GA Revision for SBI Clerk and Other Exams – 1005

  1. Recently who was appointed as Member of the Board of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) by the government?
    A) Tarun Bajaj
    B) Anand Mohan Bajaj
    C) Viral Achrya
    D) Radha Mohan Singh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Centre has appointed Anand Mohan Bajaj, Additional Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) as Member of the Board of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), which is the capital markets as well as commodity derivatives market regulator.

  2. Union Bank of India in partnership with which of the following launched the co-branded contactless RuPay credit card?
    A) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
    B) Indian Oil Corporation
    C) Power Grid Corporation of India
    D) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Bank of India – one of the largest Indian government-owned banks of India and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited – a Maharatna Central Public Sector Enterprise, have announced the launch of co-branded contactless RuPay credit card.

  3. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has been incorporated under the provisions of Section 25 of which act?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is the umbrella organisation for all retail payment systems in India, which aims to allow all Indian citizens to have unrestricted access to e-payment services.
    Founded in 2008, NPCI, has been incorporated as a “Not for Profit” Company under the provisions of Section 25 of Companies Act 1956 (now Section 8 of Companies Act 2013).

  4. Chaudhary Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium is in which state?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Punjab
    C) Haryana
    D) Himachal Pradesh
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    Option C

  5. In which country Indian Mango Promotion Programme has begun?
    A) Sri Lanka
    B) Maldives
    C) Nepal
    D) Bahrain
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A week-long Indian mango promotion programme began in Bahrain where 16 varieties of the fruit including three Geographical Indications (GI) certified Khirsapati&Lakshmanbhog (West Bengal), Zardalu (Bihar) are being displayed.

  6. Who has been appointed as Director of Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR)?
    A) Raman Meenakshi Sundaram
    B) Govindan Rangarajan
    C) Anurag Kumar
    D) Vikas Singroul
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Raman Meenakshi Sundaram has been appointed as Director of Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR), an arm of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

  7. According to a report by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), India’s FY22 GDP may grow at what percent?
    A) 7.2%
    B) 7.0%
    C) 5.6%
    D) 6.7%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s FY22 GDP may grow at 7%: UNESCAP.

  8. At how much percent will India’s GDP grow in FY2021-22 according to ICRA Ratings?
    A) 8.3%
    B) 7.3%
    C) 8.5%
    D) 7.5%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Credit rating agency ICRA Ratings projected India’s gross domestic product (GDP) to grow at 8.5 per cent in FY2021-22.

  9. Where is Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research situated?
    A) Nashik
    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Gurugram
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai is an advanced research institution established by The Reserve Bank of India in 1987 on the occasion of its golden jubilee. The Institute’s mission is to carry out research on developmental issues from a multi-disciplinary point of view. It has one of the largest Social Sciences libraries in Asia. The institute has an M.Phil./Ph.D. programme in Development Studies and also an MSc programme in Economics.
  10. Who won the World Snooker Championship 2021?
    A) Jack Ryder
    B) Stephen Hendry
    C) Shaun Murphy
    D) Mark Selby
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mark Selby claimed his fourth World Championship title with an 18-15 victory over Shaun Murphy at a sold-out Crucible Theatre.

  11. Which of the following has been conferred the prestigious ‘Role Model’ Award at the 11th CII National HR Excellence Award 2020-21?
    A) NTPC Ltd
    B) GAIL
    C) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
    D) Steel Authority of India
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    NTPC Ltd, a Public Sector Undertaking under Ministry of Power has been conferred the prestigious ‘Role Model’ Award at the 11th CII National HR Excellence Award 2020-21.

  12. Santiago is the capital of which country?
    A) Namibia
    B) Croatia
    C) Argentina
    D) Chile
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency – Chilean peso

  13. Who is conferred with Asia Pacific Productivity Champion Award?
    A) RS Sodhi
    B) Rakesh Kumar
    C) Hari Prasad
    D) Alok Agarwal
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    R S Sodhi, managing director of the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) has received Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Tokyo, Japan regional award as Asia Pacific productivity champion.

  14. As per Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, government has set a target of road construction of worth how much amount in next two years?
    A) 22 lakh cr
    B) 15 lakh cr
    C) 25 lakh cr
    D) 30 lakh cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said government has set a target of road construction of worth 15 lakh crore rupees in next two years. He said the government is giving utmost priority to the development of infrastructure.

  15. Which IPL team signed a strategic long-term partnership with global sports brand Puma?
    A) Royal Challengers Bangalore
    B) Sunrisers Hyderabad
    C) Chennai Super Kings
    D) Kolkata Knight Riders
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Premier League side Royal Challengers Bangalore signed a strategic long-term partnership with global sports brand Puma.

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