GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1053

  1. Basant Kumar Misra has received the ‘International Lifetime Achievement Award in Neurosurgery’ conferred by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS).He hails from which state?
    A) Odisha
    B) Telangana
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Uttarakhand
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Odisha-born neurosurgeon Basant Kumar Misra has received the ‘International Lifetime Achievement Award in Neurosurgery’ conferred by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS). He is the first Indian to get this honour.
  2. Who has been appointed as the new director of the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad?
    A) Raghav Chadha
    B) Devendra Banerjee
    C) Ramesh Sinha
    D) Vinay K Nandicoori
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Dr Vinay K Nandicoori has been appointed as the new director of the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad. He is a well-known molecular biologist, and has been a scientist at the DBT-National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi.
  3. The headquarters of International Weightlifting Federation is located at_______?
    A) Lausanne, Switzerland
    B) Budapest, Hungary
    C) London, England
    D) Munich, Germany
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    Option A
  4. In the first quarter (April-June) of FY22, State Bank of India reported how much percent jump in its profit?
    A) 40%
    B) 60%
    C) 55%
    D) 65%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Country’s largest lender, State Bank of India, SBI, reported a 55 per cent jump in its first quarter net profit of 6,504 crore rupees in comparison to the same quarter last year.
  5. Which country gives every year Ramon Magsaysay Award to recipients?
    A) Austria
    B) Philippines
    C) Australia
    D) Netherlands
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A Bangladeshi vaccine scientist and a microfinance pioneer from Pakistan were among the five recipients of this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Award — regarded as the Asian version of the Nobel Prize — announced.
  6. What is the metric that measures the ability of a company to use its near cash or quick assets to extinguish or retire its current liabilities immediately known as?
    A) Acid test ratio
    B) Current ratio
    C) Overtrading
    D) Cash conversion cycle
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In finance, the acid-test or quick ratio or liquidity ratio measures the ability of a company to use its near cash or quick assets to extinguish or retire its current liabilities immediately.
  7. Who has been appointed grievance officer for India by WhatsApp?
    A) Nikhil Chaturvedi
    B) Rajesh Sen
    C) Manohar Sinha
    D) Paresh B Lal
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    WhatsApp has named Paresh B Lal as its grievance officer for India on its website.
  8. Who has taken charge as Managing Director of the IPO-bound Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)?
    A) Rakesh Sharma
    B) M R Kumar
    C) Mini Ipe
    D) Siddhartha Mohanty
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Mini Ipe has taken charge as Managing Director of the IPO-bound Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). She was appointed as managing director vide the Government of India notification dated 5 July 2021.
  9. Which institute has developed the world’s first, state-of-the-art ‘Smart Bio-Filter’ that can make breathing fresh?
    A) IIM Ahmedabad
    B) IIT Ropar
    C) IIT Kanpur
    D) IISc Bengaluru
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    startup company of IIT Ropar, Urban Air Laboratory has claimed that it has developed the world’s first, state-of-the-art ‘Smart Bio-Filter’ that can make breathing fresh.
  10. Isaac Herzog has been elected president of which nation?
    A) Israel
    B) Iran
    C) Denmark
    D) Iraq
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran politician Isaac Herzog has been elected Israel’s 11th president in a secret ballot in the Knesset (parliament).
  11. In which state of India Fugadi folk dance is performed?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Kerala
    C) Goa
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option C
  12. The theme song ‘Kar De Kamaal Tu’ for the country’s Paralympic contingent launched by Sports minister Anurag Thakur is composed and sung by whom?
    A) Sanjeev Singh
    B) Rajiv Mehra
    C) Saurabh Mehta
    D) Sahil Kaushik
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sports minister Anurag Thakur virtually launched the theme song ‘Kar De Kamaal Tu’ for the country’s Paralympic contingent and urged the public to cheer the para athletes during the upcoming Games in Tokyo. The song is composed and sung by divyang cricket player Sanjeev Singh, who is a resident of Lucknow.
  13. Which application was developed by Ministry of Ayush which will help professionals to exercise and breath faster?
    A) U Break
    B) Y Start
    C) E Health
    D) Y Break
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Ayush Ministry has developed a yoga protocol that can integrate seamlessly with work routine and help professionals de-stress and refocus.
  14. For a Small Finance bank at least 50 per cent of its loan portfolio should constitute loans and advances of upto _____?
    A) Rs 5 lakh
    B) Rs 10 lakh
    C) Rs 25 lakh
    D) Rs 50 lakh
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    Option C
  15. Who has been appointed the next Vice Chief of Air Staff?
    A) Sandeep Singh
    B) VR Chaudhary
    C) Rakesh Chaturvedi
    D) Jyotiranjan Bastia
    View Answer
    Option A

 

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