GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1062

  1. Who was appointed as new director of Central Bureau of Investigation?
    A) Prateek Jaiswal
    B) Sumant Khare
    C) YC Modi
    D) Subodh Kumar Jaiswal
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    Option D
  2. Which city topped the latest rankings of top cities in India where All India Radio Live-streams on News On Air App are most popular?
    A) Pune
    B) Bangalore
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Chennai
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Pune and Bengaluru continue to be at first and second positions for fourth week straight in the latest rankings of top cities in India where All India Radio Live-streams on News On Air App are most popular. Hyderabad has displaced Chennai to take back its third spot.
  3. Who is the author of book ‘India and Asian Geopolitics: The Past, Present’?
    A) Shivshankar Menon
    B) Arjun Munda
    C) Nilankar Sen
    D) Shiv Narayan Chaudhary
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A book has titled ‘India and Asian Geopolitics: The Past, Present’ is authored by Shivshankar Menon.
  4. Nicosia is the capital of which country?
    A) Namibia
    B) Kuwait
    C) Ghana
    D) Cyprus
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency – Euro, President – Nicos Anastasiades
  5. Markets regulator SEBI allowed which of the following to carry out the activities of investment bankers?
    A) Private Sector Banks
    B) Payments Banks
    C) Small Finance Bank
    D) Non-Banking Financial Institutions (NBFCs)
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    To provide easy access to investors to participate in public and rights issues by using various payment avenues, markets regulator Sebi allowed payments banks to carry out the activities of investment bankers.
  6. The government boys high school located in Stone Building College in Malleshwaram, will become the first government high school in the country to develop a satellite. How many satellites will it develop?
    A) 75
    B) 80
    C) 55
    D) 60
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government boys high school located in Stone Building College in Malleshwaram, will become the first government high school in the country to develop a satellite. The students of the school will be involved in a programme of developing 75 satellites as part of the 75th Independence Day celebrations which will be held next year.
  7. Any NBFC is considered to be systemically important NBFCs when its asset size is of _______ or more?
    A) Rs 1000 crore
    B) Rs 100 crore
    C) Rs 500 crore
    D) Rs 50 crore
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Any NBFC is considered to be systemically important NBFCs when its asset size is of ₹ 500 cr or more as per last audited balance sheet.
  8. which state launched comprehensive online portal on CSR activities ‘Akanksha?
    A) Karnataka
    B) TamilNadu
    C) Kerala
    D) Assam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A portal that provides comprehensive details on all the CSR activities in Karnataka was launched by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa in Bengaluru.
  9. With which country did India sign a pact regarding cooperation on coking coal, a key steel making raw material?
    A) Norway
    B) USA
    C) Denmark
    D) Russia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet approved a pact between India and Russia regarding cooperation on coking coal, a key steel making raw material, for which domestic players remain dependent on imports from a select group of countries.
  10. Which insurance company has become the first to offer Unified Payments Interface (UPI) AUTOPAY facility to its customers by joining hands with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)?
    A) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
    B) Tata AIA Life Insurance
    C) Max Life Insurance
    D) SBI Life Insurance
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    ICICI Prudential Life Insurance has joined hands with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to offer Unified Payments Interface (UPI) AUTOPAY facility to its customers.
  11. Who has been conferred with Spain’s top Princess of Asturias Award in the social sciences category?
    A) Amitav Ghosh
    B) Amit Mistry
    C) Nilesh Shah
    D) Amartya Kumar Sen
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian economist and Nobel Laureate Amartya Kumar Sen has been conferred with Spain’s top Princess of Asturias Award in the social sciences category, the Spanish prize foundation announced.
  12. Who is the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare in the current Government?
    A) Narendra Singh Tomar
    B) Radha Mohan Singh
    C) Ramvilas Paswan
    D) Prakash Javadekar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
  13. The Indian Academy of Highway Engineers, IAHE under the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has inked an Agreement with University of New South Wales, Australia for setting up a Centre for Advanced Transportation Technology and Systems where?
    A) Ranchi
    B) Bikaner
    C) Noida
    D) Patna
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Academy of Highway Engineers, IAHE under the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has inked an Agreement with University of New South Wales, Australia for setting up a Centre for Advanced Transportation Technology and Systems in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
  14. In which year was the National Electronic Funds Transfer System (NEFT) introduced?
    A) 2004
    B) 2005
    C) 2006
    D) 2007
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    NEFT in 2005 and RTGS in 2004.
  15. Bangladesh along with which country accepted India’s invitation to join the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI)?
    A) Canada
    B) Netherlands
    C) Poland
    D) Iceland
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bangladesh and Canada has decided to accept the invitation to join the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI).

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