GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 922

  1. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and which other cricketer have been signed as the brand ambassadors of Playerzpot, the fantasy sports gaming platform?
    A) Smriti Mandhana
    B) Harmanpreet Kaur
    C) Mithali Raj
    D) Shafali Verma
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Playerzpot, the fantasy sports gaming platforms, announced the signing of cricketers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Smriti Mandhana as its brand ambassadors.

  2. Border roads Organization comes under which of the following Ministry?
    A) Civil aviation
    B) Science & Technology earth
    C) Road Transport & Highway shipping
    D) Defence Ministry
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    Option D

  3. In August 2020, which bank got an in-principle approval for setting up a wholly owned non-financial subsidiary?
    A) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B) Karur Vyasya Bank
    C) Federal Bank
    D) South Indian Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Private sector lender South Indian Bank (SIB) announced that the RBI has given an in-principle approval for setting up a wholly owned non-financial subsidiary for undertaking activities permitted by RBI.

  4. NPCI has how many core promoter banks?
    A) 6
    B) 8
    C) 10
    D) 12
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Presently ten core promoter banks (State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Canara Bank, Bank of Baroda, Union bank of India, Bank of India, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Citibank and HSBC).

  5. What is the theme of World Suicide Prevention Day 2020?
    A) Suicide Prevention: One World Connected
    B) Preventing Suicide: Reaching Out and Saving Lives
    C) Working Together to Prevent Suicide
    D) Connect, communicate, care
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is an awareness day observed on 10 September every year, in order to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides, with various activities around the world since 2003.
    The theme of the World Suicide Prevention Day 2020 is “Working Together to Prevent Suicide”.

  6. Which bank partnered collaborated with InstaReM to streamline and improve outward remittance experience for resident Indian customers?
    A) Doha Bank
    B) SBM Bank
    C) Deutsche Bank
    D) Standard Chartered Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    SBM Bank India announced a new collaboration to streamline and improve outward remittance experience for resident Indian customers. The Bank partnered with InstaReM, the consumer and SME brand under global fintech platform Nium, to improve existing outbound remittance service offerings from India, including introduction of new remittance corridors, increased frequency of transactions for Outbound Transactions and enhanced delivery timings for transfers.

  7. Where is the HQ of Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Kanpur
    D) Kolkata
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    Option B

  8. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has extended the existing debt restructuring scheme for stressed micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) till when?
    A) May 31, 2021
    B) March 31, 2022
    C) March 31, 2021
    D) May 31, 2022
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the existing debt restructuring scheme for stressed micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) by three months to March 31, 2021, in view of the distress brought upon by the Covid outbreak. The central bank also changed the cutoff date for MSMEs to become standard accounts in order to be eligible under the scheme to March 1, 2020 from January 1, 2020.

  9. Where is the HQ of United Nations Environment Programme situated?
    A) Oslo, Norway
    B) Helsinki, Finland
    C) Nairobi, Kenya
    D) Stockholm, Sweden
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    Option C
    Explanation:

  10. Name the parachutist who completed the world’s first jump from a solar-powered aircraft after the plane soared to a height of 1,520 metres (nearly 5,000 ft) over western Switzerland?
    A) Ernesto Bertarelli
    B) Ignazio Cassis
    C) Raphael Domjan
    D) Alain Berset
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A parachutist completed the world’s first jump from a solar-powered aircraft after the plane soared to a height of 1,520 metres (nearly 5,000 ft) over western Switzerland.
    Parachutist Raphael Domjan reached a speed of 150 kilometres per hour during his jump, landing near the project base in Payerne.

  11. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has enhanced the amount of loan that banks can give against the pledge of gold ornaments and jewellery for non-agricultural purposes from 75 per cent of the value of gold pledged to what per cent?
    A) 90%
    B) 95%
    C) 80%
    D) 85%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has enhanced the amount of loan that banks can give against the pledge of gold ornaments and jewellery for non-agricultural purposes from 75 per cent of the value of gold pledged to 90 per cent. It will be applicable till March 2021; move aimed to address Covid-led disruptions.

  12. If a bank fails to resolve the re-crediting issue of failed ATM transaction within 7 days of complain then what amount of penalty per day the bank has to pay to the customer?
    A) Rs 100
    B) Rs 50
    C) 10% of the debited amount
    D) Rs 500
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Effective from July 1, 2011, banks have to pay compensation of Rs. 100/- per day for delays in re-crediting the amount beyond 7 working days from the date of receipt of complaint for failed ATM transactions.

  13. Who is the head of the Multidimensional Poverty Index Coordination Committee (MPICC) constituted by the NITI Aayog?
    A) Anna Rajam Malhotra
    B) Sanyukta Samaddar
    C) Aruna Sundararajan
    D) Beela Rajesh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog has constituted a Multidimensional Poverty Index Coordination Committee (MPICC). The MPICC is chaired by Ms. Sanyukta Samaddar, Adviser (SDG).

  14. Which of the following appointed Harsh Kumar Bhanwala as its Executive Chairman?
    A) Motilal Oswal Group
    B) Muthoot Finance
    C) Eko India Financial Services
    D) Capital India Finance Ltd
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Financial services platform Capital India Finance Ltd announced the appointment of former head of NABARD, Harsh Kumar Bhanwala, as Executive Chairman.

  15. STEPapp (Student Talent Enhancement Program Application) has received a mandate from the which Indian ministry to implement its gamified learning app across all Tribal Schools in India in a landmark development?
    A) Ministry of Corporate Affairs
    B) Ministry of Finance
    C) Ministry of Tribal Affairs
    D) Ministry of Home Affairs
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    STEPapp (Student Talent Enhancement Program Application) has received a mandate from the Indian Ministry of Tribal Affairs to implement its gamified learning app across all Tribal Schools in India in a landmark development.

  16. American Doris Buffett who passed away recently was a great _______?
    A) Philanthropist
    B) Educationist
    C) Mathematician
    D) Physicist
    View Answer
    Option A

  17. At which 2 districts is the Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering & Technology (CIPET) going to establish two new Centres for Skilling and Technical Support- CSTS?
    A) Begusarai and Meerut
    B) Chapra and Agra
    C) Patna and Kanpur
    D) Bhagalpur and Varanasi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering & Technology (CIPET) under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers will be shortly establishing two new Centres for Skilling and Technical Support- CSTS at Bhagalpur (Bihar) and Varanasi (UP).

  18. Where is Dachigam National Park situated?
    A) Chhattisgarh
    B) Andaman and Nicobar Island
    C) Mizoram
    D) Jammu and Kashmir
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    Option D

  19. As per the data, how much amount have been allotted to nearly 42 crore people as financial assistance under the government’s Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKP) to protect poor and vulnerable from the impact of COVID-19 crisis?
    A) Rs 75,540-crore
    B) Rs 62,910-crore
    C) Rs 68,820-crore
    D) Rs 72,480-crore
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Finance Ministry said more than 42 crore people have received Rs 68,820-crore financial assistance under the government’s Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKP) to protect poor and vulnerable from the impact of COVID-19 crisis.

  20. What is the minimum amount for which T-bills can be issued?
    A) Rs 10,000
    B) Rs 25,000
    C) Rs 50,000
    D) Rs 1,00,000
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Rs 25,000 and its multiple

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