GA Revision for All Banking and other exams – 947

  1. Which first ever brand of the Indian Cotton was unveiled by Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani on Second World Cotton Day?
    A) Dewas Cotton
    B) Sukanya Cotton
    C) Pimacott Cotton
    D) Kasturi Cotton
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani launched the first ever Brand and Logo for Indian Cotton on Second World Cotton Day through video conferencing.
    Now India’s premium cotton would be known as ‘Kasturi Cotton’ in the world cotton trade. The Kasturi Cotton brand will represent Whiteness, Brightness, Softness, Purity, Luster, Uniqueness and Indianness.

  2. Who won the 2020 Rolex Paris Masters title?
    A) Alexander Zverev
    B) Dominic Thiem
    C) Daniil Medvedev
    D) Novak Djokovic
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    World No.5 Daniil Medvedev of Russia has won the 2020 Rolex Paris Masters title by defeating World No.7 Alexander Zverev of Germany, 5-7, 6-4, 6-1. This is the maiden Paris Masters title of Medvedev.

  3. Sir David Attenborough who has been awarded the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2019 is related with which profession?
    A) Broadcaster
    B) Mathematician
    C) Activist
    D) Architecture
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust will present the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2019 to renowned broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.

  4. Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd (MOFSL)?
    A) Rohit Tendulkar
    B) Vivek Munda
    C) Arvind Hali
    D) Amar Bahl
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd (MOFSL) has appointed Arvind Hali as the new Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of its housing finance company Motilal Oswal Home Finance Limited (MOHFL).

  5. Who has authored the book titled “Archaeology and the Public Purpose: Writings on and by M N Deshpande”?
    A) Muttathu Varkey
    B) Nayanjot Lahiri
    C) Paul Zacharia
    D) N. S. Madhavan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The book, “Archaeology and the Public Purpose: Writings on and by M N Deshpande”, is written by history professor Nayanjot Lahiri has been released.

  6. _____ will be the single authorized entity operating the BBPS.
    A) BBPOU
    B) BBPCU
    C) BBPAU
    D) BBPNU
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bharat Bill Payment Central Unit (BBPCU) will be the single authorized entity operating the BBPS.

  7. India successfully flight-tested the indigenously-developed hypersonic technology demonstration vehicle (HSTDV). It is developed by whom?
    A) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
    B) Indian Space Research Organisation
    C) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
    D) Defence Research and Development Organisation
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India successfully flight-tested the indigenously-developed hypersonic technology demonstration vehicle (HSTDV), joining a select group of countries having the capability to develop the next-generation hypersonic cruise missiles. The missile was tested from APJ Abdul Kalam launch complex at Wheeler Island, off the coast of Odisha
    The HSTDV, based on hypersonic propulsion technologies, is developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

  8. How much loan amount has been extended by the German state-owned development bank KfW to the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for infrastructure projects in Mumbai?
    A) €545 million
    B) €538 million
    C) €565 million
    D) €528 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The German state-owned development bank KfW has extended two loans totalling over €545 million (Rs 4,767 crore) to the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for infrastructure projects in Mumbai.

  9. Umar Gul, cricketer from which country announced his retirement from all forms of cricket?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Iran
    C) Pakistan
    D) Afghanistan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Pakistan speedster Umar Gul announced that he will retire from all forms of cricket after the end of the ongoing National T20 Cup.
  10. World Youth Skill Day is observed on____?
    A) 27 June
    B) 14 April
    C) 15 July
    D) 22 March
    View Answer
    Option C

  11. Moustache, authored by whom has won the 2020 JCB Prize for Literature?
    A) Jayasree Kalathil
    B) S. Hareesh
    C) Santhosh Echikkanam
    D) M. Mukundan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Moustache, authored by Malayalam writer S. Hareesh and translated to English by Jayasree Kalathil, has won the 2020 JCB Prize for Literature.

  12. Tezpur Litchi of which state has been granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag?
    A) Odisha
    B) Sikkim
    C) Assam
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Tezpur Litchi of Assam has been granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.Now Tezpur Litchi has been protected from the production of the fruit in other places.

  13. Who has been appointed as the fourth deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet?
    A) M Rajeshwar Rao
    B) M K Jain
    C) N S Vishwanathan
    D) Micheal Patra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet appointed M Rajeshwar Rao as the deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
    Currently, BP Kanungo, MK Jain and Micheal Patra are the deputy governors.Rao will take charge as the fourth deputy governor. The post became vacant after N S Vishwanathan demitted office in March citing health reasons just before his tenure was to end.

  14. When was First International Day of Clean Air for blue skies observed in 2020?
    A) 3rd September
    B) 7th September
    C) 6th September
    D) 9th September
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The very first International Day of Clean Air for blue skies observed on September 7th, 2020, following the recognition by the United Nations General Assembly of the importance of clean air for the health and day-to-day lives of people.
  15. Administrator of which Union Territory (UT) launched the Mobile Based Application (App) ‘Wildlife Rescue’ for online monitoring of rescue, reporting and release of the wildlife in the UT?
    A) Chandigarh
    B) Delhi
    C) Puducherry
    D) Ladakh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Governor of Punjab & the Administrator of UT Chandigarh V.P. Singh Badnore launched the Mobile Based Application (App) for online monitoring of rescue, reporting and release of the wildlife in Chandigarh.

  16. The stock market index of National Stock Exchange is?
    A) Nifty
    B) Sensex
    C) FTSE
    D) Bearish
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    NSE- Nifty

  17. Where is the HQ of Union Public Service Commission located?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Lucknow
    D) Chandigarh
    View Answer
    Option A

  18. Where is Kishtwar National Park situated?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Jammu and Kashmir
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Kishtwar National Park is a national park located in the Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, India.

  19. What does R stands form in QR Code?
    A) Response
    B) Revenue
    C) Random
    D) Rate
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    QR- Quick Response

  20. Godavari River originates from which state?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Jharkhand
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Godavari is the second longest river in India after the river Ganges having its source at Tryambakeshwar, Maharashtra.

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