Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 02.11.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 02.11.2014 

Duleep Trophy: Central Zone spinners, led by captain Piyush Chawla helped them to won the Duleep Trophy title with a thrilling nine-run victory over South Zone in the final at New Delhi.

Misbah-ul Haq: Pakistan professional cricket player Misbah-ul Haq has equalled the world record for the fastest test century in 56-balls, when he was playing against Australia.  

National under-13 Chess championship: P.R. Hirthikesh in boy’s event and R. Vaishali in girl’s event, both from Tamil Nadu have emerged as champions in the National under-13 chess championship at Bistupur, Jharkhand.

University of Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania is offering a new course on ‘wasting time on the Internet’ which requires students to stare at a screen for hours and only interact via chat rooms and social media.

WhatsApp: Mobile messenger service WhatsApp’s user base in India has grown to 70 million active-users, which is over a 10th of its global users.

Bharat-Nepal Shiksha Maitri Karyakram: In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement during his visit to Nepal, the Bharat-Nepal Shiksha Maitri Karyakram, a course for Nepalese students was launched at Calcutta University campus.

R.K. Dhowan: Naval Chief Admiral R K Dhowan will leave on a five-day visit to Kenya to progress and consolidate defence relations with the Indian Ocean Region country.

International GT Open Series: India’s Aditya Patel, driving for Audio India has completed yet another magnificent race along with Portuguese teammate Cesar Campanico, finishing second in the International GT Open in Barcelona.

Chhattisgarh plastic free: Chhattisgarh state government has decided to restrict the use of polythene carry bags from next year. “The state government has decided to declare Chhattisgarh as ‘Plastic Carry Bag Free State’. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 02.11.2014 

Question: Who won the Duleep Trophy title?
A) South Zone
B) West Zone
C) East Zone
D) Central Zone
Answer & Explanation: Central Zone won the Duleep Trophy title.
 
Question: What was the name of Pakistan cricketer, who has equaled the world record for the fastest test century in 56-balls?
A) Umar Akmal
B) Misbah-ul Haq
C) Shoaib Malik
D) Younus Khan
Answer & Explanation: Misbah-ul Haq equaled the world record for the fastest test century in 56-balls.
 
Question: In which Indian university, the Bharat-Nepal Shiksha Maitri Karyakram, a course for Nepalese students is launched?
A) Jawaharlal Nehru University
B) RGPV
C) Calcutta University
D) Bhoj University
Answer & Explanation: The Bharat-Nepal Shiksha Maitri Karyakram, a course for Nepalese students is launched at Calcutta University.
 
Question: Which state government has decided to declare as ‘Plastic Carry Bag Free State’?  
A) Tamil Nadu
B) Chhattisgarh
C) Karnataka
D) Madhya Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Chhattisgarh government has decided to declare as ‘Plastic Carry Bag Free State’
 
Question: Who has emerged as champions in the National under-13 chess championship at Bistupur, Jharkhand?
A) P.R. Hirthikesh
B) Devendra Kumar
C) Pyush Rana
D) Amit Kumar
Answer & Explanation: P.R. Hirthikesh has emerged as champions in the National under-13 chess championship at Bistupur, Jharkhand.
 
Question: Who has emerged as champions in the National under-13 chess championship at Bistupur, Jharkhand?
A) P.R. Hirthikesh
B) Devendra Kumar
C) Pyush Rana
D) Amit Kumar
Answer & Explanation: P.R. Hirthikesh has emerged as champions in the National under-13 chess championship at Bistupur, Jharkhand.
 
 
 

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