Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 31.05.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 31.05.2015

W.P.Schauer: Budget carrier GoAir has appointed Wolfang Prock-Shauer as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Pinaka Mark-ll: An advanced version of the indigenously developed Pinaka Mark-ll rocket has successfully test-fired from Army’s Chandan firing range near Pokhran using  multi-barrel launcher.

HDFC Bank: The second largest private sector lender HDFC bank has decided to discontinue issuing slips after cash withdrawals at ATMs and will alert the customer through SMS.    

Reliance Industries: Reliance Industries has overtaken state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) to become the nation’s most profitable company, posting a consolidated net profit of Rs 23,566 crore in the 2014-15 fiscal.

George Yeo: Former foreign minister of Singapore George Yeo will replace Amartya Sen as the next chancellor of Nalanda University.

Vinod Kumar: Vinod Kumar Pipersenia has appointed as new chief secretary to the Assam government.   

PM Narendra Modi: Narendra Modi to be the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel.

China: China has successfully developed the first automated teller machine (ATM) with facial recognition technology.

HDFC Bank: Private sector lender HDFC Bank in the only Indian entity to find a place among the top 100 most valuable brands globally. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 31.05.2015 

Question: Which company has overtaken state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) to become the nation’s most profitable company?
A) TCS
B) HAL
C) Reliance Industries
D) Tata Group
Answer & Explanation: Reliance Industries has overtaken state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) to become the nation’s most profitable company.

Question: Who will be the next chancellor of Nalanda University?
A) Jason Day
B) George Yeo
C) Deepti Kapoor
D) Amit Mishra
Answer & Explanation: George Yeo will be the next chancellor of Nalanda University.

Question: Who has been appointed as new chief secretary to the Assam government?
A) A.D. Pariya
B) Vinod Kumar Pipersenia
C) Saurabh Shukla
D) J.H Rai
Answer & Explanation: Vinod Kumar Pipersenia has been appointed as new chief secretary to the Assam government.

Question: Which country has successfully developed the first automated teller machine (ATM) with facial recognition technology?
A) China
B) France
C) US
D) India
Answer & Explanation: China has successfully developed the first automated teller machine (ATM) with facial recognition technology.

Question: Who has been appointed as new CEO of GoAir?
A) S.K. Shrivastava
B) Arvind Gupta
C) Wolfang Prock-Shauer
D) Jim Yong Kim
Answer & Explanation: Wolfang Prock-Shauer has been appointed as new CEO of GoAir.

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