Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 23.03.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 23.03.2015

Shashi Kapoor: Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor will be felicitated with the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for 2014.

Exim Bank: Exim Bank has given a USD 198.96 million line of credit to Myanma Foreign Trade Bank, Myanmar for financing several irrigation projects.

India: India has overtaken the US to become the third-largest steel producer in the world.

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis: Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis have won the women’s double title of BNP Paribas Open Indian Wells 2015 by defeating Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in the finals. 

Lee Kuan Yew: Prime Minister Lee Kaun Yew of Singapore has died at the age of 91.

NMDC Limited: NMDC Limited has received the National Safety Award (Mines) for the year 2011 for its Bailadila Iron Ore Mine, Bacheli Complex in recognition of the Longest Accident Free Period.

Benjamin Netanyahu: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has won a clear majority of support to form the next coalition government.

Sanbor Shullai: Meghalaya Deputy Speaker Sanbor Shullai has resigned from the post.

BNP Paribas Open 2015: Novak Djokovic has won the men’s singles title of BNP Paribas Open Indian Wells title by defeating Roger Federer in the finals at California, United States. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 23.03.2015 

Question: Who will be felicitated with the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for 2014?
A) Shashi Kapoor
B) Udit Narayan
C) Asha Bhosle
D) Amitabh Bachchan
Answer & Explanation: Shashi Kapoor will be felicitated with the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for 2014.

Question: Which country has overtaken the US to become the third-largest steel producer in the world?
A) China
B) Japan
C) Germany
D) India
Answer & Explanation: India has overtaken the US to become the third-largest steel producer in the world. 

Question: Who was Lee Kaun Yew?
A) Hollywood singer
B) Singapore PM
C) NASA scientist
D) Australian actor
Answer & Explanation: Lee Kaun Yew was a Singapore PM.

Question: Who has won the men’s singles title of BNP Paribas Open Indian Wells title 2015?
A) Andy Murray
B) Novak Djokovic
C) Rafael Nadal
D) Roger Federer
Answer & Explanation: Novak Djokovic has won the men’s singles title of BNP Paribas Open Indian Wells title.

Question: Exim Bank has given a USD ________ line of credit to Myanma Foreign Trade Bank, Myanmar for financing several irrigation projects?
A) 150.19 million
B) 198.96 million
C) 200.00 million
D) 156.89 million
Answer & Explanation: Exim Bank has given a USD 198.96 million line of credit to Myanma Foreign Trade Bank, Myanmar for financing several irrigation projects.

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