GA Topper Series: 23rd 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.Which city/ country airport was named the world’s best airport at Skytrax 2022 World Airport Awards?
Q2. At Skytrax 2022 world Airport Awards, which Indian Airport was named the finest regional airport in South Asia?
Q3. International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict is celebrated in which month?
Q4. Which Educational institute of India organized the National yoga Olympiad with the Ministry of Education?
(d) All of the above
Q5. Which edition of International Day of Yoga celebrated in 2022?
Q6. Consider the statements regarding the Prime Minister’s Award for Outstanding Contribution towards the Development and Promotion of Yoga’:
- Two individuals and two organizations will be given the award
- Bhikkhu Sanghasena from Ladakh, and Marcus Vinicius Rojo Rodrigues from Brazil were given awards under the organization category.
Choose the incorrect statement
(c) 1, 2
(d) None of these
Q7. National Summit on Developing Sustainable and Responsible Tourist Destinations was organized by
- Ministry of Tourism in partnership
- United Nations Environment Program(UNEP)
- Responsible Tourism Society of India (RTSOI).
Choose the correct code
Q8. India hosted the 8th meeting of the Heads of Border Services of the competent authorities of member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in New Delhi, Chief of which armed forces represented India in the meeting?
(d) Assam rifiles
Q9. Which of the following comes under the critical information infrastructure of India?
- IT resources of ICICI, HDFC Bank
Choose the correct code
(a) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
(b) 1, 3, 4, 5
(d) 1, 4, 6
Q10. Which institute/s of India has been awarded the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Education for the year 2021?
(a) Central Institute of Education Technology (CIET)
(b) Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
(c) Indian certificate of Secondary education (ICSE)
(d) All of these
Qatar’s Hamad International Airport has been named the World’s Best Airport for the second year running. The announcement took place at the Skytrax 2022 World Airport Awards, held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in Paris, France.
- Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) was named the finest regional airport in India and South Asia. Customers voted for the airport with the greatest customer service every year in a global study, and BLR Airport received this honour.
- Singapore Changi Airport (World’s Best Airport Staff Service and World’s Best Airport Dining).
- Istanbul Airport (World’s Best Airport Shopping and Most Family-Friendly Airport).
- Tokyo Haneda Airport won awards as the World’s Cleanest Airport, the World’s Best Domestic Airport, the Best Airport in Asia, and the Best Airport PRM & Accessible Facilities.
- King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh secured the award as the World’s Most Improved Airport.
- Nagoya’s Chubu Centrair International Airport was named the World’s Best Regional Airport.
- Copenhagen Airport won the World’s Best Airport Immigration Processing award.
- Zurich Airport repeated its success by winning the World’s Best Airport Security Processing award.
The International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict is an international event conducted by the United Nations (UN) on June 19.
Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has inaugurated National Yoga Olympiad 2022 and quiz competition in New Delhi. The National Yoga Olympiad is being organized jointly by the Ministry of Education and the National Council of Educational Research and Training. This year about six hundred students from 26 states and UTs and Demonstration Multipurpose Schools of Regional Institutions of Education will be participating in the forthcoming National Yoga Olympiad.
International Day of Yoga is celebrated worldwide on 21st June since 2015. This year, the 8th edition of the International Day of Yoga will be observed. Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness.
On the occasion of International Yoga Day, the AYUSH ministry has announced to give the ‘Prime Minister’s Award for Outstanding Contribution towards the Development and Promotion of Yoga’ for 2022 to two individuals and two organizations in recognition of their contributions in the space.
Two individuals Bhikkhu Sanghasena from Ladakh, Marcus Vinicius Rojo Rodrigues from Brazil, and two organizations, “The Divine Life Society” from Uttarakhand and the British Wheel of Yoga from the United Kingdom have been chosen for the award. They will also receive ₹25 lakh as a cash prize, a trophy, and a certificate.
The Ministry of Tourism has launched the National Strategy for Sustainable Tourism and Responsible Traveller Campaign at the National Summit on Developing Sustainable and Responsible Tourist Destinations held in New Delhi, Delhi. The summit was organized by the Ministry of Tourism in partnership with the United Nations Environment Program(UNEP) and the Responsible Tourism Society of India (RTSOI).
India hosted the 8th meeting of the Heads of Border Services of the competent authorities of member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in New Delhi
India is represented by Border Security Force (BSF) Director General (DG) Pankaj Kumar Singh.
This was one of several events being organized in 2022 by India as Chair of SCO’s Regional Antiterrorist Structure (SCO-RATS) mechanism. India became the chair of SCO-RATS on October 28, 2021, for a one-year period.
The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) has declared the Information Technology (IT) resources of ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, and National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) as ‘Critical Information Infrastructure (CII)’ under Section 70 of the IT Act, 2000
The IT resources under CII include Core Banking Solution, Real Time Gross Settlement, and National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) comprising Structured Financial Messaging Server.
The Central Institute of Education Technology (CIET), a constituent unit of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) under the Department Of School Education and Literacy (DOSEL), Ministry of Education (MoE) has been awarded the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Education for the year 2021
The Department of School Education and the MoE gained UNESCO recognition for their use of ICT during the COVID-19 pandemic under PM eVIDYA.
It will be awarded to the “Initiatives for Inclusive and Accessible Education during COVID19” implemented by the CIET from India, and the “Digital Educational Programme” implemented by Ubongo from the United Republic of Tanzania.
The UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa award was established in 2005 with the support of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
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