GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 893

  1. Where was the “Thenzawl Golf Resort” Project virtually inaugurated by the Union Minister of State for Culture & Tourism (I/C) Shri Prahlad Singh Patel?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Tripura
    C) Mizoram
    D) Meghalaya
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    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Board of Control for Cricket in India located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Kolkata
    D) Hisar
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. The Ministry of Defence and the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) signed a memorandum of understanding with which institute for developing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning techniques to analyse public grievances?
    A) IIT Kanpur
    B) IIM Bangalore
    C) IIM Rohtak
    D) IIT Kharagpur
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Defence, IIT Kanpur and the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) signed a memorandum of understanding for developing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning techniques to analyse public grievances.

  4. When is International Chess Day celebrated?
    A) 20th July
    B) 21st July
    C) 19th July
    D) 23rd July
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    FIDE has been celebrating International Chess Day on the 20th of July since 1966, the day the International Chess Federation (FIDE) was founded, in 1924.

  5. What does D stands for in DRI with respect to Interest Scheme?
    A) Different
    B) Dynamic
    C) Differential
    D) Development
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Differential Rate of Interest.

  6. Which foreign bank has selected Infosys Finacle to digitally transform its transaction banking business?
    A) Barclays Bank
    B) Royal Bank of Scotland
    C) National Bank of Bahrain
    D) Doha Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) has selected Infosys Finacle to digitally transform its transaction banking business. NBB will be implementing the Finacle Liquidity Management Platform, and upgrading its existing Finacle Corporate Online Banking platform to a full-fledged Digital Engagement Suite – with the latest versions of the Finacle Corporate Online and Mobile Banking solutions, along with the Finacle Digital Engagement Hub.

  7. Book named ‘Suraj Kade Marda Nahi’ authored by Baldev Singh Sadaknama is based on the life of whom?
    A) Batukeshwar Dutt
    B) Chandra Shekhar Azad
    C) Udham Singh
    D) Khudiram Bose
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sahitya Akademi Award winner Baldev Singh Sadaknama has written another book shedding light on historic perspectives. ‘Suraj Kade Marda Nahi’ (sun never dies) is on the life of Udham Singh, whose 80th death anniversary will fall on July 31.

  8. Where is the capital city of Lebanon situated?
    A) Bishkek
    B) Beirut
    C) Manama
    D) Muscat
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Currency – Pound

  9. Iker Casillas, former sportsperson of Spain has announced his retirement from which of the following sports?
    A) Chess
    B) Badminton
    C) Cricket
    D) Football
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper, Iker Casillas have retired from football.

  10. Who earned the honour of naming the Nasa’s first Mars helicopter?
    A) Aayushi Tripathi
    B) Ira Shukla
    C) Sreelaxmi Nair
    D) Vaneeza Rupani
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Nasa’s first Mars helicopter has a name now and the credit goes to 17-year-old Indian-origin girl Vaneeza Rupani.

  11. Sashidhar Jagdishan has been appointed as the next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of which bank by the Reserve Bank of India?
    A) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) Federal Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has approved the appointment of Sashidhar Jagdishan as the next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HDFC Bank. He will replace Aditya Puri.

  12. Who became the first Indian to be nominated for the Fed Cup Heart Award from the Asia/Oceania zone?
    A) Sania Mirza
    B) PV Sindhu
    C) Abhinav Bindra
    D) Leander Paes
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian tennis star Sania Mirza became the first Indian to be nominated for the Fed Cup Heart Award from the Asia/Oceania zone along with Indonesia’s Priska Medelyn Nugrorho.

  13. Any loan for short duration crops is classified as NPA when the installment of principal or interest there on remains overdue for _____ crop seasons?
    A) one
    B) four
    C) three
    D) two
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The instalment of principal or interest there on remains overdue for two crop seasons for short duration crops.

  14. Mark Phillips has been sworn in as the Prime Minister of which country?
    A) Guyana
    B) Cameroon
    C) Mali
    D) Albania
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Brigadier (retired) Mark Anthony Phillips has been sworn in as Prime Minister of Guyana. Meanwhile, former President Bharrat Jagdeo has been sworn in as Vice President.

  15. Chak-Hao, the scented glutinous rice popularly known as Black Rice got GI tag.It is cultivated in which state?
    A) Odisha
    B) Manipur
    C) UP
    D) Assam
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Chak-Hao, the scented glutinous rice popularly known as Black Rice cultivated in Manipur, has got GI (Geographical Indications).

  16. Who is the Comptroller and Auditor General of India?
    A) Shashi Kant Sharma
    B) TS Vijayan
    C) Rajeev Rishi
    D) G. C. Murmu
    View Answer
    Option D

  17. Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume passed away. He hailed from which country?
    A) Ireland
    B) Poland
    C) Oslo
    D) Norway
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The prominent Northern Ireland politician and former Nobel Peace Prize winner, John Hume passed away. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998, along with David Trimble, for his role in ending the conflict in Northern Ireland.

  18. How many languages appear in the language panel of Indian banknotes?
    A) 15
    B) 17
    C) 21
    D) 14
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Fifteen languages are appearing in the language panel of banknotes in addition to Hindi prominently displayed in the centre of the note and English on the reverse of the banknote.

  19. Who has assumed charge as director operations at NTPC?
    A) Aviral Chaturvedi
    B) Ridesh Shaw
    C) M Singh
    D) Ramesh Babu V
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    State-owned power giant NTPC announced that Ramesh Babu V has assumed charge as director operations at NTPC.

  20. Dandeli National Park is situated in____?
    A) Kerala
    B) Karnataka
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option B

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