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General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 17th November

General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 17th 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. International Students Day coincides with which Nationally celebrated days?

(a) National Students Day

(b) National Youth Day

(c) National children’s day

(d) National epilepsy day

Q2. Which of the events in November 2022 are incorrectly given?

(a) King Misuzulu Sinqobile kaZwelithini enthroned as the head of South Africas most influential traditional monarchy

(b)  Vivek Joshi has been nominated by government to RBI central Board

(c) Zambia assumed Presidency of UNSC

(d) Olympic medallists MC Mary Kom, PV Sindhu, Mirabai Chanu and Gagan Narang were among 10 eminent sports persons elected as members of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Athletes Commission at Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.

Q3. President of the Paris 2024 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tony Estanguet has unveiled the mascots for Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. What is the name of the mascot?

(a) Pratt

(b) Whitney

(c) Phryges

(d) None of these

Q4. Who has been the newcomer in car racing, who has won its first grand prix by winning Brazilian F1 Grand Prix 2022?

(a) Charles Lec

(b) Lewis Hamilton

(c) George Russell

(d) Neeraj Chopra

Q5. Which news portal of India along with Saurabh Shukla of the NDTV has been selected for the International Press Institute (IPI) India Award for Excellence in Journalism, 2022?

(a) YUVA

(b) The Print

(c) Wire

(d) Lallantop

Q6. Which Indian origin Nobel Laureate has been awarded the order of merit an exclusive mark of honour conferred by the British sovereign in recognition of his distinguished service to science?

(a) Kevin Conroy

(b) Venki Ramakrishnan

(c) Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna Murthy

(d) All of these

Q7. Which of the following appointments are incorrectly given?

(a) Yogeshwar Dutt: Brand Ambassador of Religare

(b) Gaurav Dwidi: CEO of Prasar Bharati

(c) Natasa Pirc Musar: President of Slovenia

(d) Janhvi Kapoor: Brand ambassador of My glamm

Q8. In which year India will be surpassing China as world’s most populous country, according to the 27th edition of the United Nations’ World Population Prospects, 2022?

(a) 2022

(b)  2023

(c) 2024

(d) 2030

Q9. Which company has become the world’s first public company to lose a trillion dollars in market value ?

(a) Apple

(b) Amazon

(c) IBM

(d) Accenture

Q10. In which month National New born week is celebrated?

(a) September

(b)  October

(c) November

(d) December

Solutions

Ans.1.(d)

International Students’ Day, is celebrated on November 17th to remember the courage of student activists during the 1939 Nazi attack at the University of Prague.

In India, National Epilepsy Day is observed on November 17 each year to increase understanding of the condition.

Ans.2.(c)

Ghana assumed the Presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), which is a historic moment in the country’s two-year tenure at the Security Council from Nov 2022.

King Misuzulu Sinqobile kaZwelithini was formally enthroned as the head of South Africa’s most influential traditional monarchy at a colourful ceremony at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban,South Africa.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that the government has nominated Vivek Joshi to its central board.

Olympic medallists MC Mary Kom, PV Sindhu, Mirabai Chanu and Gagan Narang were among 10 eminent sports persons elected as members of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Athletes Commission at Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.

Ans.3(c)

President of the Paris 2024 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tony Estanguet has unveiled the mascots for Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, The Phryges (pronounced fri-jee-uhs) in Paris, France.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected Pratt & Whitney to develop advanced engine technologies to reduce fuel consumption and emissions for next-generation single-aisle aircraft.

Ans.4.(d)

George Russell (United Kingdom) scored his first-ever Formula 1 victory at Brazilian F1 Grand Prix 2022

Ans.5.(b)

The Print, a news portal, and Saurabh Shukla of the NDTV has been selected for the International Press Institute (IPI) India Award for Excellence in Journalism, 2022.

Ans.6.(b)

Indian-origin Nobel laureate Professor Venki Ramakrishnan has been awarded the Order of Merit an exclusive mark of honour conferred by the British sovereign in recognition of his distinguished service to science.

Hollywood actor Kevin Conroy, best known for voicing Batman on Warner Bros.’ long-running television series Batman: The Animated Series, has passed away at the age of 66.

Veteran Telugu actor and father of Mahesh Babu, Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna Murthy has passed away at the age of 79 in Hyderabad, Telangana.

Ans.7.(d)

Online beauty and fashion retailer Nykaa Fashion has named Bollywood actress Janhvi Kapoor as its brand ambassador for its two apps Nykaa Beauty and Nykaa Fashion meticulously cater to the needs of a discerning customer.

Financial services company Religare Enterprises Limited (REL) has signed Padma Shri awardee and Indian freestyle wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, as its brand ambassador.

1995-batch officer of Chhattisgarh cadre, Senior IAS officer Gaurav Dwivedi has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of public broadcaster Prasar Bharati for five years.

Lawyer Natasa Pirc Musar will become the country’s first female President of Slovenia.

 Ans.8.()

India is projected to surpass China as the world’s most populous country in 2023, with each counting more than 1.4 billion residents this year, according to the 27th edition of the United Nations’ World Population Prospects, 2022. 

Ans.9.(b)

Amazon.com Inc. is the world’s first public company to lose a trillion dollars in market value as a combination of rising inflation, tightening monetary policies and disappointing earnings updates triggered a historic selloff in the stock this year.

Ans.10.(c)

In India, National Newborn Week is celebrated every year from 15 to 21 November.

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