Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 14.09.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 14.09.2014 

H.S. Prannoy: Youngest Indian shuttler H.S. Prannoy clinched the maiden title of his career after winning the Indonesia Masters Grand Prix Gold. H.S. Prannoy clinched title by beating Abdul Kholik in the final.

Yoshiko Yamaguchi: Japanese film star Yoshiko Yamaguchi, who was known as Japan’s World War II film idol Rikoran, died at the age of 94.

Saqlain Mushtaq: Former Pakistan off spinner Saqlain Mushtaq will be paid Rupess 1 million per month for helping the suspended Pakistan off spinner Saeed Ajmal.

Miss United Continent 2014: Miss Dominican Republic Geisha Montes de Oca won the title Miss United Continent 2014. Gail Nicole Da Silva is placed as the first runner up.

World Bank: World Bank has showed interest in funding to Mumbai’s mega Metro projects. The Mumbai Metro project is proposed in Charkop Dahisar and Wadala-Teen Hath Naka.

Lupin Ltd: India’s fourth largest drug maker (by sales) Lupin Ltd has entered into US market by making a deal with US firm Salix Pharmaceuticals Inc’s.

Narendra Ambwani: Narendra Ambwani has been appointed as Chairman of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI). He has been appointed in place of Partha Rakshit.

State Bank of India: India’s largest public sector bank State Bank of India is celebrating 150 years of its operations in Sri Lanka. State Bank of India, Colombo is operational since 1864.

FIA Formula E Championship: India’s Karun Chandhok took Mahindra Racing’s first point in all-electric FIA Formula E Championship by finishing fifth in the inaugural race held in Beijing, China. First ever FIA Formula E championship was held in China. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 14.09.2014

Question: Who clinched the maiden title of his career after winning the Indonesia Masters Grand Prix Gold 2014?
A) Jairam Reddy
B) Anil Ghosal
C) H.S. Prannoy
D) Suraj Chaddha
Answer & Explanation: H.S. Prannoy clinched the Indonesia Masters Grand Prix Gold 2014.

Question: Which public sector bank of India has celebrated 150 years of its operations in Sri Lanka?
A) State Bank of India
B) Central Bank of India
C) Bank of India
D) Allahabad Bank
Answer & Explanation: State Bank of India has celebrated 150 years of its operations in Sri Lanka. 

Question: Who has been appointed as Chairman of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI)?
A) Sanjeev Singla
B) Narendra Ambwani
C) Nirpendra Mishra
D) Ajit Devol
Answer & Explanation: Narendra Ambwani has been appointed as Chairman of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI). 

Question: First electric FIA Formula E Championship was held in _____?
A) China
B) Japan
C) US
D) India
Answer & Explanation: First electric FIA Formula E Championship was held in China.

Question: Name the US firm with whom India’s fourth largest drug maker Lupin Ltd has tied up to enter into US market?
A) Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc’s
B) Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Inc’s
C) Salix Pharmaceuticals Inc’s
D) Astellas Pharmaceuticals Inc’s
Answer & Explanation: Lupin Ltd has tied up with Salix Pharmaceuticals Inc’s. 

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