Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 15.04.2015

Daily GK UpdatesCurrent Affairs 15.04.2015

Karnataka: Karnataka government has launched a two-wheeler ambulance service as part of the “platinum ten minute” trauma care initiative aimed at reducing death due to road accidents.

Nokia: Nokia is to buy France based Alcatel-Lucent in all-share deal for $16.6 billion, building up its telecom equipment business. 

Tech Mahindra: Software firm Tech Mahindra has inked a $150-200 million deal with telecom solutions provider ‘Comverse’, a move that will help the country’s fifth largest software services firm to add strength its operation in Israel.

Marzieh Afkham: Iran is to appoint a woman ambassador for the first time since its 1979 Islamic Revolution. Marzieh Afkham would be name ambassador to an Asian country.

Bhupendra Narayan Singh: BJP MLA Bhupendra Narayan Singh died of a heart attack at a private hospital in Delhi at the age of 77.

Allan Donald: Former South African cricketer Allan Donald has resigned as bowling coach of South African cricket team.

Meenakshi Madan Rai: Meenakshi Madan Rai was sworn-in as the first lady judge of the Sikkim High Court.

Bidyut Chakraborty: Renowned film director and actor of Assam Bidyut Chakraborty has died at the age of 55.  

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 15.04.2015 

Question: Which state government has launched a two-wheeler ambulance service as part of the “platinum ten minute” trauma care initiative aimed at reducing death due to road accidents?
A) Tamil Nadu
B) Karnataka
C) Gujarat
D) Maharashtra
Answer & Explanation: Karnataka government has launched a two-wheeler ambulance service as part of the “platinum ten minute” trauma care initiative aimed at reducing death due to road accidents.

Question: Which firm is to buy France based Alcatel-Lucent in all-share deal for $16.6 billion, building up its telecom equipment business?
A) Microsoft
B) Nokia
C) Apple
D) Google
Answer & Explanation: Nokia is to buy France based Alcatel-Lucent in all-share deal for $16.6 billion, building up its telecom equipment business.

Question: Who was Bhupendra Narayan Singh?
A) politician
B) traveller
C) economist
D) scientist
Answer & Explanation: Bhupendra Narayan Singh was a politician.

Question: Who was sworn-in as the first lady judge of the Sikkim High Court?
A) Sumitra Mahajan
B) Meenakshi Madan Rai
C) Pratishtha Kewdal
D) Aarti Singhal
Answer & Explanation: Meenakshi Madan Rai was sworn-in as the first lady judge of the Sikkim High Court.

Question: Who has resigned as bowling coach of South African cricket team?
A) Shaun Pollock
B) Lance Klusener
C) Allan Donald
D) Makhaya Ntini
Answer & Explanation: Allan Donald has resigned as bowling coach of South African cricket team.

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