GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 914

  1. How much amount has been approved by the Asian Development Bank to support the construction of the modern, high-speed Delhi-Meerut regional rapid transit system?
    A) $4 billion
    B) $5 billion
    C) $2 billion
    D) $1 billion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 1 billion (about ₹7,485 crore) loan to support the construction of the modern, high-speed Delhi-Meerut regional rapid transit system, a first of its kind in India.

  2. Which of the following Indian city is called as “Queen of Arabian Sea”?
    A) Nagpur
    B) Kochi
    C) Pune
    D) Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Which of the following has created an in-house mobile app “Pensioners Corner” on the android platform for its pensioners?
    A) Central Industrial Security Force
    B) Defence Research and Development Organisation
    C) National Disaster Response Force
    D) Border Security Force
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has created an in-house mobile app “Pensioners Corner” on the android platform for its pensioners.

  4. Which bank has launched a unique digital solution called ‘Loan against Securities’ that enables online lien marking of mutual funds and avail quick and hassle-free loan?
    A) DCB Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) Axis Bank
    D) Lakshmi Vilas Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    YES Bank has launched a unique digital solution called ‘Loan against Securities’ under the bank’s loan in seconds platform that enables online lien marking of mutual funds and avail quick and hassle-free loan.

  5. Which of the following authentication method is used in ATMs?
    A) 2FA
    B) PIN
    C) DFA
    D) PFA
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    For transacting at an ATM/WLA, the customer inserts /swipes his/her Card in the ATM/WLA and enters his/her Personal Identification Number (PIN).

  6. Which state launched the ‘Major Dhyan Chand Vijaypath Yojana’ under which 19 international players from the state will get road connectivity to their houses?
    A) Bihar
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Keshav Prasad Maurya launched the Major Dhyan Chand Vijaypath Yojana under which 19 international players from the state will get road connectivity to their houses.

  7. Which bank has launched DigiGo, a digital initiative to enable opening of savings account instantly?
    A) Lakshmi Vilas Bank
    B) South Indian Bank
    C) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D) IndusInd Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB), one of Tamil Nadu’s oldest private banks, has launched Lakshmi DigiGo, a digital initiative to enable opening of savings account instantly.

  8. Where will the India’s first international women’s trade centre (IWTC) be set up?
    A) Karnataka
    B) West Bengal
    C) Assam
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kerala will set up India’s first international women’s trade centre (IWTC), in consonance with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at Angamaly.

  9. Hq of Food and Agriculture Organization is situated at___?
    A) Rome
    B) The Hague
    C) Geneva
    D) Vienna
    View Answer
    Option A

  10. Which bank has launched an Aadhaar authentication based digital savings account called Jan Bachat Khata (JBK), that it said would bring neo-banking experience to consumers?
    A) Aditya Birla Nuvo Limited
    B) India Post Payment Bank
    C) Fino Payments Bank
    D) Paytm Payments Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Fino Payments Bank announced the launch of an Aadhaar authentication based digital savings account Jan BachatKhata (JBK), that it said would bring neo-banking experience to consumers.

  11. The first ever Roll-On/Roll-Off (RO-RO) train was flagged off from Bengaluru to which city?
    A) Nanded
    B) Aurangabad
    C) Nagpur
    D) Solapur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa flagged off the first ever Roll-On/Roll-Off (RO-RO) train between Bengaluru (Nelamangala) to Solapur (Maharashtra) through video conferencing.
    RORO is a concept of carrying road vehicles loaded with various commodities on open flat railway wagons.

  12. Which tech giant has launched its employment android application Kormo Jobs – to India as it is looking forward for helping job seekers to apply for entry-level jobs?
    A) Microsoft
    B) Google
    C) Apple
    D) IBM
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tech giant Google said that it ha launched its employment android application Kormo Jobs – to India as it is looking forward for helping job seekers to apply for entry-level jobs.

  13. For the development of drought-prone Bundelkhand region, how much amount has been sanctioned for improving water availability by the central government?
    A) Rs 10,000 cr
    B) Rs 5,000 cr
    C) Rs 12,000 cr
    D) Rs 8,000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government is committed to the development of drought-prone Bundelkhand region and around 500 projects worth over Rs 10,000 crore have been sanctioned for improving water availability.

  14. Which of the following is the implementing body of NACH?
    A) RBI
    B) NPCI
    C) Ministry of Finance
    D) NABARD
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has implemented “National Automated Clearing House (NACH)” for Banks, Financial Institutions, Corporates and Government a web based solution to facilitate interbank, high volume, electronic transactions which are repetitive and periodic in nature.

  15. Which company has launched a new ‘Upskilling-as-a-Service’ (UaaS) platform to accelerate new-age skill development?
    A) Tech Mahindra
    B) Larsen & Turbo
    C) TCS
    D) Infosys
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Tech Mahindra has announced that it was launched a new ‘Upskilling-as-a-Service’ (UaaS) platform to accelerate new-age skill development. The aim of this platform is to create a ‘fit for future’ workforce of its 60,000 employees globally.

  16. The book titled ”pitching it straight” is the memoir of whom who is also the co-author of the book?
    A) Ajit Wadekar
    B) Bishen Singh Bedi
    C) Gurcharan Singh
    D) Madan Lal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The book titled ”pitching it straight” was released recently, which has been co-authored by Indian Cricket Coach Gurcharan Singh and senior journalist MS Unnikrishnan.
    In 186-page book, renowned coach Gurcharan offers priceless tips to the current generation with anecdotes.

  17. 38th Parallel line boundary between Which of the following two nations?
    A) North Africa & China
    B) North Korea & South Korea
    C) US & Germany
    D) Germany & France
    View Answer
    Option B

  18. In the Swachh Survekshan awards 2020 announced by Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri recently, which city has emerged as the India’s cleanest city?
    A) Surat
    B) Mumbai
    C) Indore
    D) Karnal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indore was adjudged India’s cleanest city for the fourth straight year in the central government’s cleanliness survey. The second and third positions went to Surat in Gujarat and Maharashtra’s Navi Mumbai respectively.

  19. Which two countries were declared the joint winners of the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad?
    A) India and Brazil
    B) India and Russia
    C) India and Belgium
    D) India and China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The India team at the FIDE Online Olympiad created history by winning its first ever gold. However, in another first, this was shared with Russia, following an internet failure that affected two games.
    India’s Nihal Sarin and Divya Deshmukh lost connection to their games in the second round of the best-of-three final due to the online glitch, and Koneru Humpy also faced connectivity issues.

  20. RRBs should maintain a LTV ratio of 75% on the outstanding amount of loan including the interest on an ongoing basis, failing which the loan will be treated as a NPA. What does L stands for in LTV.
    A) Liquidity
    B) Liability
    C) Loan
    D) Lien
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Loan to Value.

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