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Q.1) Who was appointed as the MD, CEO of Paytm General Insurance, a subsidiary of Paytm Payments Bank?

a) Vineet Arora

b) Satish Kumar Gupta

c) Pravin Jadhav

d) Ritesh Agarwal

e) Vijay Shekar Sharma

Q.2) The President of IWF, Tamas Ajan resigned recently. Who has been appointed as the Acting President of the Federation?

a) Ursula Papandrea

b) Thomas Beach

c) Lindsey Vonn

d) Karin Kildow

e) Alex Morgan

Q.3) _________ is developing plasmonic semiconductor nanomaterials for the removal of toxic organic compounds from water by harvesting solar light.

a) IIT-Guwahati

b) Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST)

c) IIT-Ahmedabad

d) S.N Bose National Centre For Basic Sciences

Q.4) Who is named as the new Ambassador for the World Wide Fund (WWF) India’s Environment Education program?

a) Harikrishna

b) Viswanathan Anand

c) Bhaskar Adhiban

d) Garry Kasparov

e) Vladimir Kramnik

Q.5) DRDOs PPE testing facility shifted from DRDE _____ to INMAS Delhi

a) Chennai  

b) Ahmedabad

c) Gwalior

d) Mumbai

e) Hyderabad

Q.6) What is the theme of the 2020 World Haemophilia Day?

a) Hear Their Choices

b) Sharing knowledge makes us stronger  

c) Outreach and Identification

d) Get + Involved virtually and stay safe

e) None of the Above

Q.7) Who developed GeneLAMP-N makes confirmatory test results of COVID-19 possible in 2 hours?


b) NCL



e) National Centre For Basic Science

Q.8) Who is named the brand ambassador of CricKingdom Cricket Coaching Academies?

a) Rohit Sharma

b) Sachin Tendulkar

c) Virat Kholi

d) Rahul Dravid

e) Shikar Dhawan

Q.9) Which of the following banks recently launched ‘Safety Grid’ to reiterate Social Distancing as prescribed by WHO?

a) Canara Bank

b) HDFC Bank 

c) Bank of Baroda

d) State Bank of India

e) Axis Bank

Q.10) Who headed the panel which has suggested to set up a National Body for Valuation Professionals?

a) Pravin Kutumbe

b) Bibek Debroy

c) T V Alamelu

d) S C Garg

e) M S Sahoo

Q.11) Ranjit Choudhry, who passed away recently was a famous _________.

a) Actor

b) Cricketer

c) Social Activist

d) Writer

e) Singer


Q.12) Which country is the most digitally dextrous country in the world?

a) Japan

b) China

c) Australia

d) USA

e) India

Q.13) RBI cuts reverse repo rate from 4% to ______.

a) 3.75%

b) 3.65%

c) 3.70%

d) 3.55%

e) 3.40%

Q.14) What is the projected growth rate of Asia for the year 2020 by IMF?

a) 2.3%

b) 0%

c) 1.9%

d) 3.1%

e) 2.5%

Q.15) What is the name of the mascot released for the 2022 Asian Games to be held in September?

a) FeiFei

b) ChenChen

c) LianLian

d) CongCong

e) All (b),(c),(d)

Q.16) Where is the Headquarters of the International Weightlifting Federation?

a) Zurich, Switzerland

b) Lausanne, Switzerland

c) Copenhagen, Denmark

d) Budapest, Hungary

e) Stockholm, Sweden

Q.17) Who is the Prime Minister of South Korea?

a) Sergio Mattarella

b) Moon Jae-In

c) Xi Jinping

d) Kim Jong-Un

e) Chung Sye-Kyun

Q.18) IL&FS sells entire stake in IWPSL to ORIX Corporation. Where is the Headquarters of ORIX?

a) Ohio

b) Seattle

c) Pulau Ujong

d) Seoul

e) Tokyo

Q.19) What is the tagline of Kotak Mahindra Bank?

a) Experience our Expertise

b) Khayaal Aapka

c) Hum Hai Na

d) Let’s Make Money Simple

e) We Care for you

Q.20) Who is the Governor of Chhattisgarh?

a) Anusuiya Uikey

b) Ramesh Bais  

c) Phagu Chauhan

d) Bhupesh Baghel

e) Arif Mohammad Khan

Q.21) Which is the Portal launched by Chhattisgarh government to provide home delivery of fruits and vegetables during the extended lockdown phase?

a) Cghaat




e) Chatt-19

Q.22) Name the 1st Insurance company in India which has announced additional benefits for its policyholders & agents to support them during the COVID-19 pandemic.

a) Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance Company

b) DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance Company

c) Tata AIA life insurance

d) Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance

e) DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance Company

Q.23) BSNL Chairman & Managing Director PK Purwar has taken additional charge of which public sector undertaking ?

a) BEL





Q.24) According to the recent announcement made by Reserve Bank of India, Banks are now required to maintain a Liquidity coverage ratio of _______ percent from the earlier requirement of 100 percent.

a) 70

b) 65

c) 75

d) 55

e) 80

Q.25) Name the Indian-American who has been appointed to the White House COVID-19 advisory council.

a) Bas Balkissoon

b) Gulzar Cheema

c) Ro Khanna

d) Bharat Agnihotri

e) Harry Bains

Q.26) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has joined hands with which organisation to launch an online coaching programme during lockdown ?

a) Athletics Federation of India

b) Archery Association of India

c) Aero Club of India

d) All India Sport Federation

e) All India Football Federation

Q.27) Beijing-based AIIB is considering a proposal for financing a $500 million project to strengthen the healthcare system of which country ?

a) Bangladesh

b) Sri Lanka

c) Maldives

d) Pakistan

e) India

Q.28) What is the theme of World Voice Day being celebrated on April 16 to celebrate the phenomenon of voice ?

A) Occurrence of Voice

B) Focus on Your Voice in 2020

C) Discover Your Voice

D) Empowerment of Voice

E) Making an impact with your voice

Q.29) Name the organisation which has launched an  interactive COVID-19 service on Facebook Messenger ?

a) Red Cross

b) Global Health Gateway

c) IMF

d) WHO

e) UN

Q.30) Which of the following small finance banks has taken steps to bring in digital banking services like Selfie based Instant fixed deposit account service ?

a) Janlakshmi

b) Ujjivan

c) Fincare

d) Capital Local

e) Equitas

Q.31) What is the amount that will be provided to refinance NABARD, SIDBI & NHB?

a) 1,00,000 cr

b) 25,000 cr

c) 75,000 cr

d) 50,000 cr

e) 30,000cr

Q.32) Name the transport aggregator app (developed by National Informatics Centre) which was launched by Union Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar for farmers.

a) Kisan truck

b) Kisan App

c) Kisan Rath

d) Kisan Rail

e) Kisan dosth

Q.33) What is the rank of Sharath Kamal in ITTF (International Table Tennis Federation) World Ranking 2020 of senior male players (NO. 1 in India)?

a) 28

b) 31

c) 17

d) 18

e) 14

Q.34) Name the person who authored the book titled ““Shutting to the Top: The Story of P V Sindhu””.

a) Taslima Nasreen

b) Om Swami

c) Arunava Sinha

d) Krishnaswamy V

e) Chetan Bhagat

Q.35) Name the company which has launched new virtual Braille keyboard named ‘TalkBack’.

a) Apple

b) Google

c) Facebook

d) Microsoft

e) Samsung

Q.36) When was world art day celebrated every year?

a) March 17

b) May 14

c) April 15

d) June 16

e) July 22

Q.37) Who is the Union Minister in charge of Rural Development, Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare?

a) Nitin Jairam Gadkari

b) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

c) Narendra Singh Tomar

d) Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

e) Pralhad Joshi

Q.38) Where is the Headquarters of International Table Tennis Federation?

a) Lausanne, Switzerland

b) Dublin, Ireland

c) Dwarka, Delhi

d) Brussels, Belgium

e) Dubai, UAE

Q.39) Who is the present AYUSH minister (MoS- Independent charge)?

a) Jual Oram

b) Shripad Yesso Naik

c) Arjun Munda

d) Nitin Gadkari

e) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Q.40) A check payment that is written by someone, but has not been cashed or deposited by the payee is known as?

a) Crossed cheque

b) Order cheque

c) Anti-dated cheque

d) Outstanding cheque

e) Bearer cheque

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