Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 30.05.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 30.05.2015

Alastair Cook: England captain Alastair Cook became his country’s highest run-scorer in test cricket. He has replaced Graham Gooch.

G R Aloria: Gujarat government has appointed G R Aloria as the new chief secretary of the state.

Alok Kumar and Jitendra Kumar: Alok Kumar and Jitendra Kumar have been appointed as advisers in NITI Aayog for five years.

Veena Jain: The Information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry has appointed Veena Jain as director general (news) in Doordarshan in place of Akshay Rout.

Service Tax: Finance Minister while presenting the Budget 2015 has increased the Service Tax Rate from 12.36% to flat 14%.

Sepp Blatter: Sepp Blatter has begun his fifth term as FIFA president.

Arun Jaitely: Finance Minister Arun Jaitely has inaugurated indigenous New Bank Note printing lines at Security Paper Mill in Hoshangabad, MP.

Raghav Bahl: The book titled “Super Economies: America, India & The Future of the World” written by Raghav Bahl has been released.

G Satheesh Reddy: G Satheesh Reddy has been appointed as Scientific Advisor to Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for a period of two years. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 30.05.2015 

Question: Who became his country’s highest run-scorer in test cricket?
A) Keith Fletcher
B) Alastair Cook
C) Alan Jones
D) Graham Gooch
Answer & Explanation: Alastair Cook became his country’s highest run-scorer in test cricket.

Question: Who has been appointed as the new chief secretary of the Gujarat?
A) Arun Kumar
B) D.P. Pathak
C) G R Aloria
D) Surya Shukla
Answer & Explanation: G R Aloria has been appointed as the new chief secretary of the Gujarat.

Question: Who has been appointed as director general (news) in Doordarshan?
A) Aditi Kapoor
B) Sudhir Jain
C) Veena Jain
D) Sachin Agrawal
Answer & Explanation: Veena Jain has been appointed as director general (news) in Doordarshan.

Question: Who has been re-elected as FIFA president?
A) Ashok Kumar
B) Thomas Batch
C) Christine Lagarde
D) Sepp Blatter
Answer & Explanation: Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as FIFA president.

Question: Finance Minister Arun Jaitely has inaugurated indigenous New Bank Note printing lines at Security Paper Mill in Hoshangabad, ___________?
A) Punjab
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Gujarat
D) Maharashtra
Answer & Explanation: Finance Minister Arun Jaitely has inaugurated indigenous New Bank Note printing lines at Security Paper Mill in Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh.

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