Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 16.12.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 16.12.2014

Shinzo Abe: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been re-elected for another four-year term.

Dineshwar Sharma: Dineshwar Sharma has been appointed as Director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) by the Appointment Committee of Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Dineshwar Sharma will succeed Syed Asif Ibrahim who will retire on 31 December 2014.

Viswanathan Anand: Five-time World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand of India won his maiden London Classic Chess title by defeating British Grandmaster Michael Adams in the final.

HDFC Bank: HDFC bank has launched mobile banking facility Bank Aap Ki Muththi Mein, An initiated which turns a mobile phone into a bank branch. All that a customer needs to do is send a text to or call a toll free number to know his account balance, get a mini statement, request a check book or detailed account statement.    

Maleeha Lodhi: Maleeha Lodhi has been appointed as the 16th Pakistan ambassador to the United Nations (UN). Maleeha Lodhi will succeed Masood Khan in February 2015

Airtel: Bharti Airtel has sold over 1100 telecom towers in Zambia and Rwanda to HIS Holding.

Vivek Murthy: Thirty seven-year-old Indian-American physician Vivek Hallegere Murthy has been confirmed as the 19th Surgeon General of American by U.S. Senate.  

Taliban storm Pakistan military school: Taliban gunmen stormed a military school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, killed 100 of students in a military school.

Thierry Henry: Former Arsenal and France striker Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from Football game.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 16.12.2014

Question: Who has been appointed as Director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB)?
A)  Amit Mathew
B) Dineshwar Sharma
C) Peter Leko
D) Anish Giri
Answer & Explanation: Dineshwar Sharma has been appointed as Director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB).
 
Question: Who has won the London Classic Chess title by defeating British Michael Adams in the final?
A) Veselin Topalov
B) Magnus Carlsen
C) Fabiano Caruana
D) Viswanathan Anand
Answer & Explanation: Viswanathan Anand has won the London Classic Chess title.
 
Question: Who has been appointed as the 16th Pakistan ambassador to the United Nations (UN)?
A) Maleeha Lodhi
B) Faud Mausam
C) Sammi Ahmed
D) Raja Khan
Answer & Explanation: Maleeha Lodhi has appointed as the 16th Pakistan ambassador to the United Nations (UN).
 
Question: Thierry Henry recently in news. He belongs to which country?
A) France
B) Australia
C) England
D) Germany
Answer & Explanation: He belongs to France.
 
Question: Which bank has launched mobile banking facility Bank Aap Ki Muththi Mein, An initiated which turns a mobile phone into a bank branch?
A) ICICI
B) SBI
C) HDFC
D) UBI
Answer & Explanation: HDFC bank has launched mobile banking facility Bank Aap Ki Muththi Mein.

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