GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 854

  1. Which Bank has launched Insta Flexicash for salary account holders?
    A) SBI
    B) federal Bank
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Private lender ICICI Bank has unveiled a paperless facility that will enable its salary account customers to get approvals for overdraft (OD) instantaneously.

  2. Where is Devi Ahilyabai Holkar airport situated?
    A) Leh Ladakh
    B) Varanasi
    C) Guwahati
    D) Indore
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    Option D

  3. Who headed the panel formed by IRDAI to draft standard professional indemnity policy for insurance intermediaries?
    A) Surbhi Goel
    B) Kasturi Sengupta
    C) Umesh Rathod
    D) Yegnapriya Bharat
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Regulator Irdai has set up a panel to frame standard professional indemnity policy for insurance intermediaries that can be issued by all the insurers. The development came after Irdai witnessed several instances where policies taken by insurance intermediaries did not comply with the regulatory provisions.

  4. Which body has launched a multi-location claim settlement facility, which will allow claim settlement from any of its regional offices across the country?
    A) ESIC
    B) EPFO
    C) NITI AAYOG
    D) NASSCOM
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) said it has launched a multi-location claim settlement facility, which will allow claim settlement from any of its regional offices across the country.

  5. Which state launched Birsa Harit Gram Yojana (BHGY), Neelambar Pitambar JAL Sammridhi Yojana (NPJSY) and Veer Sahid Poto Ho Khel Vikas Scheme (VSPHKVS) to add jobs in the rural economy?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Bihar
    C) Jharkhand
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Faced with the possibility of a steep increase in unemployment in rural areas following the expected return of a large number of stranded migrant workers from other States, the Jharkhand government announced three labour intensive programmes Birsa Harit Gram Yojana (BHGY), Neelambar Pitambar JAL Sammridhi Yojana (NPJSY) and Veer Sahid Poto Ho Khel Vikas Scheme (VSPHKVS) to add jobs in the rural economy.

  6. Where is the headquarter of Andhra Bank located?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Vijayawada
    C) Visakhapatnam
    D) Tirupati
    View Answer
    Option A

  7. Which payments bank has launched Suraksha salary account’ for MSMEs?
    A) Airtel Payments Bank
    B) Fino Payments Bank
    C) Paytm Payments Bank
    D) AU Small Finance Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Airtel Payments Bank launched a new salary account for micro, small and medium enterprises. Called the Suraksha Salary account, it will enable MSMEs and other organisations to make cashless payments and provide a financial security blanket to their employees.

  8. What is the name of the parliament of the United State of America?
    A) Federal Council
    B) Constituent Assembly
    C) National Council
    D) Congress
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Parliament of India is called Parliament or Sansad

  9. Who has been honoured with “NASA Distinguished Service Medal” for his administration to NASA through executive leadership, engineering contribution, technical excellence and consumer loyalty?
    A) Vikas Chaturvedi
    B) Tarun Banerjee
    C) Renjith Kumar
    D) Anup Vishwas
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Aerospace entrepreneur, Renjith Kumar has been honoured with “NASA Distinguished Service Medal” for his administration to NASA through executive leadership, engineering contribution, technical excellence and consumer loyalty.

  10. Who will head the committee that has been formed related to corporate insolvency resolution process?
    A) Uday Kotak
    B) Rajnish Kumar
    C) Viral Acharya
    D) Arundhati Bhattacharya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In pursuance of regulation 3 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) advisory committee regulation 2017, the IBBI board has restructured an advisory committee on Corporate Insolvency Resolution and Liquidation process by including four new members.

  11. which Indian player was stripped off her 2019 Asian Athletics Championships gold medal after she was handed a four-year ban by the Athletics Integrity Unit for testing positive for a banned substance?
    A) Gomathi Marimuthu
    B) Priyanka Raja
    C) Shefali Vaidyanathan
    D) Vaya Rani
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Gomathi Marimuthu will be stripped off her 2019 Asian Athletics Championships gold medal after she was handed a four-year ban by the Athletics Integrity Unit for testing positive for a banned substance.

  12. ___________ means a mutilated note which has been formed by joining a half note of any one note to a half note of another note?
    A) soiled note
    B) mutilated note
    C) imperfect note
    D) mismatched note
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    mismatched note means a mutilated note which has been formed by joining a half note of any one note to a half note of another note.

  13. which first nationwide online delivery-based gas trading platform was launched by Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Dharmendra Pradhan?
    A) IGX
    B) IMX
    C) ITX
    D) BHX
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Dharmendra Pradhan launched the Indian Gas Exchange (IGX), first nationwide online delivery-based gas trading platform.

  14. As per S&P Ratings,Indian economy will shrink by how much percent in FY21?
    A) 7%
    B) 6%
    C) 4%
    D) 5%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    S&P Global Ratings said Indian economy will shrink 5 per cent in the current fiscal, saying the fiscal stimulus worth 1.2 per cent of GDP will not be enough to provide significant growth support and growth will rebound to 8.5 per cent in 2021-22. It projected growth to be 6.5 per cent in 2022-23.

  15. Gourde is the currency of_____?
    A) Fiji
    B) Chile
    C) Haiti
    D) Egypt
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Capital – Port-au-prince

  16. Who was announced the winner of New Zealand’s first ‘Virtual’ Chef competition – the ‘Quality NZ Culinary Cup’ held in India?
    A) Balram Raikwar
    B) Vikram Dev Singh
    C) Rana Kapoor
    D) Chef Angad Singh Rana
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Cricketer Stephen Fleming announced Chef Angad Singh Rana as the winner of New Zealand’s first ‘Virtual’ Chef competition – the ‘Quality NZ Culinary Cup’ held in India.

  17. Which company announced the launch of a comprehensive, industry-first domestic multi-trip insurance cover in a strategic partnership with ICICI Lombard, the non-life insurance company?
    A) PhonePe
    B) Paytm
    C) Freecharge
    D) Mobikwik
    View Answer
    Option A

  18. Currencies whose demand is less but supply is more in international market is known as____?
    A) Cold Money
    B) Cheap Money
    C) Soft Money
    D) Near Money
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Cold Money= Demand less, supply more; Hot Money: Demand more supply less.

  19. which famous folk singer of Uttarakhand passed away?
    A) Heera Singh Rana
    B) Madhavi Agarwal
    C) Shantunu Mukherjee
    D) Maya Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Noted folk singer of Uttarakhand Heera Singh Rana died at the age of 78 in Delhi due to a heart attack.

  20. As per data of Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 for Rural India, there are how many households with only one room, kuccha walls and kuccha roof?
    A) 26.78%
    B) 35.75%
    C) 14.16%
    D) 13.25%
    View Answer
    Option D

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