General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 22nd 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. World Fisheries Day is annually celebrated on 21st November. When National Fish Farmers Day is celebrated?
(a) 14 April
(b) 10 July
(c) 5 June
(d) 29 October
Q2. Who has been honored with the Indian Film Personality of the Year 2022 award?
(a) Sharukh Khan
(b) Asha Parekh
(d) K Puneeth
Q3. Who has won the 1 Abu Dhabi race in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.?
(a) Lewis Hamilton
(b) Max Verstappen
(c) Charles Leclerc
(d) Sergio Perez
Q4. What is the rank of India as per the Network Readiness Index 2022 (NRI 2022) report prepared by a US-based Portulans Institute?
Q5. Who among the following is not in the election commission?
(a) Sushil chandra
(b) Rajiv Kumar
(c) Anup Chandra Pandey
(d) Arun Goel
Q6. Who has written the book titled ‘The World: A Family History’?
(a) Simon Sebag Montefiore
(b) Nirmala James
(c) Shane Watson
(d) None of these
Q7. Which of the recently passed obituaries doesn’t belong to film industry?
(a) Daljeet Kaur
(b) Ghattamaneni Krishna
(c) Kevin Conroy
(d) Gulam Abbas Moontasir
Q8. What amount of money will be awarded under Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar ?
Q9. India will host 2023 SCO summit with theme “ For a SECURE SCO”. The concept of SECURE was floated in which year by Prime Minister Modi?
Q10. Which state government ha sdecided to double the pension of freedom fighters from 10,000 to 20,000 per month?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Madhya Pradesh
World Fisheries Day is annually celebrated on 21st November. National Fish Farmers Day :10th July 2022
Others in news:
The Department of Archives, Archaeology and Museums is celebrating World Heritage week commencing from November 19 to November 25, 2022.
At the opening ceremony of the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi was honoured with the Indian Film Personality of the Year 2022 award.
Formula One (F1) world champion Max Verstappen of Red Bull team won the season ending F1 Abu Dhabi race in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
India has moved up by six slots to improve its position and rank 61st as per the Network Readiness Index 2022 (NRI 2022) report prepared by a US-based Portulans Institute, an independent non-profit research and educational institute
President Droupadi Murmu has appointed retired IAS Arun Goel as the Election Commissioner in the Election Commission with effect from the date he assumes the office.
- Chief Election Commissioner of India: Rajiv Kumar;
- Other Election Commissioner: Anup Chandra Pandey;
- Election Commission Formed: 25 January 1950;
- Election Commission HQ: New Delh
British Historian Simon Sebag Montefiore has released a new book titled ‘The World: A Family History’.
Retired school teacher Nirmala James has authored a new book titled “E. K. Janaki Ammal: Life and Scientific Contributions”, featuring the life and remarkable achievements of Edavalath Kakkat Janaki Ammal (E. K. Janaki Ammal), India’s first woman botanist.
A new book titled “Winning the Inner Battle Bringing the best version of you to cricket” is authored by Shane Watson.
Daljeet Kaur, a veteran actor well-known for her lead roles in several superhit Punjabi movies, has passed away
Veteran actor Ghattamaneni Krishna, famous as Krishna Garu and known in the Telugu film industry as ‘superstar, passes away.
Kevin Conroy, an actor and voice actor best known for playing Batman in several animated movies and series, has passed away at the age of 66.
The former India basketball captain and Arjuna awardee, Gulam Abbas Moontasir, passed away in Mumbai. He was born in Mumbai in 1942.
Thirty-nine schools from across the country have been awarded the Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar for the 2021-22 academic session. Minister of State for Education Dr Subhash Sarkar conferred National Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2021-22 in New-Delhi.
The schools will get an award money of Rs 60,000 each
Six sub-category wise awards have also been introduced for the first time, with award money of Rs 20,000 per school
The schools will be assessed through an online portal and mobile app in these sub-categories:-
- Hand Washing with soap
- Operation and Maintenance
- Behaviour Change and Capacity Building
- Preparedness and Response (the newly added category on COVID-19).
India has launched the official website of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) as it will host the next SCO summit as a chairman of organisation in 2023.
The theme of the event is “For a SECURE SCO”. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had floated the concept of SECURE at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in China in 2018. Explaining the SECURE concept, the Prime Minister said ‘S’ for security for citizens, ‘E’ for economic development, ‘C’ for connectivity in the region, ‘U’ for unity, ‘R’ for respect of sovereignty and integrity, and ‘E for environment protection.
The Maharashtra Government has decided to double the pension of freedom fighters from ten thousand to twenty thousand rupees per month. Accordingly, freedom fighters associated with India’s freedom struggle, Marathwada Mukti Sangram and Goa Liberation Movement will benefit from this decision.
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