Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 10.07.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 10.07.2015 

Bashar Navaaz: Urdu poet critic Bashar Navaaz died in Aurangabad, Maharashtra at the age of 80. 

7th BRICS Summit: The 7th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South-Africa) Summit was held in the Russian city of Ufa, it was held under the theme BRICS Paternership – A Powerful Factor of Global Development. The 8th Summit will be hosted by India at New Delhi in 2016.

Shanghai Cooperation Organization: India gets full membership of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) along with Pakistan.

India-USA: India and the USA signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the Pace setter fund in New Delhi to promote off-grid clean energy.

Earthquake Warning System: Uttarakhand became first Indian state to install a system that can detect earthquake disseminate warnings.

Solar Power Plant: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited has commissioned a solar plant for Karnataka Power Corporation Limited. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 10.07.2015 

Question: Who was Bashar Navaaz?
A) artist
B) novelist
C) scientist
D) poet
Answer & Explanation: Bashar Navaaz was an Urdu poet.
 
Question: Which Country will be hosting the 8th summit in 2016?
A) India
B) South Africa
C) Russia
D) China
Answer & Explanation: India will be hosting the 8th summit in New Delhi in 2016.
 
Question: Which Indian state becomes the first to install a system that can detect earthquake disseminate warnings?
A) Uttarakhand
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Bihar
Answer & Explanation: Uttarakhand became the first Indian state to install a system that can detect earthquake disseminate warnings.

Question: Which company has commissioned a 10 MW solar plant for Karnataka Power Corporation Limited?     
A) BHEL
B) SAIL
C) GAIL
D) HAL
Answer & Explanation: BHEL has commissioned a 10 MW solar plant for Karnataka Power Corporation Limited.

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