GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 892

  1. Who has been appointed as chairman of BAFTA?
    A) Mahim Chaturvedi
    B) SN Sharma
    C) Krishnendu Majumdar
    D) Dame Pippa Harris
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    BAFTA has appointed Krishnendu Majumdar, the producer behind the International Emmy-winning series Hoff The Record, as its new chair.

  2. Where is the HQ of National Payments Corporation of India located?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Noida
    C) Mumbai
    D) Pune
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    Option C

  3. which asteroid was discovered near Jupiter which has an orbit like an asteroid but the tail of a comet?
    A) LD2
    B) SA1
    C) LZ1
    D) AC2
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A rare kind of space object, which is something between an asteroid and a comet, has been discovered by astronomers. It has been called an active asteroid.

  4. Banks were advised to initiate urgent steps to ensure electronic filing of cash transaction report (CTR) and Suspicious Transaction Reports (STR) to FIU-IND. What does I stand for in FIU?
    A) Independent
    B) International
    C) Investment
    D) Intelligence
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Financial Intelligence Unit – India (FIU-IND).

  5. Who headed the panel formed by the civil aviation ministry to set up a single-window clearance mechanism to expedite various investment proposals?
    A) Vikas Pathak
    B) Suresh Sharma
    C) Veer Nanda
    D) Amber Dubey
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The civil aviation ministry has set up a single-window clearance mechanism to expedite various investment proposals in the domestic aviation industry.
    The 10-member ICC will be headed by Amber Dubey, joint secretary in the aviation ministry.

  6. A fossilized millipede-like creature discovered in which country is world’s oldest-known land animal as per report?
    A) China
    B) Thailand
    C) Netherlands
    D) Scotland
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A fossilized millipede-like creature discovered in Scotland may represent the oldest-known land animal, a humble pioneer of terrestrial living 425 million years ago that helped pave the way for the throngs that would eventually inhabit Earth’s dry parts.

  7. How much fund has been launched by Department of Science and Technology (DST) to support India-Russia collaboration joint R&D for tech development?
    A) Rs 15 cr
    B) Rs 10 cr
    C) Rs 13 cr
    D) Rs 19 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Department of Science and Technology has launched the India-Russia Joint Technology Assessment and Accelerated Commercialization Programme in partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE) of the Russian Federation
    Over a period of two years, the Department of Science and Technology will fund up to Rs 15 crores to 10 Indian SMEs/start-ups and FASIE will provide similar funding to the Russian projects.

  8. When is World Bicycle Day observed?
    A) June 5
    B) June 3
    C) June 1
    D) June 4
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    June 3 is celebrated as International World Bicycle Day. The day was marked by the United Nations General Assembly in April 2018.

  9. By which year will the Indian Railways begin using Radio-Frequency Identification Tags (RFID) for tracking all wagons?
    A) 2022
    B) 2023
    C) 2024
    D) 2025
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Railways is to begin using Radio-Frequency Identification Tags (RFID) for tracking all wagons by the year 2022. A total of 23,000 wagons have been covered under the RFID project so far.

  10. CORPAT military exercise between India and___?
    A) Germany
    B) Indonesia
    C) Singapore
    D) Russia
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    Option B

  11. According to a report published by the UK tech firm Comparitech, which Indian city has ranked 16th in terms of most surveilled city in the world?
    A) Delhi
    B) Chennai
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Kochi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Telangana’s capital Hyderabad has found a place among the top 50 CCTV-surveilled cities in the world. Chennai, ranked 21st overall, comes a close second in Indian surveilled cities, while Delhi is a distant third at 33rd.
    Eighteen of the top 20 cities in the list are located in China, while third-ranked London is the only city situated outside of China apart from Hyderabad.

  12. Who has authored a novel named “The Endgame”?
    A) Imtiaz Dharker
    B) Anand Neelakantan
    C) Kamal Uddin
    D) Hussain Zaidi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Crime writer, S Hussain Zaidi has penned a new novel “The Endgame” which talks of politics, betrayal, and unimaginable terror. The book has been published by HarperCollins India.

  13. AEPS is a bank led model which allows online interoperable financial inclusion transaction at ____?
    A) PoS
    B) PoC
    C) Aadhar Card
    D) ATM
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    AEPS is a bank led model which allows online interoperable financial inclusion transaction at PoS (MicroATM) through the Business correspondent of any bank using the Aadhaar authentication.

  14. India signed contract with which country for development of Geydoshu Mas Plant in Maradhoo and Hulhudhoo islands of the latter country?
    A) Malaysia
    B) Maldives
    C) Indonesia
    D) Sri Lanka
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India and the Maldives signed a contract to set up Geydoshu Mas Plant (Neighborhood Fish Processing Plants) at two of the islands – Maradhoo and Hulhudhoo in the Maldives.

  15. what is the capital of Scotland?
    A) Edinburgh
    B) Seville
    C) Glassgow
    D) Cardiff
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    Option A

  16. Under a Special Liquidity Scheme for NBFCs/HFCs, proposals worth how much amount have been sanctioned by the Union Finance Ministry?
    A) Rs. 3,276 crore
    B) Rs. 3,109 crore
    C) Rs. 3,090 crore
    D) Rs. 3,230 crore
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Finance Ministry said that five proposals involving an amount of ₹3,090 crore had been sanctioned under the ₹30,000 crore Special Liquidity Scheme for NBFCs and HFCs.

  17. Which of the following announced the launch of a macadamisation program for roads?
    A) Odisha
    B) Telangana
    C) Jammu and Kashmir
    D) Nagaland
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, G C Murmu announced the launch of a macadamisation program for roads across the Union Territory.

  18. World day for International Justice is observed on___?
    A) 17 July
    B) 24 June
    C) 11 June
    D) 28 July
    View Answer
    Option A

  19. Who was appointed as new board chairman of Twitter?
    A) William Smith
    B) Michael Pompeo
    C) Omid Kordestani
    D) Patrick Pichette
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Twitter appointed former Google chief financial officer Patrick Pichette as the company’s new chairman of the board.

  20. When were the Rs 10,000 banknotes last demonetized?
    A) 1982
    B) 1946
    C) 1978
    D) 1951
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The highest denomination note ever printed by the Reserve Bank of India was the ₹10000 note in 1938 which was demonetized in January 1946. The ₹10000 was again introduced in 1954. These notes were demonetized in 1978.

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