Here is the Current affairs quiz September 1st 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 out the following months to be observed as ‘Nutrition Month’?
September would be celebrated as the nutrition month and schools should have not just report cards but also nutrition cards and nutrition monitors along with class monitors
Q2. Name the country that committed Official Development Assistance loan of Rs. 3,500 crore for the COVID-19 Crisis Emergency Response Support in India?
The Government of Japan has committed Official Development Assistance loan of an amount of JPY50 billion (approximately Rs. 3,500 crore) for the COVID-19 Crisis Emergency Response Support in India. This grant-in-aid from Government of Japan is for providing medical equipment to strengthen the public health and medical system in India. This will strengthen the health care facilities for managing critical and serious patients suffering from COVID-19 infection
Q3. Who has assumed charge as the new election commissioner of India?
Former finance secretary Rajiv Kumar took charge as the new Election Commissioner of India
Q4. The Indian economy has experienced a contraction of _____ in Q1 of 2020-21 as per latest data by NSSO
According to the latest released estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the first quarter (April-June) Q1 of 2020-21, the GDP at Constant (2011-12) Prices in Q1 of 2020-21 is estimated at Rs 26.90 lakh crore. This value was Rs 35.35 lakh crore in Q1 of 2019-20. Hence, the Indian economy has experienced a contraction of 23.9% as compared to 5.2% growth in Q1 2019-20.
Q5. Which among the following publications has been stopped by World Bank recently?
The World Bank Group has ‘paused’ the publication of the Doing Business report after irregularities have been reported regarding changes to the data used in the report.
Q6. Who have developed world’s largest ‘solar tree’?
In a bid to promote the usage of Solar energy, CSIR’s Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute have developed world’s largest ‘solar tree’ which is installed at its residential complex in Durgapur in West Bengal.
Q7. Name the country that withdrew from a multilateral military exercise — Kavkaz-2020?
India withdrew from a multilateral military exercise — Kavkaz-2020 — that was scheduled to be held in southern Russia next month as it did not want to perform drills with Chinese soldiers amid tensions at the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
Q8. Who has won the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix 2020?
Mercedes driver, Lewis Hamilton (Great Britain) has won the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix 2020 at Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium. This was his 5th win of the season.
Q9. Who has developed remote-controlled medical trolley ‘MEDBOT’ to deliver food, medicines to COVID-19 patients?
Indian Railways has developed a remote-controlled medical trolley named ‘MEDBOT’ to help deliver food and medicines to COVID-19 patients. It is providing service in the Central Hospital of the Diesel Rail Engine Factory of Indian Railways.
Q10. What is the tenor of the Gold Bond under Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme?
The tenor of the Bond is period of 8 years with exit option after 5th year to be exercised on the interest payment dates
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