GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 817

  1. Which artificial intelligence (AI)-based chatbot was launched by National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) to create awareness around its digital payment platforms like FASTag?
    A) MAi
    B) TAi
    C) SAi
    D) PAi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) has launched an artificial intelligence (AI)-based chatbot to create awareness around its digital payment platforms like FASTag, RuPay and UPI. Called PAi, the chatbot aims to improve digital financial inclusion in the country.

  2. What is the currency of Libya?
    A) Won
    B) Dinar
    C) Rial
    D) Franc
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Capital of Libya is Tripoli.

  3. Who has taken charge as the new executive director of the Indian Bank?
    A) K Ramachandran
    B) Abhinav Sharma
    C) Rajesh Chaturvedi
    D) Hasmukh Adhia
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Bank said K Ramachandran has taken charge as the new executive director of the bank with effect from April 1, 2020.

  4. Where is the headquarters of BRICS New Development Bank situated?
    A) Beijing, China
    B) Moscow, Russia
    C) Cape Town, South Africa
    D) Shanghai, China
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The idea for setting up the bank was proposed by India at the 4th BRICS summit in 2012 held in Delhi.The creation of a new development bank was the main theme of the meeting.

  5. The annual three-day-long Vasanthotsavam festival begun in which state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) Telangana
    D) Kerala
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The annual three-day-long Vasanthotsavam festival of Lord Balaji begun in Tirumala.

  6. Which e commerce company has partnered with Karnataka State Mango Development and Marketing Corporation Ltd. enabling farmers to sell their fresh produce online?
    A) Dailyobjects
    B) Amazon
    C) Ebay
    D) Flipkart
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    E-commerce platform Flipkart and the Karnataka State Mango Development and Marketing Corporation Ltd. signed a Memorandum of Understanding, enabling farmers to sell their fresh produce online.

  7. The 2021 World games were postponed to 2022.It was scheduled to held in which city?
    A) Birmingham
    B) Bangkok
    C) Tokyo
    D) NewDelhi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 2021 World Games have been pushed back by a year to avoid clashing with the Tokyo Olympics which were rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  8. As per rating agency Standard and Poor,Indian economy to contract by how much percent in FY21?
    A) 5%
    B) 3%
    C) 2%
    D) 1%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Rating agency Standard and Poor’s said the Indian economy will contract 5% in FY21 assuming that the ongoing coronavirus pandemic will peak by September quarter. S&P’s Indian arm Crisil made similar forecasts.

  9. Vijay Hazare Trophy is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Golf
    B) Football
    C) Hockey
    D) Cricket
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Vijay Hazare Trophy is also known as the Ranji One Day Trophy.

  10. Who will be awarded by PETA with a Hero to Animals Award for Allocating Funds to Feeding Community Animals?
    A) Ashok Gehlot
    B) Yogi Adityanath
    C) Uddhav Thackeray
    D) Naveen Patnaik
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    PETA India will present Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik with a Hero to Animals Award for his compassionate act of allocating Rs 54 lakhs from a relief fund to efforts to feed community animals in five municipal corporations and all 48 municipalities of Odisha during the COVID-19.

  11. Reserve bank of India has the sole right to issue bank notes in India is defined in the _____ of The Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934?
    A) Section 22(1)
    B) Section 24(1)
    C) Section 26(2)
    D) Section 32(1)
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Section 22(1) of RBI Act 1934

  12. Who has been appointed as Executive Director of Canara Bank post merger of Syndicate Bank?
    A) Krishan S
    B) Rakesh Sharma
    C) K Ramachandran
    D) Srinivas Acharya
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Syndicate Bank has been merged with Canara Bank with effect from April1.In March, Canara Bank had said Krishnan S will be appointed as executive director with effect from April 1, 2020 till October 31, 2020, or until further orders.

  13. When is International Day of Conscience (IDC) observed?
    A) April 3
    B) April 5
    C) April 6
    D) April 4
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The first International Day of Conscience (IDC)Was observed on April 5, 2020 to Promte the Culture of Peace with Love and Conscience.

  14. The Union of Commerce and Industry Ministry extended the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 by how much year?
    A) 2 year
    B) 1 year
    C) 3 year
    D) 4 year
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Union Commerce and Industry Ministry announced changes in the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) of the Government of India.

  15. What is the capital of Libya?
    A) Derna
    B) Sirte
    C) Tripoli
    D) Misrata
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Currency – Dinar

  16. Which Company partnered with Bajaj Allianz for hospitalisation insurance policy for COVID-19?
    A) PhonePe
    B) Google pay
    C) Mobikwik
    D) Freecharge
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Flipkart-owned PhonePe said it has launched a coronavirus hospitalisation insurance policy called ‘Corona Care’ in partnership with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance.

  17. Which payments bank has partnered with MasterCard to build customised solutions for payments such as tap-and-pay NFC?
    A) AU Small Finance Bank
    B) Paytm Payments Bank
    C) Fino Payments Bank
    D) Airtel Payments Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Airtel Payments Bank has partnered with Mastercard to build customised solutions for payments such as tap-and-pay NFC, credit facility and other neighbourhood banking services for farmers and SMEs.

  18. What is name of the author of book “Pathways to Greatness”?
    A) Arundhati Roy
    B) Salman Rushdie
    C) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
    D) Amitav Ghosh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kalam finished the manuscript of “Pathways to Greatness” in March 2015, barely four months before he passed away.

  19. The Finance Ministry slashed the interest rate on public provident fund (PPF) scheme to how much percent?
    A) 7.5%
    B) 7.3%
    C) 7.1%
    D) 7.2%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Interest rate on public provident fund (PPF) scheme has been lowered to 7.1 per cent for the upcoming June quarter of financial year 2020-21.This is the lowest interest rate offered on the popular small savings scheme since 1977. Till the March quarter of FY20, PPF accounts used to attract 7.9 per cent interest.

  20. A ‘Banking Outlet’ as defined by RBI is a fixed point service delivery unit providing service for a minimum of _______ hours per day for at least _____ days a week?
    A) five, six
    B) five, five
    C) four, six
    D) four, five
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A ‘Banking Outlet’ for a Domestic Scheduled Commercial Bank (DSCB), a Small Finance Bank (SFB) and a Payment Bank (PB) is a fixed point service delivery unit, manned by either bank’s staff or its Business Correspondent where services of acceptance of deposits, encashment of cheques/ cash withdrawal or lending of money are provided for a minimum of 4 hours per day for at least five days a week.

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