GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 924

  1. Where was the India’s first public EV (electric vehicle) charging plaza launched?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Jaipur
    C) Agra
    D) Noida
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Power Minister R K Singh inaugurated India’s first public EV (electric vehicle) charging plaza at Chelmsford Club in New Delhi.

  2. Infosys is the 2nd largest IT company of India. Who is the founder of Infosys?
    A) Vishal Sikka
    B) Ravi Kumar
    C) N.R. Narayana Murthy
    D) N.R. Narayana Murthy
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    HQ- Bengaluru, India and it was established on 1981

  3. Who is the head of the committee set up by IFSCA (International Financial Services Centres Authority) to suggest ways for development of international retail business?
    A) Shekhar Kumar
    B) Pradip Shah
    C) Sumit Gaba
    D) Suresh Kumar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) announced setting up an expert committee to suggest ways for the development of international retail business.
    The committee will be headed by Pradip Shah (Chairman, Indasia Fund Advisors Pvt Ltd.).

  4. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has partnered with which of the following to promote volunteerism among Indian youth?
    A) UNIDO
    B) IBRD
    C) UNESCO
    D) UNICEF
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) has partnered with UNICEF to strengthen resolve to mobilise 1 crore youth volunteers to achieve goals of Atmanirbhar Bharat.

  5. Which of the following has tied up with Innoviti Payment Solutions to offer convenient and affordable EMI options?
    A) BOB Financial Solutions Limited
    B) Indiabulls Housing Finance
    C) Eko India Financial Services
    D) Infrastructure Development Finance Company
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    BOB Financial Solutions Limited has tied up with Innoviti Payment Solutions to offer convenient and affordable EMI options.

  6. Which state govt. has launched ‘Mukhyamantri Suposhan Yojana’ to combat malnutrition in the state?
    A) Bihar
    B) Odisha
    C) Chhattisgarh
    D) Karnataka
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel launched Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyan with an aim to tackle the menace of malnutrition and anemia.

  7. Which of the following is not a product by NPCI?
    A) AEPS
    B) UPI
    C) ECS
    D) RuPay
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    ECS if by RBI.
    NPCI- NFS, BHIM, UPI, IMPS, NACH, AEPS, RuPAY, BBPS

  8. Maharashtra government approved a project for boosting fruit and vegetable production to help the farmers of the state. How much amount has been funded by the Asian Development bank out of the total outlay of Rs 1000 cr for the project?
    A) Rs 800 cr
    B) Rs 700 cr
    C) Rs 600 cr
    D) Rs 900 cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Mahrashtra has approved an ADB-funded Rs 1,000 crore project for boosting fruit and vegetable production in the state.
    The project is worth $142.9 million, or about Rs 1,000 crore, of which 70% would be lent by Asian Development Bank and the balance will come from state government.

  9. Where was the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup going to be held in 2020 which is now postponed to 2022?
    A) Zimbabwe
    B) Netherlands
    C) Australia
    D) Scotland
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia 2020 has been postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic.

  10. Where is the headquarters of Asian Hockey Federation situated?
    A) Hanoi, Vietnam
    B) Beijing, China
    C) Tokyo, Japan
    D) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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    Option D

  11. World Cup winner Benedikt Höwedes who announced his retirement at the age of 32 played for which sports?
    A) Football
    B) Soccer
    C) Basketball
    D) Cricket
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Benedikt Howedes, a defender who helped Germany win the World Cup title in 2014, retired from soccer citing family reasons.

  12. Which golfer won the US PGA Memorial tournament?
    A) Sergio García
    B) Pablo Larrazábal
    C) Jon Rahm
    D) Antonio Garrido
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Jon Rahm became the first Spaniard since Seve Ballesteros in 1989 to hold golf’s world number one ranking, fending off a late challenge to win the US PGA Memorial tournament.

  13. Who is the author of the biography of India’s youngest Basketball captain ‘Vishesh Bhriguvanshi’ titled “Vishesh: Code To Win”?
    A) Nirupama Yadav
    B) Kiran Desai
    C) Shaili Chopra
    D) Preeti Shenoy
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The inspirational story on the life of Vishesh Bhriguvanshi, India’s youngest basketball team captain, is set to be released on August 29, the National Sports Day. The book, titled “Vishesh: Code To Win”, has been written by sportswoman-turned-author Nirupama Yadav and published by the publishing house Bluerose.

  14. The securities offered for substitution by the market participants shall be of similar market value based on the latest prices published by the FIMMDA. What does D stands for in FIMMDA?
    A) Derivatives
    B) Dividend
    C) Differential
    D) Dynamic
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India

  15. Who is appointed as the new non-executive chairman of Bajaj Finance?
    A) Ajay Bajaj
    B) Sanjiv Bajaj
    C) Mukul Bajaj
    D) Rahul Bajaj
    View Answer
    Option B

  16. When was World Sanskrit Day 2020 being celebrated?
    A) August 1
    B) August 2
    C) August 3
    D) August 4
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Considered to be one of the oldest languages in the world, Sanskrit has a day dedicated to its celebration. Every year, Sanskrit Diwas, also known as ‘Vishvasamskritadinam’ is celebrated on the poornima (full moon) of the ‘Shravana‘ month. The day promotes the revival of this ancient Indian language. This year, it was being celebrated on August 3.

  17. Which of the following banks has appointed Ramesh Babu Boddu as MD & CEO of the bank?
    A) Karur Vysya Bank
    B) IDFC First Bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) IndusInd Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Board of Karur Vysya Bank, has co-opted Ramesh Babu Boddu as an additional director and appointed him as the bank’s new MD & CEO for a period of three years from the date of taking charge.

  18. Where is the HQ of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) located?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Bhopal
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  19. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute adjudged as the best research institute under ICAR is situated where?
    A) Chennai
    B) Trivandrum
    C) Kochi
    D) Madurai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has been adjudged as the best research institute of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).

  20. What does O stands for in WLAO?
    A) Organiser
    B) Operator
    C) Ordinary
    D) Ordinance
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    White Label ATM Operator (WLAO).

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