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General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 16th September

General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 16th September: 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 State/ UT has been ranked one for attracting maximum industrial investment?

(a) Delhi

(b) Andhra Pradesh

(c) Uttar Pradesh

(d) Gujarat

Q2. Roger Federer announced his retirement. Which cup will be his last participation?

(a) Australian open

(b) Davis Cup

(c) Laver Cup

(d) US Open

Q3.Which Indian Cricketer became the first cricketer to have 50 million follower on twitter?

(a) Robin Uthappa

(b) Virat Kohli

(c) M S Dhoni

(d) Rahul Sharma

Q4. Which City will be the first city to have fully digital addressing system?

(a) Indore

(b) Delhi

(c) Mumbai

(d) Gwalior

Q5. With which country India has jointly published a whitepaper on ‘Urban Wastewater Scenario?

(a)Uzbekistan

(b)Norway

(c)Denmark

(d)USA

Q6. National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is a statutory body constituted under which act?

(a) Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012

(b) Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015

(c) Right to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009

(d) Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CPCR) Act, 2005

Q7. Who has authored the book: Rajini’s Mantras: Life lessons from India’s most­loved Superstar?

(a) Navtej Sarna

(b) P.C. Balasubramanian

(c) Sjoerd Marijne

(d) Hardit Singh Malik

Q8. Where world’s largest museum of Harappan culture is going to be built?

(a) Mandla

(b) Harrapa

(c) Rakhigarhi

(d) Lothal

Q9. Which company acquires the Cyber security  company named Mandiant?

(a)Twitter

(b) Google

(c) IBM

(d) Accenture

Q10. Consider the following statements about AGAN:

  1. It is conference with title “Making the Zero-Carbon Transition in Buildings”
  2. It is organized by Bureau of Energy Efficiency and UNDP.

Which of the statements is/ are correct?

 (a)1

(b)2

(c)1,2

(d) None of these

 

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Solutions

Ans.1.(b)

Andhra Pradesh has ranked one on the list of states in attracting industrial investments in the first seven months of 2022. According to the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT)

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched the ‘country’s first virtual school’ called the ‘Delhi Model Virtual School’, in which students from across India will be eligible for admission in classes 9 to 12.
Ans.2.(c)

Roger Federer Retirement: One of the greatest sporting careers will come to a close when Roger Federer, 41, announces his retirement following the Laver Cup in London.

Ans.3(b)

Robin Uthappa has announced his retirement from all forms of Indian cricket

Virat Kohli has now become the first cricketer who have notched up 50 million followers on Twitter.

Rahul Sharma, an Indian spinner, has declared his retirement from both local and international cricket.

Ans.4.(a)

Indore to become the country’s first ‘Smart City’ with ‘Smart Addresses’: Indore will create history by implementing a fully digital addressing system, making it the first city in India to do so.

Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurates and lays foundation stone of 7 NH projects worth Rs 1128 Crore in Gwalior

Ans.5.(c)

India has launched Joint Whitepaper on ‘Urban Wastewater Scenario in India’, with Denmark at World Water Congress and Exhibition 2022 in Copenhagen.

Ans.6.(d)

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) (hereinafter referred to as the Commission) is a statutory body constituted under Section 3 of the Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CPCR) Act, 2005 to protect the child rights and other related matters in the country.

Why in news?

Keeping in view  the observations made by the Hon’ble Supreme Court for coordinated working of NCPCR and SCPCRs and Section 13(2) of CPCR Act, 2005, NCPCR will be providing access to all SCPCRs on the “E-Baal Nidan” portal.

Ans.7.(b)

The entrepreneur­ cum­ author, P.C. Balasubramanian (PC Bala) authored a new book “Rajini’s Mantras: Life lessons from India’s most­loved Superstar” in English.

Sjoerd Marijne, authored a new book titled “Will Power: The Inside Story of the Incredible Turnaround in Indian Women’s Hockey”.

Navtej Sarna’s latest book, Crimson Spring, longlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature

A book titled “Lion of the Skies: Hardit Singh Malik, the Royal Air Force and the First World War” is all about an “India’s first fighter pilot” who participated in the World War.

Ans.8.(c)

The world’s largest museum of Harappan culture is coming up in Rakhigarhi in Haryana to showcase about 5,000-year-old Indus Valley artefacts.

Ans.9.(b)

Google acquire Mandiant: Google for $5.4 billion acquired Cybersecurity company Mandiant has been fully acquired according to Thomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud.

Twitter announced the availability of Twitter Circle where users can choose who can see and engage with their tweets.
Everyone can join the public conversation on their own terms while each Circle will allow up to 150 people. After a successful test run, the feature is being rolled out across the world. People in the circle will see a green badge under Tweets sent to the group wile these Tweets cannot be retweeted

Ans.10.(a)

A three-day international conference ANGAN 2022 (Augmenting Nature by Green Affordable New-habitat), second edition, titled “Making the Zero-Carbon Transition in Buildings”

ANGAN 2.0, which is being organised by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of Power, in collaboration with Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation (SDC) under the Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP)

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