Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 24.04.2015

Daily GK UpdatesCurrent Affairs 24.04.2015

India: India has been ranked 117 out of 158 nations on Global Happiness Index (GHI). Switzerland has been named the happiest country in the world.

Infosys: Indian IT firm Infosys has agreed to buy Kallidus Inc, a digital and mobile commerce solutions provider, for about $ 120 million. 

G K Vasan: Former Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan has formally elected as the chief of Tamil Maanila Congress.

Sawyer Sweeten: Sawyer Sweeten, known for his role as one of twin sons in the US sitcom “Everybody loves Raymond,” committed suicide at the age of 19.   

Lady Gaga: Singer Lady Gaga will be honoured with the Contemporary Icon Award at the 46th annual Songwriter Hall of Fame.

VARUNA: The fourteen edition of Indo-French Naval Exercise named VARUNA-15 has commenced off the coast of Goa. The 10-day long joint naval exercise will end on 2 May 2015.

Gorkha Rifles: Gorkha Rifles marks 200 years of service. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 24.04.2015 

Question: India has been ranked _______ out of 158 nations on Global Happiness Index (GHI)?
A) 136
B) 121
C) 117
D) 110
Answer & Explanation: India has been ranked 117 out of 158 nations on Global Happiness Index (GHI).

Question: The fourteen edition of Indo-French Naval Exercise named _________  has commenced off the coast of Goa?
A) VARUNA-15
B) MIGNA-15
C) INDFRE-15
D) SHAKTI-15
Answer & Explanation: The fourteen edition of Indo-French Naval Exercise named VARUNA-15 has commenced off the coast of Goa.

Question: Which Indian IT firm Infosys has agreed to buy Kallidus Inc, a digital and mobile commerce solutions provider, for about $ 120 million?
A) Tech Mahindra
B) Infosys
C) Wipro
D) TCS
Answer & Explanation: Infosys has agreed to buy Kallidus Inc, a digital and mobile commerce solutions provider, for about $ 120 million.

Question: Who will be honoured with the Contemporary Icon Award at the 46th annual Songwriter Hall of Fame?
A) Britney Spears
B) Katy Perry
C) Rihanna
D) Lady Gaga
Answer & Explanation: Lady Gaga will be honoured with the Contemporary Icon Award at the 46th annual Songwriter Hall of Fame.

Question: Who has formally elected as the chief of Tamil Maanila Congress?
A) Arvind Kumar
B) G K Vasan
C) Pyush Dev
D) R.D. Shukla
Answer & Explanation: G K Vasan has formally elected as the chief of Tamil Maanila Congress.

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