Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 11.07.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 11.07.2015 

Wimbledon: Serena Williams won a sixth Wimbledon title and fourth successive grand slam crown by defeating Spaniard Garbine Muguruza.  

Lord Karan Bilimoria: Lord Karan Bilimoria has been appointed as the President of   the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA). He will replace Baroness   Usha Prashar.

PSLV-c28 Satellites: ISRO launched PSLV-c28, its heaviest commercial space mission ever with its polar rocket successfully putting five British satellites. It has been launched from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Srikarihotha in Andhra Pradesh.

Omar Sharif: Hollywood actor from Egyptian-born actor Omar Sharif died at the age of 82.

Saud al-Faisal: Prince Saud al-Faisal former finance minister of Saudi Arabia died in United States. He was 75 he was the foreign minister for 4 decades.

Rashtriya Aviskar Abhiyan (RAA): Former President of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam launched the Rashtriya Aviskar Abhiyan (RAA) in New Delhi. The Abhiyan aims to Creativity and love for Science and Mathematics in School children. This Abhiyan is a concept developed by the ministry of Human Resources Development. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 11.07.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as the President of the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)?
A) Rajeev Ayer
B) Krishna Jain
C) Rahul Agarwal
D) Karan Bilimoria
Answer & Explanation: Lord Karan Bilimoria has been appointed as the President of   the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA).

Question: Who was Saud al-Faisal?     
A) novelist
B) scientist
C) poet
D) politician
Answer & Explanation: Politician
 
Question: Name the Indian President who has launched the Rashtriya Aviskar Abhiyan (RAA) in New Delhi?
A) APJ Abdul Kalam
B) Pratibha Patil
C) Pranab Mukherjee
D) Ramaswamy Venkataraman
Answer & Explanation: Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam.

Question: Who was Omar Sharif?
A) novelist
B) actor
C) artist
D) scientist
Answer & Explanation: Omar Sharif was a Hollywood actor from Egyptian.
 
Question: Name the women’s player who won a sixth women’s Wimbledon Title 2015?
A) Victoria Azerenka
B) Garbine Muguruza
C) Serena Williams
D) Maria sharapova
Answer & Explanation: Serena Williams.

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