GA Topper Series: 13th May 2022: Hello Students, all those students who have cleared their prelims exams in the banking sector must be prepared with every topic in the General Awareness Section for the mains examinations. Bankersadda team has brought you up a new series in which we will come up with 10 questions with the correct answer and the detailed solution to the question.
Q1. Choose the correct statement about the Atal innovation mission (AIM):
- It was set up in 2016.
- It has a partnership with Snap Inc. to promote Augmented Reality (AR) skill development among Indian youth.
- Vernacular Innovation Programme is launched under AIM.
(a) 1, 2
(b) 2, 3
(c) 1, 3
(d) 1, 2, 3
Q2. How many members are there in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence?
Q3 Name the financial literacy campaign started by Bharti AXA Life Insurance?
(b) laxmi for laxmi
(c) Do the smart thing
(d) Krishi Sakha
Q4. Who got the prestigious royal gold medal 2022?
(a) Ardeshir B.K. Dubash
(b) Guruswamy Krishnamoorthy
(c) ‘Bidyanando’ Kishore Kumar Das
(d) Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi
Q5 Leonid Makarovych Kravchuk has recently passed away. He belongs to which country and profession?
(a) Russia, Actor
(b) Chile, Singer
(c) Ukraine, politician
(d) None of these
Q6 What is the reason to celebrate National technology day?
(a) The day when CV Raman found the scattering effect.
(b) The day on which India successfully conducted the Pokhran nuclear test (Pokhran II) code-named Operation Shakti
(c) Birthday of Abdul Kalam
(d) None of these
Q7. Which of the following comes under PM Jan Suraksha Yojana
- Atal Pension Scheme
- PM Suraksha bima yojana
- PM Man Dhan Yojana
- PM Jeevan Jyoti Yojana
(a) 1, 2, 3
(b) 2, 3, 4
(c) 1, 2, 4
(d) 1, 2, 3, 4
Q8. Which Indian Penal Code section talks about the sedition law of India?
Q9. Which mini Ratna launched the PM Wani scheme across 100 train stations?
(a) Centra for a railway information system (CRIS)
(c) National information centre
(d) All of the above.
Q10. Which of the following is the Indian site of the Indus valley civilization
(b) Rakhi Garhi
Ans 1. (d)
Latest developments in AIM
Niti Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission has unveiled Niti Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission has unveiled Vernacular Innovation Programme, which will enable innovators and entrepreneurs in India to have access to the innovation ecosystem in 22 scheduled languages by the Centre, which will enable innovators and entrepreneurs in India to have access to the innovation ecosystem in 22 scheduled languages by the Centre
NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission announced a partnership with Snap Inc. to promote Augmented Reality (AR) skill development among Indian youth. Snap Inc. is a global camera firm whose camera plays a transformative role in how people view the world around them by merging what they see in the physical world with all that is available in the digital world
Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, have launched the AIM-PRIME (Program for Researchers in Innovations, Market-Readiness & Entrepreneurship) Playbook – a practical guide to science-based entrepreneurship
Ans 2. (a)
South Korea became the first Asian country to join in North Atlantic Treaty Organization Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (NATO CCDCOE). South Korea has participated in the Locked Shields 2022, the largest and most complex annual international live-fire cyber defence exercise in the world. It has been participating two years in a row since 2020
Now, the total NATO CCDCOE has 32 countries as its official members which include 27 NATO member countries and 5 five non-NATO states as contributing participants.
Finland Wins Cyber Defence Exercise Locked Shields 2022.
Ans 3. (a)
Bharti AXA Life Insurance has launched the financial literacy campaign ‘InspiHE₹-Enabling an empowered future’, a special initiative to enhance financial awareness among women and empower them to make informed financial decisions for a secure future.
Bharti AXA General Insurance has launched Krishi Sakha App, a one-stop shop for Indian farmers that offers them relevant information to cater to their daily farming needs.
Bharti AXA Life Insurance has appointed National Award-winning actress VidyaBalan as it’s Brand Ambassador. She as the brand ambassador will help in promoting the #DoTheSmartThing
Ans 4. (d)
Indian Architect Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi was bestowed with the prestigious Royal Gold Medal 2022, one of the world’s highest honours for architecture, by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), London, United Kingdom (UK)
Guruswamy Krishnamoorthy to receive The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) Award 2022 – Honorary Member.
The founder of the educational charity ‘Bidyanando’ Kishore Kumar Das from Bangladesh has been chosen for the United Kingdom’s Commonwealth Points of Light Award.
The former Honorary Consul of Peru in Mumbai, Ardeshir B.K. Dubash has received the Order of “Merit in the Diplomatic Service of Peru Jose Gregorio Paz Soldan”.
Ans 5. (c)
Independent Ukraine’s first president Leonid Makarovych Kravchuk (Leonid Kravchuk) passed away at the age of 88 in Kyiv, Ukraine. He was born on 10th January 1934, in Velykyi Zhytyn, Rivne region, Ukraine
Ans 6. (b)
National Technology Day commemorates the day on which India successfully conducted the Pokhran nuclear test (Pokhran II) code-named Operation Shakti on 11th May 1998.
• Technology Development Board(TDB) has stated the theme of National Technology Day 2022 is “PRAGATI: Promoting Avenues for Growth through Technological Innovations
Ans 7. (c)
Pradhanmantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)
Pradhanmantri Suraksha Bima Yojana was one of the three Jan Suraksha. It is a one-year life insurance program that can be renewed year after year and provides coverage for any cause of death. Insurance of rupees 2 lakh is granted in accidental death and disability. Rupees 1 lakh is granted in case of partial impairment. As per the records of 27 April 2022, 28.37 lakh people have enrolled themselves in the scheme and 97,227 people have benefited from the scheme with rupees 1,930 crores.
Pradhanmantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)
Pradhanmantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana is a one-year life insurance program that is also renewable year after year and provides coverage for any cause of death. Individuals who have savings bank or post office accounts between the age of 18 to 50 are eligible for this program. The scheme offers the people ensured life risk covered until the age of 55 if they pay the premium before they reach the age of 50. For an insurance policy of 2 lakh, the cost each year will be rupees 330. The premium for the scheme is automatically deducted every year from the account holder’s bank account. As per the records of 27 April 2022 more than 12.76 crore people have enrolled for the plan and rupees 1,152 crores have been paid.
Atal pension Yojana (APY)
Atal Pension Yojana is available for individuals who have bank accounts between the age of 18 and 40 and the contributions vary depending on the amount of pension chosen. The individuals who have subscribed for the Atal Pension Yojana are guaranteed a minimum monthly pension of rupees 1000, Rs2000, Rs3000, Rs 4000, or Rs 5000 according to the pension payment entered into the program when they reach the age of 60. The individual who has subscribed for a monthly pension is available through his lifetime then it is transferred to his spouse after his death and then the subscriber’s pension goes to the subscriber’s nominee. As per the records of 27 April 2022, 4 crore people have signed up for the scheme.
Ans 8. (a)
Section 124A IPC:
It defines sedition as an offense committed when “any person by words, either spoken or written, or by signs, or by visible representation, or otherwise, brings or attempts to bring into hatred or contempt, or excites or attempts to excite disaffection towards the government established by law in India”.
Ans 9. (b)
RailTel, a micro Ratna PSU, launched the PM-WANI scheme on Monday, providing access to its Public WiFi services across 100 train stations in 22 states.
Ans 10 (a)
Mohenjodaro is in Pakistan
Why this question?
With the excavation of a 5000-year-old jewelry-making factory, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), which has been working in Rakhi Garhi, Haryana.
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