General Awareness Quiz 26th May- 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 26th May 2020 covering the following topics: PSBs, Team-11, COVID-19, Civil Rights, IAAF.

Q1. The Reserve Bank of India has notified with a circular that the mega merger of 10 PSBs will be effective from____________.
(a) 1st September 2020
(b) 1st May 2020
(c) 1st March 2020
(d) 1st April 2021
(e) 1st April 2020

Q2. Name the state, who has set up “Team-11” comprising of as many inter-departmental committees to fight the coronavirus spread.
(a) Gujarat
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) West Bengal

Q3. The Government of India has set up ____________ empowered groups to deal with COVID-19.
(a) 12
(b) 09
(c) 11
(d) 13
(e) 10

Q4. Name the veteran US civil rights leader, who was passed away recently.
(a) Andrew Young
(b) Joseph Lowery
(c) Bayard Rustin
(d) James Bevel
(e) Charles Steele

Q5. What is the name of Indian shot-putter, who was suspended for four years by World athletics body’s (formerly known as International Association of Athletics Federations-IAAF) recently.
(a) Navin Chikara
(b) Sanjeev Rajput
(c) Anish Bhanwala
(d) Saurabh Chaudhary
(e) Anjum Moudgil

Solutions

S1. Ans.(e)
Sol. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a big consolidation of public sector banks in 2019. As per the scheme of amalgamation, 10 public sector banks are to be merged into 4 banks. Now, the Reserve Bank of India has notified with a circular that the mega merger of 10 PSBs will be effective from the start of new financial year i.e. 1st April 2020.

S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has set up “Team-11” comprising of as many inter-departmental committees to fight the coronavirus spread. He has formed 11 inter-departmental committees with over two dozen senior government officials working at crucial levels under the CM’s supervision.

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. The Government of India has set up 11 empowered groups to deal with COVID-19. These 11 empowered groups have been tasked to ensure a comprehensive and integrated response to COVID-19. The 11 empowered groups have been set up by the GoI under the Disaster Management Act.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. Veteran US civil rights leader Joseph Lowery passed away. Joseph Lowery helped establish the Atlanta-based Southern Christian Leadership Conference, an African-American civil rights organisation set up to promote racial equality.

S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. Indian shot-putter Navin Chikara was suspended for four years by World athletics body’s (formerly known as International Association of Athletics Federations-IAAF), Athletics Integrity Unit for failing an out-of-competition dope test in 2018.

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