Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 12.03.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 12.03.2015

N Shakthan: Congress legislator and deputy speaker N Shakthan has been elected as the speaker of the Kerala Assembly.

M Akhaya: M Akhaya has been appointed as the Chief Vigilance Officer in the Department of Telecommunications.

Seychelles: India has signed four agreements with the Seychelles to boost security and maritime partnership. Agreements were signed during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Seychelles.

NAINA: Maharashtra government would be developing a new city ‘NAINA’ over an area of 600 sq km around the upcoming Navi Mumbai International Airport.

K Baskaran: Veteran sports journalist K Baskaran died after brief illness at the age of 80.

Indian Railways: Indian Railways have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) to augment its resources for speedier execution for projects. Under this MoU, LIC will make available a Financial Assistance of 150000 crore rupees to the Indian Railways for implementing Railway projects over the next five years.

Mars Inc: Famous chocolate firm Mars Inc has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Maharashtra government to open its first plant in India, Pune for a $160 million.

Karnataka: Karnataka has crushed Tamil Nadu to retain Ranji Trophy title by an innings and 217 runs in Mumbai.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 12.03.2015 

Question: Who has been elected as the speaker of the Kerala Assembly?
A) Sumit Arora
B) D. Rathore
C) N Shakthan
D) S.N. Srivastava
Answer & Explanation: N Shakthan has been elected as the speaker of the Kerala Assembly.

Question: Who has retained Ranji Trophy title by defeating Tamil Nadu by an innings and 217 runs in Mumbai?
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Karnataka
C) Maharashtra
D) Gujarat
Answer & Explanation: Karnataka has retained Ranji Trophy title by defeating Tamil Nadu.

Question: Who was K Baskaran?
A) artist
B) politician
C) sports journalist
D) scientist
Answer & Explanation: K Baskaran was a sports journalist.

Question: Famous chocolate firm Mars Inc has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Maharashtra government to open its first plant in _______?
A) Mumbai
B) Sholapur
C) Pune
D) Kolahapur
Answer & Explanation: Famous chocolate firm Mars Inc has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Maharashtra government to open its first plant in Pune.

Question: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently visited which country?
A) Cuba
B) Nigeria
C) Seychelles
D) Nepal
Answer & Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently visited Seychelles.

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