Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 08.05.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 08.05.2015

Mhairi Black: A 20 year old student Mhairi Black, representing the Scottish National Party, has become the Britain’s youngest Member of Parliament in over 300 years.     

Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM): Former chief Minister of Bihar, Jitam Ram Manjhi has launched a new party “Hindustani Awam Morcha” (HAM). He named former Bihar minister Shakuni Chaudhary as Bihar President of HAM.

Google: Google’s first campus for startups and entrepreneurs in Asia as opened in South Korea’s capital Seoul.

NASSCOM: IT industry body NASSCOM has tied up with Maharashtra government to create low-cost space for startups in Pune and the satellite city of Navi Mumbai.  

Jitu Rai: India shooter Jitu Rai was declared the ‘Sportsperson of the Year’ Award at the Times of India Sports Awards.

A K Jyoti: Achal Kumar Jyoti, a former Gujarat Chief Secretary has been appointed as the Election Commissioner.

David Cameron: Conservative Party has won the 2015 UK election. David Cameron, leader of Conservative Party won the election. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 08.05.2015 

Question: Who has become the Britain’s youngest Member of Parliament in over 300 years?
A) Mhairi Black
B) Edward Health
C) David Cameron
D) John Major
Answer & Explanation: Mhairi Black has become the Britain’s youngest Member of Parliament in over 300 years.     

Question: Google’s first campus for startups and entrepreneurs in Asia has opened in________. 
A) Tokyo
B) Seoul
C) Beijing
D) New Delhi
Answer & Explanation: Google’s first campus for startups and entrepreneurs in Asia has opened in Seoul. 

Question: Who has been appointed as the Election Commissioner?
A) Achal Kumar Jyoti
B) Deepak Gupta
C) Pradeep Kumar
D) V.K. Rawat
Answer & Explanation: Achal Kumar Jyoti has been appointed as the Election Commissioner.

Question: Which party has won the 2015 UK election?
A) Democratic Unionist Party
B) Conservative Party
C) Scottish National Party
D) Labour Party
Answer & Explanation: Conservative Party has won the 2015 UK election.

Question: Former chief Minister of Bihar, Jitam Ram Manjhi has launched a new party _________?
A) Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM)
B) Janta Dal (United)
C) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)
D) Bihar Mukti Morcha (BMM)
Answer & Explanation: Former chief Minister of Bihar, Jitam Ram Manjhi has launched a new party “Hindustani Awam Morcha” (HAM).

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