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GK Questions and Answers on National Education Policy 2020

National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 is approved by the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The aim of the policy is to pave way for transformational reforms in school and higher education systems in India.
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GK Quiz on National Education Policy 2020
GK Quiz on National Education Policy 2020

National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 will replace the 34-year-old National Policy on Education (NPE), 1986, and is the first education policy of the 21st century. To know more about National Education Policy 2020 let us solve the quiz given below. 

1. Under the chairmanship of whom 'Committee for Evolution of the New Education Policy' submitted its report in May 2016?

A. Late Shri T.S.R. Subramanian
B. Dr. K. Kasturirangan
C. Rina Ray
D. Shri Sanjay Dhotre
Ans. A
Explanation: Under the Chairmanship of Late Shri T.S.R. Subramanian, Former Cabinet Secretary,‘Committee for Evolution of the New Education Policy’ submitted its report in May 2016. And based on this the Ministry has prepared 'Some Inputs for the Draft National Education Policy, 2016'.

2. In NEP 2020, the current 10+2 system to be replaced by a new curricular structure. What is the new curricular structure?
A. 3+4+4+5
B. 5+3+3+4 
C. 4+3+3+5
D. 5+4+3+3
Ans. B
Explanation: In NEP 2020, the current 10+2 system to be replaced by a new 5+3+3+4 curricular structure corresponding to ages 3-8, 8-11, 11-14, and 14-18 years respectively. 

3. According to the National Education Policy 2020, teacher will be able to teach lessons in mother tongue or regional language up to Grade........
A. Grade 3
B. Grade 4
C. Grade 5
D. None of these
Ans. C
Explanation: IN NEP 2020, teaching up to at least Grade 5 to be in mother tongue/ regional language. No language will be imposed on any student.

4. By which year, the minimum degree qualification for teaching is going to be a 4-year integrated B.Ed. degree?
A, 2021
B. 2025
C. 2028
D. 2030
Ans. D
Explanation: By 2030, the minimum degree qualification for teaching is going to be a 4-year integrated B.Ed. degree as per National Education Policy 2020.

5. Who among the following was the Chairman of newly constituted drafting NEP 2020 in June 2017?
A. Vasudha Kamat
B. Dr. K. Kasturirangan
C. K J Alphonse
D. Ram Shankar Kureel
Ans. B
Explanation: A ‘Committee for the Draft National Education Policy’  was constituted in June 2017 under the Chairmanship of eminent scientist Dr. K. Kasturirangan, which submitted the Draft National Education Policy, 2019 to the Hon’ble Human Resource Development Minister on 31 May, 2019.

6. According to the National Education Policy 2020 by how much percent the Gross Enrolment Ratio in higher education to be raised?
A. 25%
B. 30%
C. 40%
D. 50%
Ans. D
Explanation: According to the National Education Policy 2020, Gross Enrolment Ratio in higher education to be raised to 50 % by 2035.

7. .......... will be created as an apex body for fostering a strong research culture and building research capacity across higher education as per NEP 2020.
A. National Commission Foundation
B. Higher Commission Education
C. National Research Foundation
D. None of the above
Ans.C
Explanation: According to NEP 2020, the National Research Foundation will be created as an apex body for fostering a strong research culture and building research capacity across higher education.

National Education Policy 2020: Facts at a Glance

 

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