Here is the Current affairs quiz January 2nd 2020 for RBI/NABARD 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. Reserve Bank of India has directed large cooperative banks to report all exposures above _____ to the Central Repository of Information on Large Credits (CRILC)?
- Rs 25 crore
- Rs 15 crore
- Rs 10 crore
- Rs 5 crore
The Reserve Bank has directed large cooperative banks to report all exposures of Rs 5 crore and more to the Central Repository of Information on Large Credits (CRILC), a move aimed at early recognition of financial distress
Q2. Who has authored book titled “Politics of Opportunism: Regional Parties, Coalitions, Centre-State Relations In India”?
- Abhijit Banerjee
- S Gurumurthy
- Raghuram Rajan
- Amartya Sen
Q3. Who has been appointed as country’s first Chief of Defence Staff?
- General Bipin Rawat
- Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria
- Admiral Karambir Singh
- General Manoj Mukund Naravane
General Bipin Rawat has been named the country’s first Chief of Defence Staff
Q4. Who has created a record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman?
- Anne McClain
- Jessica Meir
- Peggy Whitson
- Christina Koch
NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Astronaut Christina Koch has created a record for longest single spaceflight by a woman
Q5. Who has sworn in as the 11th Chief Minister of Jharkhand?
- Raghubar Das
- Babulal Marandi
- Hemant Soren
- Arjun Munda
Hemant Soren, executive president of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, was sworn in as the 11th Chief Minister of Jharkhand
Q6. The e-auction platform “eBkray“ is related to ____?
- Online auction of attached assets by banks
- Financial inclusion
- Credit delivery to MSME
- All of the above
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has launched eBkray, an e-auction platform to enable online auction of attached assets by banks
Q7. Which bank has introduced One Time Password (OTP)-based ATM cash withdrawals from 1st January, 2020?
- Canara Bank
- Axis Bank
From 1st January 2020, SBI’s OTP-based ATM cash withdrawal come into effect. Considering the rise on ATM-related frauds State Bank of India (SBI) has introduced a one-time password (OTP)-based cash withdrawal system for its ATMs.
Q8. Who has announced an agreement to acquire RiskRecon?
- Master Card
Mastercard has announced an agreement to acquire RiskRecon, a leading provider of artificial intelligence and data analytics solutions to support companies in protecting their cyber systems and infrastructure
Q9. Where does foundation stone of Central Reserve Police Force headquarters has been laid down recently?
- New Delhi
Union Home Minister Amit Shah has laid the foundation stone of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Headquarters in New Delhi
Q10. Who has been named as captain of the Wisden’s T20 International team of the decade?
- Aaron Finch
- Virat Kohli
- Colin Munro
- Shane Watson
Australia’s limited-overs captain Aaron Finch was named captain of the Wisden’s T20 International team of the decade
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