GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1059

  1. Najib Mikati has been appointed as the prime minister of which country?
    A) Egypt
    B) Lebanon
    C) Norway
    D) Cameron
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Najib Mikati – Lebanon’s richest man – becomes Prime Minister
  2. In October 2021, the unique clove growing in the hills of which state got GI tag?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Odisha
    C) Kerala
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The unique clove growing in the hills of Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu has been awarded a geographical indication (GI) as ‘Kanyakumari clove’.
  3. Where is the HQ of IRDA?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Hyderabad
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) is the regulatory body in India that governs both Life insurance and General insurance companies.
  4. Who won the 5th Rujna Zora chess tournament in Serbia?
    A) P Iniyan
    B) Makariam Rudrik
    C) PR Sreejesh
    D) Michael Collins
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Grandmaster P Iniyan emerged winner in the 5th Rujna Zora chess tournament held with seven points from nine rounds.
  5. Which of the following banks created history in August 2015 by launching India’s first Mobile App for Bank Account opening?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) Federal Bank
    C) South Indian Bank
    D) HDFC Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In August 2015, creating history, Federal Bank launched India’s first Mobile App for Bank Account Opening. Bank introduced this unique facility of Mobile based Bank Account Opening as an upgrade to FedBook, its e-Passbook App.
    With the new avatar of FedBook, anyone having an Aadhaar Card and PAN Card, can open a Savings Bank Account and get their Account Number instantly using a mobile from anywhere.
  6. Which city topped the list of NewsOnAir Radio Live-Stream India Rankings?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Mumbai
    C) Delhi
    D) Pune
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    All India Radio live-streams on NewsOnAir App have quite a following among the working population of Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Kochi.
  7. Who has bagged the 45th Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Literary Award for his book “Manthalirile 20 Communist Varshangal”?
    A) Benyamin
    B) Shami Chatterjee
    C) Alok Nath
    D) Manju Nair
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Well-known Malayalam writer Benyamin has bagged the 45th Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Literary Award for his book “Manthalirile 20 Communist Varshangal”.
  8. Who took charge as General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the Indian Army’s Western Command?
    A) Manohar Joshi
    B) PR Sundaram
    C) Akshay Singh
    D) Nav K Khanduri
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Lieutenant General Nav K Khanduri took charge as General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the Indian Army’s Western Command, an official statement said.
  9. What is the theme of World Suicide Prevention Day 2021?
    A) 40 seconds of action
    B) Working Together to Prevent Suicide
    C) Take a minute, change a life
    D) Creating Hope Through Action
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on September 10 each year to promote worldwide action to prevent suicides. The World Suicide Prevention Day theme this year is – “Creating Hope Through Action”.
  10. Where is the Thattekkad bird sanctuary located?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Odisha
    C) Kerala
    D) Tamil Nadu
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    Option C
  11. Who won the Turkish Grand Prix 2021?
    A) Valtteri Bottas
    B) Sebastian Vettel
    C) Lewis Hamilton
    D) Mike Rosberg
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Valtteri Bottas has won the F1 Turkish Grand Prix 2021. This is his first title of this season.
  12. Which of the following is a Money Market Instrument?
    A) Debt
    B) Equity
    C) Bankers’ Acceptances
    D) Derivatives
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bankers’ Acceptances is Money Market Instrument; Rest all are Capital Market Instrument.
  13. Maa Annapurna idol stolen from UP has been found in which country?
    A) France
    B) Canada
    C) Australia
    D) China
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    An idol of Maa Annapurna that was stolen from Varanasi about 100 years ago and later found in Canada recently was handed over to the Uttar Pradesh government.
  14. When is Telangana Language Day celebrated?
    A) 11 August
    B) 7 July
    C) 10 September
    D) 9 September
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Telangana Language Day is celebrated on 9 September every year in Telangana. This date was chosen on the occasion of renowned writer, poet of the Telangana Kaloji Narayana Rao’s 100th birth anniversary.
  15. Which company took over the responsibilities of the Jaipur International Airport from the Airports Authority of India (AAI)?
    A) Reliance
    B) Adani Group
    C) Tata Limited
    D) Bhel
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Adani Group took over the responsibilities of the Jaipur International Airport from the Airports Authority of India (AAI).

 

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