31 Oct

SSC CHSL Notification is set to be released on 6th November, 2020. As a student committed to getting a Central Govt. Job, you must note that it will be a stiff contest with not just graduates, but even 12th pass candidates attempting this exam. It would be a serious mistake to underestimate the intensity of competition.

As the Centre for Best SSC Online Classes and Bank PO Coaching in India, Vidya Guru keeps publishing quality learning material in the form of quizzes comprising expected exam questions. The quiz given below contains questions covering some really significant news events of the October month that went by recently.

General Awareness October 2020 Questions

Question 1. Who among the following was recently elected Prime Minister of Japan?
a. Taro Aso
b. Shigeru Ishiba
c. Yoshihide Suga
d. Naruhito

Answer: Yoshihide Suga

Question 2. Name the new Minister of Food Processing Industries.
a. Thawar Chand Gehlot
b. Narendra Singh Tomar
c. Smriti Irani
d. Piyush Goyal

Answer: Narendra Singh Tomar

Question 3. Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding the 2020 Human Capital Index (HCI)?
a. India’s rank on Human Capital Index was 116
b. Singapore was ranked 1
c. HCI is published by the World Bank
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 4. Who among the following was recently appointed as the Ambassador of RBI’s Customer Awareness campaign?
a. Amitabh Bachchan
b. Sachin Tendulkar
c. MS Dhoni
d. Deepika Padukone

Answer: Amitabh Bachchan

Question 5. From 1st January, 2021, RBI is going to implement the Positive Pay System for Cheques with values starting from Rs.50,000. The system is being developed by
a. National Payments Corporation of India
b. State Bank of India
c. Indian Banks Association
d. Clearing Corporation of India

Answer: National Payments Corporation of India

Question 6. Which of the following pairs of books and their respective writers is correctly matched?
a. Voices of Dissent: Romila Thapar
b. Forrest Gump: Winston Groom
c. A Promised Land: Barack Obama
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 7. Suresh Angadi, who died recently, was the Union Minister of State (MoS) in the
a. Ministry of Textiles
b. Ministry of Corporate Affairs
c. Ministry of Railways
d. Ministry of Women and Child Development

Answer: Ministry of Railways

Question 8. Syeda Anwara Taimur was the 1st Muslim Woman CM of India. She was also the 1st Woman CM of
a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Assam
c. Tripura
d. West Bengal

Answer: Assam

Question 9. Which of the following statements is not correct regarding the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2020?
a. Switzerland was ranked 1
b. India’s rank was 48th
c. GII is jointly published by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Cornell University and INSEAD Business School
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 10. Hubballi Railway Station is being renamed as Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji Railway Station. The railway station is located in
a. Karnataka
b. Tamil Nadu
c. Andhra Pradesh
d. West Bengal

Answer: Karnataka

Question 11. Raigir Railway station in Telangana has been renamed as
a. Yaganti Railway Station
b. Veerabhadra Railway Station
c. Simhachalam Railway Station
d. Yadadri Railway Station

Answer: Yadadri Railway Station

Question 12. With which of the following countries is India going to collaborate in the field of 5G Technology?
a. USA and Israel
b. France and Germany
c. Germany and Japan
d. USA and Japan

Answer: USA and Israel

Question 13. India has recently signed an MoU on Intellectual Property Cooperation with
a. Denmark
b. The Netherlands
c. Greece
d. Norway

Answer: Denmark

Question 14. The 2020 JIMEX, Japan India Maritime Exercise, was recently conducted in the
a. North Arabian Sea
b. Pacific Ocean
c. East Sea
d. Bay of Bengal

Answer: North Arabian Sea

Question 15. India and Australia PASSEX (Passage Exercise) was conducted recently in the
a. Coral Sea
b. East Indian Ocean
c. Tasman Sea
d. South Pacific Ocean

Answer: East Indian Ocean

Question 16. Saudi Arabia recently hosted the G-20 Virtual Trade & Investment Ministers Meeting, which was attended on India’s behalf by the Minister of Commerce & Industry
a. Piyush Goyal
b. Nirmala Sitharaman
c. Suresh Prabhu
d. Nitin Gadkari

Answer: Piyush Goyal

Question 17. Name the Indian state that recently won the United Nations award for Preventing and Controlling Non-Communicable Diseases.
a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Kerala
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Karnataka

Answer: Kerala

Question 18. Prithvi-II was testfired from Chandipur (Odisha). Prithvi-II is an indigenously developed Nuclear-Capable
a. Surface-to-Surface Missile
b. Surface-to-Air Missile
c. Air-to-Air Missile
d. Anti Tank Missile

Answer: Surface-to-Surface Missile

Question 19. India, Australia, Japan and USA are the members of the Quad Security Dialogue forum. The Quad Foreign Ministers meet was held recently in
a. New York
b. Canberra
c. Tokyo
d. Washington DC

Answer: Tokyo

Question 20. Name the 1st bank to launch the document embedding facility with Bank Guarantee / Letter of Credit (LOC) messages over Structured Financial Messaging System (SFMS).
a. Bank of Baroda
b. Punjab National Bank

Answer: IDBI

Question 21. As per the 1st India Happiness Report, published by Professor Rajesh Pillania, the happiest state in India is
a. Mizoram
b. Goa
c. Sikkim
d. Himachal Pradesh

Answer: Mizoram

Question 22. PM Modi recently held a virtual summit with Mette Frederiksen, who is the PM of
a. Sweden
b. Denmark
c. Norway
d. Netherlands

Answer: Denmark

Question 23. Which of the following companies were declared Domestic Systemically Important Insurers (2020-21) by the IRDAI?
a. Life Insurance Corporation, National Insurance Company Limited and New India Assurance
b. Life Insurance Corporation, United India Insurance and New India Assurance
c. Life Insurance Corporation, National Insurance Company Limited and General Insurance Corporation
d. Life Insurance Corporation, New India Assurance and General Insurance Corporation

Answer: Life Insurance Corporation, New India Assurance and General Insurance Corporation

Question 24. India’s 1st Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) train is going to be launched between
a. Mumbai and Ahmedabad
b. Delhi and Meerut
c. Mumbai and Pune
d. Hyderabad and Bengaluru

Answer: Delhi and Meerut

Question 25. Name the 1st Indian Woman Fighter pilot to fly Rafale Aircraft.
a. Avani Chaturvedi
b. Shivangi Singh
c. Bhawana Kanth
d. Mohana Singh

Answer: Shivangi Singh

Question 26. A cash prize of Rs. 11 Lakh and a bronze replica of Goddess Saraswati are presented to Jnanpith Award winners. Jnanpith Award 2019 was given to Malyalam Poet
a. MT Vasudevan Nair
b. G Sankara Kurup
c. ONV Kurup
d. Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri

Answer: Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri

Question 27. K2-315b, an Earth-sized Planet that was discovered recently, is being called the
a. Pi Planet
b. Blue Planet
c. Infinity Planet
d. Fibonnaci Planet

Answer: Pi Planet

Question 28. PD Vaghela has become the new Chairman of
a. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
b. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
c. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI)
d. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)

Answer: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)

Question 29. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched?
a. United Nations Day: 24th October
b. International Day of Older Persons: 1st October
c. World Mental Health Day: 10th October
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 30. On Gandhiji’s 151st Birth Anniversary, Phoenix Settlement was declared a National Heritage Site in
a. Manchester (England)
b. Durban (South Africa)
c. Arizona (USA)
d. Cambridge (England)

Answer: Durban (South Africa)

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