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General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 2nd September

General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 2nd September: 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. How much crore rupees are approved for Tejas Mark-2 Project by the Cabinet Committee?

(a) 5500

(b) 6500

(c) 7500

(d) 8500

Q2. eAwas web portal for Central Armed Police Forces(CAPF). CAPF comes under which ministry?

(a) Ministry of Defence

(b) Ministry of Home Affairs

(c) Prime Minister Office

(d) All of these

Q3. Who has organized a workshop on Global Navigation Satellite (GNSS) based on tolling in India?

(a) NHAI

(b) ISRO

(c) NIC

(d) C-DAC

Q4. To resolve all grievances of students and staff in varsities through a centralised portal called `e-Samadhan is launched by which institute?

(a) NCERT

(b) UGC

(c) AICTE

(d) ICAR

Q5. COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Strengthening Project is funded by

(a) World Bank and BRICS Bank

(b) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and BRICS Bank

(c) World Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

(d) World Bank and BRICS Bank

Q6. Which state/ UT police become the first police in India to make collection of forensic evidence mandatory in crimes punishable by more than six years?

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Goa

(c) Delhi

(d) Chandigarh

Q7. Consider the following statement about PARAKH :

  1. Performance Assessment, Review and Analysis of Knowledge for Holistic Development is the fullform
  2. It is also one of the components of  World Banks’ sponsored STARS Project(to improve the quality and governance of school education in Indian states)
  3. Its objective is holding periodic learning outcome tests like the National Achievement Survey (NAS) and State Achievement Surveys only.

Which statement is correct?

(a) 1,2

(b)2,3

(c)1,3

(d)1,2,3

Q8. International Driving Permit (IDP) can be issued under which convention?

(a) Rome Convention

(b) Stockholm Convention

(c) Geneva Convention

(d) Aichi Convention.

Q9. Which country was first to deploy all women contingent to UN mission and to which country?

(a) Russia, Iraq

(b) USA, Iran

(c) Iran, Liberia

(d) India, Liberia

Q10. Consider the following statements:

  1. The NCRB report shows that the rate of crime against women (the number of incidents per 1 lakh population) increased from 56.5 per cent in 2020 to 64.5 per cent in 2021.
  2. The report places Uttar Pradesh on top (56,083) in terms of the actual number of cases registered in 2021, in crimes against women
  3. Rape is the category under which there is under reporting of the cases.

Which of the following statement/ s is /are correct?

(a)1,2

(b)2,3

(c)1,3

(d)1,2,3

Solutions

Ans.1.(b)

Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has approved Tejas Mark-2 Project. The CCS has sanctioned 6,500 crore rupees for designing and developing of Tejas Mark-2 fighter jet with prototypes, flight testing, and certification. The allocation comes in addition to the existing 2500 crore rupees sanctioned to HAL.

Ans.2.(b)

Home Minister Amit Shah today launched the Central Armed Police Forces’ eAwas web-portal in New Delhi.

Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) is the collective name of central armed police organisations of India under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). These are technically paramilitary forces, formerly grouped as Central Para-Military Forces (CPMF), since 2011, India officially use the term “central armed police forces”.

Ans.3(a)

The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), organized a stakeholder consultation workshop on Global Navigation Satellite (GNSS) based tolling in India.

Ans.4.(b)

University Grants Commission (UGC) will now monitor and resolve all grievances of students and staff in varsities through a centralised portal called `e-Samadhan

Ans.5.(c)

COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Strengthening Project: jointly funded by World Bank (WB) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Ans.6.(c)

Delhi Police has become the first police force in the country to make the collection of forensic evidence mandatory in crimes punishable by more than six years.

Ans.7.(a)

Objectives of PARAKH (Performance Assessment, Review and Analysis of Knowledge for Holistic Development) (a constituent unit of NCERT):

  • Holding periodic learning outcome tests like the National Achievement Survey (NAS) and State Achievement Surveys.
  • Set norms, standards and guidelines for student assessment and evaluation for all recognised school boards in India
  • Encourage and help school boards to shift their assessment patterns towards meeting the skill requirements of the 21st century.
  • Tackle the problem of students of some state boards being at a disadvantage during college admissions as compared to their peers in CBSE schools.
  • Develop and implement “technical standards for the design, conduct, analysis and reporting” of tests at all levels of school education

PARAKH, the proposed implementing agency is also part of the NEP 2020 proposal. It is also one of the components of  World Banks’ sponsored STARS Project (to improve the quality and governance of school education in Indian states)

Ans.8.(c)

In adherence to the Convention of International Road Traffic of 1949 (also known as the Geneva convention), the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways have notified on standardizing the process for issuance of International Driving Permit (IDP)

India is a signatory of the convention and is required to issue IDPs.

About Geneva Convention

It is an international treaty signed in 1949 that helps support the development and safety of International Road traffic.

Ans.9.(d)

India (in 2007) was the 1st country to deploy all women contingent to UN mission in Liberia. India was praised by the UNGA .

Ans.10.(a)

  • The NCRB report shows that the rate of crime against women (the number of incidents per 1 lakh population) increased from 56.5 per cent in 2020 to 64.5 per cent in 2021.
  • Categories of crime: (31.8 per cent) fall in the category of “Cruelty by husband or his relatives’’, followed by “Assault on women with intent to outrage her modesty” (20.8 per cent), kidnapping and abduction (17.6 per cent), and rape (7.4 per cent).
  • The report places Uttar Pradesh on top (56,083) in terms of the actual number of cases registered in 2021,
  • Nagaland stood out with the lowest number of crimes against women registered in the past three years
  • Only 507 cases were registered in the country under the Domestic Violence Act in 2021 — 0.1 per cent of the total cases of crime against women: Showing an under-reporting of cases.

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