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 area.
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 2nd April 2020 covering the following topics: Rugby World Cup, Jammu-Kashmir, Hardeep Singh Puri.
Q1. Name the Rugby team who won the 9 edition of Rugby World Cup 2019.
(c) New Zealand
(d) South Africa
Q2. Name the India’s Badminton player, who won the SaarLorLux Open badminton tournament at Saarbrucken in Germany.
(a) Purva Barve
(b) Ira Sharma
(c) Vaishnavi Reddy Jakka
(d) Aakarshi Kashyap
(e) Lakshya Sen
Q3. Which of the following organisation prepared the maps of newly created union territories of Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh and the map of India depicting these union territories?
(a) Department of Atomic Energy
(b) Archaeological Survey of India
(c) Survey General of India
(d) Survey of India Service
(e) NITI Aayog
Q4. Which of the following university Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri has inaugurated a new Guru Nanak Chair?
(a) The University of Chicago
(b) Columbia University
(c) University of Cambridge
(d) University of Oxford
(e) University of Birmingham
Q5. Which of the following Indian writer has been selected for the 27th Ezhuthachan Puraskaram 2019?
(a) Anita Desai
(b) Vikram Seth
(c) Salman Rushdie
(d) Arundhati Roy
Sol. South Africa defeated England’s team by 32-12 scores in the final of the 9 edition of Rugby World Cup 2019 held at International Stadium, Yokohama, Japan.
Sol. India’s Lakshya Sen has won the SaarLorLux Open badminton tournament at Saarbrücken in Germany. He defeated Sen Weng Hong Yang of China.
Sol. The maps prepared by Survey General of India depicting the new UTs of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, as created on October 31, 2019, along with the map of India.
Sol. Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs has inaugurated a new Guru Nanak Chair by the support of Indian government, at the University of Birmingham to enable research around the teachings of the founder of the Sikh religion.
Sol. Noted writer P.Satchidanandan has been selected for the 27th Ezhuthachan Puraskaram 2019. This award is given by Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award and the Government of Kerala.
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