GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 749

  1. Who becomes youngest girl to climb Mt Aconcagua?
    A) Kavya Tomar
    B) Ramya Sen
    C) Akanksha Joshi
    D) Kaamya Karthikeyan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A 12 year old, Mumbai girl Kaamya Karthikeyan is the youngest in the world to climb South America’s highest peak. She becomes the youngest girl to summit 6,962 metres tall Mt Aconcagua, the highest peak outside Asia.

  2. Pichavaram Mangrove Forest is situated in which state?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Odisha
    C) Karnataka
    D) Telangana
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Pichavaram is a village near Chidambaram in Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu, India. The area is surrounded by Mangrove forests which is the world’s second largest by area.

  3. The book titled A New India: Selected Writings 2014-19” is a compilation of whose selected writings?
    A) Smriti Irani
    B) Arun Jaitley
    C) Arvind Subramaniam
    D) Ram Nath Kovind
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A new book, compilation of selected writings by former finance minister Arun Jaitley, offers readers with the late politician’s sharp insight on topics including GST, demonetisation and Kashmir, publishing house Juggernaut Books announced.

  4. Where is the headquarter of Capital Local Area Bank located?
    A) Amritsar
    B) Ludhiana
    C) Patiala
    D) Jalandhar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Capital Local Area Bank Ltd.- Jalandhar

  5. Who was appointed as new deputy governor of RBI?
    A) Michael Debaprata Patra
    B) Viral Acharya
    C) Arvind Subramaniam
    D) Nitika Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government appointed Michael Debaprata Patra as the deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The appointment of Patra, who is currently an executive director at the central bank, comes nearly six months after former deputy governor Viral Acharya’s pre-mature resignation.

  6. Who broke a six-year-old record in the pole vault at an indoor meet in Torun, Poland?
    A) Lee Weing Chong
    B) Atlanta Kim
    C) Micheal Kramer
    D) Armand Mondo Duplantis
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Armand “Mondo” Duplantis, a 20-year-old Swede raised in Louisiana, broke a six-year-old record in the pole vault at an indoor meet in Torun, Poland.

  7. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is situated in which country?
    A) Vienna, Austria
    B) Washington D.C, United States
    C) Gland, Switzerland
    D) Paris, France
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Headquarters: Gland, Switzerland
    Founded: 29 April 1961, Morges, Switzerland

  8. Who won the inaugural men’s singles ATP Cup team event 2020?
    A) Rafael Nadal
    B) Novak Djokovic
    C) Leander Paes
    D) Thomas Bach
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Novak Djokovic helped seal victory for Serbia in the inaugural ATP Cup team event after defeating his long-term Spanish rival Rafael Nadal in singles.

  9. Who was named as FIH’s Men Rising Stars of the Year?
    A) Vivek Sagar
    B) Prahlad Joshi
    C) Maico Cosella
    D) Fredrique Malta
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Vivek Sagar and Lalremsiami in Switzerland were named as the FIH’s men’s and women’s Rising Stars of the Year.

  10. Which e-commerce company acquired DHFL General Insurance?
    A) PayPal
    B) Paytm
    C) Amazon
    D) Flipkart
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former co-founder and CEO of e-commerce giant Flipkart recently acquired DHFL General Insurance from the Kapil Wadhawan-led Wadhawan Group of companies for ₹100 crore.

  11. A Surya Prakash retired from his position.He was the former chairman of which company?
    A) Prasar Bharti
    B) Air India
    C) IDBI
    D) LIC
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s public service broadcaster Prasar Bharati chairman A Surya Prakash retired from his position, ending his two-term long journey that started in 2014.

  12. Where is the HQ of IRDAI?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Chennai
    D) Mumbai
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    Option B

  13. The World Future Energy Summit commenced in which city?
    A) Bangkok
    B) Beijing
    C) Abu Dhabi
    D) NewDelhi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The World Future Energy Summit commences in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The theme for World Future Energy Summit is “Rethinking Global Consumption, Production, and Investment”.

  14. Who has received an honourable mention in the male category of the prestigious 2019 International Olympic Committee’s Coaches Lifetime Achievement Award?
    A) Pullela Gopichand
    B) Abhinav Bindra
    C) Mohammed Kunhi
    D) Virendra Punia
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand has received an honourable mention in the male category of the prestigious 2019 International Olympic Committee’s Coaches Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of role he played in the development of the game in the country.

  15. The First phase of “Bishwa Ijtema” has commenced in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Beijing
    C) Dhaka
    D) NewDelhi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    First phase of “Bishwa Ijtema” has commenced in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This is the second largest congregation of Muslim community after Hajj.
  16. Which of the following is the class of derivative which refers to an over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivative that is used to transfer inflation risk from one counterparty to another?
    A) Freight Derivative
    B) Inflation Derivative
    C) Weather Derivative
    D) Interest Rate Derivative
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In finance, inflation derivative (or inflation-indexed derivatives) refers to an over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivative that is used to transfer inflation risk from one counterparty to another.

  17. Indian Coast Guard commissioned how many ships at Kolkata?
    A) 2
    B) 4
    C) 5
    D) 8
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Coast Guard commissioned two ships — Annie Besant and Amrit Kaur. These are the second and third in the series of five Fast Patrol Vessels for the force. The ships were commissioned at Kolkata.

  18. What is the ratio that measures the extent of a company’s or consumer’s leverage known as?
    A) Key Ratio
    B) Debt Ratio
    C) Quick Ratio
    D) Leverage Ratio
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    It is a financial ratio that measures the extent of a company’s or consumer’s leverage. The debt ratio is defined as the ratio of total – long-term and short-term – debt to total assets, expressed as a decimal or percentage.

  19. Which Company to acquire Simplus, one of the fastest growing Salesforce platinum partners in the United States and Australia?
    A) HCL
    B) Wipro
    C) TCS
    D) Infosys
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Digital services and consulting leader Infosys has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Simplus, one of the fastest growing Salesforce platinum partners in the United States and Australia.

  20. Where is the HQ of Bandhan Bank?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) Kolkata
    D) Mumbai
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    Option C

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