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General Awareness Quiz Series 2023: 11th March

General Awareness Quiz Series 2023: 11th March: Hello Students, General Awareness is essential to all government exams. It’s better to prepare this section daily and revise the same using the factsheet provided. The 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. What’s the capital of Kenya?
(a) Nairobi
(b) Dodoma
(c) Serengeti
(d) Tarangire
(e) Unguja

Q2. When was Jawaharlal Nehru University Established?
(a) 1968
(b) 1969
(c) 1970
(d) 1971
(e) 1972

Q3. When was National Bamboo Mission launched?
(a) 2004-05
(b) 2005-06
(c) 2006-07
(d) 2007-08
(e) 2008-09

Q4. Where is the center of excellence for kamlam (Dragon Fruit) been approved?
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Odisha
(c) Telangana
(d) Karnataka
(e) Kerela

Q5. Who’s the Chairman of the National Startup Advisory Council?
(a) Minister of MSME
(b) Minister of Defence
(c) Minister of Science
(d) Minister of Finance
(e) Minister of Commerce & Industry

Q6. When was FCI founded?
(a) 1965
(b) 1966
(c) 1967
(d) 1968
(e) 1969

Q7. Where is Madhav National Park located?
(a) Assam
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Rajasthan
(e) Haryana

Q8. Article 280 deals with ___.
(a) Election Commission
(b) National Commission of Women
(c) Finance Commission
(d) Central Vigilance Commission
(e) National Commission on SC/ST

Q9. What’s the year-on-year growth in NPS subscribers?
(a) 23.66%
(b) 21.43%
(c) 20.00%
(d) 22.88%
(e) 10.00%

Q10. Where will the World Food India-2023 be organized?
(a) Haryana
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) Delhi


S1. Ans.(A)
Sol. Nairobi is the capital of Kenya.

S2. Ans.(B)
Sol. Jawaharlal Nehru University is a public major research university located in New Delhi, India. It was established in 1969 and named after Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister.

S3. Ans.(C)
Sol. The National Bamboo Mission (NBM) was launched as a subprogram of the Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH). The National Bamboo Mission is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme that began in 2006-07 and was later included in the MIDH for the fiscal years 2014-15 and 2015-16.

S4. Ans.(D)
Sol. Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has approved 49 CoEs till now, out of which the following 3 CoEs have been approved for:

  • CoE for Kamlam (Dragon Fruit) by Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bengaluru, Karnataka at Experimental Station, Hirehalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • CoE for Mango and Vegetables under Indo-Israel Action Plan at Panikoili, Jajpur District, Odisha.
  • CoE for Vegetables and Flowers under Indo-Israel Action Plan at Govt. Agricultural Farm, Codar, Khandepar, Ponda, South Goa, Goa.

S5. Ans.(E)
Sol. The Minister of Commerce & Industry is the Chairman of the National Startup Advisory Council. NSAC includes members from concerned line Ministries, Departments, and Organisations and non-official members, representing various stakeholders such as founders of successful startups, veterans who have grown and expanded companies in India, and persons representing the interests of investors, incubators, and accelerators.

S6. Ans.(A)
Sol. FCI was founded on 14 January 1965.

S7. Ans.(B)
Sol. Madhav National Park is in Madhya Pradesh.

S8. Ans.(C)
Sol. Article 280 of the Constitution of India provides for a Finance Commission as a quasi-judicial body by the President every fifth year.

S9. Ans.(D)
Sol. The number of subscribers under various schemes under the National Pension System (NPS) rose to 624.81 lacks as of March 4th, 2023 from 508.47 Lakh in March 2022 showing a year-on-year (Y-o-Y) increase of 22.88%.

S10. Ans.(E)
Sol. World Food India-2023 is to be organized during 3-5 November 2023 in New Delhi.

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How to use this General Awareness Quiz?

When you try to solve the questions in GA, all the options in questions have some current news. Try to recall it. This quiz is for revision purpose.

What is called general awareness?

Definition: General awareness means knowledge about the present happenings. General awareness only focuses on the routine happenings of the news around the world it has nothing to do with the historic events. Current affairs is the term which is used in place general awareness for many competitive exams.

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