GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1019

  1. who has assumed charge as Director General Naval Operations?
    A) Sunil Lamba
    B) Karambir Singh
    C) Rajesh Pemderkar
    D) Karan Mehra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vice Admiral Rajesh Pendharkar, AVSM, VSM has assumed charge as Director General Naval Operations.

  2. Kami Rita scaled Mount Everest for the 25th time, breaking his own record for the most ascents of the world’s highest peak. He belongs to which country?
    A) India
    B) Nepal
    C) Bhutan
    D) Bangladesh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nepalese climber, Kami Rita scaled Mount Everest for the 25th time, breaking his own record for the most ascents of the world’s highest peak.

  3. The International Civil Aviation Organization is located at_____?
    A) Singapore
    B) Paris, France
    C) New York, United States
    D) Montreal, Canada
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    Option D
    Explanation:

  4. The book titled “My Own Mazagon” is authored by whom?
    A) Kunal Awasthi
    B) Pulkit Goswami
    C) Ramesh Babu
    D) Kumar Aadesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The book titled “My Own Mazagon” authored by Captain Ramesh Babu has been released.

  5. Which company topped the 2021 Fortune’s Global 500 list in terms of revenue?
    A) Walmart
    B) Amazon
    C) Google
    D) State Grid
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Seven Indian companies have found a place in 2021 Fortune’s Global 500 list. Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd is the highest-ranked Indian company on the list in terms of revenue, with revenues of nearly $63 billion. It is placed at 155th spot globally.
    Globally, Walmart has topped the list in terms of revenue for the eighth consecutive year and the 16th time since 1995. Second and third position secured by State Grid (China) and Amazon.com (US).

  6. How many Indian universities are ranked in the top-200 in QS World University Rankings 2022?
    A) 8
    B) 6
    C) 5
    D) 3
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Three Indian universities are ranked in the top-200 in QS World University Rankings 2022,with IIT-Bombay securing 177th position, IIT-Delhi at 185th, and IISc-Bengaluru placed on 186th position.

  7. Who has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research?
    A) Sankar Ghosh
    B) Nirvan Shah
    C) Amit Ghosh
    D) Vimal Sen
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sankar Ghosh, an award-winning Indian-origin immunologist, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

  8. What is the FDI limit of foreign shareholding in Payments Bank?
    A) 20%
    B) 49%
    C) 74%
    D) 100%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    As per RBI guidelines: The foreign shareholding in the payments bank would be as per the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy for private sector banks = 74% at present

  9. The Ordnance Factory in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu launched high-tech carbin named what?
    A) BinCa
    B) TriCa
    C) TecCa
    D) HitCa
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A high-tech, low sound carbine named ‘TriCa’ with a range more effective than a typical sub-machine gun and small enough to be packed in the jacket of security personnel was unveiled at the Ordnance Factory in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu.

  10. Who was declared winner of the Patrick H Hurd Sustainability Award at the 2021 virtual Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)?
    A) Sohi Sanjay Patel
    B) Simran Kaur
    C) Ramesh Barman
    D) Akanksha Chaturvedi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    An Indian-American student has won a prestigious award for developing an eco-friendly foam alternative, which was motivated by the impact of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.

  11. The Bagdogra International Airport is located in which of these states?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Bihar
    C) Assam
    D) Odisha
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Siliguri, West Bengal

  12. Who has been appointed as the National President of FICCI Ladies Organization(FLO)?
    A) Aakriti Tiwari
    B) Ujjwala Singhania
    C) Shivani Dubey
    D) Akansha Rathod
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ujjwala Singhania has been appointed as the National President of FICCI Ladies Organization(FLO), the oldest women-led & women-centric business chamber of Southeast Asia.

  13. Chandra Shekhar Ghosh was re-appointed as CMD of which bank?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) Bandhan Bank
    C) RBL Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
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    Option B

  14. ________ is a global organization that regulates and makes recommendations regarding the global financial system?
    A) G20
    B) ADB
    C) Financial Stability Board
    D) ADB
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Financial Stability Board is an international body that monitors and makes recommendations about the global financial system. It was established after the G20 London summit in April 2009 as a successor to the Financial Stability Forum.

  15. As per recent order by Ministry of Labour,how much percent can EPFO can invest in alternate investment funds to support infra push?
    A) 4.5%
    B) 6%
    C) 4%
    D) 5%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The labour ministry has notified the changes in the investment pattern of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), paving way for the retirement fund body to invest up to 5% of its investible surplus in alternate investment funds (AIFs) that support infrastructure, micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), venture capital funds and social venture capital funds.The new investment pattern will be effective from March 15, 2021.

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