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?
Answer & Explanation: Bashar Navaaz was an Urdu poet.
Question: Which Country will be hosting the 8th summit in 2016?
B) South Africa
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?
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Madhya Pradesh
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?
Answer & Explanation: BHEL has commissioned a 10 MW solar plant for Karnataka Power Corporation Limited.
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