Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.05.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.05.2015 

Environmental Democracy Index (EDI): Washington-based World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Access Initiative on 20 May 2015 released the first Environmental Democracy Index (EDI) for the year 2015. India was ranked at 24th position out of 70 countries.

Bob Belden: American jazz musician Bob Belden has died at the age of 58.

Andaman & Nicobar: Andaman & Nicobar Police has proposed to reserve 33 percent of the seats for the posts of constable and sub-inspector for women.

Nelong Valley: Nelong Valley in Uttarakhand has opened first time for tourists after 1962.

International Day for Biological Diversity: The United Nations has observed the International Day for Biological Diversity (IBD) on 22 May 2015. The theme for the year is Biodiversity for Sustainable Development.

O Panneerselvan: Tamil Nadu chief minister O Panneerselvam has resigned from the post.

Mirage-2000: In an attempt to practice using highways for emergency landings, an IAF Mirage 2000 jet successfully test landed on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh.

Gujarat: Gujarat government and Chinese software firm ZTEsoft have entered into an agreement for smart city projects in the state.

IRCTC: IRCTC has partnered with MyDala to offer deals to ticket buyers. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 22.05.2015 

Question: India was ranked at ________ position out of 70 countries in the first Environmental Democracy Index (EDI) for the year 2015.
A) 35th
B) 24th
C) 21st
D) 30th
Answer & Explanation: India was ranked at 24th position out of 70 countries in the first Environmental Democracy Index (EDI) for the year 2015.

Question: Which state government has tied up Chinese software firm ZTEsoft have entered into an agreement for smart city projects in the state.
A) Maharashtra
B) Karnataka
C) Gujarat
D) Tamil Nadu
Answer & Explanation: Gujarat government and Chinese software firm ZTEsoft have entered into an agreement for smart city projects in the state.

Question: Which firm has partnered with MyDala to offer deals to ticket buyers?
A) Yatra.com
B)  IRCTC
C) Makemytrip
D) Redbus
Answer & Explanation: IRCTC has partnered with MyDala to offer deals to ticket buyers.

Question:  Which Union Territory Police has proposed to reserve 33 percent of the seats for the posts of constable and sub-inspector for women?
A) Andaman & Nicobar
B) Puducherry
C) Lakshadweep
D) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Answer & Explanation: Andaman & Nicobar Police has proposed to reserve 33 percent of the seats for the posts of constable and sub-inspector for women.

Question: Who was Bob Belden?
A) scientist
B) socialist
C) professor
D) musician
Answer & Explanation: Bob Belden was a musician.

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