Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 13.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 13.08.2015 

Rohit Chadda: Rohit Chadda, co-founder of online food ordering and delivery firm Foodpanda India, has stepped down as Managing Director of the company.

Kochi, Kerala: Cochin International airport limited (CIAL) is all set to become the first airport in the country which would be operating on solar power.

Livetext: Yahoo Inc has launched video-message app LiveText.

Crompton Greaves Inc: Crompton Greaves has bagged orders worth Rs 300 crore from Power Grid Corporation of India.

National Electric Mobility Mission: Government will spend Rs 14,000 crore to promote hybrid and electric vehicles in the country under the National Electric Mobility Mission.

Sourav Ganguly: Beverage maker Coca-Cola India has roped cricketer Sourav Ganguly as its social ambassador for three year.

Amitabh Bachchan: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has appointed as the Maharashtra’s Tiger mission ambassador.

Andhra Pradesh: Union government has sanctioned 1,500-MW ultra mega solar park for Andhra Pradesh state.

Acharya Dev Vrat: Acharya Dev Vrat was sworn in as 27th the Governor of Himachal Pradesh.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 13.08.2015

Question: Who has stepped down as Managing Director of co-founder of online food ordering and delivery firm Foodpanda India?
A) S.K. Rao
B) Rohit Chadda
C) Binny Bansal
D) Amit Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Rohit Chadda has stepped down as Managing Director of co-founder of online food ordering and delivery firm Foodpanda India.

Question: Government will spend _________ to promote hybrid and electric vehicles in the country under the National Electric Mobility Mission? 
A) Rs 18,000 cr
B) Rs 14,000 cr
C) Rs 1,000 cr
D) Rs 15,000 cr
Answer & Explanation: Government will spend Rs 14,000 crore to promote hybrid and electric vehicles in the country under the National Electric Mobility Mission.

Question: Crompton Greaves has bagged orders worth ________ from Power Grid Corporation of India?
A) Rs 500 cr
B) Rs 700 cr
C) Rs 300 cr
D) Rs 450 cr
Answer & Explanation: Crompton Greaves has bagged orders worth Rs 300 crore from Power Grid Corporation of India.

Question: Which firm has launched video-message app LiveText?
A) Apple Inc
B) Yahoo Inc
C) Google Inc
D) Microsoft Inc
Answer & Explanation: Yahoo Inc has launched video-message app LiveText.

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