Q1. Who has taken charge as the new Comptroller and Auditor General of India from August 8th ?
Ans. Girish Chandra Murmu
Q 2. One year after Ladakh was given a separate Union Territory status, the government of India has launched a scheme whose acronym is MODI under which Rs 500 crore has been sanctioned. Expand MODI ?
Ans. Mission Organic Development Initiative
Q 3. Parle Agro has sued a competitor for trademark infringement of their Appy Fizz fruit drink by the competitor’s Fizzy Apple . Who is the competitor ?
Q 4. Which Indian company has announced that their lady employees can avail ‘period’ leaves of upto 10 days a year ?
Q5. Which newspaper belonging to the India Today group has closed down and published its last edition last week ?
Ans. Mail Today
Q 6. Which eminent banker has been made the Chairman of the Expert Committee for One-time restructuring of loans that have been stressed due to COVID ? The announcement has come from RBI
Ans. K V Kamath
Q 7. What was the model of the plane involved in the unfortunate Dubai-Kozhikode flight of Air India Express that met with an accident in Kozhikode ? The model was same as the one which had an accident in Mangalore in 2010
Ans. Boeing 737-800
Q 8. August 7th is National Handloom Day. Many states have a chain of emporia through which they market their handlooms. Give the names of the states to which these emporia belong
Ans. 1. Tamil Nadu 2. West Bengal 3. MP 4. Assam 5. Gujarat
Q9. I grew up in Matunga, Mumbai. I am son of a Sanskrit scholar. A CA by training. After starting my career with CRISIL, I joined HDFC Bank in 1996. I head the Finance function now. My name has now been approved by the board and RBI to succeed Aditya Puri at HDFC Bank. Who am I ?
Ans. Sasidhar Jagadishan
Q 10. What is the new law draft that has been put out by Australian govt that is being welcomed by the news publishing industry and opposed by Google and Alphabet ?
Ans. Sharing of digital advertising revenues with the newspaper publishers
Q11. In which country a street dog has been adopted by Hyundai as a Honorary Salesman after it used to visit a showroom regularly and made friends with the staff ?
Q 12. A businessman in Texas US Lee Price III was arrested recently because he bought a Lamborgini Urus, Rolex Watch and some other luxury goods. What was his crime ?
Ans. He had taken COVID loans for his business and used them to make the luxury purchases
Q 13. Which singer has threatened to sue Donald Trump for using his songs ‘Rockin in the free world’ and ‘Devil’s sidewalk’ for using them in the rallies and events ?
Ans. Paul Young
Q 14. Which popular newspaper globally announced that their digital revenue have exceeded the print revenue for the first time ?
Ans. New York Times
Q 15. Microsoft will be launching a cloud based gaming service soon, what will it be called ?
Ans. x Cloud
Q 16. On 10th August 1937, GD Beauchamp, co-founder of the National Stringed Instrument Corporation gets a patent for the first instrument that was known as the Rickenbacker Frying Pan. What popular instrument are we talking about ?
Ans. Rickenbacker Frying Pan was an Electric -Guitar
Compiled by G.Mohan
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