GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 920

  1. Who has authored the books titled ”Corona Kavithakal”, ”Republic Day 2020” and ”Thus Speaks the Governor” released in August 2020?
    A) Zoramthanga
    B) Lal Thanhawla
    C) Conrad Sangma
    D) PS Sreedharan Pillai
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga has released ”Corona Kavithakal”, a collection of poems, written by Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai during the lockdown.
    Two more books, ”Republic Day 2020” and ”Thus Speaks the Governor”, written by Pillai, were also released by Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Ajai Lamba through a video message.

  2. Davis cup is given for which of the following sport?
    A) Cricket
    B) Badminton
    C) Tennis
    D) Hockey
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men’s tennis. It is run by the International Tennis Federation and is contested annually between teams from competing countries.

  3. Where did the meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) held?
    A) Moscow, Russia
    B) Ankara, Turkey
    C) Berlin, Germany
    D) Tripoli, Libya
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar attended the meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Moscow, Russia.

  4. An IBU can become a PCM of the exchange in the IFSC for clearing and settlements in any derivatives segments. What does P stands for in PCM?
    A) Permanent
    B) Primary
    C) Public
    D) Professional
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Professional Clearing Member

  5. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned micro irrigation projects worth how much amount up to August 2020 as announced by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar?
    A) Rs 3,834.67 crore
    B) Rs 3,805.67 crore
    C) Rs 3,887.67 crore
    D) Rs 3,828.67 crore
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned micro irrigation projects worth Rs 3,805.67 crore so far. The projects have been sanctioned under the dedicated Rs 5,000-crore Micro Irrigation Fund (MIF) set up under NABARD in 2019-20 to facilitate states in mobilizing resources for expanding coverage of micro irrigation.

  6. Which spacecraft company has announced to name its NG-14 Cygnus spacecraft after former astronaut Kalpana Chawla?
    A) Lockheed Martin
    B) BAE Systems
    C) General Dynamics
    D) Northrop Grumman
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    An American commercial cargo spacecraft Northrop Grumman, bound for the International Space Station has been named after fallen NASA astronaut Kalpana Chawla, the first India-born woman to enter space, for her key contributions to human spaceflight.

  7. Where did PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra, an interactive experience centre on the Swachh Bharat Mission?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Jodhpur
    D) Indore
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra in Delhi, an interactive experience centre on the Swachh Bharat Mission. The Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra is a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and it was first announced by the Prime Minister on 10th April 2017, on the occasion of the centenary celebrations of Gandhiji’s Champaran Satyagraha.

  8. Which bank has topped the EASE (Enhanced Access and Service Excellence) Banking Reforms Index 2.0?
    A) Oriental Bank of Commerce
    B) State Bank of India
    C) Indian Overseas Bank
    D) Bank of Baroda
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bank of Baroda has topped the EASE Banking Reforms Index 2.0. State Bank of India and erstwhile Oriental Bank of Commerce are second and third respectively.
    EASE (Enhanced Access and Service Excellence) reform index is prepared by the Indian Banking Association (IBA).

  9. Where is the capital city of Seychelles?
    A) Abuja
    B) Tripoli
    C) Banjul
    D) Victoria
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency – Seychellois rupee

  10. Which state launched Growth in Dispersion (GRID) Policy to give incentives to IT companies that will set up their units?
    A) Mizoram
    B) Odisha
    C) Telangana
    D) Jammu and Kashmir
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Telangana Cabinet has sanctioned approval for the Growth in Dispersion (GRID) Policy to give incentives to IT companies that will set up their units.

  11. With what theme was the World Biofuel Day 2020 observed in India?
    A) Green fuels towards Atmanirbhar Bharat
    B) Pro-active biofuels towards Atmanirbhar Bharat
    C) Biofuels towards Atmanirbhar Bharat
    D) Production of Biodiesel towards Atmanirbhar Bharat
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas organized the webinar with the theme “Biofuels towards Atmanirbhar Bharat”. Celebrated every year on 10th August.

  12. What is the time limit for the card issuing banks for re-crediting the customers account for a failed ATM/WLA transaction?
    A) 6 working days
    B) 7 working days
    C) 21 working days
    D) 30 working days
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    As per the RBI instructions, banks have been mandated to resolve customer complaints by re-crediting the customer’s account within 7 working days from the date of complaint.

  13. Which bank is planning to launch a loan product, SAFAL, primarily focused on organic cotton growers who don’t have any credit history?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) State Bank of India
    C) Bank of India
    D) Bank of Maharashtra
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India is planning to launch a loan product, SAFAL, primarily focused on organic cotton growers who don’t have any credit history.

  14. Which of the following has launched a business intelligence and analytics enabled omni-channel multi-branded loyalty platform, nth Rewards?
    A) NITI Aayog
    B) Atal Innovation Technical Centre
    C) Competition Commission of India
    D) National Payment Corporation of India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) has launched a business intelligence and analytics enabled omni-channel multi-branded loyalty platform, nth Rewards. It will allow users to earn points through various bank transactions and redeem them on various products, such as e-vouchers, donations, hotel and flight bookings.

  15. How much loan agreement has been signed between India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor?
    A) $ 600 million
    B) $ 800 million
    C) $ 500 million
    D) $ 200 million
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a 500 million US dollar loan for Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor.The first tranche of a total one billion dollar facility, to build a modern, high-speed 82-kilometer Delhi-Meerut RRTS corridor will improve regional connectivity and mobility in India’s national capital region (NCR).

  16. Which of the following has partnered with Gavi and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate manufacture, delivery of Covid19 vaccines for India?
    A) Biocon
    B) Serum Institute of India
    C) Panacea Biotec Limited
    D) Bharat Serums and Vaccines Limited
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Serum Institute of India has entered into a new landmark partnership with Gavi and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate the production of up to 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for India and other low and middle income countries.

  17. Where is the headquarters Equitas Small Finance Bank?
    A) Pune
    B) Nasik
    C) Coimbatore
    D) Chennai
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tagline – It’s Fun Banking.

  18. WE HUB has announced its partnership with which of the following to aid women entrepreneurs in agri business?
    A) NutriHub
    B) AgriHub
    C) EntreHub
    D) MonHub
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    WE HUB, an incubator to foster and promote women entrepreneurship, has announced its partnership with NutriHub, a first of its kind incubator to cater start-ups needs in the Nutricereals sector.

  19. Which of the following is not a valid tenor of T-bills in India?
    A) 91 days
    B) 182 days
    C) 364 days
    D) 45 days
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    Option D

  20. Where is the Kunzum Pass situated?
    A) Jammu and Kashmir
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Uttrarakhand
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B

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