Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 05.12.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 05.12.2014 

Reliance Industries: Billionaire Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Industries has entered into a pact with Mexico’s national oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) to explore upstream oil and gas business opportunities in that country.

Uttar Pradesh government: The Uttar Pradesh government has announced a Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Rs 1,450 per quintal for wheat for financial year 2014-15. The state has declared Rs 1,450 per quintal as MSP for wheat for this Rabi season 2014-15.

Aurobindo Pharma Inc: Drug firm Aurobindo Pharma has completed the acquisition of assets of nutritional supplement maker Natrol Inc and its other affiliate entities for $132.5 million.

Ashton Carter: US President Barack Obama has named a former Pentagon deputy chief, Ashton Carter to be new defense secretary. He would replace Chuck Hagel who announced his resignation last month.

PM Narendra Modi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been today named “Asian of the Year” for being development-focused leader of India by editors of Singapore’s leading daily, The Straits Times.

Burdwan: Kolkata “Burwan” district has got the state award for ‘Best District’ for outstanding performance towards empowerment of persons with disabilities in West Bengal.

Raninder Singh: National Rifle Association of India President Raninder Singh has created history by becoming the first Indian to become an elected member of the all-powerful International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF’s) Executive Director.

Air India, NBCC has signed MoU: Air India and National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited, NBCC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU for development of land parcels of Air India at various locations on joint venture basis. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 05.12.2014 

Question: Which Indian company has signed a MoU with Mexico’s national oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) to explore upstream oil and gas business opportunities in that country?
A) Tata Industries
B) ONGC
C) Reliance Industries
D) HPCL
Answer & Explanation: Reliance Industries has signed a MoU with Mexico’s national oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) to explore upstream oil and gas business opportunities in that country.
 
Question: Which state has announced a Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Rs 1,450 per quintal for wheat for financial year 2014-15?
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Punjab
C) Bihar
D) Madhya Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Uttar Pradesh has announced a Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Rs 1,450 per quintal for wheat for financial year 2014-15.
 
Question: Who will be new defense secretary of US?
A) Jim Gill
B) Richard Verman
C) Ashton Carter
D) Jason Day
Answer & Explanation: Ashton Carter will be new defense secretary of US.
 
Question: Which district has got the state award for ‘Best District’ for outstanding performance towards empowerment of persons with in West Bengal?
A) Burwan
B) Kalapakd
C) Jalaun
D) Shimoga
Answer & Explanation: Burwan district has got the state award for ‘Best District’ for outstanding performance towards empowerment of persons with in West Bengal.
 
Question: Who has been named “Asian of the Year” for being development-focused leader of India by editors of Singapore’s leading daily, The Straits Times?
A) Barack Obama
B) Narendra Modi
C) Philip Hughes
D) Angela Merkel
Answer & Explanation: Narendra Modi has been named “Asian of the Year” for being development-focused leader of India by editors of Singapore’s leading daily, The Straits Times.

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  1. Sunita bisht says:

    Sir plz 6,7,8 dec. Ka gk uplod kar do sir plz

  2. Sunil says:

    plz update nxt quiz …

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