Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 02.10.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 02.10.2014 

Asian Games 2014: India’s men’s hockey team won the gold medal in the 17th Asian Games by defeating Pakistan in the final after 16 years. The victory over Pakistan in Asian Games 2014 ensures India hockey men’s team qualified for 2016 Rio (Brazil) Olympics.  

Swachh Bharat Campaign: Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’ in New Delhi with a cleanliness drive across India, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.

Fitch Rating Agency: International credit rating agency, Fitch forecasts India’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow at 5.6% in the current FY year (2014-15).  

Honda two wheeler plant in Gujarat: Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India will invest Rs. 1,100 crore to set up a two-wheeler plant at Vithalapur village in Ahmedabad district, Gujarat.

Subroto Cup: Greenwood High School from Nagaland lifted the Under-14 boy’s trophy in the 55th Subroto Cup International Football Tournament.

Sunkbir Singh Badal Committee: Punjab government has made organizing committee of 5th Kabaddi World Cup for smooth conduct of mega sports event. The 5th Kabaddi World Cup is set to be played from December 6 to December 20, 2014 in Punjab.

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will visit India later this month. Mark Zuckerberg will also meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will be in India to address the first Internet.org meet take place in New Delhi.

Gorakhpur, UP: Krishak Express and Lucknow-Barauni Express collided near Gorakhpur station at Nandnagar railway station crossing. At least 14 passengers killed in this accident.  

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 02.10.2014 

Question: India’s men’s hockey team won which medal in the 17th Asian Games?
A) silver medal
B) gold medal
C) bronze medal
D) None
Answer & Explanation: India’s men’s hockey team won gold medal in the 17th Asian Games.
 
Question: India’s men’s hockey team defeated which team in the final to win a gold medal in Asian Games 2014?
A) South Korea
B) Japan
C) Pakistan
D) Malaysia
Answer & Explanation: India’s men’s hockey team defeated Pakistan in the final to win a gold medal in Asian Games 2014.
 
Question: Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India will invest Rs. 1,100 crore to set up a two-wheeler plant in which state of India?
A) Tamil Nadu
B) Maharashtra
C) Karnataka
D) Gujarat
Answer & Explanation: Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India will invest Rs. 1,100 crore to set up a two-wheeler plant in Gujarat.
 
Question: International credit rating agency, Fitch forecasts India GDP is expected to grow at ______ in 2014-15?
A) 5.6%
B) 5.4%
C) 5.7%
D) 5.5%
Answer & Explanation: International credit rating agency, Fitch forecasts India GDP is expected to grow at 5.6% in 2014-15.
 
Question: Who has launched ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’ in New Delhi with a cleanliness drive across India?
A) Rajnath Singh
B) L.K. Advani
C) Narendra Modi
D) Pranab Mukherjee
Answer & Explanation: Narendra Modi has launched ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’ in New Delhi with a cleanliness drive across India.

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