Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.04.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.04.2015

Rana Dasgupta: Delhi Author Rana Dasgupta has been shortlisted for the George Orwell Prize for political writing 2015.

Rajiv Ranjan: Senior IPS Officer Rajiv Ranjan Verma has been appointed as Director General of Railway Protection Force (RPF).

Zomato: Restaurant search app Zomato has acquired NexTable, an online table reservation platform based in Charlotte, North Carolina. NexTable will soon rename to Zomato Book.

Singapore: Singapore set to open museum on India’s diverse heritage. This is the first of its kind museum in the country.    

B. Pradhan: Senior IAS officer B Pradhan has been appointed as adviser in National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).

Kudermukh and Rajaji National Parks: The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has approved two national parks, Kudermukh National Park in Karnataka and Rajaji National Park in Uttarakhand as a tiger reserve.

Christopher Alan Bayly: Eminent historian professor Christopher Alan Bayly died in Chicago at the age of 70.  

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 22.04.2015 

Question: Which Indian has been shortlisted for the George Orwell Prize for political writing 2015?
A) Rana Dasgupta
B) K.K. Bane
C) Suraj Rai
D) Ankita Devriya
Answer & Explanation: Rana Dasgupta has been shortlisted for the George Orwell Prize for political writing 2015.

Question: Who has been appointed as Director General of Railway Protection Force (RPF)?
A) Shaket Shukla
B) Dev Rai
C) Rajiv Ranjan Verma
D) Shahsi Kanti
Answer & Explanation: Rajiv Ranjan Verma has been appointed as Director General of Railway Protection Force (RPF). 

Question: Who was Christopher Alan Bayly?
A) artist
B) scientist
C) socialist
D) professor
Answer & Explanation: Christopher Alan Bayly was a professor.

Question: Who has been appointed as adviser in National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)?
A) Prateek Anand
B) B Pradhan
C) Narain Kapoor
D) K.S. Basu
Answer & Explanation: B Pradhan has been appointed as adviser in National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). 

Question: Kudermukh National Park is in which state of India?
A) Karnataka
B) Goa
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Maharashtra
Answer & Explanation: Kudermukh National Park is in Karnataka.

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