GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 785

  1. As per RBI,banks credit to registered NBFCs (other than MFIs) and HFCs for on-lending will be allowed up to an overall limit of how much percent how much percent of individual bank’s total priority sector lending?
    A) 5%
    B) 6%
    C) 8%
    D) 10%
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    Option A

  2. The combined Asset base of State Bank of India after merger with associate banks and BMB is?
    A) Rs 25 lakh crore
    B) Rs 30 lakh crore
    C) Rs 37 lakh crore
    D) Rs 50 lakh crore
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Which Indian sports personality has been chosen for FIFA awareness campaign to combat the COVID-19 pandemic?
    A) Sunil Chhetri
    B) PV Sindhu
    C) Virat Kohli
    D) MS Dhoni
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Talismanic India football captain Sunil Chhetri has been picked by FIFA along with 28 past and present stars for world governing body’s awareness campaign to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

  4. Where is the HQ of S&P Global?
    A) Paris
    B) NewYork
    C) Rome
    D) London
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    Option B

  5. Who has been appointed as CEO of Walmart India?
    A) Sakshi Joshi
    B) Sameer Agarwal
    C) Dirk Van Den Berghe
    D) Abhinav Srinivasan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Sameer Aggarwal has been appointed as CEO of Walmart India. He will report to Dirk Van Den Berghe, Executive Vice-President and Regional CEO of Asia and Global Sourcing, Walmart.

  6. Which telecom company tied up with Paytm to launch ‘Recharge Saathi’?
    A) BSNL
    B) MTNL
    C) Airtel
    D) Vodafone Idea
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Vodafone Idea and Paytm, a digital payments and financial services platform, have launched ‘Recharge Saathi’ programme which helps individuals and small businesses to earn an additional income.

  7. Which novel has won the PEN/Hemingway Award for best debut novel?
    A) Save the World-Covid
    B) A hit to Lie
    C) Everyone Everybody
    D) A Prayer for Travellers
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ruchika Tomar’s “A Prayer for Travelers” has won the PEN/Hemingway Award for best debut novel, an honor previously given to Marilynne Robinson, Tommy Orange and Yiyun Li among others.

  8. Which Insurance Company launched BAGIC GOQii Co-pay Option’ under regulatory sandbox?
    A) United India Insurance
    B) National Insurance Company Limited
    C) IDBI Federal
    D) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bajaj Allianz General Insurance, along with smart-tech enabled preventive healthcare platform GOQii has launched a new add-on health cover called ‘BAGIC GOQii Co-pay Option’ under regulatory sandbox approval received from the IRDAI, that would reward customers with a healthy lifestyle.

  9. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade?
    A) Honour and Justice
    B) The Power to arts of Justice
    C) Remember Slavery: Triumphs and Struggles for Freedom and Equality
    D) Confronting Slavery’s Legacy of Racism Together
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade is on March 25 each year.

  10. ‘Eazypay’, India’s first mobile app for merchants to accept payments on mobile phone through multiple digital modes belongs to which bank?
    A) Federal Bank
    B) Dhanalakshmi Bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A first-of-its kind application, ‘Eazypay’ offers customers the improved convenience of paying by using their mobile phone through Unified Payment Interface (UPI), any credit / debit card & internet banking, and ‘Pockets’, digital wallet of ICICI Bank.

  11. What is the capital of Kosovo?
    A) Prizren
    B) Prishtina
    C) Tirana
    D) Podorica
    View Answer
    Option B

  12. How much amount was approved by World Bank for Himachal Pradesh State Roads Transformation Project?
    A) ₹610 cr
    B) ₹540 cr
    C) ₹560 cr
    D) ₹585 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Bank has approved 82 million US dollars (585 crore rupees) for the Himachal Pradesh State Roads Transformation Project (HPSRTP) for upgradation of major roads and modernization of the Public Works Department in the state.

  13. “Karnali” is the ancient name of ______?
    A) Betwa
    B) Gandak
    C) Chambal
    D) Ghaghara
    View Answer
    Option E

  14. How much amount was released by Centre under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme?
    A) ₹40575 cr
    B) ₹50734 cr
    C) ₹67977 cr
    D) ₹50850 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Centre has released 50,850 crore rupees to farmers so far under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme.

  15. Which country hosted the SAARC Health ministers meeting in which India participated?
    A) China
    B) Bhutan
    C) Afghanistan
    D) Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India participated in a video conference of SAARC health ministers hosted by Pakistan to promote greater regional cooperation to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

  16. When was Google founded?
    A) 1998
    B) 1997
    C) 2004
    D) 1999
    View Answer
    Option A

  17. Recently the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has constructed and opened a new permanent bridge on which river to connect remote Punjab enclave with country?
    A) Narmada
    B) Ganga
    C) Jhelum
    D) Ravi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has constructed and opened a new permanent bridge on the Ravi river that connects the Kasowal enclave in Punjab with the rest of the country.

  18. Recently the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved how much amount for recapitalisation plan for regional rural banks (RRB)?
    A) ₹1130 cr
    B) ₹1200 cr
    C) ₹1400 cr
    D) ₹1340 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved a Rs 1,340-crore recapitalisation plan for regional rural banks (RRB).The recapitalization of RRBs will improve their Capital to Risk Weighted Assets Ratio.

  19. What is the risk called when one bank makes the decision about how much risk to take, while someone else (like government) bears the costs if things go badly?
    A) Systematic risk
    B) Moral Hazard
    C) Equity risk
    D) Market risk
    View Answer
    Option B

  20. The Asirgarh Fort is located in which state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Punjab
    C) Gujarat
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Asirgarh Fort is an Indian fortress (qila) situated in the Satpura Range about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of the city of Burhanpur, in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

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