GA Revision for All Banking And Other Exams – 953

  1. Who has been appointed as the head of the vertical “emerging entrepreneurs business” created by Bandhan Bank?
    A) Kumar Anand
    B) Kumar Ashish
    C) Kumar Arun
    D) Kumar Deepak
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bandhan Bank has recreated a broader vertical called “emerging entrepreneurs business” which includes its microbanking division, micro home loan and micro enterprise loans. The bank announced the appointment of Kumar Ashish as the head of this new division.

  2. What is the theme of World Pneumonia Day 2020?
    A) Let’s increase access to medical oxygen
    B) Stop Pneumonia: Invest in Child Health
    C) Every Breath Counts
    D) Healthy lungs for all
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Pneumonia Day is observed on 12 November each year. This day was first established in 2009 to raise awareness about this condition.
    The theme for World Pneumonia Day 2020 is “Every Breath Counts” which is apt given the added focus on the disease this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. AUSINDEX bilateral military exercise held between India and___?
    A) Germany
    B) Russia
    C) USA
    D) Australia
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    Option D

  4. The book titled “Boskiyana”, is based on the life of whom?
    A) Gulzar
    B) Jagjit Singh
    C) Javed Akhtar
    D) Rahat Indori
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    “Boskiyana”, a new book in Hindi, brings out the personality of the veteran poet-lyricist through detailed conversations and opens up readers to his thoughts and vision of the world, its publisher Radhakrishna Prakashan said.
    The 228-page book, which navigates Gulzar’s life through his films, poetry, philosophies, lifestyle, likes and dislikes, has been edited by Yashwant Vyas.

  5. The small finance banks will be required to extend ____ per cent of its Adjusted Net Bank Credit (ANBC) to Priority Sector?
    A) 50%
    B) 75%
    C) 25%
    D) 10%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The small finance banks will be required to extend 75 per cent of its Adjusted Net Bank Credit (ANBC) to the sectors eligible for classification as priority sector lending (PSL) by the Reserve Bank.

  6. Who from India has been named by the United Nations to the 2020 cohort of young leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals?
    A) Deepak Verma
    B) Sunil Lahiri
    C) Manoj Kumar
    D) Udit Singhal
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Udit Singhal, an 18-year-old boy from India has been named by the United Nations to the 2020 cohort of young leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals, the highest profile recognition opportunity at the world body for youngsters who are leading efforts to combat the world’s most pressing issues.
    Singhal has been named to the 2020 Class of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He is the founder of Glass2Sand, a zero-waste ecosystem that addresses the growing menace of glass waste in Delhi.

  7. Which state launched mobile apps – Palle Pragati PS App and Monitoring App – to monitor and improve Palle Pragati works?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Odisha
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Telangana State government has launched two mobile applications for effectively monitoring the works undertaken by the gram panchayats and improving their efficiency.
    The launch of the two apps – Palle Pragati PS App (panchayat secretary app) and Monitoring App – are aimed at enhancing the performance of the officials at the grass root level and enable supervision of the works taken up by the inspection officers concerned on a daily basis.

  8. Which of the following has launched a new campaign called SIFI or `SIP in Fixed Income’ to make investors more aware about the benefits of investing in fixed income products via Systematic Investment Plans?
    A) Tata Mutual Fund
    B) SBI Mutual Fund
    C) IDFC Mutual Fund
    D) DSP Mutual Fund
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    IDFC Mutual Fund has launched a new campaign called SIFI or `SIP in Fixed Income’ to make investors more aware about the benefits of investing in fixed income products via Systematic Investment Plans.

  9. Indian Navy’s fifth Scorpene class submarine named what was launched virtually by Union minister of state for defence, Shripad Naik in November 2020?
    A) Kalvari
    B) Vagir
    C) Vela
    D) Karanj
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union minister of state for defence, Shripad Naik launched the fifth Scorpene class submarine ‘Vagir’ of Project 75 in Arabian sea waters at Mazagon Dock, in Mumbai through video conferencing. Vagir is part of the six Kalvari-class submarines being built in India.

  10. Who is the Prime Minister of France?
    A) Mariano Rajoy
    B) Edouard Philippe
    C) Michel Temer
    D) Jean Castex
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Capital – Paris, President – Emmanuel Macron

  11. Ashok Leyland and Hindustan Zinc have (separately) have joined hands with which institute for its endeavour to develop a Zinc air battery?
    A) IIT Madras
    B) IIT Delhi
    C) IIT Kanpur
    D) IIT Roorkee
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Truck major Ashok Leyland and Hindustan Zinc have (separately) joined hands with IIT-Madras in the technology institute’s endeavour to develop a Zinc air battery.

  12. Who has been named as the Chief of Staff to the Acting US Defence Secretary Chris Miller?
    A) Vikram Behl
    B) Sush Rana
    C) Kash Patel
    D) Vikas Nanda
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian-American Kash Patel has been named as the Chief of Staff to the Acting US Defence Secretary Chris Miller, the Pentagon has announced.

  13. A cheque which is payable to a person whosoever bears it is known as?
    A) Blank Cheque
    B) Bearer Cheque
    C) Order Cheque
    D) Stale Cheque
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A bearer cheque is one that does not has the word ‘Bearer’ on the cheque cancelled. Whoever carries this cheque to the bank will be paid the amount money mentioned in the cheque.

  14. Lieutenant Governor of which Union Territory announced an economic package of Rs 1350 crore for the UT in a bid to boost the business and the other ailing sectors?
    A) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    B) Pondicherry
    C) Jammu and Kashmir
    D) Chandigarh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha announced an economic package of Rs 1350 crore for Jammu and Kashmir in a bid to boost the business and the other ailing sectors that have suffered huge losses for several years in the newly formed Union Territory.

  15. Who won the ITTF Women’s World Cup title held in Weihai?
    A) Sun Yingsha
    B) Mima Ito
    C) Wang Manyu
    D) Chen Meng
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    Option D

  16. Which cricketer is going to set up a cricket academy in Jammu and Kashmir to train aspiring cricketers?
    A) Virendra Sehwag
    B) Yuvraj Singh
    C) Deepak Chahar
    D) Suresh Raina
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former India cricketer Suresh Raina would set up a cricket academy in Jammu and Kashmir to train aspiring cricketers, particularly youngsters from remote areas of the union territory.

  17. Who is the chairman of the committee set up by markets regulator Sebi to review the framework of share-based employee benefit and issue of sweat equity?
    A) Sandip Bhagat
    B) Deepak Tiwari
    C) Rana Kumar
    D) Surendra Sharma
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Markets regulator Sebi has set up an expert group to review the framework of share-based employee benefit and issue of sweat equity.
    The seven-member expert group would be chaired by Sandip Bhagat Partner at S&R Associates.

  18. Who is the head of the committee whose tenure has been extended by the ministry of corporate affairs by one year to September 2021?
    A) Rajesh Verma
    B) Vikas Khanna
    C) Brijesh Kumar
    D) Sunny Sharma
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The ministry of corporate affairs has extended the tenure of the Company Law Committee by one year to September 2021. The committee, constituted in September 2019, is now chaired by corporate affairs secretary Rajesh Verma.

  19. Where is the HQ of ICICI Lombard situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Delhi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited is a general insurance company in India. CEO – Bhargav Dasgupta, Founded – 2001

  20. Any shareholder’s voting rights in Payments bank are capped at 10 per cent. This limit can be raised to ___ %
    A) 15%
    B) 20%
    C) 26%
    D) 40%
    View Answer
    Option C

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