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General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 12th November

General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 12th November: 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 institution established the Infrastructure Resilience Accelerator Fund (IRAF)?

(a) WHO

(b) UNDP

(c) CDRI

(d) UNEP

Q2. Which country launched the ‘Middle East Green Initiative’?

(a) UAE

(b) USA

(c) Saudi Arabia

(d) Qatar

Q3. Who won the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy title  after defeating Himachal Pradesh ?

(a) Vidarbha

(b)  Rest of India

(c) Railways

(d) Mumbai

Q4. Where16th Asian Conference on Diarrhoeal Disease and Nutrition (ASCODD) was organized?

(a) New Delhi

(b) Kolkata

(c) Bengaluru

(d) Mumbai

Q5. Who is the founder of the city Bengaluru?

(a) Job Charnock

(b)  Dost Mohammad Khan

(c) Quli Qutub Shah

(d) Nadaprabhu Kempegowda

Q6. Indian Army launched a single window facility “Veerangana Sewa Kendra” (VSK) for the welfare and grievances redressal of army wives in which city?

(a) Mumbai

(b) Allahabad

(c) Delhi

(d) Jammu

Q7. Indian Army organizes mela in continuation of Diamond jubilee celebrations of Battle of Walong. Battle Walong held in which state ?

(a) Sikkim

(b)  Assam

(c) Arunachal Pradesh

(d) Ladakh

Q8. Who has been appointed as the President of all India Rubber Industries?

(a) Ramesh Kejriwal

(b) Bjorn Gulden

(c) Gopal Vittal

(d) None of these

Q9. UMEED scheme for Rural Livelihoods Mission is of which state?

(a) Kerala

(b) Goa

(c) Jammu and Kashmir

(d) Uttarakhand

Q10. Which state is observing 10th November as Millets Day?

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Odisha

(c) Kerala

(d) Rajasthan

Solutions

Ans.1.(c)

The Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) announced Infrastructure Resilience Accelerator Fund (IRAF), a CDRI Multi-Partner Trust Fund, launched at the India Pavilion, Conference of Parties COP-27, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Around USD 50 million in financial commitments have already been announced for IRAF, over an initial duration of five years.

Ans.2.(c)

Saudi Arabia would contribute USD 2.5 billion to ‘Middle East Green Initiative’ over the next ten years, and host its headquarters. The Middle East Green Initiative was launched by the crown prince in 2021 as part of efforts to reduce regional carbon emissions. The initiative aims to reduce carbon emissions from regional hydrocarbon production by more than 60%.

Ans.3(d)

Domestic giants Mumbai produced a near-perfect performance to beat Himachal Pradesh by three wickets in the final and won their maiden Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy title at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. 

Ans.4.(b)

Union Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar addressed the 16th Asian Conference on Diarrhoeal Disease and Nutrition (ASCODD) at Kolkata. Shri Narayan Swarup Nigam, Health Secretary, West Bengal and Dr Atul Goel, Director General, DGHS were also present.   Delegates from India and other South East Asian countries, African countries, US, European countries joined the conference virtually. The theme of the ASCODD was “Prevention and control of cholera, typhoid and other enteric diseases in low and middle-income countries through community participation: beyond the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic”.

Ans.5.(d)

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi unveiled a 108-feet-long bronze statue of Sri Nadaprabhu Kempegowda in Bengaluru. The Prime Minister paid floral tributes and offered holy water at the statue. He also planted a sapling.

The statue is built to commemorate the contribution of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda, the founder of the city, towards the growth of Bengaluru. Conceptualised and sculpted by Ram V Sutar of the Statue of Unity fame, 98 tonnes of bronze and 120 tonnes of steel have gone into making this statue.

Job Charnock: Kolkata

Dost Mohammad Khan: Bhopal

Quli Qutub Shah: Hyderabad

Ans.6.(c)

Indian Army launched a single window facility “Veerangana Sewa Kendra” (VSK) for the welfare and grievances redressal of army wives. The “Veerangana Sewa Kendra” project was inaugurated by the President Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) at the premises of the Directorate of Indian Army Veterans (DIAV) premises located at Delhi Cantt.

Ans.7.(c)

Indian Army organizes fair/mela in continuation of Diamond jubilee celebrations of Battle of Walong in Arunachal Pradesh. It is part of the Diamond jubilee celebrations of the Battle of Walong to commemorate the bravery and sacrifice of the Indian Army while defending the Indian territory against the Chinese aggression of 1962.

Ans.8.(a)

All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA) has announced that it has elected Ramesh Kejriwal as its president.

Adidas has appointed Bjorn Gulden, the CEO of rival Puma, as its new chief executive

Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal was elected as deputy chair of the Global System for Mobile communications Association (GSMA).

Ans.9.(c)

The UMEED Scheme of Jammu and Kashmir Rural Livelihoods Mission (JKRLM) is providing help to the aspirations of rural women in the Union Territory, who aspire to become economically independent.

Uttarakhand Governor Lt Gen Gurmit Singh (Retd.) inaugurated the 42nd International Congress of the Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA) in Dehradun.

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has launched logo of Purple Fest at a function held in Manohar Parrikar Memorial Hall of Sanjay Centre for Education, Porvorim.

Kerala becomes the first state in India to launch uniform gold prices based on the bank rate. The decision is to introduce a uniform price on 916 purity 22-carat gold.

Ans.10.(b)

The state government of Odisha is observing 10th November 2022 as ‘Millet Day’ in the state. The day is chosen according to the Hindu calendar, the 1st thursday of margasira month.

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