Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 09.04.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 09.04.2015

Dhanush: India has successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 km from a naval ship off the Odisha coast.

Suvo Sarkar: An Indian banker Suvo Sarkar has been named ‘Retail Banker of the Year in Middle East’ a prestigious award in UAE.

Snapdeal: Reality firm TDI Infracorp has tied up with online market company Snapdeal to sell flats in its township at Kundli, Haryana.

Saakshar Bharat: The central government programme ‘Saakshar Bharat’ to promote adult education has launched in Odisha 16 district.

E-Visa scheme: Government of India has decided rename ‘Visa on Arrival (VoA)’ scheme to ‘Visa Online’.  

Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL): Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) has been conferred with the prestigious India CSR Community Initiative award for its programme for adolescents girls heath.

Cipla: Pharma major Cipla has announced that, it will acquire Brazilian firm Duomed Produtos Pharmaceutics for about Rs. 2.6 crore.

Jayakanthan: Jnanaith awardee Tamil writer Jayakanthan has died in Chennai at the age of 81.

Sahitya Shiromani Samman: Uttar Pradesh Government has conferred Sahitya Shiromani Samman to noted Hindi poet Gopaldas Neeraj and veteran Hindi litterateur Uday Pratap Singh.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 09.04.2015 

Question: India has successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile with a strike range of __________ from a naval ship off the Odisha coast?
A) 300 km
B) 280 km
C) 350 km
D) 400 km
Answer & Explanation: India has successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 km from a naval ship off the Odisha coast.

Question: Who has been named ‘Retail Banker of the Year in Middle East’ a prestigious award in UAE?
A) Dev Singh
B) Suvo Sarkar
C) Aarti Nujra
D) Devra Pangariya
Answer & Explanation: Suvo Sarkar has been named ‘Retail Banker of the Year in Middle East’ a prestigious award in UAE.

Question: The central government programme ‘Saakshar Bharat’ to promote adult education has launched in _________?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Rajasthan
C) Odisha
D) Uttar Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: The central government programme ‘Saakshar Bharat’ to promote adult education has launched in Odisha.

Question: Which state government has conferred Sahitya Shiromani Samman to noted Hindi poet Gopaldas Neeraj and veteran Hindi litterateur Uday Pratap Singh?
A) Maharashtra
B) Rajasthan
C) Punjab
D) Uttar Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Uttar Pradesh government has conferred Sahitya Shiromani Samman to noted Hindi poet Gopaldas Neeraj and veteran Hindi litterateur Uday Pratap Singh.

Question: Who was Jayakanthan?
A) bollywood actor
B) sports person
C) tamil writer
D) scientist
Answer & Explanation: Jayakanthan was a tamil writer.

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