Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 20.02.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 20.02.2015

Kalim Ahmed Ajiz: Legendry Urdu poet Dr. Kalim Ahmed Ajiz died in Jharkhand at the age of 90.

Rashad Hussain: Indian-American Rashad Hussain has been appointed as the Special Envoy and Coordinator for Strategic Counter-terrorism Communication.

Jitan Ram Manjhi: Chief Minister of Bihar Jitam Ram Manjhi has resigned from the post. Governor of Bihar KN Tripathi accepted his resignation.

Samsung Inc: Samsung Electronics Co has acquired US-based mobile wallet startup LoopPay. The acquisition is aimed at launching a Smartphone payments service to compete with Apple Pay of Apple Inc.

Daggubati Ramanaidu: Noted film producer and Dada Saheb Phalke award winner Daggubati Ramanaidu has died in Hyderabad at the age of 78.

Maheshwar Sahu: Maheshwar Sahu has been appointed as an independent director on the board of Mukesh Ambani promoted Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 20.02.2015 

Question: Who was Kalim Ahmed Ajiz?
A) entrepreneur
B) socialist
C) poet
D) scientist
Answer & Explanation: Kalim Ahmed Ajiz was a poet.

Question: Who has acquired US-based mobile wallet startup LoopPay.
A) TCS
B) Samsung Electronics Co
C) Wipro
D) Facebook
Answer & Explanation: Samsung Electronics Co has acquired US-based mobile wallet startup LoopPay.

Question: Who has been appointed as an independent director on the board of Mukesh Ambani promoted Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)?
A) P.P. Sekharan
B) Maheshwar Sahu
C) James Rao
D) D.K. Pathak
Answer & Explanation: Maheshwar Sahu has been appointed as an independent director on the board of Mukesh Ambani promoted Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).

Question: Who was Daggubati Ramanaidu?
A) cricketer
B) engineer
C) film producer
D) socialist
Answer & Explanation: Daggubati Ramanaidu was a film producer.

Question: Who has been appointed as the Special Envoy and Coordinator for Strategic Counter-terrorism Communication?
A) Manjul Bhargav
B) S.K. Srivastav
C) Rashad Hussain
D) M.D. Saroj
Answer & Explanation: Rashad Hussain has been appointed as the Special Envoy and Coordinator for Strategic Counter-terrorism Communication.

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  1. kapil says:

    sir plz update current affairs daily

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