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General Awareness Quiz for Bank Mains Exams 2023-03rd October

Q1. The International Day of Older Persons 2023 theme is “Fulfilling the Promises of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for Older Persons: Across Generations.” On which day International Day of Older Persons is observed?
(a) 1st October
(b) 30th August
(c) 19th July
(d) 11th September
(e) None of the above

Q2. Which company has teamed up with the Indian Navy to create awareness about career opportunities among the youth of Northeastern India through the ‘Khamree Mo Sikkim’ outreach programme?
(a) Infosys
(b) Tata Steel
(c) HDFC Bank
(d) Maruti Suzuki
(e) None of the above

Q3. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has unveiled the official theme song for the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 titled ‘Dil Jashn Bole.’ Who is the composer of this title theme song?
(a) A R Rahman
(b) Shankar Mahadevan
(c) Pritam
(d) Arijit Singh
(e) None of the above

Q4. Who inaugurated the International Lawyers’ Conference 2023 at New Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan with the theme ‘Emerging Challenges in Justice Delivery System.’
(a) Rajnath Singh
(b) DY Chandrachud
(c) Narendra Modi
(d) Droupadi Murmu
(e) None of the above

Q5. The Ministry of Tourism has declared Biswanath Ghat as the Best Tourism Village of India for the year 2023. In which Indian state Biswanath Ghat is situated?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Assam
(e) None of the above

Q6. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has recently recognized the mithun as a ‘food animal’. Where is headquarters of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) located?
(a) Mumbai
(b) New Delhi
(c) Kolkata
(d) Bhopal
(e) None of the above

Q7. How much percent real GDP growth has been predicated for FY24 in Economic Review for August 2023?
(a) 6.9%
(b) 5.7%
(c) 8.3%
(d) 6.5%
(e) None of the above

Q8. ICICI Lombard General Insurance has appointed whom as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (MD & CEO) of the company after the resignation of Bhargav Dasgupta?
(a) D G Prasad
(b) Mahesh Kumar Sharma
(c) Sanjeev Mantri
(d) Deepak Mohanty
(e) None of the above

Q9. Which of the following company unveiled the nation’s first green hydrogen-powered bus for reducing the nation’s dependency on fossil fuels and promoting eco-friendly transportation alternatives?
(a) Indian Oil Corporation
(b) National Thermal Power Corporation
(c) GAIL
(d) HPCL
(e) None of the above

Q10. Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo has announced its partnership with Bollywood actress _______ with marking her as the brand’s first ambassador in India.
(a) Disha Patni
(b) Alia Bhatt
(c) Deepika Padukone
(d) Katrina Kaif
(e) None of the above

Solutions

S1. Ans (a)
Sol. The International Day of Older Persons, observed on October 1st every year, is a global occasion that recognizes the invaluable contributions of senior citizens while shedding light on the unique challenges they face.
In 2023, the 33rd commemoration of this significant day revolves around the theme of “Fulfilling the Promises of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for Older Persons: Across Generations.”
S2. Ans (d)
Sol. Maruti Suzuki India, the leading automobile manufacturer in the country, has teamed up with the Indian Navy to create awareness about career opportunities among the youth of Northeastern India through the ‘Khamree Mo Sikkim’ outreach programme.

S3. Ans (c)
Sol. Titled ‘Dil Jashn Bole,’ this musical composition by Pritam is a vibrant celebration of cricket and the spirit of India.
The music video features the renowned Bollywood star Ranveer Singh in a leading role.
S4. Ans (c)
Sol. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the ‘International Lawyers Conference 2023’ at New Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan.
The primary objective of the International Lawyers’ Conference 2023 is to serve as a platform for meaningful dialogue and discussion on various legal topics.
S5. Ans(d)
Sol. The Ministry of Tourism has declared Biswanath Ghat in Assam as the Best Tourism Village of India for the year 2023.
Biswanath Ghat, situated to the south of Biswanath Chariali Town, is famously referred to as ‘Gupta Kashi.’ This name is derived from the ancient Biswanath temple in the town and draws a parallel with Kashi during the illustrious Gupta Empire era.

S6. Ans(b)
Sol. The headquarters of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is located in New Delhi.
The recognition of Mithun as a ‘food animal’ and the efforts to promote its meat as a commercial product can indeed have significant economic and cultural implications for the region.
S7. Ans(d)
Sol. The Union Ministry of Finance recently released its Monthly Economic Review for August 2023, confirming its confidence in a 6.5 percent real GDP growth projection for FY24, characterized by balanced risks.
The government attributed this to improved corporate profitability, increased private capital formation, and a surge in bank credit growth.

S8. Ans(c)
Sol. In a significant leadership transition, the board of ICICI Lombard General Insurance has appointed Sanjeev Mantri as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (MD & CEO) of the company.
Sanjeev Mantri joined ICICI Lombard in 2015 as the Executive Director, where he headed various retail divisions and was responsible for distribution across different channels.
S9. Ans(a)
Sol. The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) achieved a significant milestone in India’s transition to clean energy by unveiling the nation’s first green hydrogen-powered bus. This groundbreaking initiative marks a crucial step towards reducing the nation’s dependency on fossil fuels while promoting eco-friendly transportation alternatives.

S10. Ans(d)
Sol. Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo has announced its partnership with Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif, marking her as the brand’s first ambassador in India.
Katrina Kaif, a prominent figure in the Indian film industry will feature in campaign films, showcasing Uniqlo’s fashion offerings across various media channels, including digital and offline platforms.

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