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General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 3rd November

General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 3rd 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. Who has won the Mexican Grand Prix 2022?

(a) Max Verstappen

(b) Sergio Perez

(c) Charles Leclerc

(d) Lewis Hamilton

Q2. The Two Finger test is related to which of the following?

(a) Rape case

(b) Acid attack Case

(c) Blind test

(d) Distance test

Q3. By how much percentage UPI transaction rose in October?

(a) 7

(b)  7.2

(c) 7.5

(d) 7.7

Q4. Where 1st ASEAN-India Start-up Festival (AISF) was inaugurated?

(a) Malaysia

(b) Indonesia

(c) Brunei

(d) Myanmar

Q5. Space lab module named Mengtian is launched by which country?

(a) Russia

(b) China

(c) USA

(d) Germany

Q6. Which company has acquired Alter an artificial intelligence avatar startup?

(a) Amazon

(b) IBM

(c) Google

(d) Reliance

Q7. Ministry of Education released a detailed report UDISE+ 2021-22 on school education of India. What does D stands on ?

(a) Drop

(b) Daily

(c) Deal

(d) District

Q8-9 are related questions

Q8. Performance Grading Index (PGI) for States/UTs for 2020-21 released by Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education. It comprises how many indicators?

(a) 50

(b) 60

(c) 70

(d) 80

Q9. How many states have attained Level II in Performance Grading Index?

(a) 1

(b)  3

(c) 5

(d) 7

Q10. What is the gross enrollment ratio for the secondary school in 2021-22?

(a) 55.4

(b) 57.6

(c) 58.9

(d) 61.2

Solutions

Ans.1.(a)

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen finished in first place at the Mexican Grand Prix 2022 to claim his record-setting 14th win of the season.

  • US Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Japanese Grand Prix 2022- Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Singapore Grand Prix 2022- Sergio Perez (Mexico)
  • Canadian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Miami Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • French Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Spanish Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Hungarian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Belgian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Dutch Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Italian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Monaco Grand Prix 2022 -Sergio Pérez (Mexico)
  • Australian Grand Prix 2022 – Charles Leclerc (Monaco)
  • Bahrain Grand Prix 2022 – Charles Leclerc (Monaco)
  • Austrian Grand Prix 2022 – Charles Leclerc (Monaco)

Ans.2.(a)

The Supreme Court on 31 October, reiterated the ban on the “two-finger test” in rape cases, warning that persons using such tests will be deemed guilty of misconduct. Observing that the test was based on a patriarchal mindset that assumed that sexually active women could not be raped, the bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Hima Kohli regretted that such a method of examination was being used even today.

Ans.3(d)

Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) using Unified Payments Interface BHIM-UPI recorded a new high, transactions rose by 7.7 per cent in October to 730 crore(7.3 Billion). The total value for the month stood at more than 12.11 lakh crore. In September, UPI transactions stood at 678 crore with a total value of ₹11.16 lakh crore.

Ans.4.(d)

1st ASEAN-India Start-up Festival (AISF) was inaugurated by Srivari Chandrashekhar, Secretary of, the Department of Science and Technology in Bogor, Indonesia.

Ans.5.(b)

China has launched the space lab module named Mengtian or “Dreaming of the Heavens”, taking the construction of the country’s space station Tiangong into the final stage

Ans.6.(c)

Tech giant Google has acquired Alter, an artificial intelligence (AI) avatar startup that was working on using AI to generate avatars for social media users and brands to express their virtual identity. According to TechCrunch, Google buys the startup for about $100 million in an effort to improve its content game and compete with TikTok.

Ans.7.(d)

Ministry of Education released a detailed report on Unified District Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) 2021-22 on school education of India.

The UDISE+ system of online data collection from the schools was developed by Department of School Education & Literacy in the year 2018-19 to overcome the issues related to erstwhile practice of manual data filling in paper format .

Ans.8.(c)

The Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education today released the Performance Grading Index (PGI) for States/UTs for 2020-21, a unique index for evidence based comprehensive analysis of school education system across State/UTs.

The PGI structure comprises of 1000 points across 70 indicators grouped into 2 categories viz., Outcomes, Governance Management (GM). These categories are further divided into 5 domains, viz., Learning Outcomes (LO), Access (A), Infrastructure& Facilities (IF), Equity (E) & Governance Process (GP).

Ans.9.(d)

A total of 7 States and UTs, Viz., Kerala, Punjab, Chandigarh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Andhra Pradesh have attained Level II (score 901-950) in 2020-21 as compared to none in 2017-18 and 4 in 2019-20. Gujarat, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh are the new entrants to highest achieved level of any State so far.

The newly formed UT viz., Ladakh has made significant improvement in PGI from Level 8 to Level 4 in 2020-21 or improved its score by 299 points in 2020-21 as compared to 2019-20 resulting into highest ever improvement in a single year.

Ans.10.(b)

Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) which measures the general level of participation has improved in 2021-22 at primary, upper primary, and higher secondary levels of school education, as compared to 2020-21. Notably, GER in higher secondary has made significant improvement from 53.8% in 2020-21 to 57.6% in 2021-22.

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