Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 20.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 20.08.2015 

T C Venkat: T C Venkat has been appointed as Non-official Director as well as the Non-Executive Chairman of Indian Bank.

Ratan Tata: Tata sons chairman and noted industrialist Ratan Tata will inaugurate the country’s largest technology incubator center ‘T-Hub’ in Telangana.

Saina Nehwal: Star India Shuttler Saina Nehwal has signed a two-year deal with leading sports management group, IOS Sports and Entertainment.

Viral Jani: Twitter India has been appointed Viral Jani as Head of TV partnerships.

Bhim Jyoti Yatra: Congress has launched ‘Bhim Jyoti Yatra’ to mark the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi to woo Dalilts in Uttar Pradesh in view of the 2017 assembly elections in the state.

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is the wealthiest individual under the age of 35, with a personal fortune of $41.6 billion according to a Wealth-X report.

Ashwani Lohani: Ashwani Lohani to be the next Chairman and Managing Director of Air India.

Prasar Bharti: Prasar Bharti (PB) and Russian Pay-TV programmer Digital Television Russia (DTR) have signed a deal on cooperation focusing on high quality production, marketing and distribution of content related to art, culture, research, technology in the two countries. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 20.08.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as Non-official Director as well as the Non-Executive Chairman of Indian Bank?
A) S.K. Kumar
B) Devendra Rao
C) T C Venkat
D) Ashok Kumar
Answer & Explanation: T C Venkat has been appointed as Non-official Director as well as the Non-Executive Chairman of Indian Bank.

Question: The Union government has proposed to invest over Rs 3,030 crore in higher education in _______?
A) Maharashtra
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Andhra Pradesh
D) Bihar
Answer & Explanation: The Union government has proposed to invest over Rs 3,030 crore in higher education in Andhra Pradesh.

Question: Who has signed a two-year deal with leading sports management group, IOS Sports and Entertainment?
A) M.S. Dhoni
B) Virat Kohli
C) Saina Nehwal
D) Dipika Palikal
Answer & Explanation: Star India Shuttler Saina Nehwal has signed a two-year deal with leading sports management group, IOS Sports and Entertainment.

Question: With which country Prasar Bharti has signed a deal to high quality production, marketing and distribution of content related to art, culture, research, technology?
A) US
B) Russia
C) Japan
D) Iran
Answer & Explanation: Russia. 

Question: Who is the wealthiest individual under the age of 35, with a personal fortune of $41.6 billion according to a Wealth-X report? 
A) Nihlaj Dutt
B) Jason Day
C) Mark Zuckerberg
D) Jack Ma
Answer & Explanation: Mark Zuckerberg is the wealthiest individual under the age of 35, with a personal fortune of $41.6 billion according to a Wealth-X report.

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