Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 05.05.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 05.05.2015

Akash missile: Army has inducted indigenously developed supersonic surface-to-air missile Akash, Akash missile has strike range is 25 kms. The missile has been developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated Pakistan‘s first-ever solar energy project, built with Chinese assistance, in Bhawalpur district of Punjab province.

Sandip Neogi: Japanese car maker Nissan has announced appointment of Sandip Neogi as Chief Financial Officer of its Indian operations.

Madhya Pradesh: Madhya Pradesh government has launched facility of ‘digital locker’ in which every citizen can safely store digitalized copies of important documents.

M-Pesa Aap: Vodafone India as launched an app, ‘M-Pesa App’, which enables consumers to pay bills and recharge mobile phones.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be conferred an honorary D. Lit degree by Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University for his contribution in the fields of politics, education, literature and social life among others.             

NIVEA: German company NIVEA has opened its first Indian manufacturing facility at Sanand in Gujarat. NIVEA has setup its first South Asian facility in Sanand.

India and Iran: India has tied up with Iran to develop a port at Chabahar on the Gulf of Oman, near Iran’s border with Pakistan. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 05.05.2015 

Question: Army has inducted indigenously developed supersonic surface-to-air missile ______?
A) Gagan
B) Akash
C) Agni
D) Prithvi
Answer & Explanation: Army has inducted indigenously developed supersonic surface-to-air missile Akash.

Question: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated Pakistan‘s first-ever solar energy project in _________?
A) Kachi
B) Kharan
C) Bhawalpur
D) Musakhel
Answer & Explanation: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated Pakistan‘s first-ever solar energy project in Bhawalpur district.

Question: Which state government has launched facility of ‘digital locker’ in which every citizen can safely store digitalized copies of important documents?
A) Karnataka
B) Gujarat
C) Odisha
D) Madhya Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Madhya Pradesh government has launched facility of ‘digital locker’ in which every citizen can safely store digitalized copies of important documents.

Question: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be conferred with honorary D. Lit degree by ________?
A) Lucknow University
B) Bhoj (Open) University
C) Bangalore University
D) Indira gandhi open university
Answer & Explanation: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be conferred with honorary D. Lit degree by Bhoj (Open) University.

Question: Which company has launched an app, ‘M-Pesa App’, which enables consumers to pay bills and recharge mobile phones?
A) Airtel
B) BSNL
C) Vodafone
D) Reliance
Answer & Explanation: Vodafone has launched an app, ‘M-Pesa App’, which enables consumers to pay bills and recharge mobile phones.

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