GA Revision for All Banking And Other Exams – 951

  1. Which bank has launched its new tech product “FX 4 U” for forex remittance via Internet Banking?
    A) Dena Bank
    B) United Bank of India
    C) Canara Bank
    D) Bank of Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Canara Bank, a premier public sector Bank announced the launch of its new tech product “FX 4 U” for forex remittance via Internet Banking.

  2. Where is the Headquarter of DICGC located?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kolkata
    D) Lucknow
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Chairperson – Michael Patra

  3. Which country successfully test-launched its heavy lift Angara A5 space rocket for the second time?
    A) Russia
    B) China
    C) France
    D) Italy
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Russia successfully test-launched its heavy lift Angara A5 space rocket for the second time, from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in northwest Russia.

  4. Who has been conferred with the prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2020 in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Domain?
    A) Coal India
    B) NHPC Ltd
    C) NTPC Ltd
    D) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Country’s largest power producer, NTPC Ltd has been conferred “Excellence” in the prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2020 in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Domain at the 15th CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2020 held through the virtual platform.

  5. Where was the Indian Coast Guard ship ”Sujit”, the second in the series of 105 metres off-shore patrol vessels, commissioned?
    A) Kerala
    B) Goa
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Gujarat
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian Coast Guard ship ”Sujit”, the second in the series of 105 metres off-shore patrol vessels, was commissioned in Goa.

  6. Where is the HQ of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance located?
    A) Mysuru
    B) Kochi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Amravati
    View Answer
    Option C

  7. The prestigious Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize is jointly awarded to “Mobilizing the Marginalised: Ethnic Parties without Ethnic Movements” and “A Chequered Brilliance: The Many Lives of VK Krishna Menon” authored respectively by whom?
    A) Aravind Adiga and Ravinder Singh
    B) Vikram Seth and Sashi Tharoor
    C) Amish Tripathi and Durjoy Dutta
    D) Amit Ahuja and Jairam Ramesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The prestigious Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize is jointly awarded to Mobilizing the Marginalised: Ethnic Parties without Ethnic Movements by Amit Ahuja, and A Chequered Brilliance: The Many Lives of VK Krishna Menon by Jairam Ramesh.

  8. When is International Tea Day celebrated?
    A) December 15
    B) December 17
    C) December 14
    D) December 16
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Tea Day is celebrated on December 15 every year to explain the importance of tea in everyone’s day to day life.

  9. A payments bank will be recognized as Systematically Importatant when the net worth of the bank reaches ____?
    A) Rs 350 crore
    B) Rs 500 crore
    C) Rs 550 crore
    D) Rs 800 crore
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    When the payment bank reaches the net worth of Rs.500 crore, and therefore becomes systemically important, diversified ownership and listing will be mandatory within three years of reaching that net worth.

  10. To mark which birth anniversary of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a book called ‘Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Parliament: A Commemorative Volume’?
    A) 96th
    B) 93rd
    C) 91st
    D) 95th
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had released a book called ‘Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Parliament: A Commemorative Volume’, to mark the 96th birth anniversary of the former prime minister.

  11. Which state government has entered into collaboration with tech major IBM for skilling 30,000 students in emerging technologies in the state?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Karnataka
    C) Goa
    D) Telangana
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tech major IBM and the Telangana government have entered into a collaboration to provide curated online courses for the states students that will enhance their technical and professional skills.

  12. To protect which of the following, the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) along with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) India has launched an initiative — “firefly bird diverter”?
    A) Bengal florican
    B) Kashmir stag
    C) Great Indian Bustard
    D) Indian vulture
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) along with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) India has come up with a unique initiative — a “firefly bird diverter” for overhead power lines in areas where Great Indian Bustard (GIB) populations are found in the wild.

  13. Which state has become the first in the country to get new online fire safety approval system?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Gujarat
    C) Karnataka
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A new mechanism for approval and renewal of fire safety certifications for buildings has been put in place in Gujarat by bringing the entire process online through a portal called Fire Safety COP, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said. Gujarat will be the first State to do this.

  14. Cristiano Ronaldo is a professional footballer, he belongs to which country?
    A) Portugal
    B) Australia
    C) England
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option A

  15. The promoter’s minimum initial contribution to the paid-up equity capital of small finance bank should be at least _____ per cent.
    A) 60 %
    B) 40 %
    C) 20 %
    D) 10 %
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The promoter’s minimum initial contribution to the paid-up equity capital of such small finance bank shall at least be 40 per cent and gradually brought down to 26 per cent within 12 years from the date of commencement of business of the bank.

  16. When did Airports Authority of India (AAI) commenced Aviation Safety Awareness Week 2020?
    A) November 21 to November 25
    B) November 22 to November 26
    C) November 24 to November 28
    D) November 23 to November 27
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Country’s largest Airport operator and sole air navigation service provider Airports Authority of India (AAI) commenced Aviation Safety Awareness Week 2020 from November 23 to November 27.

  17. Where did Prime Minister Narendra Modi lay the foundation stone of the world’s largest renewable energy?
    A) Bihar
    B) Chhattisgarh
    C) Gujarat
    D) Rajasthan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the world’s largest renewable energy park in Gujarat’s Kutch.
    This 30,000 megawatt capacity hybrid renewable energy park will be built along the Indo-Pak border at Khavda using both wind and solar energy.

  18. Netflix’s India Original series “Delhi Crime”, which bagged the best drama series honour at the 48th International Emmy Awards, was directed by whom?
    A) Stuart A. McIntyre
    B) Richie Mehta
    C) Rupinder Nagra
    D) Anurag Arora
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Netflix’s India Original series “Delhi Crime”, helmed by Indian-Canadian director Richie Mehta, has bagged the best drama series honour at the 48th International Emmy Awards.

  19. Which country topped the 2020 human development index released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)?
    A) Ireland
    B) Switzerland
    C) Norway
    D) Iceland
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India dropped one spot to 131 among 189 countries in the 2020 human development index, according to a report released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).Norway topped the index, followed by Ireland, Switzerland, Hong Kong and Iceland.

  20. Kumram Bheem tiger reserve located in____?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Kerala
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option D

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