Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 29.05.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 29.05.2015

Exim Bank: Export-Import Bank of India (Exim bank) has extended two lines of credit (LoCs) worth USD 144.442 million to Congo, for power distribution and transmission projects.

Anand Kumar: Super30 founder and mathematician Anand Kumar has been honoured in Canada for his pioneering work in the field of education.

Mizoram: Mizoram has bagged prestigious World Health Organization (WHO) award for tobacco control programme.

Wodeyar dynasty: Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja of Woodeyar dynasty has crowned as the 27th Maharaja of erstwhile kingdom of Mysuru.

Sevilla FC: Sevilla Football Club (FC) has won Europa League title by defeating Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk football club at National Stadium Warsaw, Poland.    

Mary Ellen: Eminent American Photographer Mary Ellen Mark hasdied in New York at the age of 75.

S Christopher: Eminent scientist S Christopher has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

UN hunger report 2015: The annual hunger report titled State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 as released by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP). India has ranked at top position in World Hunger List with 194 million people.

P K Sinha: Pradeep Kumar Sinha has been appointed as the next Cabinet Secretary of the government. He will succeed Ajit Seth.  

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 29.05.2015 

Question: Which state has bagged prestigious World Health Organization (WHO) award for tobacco control programme?
A) Mizoram
B) Uttarakhand
C) U.P.
D) Karnataka
Answer & Explanation: Mizoram has bagged prestigious World Health Organization (WHO) award for tobacco control programme.

Question: Who has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)?
A) Ashish Kumar
B) Narendra Ranjan
C) S Christopher
D) Pradeep Kumar
Answer & Explanation: S Christopher has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

Question: Who has been appointed as the next Cabinet Secretary of the government by PM Narendra Modi?
A) Pyush Shukla
B) R.K. Tripathi
C) Pradeep Kumar Sinha
D) Aditi Kapoor
Answer & Explanation: Pradeep Kumar Sinha has been appointed as the next Cabinet Secretary of the government by PM Narendra Modi.

Question: Who has been honoured in Canada for his pioneering work in the field of education?
A) Somesh Rathi
B) Anand Kumar
C) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
D) D.P. Pathak
Answer & Explanation: Anand Kumar has been honoured in Canada for his pioneering work in the field of education.

Question: Who was Mary Ellen Mark?
A) photographer
B) socialist
C) artist
D) scientist
Answer & Explanation: Mary Ellen Mark was a photographer.

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