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General Awareness Quiz Series 2023: 8th-9th January

General Awareness Quiz Series 2023: 8th-9th 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. In the list of top performing global airports according Cirium, which Indian airports came in top ten?

(a) Delhi, Mumbai

(b) Mumbai, Bangalore

(c) Delhi, Bangalore

(d) Bangalore, Kochi

Q2. Which of the following is not themes of Y20 summit launched by the Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur?

(a) Future of Work

(b) Youth in democracy

(c) climate change and disaster risk reduction

(d) youth sports

Q3. Which of the obituaries is incorrectly matched with their professions?

(a) Gianluca Vialli: Foot Ball

(b) Sumitra Sen: Musician

(c) R Krishnakumar: Industrialist

(d) None of these

Q4. Apollo 7 was the first crew flight in space. Which of the following was not part of the crew?

(a) Donn F Eisele

(b) Walter M Schirra

(c) Neil Armstrong

(d) Walter Cunningham

Q5. India surpassed Japan in world ranking of automobile market. What is the rank  of India now ?

(a) 1

(b)  2

(c) 3

(d) 4

Q6.Who has written the book Revolutionaries?

(a) Sanjeev Sanyal

(b) Ramchandra Guha

(c) Bipin Chandra

(d) Shashi Tharoor

Q7. Which city has topped to be most workplace inclusive for women employment?

(a) Chennai

(b) Mumbai

(c) Lucknow

(d) Pune

Q8. How many monuments in India are centrally protected by ASI?

(a) 3693

(b)  4500

(c) 7500

(d) 1045

Q9. Which city police has been awarded the best police unit awards for 2021 in the Maharashtra?

(a) Mumbai

(b)  Aurangabad

(c) Nagpur

(d) Pune

Q10. Who is the parent company of Golden pi Technologies which has become the first online bond provider?

(a) Axis Bank

(b) OPEN

(c) Patym

(d) Zerodha

Solutions

Ans.1.(c)

The top 10 top-performing global airports according to Cirium were:

 Rank   Airport Name Airport :Location

  1. Haneda Airport:Tokyo, Japan
  2. Kempegowda International Airport:Bangalore, India
  3. Salt Lake City International Airport:Utah, US
  4. Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport:Michigan, US
  5. Philadelphia International Airport:Pennsylvania, US
  6. Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport:Minnesota, US
  7. Indira Gandhi International Airport:Delhi, India
  8. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport :Washington, US
  9. El Dorado International Airport:Bogota, Colombia
  10. Charlotte Douglas International Airport:North Carolina, US…

Ans.2.(d)

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. India is hosting the Y20 summit for the first time. Panel Discussion on “How India can harness its youth population to be a superpower” was also held.

4 Themes : future of work; climate change and disaster risk reduction; peacebuilding and reconciliation; and youth in democracy

The Y20 is the official youth engagement group for the G20 (Group of 20), the forum for the world’s largest and most advanced economies

Ans.3(d)

Gianluca Vialli, the former Italy and Chelsea striker, has died aged 58 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer

Noted Rabindra Sangeet exponent Sumitra Sen has passed away at the age of 89. She will be remembered for her rendition of songs like Jokhon Porbe Na Mor, Sokhi Vabona Kahare Bole and Mone Ki Dwidha

R Krishnakumar, a close confidante of Ratan Tata and a group veteran, passed away

Ans.4.(c)

Apollo7

The Apollo 7 crew was commanded by Walter M. Schirra, with command module pilot Donn F. Eisele and lunar module pilot R. Walter Cunningham

Why in news?

Walter Cunningham– the last surviving astronaut on that mission who helped pave the way for humans to walk on the moon – died in Houston. Walter was a fighter pilot, physicist and entrepreneur, above all, “he was an explorer

Ans.5.(c)

In a major development, India has surpassed Japan in terms of auto sales last year to become the third-largest auto market globally for the first time. First is china and followed by USA

Ans.6.(a)

Revolutionaries, New Book by Sanjeev Sanyal

Other important history books:

  1. India before Gandhi : Ramchandra Guha
  2. India before Independence : Bipin Chandra

Ans.7.(a)

According to a survey by Avtar, a company that specializes in workplace inclusion, Chennai is India’s top city for women’s employment. Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Mumbai are the next best cities for women’s employment

Ans.8.(a)

3693

Why in News?

Ministry of Culture has informed the parliament that fifty of India’s 3,693 centrally protected monuments have been missing. The submission of the missing report was done by the Ministry of Culture on 8th December 2022 to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism, and Culture as part of a report titled ‘Issues relating to Untraceable Monuments and Protection of Monuments in India.’

Many monuments and sites were lost to activities like urbanization, the construction of dams and reservoirs, and even encroachment. 14 Monuments have been lost due to rapid urbanization; 12 monuments are submerged by reservoirs while 24 are untraceable. There are total of 50 monuments missing

Ans.9.(c)

Jalna district police and Nagpur city police in Maharashtra have been awarded the Best Police Unit Awards for 2021 in the state under different classes for maintaining law and order

Ans.10.(d)

Zerodha-backed GoldenPi Technologies has become the first online bond platform provider to receive a debt brokerage license from market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi). The Bengaluru-based fintech firm expects this development to spur greater trust in online bonds and debentures investment space

Axis Bank has partnered with OPEN to provide a fully native digital current account journey for its customers including SMEs (small and medium enterprises), freelancers, homepreneurs, influencer

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