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General Awareness Quiz Series 2023: 6th January

General Awareness Quiz Series 2023: 6th 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. World’ first Palm leaf manuscript Museum has been inaugurated in which country?

(a) USA

(b) Srilanka

(c) Bhutan

(d) India

Q2. Which state has won the UN-Habitat’s World Habitat Awards 2023 for Jaga Mission?

(a) Kerela

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Odisha

(d) Telegana

Q3. Which of the following state launched the Mukhyamantri Awasiya Bhu Adhikar Yojana?

(a) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Uttar Pradesh

(c) Kerala

(d) Jharkhand

Q4. Which of the following statement about Asia Pacific Postal Union (APPU) is incorrect?

(a) Asia Pacific Postal Union (APPU) chairmanship taken over by India

(b)  Asia Pacific Postal Union (APPU) Secretary General is Dr Vinaya Prakash Singh

(c) Asia Pacific Postal Union’s headquarters are in Bangkok, Thailand

(d) None of these

Q5. Where 18th National Jamboree of the Bharat Scouts and Guides was inaugurated by President of India?

(a) Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan

(b) Pali, Rajasthan

(c) Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

(d) Jaipur, Rajasthan

Q6. Who has won the Odakuzhal Award 2022?

(a) Ambikasuthan Mangad

(b) Shashi Tharoor

(c) Swasti Singh

(d) All of these

Q7. Which of the state with their scheme is correctly matched:

  1. Didi’r Surakha Kavach : West Bengal
  2. CM’s Sukhashraya Sahayata Kosh: Himachal Pradesh
  3. distribution of five kilograms of rice per month free of cost: Odisha

(a) 1,2

(b)  2,3

(c) 1,3

(d) 1,2,3

Q8. Which of the following airports and their name is incorrect?

(a) Goa ‘s Mopa Airport: Manohar Parrikar

(b)Jammu airport: Sheikhul Aalam International Airport

(c) Indore : Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport

(d) Guwahati : Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport

Q9. Imoinu day and Gaan Ngai Fesitival is celebrated in which state?

(a) Nagaland

(b)  Manipur

(c) Sikkim

(d) Assam

Q10. Who is authored the book Breaking Barriers: the Story of a Dalit Chief Secretary”?

(a) PV Iyer

(b)  Aritra Banerjee

(c) Kaki Madhava Rao

(d) Ranjit B Rai

Solutions

Ans.1.(d)

India

Kerala Chief Minister(CM) Pinarayi Vijayan has inaugurated the Palm leaf Manuscript Museum with modern audio-visual technology at the renovated Central Archives, Fort area in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. The Museum, promoted as “World’s First Palm-Leaf Manuscript Museum” was set up by the Archives Department in association with the Kerala Museum of History and Heritage at a cost of Rs 3 crore..

Ans.2.(c)

Odisha won the UN-Habitat’s World Habitat Awards 2023 for Jaga Mission, a 5T initiative of the state. The awards recognise and highlight innovative, outstanding and revolutionary housing ideas, projects and programmes from across the world. The Jaga mission is the land titling and slum upgrading program that aims at empowering the lives of slum dwellers

Ans.3(a)

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched the Madhya Pradesh Residential Land Rights scheme (Mukhyamantri Awasiya Bhu Adhikar Yojana) to distribute free leases of residential land to selected beneficiaries. The scheme aims to provide free plots to the poor living in rural areas for building their houses. The land will be offered completely free of cost and along with the plot, the benefits of all other schemes will also be delivered

Ans.4.(d)

India has taken over the leadership of the Asia Pacific Postal Union (APPU) in January 2023. Dr Vinaya Prakash Singh will take over the charge of Secretary General of the Union for a tenure of 4 years.The Asia Pacific Postal Union’s headquarters are in Bangkok, Thailand.

It was formed by International treaty through an Asian-Pacific Postal Convention signed in Yogyakarta on 27 March 1981.

The organisation has origins dating back to 1961

Ans.5.(b)

President of India Droupadi Murmu inaugurated the 18th National Jamboree of the Bharat Scouts and Guides at Pali, Rajasthan .The President of India noted that the Bharat Scouts and Guides is the largest voluntary, non-political, uniformed youth organization and educational movement in the country

Ans.6.(a)

Writer Ambikasuthan Mangad has been selected for Odakuzhal Award 2022 for his collection of short stories titled Pranavayu. The award consists of Rs 30,000, citation, and plaque

Ans.7.(d)

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched a new campaign “Didi’r Surakha Kavach” for her party, Trinamool Congress. The campaign “Didi’r Surakha Kavach” ahead of the panchayat polls due in April. The “Didi’r Surakha Kavach” will begin on 10th January 2023

Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik directed the distribution of five kilograms of rice per month free of cost to beneficiaries of the State Food Security Scheme (SFSS) for the next one year.

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu announced to set up of Rs 101 crore CM’s Sukhashraya Sahayata Kosh for the destitute in the state

Ans.8.(b)

Its in Srinagar

Recent in News:

The Union Cabinet has approved the naming of Greenfield International Airport at Goa’s Mopa as Manohar International Airport after former Defence Minister and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar

Sheikhul Aalam International Airport: Srinagar

Ans.9.(b)

Imoinu Day is celebrated in Manipur as a part of the Meitei Cultural ritual. The traditional festival of Imoinu Day is celebrated on the 12th day of the Meitei Lunar Month of Wakching. Every year on this day, people of the valley serve dishes in odd numbers as part of the Imoinu Eratpa ritual. They regard Imoinu Eratpa as a goddess of health, prosperity, abundance, and order of domesticity in Manipur

Gaan Ngai of the Zeliangrong Community celebrated in Manipur. The Gaan Ngai festival is one of the major festivals of Manipur which is celebrated every after harvesting

Ans.10.(c)

Former IAS officer Kaki Madhava Rao has authored a new book titled “Breaking Barriers: the Story of a Dalit Chief Secretary”

A book titled, ‘The Indian Navy@75 Reminiscing the Voyage’ by Commodore Ranjit B Rai (Retd) and defence journalist Aritra Banerjee

Fit At Any Age: Air Marshal PV Iyer (retd.) has launched his book ‘Fit At Any Age’

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