Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 19.04.2015

Daily GK UpdatesCurrent Affairs 19.04.2015

Mary Kom: Bollywood movie ‘Mary Kom’ has been named best film at the Stockhlom International Film Festival Junior in Sweden. Mary Kom has been directed by Omung Kumar. 

Sitaram Yechury: Senior CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury has been elected the new general secretary of party.

Alfred Taubman: Alfred Taubman, a billionaire real estate developer of US, died at the age of 91.

Global E-Waste Monitor 2014: India is the fifth biggest producer of e-waste in the world, discarding 1.7 million tonnes (MT) of electronics and electrical equipment in 2014 according UN report.

Maharashtra Government: The State Government of Maharashtra has decided to discontinue the colonial-era practice under which police guard of honour was given to ministers and top officials. Government termed the practice as a waste of time and resources.

Vivek Priyadarshi: The Supreme Court of India (SC) has appointed Vivek Priyadarshi to head the team probing the Indian Premiere League (IPL) scandal.

Vankadarath Saritha: Vankadarath Saritha is in news; she became the first woman bus driver of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 19.04.2015

Question: Which film has been named best film at the Stockhlom International Film Festival Junior in Sweden?
A) Dorr
B) Mary Kom
C) Haider
D) Queen
Answer & Explanation: ‘Mary Kom’ has been named best film at the Stockhlom International Film Festival Junior in Sweden.

Question: Who was Alfred Taubman?
A) scientist
B) artist
C) economist
D) business man
Answer & Explanation: Alfred Taubman was a business man.

Question:  Who has been elected the new general secretary of CPI party?
A) P.K. Paunnga
B) Sitaram Yechury
C) Savite Dera
D) Somesh Shukla
Answer & Explanation: Sitaram Yechury has been elected the new general secretary of CPI party.

Question: Who became the first woman bus driver of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC)?
A) Aarti Shah
B) Veera Dutt
C) Vankadarath Saritha
D) S.K. Rathi
Answer & Explanation: Vankadarath Saritha became the first woman bus driver of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).

Question: The Supreme Court of India (SC) has appointed _____________ to head the team probing the Indian Premiere League (IPL) scandal?
A) Vivek Priyadarshi
B) Devendra Semra
C) Suresh Prabhu
D) K.P. Thakkar
Answer & Explanation: The Supreme Court of India (SC) has appointed Vivek Priyadarshi to head the team probing the Indian Premiere League (IPL) scandal.

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