GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 844

  1. Who has been appointed as new CEO of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)?
    A) Arun Singhal
    B) Dinesh Raikwar
    C) Sandip Soni
    D) Rakesh Sinha
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Arun Singhal as chief executive officer of India’s apex food regulator Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

  2. Identify the true statements:
    I. Under Income Declaration Scheme, a person first declared the income and then paid the penalty tax
    II. Under Income Declaration Scheme, a person first paid the tax and then declared the income.
    III. Under PMGKY, a person first paid the tax and then declares the income.
    IV. Under PMGKY, a person first declares the income and then pays the tax
    A) Both II and IV
    B) Both II and III
    C) Both I and IV
    D) Both I and III
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Both II and III are true.

  3. Which Indian city has been ranked 26th spot in the world’s top 30 startup ecosystems?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Lucknow
    D) Pune
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian’s startup capital Bengaluru has been ranked 26th spot in the world’s top 30 startup ecosystems.

  4. Who will head the panel that has proposed land pooling to corporatise agri, merging MNREGA with skilling programme?
    A) Thawar Chand Gehlot
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Smriti Irani
    D) Rajnath Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A LAND pooling model enabling corporatisation of agriculture, opening up EPF and ESIC for the unorganised sector, merging the MNREGA with skill development programmes to create a wage subsidy programme —- these are some of the proposals that have been drafted by a Group of Ministers (GOM) on employment and skill development.

  5. Which Bank has launched a full service digital savings account with video KYC facility as part of its strategy to build up a transformed digital bank?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) SBI
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) Yes Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India-based Yes Bank has launched a full service digital savings account with video KYC facility as part of its strategy to build up a transformed digital bank.

  6. Name the first speaker of the Lok Sabha?
    A) Sardar Hukam Singh
    B) Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar
    C) Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
    D) M. A. Ayyangar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The current speaker is Sumitra Mahajan of the Bharatiya Janata Party (as of Feb 7 2017), who is presiding over the 16th Lok Sabha.

  7. How much amount was disbursed by NABARD to cooperative banks and regional rural banks (RRBs) for on-lending to farmers?
    A) ₹35686 cr
    B) ₹22500 cr
    C) ₹15600 cr
    D) ₹20500 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) said it has disbursed Rs 20,500 crore to cooperative banks and regional rural banks (RRBs) for on-lending to farmers.

  8. Recently Flipkart-owned PhonePe partenered with which Bank on UPI multi-bank model?
    A) SBI
    B) Yes Bank
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Flipkart-owned PhonePe said it has partnered with ICICI Bank on UPI multi-bank model, giving its users the option to create and use multiple UPI IDs with ICICI Bank’s “@ibl” handle and YES Bank’s ‘@ybl’ handle on the PhonePe app.

  9. Which company works to manage and to make profitable those assets which have been underperforming or become formally classified as NPA?
    A) Asset Renewal Company
    B) Asset Reconstruction Company
    C) Asset Performance Company
    D) Asset Withdrawal Company
    View Answer
    Option B

  10. How much amount was allocated by World Bank for road improvement work in Bangladesh?
    A) $600 m
    B) $200 m
    C) $100 m
    D) $500 m
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Bank has allocated $500m for road improvement work along the Jashore-Jhenaidah corridor in western Bangladesh.

  11. As per American brokerage Goldman Sachs, Indian economy to contract by how much percent in FY21?
    A) 2%
    B) 3%
    C) 4%
    D) 5%
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    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.

  12. David Goffin is a Belgian player, related to which of the following sports?
    A) Badminton
    B) Tennis
    C) Football
    D) Snooker
    View Answer
    Option B

  13. Where is the HQ of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Kolkata
    C) Lucknow
    D) NewDelhi
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    Option D

  14. Who launched India’s national Artificial Intelligence Portal called www.ai.gov.in?
    A) Ravi Shankar Prasad
    B) Nitin Gadkari
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Smriti Irani
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    On the occasion of the first anniversary of the second tenure of the government, the Union Minister for Electronics and IT, Law and Justice and Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad launched India’s national Artificial Intelligence Portal called www.ai.gov.in.

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

  16. Recently India Observatory has come up with a Geographic Information System (GIS)-enabled dashboard. Name it?
    A) Coast
    B) Vayu
    C) InCo
    D) InCoast
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India Observatory has come up with a Geographic Information System (GIS)-enabled dashboard called Collaboration/Covid Action Support Group (CoAST India) to monitor the movements of migrants.

  17. A ________ is the duration in the loan term when the borrower doesn’t have to pay any repayment or EMI.
    A) Re-phrasing
    B) Waiver
    C) moratorium period
    D) Interest phrasing
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    Option C

  18. 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
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    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.

  19. When was the India Posts founded?
    A) 1871
    B) 1862
    C) 1847
    D) 1854
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    Option D

  20. Who has been appointed as new MD of India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL)?
    A) PR Jaishankar
    B) Harsha Bangari
    C) GSG Ayyangar
    D) RS Sinha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The ministry of finance appointed PR Jaishankar as the managing director of the India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL) for three years.

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