GA Revision for SBI Clerk and Other Exams – 1006

  1. Which railway station has become the first railway station in Maharashtra to be awarded with Gold certification as per CII’s Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) ratings?
    A) Hazur Sahib Nanded
    B) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus
    C) Lokmanya Tilak Terminus
    D) Pune Junction
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Railway Station of Central Railway is the first railway station in Maharashtra to be awarded with Gold certification as per CII’s Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) ratings.

  2. When a bank chooses the wrong strategy or follow a long-term business strategy which might lead to its failure, it is called______?
    A) Credit risk
    B) Business risk
    C) Operational risk
    D) Market risk
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    Option B

  3. NASA has signed agreement with which company for the first private astronaut mission to the International Space Station?
    A) Axiom Space
    B) Ventries Limited
    C) SpaceX
    D) Decentro
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    NASA and Texas-based company Axiom Space have agreed on terms for the first private astronaut mission to the International Space Station, which will launch as soon as January 2022.

  4. Who has been appointed as the director general (DG) of CRPF?
    A) Vinay Awasthi
    B) Mahesh Sharma
    C) Kuldiep Singh
    D) A P Maheshwari
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    IPS officer Kuldiep Singh has been assigned to “look after” the charge of CRPF director general (DG) after incumbent chief A P Maheshwari retired.

  5. Who is the author of book Sikkim: A History of Intrigue and Alliance”?
    A) Ashish Rannison
    B) Gunjan Updhayay
    C) Mohan Munda
    D) Preet Mohan Singh Malik
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    book titled “Sikkim: A History of Intrigue and Alliance”, written by former diplomat Preet Mohan Singh Malik, released on May 16, 2021.The book has been published by HarperCollins India.

  6. Who was appointed as new CEO of Bata India?
    A) Amit Banerjee
    B) Deep Halder
    C) Anish Shaw
    D) Gunjan Shah
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Leading footwear major Bata India said it has appointed Gunjan Shah, the former chief commercial officer of Britannia Industries, as its new chief executive officer.

  7. Which company acquired C&S Electric Ltd. in India?
    A) General Electric
    B) Robert Bosch
    C) Siemens
    D) IBM
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Siemens said it completed its acquisition of C&S Electric Ltd. in India.

  8. Which organisation announced, the creation of a new award — the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award — to recognise players who are making strides in the fight for social justice?
    A) NBA
    B) IOC
    C) ICC
    D) BFI
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The NBA announced, the creation of a new award — the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award — to recognise players who are making strides in the fight for social justice.

  9. Which country will host the 2021 Rugby World Cup?
    A) India
    B) Scotland
    C) New Zealand
    D) Finland
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Rugby has announced that New Zealand will now host the postponed 2021 Rugby World Cup (RWC) more than one year after it was initially scheduled, following confirmation of a new masterplan for the women’s tournament.

  10. Which state government has collaborated with multinational technology company IBM to provide free skills training to the youth?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Goa
    C) Telangana
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Goa state government has collaborated with IBM to provide free skills training to the youth.

  11. The Reserve Bank of India announced the cut-off yield for the new 10-year bond at what per cent per annum?
    A) 6.35%
    B) 6.30%
    C) 6.10%
    D) 6.25%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India announced the cut-off yield for the new 10-year bond at 6.10% per annum, higher than that of the current benchmark, signalling a slight tolerance for a higher yield after months of trying to keep it at 6% or less.

  12. Who issues a convertible note?
    A) RBI
    B) Commercial Banks
    C) Blue chip companies
    D) Startups
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A convertible note is an instrument issued by a start-up company evidencing receipt of money initially as debt, which is repayable at the option of the holder.

  13. Which bank recently received shareholders’ nod for Rs 4,100-crore infusion by govt?
    A) UCO Bank
    B) Indian Bank
    C) Indian Overseas Bank
    D) IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Shareholders of Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) have given their approval for issuance of 246,54,23,932 equity shares to the government of India on a preferential basis for the capital infusion of Rs 4,100 crore. The EGM was conducted through virtual mode.

  14. India has joined hands with which country in the area of marine spatial planning in the oceanic space for the next five years?
    A) Norway
    B) Mali
    C) Poland
    D) Swaziland
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India and Norway have agreed to jointly work in the area of marine spatial planning in the oceanic space for the next five years.

  15. Bhutan, UAE and in which other country has the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) recently secured trademark registrations which is a big stride towards protecting the identity of brand Khadi globally?
    A) Oman
    B) Jamaica
    C) Ireland
    D) Mexico
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has recently secured trademark registrations in three countries namely Bhutan, UAE and Mexico which is a big stride towards protecting the identity of brand Khadi globally.

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