Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 19.12.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 19.12.2014

Imtiaz Dharker: Noted Pakistan–born poetess Imtiaz Dharker has nominated for the Queen’s Medal for Poetry 2014 for her latest poetry collection “Over the Moon”.

Maddineni Babu: Senior Telgu sports journalist Maddineni Babu passed away in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh at the age of 74.

HTC Global Service: IT Services Company HTC Global Services has acquired a US based firm CareTech Solutions Inc. Both companies are headquartered in Troy, Michigan.

Virna Lisi: Acclaimed Italian actress Virna Lisi has died at the age of 78. Virna Lisi carved a successful career in Hollywood.

India: India has not fared well in Forbes’ list of the best countries for business this year, ranking 93rd out of 146 countries.

Chunibhai Vaidya: Veteran Gandhian and freedom fighter Chunibhai Vaidya has passed away at Ahmedabad, Gujarat at the age of 97. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 19.12.2014 

Question: Who has nominated for the Queen’s Medal for Poetry 2014 for her latest poetry collection “Over the Moon”?
A) Sameer Raja
B) Alok Sethi
C) Imtiaz Dharker
D) Pradeep Sarkar
Answer & Explanation: Imtiaz Dharker has nominated for the Queen’s Medal for Poetry 2014 for her latest poetry collection “Over the Moon”.
 
Question: Who was Maddineni Babu?
A) scientist
B) astronomer
C) journalist
D) economist
Answer & Explanation: Maddineni Babu was a journalist.
 
Question: Which company has acquired a US based firm CareTech Solutions Inc?
A) Reliance
B) HTC Global Services
C) PatroMax
D) Microsoft
Answer & Explanation: HTC Global Services has acquired a US based firm CareTech Solutions Inc.
 
Question: Who was Virna Lisi?
A) hollywood actress
B) writer
C) journalist
D) sports person
Answer & Explanation: Virna Lisi was a Hollywood actress
 
Question: What was the rank of India in the Forbes’ list of best countries for business this year?
A) 105
B) 87
C) 93
D) 64
Answer & Explanation: 93rd was the rank of India in the best countries for business this year.

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