Here is the Current affairs quiz August 8th 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. Name the bank that has launched ‘DIGITAL APNAYEN’ campaign to encourage customers to use digital banking channels?
State-owned Punjab National Bank has launched a campaign to encourage customers to use digital banking channels. Under the campaign ‘DIGITAL APNAYEN’, the bank will contribute Rs 5 towards the PM CARES Fund on behalf of each customer conducting the first financial transaction to activate their RuPay Debit card either on point of sale (PoS) or e-commerce platform
Q2. Name the bank that has launched a ‘Shaurya KGC Card’ for the armed forces?
Private sector HDFC Bank has launched a ‘Shaurya KGC Card’ for the armed forces. “The Shaurya KGC Card will provide armed forces personnel with finance for agricultural requirements like production of crop, post-harvest maintenance and consumption needs
Q3. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of eBikeGO?
Amritsar based e-mobility start-up, eBikeGO has appointed Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh as its brand ambassador. He will help the company to upgrade itself and will also have an active presence on the company’s website and campaigns across media
Q4. Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of GoAir Airline?
Kaushik Khona has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of GoAir Airline.
Q5. Name the country that chaired the 4th Session of the BRICS Anti-Drug Working Group?
The 4th Session of the BRICS Anti-Drug Working Group comprising of Brazil, Russia, China, South Africa and India held over video conference on August 12, 2020, was chaired by Russia.
Q6. Who has been appointed as the new director-general of the Border Security Force (BSF)?
Government of India has appointed Rakesh Asthana as the new director-general of the Border Security Force (BSF)
Q7. Name the state that has launched Padhai Tuhar Para Scheme?
The Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel has announced the launch of the Padhai Tuhar Para Scheme (Education up to your locality)
Q8. Name the country that has launched a £3 million innovation challenge fund in India to support scientists in academia and industry to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change?
The UK government has launched a £3 million innovation challenge fund in India to support scientists in academia and industry to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change
Q9. Who will launch the country’s first bullion index, Bulldex?
Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) will launch the country’s first bullion index, Bulldex. Bullions, viz. gold and silver, are currently traded as individual commodities on the country’s premier commodity exchange
Q10. Who has recently been appointed as executive director (ED) of SEBI?
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has appointed GP Garg as executive director (ED). Prior to this, he was Chief General Manager in Sebi and has handled several assignments since joining in January 1994.
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