GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 820

  1. Which bank has launched a special business vertical dedicated for gold loans?
    A) Canara Bank
    B) Bob
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) SBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bengaluru-based Canara Bank, the fourth-largest public sector lender, has launched a special business vertical dedicated for gold loans.

  2. Losar Festival is a folk festival of?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Gujarat
    C) Ladakh
    D) Andaman & Nicobar
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. What is the theme of this year’s International Museum Day?
    A) Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion.
    B) Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics
    C) Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums
    D) Museums and World Exploration
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Museum Day 2020 will be celebrated on May 18 this year. The event highlights a specific theme which changes every year to reflect the basis of the international museum community’s preoccupations. The International Museum Day is celebrated each year with a different theme.The theme for International Museum Day 2020 is Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion.

  4. An ‘Unbanked Rural Centre’ (URC) is a rural centre that does not have a _______?
    A) Automated ATM
    B) Cash Deposit Machines (CDM)
    C) CBS-enabled ‘Banking Outlet’
    D) E- lobbies
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    An ‘Unbanked Rural Centre’ (URC) is a rural (Tier 5 and 6) centre that does not have a CBS-enabled ‘Banking Outlet’ of a Scheduled Commercial Bank, a Small Finance Bank, a Payment Bank or a Regional Rural Bank nor a branch of Local Area Bank or licensed Co-operative Bank for carrying out customer based banking transactions.

  5. As per American brokerage Goldman Sachs, Indian economy to contract by how much percent in FY21?
    A) 2%
    B) 3%
    C) 4%
    D) 5%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    American brokerage Goldman Sachs expects the Indian economy to contract by 5 per cent in FY21, making it the worst performance by the country ever.

  6. Where is the HQ of Canara Bank?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  7. Benjamin Netanyahu has again been re sworn as PM of which country?
    A) Afghanistan
    B) Israel
    C) Iran
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is about to be sworn in as PM for the fifth time amid the coronavirus epidemic.

  8. How much amount of aid was given by a World bank to 100 nations to fight Coronavirus?
    A) $120 billion
    B) $100 billion
    C) $150 billion
    D) $160 billion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Covid-19 pandemic is expected to put over 60 million people into extreme poverty globally, the World Bank has said as it announced emergency operations worth $160 billion in 100 developing countries to fight the deadly virus.

  9. What is the currency of Iraq?
    A) Lira
    B) Pound Sterling
    C) Rial
    D) Dinar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Baghdad, Iraqi Dinar

  10. Who has been honoured with the 2019 Alexander Dalrymple Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Indian hydrography?
    A) Vinay Badhwar
    B) Rakesh Sinha
    C) Lokesh Anand
    D) SS Ahuja
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vice Admiral Vinay Badhwar, the National Hydrographer to the government of India, has been honoured with the 2019 Alexander Dalrymple Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Indian hydrography and across the wider Indian Ocean region.

  11. Which bank got approval from IRDAI to continue with its 30% holding in IndiaFirst Life Insurance?
    A) Union Bank of India
    B) Sbi
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) PNB
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has approved Union Bank of India’s proposal to continue with its 30% holding in IndiaFirst Life Insurance with the caveat that the lender will exercise no control in the management of the insurer.

  12. which company picked 1.34% stake in Jio platforms for Rs 6,598.38 cr?
    A) General Atlantic
    B) Mphasis
    C) Tesla
    D) Micron Limited
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reliance Industries announced the sale of 1.34 per cent stake in its digital unit to global equity firm General Atlantic for Rs 6,598.38 crore, the fourth deal in less than four weeks that will inject a combined Rs 67,194.75 crore in the oil-to-telecom conglomerate to help it pare debt.

  13. Obligations under Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002 is defined under which section?
    A) Section 6
    B) Section 8
    C) Section 10
    D) Section 12
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Section 12 of PMLA 2002

  14. Who has been appointed by the World Bank to a key position on climate change and disaster management in South Asia?
    A) Abhas Jha
    B) Manurima Chaturvedi
    C) Sanjay Singh
    D) KV Kamath
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Abhas Jha, an Indian economist, has been appointed by the World Bank to a key position on climate change and disaster management in South Asia.

  15. Which ship was commissioned into Indian Navy at Port Blair by Lieutenant General PS Rajeshwar?
    A) INLCU L57
    B) INLCU S45
    C) INLCU N12
    D) INLCU M55
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Lieutenant General PS Rajeshwar, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command, commissioned INLCU L57 into the Indian Navy at Port Blair.

  16. Who launched a video blogging competition titled “My Life, My Yoga” inviting citizens to take part in it to promote the practice of yoga among the masses?
    A) Narendra Modi
    B) Smriti Irani
    C) Nitin Gadkari
    D) Amit Shah
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has launched a video blogging competition titled “My Life, My Yoga” inviting citizens to take part in it to promote the practice of yoga among the masses, reports Times of India.

  17. In which state of India is “Barauni Thermal Power Station” situated?
    A) Haryana
    B) Bihar
    C) Odisha
    D) Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option B

  18. Which country has come up with a ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ (OSOWOG) initiative to set up a framework for facilitating global cooperation?
    A) USA
    B) India
    C) France
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has come up with a ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ (OSOWOG) initiative to set up a framework for facilitating global cooperation in this regard aiming at building a global ecosystem of interconnected renewable energy resources that can be seamlessly shared.

  19. Where will the first regional office of the BRICS New Development Bank be set up?
    A) New Delhi, India
    B) Johannesburg, South Africa
    C) Beijing, China
    D) Fortaleza, Brazil
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government had mandated, that with effect from April 1, 2017, all goods vehicles of category N2 and N3, have to be fitted with an air conditioning system for the cabin. Now the last date for trucks to have air conditioned cabins for drivers, a mandatory norm by the central government, has been extended to December 31, 2017.

  20. Who is the author of book “Wuhan Diary: Dispatches from a Quarantined City”?
    A) Fang Fang
    B) Lee Weing
    C) Xi Zinping
    D) Su Lee
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    he book called “Wuhan Diary: Dispatches from a Quarantined City” authored by Chinese literary writer Fang Fang has been released recently.

Related posts