Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 27.11.2014
19th SAARC Summit: 19th South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit will be held in capital city of Pakistan, Islamabad in 2016. 18th SAARC summit has concluded in Kathamandu, Nepal.
Philip Hughes: Australian Test cricketer Philip Hughes has passed today in Sydney, after a fatal injury he had incurred in a Sheffield Shield match on Tuesday at the age of 25.
Bharat Asmita Award: Trilochan Sastry, Professor in Quantitative Methods and Information Systems, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIBM), has been awarded the ‘Bharat Asmita’, an honour instituted by the Pune-based MIT group of institutions.
Namsai: Namsai, official became the 18th district of Arunachal Pradesh. The Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Nabam Tuki made the declaration.
Veena Malik: Pakistani actress Veena Malik was sentenced to 26 years in jail on 26 November 2014 by an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) of the Gilgit region of Pakistan.
Sanskrit: Sanskrit to be 3rd language in Classes 6-8 in Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs).
Biography My Name is Abu Salem released: Biography of underworld gangster Abu Salem ‘My Name is Abu Salem’ has been released. Biography ‘My Name is Abu Salem’ has been written by S Hussain Zaidi and published by Penguin.
Manoj Kumar: 2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medalist boxer Manoj Kumar has received the prestigious Arjun Award by Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi.
Test your Knowledge – Quiz 27.11.2014
Question: 19th SAARC summit will be held in _____?
D) New Delhi
Answer & Explanation: 19th SAARC summit will be held in Islamabad.
Question: What was the name of Australian cricketer, who has passed away due to head injury at the age of 25?
D) Philip Hughes
Answer & Explanation: Philip Hughes has passed away due to head injury at the age of 25.
Question: Who has been awarded the ‘Bharat Asmita’, an honour instituted by the Pune-based MIT group of institutions?
A) Amit Mathew
B) Arjun Rajawat
C) Trilochan Sastry
D) K.P. Thomas
Answer & Explanation: Trilochan Sastry has been awarded the ‘Bharat Asmita’.
Question: Namsai recently in news. Namasi district located in which state of India?
D) Arunachal Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Namasi district located in Arunachal Pradesh.
Question: Who has received the prestigious Arjun Award by Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi?
A) Manoj Kumar
B) Suresh Rao
C) Devendra Dara
D) Savita Kumari
Answer & Explanation: Manoj Kumar has received the prestigious Arjun Award by Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi.
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