GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 746

  1. Which Company has signed a licensing agreement with Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Futures Europe, an operator of global exchanges and clearing houses?
    A) Bombay Stock Exchange
    B) National Stock Exchange
    C) NASSCOM
    D) Niti Aayog
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has signed a licensing agreement with Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Futures Europe, an operator of global exchanges and clearing houses.

  2. Who has been named new CEO of IBM?
    A) Arvind Krishna
    B) TS Radha
    C) Ramesh Singh
    D) Virginia Rometty
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Business Machines Corp. named Arvind Krishna as chief executive officer, replacing longtime CEO Virginia Rometty.

  3. The Lloyd’s Botanical Garden is located in the state of________?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Tripura
    C) Jammu & Kashmir
    D) Haryana
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Lloyd’s Botanical Garden, or Darjeeling Botanical Garden, is a botanical garden in Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal.

  4. RBI appointed whom as member of the Monetary Policy Committee?
    A) TD Krishnan
    B) Viral Acharya
    C) Janak Raj
    D) Michael Patra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) appointed its Executive Director Janak Raj as member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), the highest interest rate setting body.

  5. Which of the following is the class of derivative designed to separate and then transfer the risk of default on a debt that may arise from a borrower failing to make required payments?
    A) Property Derivative
    B) Interest Rate Derivative
    C) Credit Derivative
    D) Commodity Derivative
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In finance, a credit derivative refers to any one of “various instruments and techniques designed to separate and then transfer the credit risk” or the risk of an event of default of a corporate or sovereign borrower, transferring it to an entity other than the lender or debtholder.

  6. Who has been appointed as UN Resident Coordinator in Thailand?
    A) Krishna Gopal Singh
    B) Gita Gopinath
    C) Gita Sabharwal
    D) Indra Nooyi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The UN has appointed India’s Gita Sabharwal, who has over two decades of experience in peacebuilding and social policy, as the Resident Coordinator in Thailand.

  7. What is the capital of Norway?
    A) Oslo
    B) Sydney
    C) Copenhagen
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Currency – Krone

  8. Which Company announces $1-million grant to promote news literacy in India?
    A) Google
    B) Amazon
    C) Microsoft
    D) TCS
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In an effort to counter fake news and misinformation in India, Google News Initiative (GNI) has announced a $1 million grant for Internews, a news literacy organisation.The funding support is part of Google’s broader, $10-million commitment to media literacy.

  9. Vineet Saxena announced his retirement from which sports?
    A) Basketball
    B) Tennis
    C) Football
    D) Cricket
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Rajasthan cricketer Vineet Saxena, whose marathon double hundred in the final helped the state win the Ranji Trophy in 2011-12, has announced retirement from the game.

  10. Which state government launched a virtual police station along with two other transformational projects?
    A) Odisha
    B) Telangana
    C) WestBengal
    D) Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched a virtual police station along with two other transformational projects of the Odisha Police with an aim to reduce human interface with government offices.

  11. Who was nominated as Life President of Asian Tennis Federation (ATF)?
    A) Sanjeev Singh
    B) Saurav Ghosal
    C) Anil Khanna
    D) Suraj Singh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The former President of the Asian Tennis Federation (ATF), Anil Khanna, was nominated as the life president of the ATF and also as the Chairman of its Finance Committee during the meeting of the Board of Directors, held in Melbourne.

  12. What is the maximum deposit allowed in a financial year under Sukanya Samriddhi Accounts Scheme?
    A) Rs. 1,00,000/-
    B) Rs. 1,50,000/-
    C) Rs. 50,000/-
    D) No such limit
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Minimum Deposit : Rs. 1000/- in a financial year
    Maximum Deposit : Rs. 1,50,000/- in a financial year

  13. Where is the HQ of Linked In?
    A) Geneva
    B) California
    C) London
    D) Rome
    View Answer
    Option B

  14. The SAMPRITI-IX exercise held between India and which other country?
    A) Indonesia
    B) China
    C) Bangladesh
    D) Nepal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The ninth edition of joint military training exercise between India-Bangladesh — SAMPRITI-IX conducted at Umroi, Meghalaya from February 3 to February 16, 2020.

  15. Which word named as Oxford Hindi Word of the Year for 2019?
    A) Post truth
    B) Aadhar
    C) Nari Shakti
    D) Samvidhaan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Oxford University Press (OUP) named ‘Samvidhaan’ (Constitution) the Oxford Hindi Word of 2019, saying it received widespread attention in the year which was witness to the spirit of the Indian Constitution being embraced across segments of the society.

  16. Which organisation launched police-related citizen-centric services in New Delhi?
    A) CRPF
    B) NASSCOM
    C) NITI Aayog
    D) NCRB
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) launched police-related citizen-centric services in New Delhi .The two online services will help citizens in searching missing persons and generating no objection certificate (NOC) for vehicles.

  17. Former President Pranab Mukherjee released the autobiography of whom named Relentless?
    A) Smriti Irani
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Arun Jaitley
    D) Yashwant Sinha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former President Pranab Mukherjee released the autobiography of Yashwant Sinha titled ‘ Relentless’ and agreed with his observation that economy is “the last priority” of a politician in India.

  18. Assam Rifles has constructed a combined war memorial in which state for the 357 Army and Assam Rifles personnel killed while fighting insurgency in the northeastern state?
    A) Nagaland
    B) Assam
    C) Sikkim
    D) NewDelhi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Assam Rifles has constructed a combined war memorial in Nagaland for the 357 Army and Assam Rifles personnel killed while fighting insurgency in the northeastern state.

  19. What is the metric that measures the average number of days the company takes to payoff outstanding bills known as?
    A) Accounts payable turnover
    B) Financial accounting
    C) Days payable outstanding
    D) Quick ratio
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Days payable outstanding (DPO) is an efficiency ratio that measures the average number of days a company takes to pay its suppliers.

  20. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A) Rome
    B) Washington DC
    C) Geneva
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option B

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