Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 29.11.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 29.11.2014

Natham R Viswanathan: Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister Natham R Viswanathan has been appointed as the Leader of the Tamil Nadu Assembly, as Leader of the Tamil Nadu Assembly, replacing Panneerselvam who has been elevated as Chief Minister.

Rajiv Mehrishi: Union Government of India has nominated Rajiv Mehrishi as a Director on the Central Board of Directors of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). He has succeeded Arvind Mayaram.

NASA: NASA celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first mars mission on 28 November 2014. Mariner 4 mission launched on 28 November 1964 was the NASA’s first successfully journey to Mars.

Next China-India War: Book titled “Next China-India War – 2029” authored by former Army Chief General Sundarajan Padmanabhan has been released.

Robert G. Bolanos: Robert Gomez Bolanos, the iconic Mexican comedian also known as Chespirito has died at the age of 85.

Tansen Samman 2012-13: Renowned classical singer Pt Prabhakar Karekar has been selected for the Madhya Pradesh Government’s prestigious ‘Tansen Samman’ for 2012-13.

Meghalaya: Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the first train from Mendipathar in Meghalaya to Guwahati.

RBI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has eased gold import and scrapped 20:80 scheme. The decision to withdraw the 20:80 scheme will cut smuggling of gold and raise legal shipments into India. In 2013, the 20:80 scheme was introduced to bring down inbound shipments, sliding rupee and to combat a huge current account deficit (CAD) along with a hike in import duty to 10 percent. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 29.11.2014 

Question: Who has been appointed as the Leader of the Tamil Nadu Assembly?
A) O. Panneerselvam
B) Kailash Vishwarkama
C) Somesh Rao
D) Natham R Viswanathan
Answer & Explanation: Natham R Viswanathan has been appointed as the Leader of the Tamil Nadu Assembly.
 
Question: Who has been nominated by Union government as a Director on the Central Board of Directors of Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
A) Arvind Mayaram
B) Rajiv Mehrishi
C) K.P. Thomas
D) Amit Mathew
Answer & Explanation: Rajiv Mehrishi has been nominated by Union government as a Director on the Central Board of Directors of Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
 
Question: Book titled “Next China-India War – 2029” authored by _____?
A) Neel Mukhkrjee
B) Arvinda Adiga
C) Santosh Kumar
D) Sundarajan Padmanabhan
Answer & Explanation: Book titled “Next China-India War – 2029” authored Sundarajan Padmanabhan.
 
Question: Who has been selected for the Madhya Pradesh Government’s prestigious ‘Tansen Samman’ for 2012-13?
A) Guljar
B) Satish Shastri
C) Pyush Nair
D) Prabhakar Karekar
Answer & Explanation: Prabhakar Karekar has been selected for the Madhya Pradesh Government’s prestigious ‘Tansen Samman’ for 2012-13.
 
Question: NASA has celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first which mission on 28 November 2014?
A) venus mission
B) mars mission
C) sun mission
D) moon mission
Answer & Explanation: NASA has celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first ‘mars’ mission on 28 November 2014.

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  1. Sunita bisht says:

    Sir lot of thx.

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