Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 26.03.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 26.03.2015 

Ashok Bhushan: Justice Ashok Bhushan was sworn-in as Chief Justice of Kerala High Court.

Vikas Swarup: Senior Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer and noted novelist Vikas Swarup of Slumdog Millionaire-fame will be the new spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs.

Folio Prize 2015: Indian-American author Akhil Sharma won the Folio Prize 2015 for novel Family Life.

Bharti Kher: Artist Bharti Kher of India has been conferred with the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres). This is the highest cultural award of France.

Dolly Shivani: Three-year-old archer Dolly Shivani Cherukuri of Andhra Pradesh has entered the India Book of Records. She entered the list of records by scoring 388 points in the recurve segment in two distances, seven and five meters, at the Volga Archery Academy in Vijayawada. 

TCL: Tata Communications Ltd (formerly VSNL) has partnered with Indonesian firm Indosat to provide a wide range of technology and communication solutions for enterprises in Indonesia and to make inroads into that region.

Gopaldas Neeraj: Renowned Hindi poet Gopaldas Neeraj has won the Rashtriya Kavi Pradeep Samman for the year 2012-13. The award is given by the Department of Culture of Madhya Pradesh (MP) government.

Deepak Nayyar: The Vice President of India M Hamid Ansari has released a book titled Faces and Places written by Prof. Deepak Nayyar, noted economist and former Vice Chancellor of Delhi University. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 26.03.2015 

Question: Who was sworn-in as Chief Justice of Kerala High Court?
A) Karan Singh
B) Ashok Bhushan
C) P.R. Tiwari
D) O.P. Chandy
Answer & Explanation: Ashok Bhushan was sworn-in as Chief Justice of Kerala High Court.

Question: Who will be the new spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs?
A) R.G. Rathore
B) Pyush Kumar
C) Mayank Gandhi
D) Vikas Swarup
Answer & Explanation: Vikas Swarup will be the new spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs.

Question: Who won the Folio Prize 2015 for novel Family Life?
A) Prerna Dashore
B) Akhil Sharma
C) R.K. Singha
D) Manish Sibbal
Answer & Explanation: Akhil Sharma won the Folio Prize 2015 for novel Family Life.

Question: Who has been conferred with the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres)?
A) Bharti Kher
B) Pradeep Kumar
C) K.P. Thakkar
D) Anand Swarup
Answer & Explanation: Bharti Kher has been conferred with the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres).

Question: Who has won the Rashtriya Kavi Pradeep Samman for the year 2012-13
A) Sant Hari Das
B) Gopaldas Neeraj
C) Kavita Devi
D) Anand Raj
Answer & Explanation: Gopaldas Neeraj has won the Rashtriya Kavi Pradeep Samman for the year 2012-13

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