Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 14.03.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 14.03.2015

Harvard University: Harvard University of United States has again topped position in World Reputation Rankings 2015 published by Times Higher Education.

India: Finance minister Arun Jaitely has said that this year the GDP growth rate will be 7.5 percent. Arun Jaitley was in London for Launching the Union Bank of India (UK), a subsidiary of the Union Bank of India.

Mohamed Nasheed: Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nashed was convicted and sentenced to 13 years in prison after a quick and disputed trail for allegedly ordering a senior judge arrested while in office.

Pakistan: Pakistan has successfully tested its first indigenously built all-weather armed drone named Burraq and a laser guided missile named Barq. Pakistan became the 9th country in the World to develop an unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) domestically.

G P Hinduja: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has presented leading industrialist G P Hinduja with the inaugural NRI Foundation Award for achievements in the field of business.

Sania Mirza: India’s tennis ace Sania Mirza has been appointed as playing captain of India’s Fed Cup team, which will start from April 14, in Hyderabad. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 14.03.2015 

Question: Which university has again topped position in World Reputation Rankings 2015 published by Times Higher Education?
A) China University
B) Oxford University
C) Harvard University
D) London University
Answer & Explanation: Harvard University of United States has again topped position in World Reputation Rankings 2015 published by Times Higher Education.

Question: Which country has successfully tested its first indigenously built all-weather armed drone named Burraq and a laser guided missile named Barq?
A) Pakistan
B) Japan
C) Iraq
D) Iran
Answer & Explanation: Pakistan has successfully tested its first indigenously built all-weather armed drone named Burraq and a laser guided missile named Barq.

Question: Who has presented with the inaugural NRI Foundation Award for achievements in the field of business?
A) Laxmi Mittal
B) Shiv Nader
C) G P Hinduja
D) Arun Ahuja
Answer & Explanation: G P Hinduja has been presented with the inaugural NRI Foundation Award for achievements in the field of business.

Question: Who has been appointed as playing captain of India’s Fed Cup team, which will start from April 14, in Hyderabad?
A) P.V. Sindhu
B) Anika Singh
C) Jawala Gutta
D) Sania Mirza
Answer & Explanation: Sania Mirza has been appointed as playing captain of India’s Fed Cup team, which will start from April 14, in Hyderabad.

Question: Harvard University located in which country?
A) England
B) US
C) France
D) Germany
Answer & Explanation: Harvard University located in US.

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