GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 775

  1. The Department of Science and Technology has launched the SATHI initiative.What does “A” stands for in SATHI?
    A) Abhinav
    B) Analysts
    C) Analogy
    D) Analytical
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Department of Science and Technology has launched the SATHI initiative, Sophisticated Analytical & Technical Help Institutes to address need for building strong science & technology infrastructure.

  2. Where is the HQ of DBS Bank?
    A) Russia
    B) Netherlands
    C) Singapore
    D) Thailand
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    Option C

  3. Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have been awarded the 2020 Pritzker Architecture Prize for “consistent service to humanity as evidenced by a body of built work”.They belong to which country?
    A) Ireland
    B) Sweden
    C) Denmark
    D) Switzerland
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Irish architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have been awarded the 2020 Pritzker Architecture Prize for “consistent service to humanity as evidenced by a body of built work” and for leading the way for women in a male-dominated profession.

  4. In AEPS which of the following input determines the bank of the customer?
    A) IIN
    B) PIN
    C) IFSC
    D) SWIFT
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    IIN (Institution Identification Number)

  5. How many people trained under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana from 2016-20?
    A) 73.47 lakh
    B) 72.89 lakh
    C) 75.76 lakh
    D) 82.76 lakh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Under the Skill India Mission, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is implementing a flagship scheme called the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) 2016-20 with an objective to provide skilling to one crore youth under Short Term Training (STT) courses and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) across the country in a four years period i.e. 2016-2020.

  6. Who was appointed as the new Finance Secretary of FinMin?
    A) Amish Tripathi
    B) Rakesh Mishra
    C) Ajay Bhushan Pandey
    D) Rajnish Kumar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Government of India appointed the current Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey as the new Finance Secretary. Pandey replaces current Finance Secretary Rajiv Kumar.

  7. Where is the HQ of Indian Council of Agriculture Reserch?
    A) Chennai
    B) Pune
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Mumbai
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    Option C

  8. According to the latest Reserve Bank data,According to the latest Reserve Bank data,bank credit grew by how much percent in the fortnite ended Jan 17?
    A) 7.21%
    B) 8.35%
    C) 9.51%
    D) 6.87%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to the latest Reserve Bank data,credit and deposits grew 7.21 per cent and 9.51 per cent to Rs 100.05 trillion and Rs 131.26 trillion, respectively, in the fortnight ended January 17.

  9. Where is the HQ of UNICEF?
    A) Geneva
    B) NewYork
    C) London
    D) Paris
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    Option B

  10. Which platform launched its Android POS device for merchant partners across and small businesses in India?
    A) PayPal
    B) Paytm
    C) PayU
    D) Payzapp v
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Paytm launched its Android POS device for merchant partners across and small businesses in India. This device helps merchants to accept payments through Paytm Wallet, all UPI-based apps, debit and credit cards, as well as cash.

  11. What does R stands for in QR Code?
    A) Review
    B) Response
    C) Random
    D) Retrieval
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Quick Response Code

  12. Which Company acquires UberEats India for $206 million?
    A) Zomato
    B) Swiggy
    C) Grofers
    D) Spencer
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ride-hailing major Uber sold its food delivery business in India to food-tech giant Zomato for $206 million.

  13. which e commerce company shut down its business of Jabong
    A) Dailyobjects
    B) Ebay
    C) Flipkart
    D) Amazon
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Flipkart has shut down the operations of Jabong, in a move to fully empower its premium fashion marketplace Myntra.

  14. Which Company gets NCLT approval to acquire Jaypee Infratech?
    A) ONGC
    B) NHAI
    C) NBCC
    D) SBI
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    State-owned NBCC received National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) approval to takeover debt-laden Jaypee Infratech, restoring hopes of homebuyers finally getting their promised flats in next four years.

  15. Albin Kurti has been appointed new PM of which country?
    A) Zimbabwe
    B) Ukraine
    C) Kosovo
    D) Slovakia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kosovo’s parliament has approved Albin Kurti as the 4th new prime minister of the country on 3rd February 2020.

  16. who became new chairman of BCCI’s selection committee?
    A) Vikas Singh
    B) Sunil Joshi
    C) Ramesh Singh
    D) Akhil Tripathi
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former India spinner Sunil Joshi was named chairman of the national selection panel by the BCCI’s Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), which also picked ex-pacer Harvinder Singh in the five-member group.

  17. BHIM app is developed by?
    A) RBI
    B) NPCI
    C) MeitY
    D) NASSCOM
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) is a Mobile App developed by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), based on the Unified Payment Interface (UPI).

  18. Which Film bags Golden conch award for best documentary film at 16th edition of Mumbai International Film Festival?
    A) Moti Bagh
    B) Babenco: Tell Me When I Die
    C) 1917
    D) Once upon a time in Hollywood
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The prestigious Golden Conch Award for Best Documentary Film has been awarded to Babenco: Tell Me When I Die, directed by Barbara Paz at the 16th edition of Mumbai International Film Festival have been presented at the closing ceremony, held in Nehru Centre Auditorium, Worli, Mumbai.

  19. Dollu Kunitha dance is the folk dance of which state?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) West Bengal
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    Option A

  20. In order to check fall in pig population in India, the government unveiled a new indigenously developed vaccine for controlling classical swine fever developed by Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI).It is situated in which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Karnataka
    D) Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In order to check fall in pig population in India, the government unveiled a new indigenously developed vaccine for controlling classical swine fever, which is an highly contagious fatal pig disease.

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