Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 27.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 27.08.2015 

Novak Djokovic: World tennis champion Novak Djokovic became a new goodwill ambassador for the UN Fund for Children.

Zespri International: The world largest kiwi fruit marketer, Zespri International has tied up with Mumbai’s dabbawalas for sampling and selling a new variant of the fruit in India.

Rajiv Mangla: Rajiv Mangla has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of e-Commerce major Snapdeal.

Medical Technology: Medical Technology company Greatbatch Inc would buy privately owned Lake Region Medical for about $1.73 billion in cash and stock.

Airtel: Bharti Airtel has agreed to acquire Augere Wireless Broadband India (Augere) in a deal that will allow it to take its 4G operations in nine circles.

ISRO: ISRO has successfully launched The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D6) carrying GSAT-6 satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

Dilip Vengsarkar: Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar has been elected as the president of the Association of Indian Statisticians and Scorers of India (ACSSI)

Kolkata Port: Kolkata Port has adjudged as the ‘Major Port of the Year’ amongst 12 major ports in the country for the year 2014-15. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 27.08.2015 

Question: Who became a new goodwill ambassador for the UN Fund for Children?
A) Emma Watson
B) Novak Djokovic
C) Angelina Jolie
D) Sachin Tendulkar
Answer & Explanation: Novak Djokovic became a new goodwill ambassador for the UN Fund for Children.

Question: Who has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of e-Commerce major Snapdeal?
A) Anshula Kant
B) Deep Gupta
C) Rajiv Mangla
D) Ankit Boriya
Answer & Explanation: Rajiv Mangla has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of e-Commerce major Snapdeal.

Question: Which port has adjudged as the ‘Major Port of the Year’ amongst 12 major ports in the country for the year 2014-15?
A) Mumbai Port
B) Cochin Port
C) Kolkata Port
D) Chennai Port
Answer & Explanation: Kolkata Port has adjudged as the ‘Major Port of the Year’ amongst 12 major ports in the country for the year 2014-15.

Question: Who has been elected as the president of the Association of Indian Statisticians and Scorers of India (ACSSI)?
A) Rahul Dravid
B) Sunil Gavaskar
C) Kapil Dev
D) Dilip Vengsarkar
Answer & Explanation: Dilip Vengsarkar has been elected as the president of the Association of Indian Statisticians and Scorers of India (ACSSI).

Question:  ISRO has successfully launched The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D6) carrying GSAT-6 satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, ____________?
A) Gujarat
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) U.P
D) Delhi
Answer & Explanation: : ISRO has successfully launched The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D6) carrying GSAT-6 satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

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