GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 873

  1. From which date will the hallmarking of precious metals be mandatory?
    A) 1st March 2021
    B) 1st June 2021
    C) 1st January 2021
    D) 1st August 2021
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said that hallmarking of precious metals will be mandatory from 1st June next year. Mr Paswan launches the online system of Registration and Renewal of Jewellers in New Delhi.

  2. What is the rank of India on IMD’s World Competitiveness Index?
    A) 40th
    B) 43rd
    C) 42nd
    D) 51st
    View Answer
    Option B
    India continues to remain ranked 43rd on an annual World Competitiveness Index compiled by Institute for Management Development (IMD) with some traditional weaknesses like poor infrastructure and insufficient education investment keeping its ranking low.

  3. Where is the headquarter of Equitas Small Finance Bank?
    A) Pune
    B) Coimbatore
    C) Bangalore
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option D

  4. Which of the following has developed a mobile App, ‘Harit Path’ to facilitate creation of Green Highways across the country?
    A) NITI Aayog
    B) Ministry of Road and Transport
    C) National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation
    D) National Highways Authority of India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), a PSU under the Ministry of Road and Transport, has developed a mobile App, ‘Harit Path’ to facilitate creation of Green Highways across the country.

  5. As per Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)report,with which country India has increased their nuclear arsenal over the last year?
    A) Russia
    B) USA
    C) China
    D) Japan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India and China have increased their nuclear arsenal over the last year, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

  6. Which bank has signed an MoU with SBI General Insurance Co Ltd to sell general insurance products through the branches of the bank?
    A) Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank
    B) Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank
    C) Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank
    D) Punjab Gramin Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

  7. What is the base colour of Rs 500 bank note issued after demonetization?
    A) Argent
    B) Cool Grey
    C) Stone Grey
    D) Black
    View Answer
    Option C

  8. Which countries were elected as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for a two-year term?
    A) India
    B) Norway
    C) Ireland
    D) All of these
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India was elected as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for a two-year term after winning 184 votes in the 193-member General Assembly.

  9. Which bank unveiled an online home carnival in partnership with real-time group negotiation e-platform AddaCorner?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) Axis Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India (SBI) unveiled an online home carnival in partnership with real-time group negotiation e-platform AddaCorner.

  10. Where is Kudremukh National Park situated?
    A) Chattisgarh
    B) Karnataka
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B

  11. Maruti Suzuki has partnered with which bank for flexible financing schemes?
    A) SBI
    B) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C) Federal Bank
    D) Karur Vysya Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Car market leader Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said it has partnered with Karur Vysya Bank to offer simpler and flexible financing schemes for new customers.

  12. Which Insurance company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bharti AXA General Insurance in all stock transaction?
    A) Oriental Insurance Company Limited
    B) ICICI Lombard General Insurance
    C) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company
    D) Reliance General Insurance Company Limited
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    ICICI Lombard General Insurance has said it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bharti Enterprises-promoted Bharti AXA General Insurance in all stock transaction.

  13. Which two Indian firms has featured in new list of Tech Pioneers released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) which described these 100 entities as future headline-makers addressing global issues with cutting-edge technology?
    A) Freecharge and Payzapp
    B) Mobikwik and Freecharge
    C) Zestmoney and PayU
    D) Zestmoney and Stellapps
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Two Indian firms, ZestMoney and Stellapps figure in a new list of Tech Pioneers released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) which described these 100 entities as future headline-makers addressing global issues with cutting-edge technology.

  14. Ecommerce company Flipkart said has entered into a strategic partnership with which country’s Sastodeal, a move that will help lakhs of Flipkart sellers get access to the neighbouring country’s e-commerce market?
    A) Afghanistan
    B) Bangladesh
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) Nepal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Walmart-owned Flipkart said it has entered into a strategic partnership with Nepal’s Sastodeal, a move that will help lakhs of Flipkart sellers get access to the neighbouring country’s e-commerce market.

  15. Which of the following is true about National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) system?
    A) There is no limit on transaction through NEFT
    B) NEFT operates in hourly batches
    C) NEFT is a payment system which facilitates one-to-one funds transfer
    D) Only bank branches which are NEFT enabled, can be a part of the NEFT funds transfer network
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    NEFT used to operate in hourly batches.
    Om may 8, 2017, the RBI announced that additional 11 settlement batches at half- hourly intervals will be introduced from July 10 2017 , beginning from 8.30 am till 6.30 pm.
    With this, the total number of half hourly settlement batches during the day will increase to 23.

  16. The 4th Asian Youth Para Games to be held in which place in December 2021?
    A) China
    B) Singapore
    C) Thailand
    D) Bahrain
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) announced that Bahrain will host the fourth edition of the Asian Youth Para Games from December 1 to 10 next year.

  17. Where is Hawa Mahal located?
    A) Jaipur
    B) Udaipur
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Hawa Mahal (English translation: “Palace of Winds” or “Palace of the Breeze”) is a palace in Jaipur, India, so named because it was essentially a high screen wall built so the women of the royal household could observe street festivals while unseen from the outside.

  18. hort film titled ‘Am I?’ directed by whom won the first prize in the Online Patriotic Short Film Contest organized by the Ministry Of Information and Broadcasting along with National Film Develoment Corporation, NFDC?
    A) Abhishek Sawant
    B) Abhijit Paul
    C) Mukul Narang
    D) Aneesh Mehra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A Short film titled ‘Am I?’ directed by Abhijit Paul won the first prize and a cash award of one lakh rupees in the Online Patriotic Short Film Contest organized by the Ministry Of Information and Broadcasting along with National Film Develoment Corporation, NFDC.

  19. Who won the World Stars Sharjah Chess Championship?
    A) Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
    B) Pentala Harikrishna
    C) Garry Kasparov
    D) Magnus Carlsen
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Shakhriyar Mamedyarov from Azerbaijan became the winner of the World Stars Sharjah Online Chess Championship 2020, a double round-robin tournament with 10 min +3 sec time control organized by the Sharjah Cultural & Chess Club.

  20. In 1999 Sikkim Bank was merged with which bank?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) Punjab National Bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Union Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option D

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