RRB NTPC 2020-2021 Exam Memory Based General Awareness (GA) Questions with Answers: Check GK & Current Affairs Questions asked in RRB NTPC CBT 2021 Phase-1

RRB NTPC 2020-2021 Exam Memory Based General Awareness (GA) Questions with Answers: Get the memory based questions from General Awareness, GK & Current Affairs section that came in RRB NTPC 2020 Exam held in online mode from 28th Dec 2020 to 13th Jan 2021. 

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RRB NTPC 2020-2021 Exam Memory Based General Awareness (GA) Questions with Answers: Check GK & Current Affairs Questions asked in RRB NTPC CBT 2021 Phase-1
RRB NTPC 2020-2021 Exam Memory Based General Awareness (GA) Questions with Answers: Check GK & Current Affairs Questions asked in RRB NTPC CBT 2021 Phase-1

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RRB NTPC 2020 GA/ GK/ Current Affairs Questions – 1st to 11th January 2021

1. UNICEF Headquarters:

Answer: New York, United States

2. Who was the president of the Indian National Congress in 1924?

Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

3. On which date 1857 revolt started?

Answer: 10th May 1857

4. National Technology Day is celebrated on:

Answer: May 11

5. Gandhisagar Dam is on which river?

Answer: Chambal River

6. Which of the following is India’s longest Road Tunnel?

Answer: Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Tunnel, also known as Syama Tunnel, and formerly as Chenani-Nashri Tunnel, is a road tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir, India.

7. Which of the following is India’s longest Highway tunnel?

Answer: Atal tunnel is the world's longest highway tunnel above 10,000 ft. This 9.02 km long tunnel connects Manali to Lahaul & Spiti Valley throughout the year.

8. Sambhar Lake is located in which State?

Answer: The Sambhar Salt Lake, India's largest inland salt lake, is located 80 km southwest of the city of Jaipur and 64 km northeast of Ajmer, Rajasthan.

9. MGNREGA established on which date?

Answer: The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act was notified through the Gazette of India (Extraordinary) Notification dated September 7, 2005; it came into force on February 2, 2006 in 200 backward districts.

10. Question related to Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana:

Answer: Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) is a savings scheme launched back in 2015 as part of the Government initiative Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign. This scheme enables guardians to open a savings account for their girl child with an authorised commercial bank or India Post branch.

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11. Capital of Indonesia:

Answer: Jakarta

12. Who is the ICC Cricketer of the year 2020?

Answer: Virat Kohli

13. RBI Act:

Answer: Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 is the legislative act under the Reserve Bank of India was formed. This act along with the Companies Act, which was amended in 1936, were meant to provide a framework for the supervision of banking firms in India.

14. Where is the Headquarters of DRDO located?

Answer: New Delhi

15. What is the full form of URL?

Answer: Uniform Resource Locator

16. Pokhran Test was held in which year?

Answer: 1974

17. Question related to Simon Commission:

Answer: Conservative government under Stanley Baldwin to report on the working of the Indian constitution established by the Government of India Act of 1919. The commission consisted of seven members—four Conservatives, two Labourites, and one Liberal—under the joint chairmanship of the distinguished Liberal lawyer, Sir John Simon, and Clement Attlee, the future prime minister. Its composition met with a storm of criticism in India because Indians were excluded.

18. Sardar Sarovar Dam is on which river?

Answer: Narmada

19. Godavari River originates from:

Answer: Trimbakeshwar - The Godavari River rises from Trimbakeshwar in the Nashik district of Maharashtra about 80 km from the Arabian Sea at an elevation of 1,067 m. The total length of Godavari from its origin to outfall into the Bay of Bengal is 1,465 km.

20. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana Launched in?

Answer: May 2015

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21. Sanchi Stupa made by:

Answer: Ashoka - The Great Stupa at Sanchi is one of the earliest Buddhist monuments in India built by Emperor Ashoka.

22. When did Indian Hockey Team last won Gold medal in which Olympic?

Answer: 29th July 1980

23. Article 21 of the Indian Constitution is related to:

Answer: Right to Life - No person can be discriminated against related to sex, gender, caste or religion. Every citizen of India has the right to life under Article 21.

24. Question related to the White Revolution:

Answer: White Revolution or Operation Flood started in the year 1970 and was aimed to create a nationwide milk grid. It was a rural development programme initiated by NDDB – National Dairy Development Board of India.

25. How many nuclear reactors in India till November 2020?

26. MSP is decided by whom?

Answer: Based on the recommendations of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices, the Department of Agriculture and Co-operation, Government of India, declares Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for 22 crops before their sowing seasons.

27. Which of the following First Bank of India?

Answer: Bank of Hindustan

28. How many nuclear weapons have been tested in India?

Answer: 3 Tests and 6 Devices fired

29. When the Indian Constitution did come into an amendment?

Answer: 18 June 1951 - The formal title of the amendment is the Constitution (First Amendment) Act, 1951. It was moved by the then Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, on 10 May 1951 and enacted by Parliament on 18 June 1951.

30. What was the name of the horse of Maharana Pratap Singh?

Answer: Chetak

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31. First international cricket match was played between:

Answer: The first ever international cricket game was played between the USA and Canada in 1844 at the St George's Cricket Club in New York and in 1859 a team of leading English professionals visited North America on the first-ever overseas tour.

32. Which river is known as Bengal’s sorrow?

Answer: Damodar River was earlier known as the "River of Sorrows" as it used to flood many areas of Bardhaman, Hooghly, Howrah and Medinipur districts.

33. Who gave the slogan “do or die”?

Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

34. Karnam Malleswari is associated with which sport?

Answer: Weightlifting

35. World Tuberculosis (TB) Day:

Answer: March 24

36. Capital of Cyprus:

Answer: Nicosia

37. Yoga Day celebrated on:

Answer: 21st June

38. Golden Temple of Dambulla is situated in?

Answer: Sri Lanka

39. Establishment of the Panchayati Raj System was recommended by:

Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

40. When did Swami Vivekananda deliver his speech at the ‘World Religion Conference’ in Chicago?

Answer: Between September 11 and 27, 1893, Swami Vivekananda delivered six speeches at Chicago.

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41. DMK party is founded by:

Answer: C. N. Annadurai

42. First Lok Sabha Speaker:

Answer: Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar

43. How many players are there in a game of Kho Kho?

Answer: 12 Players

44. The words ‘Satyameva Jayate’ inscribed below the Emblem of India is taken from:

Answer: The words 'Satyameva Jayate' inscribed below the base plate of the emblem of India are taken from Mundak Upanishad.

45. Capital of Denmark:

Answer: Copenhagen

46. January 4th is the Independence Day of which country?

Answer: Myanmar (Burma)

47. Which is India’s Oldest Dam?

Answer: Kallanai Dam - The dam was constructed by King Karikala Chola of the Chola Dynasty in the 2nd century AD. The dam is located on the River Kaveri, approximately 20km from the city of Tiruchirapalli.

48. First Indian lady to won gold in Asian Games:

Answer: Kamaljeet Sandhu

49. First Indian hockey player to awarded Padmashri:

Answer: Balbir Singh Dosanjh

50. Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize in which year?

Answer: 1913

51. Who was the 2015 French Open Winner?

Answer: Stan Wawrinka (Men’s Single) and Serena Williams (Women’s Single)

52. Second largest country by land area:

Answer: China

53. Where was the UN climate change meeting in 2019 held?

Answer: IFEMA, Madrid, Spain

54. Number of Fundamental Duties:

Answer: 11

55. Full Form of LIFO:

Answer: Last in, first out (LIFO) is a method used to account for inventory

56. First Reorganization State Bill:

Answer: The States Reorganisation Act, 1956 was a major reform of the boundaries of India's states and territories, organising them along linguistic lines.

57. Satyajit Ray Movie which is related to zamindari system:

Answer: Jalsaghar (1958)

58. The Oldest Artificial Port on East Coast:

Answer: Chennai - It is the second largest port in terms of volume of traffic handled and is the oldest artificial harbour on the east coast of India. It handles petroleum products, crude oil, fertilisers, iron ore and dry cargo.

59. Author of the book - ‘Shades of Saffron’:

Answer: Saba Naqvi

60. International Dance Day:

Answer: 29th April

61. Who is the Governor of Jharkhand?

Answer: Draupadi Murmu

62. Salivary Glands are made up of:

Answer: The salivary glands are made of secretory units called acini, which are made up of acinar cells which could be serous or mucous.

63. Who is the writer of “Origin of Species”?

Answer: Charles Darwin

64. Arogya Setu App became live on play store on which date?

Answer: 2nd April 2020

65. What is the currency of Iran?

Answer: Iranian Rial

66. Tansen’s Maqbara is located at which place?

Answer: Gwalior

67. Who is the father of Histology?

Answer: Marcello Malpighi

68. First Woman Indian Railway Minister:

Answer: Mamta Banerjee

69. Who is the Governor of Maharashtra?

Answer: Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Sanchi Stupa is located in which city?

Answer: Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh

Father of Indian Cinema:

Answer: Dadasaheb Phalke (Dhundiraj Govind Phalke)

Australian Open 2020 Women's Champion:

Answer: Sofia Kenin

India’s Flag Bearer of Asian Games 2018:

Answer: Neeraj Chopra

Who was the Governor at the time of 1857 Revolt?

Answer: Charles John Canning

What is the other name of Vitamin D?

What is mean by bug?

Answer: A software bug is an error, flaw or fault in a computer program or system that causes it to produce an incorrect or unexpected result, or to behave in unintended ways.

What is the Capital of Australia?

Answer: Canberra

Sagar Matha Mountain is in which Country?

Answer: Nepal

Who is the Current President of CII?

Answer: Uday Kotak

Ratio of Length & Breadth of Indian National Flag:

Answer: 2 : 3

One question asked from Surat Session of INC:

Answer: In Surat Session (1907), Extremists wanted Rai or Tilak as a presidential candidate and Moderates supported Ghosh to be the President.

What is the Use of Acid & Base?

Where is the Headquarters of OPEC located?

Answer: Vienna, Austria

Which of the following Maharashtra folk dance?

Answer: Lavani

National Science Day is celebrated on which date?

Answer: 28th February

Which is the Largest fresh water lake in the world?

Answer: Lake Michigan–Huron

Shahrukh Khan came together with whom on Netflix?

Answer: David Letterman

Who is the inventor of WWW?

Answer: Tim Berners-Lee

One question related to FORTRAN.

Answer: Fortran was originally developed by a team at IBM in 1957 for scientific calculations. Later developments made it into a high level programming language.

Who was the Winner of T20 World Cup 2007?

Answer: India

Who did the first heart transplant?

Answer: Surgeon Christiaan Barnard

Who was the first female President of Congress?

Answer: Annie Besant was the first woman President of the Indian National Congress. She was a British socialist, theosophist, women's rights activist, writer, orator, educationalist, and philanthropist. In late 1917 she was elected as the President of INC.

World Turtle Day:

Answer: May 23

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Which article has been removed from the Indian Constitution?

Answer: Article 370 of the Constitution of India is described as a “temporary provision” that grants the state of Jammu and Kashmir a special autonomous status within the Indian union.

In 1857 who initiated the Bareilly Revolution?

Answer: Khan Badur Khan Rohilla

Cinnabar is an ore of which metal?

Answer: Mercury

Smell of rotten egg chemical compound:

Answer: H2S - Hydrogen sulfide is a flammable, colorless gas with a characteristic odor of rotten eggs.

Which state government has introduced the 5T program during COVID-19?

Answer: Delhi

Which fuel is used for the Rocket?

Answer: Liquid Hydrogen

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Nobel Prize for Peace in 2019 was given to:

Answer: Abiy Ahmed Ali

Who is the author of the book named “Life of Pi”?

Answer: Yann Martel

World Organ Donation Day:

Answer: August 13

Who was the President of the University in 1902?

Answer: Thomas Franklin Kane

On 5th March 2020 which country made public transport free?

Answer: Luxembourg

ICICI bank CEO:

Answer: Sandeep Bakhshi

Nuakhai festival is celebrated in which state?

Answer: Odisha

Author of the Book - “Lowland”:

Answer: Jhumpa Lahiri

Youngest Loksabha MP:

Answer: Chandrani Murmu

UNGA Headquarter:

Answer: New York, United States

Valmiki National Park is in:

Answer: Bihar

The United Nations Sasakawa Award 2019:

Answer: Pramod Kumar Mishra - The United Nations Sasakawa Award is the most prestigious international award in the area of Disaster Risk Management.

Similipal Tiger Reserve is in:

Answer: Odisha

Lingaraj Temple:

Answer: Lingaraja Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva and is one of the oldest temples in Bhubaneswar, the capital of the Indian state of Odisha

CAG:

Answer: Comptroller and Auditor General

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Founder of Hydrogen:

Answer: Henry Cavendish

Largest Cricket Stadium of India:

Answer: Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad

Dynamo Inventor:

Answer: Michael Faraday's

India’s First Manned Space Flight:

Answer: Gaganyaan

RRB NTPC 2020 GA/ GK/ Current Affairs Questions – 30th & 31st December 2020

1. Author of ‘Revolution 2020’:

Answer: Chetan Bhagat

2. Light of Asia is written by:

Answer: The Light of Asia, subtitled The Great Renunciation, is a book by Sir Edwin Arnold

3. Arrow missile was launched by which country:

Answer: Israel

4. Which company created MS Office 2000?

Answer: Microsoft

5. Which country is completed the first human trial vaccine for COVID-19?

Answer: Russia

6. Which state will organize Khelo Games?

Answer: Haryana will host the fourth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games.

7. Where is India’s biggest Rail Engine factory?

Answer: Chittaranjan, Asansol, West Bengal

8. In which year Battle of Ghaghra was fought between Afghanistan and Babar?

Answer: 1529

9. How many Bytes are there in 1KB?

Answer: 1000

10. Chairman of 15th Finance commission:

Answer: NK Singh

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11. Which of the following is India’s 29th state?

Answer: Telangana

12. The trackball is what type of device?

Answer: Pointing Device

13. Who discovered Big Bang Theory?

Answer: Georges Lemaître

14. Bridge connecting Assam & Arunachal Pradesh:

Answer: Dhola–Sadiya Bridge, also referred to as the Bhupen Hazarika Setu, is a beam bridge in India, connecting the northeast states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

15. Current CM of Goa:

Answer: Pramod Pandurang Sawant

16. The Republic has been written by:

Answer: Plato

17. Common Wealth Games 2022 will be hosted by which country?

Answer: Birmingham, England

RRB NTPC 2020 GA/ GK/ Current Affairs Questions – 29th December 2020

1. Present Governor of Telangana:

Answer: Tamilisai Soundararajan

2. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020 given to:

Answer:  Rohit Sharma (Cricket), Mariyappan Thangavelu (Paralympic high jump), Manika Batra (Table Tennis), Vinesh Phogat (Wrestling) and Rani Rampal (Hockey)

3. What type of tax is GST?

Answer: Indirect tax - GST is known as the Goods and Services Tax. It is an indirect tax which has replaced many indirect taxes in India such as the excise duty, VAT, services tax, etc.

4. Founder of Indian National Congress:

Answer: Allan Octavian Hume (1885)

5. In which year Sanchi Stupa was observed as UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Answer: - 1989

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6. Current Chief Minister of Kerala:

Answer: Pinarayi Vijayan

7. Who is the Present Prime Minister of Japan?

Answer: Yoshihide Suga

8. Launch Vehicle of Chandrayan-2:

Answer: GSLV MK III M1 - India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, GSLV MkIII-M1, successfully launched Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft on July 22, 2019.

9. Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana is related to:

Answer: Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) is a skill development initiative scheme of the Government of India for recognition and standardisation of skills.

10. Full form of HTTP:

Answer: Hypertext Transfer Protocol

RRB NTPC 2020 GA/ GK/ Current Affairs Questions – 28th December 2020

1. Headquarters of International Court of Justice:

Answer: Hague - The International Court of Justice, also known as the World Court, is the main judicial organ of the UN. It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946. The seat of the Court is at the Peace Palace in The Hague (Netherlands).

2. BIMSTEC member:

Answer: The BIMSTEC member-states are Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal and Bhutan.

3. Which is not permanent member of UN Security Council?

4. Environment Protection Law was established in:

Answer: The Environment Protection Act, 1986 - It is an umbrella legislation designed to provide a framework for the coordination of central and state authorities established under the Water Act, 1974 and the Air Act.

5. Who is the Head of DRDO Head?

Answer: Satheesh Reddy, Head of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

6. Which country developed first COVID-19 Vaccine?

Answer: Russia - 'Sputnik V'

7.Article Related to Election Commission in Indian Constitution:

Answer: Article 324 of the Constitution provides that the power of superintendence, direction and control of elections to parliament, state legislatures, the office of president of India and the office of vice-president of India shall be vested in the election commission.

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8. Gobi Desert is part of which continent?

Answer: Asia

9. Saddle Peak is situated in:

Answer: Andaman Islands

10. Earth Day is celebrated on:

Answer: 22nd April

11. International Women’s Day is celebrated on:

Answer: March 8

12. Commonwealth Youth Games 2021 was going to be hosted by:

Answer: The seventh Commonwealth Youth Games were scheduled to take place from August 1 to 7 2021 in Trinidad and Tobago and is now postponed to 2023.

13. Total Ramsar Sites in India:

Answer: As of December 2020 there are 42 recognized Ramsar sites in India. Any wetland site which is listed under the Ramsar Convention is called as a Ramsar site.

14. Who is the writer of ‘Rajatarangini’?

Answer: Kalhana, a Kashmiri, was the author of Rajatarangini (River of Kings), an account of the history of Kashmir.

15. 55th jnanpith award was given to:

Answer: Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri

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16. Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant is situated in:

Answer: Tamil Nadu - DescriptionKudankulam Nuclear Power Plant is the largest nuclear power station in India, situated in Kudankulam in the Tirunelveli district of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

17. Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is related to:

Answer: Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) is a savings scheme launched back in 2015 as part of the Government initiative Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign. This scheme enables guardians to open a savings account for their girl child with an authorised commercial bank or India Post branch.

18. Seven Sisters States of India:

Answer: The Seven Sister States is a popular term for the contiguous states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura prior to inclusion of the state of Sikkim into the North Eastern Region of India.

19. Mountain pass connecting Jammu and Srinagar:

Answer: Banihal Pass, a mountain pass across the Pir Panjal Range at a maximum elevation of 2,832 m (9,291 ft). It connects the Kashmir Valley in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir to the outer Himalaya and the plains to the south.

20. In which year did Bengal Division was happened:

Answer: 1905, the partition separated the largely Muslim eastern areas from the largely Hindu western areas on 16 October 1905 after being announced on 19 July 1905 by Lord Curzon, the then Viceroy of India.

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21 2nd Battle of Panipat was fought in:

Answer: The Second Battle of Panipat was fought between the forces of Samrat Hem Chandra Vikramaditya, popularly called Hemu, the Hindu king who was ruling North India from Delhi, and the army of Akbar, on November 5, 1556.

22. Who is the current Bihar Governor?

Answer: Phagu Chauhan

23. Which is the Longest Highway of India?

Answer: National Highway 44 (NH 44) is the longest national highway in India with a length of 3,745 kilometres running from Srinagar in the north to Kanyakumari in the South.

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24. Chikankari Embroidery associated with which Place of India:

Answer: Lucknow

25. Prarthana Samaj was established in:

Answer: 1867, Mumbai

26. Maximum number of Lok Sabha Seats:

Answer: 552, Maximum strength of the House is 552 members - 530 members to represent the States, 20 members to represent the Union Territories, and 2 members to be nominated by the President from the Anglo-Indian Community.

27. Who was First Tirthankar?

Answer:  Rishabhanatha, the first of the 24 Tirthankaras (“Ford-Makers,” i.e., saviours) of Jainism, a religion of India.

28. IPL 2020 was hosted by which country?

Answer: UAE

29. Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh:

Answer: Jai Ram Thakur

30. Vande Bharat Express runs between:

Answer: New Delhi and Varanasi

31. Sabrimala Temple is located in?

Answer: Kerala

32. Who has been the Youngest President of India?

Answer: The youngest President to assume office was Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, who was inaugurated at the age of 64 years, 67 days.

33. Khelo India 2020 was held in:

Answer: Guwahati, Assam, India

34. Which state has the longest coastline in India?

Answer: Gujarat

35. Who is the CEO of Microsoft?

Answer: Satya Nadella

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