Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 03.01.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 03.01.2015 

Lithuania: Lithuania became the 19th member of Euro zone countries.   

PK movie: Aamir Khan starrer “PK” has seen total domestic earnings of Rs 285.37 crore, including Rs. 6.85 crore on its third Friday, making it the highest grossing film in India, according to producers.

SAARC games: Union Government of state for Sports and Youth Affairs, Sarbananda Sonowal has announced that SAARC games involving the SAARC countries will be held in Guwahati.

Kumar Sangakkara: Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has joined elite group of cricketers, when he became only the fifth batsman to make 12,000 runs in test career.

Donna Douglas: Hollywood actress Donna Douglas died at the age of 82. She was best known for her role in ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’.

Delhi: Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has said that country’s first smart city will set up in Delhi.

Ecuador: Ecuador was named the best country to retire in according to the  InternationalLiving.com

Capri Hollywood Film Festival: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch starrer historical thriller ‘The limitation Game’ has won the top honours at the Capri Hollywood Film Festival by bagging award for best picture and direction.

Jimmy Dickens: Grand Ole Opry star “Little Jimmy” Dickens died at the age of 94. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 03.01.2015 

Question: Which country became the 19th member of Euro zone countries?
A) Serbia
B) Lithuania
C) Latvia
D) Estonia
Answer & Explanation: Lithuania became the 19th member of Euro zone countries.
 
Question: Union Government of state for Sports and Youth Affairs, Sarbananda Sonowal has announced that SAARC games will be held in _______?
A) Bangalore
B) Guwahati
C) Jhansi
D) Pune
Answer & Explanation: Union Government of state for Sports and Youth Affairs, Sarbananda Sonowal has announced that SAARC games will be held in Guwahati.
 
Question: What was the name of Sri Lankan cricketer, who has recently joined elite group of cricketers, when he became only the fifth batsman to make 12,000 runs in test career?
A) Murlidharan
B) Jayawardene
C) Kumar Sangakkara
D) M.S. Dhoni
Answer & Explanation: Kumar Sangakkara has joined elite group of cricketers, when he became only the fifth batsman to make 12,000 runs in test career.
 
Question: Which country was named the best country to retire in according to the InternationalLiving.com?
A) Ecuador
B) Switzerland
C) Norway
D) Latvia
Answer & Explanation: Ecuador was named the best country to retire in according to the InternationalLiving.com
 
Question: Who was Jimmy Dickens?
A) hollywood actor
B) scientist
C) artist
D) sports person
Answer & Explanation: Jimmy Dickens was a hollywood actor.

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