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General knowledge short questions pdf 2020

General knowledge short questions pdf 2020

1. Which state government is working to develop 800 km roads as Herbal roads which will have medicinal and herbal trees on both sides. ?
A.Kerala
B.Haryana
C.Uttar Pradesh
D.Tamil Nadu
E.Assam
Ans- C
2. The government of which state is all set to launch a project to maintain a health database of all its citizens?
A.Kerala
B.Karnataka
C.Andhra Pradesh
D.Tamil Nadu
E.Telangana
Ans- Karnatak 
3. Who has taken the oath as the President of Taiwan for the second term ?
A.Chen Shui-bian
B.Ho Mei-yueh
C.Tsai Ing-wen
D.Cheng Li-chun
E.Christine Tsung
4. Facebook has launched which new app to make it easier for friends and family to coordinate phone calls and set up group calls with up to 8 people ?
A.LetsChat
B.CallNow
C.TalkNow
D.CatchUp
E.Ready to Talk
5. Which company has signed an MoU with the Karnataka Mango Board to enable farmers sell produce online ?
A.Snapdeal
B.Flipkart
C.Amazon
D.R-Mart
E.eBay
6. The CIPET has been renamed As Central Institute Of Petrochemicals Engineering And Technology. The Institute comes under which of the following Ministry ?
A.Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
B.Ministry of Earth Sciences
C.Ministry of Science & Technology
D.Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
E.Ministry of Human Resource Development
7. The Banks Board Bureau has selected _________ as the CMD of Oriental Insurance Company.
A.Mukesh Jain
B.S Balakrishna Alse
C.SN Rajeswari
D.AV Girija Kumar
E.Vijay Dube
8. Who has been elected as the next president of the New Development Bank ?
A.Anton Siluanov
B.Roberto Campos Neto
C.Paulo Guedes
D.Marcos Troyjo
E.KV Kamath
9. Which of the following government is preparing a database under the ‘Swamitva’ scheme to provide land ownership rights to people in rural areas ?
A.Andhra Pradesh
B.Punjab
C.Kerala
D.Madhya Pradesh
E.Haryana
10. The government of which state has decided to create the ‘Rojgar Setu Yojana’ in an effort to employ migrant workers ?
A.Kerala
B.Madhya Pradesh
C.Haryana
D.Punjab
E.Uttar Pradesh
11. Who has been appointed as the CEO & Managing Director of Wipro ?
A.Brian Humphries
B.Rishad Premji
C.Thierry Delaporte
D.Abidali Neemuchwala
E.Francis DeSouza
12. Which state has launched the Mukhyamantri Swarozgar Yojana to retain the migrants who have returned to the state during the lockdown ?
A.Uttar Pradesh
B.Mizoram
C.Madhya Pradesh
D.Uttarakhand
E.Assam
13. Who among the following is set to become the first woman DGP of Kerala ?
A.MV Rao
B.S. R. Mardi
C.R. Sreelekha
D.Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta
E.Gupteshwar Pandey
14. Who among the following has topped the Hurun List 2020 of ”Most Successful Indian Artists Alive Today’’ ?
A.Atul Dodiya
B.Jitish Kallat
C.Anish Kapoor
D.Krishen Khanna
E.Rameshwar Broota
15. Who has recently been appointed as additional secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office ?
A.Neeraj Prakash
B.Ajay Verma
C.S Gopalakrishnan
D.Saurabh Lal
E.Meera Mohanty
16. World No-Tobacco Day is observed every year on which date to highlight the health risks of using tobacco ?
A.May 27
B.May 30
C.May 28
D.May 31
E.May 29
17. Name the only Indian cricketer to feature in Forbes’ 2020 list of world’s highest paid athletes.
A.Sachin Tendulkar
B.Virat Kohli
C.Rohit Sharma
D.Shikhar Dhawan
E.MS Dhoni
18. Who among the following has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) ?
A.Snigdha Singh
B.Anand Desai
C.Narayan Rane
D.Arun Singhal
E.Naveen Sharma
19. Sebi has slapped a fine of Rs 20 lakh fine on which company for violating market norms ?
A.India Advantage Securities
B.SpiceJet
C.Indira Securities
D.Sunteck Realty
E.DHFL
20. The Tamil Nadu state government employees retirement age has been increased from 58 to ______.
A.60
B.59
C.62
D.65
E.70