GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 782

  1. Which application joined hands with ICICI Lombard for COVID-19 cover for shopkeepers?
    A) Bhim
    B) PhonePe
    C) Google Pay
    D) BharatPe
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    BharatPe, a digital transactions interface for merchants, and general insurer ICICI Lombard have joined hands for a low cost COVID-19 insurance cover for shopkeepers acrossIndia.

  2. How much is the share of India among the shareholders of BRICS New Development Bank?
    A) 15%
    B) 12%
    C) 20%
    D) 18%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The current distribution of shares between NDB member countries is equal i.e 20% each for Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

  3. Which state government has started door-delivery of pension scheme’Intivadhakey Pension to the beneficiaries?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) Odisha
    D) Kerala
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Andhra Pradesh Government has started door-delivery of pension scheme’Intivadhakey Pension to the beneficiaries.This is the first of its kind in India.

  4. “Tiger” is the nickname of ______?
    A) Sunil Gavaskar
    B) P.T. Usha
    C) Milkha Singh
    D) M.A.K. Pataudi
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    Option D

  5. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) hiked the limit for foreign portfolio investors’ (FPI) investment in corporate bonds to how much percent of outstanding stock for FY2020-21?
    A) 9%
    B) 12%
    C) 10%
    D) 15%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) hiked the limit for foreign portfolio investors’ (FPI) investment in corporate bonds to 15 per cent of outstanding stock for FY2020-21.

  6. Recently the government setting up a new major port at Vadhavan near Dahanu in which state?
    A) WestBengal
    B) Gujarat
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Kerala
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government on Wednesday approved setting up a new major port at Vadhavan near Dahanu in Maharashtra at a cost of ₹65,544.54 crore.

  7. Which state tops the list affected by global medical data leak as per Greenbone Sustainable Resilience data?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) WestBengal
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Medical details of over 120 million Indian patients have been leaked and made freely available on the Internet, according to a recent report published by Greenbone Sustainable Resilience, a German cybersecurity firm.

  8. When bank’s image and public standing is in doubt and leads to public’s loss of confidence in a bank, it is called?
    A) Reputational risk
    B) Moral Hazard
    C) Operational risk
    D) Market risk
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reputational risk is the risk of damage to a bank’s image and public standing that occurs due to some dubious actions taken by the bank.

  9. Which body has signed an agreement to lend up to $60 million to Aavas Financiers Ltd , a housing finance company in India, to improve access to housing finance for lower-income borrowers, particularly women?
    A) IMF
    B) ADB
    C) AIIB
    D) World Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement to lend up to $60 million to Aavas Financiers Ltd , a housing finance company in India, to improve access to housing finance for lower-income borrowers, particularly women.

  10. How many IITs to get the status of Institution of National Importance from the government?
    A) 5
    B) 3
    C) 8
    D) 2
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    OptionA
    Explanation:
    The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) Law (Amendment) Bill, 2020, is approved the cabinet chaired by Prime Minister. According to the official statement, the five IIITs declared as the ‘Institutes of National Importance’ with powers to award degrees will develop a strong research base in the country in the field of information technology by attracting more students.

  11. S&P Global Ratings has slashed India’s growth forecast to how much percent for FY21?
    A) 2.0%
    B) 3.3%
    C) 3.5%
    D) 3.1%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    S&P Global Ratings has further slashed India’s growth forecast to 3.5% for the coming fiscal from a previous downgrade to 5.2% as it expects the damages to the economy from the covid-19 pandemic for the Asia-Pacific region to be as severe as the one during the Asian financial crisis of 1997-98.

  12. Which country discovers new natural ‘Jebel Ali gas field’?
    A) Russia
    B) China
    C) UAE
    D) India
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The United Arab Emirates announced the discovery of a natural gas field containing 80 trillion standard cubic feet of gas between Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

  13. Recently Tata Power JV commenced commercial operations of 178 MW Shuakhevi HPP in which country?
    A) Georgia
    B) China
    C) Ukraine
    D) Spain
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Adjaristsqali Georgia LLC, a Joint Venture between Tata Power, Norway’s Clean Energy Invest (CEI), and International Financial Corporation (IFC) has announced the start of commercial operation of the 178 MW Shuakhevi Hydro Power Project (Shuakhevi HPP) located in southwest Georgia. Further, AGL will be soon commissioning the 9 MW Skhalta Hydro Power project which is also a component of the overall Shuakhevi Project scheme.

  14. Where is the headquarters of OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) situated?
    A) Muscat, Oman
    B) Lausanne, Switzerland
    C) Paris, France
    D) Vienna, Austria
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) is the intergovernmental development finance institution established in 1976 by the Member States of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

  15. What is the rank of India in world’s most expensive country to live in as per CEOWORLD business magazine report?
    A) 135
    B) 115
    C) 125
    D) 130
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The CEOWORLD business magazine report says, Switzerland has been named the world’s most expensive country, with Norway second and Iceland third.

  16. World’s largest hub for collaborative robots opens in which country?
    A) India
    B) Hungary
    C) Russia
    D) Denmark
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Denmark’s Minister of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Simon Kollerup, unveiled the world’s largest hub for collaborative robots opens in Denmark. It will become the new home of Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) and Universal Robots (UR), the two flagships in the thriving Danish robotics industry.

  17. Where is LSE India Observatory situated?
    A) Russia
    B) Japan
    C) USA
    D) UK
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The India Observatory, set up in 2006, is a Centre to develop and enhance research and programmes related to India’s economy, politics and society.
    The IG Patel Chair and the India Observatory (IO) were established in 2006, in partnership with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the State Bank of India (SBI), in honour of Dr IG Patel, a greatly distinguished Indian and internationally renowned economist and public servant. He had been Director of LSE (1984 – 1990) and Governor of the RBI (1977 – 1982).
    LSE – London School of Economics.

  18. RBI hikes Insurance cover on bank deposits to how much amount from ₹ 1 lakh?
    A) ₹5 lakh
    B) ₹10 lakh
    C) ₹15 lakh
    D) ₹25 lakh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    nsurance cover on bank deposits has been increased to Rs 5 lakh from Rs 1 lakh effective announced by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

  19. Where is the HQ of India Post Payments Bank?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) NewDelhi
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    Option D

  20. According to National Payments Corporation of India.(NPCI) data, IMPS, UPI and the BHIM app are registering new records in the amount of cash transacted.UPI stands for which of the following?
    A) Unified Payment Interface
    B) Unique Pay Interface
    C) unique Payment Inclusive
    D) Unidentified Payment Interface
    View Answer
    Option A

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