Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 07.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 07.08.2015 

Amitabh Bachchan: South Indian based Cycle Agarbathi has roped megastar Amitabh Bachchan as its brand ambassador.

Thomas Cook: Travel major Thomas Cook India has acquired Swiss tourism major Kuoni’s travel business in India and Hong Kong for Rs 535 crore.

Kerala: Kerala government has decided to name the gold trophy of the state school science festival, after former president APJ Abdul Kalam.

Triassic Solutions Pvt Ltd: Kerala software company Triassic Solutions has inked deal with Canadian firm Cycloides to derive enterprise mobility and related technologies.

Rajiv Kumar: Dewan Housing Finance Corporation, one of the leading housing finance companies in India, has appointed Rajiv Kumar as a non-executive independent director on the company’s board.

BHEL: State-run BHEL has commissioned a 500 MW Unit of NTPC’s Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Station in Madhya Pradesh.

Atul Keshap: Indian-American Atul Keshap has been confirmed as the U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, becoming the second Indian-origin diplomat to be posted after Richard Rahul Verma.

Harwant Singh: Retired Colonel Harwant Singh, a Word War-II veteran died at the age of 95. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 07.08.2015 

Question: South Indian based Cycle Agarbathi has roped ________ as its brand ambassador?
A) Debni Kumari
B) Amitabh Bachchan
C) Gopi Chand
D) Saina Nehwal
Answer & Explanation: South Indian based Cycle Agarbathi has roped megastar Amitabh Bachchan as its brand ambassador.

Question: Which state government has decided to name the gold trophy of the state school science festival, after former president APJ Abdul Kalam?
A) Kerala
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Maharashtra
Answer & Explanation: Kerala government has decided to name the gold trophy of the state school science festival, after former president APJ Abdul Kalam.

Question: State-run BHEL has commissioned a 500 MW Unit of NTPC’s Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Station in_________?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Gujarat
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Maharashtra
Answer & Explanation: State-run BHEL has commissioned a 500 MW Unit of NTPC’s Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Station in Madhya Pradesh.

Question: Who has been confirmed as the U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives?
A) Atul Keshap
B) Pyush Goyal
C) Richard Rahul Verma
D) Arun Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Atul Keshap has been confirmed as the U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives.

Question: Who was Harwant Singh?
A) socialist
B) actor
C) retired colonel
D) sports person
Answer & Explanation: Harwant Singh was a retired colonel.

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