Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 21.06.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 21.06.2015 

Shashi Bala: Former Indian women hockey team captain, Shashi Bala died at the age of 47.

Kochi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has flagged off India’s first diesel electric multiple (DEMU) train service at Kochi, Kerala.

Sanjay Subramanyan: Renowned singer Sanjay Subrahmanyan will be honoured with the Sangita Kalanidhi Award of the Music Academy.

Roboaut2: Robonaut2, the first humanoid robot in space, which can work alongside astronauts during spacewalks, has been selected as the NASA Invention of the Year for 2014.  

Kerala: Railways will implement Sabari Rail Project in Kerala to connect south India’s major pilgrim centre of Sabarimala through rail route.

US Open: Indian men’s double pair of Badminton Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy has reached the finals of UP Open. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 21.06.2015 

Question: Who was Shashi Bala?
A) artist
B) politician
C) sports person
D) scientist
Answer & Explanation: Shashi Bala was a sports person.

Question: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has flagged off India’s first diesel electric multiple (DEMU) train service in ___________?
A) Kerala
B) U.P.
C) Gujarat
D) Maharashtra
Answer & Explanation: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has flagged off India’s first diesel electric multiple (DEMU) train service in Kerala.

Question: Who will be honoured with the Sangita Kalanidhi Award of the Music Academy?
A) Piyush Goyal
B) Sanjay Subrahmanyan
C) A.D. Tiwari
D) Kalraj Sharma
Answer & Explanation: Sanjay Subrahmanyan will be honoured with the Sangita Kalanidhi Award of the Music Academy.

Question: Who has been selected as the NASA Invention of the Year for 2014?
A) Sushmu 
B) OpdiA
C) Petra
D) Robonaut2
Answer & Explanation: Robonaut2 has been selected as the NASA Invention of the Year for 2014.

Question: Railways will implement Sabari Rail Project in ____________ to connect south India’s major pilgrim centre of Sabarimala through rail route?
A) Karnataka
B) Kerala
C) Delhi
D) Tamil Nadu
Answer & Explanation: Railways will implement Sabari Rail Project in Kerala to connect south India’s major pilgrim centre of Sabarimala through rail route.

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