GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 931

  1. When is World Cotton Day celebrated?
    A) October 8
    B) October 7
    C) October 6
    D) October 9
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Cotton day is celebrated on 7 October as a global celebration of cotton and its stakeholders, from field to fabric and beyond.

  2. What is the Nepali name of Mount Everest?
    A) Annapurna
    B) Sagartaal
    C) Mahalangur
    D) Sagarmatha
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mount Everest, also known in Nepal as Sagarmāthā and in China as Chomolungma, is Earth’s highest mountain.

  3. In partnership with whom did the Fintech Convergence Council (FCC) hosted world’s largest virtual fintech event?
    A) National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
    B) NITI Aayog
    C) Competition Commission of India
    D) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    To bring together fintech and BFSI ecosystems across the globe, the Fintech Convergence Council (FCC), the flagship fintech committee of Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) along with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and the Payments Council of India (PCI) host the Global Fintech Fest (GFF), an international virtual event.

  4. The Science and Engineering Research Board has launched a new scheme called ‘Accelerate Vigyan’ to provide a single platform for research internships, capacity building programs and workshops across the country. When was it established?
    A) 2008
    B) 2010
    C) 2013
    D) 2009
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Science and Engineering Research Board is a statutory body under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, established by an Act of the Parliament of India in 2009. HQ – DELHI

  5. Which state govt. has signed an MoU with milk cooperative giant AMUL to empower Women Self-help Groups (SHGs)?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Jammu and Kashmir
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh Government has signed an MoU with the milk cooperative giant AMUL (Anand Milk Union Limited) to provide fillip to the empowerment of women self-help groups and by encouraging the milk cooperatives in government sector.

  6. _____ will function as the authorized Bharat Bill Payment Central Unit (BBPCU) in BBPS?
    A) RBI
    B) Sponsor Banks
    C) NPCI
    D) NABARD
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) will function as the authorized Bharat Bill Payment Central Unit (BBPCU).

  7. Which of the following ministries under the Govt. of India has constituted a national level committee for reform in criminal law to start online consultation?
    A) Ministry of Panchayati Raj
    B) Ministry of Home Affairs
    C) Ministry of Defence
    D) Ministry of Corporate Affairs
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has constituted a national level committee for reform in criminal law.
    The committee includes Ranbir Singh, chairperson, Vice-Chancellor, National Law University (NLU), Delhi; G.S. Bajpai, member and convenor, Registrar, NLU Delhi, etc.

  8. Which state/UT has launched “Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana” to get ration delivered at home in the state?
    A) Delhi
    B) Jammu and Kashmir
    C) Chandigarh
    D) Telangana
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched “Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana” to help the eligible beneficiaries get ration delivered at home.

  9. India signed an agreement with which country for the formation of a 50:50 Joint Venture Company (JVC) for LPG business in the latter?
    A) Sri Lanka
    B) Afghanistan
    C) Bangladesh
    D) Nepal
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India and Bangladesh signed an agreement for the formation of a 50:50 Joint Venture Company (JVC) for LPG business in Bangladesh.

  10. On the banks of which river is Pandoh Dam situated?
    A) Chenab
    B) Beas
    C) Sutlej
    D) Yamuna
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Pandoh Dam is an embankment dam on the Beas River in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh, India.

  11. Which state/UT govt. launched e-Sachivalaya portal, a digital platform, facilitating people to take online appointments for virtual meetings?
    A) Punjab
    B) Chandigarh
    C) Haryana
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar launched e-Sachivalaya portal, a digital platform, facilitating people to take online appointments for virtual meetings with the CM , Deputy CM , Ministers and other Heads of Depts.

  12. Who has been chosen by IRDAI to head a working group to study the suitability of insurers offering surety bonds for contractors?
    A) G. Srinivasan
    B) Subhash Chandra Khuntia
    C) Suresh Kumar Dutta
    D) D. Bhanushali
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Insurance regulator IRDAI has constituted a working group to study the suitability of insurers offering surety bonds for contractors.
    Headed by G. Srinivasan, director, National Insurance Academy, the group comprises senior executives of public and private insurers as well as officials of IRDAI. It has three months to submit the report.

  13. The Competition Commission of India has approved the acquisition of Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited with whom?
    A) Dredging Corp
    B) Adani Ports & SEZ
    C) Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust
    D) Gujarat Pipavav
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Competition Commission of India has approved the acquisition of Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited by Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited.

  14. A person is said to be very senior citizen as per income tax law in India when ____?
    A) A person who is 60 years and above
    B) A person who is 65 years and above
    C) A person who is 70 years and above
    D) A person who is 80 years and above
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    Option D

  15. With which country did India hold PASSEX (passing exercise) to “promote mutual understanding”?
    A) Japan
    B) China
    C) Russia
    D) USA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian and Japanese warships conducted exercises in the Indian Ocean, announced the navies of both the countries. The Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force described the manoeuvres as designed to “promote mutual understanding” and consisted of four warships, two from each country.

  16. PM Narendra Modi addressed the 2020 India Ideas Summit which was hosted by India Business Council. What was the theme of the summit?
    A) Technology & Innovation
    B) Healthcare Models
    C) Building a Better Future
    D) The Future of Work
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India Business Council hosted the 2020 India Ideas Summit which was addressed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two-day summit’ organised by USIBC also marked the 45th anniversary of the formation of the council and is based on the theme ‘Building a Better Future’.

  17. Which government has planned to plant 13.11 crore saplings over a total area of 1,30,624 hectares?
    A) Kerala
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Nagaland
    D) Odisha
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Odisha government plans to plant 13.11 crore saplings over a total area of 1,30,624 hectares under a new initiative called ‘Sabuja Odisha.’ This will be done in a bid to increase green cover in the state.

  18. Where is the headquarters of Capital Small Finance Bank?
    A) Puri, Odisha
    B) Jalandhar, Punjab
    C) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    D) Ranchi, Jharkhand
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Capital Small Finance Bank Limited is India’s 1st Small Finance Bank, started operations on April 24, 2016.

  19. When is Indian Air Force day observed?
    A) October 9
    B) October 7
    C) October 6
    D) October 8
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Air Force day is observed on October 8 every year to mark the establishment anniversary of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on October 8, 1932.

  20. Which of the following cannot be used for money transfer to relatives?
    A) UPI
    B) IMPS
    C) BBPS
    D) RTGS
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    BBPS is for bill payments.

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