Here is the Current affairs quiz August 5th 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. Which has become the first country in the world to grant regulatory approval to a COVID-19?
Russia has become the first country in the world to grant regulatory approval to a COVID-19 vaccine after less than two months of human testing, a move hailed by Moscow as evidence of its scientific prowess
Q2. Who has won win 70th Anniversary Grand Prix?
Flying Dutchman Max Verstappen produced a brilliant drive at Silverstone to win the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.
Q3. Who has developed AIR SUVIDHA, a first-of-its-kind portal allowing international arriving passengers to fill a mandatory self-declaration form?
The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has developed a web portal named ‘AIR SUVIDHA’ for India-bound international passengers. The online forms have been developed in collaboration with various state governments, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Ministry of External Affairs (MEA
Q4. Who has launched India’s 1st Pocket Android POS(Point of Sale) Device?
Paytm has launched India’s 1st Pocket Android POS(Point of Sale) Device, ‘Paytm All-in-One Portable Android Smart POS’ for contactless ordering and payments in India. It is an effort to digitise and empower a large number of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
Q5. Name the state government that has launched Mukhyamantri Kisan Sahay Yojana?
The Gujarat government has launched a new scheme under which farmers facing crop losses due to drought, excess rain or unseasonal rain will get compensation without collection of any premium from them
Q6. Name the state that has launched the “Indira Van Mitan” Yojana?
Chhattisgarh Government has launched the “Indira Van Mitan” Yojana. The new scheme will aim to make the forest dwellers of the state self reliant
Q7. International Youth Day is observed annually on ____
International Youth Day is an awareness day designated by the United Nations on 12th August. The purpose of the day is to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youth.
Q8. The book titled ‘Connecting, Communicating, Changing’ is related to ____
Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh released a book chronicling three years of Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu in office, titled ‘Connecting, Communicating, Changing.’
Q9. Who has becomes new executive chairman of Capital India Finance?
Harsh Kumar Bhanwala has been appointed as executive chairman of the Capital India Finance Limited. Prior to this, Bhanwala was chairman of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for over six years.
Q10. Which becomes the first city in India to have female icons on traffic signals?
Mumbai’s Dadar has become the first city in India to have women symbols on traffic signals and signage. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has installed traffic signals that display female icons sporting triangular frock, a shift from the default representation of men.
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