GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 885

  1. Which company appointed former RBI Governor Urjit Patel as an additional and independent director?
    A) Poompuhar Shipping Corporation
    B) Essar Shipping
    C) Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd
    D) Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd.
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd has appointed former RBI Governor Urjit Patel as an additional and independent director for a term of five years.

  2. In case of individual defaulters and unlimited partnerships, the minimum amount required for attracting the insolvency code is____?
    A) Rs 1,000
    B) Rs 2,000
    C) Rs 5,000
    D) Rs 10,000
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    Option A

  3. For various infrastructure projects including Delhi and Meerut Rapid Rail, etc, how much loan amount has been approved by Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for India?
    A) $ 1 billion
    B) $ 3 billion
    C) $ 6 billion
    D) $ 5 billion
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    As part of its effort to improve connectivity, Beijing-based multilateral funding agency AIIB is looking to provide loans worth USD 3 billion for various large infrastructure projects, including Delhi and Meerut Rapid Rail, Mumbai Metro Rail and Chennai Peripheral Ring Road project, over the next 12 months.

  4. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched the NIP Online Dashboard, a one-stop solution for all stakeholders looking for information on infrastructure projects in the country. What does I stand for in NIP?
    A) Infrastructure
    B) Investment
    C) Information
    D) Intelligence
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) Online Dashboard, a one-stop solution for all stakeholders looking for information on infrastructure projects in the country.
    The online dashboard is being hosted on the India Investment Grid (IIG).

  5. Deal worth how much amount was signed by Asian Development Bank (ADB) with Reliance for power plant in Bangladesh?
    A) $ 700 million
    B) $ 500 million
    C) $ 200 million
    D) $ 400 million
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a dollar 200 million financing deal with the Reliance Bangladesh LNG and Power Limited (RBLPL) to build and operate a 718 megawatt combined-cycle gas-fired power plant in Bangladesh.

  6. Where is the HQ of Food and Agriculture Organization located?
    A) Washington D.C., USA
    B) Dublin, Ireland
    C) Rome, Italy
    D) Male, Maldives
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Founded – 1945, Head – Qu Dongyu

  7. Where did the Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launch ICAR’s (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) data recovery centre – Krishi Megh?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Patna
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Kolkata
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has launched ICAR’s data recovery centre – Krishi Megh. The move is aimed at protecting the precious data of the government’s premier research body Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
    It has been set up at National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM) in Hyderabad.

  8. Which Mutual Funds company launched Alpha Low Vol 30 ETF, an open ended index exchange traded fund tracking Nifty Alpha Low Volatility 30 Index?
    A) Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund
    B) ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund
    C) BNP Paribas Mutual Fund
    D) Baroda Mutual Fund
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund has announced the launch of ICICI Prudential Alpha Low Vol 30 ETF, an open ended index exchange traded fund tracking Nifty Alpha Low Volatility 30 Index. The ETF will track Nifty Alpha Low-Volatility 30 Index.

  9. Where is the HQ of Flipkart located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Delhi
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    Option C

  10. which of the following ministries of the Union Government announced developing of Freedom Fighters Museums?
    A) Customer Grievances MInistry
    B) Civil Aviation Ministry
    C) Home Ministry
    D) Tribal Affairs Ministry
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tribal Affairs Ministry is developing “Tribal Freedom Fighters’ Museums dedicated to the contributions of the tribal people in India to the freedom struggle.

  11. What is the metric that measures the number of times that a firm pays off its suppliers during the accounting period known as?
    A) Accounts payable turnover
    B) Financial accounting
    C) Days payable outstanding
    D) Cash conversion cycle
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The accounts payable turnover ratio is a short-term liquidity measure used to quantify the rate at which a company pays off its suppliers. Accounts payable turnover ratio is calculated by taking the total purchases made from suppliers, or cost of sales, and dividing it by the average accounts payable amount during the same period.

  12. Canara Bank tied up with New India Assurance Company Ltd, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co Ltd and which other insurance company to provide Corona Kavach policy to cover COVID-19 related health expenses?
    A) Aditya Birla Health Insurance
    B) HDFC ERGO Health Insurance
    C) PNB MetLife India Insurance Co. Ltd.
    D) Exide Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Canara Bank has tied up with New India Assurance Company Ltd, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co Ltd and HDFC ERGO Health Insurance as part of social commitment to indemnify the unprecedented expenses of common man to sell short-term Corona Kavach policy to cover COVID-19 related health expenses.

  13. Where is the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission Academy’, an IVR-based training course with modules on Open Defecation Free (ODF) Plus programme being launched?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Jharkhand
    C) New Delhi
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat launched the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission Academy’, an IVR-based training course with modules on Open Defecation Free (ODF) Plus programme in New Delhi, as part of the ongoing week-long behaviour change campaign Gandagi Mukt Bharat.

  14. Where did the Pawan Hans launch affordable Helicopter Flight Services under centre’s UDAN Scheme?
    A) Jammu and Kashmir
    B) West Bengal
    C) Haryana
    D) Uttarakhand
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Pawan Hans Limited (PHL) unveiled a new helicopter service on the Dehradun-New Tehri-Srinagar-Gauchar route in Uttarakhand under the Centre’s connectivity scheme, UDAN.

  15. Where did the massive online Integrated Multidisciplinary Professional Advancement Course for Teachers (IMPACT) training programme launched?
    A) Kanpur
    B) Srinagar
    C) Karnal
    D) Agra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, a massive online Integrated Multidisciplinary Professional Advancement Course for Teachers (IMPACT) training programme commenced in Srinagar under Samagra Shiksha.

  16. Which state govt. launched ‘Agni-Shama Seva’ online portal to provide assistance in issuing fire safety certificates to different categories of buildings?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Punjab
    D) Odisha
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has launched ‘Odisha Agni-Shama Seva’ online portal. The portal will provide assistance in issuing fire safety certificates to different categories of buildings through online mode. As many as eight services online will be provided through the portal.

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

  18. India signed a contract for development with which country for the development of five eco-tourism zones in one of the cities of the later country?
    A) Indonesia
    B) Afghanistan
    C) Kazakhstan
    D) Maldives
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India and Maldives signed a contract for development of five eco-tourism zones in Addu atoll of the island nation. These eco tourism zones are part of grant projects being implemented under the High-Impact Community Development project (HICDP) scheme which involves a total grant assistance of 5.5 million US dollars to the Maldives.

  19. Where is the headquarters of Islamic Development Bank situated?
    A) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    B) Mecca, Saudi Arabia
    C) Khafji, Saudi Arabia
    D) Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is a multilateral development financing institution located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

  20. Indian Railways has installed automatic lighting systems at three railways stations in Madhya Pradesh at Jabalpur, Narsinghpur and __________railways stations.
    A) Bhopal
    B) Indore
    C) Ujjain
    D) Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a unique step towards energy conservation, the Indian Railways has recently installed automatic lighting systems at three railways stations in Madhya Pradesh.
    Railways have installed these automatic lighting systems at Jabalpur, Narsinghpur and Bhopal railways stations of Madhya Pradesh, which fall under the West Central Railway zone.

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