Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 24.05.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 24.05.2015

Manoj Sharma: Manoj Sharma has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of state-run National Fertilizers Ltd (NFL).

M Chandramohan: An Indian-origin cardiologist, M Chandramohan has been re-elected as president of the Singapore’s Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO).

Palghar Krushna: Shiv Sena MLA from Palghar Krushna Ghoda died at the age of 61.

Masaan: Neeraj Ghaywan’s directorial debut “Masaan”, which premiered at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, has won two awards, FIPRESCI, International Jury of Film Critics prize and Promising Future prize in the Un Certain Regard section. 

Marty Paseta: Longtime Oscar’s director Marty Pasetta has died at the age of 82.

Ranjit Singh Baxi: A leading Indian-origin entrepreneur, Ranit Singh Baxi has been elected as the head of the Bureau of International Recycling, a global organization that facilities free and fair trade of recyclables in a sustainable and competitive world economy.

Terry Sue-Patt: British actor Terry Sue-Patt has died at the age of 50.

Amma Canteens Scheme: Chief Minister of Tamil J Jayalalithaa has launched a welfare scheme ‘Amma Canteen’ Scheme worth Rs 18,000 crore. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 24.05.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of state-run National Fertilizers Ltd (NFL)?
A) Manoj Sharma
B) L Sethi
C) Ashok Rao
D) Ravi Parmar
Answer & Explanation: Manoj Sharma has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of state-run National Fertilizers Ltd (NFL).

Question: Who has been re-elected as president of the Singapore’s Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO)?
A) Saurabh Shukla
B) N.R. Kumar
C) M Chandramohan
D) Pyush Goyal
Answer & Explanation: M Chandramohan has been re-elected as president of the Singapore’s Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO).

Question: Who was Palghar Krushna Ghoda?
A) socialist
B) director
C) scientist
D) politician
Answer & Explanation: Palghar Krushna Ghoda was a politician.

Question: Chief Minister of Tamil J Jayalalithaa has launched a welfare scheme ‘Amma Canteen’ Scheme worth __________?
A) Rs 15,000 crore
B) Rs 18,000 crore
C) Rs 10,000 crore
D) Rs 20,000 crore
Answer & Explanation: Chief Minister of Tamil J Jayalalithaa has launched a welfare scheme ‘Amma Canteen’ Scheme worth Rs 18,000 crore.

Question: Which Indian movie has won two awards, FIPRESCI, International Jury of Film Critics prize and Promising Future prize in the Un Certain Regard section at this year’s Cannes Film Festival?
A) Masaan
B) Queen
C) Court
D) The Road
Answer & Explanation: Masaan has won two awards, FIPRESCI, International Jury of Film Critics prize and Promising Future prize in the Un Certain Regard section at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

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