Current Affairs Quiz 08th September 2020: Daily Quiz MCQ for Bank Exam

Current Affairs 08th September 2020 Quiz

Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 08th September 2020 covering the following topics: Italian Grand Prix, Food and Agriculture Organization, SIAM, World War II.

The Current Affairs section constitutes a major part of General Awareness section in a competitive examination and plays an instrumental role. To supplement your preparation for the General Awareness Section of the upcoming exams like SBI Clerk Mains, RBI Assistant Mains and SEBI Grade A Prelims, we are providing you Current Affairs Quiz of 08th September 2020 covering the following topics: Italian Grand Prix, Food and Agriculture Organization, SIAM, World War II.

Q1. Name the winner of the Italian Grand Prix 2020.
(a) Carlos Sainz Jr.
(b) Pierre Gasly
(c) Lewis Hamilton
(d) Max Verstappen
(e) Lance Stroll

Q2. Which country was the host nation for the 35th Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC)?
(a) Japan
(b) Pakistan
(c) Bangladesh
(d) Bhutan
(e) India

Q3. The decontamination device Chakr DeCoV has been launched by the incubated startup of which institution to decontaminate N95 masks?
(a) IIT Delhi
(b) IIT Madras
(c) IIT Kanpur
(d) IIT Kharagpur
(e) IIT Bombay

Q4. Ian Bell has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket played for which country?
(a) West Indies
(b) Zimbabwe
(c) New Zealand
(d) England
(e) Australia

Q5. Who has been appointed as the President of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM)?
(a) Vikram Limaye
(b) Guenter Butschek
(c) Siddhartha Lal
(d) Rajiv Bajaj
(e) Kenichi Ayukawa

Q6. Which company has announced to acquire the product design and development firm, Kaleidoscope Innovation?
(a) Infosys
(b) TCS
(c) HCL
(d) Wipro
(e) Dell

Q7. Name the place which has been declared by US President Donald Trump as the first World War II Heritage City.
(a) Asheville
(b) Charlotte
(c) Raleigh
(d) Wilmington
(e) Greensboro

Q8. The International Day of Clean Air for blue skies is observed globally on ____________.
(a) 5th September
(b) 6th September
(c) 7th September
(d) 8th September
(e) 9th September

Q9. Who has been appointed as the President of Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) for the year 2020-22.
(a) Sanjiv Chadha
(b) Vinkesh Gulati
(c) Atul Kumar Goel
(d) S Krishnan
(e) Hasmukh Adhia

Q10. Which of the following UTs recently launched the online portal, Smart Performance Appraisal Report Recording Online Window (SPARROW)?
(a) Chandigarh
(b) Jammu & Kashmir
(c) Delhi
(d) Lakshadweep
(e) Ladakh

Solutions

S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. Pierre Gasly (Scuderia AlphaTauri, France) has won the Formula One Italian Grand Prix 2020 held on September 06, 2020. This is his first Grand Prix win.

S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. The 35th Session of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC 35), was held from 01 – 04 September 2020, in virtual format under the Chair of the Host Country, Bhutan.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. The IIT Delhi incubated startup Chakr Innovation has launched a special decontamination device called ‘Chakr DeCoV’, to decontaminate N95 masks.

S4. Ans.(d)
Sol. Cricketer Ian Bell from England has announced that he will retire from all forms of cricket at the end of the 2020 domestic season.

S5. Ans.(e)
Sol. Maruti Suzuki MD and CEO Kenichi Ayukawa has been elected as the new President of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). SIAM is the apex body of the Indian automotive industry.

S6. Ans.(a)
Sol. Infosys has announced that it would acquire product design and development firm, Kaleidoscope Innovation for up to $42 million.

S7. Ans.(d)
Sol. Donald Trump, President of the USA has announced Wilmington (located in southern US state North Carolina) as the first World War II Heritage City.

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. The International Day of Clean Air for blue skies is observed globally on September 7th, 2020.

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. The Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) has announced the appointment of Vinkesh Gulati as its 35th President for the year 2020-22.

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. Jammu & Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha launched the online portal, Smart Performance Appraisal Report Recording Online Window (SPARROW) for Jammu & Kashmir Administrative Service Officers (JKAS).

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