Here is the Current affairs quiz August 22nd 2020 for RBI/NABARD/SEBI in the quiz series. This quiz series is also useful for IBPS/SBI PO, Railway recruitment, LIC AAO and clerical exams. The questions covers current affairs, static financial knowledge and other important topics which can be asked in competitive exams. Answers are given at the end of the quiz.
Q1. Who has been recently appointed as Election Commissioner of India?
Retired 1984 batch IAS officer of Bihar/Jharkhand cadre Rajiv Kumar had took over as Election Commissioner, filling the vacancy caused by Ashok Lavasa moving to the Asian Development Bank.
Q2. Name the institute that has inked MoU with Switzerland based HELP Logistics to engage in a collaborative partnership and provide consulting services?
In the backdrop of emerging challenges post-COVID 19, the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode and Switzerland based HELP Logistics have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to engage in a collaborative partnership and provide consulting services and logistics training for the humanitarian community
Q3. Who has announced the launch of its Green Deposit Programme?
HSBC India has announced the launch of its Green Deposit Programme. The Green Deposit is available in INR as Term Deposit. This innovative and unique fixed tenure deposit will go towards financing eligible businesses and projects that promote the transition to a low-carbon, climate resilient and sustainable economy.
Q4. Where Tribes India Showroom has been inaugurated recently?
Shri Arjun Munda, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs e-inaugurated via a video conference a ‘Tribes India Showroom’ in Indian Globe Chambers of LIC Western Zonal Office, Fort, Mumbai. The move comes to support 50 lakh tribal artisans and forest gatherers in their hour of need, steadily and firmly to sustain their income, employment and livelihoods.
Q5. Who has won the World Snooker Championship 2020?
Ronnie O’Sullivan defeated Kyren Wilson with a score of 18-8 to win the World Snooker Championship 2020. He has claimed his sixth World Championship title at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre
Q6. Which insurance company has announced its merger with ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co. Ltd?
ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co. Ltd and Bharti AXA General Insurance Co. Ltd has announced a merger to form the country’s third-largest general insurance entity.
Q7. Name the bank that has launched a new initiative named ‘Gig-a-Opportunities’?
Axis Bank has launched a new initiative named ‘Gig-a-Opportunities’. The initiative aims to attract skilled talent that can work with the bank remotely, from anywhere in the country. This hiring model comprises two working patterns
Q8. Who has developed the mobile app ‘Harit Path’?
The Union Minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari has launched a mobile app called ‘Harit Path’. The app ‘Harit Path’ has been developed by the National Highways authority of India (NHAI) to monitor the plantation and transplantation of trees along the highways, through geo-tagging and web-based GIS enabled monitoring tools
Q9. Over which river India’s longest passenger ropeway inaugurated recently?
India’s longest passenger ropeway over the Brahmaputra river was formally inaugurated in Assam’s Guwahati city. The 1.82 km bi-cable ropeway connects Guwahati and North Guwahati and has been constructed at a cost of Rs 56 crore
Q10. Who has been appointed as Managing Director of SBI?
Ashwani Bhatia has taken charge as its managing director of SBI. Bhatia is the fourth MD of SBI, with Dinesh Khara, Arijit Basu and C S Setty being the other three
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