Where was the first G20 summit held? In the year 2008, the very first G20 Summit took place in Washington DC.
The list of G20 Summits is an important topic for competitive exams. Questions on G20 Summits are asked in the general awareness section of these exams.
Candidates preparing for upcoming Government exams such as SSC, RRB, Bank, etc. must keep abreast with G20 summits as general awareness is a critical part of the syllabus for most of these exams.
UPSC aspirants must also go through the G20 summit’s topic carefully as they can also encounter questions based on it in the UPSC Prelims.
What is a G20 Summit?
The G20 summit founded in 1999 is the premier forum for international cooperation on the most important aspects of the international economic and financial agenda. It brings together the world’s major advanced and emerging economies.
India will host the G20 Summit 2023.
Like G20, there are other Important Summits and conferences as well that can be referred to in the linked article.
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List of G20 Summits & Members
The G20 Summit 2020 was organized in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in November 2020. It was the 15th G20 summit which was held virtually on November 21st and 22nd, 2020. It was chaired by the Saudi King, Salman bin Abdulaziz.
In the 15th G20 summit Indian delegation is headed by PM Narendra Modi. Check India’s role in G20 Summit and other important facts of the summit.
Similarly, the table below enlists the G20 Summits that took place from 2008 to 2021, candidates will also get the G20 summits hosts, venue and dates in the list.
|List of G20 Summits
|G20 Host Countries
|Venue & Host city
|November 14th-15th, 2008
|National Building Museum, Washington, D.C
|George W. Bush
|April 2nd, 2009
|ExCeL London, London
|September 2th -25th, 2009
|David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh
|June 26th-27th 2010
|Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
|November 11th–12th 2010
|COEX Convention & Exhibition Center, Seoul
|November 3rd–4th, 2011
|Palais des Festivals, Cannes
|June 18th–19th, 2012
|Los Cabos Convention Center, San José del Cabo, Los Cabos
|September 5th–6th, 2013
|Constantine Palace, Saint Petersburg
|November 15th–16th, 2014
|Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane
|Regnum Carya Hotel Convention Centre, Serik, Antalya
|Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
|September 4th–5th 2016
|Hangzhou International Exhibition Centre, Hangzhou
|July 7th–8th 2017
|Hamburg Messe, Hamburg
|November 30th – December 1st 2018
|Costa Salguero Center, Buenos Aires
|June 28th- 29th, 2019
|Intex Osaka, Osaka
|November 21st–22nd 2020
|King Abdullah Financial District, Riyadh
|October 30th-31st 2021
|November 15 -16, 2022
|The Apurva Kempinski, Bali
|September 9 – 10, 2023
|Pragati Maidan Convention Centre, New Delhi
|2024 [Date to be announced]
|Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Reference – Wikipedia [wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_G20_summits]
Who are the G20 Members?
On the number of its members, its name is termed as the G-20 i.e. the group of twenties. It is worth mentioning that G20 members represent around 85% of global GDP, over 75% of global trade, and two-thirds of the world’s population. The name of G20 members are:
|List of G 20 Members
|Republic of Korea
|United States of America
Check out the other important topics for general awareness preparation:
|Longest Bridges in India
|Famous Books and Authors
|Father’s of Various Fields
|List of Countries and Their Parliaments
|List of Volcanoes in the World
|Longest Rivers Of The World
|FIFA World Cup Winners
|Important Boundaries & Lines of the World
Candidates can check SSC General Awareness for more topics on GK for Government exams.
G-20 Summits – Sample Questions for General Knowledge
To understand the relevance of G20 Summits for competitive exams it is essential to know the variety of questions given in the exam paper. Hence, for candidates assistance, given below are a few sample questions on the G20 Summits and meetings held so far replicating the question type they may be asked in the exam.
Q.1.Which of the following city will organize the G20 summit to be held in 2021?
Q.2 When was the G20 Summit established?
Q.3. Which of the following is not a member of the G20?
Q.4. Where was the first G20 summit held and in which year?
- Canada 2002
- Britain 2008
- United States of America 2008
- France 2002
Q.5. Which and when will India host a G20 Summit?
- 2021, 15th G20 Summit
- 2021, 16th G20 Summit
- 2022, 16th G20 Summit
- 2023, 18th G20 Summit
The questions given above are just for your reference, candidates must be prepared with the updated information regarding the G20 Summits. Check out Previous Year Question Papers PDF with Solutions for more variety of questions.
Aspirants must have a clear idea of the entire syllabus for the various government exams and only then can they start their preparation systematically. So given below are a set of links they can refer to:
|Bank Exam Syllabus
|UPSC CAPF Syllabus
Aspirants who are looking forward to applying for the Government exams must start their preparation and for any help or assistant can refer to BYJU’S and get the latest information, study material and tips for preparation.