Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 06.12.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 06.12.2014

Tim Howard: US football team goalkeeper Tim Howard won the 2014 US Player of the Year award for his work for the U.S. national team.

International Year of Soils: United Nations General Assembly has declared 2015 as the International Year of Soils (IYS).

Arun Duggal: Credit Rating Agency ICRA Limited has appointed Arun Duggal as non-executive Chairman after he was elected unilaterally by the ICRA Board.

ICICI Bank: ICICI Bank, the country’s largest private sector lender has ties up with Zopper, an e-commerce app for offline and online price comparison. This will allow ICICI debit and credit card holders to avail themselves of exclusive discounts at retail stores in their city, which are powered by the Zopper app.

Kabaddi World Cup: The Fifth Kabaddi World Cup has begun at Jalandhar in Punjab. 19 teams from 15 nations are participating in the tournament. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 06.12.2014 

Question: Who won the 2014 US Player of the Year award for his work for the U.S. national team?
A) Adam Smith
B) Tim Howard
C) Simi Nowergin
D) Jason Day
Answer & Explanation: Tim Howard won the 2014 US Player of the Year award for his work for the U.S. national team.
 
Question: United Nations General Assembly has declared 2015 as the _______?
A) International Year of Children’s
B) International Year of Space
C) International Year of Soils
D) International Year of Farming
Answer & Explanation: United Nations General Assembly has declared 2015 as the “International Year of Soils”.
 
Question: Who has been appointed as non-executive Chairman of Credit Rating Agency ICRA Limited?
A) Amith Shah
B) Arun Duggal
C) Somesh Day
D) Ram Raja
Answer & Explanation: Arun Duggal has appointed as non-executive Chairman of Credit Rating Agency ICRA Limited.
 
Question: The Fifth Kabaddi World Cup has begun in _______?
A) Pakistan
B) Bangladesh
C) Iran
D) India
Answer & Explanation: India 
 
Question: ICICI Bank, the country’s largest private sector lender has tied up with which company for e-commerce app for offline and online price comparison.
A) Digiflip
B) Zopper
C) Mcom
D) CorpRate
Answer & Explanation: ICICI Bank, the country’s largest private sector lender has tied up with “Zopper”, an e-commerce app for offline and online price comparison.

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