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 15th March 2020 covering the following topics: Atal Bhujal Yojana, Earth Observation Satellites in 2020-21, National Anti Doping Agency.
Q1. The Government of India has signed how much loan agreement with the World Bank and the loan agreement aims to support the national programme “Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY)?
(a) USD 2000 million
(b) USD 450 million
(c) USD 600 million
(d) USD 1540 million
(e) USD 900 million
Q2. _________________ has revealed in its annual report for 2019-20 that it will launch 10 Earth Observation Satellites in 2020-21.
Q3. The Chief of the Defence staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat has announced the plan of establishing the _______________ Integrated Tri-Services Command.
Q4. Name the javelin thrower from Haryana, who has imposed a ban of 4 years by National Anti Doping Agency (NADA).
(a) Amit Kumar Dhankar
(b) Bajrang Punia
(c) Rahul Aware
(d) Sharath Kamal Achanta
(e) Amit Dahiya
Q5. Who has now become the 2nd richest Indian after Reliance Industries Ltd chairman Mukesh Ambani?
(a) Lakshmi Mittal
(b) Gautam Adani
(c) Radhakishan Damani
(d) Shiv Nadar
(e) Uday Kotak
Sol. The Goverment of India has signed USD 450 million loan agreement with the World Bank. The loan agreement of USD 450 million aims to support the national programme “Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY): National Groundwater Management Improvement Programme“. It will help the Union Government to curb the country’s depleting groundwater levels along with strengthening of the groundwater institutions.
Sol. The Indian Space Research Organisation has revealed in its annual report for 2019-20 that it will launch 10 Earth Observation Satellites in 2020-21. The 10 earth observation (EO) satellites will include categories such as the first Geo Imaging Satellite, GISAT-1 along with three communication satellites and two navigation satellites.
Sol. The Chief of the Defence staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat has announced the plan of establishing the first Integrated Tri-Services Command. The Integrated Tri-Services Command will be responsible for handing the air defence of the entire country.
Sol. The National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) has imposed a ban of 4 years on Haryana’s javelin thrower Amit Dahiya.
Sol. Avenue Supermarts, which is doing business as D-Mart, founder Radhakishan Damani has now become the 2nd richest Indian after Reliance Industries Ltd chairman Mukesh Ambani, with a net worth of $17.8 billion.
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