GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 729

  1. Who will be honoured with the ‘Lokmanya Tilak National Journalism Award’ for his contribution to the field of journalism?
    A) Sanjay Gupta
    B) Ravish Kumar
    C) Dhruv Rathee
    D) Anurag Kashyap
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sanjay Gupta, the editor-in-chief of ‘Jagran’, will be honoured with the ‘Lokmanya Tilak National Journalism Award’ for his contribution to the fieid of journalism.

  2. Who was appointed as chairman of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority?
    A) Supratim Bandyopadhyay
    B) Sanjiv Kaul
    C) Anil Chaturvedi
    D) Bimal Julka
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Supratim Bandyopadhyay was appointed as chairman of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority, the regulator for promotion and development of an organised pension system to serve the old age income needs of people on a sustainable basis.

  3. Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground is located in which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Jharkhand
    C) Bihar
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground also known as Municipal Ground or Racecourse Ground Corporation Ground is located in Rajkot, Gujarat.

  4. The Department of Biotechnology organized an International Summit on Women in STEM–“Visualizing the Future: New Skylines in which city?
    A) Chennai
    B) Pune
    C) Mumbai
    D) NewDelhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Department of Biotechnology organized an International Summit on Women in STEM–“Visualizing the Future: New Skylines”at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The Summit was organizedwith the overall aim to boost the participation of women in STEM field for development of scientific career.

  5. Which country successfully tests air launched cruise missile Ra’ad-II?
    A) Israel
    B) Iraq
    C) Pakistan
    D) Afghanistan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Pakistan conducted a successful flight test of the air launched nuclear-capable cruise missile Ra’ad-II with a range of 600 km, significantly boosting the military’s “deterrence capability” on land and at sea.

  6. What is the FDI limit in Payments Bank?
    A) 20%
    B) 25%
    C) 74%
    D) 50%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    As per RBI guidelines: The foreign shareholding in the payments bank would be as per the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy for private sector banks = 74% at present

  7. Who will head the committee to dispose of over 9,400 enemy properties, which is likely to fetch about Rs 1 lakh crore to the exchequer?
    A) Amit Shah
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Smriti Irani
    D) Nirmala Sitharaman
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government decided to set up three high-level committees, one of which will be headed by Home Minister Amit Shah, to dispose of over 9,400 enemy properties, which is likely to fetch about Rs 1 lakh crore to the exchequer.

  8. What is the rank of India in Corruption Perception Index 2019 prepared by Transparency International?
    A) 80th
    B) 81st
    C) 84th
    D) 85th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has been ranked at the 80th position among 180 countries and territories in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) prepared by Transparency International.

  9. According to the State-wise horticulture production data released at a conference organised by the Agriculture Ministry,which state emerges at the top in vegetable production?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Gujarat
    C) WestBengal
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    According to the State-wise horticulture production data released at a conference organised by the Agriculture Ministry, West Bengal has overtaken Uttar Pradesh and emerged as the top State in vegetable production in 2018-19. West Bengal accounted for 15.9 per cent of the country’s total vegetable production in 2018-19 while UP produced 14.9 per cent.

  10. As per World Economic Forum’s 2020 Global Risks Report,how much of global GDP depend on nature?
    A) $65 trillion
    B) $55 trillion
    C) $45 trillion
    D) $44 trillion
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Economic Forum’s 2020 Global Risks Report ranks biodiversity loss and ecosystem collapse as one of the top five threats humanity will face in the next ten years.

  11. Raibenshe dance is a popular folk dance of which state?
    A) Goa
    B) West Bengal
    C) Odisha
    D) Assam
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Raibenshe dance is a genre of Indian folk martial dance popular in the West Bengal state of India.

  12. Which body released its vision for the National Data and Analytics Platform (NDAP)?
    A) SIDBI
    B) NITI Aayog
    C) NASSCOM
    D) RBI
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog released its vision for the National Data and Analytics Platform (NDAP) . The platform aims to democratize access to publicly available government data.

  13. What does D stands for in NCD?
    A) Derivatives
    B) Debentures
    C) Declaration
    D) Decline
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Non-Convertible Debentures

  14. Which country mints world’s smallest gold coin values ¼ ?
    A) Switzerland
    B) Australia
    C) India
    D) USA
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Switzerland has minted a gold coin with 2.96-millimeter (0.12-inches) which is the smallest in the world.It weighs 0.063 grams (1/500th of an ounce) and has a nominal value of 1/4 Swiss francs (USD 0.26).

  15. Recently government announced sale of 100 per cent stake in which airline?
    A) Indigo
    B) Spicejet
    C) Air India
    D) Vistara
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government announced sale of 100 per cent stake in debt-laden Air India as it issued the preliminary bid document for the strategic disinvestment and has set March 17, as the deadline for submitting expression of interest.

  16. Which bank is the first Bank in the country to introduce multilingual voice enabled mobile banking App?
    A) City Union Bank
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) Federal Bank
    D) SBI
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    City Union Bank (CUB) is the first Bank in the country to introduce multilingual voice enabled mobile banking App. The customers can converse with the chat-bot ‘Ask Lakshmi’ of the App in Tamil, English, Hindi or Telugu.

  17. What is the currency of Germany?
    A) Peso
    B) Euro
    C) Dollar
    D) Rupee
    View Answer
    Option B

  18. Recently which bank has decided to convert it into a small finance bank?
    A) Airtel Payments Bank
    B) IPPB
    C) Aditya Birla Bank
    D) New India Cooperative Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The New India Co-operative Bank (NICB) said its shareholders have decided to convert it into a small finance bank.The move comes after a slew of regulatory changes by the RBI following the Rs 4,500-crore PMC Bank fraud and to ensure better regulation of such lenders which are heavily influenced by regional political heavyweights.

  19. What is the maximum deposit allowed in Indian Post Payments Bank?
    A) Rs 50,000
    B) Rs 1,00,000
    C) Rs 2,00,000
    D) Rs 5,00,000
    View Answer
    Option B

  20. What is the theme of World Day of Social Justice 2020 ?
    A) Workers on the move:the quest
    B) If you want peace and Development,work for social justice
    C) Social Well being and justice
    D) Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The United Nations’ (UN) World Day of Social Justice is annually observed on February 20 to encourage people to look at how social justice affects poverty eradication. It also focuses on the goal of achieving full employment and support for social integration.The theme of World Day of Social Justice 2020 is “Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice”.

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