Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 28.07.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 28.07.2015 

Asian Development Bank (ADB): Asian Development Bank (ADB) has inked USD 300 million loan pact with the government to support the National Urban Health Mission (NUHM).

Volkswagen: Volkswagen overtook Toyota as the world’s largest carmaker by sales in the first half year.

Suniti Solomon: HIV researcher Dr Suniti Soloman died at the age of 76.

CCI: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 420 crore on leading automobile manufacturer Hyundai Motors for unfair trade practices.

Rohit Ohri: Advertising firm FCB Ulka has appointed Rohit Ohri as Group chairman and chief Executive Officer.

India, Slovak Republic deal: India and Slovak Republic have signed an agreement to facilitate cooperation and exchange of information about standards formulation, testing and third party product certification.

Honeywell: Honeywell has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Elster Division of Melrose Industries.

Jia Jia: A 37-year old Hong Kong giant panda Jia Jia has become oldest ever.

Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka has teamed up with Google Inc to bring high-speed Internet access to the island using balloons, aiming to become the first country in the region with complete coverage. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 28.07.2015 

Question: Asian Development Bank (ADB) has inked ________ loan pact with the government to support the National Urban Health Mission (NUHM)?
A) $150 million
B) $300 million
C) $250 million
D) $500 million
Answer & Explanation: Asian Development Bank (ADB) has inked USD 300 million loan pact with the government to support the National Urban Health Mission (NUHM).

Question: Who has been appointed as chairman and chief Executive Officer advertising firm FCB Ulka?
A) Aarti Shah
B) Rakesh Sethi
C) V.D. Suresh
D) Rohit Ohri
Answer & Explanation: Rohit Ohri has been appointed as chairman and chief Executive Officer advertising firm FCB Ulka.

Question: India and _______ have signed an agreement to facilitate cooperation and exchange of information about standards formulation, testing and third party product certification?
A) Slovak Republic
B) Belarus
C) France
D) Argentina
Answer & Explanation: India and Slovak Republic have signed an agreement to facilitate cooperation and exchange of information about standards formulation, testing and third party product certification.

Question: Which company overtook Toyota as the world’s largest carmaker by sales in the first half year?
A) Volkswagen
B) Tata
C) Renault
D) Audio
Answer & Explanation: Volkswagen overtook Toyota as the world’s largest carmaker by sales in the first half year. 

Question: Who was Suniti Soloman?
A) actor
B) artist
C) doctor
D) sports person
Answer & Explanation: Suniti Soloman was a doctor.

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