GA Revision for All Banking And Other Exams – 948

  1. In which upcoming Olympic games has the International Olympic Committee decided to add breakdancing as new sport in Olympic games?
    A) 2028
    B) 2026
    C) 2024
    D) 2022
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The International Olympic Committee has decided to take breakdancing out for a spin with its upcoming Paris 2024 games.

  2. The International Labour Organization (ILO) is a United Nations agency dealing with labour problems, particularly international labour standards, social protection, and work opportunities for all. It was founded in___?
    A) 1892
    B) 1919
    C) 1935
    D) 1945
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Hq- Geneva, Switzerland

  3. Which bank Federal Bank has tied-up with OrbitRemit Limited to facilitate money transfer from New Zealand to India?
    A) Federal Bank
    B) DCB Bank
    C) IndusInd Bank
    D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Federal Bank has entered into a tie-up with OrbitRemit Limited to facilitate money transfer from New Zealand to India.

  4. In December, which Indian cricket player announced his retirement from all forms of cricket?
    A) Pawan Negi
    B) Robin Uthappa
    C) Parthiv Patel
    D) Dinesh Karthik
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel announced his retirement from all forms of cricket after an 18-years-long cricket career.

  5. According to a report by Truecaller, which country topped in global spam call tally?
    A) Australia
    B) Brazil
    C) India
    D) Oman
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian mobile users saw a 34% decline in spam calls received in 2020, helping the country move lower to the ninth position in the tally of most spammed countries, according to a report by Truecaller. Brazil continues to stay on top position.
    Within India, Gujarat received the most spam calls in 2020.While India was at the fifth position in terms of number of spam calls received by users in 2019.

  6. NABARD was approved by the Parliament through ______ of 1981.
    A) Act 57
    B) Act 24
    C) Act 65
    D) Act 61
    View Answer
    Option D

  7. Which country will host the World Economic Forum in May 2021?
    A) Switzerland
    B) Malaysia
    C) Denmark
    D) Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Economic Forum is set to be held in Singapore in May next year as the Covid-19 pandemic has made it too difficult to hold the annual gathering in Switzerland.

  8. What is the currency of Israel?
    A) Pound
    B) Euro
    C) New Shekel
    D) Dollar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Capital – Jerusalem, Prime minister – Benjamin Netanyahu, President – Reuven Rivlin

  9. Where is the HQ of World Food Programme situated?
    A) Brussels, Belgium
    B) New York, USA
    C) Rome, Italy
    D) Geneva, Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option D

  10. Central government is going to start how many Khelo India small centres to encourage sports culture in country?
    A) 1000
    B) 2000
    C) 1500
    D) 500
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Govt to start 1000 Khelo India small centres to encourage sports culture in country.

  11. Which bank launched an SMS Pay functionality on POS terminals, which enables merchants to accept contactless payments from customers?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) IndusInd Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Private lender YES Bank launched an SMS Pay functionality on POS terminals, which enables merchants to accept contactless payments from customers.

  12. Which bank has been chosen to be the designated bank for all financial transactions under National Health Mission (NHM) in West Bengal?
    A) DCB Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) ICICI bank
    D) Axis Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    ICICI Bank has won the mandate to be the designated bank for all financial transactions under National Health Mission (NHM) in West Bengal, outbidding State Bank of India and other public sector lenders despite their bigger presence in the state.

  13. Which country successfully test-fired a Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile in the Arctic?
    A) Russia
    B) China
    C) France
    D) USA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Russia successfully test-fired a Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile in the Arctic, the country’s Defence Ministry has announced.

  14. Who acts as the Chairman of Board of Directors of DICGC?
    A) Governor of RBI
    B) Deputy Governor of RBI
    C) Appointed by Central Government
    D) Chairman of NABARD
    View Answer
    Option B

  15. PakalDul Dam is in which of the following states?
    A) Jammu and Kashmir
    B) Odisha
    C) Karnataka
    D) West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The PakalDul Dam is a proposed concrete-face rock-fill dam on the Marusadar River, a tributary of the Chenab River, in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.

  16. According to Nomura, which country is going to be the fastest growing Asian economy in 2021?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) Singapore
    D) Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India could well be the fastest-growing Asian economy in calendar year 2021 (CY21) if Nomura’s forecasts are to be believed.
    The foreign research and brokerage house expects the Indian economy – as measured by gross domestic product (GDP) – to grow at 9.9 per cent in 2021, eclipsing China (2021 GDP growth pegged at 9 per cent) and Singapore (at 7.5 per cent) during this period.

  17. Indian FinTech unicorn Razorpay announced the launch of RazorpayX Corporate Cards, in collaboration with which of the following?
    A) Maestro Card
    B) American Express
    C) Visa
    D) MasterCard
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian FinTech unicorn Razorpay announced the launch of RazorpayX Corporate Cards, in collaboration with Visa.

  18. Paul Sein Twa from which country has won the Goldman Environmental Prize 2020 for Asia, in recognition of his efforts in promoting the self-determination of the Karen people in managing their natural resources?
    A) Poland
    B) Myanmar
    C) Thailand
    D) Iceland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The co-founder of KESAN and Salween Peace Park in Myanmar, Paul Sein Twa has won the Goldman Environmental Prize 2020 for Asia, in recognition of his efforts in promoting the self-determination of the Karen people in managing their natural resources.

  19. Identify the false statement.
    A) Payments bank cannot accept NRI deposits
    B) Payments banks cannot issue credit cards
    C) RBI envisage payments banks to be “virtual” banks or branchless banks.
    D) A payments bank may choose to become a BC of another bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    RBI does not envisage payments banks to be “virtual” banks or branchless banks.

  20. Roch Marc Christian Kaborehas been reelected as the president of which country?
    A) Burkina Faso
    B) Burundi
    C) Albania
    D) Sierra Leone
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    President Roch Marc Christian Kabore will serve another five years as Burkina Faso’s president, according to provisional results announced by the National Independent Electoral Commission.

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