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Current GK September 2020 Quiz

Question 1. Who has been recently appointed as the UNICEF Ambassador for promoting Child rights (#ForEveryChild)?
a. Deepika Padukone
b. Ayushmann Khurrana
c. Ranvir Singh
d. Parineeti Chopra

Answer: Ayushmann Khurrana

Question 2. ‘The Presidential Years’, ‘The Coalition Years’, ‘The Turbulent Years’, ‘Thoughts and Reflections’, ‘The Dramatic Decade’ and ‘Beyond Survival’ are the books written by Dr. Pranab Mukherjee, who was the
a. 11th President of India
b. 12th President of India
c. 13th President of India
d. 14th President of India

Answer: 13th President of India

Question 3. Dominic Thiem defeated Alexander Zverev to lift the US Open Men’s Singles 2020 title. Dominic Thiem belongs to which of the following countries?
a. Germany
b. Austria
c. Serbia
d. Czech Republic

Answer: Austria

Question 4. Naomi Osaka won the 2020 US Open Women’s Singles title by defeating Victoria Azarenka in the finals. Naomi Osaka belongs to which of the following countries?
a. Philippines
b. Japan
c. China
d. Thailand

Answer: Japan

Question 5. Which of the following teams has won the Men’s Doubles 2020 US Open championship?
a. Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut
b. Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies
c. Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares
d. Jeremy Chardy and Fabrice Martin

Answer: Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares

Question 6. Name the winners of the Women’s Doubles 2020 US Open championship.
a. Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai
b. Laura Siegemund and Vera Zvonareva
c. Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova
d. Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka

Answer: Laura Siegemund and Vera Zvonareva

Question 7. As per the NSO (National Statistical Office), India’s average literacy rate in 2017-18 was
a. 74.8%
b. 75.4%
c. 76.2%
d. 77.7%

Answer: 77.7%

Question 8. Name the Best Performers on the Startup Ranking 2019 of States and Union Territories (UTs) respectively.
a. Gujarat and Andaman & Nicobar (UT)
b. Maharashtra and Chandigarh (UT)
c. Karnataka and Chandigarh (UT)
d. Andhra Pradesh and Andaman & Nicobar (UT)

Answer: Gujarat and Andaman & Nicobar (UT)

Question 9. Name the state that stood 1st on the Ease of Doing Business Ranking 2019.
a. Karnataka
b. Maharashtra
c. Andhra Pradesh
d. Telangana

Answer: Andhra Pradesh

Question 10. Which of the following has been classified as Priority Sector Lending under the new guidelines issued by RBI?
a. Bank Loan to start-ups upto Rs. 50 Crores.
b. Loans for setting up Compressed Bio Gas (CBG) plants.
c. Loans to farmers for installing Solar Power Plants for grid-connected agriculture pumps.
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 11. INDRA Navy-20, a bilateral exercise between India and Russia, was held recently in the
a. Bay of Bengal
b. Pacific Ocean
c. Arabian Sea
d. Baltic Sea

Answer: Bay of Bengal

Question 12. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) limit in the Defence sector under the automatic route has been raised to
a. 49%
b. 60%
c. 74%
d. 80%

Answer: 74%

Question 13. The 2019 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize was bestowed upon David Attenborough, who is a famous British
a. Writer and Musician
b. Social Activist
c. Broadcaster and Natural Historian
d. Foreign Affairs Expert

Answer: Broadcaster and Natural Historian

Question 14. Which of the following statements is incorrect with respect to the RBI norms laid down for the appointment of Chief Compliance Officers (CCO) in Banks?
a. CCO to be appointed for a minimum fixed tenure of 3 years.
b. Age must not be more than 55 years and must have a minimum BFSI (Banking and Financial Services Industry) experience of 15 years.
c. Must directly report to the MD & CEO and/or Board/Audit Committee of the Board (ACB) of the bank.
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 15. Shanghai Cooperation Organization Defence Ministers and Foreign Ministers meetings were held recently in
a. Beijing, China
b. Moscow, Russia
c. Tashkent, Uzbekistan
d. Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Answer: Moscow, Russia

Question 16. Saudi Arabia recently hosted the G-20 Virtual Education Ministers meeting. Who attended this meeting on India’s behalf?
a. Piyush Goyal
b. Nirmala Sitharaman
c. Rajnath Singh
d. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘nishank’

Answer: Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’

Question 17. “The Big Thoughts of little Luv”, a children’s book, has been authored by
a. Karan Johar
b. Ruskin Bond
c. Shobha De
d. Sudha Murthy

Answer: Karan Johar

Question 18. India successfully test fired a laser guided ATGM (Anti-Tank Guided Missile) from the Main Battle Tank
a. Vijayanta
b. Arjun
c. Bhishma
d. Ajeya

Answer: Arjun

Question 19. Which of the following languages have been added to Urdu and English through the J&K Official Languages Bill, 2020?
a. Kashmiri, Dogri and Pahari
b. Kashmiri, Hindi and Pahari
c. Kashmiri, Hindi and Dogri
d. Kashmiri, Gojri and Pahari

Answer: Kashmiri, Hindi and Dogri

Question 20. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched?
a. World Tourism Day: 27th September
b. World Rhino Day: 22nd September
c. World Rabies Day: 28th September
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 21. India and Afghanistan have been elected to the UN Commission on Status of Women
(UN CSW) which is a body of
a. UN Secretariat
b. UN General Assembly
c. UN Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)
d. UN Security Council

Answer: UN Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

Question 22. PM recently inaugurated the Kosi Rail Mega Bridge and also announced projects under ‘Namami Gange’ Yojana and ‘AMRUT’ Yojana in which of the following states?
a. Madhya Pradesh
b. Odisha
c. Uttar Pradesh
d. Bihar

Answer: Bihar

Question 23. The 1st Trilateral Dialogue on Economic and Strategic Challenges in Indo-Pacific was held among India,
a. France and Australia
b. New Zealand and Australia
c. USA and Australia
d. USA and France

Answer: France and Australia

Question 24. Name the 1st person ever to have a net worth of $200 Billion.
a. Jeff Bezos
b. Bill Gates
c. Warren Buffett
d. Mukesh Ambani

Answer: Jeff Bezos

Question 25. India grants $15 Million for promotion of Buddhist ties with
a. Myanmar
b. Bhutan
c. Cambodia
d. Sri Lanka

Answer: Sri Lanka

Question 26. Name the countries that were the joint winners of the 2020 Online FIDE (International Chess Federation) Chess Olympiad.
a. India and Russia
b. China and Russia
c. USA and Russia
d. Russia and Germany

Answer: India and Russia

Question 27. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the National School of Drama?
a. Paresh Rawal
b. Prasoon Joshi
c. Anupam Kher
d. Gajendra Chauhan

Answer: Paresh Rawal

Question 28. Who is the author of book “The Commonwealth of Cricket”?
a. Sunil Gavaskar
b. Steve Waugh
c. Ramachandra Guha
d. Rahul Dravid

Answer: Ramachandra Guha

Question 29. Shanghai Cooperation Organization Heads of Government Summit to be held in November 2020 will be hosted by
a. India
b. Russia
c. China
d. Uzbekistan

Answer: India

Question 30. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched?
a. World Maritime Day: 24th September
b. International Day of Peace: 21st September
c. International Day of Democracy: 15th September
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

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