GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 758

  1. Who inaugurated Baroda Startup Banking, an initiative aimed at making the bank a preferred banking partner for the start-up community?
    A) Smriti Irani
    B) Anurag Thakur
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Rajiv Kumar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Finance Secretary Rajiv Kumar inaugurated Baroda Startup Banking, an initiative aimed at making the bank a preferred banking partner for the start-up community and establishing connect with at least 2,000 start-ups over the next two years.

  2. The Nagarhole National Park is located in which state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Assam
    D) Karnataka
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Nagarhole National Park, also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park, is a wildlife reserve in the South Indian state of Karnataka.

  3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched how many Farmers Producer Organisations (FPOs) all over the country in Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh?
    A) 10000
    B) 15000
    C) 20000
    D) 25000
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 10,000 Farmers Producer Organisations (FPOs) all over the country in Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh.

  4. The composition of central board of Reserve Bank of India is defined under Section ___ of RBI Act, 1934
    A) Section 5
    B) Section 7
    C) Section 11
    D) Section 8
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Section 8

  5. The two-day unique Chilli Festival celebrated in which state?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Bihar
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In Madhya Pradesh, the two-day unique Chilli Festival begins at Kasrawad in Khargone district.

  6. Which became the first government entity to join the centralized invoicing platform, TReDS, helping smaller vendors access working capital easily?
    A) SIDBI
    B) Ordnance Factory Board
    C) Shipping Corporation of India
    D) NIC
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    State-owned suppliers of arsenal and protective military gear to India’s defence personnel could become among the first government entities to join the centralized invoicing platform, TReDS, helping smaller vendors access working capital easily.

  7. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla launched the ‘Suposhit Maa Abhiyaan’ in which city?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Kota
    C) Surat
    D) Ahmedabad
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla launched the ‘Suposhit Maa Abhiyaan’ in his constituency Kota, Rajasthan to support adolescent girls and pregnant women in the country.

  8. Which novel has been awarded Sahitya Akademi’s Translation Prize 2019?
    A) Novark
    B) Shimyani
    C) Artha
    D) Kusumabale
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sahitya Akademi’s Translation Prize for 2019 in the category of translation into English has been awarded to Kannada novel Kusumabale by Devanur Mahadeva, rendered into English by Susan Daniel.

  9. Union Minister Jitendra Singh inaugurates Pension Adalat for Central govt pensioners in which place?
    A) Bihar
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Jammu
    D) Gujarat
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Jitendra Singh inaugurated Pension Adalat for Central Government pensioners and awareness programme on National Pension System (NPS) in Jammu.

  10. The Kalisindh Thermal Power Station is located in which of the following state?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Punjab
    D) Rajasthan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kalisindh Thermal Power Station is located 12 km away from Jhalawar town in Jhalawar district, Rajasthan state in western India. The power plant is operated by Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (RVUNL). Water for the plant is provided by the Kalisindh Dam reservoir, near Bhanwarasi village.

  11. Which state has signed MoU with Airport Authority of India for construction of equipment hiring centers?
    A) Bihar
    B) Sikkim
    C) Assam
    D) Tripura
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tripura State Government and Airport Authority of India has signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of six equipment hiring centers in Manu Block under the Dhalai District of Tripura.

  12. NBFCs are required to accept public deposit for a minimum period of ___ months?
    A) 6 months
    B) 12 months
    C) 18 months
    D) 24 months
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The NBFCs are allowed to accept/renew public deposits for a minimum period of 12 months . They cannot accept deposits repayable on demand.

  13. Who won her second gold in the Khelo India University Games after bagging the top spot in 200m final?
    A) Dutee Chand
    B) Vinesh Phogat
    C) Swati Singh
    D) Kavya Tomar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian ace runner Dutee Chand won her second gold in the Khelo India University Games after bagging the top spot in 200m final.

  14. The sixth Offshore Patrol Vessel ”Yard 45006 VAJRA” to enhance coastal security was launched in which city?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) Surat
    C) Chennai
    D) Mumbai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The sixth Offshore Patrol Vessel ”Yard 45006 VAJRA” to enhance coastal security was formally launched at Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

  15. Who wins Mexican Open title 2020 (men’s)?
    A) Roger Federer
    B) Taylor Fritz
    C) Rafael Nadal
    D) Sebastian Vettel
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Rafael Nadal secured his 85th ATP Tour title with a resounding win over Taylor Fritz in the Mexican Open final in Acapulco.

  16. Which day was declared as India’s first ‘Protein Day’?
    A) February 23
    B) February 25
    C) February 26
    D) February 27
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Right to Protein, a national-level public health initiative has launched India’s first ‘Protein Day’ on February 27,2020 to draw public attention, raise awareness, and educate India on the health benefits of protein.

  17. Muhyiddin Yassin has been appointed asPM of which country?
    A) Singapore
    B) Thailand
    C) Malaysia
    D) Maldives
    View Answer
    Option C

  18. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code was drafted by whom?
    A) Securities and Exchange Board of India
    B) Reserve Bank of India
    C) Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee
    D) Indian Banks’ Association
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Union law secretary T K Viswanathan was the key architect of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, as chairman of the Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee which produced the report in this regard.

  19. Where is the headquarters of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) situated?
    A) Singapore
    B) Belgium
    C) Kenya
    D) Canada
    View Answer
    Option A

  20. How much amount was approved by the government under Operation Green Scheme?
    A) ₹162 cr
    B) ₹155 cr
    C) ₹171 cr
    D) ₹170 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government has approved Rs 162 crore under Operation Green scheme which has an outlay of Rs 500 crore to stabilize the supply of tomato, onion and potato (TOP) crops and to ensure their availability round the year without price volatility.

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