GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 736

  1. The Edelweiss Housing Finance Ltd (EHFL) announced a strategic agreement with which bank for co-lending of home loans to self-employed entrepreneurs and salaried customers?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) SBI
    D) Canara Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Edelweiss Housing Finance Ltd (EHFL) announced a strategic agreement with Bank of Baroda for co-lending of home loans to self-employed entrepreneurs and salaried customers.

  2. What is the rank of India in latest FIFA rankings?
    A) 102
    B) 104
    C) 106
    D) 108
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    Option D

  3. What does M stands for in PPI-MTS?
    A) Money
    B) Monetary
    C) Managerial
    D) Mass
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prepaid Payment Instrument- Mass Transit Systems

  4. Who has received the prestigious Polly Umrigar Award for being the best international cricketer (2018-19) at the BCCI’s annual awards?
    A) Rohit Sharma
    B) Yuvi Chahal
    C) Jasprit Bumrah
    D) Kuldeep Yadav
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Pacer Jasprit Bumrah received the prestigious Polly Umrigar Award for being the best international cricketer (2018-19) at the BCCI’s annual awards.

  5. Who was conferred an honorary doctorate for his contribution to cinema by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik?
    A) Kamal Haasan
    B) Manoj Tiwari
    C) Gautam Gambhir
    D) Arvind Kejriwal
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan was conferred an honorary doctorate for his contribution to cinema by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

  6. Mahinda Rajapaksa has been elected as new PM of which country?
    A) Pakistan
    B) SriLanka
    C) China
    D) Afghanistan
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    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.

  7. Where is the HQ of Economist Intelligence Unit?
    A) London
    B) Paris
    C) NewDelhi
    D) NewYork
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    Option A

  8. Who has been elected as Chairman of Krishak Bharati Cooperative Ltd (KRIBHCO)?
    A) MK Chaturvedi
    B) Nimesh Shah
    C) V Sudhakar Chaturvedi
    D) Chandra Pal Singh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Agri-cooperative leader and Rajya Sabha MP Chandra Pal Singh has been unanimously elected as Chairman of Krishak Bharati Cooperative Ltd (KRIBHCO).

  9. Basel III capital regulations were released by Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) as a Global Regulatory Framework for more resilient banks and banking systems on_________?
    A) December 2010
    B) March 2011
    C) December 2011
    D) December 2012
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The BCBS released comprehensive reform package entitled “Basel III: A global regulatory framework for more resilient banks and banking systems” (known as Basel III capital regulations) in December 2010.

  10. Which organisation released book “From uttapam to sprouted dal parantha”?
    A) NASSCOM
    B) UNICEF
    C) UNCTAD
    D) WHO
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    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.

  11. 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.

  12. India successfully test fired which supersonic missile which ranges to 290 km strike?
    A) Nisha
    B) Prithvi
    C) Agni
    D) Brahmos
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Navy successfully test-fired the 290-km strike range Brahmos supersonic cruise missile. BrahMos is a medium-range supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from ships, aircraft, or land.

  13. Who publishes the Human Development Index?
    A) United Nations Development Program
    B) World Economic Forum
    C) United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network
    D) World Bank
    View Answer
    Option A

  14. The 8th WATEC (Water Technology and Environment Control) Conference 2019 held at which place?
    A) Spain
    B) Israel
    C) Thailand
    D) India
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Jal Shakti, represented India at the 8 WATEC (Water Technology and Environment Control) Conference 2019. The theme of the conference is “Water Stewardship and Innovation–driving global leadership in the responsible planning management, and protection of water”. The conference held at David Intercontinental in Tel Aviv, Israel.

  15. Who has been chosen for the prestigious ‘Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu National Award for Excellence’?
    A) MS Swaminathan
    B) Anushka Reddy
    C) Neelam Ayer
    D) Gutta Muniratnam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Eminent Agricultural Scientist Dr M S Swaminathan and well-known social worker, Dr. Gutta Muniratnam were respectively chosen as the first recipients of ‘Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu National Award for Excellence’ and ‘Muppavarapu National Award for Social Service’’.

  16. What is the term called for a market structure in which only a few sellers offer similar or identical products?
    A) Offshore
    B) Libor
    C) Monopoly
    D) Oligopoly
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Oligopoly is a market structure in which a small number of firms has the large majority of market share. An oligopoly is similar to a monopoly, except that rather than one firm, two or more firms dominate the market.

  17. 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.

  18. The Buddh International Circuit, an Indian motor racing circuit, is located in which city?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Greater Noida
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Gandhinagar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Buddh International Circuit is an Indian motor racing circuit in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India, 40 km from Delhi.

  19. 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.

  20. Which state government has made mandatory for all factories and industries to keep sanitary napkins in a bid to promote hygiene among women?
    A) Assam
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Bihar
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Assam government has made mandatory for all factories and industries to keep sanitary napkins in a bid to promote hygiene among women. The aim is towards the welfare of the working women.

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