GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 808

  1. Who has been appointed as the head coach of USA men’s national cricket team?
    A) Kapil Dev
    B) Ajay Jadeja
    C) Dhanraj Singh
    D) J ArunKumar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    J Arun Kumar, the former Karnataka captain and coach, has been appointed as the head coach of USA men’s national cricket team.

  2. Which of the following river is also known as the Lavanavari or Lavanavati, which means “salt river” in Sanskrit?
    A) Mahananda
    B) Mandovi
    C) Falgu
    D) Luni
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    Option D

  3. 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
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    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.

  4. Metropolitan centre as per RBI is one that has population equal to or more than _____?
    A) 1,00,000
    B) 5,00,000
    C) 2,50,000
    D) 10,00,000
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    Option D

  5. Which state government has approved the implementation of “happy hour” for autorickshaws?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) Telangana
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Maharashtra government has approved the implementation of “happy hour” for autorickshaws, slashing the fare prices by 15 per cent between 12 pm and 4 pm as recommended by Khatua panel.

  6. 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
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    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.

  7. Where is the HQ of Paytm Payment Bank?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Gurgaon
    C) Noida
    D) NewDelhi
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    Option C

  8. As per parliamentary committee headed by BJP member Ramesh Bidhuri,how many states have become kerosene free?
    A)5
    B)7
    C)3
    D)2
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    A parliamentary committee headed by BJP member Ramesh Bidhuri has said only three States and five Union Territories have become kerosene-free, though the government in September last met the target of eight crore LPG connections under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.

  9. Who has been appointed as CEO of Walmart India?
    A) Sakshi Joshi
    B) Sameer Agarwal
    C) Dirk Van Den Berghe
    D) Abhinav Srinivasan
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    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.

  10. IDFs are investment vehicles for channelizing investment into the infrastructure sector. F in IDF stands for?
    A) Finance
    B) Fund
    C) Function
    D) Forum
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Infrastructure Debt Fund (IDFs) are investment vehicles which can be sponsored by commercial banks and NBFCs in India in which domestic/offshore institutional investors, specially insurance and pension funds can invest through units and bonds issued by the IDFs.

  11. Which country tops the list in global Animal Protection Index 2020, created by international animal welfare charity, World Animal Protection?
    A) Netherlands
    B) Sweden
    C) USA
    D) Thailand
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India is one of the better-performing countries in the global Animal Protection Index 2020, created by international animal welfare charity, World Animal Protection.

  12. Which Indian sports personality has been chosen for FIFA awareness campaign to combat the COVID-19 pandemic?
    A) Sunil Chhetri
    B) PV Sindhu
    C) Viraat Kohli
    D) MS Dhoni
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    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.

  13. How much amount will be provided by World Bank to improve water management in HP?
    A) USD80 million
    B) USD 100 million
    C) USD 200 million
    D) USD 300 million
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Bank will provide USD 80 million (about Rs 600 crore) loan to improve water management practices and increase agricultural productivity in selected gram panchayats or village councils in Himachal Pradesh.

  14. 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
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    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.

  15. Where is the HQ of WHO?
    A) London
    B) Paris
    C) Rome
    D) Geneva
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    Option D

  16. which company announced the launch of iSelect+ Term Plan to provide enhanced protection cover at an affordable premium?
    A) IDBI federal Insurance Company
    B) ICICI Lombard Insurance Company
    C) National Insurance Company Limited
    D) Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Company
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Company Limited announced the launch of iSelect+ Term Plan to provide enhanced protection cover at an affordable premium.

  17. In a Local Area Bank the number of NRI promoters cannot exceed ____ of the total number of promoters?
    A) 5%
    B) 10%
    C) 15%
    D) 20%
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    Option D

  18. 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) 7%
    D) 4%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank said bank credit to registered NBFCs towards agriculture, MSEs and housing sector up to prescribed limits will be treated as priority sector loans during the next fiscal starting April.

  19. Who has been appointed as the chairperson of the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB)?
    A) Rajiv Kumar
    B) Anil Singh
    C) Rakesh Dubey
    D) Ramesh Mishra
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former finance secretary Rajiv Kumar was y appointed as the chairperson of the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB), the government’s headhunter for top level posts in public sector undertakings for a period of three years.

  20. Which of the following city is known as ‘“Glasgow” of India?’
    A) Mumbai
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Asansol
    D) Howrah
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    Option D

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