GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 894

  1. which company has roped in former cricketer and current president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sourav Ganguly as well as captain of the Indian national football team and Bengaluru FC, Sunil Chhetri as its brand ambassadors?
    A) Nestle
    B) L&T
    C) DFL
    D) JSW Cement
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Cement brand, JSW Cement has roped in former cricketer and current president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sourav Ganguly as well as captain of the Indian national football team and Bengaluru FC, Sunil Chhetri as its brand ambassadors.

  2. Where is the HQ of Capital India Finance Ltd located?
    A) Nasik
    B) New Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Gurugram
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    Option C

  3. In July, by crossing how much mark did the Reliance Industries became the first Indian company to reach that market capitalization?
    A) Rs. 11 lakh crore
    B) Rs. 13 lakh crore
    C) Rs. 16 lakh crore
    D) Rs. 15 lakh crore
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The market capitalisation (m-cap) of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) crossed the Rs 13 lakh crore mark in trading session as the company’s shares rose nearly 4 per cent in intra-day trading.

  4. Indian Oil Corporation is an Indian petrochemical company. It was founded in which of the following year?
    A) 1952
    B) 1955
    C) 1959
    D) 1963
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    HQ in New Delhi.

  5. Who has been appointed as chairman of the New Delhi Based economic think tank National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP)?
    A) Mahesh Jain
    B) Viral Acharya
    C) Urjit Patel
    D) Raghuram Rajan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Urjit Patel who resigned from his post in December 2018 after a tussle with the government over the central bank’s autonomy has been appointed as the chairman of the New Delhi Based economic think tank National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP).

  6. According to a report by TERI, by the year 2025, what can be the drop in demand for electricity in India due to COVID-19?
    A) 9-19%
    B) 6-16%
    C) 8-18%
    D) 7-17%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    According to TERI’s new report, demand for electricity in India will be lower by 7 to 17% due to covid-19 by 2025.
    The report, titled ‘Bending the Curve: 2025 Forecasts for Electricity Demand by Sector and State in the Light of the COVID Epidemic’, also suggests policy-makers, developers, distribution companies, and investors need to be better prepared for the future, if the decline in demand growth persists.

  7. Kubatbek Boronov was appointed asPM of which country?
    A) Afghanistan
    B) Nursultan
    C) Uganda
    D) Kyrgyzstan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kubatbek Boronov(55) was appointed as Kyrgyzstan’s Prime Minister. Kyrgyzstan’s President Sooronbai Jeenbekov signed an order to appoint him.

  8. To widen the reach of the NDS-OM, indirect access through the CSGL route was extended by Reserve Bank of India. What does S stands for in CSGL?
    A) Saving
    B) Subsidiary
    C) Simplified
    D) Systematic
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    CSGL- Constituent Subsidiary General Ledger
    NDS-OM- Negotiated Dealing System – Order Matching (OM) System
    and Subsidiary General Ledger (SGL).

  9. Which venue in Haryana has been chosen to host the fourth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games?
    A) Ambala
    B) Karnal
    C) Rohtak
    D) Panchkula
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Haryana will host the fourth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games after the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, the state’s chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar and union sports minister Kiren Rijiju announced. The Games will be held in Panchkula.

  10. Name of the currency of Kazakhstan is____?
    A) Yen
    B) Tenge
    C) Som
    D) Manat
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Capital- Astana

  11. As per BP Statistic Review,which country is the 2nd biggest driver of global energy consumption in 2019?
    A) Russia
    B) USA
    C) China
    D) India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India was second biggest growth driver of primary energy consumption in the world, behind China, in 2019 even though it witnessed fall in demand in oil and coal, according to BP Statistical Review.

  12. With which company did the National Basketball Association partnered to put Virtual Fans in Basketball Arenas?
    A) IBM
    B) Google
    C) Microsoft
    D) SAP
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Microsoft Corp and the NBA said they have joined forces to put “virtual” fans in the stands of each game using Microsoft’s Teams app and giant screens.

  13. Which Insurance company have tied up with East Consultancy Services for paperless e-KYC service?
    A) LIC
    B) New India Assurance
    C) IDBI Federal
    D) Tata AIA Life Insurance
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tata AIA Life Insurance (Tata AIA Life) said it has tied up with East Consultancy Services to offer Aadhaar-based paperless offline e-KYC service.

  14. Who has been appointed as the Vice-Chairman of the International Union of Railways?
    A) Vijay Verma
    B) Arun Kumar
    C) Shekhar Kumar
    D) Puneet Sharma
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    International Union of Railways, UIC, Paris, has nominated Director General of 54r2 Railway Protection Force, Arun Kumar, as Vice-Chairman of its security platform.

  15. Any loan for long 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 A
    Explanation:
    The installment of principal or interest there on remains overdue for one crop season for long duration crops.

  16. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has signed MoU with which organisation for special micro-credit facility for street vendors?
    A) SIDBI
    B) NHB
    C) EXIM BANK
    D) ECGC
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), signed an MoU to engage SIDBI as the implementation agency for the PM Street Vendor’s Aatma Nirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi), a special micro-credit facility for street vendors.

  17. Nandankanan Biological National park located at ____?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Odissa
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Haryana
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    Option B

  18. According to the Forbes Real-Time Billionaires List, Mukesh Ambani is at which position in terms of richest persons in the world after his net worth swells past $75 billion?
    A) 5th
    B) 4th
    C) 3rd
    D) 7th
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani is climbing up the global rich list very fast, and is now the fifth-richest in the world.

  19. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a massive rural public works scheme, Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan in how many states?
    A) 4
    B) 5
    C) 6
    D) 8
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a massive rural public works scheme, Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan, in six states.

  20. Who decides on the figure to be printed on a new banknote?
    A) Finance Ministry
    B) Reserve Bank of India
    C) Comptroller and Auditor General of India
    D) Central Govt.
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In terms of Section 25 of the RBI Act, the design, form and material of bank notes shall be such as may be approved by the Central Government after consideration of the recommendations made by Central Board.

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