Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 14.11.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 14.11.2014

ICC ‘Cricketer of the Year’: Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson was named as the International Cricket Council’s ‘Cricketer of the Year’.

Mudgal Committee: The Supreme Court, which took up the Mudgal committee report on the betting and spot-fixing scandal that rocked the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League, has revealed that ICC chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan, his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyyappan, Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra and IPL CEO Sundar Raman are among those being probed.

Prithvi-II missile: India successfully test-fired its indigenously built nuclear capable Prithvi-II surface to surface missile with the strike range of 350 km from a test range at Chandipur, Odisha.

Ratan Tata: Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata has been appointed to the board of Interpol Foundation to contribute to its two new global initiatives aimed at combating organized crime and terrorist activities by the international police organization.

Chandrasekhar P Sant: Veteran sports scribe and President of the Sports Journalists association of Mumbai Chandrasekhar P Sant died at the age of 61.

Radio Kasmir Jammu: Radio Kashmir Jammu has won the prestigious Gandhian Philosophy and Public Service Broadcasting award 2014 for its programme Jeevan Rekha.

Videocon Group: Enforcement Directorate has issued a Rs. 660 crore showcase notice to consumer electronics major Videocon Group on charges of violation of foreign exchange laws. The notice under provisions of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 14.11.2014 

Question: Who was named as the International Cricket Council’s ‘Cricketer of the Year’?
A) Kumar Sangakkara
B) AB de Villiers
C) Mitchell Johnson
D) Virat Kohli
Answer & Explanation: Mitchell Johnson was named as the International Cricket Council’s ‘Cricketer of the Year’.
 
Question: India successfully test-fired its indigenously built nuclear capable Prithvi-II surface to surface missile with the strike range of ______?
A) 350 km
B) 450 km
C) 400 km
D) 300 km
Answer & Explanation: India successfully test-fired its indigenously built nuclear capable Prithvi-II surface to surface missile with the strike range of 350 km 
 
Question: Who has been appointed to the board of Interpol Foundation?
A) Amitabh Bachchan
B) Ratan Tata
C) P. Chidambaram
D) Shahrukh Khan
Answer & Explanation: Ratan Tata has been appointed to the board of Interpol Foundation.
 
Question: Who has won the prestigious Gandhian Philosophy and Public Service Broadcasting award 2014 for its programme Jeevan Rekha?
A) Radio Kashmir Jammu
B) ISRO
C) Aaj Tak
D) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Answer & Explanation: Radio Kashmir Jammu has won the prestigious Gandhian Philosophy and Public Service Broadcasting award 2014 for its programme Jeevan Rekha.
 
Question: Who is the Chairman of ICC?
A) Dave Richardson
B) Mustafa Kamal
C) A.D. Cook
D) Narayanaswami Srinivasan
Answer & Explanation: Narayanaswami Srinivasan is the Chairman of ICC.

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