Current Affairs 5th august 2020

current affairs 5th August 2020

Current Affairs 5th august 2020

Current Affairs of the morning are here with the top headlines of the morning. Current Affairs are very important for all competitive exams including Banking, SSC, RBI, NABARD, etc.

01. Who will be the new MD and CEO of HDFC Bank
A. Aditya Puri
B. Deepak Pareek
C. Sashidhar Jagdishan
D. Arundhati Bhattacharya

Answer: C

Explanation: RBI has approved Sashidhar Jagdishan as new MD and CEO of HDFC Bank for 3 years.  

02.  Who is the chairman of HDFC Bank
A. Aditya Puri
B. Deepak Pareek
C. Sashidhar Jahdishan
D. Arundhati Bhattacharya


Explanation: Deepak Pareek is the Chairman of HDFC Bank.

03.  John Hume won Nobel Peace Prize in year?
A. 1997
B. 1998
C. 1999
D. 2000


Explanation: The Nobel Peace Prize winner(1998) and prominent Northern Ireland politician John Hume passed away at 83 in a Londonderry nursing home due to a long period of illness.
He was born on January 8, 1937 in Derry(Londonderry), Northern Ireland(a part of the United Kingdom- UK).

04. Which is the first Gulf country to produce Nuclear Energy
A. Pakistan
B. Bahrain
D. Saudi Arabia


Explanation: United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the first Arab Nation to produce the nuclear energy after the Unit 1 of Abu Dhabi-based Barakah nuclear power plant became operational. The unit is now using the nuclear fuel for production of energy under the ‘criticality’ phase. The plant will begin commercial operations later this year.

05.  Karamveer Chakra Award is presented as a tribute to _____________
A. Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
B. Sam Manekshaw
C. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
D. Bhagat Singh


Explanation: Karmaveer Chakra Award:
i.Karmaveer Chakra is presented as a tribute to Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam, the 11 th President of India and recognises nobel laureates.
ii.Karmaveer Chakra award is a global civilian honour presented to recognise the contribution of individuals who showcase their restless courage, initiating change and exploring the less travelled life paths.