Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 07.05.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 07.05.2015

Karnataka: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has inked a pact with India to provide a loan worth $ 31 million for sustainable water resource management in river basins in Karnataka.

Ellen Albertini Dow: Ellen Albertini Dow, hollywood actress, died at the age of 101.

N R Wasan: N R Wasan has appointed Director General of Police Research & Development Bureau (BPR&D).

Pratibha Advani: NIIT Technologies Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Pratibha Advani has resigned from the post.

Charlie Hebdo: French magazine Charlie Hebdo has been presented with the 2015 Freedom of Expression Courage Award of the PEN American Centre at the American Museum of Natural History.

Myntra.com: Online fashion retailer Myntra.com has acquired Bengaluru-based startup firm Native5 Software Solutions Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount.

Geeta Phogat: Geeta Phogat won a bronze medal in the Women’s Freestyle 58kg category in the Senior Asian Wrestling championship in Doha. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 07.05.2015 

Question: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has inked a pact with India to provide a loan worth $ 31 million for sustainable water resource management in river basins in_______.
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Odisha
C) Karnataka
D) Assam
Answer & Explanation: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has inked a pact with India to provide a loan worth $ 31 million for sustainable water resource management in river basins in Karnataka.

Question: Who has been appointed Director General of Police Research & Development Bureau (BPR&D)?
A) Jatin Kumar
B) N R Wasan
C) Pyush Pandey
D) Amit Kumar
Answer & Explanation: N R Wasan has been appointed Director General of Police Research & Development Bureau (BPR&D).

Question: Which company has acquired Bengaluru-based startup firm Native5 Software Solutions Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount?
A) Snapdeal.com
B) Myntra.com
C) Amazon.com
D) Shopclues.com
Answer & Explanation: Retailer Myntra.com has acquired Bengaluru-based startup firm Native5 Software Solutions Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount.

Question: Who won a bronze medal in the Women’s Freestyle 58kg category in the Senior Asian Wrestling championship in Doha?
A) Pooja Devi
B) Geeta Phogat
C) Ashwani Kumar
D) Sania Mirza
Answer & Explanation: Geeta Phogat won a bronze medal in the Women’s Freestyle 58kg category in the Senior Asian Wrestling championship in Doha.

Question: Who was Ellen Albertini Dow?
A) scientist
B) politician
C) hollywood actress
D) writer
Answer & Explanation: Ellen Albertini Dow was a hollywood actress.

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