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General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 20th August

General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 20th 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. Which state declared Dahi Handi as official sport ?

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Maharashtra

(d) Goa

Q2. On which river The national mission for clean Ganga and Jal Shakti ministry celebrated the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav?

(a) Yamuna

(b) Ganga

(c) Narmada

(d) Krishna

Q3. In which state Border Road Organization (BRO) will build Steel Slag Road as its pilot project?

(a) Sikkim

(b) Assam

(c) Mizoram

(d) Arunachal Pradesh

Q4. Which country has mandated by law to provide free sanitary products like tampons and  pads ?

(a) Ireland

(b) Norway

(c) Sweden

(d) Scotland

Q5. In which state all the villages became har ghar jal village?

(a) Rajasthan

(b) Goa

(c) MP

(d) Kerela

Q6. Make India No 1 Campaign is launched by

(a) Central Government of India

(b) State Government of Delhi

(c) State Government of Goa

(d) Both a and b

Q7. What are the venue of FIBA U-18 women’s Asian Basketball Championship

FIBA U-18 Men’s Basketball Championship ?

 (a) India, Iran

(b) Iran, India

(c) India, Israel

(d) Israel ,Qatar

Q8. Who won the prestigious Lisbon Triennale Millennium bcp Lifetime Achievement Award?

(a) Shashi Tharoor

(b) Ramadhar Singh

(c) Marina Tabassum

(d)Aarya Walvekar

Q9. According to China’s defence ministry, The People’s Liberation Army of China will participate in “Vostok-2022 strategic command and staff exercise”. This exercise going to take place in which country?

(a) India

(b) Russia

(c) Mongolia

(d) Belarus

 Q10. Which city has the highest average level of fine PM 2.5 among the world’s most populated cities, as per HEI’s recent report?

(a) Mumbai

(b) Kanpur

(c) Noida

(d) Delhi

Solutions

Ans.1.(c)

‘Dahi-Handi‘ was recognized as an official sport of Maharashtra. The Maharashtra government also announces to soon organize a ‘Pro-Dahi Handi” event.

Union Transport Minister, Nitin Gadkari has launched India’s first electric double-decker bus at YB Centre in south Mumbai.

Ans.2.(a)

The Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, the Ministry of Jal Shakti, and the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) organised the event “Yamuna Par Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” at the water sports club in New Delhi. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, the Union Minister for Jal Shakti, presided over the gathering of Yamuna Par Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Shekhawat was given a guard of honour by BSF members on the occasion. To commemorate the occasion of Yamuna Par Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, he also raised the national flag, Tiranga.

Ans.3(d)

The Border Road Organization (BRO) will build Steel Slag Road in Arunachal Pradesh based on the Pilot project. The Steel Slag Road is the first of its kind Project which aims to make durable roadways that can withstand heavy rain and adverse climatic conditions.

Ans.4.(d)

Local governments of Scotland are now required by law of Scotland to offer free sanitary products (Period Products) like tampons and pads to anyone who needs them

Ans.5.(b)

The people of all the villages in Goa and Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu (D&NH and D&D) declared their village to be a “Har Ghar Jal” through a resolution passed by the Gram Sabha, certifying that all households in the villages have access to safe drinking water through taps and ensuring that “No One is Left Out.”

Ans.6.(b)

Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal has formally unveiled his Aam Aadmi Party’s national ambition with the launch of the ‘Make India No 1’ campaign. he proposed a five-point vision for good governance

Ans.7.(a)

Bengaluru, India will host the FIBA U-18 women’s Asian Basketball Championship beginning on September 5. According to Dr. Narayanagowda, the minister of sports and youth empowerment for Karnataka, Bengaluru will host the FIBA U-18 women’s Asian Basketball Championship from September 5 to 11. Dr. Narayanagowda, the minister, presented sports equipment to the Indian men’s team travelling to Iran to compete in the FIBA U-18 Men’s Basketball Championship during the press conference

Ans.8.(c)

As the first recipient from the global south and the first South Asian, renowned Bangladeshi architect, researcher, and educator Marina Tabassum received the prestigious Lisbon Triennale Millennium bcp Lifetime Achievement Award.

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, set to be conferred with France’s highest civilian award Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur.

Ramadhar Singh becomes the first Indian Social Psychologist on the US Heritage Wall of Fame of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) in the United States.

Indian American from Virginia, Aarya Walvekar has crowned Miss India USA in 2022 in New Jersey.

Ans.9.(b)

According to China’s defence ministry, The People’s Liberation Army of China will participate in “Vostok-2022 strategic command and staff exercise” which is scheduled to take part in Russia. Armies of India, Tajikistan, Mongolia and Belarus will also take part in the exercise.

Important Facts about Vostok 2022:

The Vostok 2022 strategic command and staff exercise will take place from August 30 to September 5, 2022.

Ans.10.(d)

‘Air Quality and Health in Cities’ report was released by US-based Health Effects Institute (HEI). It provides analysis of air pollution and global health effects for over 7,000 cities around the world, focusing on fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2).
As per the report, India is home to 18 of the 20 cities with the most severe increase in fine particle pollutants (PM2.5) from 2010 to 2019. Delhi has the highest average level of fine PM 2.5 among the world’s most populated cities

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