Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 31.10.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 31.10.2014

World’s tallest statue: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel has laid foundation stone of the Statue of Unity – the world’s tallest statue of Iron man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Sardar Sarovar Dam near Kevadia Colony in Bharuch district of the state of Gujarat.

IBSF World Billiards Championship: India’s professional Billiards player Pankaj Advani won the IBSF World Billiards Championship in Bangalore.

Warren Anderson: Former Union Carbide Chief Warren Anderson, wanted in Indian in connection with the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which claimed over 3,000 lives in one of the world’s most lethal industrial accidents, died in Florida at the age of 92.

‘Gramin Gaurav Path’ Programme: Rajasthan Government has approved a Rs. 1,115 crore “Gramin Gaurav Path” programme, a major road construction project under which about 2,048 km of roads would be built in 33 districts.

Devendra Fadnavis: Becoming the first BJP Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra at Wankhede stadium, Mumbai.

‘e-Jandarshan’: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has launched an online platform ‘e-Jandarshan’ which will empower people in the state to seek speedy redressal of their grievances by reaching out to him directly via Google Hangouts.

Pushkar: The world’s largest camel fair has begun (Pushkar) in Ajmer, Rajasthan. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 31.10.2014 

Question: Which state government has approved a Rs. 1,115 crore “Gramin Gaurav Path” programme, a major road construction project?
A) Gujarat
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Rajasthan
D) Bihar
Answer & Explanation: Rajasthan government has approved a Rs. 1,115 crore “Gramin Gaurav Path” programme, a major road construction project.
 
Question: Who is sworn-in as the first BJP Chief Minister of Maharashtra?
A) Nitin Gadkari
B) Devendra Fadnavis
C) Prithviraj Chavan
D) Manohar Joshi
Answer & Explanation: Devendra Fadnavis is sworn-in as the first BJP Chief Minister of Maharashtra
 
Question: Who won the IBSF World Billiards Championship in Bangalore?
A) Pankaj Advani
B) Adam Scott
C) H.S. Prannoy
D) Jason Day
Answer & Explanation: Pankaj Advani won the IBSF World Billiards Championship in Bangalore.
 
Question: What was the name of former Union Carbide Chief, wanted in Indian in connection with the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, died at the age of 92?
A) Andrew Smith
B) Robin Williams
C) R.D. Richard
D) Warren Anderson
Answer & Explanation: Warren Anderson has died at the age of 92.
 
Question: Who has laid foundation of the world’s tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat?
A) Shivraj Singh Chauhan
B) Anandiben Patel
C) Rajnath Singh
D) Narendra Modi
Answer & Explanation: Anandiben Patel has laid foundation of the world’s tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat.

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