GA Revision for All Banking And Other Exams – 955

  1. Irakli Garibashvili has been elected as the prime minister of which country?
    A) Romania
    B) Georgia
    C) Kazakhstan
    D) Belarus
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Parliament of Georgia confirmed Irakli Garibashvili as Prime Minister along with a vote of confidence in the cabinet Garibashvili put forward.

  2. Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) facility is provided by?
    A) BBPS
    B) RBI
    C) NPCI
    D) AEPS
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    Option C

  3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi released financial assistance of Rs 2,691 crore to 6.1 lakh beneficiaries in which state under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana?
    A) Kerala
    B) West Bengal
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi released financial assistance of Rs 2,691 crore to 6.1 lakh beneficiaries in Uttar Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana via video conference.

  4. Which has been awarded “Best Service Provider” in Human Resources and also the best institution for “Excellence in Learning & Development” at the 29th Global HRD Congress awards function?
    A) Indian Bank
    B) Bank of India
    C) Union Bank of India
    D) Dena Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Bank of India was awarded “Best Service Provider” in Human Resources and also the best institution for “Excellence in Learning & Development” at the 29th Global HRD Congress awards function held at Mumbai.
    Kalyan Kumar, Chief General Manager, HR was named as “Chief Human Resources Officer of the Year”.

  5. Delhi secured the highest National Achievement Survey (NAS) score in the NITI Aayog’s India Innovation Index 2020. What is the score it obtained?
    A) 44.73
    B) 43.98
    C) 42.34
    D) 45.62
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Central government think tank NITI Aayog has appreciated the “landmark transformation” of the government schools as they have secured the top score in the think tank’s India Innovation Index 2020.
    The index said that given the high income levels of Delhi and the transformation of the government schools system, Delhi has reported the highest National Achievement Survey (NAS) score of 44.73.

  6. International Youth Day is held on _____?
    A) December 17
    B) November 19
    C) August 12
    D) September 26
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    Option C

  7. Who own the Critic’s Best Actress award at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021?
    A) Kiara Advani
    B) Deepika Padukone
    C) Kareena Kapoor
    D) Sara Ali Khan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021 were announced, to honour the best in Indian cinema, television, music, and OTT.
    List of 2021 awards:
    Best Actor (Female) – Deepika Padukone, Chhapaak
    Best Actor (Male) – Akshay Kumar, Laxmii.
    Critic’s Best Actress – Kiara Advani, Guilty
    Critic’s Best Actor – Sushant Singh Rajput, Dil Bechara
    Best Film – Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior.

  8. Where was the 15th edition of Toshali National Crafts Mela inaugurated?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Bhopal
    C) Bhubaneswar
    D) Panaji
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the 15th edition of Toshali National Crafts Mela in Bhubaneswar.

  9. What is the market structure called that is characterized by a single seller, selling a unique product in the market?
    A) Oligopoly
    B) Libor
    C) Monopoly
    D) Normation
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Monopoly is when the production of a good or service with no close substitutes is carried out by a single firm with the market power to decide the price of its output.

  10. ITC Grand Chola Hotel situated where was awarded the ‘Swachh Hotel’ award as part of Swachh Survekshan 2021?
    A) Tiruvallur
    B) Guindy
    C) Velachery
    D) Porur
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The ITC Grand Chola Hotel, Guindy was awarded the ‘Swachh Hotel’ award as part of Swachh Survekshan 2021 by the Greater Chennai Corporation, for its sustained initiatives in solid waste management.

  11. Which team won the Ice Hockey Association of India (IHAI)’s 10th National Ice Hockey Championship trophy held at Gulmarg?
    A) Indo-Tibetan Border Police
    B) Indian Army
    C) Rimo Club Leh
    D) Ladakh Scouts Regiment
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) won the Ice Hockey Association of India (IHAI)’s 10th National Ice Hockey Championship trophy after a superb win over Ladakh UT team in the finals at Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir.

  12. When is Central Excise Day observed in India?
    A) February 20
    B) February 21
    C) February 23
    D) February 24
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Central Excise Day is celebrated every year on February 24 across the whole India to encourage the employees of excise department to carry out the central excise duty all over India in better way.

  13. What is the capital city of Ivory Coast?
    A) Yamoussoukro
    B) Abidjan
    C) Bamako
    D) Luanda
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Currency – West African CFA franc, President – Alassane Ouattara

  14. Jayant N Khobragade has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to which organization?
    A) Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
    B) Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
    C) Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
    D) Association of Southeast Asian Nations
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Jayant N Khobragade has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat in Jakarta, according to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

  15. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Runway to Skilled India’?
    A) Mukesh Kumar
    B) Darlie O Koshy
    C) Rakesh Biyani
    D) Rakesh Kullar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Noted educationist and leader of skilling India Dr Darlie O Koshy’s new book titled ‘Runway to Skilled India’ was unveiled at the India Craft Week being held at Bikaner House, New Delhi.

  16. Nikhil Srivastava from India has been named winner of the prestigious 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize along with two others. The prize was given to him in which field?
    A) Chemistry
    B) Economics
    C) Mathematics
    D) Physics
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian mathematician Nikhil Srivastava, has been named winner of the prestigious 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize along with two others for solving long-standing questions on the Kadison–Singer problem and on Ramanujan graphs.

  17. FCA are invested in multi-currency, multi-asset portfolios as per the norms, which are similar to the best international practices followed in this regard. C in FCA stands for?
    A) Credit
    B) Currency
    C) Call
    D) Central
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Foreign currency assets (FCA) are simply assets that are valued based on a currency other than the firm’s “home” currency.

  18. Rahul Khullar who passed away was the former chairman of which organization?
    A) Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority
    B) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority
    C) Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
    D) Securities and Exchange Board of India
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Rahul Khullar passed away in New Delhi owing to a prolonged illness.

  19. Where is the HQ of Edelweiss General Insurance Company Ltd. Situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Pune
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Kochi
    View Answer
    Option A

  20. Who has been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar for excellent work in Disaster Management?
    A) Keerat Kumar Sharma
    B) Rajendra Kumar Bhandari
    C) Ravi Nanda
    D) Vikram Gaba
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society and. Rajendra Kumar Bhandari have been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar for their excellent work in Disaster Management.

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