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GA Topper Series : 16th July 2022

GA Topper Series: 16th July 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. A two-day meeting of the BIMSTEC Expert Group on Cyber Security Cooperation is being organised in which city?

(a) Delhi

(b) Bangkok

(c) Dhaka

(d) Chennai.

Q2. Which natural fibre certification of authenticity is launched by the central government recently?

(a) Cotton

(b) Jute

(c) Silk

(d) Cotton Silk

Q3. Which company has unveiled the country’s first indigenously developed lithium-ion cell?

(a) Tata Electric

(b) Hyundai

(c) Ola electric

(d) Sunshine Electric

Q4. Who has launched the new mobile app called “AadhaarFaceRd”?

(a) C-DAC

(b) NIC

(c) UIDAI

(d) All of these

Q5. First E-Waste Eco Park in India to be built in which city?

(a) Mumbai

(b) Delhi

(c) kolkata

(d) Indore

Q6. Which payment system has been fined by RBI for non compliance with  certain provisions related to pre-paid payment instruments and Know Your Customer norms

(a) Paytm

(b) Ola Financial Services Private Limited

(c) Phone pe

(d) RBI cannot fine them

Q7. Space tech startup, Agnikul Cosmos has inaugurated India’s first-ever factory to manufacture 3D-printed rocket engines in Chennai. Agnikul was founded in which year?

(a) 2014

(b) 2015

(c) 2016

(d)2017

Q8. The “DigiVaani Call Center” project is being run on a pilot basis and initially around 20,000 rural women entrepreneurs shall be covered across six states. Who is the implementing agency?

  1. Nasscom Foundation
  2. Google
  3. Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals (ISAP)

Choose the correct code

(a)1,2

(b)2,3

(c)1,3

(d)1,2,3

Q9. What is the name of the mascot  for empowering consumers and generating awareness towards their rights?

(a) Prakriti

(b) Veera

(c) Jagriti

(d) None of these

Q10. Which institute and which University topped the India Rankings- 2022?

(a) IIT Madras, IISc Bengaluru

(b) IIT Delhi, IISc Bengaluru

(c) IISc Bengaluru, IIt Roorkee

(d) None of the above combination

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Solutions

Ans.1.(a)

A two-day meeting of the BIMSTEC Expert Group on Cyber Security Cooperation is being organised in New Delhi by the National Security Council Secretariat of the Indian Government. The BIMSTEC Expert Group will create an Action plan to address cyber security concerns in the BIMSTEC Region, as agreed upon during the conference of the BIMSTEC National Security Chiefs held in Bangkok in March 2019

Ans.2.(b)

The government of India introduced the certification of authenticity for jute products manufactured in India. The Union Textile Secretary unveiled the logo “Jute Mark India”. This project is an initiative to protect and promote Indian jute products.

India cotton brand name is : Kasturi Cotton

Ans.3(c)

Ola Electric has unveiled the country’s first indigenously developed lithium-ion cell. The Bengaluru-based two-wheeler maker will begin the mass production of the cell- NMC 2170, from its Chennai-based Gigafactory by 2023.

Ans.4.(c)

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has launched a face authentication feature through a new mobile app called “AadhaarFaceRd”. For authentication, Aadhaar card holders no longer need to physically visit an enrollment centre for iris and fingerprint scans.

Ans.5.(b)

First E-Waste Eco Park in India to be built in Delhi.Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai convened a joint review meeting with representatives from the Environment Department and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee.

Ans.6.(b)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1.67 crore on Ola Financial Services Private Limited for non-compliance with certain provisions related to pre-paid payment instruments and Know Your Customer norms. The penalty has been imposed in the exercise of powers vested in RBI under Section 30 of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007.

Ans.7.(d)

Space tech startup, Agnikul Cosmos has inaugurated India’s first-ever factory to manufacture 3D-printed rocket engines in Chennai.

Agnikul was founded in 2017 by Srinath Ravichandran, Moin SPM and SR Chakravarthy (professor of IIT-Madras). In December 2020, Agnikul signed an agreement with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) under the IN-SPACe initiative to have access to the space agency’s expertise and its facilities to build rocket engines.

Ans.8.(d)

Nasscom Foundation and Google have announced setting up a call centre in collaboration with a not-for-profit body Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals (ISAP) to help women farmers scale up their business. The “DigiVaani Call Center” project is being run on a pilot basis and initially around 20,000 rural women entrepreneurs shall be covered across six states, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana and Rajasthan.

Ans.9.(c)

The Department of Consumer Affairs has launched “Jagriti”, a mascot for empowering consumers and generating awareness towards their rights. Jagriti will be projected as an empowered consumer who is spreading awareness about consumer rights and addressing solutions to the problems faced by the consumers.

Ans.10.(a)

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has emerged as the best educational institution while Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru is best university in India Rankings-2022

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