Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 14.10.2014
Kishore Kumar Award: Lyricist Sameer was honoured with the National Kishore Kumar Award for 2012-13. National Kishore Kumar Award is given by the Madhya Pradesh government and carries a cash prize of 2 lakh rupees, citation, shawl and shreefal.
Russian Grand Prix, 2014: World no 1 Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has won the Russian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton is a British player.
Khaled Bahah: Khaled Bahah was appointed as Prime Minister of Yemen. He was appointed by the President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.
Dutch Open Grand Prix badminton tournament: Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram won the Dutch Open Prix badminton tournament. Ajay Jayaram has defeated Ishan Maulana Mustofa in the final.
Asia Cup Archery Tournament: India will host first leg of Asia Cup Archery Tournament in Delhi in January 2015. The second and third leg was allotted to Bangkok and Tehran.
Bharti Airtel: Bharti Airtel has announced it has started its 2G prepaid service in Arunachal Pradesh. Airtel has become the first private telecom operator to connect Bomdila, Jameri, Zero Point and Tenga, these are the cities of Arunachal Pradesh.
Norway: President Pranab Mukherjee said, Norway will soon feature in the list of few countries whose nationals get Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility in India.
‘Nirbhay’ missile: India is ready for the second test fire of its indigenously developed sub-sonic long range missile ‘Nirbhay’ from the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur.
Lalit Modi: Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) has removed Lalit Modi as its President. RCA Vice President Amin Pathan has elected as the acting President.
Kapil Krishna Thakur: Lok Sabha MP Kapil Krishna Thakur has died at the age of 73 due to lung failure.
Test your Knowledge – Quiz 14.10.2014
Question: Who was honoured with the National Kishore Kumar Award for 2012-13?
A) Sunidhi Chauhan
B) Smile Darbar
C) Asha Parekh
Answer & Explanation: Sameer was honoured with the National Kishore Kumar Award for 2012-13.
Question: Who won the Russian Grand Prix, 2014?
A) Sebastian Vettel
B) Lewis Hamilton
C) Daniel ricciardo
D) Nico Rosberg
Answer & Explanation: Lewis Hamilton won the Russian Grand Prix, 2014
Question: Who was appointed as Prime Minister of Yemen?
A) Khaled Bahah
B) Mamnoon Hussain
C) Fuad Masum
D) Reuven Rivilin
Answer & Explanation: Khaled Bahah was appointed as Prime Minister of Yemen.
Question: Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) has removed _______ as its President.
A) Ashok Gehlot
B) Sundar Raman
C) Lalit Modi
D) A.K. Singh
Answer & Explanation: Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) has removed “Lalit Modi” as its President.
Question: Who will host first leg of Asia Cup Archery Tournament in January 2015?
Answer & Explanation: India wil host first leg of Asia Cup Archery Tournament in January 2015.
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