Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 10.02.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 10.02.2015

Amartya Sen: Eminent Indian economist and Noble laureate Amartya Sen has been named as the fist winner of a newly established ‘Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes’ Prize in the UK, in recognition of his work on welfare economics. 

Rui Araujo: Rui Araujo has been nominated as the new Prime Minister of East Timor. The former Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao has resigned from the post last week.

ICICI Bank: Private sector ICICI bank has launched ‘Pockets’, a digital banking service, enabling users to instantly send money to any e-mail id, mobile number, friends on Facebook and bank account.

AAI has signed deal with IATA: State-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed a deal with global airlines body, International Air Transport Association (IATA) to train government airport staffers.

Raj Banerji: Raj Banerji has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Apollo Tyres Ltd. He has replaced Sunam Sarkar.

Facebook: Facebook has tied up with Reliance Communication to launch the internet.org app, an initiative to provide internet access to those who don’t have it, along with the free basic services.

AAP: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has won the Delhi Assembly Election 2015 by record a landslide victory and secured 67 out of the 70 seats.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 10.02.2015 

Question: Who has been named as the fist winner of a newly established ‘Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes’ Prize in the UK?
A) Anna Hajare
B) Amartya Sen
C) Manmohan Singh
D) Narendra Modi
Answer & Explanation: Amartya Sen has been named as the fist winner of a newly established ‘Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes’ Prize in the UK

Question: Who has been nominated as the new Prime Minister of East Timor?
A) Anura Depua
B) Faud Mausam
C) Rui Araujo
D) K.K. Repere
Answer & Explanation: Rui Araujo has been nominated as the new Prime Minister of East Timor.

Question: Which bank has launched ‘Pockets’, a digital banking service, enabling users to instantly send money to any e-mail id, mobile number, friends on Facebook and bank account?
A) ICICI bank
B) Axis bank
C) SBI
D) HDFC bank
Answer & Explanation: ICICI bank has launched ‘Pockets’, a digital banking service.

Question: Who has won the Delhi Assembly Election 2015 by record a landslide victory and secured 67 out of the 70 seats?
A) Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)
B) Congress
C) Others
D) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Answer & Explanation: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has won the Delhi Assembly Election 2015 by record a landslide victory and secured 67 out of the 70 seats.

Question: Who has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Apollo Tyres Ltd?
A) Sashi Kumar
B) Vinay Katiyar
C) Raj Banerji
D) Vikas Rai
Answer & Explanation: Raj Banerji has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Apollo Tyres Ltd.

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