Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 17.04.2015

Daily GK UpdatesCurrent Affairs 17.04.2015

Salim Zakaria: Senior Congress leader Salim Zakaria died at the age of 74.

Moody’s rating: According to International credit rating major Moody’s, India to grow at 7.5% in 2015.

Reliance: Reliance Industries has regained its status as the most profitable Indian company after posting an 8.5 per cent rise in consolidated net profit for the March quarter.

Jamal Benomar: United Nation (UN) peace envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar has resigned.

Pakistan & Russia: Pakistan and Russia have agreed to hold first-ever joint military exercises as part of their enhanced defence cooperation, in a sign of increasing bonhomie between the Cold War-era adversaries.

Satya Nadella: US President Barack Obama plans to honour Microsoft’s Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella with ‘Champion of Change’ award for bring about change within his company to support working families.

India and Canada: India and Canada have signed a nuclear agreement on supply of uranium to India. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 17.04.2015 

Question: Who was Salim Zakaria?
A) scientist
B) economist
C) politician
D) artist
Answer & Explanation: Salim Zakaria was a politician.

Question: Who will be honoured with ‘Champion of Change’ award by Barack Obama?
A) J.K. Das
B) Satya Nadella
C) Serena Williams
D) PM Narendra Modi
Answer & Explanation: Satya Nadella will be honoured with ‘Champion of Change’ award by Barack Obama.

Question: With which country India has signed a nuclear agreement on supply of uranium to India.
A) Japan
B) Germany
C) Canada
D) France
Answer & Explanation: India and Canada have signed a nuclear agreement on supply of uranium to India.

Question: Which company has regained its status as the most profitable Indian company after posting an 8.5 per cent rise in consolidated net profit for the March quarter?
A) Reliance Industries
B) TCS
C) Infosys
D) Tata
Answer & Explanation: Reliance Industries has regained its status as the most profitable Indian company after posting an 8.5 per cent rise in consolidated net profit for the March quarter.

Question: According to International credit rating major Moody’s, India to grow at ________ in 2015?
A) 7.0%
B) 6.5%
C) 7.5%
D) 6.0%
Answer & Explanation: According to International credit rating major Moody’s, India to grow at 7.5% in 2015.

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