Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 20.03.2015

Daily GK UpdatesCurrent Affairs 20.03.2015

Malcolm Fraser: Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser has died at the age of 84.

PM Narendra Modi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been appointed as the new chancellor of Visva Bharati University for next three years. He has replaced former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

UAE: United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched a road show in India to promote tourism and provide tourists visiting Gulf country special offers tailored to meet the Indian market needs.

Electoral Trust: Top corporate companies, including Reliance Group, Birla Group and Tata Group and DLF have established ‘Electoral Trusts’ to offer funds to political parties.

Cher Wang: Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp has appointed its founder Cher Wang as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).   

Ramraje Nimbalkar: NCP nominee Ramraje Nimbalkar has been elected as the Maharashtra Legislative Council Chairman.

Rae Bareli, UP: Thirty one people were killed and 45 injured in a train accident on Friday morning at Uttar Pradesh Bachhrawan railway station, 40 km from Rae Bareli. The accident was happened in Dehradun-Varanasi Janata Express.

PAHAL scheme: Government has said that it has transferred Rs 7,024 crore as cash subsidies to LPG consumer since mid November 2014 under PAHAL scheme.

M.S. Dhoni: Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the first Indian Cricket team captain to register 100 ODI wins.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 20.03.2015 

Question: Who was Malcolm Fraser?
A) ISRO scientist
B) Australian politician
C) NASA scientist
D) Hollywood actor
Answer & Explanation: Malcolm Fraser was an Australian politician.

Question: Who has been appointed as the new chancellor of Visva Bharati University for next three years?
A) Sonia Gandhi
B) Smriti Irani
C) Sushma Swaraj
D) PM Narendra Modi
Answer & Explanation: PM Narendra Modi has been appointed as the new chancellor of Visva Bharati University for next three years. 

Question: Who has been appointed as new CEO of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp?
A) Ximi Shoki
B) Cher Wang
C) Chenge Lee
D) Hoo Chong Loo
Answer & Explanation: Cher Wang has been appointed as new CEO of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp.

Question: Who became the first Indian Cricket team captain to register 100 ODI wins?
A) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
B) Mohammad Azharuddin
C) Kapil Dev
D) Saurabh Gangualy
Answer & Explanation: Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the first Indian Cricket team captain to register 100 ODI wins.

Question: Who has been elected as the Maharashtra Legislative Council Chairman?
A) R.D. Tiwari
B) Ramraje Nimbalkar
C) Sudha Pushkar
D) Anmol Geethe
Answer & Explanation: Ramraje Nimbalkar has been elected as the Maharashtra Legislative Council Chairman.

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