GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 919

  1. Which Municipal Corporation became country’s first to provide forestland right certificates to people of urban area?
    A) Bilaspur
    B) Bhilai
    C) Jagdalpur
    D) Korba
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chhattisgarh’s Jagdalpur has become the first municipal corporation of the country, where people of urban area have been provided forest land right certificates.

  2. Ashtamudi Lake is located in which of the following Indian state?
    A) Kerala
    B) Odisha
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Goa
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. In August 2020, Mohamed Ould Bilal was named as the Prime Minister of which country?
    A) Grenada
    B) Eritrea
    C) Mauritania
    D) Fiji
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Mauritania President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani appointed Mohamed Ould Bilal, the former head of several state agencies, as the new prime minister.

  4. Which state government signed MoU with the U.S.-based Boston Group for setting up its development centre in one of its districts?
    A) Telangana
    B) Odisha
    C) Mizoram
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Andhra Pradesh government has entered into an understanding with the U.S.-based Boston Group for setting up its development centre in Visakhapatnam.

  5. Which state has signed a MoU with United Nation World Food Programme for manufacturing and distribution of take-home ration with the help of Self Help Groups?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Jharkhand
    C) West Bengal
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Uttar Pradesh government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United Nation World Food Programme for manufacturing and distribution of take-home ration with the help of Self Help Groups.

  6. The first World Solar Technology Summit was hosted by the International Solar Alliance (ISA) on September 8, 2020 virtually. International Solar Alliance (ISA) aims to create a world solar bank with authorised capital of how much amount to fund projects?
    A) $ 20 billion
    B) $ 15 billion
    C) $ 10 billion
    D) $ 25 billion
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    International Solar Alliance (ISA) aims to create a a world solar bank with authorised capital of dollar 15 billion to fund projects.
    The alliance, which is an Indian initiative, was jointly launched by Prime Minister Modi and former French President Hollande on November 30, 2015, in Paris, on the sidelines of COP21, the UN climate conference.

  7. Which of the following clearing service is not controlled by Reserve Bank of India?
    A) Local ECS
    B) Regional ECS
    C) National ECS
    D) NACH
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    While the Local ECS, Regional ECS, National ECS are controlled by the Reserve Bank of India or by the designated commercial banks, NACH functions on all India platforms managed by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).

  8. In August 2020, which of the following received clearance from UIDAI to carry out e-KYC authentication using Aadhaar?
    A) Bombay Stock Exchange
    B) Central Depository Services Limited
    C) National Stock Exchange
    D) National Securities Depository Limited
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Leading depository CDSL said it has received clearance from UIDAI to carry out e-KYC authentication using Aadhaar.

  9. Nandankanan Biological park is located in___?
    A) Assam
    B) Odisha
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option B

  10. Employees’ Provident Fund (EPFO) has decided to pay how much percent interest during 2019-20?
    A) 8.7%
    B) 8.5%
    C) 8.3%
    D) 8.2%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In view of the exceptional circumstances arising out of Covid-19, the Central Board has recommended the same interest rate at 8.50 per cent to the Central Government.

  11. The central government announced the extension of its Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme to larger firms and self-employed people in August 2020. What is the corpus of the scheme?
    A) Rs 41,600 crore
    B) Rs 57,800 crore
    C) Rs 46,200 crore
    D) Rs 32,700 crore
    View Answer
    OptionA
    Explanation:
    The Centre has expanded its credit guarantee scheme for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to cover loans given to larger firms, as well as to self-employed people and professionals who have taken loans for business purposes.
    The Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme was rolled out in May as part of the Centre’s Aatmanirbhar package in response to the COVID-19 crisis. It has a corpus of ₹41,600 crore.

  12. FRA and IRS are such instruments which can provide effective hedge against interest rate risks. What does S stands for in IRS?
    A) Settlement
    B) Short
    C) Short
    D) Skip
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    IRS- Interest Rate Swap

  13. Which airport has put in place QR code-enabled check-in mechanism for passengers to use their mobile phones to remotely operate check-in?
    A) Chennai International Airport
    B) Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
    C) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
    D) Mumbai International Airport
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The QR code-enabled contactless check-in facility at Mumbai International Airport allows passengers to use their mobile phones to remotely operate check-in and self-bag drop kiosks for printing boarding passes and bag tags.

  14. Which ecommerce company launched its first startup accelerator program ‘Leap’ with the aim to help new and upcoming startups grow, scale, navigate challenges?
    A) Flipkart
    B) Snapdeal
    C) Amazon
    D) Myntra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Flipkart announced the launch of Flipkart Leap the company’s first startup accelerator program with the aim to help new and upcoming startups grow, scale, navigate challenges.

  15. What steps should a customer take in case of failed ATM transaction at other bank/white label ATMs, when his / her account is debited?
    A) Inform the banking ombudsman of his area
    B) Inform the manager of the sponsor bank
    C) Inform the security guard of the ATM
    D) Inform the card issuing bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The customer should lodge a complaint with the card issuing bank at the earliest. This process is applicable even if the transaction was carried out at another bank’s/non-bank’s ATM.

  16. Which state received its first Tele Health, a telemedicine platform, where citizens can directly connect with medical officers and specialist doctors and seek general and specialized tele-consultation at their doorstep free of cost?
    A) Nagaland
    B) Tripura
    C) Assam
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a step towards making health and wellness services closer to the community, Nagaland received its first Naga Tele health, a telemedicine platform, where citizens can directly connect with medical officers and specialist doctors and seek general and specialized tele-consultation at their doorstep free of cost.

  17. Lipu lake pass connects India with___?
    A) Nepal
    B) Tibet
    C) Bhutan
    D) Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option B

  18. Which formula 1 player won the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix 2020?
    A) Valtteri Bottas
    B) Lewis Hamilton
    C) Charles Leclerc
    D) Max Verstappen
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Max Verstappen has become the first non-Mercedes driver to win a race in 2020, the Red Bull racer winning out in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix from the Mercedes pairing of Lewis Hamilton and polesitter Valtteri Bottas after an incredible display at Silverstone.

  19. Accoriding to the United Nations, India’s child mortality rate has declined substantially between __________ and 2019.
    A) 1989
    B) 1995
    C) 1990
    D) 1992
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s child mortality rate has declined substantially between 1990 and 2019 but the country, along with Nigeria, still accounted for almost a third of all under-five deaths last year, according to a new UN report which warned that COVID-19 pandemic threatens to undo decades of progress in eliminating preventable child deaths globally.

  20. In August 2020, Walter Martos was sworn in as the Prime Minister of which country?
    A) Ireland
    B) Peru
    C) Guinea
    D) Haiti
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Peruvian president Martin Vizcarra named retired general Walter Martos, the former defense minister, as the country’s new prime minister as part of cabinet reshuffle over a clash with the opposition-held Congress.

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