Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 31.07.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 31.07.2015 

Lausanne: Lausanne, the Swiss city has been chosen by the IOC as the host of the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics.

Beijing: Beijing, China has been chosen as the host city of 2022 Winter Olympics.

Public Sector banks: Finance Ministry is expected to infuse about Rs 20, 000 crore to various public sector banks in the next two months to shore up their capital base said by Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia.

Ravichandran Ashwin: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin been presented with the Arjun Award 2014.

Rajendra Srivastava: Rajendra Srivastava has been named as new dean of Indian School of Business (ISB) with effect from January 01, 2015.

India: India is going to become the most populous nation in the world by surpassing China in 2022.

India: India has been ranked 14th out of 22 countries on Tuberculosis (TB) burden countries as per the WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2014.

Forbes Asia Fabulous 50 list: Forbes Asia Fabulous 50 list released, has listed 10 Indian companies in the list. China has topped the list.

NTPC: NTPC has signed an agreement with Jharkhand government and state utility Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL) to form a joint venture company to expand capacity of Patratu Thermal Power Station in Ramgarh district.          

Visaarnai: Superstar Dhanush’s production venture “Visaarnai” has become the first Tamil movie to have its premiere in the competition section of the upcoming 72nd Venice International Film Festival. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 31.07.2015 

Question: Which city has been chosen by the IOC as the host of the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics?
A) Lausanne
B) Budapest
C) Geneva
D) Moscow
Answer & Explanation: Lausanne, the Swiss city has been chosen by the IOC as the host of the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics.

Question: Which city has been chosen as the host city of 2022 Winter Olympics?
A) New Delhi
B) Beijing
C) Tokyo
D) Astana
Answer & Explanation: Beijing has been chosen as the host city of 2022 Winter Olympics.

Question: Who has been named as new dean of Indian School of Business (ISB)?
A) Suresh Das
B) Arvind Gupta
C) Rajendra Srivastava
D) Narendra Lodhi
Answer & Explanation: Rajendra Srivastava has been named as new dean of Indian School of Business (ISB)

Question: Which movie has become the first Tamil movie to have its premiere in the competition section of the upcoming 72nd Venice International Film Festival?
A) Kaththi
B) Puli
C) Visaarnai
D) Pokkiri
Answer & Explanation: “Visaarnai” has become the first Tamil movie to have its premiere in the competition section of the upcoming 72nd Venice International Film Festival.

Question: India has been ranked ______ out of 22 countries on Tuberculosis (TB) burden countries as per the WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2014?
A) 14th
B) 15th
C) 12th
D) 20th
Answer & Explanation: India has been ranked 14th out of 22 countries on Tuberculosis (TB) burden countries as per the WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2014.

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