Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 24.06.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 24.06.2015 

India: India has emerged as the third largest Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) source for United Kingdom (UK) in 2014-15. It was revealed in recently released report Inward Investment Report 2014-15 of UK Trade and Industry (UKTI).

Global Peace Index 2015: India has been ranked at the 143rd position out of the 162 nations in the Global Peace Index 2015 according to research firm based in Australia.

EFPO: Employee Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has notified an order to make Universal Account Number (UAN) mandatory for all its employers.

Bhuvan Ganga App: The Union Government of India has launched Bhuvan Ganga Mobile App and Web Portal to aid Clean Ganga Mission.

Steffi Graf: Tennis legend Steffi Graf has been appointed as the Ayurveda brand ambassador of Kerala.

Benni Joseph Mavelil: Benni Joseph Mavelil has been selected for VK Krishna Menon Award 2015.

Inderjeet Singh: Inderjit Singh and Jinson Johnson of India have bagged gold at the first leg of the Asian Athletics Grand Prix in Bangkok, Thailand.

Indian Railway: The Indian Railway Team has won the World Railway Championship 2015 in Tennis and Volleyball.

James Horner: James Horner, the two-time Oscar-winning composer has died at the age of 61.

Lucknow Zoo: Uttar Pradesh government has renamed the Lucknow Prani Udyan, popularly known as Lucknow, as Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Prani Udyan, Lucknow. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 24.06.2015 

Question: Which country has emerged as the third largest Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) source for United Kingdom (UK) in 2014-15?
A) India
B) Germany
C) China
D) France
Answer & Explanation: India has emerged as the third largest Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) source for United Kingdom (UK) in 2014-15.

Question:  Steffi Graf has been appointed as the Ayurveda brand ambassador of ________?
A) Karnataka
B) Maharashtra
C) Kerala
D) Gujarat
Answer & Explanation: Tennis legend Steffi Graf has been appointed as the Ayurveda brand ambassador of Kerala.

Question: Who has been selected for VK Krishna Menon Award 2015?
A) Pandit Jasraj
B) Benni Joseph Mavelil
C) Amit Kumar
D) Jason Day
Answer & Explanation: Benni Joseph Mavelil has been selected for VK Krishna Menon Award 2015.

Question: Who was James Horner?
A) geologist
B) swimmer
C) music composer
D) scientist
Answer & Explanation: James Horner was a music composer.

Question: India has been ranked at the _________ position out of the 162 nations in the Global Peace Index 2015 according to research firm based in Australia?
A) 125th
B) 143rd
C) 123rd
D) 140th
Answer & Explanation: India has been ranked at the 143rd position out of the 162 nations in the Global Peace Index 2015 according to research firm based in Australia.

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