Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 30.04.2015

Daily GK UpdatesCurrent Affairs 30.04.2015

RBI: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a fine of 1.5 crore rupees each on three Public sector Banks (PSBs) Bank of Maharashtra, Dena Bank and Oriental Bank of Commerce for violating Know Your Customer (KYC) norms.

Siddhartha Gigoo: Indian novelist Siddhartha Gigoo has won the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Asia region for his work Umbrella Man.  

Seychelles: Seychelles has now become the 161st member of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Whitley Awards: Two Indian namely Anand Kumar and Pramod Patil have won the prestigious Whitley Awards (also known as Green Oscar) for their contribution to wildlife conservation.

Bimba Modak: Eminent Marathi film actress Bimba Modak has died at the age of 97.

Nursultan A Nazaayew: Nursultan A Nazaayew has re-elected as president of Kazakhstan. 

Raja Rajeswari: Raja Rajeswari became the first India-born woman to be sworn in as Judge of New York City.

China: China won the World Team Chess Championship which was head at Tsaghkadzor, Armenia from 18 April 2015 to 29 April 2015. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 30.04.2015 

Question: Who has won the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Asia region for his work Umbrella Man?
A) Siddhartha Gigoo
B) K.K. Thakkar
C) Aravind Adiga
D) Anushka Shankar
Answer & Explanation: Siddhartha Gigoo has won the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Asia region for his work Umbrella Man.

Question: Which country won World Team Chess Championship 2015?
A) India
B) Ukraine
C) Russia
D) China
Answer & Explanation: China won World Team Chess Championship 2015.

Question: Who became the first India-born woman to be sworn in as Judge of New York City? 
A) Raja Rajeswari
B) Aarti Juleja
C) Henretta Lexie
D) Loretta Lynch
Answer & Explanation: Raja Rajeswari became the first India-born woman to be sworn in as Judge of New York City.

Question: Who has re-elected as president of Kazakhstan?
A) Hamid Karzai
B) Nursultan A Nazaayew
C) Haider al-Abadi
D) Fuad Masum
Answer & Explanation: Nursultan A Nazaayew has re-elected as president of Kazakhstan.

Question: Who was Bimba Modak?
A) Hollywood actress
B) Singer
C) Marathi actress
D) Scientist
Answer & Explanation: Bimba Modak was a Marathi actress.

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