Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 30.09.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 30.09.2015 

Keshari Nath Tripathi: Keshari Nath Tripathi was sworn-in as Tripura governor.

Neelesh Garg: Neelesh Garg has been appointed as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tata AIG General Insurance Co Ltd.

Netmeds.com: Pharma aggregator startup Netmeds.com has tied-up with India Post as logistics for PAN India delivery of medicines.

Naina Lal Kidwai: HSBC India Chairperson Naina Lal Kidwai will retire in December 2015 after a 13-years stint with the bank.

Oliver Blume: Volkswagen’s Porsche has named Oliver Blume as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He has re-placed Matthias Mueller.

GSK Pharma: Drug firm GlaxoSmithKline Pharma has acquired Novartis’ vaccines business.

Shashi Kumar: An Indian-American academic Shashi Kumar has been appointed to lead the education and training wing of US Maritime Administration. He will be serve as Deputy Associate Administrator and National Coordinator for Maritime Education and Training at the headquarters of the Maritime Administration (MARAD).

Kartik Chandran: Indian-American environmental engineer Kartik Chandran has been named a 2015 MacArthur Fellow and given a ‘genius’ grant of USD 625,000 for working on a novel solution to the world’s need for food, clean water and energy.

India: India will be host the combined shotgun/rifle/pistol World Cup in 2017. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 30.09.2015 

Question: Who was sworn-in as Tripura governor?
A) Keshari Nath Tripathi
B) Kamla Beniwal
C) Ashok Devrat
D) Amar Singh
Answer & Explanation: Keshari Nath Tripathi was sworn-in as Tripura governor.

Question: Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tata AIG General Insurance Co Ltd?
A) Pradeep Gupta
B) Pyush Chawla
C) Neelesh Garg
D) D.P. Pathak
Answer & Explanation: Neelesh Garg has been appointed as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tata AIG General Insurance Co Ltd.

Question: Which country will be host the combined shotgun/rifle/pistol World Cup in 2017?
A) China
B) India
C) Myanmar
D) Vietnam
Answer & Explanation: India will be host the combined shotgun/rifle/pistol World Cup in 2017.

Question: Volkswagen’s Porsche has named _________ as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO)?
A) Jim Guy
B)  Bubba Watson
C) Oliver Blume
D) Jordan Spieth
Answer & Explanation: Volkswagen’s Porsche has named Oliver Blume as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Question: Who is the Chairperson of HSBC India?
A) Chanda Kochhar 
B) Kiran Mazumdar
C) Naina Lal Kidwai
D) Shikha Sharma
Answer & Explanation: Naina Lal Kidwai is the Chairperson of HSBC India.

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