Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 09.09.2014
Saeed Ajmal: Pakistan off-spinner bowler Saeed Ajmal has been suspended from international cricket for an illegal action by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Priyadarsi Mukherji: A JNU Professor Priyadarsi Mukherji was honoured with China Book Award, which is presented by the China. China Book Award is a special award to given those who have made great and long term contributions to introducing Chinese books overseas.
State Bank of India: India largest public sector bank launches multi-currency international debit card. State Bank of India tie-up with MasterCard to launched its first multi-currency international debit card to allow consumers to use a single card to pay in multiple currencies.
India’s first 5 no frills airports: Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju told reporters in New Delhi, the first five no-frills airports would come up in four states and the work would begin in the next six months. “Airports Authority of India has developed a no-frills model airport which will provide essential services needed to operationalise the airports, without in any way compromising safety and security.
Virat Kohli: Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli has been placed at the top position in T-20 rankings as per date released by International Cricket Council (ICC).
Reserve Bank of India: Reserve Bank of India has fixed the upper age limit for private bank chief executives at 70.
Ashok Leyland: Ashok Leyland has received orders for around 4,000 buses from State Transport Undertakings valued at Rs. 1,500 crore.
Man Booker Prize 2014: Indian born British author Neel Mukhrjee latest novel ‘The Lives of Others’ has been shortlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize 2014.
Flipkart – Citron: Flipkart launched its in-house home appliances and personal healthcare brand ‘Criton’.
Test your Knowledge – Quiz 09.09.2014
Question: Who won the men’s singles title of U.S. Open 2014?
A) Dovak Djokovic
B) Roger Federer
C) Marin Cilic
D) Stanislas Wawrinka
Answer & Explanation: Marin Cilic won the men’s singles title of U.S. Open 2014.
Question: ‘Marin Cilic’ won the men’s singles title of U.S. Open 2014 against whom?
A) Roger Federer
B) Stanislas Wawrinka
C) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
D) Kei Nishikori
Answer & Explanation: ‘Marin Cilic’ won the men’s singles title of U.S. Open 2014 against Kei Nishikori.
Question: Who has been honoured with China Book Award?
A) Amit Sarthi
B) Ajit Devol
C) Priyadarsi Mukherji
D) Avinash Gupta
Answer & Explanation: Priyadarsi Mukherji has been honoured with China Book Award.
Question: Who is the author of the book ‘The Lives of Others’?
A) TV Paul
B) Neel Mukhrjee
C) Edward Klein
D) Kiran Desai
Answer & Explanation: Neel Mukhrjee is the author of the book ‘The Lives of Others’.
Question: What is the name of Pakistan cricketer, who has been suspended from international cricket for an illegal action by ICC?
A) Saeed Ajmal
B) Abdul Razzaq
C) Umar Gul
D) Shoaib Malik
Answer & Explanation: Saeed Ajmal has been suspended from international cricket for an illegal action.
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