GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1022

  1. A multipurpose device called COVID BEEP to monitor Oxygen rate, body temperature and heart rate has been developed by which of the following along with Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)?
    A) Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research
    B) Electronics Corporation of India Limited
    C) Defence Research and Development Organisation
    D) Bharat Dynamics
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Minister of state in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh said a multipurpose device COVID BEEP has been developed to monitor Oxygen rate, body temperature and heart rate indigenously by ECIL and ESIC Hyderabad.

  2. Who was awarded the National Youth Award by the Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur in Delhi for displaying exemplary leadership qualities?
    A) Mohammad Azam
    B) Arham Khan
    C) Brijesh Gulati
    D) Siddharth Gupta
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mohammad Azam from Karimnagar district in Telangana has been awarded the National Youth Award recently by the Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur in Delhi for displaying exemplary leadership qualities.

  3. Which Union Minister has launched ‘itat e-dwar’, an e-filing portal of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal?
    A) Piyush Goyal
    B) Amit Shah
    C) Ravi Shankar Prasad
    D) Narendra Modi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the e-filing portal of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), saying the initiative should be seen as a larger narrative of transformation the country is undergoing through the digital medium.

  4. The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is headquartered at______?
    A) Singapore
    B) Monaco
    C) London
    D) Lausanne
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    Option C
    Explanation:

  5. Who authored the book titled ‘India Versus China: Why They Are Not Friends’?
    A) Kanti Bajpai
    B) Reshma Chaddha
    C) Kumari Pooja
    D) Sheela Dhiman
    View Answer
    Option A

  6. Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary situated where has been included in the Ramsar list as wetlands of international importance?
    A) Rohtak
    B) Rewari
    C) Sonipat
    D) Jhajjar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    For the first time, two wetlands in Haryana – Sultanpur National Park in Gurgaon and Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary in Jhajjar – have been included in the Ramsar list.
    Thol Lake Wildlife Sanctuary and Wadhvana Wetland in Gujarat have also been included in the list.

  7. The non-traditional banking activities like mutual funds business, insurance business, merchant banking activities are known as?
    A) Shadow banking activities
    B) Para banking activities
    C) Regulator banking
    D) None of the above
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    Option B

  8. “IndiGau’, India’s first Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) based chip for the conservation of pure varieties of indigenous cattle breeds like Gir, Kankrej, Sahiwal, Ongole etc, is developed by which institute?
    A) National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education And Research
    B) Dr.Reddy’s Institute of Life Sciences
    C) Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture
    D) National Institute of Animal Biotechnology
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Dr.Jitendra Singh released “IndiGau’, India’s first Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) based chip for the conservation of pure varieties of indigenous cattle breeds like Gir, Kankrej, Sahiwal, Ongole etc.
    This indigenous chip was developed by the concerted efforts of scientists of National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NAIB), Hyderabad.
    IndiGau is purely indigenous and the largest cattle chip of the world. It has 11,496 markers (SNPs) more than that placed on 777K Illumina chip of US & UK breeds.

  9. What is the theme of World Hepatitis Day 2021?
    A) Hepatitis-free future
    B) Hepatitis Can’t Wait
    C) Invest in eliminating hepatitis
    D) Test and Treat.
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Hepatitis Day is observed each year on 28 July to raise awareness of viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that causes severe liver disease and hepatocellular cancer. This year’s theme is “Hepatitis Can’t Wait”.

  10. Which national park became the first national park in the country to equip its forest guards with satellite phones as an anti-poaching measure?
    A) Pench National Park
    B) Keoladeo National Park
    C) Ranthambore National Park
    D) Kaziranga National Park
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNP &TR) of Assam, globally feted for being a sanctuary to the one-horned rhino, has become the first national park in the country to equip its forest guards with satellite phones as an anti-poaching measure. BSNL will be the service provider and the park authorities will bear the monthly expenses.

  11. Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport is located in which state of India?
    A) Gujarat
    B) West Bengal
    C) Punjab
    D) Jammu & Kashmir
    View Answer
    Option B

  12. Which of the following is not a part of the credit hierarchy in India?
    A) Scheduled commercial banks
    B) Cooperative banks
    C) Money lenders
    D) All of these
    View Answer
    Option C

  13. Where is the HQ of International Shooting Sports Federation?
    A) Munich
    B) Amsterdam
    C) New York
    D) Tokyo
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    Option A
    Explanation:

  14. In AEPS, Unique ID and _____ is used for authentication purpose.
    A) Password
    B) Biometric
    C) PIN
    D) Anyone of the above
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Inputs required during AEPS: IIN + Aadhar Number + Biometric data (Finger Print or Iris)

  15. Financial institution Incred has partnered with which of the following to provide collateral-free, working capital loans of up to Rs 50 lakh to the later?
    A) Amazon
    B) Flipkart
    C) Paytm
    D) Razorpay
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    InCred has entered into a strategic partnership with Amazon India to provide collateral-free, working capital loans of up to Rs 50 lakh to Amazon merchants via its seller portal.

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