GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 849

  1. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved setting up of Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) worth how much amount?
    A) ₹20000 cr
    B) ₹16000 cr
    C) ₹12000 cr
    D) ₹15000 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved setting up of Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) worth Rs. 15000 crore.

  2. Who has been appointed the chairman of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)?
    A) Shaji KV
    B) PVS SuryaKumar
    C) Abhinav Sharma
    D) Govinda Rajulu Chintala
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Govinda Rajulu Chintala has been appointed the chairman of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).

  3. Where is the Kashi Vishwanath Temple situated?
    A) Varanasi, UP
    B) Dwarka, Gujarat
    C) Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand
    D) Mumbai, Maharashtra
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kashi Vishvanath Temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples and is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

  4. which Institute launched endowment fund of Rs 100 crore from alumni?
    A) IIT Delhi
    B) IIM Trichi
    C) IIM Lucknow
    D) IIM Ahmedabad
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a first, Ahmedabad based Indian Institute of Management announced the launch of the ‘IIM Ahmedabad Endowment Fund’, with an initial commitment of ₹100 crore from 10 founding alumni.

  5. According to a report,which are the cities among the top 10 industrial corridors where MNCs can set up manufacturing units?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Chennai
    D) All of these
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    According to a report, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Noida-Greater Noida, Gurugram-Manesar and Mumbai-Aurangabad are among the top 10 industrial corridors where MNCs can set up manufacturing units.

  6. ATMs set up, owned and operated by non-banks are called ________?
    A) Brown Label ATM
    B) External ATM
    C) Black Label ATM
    D) White Label ATM
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    ATMs set up, owned and operated by non-banks are called White Label ATMs.

  7. As part of the 6th International Yoga Day commemorations, the world’s first yoga university outside India has been launched in which city?
    A) Los Angeles
    B) Paris
    C) Washington DC
    D) London
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    As part of the 6th International Yoga Day commemorations, the world’s first yoga university outside India has been launched in Los Angeles, offering programmes that combine scientific principles and modern research approaches to the ancient Indian practice of yoga.

  8. The government notified cut in rates of provident fund (PF) contribution to how much percent?
    A) 9%
    B) 13%
    C) 12%
    D) 10%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Labour ministry has notified lower rates of provident fund (PF) contribution at 10%, thus increasing the take home salary of 4.3 crore provident fund subscribers and giving relief to 6.5 lakh establishments.

  9. How much amount was pledged by India to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) over the coming two years?
    A) $10 million
    B) $14 million
    C) $20 million
    D) $25 million
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has announced contributing 10 million US dollar to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) over the coming two years.

  10. Where is the head office of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICAR) situated?
    A) Lucknow
    B) New Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Kolkata
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    Option B

  11. Which company has partnered with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company to offer a digital motor insurance policy to customers?
    A) EBay
    B) Myntra
    C) Flipkart
    D) Amazon
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Flipkart and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company have partnered to offer a digital motor insurance policy to customers of the e-commerce major.

  12. Which institution has joined hands with US Gold Currency Inc and Blockfills to bring the world’s first monetary gold-backed digital gold currency to India?
    A) IBMC Financial Professionals Group
    B) Zerodha Group
    C) Upstox
    D) American Eagle
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    IBMC Financial Professionals Group, an internationally recognized financial services institution and business consultants, has joined hands with US Gold Currency Inc and Blockfills to bring the world’s first monetary gold-backed digital gold currency to India.

  13. The stock market index of Bombay Stock Exchange is?
    A) Nifty
    B) Sensex
    C) FTSE
    D) bearish
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bombay Stock Exchange- Sensex

  14. The Indian Railways operationalised its most powerful ‘Made in India locomotive. Name it?
    A) WAG12
    B) WAG10
    C) HP11000
    D) HP13646
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Railways operationalised its most powerful ‘Made in India locomotive – a 12000 HP engine becoming only the sixth country in the world to join the elite club of producing high horsepower locomotive indigenously.

  15. As per announcement,Urban Cooperative and Multi State Cooperative banks will be brought under direct supervision of which body?
    A) RBI
    B) SIDBI
    C) IRDA
    D) NABARD
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar announced that Urban Cooperative and Multi State Cooperative banks will be brought under direct supervision of Reserve Bank of India to ensure that depositors are protected.

  16. Which state government launched Mee Annapurna’ – An inclusive program for welfare of farmers?
    A) Kerala
    B) Karnataka
    C) Assam
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mee Annapurna, an inclusive programe has been launched for the welfare of farmers and Bhoomiputras in Maharashtra.

  17. Which country retained its position as Third-largest Economy in Terms of Purchasing Power Parity for 2017?
    A) India
    B) USA
    C) China
    D) Russia
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has retained and consolidated its position as the third-largest economy after China and the US in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP) for 2017, said the government quoting the World Bank data.

  18. What is the currency of Canada?
    A) Dollar
    B) Kuna
    C) Dinar
    D) Euro
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Capital – Ottawa

  19. which state government have started Didi Vehicle Service for rural women for the safe delivery?
    A) Bihar
    B) Assam
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In the tribal-dominated Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh, the women of Rural Livelihood Mission have started Didi Vehicle Service for rural women for the safe delivery. This vehicle service is completely free.

  20. What is the minimum period for which scheduled commercial banks can pay interest on term deposits?
    A) montly basis
    B) quarterly basis
    C) semi-annually basis
    D) yearly basis
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Interest on term deposits is payable at quarterly or longer rests. (Only for SCB).

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