Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 07.01.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 07.01.2015 

Larry Page: Larry Page, the chief executive officer and co-founder of Google has named as the Business person of the Year for 2014 by Fortune magazine.

Nomura: The global financial services firm Nomura has forecasted that Indian Economy will grow at 5.5 per cent during the financial year 2015-16 and 6.6 per cent during financial year 2016-17.

Facebook Inc: Social networking firm Facebook has acquired startup company Wit.ai in an attempt to develop voice recognition. The Wit.ai platform will remain open and will be available entirely free for everyone even after the acquisition.

Ishpreet Singh: Ishpreet Singh Chadha of Maharashtra has won the National Sub-Junior Snooker title 2015 at the BRC Gloster National Billiards & Snooker Championship 2015. He defeated Shobhit Sethi of Punjab by 3-0 in a final match.

Nilesh Shah: Nilesh Shah has resigned as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (MD&CEO) of Axis Capital Limited.

Raosaheb Patil: Raosaheb Patil Danve has appointed as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President of Maharashtra. He is the Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution in Narendra Modi-led NDA government.

Dinesh Oraon: Dinesh Oraon of Bhartiya Janata Party was elected as the Speaker of Jharkhand Legislative Assembly. 

Avijit Ghosh: Avijit Ghosh took over the charge of Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC). He is the 21 st CMD of HEC which is a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU). 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 07.01.2015 

Question: Who has named as the Business person of the Year for 2014 by Fortune magazine?
A) Tim Cook
B) Bill Gates
C) Larry Page
D) Steve Jobs
Answer & Explanation: Larry Page has named as the Business person of the Year for 2014 by Fortune magazine.
 
Question: The global financial services firm Nomura has forecasted that Indian Economy will grow at ________ during the financial year 2015-16
A) 5.5 per cent
B) 5.0 per cent
C) 5.7 per cent
D) 6.0 per cent
Answer & Explanation: The global financial services firm Nomura has forecasted that Indian Economy will grow at 5.5 per cent during the financial year 2015-16.
 
Question: Who has won the National Sub-Junior Snooker title 2015 at the BRC Gloster National Billiards & Snooker Championship 2015?
A) Dependra Nayar
B) Manish Rana
C) Santosh Kumar
D) Ishpreet Singh Chadha
Answer & Explanation: Ishpreet Singh Chadha has won the National Sub-Junior Snooker title 2015 at the BRC Gloster National Billiards & Snooker Championship 2015.
 
Question: Who took over the charge of Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC)?
A) Amit Shah
B) A.K. Dubey
C) Avijit Ghosh
D) Sai Ram
Answer & Explanation: Avijit Ghosh took over the charge of Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC)?
 
Question: Who is the chief executive officer (CEO) and co-founder of Google?
A) Tim Cook
B) Larry Page
C) Bill Gates
D) Mark Zuckerberg
Answer & Explanation: Larry Page is the chief executive officer (CEO) and co-founder of Google.
 
Question: Who is the chief executive officer (CEO) and co-founder of Google?
A) Tim Cook
B) Larry Page
C) Bill Gates
D) Mark Zuckerberg
Answer & Explanation: Larry Page is the chief executive officer (CEO) and co-founder of Google.

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