Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 19.11.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 19.11.2014

International Children’s Peace Prize 2014: An 18 year old Indian-American Neha Gupta was awarded with the prestigious International children’s Peace Prize 2014.

Rudraiya Chockalingam: Veteran Tamil film director Rudraiya Chockalingam has died in Chennai at the age of 67.

Word of the Year 2014: The Oxford dictionary has named ‘Vape’ as Word of the Year 2014. The Oxford Dictionary defines Vape as a verb and meaning is to inhale and exhale the vapour produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device.

Ken Takakura: Legendry Japanese actor Ken Takakura died in Tokyo at the age of 83.

Indira Gandhi prize for Peace 2014: Indian space agency ISRO will be conferred with the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2014.

Axis Bank: India’s third largest private sector bank, Axis Bank has launched a smart self-service terminal that enables customers to deposit as well as withdraw cash from the same machine.

9th East Asia Summit: 9th East Asia summit was held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. The summit was held on the sidelines of the 25th ASEAN Summit.

Andhra Bank: Andhra Bank has launched ‘AB Little Stars’ scheme for children in age group of 10-15 years. Internet banking, ATM card, mobile banking and cash transfer will be provided to the young customers.

IBM: Tech giant firm International Business Machine (IBM) has launched a new e-mail application ‘Verse’ for enterprises that integrates social media, file sharing and analytics to help increase productivity.

Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Award: The Department of Official Language under Ministry of Home Affairs has selected ‘Rubber Board’ for the Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Award for excellence in the implementation of the official language policy for the year 2013-14.     

Asian Development Bank: Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $350-million loan assistance for up-gradation of district roads in Madhya Pradesh. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 19.11.2014 

Question: Who was awarded with the prestigious International children’s Peace Prize 2014?
A) Neha Gupta
B) Aditi Rao
C) Mayank Pal
D) Sumit Rai
Answer & Explanation: Neha Gupta was awarded with the prestigious International children’s Peace Prize 2014.
 
Question: Who was Ken Takakura?
A) producer
B) actor
C) dancer
D) writer
Answer & Explanation: Ken Takakura was an actor.
 
Question: Who will be conferred with the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2014?
A) Rajiv Gandhi airport
B) BHEL
C) SBI
D) ISRO
Answer & Explanation: ISRO will be conferred with the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2014.
 
Question: Which bank has launched ‘AB Little Stars’ scheme for children in age group of 10-15 years?
A) Indian Bank
B) Andhra Bank
C) HDFC
D) SBI
Answer & Explanation: Andhra Bank has launched ‘AB Little Stars’ scheme for children in age group of 10-15 years.
 
Question: Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $350-million loan assistance for up-gradation of district roads in ______?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Rajasthan
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Karnataka
Answer & Explanation: Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $350-million loan assistance for up-gradation of district roads in Madhya Pradesh..

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  1. Manjit says:

    I like ur simple way of explanation . Thanx

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