GA Revision for All Banking and other exams – 945

  1. With the Indian Railways operationalising its first 12,000 hp electric locomotive, India has joined the club of how many countries producing high horsepower locomotives?
    A) 4
    B) 3
    C) 7
    D) 5
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Railways has operationalised its first 12,000 hp electric locomotive manufactured locally by French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom.
    India has become the 6th country in the world to join the club of countries producing high horsepower locomotives indigenously with these powerful e-locos being manufactured within the nation.

  2. Gulf of Mannar Marine National park is situated in which state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Kerala
    D) Karnataka
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    Option B

  3. ISRO has signed an MoU with which institute to open a Regional Academic Centre for Space at the institute?
    A) IIT BHU
    B) IIT Kanpur
    C) IIT Chennai
    D) IIT Ropar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will establish a Regional Academic Centre for Space at IIT (BHU) to facilitate short and long term projects at the institute.
    ISRO and the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) and the move can help propel the culture of research and development among students.

  4. When is World Tsunami Awareness Day observed?
    A) 4 November
    B) 5 November
    C) 3 November
    D) 6 November
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Tsunami Awareness Day is observed on 5 November every year to promote national and local risk reduction plans.

  5. Which bank has signed an MoU with the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) to promote green buildings in the country?
    A) HDFC
    B) YES Bank
    C) Axis Bank
    D) ICICI
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    HDFC has signed an MoU with the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) to promote green buildings in the country.

  6. A solar energy-driven miniature train, billed as the country’s first of its kind, was unveiled in which state?
    A) Kerala
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Odisha
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A solar energy-driven miniature train, billed as the country’s first of its kind, was inaugurated at the Veli Tourist Village by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

  7. Which country will hold a Global Media and Film Summit in 2021?
    A) UAE
    B) France
    C) India
    D) USA
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Information and Broadcasting Minister, Prakash Javadekar announced that India will hold a Global Media and Film Summit in 2021. Javadekar said that the year 2022 will mark 75 years of independence and 75 years of Cannes Film Festival, and the occasion will be celebrated in a different scale with a special pavilion at the International Film Festival.

  8. Indian-origin politician Priyanca Radhakrishnan created history by becoming the first Indian woman to become a minister in which country?
    A) Yemen
    B) Denmark
    C) Turkey
    D) New Zealand
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian-origin politician Priyanca Radhakrishnan created history by becoming the first Indian-Kiwi woman to become a minister in New Zealand.

  9. NITI Aayog has launched a service called DiggiBoxx as part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative. DiggiBoxx, the made-in-India service works like which of the following?
    A) TikTok
    B) Google Drive
    C) SHAREit
    D) Whatsapp
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Niti Ayog has launched a cloud storage service called DiggiBoxx as part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative. Like Google Drive and Apple’s iCloud service, DiggiBoxx will enable both individuals and enterprises to store, manage, collaborate, organise and share all their data online. You can use a free account or subscribe to its monthly or yearly plans starting at Rs. 30 per month.

  10. Where is the constituency of Ministry of state for Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Bihar
    D) Haryana
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    Option A

  11. Duarte Pacheco elected for the post the President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) for 2020-23 hails from which country?
    A) Estonia
    B) Italy
    C) Portugal
    D) Jamaica
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Portugal MP, Duarte Pacheco has won the elections for the post the President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).
    He will be the 30th President of the IPU and will succeed Mexican MP Gabriela Cuevas Barron who completed the tenure in October 2020.

  12. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Covid-19: Sabhyata ka Sankat aur Samadhan’?
    A) Abhijit Banerjee
    B) Kailash Satyarthi
    C) Amartya Sen
    D) Ziauddin Yousafzai
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi’s new book titled ‘Covid-19: Sabhyata ka Sankat aur Samadhan’ has been launched by former Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh.

  13. Alassane Ouattara sworn in for the third as the president of which country?
    A) Tanzania
    B) Mali
    C) Ivory Coast
    D) Liberia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara won a third term, a victory that came after his opponents had urged followers to boycott the election.

  14. Which state government signed an MoU with SAP India to digitize and empower MSMEs in the state by equipping them with digital skilling and technologies?
    A) Telangana
    B) Goa
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Chhattisgarh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government of Telangana signed an MoU with SAP India to digitize and empower MSMEs in the state by equipping them with digital skilling and technologies.

  15. Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved the acquisition of Bharti AXA General Insurance Company Limited (Bharti AXA) by which company?
    A) Future Generali India Insurance Company
    B) ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited
    C) HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
    D) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of General Insurance Business of Bharti AXA General Insurance Company Limited (Bharti AXA) by ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited (ICICI Lombard) under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002.

  16. Which institute has signed an MoU with the Rajasthan government to create a data-driven system approach to road safety?
    A) IIT Roorkee
    B) IIT Delhi
    C) IIT Guwahati
    D) IIT Madras
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras and Rajasthan government have signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a data-driven system approach to road safety.

  17. The ‘RuPay Festive Carnival’ launched by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) unveiled discounts up to how much per cent on purchase of various branded items using RuPay card?
    A) 65%
    B) 75%
    C) 70%
    D) 60%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) unveiled discounts up to 65 per cent on purchase of various branded items using RuPay card.
    The ‘RuPay Festive Carnival’ will provide compelling benefits and attractive discounts to RuPay users, aimed at encouraging safe, contactless and cashless payments.

  18. Who has entered into the Guinness Book of World Records by identifying 39 aeroplane tails , the most aeroplane tails in a minute?
    A) Mohit Vishwanatha
    B) Siddhant Gumber
    C) Sujeet Rai
    D) Harpreet Singh Chadha
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A 12-year-old Indian boy in the UAE has entered into the Guinness Book of World Records by identifying the most aeroplane tails in a minute.
    Siddhant Gumber, an Abu Dhabi-based homeschooled boy who identified 39 aeroplane tails in 60 seconds, is also the youngest Indian to identify top 100 tallest buildings.

  19. What is the capital city of Meghalaya?
    A) Kohima
    B) Dispur
    C) Shillong
    D) Itanagar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chief minister – Conrad Sangma, Governor – Satya Pal Malik

  20. Which state won the WSIS award 2020 for its Sabuj Sathi project?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Odisha
    C) Kerala
    D) West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    West Bengal government project Sabuj Sathi has received a global prize at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) through a virtual ceremony. The Sabuj Sathi Project Started in 2015, bicycles are given to students of state-run, state-sponsored, aided schools and madrasas studying between classes 9 and 12 in a bid to reduce the issue of dropping out of school.

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