GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 765

  1. Who lifted the WTA Hobart International trophy with partner Nadiia Kichenok?
    A) Maria Sharapova
    B) Shuai Zhang
    C) Shaui Peng
    D) Sania Mirza
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sania Mirza lifted the WTA Hobart International trophy with partner Nadiia Kichenok after defeating Shaui Peng and Shuai Zhang in the final.It was Mirza’s first tournament since leaving the game in 2017 for a maternity break. It was Sania’s 42nd WTA doubles title.

  2. Koli Dance is popular folk dance of which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Gujarat
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Punjab
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Koli Dance is a popular dance form of the fishermen community of Kolis residing in the coastal areas of Maharashtra.

  3. Who has been named the chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation’s newly formed commercial entity New Space India Ltd (NSIL)?
    A) Vikram Chaturvedi
    B) K Sivan
    C) G Narayanan
    D) G Reddy
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran space scientist G Narayanan has been named the chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation’s newly formed commercial entity New Space India Ltd (NSIL).

  4. Who has been appointed as Queen’s Counsel (QC) for the courts of England and Wales?
    A) Mohammed Yunus
    B) Sandip Singh
    C) Harish Salve
    D) Rekha Singh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Senior Advocate Harish Salve has been appointed as Queen’s Counsel (QC) for the courts of England and Wales.

  5. Recently who retired as NCLAT Chairperson?
    A) Sanjay Verma
    B) KV Kamath
    C) Jai Bhanusali
    D) Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya
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    Option D

  6. Which of the following is a Money Market Instrument?
    A) Debt
    B) Equity
    C) Bankers’ Acceptances
    D) Derivatives
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bankers’ Acceptances is Money Market Instrument; Rest all are Capital Market Instrument.

  7. In which city,the 17th edition of Crossword Book Awards held?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Chennai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Mumbai
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In 17th edition of Crossword Book Awards, Twinkle Khanna won the Popular Best Fiction Award for her novel ‘Pyjamas Are Forgiving’ in Mumabi, Maharashtra.

  8. What is the capital of Kyrgyzstan?
    A) Riga
    B) Bishkek
    C) Tripoli
    D) Majuro
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Currency – Som

  9. Which state celebrated the traditional harvest festival–Phool Dei–?
    A) Assam
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Sikkim
    D) Karnataka
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat celebrated the traditional harvest festival–Phool Dei–at his residence with children.

  10. India’s 1st Sukhoi-30 squadron to be stationed in which state?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Maharashtra
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Gujarat
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Air Force deployed the 222 squadron, comprising six Sukhoi-30 specially modified fighter jets, each carrying the 2.5 tonne air-launched supersonic BrahMos cruise missiles Thanjavur.

  11. which company announced an ambitious goal and a new plan to reduce its carbon footprint and become carbon negative by 2030?
    A) Google
    B) Microsoft
    C) Amazon
    D) Flipkart
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Microsoft recently announced an ambitious goal and a new plan to reduce its carbon footprint and become carbon negative by 2030.

  12. Who was appointed as CEO of GoAir?
    A) SS Giriraj
    B) Indra Singh
    C) Ashwini Lohani
    D) Vinay Dube
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    GoAir’s Board of Directors have approved the appointment of aviation veteran Vinay Dube as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

  13. Which of the following clearing service is not controlled by Reserve Bank of India?
    A) Local ECS
    B) Regional ECS
    C) National ECS
    D) NACH
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    While the Local ECS, Regional ECS, National ECS are controlled by the Reserve Bank of India or by the designated commercial banks, NACH functions on all India platforms managed by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).

  14. Where is the HQ of Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan Ltd?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Pune
    D) Chennai
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    Option A

  15. Who has won the prestigious Dan David Prize for her expansive work in the fields of population policies?
    A) Pooja Bharat
    B) Gita Sen
    C) Shweta Chaturvedi
    D) Himani Chilkoti
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s pioneering feminist scholar and activist Gita Sen, has won the prestigious Dan David Prize for her expansive work in the fields of population policies, reproductive and sexual health, women’s rights, poverty, labour markets and global governance.

  16. The Ekana International Cricket Stadium is located in which of the following cities?
    A) Gurugram
    B) Patna
    C) Indore
    D) Lucknow
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Ekana Cricket Stadium is a cricket stadium of International Standard in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It is the second largest cricket stadium in India, after Eden Gardens.
  17. Who resigned as chairman of CARE Ratings?
    A) Nayan Shukla
    B) NK Chaturvedi
    C) SB Mainak
    D) Ritesh Agarwal
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    S.B. Mainak has resigned as chairman and independent director of the well known credit rating agency, Care Ratings Ltd.

  18. Wings India 2020, an international exhibition and conference on civil aviation held in which city?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Lucknow
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Wings India 2020, an international exhibition and conference on civil aviation sector, held at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad.

  19. Small Finance Banks are licensed under which act?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    C) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    D) Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    licensed under Section 22 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949

  20. Who was appointed as new CMD of Air India?
    A) Rahul Bajaj
    B) Rajiv Bansal
    C) Sanjiv Singh
    D) BR Chaturvedi
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In between the privatisation process of Air India, the government appointed Rajiv Bansal, an additional secretary with the oil and gas ministry, as the new boss of the state-owned airline.

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