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General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 21st-22nd August

General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 21st-22nd 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 bank has inaugurated an all –women branch in Kozhikode, Kerela?

(a) HDFC Bank

(b) Deccan Urban Cooperative Bank

(c) Kotak Mahindra

(d) None of these

Q2. What is the name of the memoir written by Benjamin Netanyahu?

(a) Wrist Assured: An Autobiography

(b) Satya Sodhana’

(c) Bibi: My Story

(d) Midfield Maestro

Q3. Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, and Chirag Shetty are named as brand ambassadors for which company and these players belong to which sport ?

(a) Visa, Tennis

(b) Mastercard, Badminton

(c) Paytm, Chess

(d) Rupay, Atheletes

Q4. Who has launched the campaign : ‘#PlayForOurHeroes’?

(a) Aegon Life Insurance Company

(b) SBI Insurance

(c) HDFC Bank

(d) None of these

Q5. How many Major ports India have?

(a) 10

(b) 12

(c) 26

(d) 75

Q6. Which state has announced the launch of seed distribution to farmers based on blockchain technology?

(a) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Goa

(c) Jharkhand

(d) Haryana

Q7. Where is the headquarters of International Organization of Securities Commission’s (IOSCO)?

(a) 1980

(b)1982

(c)1983

(d) 1970

Q8. Who has started the Goodfellows company which will provide provides companionship services for senior citizens?

(a) Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

(b) Ratan Tata

(c) Bill Gates

(d) Sundar Pichai

Q9. The tenure of Dr. V G Somani as the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has been extended by three months. DCGI is the head of the department of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization(CDSCO). CDSCO comes under which ministry?

(a) Ministry of Chemical and fertilizers

(b) Ministry of Home Affairs

(c) Ministry of Health and Family welfare

(d) Ministry of Social Justice

Q10. Which country’s researchers have developed the world’s first synthetic embryo outside the womb using stem cells?

(a) China

(b) India

(c) Israel

(d) Pakistani

 

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Solution

Ans.1.(a)

HDFC Bank inaugurated an all-women branch in Kozhikode, north Kerala. Mayor of the city Corporation Beena Philip opened the branch of HDFC Bank.

The RBI said the licence of Deccan Urban Co-operative Bank, Karnataka, has been cancelled as the lender does not have adequate capital and earning prospects. As per the data submitted by the bank.

Ans.2.(c)

Former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a memoir coming out this fall. “Bibi: My Story” will be published November 22, in Israel. Born a year after the founding of the Jewish state.

Former Indian cricket captain Gundappa Ranganatha Vishwanath has penned his autobiography titled “Wrist Assured: An Autobiography”, co-authored by senior journalist R Kaushik.

Chief Justice of India N V Ramana here on Friday released a book ‘Satya Sodhana’, a Telugu translation of Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography ‘The Story of My Experiments with Truth’, published by Tirupati MLA Bhumana Karunakar Reddy.

Former Indian footballer and one of the very few from the city to have represented all the three famous clubs of Kolkata, Victor Amalraj, formally launched his autobiography “Midfield Maestro”

Ans.3(b)

Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, and Chirag Shetty, all badminton players, have been named brand ambassadors for Mastercard in India.

Ans.4.(a)

To celebrate 75 years of India’s independence, Aegon Life Insurance Company (ALIC), digital India’s life insurance company, has launched ‘#PlayForOurHeroes’. 

Ans.5.(b)

Recent in News:

A draft to amend the Indian Ports Act, of 1908, has been made public by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways. It aims to implement significant reforms in the sector by including minor ports in the national framework, developing a new dispute-resolution procedure, and strengthening the maritime state development council (MSDC). There are 12 major ports in India.

Ans.6.(c)

The Directorate of Agriculture, Jharkhand & global blockchain technology company, SettleMint, India jointly announced the launch of seed distribution to farmers based on blockchain technology

Ans.7.(c)

International Organization of Securities Commission’s (IOSCO)

IOSCO was established in 1983. Its membership regulates more than 95% of the world’s securities markets in more than 130 jurisdictions: securities regulators in emerging markets account for 75% of its ordinary membership.

The IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation have been endorsed by both the G20 and the FSB as the relevant standards in this area.

Recent In  News:

Capital markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has allowed new guidelines for Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) and Venture Capital Funds (VCFs) for investing abroad, under which overseas investment firms won’t need to have an Indian connection.

AIFs or VCFs will be allowed to invest in an overseas investee company, which is incorporated in a country whose securities market regulator is a signatory to the International Organization of Securities Commission’s (IOSCO) Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding or a signatory to the bilateral MoU with SEBI.

Ans.8.(b)

Goodfellows is a company that provides companionship services for senior citizens, and it was established by Ratan Tata, a pioneer in the sector. The goal of the Goodfellows company is to establish enduring bonds between seniors and recent graduates.

Ans.9.(c)

According to an order issued by the Union Health Ministry, The tenure of Dr. V G Somani as the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has been extended by three months.

About DCGI :

  • DCGI is the head of the department of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization of the GoI.
  • It is responsible to ensure the quality of drug supply across India.
  • It comes under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

Ans.10.(c)

A team of stem cell researchers in Israel has developed the world’s first synthetic embryo outside the womb using stem cells cultured in a petri dish.

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