Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 06.05.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 06.05.2015

BHEL: State-owned power equipment maker BHEL has commissioned GVK Group’s 82.5 MW greenfield hydro electric project in Uttarakhand.

Michael Blake: Michael Blake, the Oscar winning author, died at the age of 69.

XLRI: Xavier School of Management (XLRI) has signed a MoU with ICICIdirect Centre for Financial Learning (ICFL) to offer educational programmes in finance.

Federation Cup: The Indian Army has emerged as champions in the 19th Federation Cup National Senior Athletic Championships.

Baleshwar Ram: Former Union Minister and veteran congress leader Baleshwar Ram has died at the age of 87.

Rahul Yadav: Rahul Yadav, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Housing.com, has resigned from the post.

GST Bill: Lok Sabha has passed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, 2014.

Amitabha Chowdhury: Veteran journalist and writer Amitabha Chowdhury died at the age of 88. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 06.05.2015 

Question: State-owned power equipment maker BHEL has commissioned GVK Group’s 82.5 MW greenfield hydro electric project in _______?
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Bihar
C) Uttarakhand
D) Tamil Nadu
Answer & Explanation: State-owned power equipment maker BHEL has commissioned GVK Group’s 82.5 MW greenfield hydro electric project in Uttarakhand.

Question: Who was Michael Blake?
A) politician
B) writer
C) scientist
D) actor
Answer & Explanation: Michael Blake was a writer.

Question: Which college has signed a MoU with ICICIdirect Centre for Financial Learning (ICFL) to offer educational programmes in finance?
A) IIM Kolkata
B) XLRI
C) Amity University  
D) IIM Ahmedabad
Answer & Explanation: Xavier School of Management (XLRI) has signed a MoU with ICICIdirect Centre for Financial Learning (ICFL) to offer educational programmes in finance.

Question: Who was Baleshwar Ram?
A) scientist
B) actor
C) politician
D) socialist
Answer & Explanation: Baleshwar Ram was a politician.

Question: Who has resigned from the post of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Housing.com?
A) Rahul Yadav
B) Himanshu Goyal
C) Pratap Singh
D) Amit Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Rahul Yadav has resigned from the post of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Housing.com. 

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