GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1016

  1. Which state government renamed the ‘Kakori Kand’ to ‘Kakori Train action’ as the word ‘Kand’ denotes a sense of insult to this incident under India’s Independence struggle?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Uttar Pradesh government has renamed the ‘Kakori Kand’ to ‘Kakori Train action’ as the word ‘Kand’ denotes a sense of insult to this incident under India’s Independence struggle, said the UP government officials.

  2. Which ministry launched YUVA- Prime Minister’s Scheme For Mentoring Young Authors?
    A) Ministry of Finance
    B) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    C) Ministry of Rural Development
    D) Ministry of Education
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Education launched YUVA- Prime Minister’s Scheme For Mentoring Young Authors. It is an Author Mentorship programme to train young and budding authors belows 30 years.

  3. Antananarivo is the capital of which country?
    A) Seychelles
    B) Madagascar
    C) Cape Verde
    D) Belize
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Currency – Malagasy ariary, President – Andry Rajoelina

  4. Union government is working to ensure that every household in the country has a piped water connection by which year?
    A) 2027
    B) 2025
    C) 2024
    D) 2023
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said under the Jal Jeevan Mission, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is working to ensure that every household in the country has a piped water connection by 2024.

  5. _______ is the buying and selling of government securities in the open market?
    A) IPO
    B) OMO
    C) OFS
    D) WMA
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    An open market operation (omo) is an activity by a central bank to give liquidity in its currency to a bank or a group of banks.

  6. In August 2021, India’s total installed renewable energy generation capacity crossed what mark
    A) 100 GW
    B) 150 GW
    C) 200 GW
    D) 300 GW
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s total installed renewable energy generation capacity crossed 100 GW mark and the country is fourth in the world in terms of installed renewable energy capacity.

  7. Which country chaired the second BRICS Sherpas’ and Sous Sherpas’ meeting?
    A) Brazil
    B) India
    C) Russia
    D) China
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The second BRICS Sherpas’ and Sous Sherpas’ meeting was convened under India’s Chairship.

  8. Which state has become the first in the country to install off-grid solar pumps in the state?
    A) Haryana
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Haryana has been adjudged first in the country in installation of off-grid solar pumps under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthan Mahaabhiyaan (PMKUSUM) with installation of 14,418 pumps against 15,000 sanctioned pumps for the year 2020-21.

  9. Which Indian team won the prestigious National Science Foundation Innovation-Corps (NSF I-Corps) Teams Award in the United States?
    A) Myra
    B) Rashant Innovation
    C) Throttle Motors
    D) SoftWorthy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    SoftWorthy has been conferred the prestigious National Science Foundation Innovation-Corps (NSF I-Corps) Teams Award in the United States.

  10. Where is the Captain Roop Singh Stadium based?
    A) Gwalior
    B) Surat
    C) Indore
    D) Ahmedabad
    View Answer
    Option A

  11. As per RBI annual report,banks bad loan ratio could rise to how much percentage by September 2021?
    A) 12.5%
    B) 13.0%
    C) 14.2%
    D) 13.5%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has published its annual report and highlights “asset quality of banks and their preparedness requires close monitoring for higher provisioning for upcoming quarters”.

  12. What does B stands for in AEBA?
    A) Biometric
    B) Branch
    C) Bank
    D) Basic
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Aadhaar Enabled Bank Account (AEBA).

  13. Which state government signed an MoU with the Indian Institute of Millet Research (IIMR), Hyderabad to launch ‘Millet Mission’ in the state to make it the millet hub of the country in the future?
    A) Kerala
    B) Telangana
    C) Chhattisgarh
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel launched the ‘Millet Mission’ and said the state will become the millet hub of the country in the future. He signed the MoU between the Indian Institute of Millet Research (IIMR), Hyderabad.

  14. In August 2021, Which country test fired a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi?
    A) Pakistan
    B) Afghanistan
    C) UAE
    D) Oman
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Pakistan successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi which can strike targets up to 290 kilometres, the army said.

  15. Simplifying Payments For India is the tagline of which payment bank?
    A) NSDL Payment Bank
    B) Aditya Birla Payment Bank
    C) Vodafone M-Pesa Payment Bank
    D) Paytm Payment Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Founder – Vijay Shekhar Sharma

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