Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 18.11.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 18.11.2014

Eight Annual BCCI Awards: Former Indian captain Dilip Vengsarkar will be conferred with the Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award at the eighth annual BCCI awards on November 21, 2014 in Mumbai. India’s medium-pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar will get the Polly Umrigar Trophy for India’s best international cricketer of the 2013-14 season.

Terry Walsh: Terry Walsh quit as coach of India’s men’s hockey team.

Venu Srinivasan: Noted industrialist and Chairman of two and three wheeler manufacturer TVS Motor Company, Venu Srinivasan has been appointed as Honorary Commanding Officer of Korean Naval Vessel, ROKS Choi Young (DDH-981).

Pandit Jasraj: Veteran classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj was conferred with the Sumitra Charat Ram Award 2014 for Lifetime Achievement.

Michel Kafando: Michel Kafando was on 17 November 2014 chosen as interim president of Burkina Faso.

Punj Lloyd: Infrastructure company of India Punj Lloyd has bagged a Rs 666 crore order to upgrade a 90.6 km stretch of the Asian Highway network, which aims to connect 32 countries in Asia and Europe.

Nanavati Commission: Justice G T Nanavati Commission has submitted its final report on the 2002 Gujarat riots to state Chief Minister Anandiben Patel.

SBI: State Bank of India (SBI) has approved 1 billion US dollar loan for Adani Mining to develop Carmichael coal mine project near Clermont in Central Queensland, Australia.

Kisan Vikas Patra: The Union Government of India has re-launched Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) scheme, wherein the investment money will get doubled in 8 years and 4 months to encourage the habit of small savings among the citizens.

International Buddhist Conference 2014: The International Buddhist Conference 2014 was held from 15 November to 18 November 2014 in Lumbini, Nepal with an objective of preserving Buddhist culture and heritage. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 18.11.2014 

Question: Who will be conferred with the Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award at the eighth annual BCCI awards?
A) K. Srikkanth
B) Dilip Vengsarkar
C) Sunil Gavaskar
D) Sundeep Patil
Answer & Explanation: Dilip Vengsarkar will be conferred with the Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award at the eighth annual BCCI awards.
 
Question: Who has quit as the coach of India’s men’s hockey team?
A) Terry Walsh
B) Gavin Hawke
C) M. Kaushik
D) Roelant Oltmans
Answer & Explanation: Terry Walsh has quit as the coach of India’s men’s hockey team.
 
Question: Who was conferred with the Sumitra Charat Ram Award 2014 for Lifetime Achievement?
A) Govind Mishra
B) Gulzar
C) Pandit Jasraj
D) C. Radhakrishnan
Answer & Explanation: Pandit Jasraj was conferred with the Sumitra Charat Ram Award 2014 for Lifetime Achievement.
 
Question: Which bank has approved 1 billion US dollar loan for Adani Mining to develop Carmichael coal mine project in Australia?
A) SBI
B) Indian Bank
C) Bank of India
D) ICICI
Answer & Explanation: SBI has approved 1 billion US dollar loan for Adani Mining to develop Carmichael coal mine project in Australia.
 
Question: Who will get the Polly Umrigar Trophy for India’s best international cricketer of the 2013-14 season?
A) Virat Kohli
B) Umesh Yadav
C) Rohit Sharma
D) Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Bhuvneshwar Kumar will get the Polly Umrigar Trophy for India’s best international cricketer of the 2013-14 season.

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