan Jain has been selected for the Prestigious Presidential Award for the Excellence in Mathematics and Science teaching.

Question: Who has been named as the 2015 Global Confederation for Higher Education Associations for Agriculture and life Science World Agriculture Prize laureate?
A) Ajay Sharma
B) Virendra Singh
C) Vijay Pal
D) R Paul Singh
Answer & Explanation: R Paul Singh has been named as the 2015 Global Confederation for Higher Education Associations for Agriculture and life Science World Agriculture Prize laureate.

Question: Who has been appointed as the President of New Development Bank (NDB)?
A) S R Kamath
B) Rahul Agarwal
C) K V Kamath
D) Kapil Verma
Answer & Explanation: K V Kamath has been appointed as the President of New Development Bank (NDB).

Question: Which Bank will provide loans $1.7 billion to Iraq?
A) World Bank
B) Brics Bank
C) RBI
D) ADB
Answer & Explanation: World Bank will provide loans $1.7 billion to Iraq.

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