Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 10.09.2014 Questions and Answers

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 10.09.2014 

Jwala Gutta: Indian women’s doubles badminton player Jwala Gutta has pulled out from the prestigious Asian Games after sustaining a sprain in the right knee. Asia Games 2014 will be held in South Korea.

Kalanithi Maran: Executive Chairman of Sun TV Network Kalanithi Maran has been selected as the highest paid executives in the country.

Kamal Bawa: Indian Scientist Kamal Bawa has won the 2014 Midori Prize in Biodiversity for his research in climate in Himalayas.

Venice Film Festival: Court, an Indian movie written and directed by Indian writer Chaitanya Tamhane won the Lion of the Future – Luigi De Laurentiis award for a Debut Feature at the 71st Venice Film Festival.

Noel W. Hinners: A former NASA Scientist Dr. Noel W. Hinners died due to brain tumor at the age of 78.

Saakshar Bharat Award 2014: President Pranab Mukhrjee presented the Saakshar Bharat Awards 2014 at the International Literacy Day Celebrations. President Pranab Mukhrjee presented Saakshar Bharat Awards 2014 to 11 recipients.

Bharti Airtel: Indian telecom company Bharti Airtel announced an agreement with Eaton Towers to put 3500 towers in 6 African nations.   

Starmus – 50 years of man in space: A book Starmus – 50 years of man in space has been released. It was authored by Garik Israelien, Brian May and David J Eicher. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 10.09.2014 

Question: What is the name of Indian women’s doubles badminton player, who has pulled out from the prestigious Asian Games 2014?
A) P.V. Sindhu
B) Ashwini Ponnappa
C) Jwala Gutta
D) Aparna Popat
Answer & Explanation: Jwala Gutta has pulled out from the prestigious Asian Games 2014.
 
Question: Which Indian movie won the Lion of the Future – Luigi De Laurentiis award for a Debut Feature at the 71st Venice Film Festival? 
A) Ship of Theseus
B) Court
C) Rangbhoomi
D) Road
Answer & Explanation: ‘Court’ won the Lion of the Future – Luigi De Laurentiis award for a Debut Feature at the 71st Venice Film Festival.
 
Question: Bharti Airtel announced an agreement with which company to put 3500 towers in 6 African nations?  
A) Safaricom
B) Orascom Telecom
C) Marco Telecom
D) Eaton Towers
Answer & Explanation: Bharti Airtel announced an agreement with ‘Eaton Towers’.
 
Question: Who won the 2014 Midori Prize in Biodiversity?
A) Kamal Bawa
B) Anand Gandhi
C) Hansal Mehta
D) Subhash Kapoor
Answer & Explanation: Kamal Bawa won the 2014 Midori Prize in Biodiversity.
 
Question: Who presented the Saakshar Bharat Awards 2014 at the International Literacy Day Celebrations?
A) Sushma Swaraj
B) Smriti Irani
C) Pranab Mukhrjee
D) Narendra Modi
Answer & Explanation: Pranab Mukhrjee presented the Saakshar Bharat Awards 2014.

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