GA Revision for SBI Clerk and Other Exams – 715

  1. which country has topped the business bribery risk in South Asia according to the Trace Bribery Matrix?
    A) India
    B) Bangladesh
    C) Nepal
    D) China
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bangladesh has topped the business bribery risk in South Asia according to the Trace Bribery Matrix. Bangladesh has the highest business bribery risk among South Asian courtiers according to the annual ranking for 200 countries. Bangladesh has been placed at 178th position among 200 countries in terms of business bribery risk

  2. The Government proposes to invest how much amount for modernisation of Railways over the next 12 years?
    A) 20 lakh cr
    B) 30 lakh cr
    C) 40 lakh cr
    D) 50 lakh cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has informed that Railways is looking at a 50 lakh crore rupees investment over the next 12 years.

  3. What is the capital of Jamaica?
    A) Cayman
    B) Negril
    C) Bahart
    D) Kingston
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency – Dollar

  4. A white yellow star named HD 86081 in Sextans constellation has been renamed to which Indian name?
    A) Agni
    B) Santosa
    C) Bibha
    D) Kalam
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    A white yellow star in Sextans constellation and its Jupiter-like exoplanets, named HD 86081 and 86081b, will now have Indian names.

  5. Recently International Astronomical Union (IAU) announced a new star to which name?
    A) Prakash
    B) Bijli
    C) Agni
    D) Sharjah
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Astronomical Union (IAU) announced the names of the newly discovered stars and planets, where the name “Sharjah” was chosen for a star with “Barjeel” being the name of one of its planets.

  6. Where is the HQ of Edelweiss Group?
    A) Pune
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kolkata
    D) Lucknow
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    Option B

  7. To whom does the RBI pay dividends?
    A) Government of India
    B) All state governments
    C) National Payment Corporation of India
    D) Both A and C
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    Option A

  8. Which becomes 1st country to recognize Indian Pharmacopoeia?
    A) Afghanistan
    B) Saudi Arabia
    C) Thailand
    D) SriLanka
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Pharmacopoeia has been recognised formally by the National Department of Regulation of Medicines and Health Products of the Ministry of Public Health of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

  9. When is International Tea Day observed?
    A) Dec 13
    B) Dec 12
    C) Dec 17
    D) Dec 15
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    International Tea Day is observed annually on 15th December. It has been celebrated since 2005 in tea producing countries like India,Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Uganda, and Tanzania.

  10. The government e-marketplace GeM has signed two agreements with Bank of Maharashtra and which other bank for payment-related services?
    A) Indian Bank
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) Bank of Baroda
    D) UCO Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government e-marketplace GeM has signed two agreements with Bank of Maharashtra and UCO Bank to offer services like transfer of funds through GeM pool accounts and earnest money deposit (EMD) to the registered users on the portal.

  11. Where is Pampadum national park situated?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Kerala
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Goa
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    Option B

  12. Who was the Chief Guest at India’s Republic Day celebrations in 2020?
    A) Jair Bolsonaro
    B) Joko Widodo
    C) Cyril Ramaphosa
    D) Scott Morrison
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to be the Chief Guest at India’s Republic Day celebrations in 2020.

  13. Which country lifted the title of U17 Women’s Football Tournament?
    A) Sweden
    B) India
    C) Thailand
    D) Nepal
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sweden trounced India 4-0 in the final of the U17 Women’s Football Tournament 2019 at the Mumbai Football Arena, Maharashtra.

  14. Who has been appointed as the chairman and managing director of Ruchi Soya?
    A) Swami Ramdev
    B) MK Singh
    C) Acharya Dev Vrat
    D) Acharya Balkrishna
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Acharya Balkrishna has been appointed as the chairman and managing director of Ruchi Soya and Swami Ramdev as non-executive director on its newly constituted board.

  15. Banks cannot accept interest free deposits other than in?
    A) Saving account
    B) Recurring deposit account
    C) Fixed deposit account
    D) Current account
    View Answer
    Option D

  16. The Centre has decided to extend the mission period of its flagship initiative Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) to which year?
    A) 2022
    B) 2021
    C) 2024
    D) 2025
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Unable to meet set targets for urban renewal in 500 cities, the Centre has decided to extend the mission period of its flagship initiative Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) by two more years to 2022 from 2020.

  17. In which city, India’s first elephant memorial was build?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Nashik
    C) Mathura
    D) Kanpur
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a unique and heartfelt tribute to honour elephants that lost their lives to illegal trafficking, abuse and cruelty, India-based conservation charity Wildlife SOS unveiled the country’s first elephant memorial in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. The memorial symbolises the sacrifice of these gentle giants who lost their lives while suffering brutality at the hands of humans.

  18. According to US National Science Foundation (NSF) report,which country has emerged as top largest publisher of science and engineering articles?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) USA
    D) Russia
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to a latest US National Science Foundation (NSF) report, India has emerged as the world’s third largest publisher of science and engineering articles after China followed by USA.

  19. Which of the following tools is used by RBI for selective credit control?
    A) It advises banks to recall loans against certain commodities
    B) It advises banks against giving loans against certain commodities
    C) It assigns higher risk weighted to certain kinds of loans
    D) None of these
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    Option C

  20. which state government has launched online registration portal to facilitate setting up of new MSME units?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has launched an online registration portal to facilitate setting up of new MSME units.

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