Here is the Current affairs quiz January 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. Name the company that has developed COVISHIELD vaccine?
India has approved two vaccines against novel coronavirus — Covishield by Serum Institute of India and Covaxin developed by Bharat Biotech. The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) granted restricted emergency approval to the two COVID-19 vaccines in the country..
Q2. Name the state that has launched Kisan Kalyan Mission?
Uttar Pradesh government will launch a special program to double the income of farmers. The program named as Kisan Kalyan Mission will cover all assembly constituencies of the state.
Q3. Name the multilateral agency that has signed a $100 million loan to modernise and upgrade the power distribution system to enhance the quality and reliability of electricity supply in Bengaluru city?
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India has signed a $100 million loan to modernise and upgrade the power distribution system to enhance the quality and reliability of electricity supply in Bengaluru city in the state of Karnataka
Q4. Name the country that has passed the ‘Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act’ recently?
The U.S. Congress has passed the ‘Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act’ which will expand the number of scholarships available to Pakistani women to receive higher education under a merit and needs-based programme. The bill requires the U.S. Agency for International Development to award at least 50% of scholarships under a Pakistan-based higher education scholarship programme to Pakistani women, from 2020 to 2022, across a range of academic disciplines and in accordance with existing eligibility criteria.
Q5. Name the movie with which 51st International Film Festival of India will open?
51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will open on 16th January, with the Indian premiere of the movie ‘Another Round’ by Thomas Vinterberg. The movie starring Cannes Best Actor Award winner Mads Mikkelsen is among a star-studded line up of movies being showcased at IFFI
Q6. Who has been appointed as new Chairman of All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC)?
The All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC), has appointed Ashish Pethe as its new Chairman and Saiyam Mehra as vice chairman for a period of two years
Q7. Who has sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the common court of the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh?
Justice Pankaj Mithal has sworn as the new Chief Justice of the common court of the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh
Q8. Which has become the world’s first two-wheeler company to cross a market capitalisation of Rs. 1 lakh crore?
Bajaj Auto has become the world’s first two-wheeler company to cross a market capitalisation of Rs. 1 lakh crore. On January 1, 2021, the company’s share price closed at Rs. 3,479 on the National Stock Exchange, making its market capitalisation Rs. 1,00,670.76 crore at that price.
Q9. Name the bank that has recently announced the launch of video KYC account opening (VAO) facility for savings bank accounts?
IDBI Bank announced the launch of video KYC account opening (VAO) facility for savings bank accounts. You can carry out the video KYC on any day except Sundays and Bank Holidays between 10 am and 6 pm
Q10. Who has been elected as president of the All India Chess Federation?
Sanjay Kapoor was elected president of the All India Chess Federation (AICF) while Bharat Singh Chauhan retained the secretary’s post in the polls held online
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