Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 03.05.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 03.05.2015

Premier League title: Chelsea has clinched their first Premier League title for five years with a 1-0 victory against Crystal Palace at a jubilant Stamford Bridge. 

Jay Kowli: Boxing India secretary general Jay Kowli has resigned.

Maya Plisetskaya: Russian ballerina, Maya Plisetkaya died at age of 89.

NTPC: NTPC has signed a pact with Jharkhand government for setting up a 4,000 MW power plant in the state.

Ruth Rendell: Ruth Rendell, crime writer, died at age of 85.

CNR Rao: India’s eminent scientist CNR Rao has been conferred with Japan’s highest civilian award the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star.

Surendra Singh: Surendra Singh took over as Director General (DG) of central paramilitary force Central Security Force (CISF).

Indira Gandhi International Airport: Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has been adjudged the world’s best airport for the year 2014.

World Welterweight title: American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has won the unified World Welterweight title of World Boxing Council, World Boxing Organisation and World Boxing association by defeating Manny Pacquiao. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 03.05.2015 

Question: Who among the followings have clinched their first Premier League title?
A) Arsenal
B) Chelsea
C) Roman Abramovich
D) Crystal Palace
Answer & Explanation: Chelsea has clinched their first Premier League title.

Question: Who has resigned from the post of boxing India secretary general?
A) Ajay Jairam
B) Kapil Sharma
C) Anoop Sethi
D) Jay Kowli
Answer & Explanation: Jay Kowli has resigned from the post of boxing India secretary general.

Question: Who has been conferred with Japan’s highest civilian award the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star?
A) Devendra Pathak
B) CNR Rao
C) Sachin Tendulkar
D) PM Narendra Modi
Answer & Explanation: CNR Rao has been conferred with Japan’s highest civilian award the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star.

Question: Which airport has been adjudged the world’s best airport for the year 2014?
A) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
B) Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA)
C) Kempegowda International Airport
D) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA)
Answer & Explanation: Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has been adjudged the world’s best airport for the year 2014.

Question: Who was Ruth Rendell?
A) hollywood actress
B) politician
C) crime writer
D) artist
Answer & Explanation: Ruth Rendell was a crime writer.

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