General Awareness Quiz 29th September- Question and Answer for Bank Exam

General Awareness Quiz: 29th September 2020 

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 29th September 2020 covering the following topics: National Gallery of Modern Art, Power Finance Corporation, Army Commanders’ Conference, Hunar Haat.

                       

Q1. The National Gallery of Modern Art organised a virtual tour to commemorate the 115th Birth Anniversary of iconic artist ___________.
(a) Sankho Chaudhuri
(b) Somnath Hore
(c) Anish Kapoor
(d) Ramkinkar Baij
(e) Subodh Kerkar

Q2. Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has signed an MoU with Narmada Basin Projects Company Ltd. (NBPCL) to fund various power projects to be executed in which state?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Haryana
(c) Kerala
(d) Tamil Nadu
(e) Odisha

Q3. Name the place where the Army Commanders’ Conference has commenced to deliberate on various aspects pertaining to operational and administrative issues including studies pertaining to logistics and human resources.
(a) Kolkata
(b) Chennai
(c) New Delhi
(d) Visakhapatnam
(e) Gandhinagar

Q4. Ministry of Minority Affairs flagship programme ‘Hunar Haat’ will restart from September 2020 with the theme of?
(a) Local to Global
(b) India to World
(c) Village to World
(d) Globalising Hunar Haats
(e) Evolution of Hunar Haats

Q5. The Department of Science and Technology of which state has organized a webinar on “Van Dhan Scheme: Learnings for post COVID-19” in association with TRIFED, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India?
(a) Punjab
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Bihar
(d) Nagaland
(e) Gujarat

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Q6. Union Minister for Road Transport, Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated the 440 metre-long tunnel as part of the Chardham Connectivity Project in which district of Himachal Pradesh?
(a) Chamba
(b) Shimla
(c) Hamirpur
(d) Kangra
(e) Kinnaur

Q7. Name the Classical musician who was having an equal command over Hindustani as well as Carnatic music, passed away. She was honoured with title of “Ubhaya Gaana Vidushi”.
(a) Kishori Amonkar
(b) M. S. Subbulakshmi
(c) Begum Akhtar
(d) Girija Devi
(e) Shyamala G. Bhave

Q8. Name the person who has bagged the prestigious NYIPLA “Inventor of the Year award” for the year 2020.
(a) Sankar Kumar Pal
(b) Krothapalli Sreenivasa Rao
(c) Rajiv Joshi
(d) Bidyut Baran Chaudhari
(e) Anush Sankaran

Q9. Name the insurance company which has announced the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (Modified- 2020), which is a social security scheme for senior citizens.
(a) SBI Life Insurance Company
(b) HDFC Life
(c) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
(d) Max Life Insurance
(e) Life Insurance Corporation of India

Q10. Name the Indian Army officer who is going to be awarded the UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year 2019.
(a) Major Suman Gawani
(b) Major Mitali Madhumita
(c) Major Padma Bandopadhyay
(d) Major Punita Arora
(e) Major Madhuri Kanitkar

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Q11. The term “GATT” stands for-
(a) General Agreement on Tariffs and Tradition
(b) Global Agreement on Tradition and Trade
(c) General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
(d) General Association on Tariffs and Transport
(e) None of the above

Q12. The Banking Ombudsman Scheme was introduced under-
(a) Banking Regulation Act, 1935
(b) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
(c) Banking Regulation Act, 1985
(d) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1935
(e) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1949

Q13. The Banking Ombudsman Scheme was first introduced in India in 1995 and it was revised in-
(a) 2002
(b) 2004
(c) 2006
(d) 2008
(e) 2010

Q14. GATT was signed by 23 nations in Geneva on October 30, 1947 and took effect on-
(a) 01st January, 1949
(b) 01st January, 1948
(c) 01st December, 1947
(d) 01st May, 1942
(e) 01st October, 1950

Q15. Which among the following is not a part of World Bank Group?
(a) International Finance Corporation (IFC)
(b) Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
(c) International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)
(d) International Development Association (IDA)
(e) World Trade Organization (WTO)

Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. The National Gallery of Modern Art organised a virtual tour to commemorate the 115th Birth Anniversary of iconic artist Ramkinkar Baij.

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has signed an MoU with Narmada Basin Projects Company Ltd. (NBPCL) to fund various power projects to be executed in the State of Madhya Pradesh.

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. The Army Commanders’ Conference has commenced in New Delhi to deliberate on various aspects pertaining to operational and administrative issues including studies pertaining to logistics and human resources.

S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. Ministry of Minority Affairs flagship programme ‘Hunar Haat’ will restart from September 2020 with the theme of “Local to Global”.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. Department of Science and Technology, Government of Rajasthan has organized a webinar on “Van Dhan Scheme: Learnings for post COVID-19” in association with TRIFED, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India.

S6. Ans.(a)
Sol. Union Minister for Road Transport, Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated the 440 metre-long tunnel as part of the Chardham Connectivity Project in Chamba.

S7. Ans.(e)
Sol. Classical musician Shyamala G. Bhave, who was having an equal command over Hindustani as well as Carnatic music, passed away. She was honoured with title of “Ubhaya Gaana Vidushi”.

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. Rajiv Joshi has bagged the prestigious NYIPLA “Inventor of the Year award” for the year 2020.

S9. Ans.(e)
Sol. Life Insurance Corporation of India has announced the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (Modified- 2020), which is a social security scheme for senior citizens.

S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Indian Army officer Major Suman Gawani is going to be awarded the UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year 2019.

S11. Ans.(c)
Sol. The term “GATT” stands for General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.

S12. Ans.(b)
Sol. The Banking Ombudsman Scheme was introduced under Banking Regulation Act, 1949.

S13. Ans.(a)
Sol. The Banking Ombudsman Scheme was first introduced in India in 1995 and it was revised in 2002.

S14. Ans.(b)
Sol. GATT was signed by 23 nations in Geneva on October 30, 1947 and took effect on 01st January, 1948.

S15. Ans.(e)
Sol. World Trade Organization (WTO) is not a part of World Bank Group.

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