GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 881

  1. India’s which year Tiger census has set a new Guinness World Record for being largest camera trap wildlife survey?
    A) 2019
    B) 2018
    C) 2016
    D) 2020
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The fourth cycle of the All India Tiger Estimation 2018 has entered the Guinness World Record for being the world’s largest camera trap wildlife survey informed by Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar.
    The country now has an estimated 2967 tigers as per the latest census.

  2. Which of the following is not true about Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app?
    A) BHIM is a digital payments solution app, for easy and quick transactions, based on the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
    B) Money can also be sent to non-UPI supported banks using IFSC code and account number
    C) BHIM allows daily transaction limit of Rs 20,000
    D) Through BHIM app, a maximum of Rs 5,000 is allowed per transaction
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) provides fast, secure, reliable medium to make digital payments through your mobile phone using UPI (Unified Payment Interface) platform via Mobile App and USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) platform via *99# service.
    In a day (24 hours), a maximum of Rs 20,000 can be transferred, and a single transaction allows maximum of Rs 10,000 to be transferred.
    BHIM framework allows its usage without internet also. – thorugh SMS – BHIM framework *99# works without internet.
    The limit for USSD has currently been set at Rs. 5,000 per day.

  3. Who headed the panel formed by IRDAI to examine the feasibility of ‘Pandemic Risk Pool’?
    A) Mihir Pandey
    B) Mahesh Chaudhary
    C) Suresh Mathur
    D) Vipin Pal Garg
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has formed a working group to examine the feasibility of ‘Pandemic Risk Pool’.
    Suresh Mathur, Executive Director, Irdai, will be the Chairman for the 9-member working group with industry representatives as members.

  4. Who is the author of book ‘A Song of India’?
    A) Ruskin Bond
    B) Amitav Ghosh
    C) Salman Rushdie
    D) Vikram Seth
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The illustrated book – “A Song of India”, scheduled to release on July 20, marks the 70th year of Ruskin Bond’s literary career.

  5. Where is the HQ of Asian Development Bank located?
    A) Philippines
    B) Denmark
    C) France
    D) Argentina
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mandaluyong, Philippines, President: Masatsugu Asakawa, Founded – 1966

  6. According to the Reserve Bank of India data, which state topped the market borrowings among States in 2020-21?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Gujarat
    C) Punjab
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to data from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Tamil Nadu has so far raised ₹30,500 crore in the fiscal 2020-21 and has topped market borrowings among States in the country.

  7. Where is the HQ of Rotary International situated?
    A) Japan
    B) USA
    C) Germany
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option B

  8. When was the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) passed by the Lok Sabha?
    A) 2016
    B) 2015
    C) 2014
    D) 2013
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2015 was introduced in Lok Sabha in December 2015. It was passed by Lok Sabha on 5 May 2016.

  9. Which state govt. launched BLUIS, the flagship development of General Administration and Public grievances departments?
    A) Kerala
    B) Nagaland
    C) Sikkim
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched BLUIS – Bhubaneswar Land Use Intelligence System, the flagship development of General Administration and Public grievances departments.

  10. Name the AI-powered conversational voice BOT launched by Axis Bank for Interactive Voice Response (IVR)?
    A) AXAA
    B) AXIIS
    C) ASXA
    D) ASAA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Private sector lender Axis Bank unveiled as Automated Voice Assistant ‘AXAA’, which is an artificial intelligence-powered conversational voice BOT.

  11. Which of the following signed an MoU with the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to facilitate the sharing of data between the two on an automatic and regular basis?
    A) Securities and Exchange Board of India
    B) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
    C) Reserve Bank of India
    D) Indian Banks’ Association
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to facilitate the sharing of data between Sebi and CBDT on an automatic and regular basis.

  12. How much amount has been sanctioned by banks as concessional credit to 1.1 crore Kisan Credit Card (KCC) holders?
    A) Rs 30,000 crore
    B) Rs 90,000 crore
    C) Rs 70,000 crore
    D) Rs 50,000 crore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said banks have sanctioned Rs 89,810 crore to about 11 million Kisan Credit Card (KCC) holders to help farmers meet finances for kharif sowing and allied activities.

  13. Where is Kandla Port located?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Kerala
    C) Karnataka
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D

  14. Raneem El Welily announced her retirement from Squash. She played for which country?
    A) Finland
    B) Egypt
    C) Cyprus
    D) Haiti
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s squash star Joshna Chinappa has broken into the top-10 of the PSA world rankings again after the shock retirement of Egyptian World No. 1 Raneem El Welily.

  15. Which company has launched a video-based customer identification process for banks?
    A) Bluefin
    B) Ingenico
    C) Stanchion
    D) Wibmo
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Wibmo Inc., a leading provider of payer authentication services in the world and India’s largest provider of card payment security solutions announced the launch of Wibmo Video-KYC, its video-based KYC solution to enable banks to digitally onboard their customers.

  16. Name the Himalayan Butterfly which is named as the India’s largest butterfly after another butterfly held the record for 88 years?
    A) Golden Birdwing
    B) Southern Birdwing
    C) Common Birdwing
    D) Red-bodied Birdwing
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A Himalayan butterfly named golden birdwing is now India’s largest, a record the southern birdwing held for 88 years.

  17. What is the metric that measures the ability of a company to use its near cash or quick assets to extinguish or retire its current liabilities immediately known as?
    A) Acid test ratio
    B) Current ratio
    C) Overtrading
    D) Cash conversion cycle
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In finance, the acid-test or quick ratio or liquidity ratio measures the ability of a company to use its near cash or quick assets to extinguish or retire its current liabilities immediately.

  18. Leh and which other city have been chosen to be developed as smart cities in Ladakh?
    A) Padum
    B) Hemis
    C) Kargil
    D) Alchi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Centre will develop Leh and Kargil as smart cities in the newly-formed union territory of Ladakh.

  19. Where is the Sipat Super Thermal power plant situated?
    A) Assam
    B) West Bengal
    C) Chhattisgarh
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option C

  20. Which of the following product of Google has been re-launched as Google Currents
    A) Google Drive
    B) Google Hangouts
    C) Google Plus
    D) Google Meet
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Internet search giant Google has relaunched its social networking platform Google+ as Currents.

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