GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 891

  1. As per BoA Securities, India GDP may contract by how much percent in FY21?
    A) 2%
    B) 3%
    C) 1%
    D) 5%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The extension of the lockdown by the government will have a deep impact on economic activity, a foreign brokerage said, sharply cutting India’s GDP forecast for this financial year to a contraction of 2 per cent.

  2. What was the highest denomination note ever printed?
    A) Rs 5,000
    B) Rs 6,000
    C) Rs 8,000
    D) Rs 10,000
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    Option D

  3. Which state has become the first in the country to start using drones for inspection of power lines and transmission towers?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Goa
    C) Odisha
    D) Rajasthan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    ln a first, the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company (MSETCL) has started using drones for inspection of power lines and transmission towers.

  4. Ukai thermal power plant situated in which of the following Indian state?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Haryana
    C) Gujarat
    D) Maharastra
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    Option C

  5. Saregama has announced a global deal with which company to license its music for video and other social experiences?
    A) Amazon
    B) Facebook
    C) Google
    D) Netflix
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Saregama announced a global deal with Facebook, to license its music for video and other social experiences across Facebook and Instagram.

  6. For tracking and reporting which species is the KURMA mobile application used which was also recently hailed by Union Environment and Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar?
    A) Snakes
    B) Lizards
    C) Turtles
    D) Tortoises
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Environment and Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar hailed the KURMA mobile application as a unique tool for tracking and reporting Indian turtles. Commending the unique approach he said such initiatives highlight the vital role of citizen participation towards conservation of the rich flora and fauna of the country.

  7. Which company has announced the launch of a programme for agritech start-ups in India that are committed to driving transformation in agriculture?
    A) Flipkart
    B) Microsoft
    C) Amazon
    D) Google
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Microsoft has announced the launch of a programme for agritech start-ups in India that are committed to driving transformation in agriculture.

  8. Who is the Governor of Tripura?
    A) K K Paul
    B) Ramesh Bais
    C) Tathagata Roy
    D) V Shanmuganathan
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    Option B

  9. What does B stands for in BFD with rest to AEPS?
    A) Biometric
    B) Best
    C) Binary
    D) Balance
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    BFD is Best finger detection .The best finger of a resident is the one that has the highest probability of matching. A resident can possess one or more best fingers, which can be detected during the Best Finger Detection (BFD) process.

  10. Marianna Vardinoyannis And Morissana Kouyaté have been declated as the winners of 2020 Nelson Mandela Prize. They are related to which profession respectively?
    A) Doctor and Scientist
    B) Philanthropist and Doctor
    C) Engineer and Philanthropist
    D) Actor and Lawyer
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Greek philanthropist Marianna Vardinoyannis was declared as one of the laureates for the United Nations 2020 Nelson Mandela Prize, along with Guinean doctor Morissana Kouyaté, announced by UN General Assembly President Tijjani Muhammad-Bande.

  11. Who has been appointed as the new President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2020-21?
    A) Arundhati Bhattacharya
    B) S Srinivasan
    C) Uday Kotak
    D) Rakesh Mishra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran banker Uday Kotak has been appointed as the new President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2020-21.

  12. Who was appointed as Private Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind in July 2020?
    A) Keshav Tripathi
    B) P Ramesh Chidambaram
    C) Sujoy Bose
    D) P Praveen Siddharth
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A 2001 batch Indian Revenue Service Income Tax cadre officer, P. Praveen Siddharth, has been appointed Private Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind.

  13. Who has taken over the additional charge of Chairman & Managing Director of National Fertilizers Limited?
    A) Virendra Nath Datt
    B) Vikram Kirolskar
    C) TVR Ravendran
    D) Sanjiv Bajaj
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Shri Virendra Nath Datt, Director (Marketing), National Fertilizers Limited -NFL has taken over the additional charge of Chairman & Managing Director of the Company.

  14. From which state does Indian Squash star Joshna Chinappa hail from?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Goa
    C) Kerala
    D) Tamil Nadu
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    Option D

  15. According to a report by India Ratings and Research, the Centre’s fiscal deficit is expected to touch how per cent in 2020-21 (FY21)?
    A) 5.2%
    B) 4.5%
    C) 7.6%
    D) 6.9%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Centre’s fiscal deficit is expected to touch 7.6 per cent in 2020-21, more than double the Budget Estimate, as the country spends extra to minimise the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic while facing a shortfall in revenues, India Ratings and Research said in the report.

  16. Which NGO has been conferred with World No Tobacco Day Award 2020 by World Health Organisation?
    A) Socio-Economic and Educational Development Society
    B) Sarthak Foundation
    C) Learn and Lead Foundation
    D) Be the Social Society
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Health Organization (WHO) has conferred the World No Tobacco Day Award 2020 to the Socio-Economic and Educational Development Society (SEEDS), an NGO, for its efforts to ban pan masala, gutkha, e-cigarettes and hookah in Bihar and Jharkhand.

  17. A term loan is said to be non performing when interest and/ or installment of principal remain overdue for a period of more than _______?
    A) 30 days
    B) 90 days
    C) 45 days
    D) 180 days
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Banks should, classify an account as NPA only if the interest due and charged during any quarter is not serviced fully within 90 daysfrom the end of the quarter.

  18. As announced by the Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav, the capital cities of all North-East states in the country will be connected via the rail network by which year?
    A) 2023
    B) 2022
    C) 2027
    D) 2025
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav said that all the capitals of North-Eastern states will be connected to the rail network by 2023.

  19. Where is the HQ of Nvidia located?
    A) Brussels, Belgium
    B) Singapore
    C) California, USA
    D) London, UK
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    Option C

  20. Who was announced as the regional winner for Asia in the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize?
    A) Kritika Pandey
    B) Varsha Mishra
    C) Akanksha Joshi
    D) Nirvan Shah
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kritika Pandey, a writer from Ranchi, was announced as the regional winner for Asia in the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize.

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