GA Revision for All Banking And Other Exams – 958

  1. Indian-origin politician Priyanca Radhakrishnan created history by becoming the first Indian woman to become a minister in which country?
    A) Yemen
    B) Denmark
    C) Turkey
    D) New Zealand
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian-origin politician Priyanca Radhakrishnan created history by becoming the first Indian-Kiwi woman to become a minister in New Zealand.

  2. ISRO has signed an MoU with which institute to open a Regional Academic Centre for Space at the institute?
    A) IIT BHU
    B) IIT Kanpur
    C) IIT Chennai
    D) IIT Ropar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will establish a Regional Academic Centre for Space at IIT (BHU) to facilitate short and long term projects at the institute.
    ISRO and the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) and the move can help propel the culture of research and development among students.

  3. Gulf of Mannar Marine National park is situated in which state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Kerala
    D) Karnataka
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    Option B

  4. A solar energy-driven miniature train, billed as the country’s first of its kind, was unveiled in which state?
    A) Kerala
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Odisha
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A solar energy-driven miniature train, billed as the country’s first of its kind, was inaugurated at the Veli Tourist Village by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

  5. NITI Aayog has launched a service called DiggiBoxx as part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative. DiggiBoxx, the made-in-India service works like which of the following?
    A) TikTok
    B) Google Drive
    C) SHAREit
    D) Whatsapp
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Niti Ayog has launched a cloud storage service called DiggiBoxx as part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative. Like Google Drive and Apple’s iCloud service, DiggiBoxx will enable both individuals and enterprises to store, manage, collaborate, organise and share all their data online. You can use a free account or subscribe to its monthly or yearly plans starting at Rs. 30 per month.

  6. Which bank has signed an MoU with the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) to promote green buildings in the country?
    A) HDFC
    B) YES Bank
    C) Axis Bank
    D) ICICI
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    HDFC has signed an MoU with the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) to promote green buildings in the country.

  7. When is World Tsunami Awareness Day observed?
    A) 4 November
    B) 5 November
    C) 3 November
    D) 6 November
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Tsunami Awareness Day is observed on 5 November every year to promote national and local risk reduction plans.

  8. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Covid-19: Sabhyata ka Sankat aur Samadhan’?
    A) Abhijit Banerjee
    B) Kailash Satyarthi
    C) Amartya Sen
    D) Ziauddin Yousafzai
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi’s new book titled ‘Covid-19: Sabhyata ka Sankat aur Samadhan’ has been launched by former Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh.

  9. Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved the acquisition of Bharti AXA General Insurance Company Limited (Bharti AXA) by which company?
    A) Future Generali India Insurance Company
    B) ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited
    C) HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
    D) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of General Insurance Business of Bharti AXA General Insurance Company Limited (Bharti AXA) by ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited (ICICI Lombard) under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002.

  10. The ‘RuPay Festive Carnival’ launched by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) unveiled discounts up to how much per cent on purchase of various branded items using RuPay card?
    A) 65%
    B) 75%
    C) 70%
    D) 60%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) unveiled discounts up to 65 per cent on purchase of various branded items using RuPay card.
    The ‘RuPay Festive Carnival’ will provide compelling benefits and attractive discounts to RuPay users, aimed at encouraging safe, contactless and cashless payments.

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