Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 12.11.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 12.11.2014

Kerala: Kerala became the first state in the country to have bank accounts for all families under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY).

Sixth World Ayurveda Congress: Sixth World Ayurveda Congress was held in New Delhi.

Indian Film Personality of the Year Award: The Centre has named actor Rajinikanth as winner of the Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the Year.

Alibaba: China’s online retail giant, Alibaba made the record of earning 9.3 billion US dollars in sales in single day on 11 November 2014.

Haribhau Bagde: Senior BJP leader Haribhau Bagde was elected as new Speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.

Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC): The 21st Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit was concluded in Beijing, China. The summit was held under the theme of Shaping the Future through Asia-Pacific Partnership.     

Lee Chong Wei: Badminton World Federation (BWF) has suspended Malaysian badminton player and World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei due to an apparent anti-doping regulation violation.

Yahoo Inc: IT firm Yahoo Inc has acquired digital video advertising service America’s BrightRoll Company for about 640 million US dollars.  

ASEAN Summit: Myanmar (Nay Pyi Taw) is hosting 25th Association of South East Nations (ASEAN).     

India, UK partnership: Indian and UK have announced setting up of a 50 million pound Newton-Bhabha Fund which will be used for multi-disciplinary cooperation in the field of science, research and innovation.

SEBI: Capital market regulator SEBI has imposed Rs 14 lakh fine on two directors of Indsil Hydro Power and Manages for violating disclosure norms. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 12.11.2014 

Question: Which state became the first state in the country to have bank accounts for all families under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)?
A) Odisha
B) Kerala
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Karnataka
Answer & Explanation: Kerala became the first state in the country to have bank accounts for all families under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY).
 
Question: Sixth World Ayurveda Congress was held in ____?
A) New Delhi
B) Chittagong
C) Colombo
D) New York
Answer & Explanation: Sixth World Ayurveda Congress was held in New Delhi.
 
Question: Who was elected as new Speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly?
A) Amit Mishra
B) Devendra Fadnavis
C) Sheila Dixit
D) Haribhau Bagde
Answer & Explanation: Haribhau Bagde was elected as new Speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.
 
Question: The 21st Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit was concluded in ____?
A) New Delhi
B) Beijing
C) Moscow
D) New York
Answer & Explanation: The 21st Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit was concluded in Beijing.
 
Question: Which online retailer firm made the record of earning 9.3 billion US dollars in sales in single day on 11 November 2014?
A) Amazon
B) Flipkart
C) eBay
D) Alibaba
Answer & Explanation: Alibaba made the record of earning 9.3 billion US dollars in sales in single day on 11 November 2014.

 

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