Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 28.04.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 28.04.2015

World Bank: The World Bank has projected India’s GDP to expand to 7.5 per cent in the 2015-16.

Yuvraj Singh: Yuvraj Singh has announced a tie-up with his IPL franchise to promote cancer awareness.

Anuradha Dutt: Anuradha Dutt, an eminent lawyer, has been appointed as an additional independent director to the board of Vedanta Limited.

Gordon Brown: Britain’s former Prime Minister Gordon Brown will be conferred an honorary doctorate degree by the prestigious University of Glasgow for his contributions to public life and global education.

Google: Google will launch a 150 million euro programme to support innovative online journalism in partnership with eight European publications.  

Jindal Stainless Ltd: Jindal Stainless Ltd (JSL) has commissioned a metal recovery plant in association with Harsco Corporation at Jajpur in Odisha.

Magnus Carlsen: World Champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway won the Shamkir chess tournament held in Shamkir city of Azerbaijan.

Bhalchandra Nemade: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has conferred the 50th Jnanpith Award on eminent Marathi litterateur Bhalchandra Nemade in Parliament House Complex, New Delhi.

Yashwant Sinha: Former Union Finance Minister and veteran BJP leader Yashwant Sinha has conferred with the Officier de la Legion d’Honneur (Officer of the Legion of Honour) by French government in recognition for his valuable contribution to thought of international issues.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 28.04.2015 

Question: The World Bank has projected India’s GDP to expand to ______ per cent in the 2015-16?
A) 7.5
B) 7.0
C) 8.5
D) 6.0
Answer & Explanation: The World Bank has projected India’s GDP to expand to 7.5 per cent in the 2015-16.

Question: Who has been appointed as an additional independent director to the board of Vedanta Limited?
A) Kapil Kumar
B) Shahil Sharma
C) Anuradha Dutt
D) Sri Prakash
Answer & Explanation: Anuradha Dutt has been appointed as an additional independent director to the board of Vedanta Limited.

Question: Who won the Shamkir chess tournament held in Shamkir city of Azerbaijan?
A) Devriya Metri
B) Magnus Carlsen
C) J.K. Terima
D) Viswanathan Anand
Answer & Explanation: Magnus Carlsen won the Shamkir chess tournament held in Shamkir city of Azerbaijan.

Question: Who has been onferred with the Officier de la Legion d’Honneur (Officer of the Legion of Honour) by French government?
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) Arvind Panagariya
C) Sindhushree Khullar
D) Yashwant Sinha
Answer & Explanation: Yashwant Sinha has conferred with the Officier de la Legion d’Honneur (Officer of the Legion of Honour) by French government

Question: Jindal Stainless Ltd (JSL) has commissioned a metal recovery plant in association with Harsco Corporation at Jajpur in ________?
A) Gujarat
B) Odisha
C) Maharashtra
D) Karnataka
Answer & Explanation: Jindal Stainless Ltd (JSL) has commissioned a metal recovery plant in association with Harsco Corporation at Jajpur in Odisha.

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