GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 778

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

  2. Where is the HQ of Steel Authority of India?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Which state/UT set up a commission to examine the social and educational backwardness of various backward classes?
    A) J&K
    B) Assam
    C) Sikkim
    D) Manipur
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Jammu and Kashmir government set up a commission to examine the social and educational backwardness of various backward classes people, including dalits, in the Union Territory.

  4. Which state celebrated the traditional harvest festival–Phool Dei?
    A) Assam
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Sikkim
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option B

  5. When a bank borrower, or counter party, fails to meet its payment obligations regarding the terms agreed with the bank, it is called
    A) Credit Risk
    B) Operational risk
    C) Market Risk
    D) Liquidity risk
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    When the customers show their inability to pay the loan amounts taken from bank – is called credit risk

  6. How much amount was sanctioned by government for Kaziranga National Park under Project Tiger scheme?
    A) ₹45 cr
    B) ₹25 cr
    C) ₹30 cr
    D) ₹33 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Financial assistance to the tune of Rs 1.51 crore has been sanctioned to Kaziranga National Park during the financial years 2018-19 and 2019-2020 under Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA).

  7. The ‘WION Global Summit: Navigating and Negotiating Global Imperatives’ Was held at which city?
    A) Paris
    B) Dubai
    C) NewYork
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The ‘WION Global Summit: Navigating and Negotiating Global Imperatives’ held at The Oberoi in Dubai.

  8. Where is the HQ of Asian Development Bank?
    A) India
    B) Thailand
    C) Philippines
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option C

  9. Which becomes the first State in India to adopt an automated technological solution for the citizens to carry out a self-assessment test for COVID19?
    A) Bihar
    B) Telangana
    C) WestBengal
    D) Goa
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Goa becomes the first State in India to adopt an automated technological solution for the citizens to carry out a self-assessment test for COVID19, besides, the App provides information on Self Quarantine, Helpline numbers to reach out to, and other such information

  10. Who was appointed as new MD & CEO of YES Bank?
    A) Mahesh Krishnamurthy
    B) Atul Bheda
    C) Sunil Mehta
    D) Prasanth Kumar
    View Answer
    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

  11. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to set up a National Technical Textiles Mission with a total outlay of how much amount?
    A) ₹1450 cr
    B) ₹1670 cr
    C) ₹1500 cr
    D) ₹1480 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to set up a National Technical Textiles Mission with a total outlay of Rs 1480 Crore, with a view to position the country as a global leader in Technical Textiles.The Mission would have a four year implementation period from FY 2020-21 to 2023-24.

  12. What is the currency of Finland?
    A) Euro
    B) Dollar
    C) Peso
    D) Krone
    View Answer
    Option A

  13. What is the rank of India in UN World Happiness Index?
    A) 154
    B) 144
    C) 148
    D) 138
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Finland has been named the world’s happiest country for the third year in a row, maintaining the Nordic grip on the World Happiness Report’s top spots and India ranked 144.The rankings are based on polling which looks at six variables: GDP per capita, social support, healthy life expectancy, freedom, generosity, and absence of corruption.

  14. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of Forest?
    A) Save the Biodiversity
    B) Forest and Culture
    C) Efforts to Save forest
    D) Forest and Biodiversity
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012. The theme for 2020 is Forests and Biodiversity.

  15. When did the BRICS states signed the Agreement on the New Development Bank, which makes provisions for the legal basis of the bank?
    A) 2013
    B) 2014
    C) 2016
    D) 2012
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    On 15 July 2014, the first day of the 6th BRICS summit held in Fortaleza, Brazil, the BRICS states signed the Agreement on the New Development Bank, which makes provisions for the legal basis of the bank.
    In a separate agreement, a reserve currency pool worth $100 bln was set up by BRICS nations.
    July 2014 (Treaty signed)
    July 2015 (Treaty in force)

  16. Who headed the panel to review the fiscal consolidation road map of the both state and central governments?
    A) NK Singh
    B) V Narayanmurthy
    C) R Madhvan
    D) Rakesh Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Finance Commission has constituted an 8-member panel to review the fiscal consolidation road map of the both state and central governments.The panel will be headed by 15th Finance Commission Chairman N K Singh.

  17. Corpat is bilateral Navy training exercise between India and ________?
    A) Indonesia
    B) Thailand
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) Australia
    View Answer
    Option A

  18. Who will head the panel that has been formed for COVID-19 Economic Response Task Force?
    A) Nirmala Sitharaman
    B) Anurag Thakur
    C) Smriti Irani
    D) Anurag Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the formation of a COVID-19 Economic Response Task Force led by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to deal with the situation arising out of novel coronavirus outbreak.

  19. Where is Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Mangalore
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Bhopal
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Institute for Development & Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) is a unique institution exclusively focused on Banking Technology. Established by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in 1996, the Institution works at the intersection of Banking and Technology. It is located in Hyderabad, India.

  20. Who becomes first Indian to complete volcanic Seven Summit, enters ‘Limca Book of Records‘?
    A) Satyam Chaturvedi
    B) Abhijeet Sharma
    C) Abhinav Singh
    D) Satyarup Siddhanta
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta hails from Kolkata, West Bengal, 37 years old, entered ‘Limca Book of Records’ (LBR) for his extraordinary achievements, as the first Indian to climb the highest volcanoes of each of the 7 contints.

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