GA Revision for Banking and Other Exams – 1070

  1. The Centre has brought ordinance to extend the tenure of Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) directors up to how many years?
    A) 5
    B) 6
    C) 8
    D) 12
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Centre has brought ordinance to extend the tenure of Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) directors up to 5 years.
  2. Who is the author of book Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood in Our Times’?
    A) Amir Khan
    B) SulemanAnsari
    C) AnilBaijal
    D) Salman Khurshid
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid has said that he never called Hindutva and ISIS same in his new book, but similar as a major controversy continued over the issue.
  3. Which of the following Payments Bank is the first one to start giving its services in India?
    A) Paytm Payments Bank
    B) India Post Payments Bank
    C) Airtel Payments Bank
    D) Fino Payments Bank
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    Option C
  4. Judima, a home-made rice wine from which state gOt GI tag?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Assam
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Rajasthan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Judima, a home-made rice wine from Assam and Sojat Mehndi (Henna) from Rajasthan, has been awarded the geographical indication (GI) tag.
  5. Where is the Dantiwada Dam built?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Assam
    C) Jammu & Kashmir
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Dantiwada Dam is a mud and masonry dam on the West Banas River near Dantiwada, Banaskantha district of northern Gujarat in India. The dam was constructed in 1965 mainly for irrigation and flood control.
  6. The Centre issued a notification on extension of the tenure of Defence Secretary, Home Secretary, Director of Intelligence Bureau, Secretary of Research and Analysis Wing for the period of how many years?
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 5
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Centre issued a notification on extension of the tenure of Defence Secretary, Home Secretary, Director of Intelligence Bureau, Secretary of Research and Analysis Wing for the period of two years.
  7. When is the International Day of Tolerance observed?
    A) November 17
    B) November 14
    C) November 16
    D) November 15
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    November 16 commemorates the International Day of Tolerance, every year. This is a UN declared day that aims at creating public awareness on the dangers of intolerance.
  8. Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the country’s first “Sports Arbitration Centre of India” in which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Gujarat
    C) Punjab
    D) Kerala
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the country’s first “Sports Arbitration Centre of India” in Gujarat which will serve as an independent body to fast track disputes in the sports sector.
  9. Who won the 2021 JCB Prize for Literature?
    A) Ramesh Bakshi
    B) Nanda Kumar
    C) Fathima
    D) M Mukundan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mukundan’s “Delhi: A Soliloquy”, translated from Malayalam by Fathima E.V. and Nandakumar K., was announced winner of the JCB Prize for Literature.
  10. which earth monitoring satellite was launched from California that has recorded human and natural impacts on Earth’s surface for decades?
    A) LandSat 9
    B) LandSat 7
    C) Sat 8
    D) Land 9 X
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The latest in a series of U.S. satellites that has recorded human and natural impacts on Earth’s surface for decades was launched into orbit from California to ensure continued observations in the era of climate change.
  11. The purpose of Round Revolution is ___?
    A) Horticulture Production
    B) Oil seeds Production
    C) Cotton Production
    D) Potato Production
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Round revolution is the revolution adopted by the Government of India for the increase in production of Potato. This revolution is aimed to make the production doubled or tripled instead of single annual increase.
  12. Who will head the committee that has been formed by the government to investigate Pandora Papers Leak?
    A) JB Mohapatra
    B) Ankit Jain
    C) Digvijay Singh
    D) Amitabh Kant
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government said that the cases pertaining to Pandora Papers will be investigated and appropriate action will be taken in such cases as per law.
  13. Who have won the 2021 KidsRights International Children’s Peace Prize for tackling pollution from household waste?
    A) Priyank and Varsha
    B) Vihaan and Nav Agarwal
    C) Vimal and AnkurJaiswal
    D) Vikash and Navankur Singh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Two Indian teenage brothers have won the 2021 KidsRights International Children’s Peace Prize for tackling pollution from household waste.
  14. What is the currency of Bangladesh?
    A) Taka
    B) Dinar
    C) Rial
    D) Peso
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Capital – Dhaka, Prime minister – Sheikh Hasina, President – Abdul Hamid
  15. Which of the folowing bank has been empaneled as “Settlement Bank “by National Stock Exchange?
    A) Bank of India
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) Uco Bank
    D) Yes Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:

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