GA Topper Series: 14th June 2022 Quiz: 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. Kristalina Georgieva was appointed IMF’s Asia and Pacific Department director. Who is the person?
(a) Krishna Srinivasan
(b) Mukesh Adani
(c) Changyong Rhee
(d) Gita Gopinath
Q2. What is the name of the official mascot of the 44th International Chess Federation and where it is going to hold?
(a) Dhakad, Haryana
(b) Thambi, Tamil Nadu
(c) Veera, Karnataka
(d) Laeeb, UP
Q3. What is the amount of Accidental insurance cover extended to group personnel by Jammu and Kashmir Bank?
(b) 2 lakh
(c) 15 lakh
(d) 20 lakh
Q4. What is the name of the covid vaccine for animals made in India?
(b) Covid shield
Q5. Which state launched the Yantra Seva scheme and for what purpose?
(a) Andhrapradesh, Farm Machinery
(b) Telangana, Agriculture products processing
(c) Karnataka, dairy farming
(d) Tamil Nadu, Health machine
Q6.N J Ojha has been appointed as ombudsman for which of the schemes?
(a) Banking Ombudsman scheme
(c) POSHAN Abhiyan
(d) PM kaushal Vikas Yojana
Q7. Which act guarantees the right to work?
(a) MGNERGA 2005
(b) Unorganised worker social security act
(c) Wage code
(d) Industrial Dispute act
Q8. Amandeep Singh gill was appointed as envoy on technology in which of the organization?
(a) United Nations
(b) World bank
Q(9- 10) Answer the following questions
Q9. In the world investment report, India is on which rank for FDI?
Q10. Which of the statements are correct regarding the world investment report?
- China remained the top recipient of FDI.
- India’s FDI funds increased in 2021, from last year
- Among the top ten nations, only country saw a decline
Which of the statements are incorrect?
Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director (MD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has appointed Indian national Krishna Srinivasan, as the director of the IMF’s Asia and Pacific Department (APD) from 22nd June 2022
He will succeed Changyong Rhee who relinquished his role as APD Director immediately, following his nomination as a candidate for Governor of the Central Bank of Korea.
Tamil Nadu(TN) Chief Minister(CM) MK Stalin, launched the official logo and mascot named ‘Thambi’ (which means younger brother in Tamil) for the 44th International Chess Federation (FIDE-Fédération Internationale des Échecs) Chess Olympiad which is scheduled to be held from 28th July to 10th August 2022 in at Mamallapuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Dhakad: Khelo India Mascot
Veera: Khelo university Mascot
Laeeb : FIFA Mascot
Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha launched a people-centric ‘Accidental insurance scheme’ under which J&K bank will extend free group personal insurance cover of Rs 15 lakh for all government employees
J&K banks also launched the Phone Pe Loan facility for government employees.
The bank has contracted with Oriental Insurance Company for extending the insurance cover
Agriculture Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar has launched the country’s first homegrown COVID-19 vaccine “Anocovax” for animals, developed by Haryana-based ICAR-National Research Centre on Equines.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched YSR Yantra Seva Scheme and flagged off the distribution of tractors and combine harvesters at Chuttugunta Centre in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. Chief Minister YS Jagan Reddy flagged off the state-level mega distribution of tractors and combine harvesters under YSR Yantra Seva Pathakam in Guntur.
N J Ojha has been appointed as ombudsman for a two-year term under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. Ojha has the power to investigate allegations by MGNREGA staff, consider them, and award awards within 30 days of receipt of the complaint.
National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 or NREGA, later renamed as the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act or MGNREGA in 2009, is Indian labour law and social security measure that aims to guarantee the ‘right to work’.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed senior Indian diplomat Amandeep Singh Gill as his envoy on technology to coordinate programmes for international digital cooperation.
According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), India jumped one position to 7th among the top recipients of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the last calendar year (2021) despite FDI inflows into the country declining. In its latest World Investment Report, UNCTAD said FDI inflows into India declined to $45 billion in 2021 from $64 billion in the preceding year. Outward FDI from India rose 43 percent to $15.5 billion in 2021.
While the United States ($367 billion) remained the top recipient of FDI, China ($181 billion) and Hong Kong ($141 billion) also retained second and third positions, respectively. Among the top 10 host economies for FDI, only India saw a decline in its FDI inflows.
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