GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1058

  1. Where is the world’s largest plant designed to suck carbon dioxide out of the air and turning it into rock started running?
    A) Philippines
    B) Iceland
    C) Cambodia
    D) Albania
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The world’s largest plant designed to suck carbon dioxide out of the air and turning it into rock started running in Iceland.
  2. Labour and Employment Minister Bhupender Yadav launched e-Shram portal. It is a national database on whom?
    A) Organised Workers
    B) SC Workers
    C) Unorganised Workers
    D) Tribal Workers
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government launched e-Shram portal – National Database on Unorganized Workers (NDUW). Unveiling the logo for the E-Shram portal, Labour and Employment Minister Bhupender Yadav said that targeted identification of the unorganized workers was a much-needed step. He said the portal will be the national database of nation builders, the ‘Shram Yogis’, and help take welfare schemes to their doorstep.
  3. What is the name of bank note printing press of RBI?
    A) BRBBNPL
    B) BRBNPPL
    C) BRBNMPL
    D) BRBNNML
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited is a specialised division of the Reserve Bank of India which is under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Finance of the Government of India. It mints Indian bank notes and coins. It was established in 1995 to address the demand of bank notes and coins.
  4. Reliance New Energy Solar, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries (RIL), has acquired REC Solar Holdings (REC Group) for how much amount?
    A) $771 million
    B) $400 million
    C) $550 million
    D) $650 million
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mukesh Ambani-controlled Reliance New Energy Solar, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries (RIL), has acquired REC Solar Holdings (REC Group) from China National Bluestar (Group) Co.
  5. The Beighton Cup is related with which sports?
    A) Cricket
    B) Hockey
    C) Golf
    D) Football
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    Option B
  6. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) suspended which country until the end of 2022 after it failed to send a team to the Tokyo Games?
    A) China
    B) Pakistan
    C) South Korea
    D) North Korea
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended North Korea until the end of 2022 after it failed to send a team to the Tokyo Games. The suspension means the country will miss out on the Beijing Winter Games.
  7. Labour and Employment Minister Bhupender Yadav launched e-Shram portal. It is a national database on whom?
    A) Organised Workers
    B) SC Workers
    C) Unorganised Workers
    D) Tribal Workers
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government launched e-Shram portal – National Database on Unorganized Workers (NDUW). Unveiling the logo for the E-Shram portal, Labour and Employment Minister Bhupender Yadav said that targeted identification of the unorganized workers was a much-needed step. He said the portal will be the national database of nation builders, the ‘Shram Yogis’, and help take welfare schemes to their doorstep.
  8. How much amount of line of credit was given by India for development projects in Kyrgyzstan?
    A) $200 million
    B) $250 million
    C) $300 million
    D) $450 million
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India agreed to a $200 million Line of Credit support for development projects in Kyrgyzstan, as External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar held “cordial and constructive” talks with his Kyrgyz counterpart Ruslan Kazakbaev on a wide range of bilateral and global issues, including Afghanistan.
  9. Who took charge as the Chairman of National Commission for Minorities?
    A) Sardar Amrik Sukhdev
    B) Iqbal singh Rathore
    C) Iqbal Singh
    D) Mohd. Imran
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sardar Iqbal Singh Lalpura took charge as the Chairman, National Commission for Minorities in the presence of Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in New Delhi. Lalpura replaced the outgoing chairperson of the Commission Ghayorul Hasan.
  10. Who has written the book titled ‘Let’s Go Time Travelling Again’?
    A) Mangalam Sinha
    B) Gopi Nath
    C) Ram Shankar
    D) Subhadra Sen Gupta
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The last book of author Subhadra Sen Gupta, who lost her life to COVID-19 in May 2021, was released by Puffin Books, the children’s imprint of Penguin Books. The book is titled ‘Let’s Go Time Travelling Again’ and has illustrations by Tapas Guha, a well-known illustrator for children.
  11. Railways has successfully operated which two long haul freight trains for the first time over South-Central Railway?
    A) Aks and Agni
    B) Garuda and Aks
    C) Trishul and Garuda
    D) Pavan and Trishul
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Railways has successfully operated two long haul freight trains Trishul and Garuda for the first time over South-Central Railway. Long haul trains, which are twice or multiple times longer than the normal composition of freight trains, provide a very effective solution to the problem of capacity constraints in critical sections.
  12. Aziz Akhannouch has been appointed as the prime minister of which country?
    A) Norway
    B) Portugal
    C) Chile
    D) Morocco
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    King Mohammed VI of Morocco has appointed Aziz Akhannouch of the liberal National Rally of Independents (RNI) party as Prime Minister and asked him to form a government.
  13. A composite loan limit of _______ can be sanctioned by banks to enable the MSE entrepreneurs to avail of their working capital and term loan requirement through Single Window?
    A) Rs. 1 crore
    B) Rs. 2 crores
    C) Rs. 5 crores
    D) Rs. 10 crores
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A composite loan limit of ₹1 crore can be sanctioned by banks to enable the MSME entrepreneurs to avail of their working capital and term loan requirement through Single Window in terms of our Master Direction on Lending to the MSME sector dated July 24, 2017.
  14. What is name of the State Bird of Bihar?
    A) White-winged duck
    B) Hill myna
    C) Flamingo
    D) House Sparrow
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    State Animal- Gaur, State Flower- Kachnar, State Tree- Peepal tree.
  15. When is World Entrepreneurs’ Day celebrated?
    A) 15 December
    B) 11 August
    C) 21 August
    D) 07 March
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Every year, August 21 is celebrated as World Entrepreneurs’ Day.

 

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