GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 776

  1. Which country became the 30th member of the NATO?
    A) Taiwan
    B) Finland
    C) North Macedonia
    D) Ukraine
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    North Macedonia officially joined NATO, becoming the 30th member of the alliance after resolving a long-running name row with Greece.

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

  3. How much amount was released by Centre to clear pending due wages under MGNREGA?
    A) ₹4532 cr
    B) ₹4606 cr
    C) ₹4500 cr
    D) ₹4431 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre has released Rs 4,431 crore to clear pending wages under the rural job scheme MGNREGA.

  4. Recently RBI extended the deadline for meeting last tranche of capital conservation buffer by how many months?
    A)4
    B)6
    C)3
    D)9
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In view of hardship faced by outbreak of COVID-19, the Reserve Bank of India extended the deadline for meeting last tranche of capital conservation buffer (CCB) by another six months.

  5. How much amount of liquidity will be injected by RBI amid coronavirus outbreak?
    A) ₹5.81 lakh cr
    B) ₹4.89 lakh cr
    C) ₹3.35 lakh cr
    D) ₹3.74 lakh cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a bid to maintain stability in the financial system in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das said that Rs 3.74 lakh crore liquidity will be injected into system through various measures.

  6. Which state government increased the dearness allowance for its employees to 17 per cent from the existing 12 per cent?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Chhattisgarh
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Rajasthan government increased the dearness allowance for its employees to 17 per cent from the existing 12 per cent.

  7. Which organisation acquired 67% stake of its subsidiary Kamarajar Port Ltd. (KPL) for ₹2,383 crore?
    A) L&T
    B) GRSE
    C) NTPC
    D) Chennai Port Trust
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chennai Port Trust (ChPT) acquired 67% stake of its subsidiary Kamarajar Port Ltd. (KPL) for ₹2,383 crore.

  8. Which country has signed agreements totalling Rs 15,295 crore with the Indian government for three mega rail infrastructure projects?
    A) China
    B) USA
    C) Russia
    D) Japan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Japanese government funding agency JICA has signed agreements totalling Rs 15,295 crore with the Indian government for three mega rail infrastructure projects.

  9. Which body will launch Corona Studies Series books to provide relevant reading materials for all age-groups for the post-Corona readership needs?
    A) National Book Trust
    B) NASSCOM
    C) Niti Aayog
    D) CBSE
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Book Trust (NBT) will launch Corona Studies Series books to provide relevant reading materials for all age-groups for the post-Corona readership needs.

  10. Where is Umiam Lake located?
    A) Meghalaya
    B) Sikkim
    C) Assam
    D) Manipur
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    Option A

  11. Which Company in collaboration with NITI Aayog to ’empower young minds at schools’?
    A) ITI
    B) IRDA
    C) NASSCOM
    D) SIDBI
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    With an imperative to empower the youngest minds of the country with the latest technologies, an AI-based Module was launched for students in Indian schools by NITI Aayog, Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) in collaboration with the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM).

  12. Where is Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL) situated?
    A) Jaipur
    B) Ahmedabad
    C) Pune
    D) Mumbai
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL) is an independent body set up by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the backdrop of India’s evolving role in the global economy, in the financial services sector and its position in various international fora, and to develop into a world class global institution for research and learning in banking and finance.
    The Governor of RBI is the Chairman of the Governing Council of CAFRAL.

  13. Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal launched which portal for Monitoring prices of TOP crops?
    A) NISMW
    B) TOPS
    C) MIS
    D) MIEWS
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal launched a MIEWS Web Portal that will forecast wholesale prices of three key vegetables – tomato, onion and potato (TOP) – for three months and enable the government to monitor the supply situation for timely market interventions in case of a price crash during a glut.

  14. Which of the following feature is currently not present in AEPS?
    A) Cash Deposit
    B) Cash Withdrawal
    C) Balance Enquiry
    D) Virtual Card Creation
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The four Aadhaar enabled basic types of banking transactions are as follows:-
    Balance Enquiry
    Cash Withdrawal
    Cash Deposit
    Aadhaar to Aadhaar Funds Transfer

  15. India and which other country recently received AFC grassroots charter bronze memberships?
    A) SriLanka
    B) Turkey
    C) Uzbekistan
    D) Turkmenistan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the Football Federation of Turkmenistan (FFT) are the latest to join the rising trend of AFC Member Associations benefiting from the game-changing AFC grassroots charter after they both were awarded their bronze memberships for their continuous efforts in strengthening the grassroots movement in their respective countries.

  16. 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.

  17. who stepped down as CEO of Disney?
    A) Williams Steven
    B) Walt Disner
    C) Bob Chapek
    D) Bob Iger
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    Option D

  18. What is the currency of Switzerland?
    A) Peso
    B) Euro
    C) Franc
    D) dollar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Capital – Bern

  19. Which became the first insurance company to use WhatsApp to deliver policy and renewal documents?
    A) Bharti AXA General Insurance
    B) IDBI Federal
    C) Max Bupa General Insurance
    D) United India Insurance
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bharti AXA General Insurance has started delivering policies and renewal premium to its customers through messaging platform WhatsApp. It plans to sell private car, two-wheeler and travel insurance through a WhatsApp chatbot soon.

  20. What does P stands for in IAP with respect to UPI?
    A) Processing
    B) Payment
    C) Progress
    D) Primary
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In-App Payments (IAP). This term is also used with android apps

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