Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.12.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.12.2014

James Rodriguez: Colombia’s footballer star James Rodriguez was the most searched athlete on Google during 2014.

Abdul Hamid: Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid has arrived in Kolkata on a two-day visit to West Bengal. The Bangladesh President has arrived in Delhi on December 18 on a six-day official visit.

Sachin Tendulkar: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has been named the ICC World Cup 2015 ambassador for the second successive edition.

Jagdev Singh Jassowal: Former Congress MLA Jagdev Singh Jassowal has passed away at the age of 80 after a brief illness.

India: India will surpass the US as the second largest market for smartphones globally by 2016, helped by device makers offering affordable handsets.

Jyotsna Suri: Jyotsna Suri, Chairperson of Bharat Hotels, has been elected as the President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).

Suzlon Group: Suzlon Group firm Senvion SE has bagged orders worth over Rs 420 crore for setting up wind power projects having nearly 64 mw capacity in the UK.

Prakash Mishra: Senior IPS officer Prakash Mishra took over as the new chief of country’s largest paramilitary and lead anti-Naxal operations force CRPF.

Rajinder Khanna: Rajinder Khanna has appointed as the new chief of Special Secretary in Research and Analysis Wing or RAW.

Kabaddi World Cup 2014: India won the Men and Women title of Kabaddi World Cup 2014. In Men, India defeated Pakistan while in women, India defeated New Zealand to win the title for the fourth consecutive time. The final match of the cup was played at Guru Gobind Singh Multipurpose Stadium in Jalandhar, Punjab, India. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 22.12.2014 

Question: who has been named the ICC World Cup 2015 ambassador for the second successive edition?
A) Kumar Sangakkara
B) Sachin Tendulkar
C) Brian Lara
D) Jacques Kallis
Answer & Explanation: Sachin Tendulkar has been named the ICC World Cup 2015 ambassador for the second successive edition.
 
Question: Who has been elected as the President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)?
A) Kapil Rajouri
B) K.K. Sinha
C) Jyotsna Suri
D) Rajaram Sohan
Answer & Explanation: Jyotsna Suri has been elected as the President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)?
 
Question: Who has appointed as the new chief of Special Secretary in Research and Analysis Wing or RAW?
A) Rajinder Khanna
B) Savita Kumar
C) Rituraj Kumar
D) Prerna Dashore
Answer & Explanation: Rajinder Khanna has appointed as the new chief of Special Secretary in Research and Analysis Wing or RAW
 
Question: Who took over as the new chief of country’s largest paramilitary and lead anti-Naxal operations force CRPF?
A) Anand Sharma
B) Satish Rai
C) D.P. Pathak
D) Prakash Mishra
Answer & Explanation: Prakash Mishra took over as the new chief of country’s largest paramilitary and lead anti-Naxal operations force CRPF.
 
Question: Who won the Men and Women title of Kabaddi World Cup 2014?
A) Pakistan
B) New Zealand
C) India
D) Bangladesh
Answer & Explanation: India won the Men and Women title of Kabaddi World Cup 2014.

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