Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 28.09.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 28.09.2014

H.L. Dattu: Justice H.L. Dattu was sworn-in as the 42nd Chief Justice of India. He replaced R M Lodha. He was administered oath of office by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Yogeshwar Dutt:  London Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt ended India’s 28-year old wait for a wrestling gold medal in the Asian Games by emerging champion in the men’s freestyle 65kg category at the 17th Asian Games 2014.

O Panneerselvam: Tamil Nadu finance minister O Panneerselvam was chosen to be the next Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was convicted and sent to jail for four years in a corruption case.

Khushbir Kaur: Indian athlete Khushbir Kaur became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal in 20km race walking event in the Asian Games. She clinched silver medal in Asian Games 2014.

President’s rule imposed in Maharashtra: President’s rule was imposed in Maharashtra after Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned following the breakup of 15 year old Congress-NCP alliance in the state.

ONGC Videsh Limited: ONGC Videsh Ltd. has signed an agreement with Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) for cooperation in the Latin American nation.

Delhi Metro: Delhi Metro has been ranked second among 18 international Metro systems in terms of overall customer satisfaction in an online customer survey. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 28.09.2014 

Question: Who was sworn-in as the 42nd Chief Justice of India?
A) B. Krishna
B) H.L. Dattu
C) P. Sathasivam
D) R M Lodha
Answer & Explanation: H.L. Dattu was sworn-in as the 42nd Chief Justice of India.
 
Question: Who became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal in 20km race walking event in the Asian Games?
A) Abhinav Bindra
B) T.V. Paul
C) Saji Thomas
D) Khushbir Kaur
Answer & Explanation: Khushbir Kaur became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal in 20km race walking event in the Asian Games.
 
Question: Who was chosen to be the next Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu?
A) O Panneerselvam
B) Bipin Chandra
C) Joko Widodo
D) R.K. Pachauri
Answer & Explanation: O Panneerselvam was chosen to be the next Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
 
Question: Yogeshwar Dutt associated with which sports?
A) Weightlifting
B) Shooting
C) Wrestling
D) Boxing
Answer & Explanation: Yogeshwar Dutt associated with Wrestling. 
 
Question: What was the name of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, who was convicted and sent to jail for four years in a corruption case?
A) Mamta Baneerji
B) Jayalalithaa
C) Sharad Pawar
D) Manjul Bhargav
Answer & Explanation: Jayalalithaa was convicted and sent to jail for four years in a corruption case.

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