Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 06.01.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 06.01.2015 

Neutrino Observatory: Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved to set up the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) in Tamil Nadu. The INO project will be set up near Pottipuram village in the Bodi West Hills of the Theni district in Tamil Nadu.

Ramesh Kosambia: Former officer bearer of the Mumbai Cricket Association’s (MCA) Ramesh Kosambia died in Mumbai at the age of 87.

P Krishnamurthy: P Krishnamurthy has been appointed as Private Secretary of Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. He is appointed for five-year tenure.

S Shrikrishna: S Shrikrishna has won his maiden National Sub-Junior Billiards title at the BRC Gloster National Billieards & Snooker Championship 2015. He defeated Ishpreet Singh Chadha of Maharashtra.

GreenPHABLET: International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has launched GreenPHABLET for small farmers. GreenPHABLET is a customised low-cost combination of phone and tablet computer.

Union Petroleum Ministry: The Union Petroleum Ministry Dharmendra Pradhan has launched the sale of subsidy 5 kg cooking gas cylinder under Free Trade LPG (FTL) scheme to benefit Below Poverty Line (BPL) families, students and migrant labourers. Under the facility, BPL families will get 500 rupees subsidy while purchasing 5kg cylinder.

Martin Anderson: Economist and Policy Analyst Martin Anderson died in california. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 06.01.2015 

Question: Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved to set up the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) in ______?
A) Tamil Nadu
B) Karnataka
C) Gujarat
D) Maharashtra
Answer & Explanation: Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved to set up the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) in Tamil Nadu.
 
Question: Who has been appointed as Private Secretary of Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar?
A) Ashok Reddy
B) D.P. Pathak
C) P Krishnamurthy
D) Narendra Tomar
Answer & Explanation: P Krishnamurthy has been appointed as Private Secretary of Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. 
 
Question: Who has won the National Sub-Junior Billiards title at the BRC Gloster National Billiards & Snooker Championship 2015?
A) Ankita Singh
B) S Shrikrishna
C) Anil Tomar
D) O.N. Srinivasan
Answer & Explanation: S Shrikrishna has won the National Sub-Junior Billiards title at the BRC Gloster National Billiards & Snooker Championship 2015.
 
Question: Who was Ramesh Kosambia?
A) economist
B) scientist
C) politican
D) sports person
Answer & Explanation: Ramesh Kosambia was a sports person
 
Question: The Union Petroleum Ministry Dharmendra Pradhan has launched  a subsidy 5 kg gas cylinder under Free Trade  LPG   (FTL)  scheme  to benefit ______?
A) BPL migrant  labourers
B) BPL student
C) BPL  families
D) All of the above

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