Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 28.03.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 28.03.2015

IRNSS-1D: India is set to operationalise its own navigational system with the successfully launch of IRNSS-1D by launching vehicle PSLV-C27 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

Balbir Singh: The legendary Balbir Singh Senior, member of three Olympic gold medal winning teams, was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural Hockey India Awards.

Saina Nehwal: Saina Nehwal has created history, as she became the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the world number one ranking.

Aziz Qureshi: The government has removed Aziz Qureshi as the Governor of Mizoram. West Bengal governor Kesari Nath Tripathi being given additional charge of Mizoram now.

Kumar Dharmasena: Sri Lanka’s Kumar Dharmasena has been selected to officiate the final of the cricket World Cup on Sunday, thereby becoming the first person to feature in the quadrennial tournament final as both an umpire and player.  

Murty S Kambhampati: An Indian-American biology professor is among 15 scientists who have been selected for a prestigious US presidential award for excellence in the field of science, engineering and mathematics.

Sally Forrest: Sally Forrest, a Hollywood actress-dancer died in California at the age of 86.

Brazil: Brazil has accepted China’s invitation to join its Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as a founding member. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 28.03.2015 

Question: India is set to operationalise its own navigational system with the successfully launch of IRNSS-1D by launching vehicle PSLV-C27 from:
A) Mumbai
B) Sriharikota
C) Kolkata
D) Bangalore
Answer & Explanation: India is set to operationalise its own navigational system with the successfully launch of IRNSS-1D by launching vehicle PSLV-C27 from Sriharikota.

Question: Who was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural Hockey India Awards?
A) Sardar Singh
B) Devendra Kumar
C) Arun Sekhawat
D) Balbir Singh
Answer & Explanation: Balbir Singh was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural Hockey India Awards. 

Question: Who has created history, as she became the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the world number one ranking?
A) Sania Mirza
B) Saina Nehwal
C) Ankita Singh
D) P.V. Sindhu
Answer & Explanation: Saina Nehwal has created history, as she became the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the world number one ranking.

Question: Who has removed as the Governor of Mizoram?
A) A.K. Singh
B) Aziz Qureshi
C) Suresh Verman
D) Ram Naresh Yadav
Answer & Explanation: Aziz Qureshi has removed as the Governor of Mizoram.

Question: Who was Sally Forrest?
A) NASA scientist
B) American author
C) Hollywood actress
D) England PM
Answer & Explanation: Sally Forrest was a Hollywood actress.

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