Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 09.11.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 09.11.2014

Fortune magazine most-powerful business woman in India: Arundhati Bhattacharya, the chairperson of country’s largest bank SBI, has been named as the most-powerful woman in business in India by Fortune magazine. ICICI Bank’s Chanda Kochhar and Shikha Sharma of Axis Bank have been placed at second and third position.

SSP Chowrasia: India’s professional golf player SSP Chowrasia has lifted the Asian Tour title at Delhi Golf Club.

Union Bank of India: The Mumbai-based Union Bank of India will charge its own customer for more than eight transactions per month at its ATMs and more than five at other banks ATMs in six metro cities. It will be charge Rs 15 per (excluding tax) from November 15, 2014.

Agni-II missile: India successfully test-fired its medium-range nuclear capable missile Agni-II missile with a strike range of more than 2,000 km from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast.

Indian men’s hockey team: The Indian men’s hockey team has clinched the four match Test series 3-1 against Australia at the Perth Hockey Stadium.  

Narendra Modi Cabinet Ministry: 21 new ministers inducted into Narendra Modi cabinet. President Pranab Mukherjee administered the oath of office to 21 Ministers, including four Cabinet Ministers, three Ministers of State (Independent Charge) and 14 Ministers of State.

International Conference on climate change: An International conference on climate change has begun in Kathmandu, Nepal with participation of more than 200 scientists, policy makers, government officials and parliamentarians from countries.

Africa: The African Union, African Development Bank and regional business leaders have set up a $28 million Ebola crisis fund to help areas hit by Ebola outbreak. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 09.11.2014 

Question: Who has been named as the most-powerful woman in business in India by Fortune magazine?
A) Chanda Kochhar
B) Arundhati Bhattacharya
C) Shikha Sharma
D) Kiran Mazumdar
Answer & Explanation: Arundhati Bhattacharya has been named as the most-powerful woman in business in India by Fortune magazine.
 
Question: Who has lifted the Asian Tour title at Delhi Golf Club?
A) SSP Chowrasia
B) Suresh Ram
C) Devendra Kumar
D) RN Ravi
Answer & Explanation: SSP Chowrasia has lifted the Asian Tour title at Delhi Golf Club.
 
Question: India successfully test-fired its medium-range nuclear capable missile Agni-II missile with a strike range of more than _____?
A) 2,500 km
B) 3,000 km
C) 1,000 km
D) 2,000 km
Answer & Explanation: India successfully test-fired its medium-range nuclear capable missile Agni-II missile with a strike range of more than 2,000 km.
 
Question: How many new ministers inducted into PM Narendra Modi cabinet?
A) 23
B) 19
C) 21
D) 20
Answer & Explanation: 21 new ministers inducted into PM Narendra Modi cabinet.
 
Question: An International conference on climate change has begun in _____?
A) Pakistan
B) Nepal
C) Bangladesh
D) India
Answer & Explanation:  An International conference on climate change has begun in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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