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General Awareness Quiz Series 2023: 18th January

General Awareness Quiz Series 2023: 18th 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. Who has won the Spanish Super Cup?

(a) Barcelona

(b) Real Madrid

(c) Athletic Club

(d) Valencia

Q2. Which Indian actor has came in the list of richest actors od the world by the world statistics?

(a) Salman Khan

(b)  Akshay Kumar

(c) Shah Rukh Khan

(d) Amitabh Bachchan

Q3. China’s population fell last year first in six decades. Similar in India’s demographic history, which year is called the year of great divide?

(a) 1920

(b)  1921

(c) 1922

(d) 1923

Q4. Consider the following statements about the last Nizam of Hyderabad:

  1. The name of last nizam is Mukarram Jah Bahadur
  2. His mother was daughter of Abdul Majid , Final Caliph of Islam
  3. His fathers name is Azam Shah

Which statement is incorrect?

(a) 1

(b)  2

(c) 3

(d) None

Q5. With which bank Warehousing Development Regulatory Authority (WDRA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote awareness about Produce Marketing Loan?

(a) HDFC Bank

(b) SBI

(c) ICICI Bank

(d) IDBI bank

Q6. Recently NeelaKurinji has been listed Schedule III of the Wildlife (protection) Act 1972, Neelakurinji takes how many years to bloom?

(a) 2

(b) 5

(c) 7

(d) 12

Q7. Abdul Rehman Makki has been listed as the global terrorist, He belongs to which country?

(a) Syria

(b) Yemen

(c) Afghanistan

(d) Pakistan

Q8. When National Startup day is commemorated?

(a) 12 January

(b)  14 January

(c) 16 January

(d)  18 January

Q9. Which edition of the bilateral naval exercise Varuna between India and France has commenced in 2023?

(a) 20

(b) 21

(c) 22

(d) 23

Q10. Who has been appointed as the deputy NSA of India?

(a) Pankaj Kumar Singh

(b) Gina Lollobrigida

(c) K Venu

(d) None

Solutions

Ans.1.(a)

Barcelona have won the Spanish Super Cup for the first time since the competition was revamped and moved to Saudi Arabia with a 3-1 victory over Real Madrid

Ans.2.(c)

Beating fellow immensely famous and cult actors like Tom Cruise, Jackie Chan, and George Clooney, Shah Rukh Khan took the fourth position in the list of eight richest actors of the world released by World of Statistics.

Richest actors in the world:

Jerry Seinfeld (US): $1 Billion

Tyler Perry (US): $1 Billion

Dwayne Johnson (US): $800 million

Shah Rukh Khan (Indian): $770 million

Tom Cruise (US): $620 million

 Ans.3(b)

1921:  Is the year of Year of great divide for India

China’s population fell last year for the first time in six decades, a historic turn that is expected to mark the start of a long period of decline in its citizen numbers with profound implications for its economy

Ans.4.(d)

The last Nizam of Hyderabad, Mukarram Jah Bahadur, who passed away night in Turkey, will be buried in the family vault in the Mecca Masjid courtyard.

Two of the most renowned dynasties in the Muslim world were connected to Mukarram Jah, also known by his title Nawab Mir Barket Ali Khan Walashan Mukarram Jah Bahadur.

Durrushehvar, his mother, was the lone child of Abdul Majid, the final Caliph of Islam who was exiled by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk when the Caliphate was abolished.

His father was Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan’s oldest son, Azam Jah, whose kingdom united with India on September 18, 1948

Ans.5.(b)

Warehousing Development Regulatory Authority (WDRA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the State Bank of India to help farmers in getting low-interest-rate loans. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed to promote awareness about the new loan product called ‘Produce Marketing Loan’ to exclusively fund against e-NWRs (electronic Negotiable Warehouse Receipt)

Ans.6.(d)

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF) has listed Neelakurinji under Schedule III of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, including it on the list of protected plants. Neelakurinji has been included in the list after the Center increased the earlier protected list of six plant species to 19

Neelakurinji is a shrub found in the Western Ghats in the Shola forests in the Southern part of India. It is peculiar that it blooms only once in twelve years.

Ans.7.(d)

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has listed Pakistan-based terrorist Abdul Rehman Makki as a global terrorist. Makki is the brother-in-law of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief and 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed

Ans.8.(c)

16th January, the founding day of Startup India is commemorated as the National Startup Day. The event is being celebrated since 2022

Ans.9.(b)

21st edition of  “Varuna” the bilateral naval exercise between India and France commenced on the western seaboard.

Ans.10.(a)

Pankaj Kumar Singh  : Deputy NSA

K Venu: Federal Bank Literary Award

Italian film legend , Gina Lollobrigida the diva who came to represent Italy’s vibrant rebirth after World War Two during the 1950s has passed away at the age of 95

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