16.  Who among the following was NOT included in the ICC Hall of Fame in August 2020?

Answer & Explanation

Graeme Smith

17.  Which gas is released in the process of photosynthesis?

Answer & Explanation

Oxygen

18.  In September 2020, who was appointed as Executive Director of Asian Development Bank, Manila?

Answer & Explanation

Sameer Khare

19.  The mutual funds industry in India is regulated by which organisation?

Answer & Explanation

SEBI and RBI

20.  According to the fundamental rights provided by the Constitution of India, the state is bound to provide free and compulsory education to all children from the age of:

Answer & Explanation

6 to 14 years

21.  Who was responsible for the partition of Bengal in 1905?

Answer & Explanation

Lord Curzon

22.  Where was the Patrika Gate inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in September 2020?

Answer & Explanation

Jaipur

23.  A device or program that enables a computer to transmit data over telephone or cable lines is called:

Answer & Explanation

modem

24.  CSIR as an autonomous body is the largest research and development organisation in India. What does CSIR stands for?

Answer & Explanation

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

25.  Which doctor of Indian origin was honoured with \’Great Immigrants-2020\’ in the US?

Answer & Explanation

Siddhartha Mukherjee

26.  Who was elected as the President of the All India Chess Federation in January 2021?

Answer & Explanation

Sanjay Kapoor

27.  As on 9 December 2020, how many states of India have implemented \’one nation one ration card system\’?

Answer & Explanation

9

28.  Which Article of the Constitution of India is related to the oath or affirmation by the President?

Answer & Explanation

Article 60

29.  To which group of organic molecules does \’Monosaccharides\’ belong?

Answer & Explanation

Carbohydrates

30.  Which bank was declared as the \’Safest Bank in Asia\’ for the 12th consecutive year by New York-based trade publication \’Global Finance\’ in 2020?

Answer & Explanation

DBS