GA Revision for All Banking and other exams – 943

  1. When is National Pollution Control Day observed?
    A) December 1
    B) December 6
    C) December 2
    D) December 4
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    Option C

  2. Which two organisations were merged to form DICGC?
    A) DIG & DGCI
    B) DCI & CGCD
    C) DIC & DGDI
    D) DIC & CGCI
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    With a view to integrating the functions of deposit insurance and credit guarantee , Deposit Insurance Corporation (DIC) and Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd. (CGCI) . were merged and the present Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) came into existence on July 15, 1978. Consequently, the title of Deposit Insurance Act, 1961 was changed to ‘The Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1961 ‘.

  3. Wavel Ramkalawan has been appointed as new President of which country?
    A) Seychelles
    B) Bhutan
    C) Thailand
    D) Paraguay
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A victory for the Seychelles opposition for the first time since 1977 has brought the Indian origin Wavel Ramkalawan to the office of president.

  4. Who has been appointed as the next Engineer-in-Chief of the Indian Army?
    A) SK Shrivastava
    B) Harpal Singh
    C) June Nagpal
    D) Siddhartha Chatterjee
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Lt Gen Harpal Singh has been appointed as the next Engineer-in-Chief of the Indian Army. He will take over from the incumbent, Lt Gen SK Shrivastava, on December 1.

  5. Which actor has been appointed as celebrity advocate by UNICEF for children’s rights campaign, For Every Child?
    A) Ranbeer Kapoor
    B) Saif Ali Khan
    C) Hitesh Deshmukh
    D) Ayushmann Khurrana
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    UNICEF India announced Ayushmann Khurrana as its celebrity advocate for children’s rights campaign, For Every Child. He will work towards this initiative in India and joins the likes of former football star David Beckham, who works on this campaign globally.

  6. Krishnapatnam Port is located at___?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option B

  7. In which of the following UTs, a project namely ‘Provision of Solar Photo Voltaic Powerplant 1.5 MW’ has been completed making it the largest solar power project setup under the Centre’s ‘Make In India’ initiative?
    A) Chandigarh
    B) Puducherry
    C) Lakshadweep
    D) Ladakh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Territory of Ladakh has got the largest solar power project setup under the Centre’s ‘Make In India’ initiative at Leh IAF station to provide sustainable energy alternative to fossil fuel and traditional methods of energy generation.
    The project namely ‘Provision of Solar Photo Voltaic Powerplant 1.5 MW’ has been completed within 12 months well before the completion deadline of March 31, 2021. The total cost of the project is Rs 122 crore.

  8. What percent of FDI in defence sector is approved by the Indian government?
    A) 74%
    B) 49%
    C) 51%
    D) 82%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet approved a policy for raising the cap on foreign direct investment (FDI) through automatic approval in the defence sector to 74% from 49% while affixing a ‘national security’ clause to it.

  9. What does T stands for in CTS?
    A) Transfer
    B) Truncation
    C) Transmit
    D) Time
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    CTS- Cheque Truncation System. CTS is an electronic method of clearing the cheque without the need for sending physical cheque. Rather the electronic image of cheque is send online at the destination.

  10. What is the rank of India in the international rankings released by FIFA for November 2020?
    A) 103
    B) 106
    C) 105
    D) 104
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The elite football body, FIFA, has released the international rankings for November 2020, India has moved up to 104, a significant rise of four spots, in the recent FIFA rankings. Nonetheless, the top six spots remain unchanged in the rankings. Belgium have kept their place on the top, followed by France, Brazil, England, and Portugal.

  11. How much amount has been increased by EPFO under Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance scheme?
    A) ₹9 lakh
    B) ₹7 lakh
    C) ₹5 lakh
    D) ₹11 lakh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The EDLI scheme is a mandatory insurance cover provided to to all subscribers of EPF scheme. A nominee gets a lump sum payment of up to ₹7 lakh in the event of death due to natural causes, illness or accident. All organisations covered under EPF and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 get enrolled for EDLI automatically.

  12. According to data released by the Union ministry of statistics and programme implementation (Mospi), India’s gross domestic product or GDP contracted to what percent in the quarter ending September in comparison to the same period last year?
    A) 8.2%
    B) 7.1%
    C) 7.5%
    D) 8.9%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s gross domestic product or GDP contracted 7.5% in the quarter ending September in comparison to the same period last year, data released by the Union ministry of statistics and programme implementation (Mospi) showed.

  13. What is the capital of Seychelles?
    A) Victoria
    B) Lusaka
    C) Port Louis
    D) Jamaica
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Currency – Rupee

  14. Where is Golconda Fort situated?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Telangana
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Golconda Fort is located in the western part of Hyderabad, Telangana.
    It is located in Hyderabad. So state will be Telangana, not Andhra Pradesh.

  15. Which state government signed a Letter of Understanding (LoU) with United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP) for proposed participation to achieve food and nutritional security goals?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Gujarat
    D) Rajasthan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A Letter of Understanding (LoU) has been signed between the Rajasthan government and United Nation”s World Food Programme (WFP) for proposed participation to achieve food and nutritional security goals.

  16. Which company has topped the list of ‘World’s Best Employer 2020 published by Forbes’?
    A) Samsung
    B) Apple
    C) HCL
    D) Microsoft
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    South Korea based electronics conglomerate Samsung Electronics has topped the list of ‘World’s Best Employer 2020 published by Forbes’.The global list features 750 multinational and large corporations headquartered in 45 countries.

  17. Where did the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change approved the construction of the Song Dam Drinking Water Project worth Rs 1100 crore?
    A) Chandigarh
    B) Dehradun
    C) Ranchi
    D) Faridabad
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has approved the construction of the Song Dam Drinking Water Project worth Rs 1100 crore in Dehradun.

  18. NABARD was established on the recommendation of which committee?
    A) A Ghosh Committee
    B) BD Shah Committee
    C) B.Sivaraman Committee
    D) C Rao Committee
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    NABARD was established on the recommendations of B.Sivaraman Committee.

  19. Who was appointed as new president of Bolivia?
    A) Luis Arce
    B) Carlos Mesa
    C) Antonia Costa
    D) Andre Ventura
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bolivia’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) announced that Luis Arce Catacora, the candidate for the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party, has won the presidential elections with 55.1 per cent of the votes.

  20. Where is Gorakhpur Nuclear Power Plant situated?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Delhi
    C) Gujarat
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D

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