GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1037

  1. Who has won the 2021 DUBLIN Literary Award sponsored by Dublin City Council ?
    A) Ana Castillo
    B) Yuri Herrera
    C) Valeria Luiselli
    D) Laura Esquivel
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Mexican author Valeria Luiselli has won the 2021 DUBLIN Literary Award, sponsored by Dublin City Council, for her novel Lost Children Archive (published by 4th Estate (Harper Collins) in the UK and Vintage Books (Alfred A. Knopf) in the USA.
  2. The G20 Tourism Ministers Meeting was held virtually in which country?
    A) Italy
    B) Israel
    C) UK
    D) France
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of State for Tourism & Culture (I/c) Prahlad Singh Patel participated virtually in G20 Tourism Ministers’ Meeting held in Italy.
  3. Amravati city of Maharashtra lies along the banks of which river?
    A) Krishna
    B) Morna River
    C) Savitri
    D) Godavari
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    Option B
  4. As per Knight Frank, in its ‘Prime Global Cities Index Q1 2021’ report,what is NewDelhi rank among global cities in terms of prime residential properties?
    A) 27th
    B) 29th
    C) 31st
    D) 32nd
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    New Delhi’s rank declined to 32nd among global cities in terms of prime residential properties.
  5. Which organization has approved eight Chinese names for features around the area on the moon?
    A) NASA
    B) ISRO
    C) IAU
    D) JAXA
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has approved eight Chinese names for features around the area on the Moon where China’s spacecraft Chang’e-5 probe landed last year to collect samples from the lunar surface and return to Earth.
  6. IFTAS is a subsidiary of _______?
    A) SEBI
    B) IRDA
    C) RBI
    D) AMFI
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Financial Technology and Allied Services (IFTAS) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Reserve Bank of India.
  7. NITI Aayog in partnership with which company released a report titled ‘Connected Commerce: Creating a Roadmap for a Digitally Inclusive Bharat’?
    A) Google
    B) MasterCard
    C) Visa
    D) Microsoft
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog and Mastercard released a report titled ‘Connected Commerce: Creating a Roadmap for a Digitally Inclusive Bharat’.
  8. Which state government will launch a flagship startup promotion scheme ASAP for early-stage startups?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Andhra Pradesh government will launch a flagship startup promotion scheme Accelerate Startups in AP (ASAP) for early stage startups to offer plug-and-play office space and access to a network of investors and mentors.
  9. Rear Admiral IB Uthaiah, VSM has took over as the Admiral Superintendent of which Indian Naval Dockyard?
    A) Bombay
    B) Cochin
    C) Vishakhapatnam
    D) Kolkata
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Rear Admiral IB Uthaiah, VSM took over as the Admiral Superintendent, Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam from Rear Adm Sreekumar Nair, NM at a formal ceremony held at ENC headquarters.
  10. Which of the following is going to build the India’s first ‘green hydrogen’ plant at its Mathura refinery?
    A) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
    B) Oil India
    C) Hindustan Petroleum
    D) Indian Oil Corporation
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s largest oil firm IOC will build the nation’s first ‘green hydrogen’ plant at its Mathura refinery, as it aims to prepare for a future catering to the growing demand for both oil and cleaner forms of energy.
  11. Which Organisation has given special award to Union Health minister Dr HarshVardhan for efforts in tobacco control?
    A) UNEP
    B) WHO
    C) UNICEF
    D) UNESCO
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    This year WHO Director-General Special award has been given to Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. Dr Harsh Vardhan leadership was instrumental in the 2019 national legislation to ban E-cigarettes and heated tobacco products.
  12. Customer has been defined in __________?
    A) Banking regulations act
    B) Anti-Money laundering act
    C) RBI act
    D) KYC Guidelines
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    Option D
  13. Which of the following launched a new campaign called ‘KALA VISHWA’ to provide opportunity and a platform to traditional folk artists, local artistes / artisans to perform?
    A) University Grants Commission
    B) Indian Council for Cultural Relations
    C) Centre for Cultural Resources and Training
    D) Indian Council of Historical Research
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) has launched a new campaign called ‘KALA VISHWA’, from its Mumbai Centre. Kala Vishwas is a special campaign under the Horizon Series that will be held for a duration of six months to reach out to traditional folk artists, local artistes / artisans.
  14. Which company launched ‘Savdhan Rahein, Safe Rahein’, a public awareness campaign on financial fraud risks?
    A) DCB Bank
    B) ICICI bank
    C) SBI Capital
    D) Bajaj Finserv
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bajaj Finserv launches ‘Savdhan Rahein, Safe Rahein’, across digital and social media platforms, to educate customers and public at large on financial fraud risks and how to stay protected.
  15. What is the capital of Zimbabwe?
    A) Caracas
    B) Harare
    C) Kampala
    D) Bern
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    President – Emmerson Mnangagwa

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