Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 30.10.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 30.10.2014 

G Satheesh Reddy: G Satheesh Reddy, eminent scientist and Director of DRDO’s Research Centre Imarat, has been conferred the prestigious fellowship of the Royal Aeronautical Society, London.

Guy Scott: Vice President of Zambia Guy Scott was appointed as acting President by the Zambia government.

SunEdison signed MoU with Rajasthan Government: SunEdison Inc. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Rajasthan Government to establish 5000 MW capacity of solar power in Rajasthan in next five years.

World’s Children Prize: Malala Yousafai won the 2014 World’s Children Prize after a global vote involving millions of children.

Galway Kinnell: Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell died at the age of 87.

TB-Mission 2020: Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced TB-Mission 2020 to eliminate Tuberculosis (TB) from India.

India-Saudi Arabia agreed to cooperate in hydrocarbon: Indian and Saudi Arabia has agreed to cooperate in different areas of hydrocarbon sector.
The agreement was reached in bilateral energy consultations held in Riyadh between India and Saudi Arabia.

Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana: Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs has launched Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana (VKY) for welfare of Tribal people and particularly to lift human development indices of tribal people.    

Union Government India: Union Government has submitted a list of 627 Indians holding black money abroad to the Supreme Court (SC).

Grandhi Mallikarjuna: Andhra Pradesh Government appointed noted industrialist and GMR Group chairman Grandhi Mallikarjuna as chairman of the State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC). 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 30.10.2014

Question: Who has been conferred the prestigious fellowship of the Royal Aeronautical Society, London?
A) Ramesh Agrawal
B) Usha Singh
C) G Satheesh Reddy
D) Surendra Paliwalsi
Answer & Explanation: G Satheesh Reddy has been conferred the prestigious fellowship of the Royal Aeronautical Society, London.
 
Question: Who won the 2014 World’s Children Prize?
A) Malala Yousafai
B) Tim Cook
C) J.S. Rathi
D) Richard Rahul
Answer & Explanation: Malala Yousafai won the 2014 World’s Children Prize.
 
Question: With which country India has agreed to cooperate in different areas of hydrocarbon sector?
A) Vietnam
B) Saudi Arabia
C) Cambodia
D) Sri Lanka
Answer & Explanation: Saudi Arabia and India have agreed to cooperate in different areas of hydrocarbon sector.
 
Question: Union Government has submitted a list of how many Indians holding black money abroad to the Supreme Court (SC)?
A) 556
B) 423
C) 729
D) 627
Answer & Explanation: Union Government has submitted a list of 627 Indians.
 
Question: Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana (VKY) is for welfare of ______?
A) Tribal people
B) College student
C) Widow women
D) Minority people
Answer & Explanation: Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana (VKY) is for welfare of Tribal people.

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