Static GK Test: June 16, 2022


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QUESTION: 1

Good Governance Day is observed annually on 25 December on the birth anniversary of________.

Solution:
  • The Good Governance Day or Sushasan Divas is observed annually on 25th December.
  • On this day India celebrates the birth anniversary of former-Prime Minister and Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  • Good Governance Day was established by Government of India in 2014 to honour former Prime Minister Vajpayee by fostering awareness among the Indian people of accountability in government.
  • The Good Governance Day has been declared to be a working day for the government in keeping with this principle of good governance.
QUESTION: 2

To which of the following states does the dance drama 'Khyal' belong?

Solution:
  • Khyal is a folk play which involves dance also.
  • Khayal dance is performed by men of the Bhawai tribe of Rajasthan.
  • Women do not participate in Bhawai dances.
  • Some Additional Information
  • Some folk songs of Rajasthan: ​Ghoomar, Kalbelia, Dandiya, Kachhi Ghodi, Chari or Pot Dance, Terah Taal and Gair.
  • Kalbelia, a folk dance of Rajasthan is popularly known as “Sapera Dance” or the “Snake Charmer Dance” is recognised By UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage.
QUESTION: 3

In which year did India host the Commonwealth Games?

Solution:
  • India hosted the Commonwealth Games in 2010.
  • The 2010 Commonwealth Games was held in Delhi, from 3 to 14 October 2010.
  • This was the first time India has hosted the Games.
  • Delhi was selected as the host city of the 2010 Commonwealth Games on 14 November 2003.
  • The First Commonwealth Games were held in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada from 16 to 23 August 1930.
  • The 2022 Commonwealth Games will be held in Birmingham, England.
QUESTION: 4

Who among the following was the first Indian Governor of the Reserve Bank of India?

Solution:
  • CD Deshmukh was the first Indian Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
  • He also founded India International Center in 1959 and served as Lifetime President of it.
  • Liaquat Ali Khan became the first prime minister of Pakistan and He is one of the leading founding fathers of Pakistan.
  • Morarji Desai was the 4th Prime Minister of India and 2nd Deputy Prime Minister of India.
  • KC Neogy is a member of the first Cabinet of independent India and the chairman of the first Finance Commission of India.
  • The Reserve Bank of India is responsible for the issue and supply of the Indian rupee and the regulation of the Indian banking system.
QUESTION: 5

Who was appointed as the first Surveyor General of India in 1815?

Solution:
  • Colin Mackenzie was appointed as the first Surveyor General of India in 1815.
  • He was a collector of antiquities and an orientalist.
  • He was awarded a Companion of the Order of the Bath on 4 June 1815.
  • Thomas Hickey was an Irish painter.
  • The Surveyor General of India is the Head of Department of Survey of India.
  • This department is under the Ministry of Science and Technology of Government of India.
  • Naveen Tomar is the current Surveyor General of India.
QUESTION: 6

Who is the youngest winner of Nobel Prize?

Solution:
  • Malala Yousafzai is the youngest Nobel Prize winner.
  • She was 17 years old when she got the award.
  • In 2014, she was the co-recipient of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, along with Kailash Satyarthi of India.
  • An Oscar-shortlisted documentary was also made on her named “He named me Malala”.
  • Malala got educated in high school from 2013 to 2017 in England and currently, studying for a bachelor's degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.
  • She founded the Malala Fund, an NGO, and she also co-authored the 2013 bestseller 'I am Malala'.
QUESTION: 7

The Kumbh Mela is held in turn of every third year at one of the four places. Which one of the following is not one of those places?

Solution:
  • Kumbh Mela is held every third year at one of the four places by rotation Haridwar, Allahabad , Nashik and Ujjain.
  • The rivers at these four places are the Ganges at Haridwar, the confluence or Sangam of the Ganges and the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati at Allahabad, the Godawari at Nashik and the Shipra at Ujjain.
QUESTION: 8

Paithani is __________ style of Maharashtra.

Solution:
  • Paithani is a cloth weaving style of Maharashtra.
  • It is named after Paitan town in Aurangabad District. These are made up of Silk and are one of the most expensive cloth in India.
  • It can be recognised by its unique design of oblique square design and a pallu with a peacock design. Plain as well as spotted designs are available. Among other varieties, single coloured and kaleidoscope-coloured designs are also popular.
  • A Paithani Sari is a gold and silk sari. Silk was used in weft designs and in the borders, whereas cotton was used in the body of the fabric in these saries.
QUESTION: 9

World Fisheries Day is celebrated on________ every year.

Solution:
  • World Fisheries Day is celebrated on 21 November every year.
  • The day aims to highlight the importance of healthy ocean ecosystems.
  • Fisheries play a vital role in the Indian economy as it contributes about 1.07% to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
QUESTION: 10

The headquarters of World Archery Federation is located at _________.

Solution:
  • The headquarters of World Archery Federation is located at Lausanne.
  • The World Archery Federation is the governing body of the sport of archery. It was founded in 1931.
  • It is composed of 156 national federations and other archery associations, and is recognised by the International Olympic Committee.
  • Presently it’s president is Ugur Erdener and Mario Sxarzella is it’s Vice President.
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