Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 02.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 02.08.2015

China: China has set up the world’s largest mosquito factory in Guangzhou providence to fight dengue.

South Sudan: South Sudan became the 206th member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Gajendra Chauhan: Gajendra Chauhan has been appointed as President of the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).

Lynn Anderson: ‘Rose Garden’ country singer Lynn Anderson has died at the age of 67.

World Archery Championships: Indian women’s team, Deepika Kumari, Laxmirani Majhi and Rimil Buriuly, have won a silver medal at the World Archery Championships at Copenhagen, Germany. 

Kerala: India’s first Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System (IUHDSS) was commissioned in Kochi, Kerala.

Prabhroop Sekhon: 14-years old Prabhroop Sekhon has won two gold medals in 300 metre and 500 metre Roller Skating at the Special Olympics World Games at Los Angeles, USA.

Kotak Bharat: Kotak Mahindra Bank has launched a mobile banking app named ‘Kotak Bharat’. The application will require no internet connection. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 02.08.2015 

Question: Which country became the 206th member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)?
A) Yemen
B) South Sudan
C) Iran
D) Seychelles
Answer & Explanation: South Sudan became the 206th member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Question: Who has been appointed as President of the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).
A) Gajendra Chauhan
B) Suresh Kalayani
C) Prashant Kumar
D) Narendra Shukla
Answer & Explanation: Gajendra Chauhan has been appointed as President of the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).

Question: Who was Lynn Anderson?
A) physicist
B) actor
C) scientist
D) singer
Answer & Explanation: Lynn Anderson was a singer.

Question: India’s first Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System (IUHDSS) was commissioned in________?
A) Gujarat
B) Kerala
C) Andhra Pradesh
D) Telangana
Answer & Explanation: India’s first Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System (IUHDSS) was commissioned in Kochi, Kerala.

Question: Which country has won a silver medal at the World Archery Championships at Copenhagen, Germany? 
A) Russia
B) Germany
C) India
D) US
Answer & Explanation: India has won a silver medal at the World Archery Championships at Copenhagen, Germany.

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