Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 29.04.2015

Daily GK UpdatesCurrent Affairs 29.04.2015

Mukesh Khanna: Veteran actor Mukesh Khanna has been appointed as the new chairperson of the Children Film Society of India (CFSI).

PNB: The Punjab National Bank (PNB) became the first bank to roll out Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme account.

Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka’s Central Bank will get $400 million from Reserve Bank of India under currency swap deal.

Flipkart: Online marketplace Flipkart has acquired mobile marketing start-up “Appiterate” as the e-commerce firm looks to strength its mobile platform.    

Satnam Singh: Satnam Singh became the first Indian born and only second Indian origin basketball player after Sim Bhullar to enter NBA draft for the year 2015.

Tata Power: Tata Power has successfully commissioned a 24 MW wind farm at Rojmal in Gujarat.

Larsen & Tourbo (L&T): Infrastructure major Larsen & Tourbo has won power sector contracts worth Rs 802 crore in the domestic and international markets.   

Dun & Bradstreet: India is expected to grow 8.4% in the current financial year according to the research firm Dun & Bradstreet. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 29.04.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as the new chairperson of the Children Film Society of India (CFSI)?
A) Sharmila Tagore 
B) Mukesh Khanna
C) Ira Baruah
D) Govinda
Answer & Explanation: Mukesh Khanna has been appointed as the new chairperson of the Children Film Society of India (CFSI).

Question: Which became the first bank to roll out Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme account?
A) Union Bank of India
B) Punjab National Bank
C) Canara Bank
D) State Bank of India
Answer & Explanation: Punjab National Bank (PNB) became the first bank to roll out Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme account.
 
Question: Who became the first Indian born and only second Indian origin basketball player after Sim Bhullar to enter NBA draft for the year 2015?
A) Satnam Singh
B) Amaan Rai
C) Akhtar Reja
D) Sabir Sethi
Answer & Explanation: Satnam Singh became the first Indian born and only second Indian origin basketball player after Sim Bhullar to enter NBA draft for the year 2015.

Question: Tata Power has successfully commissioned a 24 MW wind farm at Rojmal in _______?
A) Karnataka
B) Gujarat
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Maharashtra
Answer & Explanation: Tata Power has successfully commissioned a 24 MW wind farm at Rojmal in Gujarat.

Question: India is expected to grow _______ in the current financial year according to the research firm Dun & Bradstreet.
A) 8.0%
B) 7.0%
C) 8.4%
D) 7.3%
Answer & Explanation: India is expected to grow 8.4% in the current financial year according to the research firm Dun & Bradstreet.

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  1. jayati says:

    Plz send more current newsc

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