GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 926

  1. For which of the following was the online portal ‘HousingforAll.com’ launched by Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri?
    A) CREDAI
    B) Indian Real Estate Industry
    C) RERA
    D) National Real Estate Development Council
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The minister launched ‘CREDAI Awaas App’ and NAREDCO’s online portal ‘HousingforAll.com’ through a video conference. Puri released the knowledge pack of the government’s ‘Affordable Rental Housing Complexes’ (ARHCs) programme, which has been recently launched to provide rental accommodations to migrant and urban poor.

  2. Where is the HQ of NSE (National Stock Exchange of India Limited) located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Nasik
    C) New Delhi
    D) Bhubaneshwar
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    Option A

  3. Which state has become the first in the country to collaborate with Google India in the state-wide deployment of its Google for Education technology?
    A) Kerala
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Jammu & Kashmir
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra has become the first Indian state to collaborate with Google India in the state-wide deployment of its Google for Education technology.

  4. What is the paid up capital of NPCI?
    A) Rs 50 crore
    B) Rs 100 crore
    C) Rs 137 crore
    D) Rs 150 crore
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    Option C

  5. Which company is set to acquire general insurance firm Raheja QBE?
    A) Paytm
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) Mindtree
    D) Mobikwik
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Paytm, India’s most valuable startup, announced that they have reached an agreement to acquire insurance firm Raheja QBE, a joint venture between Rajan Raheja Group and QBE Insurance for a sum of $76 million as the financial services startup looks to tap the nation’s booming insurance market.

  6. Which state launched ‘Mahila Evam Kishori Samman Yojana’ for adolescent girls and women between 10 to 45 years of BPL families?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Haryana
    C) Jharkhand
    D) Assam
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Under the ‘Mahila Evam Kishori Samman Yojana’, adolescent girls and women between 10 to 45 years belonging to as many as 11,24,871 BPL families will be provided free sanitary napkins.

  7. Which bank has launched ‘Loan in Seconds’ for instant loan disbursements?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) Bandhan Bank
    D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Private sector lender YES Bank has launched ‘Loan in Seconds’ , a solution for instant disbursement of retail loans for the bank’s pre-approved liability account holders.

  8. Which state government launched a collaborative programme as a partnership between the Department of Youth Services and Sports and YuWaah for the young children of the state?
    A) Haryana
    B) Punjab
    C) Karnataka
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh launched a collaborative ‘Pride of Punjab’ programme as a partnership between the Department of Youth Services and Sports and YuWaah – a joint initiative of UNICEF, other UN agencies, civil society organisations and the private sector through video conference.

  9. Who has been appointed as a Chairman of the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) for GIFT City?
    A) Bimal Jalan
    B) Nandan Nilekani
    C) Sharad Kumar
    D) Injeti Srinivas
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Senior bureaucrat Injeti Srinivas has been appointed as a Chairman of the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) for the Gandhinagar-based financial special economic zone or Gujarat International Finance Tech (GIFT) City by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.

  10. Which state government launched ‘Mukhya Mantri Doodh Uphar Yojana’ for the children between 1 and 6 years age?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) West Bengal
    C) Haryana
    D) Chhattisgarh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Under the ‘Mukhya Mantri Doodh Uphar Yojana’, fortified flavoured skimmed milk powder will be provided to children between 1 and 6 years of age in anganwadi centres aong with pregnant and lactating mothers.

  11. Which country has launched its Ofek 16 reconnaissance satellite (spy satellite) into space?
    A) Israel
    B) China
    C) Iran
    D) Saudi Arabia
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Israel has launched its Ofek 16 reconnaissance satellite into low Earth orbit by using a locally-developed Shavit rocket from a launch pad at Palmachim airbase in central Israel, marking the latest addition to a fleet deployed over the past 20 years.

  12. Where is the Sipat Super Thermal power plant situated?
    A) Assam
    B) West Bengal
    C) Chhattisgarh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option C

  13. Which of the following has launched application called “OHE Inspection” for real time monitoring?
    A) Ministry of Civil Aviation
    B) Bihar State Government
    C) Indian Railways
    D) Telangana State Government
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has rolled out an application called “OHE Inspection”. With the help of this app, the national transporter will quickly find out the problem and it will get it fixed as soon as possible.

  14. The Revised Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) Framework of RBI for Banks has come into effect from?
    A) January 1, 2017
    B) April 1, 2017
    C) May 1, 2017
    D) February 1, 2017
    View Answer
    Option B

  15. Which mobile application was launched by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu which is referred to as the first social media super application?
    A) Capacity
    B) Monage
    C) Elyments
    D) Pricedes
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s first social media super application, Elyments, was launched by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. The app was created by more than 1,000 IT professionals who came together for Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the founder of the Art of Living.

  16. In August 2020, Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry approved the construction of how many houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)?
    A) 11.45 lakh
    B) 10.28 lakh
    C) 12.88 lakh
    D) 11.04 lakh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry approved the construction of around 10.28 lakh houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), taking the total number of houses sanctioned so far under the scheme to 1.06 crore.

  17. In which state a job portal is being launched to make available job opportunities to the ‘sons of the soil’ or domiciled persons?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Haryana
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Karnataka
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray launched the state government’s MahaJobs portal that aims to make available job opportunities to the ‘sons of the soil’ or domiciled persons.

  18. Where is Chowmahalla Palace situated?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Agra
    D) Udaipur
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    Option B

  19. Where was the Kavkaz 2020 strategic command-post exercise taken place in September 2020 in which India along with some other countries taken part?
    A) China
    B) Italy
    C) UAE
    D) Russia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a resumption of bilateral and multilateral military exercises which were deferred due to coronavirus (COVID-19), India will take part in the Russian Kavkaz 2020 strategic command-post exercise next month. The invitees for the exercise also include China and Pakistan apart from other member-states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

  20. What does R stands for in QR Code?
    A) Review
    B) Response
    C) Random
    D) Retrieval
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Quick Response Code

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