Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 14.02.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 14.02.2015

BrahMos missile: India has successfully test-fired the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from INS Kolkata, the navy’s most powerful and newest warship, in Arabian sea. The BrahMos has a range of 290km and can carry a conventional warhead of up to 300 kg.

Arvind Kejriwal: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal took oath as the eighth Chief Minister of Delhi. The AAP had won 67 seats out of 70 seats in Delhi Assembly election 2015.

Sunil Chhetri: National men’s team captain Sunil Chhetri has presented with All India Football Federation’s 2014 Player of the Year award.

Gurpreet Singh: An Indian-origin scientist Gurpreet Singh has won prestigious $500,000 National Science Foundation CAREER award.

4th River Festival: Fourth River festival has begun at Bandrabhan bank of Narmada River in Hoshangabad district in Madhya Pradesh.

Ashton Carter: Ashton Carter has been confirmed as new defence secretary of US. He has replaced Chuck Hagel.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 14.02.2015 

Question: Who has been confirmed as new defence secretary of US?
A) James Strewn
B) Ashton Carter
C) John Rice
D) Andrew Smith
Answer & Explanation: Ashton Carter has been confirmed as new defence secretary of US.

Question: Who was presented with All India Football Federation’s 2014 Player of the Year award?
A) Sunil Chhetri
B) Kapil Rai
C) Ravi Rajan
D) Arvind Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Sunil Chhetri was presented with All India Football Federation’s 2014 Player of the Year award

Question: Who took oath as the eighth Chief Minister of Delhi?
A) Kiran Bedi
B) Harsh Vardhan
C) Arvind Kejriwal
D) Manish Sisodia
Answer & Explanation: Arvind Kejriwal took oath as the eighth Chief Minister of Delhi.

Question: India has successfully test-fired the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from ________ in Arabian Sea?
A) INS Kolkata
B) INS INS Rudra
C) INS Arihant
D) INS Sumitra
Answer & Explanation: India has successfully test-fired the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from INS Kolkata.

Question: Fourth River festival has begun in which state of India?
A) Rajasthan
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Gujarat
D) Bihar
Answer & Explanation: Fourth River festival has begun in Madhya Pradesh.

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