Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 12.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 12.08.2015 

Lionel Messi: Argentina star Lionel Messi has been named the best player of the UEFA Super Cup football tournament’s final.

Aniruddha Deshmukh: Aniruddha Deshmukh has been appointed as new chief executive officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) of a century old textile manufacturer Mafatlal Industries.

Karnataka: Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturer’s Association (TEEMA) has signed a pact with Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) for establishing Taiwan Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (TEMC) with an investment of $500 million.

ISRO: The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has tied up with the Union Urban Development Ministry for mapping over 500 towns and cities, to make a base plan for better planning and management.

AIATF Award: Rakesh and Vikramjeet have been felicitated with All-India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) award.

ISKCON: International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temples the globe will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ‘Journey to West’. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 12.08.2015 

Question: Who has been named the best player of the UEFA Super Cup football tournament’s final?
A) Lionel Messi
B) James Rodriguez
C) Neymar
D) Cristiano Ronaldo
Answer & Explanation: Lionel Messi has been named the best player of the UEFA Super Cup football tournament’s final.

Question: Who has been appointed as new chief executive officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) of a century old textile manufacturer Mafatlal Industries?
A) Surya Singh
B) Aniruddha Deshmukh
C) Dev Dutt
D) Prakash Singh
Answer & Explanation: Aniruddha Deshmukh has been appointed as new chief executive officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) of a century old textile manufacturer Mafatlal Industries. 

Question: Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturer’s Association (TEEMA) has signed a pact with _____________ for establishing Taiwan Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (TEMC) with an investment of $500 million?
A) Gujarat
B) West Bengal
C) Karnataka
D) Madhya Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturer’s Association (TEEMA) has signed a pact with Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) for establishing Taiwan Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (TEMC) with an investment of $500 million.

Question: Which organization has tied up with the Union Urban Development Ministry for mapping over 500 towns and cities, to make a base plan for better planning and management?
A) HAL
B) ISRO
C) DRDO
D) BHEL
Answer & Explanation: The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has tied up with the Union Urban Development Ministry for mapping over 500 towns and cities, to make a base plan for better planning and management.

Question: Who have been felicitated with All-India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) award?
A) Ajeet and Rakesh
B) Rakesh and Vikramjeet
C) Rakesh and Narendra
D) Ajeet and Vikramjeet
Answer & Explanation: Rakesh and Vikramjeet have been felicitated with All-India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) award.

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