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General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 8th November

General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 8th 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. RDO has launched Hull Module of Submersible Platform for Acoustic Characterization & Evaluation (SPACE) facility to give impetus to Make in India commitment. It is located at which city?

(a) Ahmedabad

(b) Kochi

(c) New Delhi

(d) Bangalore

Q2. In view to streamline and automate the commercial operations of Prasar Bharati, Shri Mayank Agarwal, CEO, PB and Shri D.P.S. Negi, Member (Finance), PB inaugurated a fully integrated Traffic & Billing application software called “BATS” what does B stands in BATS?

(a) Bharat

(b) Bharati

(c) Broadcast

(d) Broadcasting

Q3. A dance event was organized in the memory of Rajaram Mohan Roy on its __ birth anniversary at Kartavya Path and India Gate (Central Vista)

(a) 125th

(b) 250th

(c) 175th

(d) 275th

Q4. Consider the following statements about Raja Ram Mohan Roy:

  1. The title Raja was given to him by Akbar- II
  2. He started Atmiya Sabha
  3. He published the journal Mirat-ul-Akbarin Persian and founded the newspaper Sambad Koumudi.

Which of the following statements is / are correct

(a) 1,2

(b)  2,3

(c) 1,3

(d) 1,2,3

Q5. The Ministry of Education to celebrate ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas’ in a grand manner in the schools and higher educational institutions across the country to commemorate the birth anniversary of which of the following personalities?

(a) Tirot Singh

(b) Birsa Munda

(c) Aluri Seetha Ram Raju

(d) Sidhu Murmu

Q6.What is the name of the Chatbot launched by UIDAI?

(a) Aadhaar friend

(b) Aadhar Adhikar

(c) Aadhar Mitra

(d) Aadhar easy

Q7. Which city will get the world’s first vedic clock?

(a) Varanasi

(b)  Ujjain

(c) Puri

(d) Rameshwaram

Q8. The chief guest of 17th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas Convention is Rr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, who is president of _______ country

(a) Zambia

(b)  Guyana

(c) Tanzania

(d) Maldives

Q9. Who has been appointed as the chairman of National Monument Authority?

(a) Kishor Kumar Basa

(b)  Smt. V. Vidyavathi

(c) Gauri Basu

(d) Suman Berry

Q10. The Haryana Forest Department and US Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the “Trees Outside Forests in India (TOFI)” program in the state. Which of the following states is not part of Trees Outside Forests in India (TOFI)?

(a) Assam

(b)  Odisha

(c) Uttar Pradesh

(d) Madhya Pradesh

Solutions

Ans.1.(b)

Giving impetus to the ‘Aatma Nirbhar Bharat’ and India’s ‘Make in India’ commitment, Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) launched Hull Module of Submersible Platform for Acoustic Characterization & Evaluation (SPACE) facility at Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory   (NPOL) Kochi recently.

Ans.2.(c)

In view to streamline and automate the commercial operations of Prasar Bharati, Shri Mayank Agarwal, CEO, PB and Shri D.P.S. Negi, Member (Finance), PB inaugurated a fully integrated Traffic & Billing application software “Broadcast Air-Time Scheduler (BATS)” for all Commercial Operations of All India Radio” at Prasar Bharati Secretariat.

Speaking on the occasion Shri Mayank Agarwal, CEO, Prasar Bharati said that “AIR adopts integrated system for better services. BATS can bring about transparency into the entire operations and make the entire commercial operations very efficient. It allows monitoring of booking, billing and payment receipts etc. at various stages and system can provide various reports which are very essential in taking many management decisions. App is also available on mobile. Software is menu driven enterprise which has been customized to the need of All India Radio making it more handy and useful.”

Ans.3(b)

A two day  enthralling and  opulent dance drama based on the life of Raja Rammohun Roy, who is called the father of modern Indian society,  concluded   today.  The dance drama was organised today at  Kartavya Path and India Gate (Central Vista). Titled ‘Yugpurush Raja Rammohun Roy’, the program was  based on the theme ‘Nari Samman’, and is being organised  by Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation of Ministry of Culture. Directed by well known  choreographer Neelay Sengupta.

A one-year long celebration was launched by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India on May 22, 2022, on the occasion of the 250th birth anniversary of Raja Rammohun Roy, as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.

Ans.4.(d)

Some facts about Raja Ram Mohan Roy

  1. Ram Mohan Roy was given the title of ‘Raja’ by Akbar II, the Mughal emperor, who sent him to England to represent him.
  2. Roy was a polyglot–he was proficient in Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic, English, Bengali and Hindi.
  3. Roy was opposed to idol worship and the orthodox rituals of Hinduism. He championed scientific temper and faced a backlash for his views.
  4. Roy translated the Vedas and Upanishads into Bengali, Hindi, and English and wrote summaries and treatises on them.
  5. He started India’s first English medium school in 1816 in Kolkata that later came to be known as the Anglo-Hindu school.
  6. In 1822, Ram Mohan Roy published the journal Mirat-ul-Akbarin Persian and founded the newspaper Sambad Koumudi.
  7. Roy founded the Brahmo Samaj in 1828. This move is often credited with playing an important role in reforming and modernizing the Indian society.
  8. He fought against Sati pratha leading to abolition of Sati Act 1829.
  9. Roy founded Atmiya Sabha, a group that discussed and debated the essence of religion.
  10. He is often called the ‘Father of Indian Renaissance’. Freedom fighter Gopal Krishna Gokhale called Roy the ‘Father of Modern India’.

 

Ans.5.(b)

The Ministry of Education to celebrate ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas’ in a grand manner in the schools and higher educational institutions across the country

15th November is the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda who is revered as Bhagwan by tribal communities across the country. Birsa Munda was an iconic freedom fighter, social reformer and revered tribal leader of the country, who fought bravely against the exploitative system of the British colonial government, and became a legendary figure in his lifetime, often referred to as ‘Bhagwan’. He organized and led the tribal movement, giving a call for “Ulgulan” (Revolt) to the tribals. He encouraged tribals to understand their cultural roots and observe unity.

Ans.6.(c)

Aadhaar Mitra: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) presented the brand-new AI/ML chatbot Aadhaar Mitra in order to facilitate citizens’ usage of the services. Both Hindi and English are available for the chatbot. For the purpose of teaching viewers, it also offers the option of viewing related videos on specific themes.

Ans.7.(b)

Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain, the city of Mahakal will soon boast the world’s first Vedic clock which will be synced with the position of the Sun. After laying the foundation stone at the 300-year-old Jiwaji Observatory in Ujjain

Ans.8.(b)

Guyana President, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali will be the chief guest at the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention. It will be held from 8th to 10th January next year in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. The theme of the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is Diaspora: Reliable Partners for India’s Progress in Amrit Kaal. Member of Parliament of Australia, Zaneta Mascarenhas will be the guest of honour at the Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas which will be held on 8th January next year.

Ans.9.(a)

Professor Kishor Kumar Basa has been appointed as the chairman of the National Monument Authority (NMA).

ASI Director : Smt. V. Vidyavathi

Anthropological Survey of India: Gauri Basu

Ans.10.(d)

The Haryana Forest Department and US Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the “Trees Outside Forests in India (TOFI)” program in the state. The “Trees Outside Forests in India” program will enhance carbon sequestration, support local communities, and strengthen the climate resilience of agriculture

  • The program will allocate up to $25 million over five years in seven states including Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, and Uttar Pradesh.
  • There will be implementation support from the Center for International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry (ICRAF).

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