GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 777

  1. As per government, Chandrayaan-3 will be launched in first half of which year?
    A) 2024
    B) 2025
    C) 2022
    D) 2021
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    Option D

  2. Where is Rihand Dam located?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Tripura
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) runachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. When was South Africa inducted into BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) to form BRICS?
    A) 2009
    B) 2011
    C) 2008
    D) 2010
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    BRICS is the acronym for an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Originally the first four were grouped as “BRIC” (or “the BRICs”), before the induction of South Africa in 2010.

  4. which became the first government entity to join the centralized invoicing platform, TReDS, helping smaller vendors access working capital easily?
    A) SIDBI
    B) ordnance Factory Board
    C) Shipping Corporation of India
    D) NIC
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    State-owned suppliers of arsenal and protective military gear to India’s defence personnel could become among the first government entities to join the centralized invoicing platform, TReDS, helping smaller vendors access working capital easily.

  5. What is the currency of Luxembourg?
    A) Rupee
    B) Peso
    C) Euro
    D) Dollar
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    Option C

  6. Which Actress will work jointly with WHO to spread awareness over COVID-19?
    A) Priyanka Chopra
    B) Anushka Sharma
    C) Dia Mirza
    D) Disha Patani
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Actor Priyanka Chopra urged followers to rely on authentic sources of information about coronavirus and arranged an Instagram live with top personnel of the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness about the pandemic.

  7. Where is the HQ of Asian Development Bank?
    A) Bhutan
    B) Maldives
    C) Philippines
    D) China
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    Option C

  8. What is the FDI limit for insurance intermediaries?
    A) 51%
    B) 49%
    C) 95%
    D) 100%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has amended the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy to allow 100% FDI for insurance intermediaries, which includes insurance brooking, insurance companies, third party administrators, surveyors and loss assessors.

  9. what is the rank of India in the latest Heritage Foundation Index of Economic Freedom?
    A) 117th
    B) 115th
    C) 118th
    D) 120th
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Singapore overtook Hong Kong as the world’s freest economy for the first time since 1995 in the latest Heritage Foundation Index of Economic Freedom published.

  10. Where is College of Agricultural Banking (CAB) situated?
    A) Pune
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Mumbai
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    College of Agricultural Banking is an ISO 9001: 2008 Certified Training Institute of Reserve Bank of India. In keeping up with its developmental mandate seldom seen in the Central Banking circle across the globe, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) established the Co-operative Bankers Training College (CBTC) at Pune on September 29, 1969 to train the higher level personnel of State, Central and Urban Co-operative Banks.

  11. Which novel has been awarded Sahitya Akademi’s Translation Prize 2019?
    A) Novark
    B) Shimyani
    C) Artha
    D) Kusumabale
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sahitya Akademi’s Translation Prize for 2019 in the category of translation into English has been awarded to Kannada novel Kusumabale by Devanur Mahadeva, rendered into English by Susan Daniel.

  12. As a pre-emptive measure to tide over any frictional liquidity requirements on account of dislocations due to COVID-19, RBI to conduct variable rate Term Repos of how much amount?
    A) ₹20000 cr
    B) ₹590000 cr
    C) ₹159900 cr
    D) ₹100000 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    As a pre-emptive measure to tide over any frictional liquidity requirements on account of dislocations due to COVID-19, the Reserve Bank of India has decided to conduct the following fine-tuning variable rate Repo auctions for Rs 1,00,000 crores in two tranches of Rs 50000 crore.

  13. The sixth Offshore Patrol Vessel ”Yard 45006 VAJRA” to enhance coastal security was launched in which city?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) Surat
    C) Chennai
    D) Mumbai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The sixth Offshore Patrol Vessel ”Yard 45006 VAJRA” to enhance coastal security was formally launched at Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

  14. Which Company established a $100 million (86.3 million pounds) fund to assist workers on film and television productions that have been shut down due to the global coronavirus outbreak?
    A) Hotstar
    B) Flipkart
    C) Netflix
    D) Amazon
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) has established a $100 million (86.3 million pounds) fund to assist workers on film and television productions that have been shut down due to the global coronavirus outbreak.

  15. Which day was declared as India’s first ‘Protein Day’?
    A) February 24
    B) February 29
    C) February 27
    D) February 26
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Right to Protein, a national-level public health initiative has launched India’s first ‘Protein Day’ on February 27,2020 to draw public attention, raise awareness, and educate India on the health benefits of protein.

  16. What is the theme of World Meteorological Day 2020?
    A) Preserve the Climate
    B) Weather Ready Climate Smart
    C) Climate and Water
    D) The sun,the earth and the weather
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The United Nations’ (UN) World Meteorological Day is annually held on or around March 23 to remember the World Meteorological Organization’s establishment on that date in 1950.The theme for 2020 is ‘Climate and Water’, which will align with the theme of World Water Day 2020, focusing on climate change and water.

  17. In which city, workshop on “Increasing Water Use Efficiency in Industries” was inaugurated?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    U.P. Singh, the Secretary, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation (WR, RD & GR) inaugurated the workshop on “Increasing Water Use Efficiency in Industries” in New Delhi .The workshop was organized by the National Water Mission (NWM) in Delhi as a part of the “HarKaamDeshkeNaam” initiative.

  18. AU Small Finance Bank is headquartered at _______
    A) Thrissur
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Varanasi
    D) Jaipur
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Jaipur, Rajasthan

  19. Which place was named as Uttarakhand Summer capital?
    A) Ramnagar
    B) Pithoragarh
    C) Kashipur
    D) Gairsain
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat named Gairsain in Chamoli district as the state “summer capital”.

  20. What does B stands for in APBS?
    A) Biometric
    B) Basic
    C) Bundled
    D) Bridge
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB) System

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