Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 17.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 17.08.2015 

C.V.R. Rajendran: Former Chairman and Managing Director of Andhra Bank, C.V.R. Rajendran has been appointed as next chief executive of mutual fund industry body The Association of Mutual Funds of India (AMFI). He will succeed H N Sinor.

Sachin Tendulkar: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has been appointed as ‘Tiger Ambassador’ to Maharashtra.

Amul: Dairy product firm Amul will invest Rs 600 crore to build a cheese plant in Palanpur, Gujarat.

Jawwad S Khawaja: Justice Jawwad S Khawaja has been appointed as 23rd chief justice of Pakistan’s Supreme Court.

IndiGo: IndiGo, the country’s biggest airline by share market has placed a deal to purchase 250 Airbus A320neo planes of $25.55 billion with Airbus.

Ved Prakash: CISF Inspector General Ved Prakash has been decorated with the President’s Police Medal for distinguished service on the occasion of the 69th Independence Day.

Paul Walker: Actor Paul Walker has been honoured with ‘choice movie actor’ at 2015 Teen Choice Award in Los Angeles.

Andhra Bank: Andhra Bank has decided to enhance total business in Kerala to Rs 5000 crore in the next three years.

Madhya Pradesh: Steel and Mines minister Narendra Singh Tomar has inaugurated a steel processing unit set up under a joint venture between Steel Authority of India Limited and Prime Gold Private Limited at Billowa in Madhya Pradesh. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 17.08.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as next chief executive of mutual fund industry body The Association of Mutual Funds of India (AMFI)?
A) C.V.R. Rajendran
B) R.K. Rathore
C) Suresh Kumar
D) T.M. Bhasin
Answer & Explanation: C.V.R. Rajendran has been appointed as next chief executive of mutual fund industry body The Association of Mutual Funds of India (AMFI).

Question: Dairy product firm Amul will invest Rs 600 crore to build a cheese plant in Palanpur, _________?
A) Karnataka
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Gujarat
D) Uttar Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Dairy product firm Amul will invest Rs 600 crore to build a cheese plant in Palanpur, Gujarat. 

Question: Who has been decorated with the President’s Police Medal for distinguished service on the occasion of the 69th Independence Day?
A) Ved Prakash
B) K.V. Chowary
C) Sanjay Nike
D) Ashok Shukla
Answer & Explanation: Ved Prakash has been decorated with the President’s Police Medal for distinguished service on the occasion of the 69th Independence Day.

Question: Who has been appointed as 23rd chief justice of Pakistan’s Supreme Court?
A) Bhasin Sekh
B) Abdul Basit
C) Jawwad S Khawaja
D) Hina Rabbani Khar
Answer & Explanation: Jawwad S Khawaja has been appointed as 23rd chief justice of Pakistan’s Supreme Court.

Question: Which bank has decided to enhance total business in Kerala to Rs 5000 crore in the next three years?
A) Corporation Bank
B) Andhra Bank
C) ICICI
D) SBI
Answer & Explanation: Andhra Bank has decided to enhance total business in Kerala to Rs 5000 crore in the next three years.

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