Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 19.07.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 19.07.2015 

Punjab: Punjab government would set up an institute and a skill development centre at Kapurthala for giving training to the heavy vehicle drivers.

India & Russia deal: India and Russia have signed an agreement in the area of customs and moving to liberalize business visas.

Josep Maria: Josep Maria Bartomeu has been re-elected as FC Barcelona President.

Greece: European Union (EU) has approved a short-term loan of 7.16 billion euros to Greece. This loan will allow Greece to pay its huge debt to European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

V. Ramakrishna: Veteran Telugu playback singer Vissamraju Ramakrishna died at the age of 68.

CCI: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 672 crore on four public sector insurance companies, National Insurance Co, New India Insurance Co, Oriental Insurance Co and United India Insurance Company for indulging in anti-competitive practices.

Parineeti Chopra: Haryana government has named Parineeti Chopra as its brand ambassador for ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ scheme.

World Bank: India has inked a financing agreement with World Bank (WB) to raise US 250 million dollars financial assistance for Andhra Pradesh Disaster Recovery Project (APDRP). 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 19.07.2015 

Question: Haryana government has named __________ as its brand ambassador for ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ scheme?
A) Priyanka Chopra
B) Aishwarya Rai
C) Parineeti Chopra
D) Vidya Balan
Answer & Explanation: Haryana government has named Parineeti Chopra as its brand ambassador for ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ scheme.

Question: Who was Vissamraju Ramakrishna?
A) artist
B) playback singer
C) sports person
D) scientist
Answer & Explanation: Vissamraju Ramakrishna was a playback singer.

Question: Who has been re-elected as FC Barcelona President?
A) Josep Maria Bartomeu
B) P. Son
C) Jason Day
D) Andy Murray
Answer & Explanation: Josep Maria Bartomeu has been re-elected as Barcelona President.

Question: Which state government would set up an institute and a skill development centre at Kapurthala for giving training to the heavy vehicle drivers?
A) Haryana
B) Rajasthan
C) Punjab
D) Himachal Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Punjab government would set up an institute and a skill development centre at Kapurthala for giving training to the heavy vehicle drivers.

Question: India has inked a financing agreement with World Bank (WB) to raise US 250 million dollars financial assistance for ________ Disaster Recovery Project (APDRP)?
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Karnataka
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Andhra Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: India has inked a financing agreement with World Bank (WB) to raise US 250 million dollars financial assistance for Andhra Pradesh Disaster Recovery Project (APDRP).

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