Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 28.01.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 28.01.2015

Kalayan Singh: Rajasthan Governor Kalayan Singh was today sworn in as the Himachal Pradesh Governor. Kalayan Singh has been given an additional charge of Himachal Pradesh after Urmila Singh, who completed the full five year term as HP Governor on January 24.

Alexis Tsipras: Alexis Tsipras was sworn-in as the Prime Minister of Greece. He is the head of Greece’s far-left Syriza party. He became the youngest Prime Minister of Greece since 1865. He won 149 seats in the 300 seat parliament

Gujarat Technology University: Gujarat Technological University (GTU) has launched e-Raksha Research Centre to curb rising menace of cybercrimes.

Arundhathi Subramaniam: Poetess Arundhathi Subramaniam has won the inaugural Khushwant Singh Memorial Prize for Poetry at Jaipur Literature Festival. She was awarded for her work When God is a Traveller. The award was instituted in 2014 by Suhel Seth in memory of the late Khushwant Singh.

Reserve Bank of India (RBI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information with Brazil’s Central Bank, Banco Central do Brasil (BCB)

Chandigarh: Chandigarh has launched a Smart city app named Smart Chandigarh. The app was launched to create awareness on consumer rights and responsibilities and provide all types of citizen-centric and public utility services and information to the residents.

K Durga Prasad: K Durga Prasad has been appointed as the Special Director General (DG) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

Jaswant Singh Rajput: Hockey Olympian Jaswant Singh Rajput died due to a prolonged illness at the age of 88. He was part of Indian hockey team that won gold medal in 1948 London and 1952 Helsinki Olympics. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 28.01.2015 

Question: Who was sworn-in as the Himachal Pradesh Governor?
A) Kalayan Singh
B) Ram Naresh Yadav
C) N N Vohra
D) Kaptan Singh Solanki
Answer & Explanation: Kalayan Singh was sworn-in as the Himachal Pradesh Governor

Question: Who has won the inaugural Khushwant Singh Memorial Prize for Poetry at Jaipur Literature Festival?
A) Cyrus Mistri
B) Jhumpa Lahiri
C) Arundhathi Subramaniam
D) Bibek Debroi
Answer & Explanation: Arundhathi Subramaniam has won the inaugural Khushwant Singh Memorial Prize for Poetry at Jaipur Literature Festival

Question: Who has appointed as the Special Director General (DG) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)?
A) Amit Sinha
B) K Durga Prasad
C) D.P. Pathak
D) Himanshu Singh
Answer & Explanation: K Durga Prasad has appointed as the Special Director General (DG) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

Question: Who was Jaswant Singh Rajput?
A) engineer
B) scientist
C) mathematician
D) sports person
Answer & Explanation: Jaswant Singh Rajput was a sports person.

Question: Who was sworn-in as the Prime Minister of Greece?
A) Adera Sovita
B) Nomesha Kopre
C) Alexis Tsipras
D) Adis Kep
Answer & Explanation: Alexis Tsipras was sworn-in as the Prime Minister of Greece.

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