Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 09.02.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 09.02.2015 

Ashok Kumar Singh: Ashok Kumar Singh was sworn-in as the Chief Information Commissioner of Bihar. 

Kenji Ekuan: Designer of bullet train, Kenji Ekuan of Japan died at the age of 85.

Cipla: Drug major Cipla has inked a joint venture agreement with Morocco-based Societe Marocaine De Pharmaceutical and the Pharmaceutical Institute to enhance its position in the African country.

Naresh Kumar Rattan: Executive Director of Force India Limited has resigned from the post.

Bhalhandra Nemade: Eminent Marathi writer Bhalchandra Nemade has been chosen for the Jnanpith Award 2014. He will be the 50 the recipient of Jnanpith award, the highest literary honour of India. 

14th World Congress on Public Health: After 33 years, Kolkata will host the 14th World Congress on Public Health jointly organized by the World Federation of Public Health Associations and the Indian Public Health Association.

Siemens Ltd: A major engineering firm Siemens Ltd. Has bagged orders worth 450 crore rupee from Varanasi based Diesel Locomotive Works of Indian Railways.  

Atmaram Govind Bhende: Veteran Marathi theatre artist and actor, Atmaram Govind Bhende has died in Pune at the age of 91.

Naveen Chopra: Naveen Chopra has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Vodafone India.

Tony Tan Keng: Singapore President Tony Tan Keng has arrived India to attend the year 2015 marks 50 year of the establishment of India-Singapore diplomatic relations.

Nitesh Kumar: The Janta Dal United (JDU) has replaced their leader Jitan Ram Manjhi with Nitish Kumar. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 09.02.2015 

Question: Who was sworn-in as the new Chief Information Commissioner of Bihar?
A) R.K. Narayan
B) Savita Kapoor
C) Ashok Kumar Singh
D) Mamta Sharma
Answer & Explanation: Ashok Kumar Singh was sworn-in as the new Chief Information Commissioner of Bihar.

Question: Who will host the 14th World Congress on Public Health jointly organized by the World Federation of Public Health Associations and the Indian Public Health Association?
A) Hyderabad
B) Kolkata
C) Delhi
D) Mumbai
Answer & Explanation: Kolkata will host the 14th World Congress on Public Health jointly organized by the World Federation of Public Health Associations and the Indian Public Health Association

Question: Who has been chosen for the Jnanpith Award 2014?
A) Bhalchandra Nemade
B) S.R. Naag
C) Suresh Pauchari
D) Devendra Gandhi
Answer & Explanation: Bhalchandra Nemade has been chosen for the Jnanpith Award 2014.

Question: Who was Kenji Ekuan?
A) Japan politician
B) bullet train designer
C) led bulb inventor
D) mobile inventor
Answer & Explanation: Kenji Ekuan was a bullet train designer.

Question: Who has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Vodafone India.?
A) S.K. Singh
B) Naveen Chopra
C) R. Ram
D) Sushma Singh
Answer & Explanation: Naveen Chopra has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Vodafone India.

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