Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.09.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.09.2015 

ADB: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has lowered India’s growth forecast for 2015-16 to 7.4% from the 7.8%.

Snapdeal: Ecommerce firm Snapdeal has partnered with educational loan provider Credila, an HDFC group company, to offer customized educational loans to students at the click of a mouse.

Telangana: The Telangana government has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Chhattisgarh for purchasing 1000 mw of power.

PizzaExpress: PizzaExpress, the world’s leading premium Italian casual dining brand, has won the prestigious 2015 Zomato User’s Choice Award.

Odisha: The Union government has approved Rs 1, 575 crore highway project in Odisha under its flagship highways building programme NHDP.

Madhya Pradesh: Chutka MP Atomic Power Station project of 1, 400 Mega Watt (MW) first nuclear power station of Madhya Pradesh, will be set up in Chutka village, Mandla District.

Citrus Pay: Payments solution provider Citrus Pay to tied up with Woohoo for offline wallet payments.

Tamil Nadu: Tamil Nadu government has announced a series of measures, including procuring state-of-the-art equipment such as bomb detectors and communication gadgets for the police force, at a total cost of about Rs 100 crore.  

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 22.09.2015 

Question: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has lowered India’s growth forecast for 2015-16 to ________?
A) 7.0% 
B) 7.4%
C) 7.6%
D) 8.0%
Answer & Explanation: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has lowered India’s growth forecast for 2015-16 to 7.4%.

Question: Which E-commerce firm has partnered with educational loan provider Credila, an HDFC group company, to offer customized educational loans to students at the click of a mouse?
A) Snapdeal
B) eBay
C) Flipkart
D) Amazon India
Answer & Explanation: Snapdeal has partnered with educational loan provider Credila, an HDFC group company, to offer customized educational loans to students at the click of a mouse. 

Question: Which state government has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Chhattisgarh for purchasing 1000 mw of power?
A) Telangana
B) Goa
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Maharashtra
Answer & Explanation: The Telangana government has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Chhattisgarh for purchasing 1000 mw of power.

Question: The Union government has approved ______ highway project in Odisha under its flagship highways building programme NHDP?
A) Rs 1, 200 crore
B) Rs 1, 575 crore
C) Rs 1, 417croe
D) Rs 1, 000 crore
Answer & Explanation: The Union government has approved Rs 1, 575 crore highway project in Odisha under its flagship highways building programme NHDP. 

Question: Who has won the prestigious 2015 Zomato User’s Choice Award?
A) Hakim
B) RollsOnWheels
C) PizzaExpress
D) PizzaHut
Answer & Explanation: PizzaExpress has won the prestigious 2015 Zomato User’s Choice Award.

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