28 Nov

SBI Probationary Officer exam notification has been published recently. Moreover, it is just a matter of few days before the Staff Selection Commission also publishes the notification for the Combined Graduate Level examination. Along with the CHSL examination announced a few weeks ago, this makes for 3 of the most significant Govt. Job exams in the country!!
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Current GK November 2020 Quiz

Question 1. Which of the following pairs is not correct with respect to the 2020 Public Affairs Index?

  1. Best Governed State: Kerala
  2. Best Governed Small State: Goa
  3. Best Governed Union Territory: Chandigarh
  4. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 2. Name the new Chief Information Commissioner of India.

  1. Sunil Arora
  2. Sanjay Kothari
  3. Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha
  4. Girish Chandra Murmu

Answer: Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha

Question 3. Parliamentary Standing Committees have been reconstituted recently. In this context, which of the following pairs is correct?

  1. Head of Standing Committee on Information Technology: Shashi Tharoor
  2. Head of Standing Committee on Home Affairs: Anand Sharma
  3. Head of Standing Committee on Environment and Science and Technology: Jairam Ramesh
  4. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 4. Panna Tiger Reserve was recently declared a Biosphere Reserve by the UNESCO. In which of the following states is the Panna Tiger Reserve located?

  1. Assam
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Madhya Pradesh

Question 5. The Central Govt. has extended the MSME Loan Scheme (Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme 1.0) till 31st March, 2021. The budget allocated to the scheme is

  1. 2 Lakh Crores
  2. 3 Lakh Crores
  3. 4 Lakh Crores
  4. 5 Lakh Crores

Answer: 3 Lakh Crores

Question 6. Sir Sean Connery, the 1st actor to play James Bond on the big screen, belonged to

  1. Scotland
  2. England
  3. USA
  4. Australia

Answer: Scotland

Question 7. International Solar Alliance (ISA) was launched for setting up a worldwide market system for tapping the benefit of solar energy. India and France were re-elected President and Co-President of the ISA recently. Where are the headquarters of the ISA situated?

  1. Geneva
  2. New York
  3. Gurugram
  4. Paris

Answer: Gurugram

Question 8. BECA, a bi-lateral Defence deal, was signed between India and USA recently. What does BECA stand for?

  1. Basic Economic Cooperation Agreement for Defence Cooperation
  2. Bilateral Exchange and Cooperation Agreement for Defence Cooperation
  3. Bilateral Economic Cooperation Agreement for Geo-Spatial Cooperation
  4. Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement for Geo-Spatial Cooperation

Answer: Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement for Geo-Spatial Cooperation

Question 9. Name the initiative launched by the Indian Railways for the safety of women passengers on trains.

  1. Meri Saheli
  2. Mahila Samman
  3. Mahila Suraksha
  4. Meri Suraksha

Answer: Meri Saheli

Question 10. Bharti AXA General Insurance Limited has been acquired by which of the following companies?

  1. IFFCO Tokio
  2. Bajaj Allianz
  3. ICICI Lombard
  4. HDFC Ergo

Answer: ICICI Lombard

Question 11. The Base year of the Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) has been revised from 2001 to

  1. 2014
  2. 2015
  3. 2016
  4. 2018

Answer: 2016

Question 12. Dr. Vijayalakshmi Ramanan, who passed away recently, was the 1st Woman Commissioned Officer of the

  1. Indian Air Force
  2. Indian Army
  3. Indian Navy
  4. Indian Coast Guard

Answer: Indian Air Force

Question 13. The Naval and Air-Launched versions of which Supersonic Cruise Missile were successfully test fired recently?

  1. Akash
  2. Prithvi
  3. Agni
  4. BrahMos

Answer: BrahMos

Question 14. Wavel Ramkalawan, who has an Indian origin, has been elected President of

  1. Seychelles
  2. Mauritius
  3. Maldives
  4. Trinidad and Tobago

Answer: Seychelles 

Question 15. Name the 1st bank that has gone live as a ‘Financial Information Provider’ on RBI’s Account Aggregator (AA) framework.

  1. ICICI Bank
  2. IndusInd Bank
  3. HDFC Bank
  4. Bank of Baroda

Answer: IndusInd Bank

Question 16. India has recently signed an MOC (Memorandum of Cooperation) in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) with which of the following countries?

  1. Japan
  2. South Korea
  3. Singapore
  4. Germany

Answer: Japan

Question 17. RBI has appointed a Committee of Directors to run which of these banks?

  1. Lakshmi Vilas Bank
  2. Dhanlaxmi Bank
  3. Both A & B
  4. Karur Vysya Bank

Answer: Both A & B

Question 18. Name the submarine that India is going to deliver to Myanmar thereby resulting in Myanmarese Navy getting its first submarine ever.

  1. INS Kavaratti
  2. INS Sindhurakshak
  3. INS Sindhuvir
  4. INS Kamorta

Answer: INS Sindhuvir

Question 19. Who among the following is going to be India’s Next Permanent Representative to the UNESCO?

  1. Brajendra Navnit
  2. T. S. Tirumurti
  3. Syed Akbaruddin
  4. Vishal V. Sharma

Answer: Vishal V. Sharma

Question 20. India is going to collaborate in E-health initiative, a part of India’s National Digital Health Mission (NDHM), with

  1. Germany
  2. The Netherlands
  3. Israel
  4. New Zealand

Answer: The Netherlands

Question 21. India has signed an agreement on Sustainable Finance, Infrastructure & Financial Services with

  1. Germany
  2. The United Kingdom
  3. Switzerland
  4. Sweden

Answer: The United Kingdom

Question 22. Keshubhai Savdas Patel, who passed away recently, was the former Chief Minister of

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Gujarat
  4. Bihar

Answer: Gujarat

Question 23. Satish Prasad Singh, who passed away recently, was the shortest-serving Chief Minister of which state?

  1. Bihar
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Chhattisgarh

Answer: Bihar

Question 24. Stand-off Anti-tank (SANT) missile, which was test fired recently, is an upgraded version of which of the following missiles?

  1. HeliNa
  2. Astra
  3. Pinaka
  4. Amogha

Answer: HeliNa

Question 25. Marlon Samuels and Shane Watson have taken retirement from Cricket. The respective countries of these players are

  1. West Indies and Australia
  2. West Indies and England
  3. England and Australia
  4. South Africa and Australia

Answer: West Indies and Australia

Question 26. Which of the following brands was the title sponsor of the 3rd Women’s T20 Challenge that was held in Sharjah, UAE recently?

  1. Jio
  2. Vodafone Idea
  3. Airtel
  4. TATA

Answer: Jio

Question 27. Douglas Stuart recently won the Man Booker Prize 2020 for his book

  1. The New Wilderness
  2. Burnt Sugar
  3. Shuggie Bain
  4. Real Life

Answer: Shuggie Bain

Question 28. Which of the following statements is correct in the context of the assembly elections that were held in Bihar recently?

  1. Nitish Kumar, who belongs to the Janta Dal (United), was sworn in as the Chief Minister for the 7th time.
  2. Tarkishore Prasad, who belongs to the BJP, was sworn in as the Deputy Chief Minister.
  3. Renu Devi, who belongs to the BJP, has become the 1st Woman Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar.
  4. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 29. The Shipping Ministry has been renamed as the Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways. Who among the following is the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of this ministry?

  1. Mansukh Mandaviya
  2. Hardeep Singh Puri
  3. Kiren Rijiju
  4. Nitin Gadkari

Answer: Mansukh Mandaviya

Question 30. ISRO has launched EOS-01 (Earth Observation Satellite) from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh via which of the following launch vehicles?

  1. GSLV-F11
  2. GSLV-D6
  3. GSLV-D6
  4. PSLV-C49

Answer: PSLV-C49

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