Static Gk awareness quiz (9 May 2020)- Static GK for Bank Exam

The Static GK Awareness section is a part of General Awareness section and needs your undivided attention as it constitutes a major portion of the General Awareness section. To complement your preparation for General Awareness section of the upcoming exams like RBI Assistant Mains and SBI Clerk Mains , we are providing you Static GK Awareness Quiz.

                                   

To complement your preparation for General Awareness section of the upcoming exams like SBI Clerk Mains and RBI Assistant Mains, we are providing you  Static GK Awareness of 9th May 2020 covering the following topics: Union Cabinet, IIT-Roorkee, V Safe Tunnel, SEBI, PETA.

Q1. The Union Cabinet has approved an ordinance which amends the salary, allowances as well as pension of the members of parliament. Who is the present Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions?
(a) Prahalad Singh Patel
(b) Santosh Kumar Gangwar
(c) Rao Inderjit Singh
(d) Shripad Yesso Naik
(e) Jitendra Singh

Q2. A low-cost portable ventilator called ‘Prana-Vayu’ has been developed by IIT-Roorkee in association with AIIMS-Rishikesh. Who among the following is the present Director of IIT-Roorkee?
(a) Navneet Munot
(b) A. Balasubramaniam
(c) Ajit K. Chaturvedi
(d) A. K. Sridhar
(e) Mukesh Agarwal

Q3. To achieve the aim of sanitizing people, ‘V Safe Tunnel’ has been installed in Telangana at the state Director General of Police’s office. Who is the present governor of Telangana?
(a) P.S. Sreedharan Pillai
(b) Tamilisai Soundararajan
(c) Banwarilal Purohit
(d) Droupadi Murmu
(e) Arif Mohammed Khan

Q4. The Government of India has extended the term of Madhabi Puri Buch as a Whole Time Member (WTM) at Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) by 6 months. Name the present chairman of SEBI?
(a) Amit Tripathi
(b) Akhilesh Gupta
(c) Milind Gadkari
(d) Anjan Deb Ghosh
(e) Ajay Tyagi

Q5. Animal rights body People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has conferred Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik with ‘Hero to Animals Award’ for allocating funds to feed community animals in Odisha during the lockdown over the novel coronavirus pandemic. In which of the following year PETA was established?
(a) 1978
(b) 1979
(c) 1980
(d) 1981
(e) 1982

Solutions

S1. Ans.(e)
Sol. Jitendra Singh is the present Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. Ajit K. Chaturvedi is the present Director of IIT-Roorkee.

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. Tamilisai Soundararajan is an Indian medical doctor and the present Governor of Telangana.

S4. Ans.(e)
Sol. Ajay Tyagi is the present chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. PETA was founded in 1980 and is dedicated to establishing and defending the rights of all animals.

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