GA Topper Series: 15th 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. Consider the following statements about the UDAN scheme:
- It was launched in 2016 but the first flight was launched in 2017
- Currently, over 415 UDAN routes are there in place
- There is a Regional Air Connectivity Fund trust
Choose the incorrect statement
(d) None of these
Q2. When BIMSTEC was founded?
(a) 6 june 1997
(b) 6 june 2002
(c) 6 june 1972
(d) 6 june 1987
Q3. Which payment solution provider became the first PPI to launch a cash withdrawal facility using Rupay powered card from any ATM?
(c) Neo Bank
(d) Phone pe
Q4. Who became the MD of RBL bank?
(a) R Subramaniakumar
(b) Alka Mittal
(c) Madhabi buch
(d) Shakti kant das
Q5. Consider the following statements about Flipkart:
- Binny Bansal is the only founder of Flipkart.
- Flipkart, a Singapore-based e-commerce company, only operates in India.
- Tencent bought the whole stake of Flipkart from Walmart
Choose the incorrect statement
(a) 1, 2
(b) 1, 3
(c) 2, 3
(d) 1, 2, 3
Q6. Redbull’s driver Max Verstappen belongs to which country?
(d) United Kingdom
Q7. United Nations(UN)’s World Day Against Child Labour is annually observed on 12th June. What is the theme of 2022?
(a) Child labour end by 2030
(b) Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour
(c) Children are precious
(d) None of these
Q8. Who has released the report titled “The role of social protection in the elimination of child labour: Evidence review and policy implications”?
Choose the correct code
(c) 1 only
(d) 2 only
Q9. As per June 2022 Ministry of Defence amended service rules, what is the eligible age for the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)?
Q10. Which of the railway station became the first centralized AC railway terminal?
(a) New Delhi railway station
(b) Mumbai Central
(c) Vivesvaraya railway terminal
(d) Rani laxmi bai treerminal
UDAN celebrates 2022 as its 5th Anniversary Year
Launched in October 2016, it is a regional airport development programme of upgrading underserved air routes. The first UDAN flight was launched by Prime Minister(PM) Narendra Modi on 27th April 2017 from Jubbarhatti Airport, Shimla to Delhi
It is a key component of the National Civil Aviation Policy, 2016. Under the scheme, the fare for 500 km is ∼Rs 2,500. Currently, over 415 UDAN routes connect 66 underserved/unserved airports, including heliports and water aerodromes. As of March 21, 2022, the total collection in the Regional Air Connectivity Fund Trust was Rs 2,459 crore, and viability gap funding disbursed to the selected airline operator under UDAN was Rs 1,784 crore.
Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) celebrated the Foundation Day of BIMSTEC 2022 or BIMSTEC Day 2022 on 6th June 2022 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It also marks the celebration of the 25th foundation Day of BIMSTEC, the 25th anniversary of the foundation of BIMSTEC.
Bimstec founding date: 6 June 1997
Payment solution provider OmniCard became the first Reserve Bank of India (RBI) licensed PPI (Prepaid Instrument) to launch a cash withdrawal facility using a RuPay-powered card from any ATM (Automated teller machine) through their e-wallet
The Reserve Bank of India has approved the appointment of R Subramaniakumar as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RBL Bank for a period of 3 years with effect from the date of his taking charge, under Section 35B of the Banking Regulation Act 1949
Tencent, a Chinese technology conglomerate, has bought a stake in Walmart-owned Flipkart from its cofounder Binny Bansal for USD 264 million (about Rs 2,060 crore) through its European subsidiary Tencent Cloud Europe BV
Flipkart, a Singapore-based e-commerce company, only operates in India. After selling a part of his stake to Tencent Cloud Europe BV, Binny Bansal now owns around 1.84 % of Flipkart. Following the transaction, Tencent Cloud Europe BV now owns 0.72 % of Flipkart, which is worth around USD 264 million.
Sachin and Binny Bansal are the founders
Formula One: Max Verstappen wins Azerbaijan GP to Become Red Bull’s Most Successful Driver. He belongs to Belgium
The United Nations(UN)’s World Day Against Child Labour is annually on 12th June to create awareness about the harmful effects of child labour on individuals. The day also aims to eradicate work that deprives millions of children of their rights to decent education, working conditions and living wages. The theme of World Day Against Child Labour 2022 is “Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour”
The joint report of ILO and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) titled “The role of social protection in the elimination of child labour: Evidence review and policy implications” was released at the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour hosted by South Africa.
The Ministry of Defence has amended the service rule of the Army, Air Force and Navy, inserting the clause allowing the retired Chief and their second in command in the armed forces, not older than 62, eligible for the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), the topmost military assignment.
The government may extend the service of the CDS for such a period as it may deem necessary subject to a maximum age of 65 years. The clause has been inserted after sub-rule (4) of rule 16A of the Army Rules, 1954.
This will enable the retired 3-star generals from Army, Navy and Air force to become eligible for the post of CDS
India’s first centralised AC railway terminal in Bengaluru becomes operational. The name of the terminal is M Visvesvaraya Railway Terminal in Karnataka.
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