Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 28.02.2015
Amitava Roy: Justice Amitva Roy was sworn-in as a judge of the Supreme Court (SC). With this the strength of the SC judges has gone up to 29. SC has a sectioned strength of 31 judges.
Leonard Nimoy: Renowned US actor Leonard Nimoy died in Los Angeles at the age of 83.
Khet Heen Kisan: Khet Heen Kisan scheme has been launched for the financial assistance to those farmers who do not own their lands.
Bharat Puri: Bharat Puri has been appointed as Managing Director of Pidlite Industries Limited. He has succeeded M.B. Parekh.
Kannan Ramesh: Kannan Ramesh has been appointed as Judicial Commissioner to Supreme Court Bench of Singapore.
Meera Kosambi: Noted sociologist Meera Kosambi died at the age of 75.
National Science Day: Every year February 28 is celebrated as the National Science Day.
Test your Knowledge – Quiz 28.02.2015
Question: Who was sworn-in as a judge of the Supreme Court (SC)?
A) Devendra Raja
B) Amitva Roy
C) Narain Rathore
D) K.V. Sharma
Answer & Explanation: Amitva Roy was sworn-in as a judge of the Supreme Court (SC).
Question: Who was Leonard Nimoy?
C) hollywood actor
Answer & Explanation: Leonard Nimoy was a hollywood actor.
Question: When “National Science Day” observed across India?
A) March 28
B) January 28
C) February 28
D) April 28
Answer & Explanation: “National Science Day” observed on 28 February across India?
Question: Who has been appointed as Managing Director of Pidlite Industries Limited?
A) D.P. Pathak
B) Bharat Puri
C) Praveen Singh
D) Shiva Devendra
Answer & Explanation: Bharat Puri has been appointed as Managing Director of Pidlite Industries Limited.
Question: Who was Meera Kosambi?
C) sports person
Answer & Explanation: Meera Kosambi was a sociologist.
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