GA Topper Series: 2nd 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. Who has been appointed to the monetary policy committee of England?
(a) Priyanka mohite
(b) Dr Swati Dhingra
(c) Nikhat Zareen
(d) None of these
Q2. Which of the Arab countries is the first to sign the free trade agreement with Israel?
(a) Saudi Arabia
Q3. The latest national education policy was launched in 2020 but the previous education policy was launched in which year?
Q4. What is the theme of world milk day?
(a) Happy and healthy
(b) Nourish you
(c) Milk is life
(d) Dairy Net Zero
Q5. Which of the supercomputers are correctly matched with their organization?
- Param Ananta : IIT Gandhinagar
- Param Shivay : IIT BHU
- Param Shakti: IIT kharagpur
(a) 1, 2
(b) 2, 3
(c) 1, 3
(d) 1, 2, 3
Q6. Which state, does the Department of Posts delivers mail using a drone for the first time?
Q7. Bandhan Express and Maitree Express, which were seen in the news, run between India and which country?
Q8. Which of the following statements are correct regarding the PM CARES for children scheme?
- It was launched on 29 May 2021
- Its aim is to support children who have lost both their biological parents to covid only.
Choose the correct code
(c) 1, 2
(d) None of these
Q9. Which state has been chosen for the WHO world No Tobacco day award 2022?
Q10. As per the ‘Road accidents in India – 2020’ report released recently, which state/UT recorded the highest accident severity in 2020?
(d) West Bengal
Leading UK-based academic, Dr. Swati Dhingra has been named as the first Indian-origin woman to be appointed as an external member of the Bank of England’s interest rate-setting committee- monetary policy committee.
Israel has inked its first free trade agreement with an Arab country, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The reason it is so historical is that there have been a lot of wars between Israel and the Arab world
- Arab Israeli war: 1948
- Six day war: 1967
- Yom Kippur war: 1973
The NEP 2020 is the first education policy of the 21st century and replaces the thirty-four-year-old National Policy on Education (NPE), 1986. Built on the foundational pillars of Access, Equity, Quality, Affordability, and Accountability, this policy is aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
The two earlier education policies were brought in 1968 and 1986.
The Food and Agriculture Organization adopted June 1 as World Milk Day. The day is marked to recognize milk as global food and to celebrate the dairy industry. The day has been observed on June 1 each year since 2001.
The theme of World Milk Day 2022 is to bring attention to the climate change crisis and how the dairy sector can reduce its impact on the planet. The aim is to achieve ‘Dairy Net Zero’ by reducing greenhouse gas emissions over the next 30 years and improving waste management in order to make the dairy sector sustainable.
Param Ananta is a state-of-the-art supercomputer at IIT Gandhinagar dedicated to the nation under the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM).
PARAM Shivay was the first supercomputer assembled indigenously at IIT (BHU), followed by PARAM Shakti, PARAM Brahma, PARAM Yukti, and PARAM Sanganak at IIT-Kharagpur IISER, Pune, JNCASR, Bengaluru and IIT Kanpur, respectively.
The Department of Posts delivered mail using a drone as part of a pilot project in Gujarat’s Kutch district, for the first time. The project covered a distance of 46 km in 25 minutes, from Bhuj taluk to Bhachau taluk of Kutch district by the postal department under the guidance of the Union Ministry of Communications. The pilot project studied the cost of delivery by drones and the geographical location between the two centres.
Bandhan Express, which runs between India and Bangladesh, recently resumed service after two years, which was earlier stopped due to the Covid pandemic.
Maitree Express also resumed services after a long gap of more than two years. Bandhan Express between Kolkata and Khulna runs two days a week, and Maitree Express connects Kolkata with Dhaka running five days a week.
About the PM CARES scheme:
PM CARES for Children Scheme was launched by the Prime Minister on 29 May 2021.
The aim was to support children who have lost both their parents or legal guardian or adoptive parents or surviving parents to the Covid-19 pandemic, during the period from 11 March 2020 to 28 February 2022.
The objective of the PM CARES scheme:
The objective of the Scheme is to ensure comprehensive care and protection of children in a sustained manner by providing them boarding and lodging, empowering them through education and scholarships, and equipping them for self-sufficient existence with the financial support of Rs. 10 lakhs on attaining 23 years of age and ensuring their wellbeing through health insurance.
The portal is a single-window system that facilitates the approval process and all other assistance for children.
World Health Organization (WHO) has chosen Jharkhand for the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) Award-2022, in recognition of the state’s efforts to reduce tobacco usage.
As per the report titled ‘Road accidents in India – 2020’, saw the lowest number of road accidents since 2000 and the least deaths since 2009, in the year 2020.
‘Road accident severity’, defined as the number of persons killed per 100 accidents, increased in 2020 to 36, which is the highest since 2000. Mizoram (79) has recorded the highest accident severity, followed by Bihar (78) and Punjab (75) in 2020
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