GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 866

  1. How much amount was infused by government into IIFCL to boost infrastructure spending?
    A) ₹7634.95 cr
    B) ₹4563.90 cr
    C) ₹5500 cr
    D) ₹5297.60 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India Infrastructure Finance Company (IIFCL) said the government infused equity share capital of Rs 5,297.60 crore in the company.
  2. Where is the Mohun Bagan Athletic Club, a multi-sport club, located?
    A) Odisha
    B) New Delhi
    C) Kolkata
    D) Punjab
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    Option C
  3. According to Mercer’s ‘2020 Cost of Living Survey’,which city has emerged as the most expensive city in the country for expatriates in terms of cost of living?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Lucknow
    C) Chennai
    D) Mumbai
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    According to Mercer’s ‘2020 Cost of Living Survey’, India’s financial capital Mumbai has emerged as the most expensive city in the country for expatriates in terms of cost of living. Mumbai is the 60th most expensive city for expatriates globally, while it ranks 19th in Asia.
  4. Payment of coupons on PDI from the revenue reserves is subject to the issuing bank meeting minimum regulatory requirements for CET1. What does P stands for in PDI?
    A) Portfolio
    B) Paid up
    C) Perpetual
    D) Participatory
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    PDI- Perpetual Debt Instruments
  5. Which of the following institutes has launched the World’s first online BSc degree course in Programming and Data Science?
    A) IIM Ahmedabad
    B) MDI Gurgaon
    C) NIT Jalandhar
    D) IIT Madras
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has launched the “world’s first” online BSc degree course in Programming and Data Science.
  6. Which edition of India-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) youth dialogue 2020 was held recently?
    A) 3rd
    B) 1st
    C) 2nd
    D) 4th
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 3rd India-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) youth dialogue 2020 was held virtually and focusing on coronavirus pandemic.
  7. A newsletter named “Matsya Sampada” has been launched. It was published by which department?
    A) Department of Fisheries
    B) Department of Chemicals and Fertilizers
    C) Department of Commerce and Industry
    D) Department of Agriculture
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Giriraj Singh has launched the 1st Edition newsletter “Matsya Sampada” fisheries and aquaculture published by the Department of Fisheries and the operational guidelines of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY).
  8. Where is Lodhi Gardens situated?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Gujarat
    C) Bihar
    D) Delhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Lodhi garden is located beside India International Center which is just 3 kilometers away from Humayun’s Tomb.
  9. Which Institute topped the overall ranking in list of India Rankings-2020 for Higher Educational Institutions?
    A) IIT Madras
    B) IIT Kanpur
    C) IISc Bengaluru
    D) IIM Ahmedabad
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank virtually released India Rankings-2020 for Higher Educational Institutions in New Delhi.
  10. The free grain distribution scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) has been extended till November 2020. What is the additional estimated outlay has been assigned to it?
    A) Rs 60,000 crore
    B) Rs 30,000 crore
    C) Rs 90,000 crore
    D) Rs 80,000 crore
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the free grain distribution scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) will be extended by five months till the end of November, with an additional estimated outlay of ₹90,000 crore.
  11. What is the base color of Rs 2,000 note?
    A) Pink
    B) Magenta
    C) Violet
    D) Fuchsia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The base colour of the note is magenta.
  12. Which state has renamed its environment ministry as ‘Environment and Climate Change Ministry’?
    A) Telangana
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Odisha
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A week after being hit by Cyclone Nisarga, Maharashtra has renamed its Environment Ministry as Environment and Climate Change Ministry.
  13. Who was the first woman president of UN General Assembly from India?
    A) Meira Kumar
    B) Bachendri Pal
    C) Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
    D) Santosh Yadav
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (18 August 1900 – 1 December 1990) was an Indian diplomat and politician, and was the sister of Jawaharlal Nehru.
  14. Special Liquidity Scheme of how much amount has been launched by the Govt. of India for non-bank lenders?
    A) Rs 20,000 Cr
    B) Rs 10,000 Cr
    C) Rs 40,000 Cr
    D) Rs 30,000 Cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government launched a Rs 30,000-crore scheme under which non-bank lenders will be provided short-term liquidity through a special purpose vehicle (SPV) set up by SBI Capital Markets Limited (SBICAP), a subsidiary of the State Bank of India.
  15. Indian Railways set up world record by running first Double Stack Container Train in electrified Territory in which state?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Gujarat
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Assam
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Railways created a new world benchmark by successfully running first Double Stack Container Train in high rise Over Head Equipment (OHE) electrified from Palanpur and Botad stations in Gujarat.
  16. Where is the headquarters of Bank of International Settlements (BIS) situated?
    A) Moscow, Russia
    B) Beijing, China
    C) Kathmandu, Nepal
    D) Basel, Switzerland
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is an international financial institution owned by central banks which “fosters international monetary and financial cooperation and serves as a bank for central banks.
  17. Which of the following bank is the sponsor bank of Jharkhand Gramin Bank?
    A) Bank of India
    B) Punjab National Bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Canara Bank
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    Option A
  18. According to the Reserve Bank of India data India’s External Debt rose to how much in March 2020?
    A) $527.5 Billion
    B) $558.5 Billion
    C) $587.5 Billion
    D) $562.5 Billion
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    According to RBI data, India’s external debt stood at USD 558.5 billion in March, an increase of USD 15.4 billion compared to the year-ago period.
  19. Who is the current Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh?
    A) V. Narayanasamy
    B) Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
    C) Sarbananda Sonowal
    D) N. Chandrababu Naidu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Governor –Biswabhusan Harichandan,
  20. Which internship program was launched by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to provide paid internship to youth and ensure availability of assured project loans to young cooperators?
    A) Sahakar Mitra
    B) Sahayata Mitra
    C) Desh Mitra
    D) Akanksha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched Sahakar Mitra Internship programme to provide paid internship to youth and ensure availability of assured project loans to young cooperators.

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