Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 24.02.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 24.02.2015

Suzlon Group: India’s wind turbine maker, Suzlon Group has commissioned wind energy projects having a total capacity of 350 MW in Brazil.

R.K. Pachauri: RK Pachauri has resigned as Chairman of UN’s prestigious Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Deutsche Bank: Deutsche Bank has signed multibillion-dollar IT deal with U.S. based Hewlett –Packard (HP) to outsource large parts of its wholesale banking IT infrastructure.

Rana Bhagwandas: Rana Bhagwandas, the first Hindu Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Pakistan died in Karachi at the age of 72.

IBM has signed pact with Tech Mahindra: Tech giant IBM has signed an agreement with IT services major Tech Mahindra to build a platform for development of cloud-based apps for its client on Bluemix to increase hybrid services adoption.

D.K. Bhalla: D.K. Bhalla to be new Secretary in Lok Sabha Secretariat.

Gargi Sharma: Gargi Sharma has been appointed as Private Secretary to Minister of State for Rural Development.

Ranchi Rays: Ranchi Rays was crowned champions of Hero Hockey India League 2015 by defeating Jaypee Punjab Warriors.

R.C. Sakthi: Veteran Tamil director R.C. Sakthi died in Chennai at the age of 76.

Takahiro Hachigo: Takahiro Hachigo has been appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. Limited.

Chris Gayle: West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle became the first person to make double century in any Cricket World Cup. He has done the mile stone against Zimbabwe in World Cup 2015. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 24.02.2015

Question: Who has resigned as Chairman of UN’s prestigious Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)?
A) Devendra Rao
B) S.K. Singh
C) RK Pachauri
D) Ravindra Tiwari
Answer & Explanation: RK Pachauri has resigned as Chairman of UN’s prestigious Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Question: Who was crowned champions of Hero Hockey India League 2015?
A) Jaypee Punjab Warriors
B) Delhi Waveriders
C) Ranchi Rays
D) UP Worriors
Answer & Explanation: Ranchi Rays was crowned champions of Hero Hockey India League 2015.
 
Question: Who became the first person to make double century in any Cricket World Cup?
A) Chris Gayle
B) AB de Villiers
C) Virat Kohli
D) Rohit Sharma
Answer & Explanation: Chris Gayle became the first person to make double century in any Cricket World Cup.

Question: Who was R.C. Sakthi?
A) engineer
B) movie director
C) scientist
D) songs writer
Answer & Explanation: R.C. Sakthi was a movie director.

Question: Which bank has signed multibillion-dollar IT deal with U.S. based Hewlett –Packard (HP) to outsource large parts of its wholesale banking IT infrastructure?
A) HDFC Bank
B) Deutsche Bank
C) Axis Bank
D) ICICI Bank
Answer & Explanation: Deutsche Bank has signed multibillion-dollar IT deal with U.S. based Hewlett –Packard (HP) to outsource large parts of its wholesale banking IT infrastructure.

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