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 Awareness Quiz of 09th March 2020 covering the following topics: National Hindi Science writers’ conference , National Kishore Kumar Samman , International Day of Rural Women.
Q1. The first National Hindi Science writers’ conference 2019 started in-?
Q2. Which of the following Bank has launched a fixed deposit scheme called FD Health that comes with an in-built critical insurance policy recently?
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) Yes Bank
(c) HDFC Bank
(d) Axis Bank
(e) State Bank of India
Q3. Which of the following institute will collaborate with ExxonMobil on Research in Energy and Biofuels?
(a) IIT Kharagpur
(b) IIT Bombay
(c) IIT Kanpur
(d) IIT Delhi
(e) IIT Madras
Q4. Which department/ministry launched the website and mobile application L2Pro India [Learn to Protect, Secure and Maximize Your Innovation] on Intellectual Property
(b) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
(d) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
(e) NITI Aayog
Q5. Name the noted director and producer, who was conferred the Madhya Pradesh government’s National Kishore Kumar Samman for 2018-19 at a function in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh?
(a) Sanjay LeelaBhansali
(c) SS Rajamouli
(e) VidhuVinod Chopra
Sol. The first National Hindi Science writers conference 2019 started in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh with an aim to promote the use of Hindi and other Vernacular languages in science writing.
Sol. ICICI Bank has launched a fixed deposit scheme called FD Health, that comes with an in-built critical insurance policy. The FD Health – Critical illness Cover will be provided to only the primary holder of the FD account. Anyone in the age bracket of 18-50 years, gets this complimentary insurance cover for a year on 33 critical illnesses. For the first year, free of cost insurance cover will be provided which can be renewed later.
Sol. IIT Madras will collaborate with ExxonMobil on Research in Energy and Biofuels. The 5-year joint-research agreement focuses on biofuels, data analytics, gas conversion and transport, and is intended towards finding low-emission solutions. ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (EMRE) for research on energy and biofuels is the research and engineering arm of ExxonMobil Corporation, a leading global oil, natural gas, and petrochemicals company. ExxonMobil works with over 80 universities around the world.
Sol. Secretary Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) GuruprasadMohapatra launched the website and mobile application L2Pro India [Learn to Protect, Secure and Maximize Your Innovation] on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). The website and app have been developed by Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM)-DPIIT in collaboration with Qualcomm and National Law University (NLU), Delhi. The website and app will be very useful to the startup community which holds great promise for India and its economy.
Sol. Noted director and producer Priyadarshan, who has made several blockbuster Malayalam and Hindi films, was conferred the Madhya Pradesh government’s National Kishore Kumar Samman for 2018-19 at a function in Khandwa, MP. The award, instituted by MP Department of Culture, carries a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh and a citation.
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