GA Revision for All Banking And Other Exams – 949

  1. Who has been elected as the Vice President of Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU)?
    A) Nikhil Chakraborty
    B) Shashi Shekhar Vempati
    C) A. Surya Prakash
    D) M. V. Kamath
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati has been elected as the Vice President of Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), one of the largest broadcasting associations in the world.

  2. Who was the first woman president of UN General Assembly from India?
    A) Meira Kumar
    B) Bachendri Pal
    C) Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
    D) Indira Gandhi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (18 August 1900 – 1 December 1990) was an Indian diplomat and politician, and was the sister of Jawaharlal Nehru.

  3. Which of the following is not a role of NABARD?
    A) Providing refinance to lending institutions in rural areas
    B) Bringing about or promoting institutional development
    C) Evaluating, monitoring and inspecting the client banks
    D) All are its role
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Headquarters – Mumbai, Founded – 12 July 1982, Chairperson – Harsh Kumar Bhanwala

  4. Which life insurance company has introduced its customer service chatbot ‘LiGo’ on ‘Google Assistant’?
    A) HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
    B) Life Insurance Corporation
    C) SBI Life
    D) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    ICICI Prudential Life Insurance has introduced its customer service chatbot ‘LiGo’ on ‘Google Assistant’.

  5. Nana Akufo-Addo has been re-elected as the president of which country?
    A) Kenya
    B) Nigeria
    C) Ghana
    D) Senegal
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has been re-elected after a tightly contested election.

  6. How much amount will be invested by the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the construction of Kanpur’s first city metro line?
    A) €400 million
    B) €400 million
    C) €450 million
    D) €650 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The European Investment Bank (EIB) will invest €650 million into the construction of Kanpur’s first city metro line, enabling some 3 million people in the city of Kanpur, India, to benefit from green, safe, fast and affordable public transport.
    This is the second metro rail project supported by the EIB in Uttar Pradesh, following the €450 million investment in the development of a metro rail system in the city of Lucknow.

  7. Who has been crowned the highest-paid celebrity of 2020 by Forbes?
    A) Kylie Jenner
    B) Ariana Grande
    C) Kim Kardashian
    D) Selena Gomez
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    American media personality and reality TV star Kylie Jenner has been crowned the highest-paid celebrity of 2020 by Forbes. The top-earning stars in the world earned a combined of $6.1 billion in 2020 with Kylie Jenner and Kanye West at the top of the list.

  8. The payments bank will be required to use the words ________ in its name in order to differentiate it from other banks.
    A) “Payments”
    B) “Payments Bank”
    C) “Payments Branch”
    D) “P Banks”
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    Option B

  9. Where in India is the world’s largest ‘solar tree’ installed, which is developed by CSIR’s Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute?
    A) Durgapur
    B) Bhilai
    C) Silchar
    D) Agartala
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a bid to promote the usage of Solar energy, CSIR’s Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute have developed world’s largest ‘solar tree’ which is installed at its residential complex in Durgapur in West Bengal.

  10. Where is the hq of International Standard Organization situated?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Vienna
    C) Geneva
    D) Dubai
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    Option C
    Explanation:

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