General Awareness Quiz 14th July- 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 and RBI Assistant Mains we are providing you General Awareness Quiz of 14th July 2020 covering the following topics: P.V. Sindhu, Agharkar Research Institute, COVID-19, Cangjie.

Q1. A book titled “Shuttling to the Top: The Story of P.V. Sindhu” was released recently. The book is authored by?
(a) Ravi Chaturvedi
(b) Sushil Doshi
(c) Sambit Bal
(d) V. Krishnaswamy
(e) Boria Majumdar

Q2. Name the device which has been developed by the researchers at the Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune for the rapid detection of pathogens.
(a) Bug Sniffer
(b) Pathogen Seeker
(c) Bacteria Finder
(d) Bug Detector
(e) Pathogen Detector

Q3. Name a one-stop digital directory released recently and contains information of all COVID-19 related services and helplines released by official sources.
(a) Covid FDI
(b) Covid Directory
(c) Covid FYI
(d) Covid Digital
(e) Covid Services

Q4. The “National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of India” has been launched by the Minister of State (I/C) for Culture. Who is the present Minister of State (I/C) for Culture?
(a) V. Muraleedharan
(b) Prahlad Singh Patel
(c) Rattan Lal Kataria
(d) Angadi Suresh Channabasappa
(e) Sanjeev Kumar Balyan

Q5. On which day the UN Chinese Language Day is observed globally every year to pay tribute to “Cangjie”, a mythical figure who is presumed to have invented Chinese characters about 5,000 years ago?
(a) April 18
(b) April 19
(c) April 20
(d) April 21
(e) April 22

Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. A book titled “Shuttling to the Top: The Story of P.V. Sindhu” was released recently. The book is authored by Sports journalist, V. Krishnaswamy.

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. For the rapid detection of pathogens, a device named “bug sniffer” has been developed by the researchers at the Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune.

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. “Covid FYI” is a one-stop digital directory containing information of all COVID-19 related services and helplines released by official sources.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. The “National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of India” has been launched by the Minister of State (I/C) for Culture, Prahlad Singh Patel.

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. UN Chinese Language Day is observed globally on April 20 every year to pay tribute to “Cangjie”, a mythical figure who is presumed to have invented Chinese characters about 5,000 years ago.

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