GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1023

  1. Bashar al-Assad was appointed as new president of which country?
    A) Syria
    B) Afghanistan
    C) Turkmenistan
    D) Turkey
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad won a fourth term in office with 95.1 per cent of the votes in an election that will extend his rule over a country ruined by war but which opponents and the West say was marked by fraud.

  2. Which country’s defence company unveiled Seabreaker, a new missile with 300 km range?
    A) China
    B) Russia
    C) Japan
    D) Israel
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Israeli defence major Rafael Advanced Defense Systems unveiled Sea Breaker, a 5th generation long range, autonomous, precision-guided missile system meant to hit high-value maritime and land targets.

  3. Which is not a correct statement about sovereign gold bond scheme?
    A) There no fixed interest rate in sovereign gold bond
    B) KYC is necessary to purchase sovereign gold bond
    C) Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme introduced in 2015
    D) Sovereign Gold Bond is Government security
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    Option A
    Explanation:

  4. World Diabetes Day is held annually on _____?
    A) September 5
    B) December 16
    C) November 14
    D) August 12
    View Answer
    Option C

  5. Who is the author of book Fiercely Female: The Dutee Chand Story”?
    A) Sundeep Mishra
    B) Nisha Vishnoi
    C) Vinay Singh
    D) Amitabh Chaudhary
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Journalist Sundeep Mishra’s book titled ‘Fiercely Female: The Dutee Chand Story’ has been released recently. The book was published by Westland Books.

  6. Evergreen Revolution is related to _______?
    A) Potato Production
    B) Overall Production of Agriculture
    C) Onion Production
    D) Oil Seeds
    View Answer
    Option B

  7. Who has been appointed as to head the world’s largest museum Louvre?
    A) Laurence des Cars
    B) Jean-Luc Martinez
    C) Martin Roper
    D) Lee Weing
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The French presidency has appointed Laurence des Cars, the current director of the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, to head the world’s largest museum as of September 1.

  8. Who has bagged the Kuvempu Rashtriya Puraskar for the year 2020?
    A) Brajanath Rath
    B) Sitakanta Mohapatra
    C) Rajendra Kishore Panda
    D) Balarama Dasa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Odia poet Dr. Rajendra Kishore Panda has been selected for the Kuvempu Rashtriya Puraskar, the national award instituted in memory of the late poet laureate, for 2020.

  9. Which bank signed an MoU with Andhra Pradesh state government and Minorities corporations to finance 9,260 mini trucks to the beneficiaries selected by the respective welfare corporations?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) Indian Bank
    C) DCB Bank
    D) Bank of Baroda
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bank of Baroda (BoB) signed an MoU (memorandum of understanding) with AP State Civil Supplies Corporation and BC/SC/ST and Minorities corporations to finance 9,260 mini trucks to the beneficiaries selected by the respective welfare corporations.

  10. who became the oldest American to climb the world’s highest peak at 8,848.86-metres (29,031 feet)?
    A) Arthur Muir
    B) Tsang Hung
    C) Bill Burke
    D) Larry Page
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Climbers from the United States and Hong Kong have set new records as they scaled Mount Everest this week, hiking officials said.

  11. In June 2021, the government launched a special drive to enroll more farmers under which scheme?
    A) PMKMY
    B) PMKSY
    C) PKVY
    D) PMFBY
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a major farmer outreach, the government launched a special drive to enrol more cultivators under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY).

  12. What is the minimum maturity period of the certificates of deposits?
    A) 7 days
    B) 14 days
    C) 91 days
    D) 365 days
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    Option A
    Explanation:

  13. Where is the HQ of Employee State Insurance Corporation?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C

  14. The Tulihal Airport is based in which state?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Tripura
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Manipur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Tulihal Airport or the Imphal Airport in Manipur is also called Bir Tikendrajit International Airport.

  15. In May 2021, which Indian Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel was commissioned by NSA Ajit Doval to the nation for safeguarding maritime interests?
    A) Sajag
    B) Agni
    C) Vayu
    D) Vikram
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Security Advisor (NSA ) Ajit Doval has commissioned Indian Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel Sajag and dedicated it to the nation for safeguarding maritime interests. Sajag has been constructed by Goa Shipyard Limited.

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