Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 27.03.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 27.03.2015 

John F. Nash: Nobel Laureate John F Nash has won the Abel Prize 2015 for his work on partial differential equations. The prize was announced by the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters.

ADB: Asian Development Bank has sanctioned 300 million US dollars under SCRIP (SASEC Road Connectivity Program) for road construction in North Bengal North East (NBNE) region.

Delhi High Court: Delhi High court became the first court in India to set up dedicated commercial courts within it to ensure disposal of cases.

TC Goyal: TC Goyal, the Managing Director realty major DLF Limited, will retire on 31 March 2015 according to the company.

North East Region: The Union Minister of State for Textile Santosh Kumar Gangwar has announced a 430 crore rupees project for production of the Geo-textiles in the North Eastern region.

ADB Outlook 2015: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has released the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2015. India is forecasted to grow at the rate of 7.4 percent in FY 2014, 7.8 percent in FY 2015 and 8.2 percent in 2016.

RBI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has signed a 400 million US dollar currency swap agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

CNN IBN Award 2014: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been selected for the “Indian of the Year Award 2014” by CNN IBN Award 2014.

India and Qatar agreements: India and Qatar have signed six pacts including agreements and Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) to increase commercial and economic exchanges between both nations. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 27.03.2015 

Question: Who has won the Abel Prize 2015 for his work on partial differential equations?
A) Adams Peting
B) John F Nash
C) P.K. Chureya
D) A.K. Murthy
Answer & Explanation: John F Nash has won the Abel Prize 2015 for his work on partial differential equations.

Question: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has signed a 400 million US dollar currency swap agreement with the Central Bank of ______?
A) China
B) Bhutan
C) Sri Lanka
D) Nepal
Answer & Explanation: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has signed a 400 million US dollar currency swap agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

Question: Which high court became the first court in India to set up dedicated commercial courts within it to ensure disposal of cases?
A) Uttar Pradesh HC
B) Delhi HC
C) Karnataka HC
D) Madhya Pradesh HC
Answer & Explanation: Delhi High court became the first court in India to set up dedicated commercial courts within it to ensure disposal of cases.

Question:  Who has been selected for the “Indian of the Year Award 2014” by CNN IBN Award 2014?
A) MC Mary Kom
B) PM Narendra Modi
C) Amitabh Bachchan
D) M.S. Dhoni
Answer & Explanation: PM Narendra Modi has been selected for the “Indian of the Year Award 2014” by CNN IBN Award 2014.

Question: India is forecasted to grow at the rate of ________ in 2016 according to Asian Development Bank outlook 2015?
A) 7.0 percent
B) 7.9 percent
C) 8.2 percent
D) 8.0 percent
Answer & Explanation: India is forecasted to grow at the rate of 8.2 percent in 2016 according to Asian Development Bank outlook 2015.

Question: India is forecasted to grow at the rate of ________ in 2016 according to Asian Development Bank outlook 2015?
A) 7.0 percent
B) 7.9 percent
C) 8.2 percent
D) 8.0 percent
Answer & Explanation: India is forecasted to grow at the rate of 8.2 percent in 2016 according to Asian Development Bank outlook 2015.

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