GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 763

  1. Chit Fund companies are regulated under the Chit Fund Act, ____ ?
    A) 1980
    B) 1981
    C) 1982
    D) 1984
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chit Fund companies are regulated under the Chit Fund Act, 1982 Chit Funds comes under NBFC.

  2. The Idukki Dam is built across which of the following rivers?
    A) Krishna
    B) Vaigai
    C) Kaveri
    D) Periyar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Idukki Dam is a double curvature arch dam constructed across the Periyar River in a narrow gorge between two granite hills locally known as Kuravan and Kuravathi in Kerala, India. At 167.68 metres, it is one of the highest arch dams in Asia.

  3. Which Company to wind down free public WiFi service at rail stations?
    A) Amazon
    B) Microsoft
    C) TCS
    D) Google
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Five years after it started the ‘Station’ programme to bring free public Wi-Fi to 400 busiest railway stations in India, Google has decided to gradually wind down the service globally as it believes that better data plans and improving mobile connectivity have made it “simpler and cheaper” for users to get online.

  4. Which state has launched a chatbot Cobot-19 to create awareness about coronavirus among the citizens?
    A) Goa
    B) Assam
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Goa Health Minister Vishwajit P Rane has launched a chatbot Cobot-19 to create awareness about coronavirus among the citizens.The Chatbot has been developed in association with Portea Medical and Verloop.

  5. Who has soared to another pole vault world record as he easily cleared 6.18m at the World Athletics Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix?
    A) Swede Armand Mondo Duplantis
    B) Thomas Bach
    C) Sebastian Coe
    D) Arnold Sues Bach
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    American-born Swede Armand “Mondo” Duplantis has soared to another pole vault world record as he easily cleared 6.18m at the World Athletics Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix.

  6. Cash Reserve Ratio is defined under which section of RBI Act, 1934?
    A) Section 41
    B) Section 42
    C) Section 44
    D) Section 45
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Section 42

  7. The Ministry of Railways has planned to electrify balance Broad Gauge (BG) routes of the Indian Railways by which year?
    A) 2022
    B) 2025
    C) 2023
    D) 2030
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Railways has planned to electrify balance Broad Gauge (BG) routes of the Indian Railways by December 2023.

  8. Yakshagana is a famous folk dance form of which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) West Bengal
    C) Karnataka
    D) Gujarat
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Yakshagana is one of the most popular folk theatre forms of Karnataka. It is noted for its music, colourful costumes, vigorous dance movements, subtle expressions and extempore dialogues.

  9. Which company acquired Bhushan Power and Steel for ₹19700 crore?
    A) SAIL
    B) Essar
    C) JSW Steel
    D) Accreol Mittal
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has allowed JSW Steel to acquire Bhushan Power and Steel for Rs 19,700 crore under the insolvency law, providing immunity to the new owners from ongoing criminal proceedings against the erstwhile promoters of the company.

  10. What was the theme of International Day of Happiness 2020?
    A) Be happy
    B) Happiness for All,Together
    C) Happiness and World
    D) Happier Together
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Day of Happiness is celebrated across the world every year on March 20. International Day of Happiness founded to promote happiness as a fundamental human right for all human beings.The theme of the International Day of Happiness 2020 is “Happier Together”. It focuses on what we have in common, rather than what divides us.

  11. Which state/UT announces Rs 5L free health insurance for residents?
    A) J&K
    B) Assam
    C) Telangana
    D) Punjab
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a major relief to the people of Jammu & Kashmir, the Administrative Council which met under the chairmanship of LG Girish Chander Murmu accorded sanction to roll out the Jammu & Kashmir Health Scheme to provide free of cost Universal Health Coverage to all residents of the Union Territory in convergence with Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY.

  12. Who resigned from the post of independent director of Crisil?
    A) MK Madhukar
    B) PS Padukone
    C) Arundhati Bhattacharya
    D) Indra Nooyi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Crisil said Arundhati Bhattacharya, the past chairman of State Bank of India, has submitted her resignation as independent director of the company.

  13. Who translated the book Chanakya Niti: Verses on Life and Living” from Sanskrit?
    A) Ramesh Singh
    B) Ahmed Baksh
    C) Mohammed Yunus
    D) AND Haksar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A new book takes a look at the Chanakya Niti corpus as a whole through some of well-known aphorisms attributed to the ancient master of statecraft Kautilya.“Chanakya Niti: Verses on Life and Living” is translated from the original Sanskrit by long-time career diplomat A N D Haksar and published by Penguin Random House India.

  14. Which Bank has tied up with Bharti AXA to roll out a complimentary insurance plan covering all medical conditions, including Covid-19?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C) Federal Bank
    D) DBS Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    DBS Bank India said it has tied-up with Bharti AXA to roll out a complimentary insurance plan covering all medical conditions, including Covid-19.

  15. Where is HQ of Bank of Baroda?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) Vadodara
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  16. RBI extended the validity of which company to set up, own and operate white label automated teller machines (ATMs)?
    A) Vakramgee Limited
    B) Mphasis Limited
    C) NCR Limited
    D) Biocon Limited
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has extended the validity of authorisation issued to Vakrangee Ltd to set up, own and operate white label automated teller machines (ATMs) in India.

  17. NACH has been launched with an aim to consolidate multiple _____ systems running across the country
    A) ECS
    B) APB
    C) NEFT
    D) RTGS
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Electronic Clearing System (ECS)
    National Automated Clearing House (NACH) is a centralised system, launched with an aim to consolidate multiple ECS systems running across the country and provides a framework for the harmonization of standard & practices and removes local barriers/inhibitors.

  18. Where is the HQ of Khadi and Village Industry Commission?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C

  19. Andrew Malcolm Ellis (37) announced his retirement from which sports?
    A) Baseball
    B) Football
    C) Hockey
    D) Cricket
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    New Zealand(NZ) all-rounder Andrew Malcolm Ellis (37) announced his retirement from cricket after 18 years of his career.

  20. The 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards were held in which city?
    A) Paris
    B) NewYork
    C) Berlin
    D) Amsterdam
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards were held in Berlin where Sachin Tendulkar, Lionel Messi, Lewis Hamilton, Simone Biles were among the winners across various categories.

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