GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1039

  1. Who has written the biography of Zohra Sehgal titled “Zohra! A Biography In Four Acts”?
    A) Preeti Mittal
    B) Rakhi Joshi
    C) Ritu Menon
    D) Shweta Sawant
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ritu Menon’s new book titled “Zohra! A Biography In Four Acts” has been released recently. The book is a Biography of Zohra Segal who has worked on stage, in film, and on television, and was successful abroad when few Indian actors were.
  2. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited’s (BHEL) successfully demonstrated India’s first indigenously designed high ash coal gasification-based Methanol production plant at which of its centres?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Mumbai
    C) Jhansi
    D) Haridwar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited’s (BHEL) research and development centre at Hyderabad successfully demonstrated India’s first indigenously designed high ash coal gasification-based Methanol production plant.
  3. The name of the capital of Maldives is _________?
    A) Port Blair
    B) Port Louis
    C) Bogota
    D) Male
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    President – Ibrahim Mohamed Solih
  4. Which airport has been named the world’s best airport on Skytrax’s annual ranking?
    A) Hamad International Airport
    B) Singapore Changi Airport
    C) Tokyo Haneda Airport
    D) Narita International Airport
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Doha’s Hamad International Airport has been named the world’s best airport on Skytrax’s annual ranking, snatching the top position from Singapore’s Changi Airport.
  5. When is National Forest Martyrs Day observed?
    A) September 13
    B) September 11
    C) September 15
    D) September 9
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    Option B
  6. What is the authorized capital of National Housing Bank?
    A) Rs 1500 Crore
    B) Rs 1400 Crore
    C) Rs 1550 Crore
    D) Rs 1450 Crore
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Housing Bank is a statutory organization set up on July 9, 1988 under the National Housing Bank Act, 1987. NHB is wholly owned by Reserve Bank of India, which contributed the entire paid-up capital.
  7. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)?
    A) Kamlesh Kumar Pant
    B) Ravi Kumar Pandit
    C) Shivraj Dhaiya
    D) Vikram Bhanu
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Appointments Committee of the Union Cabinet appointed Kamlesh Kumar Pant, a 1993-batch IAS officer of Himachal Pradesh cadre as the new chairman of National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), under a senior-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected.
  8. Which of the following has partnered with Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog to foster innovation and entrepreneurship across the healthcare sectors?
    A) FICCI
    B) TiE
    C) Startup Village
    D) T-Hub
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    T-Hub, India’s pioneering innovation ecosystem, announced its partnership with Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog to foster innovation and entrepreneurship across the healthcare sectors. As a part of this partnership, T-Hub is running a three month cohort-based program AIC T-Hub Foundation, exclusively for the deep tech startups creating new-age solutions in the field of life sciences and healthcare.
  9. Where is International Financial Service Centre Authority situated?
    A) Gandhinagar
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Vadodara
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    Option A
  10. Which of the following companies launched ‘Boost’, a new programme aimed at helping digital-first consumer brands to grow their business?
    A) Myntra
    B) Reliance
    C) Paytm
    D) Flipkart
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Walmart-owned Flipkart launched ‘Flipkart Boost’, a new programme aimed at helping digital-first consumer brands to grow their business.
  11. Ajay Kumar Bhalla has been given a one-year extension for which post?
    A) Union Education Secretary
    B) Union Corporate Affairs Secretary
    C) Union Home Secretary
    D) Union Finance Secretary
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla was given a one year extension beyond his present tenure that was to end next week, according to an official order from the Personnel Ministry.
  12. Which of the following is implementing an integrated real-time enterprise management system (iDREAMS) to bring digital transformation in the rail assets?
    A) National Capital Regional Transport Corporation
    B) Transport Authority Regional Transport Office
    C) National Transport Corporation
    D) National Transport Carriers
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    To bring digital transformation in the way rail assets are being managed in the country, the National Capital Regional Transport Corporation (NCRTC) is implementing an integrated real-time enterprise management system (iDREAMS).
  13. Which of the following is correct in the context of over night market?
    A) It is a money market term
    B) It is the shortest term loan
    C) The borrower returns the capital and interest at the start of the next business day under this arrangement
    D) All of these
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    Option D
  14. Which country begun the construction of the world’s first commercial modular small reactor ‘Linglong One’?
    A) UK
    B) Japan
    C) China
    D) Iran
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    China has officially begun the construction of the world’s first commercial modular small reactor ‘Linglong One’ at the Changjiang Nuclear Power Plant in the country’s Hainan Province.
  15. Which of the following is the classical dance of Kerala?
    A) Kathakali
    B) Rauf
    C) Kuchipudi
    D) Kathak
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The traditional dance of Kerela is Kathakali.

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