Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 23.05.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 23.05.2015

G Mohan Kumar: The appointments committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed G Mohan Kumar as the Secretary of the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

J Jayalalithaa: AIADMK General Secretary J Jayalalithaa has sworn-in as the chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for fifth time. She has succeeded O Panneerselvam.

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd: China based Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd has launched LiteOS operating system meant for Internet of Things (IoT) based devices. This is the world’s most lightweight IoT operating system (OS).

SAIL: Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Arcelor Mitttal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up an automotive steel manufacturing facility under a Joint Venture (JV) arrangement in India.

Tata Power: Private sector electricity producer Tata Power will move out of the stock market benchmark index Sensex and will be replaced by drug maker Lupin.  

Bank of India (BOI): Bank of India (BOI) has tied up with MasterCard to launch three new cards and also two new banking solutions for its card holders. The bank launched Business Debit MasterCard, Platinum Credit MasterCard and International Travel MasterCard to improve customer’s payment experiences.  

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 23.05.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as the Secretary of the Ministry of Defence (MoD)?
A) Devendra Kumar
B) Pyush Narain
C) G Mohan Kumar
D) Arvind Das
Answer & Explanation: G Mohan Kumar has been appointed as the Secretary of the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

Question: Who has sworn-in as the chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for fifth time?
A) Ashok Rao
B) J Jayalalithaa
C) S Kumar
D) O Panneerselvam
Answer & Explanation: J Jayalalithaa has sworn-in as the chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for fifth time.

Question: Which company will move out of the stock market benchmark index Sensex and will be replaced by drug maker Lupin?
A) Tata Power
B) GlaxoSmithKline
C) Lupin
D) TCS
Answer & Explanation: Tata Power will move out of the stock market benchmark index Sensex and will be replaced by drug maker Lupin. 

Question: Arcelor Mitttal and ________ have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up an automotive steel manufacturing facility under a Joint Venture (JV) arrangement in India?
A) BHEL
B) CONCOR
C) SAIL
D) NALCO
Answer & Explanation: Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Arcelor Mitttal have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up an automotive steel manufacturing facility under a Joint Venture (JV) arrangement in India.

Question: Which company has launched LiteOS operating system meant for Internet of Things (IoT) based devices, world’s most lightweight IoT operating system?
A) Microsoft
B) Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd
C) Apple
D) Xiaomi
Answer & Explanation: Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd has launched LiteOS operating system meant for Internet of Things (IoT) based devices, world’s most lightweight IoT operating system.

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