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General Awareness Quiz for Bank Mains Exams 2024-10th february

Q1. In the 2023 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released by Transparency International, which assesses public sector integrity, what rank did India secure out of 180 countries?

(a) 73rd
(b) 83rd
(c) 103rd
(d) 93rd
(e) 113th

Q2. NTPC Green Energy Ltd (NGEL), a subsidiary of NTPC, has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Maharashtra government to pioneer green hydrogen projects. What is the worth of this strategic collaboration?

(a) Rs 50,000 crore
(b) Rs 60,000 crore
(c) Rs 70,000 crore
(d) Rs 80,000 crore
(e) Rs 90,000 crore

Q3. Who recently became the youngest (In January 2024) person to reach the Mount Everest base camp, etching his name into mountaineering history at the age of two?

(a) Liam Anderson
(b) Carter Dallas
(c) Ethan Smith
(d) Noah Wilson
(e) Jacob Stewart

Q4. The central government has recently (In January 2024) introduced an Artificial Intelligence-based platform aimed at promoting multilingualism in education. What is the name of this app?

(a) Bhashini
(b) Anuvadini
(c) ShikshaSetu
(d) VidyaVani
(e) GyanGanga

Q5. Which country has recently (In January 2024) become the fifth to successfully soft-land a spacecraft on the Moon, marking a significant achievement in space exploration?

(a) China
(b) India
(c) Russia
(d) United States
(e) Japan

Q6. The India-Kyrgyzstan Joint Special Forces Exercise KHANJAR, held at the Special Forces Training School in Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh, is in its which edition?

(a) 9th edition
(b) 10th edition
(c) 11th edition
(d) 12th edition
(e) 13th edition

Q7. Parakram Diwas, observed on January 23rd, 2024, marks the birth anniversary of which prominent figure in India’s freedom struggle?

(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Bhagat Singh
(c) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru
(e) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

Q8. The indigenous date variety Kachchhi Kharek, which has recently been awarded the prestigious Geographical Indication (GI) tag, is from which Indian state?

(a) Rajasthan
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Gujarat
(d) Madhya Pradesh
(e) Andhra Pradesh

Q9. The Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR), known for its significant conservation efforts, recently garnered attention when experts launched a rescue operation for an adult male tiger spotted in a maize field within the Eluru forest range on January 26, 2024. In which Indian state is the Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR) located?

(a) Karnataka
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Bihar
(e) Maharashtra

Q10. Which Indian state was the first to undertake a comprehensive caste census, a feat now followed by Andhra Pradesh?

(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Maharashtra
(c) West Bengal
(d) Bihar
(e) Karnataka



S1. Ans. (d)
Sol. India secured the 93rd position out of 180 countries in the 2023 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released by Transparency International.This index provides insights into the perceived levels of public sector corruption in different countries globally.

S2. Ans. (d)
Sol. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between NTPC Green Energy Ltd (NGEL), a subsidiary of NTPC, and the Maharashtra government is worth Rs 80,000 crore.
This strategic collaboration is focused on pioneering green hydrogen projects in Maharashtra, aligning with the state government’s Green Investment Plan.
The MoU encompasses a comprehensive plan to develop green hydrogen projects and their derivatives, such as green ammonia and green methanol.

S3. Ans. (b)
Sol. Carter Dallas, a two-year-old from Scotland, made history by becoming the youngest person to reach the Mount Everest base camp. This remarkable achievement places him in the annals of mountaineering history.
Accompanied by his parents, Ross and Jade, Carter embarked on an extraordinary journey that captured the world’s attention.

S4. Ans. (b)
Sol. The central government has introduced ‘Anuvadini’, an Artificial Intelligence-based platform, to promote multilingualism in education.
This app represents a significant step towards enhancing accessibility and ease of learning in multiple languages, leveraging the latest in AI technology.

S5. Ans. (e)
Sol. Japan has recently achieved a milestone in space exploration by becoming the fifth country to successfully soft-land a spacecraft on the Moon.
This accomplishment places Japan among a select group of nations that have achieved this feat, highlighting its advanced capabilities in space technology and exploration.

S6. Ans. (c)
Sol. The 11th edition of the India-Kyrgyzstan Joint Special Forces Exercise KHANJAR is taking place at the Special Forces Training School in Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh.
Scheduled from 22nd January to 3rd February 2024, this exercise marks the continued military cooperation and strategic partnership between India and Kyrgyzstan.

S7. Ans. (e)
Sol. Parakram Diwas, observed on January 23rd, commemorates the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, a key figure in India’s struggle for independence.
This day honors his contribution and bravery in the fight against colonial rule.

S8. Ans. (c)
Sol. Kachchhi Kharek, the indigenous date variety from the arid region of Kutch in Gujarat, has been awarded the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.
This recognition highlights the unique characteristics and quality of the dates that are specific to the Kutch region of Gujarat.

S9. Ans. (c)
Sol. Nagarajunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR) is located in the Nallamala hill ranges (offshoot of the Eastern Ghats) of Andhra Pradesh. It attained the status of a Tiger Reserve in 1983.

S10. Ans. (d)
Sol. Bihar was the first state in India to undertake a comprehensive caste census.
This endeavor was later followed by Andhra Pradesh, making it the second state in the country to conduct such a detailed caste enumeration.


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