Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 21.12.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 21.12.2014

James Maynard: Professor James Maynard of Oxford University and the University of Montreal, Canada was conferred the SASTRA – Ramanujan Award 2014.

John Freeman: Britain’s prominent journalist and former high commissioner to India, John Freeman died at the age of 99.

Indian Football: Two men who possess experience of having coached in India as well as at the International level, Englishman Stephen Constantine and New Zealand Ricki Herbert, have been short-listed to take over from Dutchman Wim Koevermans as the new coach of the national football team.  

Indian Super League 2014: Atletico de Kolkata co-owner Sourav Ganguly team has won the inaugural edition of Indian Super League trophy by beating Kerala Blasters with a 1-0 in the final at D.Y. Patil stadium.  Luis Garcia was the captain of Atletico de Kolkata.

Vasan Srinivasan: Indian-origin Vasan Srinivasan has inducted into an Australian national body Australian Multicultural Council (AMC). He will be serving the council till 16 December 2017.

Pakistan: Pakistan became the Associate Member Sate of CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research).

Michael Garcia: Michael Garcia has resigned as Independent Chief Ethic investigator of Freedom Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Ethics Committee. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 21.12.2014 

Question: Who was conferred the SASTRA-Ramanujan Award 2014?
A) Robert Pires
B) James Maynard
C) Bojan Djordjic
D) David James
Answer & Explanation: James Maynard was conferred the SASTRA-Ramanujan Award 2014.
 
Question: Britain’s prominent journalist and former high commissioner to India, John Freeman died at the age of _______?
A) 99
B) 88
C) 72
D) 84
Answer & Explanation: Britain’s prominent journalist and former high commissioner to India, John Freeman died at the age 99.
 
Question: Which team has won the inaugural edition of Indian Super League trophy?
A) Chennaiyin
B) Kerala Blasters
C) Atletico de Kolkata
D) Pune City
Answer & Explanation: Atletico de Kolkata has won the inaugural edition of Indian Super League trophy.
 
Question: Who was the captain of Atletico de Kolkata?
A) Penn Orji
B) Joan Capdevilla
C) Luis Garcia
D) David Trezeguet
Answer & Explanation: Luis Garcia was the captain of Atletico de Kolkata
 
Question:  Atletico de Kolkata team has won the inaugural edition of Indian Super League trophy by beating ______ in the final?
A) Kerala Blasters
B) Pune City
C) Delhi Dynamos
D) Mumbai City
Answer & Explanation: Atletico de Kolkata has won the inaugural edition of Indian Super League trophy by beating Kerala Blasters in the final.

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