Static Gk awareness quiz 18th July 2020- Static GK for Bank Exam

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To complement your preparation for General Awareness section of the upcoming exams like SBI Clerk Mains and RBI Assistant Mains, we are providing you Static GK Awareness of 18th July 2020 covering the following topics: Asian Development Bank, Wipro, Indian Olympic Association, CAPRISA, National Games.

Q1. The Asian Development Bank and the Government of India have signed a $177 million loan to upgrade the 450 km of state highways and major district roads in the state of Maharashtra. Name the President of Asian Development Bank.
(a) Masatsugu Asakawa
(b) Takehiko Nakao
(c) Haruhiko Kuroda
(d) Tadao Chino
(e) Mitsuo Sato

Q2. Thierry Delaporte has been appointed by the IT major Wipro as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD). Who among the following is the present Chairman of Wipro Limited?
(a) Bimal Prasad Sharma
(b) Arvind Kumar
(c) Amit Mittal
(d) M G Pandit
(e) Rishad Premji

Q3. Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra has been designated as a member from the Olympic Channel Commission. Where is the headquarters of International Olympic Committee (IOC)?
(a) Paris, France
(b) Geneva, Switzerland
(c) Lausanne, Switzerland
(d) Vienna, Austria
(e) Brussels, Belgium

Q4. South African HIV researcher, Quarraisha Abdool Karim has been awarded Christophe Merieux Prize for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), which she heads. What is the official currency of South Africa?
(a) Ruble
(b) Peso
(c) Manat
(d) Rand
(e) Taka

Q5. The 36th National Games, planned for October-November in Goa, was deferred indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Where is the headquarters of Indian Olympic Association?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Mumbai
(c) Lucknow
(d) Kanpur
(e) Gurgram

Solutions

S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. The current president is Masatsugu Asakawa. He succeeded Takehiko Nakao on 17 January 2020, who succeeded Haruhiko Kuroda in 2013.

S2. Ans.(e)
Sol. Rishad Premji is the present Chairman of Wipro Limited.

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. The International Olympic Committee is a non-governmental sports organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland.

S4. Ans.(d)
Sol. Rand is the official currency of South Africa.

S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. New Delhi is the headquarters of Indian Olympic Association.

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