GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 721

  1. IMPS is functional through the ________ of NPCI?
    A) EFS
    B) RTGS
    C) NFS
    D) ECS
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    NFS – National Financial Switch . NFS is a network of shared ATMs in India. The National Financial Switch facilitates routing of ATM transactions through inter-connectivity between the Bank’s Switches, thereby enabling the citizens of the country to utilize any ATM of a connected bank. IMPS utilizes this network.

  2. Who won the GV Raja award (Male) for athletics award instituted by Kerala?
    A) Vikas Seth
    B) Gaurav Singh
    C) Muhammad Anas
    D) Ansar Mohammed
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kerala Sports Minister EP Jayarajan announced the sports awards instituted by Kerala State Sports Council with Indian sprinter Muhammad Anas winning GV Raja award (Male) for athletics.

  3. Where is the HQ of International Union for Conservation of Nature?
    A) Russia
    B) France
    C) Switzerland
    D) USA
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    Option C

  4. The apex institution in Banking System in India is?
    A) RBI
    B) SEBI
    C) NABARD
    D) IRDA
    View Answer
    Option A

  5. Who will be conferred with 29th Saraswati Samman for his short stories collection- Chequebook?
    A) Vasdev Mohi
    B) Smriti Singh
    C) Leeladhar Jaguri
    D) Mohandas Chaturvedi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Eminent Sindhi writer Vasdev Mohi will be conferred with 29th Saraswati Samman for his short stories collection- Chequebook. This short stories collection talks about the agonies and sufferings of marginalized sections of the society.Saraswati Samman carries a cash award of 15 lakh rupees, a citation and a plaque

  6. Who has been presented with the ‘Quality Ratna’ award by trade body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)?
    A) Indra Nooyi
    B) Gautam Kumar
    C) Suresh Krishna
    D) Vinay Sinha
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chairman of Sundram Fasteners Ltd Suresh Krishna has been presented with the ‘Quality Ratna’ award by trade body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

  7. Where is the HQ of International Cricket Council?
    A) Abu Dhabi
    B) Dubai
    C) London
    D) Wellington
    View Answer
    Option B

  8. Recently Lok Sabha has passed the bill to merge union territory of Daman and Diu with other Union territory?
    A) Lakshadweep
    B) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
    C) Delhi
    D) Chandigarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Lok Sabha has passed the bill to merge Union Territories of Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy had introduced the Dadar and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories), Bill, 2019 for the merging of the two Union Territories.

  9. Which state signs MoU with IUCN to red List Orchids?
    A) Odisha
    B) Telangana
    C) Assam
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a first, Arunachal Pradesh government has taken steps to create a Red Listing of orchids at the state level. For this purpose, the State government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

  10. In case of a Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account (BSBDA) – Small Account, the account is valid for how much period?
    A) 6 months
    B) 12 months
    C) 1.5 years
    D) 2 years
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Small accounts are valid for a period of 12 months initially which may be extended by another 12 months if the person provides proof of having applied for an Officially Valid Document.

  11. Which Indian cricketer now has a stand named after him at the Arun Jaitely stadium?
    A) VVS Laxman
    B) MS Dhoni
    C) Sachin Tendulkar
    D) Gautam Gambhir
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir now has a stand named after him at the Arun Jaitely stadium. The cricketer-turned-politician himself unveiled the stand.

  12. Which day was celebrated as 72nd Army Day?
    A) January 15
    B) January 16
    C) January 17
    D) January 12
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Army is celebrating the 72nd Army Day. Every year Army Day is celebrated at all Army Command headquarters in order to honour the soldiers of our country who have set the greatest example of selfless service and brotherhood and more than anything the love for the country.

  13. Which state will host the Men’s Hockey World Cup in 2023?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Assam
    C) WestBengal
    D) Odisha
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Odisha will host the Men’s Hockey World Cup in 2023 and the matches will be played in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela.

  14. How much authorised capital was increased for Food Corporation of India from ₹3500 cr by the Cabinet?
    A) ₹10000 cr
    B) ₹12000 cr
    C) ₹15000 cr
    D) ₹5000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the increase in authorised capital of Food Corporation of India (FCI) from existing Rs 3,500 crore to Rs 10,000 crore.

  15. The new lending rate MCLR introduced has come into effect from ?
    A) 1 June 2016
    B) 1 May 2016
    C) 1 April 2016
    D) 1 January 2016
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    Option C

  16. Which space agency launched PSLV carrying Cartosat 3 satellite?
    A) Tesla
    B) RSNC
    C) ISRO
    D) SpaceX
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 and 13 nanosatellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

  17. Where is the hq of ISRO?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  18. India and which other country holded exercise MINEX 2019 in Kochi?
    A) China
    B) Japan
    C) Bhutan
    D) Indonesia
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A maiden bilateral exercise between the Indian Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) have conducted Mine Countermeasure Exercise (MINEX) 2019 at Kochi, Kerala.

  19. What is the currency of Brazil?
    A) Real
    B) Ruble
    C) Rupee
    D) Peso
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Capital – Brasilia

  20. Which state will set up State’s 1st Vulture Conservation and breeding centre?
    A) Bihar
    B) Odisha
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Telangana
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a major step to conserve the endangered vulture population, the Uttar Pradesh government will set up the state’s first vulture conservation and breeding centre in farenda area of Maharajganj district.

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