Current Affairs 09th August 2020 Quiz
The Current Affairs section constitutes a major part of General Awareness section and needs your undivided attention. To complement your preparation for 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 9th August 2020 covering the following topics: UPSC, CRPF, ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, Google, Amazing Ayodhya.
Q1. Who among the following has been appointed as new chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)?
(a) S. R. Hashim
(b) Pradeep Kumar Joshi
(c) Arvind Saxena
(d) Vinay Mittal
(e) Deepak Gupta
Q2. Odisha cadre IPS officer, ______________ has been appointed as Inspector General (IG), in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
(a) Roopa Moudgil
(b) Sanjukta Parashar
(c) Shivdeep Lande
(d) P S Ranipse
(e) A.S Dulat
Q3. Which of the following country host ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021?
(c) New Zealand
(d) Sri Lanka
(e) West Indies
Q4. Which of the following state government has tied up with Google to provide online education to students in the state?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Tamil Nadu
Q5. Who among the folloiwng is the authored of the book ‘Amazing Ayodhya’?
(a) Dharmendra Rai
(b) Amish Tripathi
(c) Hussain Zaidi
(d) Neena Rai
(e) Nityanand Rai
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Q6. Name the multilateral military exercise, which will be held in Astrakhan, Russia.
(a) Dharma Guardian
(d) Nomadic Elephant
Q7. Nation observes _____ anniversary of the August Kranti Din or Quit India Movement on 8 August 2020.
Q8. Which of the following Union Territory has recently launched new “Electric Vehicle Policy”?
(b) Jammu and Kashmir
Q9. Who among the following has been appointed as a new managing director and chief executive officer of PNB Housing Finance?
(a) Hardayal Prasad
(b) Suchita Gupta
(c) Gopilal Mannewar
(d) Pradeep Kumar Negi
(e) Neeraj Vyas
Q10. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up an expert committee under veteran banker __________ to suggest financial parameters for resolution of Covid-19 related stressed assets.
(a) Mohan Singh Thapa
(b) KV Kamath
(c) Suresh Pal
(d) Praveen Kumar Tripathi
(e) Manoj Kumar
Sol. Educationist Professor, Pradeep Kumar Joshi has appointed as the chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). He will succeed Arvind Saxena who completes his term as UPSC chairman.
Sol. Odisha cadre IPS officer, P S Ranipse has been appointed as Inspector General (IG), in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
Sol. The International Cricket Council has confirmed that India will host the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021.
Sol. Maharashtra government has tied up with Google to provide online education to students in the state.
Sol. The book titled ‘Amazing Ayodhya’ has been authored by Neena Rai.
Sol. India will take part in the multilateral military “Russian Kavkaz 2020” strategic command-post exercise to be held in Astrakhan, Russia.
Sol. The 78th anniversary of the August Kranti Din or Quit India Movement, which is considered as one of the important milestones in the history of freedom struggle of our country, is being observed on 8 August 2020.
Sol. Delhi government has launched the “Electric Vehicle Policy” for the national capital under which will waive registration fee, road tax, and provide an incentive of up to Rs1.5 lakh for new cars.
Sol. PNB Housing Finance has announced the appointment of the former SBI Card head, Hardayal Prasad as its new managing director and chief executive officer.
Sol. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up an expert committee under veteran banker KV Kamath to suggest financial parameters for resolution of Covid-19 related stressed assets.
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