GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1056

  1. Which insurance company launched Optima Secure, a new health indemnity insurance product that seeks to redefine the value customers can get from their insurance plan?
    A) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
    B) Star Health Insurance
    C) TATA AIG
    D) HDFC ERGO General Insurance
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    HDFC ERGO General Insurance announced the launch of Optima Secure, a new health indemnity insurance product that seeks to redefine the value customers can get from their insurance plan.
  2. India’s Official Olympic Theme 2021 Song ‘Lakshya Tera Samne Hai’ has been composed by whom?
    A) A R Rahman
    B) Mohit Chauhan
    C) Anu Malik
    D) Sonu Nigam
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ahead of the Tokyo Games, the official Olympic theme song for the Indian contingent was launched. Mohit Chauhan has composed and sung the song titled “Lakshya Tera Samne Hai“.
  3. Where is the headquarters of National Housing Bank located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Kolkata
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Founded – July 1988, Managing Director – Shri Sriram Kalyanaraman
  4. Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) signed an Agreement with which of the following for hiring of 10 Gbps International Bandwidth for Internet Connectivity to Agartala from Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited?
    A) MTNL
    B) Airtel
    C) BSNL
    D) Vodafone Idea
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Universal Service Obligation Fund USOF has signed an Agreement with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited BSNL for hiring of 10 Gbps International Bandwidth for Internet Connectivity to Agartala from Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited BSCCL Bangladesh through Cox Bazar and Kuakata.
  5. Which bank tied up with SMC Global Securities Limited for offering online trading services to customers?
    A) Dhanlaxmi bank
    B) DCB Bank
    C) Federal Bank
    D) Bandhan Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Dhanlaxmi bank announced a strategic alliance with SMC Global Securities Limited for offering online trading services to customers. The tie-up will offer an integrated 3-in-1 account, comprising a Savings, Demat and Trading account providing a hassle free and convenient trading experience to the Dhanlaxmi Bank customers through the portal “www.smctradeonline.com apart from mobile trading app (SMC ACE) and desktop based software.
  6. Adani power ltd is set to acquire 1,200 MW Essar Power’s Mahan project situated in which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Karnataka
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Adani Power Limited is set to acquire the 1200 megawatt (MW) Essar Power’s Mahan Project situated at Singrauli district in Madhya Pradesh and is likely to spend around Rs 3000 crore for this project.
  7. The Ezra Cup is associated with which sports?
    A) Football
    B) Golf
    C) Polo
    D) Hockey
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Ezra Cup is a popular polo tournament conducted annually in India by the Calcutta Polo Club. It is claimed that it is the first official polo trophy in history. The first Ezra Cup was held in 1880.
  8. Which of the following extended over Rs 550 crore debt support to IndoSpace logistics fund to develop logistics and industrial parks in India?
    A) International Finance Corporation
    B) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
    C) Institute of International Finance
    D) Asian Development Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Bank Group member IFC has extended $75 million or over Rs 557 crore debt support to Industrial real estate and logistics parks’ developer IndoSpace’s logistics fund to develop logistics and industrial parks with an objective to enhance warehousing and supply chain infrastructure in India.
  9. In July 2021, which company partnered with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to address the shortage of a tech-proficient workforce in India and create career opportunities for millions in the digital economy?
    A) Intel
    B) Dell
    C) IBM
    D) Cisco
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Cisco Networking Academy and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) have partnered to address the shortage of a tech-proficient workforce in India and create career opportunities for millions in the digital economy.
  10. Where will IFFCO be setting up Nano Urea Fertiliser Plant?
    A) China
    B) France
    C) Denmark
    D) Brazil
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World’s biggest fertilizer cooperative Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) informed that it will set up a Nano Urea Liquid manufacturing plant in Argentina in partnership with the Cooperative Confederation of Argentina (Cooperar).
  11. Indian Government in partnership with which country launched ‘Centre of Excellence on Offshore Wind’ as part of Green Strategic Partnership?
    A) UK
    B) Denmark
    C) Netherlands
    D) Italy
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India, Denmark jointly launch ‘Centre of Excellence on Offshore Wind’ as part of Green Strategic Partnership.
  12. who is the serving chief minister of Meghalaya?
    A) Conrad Kongkal Sangma
    B) Sarbananda Sonowal
    C) Pema Khandu
    D) Zoramthanga
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Capital – Shillong, Governor – Satya Pal Malik
  13. When is International Chess Day observed annually?
    A) July 18
    B) July 24
    C) July 20
    D) July 17
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Under initiative of International Chess Federation (FIDE), July 20 has been observed as International Chess Day by chess players around the world since 1966.
  14. How many digits are there in an International Securities Identification Number (ISIN)?
    A) 6
    B) 8
    C) 11
    D) 12
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    An International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) is a 12-digit alphanumeric code that uniquely identifies a specific security. The organization that allocates ISINs in any particular country is the country’s respective National Numbering Agency (NNA).
  15. SBI general insurance has tied up with which bank for Bancassurance?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C) IDFC First Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    SBI General Insurance, one of the leading general insurance companies in India, has signed a corporate agency agreement with IDFC FIRST Bank for the distribution of non-life insurance solutions.

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