Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 04.09.2014
HL Dattu: HL Dattu will be the next Chief Justice of India. Present Chief Justice of India R.M. Lodha will retire on the 27th of this month.
N. Chandrasekaran: N Chandrasekaran has re-appointed as the CEO of India’s largest software company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). He was appointed CEO of Tata Consultancy Services on October 6, 2009.
Kalayan Singh: Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Kalayan Singh was sworn-in as the Governor of Rajasthan.
Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu formally announced that the capital of Andhra Pradesh will be built in and around Vijayawada. Earlier capital of Andhra Pradesh was Hyderabad.
Mary Kom: A much awaited movie “Mary Kom” based on the biography of Olympic Medal winner Mary Kom has released today. Movie has been directed by Omung Kumar under the production of Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
Rajouri: A district of Jammu & Kashmir is in news, when bus carrying 50 passengers’ falls into stream.
India’s ranks in World Economic Forum: Out of 144 countries, India ranks 133rd in term of inflation, 130th for taxes according to World Economic Forum (WEF).
TSR Subramanian Committee: The Union ministry of environment and forests has formed a TSR Subramanian Committee to review the environment laws.
American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Award: Indian-born scientist Thomas John Colacot has won the American Chemical Society’s Award in Industrial Chemistry, one of the top honours in the field.
Test your Knowledge – Quiz 04.09.2014
Question Number: Who will be the next Chief Justice of India?
A) HL Dattu
B) Rajiv Mathur
C) P. Sathasivam
D) RM lodha
Answer & Explanation: HL Dattu will be the next Chief Justice of India.
Question Number: Who was sworn-in as the Governor of Rajasthan?
A) Kaptan Singh Solanki
B) O.P. Kohli
C) Kalayan Singh
D) M.K. Narayan
Answer & Explanation: Kalayan Singh was sworn-in as the Governor of Rajasthan.
Question Number: Who is the Director of movie “Mary Kom”?
A) Sanjay Leela Bhansali
B) Om Prakash Mehra
C) Sanjay Rawat
D) Omung Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Omung Kumar is the Director of “Mary Kom”.
Question Number: Who was the name of India-born scientist, who won the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Award in Industrial Chemistry?
A) Somesh Das Verman
B) Peter Anand
C) Thomas John Colacot
D) A.D. Juneja
Answer & Explanation: Thomas John Colacot won the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Award in Industrial Chemistry.
Question Number: Who has been re-appointed as the CEO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)?
A) N Chandrasekaran
B) Cyrus Mistry
C) Vishal Sikka
D) Phaneesh Murthy
Answer & Explanation: N Chandrasekaran has been re-appointed as the CEO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).
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