General Awareness Quiz 11 April- Question and Answer for Bank Exam

The General Awareness section constitutes a major part of a competitive examination and needs your undivided attention. The questions which are asked in the exam are generally framed on National News, International News, State News, Sports, Awards, Summits, Schemes, Books & Authors, Ranks & Reports, Important Days, Economy, Defence, Science & Technology etc. To excel in this section of the competitive examinations you are required to cover the above area

To complement your preparation for General Awareness section of the upcoming exams like SBI Clerk Mains, RBI Assistant Mains and NABARD Grade A Prelims, we are providing you General Awareness Quiz of 11th April 2020 covering the following topics: SARAS, Asian Development Bank, Ultramassive monster galaxy.

                                   

Q1. The Northern Coalfields Ltd (NCL) has established a research and development centre named ‘SARAS’. What is the full form of SARAS?
(a) Scientific and Applied Research Alliance and Support
(b) Science and Applied Resource Alliance and Support
(c) Science and Applied Regulatory Alliance and Support
(d) Science and Applied Research Alliance and Support
(e) Scientific and Advance Research Alliance and Support

Q2. How much amount Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved the funding to combat the spread of novel coronavirus (nCoV).
(a) USD 2.0 million
(b) USD 2.5 million
(c) USD 3.0 million
(d) USD 1.5 million
(e) USD 4.0 million

Q3. Who among the following American Author who wrote the best-selling book “The Boys of Summer” in 1972, passed away recently?
(a) Red Barber
(b) Roger Angell
(c) Roger Kahn
(d) Jackie Robinson
(e) Jules Tygiel

Q4. On which day the National Deworming Day is observed every year across the country to deworm children and adolescents to reduce the prevalence of parasitic worms in the intestine.
(a) 14 February
(b) 13 February
(c) 12 February
(d) 11 February
(e) 10 February

Q5. which university has discovered an Ultramassive monster galaxy dubbed as XMM-2599.
(a) Stanford University, California
(b) University of California, United States
(c) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
(d) Harvard University, Cambridge
(e) University of Cambridge, Cambridge

Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. The Northern Coalfields Ltd (NCL) has established a research and development centre named ‘Science and Applied Research Alliance and Support (SARAS)’.

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved the funding of USD 2 million to combat the spread of novel coronavirus (nCoV).

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. American Author Roger Kahn, who wrote the best-selling book “The Boys of Summer” in 1972, passed away recently.

S4. Ans.(e)
Sol. The National Deworming Day is observed every year on 10 February across the country to deworm children and adolescents to reduce the prevalence of parasitic worms in the intestine.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. The International team of astronomers led by scientists at the University of California, United States(US) have discovered an Ultramassive monster galaxy dubbed as XMM-2599.

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