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General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 9th September

General Awareness Quiz Series 2022: 8th 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. Consider the following statements:

  1. Human Development Index (HDI) is released by World Bank.
  2. The HDI measures the average achievement of a country in three basic dimensions of human development.
  3. It is calculated using four indicators — life expectancy at birth, mean years of schooling, expected years of schooling, and the Gross National Income (GNI) per capita.

Which of the following statements is/ are correct?

(a)1,2

(b)2,3

(c)1,3

(d)1,2,3

Q2. India Ranked 132nd in the Human Development Index (HDI). How many countries are ranked in this index?

(a) 189

(b)190

(c)141

(d)191

Q3. Which bank has launched a Rainbow saving account?

(a) Ujjivan SFB

(b) AU Bank

(c) ESAF SFB

(d) None of these

Q4. An experiment to demonstrate its ability to consistently carry out the work of a tiny tree on the red and dusty surface of Mars is carried out by?

(a) ISRO

(b) NASA

(c)CNSA

(d)ESA

Q5. Which city’s Jail got 5star rating from the Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)?

(a) Fatehgarh

(b) Mandla

(c) Daspara

(d) Burhanpur

Q6. Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, has passed away after reigning for How many years?

(a) 50

(b) 65

(c)70

(d)75

Q7. What is the deadline year to eliminate TB from India?

(a) 2020

(b) 2022

(c) 2025

(d) 2030

Q8. Which two cities are connected by India’s Regional Rapid Transit system?

(a) Mumbai- Pune

(b) Delhi- Merrut

(c) Lucknow- Kanpur

(d) Delhi- Gurugram

Q9. Which of the following food products is banned for foreign export in September?

(a) Sugar

(b) Potato

(c) Mango

(d) Broken rice

Q10. By which year India has to reduce road accidents and deaths to 50%?

(a) 2023

(b)2024

(c)2025

(d)2026

 

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Solutions

Ans.1.(b)

A report on the 2021 Human Development Index (HDI) is part of the Human Development Report 2021-2022 released by the United Nations Development Programme

The HDI measures the average achievement of a country in three basic dimensions of human development — a long and healthy life, education and a decent standard of living. It is calculated using four indicators — life expectancy at birth, mean years of schooling, expected years of schooling, and the Gross National Income (GNI) per capita.

Ans.2.(d)

India ranked 132nd among 191 countries and territories on the 2021 Human Development Index (HDI). In the 2020 report, India had ranked 131st among 189 countries and territories. The decline in the country’s performance from its previous level was on account of a fall in life expectancy.

Ans.3(c)

ESAF Small Finance Bank Ltd, launched a ‘Rainbow Savings Account’ for the Transgender community offering a hosted feature including high savings rates and advanced debit card facilities exclusively.

Ans.4.(b)

NASA’s Experiment MOXIE: An gadget the size of a lunchbox (MOXIE by NASA) is demonstrating its ability to consistently carry out the work of a tiny tree on the red and dusty surface of Mars

Ans.5.(a)

The Fatehgarh Central jail in Uttar Pradesh’s Farrukhabad district has earned a five-star rating from the Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

Ans.6.(d)

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, has passed away after reigning for 70 years. She was 96. She breathed her last yesterday at her Scottish estate Balmoral.

The Queen came to the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous social change.

Ans.7.(c)

President Droupadi Murmu will virtually launch the Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan today to reinvigorate the mission of TB elimination from the country by 2025. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given the clarion call to end TB in the country five years ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals of 2030 at the Delhi End TB Summit in March 2018.

Ans.8.(b)

India’s first RRTS corridor: The nation’s first Regional Rapid Transit System (India’s first RRTS corridor), the Delhi-Meerut RRTS line, would incorporate an AFC system and QR codes’ tickets.

Ans.9.(d)

Centre has banned the export of broken rice with an aim to increase domestic availability. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade DGFT in a notification said, export policy of broken rice is revised from free to prohibited.

Ans.10.(b)

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari called upon all the state transport ministers and officials to work together to reduce road accidents and deaths by 50% by 2024.

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