GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 923

  1. 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
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    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.

  2. Jagannath temple is located in___?
    A) Bihar
    B) Odisha
    C) New Delhi
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option B

  3. 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
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    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.

  4. Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance has tied up with which bank for selling Life insurance, health and pension products at all bank branches?
    A) Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank
    B) Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank
    C) Pragathi Grameena Bank
    D) Puduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance, one of the leading private insurers announced its alliance with Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank (APGB). The distribution tie up is for selling Life insurance, health and pension products at all APGB branches.

  5. NPCI was incorporated under Section _____ of Companies Act 1956?
    A) Section 8
    B) Section 10
    C) Section 12
    D) Section 25
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Section 25 company under Companies Act 1956
    Important Point: Now it is Section 8 of Companies Act 2013.

  6. According to Fitch, India’s GDP is expected to contract to how much percent in the current fiscal 2020-21 (FY21)?
    A) -10.5%
    B) -14.3%
    C) -12.2%
    D) -11.8%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Fitch has sharply lowered its forecast for India’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the current fiscal 2020-21 (FY21) and now expects the country’s GDP to contract 10.5 per cent versus its earlier estimate of 5 per cent contraction in this period.

  7. For the development of drought-prone Bundelkhand region, how much amount has been sanctioned for improving water availability by the central government?
    A) Rs 8,000 cr
    B) Rs 5,000 cr
    C) Rs 12,000 cr
    D) Rs 10,000 cr
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    Option D
    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.

  8. Who led the panel on the financial parameters to be considered in the restructuring of loans impacted by the Covid 19 pandemic, recommendations of whom were broadly accepted by the RBI?
    A) Deepak Parekh
    B) KV Kamath
    C) Sunil Mathur
    D) Uday Kotak
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said it has broadly accepted the recommendations by the KV Kamath-led committee on the financial parameters to be considered in the restructuring of loans impacted by the Covid 19 pandemic.

  9. Where is the HQ of RBL Bank situated?
    A) Chennai
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Mysuru
    D) Mumbai
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    Option D

  10. Where will the India’s first international women’s trade centre (IWTC) be set up?
    A) Karnataka
    B) West Bengal
    C) Kerala
    D) Assam
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    Option C
    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.

  11. Loan worth how much amount has been given by World Bank to the Himachal Pradesh government to strengthen transport of the state by improving the condition, safety, resilience, and engineering standards of state road network?
    A) $85 million
    B) $82 million
    C) $86 million
    D) $83 million
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government of Himachal Pradesh and the World Bank signed $82 million loan for the implementation of Himachal Pradesh State Roads Transformation Project which will strengthen transport and road safety institutions of Himachal Pradesh by improving the condition, safety, resilience, and engineering standards of state road network.

  12. 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) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Nagaland
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    Option A
    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.

  13. What is the limit after which a customer cannot lodge a complaint for failed ATM transaction?
    A) 10 days
    B) 30 days
    C) 60 days
    D) No such limit
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    There is no such limit, however after 30 days if a customer lodges the complaint then he will not be entitled the penalty amount of Rs 100 even if the bank delays the re-credit for 7 days.

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

  15. Which bank launched an international contactless debit card, “Signature Visa Debit Card” for high net worth individuals who are maintaining an average quarterly balance of Rs 10 lakhs and above?
    A) Bank of India
    B) United Bank of India
    C) Indian Overseas Bank
    D) Dena Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    On the occasion of Bank of India (BoI)’s 115th Foundation Day, BoI has launched an international contactless debit card, “Signature Visa Debit Card” for high net worth individuals who are maintaining an average quarterly balance of Rs 10 lakhs and above.

  16. For which country has China launched first of the four advanced naval warships at the Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard in Shanghai?
    A) Russia
    B) Pakistan
    C) Hong Kong
    D) South Korea
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    China has launched first of the four advanced naval warships at the Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard in Shanghai. It is building for Pakistan, amid deepening defence ties between the two all-weather allies.

  17. A powerful typhoon Haishen created a havoc in which of the following country in September 2020?
    A) Netherlands
    B) South Korea
    C) Russia
    D) Canada
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A powerful typhoon Haishen damaged buildings, flooded roads and knocked out power to thousands of homes in South Korea after battering islands in southern Japan and injuring dozens of people.

  18. What is the currency of Finland?
    A) Euro
    B) Pound
    C) Loti
    D) Shilling
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Capital – Helsinki, Prime minister – Sanna Marin

  19. What is the full form of NDS?
    A) Negotiated Dynamic System
    B) National Dealers System
    C) Negotiated Dealing System
    D) National Dynamic System
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Negotiated Dealing System (NDS) is an electronic platform for facilitating dealing in Government Securities and Money Market Instruments.

  20. Where is the HQ of NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Service Companies) located?
    A) Pune
    B) New Delhi
    C) Ahmedabad
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B

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