Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 06.09.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 06.09.2015 

Indian Railways: Indian Railways will join hands with ISRO to get online satellite images for improving safety and enhancing efficiency.

EPFO: Employee’s Provident Fund Organization (EFPO) is likely to increase the maximum amount assured under its Employee’s Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme (EDLI) to Rs 5.5 lakh from the existing Rs 3.6 lakh.

Delhi Metro’s: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated Delhi Metro’s line between Badarpur-Faridabad. The cost of this project is Rs 2, 900.

Shaheen (Eagle)-4: Chinese and Pakistani forces have launched joint air drill called ‘Shaheen (Eagle)-4’.

India: India has finished 4th among the 28 countries at the Asian Boxing Championships. Kazakhstan got the top position.

GSAT-6: The country’s largest communication satellite, GSAT-6 has been successfully launched by ISRO from Sriharikota, AP.

Queen Elizabeth ll: Queen Elizabeth II has voted greatest monarch in new UK poll.

Sujjan Singh: Sujjan Singh has emerged as the winner of the unique Indian pro event in US.

Daniel Craig: Super star Daniel Craig becomes the first actor to produce James Bond.

Informer scheme: The Rajasthan government has announced a new ‘informer’ scheme to check sex determination tests.

Shane Watson: Australian’s veteran all-rounder Shane Watson has announced his retirement from Test cricket.

India: Indians tourists have highest per capita spenders in Australia.

Andhra Pradesh: The Andhra Pradesh government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) to increase employability and skill development.

Snapdeal: E-commerce major Snapdeal will invest $100 million (about Rs 665 crore) in Shopo. Shopo is a mobile platform.     

 

 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 06.09.2015

 

Question: Chinese and ______ forces have launched joint air drill called ‘Shaheen (Eagle)-4’?
A) Pakistani
B) Indian
C) American
D) Russian
Answer & Explanation: Chinese and Pakistani forces have launched joint air drill called ‘Shaheen (Eagle)-4’.

Question: Which state government has announced a new ‘informer’ scheme to check sex determination tests? 
A) Assam
B) Rajasthan
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Karnataka
Answer & Explanation: Rajasthan.

Question: Shane Watson has announced his retirement from Test cricket. He belongs to which country?
A) South Africa
B) Australia
C) England
D) Sri Lanka
Answer & Explanation: Shane Watson belongs to Australia.

Question: Which state government has signed a MoU with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) to increase employability and skill development?
A) Andhra Pradesh
B) Odisha
C) Kerala
D) Tamil Nadu
Answer & Explanation:  Andhra Pradesh government has signed a MoU with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) to increase employability and skill development.

Question: India has finished __________ at the Asian Boxing Championships? 
A) 2nd
B) 1st
C) 4th
D) 3rd
Answer & Explanation: India has finished 4th among the 28 countries at the Asian Boxing Championships.

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