Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 13.09.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 13.09.2015 

Flavia Pennetta: Flavia Pennetta has won the women’s singles title of US Open 2015 by defeating Roberta Vinci in the finals.

China: A 2,000 year old Ashoka Stupa to be inaugurated in Beijing, China.

Ravi Shastri: Former Indian cricketer, Ravi Shastri to continue as team director till T20 World Cup in 2016.

Maharashtra Bank: Bank of Maharashtra has launched a soil and water health card for farmers, which will help them ascertain the nutrient status of their farm lands. 

India: India has been placed at 22nd spot among the continent’s 46-member countries in new Asian football technical ranking.

Tata Teleservices: Telecom operator Tata Teleservices has become first company to commercially deploy indigenously developed energy monitoring technology by Telecom Center of Excellence at 500 mobile towers.

China: China is building its first international undersea cable with ASEAN.

Ramaswamy R. Iyer: Renowned water policy expert Ramaswamy R. Iyer died at the age of 86. He was a researcher.

Indra Nooyi: Indra Nooyi, CEO of food and beverage giant PepsiCo is the sole Indian-origin executive in 2015 edition of Fortune’s list of 50 Most Powerful Women in Business. Indra Nooyi is the 2nd most powerful women in 2015 Fortune’s business list.

Lee Hsien Loong: In 2015 Singapore General Elections, People’s Action Party (PAP) led by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has emerged victorious. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 13.09.2015 

Question: Who has won the women’s singles title of US Open 2015?
A) Serena Williams
B) Flavia Pennetta
C) Maria Sharapova
D) Roberta Vinci
Answer & Explanation: Flavia Pennetta has won the women’s singles title of US Open 2015.
 
Question: Who will continue as team director till T20 World Cup in 2016?
A) Mohammad Azharuddin
B) Ravi Shastri
C) Duncan Fletcher
D) Kapil Dev
Answer & Explanation: Ravi Shastri will continue as team director till T20 World Cup in 2016.
 
Question: Which country is building its first international undersea cable with ASEAN?
A) China
B) Singapore
C) Vietnam
D) India
Answer & Explanation: China is building its first international undersea cable with ASEAN. 
 
Question: Who has been ranked 2nd most powerful women in 2015 Fortune’s business list?
A) Arundhati Bhattacharya
B) Indra Nooyi
C) Melinda Gates
D) Mary T. Barra
Answer & Explanation: Indra Nooyi has been ranked 2nd most powerful women in 2015 Fortune’s business list.
 
Question: Who was Ramaswamy R. Iyer?
A) Researcher
B) Scientist
C) Actor
D) Musician
Answer & Explanation: Ramaswamy R. Iyer was a Researcher.

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