Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 04.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 04.08.2015 

Jagannath Singh: Former MP minister Jagannath Singh died at the age of 69.

Kashinath Singh: Hindi litterateur Kashinath Singh has been chosen for the Uttar Pradesh highest literary award Bharat Bharti for the year 2014.

Dipa Karmakar: Ace Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar has clinched the women’s vault bronze medal at the 6th Senior ART Gymnastics Asian Championships at Hiroshima, Japan.

Aadi Perukku: Aadi Perukku festival was celebrated in Tamil Nadu.

Joshna Chinappa: Indian champion Joshna Chinappa won the women’s squash title in the 15000 US Dollar Victorian Open WSA Event in Melbourne, Australia.

Frisbee: International Olympic Committee (IOC) has official recognized ‘Frisbee’ as an Olympic sport.

HSBC: HSBC India’s chairman Naina Lal Kidwai has announced to launch ‘green bonds’ in India for raising funds for investments in environmental projects.

Rajan S Katoch: Union Government has extended Rajan S Katoch as the Director of the Enforcement Directorate (ED).   

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 04.08.2015 

Question: Who was Jagannath Singh?
A) scientist
B) actor
C) politician
D) sports person
Answer & Explanation: Jagannath Singh was a politician.
 
Question: Who has been chosen for the Uttar Pradesh highest literary award Bharat Bharti for the year 2014?
A) Kashinath Singh
B) Prakash Dutt
C) Subhash Rai
D) Arvind Dev
Answer & Explanation: Kashinath Singh has been chosen for the Uttar Pradesh highest literary award Bharat Bharti for the year 2014.

Question: Who has clinched the women’s vault bronze medal at the 6th Senior ART Gymnastics Asian Championships at Hiroshima, Japan?
A) Dipa Karmakar
B) Saina Nehwal
C) Aarti Sah
D) Sushma Devi
Answer & Explanation: Dipa Karmakar has clinched the women’s vault bronze medal at the 6th Senior ART Gymnastics Asian Championships at Hiroshima, Japan.

Question: Who has won the women’s squash title in the 15000 US Dollar Victorian Open WSA Event in Melbourne, Australia?
A) Mamta Devi
B) Joshna Chinappa
C) Sobha Chaterjee
D) Deepika Palikal
Answer & Explanation: Joshna Chinappa has won the women’s squash title in the 15000 US Dollar Victorian Open WSA Event in Melbourne, Australia.

Question: Which state was celebrated Aadi Perukku festival?
A) Maharashtra
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Kerala
Answer & Explanation: Tamil Nadu was celebrated Aadi Perukku festival.

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