GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1027

  1. Who was was conferred with President’s award by International Hockey Federation during the 47th FIH Congress?
    A) V Karthikeyan Pandian
    B) Nageshwar Reddy
    C) Mahesh Singh
    D) Shivshankar Sharma
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    V Karthikeyan Pandian, an IAS officer, and private secretary to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, was conferred with President’s award by International Hockey Federation during the 47th FIH Congress.

  2. Which platform will acquire Indian video e-commerce platform Simsim, as part of its efforts to help small businesses and retailers in India reach new customers?
    A) Netflix
    B) Hotstar
    C) YouTube
    D) Twitter
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    YouTube will acquire Indian video e-commerce platform Simsim, as part of its efforts to help small businesses and retailers in India reach new customers.

  3. In India, MSMEs are defined based on _________ in Plant and Machinery / equipment?
    A) Diversification
    B) Division
    C) Limitations
    D) Investment
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    Option D

  4. Which state/UT government became the first in the country to launch the transport department’s ‘faceless’ services to bring all transport-related services online?
    A) Telangana
    B) Puducherry
    C) Karnataka
    D) Delhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal launched the transport department’s ‘faceless’ services. With this, Delhi will become the first state in the country to bring all transport-related services online, thereby allowing people save time and money spent on visiting MLOs.

  5. What was the rank of Jadavpur University among all Indian higher educational institutions in World University Rankings 2021-22 in the Centre for World University Ranking (CWUR)?
    A) 18th
    B) 15th
    C) 20th
    D) 11th
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Jadavpur University occupies the 18th ranking among all Indian higher educational institutions in World University Rankings 2021-22 in the Centre for World University Ranking (CWUR).

  6. What is the currency of Lebanon?
    A) Yen
    B) Euro
    C) Lira
    D) Pound
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Capital – Beirut, Prime minister – Najib Mikati, President – Michel Aoun

  7. Where is Gorakhpur Nuclear Power Plant situated?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Haryana
    C) Jharkhand
    D) Delhi
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    Option B

  8. Which of the following became the first Indian cryptocurrency exchange to enter the unicorn club with a $90-million (Rs 668-crore) series-C funding round?
    A) Coinbase
    B) WazirX
    C) Binance
    D) CoinDCX
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    CoinDCX has become the first Indian cryptocurrency exchange to enter the unicorn club with a $90-million (Rs 668-crore) series-C funding round. The fund-raise was led by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin’s B Capital.

  9. Who was appointed as interim technical director of National Football Team by All India Football Federation‘s technical committee?
    A) Savio Mederia
    B) Igor Stimac
    C) Isaac Doru
    D) Isle David
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    National football team coach Igor Stimac‘s tenure was extended till September by All India Football Federation‘s technical committee, which appointed Savio Medeira as interim technical director in place of the outgoing Isac Doru.

  10. Prof CR Rao Centenary Gold Medal (CGM) has been conferred to whom along with Dr C Rangarajan?
    A) Dr Satish Verma
    B) Dr Munish Nagpal
    C) Dr Jagdish Bhagwati
    D) Dr Vikrant Saini
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) Trust has conferred the inaugural Prof CR Rao Centenary Gold Medal (CGM) to two distinguished Indian scholars — Dr Jagdish Bhagwati and Dr C Rangarajan.

  11. Agritech start-up Arya tied up with which bank for commodity financing?
    A) Standard Chartered Bank
    B) SBM Bank
    C) HSBC India
    D) Citi Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Agritech start-up Arya said it has tied up with SBM Bank India for commodity financing. SBM Bank India is part of Mauritius-based SBM group.

  12. Which of the following term is used to describe emerging technological innovations in the financial services sector?
    A) PCR
    B) Sandbox
    C) Openbox
    D) FinTech
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The term “FinTech” is a contraction of the words “finance” and “technology”. FinTech is broadly an omnibus term used to describe emerging technological innovations in the financial services sector, with ever increasing reliance on information technology.

  13. Where is the Nishat Bagh located?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Jammu and Kashmir
    C) Haryana
    D) Jharkhand
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nishat Bagh is a terraced Mughal garden built on the eastern side of the Dal Lake, close to Srinagar in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India.

  14. Who will take over as New CEO of Amazon?
    A) Igor Stimac
    B) Micheal Jordan
    C) Andy Jassy
    D) Jeff Bezos
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has picked a date to step down as CEO.He will become executive chair at Amazon and focus on new products and initiatives.

  15. Where is the headquarters of Asian Development Bank (ADB) situated?
    A) Shanghai, China
    B) Manila, Philippines
    C) Naypyidaw, Myanmar
    D) Rome, Italy
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank established on 19 December 1966, which is headquartered in the Ortigas Center located in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines.

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