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 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 20th March 2020 covering the following topics: Chief Minister of Maharashtra, European Union’s legislature, 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup.
Q1. Who among the following took oath as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra?
(a) Ahmed Patel
(b) TR Baalu
(c) Raj Thackeray
(d) MK Stalin
(e) Uddhav Thackeray
Q2. The European Union’s legislature has declared a _______________________, in a symbolic move aimed at increasing pressure on the incoming European Commission to take a stronger stance on climate change.
(a) Nature Emergency
(b) Save Ocean
(c) Climate Emergency
(d) Save Climate
(e) Save Tree
Q3. Name the renowned cartoonist whose works graced several newspapers, recently passed away.
(a) Sudhir Tailang
(b) O.V. Vijayan
(c) Abu Abraham
(d) Sudhir Dar
(e) K.Shankar Pillai
Q4. Which of the following country host 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup?
(a) New Zealand
Q5. Who among the following has been appointed as the MD and CEO of Tata Communications?
(a) Madhusudhan Mysore
(b) Anthony Bartolo
(c) Genius Wong
(d) Amur Swaminathan Lakshminarayanan
(e) Aadesh Goyal
Sol. Shiv Sena Chief and Maha Vikas Aghadi nominee Uddhav Thackeray took oath as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He is the 19th Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
Sol. The European Union’s legislature has declared a climate emergency, in a symbolic move aimed at increasing pressure on the incoming European Commission to take a stronger stance on climate change.
Sol. Renowned cartoonist Sudhir Dar whose works graced several newspapers in a career spanning 58 years, passed away.
Sol. India wins bid to host 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar and Biju Patnaik Hockey Stadium in Rourkela to be the venues for the tournament.
Sol. The Board of Tata Communications (Tata Comm) appointed Amur Swaminathan Lakshminarayanan as the managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of the telecom company for a term of five years with effect from 26 November 2019.
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