Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 03.09.2014
Global Competiveness Report 2014: As per the Global Competiveness Report Indian placed at 71st position. Switzerland is the most competitive economy followed by Singapore and United States. The annual list released on 03-sep-2014 by Geneva based World Economic Forum.
Maruti Suzuki – Ciaz: Maruti Suzuki India is going to launch mid-sized sedan car Ciaz in the first week of October. Maruti Suzuki is known for compact cars.
Norman Gordon: World’s oldest former South African test cricketer Normon Gordon died at the age of 103 in Johannesburg.
Goolam E. Vahanvati: Former Attorney General of Indian Goolam E. Vahanvati died at the age of 65 after heart attack.
P. Sathasivam: Former Chief Justice of India P. Sathasivam appointed as the Governor of Kerala in place of Shiela Dixit. P. Sathasivam was a former Chief Justice of India.
G.K. Reddy Memorial Award 2014: Vinod Mehta was selected for the G.K. Reddy Memorial Award 2014. Vinod Mehta journalist and Editorial Chairman of Outlook Group
Himachal Pradesh: Himanchal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said that, The Union Ministry of Cultural has agreed for establishing the Indian Institute Bodh Darshan (IIBD) at Tabo. The Rs. 45 crore project will be funded by Union Government of India.
Test your Knowledge – Quiz 03.09.2014
Question Number 1: What is the rank of India as per Global Competitiveness Report 2014?
Answer & Explanation: As per Global Competitiveness Report 2014 India rank is 71st.
Question Number 2: What was the name of former Attorney General of Indian who passed away at the age of 65?
A) Revti Das
B) Santosh Solanki
C) Vijay Mundra
D) Goolam E. Vahanvati
Answer & Explanation: Goolam E. Vahanvati passed away at the age of 65.
Question Number 3: Who has appointed as the new Governor of Kerala?
A) O.P. Kohli
B) P. Sathasivam
C) M.K. Narayan
D) Shiela Dixit
Answer & Explanation: P. Sathasivam has appointed as the new Governor of Kerala.
Question Number 4: What was the name of world’s oldest former test cricket, who died at the age of 103 in Johannesburg?
A) Brandon Pity
B) James Garner
C) Normon Gordon
D) Granville Austin
Answer & Explanation: Normon Gordon world’s oldest former test cricket died at the age of 103.
Question Number 5: Who was selected for the G.K. Reddy Memorial Award 2014?
A) Pyush Mohan
B) S.K. Jain
C) Shikha Sharma
D) Vinod Mehta
Answer & Explanation: Vinod Mehta was selected for the G.K. Reddy Memorial Award 2014.
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