Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 18.01.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 18.01.2015

HDFC Bank: HDFC bank was named among 50 most valuable banks in 2014 with a market capitalization of 41.58 billion US dollar. It was ranked at 45th position. The list of 66 largest banks in the world by market capitalization as on 31 December 2014 was compiled and released in January 2015 by Relbanks.

National Immunization Day: National Immunization Day for the year 2015 was observed on 18 January 2015. As a part of this, Children below 5 years of age were given polio drops as part of the government’s drive to sustain polio eradication in India.

L.T. Tobgay: Prime Minister of Bhutan Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay was visited India from 10 January to 18 January 2015. As a part of his visit, he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and held wide-ranging discussions on bilateral relations as well as on regional and international issues of mutual interest and concern.

Savio Cup All India Basketball tournament: Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Dehradun on 19 January 2015 won the 10th Savio Cup All India Basketball tournament. In the final clash played at Don Bosco School court in Matunga, Mumbai, ONGC defeated Indian Overseas Bank (IOB), Chennai 63-53.

4th GFC Shooting Championship: Ayonika Paul of Railways and Maharashtra’s Annu Raj Singh won a gold medal each in their respective events at the 4th Gun for Glory (GFG) Shooting Championship. The championship was held at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Balewadi in Pune from 15 January 2015 to 21 January 2015.

AB de Villiers: South Africa’s cricketer AB de Villiers on 18 January 2015 hit the fastest century in One-Day International (ODI) cricket. The 30-year-old South African captain scored the century in just 31 balls. He achieved the feat in second ODI match of the 5-match ODI series played at the Wanderers in Johannesburg against West Indies. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 18.01.2015 

Question: Which Indian bank was named among 50 most valuable banks in 2014 with a market capitalisation of 41.58 billion US dollar?
A) Axis bank
B) HDFC bank
C) SBI
D) ICICI bank
Answer & Explanation: HDFC bank was named among 50 most valuable banks in 2014 with a market capitalisation of 41.58 billion US dollar.
 
Question: National Immunization Day for the year 2015 was observed on ____?
A) April 18
B) January 18
C) March 18
D) February 18
Answer & Explanation: National Immunization Day for the year 2015 was observed on January 18.
 
Question: Who won the 10th Savio Cup All India Basketball tournament?
A) SAIL
B) SBI
C) Central Railways
D) ONGC
Answer & Explanation: ONGC won the 10th Savio Cup All India Basketball tournament.
 
Question: Who has made a record to hit the fastest century in One-Day International (ODI) cricket?
A) David Warner
B) AB de Villiers
C) Virat Kohli
D) Brandon McCullum
Answer & Explanation: AB de Villiers has made a record to hit the fastest century in One-Day International (ODI) cricket.
 
Question: What was the name of Prime Minister of Bhutan, Who was visited India?
A) L.T. Tobgay
B) Shriya Jayadeva
C) Arvisha Rato
D) Sushba Goy
Answer & Explanation: L.T. Tobgay was visited India.

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