GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 766

  1. Who was named Player of the Year for 2019 by the International Hockey Federation?
    A) Manpreet Singh
    B) Sunil Chettri
    C) Lucas Villa
    D) Arthur Van
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh was named Player of the Year for 2019 by the International Hockey Federation.

  2. What is the currency of Netherlands?
    A) Euro
    B) Peso
    C) Franc
    D) Dinar
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    Option A
    Capital – Amsterdam

  3. Indian Coast Guard conducted 9th edition of rescue exercise ‘SAREX-2020’ in which state?
    A) Goa
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Assam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Final exercise of the National level Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX-2020) was conducted by the Indian Coast Guard in the sea at Vasco, South Goa district.

  4. What is the FDI limit in Payments Bank?
    A) 20%
    B) 49%
    C) 74%
    D) 100%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    As per RBI guidelines: The foreign shareholding in the payments bank would be as per the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy for private sector banks = 74% at present

  5. 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.

  6. The Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) and the World Bank discussed on the ‘The Future of Work: Women in India’s Workforce‘, in which city?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Pune
    C) Mumbai
    D) Agartala
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) and the World Bank organized a discussion on the ‘The Future of Work: Women in India’s Workforce‘, in New Delhi.

  7. Which among the given power plants is not located in the state of Madhya Pradesh?
    A) Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Station
    B) Amarkantak Thermal Power Station
    C) Satpura Thermal Power Station
    D) Korba Super Thermal Power Plant
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Korba Super Thermal Power Plant is located at Jamnipali in Korba district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

  8. 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.

  9. Which state inaugurated the “Poshan Pakhwada 2020” organised by the Department of Women’s Empowerment and Child Development on the occasion of the International Women’s Day?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Uttrakhand
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Assam
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the “Poshan Pakhwada 2020” organised by the Department of Women’s Empowerment and Child Development on the occasion of the International Women’s Day.
  10. Which became Country’s 2nd Largest Operational Metro Project in India?
    A) Indore
    B) Lucknow
    C) Hyderabad
    D) NewDelhi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao inaugurated an 11-km stretch of the Hyderabad Metro Rail project between Jubilee Bus Station and the Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station.

  11. Which state tops the list of the states in terms of the number of participants in Poshan Abhiyan?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Karnataka
    C) Assam
    D) Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Government is implementing the flagship programme Poshan Abhiyan for improving the nutritional status of Indian citizens.

  12. NPCI has how many core promoter banks?
    A) 8
    B) 10
    C) 12
    D) 14
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ten core promoter banks (State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Canara Bank, Bank of Baroda, Union bank of India, Bank of India, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Citibank and HSBC).

  13. Where is the Koyna dam situated?
    A) Odisha
    B) Goa
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option C

  14. Which portal of M/o Road Transport and Highways has significantly expedited error free and transparent land acquisition for National Highways?
    A) Bhoomi Arya
    B) Bhumi Agyan
    C) Bhoomigat
    D) Bhoomi Rashi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The BhoomiRashi Portal lunched as a major e-Governance initiative of the Ministry of the Road Transport & Highways, has expedited significantly the process of land acquisition for National Highways, making it error-free & more transparent with notifications at every stage being processed on real time basis.

  15. As per government, LPG coverage reached how much percent as on Jan 1, 2020?
    A) 99.5%
    B) 98.3%
    C) 95.8 %
    D) 96.9%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    There are about 27.5 crore LPG or cooking gas connections in the country and the coverage has reached 96.9 per cent as on January 1,2020.

  16. Who was appointed as new MD & CEO of YES Bank?
    A) Mahesh Krishnamurthy
    B) Atul Bheda
    C) Sunil Mehta
    D) Prasanth Kumar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Government has constituted new board of directors for Yes Bank. It will be led by former Punjab National Bank chairman Sunil Mehta.

  17. Which state government launched “Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojna” ?
    A) Haryana
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Jharkhand
    D) Chhattisgarh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In order to provide social security benefits to eligible families of the State, Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal launched “Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojna” .

  18. Holidays in banks are declared as per which act?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    C) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    D) Negotiable Instruments (NI) Act, 1881
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Negotiable Instruments (NI) Act, 1881

  19. Katerina Sakellaropoulou was sworn in as first female president of which nation?
    A) Netherlands
    B) Indonesia
    C) Greece
    D) Thailand
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Greece’s first female president, a former high court judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou was formally sworn in to office, nearly two months after the country’s parliament voted overwhelmingly to elect her.

  20. The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction is situated in ________?
    A) Vienna, Austria
    B) Washington D.C, United States
    C) Rome, Italy
    D) Geneva, Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option D

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