Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 05.09.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 05.09.2014

Ritu Rani: Ritu Rani was selected as captain of India women’s hockey team to lead in Asian Games 2014. Asian Games 2014 will be held in Incheon, South Korea.

HR Khan Committee: The Government of India set-up a HR Khan Committee to examine the un-claimed amount in PPF, Post Office and Savings Schemes.

India Australian Uranium Deal: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has arrived Indian on two days visit. PM Naredra Modi and PM Tony Abbott finalized a deal to allow export of uranium to New Delhi for use in power generation.

Kei Nishikori: Kie Nishikori became the first man from Japan, who reached the Tennis U.S. Open semifinals in 96 years. Kie Nishikori made his path to the semi final after beating Wawrinka of Switzerland.     

Joan Rivers: Comedian Joan Rovers passed away after the cardiac arrest in New York at the age of 81.

Zlatan Ibrahimoic: Sweden Football team captain Zlatan Ibrahimoic breaks the 82 year record after scoring the 50th goals for Sweden against Estonia.

Actress Jennifer Lawrence: Actress Jennifer Lawrence has entered the Guinness World Record after becoming the most successful film heroine.

Wipro wins IT Services Contract: India’s major IT Company Wipro said it has secured a 5-year Infrastructure Management contract from Philip Morris International.  

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 05.09.2014 

Question: Who was selected as captain of Indian women’s Hockey team to lead in Asian Games 2014?
A) Deepika Kumari
B) Jhulan Goswami
C) Ritu Rani
D) Mithali Raj
Answer & Explanation: Ritu Rani was selected as captain of Indian women’s Hockey team to lead in Asian Games 2014.

Question: What is the name of committee, which is set up by Government of India to examine the un-claimed amount in PPF, Post Office and Savings Schemes?
A) M.B. Shah
B) HR Khan
C) K.C. Verma
D) Urjit Patel

 

Answer & Explanation: HR Khan Committee set up by government to examine the un-claimed amount in PPF, Post Office and Savings Schemes.
 
Question: What is the name of Australian Prime Minister, who visited India for 3 days?
A) David Cameron
B) Francois Hollande
C) Peter Mutharika
D) Tony Abbott
Answer & Explanation: Tony Abbott is the name of Australian Prime Minister. 
 
Question: Who became the first man from Japan, who reached the U.S. Open semifinals in 96 years?
A) Kie Nishikori
B) Peter Adwik
C) Hisoma Chong
D) Novak Djokovic
Answer & Explanation: Kie Nishikori became the first man from Japan, who reached the U.S. Open semifinals in 96 years.
 
Question: Which Indian IT company secured a 5-year Infrastructure Management contract from Philip Morris International?
A) Patni
B) Infosys
C) TCS
D) Wipro

Answer & Explanation: Wipro secured a 5-year Infrastructure Management contract from Philip Morris International.

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