Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 21.11.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 21.11.2014

Thomas Kailath: Indian American scientist Thomas Kailath has received the US National Medal of Science for transformative contributions to the fields of science and technology.

World’s cities to work and live rankings: Mumbai has secured 13th spot in the list of top attractive cities in terms of professional and private life, according to a report presented by INSEAD which is one of the largest business schools globally. Dubai has secured the top position in this list.

NABARD: Rural lender bank NABARD has committed a sum of Rs. 2000 crore for new projects in Uttar Pradesh for 2014-15

Custodian of the Year 2014 Award: Deutsche Bank has won the Custodian of the Year 2014 award.

Vivek Sood: Telecom firm Uninor has announced the appointment of Vivek Sood as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). 

Mike Nichols: Oscar award winner actor Mike Nichols died at the age of 83.

Amul: Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), the maker of Amul dairy products, is setting up a unit at the Sankrail Food Park in Howrah district in West Bengal for an investment of around Rs. 200 crore.

Deutsche Bank Urban age Award 2014: Chintan, a non-government organization was conferred the Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award 2014. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 21.11.2014 

Question: Who has received the National Medal of Science for transformative contributions to the fields of science and technology?
A) Anita Desai
B) Thomas Kailath
C) Akhouri Sinha
D) Rahul Richard Verman
Answer & Explanation: Thomas Kailath has received the National Medal of Science for transformative contributions to the fields of science and technology.
 
Question: Which Indian city has secured 13th spot in the list of top attractive cities in terms of professional and private life, according to a report presented by INSEAD which is one of the largest business schools globally?
A) Delhi
B) Bangalore
C) Mumbai
D) Pune
Answer & Explanation: Mumbai has secured 13th spot in the list of top attractive cities in terms of professional and private life.
 
Question: Which bank has won the Custodian of the Year 2014 Award?
A) Deutsche
B) Karur Vysya
C) Lakshmi Vilas
D) HDFC
Answer & Explanation: Deutsche bank has won the Custodian of the Year 2014 Award.
 
Question: Who was Mike Nichols?
A) environmentalist
B) socialist
C) actor
D) scientist
Answer & Explanation: Mike Nichols was an actor.
 
Question: In which state, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), the maker of Amul dairy products, is setting up a new unit of around Rs. 200 crore?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Karnataka
C) West Bengal
D) Punjab
Answer & Explanation: Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), the maker of Amul dairy products, is setting up a new unit in West Bengal.

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