Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 15.11.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 15.11.2014

G20 leaders summit: G20 leaders summit has begun in Brisbane, Australia. The 2014 G-20 leaders summit is the ninth meeting of the G-20 heads of government.

Philae: European space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta mission landed its probe on the surface of Comet 67P. This is the first time in the space history that a probe landed on a comet.

Farhan Akhtar: Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar has appointed as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia. Farhan Akhtar is the first male ever to be chosen as a Goodwill Ambassador in the organization’s history.

Dhanush ballistic missile: India successfully test-fired surface-to-surface nuclear capable Dhanush ballistic missile from a naval ship off the Odisha coast.

Infosys: Software major company of India Infosys has tied up with DreamWorks Animation SKG to develop new engineering solutions.

Maulana Azad National Academy for Skills (MANAS): Union Ministry of Minorities Affairs has launched the Maulana Azad National Academy of Skills (MANAS) to imparting training to youths. It was launched on a pilot basis on the 125th birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

Yogan-23: China has launched remote sensing satellite Yaogan-23 from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre. The Yaogan-23 will be used mainly for scientific experiments, natural resource surveys, crop yield estimates and disaster relief.

K.R. Narayanan Award: Eminent Jurist Justice V.R. Krishna has been chosen for this year’s K.R. Narayanan award for his service to the nation.

Nita Ambani: Reliance Foundation chairperson Nita Ambani has donated over Rs. 11 crore for relief works in cyclone ‘Hudhud’ hit Andhra Pradesh. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 15.11.2014 

Question: G20 leaders summit 2014 has begun in _______?
A) Paris
B) Brisbane
C) New Delhi
D) New York
Answer & Explanation: G20 leaders summit 2014 has begun in Brisbane.
 
Question: Who has appointed as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia?
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) Shahrukh Khan
C) Aamir Khan
D) Farhan Akhtar
Answer & Explanation: Farhan Akhtar has appointed as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia.
 
Question: Which country has launched remote sensing satellite Yaogan-23 from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre?
A) India
B) China
C) South Korea
D) Vietnam
Answer & Explanation: China has launched remote sensing satellite Yaogan-23 from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre.
 
Question: Who has been chosen for this year’s K.R. Narayanan award for his service to the nation?
A) Amit Shah
B) Devendra Raja
C) V.R. Krishna
D) Shailesh Narayan
Answer & Explanation: V.R. Krishna has been chosen for this year’s K.R. Narayanan award for his service to the nation
 
Question: Which Indian company has tied up with DreamWorks Animation SKG to develop new engineering solutions?
A) Infosys
B) IGATE
C) Wipro
D) TCS
Answer & Explanation: Infosys has tied up with DreamWorks Animation SKG to develop new engineering solutions.

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  1. Sunil says:

    thanx a lots … its very useful knowledge

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