Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 16.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 16.08.2015 

Saina Nehwal: Indian badminton star Sania Nehwal has won the silver medal at the World Badminton Championship in Jakarta, Indonesia. She lost the finals against Carolina Marin of Spain.

Globsyn Skills: Globsyn Skills Development has tied up with Ernst & Young for exporting skill council certified trainers to Bangladesh.

PM Narendra Modi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited UAE for a two-day visit. Narendra Modi is the first Prime Minister who visit strategic Gulf nation in 34 years.

Ram Nath Kovind: Former Rajya Sabha member and a dalit leader Ram Nath Kovind was sworn-in as new Governor of Bihar.

Housing.com: Real estate listing portal Housing.com has acquired Bengaluru-based Homebuy360, a customer relationship management software company, for $2 million.

Piku: Piku won the Best Movie award at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2015. Piku movie was directed by Shoojit Sircar. Irrfan Khan won the Best Actor award.

Hamid Gul: Pakistan’s former ISI chief Hamid Gul has died at the age of 78.

Abhishek Verma: Abhishek Verma has won gold medal in Archery World Cup in the state 3 in the compound men’s individual section in Poland. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 16.08.2015 

Question: Who has won the silver medal at the World Badminton Championship in Jakarta, Indonesia?
A) Sania Nehwal
B) Jwala Gutta
C) Sania Mirza
D) P.V. Sindhu
Answer & Explanation: Sania Nehwal has won the silver medal at the World Badminton Championship in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Question: Who was sworn-in as new Governor of Bihar?
A) Kalyan Singh
B) Acharya Dev Vrat
C) Ram Nath Kovind
D) S.K. Rai
Answer & Explanation: Ram Nath Kovind was sworn-in as new Governor of Bihar.

Question: Which movie won the Best Movie award at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2015?
A) PK
B) Haider
C) Piku
D) Mary Kom
Answer & Explanation: Piku won the Best Movie award at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2015.

Question: Globsyn Skills Development has tied up with Ernst & Young for exporting skill council certified trainers to _________?
A) Bhutan
B) Sri Lanka
C) Bangladesh
D) Vietnam
Answer & Explanation: Globsyn Skills Development has tied up with Ernst & Young for exporting skill council certified trainers to Bangladesh.

Question: Who has won gold medal in Archery World Cup in the state 3 in the compound men’s individual section in Poland?
A) Abhishek Verma
B) Devendra Kumar
C) Pyush Chawla
D) Arvind Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Abhishek Verma has won gold medal in Archery World Cup in the state 3 in the compound men’s individual section in Poland.

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