Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 10.12.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 10.12.2014

Moody’s: Indian economy is expected to pick up pace in 2015 and grow in the range of 5 to 6 per cent, helped by strong domestic demand according to American rating agency Moody’s.

BHEL: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) successfully commissioned a 28 MW Nyaborongo Hydro Electric Project in Rwanda on turnkey basis.

Indian Railway: Ministry of Railways inaugurated WI-FI broadband services at the New Delhi railway station. The Wi-Fi facility is being executed by RailTel, a Public Sector Undertaking of the Ministry of Railways.

Azim Premji: Chairman of Wipro Azim Premji was awarded Swiss Ambassador’s Award in Mumbai. He was awarded for inspirational and socially responsible leadership.

Pakistan: A US-based intelligence think tank has placed Pakistan eighth in the list of the most dangerous countries in the World which is led by Iraq. The other countries in the top 10 are Nigeria (second), Somalia (third) followed by Yemen (fifth), Syria (sixth), Libya (seventh), Egypt (ninth) and Kenya (10th).

Piratla Venkateswarlu: Veteran journalist Piratla Venkateswarlu has passed away in Narayanaguda after a brief illness at the age of 74. 

India: India has been ranked as the second most ‘up and coming’ destination – the countries that are getting better as a place to live and work in – for expats after China according to the HSBC report.

Rahul Richard Verman: Richard Rahul Verman was unanimously confirmed as the next US Ambassador to India by the Senate, making him the first-ever Indian-American to hold the post. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 10.12.2014 

Question: According to the American Moody’s Agency India will grow at _____ in 2015?
A) 4 to 5 per cent
B) 5 to 6 per cent
C) 6 to 7 per cent
D) 8 to 9 per cent
Answer & Explanation: According to the American Moody’s Agency India will grow at 5 to 6 per cent in 2015.
 
Question: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) successfully commissioned a 28 MW Nyaborongo Hydro Electric Project in _______?
A) Kathmandu
B) Rwanda
C) Baghdad
D) Lahore
Answer & Explanation: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) successfully commissioned a 28 MW Nyaborongo Hydro Electric Project in Rwanda.
 
Question: Ministry of Railways inaugurated WI-FI broadband services at which station of India?
A) New Delhi
B) Lucknow
C) Kanpur
D) Bhopal
Answer & Explanation: Ministry of Railways inaugurated WI-FI broadband services at New Delhi.
 
Question: Who was Piratla Venkateswarlu?
A) writer
B) journalist.
C) scientist
D) socialist
Answer & Explanation: Piratla Venkateswarlu was a journalist.
 
Question: Who was unanimously confirmed as the next US Ambassador to India?
A) Jason Day
B) Adam Smith
C) Richard Rahul Verman
D) Suraj Rana
Answer & Explanation: Richard Rahul Verman was unanimously confirmed as the next US Ambassador to India.

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