Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 16.11.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 16.11.2014

G-20 Leaders Summit 2016: China will host world leaders G-20 summit 2016. Turkey will host G-20 summit 2015.

Saina Nehwal: India’s professional badminton player Saina Nehwal has clinched the women’s singles title of China Open Super Series Premier tournament 2014 after beating Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in the final in Fuzhou, China.

Microsoft Corporation: Microsoft Corporation becomes the world’s second most valuable company, followed by Apple Inc. at No 1 position.

Rashid Khan: India’s professional golf player Rashid Khan has won the Chiangmai Golf Classic at Alpine Golf Resort Chiangmai, Thailand.

Puttamrajuvari Kandrika village: India’s former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has adopted Puttamrajuvari Kandrika village of Andhra Pradesh under ‘Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana’ programme.

L’Oreal India: L’Oreal India, which sells premium shampoos and cosmetics under brands such as L’Oreal Paris, Garnier and Maybelline New York, is setting up a hair colour manufacturing plant at Baddi in Himanchal Pradesh.

Kidambi Srikanth: India’s professional shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has won the men’s singles title of China Open Super Series Premier tournament 2014 after beating two-times Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan of China in the final in Fuzhou, China.

C S Verma: SAIL chairman C S Verma has received the IIM-JRD Tata award for his excellence in corporate leadership in metallurgical industries for the year 2014.

Mohan Nag: Senior Congress leader and former Odisha minister Mohan Nag died at the age of 89.

Apollo Hospitals: Health care major Apollo Hospitals has planned to open 500 Apollo Sugar Clinics by end of 2019 in India and overseas to spread network of diabetes care programme. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 16.11.2014 

Question: Which country will host world leaders G-20 summit 2016?
A) Turkey
B) China
C) India
D) Canada
Answer & Explanation: China will host world leaders G-20 summit 2016.
 
Question: Who has clinched the women’s singles title of China Open Super Series Premier tournament 2014?
A) P.V Sindhu
B) Jwala Gutta
C) Ashwini Ponnappa
D) Saina Nehwal
Answer & Explanation: Saina Nehwal has clinched the women’s singles title of China Open Super Series Premier tournament 2014.
 
Question: Who has received the IIM-JRD Tata award for his excellence in corporate leadership in metallurgical industries for the year 2014?
A) C S Verma
B) Ajit Prakash
C) Amit Mathew
D) Sanjaya Rajaram
Answer & Explanation: C S Verma has received the IIM-JRD Tata award.
 
Question: Who was Mohan Nag?
A) astronomer
B) politician
C) scientist
D) singer
Answer & Explanation: Mohan Nag was a politician.
 
Question: Who won the men’s singles title of China Open Super Series Premier tournament 2014 after beating two-times Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan?
A) Ajay Jayaram
B) Parupalli Kashyap
C) Kidambi Srikanth
D) Sourabh Verma
Answer & Explanation: Kidambi Srikanth won the men’s singles title of China Open Super Series Premier tournament 2014.

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