Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 21.09.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 21.09.2015 

New Zealand: New Zealand will provide assistance and advanced technologies to boost India’s Renewable energy sector.

Ajanta Pharma: Ajanta Pharma will re-place Aditya Birla Nuvo on Nifty Midcap 50.

Jagmohan Dalmiya: BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya died at the age of 75.

NABARD: National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned RIDF assistance of Rs. 1, 134.74 crore for Odisha for two important mega projects for drinking water and lift irrigation in the state.

e-Paisa: Payments service provider Paytm, Mobikwik and Citrus have tied up with e-Paisa, to enable easy payment option to customers to pay at retails outlets like grocery stores, restaurants and other small bricks and mortar merchants through their mobile wallets.

Mariko Kipchumba: Mariko Kipchumba of Kenya has won the annual Beijing International Marathon 2015.

Sebastian Vettel: Ferrari formula one driver Sebastian Vettel has won the Singapore Grand Prix 2015.

AusIndex: First ever naval exercise between India and Australia that focused on anti-sub-marine warfare has concluded in Vishakhapatnam

hCentive: Us-based hCentive, a healthcare IT solutions provider will invest Rs 750 crore in its R&D centre in India over the next five years.     

Vikram Pawah: US bike maker Harley-Davidson has appointed Vikram Pawah as the new Managing Director (MD) of its India operations.

Radhika Thilak: Renowned Malayalam playback singer Radhika Thilak died at the age of 70.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 21.09.2015

Question: Who has won the Singapore Grand Prix 2015?
A) Sebastian Vettel
B) Nico Rosberg
C) Lewis Hamilton
D) Daniel Ricciardo
Answer & Explanation: Sebastian Vettel has won the Singapore Grand Prix 2015.

Question: Which country will provide assistance and advanced technologies to boost India’s Renewable energy sector?
A) New Zealand
B) US
C) France
D) Japan
Answer & Explanation: New Zealand will provide assistance and advanced technologies to boost India’s Renewable energy sector

Question: National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned RIDF assistance of Rs. 1, 134.74 crore for ______?
A) Karnataka
B) Maharashtra
C) Odisha
D) Bihar
Answer & Explanation: National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned RIDF assistance of Rs. 1, 134.74 crore for Odisha.

Question: Who has been appointed as Managing Director (MD) of US bike maker Harley-Davidson for its India operations?
A) Ajeet Kumar
B) Suresh Jaglan
C) Sameer Kutesha
D) Vikram Pawah
Answer & Explanation: Vikram Pawah has been appointed as Managing Director (MD) of US bike maker Harley-Davidson for its India operations.

Question: which firm will re-place Aditya Birla Nuvo on Nifty Midcap 50?
A) Ajanta Pharma
B) HCL
C) Lupin
D) TCS
Answer & Explanation: Ajanta Pharma will re-place Aditya Birla Nuvo on Nifty Midcap 50.

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