GK Edu Wrap – 16th March 2015

National

Ques. World’s Consumer Day 2015 is observed on?

Ans. On 15th March, 2015 with the theme of helping consumers choose healthy diets.

#Fact: IT solutions service provider L&T InfoTech has received a $10 million contract from state-run Rail Vikas Nigam (RVNL) to integrate its business functions.

Mergers and Acquisition

Ques. Facebook acquired which shopping search engine?

Ans. TheFind.

Ques. What is the name of Brand Ambassador of North East?

Ans. Mary Kom.

Sports

Ques. Who is the winner of Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold title of Badminton?

Ans. Kidambi Srikanth.

Ques. Which team is the winner of 69th Santosh Trophy Football Title 2014-15?

Ans. Services.

Ques. Which team won the FIH Women’s Hockey World League Round Two competition title?

Ans. India.

Appointments

Ques. Who is appointed as the first COO of Wipro?

Ans. Abid Ali Neemuchwala.

Awards

Ques. Who is the winner of $1 million Global Teacher Prize in Dubai?

Ans. Nancie Atwell, a rural Maine teacher.

Technology

Ques. Which Indian Airport Terminal will have first body scanner?

Ans. Delhi IGI’s Terminal 1D.

International

Ques. Which country is world’s biggest Arms Exporter?

Ans. China.

#Fact: New Zealand’s Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd paid $553 million for 20% stake in China’s Beingmate Baby and Child Food Co Ltd, as it looks to boost its presence in the country’s branded dairy industry.

Quick Wrap

 

Fact

Answer

World’s Consumer Day 2015 15th March, 2015
Facebook acquired which shopping search engine TheFind
Brand Ambassador of North East Mary Kom
Winner of Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold title of Badminton Kidambi Srikanth
Winner of 69th Santosh Trophy Football Title 2014-15 Services
Winner of the FIH Women’s Hockey World League Round Two competition title India
First COO of Wipro Abid Ali Neemuchwala
Winner of $1 million Global Teacher Prize in Dubai Nancie Atwell
Indian Airport Terminal to have first body scanner Delhi IGI’s Terminal 1D
World’s biggest Arms Exporter China

 

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