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GA Topper Series: 16th June 2022 Quiz

GA Topper Series: 16th 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.

Q(1-3) Answer the following questions

Q1. Cabinet Committee on Security has approved the new scheme called “Agneepath” for the recruitment of soldiers in 

  1. Army
  2. Navy
  3. Air force
  4. Central Armed Forces

Choose the correct code

(a) 1, 2, 3

(b) 2, 3, 4

(c) 1, 2, 4

(d) 1, 2, 3, 4

Q2. Consider the following statements about the scheme Agneepath:

  1. The aim of the scheme is to reduce the increasing salary and pensions
  2. The soldiers will be inducted for 5 years initially
  3. The eligible age for the scheme is 17.5 to 21 years

Choose the incorrect statement.

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) None of these

Q3. What is the Defence Budget for the year 2022-2023?

(a) 5,25,166 crore

(b) 1,19,696 crore

(c) 1,21,345 crore

(d) 1,41, 789 crore

Q4. Jansamarth Portal is an one-stop portal having _______ government credit schemes under the categories of Agriculture, Livelihood and _________?

(a) 10, MSME

(b) 12, Health

(c) 13, Education

(d) 14, Pension

Q5. NETRA (New e-Tracking and Remote Administration) has been developed for the efficient management and monitoring of the LOC (Line of Credit) and Concessional Finance Projects extended by which organization?

(a) ECGC

(b) ADB

(c) EXIM

(d) NDB

Q6. With which company does Adani Enterprises Ltd. have formed a strategic alliance in the green hydrogen sector?

(a) Ambuja Cements

(b) SECI

(c) BHEL

(d) Total Energies

Q7. World Blood Donor Day(WBDD) is annually observed across the globe on 14th June. Which of the following components are present in blood?

  1. Plasma
  2. Thrombocytes
  3. Leukocytes
  4. Erythrocytes

Choose the correct code

(a) 1, 2, 3

(b) 2, 3, 4

(c) 3, 4

(d) 1, 2, 3, 4

Q8. Neeraj Chopra won _______ medal in Paavo Nurmi Games setting the new national record of ____ metres? 

(a) Gold, 89.30 m

(b) Silver, 89.30 m

(c) Gold, 89.83 m

(d) Silver, 89.83m

Q9. Which Web Browser is the most widely used in the world?

(a) Internet Explorer

(b) Microsoft Edge

(c) Google Chrome

(d) Safari

Q10. To supplement oxygen supply capacities, in collaboration with the UNDP, India has built an oxygen-producing facility at which hospital?

(a) AIIMS, Patna

(b) PGMIR, Chandigarh

(c) KGMC, Lucknow

(d) G. B. Pant Hospital, Delhi

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Solutions

Ans.1.(a)

Cabinet Committee on Security has approved the new scheme called “Agneepath” for the recruitment of soldiers in the Army, Navy and Air Force. This aims to reduce the increasing salary and pensions. This is a transformative initiative which will provide a youthful profile to the Indian Armed Forces. The scheme was initially named “Tour of Duty”, and was launched in the presence of the chiefs of all three services. 

Ans.2.(b)

Features of Scheme

  • Under this new scheme, the soldiers will be initially inducted for a period of 4 years. On completion of the service period, the soldiers will receive a tax free service fund package of ~Rs. 11.71 lakh as Seva Nidhi Package
  • 45,000 to 50,000 soldiers will be recruited annually and only 25% of them will be allowed to continue for another 15 years under permanent commission.
  • The soldiers will get a salary of Rs.30000, along with additional benefits, this will go up to 40000 by the end of 4 years of service. 
  • Eligibility Age: 17.5 years to 21 years.
  • The Agniveer will be provided with a non-contributory Life Insurance Cover of Rs 48 lakhs for the duration of their engagement period in the Indian Armed Forces. 

Ans.3.(a)

The defence budget of ₹5,25,166 crore for 2022-23 included ₹1,19,696 crore for defence pensions.

Added data: At present, the average age in the force is 32 years

Ans.4.(c)

PM Narendra Modi launched a National portal for credit-linked government schemes – Jan Samarth Portal, a first-of-its-kind platform to directly connect beneficiaries to lenders. It provides a single window facility for 13 Government Schemes application submissions and 125+ Member Lending Institutions-MLIs (including all Public Sector Banks) to choose from

The portal will facilitate credit under the categories of Agriculture, Livelihood, and Education categories. 

Ans.5.(c)

NETRA (New e-Tracking and Remote Administration) has been developed for the efficient management and monitoring of the LOC (Line of Credit) and Concessional Finance Projects extended by the Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM)

EXIM was founded in 1982.

Line of credit (LOC) is a preset borrowing limit that can be tapped into at any time. The borrower can take money out as needed until the limit is reached. As money is repaid, it can be borrowed again in the case of an open line of credit.

Ans.6.(d)

Adani Enterprises Limited (AEL) and Total Energies of France have formed a strategic alliance to build the world’s largest green hydrogen ecosystem in India

Ans.7.(d)

All are the components of the blood.

World Blood Donor Day(WBDD) is annually observed across the globe on the 14th of June to create awareness about the importance of blood donation and to promote voluntary, non-remunerated blood donation. The day also aims to create awareness about the need for safe blood and blood products like Red blood cells (RBCs), Fresh frozen plasma, White blood cells (WBCs), Immune globulins, etc. The observance of WBDD is led by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

The WBDD 2022 is hosted by Mexico through its National Blood Centre. The theme/slogan of WBDD 2022 is “Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives”

Ans.8.(b)

India’s ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra won the silver medal, setting a new national record as he threw 89.30 metres at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland.  He had won the Tokyo Olympics gold with a throw of 87.58m on August 7, 2021. Neeraj Chopra is India’s first-ever Olympic gold medallist in athletics and only the second individual gold medallist at Olympics. Chopra’s 89.30m effort will take him to the fifth spot on the world season leaders’ list.

Finland’s Oliver Helander won the gold medal at the event with a throw of 89.83 metres.

Ans.9.(c)

Google chrome is the most widely used browser.

Microsoft has announced the retirement of 27-year-old Internet Explorer (IE) as the firm’s oldest browser will be completely phased out from June 15.

Ans.10.(d)

To supplement oxygen supply capacities, Delhi Government, in collaboration with the UNDP, India has built an oxygen-producing facility at G. B. Pant Hospital.

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