19 Sep

In the latest notification issued by SSC, the commission has announced that it is going to publish the details regarding the Combined Graduate Level Exam 2020 on 22nd September. The dates for CHSL and MTS examinations are also expected to be published along side. With IBPS PO and Clerk exams scheduled in October and December respectively, every minute is valuable for exam preparation.

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Current Affairs August 2020 Quiz

Question 1. The 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is going to be hosted by India. Which country will host the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022?
a. Australia
b. England
c. West Indies
d. South Africa

Answer: Australia

Question 2. Which of the following is correct regarding the RBI rules for setting up of NPCI like New Umbrella Entities (NUEs) for retail payments?
a. A minimum experience of 3 years is mandatory in the payments space.
b. The entity should have a minimum paid-up capital of Rs. 500 Cr. and it must maintain a minimum net-worth of Rs. 300 Cr. at all times.
c. The maximum capital investment allowed to a Single Promoter / Promoter Group will be 40%.
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 3. RBI has directed large Urban Cooperative Banks (asset size of more than Rs 2,000 Cr.) to implement System-Based Asset Classification from
a. 1st January, 2021
b. 1st April, 2021
c. 30th June, 2021
d. 30th September, 2021

Answer: 30th June, 2021

Question 4. Name the state that has recently launched its new state emblem (logo).
a. Uttarakhand
b. Jharkhand
c. Telangana
d. Chhattisgarh

Answer: Jharkhand

Question 5. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Governor of Meghalaya?
a. Phagu Chauhan
b. Lalji Tandon
c. Satya Pal Malik
d. Kiran Bedi

Answer: Satya Pal Malik

Question 6. Passage Exercise (PASSEX) was jointly conducted near Andaman and Nicobar Islands between the navies of India and
a. USA
b. Maldives
c. Russia
d. Australia

Answer: USA

Question 7. Russell Kirsch, who passed away recently, was the inventor of
a. Laptop
b. Pixel
c. Computer mouse
d. Floppy Disk

Answer: Pixel

Question 8. India and Bhutan have jointly opened a new trade route between Jaigaon (West Bengal) and
a. Trongsa (Bhutan)
b. Lhuntse (Bhutan)
c. Ahlay, Pasakha (Bhutan)
d. Punakha (Bhutan)

Answer: Ahlay, Pasakha (Bhutan)

Question 9. Russia has launched the World’s 1st ready for use COVID-19 vaccine. What is the name of the vaccine?
a. Volga V
b. Lenin V
c. Putin V
d. Sputnik V

Answer: Sputnik V

Question 10. Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has been given the additional charge of which of the following states?
a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Goa
c. Gujarat
d. Karnataka

Answer: Goa

Question 11. Fit India Freedom Run, launched by the Fit India Movement, is being conducted from 15th August to
a. 17th September, 2020
b. 2nd October, 2020
c. 31st December, 2020
d. 26th January, 2021

Answer: 2nd October, 2020

Question 12. Manduadih railway station has been renamed as
a. Baikunth railway station
b. Kashi railway station
c. Banaras railway station
d. Prayag railway station

Answer: Banaras railway station

Question 13. The Gwalior-Chambal expressway has been named after
a. Deen Dayal Upadhyay
b. VD Savarkar
c. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
d. Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Answer: Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Question 14. The Unique ‘Health ID’ provided to every Indian citizen under the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) will have
a. 11 Digits
b. 12 Digits
c. 13 Digits
d. 14 Digits

Answer: 14 digits

Question 15. As per the Tapan Ray committee on Core Investment Companies (CIC) guidelines, which of the following is correct?
a. All groups with a CIC must form a Group Risk Management Committee.
b. The number of layers in the group structure of CICs has been restricted to 2.
c. A Chief Risk Officer must be appointed for CICs with an asset size of over Rs. 5000 Cr.
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 16. Name the latest RBI initiative for promoting financial Inclusion and efficient banking.
a. Innovation Hub
b. Finnacle
c. Regulatory Sandbox
d. Umbrella Pay

Answer: Innovation Hub

Question 17. Geographical Indication (GI) tags for Moira Banana, Khaje (Kaddio Boddio) and Harmal Chilli have been given to which of the following?
a. Karnataka
b. Maharashtra
c. Goa
d. Dadar and Nagar Haveli

Answer: Goa

Question 18. World’s tallest pier bridge is going to come up on the Ijai river in
a. Manipur
b. Meghalaya
c. Sikkim
d. Mizoram

Answer: Manipur

Question 19. Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra was recently inaugurated in
a. Indore, Madhya Pradesh
b. Rajghat (Delhi)
c. Sabarmati Ashram (Ahmedabad)
d. Porbandar (Gujarat)

Answer: Rajghat (Delhi)

Question 20. RBI has signed a USD 400 million Currency Swap facility with the Central Bank of
a. Sri Lanka
b. Iran
c. Israel
d. Thailand

Answer: Sri Lanka

Question 21. In which country is India going to develop 5 Eco-Tourism zones and also build the largest civilian infrastructure project?
a. Mauritius
b. Bangladesh
c. Bhutan
d. Maldives

Answer: Maldives

Question 22. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched?
a. International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: 9th August
b. World Photography Day & World Humanitarian Day: 19th August
c. World Water Week: 24th to 28th August
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 23. Name the 1st Indian to score a century in all the 3 formats of Cricket: Test Match, ODI and T-20.
a. Virender Sehwag
b. Virat Kohli
c. Suresh Raina
d. Gautam Gambhir

Answer: Suresh Raina

Question 24. Indira Rasoi Yojana was launched recently in which of the following states?
a. Punjab
b. Chhattisgarh
c. Rajasthan
d. Maharashtra

Answer: Rajasthan

Question 25. Pandit Jasraj, who passed away recently, was a Hindustani classical vocalist from the
a. Gwalior Gharana
b. Indore Gharana
c. Mewati Gharana
d. Agra Gharana

Answer: Mewati Gharana

Question 26. Name the 1st Indian city to have female icons on traffic signals.
a. Mumbai
b. Chennai
c. Hyderabad
d. Bengaluru

Answer: Mumbai

Question 27. Name the only captain in Cricket History to win 3 ICC trophies: T20 World Cup, ODI World Cup and Champions Trophy.
a. Eoin Morgan
b. Aaron Finch
c. MS Dhoni
d. Virat Kohli

Answer: MS Dhoni

Question 28. As per RBI, by March 2021, Gross NPAs (Non Performing Assets) of Banks may rise to
a. 9.5%
b. 11.5%
c. 12.5%
d. 14.5%

Answer: 12.5%

Question 29. ‘Abraham Accord’, a historic peace agreement, was signed among
a. North Korea, South Korea and USA
b. Iran, Iraq and Turkey
c. Israel, UAE and Bahrain
d. China, Pakistan and Russia

Answer: Israel, UAE and Bahrain

Question 30. Which of the following pairs is incorrectly matched?
a. World Lion Day: 10th August
b. World Elephant Day: 12th August
c. World Organ Donation Day: 13th August
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

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