GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1035

  1. In which city Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has launched iRASTE road safety initiative?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Pune
    C) Vadodara
    D) Nagpur
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Nitin Gadkari launched ”iRASTE”, an Artificial Intelligence-powered project, on a pilot basis in Nagpur in Maharashtra with the aim of reducing accidents by 50 per cent in Vidarbha”s biggest city.

  2. India has an estimated how much of gold reserves or resources of gold ore, as per the National Mineral Inventory data?
    A) 501.83 million tonnes
    B) 456.83 million tonnes
    C) 376.83 million tonnes
    D) 527.83 million tonnes
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has an estimated 501.83 million tonnes of gold reserves or resources of gold ore, as per the National Mineral Inventory data.

  3. Where is the headquarters of International Cricket Council (ICC) located?
    A) England
    B) New Delhi
    C) Dubai
    D) Melbourne
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, CEO – Geoff Allardice, Chairman – Greg Barclay, Founded – June 1909.

  4. When is World IVF Day observed?
    A) July 25
    B) July 26
    C) July 21
    D) July 24
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    World IVF Day, observed on July 25, symbolises the essence and significance of the In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) technique in infertility treatment. The world’s first test tube baby, Louise Brown, was born on July 25, 1978, which is why the day is celebrated as World IVF Day.

  5. Where has PM Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University?
    A) Agra
    B) Lucknow
    C) Aligarh
    D) Ghaizabad
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University in Aligarh. The university has been named after the great freedom fighter, educationist and social reformer Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh

  6. Which state government entered into an agreement of cooperation with the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Investment (ACCI) for trade promotion?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Odisha
    C) Telangana
    D) Tamil Nadu
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Federation of Telangana Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FTCCI) has entered into an agreement of cooperation with the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Investment (ACCI).

  7. What is the test that determines a company’s ability to cover debt obligations with its assets after all liabilities have been satisfied known as?
    A) Key Ratio
    B) Debt Ratio
    C) Coverage Ratio
    D) Asset Coverage Ratio
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    Option D

  8. Steven Weinberg, who won the Nobel prize in 1979 with two other scientists passed away. He won the noble prize in which field?
    A) Chemistry
    B) Peace
    C) Physics
    D) Economics
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Physicist Steven Weinberg, who won the Nobel prize in 1979 with two other scientists for their separate contributions unlocking mysteries of tiny particles and their electromagnetic interaction, has died at 88.

  9. Which organization along with Rocky Mountain Institute has launched ‘Shoonya’ programme to promote zero-pollution delivery vehicles?
    A) NITI Aayog
    B) SEBI
    C) IRDAI
    D) RBI
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government think tank Niti Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) launched an initiative to promote zero-pollution delivery vehicles by working with consumers and industry.

  10. With which country’s government did Nasscom collaborate to address the digital skills gap in that country?
    A) Denmark
    B) UK
    C) Singapore
    D) Myanmar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    IT industry body Nasscom said it has collaborated with the UK Government’s Department for International Trade (DIT) and the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) to address the digital skills gap in that country.

  11. Girna Dam is an earthfill dam situated in which of these states?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Gujarat
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    Option B

  12. What is the 24/7 helpline number for women affected by violence launched by Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani in July 2021?
    A) 7827170380
    B) 7827120970
    C) 7827670130
    D) 7827170170
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani launched a 24/7 helpline number for women affected by violence. The helpline number is – 7827170170.

  13. What was the theme of the first edition of the ‘Global Buddhist Conference’ held in November?
    A) Buddhism and Literature
    B) Buddhism in Literature
    C) Buddhism in Literature Studies
    D) Buddhism and Literature Studies
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) announced the first edition of the ‘Global Buddhist Conference’ and an institution of the first award in Buddhist Studies in November. The conference’s theme, ‘Buddhism in Literature‘, is an effort to take forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision on India’s significance in giving the world Buddhism.

  14. EXIM Bank is owned by?
    A) RBI
    B) SEBI
    C) Government of India
    D) RBI and SEBI
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    EXIM Bank is wholly owned by the Government of India.

  15. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) sanctioned Rs 445.89 crore under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) for five large surface based drinking water projects in which state?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Punjab
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) Punjab regional office has sanctioned Rs 445.89 crore under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) for five large surface based drinking water projects in Ferozpur, Fazilka, Hoshirapur and Rupnagar districts of Punjab.

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