Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 23.02.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 23.02.2015

Eddie Redmayne: Actor Eddie Redmayne has won the best actor award at 87th Annual Academy Awards.

Thomas Cook: Travel firm Thomas Cook India has inked an agreement with Global Distribution Systems provider Amadeus.

Badramshyam Kothari: Badramshyam Kothari, popularly known as Shyam Kothari, the third-generation entrepreneur from the HC Kothari and the son-in-law of late industrialist Dhirubhai Ambani died in the US at the age of 54.

Avantha Group company: Avantha Group company has bagged a $20 million contract from Indonesia firm PT PLN for setting up power transmission infrastructure.

Ram Niwas Goel: AAP MLA Ram Niwas Goel has been elected Speaker of the Delhi Assembly. Ram Niwas Goel was elected from Shahdara constituency in north Delhi.

Tata Power: Tata Power has signed a pact with Russia’s largest coal producer for tapping opportunities in the energy sector.

Kodiyeri Balakrishnan: Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has been elected as the new CPI-M state secretary in Kerala.

Sitaram Chamaria: Social worker and former Congress Legislator Sitaram Chamaria died at the age of 86.

87th Annual Academy Awards: ‘Birdman’, directed by Alejandro G. Inarritu has won the Academy Award for best picture at 87th Annual Academy Awards. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 23.02.2015 

Question: Who has won the best actor award at 87th Annual Academy Awards?
A) P. Thomas
B) Eddie Redmayne
C) Brad Pitt
D) Andrew Smith
Answer & Explanation: Eddie Redmayne has won the best actor award at 87th Annual Academy Awards.

Question: Who has been elected Speaker of the Delhi Assembly?
A) Ram Niwas Goel
B) Pawan Sharma
C) Ajay Dutt
D) Gopal Rai
Answer & Explanation: Ram Niwas Goel has been elected Speaker of the Delhi Assembly.

Question: Who has been elected as the new CPI-M state secretary in Kerala?
A) Ashok Rao
B) Kodiyeri Balakrishnan
C) Dev Prasad
D) Sri Balakrishnan
Answer & Explanation: Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has been elected as the new CPI-M state secretary in Kerala.

Question: Who was Sitaram Chamaria?
A) scientist
B) artist
C) politician
D) choreographer
Answer & Explanation: Sitaram Chamaria was a politician.

Question: Which movie has won the Academy Award for best picture at 87th Annual Academy Awards?
A) Acid Gun
B) Gravity
C) Birdman
D) Source Code
Answer & Explanation: Birdman has won the Academy Award for best picture at 87th Annual Academy Awards.

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