The General Awareness section constitutes a major part in 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 areas.
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 Awarness Quiz of 06th March 2020 covering the following topics: National Women’s Day, Genome Valley Excellence Award , Khelo India winter games 2020.
Q1. India celebrates ___________ birthday as National Women’s Day every year on February 13.
(a) Jijabai Shahaji Bhosale
(b) Indira Gandhi
(c) Aruna Asaf Ali
(d) Sarojini Naidu
(e) Kalpana Chawla
Q2. What is the name of Nobel Prize awardee and former chairman and Director-General of The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) who has passed away recently?
(a) Kalidas Karmakar
(b) N. Venkatachala
(c) K B Siddaiah
(d) Rajindra Kumar Pachauri
(e) T. P. Radhamani
Q3. Name the Novartis CEO, who recently won Genome Valley Excellence Award announced by BioAsia 2020.
(a) S.D. Mohile
(b) Vasant Narsimhan
(c) Sukumar Shankar
(d) B.R. Reddy
(e) Tarun Roy
Q4. Which of the following country central bank recently gives license to General Insurance Corporation of India for reinsurance business?
(e) South Korea
Q5. Which of the following State/UT’s will host inaugural Khelo India winter games 2020?
(c) Himachal Pradesh
Sol. India celebrates Sarojini Naidu’s birthday as National Women’s Day every year on February 13. She was famous for her nickname ‘Nightingale of India’ or ‘Bharat Kokila’ because of her poems.
Sol. Former Chairman and Director General of The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) Rajindra Kumar Pachauri passed away. Pachauri received the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the IPCC, with the former United States (US) Vice President, Al Gore, for the year 2007.
Sol. Novartis CEO Dr. Vasant Narsimhan will be presented this Genome Valley Excellence Award for their contributions to life sciences.
Sol. India’s reinsurance company, General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re) has received the license from Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Bank of Russia) to commence reinsurance business in Russia.
Sol. Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has announced Khelo India winter games 2020 which will be held in the Union Territory of Ladakh.
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