Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.08.2015 

Andhra Pradesh: The Line Group of Germany will invest over $200 million (About RS 1, 300 crores) in Andhra Pradesh in fisheries-related areas.

Arthur Morris: Former Australian cricketer Arthur Morris died at the age of 93.

Tata Trust: Tata Trust to develop villages in Vijayawada.

Uber & Airtel deal: Taxi hailing app Uber has entered into a strategic partnership with Bharti Airtel in a bid to provide internet access to riders.

Vijay C Advani: Vijay C Advani has been appointed as co-president of California-based Franklin Resources.

Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy has launched Free Laptop Scheme. The scheme is to provide free laptops to all students who have passed Plus Two from Government Higher Secondary Schools in the last two academic years that is 2013-14 and 2014-15.

N.R. Varhadpande: Eminent Sanskrit scholar N.R. Varhadpande died at the age of 94.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 22.08.2015 

Question: Who was Arthur Morris?
A) scientist
B) artist
C) singer
D) cricketer
Answer & Explanation: Arthur Morris was a cricketer.

Question: Uber has entered into a strategic partnership with _________ in a bid to provide internet access to riders?
A) BSNL
B) Bharti Airtel
C) Reliance
D) Idea
Answer & Explanation: Uber has entered into a strategic partnership with Bharti Airtel in a bid to provide internet access to riders.

Question: Who was N.R. Varhadpande?
A) writer
B) sports person
C) scholar
D) environmentalist
Answer & Explanation: N.R. Varhadpande was a scholar.

Question: Which State/UT has launched Free Laptop Scheme? 
A) Tamil Nadu
B) Karnataka
C) Puducherry
D) Madhya Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Puducherry has launched Free Laptop Scheme.

Question: Who has been appointed as co-president of California-based Franklin Resources?
A) Sunder Pichai
B) Ashok Dev Rai
C) Vijay C Advani
D) Satya Nadella
Answer & Explanation: Vijay C Advani has been appointed as co-president of California-based Franklin Resources.

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