GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1043

  1. Which country topped the 2021 Global Manufacturing Risk Index by real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield?
    A) China
    B) UK
    C) USA
    D) Japan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has overtaken the US to become the second-most sought-after manufacturing destination globally, driven mainly by cost competitiveness, according to real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield. China remains at number one position, the consultant said in its 2021 Global Manufacturing Risk Index.

  2. The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has formulated a scheme called SMILE which includes subscheme – ‘Central Sector Scheme for Comprehensive Rehabilitation of persons engaged in the act of Begging’. What does S stands for in SMILE?
    A) Social
    B) Sector
    C) Scheme
    D) Support
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has formulated a scheme “SMILE – Support for Marginalized Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise”, which includes subscheme – ‘Central Sector Scheme for Comprehensive Rehabilitation of persons engaged in the act of Begging’.

  3. The Bhimbetka rock shelters are an archaeological site based in which state?
    A) Odisha
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Gujarat
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    Option C

  4. Which company became the fourth company in India which crossed the $100 billion-mark in terms of market capitalisation (m-cap)?
    A) Newgen
    B) TCS
    C) HCL
    D) Infosys
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Infosys became the fourth Indian company to touch a market valuation of $100 billion. The IT services major has joined the league of TCS, Reliance Industries and HDFC Bank for crossing the $100 billion-mark in terms of market capitalisation (m-cap).

  5. Which state government joined hands with government advisory firm Sapio Analytics to revive MSMEs of the state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) Odisha
    D) West Bengal
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Department of MSME, Government of Uttar Pradesh, signed an MoU with government advisory firm Sapio Analytics, to provide licenses of automation software Accloud, worth Rs. 72 crores, to 20,000 MSMEs of the state.

  6. Which Institute has received trademark for India’s first indigenous tumor antigen SPAG9?
    A) AIIMS Delhi
    B) National Institute of Immunology (NII)
    C) Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)
    D) Kasturba Medical College
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The SPAG9 antigen developed by the National Institute of Immunology (NII) has received the ASPAGNIITM trademark, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) said.

  7. Which of the following companies collaborated with Invest India to support tech startups in the country?
    A) Oracle
    B) Samsung
    C) Google
    D) Microsoft
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    US-based multinational technology company Microsoft has teamed up with India’s national investment promotion and facilitation agency Invest India to support tech startups in the country.

  8. Which of the following is not a type of Bank Account Offered by Indian Post Payments Bank?
    A) Safal
    B) Safar
    C) Sugam
    D) Saral
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    IPPB offers 3 distinct accounts, tailored to suit the requirements of people everywhere.
    Regular Account – Safal
    Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account (BSBDA) – Sugam
    BSBDA Small – Saral

  9. According to Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) conducted by National Statistical Office (NSO), unemployment rate for women fell to what per cent in 2019-20?
    A) 6.1%
    B) 5.5%
    C) 4.8%
    D) 4.2%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Unemployment rate for women fell to 4.2 per cent in 2019-20 from 5.1 per cent in 2018-19, according to Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) conducted by National Statistical Office (NSO),a wing of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

  10. When is the Blood Donor Day celebrated every year?
    A) June 12
    B) June 13
    C) June 14
    D) June 15
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Blood Donor Day is celebrated every year on June 14. The World Blood Donor Day slogan was “Give blood and keep the world beating” for 2021.

  11. Where did Ohmium International, a US-based renewable energy start-up, launch India’s first green hydrogen electrolyzer Gigafactory?
    A) Pune
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Chennai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ohmium International, a US-based renewable energy start-up, said it has launched India’s first green hydrogen electrolyzer gigafactory at Bengaluru through its India subsidiary.

  12. What is the abbreviation of BHIM?
    A) Bharat Home Interface For Money
    B) Bharat Interface For Money
    C) Bharat Intermediate For Money
    D) Bharat Homemade Interface For Money
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    Option B
    Explanation:

  13. Sathiyan Gnanasekaran along with which tennis player won the mixed doubles event at the WTT (World Table Tennis) Contender Budapest 2021?
    A) Manika Batra
    B) Gunjan Singh
    C) Shweta Gulati
    D) Shreya Jain
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran put up a clinical show in the mixed doubles final at the WTT (World Table Tennis) Contender Budapest 2021 as they defeated the Hungarian pair of Nandor Ecseki and Dora Madarasz 3-1.

  14. Padma Shri recipient Dr Ashok Panagariya died of post-Covid complications. He was a famous?
    A) Cardiologist
    B) Neurologist
    C) Gynaecologist
    D) Radiologist
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prominent neurologist and Padma Shri recipient Dr Ashok Panagariya died of post-Covid complications. He was 71. Dr Pangariya was the first Indian doctor to become DM in Neurology. In 2002 the Medical Council of India gave him the prestigious Dr. BC Roy award. In 2014 he was awarded the Padma Shri.

  15. Payment of coupons on PDI from the revenue reserves is subject to the issuing bank meeting minimum regulatory requirements for CET1. What does P stands for in PDI?
    A) Portfolio
    B) Paid up
    C) Perpetual
    D) Participatory
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Perpetual Debt Instruments

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