General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 23rd 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. Match the following GI Tags with their states:
- Mithila Makhana a.Assam
- Kaji Nemu b.Arunachal Pradesh
- Idu Mishmi Textiles c. Bihar
- Khola Chilli d. Goa
(a)1- b, 2-a,3-c,4-d
(c)1-c, 2- a, 3-b,4-d
Q2. Which of the following is not part of UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage list?
Q3. Asian Development Bank and the Indian Government today signed a loan agreement to provide safe drinking water and improve water supply and sanitation services in Himachal Pradesh for how many million dollars?
Q4. Name the first Indian Footballar to play at the UEFA Women’s Champions League.
(a) Nitu Ghangas
(b) Bhavina Patel
(c) Anshu Malik
(d) Manisha Kalyan
Q5. At what State / UT ONGC is getting ready to pump geothermal energy.?
(a) Jammu and Kashmir
(c) Himachal Pradesh
Q6. What is the name of the latest freight train whose test run was conducted by South East Central Railway (SECR) zone of the Indian Railways in August?
(b) Super Vasuki
Q7. 75 Amrit Team Grant Initiative comes under which ministry?
(a) Ministry of Health and Family welfare
(b) Ministry of Science and Technology
(c) Ministry of chemical and fertilizers
(d) Ministry of Jalshakti
Q8.What is the name of the scheme aimed at generic promotion of silk and building brand equity of Indian Silk at home and abroad?
(a) Silk Mark
(b) Silk India
(c) Mark Silk
(d) None of these
Q9. Which organization developed Matsya Setu app?
(a) ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture
(d) All of these
Q10. Which book Hebrew Translation was released by the Israeli President Isaac Herzog on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence?
(a) Indians at Herod’s Gate: A Jerusalem Tale
(b) Men of Steel- Military Leadership for India
(c) Rusty Skies and Golden Wings
(d) None of these
Recent in News
The Central government has awarded Geographical Indication (GI) tag to Mithila Makhana.
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India has nominated the dance form Garba to be inscribed on UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage list. UNESCO( United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Director Eric Falt said that after the inclusion of ‘Durga Puja’ on the UNESCO intangible cultural heritage representative last year, India has now nominated ‘Garba’ for 2022.
Asian Development Bank and the Indian Government today signed a 96.3 million dollar loan agreement to provide safe drinking water and improve water supply and sanitation services in Himachal Pradesh
Manisha Kalyan became the first Indian footballer to play at the UEFA Women’s Champions League when she made her debut for Apollon Ladies FC.
Sunil Chhetri and Manisha Kalyan have been named the 2021-22 All India Football Federation (AIFF) Men’s Footballer of the Year and the 2021-22 Women’s Footballer of the Year, respectively. Manisha had won the Women’s Emerging Footballer of the Year for last season
Indian boxer Nitu Ghangas has clinched a gold medal after defeating England’s Demie-Jade Resztan in the final of the women’s 48 kg category.
Star Indian para table tennis player, Bhavina Patel won a gold medal in the women’s singles class 3-5 at the Commonwealth Games 2022.
Anshu Malik won the silver medal in the Women’s Freestyle 57kg category in the Commonwealth Games 2022.
At 14,000 feet in Ladakh, ONGC is getting ready to pump geothermal energy. State-run explorer ONGC has set out on a mission to harness the steam streaming from the earth’s core at Puga.
The Indian Railways conducted a test run of its latest train called Super Vasuki. The Super Vasuki is operated by the South East Central Railway (SECR) zone of the Indian Railways. The SECR ran the record long-haul freight trains Vasuki and Trishul last year and the 2.8 km long SheshNaag train before that. The Super Vasuki was set up by amalgamating five rakes of goods trains as one unit.
Ministry of Science and Technology
75 “Amrit” Grants for Biotech initiatives involving StartUps, industry, academia and research bodies in integrated collaboration. The Minister said, DBT-BIRAC 75 Amrit Team Grant Initiative will give a big boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for “Jai Anusandhan” .
Silk Mark by Silk Mark Organization of India. The Minister said that Silk Mark is aimed at generic promotion of silk and building brand equity of Indian Silk at home and abroad. It is also protecting the interests of not only the silk consumers but all stake holders of silk value chain including farmers, reelers, twisters manufacturers and traders of pure silk, She added.
Shri Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, yesterday launched the Online Market Place feature “Aqua Bazar” in the “MatsyaSetu” mobile app during the 9th general body meeting of the National Fisheries Development Board. The app was developed by the ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIFA), Bhubaneswar, with the funding support of the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), Hyderabad through the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY).
Israeli President Isaac Herzog unveiled the Hebrew Translation of the book, “Indians at Herod’s Gate: A Jerusalem Tale” written by the former Ambassador of India, Navtej Sarna on the celebration of the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence
On 16th August 2022, Indian Army Chief General Manoj Pande released the book “Men of Steel- Military Leadership for India”, a collection of essays, authored by Major General Yash Mor (retd.) and Lieutenant General Ajay Kumar Singh (retd.), published by KW Publishers Pvt Ltd. “Men of Steel” was produced by thinktank Centre of Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS).
Rusty Skies and Golden Winds’ written by 11 years old Sannidhya Sharma, student of class 7th, here at Jammu.
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