GA Topper Series: 18th May 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. World Hypertension Day and World Telecommunication and Information Society Day are observed on?
(a) 17 may
(b) 18 may
(c) 19 may
(d) 20 may
Q2. Which of the following cups is not related to badminton?
(a) Sudirman cup
(b) Thomas cup
(c) Uber cup
(d) Ryder cup
Q3. Consider the statements regarding the RBI central board:
- Non-official directors are more than the official directors on the central board.
- Ten directors are elected from local boards.
Q4. What is the full form of the PM-WANI scheme?
(a) Prime minister Wifi Across nation interface
(b) Prime Minister Wifi Across Network Interface
(c)Prime Minister Wifi Access network interface
(d) none of these
Q5. What is the capital of Somalia and who became the president of the country?
(a) Mogadishu, hassan sheikh mohamud
(b) Adis Ababa, Mohamed Abudallahi Mohamed
(c) Riyadh, abudulah abudullah
Q6. What is SARAS Mark 2 and who designed it?
(a) Missile, ISRO
(b) Battle tank, DRDO
(c) Helicopter, CSIR
(d) Light Transport Aircraft, National Aerospace Laboratory
Q7. Match the following vectors with their diseases
- Malaria a. Ades aegypti
- dengue b. anopheles
(a) 1- b, 2-b, 3-a, 4-a
(b) 1-a, 2-a, 3-b,4-b
(c) 1-b, 2-a,3-a,4-a
Q8. India International centre for Buddhist culture and heritage is being established at Lumbini. In Buddha’s lifetime what incident occurred at Lumbini?
(c) First sermon
Q9. Atal Innovation Mission is extended to which date?
(b) September, 2022
(d) July, 2023
Q10. What is the fullform of ULIP?
(a) unified language interface portal
(b)unified logistics interface platform
(c)unified logistics interface portal
(d)united language interface platform
Ans 1. (a)
Hypertension is known as the “silent killer”. Because hypertension has no warning signs or symptoms, most people are unaware they have it. Every year World Hypertension Day is observed on the 17th of May.
The World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) is observed each year on 17th may to increase awareness of the benefits and opportunities that the Internet.
Ans 2. (d)
The Ryder cup is associated with golf. All other associated with badminton
Recent News: South Korea won the Uber Cup 2022, defeating China
Ans 3. (b)
- Constitution of the central board
- Official Directors
- Full-time: Governor and not more than four Deputy Governors
- Non-Official Directors
- Nominated by Government: ten Directors from various fields and two government Official
- Others: four Directors – one each from four local boards
- Official Directors
Appointed/nominated for a period of four year
Recent in news: Rajiv Ranjan and Sitikantha Pattanaik have been named executive directors by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Ans 4. (c)
Prime Minister Wi-Fi Access Network Interface: The government intends to gradually expand PM-WANI-based access to RailTel’s public Wi-Fi services to all 6, 102 railway stations (where Wi-Fi is already provided) by the end of June 2022. By June 10th, there will be 1,000 train stations, 3,000 by June 20th, and all 6,102 by June 30th, 2022.
Ans 5. (a)
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Somalia’s former leader, has been elected as President of Somalia, defeating Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Also known as Farmajo). Farmajo served as President of Somalia since 2017. Somalia’s capital- Mogadishu
Ans 6. (d)
SARAS Mark 2 is a 19 seat Light Transport aircraft, developed by National Aerospace Laboratories(NAL)
Recent News: The digital anti-skid brake management system designed for SARAS Mark 2, 19 seat Light Transport aircraft, has been successfully validated by the National Aerospace Laboratories(NAL) in Bengaluru, Karnataka. NAL is part of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) labs
Ans 7. (c)
Malaria is spread by the anopheles mosquito, Dengue, chikungunya, and Zika is spread by Ades Aegypti.
National Dengue Day 2022 – May 16 National Dengue Day is annually observed across India on 16th May to create awareness about Dengue, a viral infection transmitted to humans through the bite of infected mosquitoes.
Ans 8. (a)
India International Centre for Buddhist Culture and Heritage in Lumbini, Nepal
- Lumbini- birth
- Bodhgaya: enlightenment
- Sarnath: first sermon
- Kushinagar: death
Ans 9. (a)
Atal Innovation Mission: Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) extended, till March 2023. The AIM shall work on its intended target of creating an innovation culture and entrepreneurial ecosystem in the country. This will be done by AIM via its various programs.
The intended targets that will be achieved by AIM are:
- Establishing 10000 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATLs),
- Establishing 101 Atal Incubation Centers (AICs),
- Establishing 50 Atal Community Innovation Centers (ACICs) and
- Supporting 200 startups via the Atal New India Challenges.
Ans 10. (b)
ULIP- Unified Logistics Interface Platform
ULIP is designed for enhancing efficiency and reducing the cost of logistics in India by creating a transparent, single-window platform to provide real-time information to all stakeholders. It was emphasized that the solution should have visibility of multi-modal transport and all the existing systems should be integrated with the ULIP system to create a National Single Window Logistics Portal. ULIP will provide real-time monitoring of cargo movement and ensure confidentiality of data with end-to-end encryption. It will also provide for a comprehensive reduction in logistic costs.
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