Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 23.06.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 23.06.2015 

Praveen Gupta: SBI Capital Markets, the merchant banking arm of State Bank of India, has appointed Praveen Gupta as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

Rajasthan: Rajasthan has topped the list of states commissioning grid connected Solar Power projects till 2014.

Nirmala Joshi: Sister Nirmala Joshi, successor of Mother Teresa has died at the age of 81.

Maharashtra: Maharashtra has topped the list of States and UTs in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) filling in 2013-14 as per India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF).

Russia: Russia has won the European Team Athletics Championships 2015 by winning 10 of the 40 events of the program.

Jordan Spieth: Jordan Spieth won the US Open golf title 2015.    

China: China won the 2015 Nongfu Spring Snooker’s World Cup by defeating Scotland.

Debendranath Sarangi: Debendranath Sarangi has been elected as the President of Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI). 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 23.06.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of SBI Capital Markets?
A) Sameer Patel
B) D.P. Pathak
C) Praveen Gupta
D) Arvind Singh
Answer & Explanation: Praveen Gupta has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of SBI Capital Markets.

Question: Which state has topped the list of states commissioning grid connected Solar Power projects till 2014.
A) Maharashtra
B) Rajasthan
C) Karnataka
D) Madhya Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Rajasthan has topped the list of states commissioning grid connected Solar Power projects till 2014. 

Question: which country has won the European Team Athletics Championships 2015?
A) Russia
B) Germany
C) France
D) Poland
Answer & Explanation: Russia has won the European Team Athletics Championships 2015.

Question: Who won the US Open golf title 2015?
A) Andy Murray
B)  Jordan Spieth
C) Tiger Woods
D) Jason Day
Answer & Explanation: Jordan Spieth won the US Open golf title 2015.

Question: Who has been elected as the President of Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI)?
A) S.K. Gupta
B) Ashok Rai
C) Debendranath Sarangi
D) Sushil Das
Answer & Explanation: Debendranath Sarangi has been elected as the President of Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI).

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