GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 876

  1. Which state government launched Mukhyamantri SHRAMIK Yojana Job Card for Urban Poor?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Jharkhand government has launched an employment guarantee scheme for the urban unskilled workers. The scheme will be on similar lines of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).

  2. According to World Meteorological Organization (WMO), how much could be the rise in average global temperature in the next five years?
    A) 2.5o Celsius
    B) 1.9o Celsius
    C) 1.5o Celsius
    D) 1.3o Celsius
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    Option C
    Global temperatures will continue to warm over the next five years, and may even temporarily rise to more than 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in its “Global Annual to Decadal Climate Update for 2020-2024”

  3. Which of the following is not true about Mobile Money Identifier (MMID)?
    A) Mobile Money Identifier (MMID) is a seven-digit number, issued by banks for effecting financial transactions through the user’s mobile phone
    B) The user’s mobile number MMID are uniquely linked with his bank account number, and is one of the key inputs to facilitate fund transfer
    C) Both the remitter and the beneficiary are required to have their MMIDs to effect a fund transfer through the mobile phone
    D) A unique MMID and mobile number combination helps in identifying the beneficiary’s details. A single MMID can be linked to a mobile number
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    It should be — Multiple MMIDs can be linked to same mobile number. If a person has accounts in more than 1 bank, he can use his same mobile number with all MMIDs.

  4. As per Moody Inverstor Service,India GDP to shrink by how much percent in 2020?
    A) 3.1%
    B) 3.5%
    C) 3.6%
    D) 3.9%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Moody’s Investors Service projected the Indian economy to shrink 3.1 per cent in 2020 and said clashes with China on the border also suggest rising geopolitical risks in the Asian region where countries are particularly vulnerable to changes in geopolitical dynamics.

  5. Along with which bank is the Maharashtra Govt. going to set up stress fund for stuck slum rehabilitation projects?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) Allahabad Bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Bank of Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government of Maharashtra along with the State Bank of India is setting up a stress fund to restart stuck slum rehabilitation projects in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and other urban areas of the state.
    The government will infuse Rs 700 crore to Rs 1,000 crore in this fund aimed at providing financial support to revive such projects.

  6. Where is the HQ of Khadi and Village Industries Commission situated?
    A) Kochi
    B) Ahmedabad
    C) Agra
    D) Mumbai
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    Option D

  7. Who has been appointed head coach of the Uttarakhand cricket team for the upcoming domestic season?
    A) Wasim Jaffar
    B) Rohit Sharma
    C) Sachin Tendulkar
    D) VVS Laxman
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former India opener and domestic stalwart Wasim Jaffer has been appointed head coach of the Uttarakhand cricket team for the upcoming domestic season.

  8. On April 1, 2017 how many banks merged with State Bank of India?
    A) 4
    B) 5
    C) 6
    D) 7
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    5 associate banks and one Bhartiya Mahila Bank

  9. Which state has signed agreement with e-commerce marketplace Flipkart to promote its local art, craft and handloom through the marketplace?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Odisha
    D) Haryana
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Homegrown e-commerce marketplace Flipkart has signed an MoU with Karnataka MSME and Mines department to promote the states arts, crafts and handloom sectors by bringing them on to e-commerce and providing market access.

  10. Which country launched final Beidou satellite to complete GPS-like navigation system?
    A) Russia
    B) China
    C) India
    D) Japan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    China successfully launched the final member in its Beidou satellite constellation completing a new global navigation system decades in the making.

  11. Who has been again chosen as the Prime Minister of Singapore?
    A) Goh Chok Tong
    B) Lee Kuan Yew
    C) Lee Hsien Loong
    D) Teo Chee Hean
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has secured a “clear mandate” with his ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) winning 83 of the 93 contested parliamentary seats in the general election held amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Opposition gaining ground by winning a record 10 seats.

  12. Which initiative was launched by HRD Ministry to help systematically assimilate technologies having commercial potential and information related to incubated startups in our higher education institutions?
    A) YUKTI 2.0
    B) VAYU 2.0
    C) PARIKSHA 2.0
    D) SAMAY 2.0
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched an initiative ‘YUKTI 2.0(Young India combating COVID with Knowledge, Technology and Innovation) ‘ to help systematically assimilate technologies having commercial potential and information related to incubated startups in our higher education institutions.

  13. What is the capital of Bahrain?
    A) Brunei
    B) Manama
    C) Dammam
    D) Keso
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Currency – Dinar

  14. Which ministry of the Govt. of India hosted a Webinar along with Facebook India for sensitization of Members of Parliament from Scheduled Tribe (ST) Constituencies on Going Online As Leaders (GOAL) Project?
    A) Ministry of Tribal Affairs
    B) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    C) Ministry of Culture
    D) Ministry of Labour and Employment
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Tribal Affairs hosted a Webinar along with Facebook India in New Delhi for sensitization of Members of Parliament from Scheduled Tribe (ST) Constituencies on Going Online As Leaders (GOAL) Project.

  15. What does P stands for in OTP in relation to e-KYC?
    A) Password
    B) Pin
    C) Present
    D) Principle
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    One Time Pin (OTP)

  16. Which Institute has developed a homegrown receiver chip called Dhruva that can be used in smartphones and navigation devices to find locations and routes within the country?
    A) IIM Ahmedabad
    B) IIT Kanpur
    C) IIT Delhi
    D) IIT Bombay
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    IIT-Bombay has developed a homegrown receiver chip called Dhruva that can be used in smartphones and navigation devices to find locations and routes within the country.

  17. Which short term health insurance policy has been allowed by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) to be launched by 30 general and health insurers in India?
    A) Corona Swachch
    B) Corona Raksha
    C) Corona Swasth
    D) Corona Kavach
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Given the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in the country, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India, IRDAI, has allowed 30 general and health insurers to launch short-term ‘Corona Kavach’ health insurance policies.
    This policy can be availed by persons between the age of 18 to 65 years. People can avail the Corona Kavach policy for Self, spouse, parents, parents-in-law and dependent children up to 25 years of age.

  18. Where is the HQ of YES Bank?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Lucknow
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chennai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Tagline – Experience our expertise, Founded – 2004, CEO: Prashant Kumar

  19. Where is Kunzum Pass situated?
    A) Jammu and Kashmir
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Rajasthan
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    Option B

  20. Who has been appointed as the Acting Director of the prestigious National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USA?
    A) Amit Deswal
    B) Parag Chitnis
    C) Chirag Pathak
    D) Manoj Gaba
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prominent Indian-American scientist Dr Parag Chitnis has been appointed as the Acting Director of the prestigious National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), which drives all federally funded agricultural research in the US.

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