Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 08.11.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 08.11.2014

Manohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu: The electrical equipment maker Havells India Limited group chairman Qimat Rai Gupta has passed away at the age of 77.

Manohar Parrikar: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has resigned as Goa Chief Minister.

Laxmikant Parsekar: Laxmikant Parsekar has been sworn-in as Chief Minister of Goa. He has succeeded Manohar Parrikar.

Axis Bank: Private sector Axis Bank of Indian has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NongHyup Bank of South Korea to enhance cooperation in treasury, trade and other business.

Suzlon Energy Pvt Ltd: The largest wind turbine manufacture Suzlon Energy has installed the world’s tallest hybrid wind generator turbine in Kutch, Gujarat. With this new turbine, the installed wind energy capacity at the Kutch region of Gujarat has gone up to 1100 MW. It makes it the Asia’s biggest wind energy park at one location.

World Chess Championship 2014: World Chess Championship 2014 has begun at Sochi, Russia.

Matthew McConaughey: Oscar winning actor Matthew McConaughey is to be honoured with star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Burger King: American fast food company Burger King has partnered with eBay to launch its burgers online in India. The Burger King is launching its first store in New Delhi. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 08.11.2014 

Question: Who has been sworn-in as Chief Minister of Goa?
A) Anand Sinha
B) Francis D’Souza
C) Laxmikant Parsekar
D) Devendra Fadnavis
Answer & Explanation: Laxmikant Parsekar has been sworn-in as Chief Minister of Goa.
 
Question: Which bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NongHyup Bank of South Korea to enhance cooperation in treasury, trade and other business?
A) HDFC
B) SBI
C) ICICI
D) Axis
Answer & Explanation: Axis Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NongHyup Bank of South Korea.
 
Question: The largest wind turbine manufacture Suzlon Energy has installed the world’s tallest hybrid wind generator turbine in ____?
A) Gujarat
B) Tamil Nadu
C) Maharashtra
D) Gujarat
Answer & Explanation: The largest wind turbine manufacture Suzlon Energy has installed the world’s tallest hybrid wind generator turbine in Gujarat.
 
Question: World Chess Championship 2014 has begun in _____?
A) Norway
B) Russia
C) Serbia
D) India
Answer & Explanation: World Chess Championship 2014 has begun in Russia. 
 
Question: Who is to be honoured with star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
A) Matthew McConaughey
B) Jared Leto
C) Will smith
D) Tom Cruise
Answer & Explanation: Matthew McConaughey is to be honoured with star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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