GA Topper Series: 29th 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. When Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to states) Act was enacted?
Q2. What is the limit for the UPI payment option to retail investors to apply in the public issue of units of Infrastructure Investment trust and Real Estate Investment Trust?
(a) 2 lakh
(b) 3 lakh
(c) 5 lakh
(d) 10 lakh
Q3. Who has been declared the winner of Miss India Worldwide 2022?
(a) Manushi Chillar
(b) Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu
(c) Khushi Patel
(d) None of these
Q4. On which day does International Day in Support of Victims of Torture and International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking annually observe?
(a) 26 June
(b) 27 June
(c) 28 June
(d) 29 June
Q5. Who is called the father of Indian PSUs?
(a) APJ Abdul Kalam
(b) Dhundiraj Govind Phalke
(c) Dr V Krishnamurthy
(d) C V Raman
Q6. India State Support Programme for Road safety is funded by?
(a) Asian Development Bank
(b) World Bank
(c) New Development Bank
Q7. Which of the following is not a sprinter?
(a) Hima Das
(c) Saraswati Saha
(d) Neeraj Chopra
Q8. “Partners in the Blue Pacific” initiative was launched by?
(d) South Africa
Q9. The elephant siren project in Dhenkanal Forest lies in which state?
(a) West Bengal
(c) Madhya Pradesh
Q10. The Golden Achievement Award by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and International Tennis Federation is given to?
(a) Vijay Amritraj
(b) Prakash Padukone
(c) Leander Paes
(d) Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Recent in news:
The Ministry of Finance has extended the period for levy and collection of cess under sub-section (1) of Section 8 of the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017 under the 28% slab by nearly 4 years from July 1, 2022, to March 31, 2026
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) provided an additional payment option of Unified Payments Interface (UPI) to retail investors to apply in the public issue of units of Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) and Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) for application value up to Rs 5 lakh w.e.f. August 1, 2022.
According to the New-York-based India Festival Committee (IFC), Khushi Patel, a biomedical student from the United Kingdom (UK), has been declared the winner of the Miss India Worldwide 2022, the longest-running Indian pageant outside of India.
Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu is miss universe 2021 from India.
The United Nations(UN)’s International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is annually observed across the globe on the 26th of June to create awareness and remind people that human torture is a crime against humanity.
The United Nations(UN)’s International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is annually observed across the globe on the 26th of June to strengthen the action and cooperation to achieve the goal of a world free of drug abuse.
Father of Indian PSUs Dr V Krishnamurthy passes away. Dr V Krishnamurthy, former chairman of public sector undertakings such as Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Maruti Udyog (now Maruti Suzuki), passed away.
Grandfather of Indian Films: Dhundiraj Govind Phalke
Missile man of India: APJ Abdul Kalam
World Bank approves loan of $250 million for India State Support Programme for Road safety. It is implemented in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
Ace sprinter Sekar Dhanalakshmi ran her personal best time to win 200m gold at the Qosanov Memorial Athletics. Dhanalakshmi ran a creditable sub-23 second, clocking 22.89s to better her earlier personal best of 23.14s she had come up with last year. Dhanalakshmi is only the third Indian woman to run sub-23s after national record holder Saraswati Saha (22.82s) and Hima Das (22.88s)
The United States and allied countries namely Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the United Kingdom; have launched a new initiative called ‘Partners in the Blue Pacific’. India is not part of it.
The Dhenkanal forest department in Odisha has planned to install automatic sirens near the national highway, in a bid to protect elephants from accidents.
Indian tennis great, Vijay Amritraj has been named the 2021 recipient of the Golden Achievement Award by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and International Tennis Federation. In recognition of his outstanding impact on tennis as a player, promoter, and humanitarian, Amritraj was honoured in London. He is the first recipient from India and he joins an esteemed list of tennis leaders who have received the honour, including Brian Tobin of Australia, Eiichi Kawatei of Japan, and Peachy Kellmeyer of the United States.
Former Karnataka chief minister S M Krishna, Infosys founder and IT industry veteran N R Narayana Murthy, and former badminton player Prakash Padukone have been selected for the ‘Kempegowda awards.
Bollywood actor, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been honoured with an international award for his contribution to cinema. At the prestigious French Riviera Film Festival.
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