Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 25.07.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 25.07.2015 

Roelant Oltmans: Roelant Oltmans has been appointed as coach of the men’s Indian hockey team. He has replaced Paul Van Ass.

R S Gavai: Former Governor of Kerala and Bihar R S Gavai died at the age of 86.

Ashok Kumar: Ashok Kumar Balyan has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Anil Ambani led Reliance Group’s Oil & Gas business.

M S Dhoni: Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been named as the ninth most marketable sportsperson by London School of Marketing. Swiss tennis player Roger Federer has been named as the most marketable sportsperson.

AT&T merger: The No. 2 US wireless carrier Inc and the biggest satellite TV provider Direct TV became the country’s largest pay-TV company after completing their $48.5 billion merger approval.   

Rizwan Shamshad: Former Uttar Pradesh cricketer Rizwan Shamshad has been appointed as chief coach of Uttar Pradesh cricket team.

Nalini Sengupta: Himalayan peak 5260 is set to be named after mountaineer Nalini Sengupta.

Mildred Joanne: Hollywood actress Mildred Joanne Smith died at the age of 94.

Indian medical: The Indian medical device can grow to $7 billion by 2016 according to the US-India Business Council (USIBC). 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 25.07.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as coach of the men’s Indian hockey team?
A) Andy Murray
B) Roelant Oltmans
C) Jason Day
D) D.P. Rai
Answer & Explanation: Roelant Oltmans has been appointed as coach of the men’s Indian hockey team

Question: Who was R S Gavai?
A) scientist
B) artist
C) politician
D) sports person
Answer & Explanation: R S Gavai was a politician.

Question: Himalayan peak 5260 is set to be named after mountaineer _________?
A) Shikha Sharma
B) Nicy
C) Teesta Setalvad
D) Nalini Sengupta
Answer & Explanation: Himalayan peak 5260 is set to be named after mountaineer Nalini Sengupta.

Question: Who has been appointed as chief coach of Uttar Pradesh cricket team?
A) Kapil Das
B) Shomesh Rao
C) Rizwan Shamshad
D) Ankit Rathore
Answer & Explanation: Rizwan Shamshad has been appointed as chief coach of Uttar Pradesh cricket team. 

Question: Who has been named as the ninth most marketable sportsperson by London School of Marketing?
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) Virat Kohli
C) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
D) Sania Mirza
Answer & Explanation: Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been named as the ninth most marketable sportsperson by London School of Marketing.

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