GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 898

  1. Which state/UT government achieved first rank in operationalisation of Health and Welfare Centres (HWCs) as per the latest rankings released by the Centre?
    A) Odisha
    B) Kerala
    C) Punjab
    D) New Delhi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Punjab Government announced that the state achieved first rank in operationalisation of Health and Welfare Centres (HWCs) as per the latest rankings released by the Centre.

  2. What does O stands for in ESOP?
    A) Order
    B) Overdraft
    C) Ownership
    D) Offshore
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    employee stock ownership plan (ESOP).

  3. International Computer literacy day is observed on___?
    A) 21 December
    B) 8 October
    C) 24 September
    D) 2 December
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    Option D

  4. German Andre Schurrle announced his retirement from which sport?
    A) Cricket
    B) Tennis
    C) Badminton
    D) Football
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Chelsea star and Borussia Dortmund forward Andre Schurrle has announced his retirement from football at the age of 29 after terminating his contract with Borussia Dortmund.

  5. Where is the headquarters of International Swimming Federation situated?
    A) New York,USA
    B) London, England
    C) Lausanne, Switzerland
    D) Washington DC
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    Option C

  6. Which state government launched “Challenge Entrepreneurship Programme” on the occasion of this year’s Independence Day?
    A) Manipur
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Meghalaya
    D) Sikkim
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu, launched the Arunachal Pradesh Challenge Entrepreneurship Programme on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day.

  7. Which bank launched an Overdraft facility (OD) against Fixed Deposits for its individual customers holding a Savings Bank account?
    A) Bank of Maharashtra
    B) Union Bank of India
    C) Syndicate Bank
    D) Punjab National Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bank of Maharashtra (BoM), a premier public sector bank in the country, known for customer friendly services has launched an Overdraft facility (OD) against Fixed Deposits for its individual customers holding a SB account.

  8. Which state launched the Yellow Chain, a single window e-commerce platform developed to promote local business and entrepreneurship in the State?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Tripura
    C) Assam
    D) Nagaland
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    On the occasion of 74th Independence Day, Neiphiu Rio, Chief Minister of Nagaland launched the Yellow Chain, a single window e-commerce platform developed to promote local business and entrepreneurship in the State.

  9. How much amount has been sanctioned by NABARD to West Bengal for reconstructing infrastructure damaged by cyclone Amphan?
    A) Rs 762 crore
    B) Rs 741 crore
    C) Rs 795 crore
    D) Rs 780 crore
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has sanctioned Rs 795 crore for reconstructing infrastructure damaged by cyclone Amphan that ripped through West Bengal in May 2020.

  10. What does B stands for in AEBA?
    A) Biometric
    B) Branch
    C) Bank
    D) Basic
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Aadhaar Enabled Bank Account (AEBA).

  11. A project called ‘Nirmanshree’ worth how much amount has been launched by the European Union (EU) in Maharashtra and Odisha for skilling women in housing sector?
    A) 5 million euro
    B) 2 million euro
    C) 1 million euro
    D) 4 million euro
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a major push towards women empowerment, the European Union has launched ‘Nirmanshree,’ a project worth one-million euro to skill women in the housing sector.
    The project will be implemented in four districts of Odisha and Maharashtra and will benefit 3000 women.

  12. What is the rank of India in Global Skill Index 2020?
    A) 32nd
    B) 45th
    C) 29th
    D) 34th
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    According to Coursera report title ‘Global Skill Index’, within the data science domain, India ranks at 51 globally (lagging) and 12 among APAC countries in data science overall.
    Within business domain India ranks at 34 globally.

  13. Which public sector bank has launched a campaign named ‘DIGITAL APNAYEN’ to encourage customers to use digital banking channels?
    A) Punjab National Bank
    B) Bank of Maharashtra
    C) State bank of India
    D) Union Bank of India
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    State-owned Punjab National Bank launched a campaign to encourage customers to use digital banking channels.
    Under the campaign ‘DIGITAL APNAYEN’, the bank will contribute Rs 5 towards the PM CARES Fund on behalf of each customer conducting the first financial transaction to activate their RuPay Debit card either on point of sale (PoS) or e-commerce platform.

  14. Name of the capital city of Argentina is__?
    A) Tehran
    B) London
    C) Buenos Aires
    D) Madrid
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Currency- Peso

  15. Under which country’s presidency 3rd G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting was held?
    A) Saudi Arabia
    B) Djibouti
    C) Germany
    D) Libya
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman participated in the 3rd G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting under the Saudi Arabian Presidency through Video Conferencing.

  16. Which bank has partnered Airtel Africa to drive financial inclusion across key markets in Africa by providing customers with increased access to mobile financial services?
    A) Citi Bank
    B) Barclays Bank
    C) Standard Chartered Bank
    D) Bank of America
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Standard Chartered Bank has partnered Airtel Africa to drive financial inclusion across key markets in Africa by providing customers with increased access to mobile financial services.

  17. Which state has decided to convert waste generated in the state to electricity under an initiative titled ‘Waste to Energy’?
    A) Chhattisgarh
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) West Bengal
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Uttarakhand has received a go-ahead from the Centre to set up India’s first Ultra High Temperature Hydrolysis (UHTH) Reaction waste to energy plant at Roorkee. The project will be used to convert solid waste collected from seven major residential towns in the state into electricity.

  18. Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) facility is provided by?
    A) BBPS
    B) RBI
    C) NPCI
    D) AEPS
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    Option C

  19. In August 2020, after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) tightened norms for core investment companies (CICs), CICs with assets of over how much amount will have to appoint a chief risk officer (CRO)?
    A) Rs 5,000 crore
    B) Rs 4,000 crore
    C) Rs 8,000 crore
    D) Rs 1,000 crore
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The new guidelines were based on the recommendations of the Working Group to Review Regulatory and Supervisory Framework for CICs, headed by Tapan Ray, former secretary of the corporate affairs ministry. The report was published by RBI on 6 November 2019.
    According to the revised guidelines, the GRMC will have to analyze material risks to which the group, its businesses and subsidiaries are exposed. CICs with assets of over Rs 5,000 crore will have to appoint a chief risk officer (CRO).

  20. Where is the headquarters of Swiggy located?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Pune
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

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