General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 5th 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. Who has been appointed as the director in Prime Minister Office?
(a) Sanjay Arora
(b) Shweta Singh
(c) U U Lalit
(d) Sujoy Lal Thaosen
Q2. Which ministry is running a flagship campaign known as NashaMukt Bharat Abhiyaan and in which year it was launched?
(a) Ministry of Ayush, 2021
(b) Ministry of Health and family Welfare, 2019
(c) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, 2020
(d) Ministry of Youth Affairs, 2022
Q3. Consider the following statements about Ujjwal Bharat, Ujjwal Bhavishya -Power @2047:
- It was initiated by the Ministry of Power only
- It was organized in 2021
- Bijli Mahotsav is part of this campaign.
Choose the incorrect statements
Q4. Which company got the contract worth Rs. 250 crore for the supply of 9 integrated Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) complex (IAC) MOD ‘C’ Systems?
(a) Bharat Electronics Limited
(b) Bharat Dynamics Limited
(c) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
(d) All of these
Q5. According to the ‘UNAIDS Global AIDS Update 2022: In Danger, How many percentage children living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) are on life-saving therapy globally?
Q6. ‘Global Alliance for Ending AIDS in Children by 2030’ was announced at 24th edition of International AIDS Conference 2022 took place at which city?
Q7. If satellites of GPS, USA navigation system are placed in medium earth orbit then Indian navigation system NavIC satellites are placed in which orbit?
(a) geostationary orbit (GEO) & geosynchronous orbit (GSO)
(b) geosynchronous orbit (GSO)
(c) medium earth orbit (MEO)
(d) medium earth orbit (MEO) & ) geosynchronous orbit (GSO)
Q8. Which organization/s is implementing National Aquifer Mapping Program (NAQUIM)?
(a) Central Pollution Control Board
(b) Central Ground Water Board
(c) Central Water Commission
(d) All of these
Q9. The Udyam Sakhi Portal ( https://udyam-sakhi.com/ ) provide information regarding the financial schemes, policies and programmes of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) to existing and prospective women entrepreneurs. It was launched in which year?
Q10. Swadesh Darshan Scheme (SDS) has sanctioned 76 projects for Rs. 5399.15 crores for development of tourism infrastructure in the country. These sanctioned projects include Tribal and Rural tourism projects. This scheme under which of the following ministry?
(a) Ministry of Rural Development
(b) Ministry of Tourism
(c) Ministry of Culture
(d) All of these
Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, Shweta Singh was appointed as a director in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
Senior-most judge of the Supreme Court of India, Justice U U Lalit, who is in line to become the next Chief Justice of India (CJI).
Sashastra Seema Bal’s director general in New Delhi, Dr. Sujoy Lal Thaosen assumed the additional responsibility of Director General of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police.
Sanjay Arora, a Tamil Nadu-cadre IPS officer who oversaw the paramilitary ITBP, will assume control of the Delhi Police as Delhi Police commissioner.
The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is running a flagship campaign known as NashaMukt Bharat Abhiyaan (NMBA) that was launched on 15 August 2020 in 272 districts of India. As our country is celebrating AzadiKaAmritMahotsav this year, celebrating 75 years of independence, Department of Social Justice & Empowerment organized“Nashe se Azaadi” -National Youth and Students Interaction Program on 4th August 2022under NashaMukt Bharat Abhiyaan.
Ujjwal Bharat, Ujjwal Bhavishya -Power @2047
- As a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, it was organized from July 25-31, 2022 in all districts of India by the Electricity Department. It was initiated by the Ministry of Power, and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), to showcase the transformation, and achievements in the power sector in the last 8 years.
- It also highlights the vision ahead on Power @ 2047.
- Under this program, the Ministry of Power and MNRE also organized ‘Bijli Mahotsav’ across all districts of India from July 25-31, 2022 through active public participation, and through the collaboration of the state and the Central Governments.
- More than 1500+ events/ activities were organized at district level in coordination with District administration.
Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL),a Navratna Defence Public Sector Unit(PSU) signed a contract worth Rs. 250 crore with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the supply of 9 integrated Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) complex (IAC) MOD ‘C’ Systems
According to the ‘UNAIDS Global AIDS Update 2022: In Danger’, only half (52%) of children living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) are on life-saving therapy globally, considerably behind adults, who receive three quarters (76%) of antiretrovirals.
In line with this, a new ‘Global Alliance for Ending AIDS in Children by 2030’ was announced at the 24th International AIDS Conference 2022 taking place in Montreal, Canada.
Note: AIDS stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
NavIC satellites are placed at a higher orbit than the GPS of United States. NavIC satellites are placed in geostationary orbit (GEO) & geosynchronous orbit (GSO) with an altitude of about 36,000 km; GPS satellites are placed in medium earth orbit (MEO) with an altitude of about 20,000 km.
CGWB is implementing National Aquifer Mapping Program (NAQUIM) with an aim to identify the groundwater aquifer system along-with their characterization for its sustainable management.
The Udyam Sakhi Portal ( https://udyam-sakhi.com/ ) was launched in March, 2018 to provide information regarding the financial schemes, policies and programmes of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) to existing and prospective women entrepreneurs
The Ministry of Tourism under its Swadesh Darshan Scheme (SDS) has sanctioned 76 projects for Rs. 5399.15 crores for development of tourism infrastructure in the country. These sanctioned projects include Tribal and Rural tourism projects.
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