Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 08.04.2015

Daily GK UpdatesCurrent Affairs 08.04.2015

Mayilsamy Annadurai: Mayilsamy Annadurai has been appointed as Director of ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC), Bengaluru.

Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy: Gujarat cricket team won the 2014-15 Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy by defeating Punjab at the KIIT Cricket Stadium, Bhubaneshwar.

Nasim Zaidi: Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi takes over from HS Brahma as the chief election commissioner. HS Brahma will retire on April 19.

Kumar Sangakkara: Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara has been honored as the leading cricketer in the world for the second time by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.

Vodafone: Vodafone India has invested over Rs 150 crore on ramping up network and distribution in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana circle during the last fiscal year ended March 31.

Stanley Kutler: Historian Stanley Kuler has died at the age of 80.

Snapdeal: Ecommerce firm Snapdeal has acquired mobile recharge platform Freecharge.  

Haryana: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has approved 800 MW Thermal Power Station at Panipat. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 08.04.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as Director of ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC), Bengaluru?
A) R.N. Devra
B) Deepak Gupta
C) Mayilsamy Annadurai
D) Arvind Jain
Answer & Explanation: Mayilsamy Annadurai has been appointed as Director of ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC), Bengaluru.

Question: Who has won the 2014-15 Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy?
A) Karnataka
B) Gujarat
C) Punjab
D) Uttar Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Gujarat has won the 2014-15 Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy.

Question: Who has been honored as the leading cricketer in the world for the second time by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack?
A) Virat Kohli
B) Michell Jhonson
C) Kumar Sangakkara
D) Steve Smith
Answer & Explanation: Kumar Sangakkara has been honored as the leading cricketer in the world for the second time by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack

Question: Who has acquired mobile recharge platform Freecharge?
A) Flipkart
B) Croma Retail
C) Snapdeal
D) Infosys
Answer & Explanation: Snapdeal has acquired mobile recharge platform Freecharge. 

Question: Who was Stanley Kuler?
A) scientist
B) sports person
C) historian
D) mountaineer
Answer & Explanation: Stanley Kuler was a historian.

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