GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 790

  1. Who was presented the International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy?
    A) VK Sinha
    B) Ashok Singh Rupela
    C) NK Singh Bhanu
    D) NS Dharmashaktu
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, presented the International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy to Dr N.S. Dharmashaktu under the Indian nomination (individual) category and the Leprosy Mission Trust under the institutional category in New Delhi.

  2. The Empress Botanical Garden is located in which city?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Mumbai
    C) Indore
    D) Pune
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    Option D

  3. As per SIPRI report,which country has topped in the largest military spender in the world?
    A) China
    B) USA
    C) India
    D) Russia
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has become the third largest military spender in the world, after the US and China, according to a Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) report. This is the first time that India and China are among the top three military spenders.

  4. Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has approved the merger of which company consumer mobility business with Bharti Airtel?
    A) BSNL
    B) MTNL
    C) Uninor
    D) Tata Teleservices
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has approved the merger of Tata Teleservices’ consumer mobility business with Bharti Airtel, paving the way for the closure of the sector’s last major M&A deal more than two years

  5. What percent stake does the Central Government holds in State Bank of India?
    A) 51%
    B) 59%
    C) 62.22%
    D) 66%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The central government holds 62.22% stake in the bank as of March 2017.

  6. Which Company has developed a ‘contactless in-store ordering’ solution to help restaurants and eateries minimise physical contacts for menu, billing and cash transactions?
    A) PayPal
    B) PayU
    C) Freecharge
    D) Paytm
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Paytm said it has developed a ‘contactless in-store ordering’ solution to help restaurants and eateries minimise physical contacts for menu, billing and cash transactions.

  7. Which astronaut landed in Kazakhstan after a record stay on the International Space Station, ending a 328-day mission expected to yield new insights into deep-space travel?
    A) Valentina Tereshkova
    B) Buzz Aldrin
    C) Christina Koch
    D) Ravish Malohotra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    American astronaut Christina Koch, who led the first all-female spacewalk in 2019, landed in Kazakhstan after a record stay on the International Space Station, ending a 328-day mission expected to yield new insights into deep-space travel.

  8. How much amount of special liquidity facility for mutual funds was announced by RBI?
    A) ₹25000 cr
    B) ₹45000 cr
    C) ₹35000 cr
    D) ₹50000 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India on Monday provided a Rs 50,000-crore shot in the arm to stressed mutual funds by unveiling a special liquidity facility for the sector, days after Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund decided to close six debt schemes.

  9. Sikandar Bagh, formerly known by the British as Sikunder/Sikandra/Secundra Bagh, is a villa and garden located in _____?
    A) Assam
    B) Kerala
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option C

  10. The Income Tax Department launched which application to compare due tax under new and old regime?
    A) e calculator
    B) e filling
    C) e compare
    D) e tax
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Income Tax Department launched an e-calculator for individuals to estimate and compare their tax liability under the new tax slabs as compared to the existing regime.

  11. India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) revised its FY21 economic growth forecast for India to how much percent?
    A) 1.1%
    B) 1.5%
    C) 1.8%
    D) 1.9%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) revised its FY21 economic growth forecast for the country further down to 1.9 per cent, lowest in the last 29 years.

  12. Where is the headquarters of Asian Development Bank (ADB) situated?
    A) Shanghai, China
    B) Manila, Philippines
    C) Naypyidaw, Myanmar
    D) Rome, Italy
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank established on 19 December 1966, which is headquartered in the Ortigas Center located in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines.

  13. Where is the HQ of National Book Trust?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Kolkata
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Chennai
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    Option C

  14. Which country Army developed World’s first bulletproof helmet?
    A) India
    B) USA
    C) Russia
    D) Iran
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    An Indian Army has developed the world’s first bulletproof helmet which withstands even an AK-47 bullet round from a distance of 10 meters. Earlier, Maj orAnoop Mishra had developed a bulletproof jacket against sniper bullets.

  15. What is the currency of UAE?
    A) Rial
    B) Dinar
    C) Dirham
    D) Rupee
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Capital – Abu Dhabi

  16. whose term has been extended by RBI as part time chairman of CSB Bank
    A) Madhavan Menon
    B) S Srinivasan
    C) Rakesh Mishra
    D) Vikas Chaturvedi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    CSB Bank said the Reserve Bank of India has extended the term of appointment of Madhavan Menon as the part-time Chairman of the Bank.

  17. Which Bank has launched DigiGen, a digital banking platform where customers can digitally open a savings account and fixed deposit instantly; any time, anywhere?
    A) Jana Small Finance Bank
    B) Paytm Payments Bank
    C) Airtel Payments Bank
    D) AU Small Finance Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    ana Small Finance Bank, a scheduled commercial bank, has launched DigiGen, a digital banking platform where customers can digitally open a savings account and fixed deposit instantly; any time, anywhere.

  18. Recently Union HRD Ministry launched which campaign for crowd sourcing of ideas for improving online education ecosystem of India?
    A) Desh Bade Online
    B) India Moving Ahead
    C) Arogya Setu
    D) Bharat Padhe Online
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal launched a week long ‘Bharat Padhe Online’ campaign for crowd sourcing of ideas for improving online education ecosystem of India.

  19. PhonePe, a Flipkart Group company, with which of the following banks launched India’s first UPI (Unified Payments Interface) based mobile payments app?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Bank of Baroda
    D) United Bank of India
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mobile payments start-up PhonePe Internet Pvt. Ltd, which is owned by Flipkart, in partnership with private lender Yes Bank launched unified payments interface (UPI) based payments app.
    PhonePe allows users to link their bank accounts securely to their smartphone using National Payments Corporation of India’s encrypted libraries.

  20. Which campaign was launched by Union Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal on World Book Day?
    A) My Book My World
    B) Books and Education
    C) My Book My Soul
    D) My Book My Friend
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched the #My Book My Friend campaign on social media on 23 April on the occasion of World Book Day.

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