General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 19th 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. World Humanitarian Day coincides which of the following days?
(a) World Organ Donation Day
(b) World Photography Day
(c) World Sanskrit Day
(d) World Elephant Day
Q2. Kevin O’Brien, an all-rounder cricketer has declared his retirement from international cricket. He belongs to which country?
(b) South Africa
Q3. What is the name of the tribal dominated district in Madhya Pradesh which has become the first fully “functionally literate” district?
Q4. What is the fullform of BBPS?
(a) Bill Bharat Payment System
(b) Bharat Bill Payment System
(c) Bharat Bill Pay System
(d) Bill Bharat Pay System
Q5. Who has been recommended for the post of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) Chairman?
(a) Mohammad Mustafa
(b) KV Kamath
(c) Rajkiran Rai G
(d) None of these
Q6. The government of India unveiled the “Manthan” platform, what is the purpose of the platform?
(a) To drive collaboration between the industry and research institutes to implement technology-based social impact innovations
(b) To facilitate the growth of MSME sector in Agriculture sector
(c) To drive collaboration of dairy farmers to Amul / Mother Dairy
(d) None of these
Q7. Consider the following statements regarding NIPAM scheme:
- National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM)was launched by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on 8th December 2021
- It has completed the target of reaching 1 million students before the deadline on 15 August 2022
- It has met its target on 10 August 2022.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
Q8. In independence speech, PM Modi requested every individual to follow Panch Pran. Which of the following is not part of Panch Pran?
(a) Take pride in India’s history
(b) Get rid of any signs of slavery
(c) Be Self-Reliant
(d) duties of citizens including PM and CMs.
Q9. Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh handed over to the Indian Army the much-awaited “F-INSAS”. What does I stands for ?
Q10. Which bank launched a new campaign called “ Vigil Aunty”?
(a) HDFC Bank
(b) Kotak Mahindra
(c) A U Bank
(d) RBL Bank
World Humanitarian Day is commemorated every year on 19 August.
World Photography Day is observed on August 19 each year.
World Sanskrit Day or World Sanskrit Diwas 2022 is celebrated on the occasion of Shraavana Poornima. World Sanskrit Day also coincides with the festival of Raksha Bandhan. In 2022, World Sanskrit Day is celebrated on 12th August 2022.
World Organ Donation Day is observed globally on the 13th of August. This day is observed to spread awareness about the importance of donating organs.
World Elephant Day is celebrated on 12 August every year to raise awareness about the plight of elephants all over the world.
Kevin O’Brien, an all-rounder for Ireland, has declared his retirement from international cricket after being eliminated from the running for the T20 World Cup in Australia this year.
Madhya Pradesh’s tribal-dominated Mandla region has become the first fully “functionally literate” district in India.
Burhanpur district of Madhya Pradesh, popularly known as the ‘Darwaza of Dakhin’, became the first Certified ‘Har Ghar Jal’ district in the Country.
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Mr. Shaktikanta Das announced Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS) to facilitate inward gross payments for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to pay bills in India.
Financial Services Institutions Bureau (FSIB) has recommended Mohammad Mustafa for the post of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) Chairman.
The government of India unveiled the “Manthan” platform to drive collaboration between the industry and research institutes to implement technology-based social impact innovations and solutions in the country. The launch of Manthan, a platform that promises to augment our efforts to build and nurture industry
participation in R&D, is also a testimony of our commitment to the UN’s SDG goals.
The National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM) has completed the target of reaching 1 million students before the deadline. NIPAM aims to provide IP Awareness to the people of India.
The National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM) was launched by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on 8th December 2021. The National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM) aims to provide awareness and training on Intellectual Property (IP). On 31st July 2022, the scheme met its goal of training one million students before the deadline on 15th August 2022.
PM Modi requested every individual to follow Panch Pran. The Panch Pran are as follows:
- Advance with greater conviction and the determination of a developed India
- Get rid of any signs of slavery
- Take pride in India’s history
- The power of unity
- Duties of citizens including PM and CMs.
Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh handed over to the Indian Army the much-awaited Future Infantry Soldier as a System (F-INSAS).
HDFC Bank launched a new campaign called “Vigil Aunty”. Vigil Aunty Campaign attempts to motivate citizens all around the nation to adopt secure banking practices.
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