Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 19.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 19.08.2015 

P.S. Jayakumar: P.S. Jayakumar has been appointed as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bank of Baroda (BOB).

Paravoor Bharathan: Malayalam actor Paravoor Bharathan died at the age of 86.

Aditi Chauhan: Aditi Chauhan, became the country’s first woman to play English league football.

Kishor Piraji: Kishor Piraji Kharat has been appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI).

Dhyan Chand Award 2015: The selection committee headed by former Indian hockey captain Zafar Iqbal has recommended the names of TPP Nair, SP Misra and Romeo James for 2015 Dhyan Chand award.

Kerala: Kerala government has signed a MoU with Adani Group for development of Vizhinjam Port.

Andy Murray: Andy Murray has won the Rogers Cup Masters tournament 2015 by defeating world number one Novak Djokovic in the finals.   

Grama Jyothi Scheme: Telangana government has launched a flagship programme Grama Jyothi scheme across the state to provide a comprehensive development of rural areas allowing planning and execution of works by villages themselves. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 19.08.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bank of Baroda (BOB)?
A) V.R.K. Sayed
B) P.S. Jayakumar
C) Prajesh Dutt
D) Ravi Kumar
Answer & Explanation: P.S. Jayakumar has been appointed as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bank of Baroda (BOB).

Question: Who has won the Rogers Cup Masters tournament 2015?
A) Novak Djkovic
B) Rafael Nadal
C) Andy Murray
D) Stanislas Wawrinka
Answer & Explanation: Andy Murray has won the Rogers Cup Masters tournament 2015.

Question: Who became the country’s first woman to play English league football?
A) Pooja Rathore
B) Preeti Rani
C) Aditi Chauhan
D) Kavita Devi
Answer & Explanation: Aditi Chauhan became the country’s first woman to play English league football.

Question: Who has been appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI)?
A) Naresh T. Tomar
B) Kishor Piraji Kharat
C) Usha Devrai
D) Ashok Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Kishor Piraji Kharat has been appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI).

Question: Which state has launched a flagship programme “Grama Jyothi Scheme” to provide a comprehensive development of rural areas allowing planning and execution of works by villages themselves?
A) Rajasthan
B) Telangana
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Maharashtra
Answer & Explanation: Telangana has launched a flagship programme “Grama Jyothi scheme” across the state to provide a comprehensive development of rural areas allowing planning and execution of works by villages themselves.

 

 

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