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General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 11-12th August

General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 11-12th August: 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 is not part of  UNESCO’s World Heritage Site?  

(a) Bhimbetka Caves

(b) Astronomical Observatory at Langat Singh College

(c) Nalanda

(d) Great Himalayan National Park

Q2. Which is the last state which joined the Central Government’s scheme of One Nation, One Ration Card (ONORC)?

(a) Delhi

(b) Assam

(c) Kerela

(d) Rajasthan

Q3. “BRAVO YADAV – Journey of Honorary Captain Subedar Yogendra Singh Yadav India’s Youngest Param Vir Chakra Recipient is written by ?

(a) Deepak Singh

(b) Meenakshi Lekhi

(c)Yogendra Singh

(d) None of these

Q4. PV Kamraj recently passed away, He was associated to which field?

(a) Politics

(b) Music

(c)Sports

(d) Journalism

Q5. Which tennis player has announced its retirement after the US Open 2022?

(a) Venus Williams

(b) Serena Williams

(c) Ashleigh Barty

(d) Naomi Osaka

Q6. Fill in the blanks:

  1. The official motto of Birmingham 2022________
  2. The mascot for the 2022 Birmingham CWG was ‘Perry’ is _____ animal

(a) play is fun, Lizard

(b) Game is on, Crocodile

(c) Everyone everywhere, Elephant

(d)Games for Everyone, Bull

Q7. Who has won the World Women Entrepreneurs’ Award 2022?

(a) Sangeetha Abhayan

(b) Vineeta Singh

(c) Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

(d) Falguni Nayar

Q8. Who has been named 2022 All India Football Federation (AIFF)  womes’s Footballer of the year?

(a) Sasmita Malik

(b) Aditi Chauhan

(c) Manisha Kalyan

(d) Bala Devi

Q9. What is the minimum net worth for SFb to deal in foreign exchange?

(a) 100 crore

(b) 200 crore

(c) 500 crore

(d) 1000 crore

Q10. BM-SEAL-11 Concession Project is in which country?

(a) Brazil

(b) Bangladesh

(c) Afghanistan

(d) Iran

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Ans.1.(b)

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has announced that the 106 years old Astronomical Observatory at Langat Singh College in the Muzaffarpur district of Bihar has not been inscribed on UNESCO’s list of endangered heritage

Ans.2.(b)

The Central Government’s scheme of One Nation, One Ration Card (ONORC) completed 3 years of its operation on August 9, 2019. It is implemented all over the country with Assam being the last state (36th) to join the initiative in June 2022.

Ans.3(a)

Famous content creator Deepak Singh has authored a new book titled “BRAVO YADAV – Journey of Honorary Captain Subedar Yogendra Singh Yadav India’s Youngest Param Vir Chakra Recipient”, a biography of Param Vir Chakra (PVC) Awardee Subedar Major and Honorary Captain Yogendra Singh Yadav. The book is published by Har-Anand Publications Pvt Ltd

Ans.4.(c)

India’s Former International Athlete PV Kamaraj, who was a part of the 4x400m Indian men’s relay team that won bronze at the 1979 Asian Championships in Tokyo, Japan, has passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He was born in Pudhukottai, Tamil Nadu

Ans.5.(b)

Tennis legend Serena Williams announced her retirement in a Vogue article after the U.S. Open, which will be conducted in late August 2022 into early September 2022

Ans.6.(d)

Birmingham 2022 CWG was the first carbon neutral CWG. The event was premised upon the following four steps that were taken to manage and measure its carbon footprint

The official motto of Birmingham 2022 was ‘Games for Everyone’ which seeks to bring people together, connecting athletes from countries far and wide, or communities from across the city and region.

The Emblem was a blue and yellow ‘B’ which is meant to link the venues of the sporting events to be held as part of the games. The colour palette represents Birmingham as the youngest city in Europe.

The mascot for the 2022 Birmingham CWG was ‘Perry’, a multi-coloured jazzy bull with an athletic build. It is named after Perry Barr, the area of Birmingham where the transformed Alexander Stadium hosted the Games’ opening and closing ceremonies and athletics events

Ans.7.(a)

Kerala’s based entrepreneur Sangeetha Abhayan, Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of eweworld.com(Shakthiewe Pvt. Ltd), has won the World Women Entrepreneurs’ Award 2022 instituted by the Junior Chamber International Hong Kong (JCIHK) at a virtual event held at Hong Kong

Ans.8.(c)

Indian Men’s Football Team(The Blue Tigers) captain Sunil Chhetri was named the 2021-2022 All India Football Federation (AIFF) Men’s Footballer of the Year for the seventh time. In the Women’s Category, Manisha Kalyan bagged her maiden award for the 2021-22 season

Ans.9.(c)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set norms for the Small Finance Banks (SFBs) to become Authorized Dealer (AD) Category-I in Foreign Exchange (forex) Business. As per the RBI’s norms, SFBs who have completed two years of operations in Authorized Dealer (AD) Category-II and have a minimum net worth of Rs 500 crore can deal in foreign exchange.

Ans.10.(a)

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) recently approved additional investment of USD 1,600 million (about Rs. 12,000 crore) by Bharat PetroResources Ltd. (BPRL) for development of BM-SEAL-11 Concession Project in Brazil.

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