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General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 2nd December

General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 2nd December: 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.

2 dec

Q1. Who has successfully tested a hydrogen-powered aircraft engine, which is described as the World’s First for aviation?

(a) Airline Easy Jet

(b) Vistara

(c) Singapore Airlines

(d) Air India

Q2. Who has topped the Forbes’ 2022 list of India’s 100 richest ?

(a) Gautam Adani

(b) Mukesh Ambani

(c) Radhakishan Damani

(d) Cyrus Poonawala

Q3. News Broadcaster New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV) promoter firm RRPR Holding announced that it has transferred shares constituting 99.5 percent of its equity capital to Vishvapradhan Commercial (VCPL). Who owns Vishvapradhan Commercial (VCPL)?

(a) Reliance

(b) Adani

(c) TATA

(d) None of these

Q4. Whose CSR initiative is ‘Doctor Apke Dwar’?

(a) BPCL

(b) BHEL

(c) REC Ltd

(d) ONGC

Q5. Phoenix Kothari Footwear Park is going to be built in which state?

(a) Tamil Nadu

(b) Karnataka

(c) Kerela

(d) Maharashtra

Q6. Miss Earth 2022 was won by Mina Sue Choi of South Korea. Its which edition of the Miss Earth?

(a) 50

(b) 21

(c) 22

(d) 52

Q7. Which bank has planned to raise Rs 10,000 crore worth of infrastructure bonds during current financial year?

(a) SBI

(b) YES Bank

(c) HDFC Bank

(d) None of these

Q8. In which state Nanda Devi mountain lies?

(a) Himachal Pradesh

(b) Jammu Kashmir

(c) Uttarakhand

(d) Sikkim

Q9. What is the name of the first female referee of men’s FIFA World cup ?

(a) Stephanie Frappart

(b)  Jiang Zemin

(c) Ravish Kumar

(d) Prasoon Joshi

Q10. Which of the following days is not celebrated on December 2?

(a) International Computer Literacy Day

(b)  International Computer Literacy Day

(c) World Jaguar Day

(d) National Pollution Control Day

Solutions

Ans.1.(a)

Airline EasyJet and Aircraft Engine maker Rolls-Royce announced that they have successfully tested a hydrogen-powered aircraft engine, which is described as the World’s First for aviation.

Ans.2.(a)

The world economy may be slowing but India’s richest have grown even richer this year. The Forbes 2022 list of India’s 100 richest is finally here

RANK NAME NET WORTH (in Rupees)
1 Gautam Adani Rs 1,211,460.11 crore
2 Mukesh Ambani Rs 710,723.26 crore
3 Radhakishan Damani Rs 222,908.66 crore
4 Cyrus Poonawalla Rs 173,642.62 crore
5 Shiv Nadar Rs 172,834.97 crore
6 Savitri Jindal Rs 132,452.97 crore
7 Dilip Shanghvi Rs 125,184.21 crore
8 Hinduja Brothers Rs 122,761.29 crore
9 Kumar Birla Rs 121,146.01 crore
10 Bajaj Family Rs 117,915.45 crore

 Ans.3(b)

News Broadcaster New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV) promoter firm RRPR Holding announced that it has transferred shares constituting 99.5 percent of its equity capital to Adani group-owned Vishvapradhan Commercial (VCPL). The transfer of shares will give Adani Group control over a 29.18 percent stake in NDTV. They are also open to offer for another 26 percent stake in the media film.

Ans.4.(c)

Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy, R.K. Singh inaugurated REC’s CSR initiative for procurement, operation and maintenance of 10 Mobile Health Clinics (MHC) ‘Doctor Apke Dwar’ at Sadar Hospital, Aarah, Bhojpur District Bihar. The project aims to facilitate operational expenditure for three years for smooth functioning. The total cost of the project is Rs. 12.68 crore.

Ans.5.(a)

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin has inaugurated an industrial park at Eraiyur in Tamil Nadu’s Perambalur district. He also laid the foundation stone for the Phoenix Kothari Footwear Park.

Ans.6.(c)

Miss Earth 2022 was the 22nd Miss Earth pageant, held on November 29, 2022 at the Okada Manila in Parañaque, Metro Manila, Philippines. Destiny Wagner of Belize crowned Mina Sue Choi of South Korea as her successor at the end of the event.

Miss Fire 2022 is Andrea Aguilera of Columbia, Miss Water 2022 is Nadeen Ayoub of Palestine, and Miss Air 2022 is Sheridan Mortlock of Australia

Ans.7.(a)

State Bank of India plans to raise Rs 10,000 crore worth of infrastructure bonds during the current financial year. SBI confirmed the meeting of the Executive Committee of the Central Board of State Bank of India to seek approval for raising infrastructure bonds to Rs 10,000 crore through public issues or private placement.

TurtleFin, India’s leading insurtech platform, has partnered with YES BANK, one of the leading private sector banks in India, to create a comprehensive technology platform EasyNsure.

Yes Bank has signed a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) with JC Flowers Asset Reconstruction Company (ARC), acquiring a 9.9 percent stake in the ARC at Rs 11.43 per share

Ans.8.(c)

Nanda Devi is the second-highest mountain in India, after Kangchenjunga, and located entirely within India (Kangchenjunga is on the border of India and Nepal). It is in the state of Uttarakhand (Chamoli district). It is the 23rd-highest peak in the world. The Nanda Devi Peak is a part of the Garhwal Himalayas.

Ans.9.(a)

FIFA has announced that Stephanie Frappart of France will be the first woman to referee a men’s’ World Cup match

Jiang Zemin, former President of China who presided over more than a decade of economic growth after the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown against pro-democracy protester

A senior journalist, Ravish Kumar has resigned from NDTV according to news sources.

CEO & CCO of McCann Worldgroup India, Prasoon Joshi has been appointed by Uttarakhand Government as the state’s brand ambassador.

Ans.10.(c)

National Pollution Control Day is observed every year on 2 December in India. The day is recognized to commemorate the precious lives that were lost in the Bhopal Gas Tragedy.

December 2 is observed as International Computer Literacy Day. It was started in 2001 by NIIT, a world-famous Indian computer firm.

The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is celebrated, each year, on December 2.

World Jaguar day: 29  November

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