GA Topper Series: 4th 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 social media app has launched a feature called ‘alert’ to help find missing children?
Q2. Which instrument was played by Bhajan Sopori?
Q3. Which logistics company has signed UNFCCC – climate neutral now?
(a) Blue dart
(d) Indian post
Q4. LeadIT is a joint initiative between India and which country?
Q5. What is the meaning of the word YAAS which is the name of the cyclone-affected India recently?
Q6. Recently Govt of India Targeted to increase Coal Gasification to 100 Million Tonnes by 2030, what is the meaning of coal gasification?
(a) Coal gasification is the process of producing methane gas
(b) Coal gasification is the process of producing petroleum from coal
(c) Coal gasification is the process of producing coke from coal
(d) Coal gasification is the process of producing syngas
Q7. Stockholm +50 marks the 50 anniversary of
(a) Earth summit
(b) Rio conference
(c) UN Conference on the Human Environment
(d) UN Conference on combatting desertification
Q8. Which country did India defeat to win the bronze medal in the Asia cup of hockey?
(b) South Korea
Q9. Anjalai Ponnusamy was a freedom fighter who was related to which events of the Indian freedom struggle?
(a) Quit India movement
(b) Indian National Army – women’s regiment
(c) Civil Disobedience movement
(d) Tiripuri Crisis
Q10. Who won the 2022 Scipps National Spelling Bee?
(a) Harini Logan
(b) Priyanka Mohite
(c) Swati Dhingre
(d) Falguni Tiwari
Instagram has launched an ‘alert’ feature to help find missing children. The photo-sharing app has partnered with various organizations globally to set up the feature. The feature will display details about missing children on users’ Instagram feed if they are in a specific area where an active search is taking place.
Instagram is presently owned by meta platforms
Santoor maestro and Padma Shri awardee, Bhajan Sopori passed away at the age of 73. The santoor player was born in Sopore in Kashmir Valley in 1948 and belonged to the Sufiana Gharana of Indian classical music. He was the great-grandson of Pandit Shankar Pandit, who had developed the style popularly known as the ‘Sufi Baaj’ (style), based on Sufiana Qalam and Hindustani Classical music.
Blue Dart Express Limited, an Indian logistics company and a part of the Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) Group has signed the ‘Climate Neutral Now’ (CNN) pledge framed by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to ambitious CO2 reduction targets and the company’s long term goal is to reduce GHG emissions to net-zero by 2050
UNFCCC- Climate-neutral now: t was launched in 2015 based on a mandate to promote the voluntary use of carbon market mechanisms recognized under the Convention.
LeadIT is a joint initiative between India and Sweden
India and Sweden hosted the Industry transition Dialogue in Stockholm, Sweden, as a part of the India-Sweden joint initiative “Leadership for Industry Transition (LeadIT)”.
LeadIT gathers countries and companies that are committed to action to achieve the Paris Agreement. It was launched by the governments of Sweden and India at the UN Climate Action Summit in September 2019 and is supported by the World Economic Forum(WEF)
The word ‘Yaas’ is said to have originated from the Persian language, and it means ‘Jasmin’ in English.the name of the super cyclone ‘Yaas’, is given by Oman
Coal gasification is the process of producing syngas—a mixture consisting primarily of carbon monoxide (CO), hydrogen (H2), carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), and water vapour (H2O)—from coal and water, air and/or oxygen.
GoI Targets to increase Coal Gasification to 100 Million Tonnes by 2030
Stockholm+50” is an international meeting convened by the United Nations General Assembly(UNGA), held in Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm Conference marks the 50th anniversary of the first UN Conference on the Human Environment, held in Stockholm, Sweden on June 5-16, 1972. The Stockholm conference led to the creation of the UN Environment Programme which plays a vital role in voicing out the state of the environment.
India beat Japan and won the bronze medal at the 2022 Hero Men’s Hockey Asia Cup, the quadrennial international men’s field hockey championship of Asia. It is the 11th edition of the Men’s Hockey Asia Cup which was held at the GBK Sports Complex in Jakarta, Indonesia
Rising Star of the Tournament: India’s Uttam Singh
Freedom fighter Anjalai Ponnusamy, who fought for India’s independence from colonial Britain, died, aged 102. At the age of 21, Anjalai joined the Rani of Jhansi Regiment – the women’s regiment of the Indian National Army – in the hopes of discarding the yoke of British colonialism from the Indian people.
Indian American Harini Logan Wins 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee. She is the fifth Scripps champion to be coached by Grace Walters, a former speller.
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