Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 23.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 23.08.2015

Madhya Pradesh: Madhya Pradesh will house world’s largest 750 Mega Watts (MW) solar power station in Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh.

Ennis Hill: Britain’s Ennis-Hill has won the world heptathlon title.

Melody Patterson: American TV actress Melody Patterson has died at the age of 66.

Apollo Hospitals: Union government will launch telemedicine services in collaboration with the Apollo Hospitals, under which people can consult doctors through video link and also order generic drugs online.

Arunachal Pradesh: Arunachal Pradesh will soon ink MoU with Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) and Hindustan Paper Corporation to help potential bamboo growers in the state.

Gaurnag Desai: An Indian-origin businessman, Gaurang Desai has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange in the UAE.

Amitabh Mattoo: Noted academician and former Vice-Chancellor of the Jammu University Amitabh Mattoo has been appointed as Advisor to J&K chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.

Aditi Ashok: Ace Indian golfer Aditi Ashok first Indian to won the prestigious Ladies British amateur stroke-play Championship 2015 at Leeds, United Kingdom. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 23.08.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange in the UAE?
A) Pyush Gupta
B) Gaurang Desai
C) Anand Kumar
D) Prakash Desai
Answer & Explanation: Gaurang Desai has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange in the UAE.

Question: Who has been appointed as Advisor to J&K chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed?
A) Kumar Shukla
B) Dev Rai
C) Amitabh Mattoo
D) Sabir Dev
Answer & Explanation: Amitabh Mattoo has been appointed as Advisor to J&K chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.

Question: Who became the first Indian woman won the prestigious Ladies British amateur stroke-play Championship 2015 at Leeds, United Kingdom? 
A) Saina Nehwal
B) Aditi Ashok
C) P.V. Sindhu
D) Pinki Rani
Answer & Explanation: Aditi Ashok became the first Indian woman won the prestigious Ladies British amateur stroke-play Championship 2015 at Leeds, United Kingdom.

Question: Who was Melody Patterson?
A) sports person
B) scientist
C) TV actress
D) socialist
Answer & Explanation: Melody Patterson was a TV actress.

Question: Which state will house world’s largest 750 Mega Watts (MW) solar power stations in Rewa district?
A) Karnataka
B) Rajasthan
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Maharashtra
Answer & Explanation: Madhya Pradesh will house world’s largest 750 Mega Watts (MW) solar power station in Rewa district. 

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