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General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 17th August

General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 17th 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. Who was the first Asian who was elected as a Member of Parliament in Britain?

(a)Dadabhai Naoroji

(b)Mahatma Gandhi

(c)Aurobindo Ghosh

(d)V Raghavachari

Q2. Uma Pemmaraju is a journalist of indian origin, She belonged to which country?

(a) UK

(b) USA

(c) Germany

(d) France

Q3. Where 23rd edition of India International Seafood Show (IISS) will going to be held?

(a) Mumbai

(b) Lucknow

(c) Kolkata

(d) Chennai

Q4. Who has been appointed as the CEO of NATGRID?

(a) Himanshu Kapania

(b) Ravinder Takkar

(c) Uday Umesh Lalit

(d) Piyush Goyal

Q5. What are the total number of Ramsar sites present in the country?

(a) 75

(b) 41

(c) 64

(d) 57

Q6. Which of the following is not an elephant reserve in Tamil Nadu?

(a) Agasthyamalai

(b) Nilambur Silent Valley Coimbatore

(c) Periyar

(d) Singhbhum

Q7. Who has won Best Growth Performance Award’ at Dun & Bradstreet’s 22nd edition of ‘India’s Top 500 Companies’ corporate awards under the category of Financial Institutions?

(a) Muthoot Finance Limited

(b) HDFC Bank

(c) Kotak Mahindra Bank

(d) Infosys

Q8. Indian Para Athelete Pooja Ojha won the silver medal VL1 Women’s 200m Race at the 2022 ICF(International Canoe Federation) Canoe Sprint & Paracanoe World Championships. She is from which state?

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Andhra Pradesh

(d) Haryana

Q9. World Organ Donation Day coincides with International Lefthanders Day. They bpoth celebrated on which date ?

(a) 12 August

(b) 13 August

(c) 14 August

(d) 15 August

Q10. Meghalaya will host the 2nd edition of the North East Olympics 2022 in Shillong, It was supposed take place in which state but was cancelled due to covid?

(a) Manipur

(b) Mizoram

(c) Assam

(d) Arunachal Pradesh

Solutions

 

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Ans.1.(a)

London home of Dadabhai Naoroji will get a ‘Blue Plaque’, an honour that is reserved for notable personalities who have lived and worked in London. Naoroji was the first Asian who was elected as a Member of Parliament in Britain. The Blue Plaque scheme, run by the English Heritage charity, honours the historic significance of particular buildings across London. Naoroji’s plaque was unveiled to coincide with the 75th-anniversary celebrations of Indian Independence.

Ans.2.(b)

An Indian American journalist, Uma Pemmaraju has passed away at the age of 64. She

was a part of various shows such as The Fox Report, Fox News Live, Fox News Now, and Fox On Trends.

Ans.3(c)

Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) in association with the Seafood Exporters’ Association of India (SEAI) will hold the 23rd edition of India International Seafood Show (IISS) in Kolkata, the City of Joy

Ans.4.(d)

Piyush Goyal has been appointed by the Central Government as the new CEO of NATGRID (National Intelligence Grid).

Justice Uday Umesh Lalit has been appointed 49th Chief Justice of India (CJI).

Ravinder Takkar, the managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of telecom operator Vodafone Idea Limited (Vi), will replace Himanshu Kapania as the telco’s new chairman

Ans.5.(a)

India has added 11 more wetlands to the list of Ramsar sites to make a total of 75 such sites covering an area of 13,26,677 hectares in the country. 75 Ramsar Sites in 75th Year of Independence India.

Ans.6.(d)

The government of Tamil Nadu notified Agasthyamalai Elephant Reserve as its 5th Elephant Reserve with a total area of 1,19,748.26 hectares at Agasthyamalai in Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari district on the occasion of World Elephant Day 2022 (12 August). Elephants play a critical role in balancing forest ecosystems.

  1. Nilgiris – Eastern Ghat (Nilgiri Elephant Reserve: Nilgiris Erode, Dharmapuri district.
  2. Nilambur Silent Valley Coimbatore Elephant Reserve (Nilambur Elephant Reserve ): Coimbatore, Nilgiris District.
  3. Periyar Elephant Reserve (Srivilliputhur Elephant Reserve):Theni, Virudhunagar, Tirunelveli district.
  4. Anamalai – Parambikulam Elephant Reserve (Anamalai Elephant Reserve): Coimbatore, Dindigul district

The Singhbhum Elephant Reserve, the first Elephant Reserve of the Country, was created in 2001 under the Project Elephant, comprising an area of 13,440 Sq. Km.

Ans.7.(a)

Muthoot Finance Limited won ‘Best Growth Performance Award’ at Dun & Bradstreet’s 22nd edition of ‘India’s Top 500 Companies’ corporate awards under the category of Financial Institutions (FIs) / Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) / Financial Services.

The theme for the Top 500 Companies 2022 publication is ‘ESG: The only way for sustainable and responsible growth

Ans.8.(b)

Madhya Pradesh (MP) para athlete Pooja Ojha won the silver medal in VL1 Women’s 200m Race final with a timing of 1:34.18 at the 2022 ICF(International Canoe Federation) Canoe Sprint & Paracanoe World Championships

Ans.9.(b)

World Organ Donation Day is annually observed on 13th of August to raise awareness of the need for donating organs and to thank donors for their life-saving contributions.

International Lefthanders Day is annually celebrated on 13 August to mark the uniqueness of the left-handed people around the world.

Ans.10.(d)

Meghalaya will host the 2nd edition of the North East Olympics 2022 in Shillong, from October 30, 2022, to November 06, 2022.

In 2018, Manipur hosted the first edition of North East Olympics Games, which featured 12 disciplines. The second edition was supposed to take place in Arunachal Pradesh, but it was cancelled due to the COVID19 pandemic.

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