Q 1. Which bank has replaced its Chairman and Managing Director after initiating investigations to charges like giving loans to people recommended by politicians and placing his relatives in plum positions ?
Ans. Jammu and Kashmir Bank
Q 2. What products are being marketed by an Indian company on Amazon that goes by the name ” Bhains ki Aankh” ?
Ans. Footwear, T-shirts
Q3, After the MPC meeting today, RBI governor announced changes in the NEFT/RTGS charges for transfer of money by banks . What is the change ?
Ans. They have been made free of any charge
Q4. Who will be taking over from Azim Premji as the Executive Chairman of Wipro from July 2019 ?
Ans. Rishad Premji, his son
Q5. What unique contribution has Pranayraj Vangari from Hyderabad made , that has made Wikipedia recognise him ?
Ans. He has written a Wikipedia page everyday for 1000 days without a break
Q7. Which fashion retail chain has acquired Jaypore to expand its ethnic wear range ?
Ans. Aditya Birla Fashion retail
Q8. The govt has decided to promote the use of these in govt property like govt residential quarters . What are these called ?
Ans. Solar trees
Q9. Why has RBI put a penalty of Rs 2 crore on Uday Kotak of Kotak Mahindra Bank ?
Ans. For not complying with the promoter quota reduction rule
Q 10. What passenger services are being piloted by Indian Railways in 39 trains originating from Indore station so as to increase their non-fare revenues ?
Ans. Head and Foot massage services
Q 11. Name this NRI serial entrepreneur associated with Sterling Computers, Barista Coffee, Dishnet DSL, Aircel and many ventures abroad. Now in the news for defrauding IL &FS by bribing the top officials
Ans. C Sivasankaran
Q 12. Which Indian cricketer in the news has made investments as an angel investor in JetSetGo (travel), Vyomo (a home beauty service), SportyBeans (a children-focused sports program), Cartisan (an automotive services marketplace), and Healthians (an online healthcare marketplace) ?
Ans. Yuvraj Singh
Q 13. Mondelez have brought out a variant of their chocolate that has 30 % less sugar. Name the brand
Ans. Cadbury’s Dairy Milk
q 14. As per a recent paper by former Chief Economic Advisor to Govt , Dr Arvind Subramanian to what extent was the GDP of India overestimated between 2011 and 2016 ?
Ans. The GDP was overestimated by 2.5 %
Q 15. What is the casually used word for ‘faux budget’, a budget made from imaginary figures that have limited link to reality ? It has been used by Y V Reddy, former RBI Guv recently
Q 16. Who tweeted this and what is the occasion ?
Ans. IndiGo Airlines on the occasion of Yuvraj Singh’s retirement.. He is remembered for his 6 sixes
Q 17. Which publication that was started by Network 18 on January 26 this year as a weekly has suspended publication recently ?
Ans. First Post
Q 17 . Bill Gates and Warren Buffett spent a shift working together in a fast food joint. Where did they work ?
Ans. Dairy Queen
Q 18. Apple has announced that it will withdraw iTunes. How will iTunes be offered to its subscribers ?
Ans. iTunes will be replaced in macOS Catalina by separate applications for Music, Podcasts, and TV
- Compiled by G.Mohan Twitter @go_mohan