General Awareness Quiz Series 2023: 1st -2nd January: Hello Students, General Awareness is an essential part of all government exams. It’s better to prepare this section daily and revise the same using the factsheet provided. Bankersadda team has brought you up a new series in which we will come up with 10 questions and answers, other options of the question have related news to them. So don’t miss reading the solutions
Q1. Which of the following days is celebrated on 1 January?
- Global Family Day
- Global Day of Parents
- International Day for Families
(b) 1 only
(c) 3 only
Q2. Koneru Humpy has won India’s first-ever Silver medal in the FIDE World Blitz Chess Championships, Who won gold?
(a) B. Savitha Shri
(b) R Vaishali
(c) D Gukesh
(d) Bibisara Assaubayeva
Q3. Which state women’s hockey team won at the Khelo India Youth Games?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Uttar Pradesh
Q4. SpaceX Falcon has lauched first 54 Starlink Satellites of new generation. These satellites belong to which earth orbit?
(a) Low earth orbit
(b) Geostationary orbit
(c) Medium earth orbit
(d) Polar orbit
Q5. At which place Tata motors has acquired Ford India’s Manufacturing Plant?
Q6. The 108th Indian science Congress will be held at which institute?
(a) Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University
(b) Anna University
(c) Dr YSR University of sciences
(d) Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal university
Q7. Pope Benedict has recently passed away, Which title he chose upon his resignation in 2013?
(a) Pope Divine
(b) Pope Emeritus
(c) Pope Tranquility
(d) Pope Benevolent
Q8. Famous football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, who was popularly known as Pele belonged to which country?
9-10 are related
Q9. A new integrated scheme for food subsidy is launched by Indian Government. The Union Cabinet recently decided to provide free foodgrains to all 81 crore beneficiaries covered under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) till___________?
(a) March 2023
(b) August 2023
(c) October 2023
(d) December 2023
Q10. The distribution of food grains is through Fair Price Shops. How many fair price shops are there in India?
(a) 4.33 Lakh
(b) 5.33 Lakh
(c) 6.33 Lakh
(d) 7.33 lakh
Global Family Day 2023 is observed on the 1st of January 2023.
Global Day of Parents : 1 June
International day for Families: 15 May
Former world rapid champion Koneru Humpy has won India’s first-ever Silver medal in the FIDE World Blitz Chess Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Bibisara Assaubayeva, 18, won the 2022 FIDE World Blitz Chess Championship
- Savitha Shri(india) won bronze
Khelo India Youth Games: Hockey Haryana’s women’s team won the Khelo India Youth Games 2022 Women’s Under 18 Qualifiers after defeating Madhya Pradesh (2-0) in the final at Bhubaneswar
In Hockey, Madhya Pradesh defeated Odisha 6-5 to clinch Khelo India Youth Games 2022 Men’s Under-18 Qualifiers title in Bhubaneswar.
The SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle launched into low Earth Orbit the first 54 Starlink Satellites of the new generation, or v2.0 or Gen2
Tata Motors to complete the acquisition of Ford India’s manufacturing plant at Sanand through its subsidiary
Other News related to TATA.
Tata Steel and TuTr Hyperloop signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) at IIT Madras to collaborate on the development and wide-scale use of Hyperloop technology
Tata Steel Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hockey India on December 13, 2022 to become an Official Partner of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar – Rourkela
Chairman of Tata Sons, N Chandrasekaran has been appointed as the chair of B20 India which represents the entire G20 business community
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate and witness the entire inaugural session of the 108th Indian Science Congress through video conferencing on January 3. The event is being hosted by Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) at its Amravati Road Campus.
Pope Benedict XVI was the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 19 April 2005 until his resignation on 28 February 2013. Benedict’s election as pope occurred in the 2005 that followed the death of Pope John Paul II. Benedict chose to be known as “Pope Emeritus” upon his resignation, and he retained this title until his death in 2022.
Former Brazilian football legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, who was popularly known as Pele passed away at the age of 82 in São Paulo, Brazil.
The new integrated scheme will subsume two current food subsidy schemes of the Department of Food and Public Distribution- a) Food Subsidy to FCI for NFSA, and b) Food Subsidy for decentralized procurement states, dealing with procurement, allocation and delivery of free foodgrains to the states under NFSA
The Union Cabinet recently decided to provide free foodgrains to all 81 crore beneficiaries covered under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) till December 2023.
Centre will provide free food grains to all NFSA beneficiaries i.e. Antyodaya Ann Yojana (AAY) households and Priority Household (PHH) people for the next one year through the widespread network of 5.33 lakhs Fair Price Shops across the country.
Fair Price Shops, also commonly known as ration shops in localities of rural and urban areas. Fair Price Shops are stores that give immense subsidies on necessary food commodities.
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