GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1055

  1. Which country’s government has announced to develop alternative social media platform for Facebook, Whatsapp named ‘Jogajog’ and ‘Alapan’ respectively?
    A) Syria
    B) Maldives
    C) Bangladesh
    D) UK
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Bangladesh government is working to develop a social media platform named ‘Jogajog’ as an alternative to Facebook. The platform will help the local entrepreneurs to create their own marketplace for sharing information and data without depending on any foreign platform.
    The government is also working to develop a communication app ‘Alapan’ as an alternative to Whatsapp.
  2. Which country’s Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) programme has been launched in partnership with India?
    A) Nepal
    B) Bhutan
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) Maldives
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB), a joint initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), launched its programme in Bhutan.
  3. What is the currency of Brazil?
    A) Dollar
    B) Euro
    C) Peso
    D) Real
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Brazilian real, Capital – Brasilia, President – Jair Bolsonaro
  4. Which bank tied up with Creditas Solutions to deploy a secure, Do It Yourself Digital Repayment Platform for missed loan repayments?
    A) IndusInd Bank
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) Bandhan Bank
    D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kotak Mahindra Bank has deployed a secure, Do It Yourself Digital Repayment Platform for missed loan repayments, in a tie-up with Creditas Solutions.
  5. Which state has become the first in the country to launch an automated auditory brainstem response system (AABR) under universal newborn hearing screening programme?
    A) Bihar
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Punjab
    D) Karnataka
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    To manage hearing loss in newborn and young children, Punjab government launched an automated auditory brainstem response system (AABR) under universal newborn hearing screening programme. By doing so, Punjab has become the first state in the country to introduce the system.
  6. Nations of which organization have recently agreed on science and technology innovation cooperation?
    A) ASEAN
    B) BRICS
    C) G20
    D) G7
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    BRICS Nations have unanimously agreed on an innovation co-operation at the 11th BRICS S&T Steering Committee Meeting.Hosted by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), GoI, the meeting was led from the Indian side by Sanjeev Kumar Varshney.
  7. Where is the headquarters of Swiss National Bank (SNB) situated?
    A) Basel, Switzerland
    B) Geneva, Switzerland
    C) Bern and Zurich, Switzerland
    D) Solothurn, Switzerland
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is the central bank of Switzerland, and is therefore responsible for the monetary policy of the nation of Switzerland.
  8. Mahatma Gandhi would become the first Indian to be awarded the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal by which country?
    A) USA
    B) UK
    C) South Africa
    D) Singapore
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    An influential US lawmaker from New York reintroduced a resolution in the US House of Representatives to posthumously award the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal to Mahatma Gandhi in recognition of his promotion of peace and nonviolence. Gandhi would be the first Indian to receive a Congressional Gold Medal, an honour bestowed upon such great figures as George Washington, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Teresa, and Rosa Parks.
  9. Which bank launched a loan scheme for the infrastructure development of Primary Agricultural Credit Cooperatives (PACS)?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) Karnataka Bank
    C) Kerala Bank
    D) Federal Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kerala Bank has launched a loan scheme titled ‘Kerala Bank Samagra’ for the infrastructure development of Primary Agricultural Credit Cooperatives (PACS). The comprehensive loan scheme was devised to help PACS create job opportunities in rural areas and overcome the Covid crisis.
  10. In June 2021, which country has signed framework agreement on International Solar Alliance with India?
    A) Switzerland
    B) Denmark
    C) Ireland
    D) Greece
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Denmark signed the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance Framework Agreement (ISA FA) and Instrument of Ratification with India, informed Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi.
  11. Who is the author of the book titled “Operation Trojan Horse: A Novel Inspired by True Events” along with Abhishek Sharan?
    A) D.P. Sinha
    B) KT Pathak
    C) Arvind Nagpal
    D) Hemant Saini
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The book titled “Operation Trojan Horse: A Novel Inspired by True Events” coauthored by Abhishek Sharan and D.P. Sinha has been released.
  12. Multilink, a fintech company has partnered with which payments bank to build agent points across India?
    A) Jio payments bank
    B) Paytm payments bank
    C) India Post payments bank
    D) NSDL payments bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Multilink, one of India’s fastest-growing fintech companies with a network of 1,00,000+ agents spread across India, said it will begin its strategic partnership with NSDL payments bank to build agent points across India, and the strategic tie-up will also result in providing banking facilities to rural and urban areas through NEO banking systems.
  13. The purpose of Pink Revolution is _____?
    A) Potato Production
    B) Pharmaceuticals Production
    C) Horticulture Production
    D) Flower Cultivation
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Onion/Prawn/Pharmaceuticals Production,
  14. Who has been named in Tamil Nadu Economic Advisory Panel?
    A) Raghuram Rajan
    B) Amartya Sen
    C) Dr. Manmohan Singh
    D) Urjit Patel
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Government of Tamil Nadu has decided to set up a five-member ‘Economic Advisory Council to the Chief Minister’ with leading economic experts across the world as its members. Economic advisory council to Tamil Nadu’s CM will comprise of Nobel laureate Esther Duflo and the former Governor of Reserve Bank of India Raghuram Rajan, along with three other members.
  15. In UPI, ______ is an Address which uniquely identifies a person’s bank account?
    A) Primary Address
    B) Unique Address
    C) Bank Address
    D) Payment Address
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Payment Address also known as Virtual Payment Address (VPA).

 

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