GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1050

  1. India’s and world’s highest motorable road constructed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in Eastern Ladakh is built at what height?
    A) 19300 ft
    B) 15600 ft
    C) 17700 ft
    D) 18400 ft
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has finished constructing India’s and world’s highest highest motorable road, smashing the previous record that was held by Bolivia. Built at a height of 19300 ft, this road passes Umlingla Pass in Eastern Ladakh. This 52 km stretch is a black-topped road that will connect several important towns in the Chumar sector of Eastern Ladakh.
  2. Who was unanimously elected the first woman Speaker of the Gujarat Assembly?
    A) Nimaben Acharya
    B) Varsha Joshi
    C) Shanti Ben
    D) Ritu Chaturvedi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran legislator Nimaben Acharya was unanimously elected the first woman Speaker of the Gujarat Assembly, which met for the two-day monsoon session.
  3. For a Small Finance Bank maximum loan size and investment limit exposure to a single obligator is restricted to ____ of its capital funds.
    A) 5%
    B) 10%
    C) 20%
    D) 25%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The maximum loan size and investment limit exposure to a single and group obligor would be restricted to 10 per cent and 15 per cent of its capital funds respectively.
  4. Which country has integrated elements of the air force and army to create a combined air defence system at LAC?
    A) China
    B) Nepal
    C) Hungary
    D) Japan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    China’s People Liberation Army (PLA) has integrated elements of the air force and army to create a combined air defence system for its western theatre command that is responsible for operations along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the latest in a series of moves indicating a strengthening of its positions in the region.
  5. India’s nuclear power generation capacity is expected to touch 22,480 MW by which year from the present 6,780 MW with 22 reactors?
    A) 2039
    B) 2035
    C) 2030
    D) 2031
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s nuclear power generation capacity is expected to touch 22,480 MW by 2031 from the present 6,780 MW with 22 reactors.
  6. Where is the headquarter of Canara Bank situated?
    A) Pune
    B) New Delhi
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Mangalore
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    CEO – Lingam Venkat Prabhakar
  7. Who took over as the new 34th director general of the National Cadet Corps (NCC)?
    A) Gurbirpal Singh
    B) Karambir Singh
    C) KN Shanth Kumar
    D) Vishwair Ahuja
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Lt Gen Gurbirpal Singh took over as the new 34th director general of the National Cadet Corps (NCC).
  8. Which institute recently hosted Asia’s first workshop on International Memory Studies virtually?
    A) IIT Bombay
    B) IIT Kanpur
    C) IIM Ahmedabad
    D) IIT Madras
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Madras recently hosted Asia’s first workshop on International Memory Studies virtually.
  9. Which state/UT government inked a Memorandum of understanding with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development to give a boost to execute development project?
    A) Chhattisgarh
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Ladakh
    D) Assam
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a move to give a boost to execute development projects in Assam, the State Government, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development and Assam Infrastructure Financing Authority inked a Memorandum of understanding in Guwahati.
  10. Who was re-elected Chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI)?
    A) Dinesh Dixit
    B) Aveek Sarkar
    C) Bibek Dibroy
    D) Varsha Joshi
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Aveek Sarkar, the Editor Emeritus and Vice Chairman of the Ananda Bazar Group of Publications, was re-elected Chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI), the country’s premier news agency.
  11. How much amount was cleared by government to domestically build six conventional submarines for the Indian Navy?
    A) ₹39000 cr
    B) ₹38000 cr
    C) ₹40000 cr
    D) ₹43000 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Defence Ministry cleared a mega project to domestically build six conventional submarines for the Indian Navy at a cost of around Rs 43,000 crore, in a major decision aimed at significantly boosting India’s naval prowess in the face of China rapidly expanding its maritime capabilities.
  12. _____ is an international standard for identifying bank accounts across national borders?
    A) IBAN
    B) IBAF
    C) LBAN
    D) LBAF
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Bank Account Number (IBAN)
  13. How much amount has been disbursed by the centre to fund the UDAN scheme?
    A) Rs 1,466 cr
    B) Rs 1,982 cr
    C) Rs 1,019 cr
    D) Rs 1,253 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre has disbursed One thousand 253 Crore rupees to fund UDAN scheme, from the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCF) levy and Viability Gap Funding (VGF) from the collected One thousand 904 Crore rupees, till now.
  14. The Jindhagada Peak is the highest point in which of these mountain ranges?
    A) Himalayas
    B) Eastern Ghats
    C) Vindhya Range
    D) Aravalli Range
    View Answer
    Option B
  15. Which body has approved the frameworks for gold exchange and Social Stock Exchange?
    A) SEBI
    B) NSE
    C) BSE
    D) NASSCOM
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has approved the frameworks for gold exchange and Social Stock Exchange.

 

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