9 September 2020

English Quiz 08.09.2020

English Quiz 08.09.2020

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1.Who has resigned as a board member of IDFC First Bank?

A. Rajiv Lal

B. Sanjeev Lal

C. Raja Lal

D. Rao Lal

2.Famous cricketer, Ian Bell announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, he held from which country?

A. South Africa

B. England

C. Australia

D. New zealand

3.Which institutions has launched a special decontamination device called ‘Chakr DeCoV’, to decontaminate N95 masks?

A. IIT Bombay

B. IIT Kanpur

C. IIT Delhi

D. IIT Madras

4.Which among the following is not in the top ten states under State Reform Action Plan 2019?

A. Andra Pradesh

B. Uttar Pradesh

C. Telangana

D. Odisha

5.Who has been elected as the President of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM)?

A. Kenichi Ayukawa

B. Natarajan Chandrasekaran

C. Anand Gopal Mahindra

D. Vishnu Mathur

ANSWERS:-

Answer: 1)A

Explanation

Rajiv B. Lall has resigned from the post of Non-Executive Chairman of IDFC First Bank due to prolonged personal health issues.He was the founder MD and CEO of the IDFC Bank, which was merged with Capital first in December 2018.IDFC Bank is first Indian bank to launch Aadhaar-linked cashless merchant solution.Amitabh Bachchan is the first ever brand ambassador of IDFC first Bank

MD and CEO of IDFC First Bank: V. Vaidyanathan

Headquarters: Mumbai.

Answer: 2)B

Explanation

England cricketer, Ian Bell has announced that he will retire from all forms of cricket at the end of the 2020 domestic season. He made his debut in 2004. He played 118 Tests, 161 ODIs, and 8 T20Is for England. He retired from ODIs in 2015 to focus on Test cricket. He won five Ashes series out of seven. He was the Player of the Series in the 2013 series, where he scored 562 runs at an average of 62.44.

Ian bell

  • Ian Bell MBE is an England Test cricketer. He is a right-handed high / middle order batsman.
  • Bell plays both Test and one-day internationals for England and has scored twelve Test centuries.
  • In 2006, Ian Bell was awarded the MBE for his role in the successful Ashes tour in 2005 on the New Year Honors List.
  • In November 2006, the International Cricket Council honored him as the Emerging Player of the Year.

Answer: 3)C

Explanation

IIT Delhi incubated startup Chakr Innovation has rolled out ‘Chakr DeCoV’ to decontaminate N95 masks. Chakr DeCoV is designed in the shape of cabinet with an innovative decontamination mechanism, which utilises the high penetrability of Ozone gas for cleaning the pores of the N95 mask, ensuring complete decontamination of its intricate layers. Ozone is a strong oxidizing agent that can destroys viruses damaging viral RNA.

Answer: 4)D

Explanation

Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmla Sitharaman has announced the 4th edition of Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP) ranking of states. Ranking of various States of India on the basis of implementation of Business Reform Action Plan had started in 2015. The Business Reform Action Plan 2018-19 was a comprehensive plan including 180 reform points covering 12 business regulatory areas such as Access to Information, Single Window System, Labour, Environment, etc.

The top ten states under State Reform Action Plan 2019 are

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Telangana\
  4. Madhya Pradesh
  5. Jharkhand
  6. Chhattisgarh
  7. Himachal Pradesh
  8. Rajasthan
  9. West Bengal
  10. Gujarat

The lowest 3 ranks in the list belong to Odisha, Sikkim and Tripura.

Answer: 5)A

Explanation

Maruti Suzuki MD and CEO, Kenichi Ayukawa has been elected as the new President of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) for a term of two years. He will replace Rajan Wadhera.  Ashok Leyland MD and CEO, Vipin Sondhi has been elected as the new vice president of SIAM. SIAM is the apex body of the Indian automotive industry.

Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers Founded: July 2012.

Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers Headquarters: New Delhi.

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