GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 899

  1. Which became the first Indian company with a market value of Rs 11 lakh crore as investors rejoiced fundraising that will make it debt-free?
    A) Reliance
    B) Syntel
    C) TCS
    D) Wipro
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    Option a
    Explanation:
    Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s flagship Reliance Industries Ltd. became the first Indian company with a market value of Rs 11 lakh crore as investors rejoiced fundraising that will make it debt-free.

  2. Banks were permitted to transact in IRF for the purpose of hedging the risk in their underlying investment portfolio. What does F stands for in IRF?
    A) Forwards
    B) Formula
    C) Futures
    D) Fixation
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Interest Rate Futures

  3. Who won the F1 Grand Prix of Spain 2020?
    A) Max Verstappen
    B) Heikki Kovalainen
    C) Lewis Hamilton
    D) Pastor Maldonado
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Lewis Hamilton clinched an 88th career victory during the F1 Grand Prix of Spain at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya to move within three of Michael Schumacher’s Formula One record.

  4. Which of the following stock exchange have nick name of “The big board”?
    A) NSE
    B) BSE
    C) NASDAQ
    D) NYSE
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    New York stock exchange founded in 1792 and situated at Wall Street, New York.

  5. Which exchange topped the chart among 10 most valued exchanges in the world as per the latest data from the World Federation of Exchanges?
    A) NewYork Stock Exchange
    B) NASDAQ
    C) BSE
    D) NSE
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Leading bourse BSE figures among the world’s 10 largest exchanges in terms of cumulative market capitalisation of all companies listed on its platform, as per the latest data from the World Federation of Exchanges.

  6. Which country’s cricketer Laura Marsh announced her retirement from all forms of cricket in August 2020?
    A) Australia
    B) South Africa
    C) Zimbabwe
    D) UK
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    England off-spinner Laura Marsh has announced her retirement from all forms of cricket. Marsh had decided to retire from international cricket last December.

  7. Zomato co-founder Pankaj Chaddah and ex-Zomato Chief of Staff Pooja Khanna have announced their entrepreneurial venture cum mental wellness centre.Name it?
    A) Mindhouse
    B) Mphasis
    C) Health Mantra
    D) Heal Mind
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Zomato co-founder Pankaj Chaddah and ex-Zomato Chief of Staff Pooja Khanna have announced their entrepreneurial venture Mindhouse, a mental wellness service that offers a variety of guided meditation sessions and techniques.

  8. Which of the following has appointed G P Garg as executive director (ED)?
    A) SEBI
    B) SIDBI
    C) NABARD
    D) EXIM Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said it has appointed G P Garg as executive director (ED). Prior to his promotion as ED, Garg was Chief General Manager in Sebi and has handled several assignments since joining in January 1994.

  9. Which Club has won the 2019-20 Coppa Italia cup?
    A) Napoli
    B) Coppa Italia
    C) Bengaluru FC
    D) Assam FC
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The football club Napoli has won the 2019-20 Coppa Italia cup after defeating Juventus with 4–2 on shootout penalties in the final after a goalless draw.

  10. In UPI, ______ is an Address which uniquely identifies a person’s bank account?
    A) Primary Address
    B) Unique Address
    C) Bank Address
    D) Payment Address
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Payment Address also known as Virtual Payment Address (VPA).

  11. Who has written the book, titled “A Bend in Time: Writings by Children on the Covid-19 pandemic”?
    A) Javar Seetharaman
    B) Amrita Pritam
    C) Bijal Vachharajani
    D) Debi Prasanna Pattanayak
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The book, titled “A Bend in Time: Writings by Children on the Covid-19 pandemic”,written by award-winning children’s author Bijal Vachharajani.

  12. Jim Corbett National Park located in which of the following Indian state?
    A) Chhattisgarh
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option B

  13. Who was appointed as CEO of Professional Risk Managers’ International Association?
    A) Sanjay Chaturvedi
    B) Vinay Dubey
    C) Samanth Rai
    D) Nirakar Pradhan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Professional Risk Managers’ International Association has appointed Dr Nirakar Pradhan, CFA, as the Chief Executive Officer of its new India office. Pradhan has led teams at State Bank of India.

  14. SBOTOP has appointed whom as its brand ambassador?
    A) Dwayne Bravo
    B) Kieron Pollard
    C) Daren Sammy
    D) Sunil Narine
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sbotop has announced its new partnership with Dwayne Bravo, as its brand ambassador.

  15. Which company has acquired Swedish mapping technology company Mapillary?
    A) Google
    B) Facebook
    C) Microsoft
    D) TCS
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Facebook Inc acquired Swedish mapping technology company Mapillary, which collects images from tens of thousands of contributors to build immersive and up-to-date maps.

  16. As per the revised priority sector lending (PSL) guidelines released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in September 2020, up to how much amount can be given as bank finance to start-ups?
    A) Rs 20 cr
    B) Rs 50 cr
    C) Rs 30 cr
    D) Rs 60 cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released revised priority sector lending (PSL) guidelines to augment funding for COVID-19 impacted companies.
    The Reserve Bank of India has included some fresh categories eligible for finance under priority sector. These include loans to farmers for installation of solar power plants; loans for establishment of Compressed Bio Gas (CBG) plants; and bank finance to start-ups of up to Rs 50 crore.

  17. Scientist saw which fifth state of matter in first time in space?
    A) Bose-Einstein condensates
    B) Kuiper Cliff
    C) Exoplanet
    D) Kepler
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Scientists have noticed the fifth state of matter in area for the primary time, providing unprecedented perception that would assist clear up among the quantum universe’s most intractable conundrums.

  18. Which city is Building a New ‘She-Man’ Station to Make it More Trans-Friendly?
    A) Delhi
    B) Lucknow
    C) Noida
    D) Pune
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    A first-of-its-kind initiative by a metro rail system in northern India, the Noida-Greater Noida Metro has decided to convert the Sector 50 station into a “She-Man” station that will have special facilities and employment for the transgender community.
  19. ______ is a repository of Aadhaar numbers maintained by the APB System and used for the purpose of routing the APB transactions to the destination banks?
    A) NPCI saver
    B) NPCI fisher
    C) NPCI editor
    D) NPCI mapper
    View Answer
    Option D

  20. Where is the HQ of Karnataka Bank?
    A) Mangalore
    B) New Delhi
    C) Chennai
    D) Vellore
    View Answer
    Option A

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