GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 896

  1. Which state government re-launched its scheme called SWAYEM to provide self-employment to around 2 lakh youths of the state?
    A) Assam
    B) Nagaland
    C) Sikkim
    D) Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Assam government re-launched a scheme to provide self-employment to around 2 lakh youths of the state. Known as Swami Vivekananda Assam Youth Empowerment (SVAYEM), it would provide 50 thousand rupees each as seed money to selected youths to start business ventures.
    The government is launching the redesigned SVAYEM with a budget of Rs. 1000 crore which will be spent in the next three months without any banking linkage.

  2. Which Indian peacekeeper have been selected for the prestigious United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award (2019)?
    A) Suman Gawani
    B) Rahul Singh
    C) Karthik Jaiswal
    D) Shreya Mishra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    An Indian Army officer and woman peacekeeper, who has served with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), and a Brazilian woman commander have been selected for the prestigious United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award (2019), with UN Chief Antnio Guterres describing them as “powerful role models.”

  3. UPI has been developed by?
    A) RBI
    B) NPCI
    C) MeitY
    D) NOFN
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Unified Payments Interface (UPI) is an instant payment system developed by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), an RBI regulated entity.

  4. Bajaj Allianz Life has roped which Bollywood actor as its brand ambassador to promote its products and digital services across offline and online mediums?
    A) Ayushmann Khurrana
    B) Shahid Kapoor
    C) Varun Dhawan
    D) Tiger Shroff
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Private life insurer, Bajaj Allianz Life has announced the appointment of Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana as its brand ambassador to promote its products and digital services across offline and online mediums.

  5. which country made indigenously-made PPE kit, ”NavRakshak”?
    A) SriLanka
    B) Nepal
    C) China
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Navy’s indigenously-made PPE kit, ”NavRakshak”, made for enhancing comforts of the health workers under Indian conditions, is helping fight the war against Covid-19 in a better and effective manner.

  6. Which university has developed a mobile app called ‘EnglishPro’ which is first-of-its kind initiative by any university in the country and will help learners develop Indian English Pronunciation in the unique “Indian” way?
    A) Osmania University
    B) Kerala University of English Language
    C) English and Foreign Languages University
    D) St. Thomas College of Teacher Education
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Minister of Education Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, launched ‘EnglishPro’, a free mobile app developed by the English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad.
    The App, developed under University Social Responsibility (USR) is the first-of-its kind initiative by any university in the country and will help learners develop Indian English Pronunciation in the unique “Indian” way.

  7. Where is Dimna Lake situated?
    A) Assam
    B) Haryana
    C) Jharkhand
    D) West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option C

  8. What is the currency of Uganda?
    A) Shilling
    B) Rupee
    C) Krone
    D) Peso
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Capital – Kampala

  9. Number of banks have extended large loans to various Mutual Funds and have also issued IPC to stock exchanges on behalf of Mutual Funds/FIIs. What does I stands for in IPC?
    A) Institutional
    B) Investment
    C) Irrevocable
    D) Instrument
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Irrevocable Payment Commitments

  10. Which of the following launched a unique digital credit card that combines UPI (Unified Payments Interface) and the Buy-Now-Pay-Later concept?
    A) Stripe
    B) LazyPay
    C) BillDesk
    D) Razorpay
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    PayU Finance’s popular pay-later product LazyPay launched a unique digital credit card that combines UPI and the Buy-Now-Pay-Later concept called LazyUPI.
    The solution is a prudent response to the market’s demand for easy access to credit across online and offline platforms and higher ticket-size pay-later options.

  11. Which portal wAs launched by government to Promote R&D in Mining, Mineral Sector?
    A) Satyabhama
    B) Urjit
    C) Avishkar
    D) Aayog
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The mines ministry announced the launch of a portal “SATYABHAMA (Science and Technology Yojana for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in Mining Advancement)” with an aim to promote research and development in the mining and minerals sector.

  12. Which bank has tied up with Empays Payment Systems to launch cardless cash withdrawal facility from ATMs, leveraging the Instant Money Transfer (IMT) system?
    A) IndusInd Bank
    B) RBL Bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) DCB Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    RBL Bank said it has launched cardless cash withdrawal facility from ATMs, leveraging the Instant Money Transfer (IMT) system.
    The private sector lender said it has tied-up with Empays Payment Systems, a global financial technology provider, to offer this service.

  13. Who is the author of novel “ A Burning”?
    A) Rekha Jain
    B) Arjun Singh Chaturvedi
    C) Manish Singh
    D) Megha Majumdar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Megha Majumdar’s debut novel, A Burning, was released recently to positive reviews. It became a New York Times best seller.

  14. Who has authored the book titled ‘Invertonomics’?
    A) Surjit Patar
    B) Goonmeet Singh
    C) Atamjit Singh
    D) Rana Nayar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The book titled ‘Invertonomics’ authored by Mr. Goonmeet Singh Chauhan, and published by HarperCollins Publishers India, is a new way of looking at problem-solving.
    This book is a compilation of methodologies that invert problems into economic opportunities.

  15. The 19th Great June Uprising Day was observed in which state?
    A) Manipur
    B) Assam
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 19th Great June Uprising Day was observed in Imphal and other places on June 18.

  16. Bongaigaon Thermal Power plant situated in___?
    A) Assam
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Chhattisgarh
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option A

  17. India has built World’s first-ever Electrified Rail Tunnel capable of running Double Stack Container Trains. In which state is it built?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) West Bengal
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Railways is in the process of building the world’s first electrified tunnel which is capable of running double stacked container trains.
    The tunnel when complete will be around 1 kilometre long and is situated near Rewari and Dadri in Haryana.

  18. MANI is a mobile application launched by the Reserve Bank for aiding visually impaired persons to identify the denomination of Indian Banknotes. What does A stands for in MANI?
    A) Applied
    B) Authenticate
    C) Aided
    D) Alias
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Mobile Aided Note Identifier (MANI) is a mobile application launched by the Reserve Bank for aiding visually impaired persons to identify the denomination of Indian Banknotes.

  19. What is the theme of this year’s World Refugee Day?
    A) Every Action Counts
    B) Not just to get by, but to thrive also
    C) Now More Than Ever, We Need to Stand with Refugees
    D) Be with them
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The United Nations’ (UN) World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year to commemorates the obstacles refugees face each year, while also celebrating their courage and strength.The theme of World Refugee Day this year is “every action counts.”

  20. Where is the headquarters of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Delhi
    C) Jaipur
    D) Nagpur
    View Answer
    Option A

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