GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1032

  1. Who has compiled and edited ‘Kamala Harris and the Rise of Indian Americans’, anthology to document the historic election of Kamala Harris as the Vice President of the United States?
    A) Rahul Mehta
    B) Vikram Khana
    C) Tarun Basu
    D) Subhash Awasthi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A group of influential Indian-Americans, scholars, diplomats and entrepreneurs have come together to write an anthology ‘Kamala Harris and the Rise of Indian Americans’ to document the historic election of Kamala Harris as the Vice President of the United States and the rise of the small but powerful Indian diaspora in this country. Compiled and edited by veteran Indian editor Tarun Basu

  2. Dimapur Airport is based in which state?
    A) Mizoram
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Nagaland
    D) Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Union Cabinet approved the MoU between Indian Institute of Space science and Technology (IIST) and The Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) of which country for carrying out the Academic programmes and Research activities?
    A) Portugal
    B) Netherlands
    C) Mali
    D) Cameroon
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Cabinet has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Indian Institute of Space science and Technology (IIST) and The Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), the Netherlands for carrying out the Academic programmes and Research activities.

  4. Which country approved the sale of Harpoon Joint Common Test Set (JCTS) and related equipment to India for an estimated cost of $82 million?
    A) France
    B) Russia
    C) Germany
    D) USA
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The US has approved the sale of Harpoon Joint Common Test Set (JCTS) and related equipment to India for an estimated cost of $82 million, a decision which it said will help strengthen the bilateral strategic ties and improve the security of a major defensive partner in the Indo-Pacific region.

  5. When is World Plastic Surgery Day observed?
    A) July 15
    B) July 19
    C) July 13
    D) July 16
    View Answer
    Option A

  6. Which state government launched first-of-its-kind ‘Har Hith’ store scheme to promote the sale of quality products of daily need at reasonable prices?
    A) Assam
    B) West Bengal
    C) Haryana
    D) Himachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launched the first-of-its-kind ‘Har Hith’ store scheme to promote the sale of quality products of daily need at reasonable prices.

  7. Indian government inked a loan pact worth how much amount with the World Bank to make the existing dam infrastructure safe in the country?
    A) USD 320 million
    B) USD 450 million
    C) USD 280 million
    D) USD 250 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government said it has inked a USD 250 million (about Rs 1,855 crore) loan pact with the World Bank, and the funds will be used to make the existing dam infrastructure safe in the country.

  8. The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) successfully conducted the third long-duration hot test on the liquid propellant engine named what that would launch the ambitious Gaganyaan programme?
    A) Sahaydri engine
    B) Vikas engine
    C) Kedar engine
    D) Vikram engine
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) successfully conducted the third long-duration hot test on the liquid propellant Vikas engine that would launch the ambitious Gaganyaan programme.

  9. Where is credit rating used for?
    A) To rate the borrower while giving loans
    B) To rate Bank while taking loans
    C) To rate customer while giving Forex loans
    D) To rate a customer before giving a home loan
    View Answer
    Option A

  10. Where will the India’s flagship military exhibition, DefExpo held in 2022?
    A) Agra
    B) Jaipur
    C) Gandhinagar
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s flagship military exhibition, DefExpo, which is the land and naval systems show of the Defence Ministry, is scheduled to be held in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar from March 11-13 next year.

  11. Which insurance company partnered with Manipal Business Solutions to increase non-life insurance penetration in the rural market?
    A) SBI General Insurance
    B) New India Assurance
    C) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
    D) HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    SBI General Insurance announced a partnership with Manipal Business Solutions, the promoter of SahiPay to increase non-life insurance penetration in the rural market.

  12. The government released how much amount to states to make up for the shortfall in their revenues because of the GST implementation?
    A) Rs 90,000 crore
    B) Rs 80,000 crore
    C) Rs 65,000 crore
    D) Rs 75,000 crore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government has borrowed and given to the states Rs 75,000 crore to make up for the shortfall in their revenues because of the GST implementation.

  13. The Kanchenjunga Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium based in ______?
    A) Siliguri
    B) Shimla
    C) Raipur
    D) Guwahati
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Siliguri, West Bengal

  14. Italian luxury brand Bvlgari appointed whom as its global brand ambassador
    A) Kiara Advani
    B) Alia Bhatt
    C) Deepika Padukone
    D) Priyanka Chopra Jonas
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Italian luxury brand Bvlgari said it has appointed actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas as global brand ambassador.

  15. In which year National Housing Bank was established?
    A) 1968
    B) 1976
    C) 1988
    D) 1992
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    NHB was set up on July 9, 1988 under the National Housing Bank Act, 1987.

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