Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 03.06.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 03.06.2015

Edward Snowden: Edward Snowden has been awarded freedom of expression Bjornson prize in Norway for his work protecting privacy and for shining a critical light on US surveillance of its citizens and others.

Irwin Rose: Irwin Rose, Nobel Chemistry winner has died at the age of 88.

Ashton B. Carter: US Defence Secretary Ashton B. Carter has arrived India.

Harriette Thompon: 92-year-old Harriette Thompson became oldest woman to complete a marathon.

Emami Limited: Emami Limited has acquired hair care brand Kesh King.

Sepp Blatter: Sepp Blatter has resigned as President of FIFA.

Harley Davidson: Cult bike maker Harley Davidson has tied-up with fashion portal Myntra to sell its casual merchandise through an exclusive online store.       

Betsy Palmer: Hollywood actress Betsy Palmer has died at the age of 88.

Ravi Shastri: Ravi Shastri, the former cricketer captain of Indian team, has been re-elected as the Director of Indian cricket team for the Bangladesh tour.

Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has inaugurated phase 1A of metro rail services in Jaipur. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 03.06.2015 

Question: Who has been awarded freedom of expression Bjornson prize in Norway?
A) S.K. Shukla
B) PM Narendra Modi
C) Edward Snowden
D) Angela Merkel
Answer & Explanation: Edward Snowden has been awarded freedom of expression Bjornson prize in Norway.

Question: Who has been re-elected as the Director of Indian cricket team for the Bangladesh tour?
A) Gary Kirsten
B) Ravi Shastri
C) Duncan Fletcher
D) Rahul Dravid
Answer & Explanation: Ravi Shastri has been re-elected as the Director of Indian cricket team for the Bangladesh tour. 

Question: Who was Betsy Palmer?
A) hollywood actress
B) scientist
C) sports person
D) politician
Answer & Explanation: Betsy Palmer was a hollywood actress.

Question: Who has resigned as President of FIFA?
A) Jason Day
B) Andy Flower
C) Sepp Blatter
D) A. Arady
Answer & Explanation: Sepp Blatter has resigned as President of FIFA.

Question: Who became oldest woman to complete a marathon?
A) S. Ligma
B) Chen Lii
C) Harriette Thompson
D) Maria Arusi
Answer & Explanation: Harriette Thompson became oldest woman to complete a marathon.

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