Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 13.02.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 13.02.2015

Madhya Pradesh: US based firm Cricket Semiconductor will invest $1 billion (over Rs. 6,000 crore) to set up India’s first analog electronic chip making plant in Madhya Pradesh.

Moshe Ya’alon: Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Ya’alon will arrive in India next week to hold talks with his counterpart Manohar Parrikar. The Minister will inaugurate the Israeli Pavilion in Aero Indian 2015, the aerospace and aviation to be held at Bengaluru from February 18 to 22.

ITC: FMCG major ITC has entered into an agreement with Johnson & Johnson to acquire its brands, ‘Savalon’ and ‘Shower To Shower’, in India.

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC): Alstom has bagged a contract worth Euro 25 million (approximately Rs. 177 crore) from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to provide track work on the new line 7 of Delhi Metro by the end of 2016.

Ashish Agrawal: Micromax Informatics has appointed Ashish Agrawal as its new Chief Technology Officer.

World Press Freedom Index 2015: The Reporters without Borders (RBW) has released the World Press Freedom Index (WPFI) 2015. India was placed at 136th position out of 180 nations.

Kesava Reddy: Veteran Telugu novelist Kesava Reddy has died at the age of 68.

Tarun Kanti Mishra: The Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Odisha Tarun Kanti Mishra has resigned from the post. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 13.02.2015 

Question: US based firm Cricket Semiconductor will invest $1 billion (over Rs. 6,000 crore) to set up India’s first analog electronic chip making plant in ________?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Bihar
C) Gujarat
D) Maharashtra
Answer & Explanation: US based firm Cricket Semiconductor will invest $1 billion (over Rs. 6,000 crore) to set up India’s first analog electronic chip making plant in Madhya Pradesh.

Question: India has been placed at which position in World Press Freedom Index (WPFI) 2015 out of 180 nations?
A) 150th
B) 77th
C)96th
D) 136th
Answer & Explanation: India has been placed at 136th position in World Press Freedom Index (WPFI) 2015 out of 180 nations.

Question: Who has resigned from the post of Chief Information commissioner (CIC) of Odisha?
A) Vinay Rajawat
B) Ram Naresh Yadav
C) Tarun Kanti Mishra
D) S.K. Naik
Answer & Explanation: Tarun Kanti Mishra has resigned from the post of CIC.

Question: Who is the Defence Minister of Israel?
A) Moshe Ya’alon
B) R.T. Potra
C) S.N. Right
D) Derash Krisna
Answer & Explanation: Moshe Ya’alon is the Defence Minister of Israel.

Question: Who was Kesava Reddy?
A) artist
B) novelist
C) socialist
D) scientist
Answer & Explanation: Kesava Reddy was a novelist.

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