Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 26.12.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 26.12.2014

Raghuvar Das: Raghuvar Das, national vice-president of the BJP will be the first non-tribal Chief Minister of Jharkhand after he was elected the leader of the BJP Legislature Party.

Bhaichung Bhutia: In recognition of his contribution to Indian football, former captain Bhaichung Bhutia has been conferred with a honourary degree in literature by the prestigious Jadavpur University.

Mission Indradhanush: Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched “Mission Indradhanush” to achieve full immunization coverage for all children by 2020. The Mission Indradhanush aims to cover all those children who are either unvaccinated or are partially vaccinated against seven vaccine preventable diseases including diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, tuberculosis, measles and hepatitis B.

Under-16 Chess Olympiad: India won Gold in World Youth Under-16 Chess Olympiad. India won against Turkey in the final round at the FIDE tournament held at Gyor, Hungary.

Hiroaki Fujita: Japanese two-wheeler maker Yamaha Motor Co has announced the appointment of Hiroaki Fujita as the new Chairman of Yamaha Motor Group of companies in India.

Amitabh Bachchan: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been conferred with the second Yash Chopra Memorial Award.

Gujarat Pipavav Port: Private sector operator Gujarat Pipavav Port has tied-up with NYK Auto Logistics to facilitate auto exports from the facility. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 26.12.2014 

Question: Who has been elected as the new Chief Minister of Jharkhand?
A) Devendra Fadnavis
B) Raghuvar Das
C) Arjun Munda
D) Manohar Lal Khattar
Answer & Explanation: Raghuvar Das has been elected as the new Chief Minister of Jharkhand.
 
Question: Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched “Mission Indradhanush” to achieve full immunization coverage for all children by ______?
A) 2018
B) 2019
C) 2020
D) 2022
Answer & Explanation: Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched “Mission Indradhanush” to achieve full immunization coverage for all children by 2020.
 
Question: Who has been conferred with the second Yash Chopra Memorial Award?
A) Shahrukh Khan
B) Guljar
C) Asha Bhosle
D) Amitabh Bachchan
Answer & Explanation: Amitabh Bachchan has been conferred with the second Yash Chopra Memorial Award.
 
Question: Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Yamaha Motor Group of companies in India?
A) Ban Ki Moon
B) Hiroaki Fujita
C) Jim Yong Kim
D) Takehiko Nakao
Answer & Explanation: Hiroaki Fujita has been appointed as the new Chairman of Yamaha Motor Group of companies in India.
 
Question: Which country won Gold in World Youth Under-16 Chess Olympiad?
A) Russia
B) Japan
C) China
D) India
Answer & Explanation: India won Gold in World Youth Under-16 Chess Olympiad.

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