GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 732

  1. Which country was recently elected to UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee?
    A) Iran
    B) Afghanistan
    C) Myanmar
    D) Saudi Arabia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, member state of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), was elected to the World Heritage Committee for the first time.

  2. The RBI has excluded Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank from the second schedule of the RBI Act, with effect from April 1, 2019 in lieu of merger with which bank?
    A) Punjab National Bank
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) Canara Bank
    D) IDBI Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India announced that it has excluded Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank from the second schedule of the RBI Act, with effect from April 1, 2019.

  3. What is the capital of Myanmar?
    A) Yangon
    B) Naypyitaw
    C) Pyinnama
    D) Torri
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Currency – Kyat

  4. Indian Railways introduced a new Passenger Information System at Anakapalle Railway Station of which division?
    A) Chennai
    B) Surat
    C) Vijayawada
    D) Kochi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Railways introduced a new Passenger Information System at Anakapalle Railway Station of Vijayawada Division in South Central Railway. The Passenger Information system comprises both “At a Glance Display Board” (which gives a glance of the status of various train timings at the Station) and “Coach Guidance Display Board” (which provides the Coach Composition position of a train). The objective of this application is to provide better features and easy guidance to the passengers and thereby providing satisfactory user experience.

  5. How much amount of revival package was announced for BSNL and MTNL?
    A) ₹50000 cr
    B) ₹69000 cr
    C) ₹36000 cr
    D) ₹62000 cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A Group of Ministers (GoM) has been constituted to to expedite revival plan of BSNL & MTNL. The GoM will fast-track and oversee the implementation of the Rs 69,000 crore revival plan for state-owned telecom corporations BSNL and MTNL. The GoM includes Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, IT and Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Home Minister Amit Shah, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal and Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

  6. Which of the following feature is currently not present in AEPS?
    A) Cash Deposit
    B) Cash Withdrawal
    C) Balance Enquiry
    D) Virtual Card Creation
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The four Aadhaar enabled basic types of banking transactions are as follows:-
    Balance Enquiry
    Cash Withdrawal
    Cash Deposit
    Aadhaar to Aadhaar Funds Transfer

  7. The 11-day long ‘Dhanu Jatra’ begins at which state?
    A) Assam
    B) Sikkim
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Odisha
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 11-day long ‘Dhanu Jatra’ begins at Bargarh in western Odisha. Dhanu Jatra is considered as the largest open-air theatre of the world. It is based on the mythological story of Lord Krishna and his demon uncle King Kansa. It is about the episode of Krishna and Balaram’s visit to Mathura to witness the Dhanu ceremony organized by their (maternal) uncle King Kansa.

  8. Which body released the second edition of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index?
    A) NITI Aayog
    B) NASSCOM
    C) RBI
    D) Ministry of Finance
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog on Monday released the second edition of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index which comprehensively documents the progress made by states and union territories towards achieving the 2030 SDG targets.

  9. According to the report from the Lowy Institute, what was the rank of India in global diplomatic heft in terms of missions?
    A) 12th
    B) 10th
    C) 11th
    D) 16th
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to the report from the Lowy Institute, China now has 276 diplomatic posts globally, three more than the US. India is ranked 12th in terms of such diplomatic heft, with 123 embassies and high commissions, and 54 consulates, across the world. France, Japan, and Russia are ranked at 3rd,4th, and 5th, after China and the United States.

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

  11. The 40th Session of the UNESCO General Conference was held in which city?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Bangkok
    C) Paris
    D) Tokyo
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    40th Session of the UNESCO General Conference was held in Paris, France. It meets every two years, and is attended by Member States and Associate Members, together with observers for non-Member States, intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Each country has one vote, irrespective of its size or the extent of its contribution to the budget.

  12. Indian Navy commissions sixth Dornier aircraft squadron (INAS) 314.What is the name of it?
    A) Raptors
    B) Fridget
    C) Agni
    D) Avni
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Naval Air Squadron 314, the sixth Dornier aircraft squadron was commissioned by Deputy Chief of Naval Staff Vice-Admiral M S Pawarat Naval Air Enclave, Porbandar town of Gujarat, giving a fillip to coastal security near the sea border with Pakistan.

  13. PM Narendra Modi addressed Republic Summit in which city/UT?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) Pune
    D) NewDelhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a keynote address an the Republic Summit in New Delhi . The Theme of this year’s summit is “India’s Moment Nation First.”

  14. IIN (Institution Identification Number) is a ___ digit number?
    A) 4
    B) 5
    C) 6
    D) 8
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    IIN is a unique 6 digit number issued by NPCI to every APB System participating bank and is used to uniquely identify a bank to which the APB transaction has to be routed in the Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB) System.

  15. From which year,hallmarking of gold jewellery and artefacts will be made mandatory across the country?
    A) 2023
    B) 2022
    C) 2024
    D) 2021
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan announced that Hallmarking of gold jewellery and artefacts will be made mandatory across the country from January 15, 2021.

  16. Which country to drop the moniker “Holland” as it rebrands itself in 2020?
    A) Singapore
    B) Ukraine
    C) Thailand
    D) Netherlands
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Netherlands is gearing up to drop the moniker “Holland” as it rebrands itself in 2020. Holland is a region of the Netherlands, but the two names are often used interchangeably to describe the northern European country.

  17. Who is conferred with the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s (AAO) highest award Life Achievement honour?
    A) Guruprasad Mohapatra
    B) Vikas Singroul
    C) Santosh G Honavar
    D) Taraknath Banerjee
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Dr Santosh G Honavar, India’s ophthalmologist is conferred with the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s (AAO) highest award Life Achievement honour that is given to its members. He is the first Indian chosen for the honour. American Academy of Ophthalmology is the world’s largest association of eye specialists.

  18. Banks can regularise payments exceeding the prescribed limit under RDA provided that they are satisfied with the bonafide of the transaction. What does R stands for in RDA?
    A) Regulation
    B) Rupee
    C) Revenue
    D) Response
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Rupee Drawing Arrangements

  19. Which player has been banned for one year with immediate effect by the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) for failing doping test?
    A) Sumit Sangwan
    B) Amit Phangal
    C) Vijender Singh
    D) Shiv Thapa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Asian Games silver medalist boxer Sumit Sangwan has been banned for one year with immediate effect by the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) for failing doping test.

  20. Where is the HQ of City Union Bank?
    A) Odisha
    B) Karnataka
    C) Kerala
    D) TamilNadu
    View Answer
    Option D

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