GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 784

  1. Which ministry implemented the ‘Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries’ (SFURTI) Scheme?
    A) Ministry of Finance
    B) Ministry of MSME
    C) Ministry of Corporate Affairs
    D) Ministry of HRD
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ministry of MSME is implementing a ‘Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries’ (SFURTI) Scheme under which financial support is being provided for setting up of traditional industries clusters viz. Khadi, Coir & Village industries clusters.

  2. For which of the following member countries, did the BRICS New Development Bank sanctioned its first loan?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) South Africa
    D) Brazil
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    On 21 December 2016, the NDB signed its first loan agreement. The loan agreement approving the provision of RMB 525 mln sovereign project loan for the Bank’s first project in China (Shanghai Lingang Distributed Solar Power Project) was signed by the Chinese Vice Minister of Finance Shi Yaobin and the NDB President K.V.Kamath.

  3. Where is the HQ of United Nation Development Programme?
    A) NewYork
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Paris
    D) Stockholm
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    Option A

  4. Who penned his Autobiography titled “Lord J: Lord of Anonymity”?
    A) Lord A
    B) Juan Oram
    C) Lord Jacob
    D) Lord J
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Pop singer Lord J penned his Autobiography titled “Lord J: Lord of Anonymity”. It was launched recently which about his initial days of understanding the value of music, lyrics, concepts of videography and making music videos, and it also speaks about hardships that he faced on the transition of global pop singer, from dream to achieve it.

  5. Which Company becomes the first member of India’s gas trading platform?
    A) Satyam Powers
    B) Adani Power
    C) Indian Oil Corporation
    D) Manikaran Power
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The gas trading platform of Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) has found its first member in Manikaran Power Ltd (MPL). Called the Indian Gas Exchange (IGX), it will be India’s first gas trading platform.

  6. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of Zero Tolerance?
    A) One decade of accelerating actions
    B) Youth Active
    C) Unleashing Youth Power
    D) Challenge and Youth
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Every year, February 6th marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The day aims to promote the eradication of female genital mutilation.International Day of Zero Tolerance 2020 theme was ‘Unleashing Youth Power’.

  7. Who lifted the Indian Super League (ISL) trophy for the record 3rd time?
    A) Mumbaikar FC
    B) Bengaluru FC
    C) Chennaiyan FC
    D) ATK FC
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    Option D

  8. What is the capital of Denmark?
    A) Paris
    B) Amsterdam
    C) Copenhagen
    D) Budapest
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Currency – Danish Krone

  9. When the actions can lead to the entire financial system coming to a standstill, it is called?
    A) Systematic risk
    B) Market risk
    C) Equity risk
    D) Business risk
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    It can also be stated as the possibility that default or failure by one financial institution can cause domino effects among its counter parties and others, threatening the stability of the financial system as a whole.

  10. Adnan al-Zurfi was appointed as new PM of which country?
    A) Afghanistan
    B) Israel
    C) Iran
    D) Iraq
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Iraqi President Barham Salih appointed Adnan al-Zurfi as the country’s new prime minister.

  11. “Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu” is the real name of _____?
    A) Rani Lakshmibai
    B) Mother Teresa
    C) Sister Nivedita
    D) Sarojini Naidu
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    Option B

  12. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC) for one year?
    A) Ashwani Lohani
    B) Ramesh Singh
    C) Shubhendu Mishra
    D) Jaguri Dev
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Chairman and Managing Director of Air India Ashwani Lohani has been appointed as the Chairman of Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC) for one year.

  13. In a sigh of relief to patients suffering from coronavirus, the National Health Authority has decided to introduce a package under which scheme?
    A) PMFCS
    B) PMGDY
    C) AB-PMFBY
    D) AB-PMJAY
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a sigh of relief to patients suffering from coronavirus, the National Health Authority has decided to introduce a package for its treatment under the Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana Scheme (AB-PMJA) insurance programme.

  14. Who was appointed as new CEO of HSBC?
    A) Noel Quinn
    B) John Flint
    C) William Rover
    D) Aster Alvin
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Asia-focused banking giant HSBC appointed Noel Quinn as its chief executive, ending months of speculation as the coronavirus crisis causes global upheaval and hits banks hard.

  15. Which Institute to host India’s first Global Hyperloop Pod Competition?
    A) IIT Bombay
    B) IISc Bengaluru
    C) IIT Madras
    D) IIT Kanpur
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Institute of Technology Madras is organising India’s first Global Hyperloop Pod Competition to increase awareness and enthusiasm about Hyperloop in India.

  16. Who will head the National Shipping Board that has been reconstituted by the government?
    A) Rakesh Mishra
    B) Malini Shankar
    C) Arundhati Roy
    D) Arundhay Jha
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government has approved reconstitution of the National Shipping Board to be headed by former Director General of Shipping Malini Shankar.

  17. The exercise Native Fury was held between USA and which other country?
    A) Russia
    B) UAE
    C) India
    D) China
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    U.S. Marines and Emirati forces held a major US Marines and UAE Emirati forces exercise Native Fury at Abu Dhabi.

  18. Which of the following is the helpline number to address consumer queries on digital payments?
    A) 15555
    B) 14444
    C) 18888
    D) 19999
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government, in collaboration with telecom and IT industry, launched a toll-free helpline – 14444 – to address consumer queries on digital payments in January 2017.
    The helpline was launched aiming at addressing questions regarding various platforms, including the newly-launched Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM), e-Wallets, Aadhaar-enabled payment system and USSD.

  19. How much amount of credit line was given by RBI to Yes Bank to resume operations?
    A) ₹65000 cr
    B) ₹40000 cr
    C) ₹50000 cr
    D) ₹60000 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has extended a credit line of Rs 60,000 crore to YES Bank to ensure that the bank is able to meet its obligations to depositors as it resumed its full-service operations on Wednesday, according to sources familiar with the development.

  20. The Bhimtal Lake is located in which of the following states?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Rajasthan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bhimtal Lake is a lake in the town of Bhimtal, in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, with a masonry dam built in 1883 creating the storage facility. It is the largest lake in Kumaon region, known as the “lake district of India”.

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