Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 06.11.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 06.11.2014

‘Playing It My Way’: Sachin Tendulkar much-awaited autobiography ‘Playing It My Way’ has launched. Autobiography has been authored by Sachin Tendulkar and Boria Majumdar.

Mumbai: Mumbai has recorded the largest number of internet users in India in 2014 as per the report released by Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). According to the study, Mumbai recorded 16.4 million internet users.

Forbes list of World’s Most Powerful people 2014: The Forbes list of the World’s Most Powerful People 2014 was released in which Russian President Vladimir Putin is on the top of the list. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been ranked 15th on the Forbes list.

MS Dhoni: Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni has been named as captain of the ICC ODI Team of the year 2014.

Angelo Mathew: Sri Lankan cricketer Angelo Mathew has been named as the captain of the Test Team of the Year 2014.

Sanjay Baweja: Sanjay Baweja was appointed s the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of e-commerce Flipkart.

Jayapur Village: Prime Minster Narendra Modi has adopted Jayapur village in Varanasi under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY).

HDFC: HDFC became the first listed company among the 30 SENSEX firms to have more than 73 per cent shareholding by Foreign Institutional Investors (FII).  

‘One Touch Internet’: Airtel has launched a new internet services ‘One Touch Internet’ to allow first-time users to discover the power of Internet on phone. ‘One Touch Internet’ is a WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) portal designed with a simple, secure and intuitive interface that is aimed to simplify Internet services for non-data users.    

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 06.11.2014 

Question: ‘Playing It My Way’ is an autobiography of _____?
A) Saina Nehwal
B) Mary Kom
C) Sachin Tendulkar
D) Virat Kohli
Answer & Explanation: ‘Playing It My Way’ is an autobiography of Sachin Tendulkar.
 
Question: Which city has recorded the largest number of internet users in India in 2014 as per the report released by Internet & Mobile Association of India ?
A) Delhi
B) Mumbai
C) Bangalore
D) Hyderabad
Answer & Explanation: Mumbai has recorded the largest number of internet users in India in 2014.
 
Question: Who has been named as captain of the ICC ODI Team of the year 2014?
A) Angelo Mathew
B) Kumar Sangakkara
C) AB de Villiers
D) M.S. Dhoni
Answer & Explanation: M.S. Dhoni has been named as captain of the ICC ODI Team of the year 2014.
 
Question: Prime Minster Narendra Modi has adopted which village in Varanasi under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY)?
A) Baragaon
B) Pindara
C) Jayapur
D) Sewapuri
Answer & Explanation: Prime Minster Narendra Modi has adopted Jayapur in Varanasi.
 
Question: Which became the first listed company among the 30 SENSEX firms to have more than 73 per cent shareholding by Foreign Institutional Investors (FII)?
A) HDFC
B) TCS
C) ICICI
D) Infosys
Answer & Explanation: HDFC became the first listed company among the 30 SENSEX firms to have more than 73 per cent shareholding by Foreign Institutional Investors.

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