Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.01.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.01.2015 

Apple Inc: Apple Inc has acquired United Kingdom based startup firm Semetric Ltd to add music analytics tool in its devices.

Sunil Sood: Sunil Sood will be appointed as Vodafone India CEO, He will succeed Martin Pieters, who is at present the chief operating officer at the telecom giant.

Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao scheme: Harayana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar s inaugurated a state-level exhibition ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’ BBBP programme ahead of the launch of the National BBBP programme by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Nitin Gadkari: Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari have laid the foundation stone for road projects worth Rs 3,300 crore in Punjab. It involved projects totaling 222 Kms to be completed at a total cost of Rs 3,342 crore.

Snapdeal: Online selling firm Snapdeal has signed 50:50 Joint Venture with DEN to launch TV commerce channel DEN Sanapdeal TV shop. Through this joint venture, Snapdeal aims to create a multi-nodal electronic shopping avenue for customers and it aims to take the DEN TV shop to 100 million households across India.

PM Narendra Modi: The ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’ scheme, which seeks to address gender imbalance and discrimination against the girl child, was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Panipat in Haryana.

Suzlon Energy: Wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy has announced selling 100 per cent stake in its German subsidiary Senvion SE to U.S.-based Centerbridge Partners for €1 billion euro (about Rs. 7,200 crore) in an all-cash deal.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 22.01.2015 

Question: Which company has acquired United Kingdom based startup firm Semetric Ltd to add music analytics tool in its devices?
A) Microsoft
B) TCS
C) Motorola
D) Apple Inc
Answer & Explanation: Apple Inc has acquired United Kingdom based startup firm Semetric Ltd to add music analytics tool in its devices.
 
Question: Who will be appointed as Vodafone India CEO?
A) Amit Kumar
B) Sunil Sood
C) Suresh Prabhu
D) D.P. Pathak
Answer & Explanation: Sunil Sood will be appointed as Vodafone India CEO.
 
Question: Who has laid the foundation stone for road projects worth Rs 3,300 crore in Punjab?
A) Nitin Gadkari
B) Sushma Swaraj
C) Narendra Modi
D) Rajnath Singh
Answer & Explanation: Nitin Gadkari has laid the foundation stone for road projects worth Rs 3,300 crore in Punjab.
 
Question: ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’ scheme was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Panipat in ______?
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Haryana
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Karnataka
Answer & Explanation: ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’ scheme was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Panipat in Haryana.
 
Question: Who is the Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping?
A) Ram Vilas Paswan
B) Nitin Gadkari
C) Arun Jaitley
D) Sushma Swaraj
Answer & Explanation: Nitin Gadkari is the Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping

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