GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1069

  1. Nikol Pashinyan has been elected as Prime Minister of which country?
    A) Greece
    B) Armenia
    C) Switzerland
    D) Netherland
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s party won a majority in the snap parliamentary elections with 53.9 percent of the vote, as per official results declared.
  2. Which country has successfully launched the 41st Scientific Expedition to Antarctica?
    A) China
    B) France
    C) Russia
    D) India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has successfully launched the 41st Scientific Expedition to Antarctica with the arrival of the first batch of its contingent at the southern white continent.
  3. Who regulates Venture Capital Fund Company in India?
    A) RBI
    B) SIDBI
    C) SEBI
    D) NABARD
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    SEBI regulations permit investment by venture capital funds in equity or equity related instruments of unlisted companies and also in financially weak and sick industries whose shares are listed or unlisted.
  4. Who won the Brazilian Grand Prix 2021?
    A) Lewis Hamilton
    B) ValtteriVotas
    C) Sebastian Vettel
    D) Max Verstappen
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    Option A
  5. Centre has extended the tenure of appointment of Ananta Barua as Whole-time Member (WTM) of SEBI by how many years?
    A) 1 year
    B) 2 years
    C) 3 years
    D) 4 years
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Centre has extended the tenure of appointment of Ananta Barua as Whole-time Member (WTM) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for a period of two years.His tenure has been extended till July 31, 2023.
  6. The M.A.Chidambaram Stadium is located in which city?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Indore
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, commonly known as the Chepauk Stadium, is a cricket stadium in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Established in 1916, it is the second oldest cricket stadium in the country after Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
  7. What is the full form of UPI?
    A) Unified Payment Interface
    B) Unique Payment interface
    C) Unified Pay Inquiry
    D) Unique Pay Interface
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Unified Payments Interface is an instant real-time payment system developed by National Payments Corporation of India facilitating inter-bank peer-to-peer and person-to-merchant transactions. NPCI is umbrella organisation for all digital payments.
  8. With which other organisation, Asian Development Bank launched ‘WePOWER India Partnership Forum’ to increase workforce participation of women in energy sector?
    A) WHO
    B) IMF
    C) NASSCOM
    D) World Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The WePOWER India Partnership Forum, held through a virtual platform launched the efforts to scale up the South Asia Women in Power Sector Professional Network (WePOWER) in India.
  9. Which Indian Power Utility has won Recognition of India’s Best Employers Among Nation-Builders 2021?
    A) Tata Power Company Ltd
    B) Adani Green Energy Ltd
    C) Power Grid Corporation Of India Ltd
    D) NTPC Ltd
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    For the first time, National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) won recognition as India’s Best Employers among Nation-Builders 2021. It has been recognized as the ‘Great Place to Work’ for the 15th straight year by the Great Places to Work Institute.
  10. Cash management Bills have a maturity of _____?
    A) less than 91 days
    B) 1 year to 3 years
    C) more than 1 years
    D) more than 3 years
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    These bills are non-standard, with a maturity period of less than 91 days, and are discounted monetary market instruments.
  11. Which organisation launched world’s largest telescope James Webb Space to behold first stars?
    A) SpaceX
    B) WebX
    C) NASA
    D) ISRO
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The world’s largest and most powerful space telescope rocketed away on a high-stakes quest to behold light from the first stars and galaxies and scour the universe for hints of life.
  12. How much amount of loan was signed between Asian Development Bank and Union government for development of Agartala?
    A) $61 million
    B) $55 million
    C) $48 million
    D) $58 million
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Government and Asian Development Bank, ADB signed a 61-million dollar loan to improve livability, harness technology and promote new developments to accommodate the expanding population in Agartala city while building the capacity of State agencies for improved service delivery.
  13. Which Airport has won Honour In Airport Service Quality?
    A) Indira Gandhi International Airport
    B) Chennai International Airport
    C) Cochin International Airport
    D) Sardar Vallabhbhai International Airport
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Cochin International Airport has won the Airport Council International (ACI) Director General’s Roll of Excellence honour in Airport Service Quality.
  14. Abubshehar Wild Life Sanctuary is in which state?
    A) Haryana
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Assam
    D) West Bengal
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Abubshahar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Sirsa district of Haryana state, India.
  15. Who won the 11th National Billiards title 2021?
    A) Dhruv Sitwala
    B) Pankaj Advani
    C) Mayank Sharma
    D) Dharmendra Singh
    View Answer
    Option B

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