Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 04.11.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 04.11.2014

Bill Gates: Microsoft founder Bill Gates has announced the donation of 500 million UD dollars to fight malaria and other infectious diseases in the developing world.

Ashok Kumar: Ashok Kumar was appointed as the new Law and Order Director-General of Police (DGP) of Tamil Nadu.

Google: To expand the reach of the Internet to the 60 per cent non-English speaking people in the country, Google India has initiated an Indian Language Internet Alliance (ILIA), a group of stakeholders in this domain who will help push language content online.

World Trade Centre: Thirteen years after two hijacked aircraft brought down the World Trade Centre in the New York City, the World Trade Centre once again has opened for business after thirteen years.

NCEAR: The National Council of Applied Economics Research (NCEAR) has lowered India’s GDP growth forecast to 5 per cent in the current financial year.

Scott Price: U.S. retail giant Walmart said Scott Price has been renamed as president and chief executive officer of Walmart Asia.

State Bank of India: State Bank of India, the country’s largest lender, has decided to charge its customers for more than five transactions through automated teller machines (ATMs).

Mithra Shakti: India and Sri Lanka armies have begun a three-week long military exercise ‘Mithra Shakti’ at the Uva-Kudaoya Commando Regiment Training School near Colombo in Sri Lanka.

Hasmukh Adhia: Hasmukh Adhia has been appointed as the Union Financial Services Secretary (FSS). He has replaced GS Sandhu.

Paris Master 2014: Professional tennis player of Serbia Novak Djokovic has won the Paris Maters title by defeating Milos Raonic in the final. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 04.11.2014 

Question: Who has won the Paris Maters title by defeating Milos Raonic in the final?
A) Novak Djokovic
B) Marin Cilic
C) Kei Nishikori
D) Roger Federer
Answer & Explanation: Novak Djokovic has won the Paris Maters title by defeating Milos Raonic in the final.
 
Question: Who was appointed as the new Law and Order Director-General of Police (DGP) of Tamil Nadu?
A) Dileep Sethi
B) Prem Kumar Rana
C) Ashok Kumar
D) Vinay Rathore
Answer & Explanation: Ashok Kumar has been appointed as the new Law and Order Director-General of Police (DGP) of Tamil Nadu.
 
Question: Who was appointed as the Union Financial Services Secretary (FSS)?
A) Zeeshan Ali
B) Mahabir Singh
C) Santosh Pagaria
D) Hasmukh Adhia
Answer & Explanation: Hasmukh Adhia was appointed as the Union Financial Services Secretary (FSS).
 
Question: According to The National Council of Applied Economics Research (NCEAR), India’s GDP growth forecast at _____ in the current financial year.
A) 5%
B) 4%
C) 6%
D) 7%
Answer & Explanation: According to The National Council of Applied Economics Research (NCEAR), India’s GDP growth forecast at ‘5%’ in the current financial year.
 
Question: India and Sri Lanka armies have begun a three-week long military exercise ‘Mithra Shakti’ at _____?
A) Colombo
B) Udaipur
C) Jayawardenapura
D) Jaipur
Answer & Explanation: India and Sri Lanka armies have begun a three-week long military exercise ‘Mithra Shakti’ at Colombo.

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