26 Sep

In its notification dated 22nd September, the Staff Selection Commission announced the dates for the 2020 Combined Graduate Level (CGL) and Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exams. Now that the schedule of the upcoming SSC examinations has been published, the final countdown has started. Needles to say, your chances of cracking these exams depend upon dedicated preparation and quality guidance.

Being the Institute for the Best SSC Online Coaching in English across India, Vidya Guru keeps publishing quality learning material for the benefit of all Competitive Exam aspirants. The CA quiz given below is the latest addition to the series of learning material updates provided by our subject matter experts.

September 2020 Current GK Quiz

Question 1. What was India’s GDP growth rate during April to June 2020 (Q-1 of FY 2020-21)?
a. -17.9%
b. -21.2%
c. -22.4%
d. -23.9%

Answer: -23.9%

Question 2. Rohit Sharma (Cricket), Mariyappan T (Para-Athletics), Vinesh Phogat (Wrestling), Rani Rampal (Hockey) and Manika Batra (Table Tennis) have won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award 2020. The prize money for this award was recently increased to
a. Rs. 15 Lakh
b. Rs. 20 Lakh
c. Rs. 25 Lakh
d. Rs. 30 Lakh

Answer: Rs. 25 Lakh

Question 3. International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer (IDPOL) is observed annually on 16th September. What was the theme for IDPOL 2020?
a. Global consensus for Ozone layer protection
b. Ozone layer: Repairing our safety blanket
c. Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer protection
d. Finding alternatives to Hydrofluorocarbons

Answer: Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer protection

Question 4. Where are the BRICS Games 2021 going to be hosted?
a. Brazil
b. India
c. South Africa
d. Russia

Answer: India

Question 5. Bulldex, India’s 1st Bullion Index, carries a weight of 70.52% for Gold and 29.48% for Silver. Bulldex has been launched by
a. NCDEX (National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange)
b. MCX (Multi Commodity Exchange)
c. BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange)
d. ICEX (Indian Commodity Exchange Limited)

Answer: MCX (Multi Commodity Exchange)

Question 6. Agridex, India’s 1st Agri Futures Index, was launched recently by which of the following exchanges?
a. MCX (Multi Commodity Exchange)
b. ACE (Ace Derivatives and Commodity Exchange)
c. NSE (National Stock Exchange)
d. NCDEX (National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange)

Answer: NCDEX (National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange)

Question 7. Name the 1st fast bowler in the history of cricket to take 600 Test wickets.
a. Dale Steyn (South Africa)
b. Glenn Mcgrath (Australia)
c. James Anderson (England)
d. Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka)

Answer: James Anderson (England)

Question 8. Which of the following pairs is incorrectly matched with respect to the 2020 Swachh Survekshan?
a. Cleanest City: Indore
b. Cleanest State (More than 100 Urban Local Bodies): Chhattisgarh
c. Cleanest State (Fewer than 100 Urban Local Bodies): Jharkhand
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 9. Who has become the 1st bowler ever to take 500 wickets in T20 cricket?
a. Jasprit Bumrah (India)
b. Umar Gul (Pakistan)
c. Dwayne Bravo (West Indies)
d. Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka)

Answer: Dwayne Bravo (West Indies)

Question 10. Which of the following months is going to be observed as the Nutrition Month (Poshan Maah)?
a. September
b. October
c. November
d. December

Answer: September

Question 11. Which of the following pairs has not been matched correctly?
a. International Literacy Day: 8th September
b. Hindi Divas: 14th September
c. National Nutrition Week: 1st to 7th September
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 12. Marieke Lucas Rijneveld has won the International Booker Prize 2020 for her book
a. The Snares of Memory
b. The Sweet Indifference of the World
c. Untold Night and Day
d. The Discomfort of Evening

Answer: The Discomfort of Evening

Question 13. Bharti AXA General Insurance is going to merge with which of the following insurers?
a. Tata AIG
b. ICICI Lombard
c. Iffco Tokio
d. Bajaj Allianz

Answer: ICICI Lombard

Question 14. Future Group retail and wholesale businesses have been acquired by Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd. Who is the group CEO of Future Group?
a. Gautam Singhania
b. Naveen Jindal
c. Kishore Biyani
d. Pallonji Mistry

Answer: Kishore Biyani

Question 15. Atal tunnel, the world’s longest high-altitude road tunnel, has come up at
a. Kunzum La pass (Manali-Leh highway)
b. Taglang La pass (Manali-Leh highway)
c. Baralacha La Pass (Manali-Leh highway)
d. Rohtang Pass (Manali-Leh highway)

Answer: Rohtang Pass (Manali-Leh highway)

Question 16. The Union minister of Social Justice and Empowerment will be the Chairman of the newly formed National Council for Transgender Persons. The minister in-charge of Social Justice and Empowerment ministry is
a. Narendra Singh Tomar
b. Jitendra Singh
c. Thaawarchand Gehlot
d. Prakash Javadekar

Answer: Thaawarchand Gehlot

Question 17. Which of the following pairs is correct regarding the 2021 Olympic & Paralympic games to be held in Tokyo?
a. Official Sponsor of Team India: INOX
b. Mascot of Olympics: MIRAITOWA
c. Mascot of Parlympics: SOMEITY
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 18. Name the scheme run by the Ministry of Minority Affairs to help youth from minority communities prepare for UPSC & State PSC exams.
a. Nai Udaan
b. Nai Pahal
c. Sapno ki Udaan
d. Nai Roshni

Answer: Nai Udaan

Question 19. The 17th ASEAN-India economic ministers meet was attended on India’s behalf by
a. Piyush Goyal
b. Nitin Gadkari
c. S Jaishankar
d. Nirmala Sitharaman

Answer: Piyush Goyal

Question 20. India’s 1st International Women’s Trade Centre is going to come up in which of the following states?
a. Kerala
b. Maharashtra
c. Karnataka
d. Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Kerala

Question 21. The annual turnover limit for GST exemption has been increased to
a. Rs. 30 Lakh
b. Rs. 40 Lakh
c. Rs. 50 Lakh
d. Rs. 60 Lakh

Answer: Rs. 40 Lakh

Question 22. Name the state that stood No.1 on NITI Aayog Export Preparedness Index 2020.
a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Karnataka
c. Maharashtra
d. Gujarat

Answer: Gujarat

Question 23. India and Israel have signed a cultural agreement for the duration
a. 2020 to 2023
b. 2021 to 2024
c. 2020 to 2025
d. 2021 to 2025

Answer: 2020 to 2023

Question 24. The book ‘One Arranged Murder’ has been written by
a. Chetan Bhagat
b. Ruskin Bond
c. Vikram Seth
d. Vikram Chandra

Answer: Chetan Bhagat

Question 25. Who recently attended the 5th World conference of speakers of parliament, organized by Inter-Parliamentary Union (Geneva), on India’s behalf?
a. M Venkaiah Naidu
b. Om Birla
c. Harivansh Narayan Singh
d. Harsh Vardhan

Answer: Om Birla

Question 26. Women from which state have topped the list of beneficiaries under the MUDRA Loan scheme?
a. Tamil Nadu
b. Karnataka
c. Telangana
d. Kerala

Answer: Tamil Nadu

Question 27. India is going to purchase S-400 missile system from
a. USA
b. Russia
c. Israel
d. France

Answer: Russia

Question 28. Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) in India for the duration 2016-18 was 113. Which state has the lowest MMR in India?
a. Kerala
b. Goa
c. Himachal Pradesh
d. Karnataka

Answer: Kerala

Question 29. PS Sreedharan Pillai, the author of ‘Corona Kavithakal’, ‘Republic Day 2020’ and ‘Thus Speaks the Governor’, is the governor of which of the following states?
a. Tamil Nadu
b. Mizoram
c. Manipur
d. Kerala

Answer: Mizoram

Question 30. Who among the following have been inducted recently into ICC Hall of Fame?
a. Jacques Kallis (South Africa)
b. Lisa Sthaleka (Australia
c. Zaheer Abbas (Pakistan)
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

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This blog update comprises 30 Top September 2020 General Awareness Questions. As an aspirant focusing on Banking PO / Clerk, SSC CGL, Defence or NRA CET Preparation in English or Hindi, such 100% exam-oriented quizzes published by our experts will stand you in a good stead on the D-day.

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