Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 15.10.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 15.10.2014 

Raghuram Rajan: Reserve Bank of India Raghuram Rajan has been conferred with the Best Central Bank Governor award for 2014 by Euromoney magazine. Raghuram Rajan has received Euromoney’s Central Bank Governor of the Year Award 2014 in Washington, US.

A.K. Srinivasan: A.K. Srinivasan will be the next Director (Finance) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC). A.K. Srinivasan, who is currently Executive Director in ONGC, will replace A K Banerjee.

Man Booker Prize, 2014: Australian author Richard Flanagan won the Man Booker Prize 2014 for his novel ‘The Narrow Road to the Deep North’.

Final Test: Exit Sachin Tendulkar: A book titled Final Test: Exit Sachin Tendulkar authored by writer-journalist Dilip D’Souza was released. The book has been published by Random House India.

IndiGo: India’s airline IndiGo has placed orders for 250 latest Airbus A-320 neo planes worth USD 25.5 billion making it the European manufacturers biggest ever contract in terms of aircraft numbers. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed at the Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France, by IndiGo’s co-founders Rakesh Gangwal and Rahul Bhatia.

India, Norway deals: The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has signed 13 agreements with Norwegian entities on the second and concluding day of the visit to the Norway.

PM Narendra Modi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an interim assistance of Rs. 1000 crore for Andhra Pradesh to take up immediate relief after cyclone ‘Hudhud’.

Untold Story of the Indian Public Sector: The Vice President of Indian Hamid Ansari has released a book titled Untold Story of the Indian Public Sector authored by Dr. U.D. Choubey. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 15.10.2014 

Question: Who has been conferred with the Best Central Bank Governor award for 2014 by Euromoney magazine?
A) YV Reddey
B) Raghuram Rajan
C) OP Bhatt
D) Arudhati Roy
Answer & Explanation: Raghuram Rajan has been conferred with the Best Central Bank Governor award for 2014.
 
Question: Who won the Man Booker Prize 2014?
A) Neel Mukherjee
B) Howard Jacobson
C) Ali Smith
D) Richard Flanagan
Answer & Explanation: Richard Flanagan won the Man Booker Prize 2014.
 
Question: A book titled Final Test: Exit Sachin Tendulkar authored by ______?
A) Dilip D’Souza
B) D.P.Yadav
C) Neel Mukherjee
D) Edward Klein
Answer & Explanation: A book titled Final Test: Exit Sachin Tendulkar authored by Dilip D’Souza.
 
Question: Who will be the next Director (Finance) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)?
A) Pratap Singh
B) Devendra Sarath
C) A.K. Srinivasan
D) Ramesh Devra
Answer & Explanation: A.K. Srinivasan will be the next Director (Finance) of ONGC.
 
Question: PM Narendra Modi has announced an interim assistance of ________ for Andhra Pradesh to take up immediate relief after cyclone ‘Hudhud’.
A) Rs. 1500 crore
B) Rs. 1000 crore
C) Rs. 2000 crore
D) Rs. 500 crore
Answer & Explanation: PM Narendra Modi has announced an interim assistance of Rs. 1000 crore.

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