GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1046

  1. Which Indian organisation has signed a 3-year exclusive partnership with sports management firm IOS Sports and Entertainment?
    A) Sports Authority of India
    B) Badminton Association of India
    C) Olympic Federation of India
    D) Athletics Federation of India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    a first of its kind move, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has signed a 3-year exclusive partnership with sports management firm IOS Sports and Entertainment.
  2. Who has been elected as the Asia-Oceania Representative at the recently concluded 2021 International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) Congress?
    A) Nagraj Adiga
    B) Mavluda Monkelam
    C) Mukesh Senger
    D) Dinesh Dixit
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Nagraj Adiga has been elected as the Asia-Oceania Representative at the recently concluded 2021 International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) Congress at which the IAU council elections were held.
  3. Which of the following code is not directly associated to a payment systems?
    A) MICR Code
    B) SWIFT Code
    C) BSR Code
    D) IFS Code
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    BSR code is a 7 digit code with first three digits identifying the bank and remaining four digits identifying the branch. BSR code is not used in payment systems but mainly finds use in tax receipts at banks end and at Government’s end.
  4. Ottawa is the capital of which country?
    A) Canada
    B) Fiji
    C) Palau
    D) Vietnam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Currency – Canadian Dollar, Prime minister – Justin Trudeau
  5. Who is the writer of the book ‘Kashmir Ki Kyari Mein Aag Ki Lapte Aakhir Kab Tak’?
    A) Ruby Sahota
    B) Kashmira Pardeshi
    C) Beena Budki
    D) Rimi Bajaj
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari released a book — ‘Kashmir Ki Kyari Mein Aag Ki Lapte Aakhir Kab Tak?’ — penned by Kashmiri writer and social worker Beena Budki.
  6. Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with which state government to spread awareness about the benefits of listing SME?
    A) Chhattisgarh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Government of Chhattisgarh to spread awareness about the benefits of listing SMEs in the state. This is expected to help in the healthy growth of SMEs.
  7. Who won her 2nd Asian Boxing Championships gold in 75kg final in Dubai?
    A) Diksha Arora
    B) Nikita Sen
    C) Mahira Verma
    D) Pooja Rani
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian pugilist Pooja Rani repeated her gold-medal winning performance at the Asian Elite Boxing Championships as she beat Mavluda Movlonova in the women’s 75kg final in Dubai.
  8. Who was conferred ‘Norman Borlaug National Award for Excellence in Agricultural Research’ by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)?
    A) Kajal Chakraborty
    B) Kushal Nagpal
    C) Vinayak Ray
    D) Shruti Joshi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Principal Scientist of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Dr. Kajal Chakraborty, bagged the esteemed ‘Norman Borlaug National Award for Excellence in Agricultural Research’ by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) at the 93rd ICAR Foundation Day.
  9. The Ministry of Electronics and Information and Technology (MeitY) launched SAMRIDH to boost start-up ecosystem in country. What does D stand for in SAMRIDH?
    A) Deactivate
    B) Disintegrate
    C) Development
    D) Disinvestment
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    With an aim to boost the start-up ecosystem in the country, the Ministry of Electronics and Information and Technology (MeitY) launched Start-up Accelerators of MeitY for pRoduct Innovation, Development and growth (SAMRIDH). The SAMRIDH programme will focus on accelerating the 300 start-ups by providing customer connect, investor connect, and international immersion in the next three years.
  10. As per government data,India economy showed a contraction of how much percent in FY21?
    A) 7.7%
    B) 7.9%
    C) 8.0%
    D) 7.3%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Amid coronavirus pandemic, India’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew at 1.6 per cent in the January-March quarter of fiscal year 2020-21, but witnessed a contraction of 7.3 per cent for the entire fiscal year, showed government data.
  11. What does R stands for in CFR with respect to Fraud Management?
    A) Reporting
    B) Registry
    C) Relevance
    D) Response
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Central Fraud Registry
  12. After Shiv Nadar resigned as managing director (MD) and director of HCL Technologies Ltd, who took over as the MD?
    A) Pritam Singh
    B) Sriram Mudhgal
    C) Roop Kumar Sachdeva
    D) C. Vijayakumar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Shiv Nadar, the founder of HCL Technologies Ltd, and its chief strategy officer, has tendered his resignation as managing director, as well as a director.
    C. Vijayakumar, president and chief executive officer, has been appointed as the managing director for five years.
  13. What is the name of the campaign began by Jal Shakti Ministry to create more and more ODF Plus villages by undertaking waste water management at village level?
    A) GANGA YAMUNA
    B) SUFLAM
    C) SHITLAM
    D) SUJALAM
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Jal Shakti Ministry began SUJALAM, a 100 days campaign as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations to create more and more ODF Plus villages by undertaking waste water management at village level.
  14. Where is “Gangotri National Park” situated?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Mizoram
    C) Nagaland
    D) Uttarakhand
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    Option D
  15. which company announced a partnership with tech giant Google to offer a learning solution’ for schools?
    A) Byju
    B) LearnME
    C) Unacademy
    D) Aspirants
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Education technology firm Byju’s announced a partnership with tech giant Google to offer a learning solution’ for schools.

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