Top 50 General Awareness Revision Questions for IBPS PO /Clerk, EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other exams (June 2020- Set 1)
June 8, 2020

Q1. What amount has been approved by the Government of India for the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Chhatisgarh in 2020-21?
(a) Rs 500 crore
(b) Rs 600 crore
(c) Rs 745 crore
(d) Rs 445 crore
(e) Rs 800 crore

Q2. Name the National Program for the youth which has been launched recently to empower the youth of India with appropriate new age tech mind-set, hence making them digitally ready for the future.
(a) Responsible AI for Youth
(b) Responsible Technology for Youth
(c) Responsible Mindset for Youth
(d) Responsible Skillset for Youth
(e) Responsible Society for Youth

Q3. Name the Video Blogging Contest which has been launched by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently.
(a) My Life My Rules
(b) My Life My Style
(c) My Life My Yoga
(d) My Life My View
(e) My Life My Destiny

Q4. Name the person who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Carat India, a media agency owned by Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN).
(a) Dipankar Das Purkayastha
(b) Aroon Purie
(c) Alok Agrawal
(d) Anita Kotwani
(e) Prannoy Roy

Q5. Name the person who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).
(a) Sajal Prakash
(b) Schauna Chauhan Saluja
(c) Sanjiv Mehta
(d) Mohit Malhotra
(e) Arun Singhal

Q6. Name the person who has taken over as Secretary, Ministry of Steel, Government of India.
(a) Sumanta Chaudhury
(b) P. Raghavendra Rao
(c) Parameswaran Iyer
(d) Pradip Kumar Tripathi
(e) Anant Narayan Nanda

Q7. On which day the Telangana government celebrates the Telangana Formation Day every year?
(a) 2nd June
(b) 3rd June
(c) 4th June
(d) 5th June
(e) 6th June

Q8. Name the technology platform that was recently launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to create the smaller units big by solving their grievances, encouraging, supporting, helping and handholding.

Q9. Name the private sector bank which has recently acquired a 24.19% stake in Dish TV India Ltd, a corporation providing Direct to Home (DTH) television service in India.
(a) Axis Bank
(b) Yes Bank
(c) HDFC Bank
(d) ICICI Bank
(e) Citibank

Q10. Name the cricketer who was the only cricketer to feature in Forbes’ list of the top 100 highest-paid athletes in the world for the year 2020.
(a) Rohit Sharma
(b) Chris Gayle
(c) Steve Smith
(d) Virat Kohli
(e) Eoin Morgan

Q11. On which day the United Nations celebrates World Bicycle Day every year to advance the use of the bicycle as a means of fostering sustainable development?
(a) 6th June
(b) 5th June
(c) 4th June
(d) 3rd June
(e) 2nd June

Q12. Name the person who has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Finland.
(a) Raveesh Kumar
(b) Vinay Kumar
(c) Satbir Singh
(d) T. Suresh Babu
(e) Navdep Suri

Q13. Name the Former Union Minister and three-time Congress MP from Ladakh who passed away recently.
(a) Ashoke Kumar Sen
(b) Shankarrao Chavan
(c) P Namgyal
(d) Bali Ram Bhagat
(e) Arun Nehru

Q14. Name the person who has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Independent State of Papua New Guinea.
(a) Ashoka Das
(b) Naveen Srivastava
(c) Anita Nayar
(d) Gautan Bambawle
(e) Sushil Kumar Singhal

Q15. The sovereign rating of India has been downgraded by the Moody’s Investors Service to ______
(a) Baa3
(b) Ba2
(c) BB+
(d) BBB
(e) A2

Q16. Name the organization which will host a Unique Twin Summit in January, 2021.
(a) World Trade Organization
(b) United Nations
(c) Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
(d) World Economic Forum
(e) World Bank

Q17. Name the organization which has recently launched Payments Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) to provide impetus to acceptance infrastructure across India in order to stimulate the digitisation of payment systems.
(a) Reserve Bank of India
(b) Securities and Exchange Board of India
(c) Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority
(d) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority
(e) Asian Development Bank

Q18. The merger of _________ and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) has been approved by the Competition Commission of India (CCI).
(a) Groupe Renault
(b) Vauxhall Motors
(c) Peugeot S.A
(d) Volkswagen Group
(e) General Motors

Q19. Name the senior bureaucrat who has been appointed as the Senior Advisor to the Executive Director (ED) of World Bank.
(a) Rajeev Topno
(b) Brajendra Navnit
(c) David Malpass
(d) Gita Gopinath
(e) Anshula Kant

Q20. Virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020 was hosted by which country?
(a) Brazil
(b) Japan
(c) China
(d) Russia
(e) United Kingdom

Q21. Which country has been awarded the hosting rights of the 2022 Women’s Asian Cup by the Asian Football Confederation?
(a) Pakistan
(b) Nepal
(c) Japan
(d) India
(e) China

Q22. Name the initiative that was launched by the Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, R. K. Singh to create a robust and resilient energy system in the future.
(a) #iCommit
(b) #iResilient
(c) #iRenew
(d) #iEnergy
(e) #iPower

Q23. The information booklet titled “Safe online learning in the times of COVID-19” has been launched. The booklet has been developed by the _______ and UNESCO New Delhi Office.
(a) Central Board of Secondary Education
(b) National Council of Educational Research and Training
(c) All India Council for Technical Education
(d) University Grants Commission
(e) National Assessment and Accreditation Council

Q24. Name the British Producer and songwriter who worked with artists including Tina Turner, Howard Jones, passed away recently.
(a) Mark Ronson
(b) Paul McCartney
(c) Rupert Hine
(d) Phil Collins
(e) Elton John

Q25. On which day the United Nations celebrates Russian Language Day every year to support and develop multilingualism and cultural diversity and to maintain the equality of all six official languages ??of the UN?
(a) 2 June
(b) 3 June
(c) 4 June
(d) 5 June
(e) 6 June

Q26. Name the ministry which has recently released an e-booklet called ‘One Year of Modi 2.0- Towards A Self-Reliant India’ which highlights the achievements of the Modi government during its second term.
(a) Ministry of Defence
(b) Ministry of Home Affairs
(c) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
(d) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
(e) Ministry of Human Resource Development

Q27. The Government of India has launched KCC campaign for 1.5 crore Dairy Farmers. KCC stands for?
(a) Kisan Credit Card
(b) Kisan Credible Card
(c) Kisan Corona Card
(d) Kisan Collection Card
(e) Kisan Collateral Card

Q28. Name the legendary filmmaker who passed away recently. He received National Film Award for Best Film on Family Welfare for his film Durga in 1992.
(a) Tigmanshu Dhulia
(b) Sridhar Rangayan
(c) Basu Chatterjee
(d) V. Shantaram
(e) Partho Sen-Gupta

Q29. Name the new initiative recently launched by the Government of India to conduct a skill mapping exercise of the Indian citizens returning from overseas under the ‘Vande Bharat Mission’.

Q30. Name the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Lakshmi Vilas Bank whose tenure has been extended by 6 months after the approval from the Reserve Bank of India.
(a) Amitabh Chaudhry
(b) Rajnish Kumar
(c) Aditya Puri
(d) Subramanian Sundar
(e) Prashant Kumar

Q31. The first Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, ________________ has passed away. A bureaucrat-turned politician, Ajit Jogi was a mass leader who dominated the state’s politics for long time. He was an MLA from Marwahi seat in the current assembly.
(a) Mohammad Akbar
(b) Tamradhwaj Sahu
(c) Ajit Jogi
(d) Raman Singh
(e) T. S. Singh Deo

Q32. What is the name of renowned astrologer, who passed away recently?
(a) Sanjay B Jumaani
(b) Prem Kumar Sharma
(c) K.N. Rao
(d) Ajai Bhambi
(e) Bejan Daruwalla

Q33. India’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by _______ per cent in 2019-20 as compared to 6.1 per cent expansion in 2018-19, the slowest growth in GDP in 11 years.
(a) 4.0 per cent
(b) 4.1 per cent
(c) 4.2 per cent
(d) 4.3 per cent
(e) 4.4 per cent

Q34. Name the Veteran lyricist, who wrote the lyrics of hit songs “Kahin duur jab din dhal jaye” and “Zindagi kaisi hai paheli”, passed away recently.
(a) Shreeraj Kurup
(b) Rajat Arora
(c) Faaiz Anwar
(d) Yogesh Gaur
(e) Sameer Anjaan

Q35. India’s long-distance runner, _______________ has been handed a four-year ban by World Athletics’ anti-doping body for testing positive for a banned substance (Enobosarm).
(a) Tarlok Singh
(b) Govindan Lakshmanan
(c) Lalita Babar
(d) Surat Mathur
(e) Kiranjeet Kaur

Q36. Name the person who has been announced to become the new Chairman of JP Morgan South Asia and South East Asia.
(a) Carole Ferrand
(b) Cyril Garcia
(c) Anirban Bose
(d) Leo Puri
(e) Olivier Lepick

Q37. On which day the World Digestive Health Day is observed globally every year?
(a) 29th May
(b) 30th May
(c) 31st May
(d) 28th May
(e) 27th May

Q38. The name of Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET) has been changed to Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering & Technology (CIPET). Who is the Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers?
(a) Narendra Singh Tomar
(b) Arjun Munda
(c) DV Sadananda Gowda
(d) Mahendra Nath Pandey
(e) Piyush Goyal

Q39. The facility for instant allotment of PAN has been formally launched by the Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman. PAN stands for?
(a) Permanent Account N?umber
(b) Personal Account N?umber
(c) Provisional Account N?umber
(d) Protected Account N?umber
(e) Probationary Account N?umber

Q40. Name the South African HIV researcher who has been awarded Christophe Merieux Prize for her work for the Durban-based Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa.
(a) Himla Soodyall
(b) Marina Joubert
(c) Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan
(d) Priscilla Baker
(e) Quarraisha Abdool Karim

Q41. Name the person who has been elected as next President of New Development Bank (NDB).
(a) Roberto Campos Neto
(b) Lesetja Kganyago
(c) Urjit Patel
(d) Marcos Troyjo
(e) Elvira Sakhipzadovna Nabiullina

Q42. Name the aircraft that has been recently inducted by the Indian Air Force into the recently resurrected No 18 Squadron the “Flying Bullets” at Air Force Station Sulur.
(a) Tejas Mk-1 FOC
(b) MiG-21
(c) Mirage 2000
(d) Dassault Rafale
(e) EMB-145

Q43. S&P Global Ratings has slashed India’s GDP growth rate to ___ in the Fiscal Year 2021.
(a) 5.2%
(b) 4.5%
(c) 5.0%
(d) 5.1%
(e) 4.9%

Q44. What is the amount of penalty that has been imposed by SEBI on National Highways Authority of India for delay in disclosing half yearly financial results between FY16 and FY19??
(a) Rs 1 lakh
(b) Rs 7 lakh
(c) Rs 15 lakh
(d) Rs 50 lakh
(e) Rs 25 lakh

Q45. Name the e-commerce company which has signed a MoU with Karnataka State Mango Department and Marketing Corporation, to empower mango farmers to sell their produce online.
(a) Amazon
(b) Snapdeal
(c) Paytm Mall
(d) ShopClues
(e) Flipkart