GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 847

  1. Who has been sworn in as Lesotho’s prime minister?
    A) Mohammed Al Zayed
    B) Scott Morrison
    C) Thomas Thabane
    D) Moeketsi Majoro
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Moeketsi Majoro has been sworn in as Lesotho’s prime minister following the resignation of his embattled predecessor, Thomas Thabane.

  2. Which of the following constituency is of Union Railways and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) New Delhi
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option A

  3. Which company has acquired Byte Prophecy, a big data company?
    A) Infosys
    B) Accenture
    C) TCS
    D) Wipro
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Global technology major Accenture has acquired Byte Prophecy, an automated insights and big data analytics company based in Ahmedabad, to meet the growing demand for enterprise-scale artificial intelligence (AI) and digital analytics solutions across the region.

  4. In 1969, those banks were nationalized whose reserves were more than ____?
    A) Rs 10 crore
    B) Rs 50 crore
    C) Rs 100 crore
    D) Rs 500 crore
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    Option B

  5. Who was appointed as India’s new Permanent Representative to the UN?
    A) TS Tirumurti
    B) Syed Akbaruddin
    C) Sanjay Jha
    D) Manish Sharma
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    TS Tirumurti, India’s new Permanent Representative to the UN, presented his credentials virtually as he assumed charge as the Ambassador amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  6. who resigned from the board of SoftBank?
    A) Xi Lee
    B) Masayoshi Son
    C) Sachin Bansal
    D) Jack Ma
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    SoftBank Group Corp said that Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma will resign from its board, in the latest departure by a high-profile ally of CEO Masayoshi Son.

  7. What is the capital of Lesotho?
    A) Malabo
    B) Niamey
    C) Mapito
    D) Maseru
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    Option D

  8. Which railway zone has developed a robotic device, “RAIL-BOT” (R-BOT) to assist in the functions of hospital management?
    A) Eastern
    B) Western
    C) South Central
    D) North Central
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, the South Central Railway zone has developed a robotic device, “RAIL-BOT” (R-BOT) to assist in the functions of hospital management so that they can provide better health care to the COVID patients.

  9. Where is the HQ of SIDBI?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Lucknow
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
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    Option B

  10. Where is the headquarters of Universal Postal Union?
    A) Vienna, Austria
    B) Paris, France
    C) Dubai, UAE
    D) Bern, Switzerland
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Universal Postal Union (UPU) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that coordinates postal policies among member nations, in addition to the worldwide postal system.

  11. Which application was launched for candidates to take mock tests for JEE Main and NEET by government of India?
    A) Umang App
    B) National Skill App
    C) India Padega
    D) National Test Abhyas
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launched a new mobile app named – the ‘National Test Abhyas’. The App has been developed by National Testing Agency-NTA to enable candidates to take mock tests for upcoming exams such as JEE Main and NEET under the NTA’s purview.

  12. Interest free deposit is allowed in ____?
    A) Savings Account
    B) Current Account
    C) Term Deposit Account
    D) Both A and B
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Banks cannot accept interest free deposits other than in current account.

  13. Whose book titled ‘Hop On: My Adventures on Boats, Trains and Planes’ was released recently in an e book format?
    A) Ruskin Bond
    B) William Shakespeare
    C) WY Yeats
    D) Oscar Wilde
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ruskin Bond’s new book titled ‘Hop On: My Adventures on Boats, Trains and Planes’ was released on his 86th Birthday in an e-book format.

  14. Rbi imposed a penalty of ₹ 5 cr on which bank for non-compliance with certain provisions, including those related with NPA?
    A) Central Bank of India
    B) Bank of India
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) SBI
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank said it has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 crore on state-owned Bank of India for non-compliance with certain provisions, including those related with NPA.

  15. Thomas Thabane resigned from the post of PM of which country?
    A) Thailand
    B) Austria
    C) Lesotho
    D) Australia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has formally resigned more than a week after his coalition government fell apart, in a move that could help end a long-running political crisis in the country.

  16. Which company has tied up with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to distribute micro insurance products in unserved and underserved areas through its centres across the country?
    A) Vakrangee
    B) Tech Mahindra
    C) Mphasis
    D) Simon
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vakrangee Ltd said it has tied up with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to distribute micro insurance products in unserved and underserved areas through its centres across the country.

  17. Which Institute name was recently changed to Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering &Technology?
    A) Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology
    B) Central Institute of Public Engineering & Technology
    C) Central Institute of Plasma Engineering & Technology
    D) Central Institute of Platelets Engineering & Technology
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET) has been renamed as Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering & Technology (CIPET), a premier national institution under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India.The announcement was made by the Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda.

  18. Where is the capital of Germany?
    A) Banjul
    B) Ottawa
    C) Cairo
    D) Berlin
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency – Euro

  19. Where is the HQ of UN Relief and Works Agency?
    A) Kabul
    B) Kathmandu
    C) Bangkok
    D) Amman
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Amman, Jordan

  20. Which of the following cannot be used for money transfer to relatives?
    A) UPI
    B) IMPS
    C) BBPS
    D) RTGS
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    BBPS is for bill payments

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