GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 831

  1. Recently Kashmir saffron got GI tag. Which country is the largest producer of saffron?
    A) China
    B) South Korea
    C) Iran
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kashmir saffron, which is cultivated and harvested in the Karewa (highlands) of Jammu and Kashmir, has been given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag by the Geographical Indications Registry. The spice is grown in some regions of Kashmir, including Pulwama, Budgam, Kishtwar and Srinagar.

  2. Where is the headquarters of Persia International Bank Plc located?
    A) London
    B) Tehran
    C) Bristol
    D) Kashan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    London, UK

  3. Which Company has been awarded for registration of ISO 27001?
    A) Niacl
    B) PNB Housing Finance Limited
    C) IDBI Federal
    D) LIC Housing Finance
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    PNB Housing Finance Limited, one of the leading housing finance companies has been awarded for registration of ISO 27001.

  4. Who was appointed as new CEO of Nokia?
    A) Rajiv Suri
    B) Ritesh Jain
    C) Rishi Singh
    D) Pekka Lundmark
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Nokia’s Board of Directors has appointed Pekka Lundmark as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nokia. Lundmark is expected to start in his new role on September 1, 2020.

  5. The Shaukat Mahal is a famous palace which is located in ______?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Guwahati
    C) Bhopal
    D) Jaisalmer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Shaukat Mahal and Sadar Manzil displays a combination of Asian and Western styles of architecture which makes this building stand out in the crowd of the traditional Islamic architecture of Bhopal.

  6. Which of the following authentication method is used in ATMs?
    A) 2FA
    B) PIN
    C) DFA
    D) PFA
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    For transacting at an ATM/WLA, the customer inserts /swipes his/her Card in the ATM/WLA and enters his/her Personal Identification Number (PIN).

  7. Who launched his debut novel ‘Aham’?
    A) Ram Gopal Verma
    B) Anurag Kashyap
    C) Saurabh Thakur
    D) Anurag Singh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Filmmaker Saurabh Thakur launched his debut novel ‘Aham’,a bold step for the fantasy fiction genre in India. The book has been published by Locksley Hall Publishing.

  8. Rohini Mohan and whom have been jointly given this year’s Chameli Devi Jain Award for outstanding woman journalist?
    A) Rana Aayud
    B) Rubina Singh
    C) Rubina Sheikh
    D) Araf Khanum Sherwani
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Arfa Khanum Sherwani of The Wire and Bengaluru-based freelancer Rohini Mohan have been jointly given this year’s Chameli Devi Jain Award for outstanding woman journalist.

  9. A banking outlet which does not provide delivery of service for a minimum of 4 hours per day and for at least 5 days a week will be considered a __________ ?
    A) Non-Operative Banking Outlet
    B) Part-time Banking Outlet
    C) Unofficial Banking Outlet
    D) Off-Line Banking Outlet
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A banking outlet which does not provide delivery of service for a minimum of 4 hours per day and for at least 5 days a week will be considered a ‘Part-time Banking Outlet’.

  10. Who was appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of Power Finance Corporation (PFC)?
    A) Ravinder Singh Dhillon
    B) Avnish Bhatt
    C) Shailendra Kumar
    D) Shivam Dubey
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared the appointment of Ravinder Singh Dhillon as Chairman and Managing Director of Power Finance Corporation (PFC).
  11. Where is the HQ of Badminton World Federation?
    A) Kuala Lampur
    B) Vienna
    C) Bangkok
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  12. Which company partners with Aegon Life Insurance to sell quick-access life insurance policies?
    A) Flipkart
    B) Amazon
    C) Myntra
    D) EBay
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    E-commerce marketplace Flipkart and Aegon Life Insurance joined hands to sell comprehensive insurance solutions for customers looking for instant digital policies with a sum assured of up to Rs 10 lakh.

  13. The Shivanasamudra Hydroelectric Power plant is located in which state?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The first hydro electric power station was established in Karnataka’s Shivanasamudra. It was in fact Asia’s first.

  14. The Buddh International Circuit, an Indian motor racing circuit, is located in which city?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Greater Noida
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Gandhinagar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Buddh International Circuit is an Indian motor racing circuit in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India, 40 km from Delhi.
  15. Reliance and which other company have came together to create a ‘super app’ that would include digital payments, social media, gaming along with flight and hotel booking options?
    A) TCS
    B) Microsoft
    C) Google
    D) Facebook
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Social media behemoth Facebook and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited are reportedly working together to develop a multi functional super-app.

  16. Who has topped the Forbes billionaires list for the 3rd year?
    A) Jack Ma
    B) Mukesh Ambani
    C) Bill Gates
    D) Jeff Bezos
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In COVID-19 times, Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has maintained his top slot as world’s richest man with a net worth of $113 billion, followed by Bill Gates at $98 billion, according to the latest Forbes 34th annual world’s billionaires list.

  17. Who is the author of book “The Art of her Deal”?
    A) Tory Wilson
    B) William Ruice
    C) Mary Jordan
    D) Meliamdia Trump
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post has written an unauthorized biography of first lady Melania Trump. Mary Jordan’s “The Art of Her Deal,” which draws upon more than 100 interviews, comes out June 16.

  18. “Lokmanya” is the nickname of _____?
    A) Narayan Guru
    B) Pt Madan Mohan Malviya
    C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    D) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    View Answer
    Option C

  19. How much amount of budget was approved for Jammu and Kashmir for 2020-21?
    A) ₹2 lakh cr
    B) ₹3 lakh cr
    C) ₹5 lakh cr
    D) ₹1 lakh cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Lok Sabha approved over Rs 1-lakh crore Budget for Jammu and Kashmir for 2020-21 with emphasis on the development of newly carved-out Union Territory.

  20. Where is the capital of Nepal?
    A) Lalitpur
    B) Kathmandu
    C) Bangkok
    D) Pokhara
    View Answer
    Option B

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