Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 21.03.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 21.03.2015

Rajendra Singh: Rajendra Singh, an eminent environment activist, has been conferred the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize 2015 for his innovative water restoration efforts and extraordinary courage to empower communities in Indian villages.

Martin Guptill: New Zealand’s cricketer Martin Guptill hit highest ever World Cup score 237 not out in the quarter-finals in World Cup 2015.

India: India is set to become the first country in the world to have biometric data and no delicacy in the voter’s list after linking of Aadhar card with voter identity card.

Lata Mageshkar: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar has been presented with the Laadli Voice of the century award.

Jaipur: The 1st Counter-Terrorism Conference 2015 was held in Jaipur for three days from 19 March 2015 to 21 March 2015.

Shahir Krishnarao: Marathi folk legend Shahir Krishnarao Sable has died in Mumbai at the age of 92.

Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi: Pakistani cricketers Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi have announced retirement from ODI cricketer.

Union Government: Union cabinet has approved 33% women reservation in police forces of all Union Territories.

Amitabh Bachchan: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been appointed as the brand ambassador for Union Government’s campaign against Hepatitis B.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 21.03.2015 

Question: Who has been conferred the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize 2015?
A) Aamir Khan
B) Ravindra Tiwari
C) Rajendra Singh
D) J.K. Tevera
Answer & Explanation: Rajendra Singh has been conferred the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize 2015.

Question: Who has been presented with the Laadli Voice of the century award.
A) Asha Bhosle
B) Lata Mangeshkar
C) R.D. Verman
D) Usha Mangeshkar
Answer & Explanation: Lata Mangeshkar has been presented with the Laadli Voice of the century award.

Question: The 1st Counter-Terrorism Conference 2015 was held in _____?
A) Jaipur
B) Bangalore
C) Hyderabad
D) Delhi
Answer & Explanation: The 1st Counter-Terrorism Conference 2015 was held in Jaipur.

Question: Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador for Union Government’s campaign against Hepatitis B?
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) Narendra Modi
C) Amitabh Bachchan
D) M.S. Dhoni
Answer & Explanation: Amitabh Bachchan has been appointed as the brand ambassador for Union Government’s campaign against Hepatitis B.

Question: Union cabinet has approved _______ women reservation in police forces of all Union Territories?
A) 21%
B) 33%
C) 40%
D) 30%
Answer & Explanation: Union cabinet has approved 33% women reservation in police forces of all Union Territories.

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