Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 19.03.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 19.03.2015

Ratan Tata: Noted industrialist Ratan Tata has been appointed as the head of ‘Kaya Kalp’ Council. The ‘Kaya Kalp’ council has constituted by Railway Ministry to recommend innovative methods and process for improvement, betterment and transformation of railways.

Tata Nano Plant: The Gujarat government has given Rs. 456.79 crore as a loan to Tata Motors to set up its Nano plant near Sanand in Ahmedabad district, Gujarat.

Derek O’Brien: Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’Brien has been appointed as the chief national spokesperson for the party by TMC chief Mamta Banerjee.

Wipro: Country’s third largest software services firm Wipro has bagged a five-year deal from US-based utility company, Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW).

Vijay Kumar: Indian-American Vijay Kumar has been named as dean of a prestigious US university in Pennsylvania.

Pharrell Williams: Singer Pharrell Williams will be honoured at the CFDA Fashion Awards, which will be held on June 1.

Astra Missile: India’s indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air missile Astra was successfully tested from a Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft. The test was undertaken at the Integrated Test Range located at Chandipur in Odisha.

Kerala: Kerala to host its first global conference on gender equality. The Gender Park, an institution under the state department of Social Justice, is organising the three-day International Conference on Gender Equality (ICGE -I) here with the support of UN Women from November 12-14. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 19.03.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as the head of ‘Kaya Kalp’ Council, constituted by Railway Ministry?
A) Shiv Nadar
B) Ratan Tata
C) Ajim Premji
D) Suresh Prabhu
Answer & Explanation: Ratan Tata has been appointed as the head of ‘Kaya Kalp’ Council, constituted by Railway Ministry.

Question: Who has been named as dean of a prestigious US university in Pennsylvania?
A) Pyush Shukla
B) K.P. Thakkar
C) Vijay Kumar
D) Arvind Deva
Answer & Explanation: Vijay Kumar has been named as dean of a prestigious US university in Pennsylvania. 

Question: Astra missile is a _____?
A) surface-to-surface missile
B) surface-to-air missile
C) air-to-air missile
D) air-to-surface missile
Answer & Explanation: Astra missile is an air-to-air missile.

Question: Who host its first global conference on gender equality?
A) Karnataka
B) Tamil Nadu
C) Kerala
D) Madhya Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Kerala host its first global conference on gender equality.

Question: Who has been appointed as the chief national spokesperson for the party by TMC chief Mamta Banerjee?
A) Arvind Banerjee
B) Derek O’Brien
C) Ram Naresh Yadav
D) K.K. Goyal
Answer & Explanation: Derek O’Brien has been appointed as the chief national spokesperson for the party by TMC chief Mamta Banerjee.

Question: Who has been appointed as the chief national spokesperson for the party by TMC chief Mamta Banerjee?
A) Arvind Banerjee
B) Derek O’Brien
C) Ram Naresh Yadav
D) K.K. Goyal
Answer & Explanation: Derek O’Brien has been appointed as the chief national spokesperson for the party by TMC chief Mamta Banerjee.

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