GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1011

  1. Who has been elected as the President of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB)?
    A) TR Narayan
    B) Mukesh Kumar Sen
    C) Anil Agarwal
    D) Jagjit Pavadia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Jagjit Pavadia, the former Narcotics Commissioner of India, has been elected as the President of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB).

  2. Who won 2021 PGA Championship?
    A) Phil Mickelson
    B) Juluis Boros
    C) Anthony Bretman
    D) Michael Holder
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    American professional golfer, Phil Mickelson has created history by winning the 2021 PGA Championship, at the age of 50.

  3. A documentary of which leader has won Top Award At New York Indian Film Festival?
    A) Nelson Mandela
    B) Mahatma Gandhi
    C) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
    D) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A documentary on Mahatma Gandhi produced by internationally-renowned South African filmmaker Anant Singh has won the Best Documentary Feature Award at the 21st New York Indian Film Festival.

  4. Port-Au-Prince is the capital of which country?
    A) Haiti
    B) Malta
    C) Slovakia
    D) Uganda
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Currency – Haitian gourde

  5. Tata Power distribution arm in which state has tied up with CSCs to facilitate online bill payments in rural areas of the state?
    A) Assam
    B) Odisha
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Uttarakhand
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Ltd has partnered with authorities of Common Service Centres (CSCs) under the Digital India Programme to facilitate online payment of electricity bills in rural areas.

  6. ____ is the apex body responsible for the development of the MSME sector?
    A) NABARD
    B) SIDBI
    C) RBI
    D) SEBI
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    Option C

  7. Which Indian company has become the 14th startup to join the unicorn club this year after it raised $250 million from Japanese investment giant SoftBank for its series-C round?
    A) Freecharge
    B) Zeta
    C) Paytm
    D) Mphasis
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Banking technology solutions provider Zeta has become the 14th startup to join the unicorn club this year after it raised $250 million from Japanese investment giant SoftBank for its series-C round.

  8. Which ship was adjudged as the Best Ship of the Eastern Fleet amongst Capital ships in Fleet Awards Function 2021?
    A) INS Kamorta
    B) INS Kiltan
    C) INS Khukri
    D) INS Sahyadri
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    INS Sahyadri was adjudged as the Best Ship of the Eastern Fleet amongst Capital ships, INS Kamorta as the Most Spirited Ship for displaying indomitable spirit and grit whilst undertaking a plethora of challenging missions and Best Corvette trophy as jointly won by IN Ships Kiltan and Khukri amongst Corvettes and similar classes of ships.

  9. Which bank of India topped the list of public sector banks writing off loans in FY21?
    A) Punjab National Bank
    B) Indian Overseas Bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Bank of India
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India topped the list of public sector banks writing off loans in FY21 followed by Union Bank of India.

  10. In May 2021, RBI imposed penalty of ₹10 cr on which bank for deficiencies in regulatory compliances with regard to its auto loan portfolio?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) RBL Bank
    D) IDBI Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank has imposed a penalty of Rs 10 crore on HDFC Bank for deficiencies in regulatory compliances with regard to its auto loan portfolio.

  11. In June 2021, Where is A huge diamond weighing more than 1,000 carats discovered?
    A) Lesotho
    B) Mozambique
    C) Zambia
    D) Botswana
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A huge diamond weighing more than 1,000 carats, which could be the third-largest mined in history, has been discovered in the southern African country of Botswana.

  12. Which city is situated on the bank of Saryu?
    A) Surat
    B) Srinagar
    C) Ayodhya
    D) Kannauj
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    Option C

  13. In July 2021, Which city is the only city from India to be selected for International Clean Air Catalyst Programme?
    A) Indore
    B) Bhopal
    C) Raipur
    D) Patna
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indore city of Madhya Pradesh, or the cleanest city of India, has become the only city from the country to be selected for International Clean Air Catalyst Programme. The project will be operated for a period of five years to purify the air in the city with the cooperation of Indore Municipal Corporation and Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board.

  14. Dishonour of cheque due to fund insufficiency is defined under which section of Negotiable Instruments Act 1881?
    A) Section 93
    B) Section 128
    C) Section 138
    D) Section 148
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Section 138 provides that when the cheque is dishonored for insufficiency of funds or for any of the prescribed reasons, the one who is at defaulter can be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine which may extend to twice the amount of the cheque, or both.

  15. Which state appointed ministers who would act as guardians for different districts in the state?
    A) Assam
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Telangana
    D) Kerala
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Assam Cabinet appointed ministers who would act as guardians for different districts in the state.

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