GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1015

  1. Who has been appointed as the new Chief at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)?
    A) Martin Griffiths
    B) Mark Lowcock
    C) Andrew Jenny
    D) Faith Barol
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran British diplomat Martin Griffiths has been appointed as the new Chief at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), for a period of five years.

  2. IIN (Institution Identification Number) is a ___ digit number.
    A) 5
    B) 6
    C) 9
    D) 12
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    IIN is a unique 6 digit number issued by NPCI to every APB System participating bank and is used to uniquely identify a bank to which the APB transaction has to be routed in the Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB) System.

  3. Which company has introduced an automated process to obtain monthly foreign inward remittance advice (FIRA), allowing Indian merchants to download their monthly digital FIRA issued by banks?
    A) Paytm
    B) Payzapp
    C) PayPal
    D) Freecharge
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Digital payments provider PayPal has introduced an automated process to obtain monthly foreign inward remittance advice (FIRA), allowing Indian merchants to download their monthly digital FIRA issued by banks.

  4. What is the currency of Mali?
    A) Franc
    B) Euro
    C) Pound
    D) Manat
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Capital- Bamako

  5. Which payments bank launched Rewards123 Savings account facility?
    A) Fino Payments Bank
    B) Paytm Payment Bank
    C) Airtel Payments Bank
    D) Idea Payment Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Airtel Payments Bank announced its new savings account ”Rewards123” that offers benefits and value to customers when they transact digitally using the bank account.

  6. Which of the following has modified the norms for interest on unclaimed amount after a term deposit matures?
    A) Finance Ministry
    B) Reserve Bank of India
    C) Department of Financial Services
    D) National Securities Depository Limited
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    RBI has decided that if a term deposit matures and proceeds are unpaid, the amount left unclaimed with the bank shall attract rate of interest as applicable to savings account or the contracted rate of interest on the matured TD, whichever is lower.

  7. As per data released by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI), country’s retail inflation eased to how much percent in April 2021?
    A) 4.20%
    B) 3.80%
    C) 3.60%
    D) 4.29%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The country’s retail inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), eased to 4.29 per cent in the month of April.

  8. RBI enhanced temporary liquidity limit for states and UTs by how much percent?
    A) 44%
    B) 46%
    C) 39%
    D) 29%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Financial institution of India has enhanced the momentary liquidity restrict for states and union territories by about 46% to assist them tide over their money movement mismatches.

  9. Where is Kunzam Pass located?
    A) Jammu and Kashmir
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Uttarakhand
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    Option C

  10. Where is the HQ of Max Bupa Health Insurance Company situated?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Kochi
    C) Pune
    D) New Delhi
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    Option D

  11. Who has been appointed to the executive committee of the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS)?
    A) Manisha Kapoor
    B) Vanita Gupta
    C) Shreya Srivastava
    D) Shivangi Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) announced that its general secretary Manisha Kapoor has been appointed to the executive committee of the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS).

  12. _______ is an index which shows the growth rates in different industry groups of the economy in a stipulated period of time.
    A) IIS
    B) IIP
    C) ISI
    D) IPP
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Index of Industrial Production

  13. Which country hosted the BRICS Finance Ministers Meeting 2021?
    A) India
    B) Russia
    C) China
    D) South Africa
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman emphasised the key role the BRICS group was playing in responding to the current global crisis through policy support and by enhancing international policy coordination.

  14. Bardo Chham is a folk dance of which state?
    A) Manipur
    B) Mizoram
    C) Tripura
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
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    Option D

  15. Who is the author of the book titled “Essays on Srimanta Sankaradeva”?
    A) Sanjib Kumar Borkakoti
    B) Maheswar Neog
    C) Sarit K. Chaudhur
    D) Sailen Baishya
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    “Essays on Srimanta Sankaradeva”, the new book of Dr Sanjib Kumar Borkakoti highlights hitherto unexplored areas of Indian culture and philosophy.

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