Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 14.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 14.08.2015 

Axis Bank: India’s third largest private sector lender, Axis Bank has launched the first Contactless Debit, Credit and Multi-Currency Forex card in association with VISA payWave in the country.

Kerala: Kerala has set in motion an ambitious policy framework to bridge the digital divide by 2020 and make it first ‘digitally literate’ state in India.

Danny Danon: Danny Danon has been appointed as Israel ambassador to the United Nations.

G Lavaman: Noted atheist and social activist G Lavanam died at the age of 85.

James Hogan: James Hogan has been appointed as Vice President of Jet Airways.

Om Prakash Rawat: Om Prakash Rawat has been appointed as an Election Commissioner (EC) in the Election Commission in India (EC).

Om Prakash Munjal: The founder of Hero Cycle and a leading industrialist Om Prakash Munjal has died at the age of 87.

Odisha: Odisha cabinet has approved Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR) 2015.

IRDAI: The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has allowed banks to tie up with insurers.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 14.08.2015 

Question: Which bank has launched the first Contactless Debit, Credit and Multi-Currency Forex card in association with VISA payWave in the country?
A) Axis
B) HDFC
C) SBI
D) ICICI
Answer & Explanation: Axis Bank has launched the first Contactless Debit, Credit and Multi-Currency Forex card in association with VISA payWave in the country.

Question: Who has been appointed as an Election Commissioner (EC) in the Election Commission in India (EC)?
A) Atal Shukla
B) Om Prakash Rawat
C) Devendra Rao
D) Alok Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Om Prakash Rawat has been appointed as an Election Commissioner (EC) in the Election Commission in India (EC).

Question: Who was Om Prakash Munjal?
A) artist
B) industrialist
C) socialist
D) scientist
Answer & Explanation: Om Prakash Munjal was an industrialist.

Question: Which state cabinet has approved Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR) 2015?
A) Odisha
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Gujarat
D) Karnataka
Answer & Explanation: Odisha cabinet has approved Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR) 2015.

Question: Who has been appointed as Israel ambassador to the United Nations? 
A) Adam Smith
B) Danny Danon
C) Timm Hook
D) Jason Day
Answer & Explanation: Danny Danon has been appointed as Israel ambassador to the United Nations.

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