GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 794

  1. Which Bank has launched ‘Vikas Abhaya’ a loan scheme to provide some relief to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise(MSME) borrowers?
    A) Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
    B) Madyanchal Grameen Bank
    C) Aryavart Bank
    D) Nainital Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank(KVGB) has launched ‘Vikas Abhaya’ a loan scheme to provide some relief to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise(MSME) borrowers.

  2. Where is the headquarters of Islamic Development Bank situated?
    A) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    B) Mecca, Saudi Arabia
    C) Khafji, Saudi Arabia
    D) Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is a multilateral development financing institution located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

  3. The World Wetlands Day is observed on_______?
    A) December 18
    B) January 21
    C) March 12
    D) February 2
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Wetlands Day occurs annually on February 2nd, marking the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on February 2, 1971

  4. As per Mercom report,”which country became world’s 3rd largest solar market?
    A) Russia
    B) SriLanka
    C) India
    D) China
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India installed 7.3 GW of solar capacity in 2019 and secured its spot as the world’s third-largest solar market in the world. The country boasts of cumulative solar installations of about 35.7 GW at the end of December 2019.

  5. Which state government launched Pravasi Raahat Mitra’ app for migrant Workers?
    A) Assam
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, launched the ‘Pravasi Rahat Mitra’ App that is aimed at aiding migrant citizens coming to Uttar Pradesh from other states so that they can take advantage of government schemes. the app will also help to monitor their health besides providing jobs and livelihood, related to their skills.

  6. As per Moody Investors Service, India’s GDP growth to hit how much percent in FY21?
    A) 1.5%
    B) 1.1%
    C) 1.2%
    D) 0%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Moody’s Investors Service said it estimates India’s GDP growth to hit zero’ in FY21 and pointed to a wide fiscal deficit, high government debt, weak social and physical infrastructure, and a fragile financial sector.

  7. Where is the HQ of Bank of Baroda?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Chennai
    C) Vadodara
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  8. Which body has launched #WeWillWin campaign to pay tribute to health workers?
    A) FIFA
    B) ICC
    C) WBA
    D) IAAF
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Fédération Internationale de Football Association(FIFA) has launched a campaign called “#WeWillWin”.

  9. Recently NABARD distributed how much amount to State Co-op Banks, RRBs?
    A) ₹9646 cr
    B) ₹11456 cr
    C) ₹12500 cr
    D) ₹12767 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has disbursed ₹12,767 crore to State Co-operative Banks (StCBs) and Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) across the country to augment their resources for extending credit to farmers.
  10. In which year Government of India acquired the shares of RBI in State Bank of India?
    A) 2005
    B) 2006
    C) 2007
    D) 2008
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    On 30 June 2007

  11. Who has been appointed as an advisor to digital payments app Google Pay?
    A) Rakesh Mishra
    B) Shikha Sharma
    C) Markemdu Katju
    D) Arundhati Bhattacharya
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Google Pay appointed Shikha Sharma, former CEO of Axis Bank, as an advisor to digital payments app . Sharma will help the Internet giant accelerate its payment journey.

  12. “Narendranath Datta” is the real name of _____?
    A) Tatiya Tope
    B) Tansen
    C) Valmiki
    D) Swami Vivekananda
    View Answer
    Option D

  13. Who has been conferred the ‘Order of Rising Sun’ by the Japan government for promoting a better understanding of Japan in India and deepening ties between the two countries?
    A) Thangjam Dhabali Singh
    B) Suryadhay Kumar
    C) Samuel Joseph
    D) RK Chaturvedi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A doctor from Manipur has been conferred the ‘Order of Rising Sun’ by the Japan government for promoting a better understanding of Japan in India and deepening ties between the two countries.

  14. How much amount of loans were sanctioned by PSBs during March-April as per Finance Minister?
    A) ₹6.00 lakh cr
    B) ₹5.98 lakh cr
    C) ₹5.55 lakh cr
    D) ₹5.66 lakh cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that public sector banks (PSBs) sanctioned loans worth Rs 5.66 lakh crore to borrowers during March and April, and disbursement will start soon after the lockdown is lifted, leading to economic recovery.

  15. Who has been chosen for the Nikkei Asia Prizes 2020 in ‘Science and Technology’ category?
    A) T Pradeep
    B) SN Singh
    C) Vikas Chaturvedi
    D) RN Sharma
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Madras) Professor T Pradeep has been chosen for the Nikkei Asia Prizes 2020 in ‘Science and Technology’ category.

  16. The ministry of road transport and highways has set a target of constructing roads worth how much amount over the next two years?
    A) 20 lakh crore
    B) 10 lakh crore
    C) 12 lakh crore
    D) 15 lakh crore
    View Answer
    Option D

  17. Where is the HQ of NABARD?
    A) Mumbai
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Lucknow
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

  18. Who is the author of book “The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir”?
    A) Rusev
    B) John Bolton
    C) William Smith
    D) Dennies Ritchie
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A book titled “The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir” authored by former national security adviser John Bolton released.

  19. Basel-III norms came into effect in which year?
    A) 2010
    B) 2011
    C) 2012
    D) 2013
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    01-January-2013

  20. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of Mathematics?
    A) Mathematics is everywhere
    B) Learning Mathematics
    C) Maths and 3P learning
    D) Teach and learn mathematics
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year, 14th March is observed as International Day of Mathematics. The International Day of Mathematics aims to showcase the fundamental role played by the mathematical sciences in the achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and in reinforcing the two UNESCO priorities: Africa and Gender Equality.The Theme of International Mathematics Day 2020 Mathematics is Everywhere.

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