Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 26.05.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 26.05.2015

Ajinkya Rahane: Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane was conferred with CEAT Indian Cricketer of the Year, former Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakara was given the International Cricketer the Year award, while former skipper Kapil Dev was honoured with the International Lifetime Achievement Award.

Angel Gurria: Former Mexican Finance Minister Angel Gurria was re-elected secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Rajnish Kumar: Country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has appointed Rajnish Kumar as the Managing Director – Compliance and Risk department.

TVS Logistics: TVS Logistics Services, part of TVS Group, to acquire Tata Group firm Drive India Enterprise Solutions Ltd (DIESL).

Crompton Greaves: Crompton Greaves has bagged an order in Portugal to supply data concentrator units, a system used in smart grids, to Energias de Portugal, the Avantha Group company.

Trevor Bayliss: Australian Trevor Bayliss has been appointed as the new head coach of England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

Rays Power: Engineering firm Rays Power Infra has commissioned 31.5 W solar photovoltaic project of Mumbai-based Pan India Infra Projects in Punjab.

HAL: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed a MoU with BAE Systems UK for up gradation of Hawk Mk132, development of combat Hawk for Indian and export markets for supporting solutions for supporting Jaguar and Kawk fleet. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 26.05.2015 

Question: Ajinkya Rahane has been conferred with CEAT Indian Cricketer of the Year award?
A) Ajinkya Rahane
B) Suresh Raina
C) Rohit Sharma
D) Virat Kohli
Answer & Explanation: Ajinkya Rahane has been conferred with CEAT Indian Cricketer of the Year award.

Question: Who has been re-elected secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)?
A) Christine Lagarde
B) Angela Merkel
C) Angel Gurria
D) Yanis Varoufakis
Answer & Explanation: Angel Gurria has been re-elected secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Question: Who has been appointed as the new head coach of England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)?
A) Geoff Lawson
B) Paul Fabrace
C) Trevor Bayliss
D) Paddy Upton
Answer & Explanation: Trevor Bayliss has been appointed as the new head coach of England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

Question:  Who has been honoured with the CEAT International Lifetime Achievement Award?
A) Donald Knight
B) Kapil Dev
C) Glenn McGrath
D) Shane Warne
Answer & Explanation: Kapil Dev has been honoured with the CEAT International Lifetime Achievement Award.

Question: Engineering firm Rays Power Infra has commissioned 31.5 W solar photovoltaic project of Mumbai-based Pan India Infra Projects in ________?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Karnataka
C) Punjab
D) Bihar
Answer & Explanation: Engineering firm Rays Power Infra has commissioned 31.5 W solar photovoltaic project of Mumbai-based Pan India Infra Projects in Punjab.

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