GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 720

  1. Which organisation signed MoU with Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) to facilitate the action research and up-scaling of the various technologies and innovative farmer models?
    A) NABARD
    B) RBI
    C) SIDBI
    D) IFFCO
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    With a view to promote sustainable agriculture and climate resilient farming systems the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Board of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to facilitate the action research and up-scaling of the various technologies and innovative farmer models developed by the ICAR.

  2. NEFT works on the principle of _____.
    A) Priority Net Settlement
    B) Deferred Net Settlement
    C) Gross Batch Settlement
    D) Domain Net Settlement
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    NEFT is an electronic fund transfer system that operates on a Deferred Net Settlement (DNS) basis which settles transactions in batches.

  3. The Akashiganga water falls is situated in which state?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Jammu & Kashmir
    D) Assam
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Akashiganga water falls in Nagaon District is in the Indian state of Assam.

  4. Recently which carnival has been removed from UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list?
    A) Belgian
    B) Mexican
    C) Kenyan
    D) Indiana
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A Belgian carnival has been removed from UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list after officials found the “recurrence of racist and anti-Semitic representations” to be incompatible with its principles.

  5. What is the Capital of Hungary?
    A) Bratislava
    B) Bucharest
    C) Budapest
    D) Prague
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Currency – Hungarian forint

  6. In a Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account (BSBDA) – Small Account, what is the limit on amount of withdrawals and transfers in a month?
    A) Rs 5,000
    B) Rs 10,000
    C) Rs 20,000
    D) Rs 25,000
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A person having BSBDA can withdraw only Rs 10,000 in a month. This includes cash withdrawal from bank, ATM withdrawals and transfers to any other accounts.

  7. Which state government launched ‘Mukhyamantri Septic Tank Safai Yojana’?
    A) Delhi
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Assam
    D) Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched ‘Mukhyamantri Septic Tank Safai Yojana’, a scheme aimed at helping people in waste management and ensuring the safety of sanitation workers.

  8. Recently the European Union left which country out of a 2050 climate neutrality agreement?
    A) Zimbabwe
    B) Netherlands
    C) Thailand
    D) Poland
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The European Union left Poland out of a 2050 climate neutrality agreement after hours of summit haggling with three poorer eastern member states that demanded more funds for economic transition and support for nuclear power.

  9. The Brabourne Stadium is situated in which of the following cities?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Ahmedabad
    C) Kanpur
    D) Mumbai
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Brabourne Stadium is a cricket ground in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The ground is owned by the Cricket Club of India.

  10. Who will head the panel that has been set up by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) for bicycle to manufacture and design bicycles which are comparable with global standards for exports and domestic market?
    A) Dineshwar Pathak
    B) Sandip Arora
    C) TL Alemtu
    D) Guruprasad Mohapatra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has set up a ‘development council’ for bicycle to manufacture and design bicycles which are comparable with global standards for exports and domestic market.

  11. Recently Mikhail V. Mishustin was chosen PM of which country?
    A) France
    B) Brazil
    C) Afghanistan
    D) Russia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Russian lawmakers overwhelmingly approved Mikhail V. Mishustin as the new Prime Minister, elevating a little-known technocrat picked by President Vladimir V. Putin as part of an unexpected Kremlin shake-up.

  12. As per Basel III, the risk of losses in on-balance sheet and off-balance sheet positions arising from movements in market prices is called___________
    A) Credit Risk
    B) Market Risk
    C) Pricing Risk
    D) Liquidity Risk
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Market Risk is the risk of losses in on-balance sheet and off-balance sheet positions arising from movements in market prices.

  13. What is the rank of India on WEF’s Global Gender Gap Report?
    A) 111
    B) 112
    C) 113
    D) 115
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has slipped four places on the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap index 2020 to 112, due to rising disparity in terms of women’s health and participation in the economy. Moreover, India is now ranked in the bottom-five in terms of women’s health and survival and economic participation.

  14. which country has successfully conducted the first night trial of Agni-II?
    A) Pakistan
    B) Nepal
    C) India
    D) SriLanka
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India has successfully conducted the first night trial of Agni-II, its versatile surface-to-surface medium-range nuclear-capable missile from Dr Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast.

  15. Gotabaya Rajapaksa was sworn in as president of which country?
    A) Bhutan
    B) Nepal
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) Afghanistan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sri Lanka’s former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won the Presidential election. He is the brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

  16. Who was conferred the ICCR distinguished alumni award in Dhaka?
    A) Rezwana Choudhury Bannya
    B) Rabindra Nath Singh
    C) Asif Yusman
    D) Benazir Chawla
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Renowned Rabindra Sangeet exponent from Bangladesh Rezwana Choudhury Bannya was conferred the ICCR distinguished alumni award in Dhaka.

  17. Which country has been ranked one of the worst countries in the world for internet freedom as per survey undertaken by Tech Research company Comparitech?
    A) India
    B) Pakistan
    C) North Korea
    D) South Sudan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Pakistan has been ranked one of the worst countries in the world for internet freedom, owing to the restrictions on social media and political reporting, among other factors considered in a survey undertaken by Tech Research company Comparitech.

  18. Trusted Family Bank is the tagline of which bank?
    A) Corporation Bank
    B) Dena Bank
    C) Oriental Bank of Commerce
    D) UCO Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Headquarter- Mumbai

  19. The first edition of Krishi Manthan- the largest Food, Agri-business and Rural Development Summit of Asia held in which city?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kolkata
    D)Lucknow
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The first edition of Krishi Manthan- the largest Food, Agri-business and Rural Development Summit of Asia organized by Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad held at Ahmedabad in Gujarat.

  20. Recently which body has set up an internal complaint committee to ensure the safety of sportspersons?
    A) International Olympic Committee
    B) Boxing Federation of India
    C) Sports Authority of India
    D) International Cricket Council
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sports Authority of India (SAI) has set up an internal complaint committee to ensure the safety of sportspersons, especially the girls, to prevent them from sexual harassment or any exploitation.

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