Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 13.07.2015
Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic winning his third Wimbledon singles title 2015. He defeated Roger Federer in the final.
Golden Peacock Environment Management Award (GPEMA): Tata Steel’s West Bokaro Division was conferred with the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award (GPEMA) 2015 in New Delhi it was represented by the union government Forest and Climate Change minister Prakash Javadekar.
Jairam Ramesh: The Book Green Signals: Ecology, Growth and Democracy in India was written by former Union Environment and Forest Minister (Independent Charge) Jairam Ramesh.
Wimbledon: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis won Women’s double title 2015.They defeated Russian duo of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina. Sania also became first Indian women to win a Wimbledon title.
Wimbledon: Leander Paes and Martina Hingis won mixed double title 2015. They defeated Austrian-Hungarian team of Alexander Peya and Timea Babos.
Wimbledon: India’s Sumit Nagal pair with Hoang Ly won the junior boys doubles Wimbledon title 2015. They defeated USA-Japanese Opelka and Akira Santillan In the final match held in London.
Satellite-Based Navigation System GAGAN: Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju launched the GPS-Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) system jointly developed by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and the Airports Authority of India (AAI).
Oklahoma Olivia Jordan: Miss Oklahoma Olivia Jordan has become the Miss USA 2015.
Test your Knowledge – Quiz 13.07.2015
Question: Which Player has won the Men’s single title of the Wimbledon tennis tournament 2015?
A) Novak Djokovic
B) Roger Federer
C) Rafael Nadal
D) Stan Wawrinka
Answer & Explanation: Novak Djokovic has won the Men’s single title of the Wimbledon tennis tournament 2015.
Question: Which company has won the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award 2015?
D) Tata Steel
Answer & Explanation: Tata Steel’s West Bokaro has won the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award 2015.
Question: Who is the Author of the book Green Signals: Ecology, Growth and Democracy in India?
A) Vinod Rai
B) Anant Geete
C) Jairam Ramesh
D) Salman Khurshid
Answer & Explanation: Jairam Ramesh is the Author of the book Green Signals: Ecology, Growth and Democracy in India.
Question: Which Indian Minister has launched the GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) system?
A) Radha Mohan Singh
B) Ashok Gajapathi Raju
C) Anant Geete
D) Smriti Irani
Answer & Explanation: Ashok Gajapathi Raju has launched the GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) system.
Question: Which women’s player won the women’s double Wimbledon Title for 2015?
A) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
B) Petra Kvitova and Steffi Graf
C) Petra Kvitova and Sania Mirza
D) Martina Hingis and Steffi Graf
Answer & Explanation: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis have won the won the women’s double Wimbledon title for 2015.
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