GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 728

  1. Which ministry in collaboration with the UN Women flagged off an awareness campaign to end violence against women?
    A) Home Ministry
    B) Ministry of Women and Child Development
    C) Ministry of Finance
    D) Ministry of Tribal Affairs
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Home Ministry in collaboration with the UN Women flagged off an awareness campaign to end violence against women from Sultanpur metro station in Delhi.

  2. Which state government launched Rythu Mitra app for farmers?
    A) Telangana
    B) Assam
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Odisha
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Telangana Government has launched Rythu Mitra app for farmers. Farmers can get 18 services through the app. Agriculture extension officers will meet farmers and collect data from them.

  3. Eligible residents can enter into FCY-INR swaps to hedge exchange rate and/or interest rate risk exposure arising out of long-term foreign currency borrowing. What does F stands for in FCY?
    A) Financial
    B) Formal
    C) Foreign
    D) Functional
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Foreign Currency (FCY) – INR Swaps

  4. How much amount of loan will be given by Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to Mumbai Suburban rail?
    A) $500 million
    B) $200 million
    C) $400 million
    D) $600 million
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a multilateral development bank, has committed to lending $500 million to expand Mumbai’s suburban railway network.

  5. Jelep La pass is located in which state?
    A) Assam
    B) Jammu & Kashmir
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Sikkim
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    Option D

  6. In order to provide intense training, research and development and policymaking, the central government has planned to establish which world-class institute?
    A) National Defence Academy
    B) National Sports Academy
    C) National Ayush University
    D) National Police University
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In order to provide intense training, research and development and policymaking, the central government has planned to establish a world-class National Police University.

  7. Where is the HQ of World Economic Forum?
    A) Switzerland
    B) Thailand
    C) USA
    D) India
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    Option A

  8. Which state government has approved the Arundhati Scheme under which 10 grams (one tola) of gold will be provided free of cost to the bride if a marriage is solemnised and registered?
    A) Manipur
    B) Tripura
    C) Bihar
    D) Assam
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma said that the state government has approved the Arundhati Scheme under which 10 grams (one tola) of gold will be provided free of cost to the bride if a marriage is solemnised and registered.

  9. The exercise Za’ir-Al-Bahr is a exercise between India and which other country?
    A) Qatar
    B) Oman
    C) Afghanistan
    D) Iran
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Navy Guided Missile Stealth Frigate INS Trikand and Patrol Aircraft P8-I arrived at Doha for the inaugural edition of the bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian Navy and Qatari Emiri Naval Forces. Named Za’ir-Al-Bahr (Roar of the sea), the five-day exercise is being carried out to strengthen co-operation and enhance interoperability between the two navies.

  10. Ramanathaswamy Temple is located in which state?
    A) Kerala
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Karnataka
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ramanathaswamy Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Shiva located on Rameswaram island in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is also one of the twelve Jyotirlinga temples.

  11. The 8th edition of TrafficInfraTech Expo along with Parking InfraTech and Smart Mobility Expo was held in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) Kanpur
    D) Pune
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 8th edition of TrafficInfraTech Expo along with Parking InfraTech and Smart Mobility Expo was held in Mumbai with participation from over 100 exhibitors from different countries including USA, UK, UAE, Germany, Israel, Belgium, Australia, China and Italy showcasing their products and solutions for Traffic Management, Parking Management and Future Mobility.

  12. Which organisation released book “From uttapam to sprouted dal parantha”?
    A) NASSCOM
    B) UNICEF
    C) UNCTAD
    D) WHO
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    From uttapam to sprouted dal parantha — a book by UNICEF tells how to tackle problems of underweight, obesity and anaemia among children by consuming nutritious food that costs less than ₹20.

  13. Who has been awarded the 2019 Golden Foot award?
    A) Lionel Messi
    B) Wayne Rooney
    C) Neymar
    D) Luka Modric
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Croatia captain Luka Modric has been awarded the 2019 Golden Foot award. The Golden Foot award is given to players who stand out for their athletic achievements, both as individuals and team players, and for their personality. The award is only given to active players of at least 28 years of age, and can only be won once.

  14. Recently a book was released Essays and Reminiscences: A Festschrift in honour of which personality?
    A) Nani A Palkhivala
    B) Indra Singh
    C) Akanksha Jain
    D) MK Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A book of essays and reminiscences on Nani A Palkhivala has been released to mark the birth centenary of the noted jurist and economist.

  15. Which of the following is not a type of Bank Account Offered by Indian Post Payments Bank?
    A) Safal
    B) Safar
    C) Sugam
    D) Saral
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    IPPB offers 3 distinct accounts, tailored to suit the requirements of people everywhere.
    Regular Account – Safal
    Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account (BSBDA) – Sugam
    BSBDA Small – Saral

  16. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) superseded the board of beleaguered Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (DHFL).Who has been appointed as administrator of the board?
    A) Sanjay Mitra
    B) Guruprasad Mohapatra
    C) TN Akehutu
    D) R Subramaniakumar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) superseded the board of beleaguered Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (DHFL) as it “intends to shortly” initiate the process of insolvency.

  17. Mahinda Rajapaksa has been elected as new PM of which country?
    A) Pakistan
    B) SriLanka
    C) China
    D) Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Sri Lanka’s newly-elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa named his elder brother and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the new prime minister after Ranil Wickremesinghe announced his resignation.

  18. Minsk is the capital of which country?
    A) Hungary
    B) Gabon
    C) Djibouti
    D) Belarus
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency-Belarusian ruble

  19. Who becomes 4th Indian to receive highest Australian civilian honour?
    A) Arvind Singh Chaturvedi
    B) Sachin Bansal
    C) IndraNooyi
    D) Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Australia has conferred its highest civilian honour, the Order of Australia honour, on Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw for her contribution towards advancing the country’s relationship with India. Mazumdar-Shaw is the fourth Indian citizen to be awarded Australia’s highest civilian honour.

  20. Who will be the chairperson of Payments Regulatory Board of RBI that replace the existing Board for Regulation and Supervision of Payment and Settlement Systems?
    A) Finance Minister
    B) One of the Deputy Governor of RBI
    C) Governor of RBI
    D) Finance Secretary
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Six-member Payments Regulatory Board in the RBI, headed by its Governor

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