Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 17.02.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 17.02.2015

Lupin: Drug major Lupin has inked a pact with Poland-based Celon Pharma to jointly develop and market a generic version GlaxoSmithKline’s Advair Diskus, a drug used treat asthma, in global markets.

Jai Kisan Abhiyan: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has said it would launch ‘Jai Kisan Abhiyan’ across the Haryana state from February 21 over alleged “anti-farmer” approach by BJP governments in the state and at the centre.

World Bank: India has signed grant agreement of 8 million US dollars with World Bank for funding Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project. 

Louis Jourdan: French actor Louis Jourdan died in Los Angeles, United States at the age of 93.

Punit Renjen: Punit Renjen has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Deloitte’s Global operations.

Srikanth Jagabathula: Indian-origin scientist Professor Srikanth Jagabathula has received Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) given by the National Science Foundation (NSF) of the United States (US).  

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 17.02.2015

Question: Who was Louis Jourdan?
A) scientist
B) astronomer
C) actor
D) sports person
Answer & Explanation: Louis Jourdan was an actor.

Question: India has signed grant agreement of 8 million US dollars with which organization for funding Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project. 
A) Asian Development Bank
B) World Bank
C) IMF
D) Japan Bank
Answer & Explanation: India has signed grant agreement of 8 million US dollars with “World Bank” for funding Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project. 

Question: Which company has inked a pact with Poland-based Celon Pharma to jointly develop and market a generic version GlaxoSmithKline’s Advair Diskus, a drug used treat asthma, in global markets.
A) Lupin
B) Ranbaxy
C) Cipla
D) Sun Pharma
Answer & Explanation: Lupin has inked a pact with Poland-based Celon Pharma to jointly develop and market a generic version GlaxoSmithKline’s Advair Diskus, a drug used treat asthma, in global markets.

Question: Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Deloitte’s Global operations?
A) Punit Renjen
B) Pravesh Reddy
C) Arvind Dev
D) Devendra Ahuja
Answer & Explanation: Punit Renjen has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Deloitte’s Global operations.

Question: Who has received Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) given by the National Science Foundation (NSF) of the United States (US)?
A) Sarita Kumar Birla
B) S. Jagabathula
C) Narain Saraswat
D) Shewta Anand
Answer & Explanation: S. Jagabathula has received Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) given by the National Science Foundation (NSF) of the United States (US).

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