Here is the Current affairs quiz August 9th 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 ‘Full Spectrum: India’s Wars, 1972-2020’?
Retired Air Vice Marshal, Arjun Subramaniam has authored a new book titled, “Full Spectrum: India’s Wars, 1972-2020″.
Q2. Who has launched the web platform “E-Pathshala” in partnership with the Sports Authority of India (SAI)?
All India Football Federation (AIFF) has launched the web platform “E-Pathshala” in partnership with the Sports Authority of India (SAI). The platform of E-Pathshala will act to develop their interest in football through recognition approaches like painting, skills, building blocks and many more
Q3. Name the company that partnered with Central Water Commission for flood forecasting initiative?
Google in association with the Central Water Commission (CWC) has taken flood forecasting initiative over the past several months, and sent numerous public alerts to people in impacted regions across the country.
Q4. Gwalior-Chambal Expressway will be named after ____
On the 2nd death anniversary of the former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced that the Gwalior-Chambal Expressway will be named Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Chambal Progressway
Q5. Name the company that has forged academic collaboration with IIT Patna?
An Memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed by India’s homegrown ecommerce player “Flipkart” with Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Patna. The MoU will encourage industry focused applied research in the areas of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML). This is flipkart’s effort towards strengthening its academic collaboration which it has been promotiong for past 5 years now.
Q6. Name the bank that has launched Jan BachatKhata (JBK)?
Fino Payments Bank has launched Jan BachatKhata (JBK), which is an Aadhaar Authentication based digital savings account that brings neo-banking experience to consumers
Q7. Name the institute that has topped the Atal Rankings of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2020?
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has topped the Atal Rankings of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2020 under the ‘Best Centrally Funded Institution’ category
Q8. Who among the following is not the recipient of Khel Ratna in 2020?
The Selection Committee for National Sports Awards 2020 has confirmed that cricketer Rohit, wrestler Vinesh Phogat, women’s hockey captain Rani Rampal, table tennis star Manika Batra and para athlete Mariyappan Thangavelu will be conferred with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award on August 29 on the occasion of National Sports Day
Q9. Who has been named as brand ambassador of Sports eyewear brand Oakley?
Sports eyewear brand Oakley has named Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma as its brand ambassador in India. With this association, Sharma will sport the brand’s performance eyewear on and off the pitch
Q10. Who is the official sponsor for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League?
Dream 11 is the official sponsor for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League. Fantasy gaming platform Dream11. It won the IPL title sponsorship rights with a bid of Rs 222 crore, replacing Chinese mobile phone company Vivo for a four and a half month deal
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