Knowledge Bytes(English) For IBPS Clerk Mains 2019-20 : 16-10-2019

Knowledge Bytes

Knowledge Bytes(English) For IBPS Clerk Mains 2019-20 : 16-10-2019


1. Who has won Tunisia’s presidential election with 72.71 percent of votes? Kais Saied

2. Who is the current Prime Minister of Tunisia? Youssef Chahed

3. . which two female author won the Booker Prize for Fiction 2019 in London? Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo

4. Who recently became the second female author to win the Booker Prize twice? Margaret Atwood

5. Booker Prize 2019 was given for which two books? ‘The Testaments’ & ‘Girl, Woman, Other’

6. Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a key deal with which country during a key visit for an OPEC+ grouping aimed at stabilizing global oil prices? Saudi Arabia

7. What does OPEC stands for? Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

8. Who is the current Secretary General of OPEC? Mohammed Barkindo

9. Which airline became the first airline in the world to use a Taxibot on a A320 aircraft with passengers onboard? Air India

10. Recently, Air India became the first airline in the world to use a ___ on A320 Aircraft. Taxibot

11. Earlier this year, which airline became the third domestic carrier to complete Taxibot trials? Air India

12. How much penalty has been imposed on Lakshmi Vilas Bank for non-compliance with certain provisions of directions issued by RBI on ‘Income Recognition and Asset Classification (IRAC) norms? 1 crore

13. The Reserve Bank has imposed a monetary penalty of ___ on Syndicate Bank for violating asset classification and fraud detection norms. Rs 75 lakh

14. Which Indian shuttler has won the men’s singles title at Bahrain International Series? Priyanshu Rajawat

15. Which Indian badminton player has won the silver in women’s singles at 2019 Bahrain International Series? Ira Sharma

16. Which department of Ministry of Commerce and Industry has launched the mobile application L2Pro India on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs)? Secretary Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT)

17. Which two countries have been readmitted as ICC Members following the conclusion of the ICC Board meetings in Dubai? Zimbabwe and Nepal

18. The first edition of U-19 Women’s T20 World Cup will be played in which country in 2021? Bangladesh

19. Recently, ICC has decided to increase the prize money for ICC women’s events by: USD 2.6 million
20. As per RBI, what is the new withdrawal limit for the customers of scam- hit Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank? 40,000

21. What was the initial withdrawal limit set by RBI on the harried customers of PMC bank, which was subsequently raised to 10,000 and Rs 25,000 after protests? Rs 1,000

22. Recently which bank re-entered in the list of India’s top-10 most valued domestic firms by their market valuation? State Bank of India (SBI)

23. Who is the current chairman of State Bank of India (SBI)? Rajnish Kumar


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