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General Awareness Quiz Series 2023: 17th January

General Awareness Quiz Series 2023: 17th January: 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. Where the Business 20 meeting will be held?

(a) Delhi

(b) Goa

(c) Gandhinagar

(d) Bangalore

Q2. What is the name of the snippets shared by PM Modi for students to prepare for exams?

(a) Exam Warrior

(b) Pariksha pr charcha

(c) Your Exam, Your Methods-Choose Your Own Style

(d) None of these

Q3. Akane Yamaguchi and Viktor Axelsen won the Malaysia Open Super 1000 women’s and men’s singles titles. Akane Yamaguchi and Viktor Axelsen belong which country?

(a) Japan, USA

(b) China, USA

(c) Japan, Denmark

(d) China, Denmark

Q4. Who has won the media rights of Women’s IPL?

(a) Viacom 18

(b)  Disney star

(c)  Byjus

(d) Bira91

Q5.Shruti amrut has been organized by

  1. Ministry of culture
  2. SPIC MACAY
  3. New Delhi Municipal Council

Choose the correct code

(a) 1,2

(b)  2,3

(c) 1,2,3

(d) 1,3

Q6. What is the theme of the 53rd World Economic Forum Meeting?

(a) Cooperation

(b) Cooperation post Covid world

(c) Cooperation in a Fragmented world

(d) Cooperation in AI world

Q7. When Womaniya” initiative was launched ?

(a) 2018

(b) 2019

(c) 2020

(d) 2021

Q8. Who has made the Guinness world record of  typing copies of 81 books backwards?

(a) Viktor Axelsen

(b) Akane Yamaguchi

(c) Michele Santelia

(d) Ray Cordeiro

Q9. Which state has restored the old pension scheme for its state employees?

(a) Uttarakhand

(b) Himachal Pradesh

(c) Goa

(d) Uttar Pradesh

Q10. Consider the following statements about Global Risks Report 2023:

  1. It’s the 18th edition
  2. Its based on 2022-2023 Global Risks Perception Survey (GRPS)
  3. It is released by UNDP.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

(a) 1,2

(b)  2,3

(c) 1,3

(d) 1,2,3

Solutions

Ans.1.(c)

The first 15 meetings of the Business 20 (B20) India Inception Meeting will be held in Gandhinagar from January 22nd to 24th, 2023

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur  launched the themes of Y20 summit, logo, and website in the Curtain raiser event of Y20 Summit India in New Delhi

Ans.2.(c)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared snippets titled “Your Exam, Your Methods-Choose Your Own Style” from the Exam Warriors Book and has urged students to share how they prepare for exams

Ans.3(c)

Akane Yamaguchi and Viktor Axelsen won the Malaysia Open Super 1000 women’s and men’s singles titles in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Akane Yamaguchi: Japan

Viktor Axelsen: Denmark

Ans.4.(a)

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that Viacom 18 have grabbed the media rights for the upcoming Women’s IPL for a whopping Rs 951 crore for five years

FIFA 2022: Byjus sponsor

Worldcup 2023: Bira91 sponsor

ICC media rights : Disney star

Ans.5.(c)

SPIC MACAY, in association with the Ministry of Culture and the New Delhi Municipal Council, presents “Shruti Amrut,” a new instalment of its wildly popular “Music in the Park” series. Eminent musicians from all over the nation performed to highlight the beauty of Indian classical music.

Ans.6.(c)

WEF 53rd edition theme, ‘Cooperation in a Fragmented World,’ is a nod to the tectonic shift in global markets and political relationships that has occurred since the pandemic.

Ans.7.(b)

The “Womaniya” initiative was launched in 2019 and has sought to encourage the participation of women entrepreneurs and self-help groups (SHG) from the informal sector on the GeM portal and facilitate the sale of their products directly to various Government buyers, sans intermediaries

Ans.8.(c)

Michele Santelia from Italy has achieved a world record by typing copies of 81 books backwards, a technique that he calls ‘mirror writing’, as per a report by the Guinness World Record.

Ray Cordeiro, who interviewed music acts including the Beatles during a six-decade career on Hong Kong radio that earned him the title of the world’s longest-working disc jockey, has passed away.

Ans.9.(b)

The Himachal Pradesh government restored the old pension scheme in its first cabinet meeting. The cabinet decided to provide OPS to all government employees.

Ans.10.(a)

The world faces a set of risks that feel both wholly new and eerily familiar. The Global Risks Report 2023 explores some of the most severe risks we may face over the next decade. As we stand on the edge of a low-growth and low-cooperation era, tougher trade-offs risk eroding climate action, human development and future resilience.The World Economic Forum taking place in Davos, Switzerland released the 18th edition of the Global Risk Report 2023 based on the 2022-2023 Global Risks Perception Survey (GRPS).

Top Five Risk:-

  1. Cost of living crisis
  2. Food supply crisis
  3. Energy supply crisis
  4. Rising inflation
  5. cyberattacks on critical infrastructure

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