RBI Assistant/SBI Clerk Mains General Awareness Quiz 5th April 2020: Chairman of Railway Board, Indian Science Congress, Swachh Survekshan 2020

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 5th April 2020 covering the following topics: Chairman of Railway Board, Indian Science Congress, Swachh Survekshan 2020.

Q1. Who among the following has been re-appointed as the Chairman of Railway Board for one year?
(a) Piyush Goyal
(b) Ashwani Lohani
(c) Sudhir Bhargava
(d) V K Yadav
(e) Rishi Kumar Shukla

Q2. Which city will host the 107th edition of the Indian Science Congress?
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Chennai
(c) Hyderabad
(d) Mumbai
(e) Kolkata

Q3. President of Nepal launched the “___________” during the ceremony held at historic Dasaratha Rangashala in Kathmandu.
(a) Atithi Devo Bhav 2020
(b) Country of Mountains 2020
(c) Visit Nepal Year 2020
(d) Stay With Nepal 2020
(e) Holidays in Nepal Year 2020

Q4. Name the ministry which has announced the results of the 1st and 2nd quarters of the Swachh Survekshan 2020.
(a) Union Ministry of Home Affairs
(b) Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj
(c) Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
(d) Union Ministry of Rural Development
(e) Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Q5. Chief Executive Officer of “Khelo India Games” has announced that “Lawn bowls” and “______” will be included in the 3rd edition of Khelo India Games.
(a) Shooting
(b) Cricket
(c) Cycling
(d) Basketball
(e) Snooker

Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the re-employment of V K Yadav as the Chairman of Railway Board.

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. Bengaluru will host the 107th edition of the Indian Science Congress.

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. President of Nepal launched the “Visit Nepal Year 2020” during the ceremony held at historic Dasaratha Rangashala in Kathmandu.

S4. Ans.(e)
Sol. The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has announced the results of the 1st and 2nd quarters of the Swachh Survekshan 2020.

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. Chief Executive Officer of “Khelo India Games” has announced that “Lawn bowls” and “cycling” will be included in the 3rd edition of Khelo India Games.

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