Here is the Current affairs quiz August 23rd & 24th 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 author of book titled ‘One Arranged Murder’?
A book titled ‘One Arranged Murder’ authored by Chetan Bhagat will be released globally on September 28, 2020.
Q2. International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition is observed annually on _____
International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, is an international day celebrated August 23 of each year, the day designated by UNESCO to memorialize the transatlantic slave trade
Q3. Who among the following has not been inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame?
The ICC conducted the ceremony virtually owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. Legendary South African all-rounder Jaques Kallis, Pakistan batting great Zaheer Abbas and Pune-born former Australian captain Lisa Sthalekar were inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame in a virtual ceremony
Q4. Who has signed a loan agreement for a $500 million Mumbai Urban Transport Project-III?
Government of India, Maharashtra State Government, Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) signed a loan agreement for a $500 million Mumbai Urban Transport Project-III. The aim of the MoU is to improve the network capacity, service quality and safety of the suburban railway system in Mumbai.
Q5. Name the country that has successfully launched 5th Earth observation satellite, Gaofen-9?
China has successfully launched 5th Earth observation satellite, Gaofen-9 (05), from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.
Q6. Who has bagged “Swachhta Hi Seva award” for transforming Neyveli Township?
The Government of India Navratna, NLC India Limited (NLCIL) has bagged the award for making an extremely valuable contribution in the implementation of the “Swachhta Hi Seva Programme”.
Q7. Where does Army-2020 International Military and Technical Forum held recently?
The India Pavilion at the Army-2020 International Military and Technical Forum was inaugurated by Secretary (Defence Production) Raj Kumar and Indian Ambassador DB Venkatesh Verma outside Moscow. The forum was organised by the Russian Defence Ministry from August 23-29 at the Patriot Park near Moscow
Q8. Name the chairman of Defence Research and Development Organisation?
Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy, Head of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), has been given a two-year extension as the Secretary, Department of Defence Research and Development and Chairman DRDO beyond his tenure
Q9. Cameron White announced his retirement from professional cricket. He belonged to which country?
Australian all-rounder Cameron White announced his retirement from professional cricket
Q10. Who won the UEFA Champions League 2019-20 title?
German professional sports club, Bayern Munich won the UEFA Champions League 2019-20 title by defeating Paris Saint-Germain
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