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General Awareness Quiz Series 2023: 26th-27th January

General Awareness Quiz Series 2023: 26th-27th 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. When was NCC founded and by whom?
(a) 16 April 1948 and H.N. Kunzru
(b) 16 May 1949 and Gurbirpal Singh
(c) 16 June 1975 and Sam Manekshaw
(d) 16 July 1952 and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(e) 16 August 1950 and K.M. Cariappa

Q2. What was the theme of Cultural Extravaganza Vande Bharatam programme of Ministry of Culture?
(a) Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav
(b) Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas
(c) Nari Shakti
(d) Aatmanirbhar Bharat
(e) Apna Desh

Q3. Which Of the following document presented in the parliament is mandated by article 112?
(a) Demands for Grants (DG)
(b) Finance Bill
(c) Expenditure Budget
(d) Receipt Budget
(e) Annual Financial Statement (AFS)

Q4. Which is the nodal ministry concerning the Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS)?
(a) Ministry of Education
(b) Ministry of Home Affairs
(c) Ministry of Cooperation
(d) Ministry of Tribal Affairs
(e) Ministry of Science & Technology

Q5. Which Article deals with Grants from the Union to certain States?
(a) 274
(b) 275
(c) 276
(d) 277
(e) 279

Q6.Which of the the following is a intranasal vaccine for corona?
(a) Spikevax
(b) Janssen
(c) Comirnaty
(d) Covishield

Q7. Which Gulf falls south of Nigeria?
(a) Gulf of Aden
(b) Persian Gulf
(c) Gulf of Carpentaria
(d) Gulf of Bothnia
(e) Gulf of Guinea

Q8. How many countries are there in Africa continent?
(a) 51
(b) 52
(c) 53
(d) 54
(e) 55

Q9. When was National War Memorial Opened?
(a) 25 Jan 2014
(b) 25 Feb 2019
(c) 26 Jan 2019
(d) 15 August 2019
(e) 15 August 2018

Q10. National Voters’ Day is celebrated on _________?
(a) 25 January
(b) 26 January
(c) 27 January
(d) 28 January
(e) 29 January


S1. Ans(A)
Sol. The National Cadet Corps (NCC) is the youth wing of the Indian Armed Forces with its headquarters in New Delhi, India. It was founded on 16 April 1948 by H.N. Kunzru.

S2. Ans(C)
Sol. The theme of Cultural Extravaganza Vande Bharatam programme of Ministry of Culture was Nari Shakti.

S3. Ans(E)
Sol. Annual Financial Statement (AFS) is mandated by article 112. Demands for Grants (DG) is mandated by article 113. Finance Bill is mandated by article 110 (a). Expenditure Budget & Receipt Budget are in the nature of explanatory statements supporting the mandated documents with narrative in a user-friendly format suited for quick or contextual references.

S4. Ans(D)
Sol. Ministry of Tribal Affairs is the nodal ministry concerning the Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS).

S5. Ans(B)
Sol. Article 275 deals with Grants from the Union to certain States.
Article 274 – Prior recommendation of President required to Bills affecting taxation in which States are interested.
Article 276 – Taxes on professions, trades. callings and employments.
Article 277– Saving.-Any taxes. duties. cesses or fees which. immediately before the
commencement of this Constitution. were being lawfully levied by the Government of any State or by any municipaJity or other local authority or body for the purposes of the State. municipality. district or other local area may, notwithst3nding that those taxes,duties, cesses or fees are mentioned in the Union List. continue to be levied and to be applied to-the same purposes until provision to the contrary in made by Parliament by law.
Article 279– Calculation of “net proceed”
S6. Ans(E)
Sol. iNNCOVACC is the world’s first intranasal COVID19 vaccine to receive approval for the primary 2-dose schedule, and as a heterologous booster dose. It is developed by Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) in collaboration with Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance (BIRAC), a PSU under the Dept of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology.

S7. Ans(E)
Sol. Gulf of Guinea
The Gulf of Guinea is the north-easternmost part of the tropical Atlantic Ocean. The intersection of the Equator and Prime Meridian (zero degrees latitude and longitude) is in this gulf. Among the many rivers that drain into the Gulf of Guinea are the Niger and the Volta.
A gulf is said to be a large body of water that is surrounded by land and having only a narrow entrance along a strait. A bay is also a large body of water that is surrounded by land but not as enclosed as a gulf.

S8. Ans(D)
Sol. There are 54 countries in the African Continent.

S9. Ans(B)
Sol. National War Memorial was Opened on 25 Feb 2019.

S10. Ans(A)
Sol. National Voters’ Day is celebrated on 25 January.

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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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