Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 05.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 05.08.2015 

Dilip Parulekar: Goa Tourism minister Dilip Parulekar has been awarded with the PATWA – Safari India South Asia Travel Award for the year 2015.

Amalendu Krishna: Mathematician Amalendu Krishna has won the prestigious Ramanujan Prize for year 2015.

NDDB: The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has won the Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award 2015 for exemplary work in Dairy Geographical Information System.

Alibaba: World e-commerce giant Alibaba, is to invested 4000 crore rupees in m-commerce giant Paytm.

Chhattisgarh: Chhattisgarh government has signed three MoUs involving investment of around Rs 2,000 crore in food processing defence product manufacturing and mineral resources sectors in the state.

Rahul Das: Indian-origin rugby coach of New Zealand, Rahul Das has been honoured with personality of the year award for guiding his team to its first title in New Zealand.

RBI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will assist Indian refiners to clear over $ 6.5 billion to Iran.

Lalit K Panwar: Lalit K Panwar has been appointed as the Chairman of Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC).

Neeraj Aggarwal: Neeraj Kumar Aggarwal has been appointed as new managing director of leading management consultants Boston Consulting Group India (BCG).  

SAMANVAY: Ministry of Rural Development has launched ‘SAMANVAY’ web portal to monitor progress and implementation of the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) for development of Gram Panchayats. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 05.08.2015 

Question: Who has been awarded with the PATWA – Safari India South Asia Travel Award for the year 2015?
A) Dilip Parulekar
B) Omesh Rai
C) Kavita Dev
D) Pradeep Sinha
Answer & Explanation: Dilip Parulekar has been awarded with the PATWA – Safari India South Asia Travel Award for the year 2015.

Question: Who has won the prestigious Ramanujan Prize for year 2015?
A) Amalendu Krishna
B) T.P. Rahiya
C) Aarti Shah
D) Jason Day
Answer & Explanation: Amalendu Krishna has won the prestigious Ramanujan Prize for year 2015.

Question: Which firm is to invest 4000 crore rupees in m-commerce Paytm?
A) Flipkart
B) Alibaba
C) Snapdeal
D) Tata Group
Answer & Explanation: Alibaba is to invest 4000 crore rupees in m-commerce Paytm.

Question: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will assist Indian refiners to clear over $ 6.5 billion to _________?
A) Qatar
B) Iran
C) Omen
D) Saudi Arabia
Answer & Explanation: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will assist Indian refiners to clear over $ 6.5 billion to Iran. 

Question: Who has won the Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award 2015?
A) The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB)
B) TCS
C) BSNL
D) BHEL
Answer & Explanation: The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has won the Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award 2015.

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