GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 716

  1. Who took charge as the Chairman and Managing director of General Insurance Corporation of India?
    A) Avnish Kumar Singh
    B) Devesh Srivastava
    C) Mahendra Chaturvedi
    D) Swati Singh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Devesh Srivastava took charge as the Chairman and Managing director of General Insurance Corporation of India.

  2. At how much percent India GDP will grow for FY20 according to Noumara?
    A) 5.0%
    B) 4.4%
    C) 5.5%
    D) 4.9%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Japanese brokerage Nomura massively cut its GDP forecast to a low 4.9 percent for the year from 5.7 percent earlier, saying the economy is going through a “deeper trough” and even a sub-par recovery is at least a year away.

  3. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the establishment of the National Institute for Sowa-Rigpa in which place?
    A) Leh
    B) Shimla
    C) Jammu
    D) Surat
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the establishment of the National Institute for Sowa-Rigpa in Leh, Ladakh.

  4. Which organisation has been bestowed with the ‘Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability’ 2019?
    A) BHEL
    B) NTPC
    C) BPCL
    D) ONGC
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power generation company, has been bestowed with the ‘Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability’ 2019, during the 19th International Conference on Corporate Governance & Sustainability held in London (U.K).

  5. To calculate capital adequacy ratio, the banks are required to take into account which of the following risks?
    A) Credit risk and Operational risk
    B) Credit risk and Market risk
    C) Market Risk and Operational Risk
    D) Credit Risk, Market risk and Operational risk
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    Option D

  6. Recently IRCTC signed a MoU with which state tourism development corporation to operate golden chariot train?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Assam
    D) Sikkim
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Karnataka State Tourism Development Corp (KSTDC) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to market and operate the Golden Chariot train. The luxurious Golden Chariot train will start plying from March 2020.

  7. Where is Nanda Devi national park situated?
    A) Uttrakhand
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Sikkim
    D) Jammu & Kashmir
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    Option A

  8. Bharat Bill Payment Operating Units (BBPOUs) will be the authorized by ____ ?
    A) NPCI
    B) RBI
    C) Finance Ministry
    D) NABARD
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bharat Bill Payment Operating Units (BBPOUs) Will be the authorised by RBI as operational units, to function in adherence to the standards set by the BBPCU. While there will be a single BBPCU, there could be multiple BBPOUs operating under the BBPS.

  9. Which becomes first city to install ‘Third Umpire’ RT-PCR Machines?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) Kolkata
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has installed first of its kind high-end reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) machines in India for quick detection of diseases like dengue, tuberculosis and swine flu.

  10. Who has been appointed as Indian Army’s first female Judge Advocate General officer to be deployed on a foreign mission?
    A) Sneha Vinayak Ranade
    B) Akanksha Singh
    C) Jyoti Sharma
    D) Nivedita Rai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Lieutenant Colonel Jyoti Sharma has been appointed as Indian Army’s first female Judge Advocate General officer to be deployed on a foreign mission.

  11. What is the currency of Switzerland?
    A) Franc
    B) Dinar
    C) Dollar
    D) Eurp
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Capital – Bern

  12. The 2nd edition of South Asia Safety Summit held in which city?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) Lucknow
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani addressed the 2nd edition of South Asia Safety Summit in New Delhi.

  13. Who has been elected as president of Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI)?
    A) Githa Kumari
    B) Ravishankar Singh
    C) Shantikumar Singh
    D) Sudhir Mittal
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Competition Commission of India chairman Sudhir Mital and Shantikumar Singh were elected as president and general secretary respectively, of the Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI).

  14. What is the theme of International Men’s Day 2019?
    A) Making a Difference for Men and Boys
    B) Positive Male role models
    C) Stop Male suicide
    D) Celebrating men and boys in all their diversity
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Men’s Day is an annual international event celebrated on 19 November. It is an occasion to celebrate boys and men’s achievements and contributions, in particular for their contributions to community, family, marriage, and child care. The broader and ultimate aim of the event is to promote basic humanitarian values.The theme for 2019 is “Making a Difference for Men and Boys”.

  15. Recently the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the merger of the BNP Paribas mutual fund with which bank mutual fund?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) SBI
    C) PNB
    D) IDBI
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the merger of the BNP Paribas (BNPP) Mutual Fund and the Baroda (BOB) Mutual Fund, under the Competition Act, 2002.

  16. Recently Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) delivered which ship to Indian Coast Guard?
    A) Amrit Kaur
    B) Annie Besant
    C) Vela
    D) Avni Suraksha
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) delivered to the Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) ‘Amrit Kaur’, the third in a series of five ‘Fast Patrol Vessels’ (FPV).

  17. Where is the HQ of IRCTC?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) NewDelhi
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    Option D

  18. What is the rank of India in the latest edition of IMD World Talent Ranking?
    A) 55th
    B) 57 th
    C) 59 th
    D) 60 th
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India has slipped 6 places to 59 rank on a global annual list of 63 countries, due to low quality of life and expenditure on education, according to the latest edition of IMD World Talent Ranking.

  19. As per the Basel III implementation in India, minimum Tier 1 capital must be _____ % of risk weighted assets on ongoing basis?
    A) 5.5%
    B) 7%
    C) 9%
    D) 11%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tier 1 capital must be at least 7% of RWAs on an ongoing basis.

  20. Which country to host 2020 World Conference on Access to Medical Products?
    A) South Africa
    B) Netherlands
    C) India
    D) Pakistan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India will host the 2020 World Conference on Access to Medical Products from September 23 to 25 next year, the Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey said.

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