Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 06.09.2014
US Open Mixed Doubles 2014: Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza and his partner Bruno Soares of Brazil won the mixed doubles of U.S. Open 2014 by beating Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez. U.S. Open Mixed Doubles 2014 was held in New York.
Sofia Vergara: According to the Forbes highest paid TV actresses list, Sofia Vergara has been declared the highest paid actress on television for the third time in a row. She earned $37 million from June 2013 to June 2014.
Surya Kiran-VII: Indo-Nepal joint military exercise Surya Kiran-VII concluded at Pithoragarh, India. This was the seventh Surya Kiran joint military exercise between Indian and Nepal.
NATO Summit 2014: North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit 2014 was held at Wales, Britain.
India vs England ODI Series 2014: Indian won the 4 match One Day series against England by 3-1. Indian won the series in England after 24 years
NR Narayana Murthy: NR Narayana Murthy Executive Chairman of Infosys group has topped in the list of India Inc’s Most Powerful CEO. In this list Reliance Group head Mukesh Ambani was at second position.
State Bank of India (SBI): India largest public sector Bank, State Bank of India launched two savings bank accounts for minors those who below 18 years. Name of these SBI products are ‘Pehli Uddan’ and ‘Pehla Kadam’.
Rhino Protection Act, Assam: Central government Union Environment and Forests Minister Prakash Javadekar announced that government will create a Special Rhino Protection Force in Assam to protect animal from poaching.
Test your Knowledge – Quiz 06.09.2014
Question Number: In which state the Union Government will launch “Rhino Protection Force” to protect animal from poaching?
D) Arunachal Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Union Government will launch “Rhino Protection Force” in Assam.
Question Number: According to Forbes highest paid TV actresses list, who has been declared the highest paid actress on television?
A) Amy Acker
B) Kristen Alderson
C) Sofia Vergara
D) Tara Lynne Barr
Answer & Explanation: Sofia Vergara has been declared the highest paid actress on television.
Question Number: Who won the mixed doubles title of U.S. Open 2014?
A) Max Mirnyi and Andrea Hlavackova
B) Bruno Soares and Ekaterina Makarova
C) Andrea Hlavackova and Saniz Mirza
D) Saniz Mirza and Bruno Soares
Answer & Explanation: Saniz Mirza and Bruno Soares won the mixed doubles title of U.S. Open 2014.
Question Number: Which public sector bank launched two savings bank accounts ‘Pehli Uddan’ and ‘Pehla Kadam’ for minors those who below 18 years?
A) State Bank of India
B) Union Bank of India
C) Bank of Baroda
D) Indian Bank
Answer & Explanation: State Bank of India launched two savings bank accounts ‘Pehli Uddan’ and ‘Pehla Kadam’.
Question Number: With which country India concluded a joint military exercise Surya Kiran-VII at Pithoragarh?
Answer & Explanation: concluded a joint military exercise Surya Kiran-VII at Pithoragarh with Nepal.
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