GA Revision for SBI PO and RRB Mains Exam – 933

  1. Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director (MD) of Chola MS General Insurance?
    A) Vedanarayanan Seshadri
    B) S. S. Gopalarathnam
    C) S K Rangaswamy
    D) V Suryanarayanan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    V Suryanarayanan appointed new MD of Chola MS General Insurance after S. S. Gopalarathnam retires.

  2. Where is the HQ of International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) located?
    A) Surat
    B) Ahmedabad
    C) Vadodara
    D) Gandhinagar
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    Option D

  3. 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.

  4. Which state became the first in the country to provide free internet to all government colleges and universities?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Kerala
    C) Tripura
    D) Uttarakhand
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat launched free high-speed WiFi service for all government colleges and universities in the state. Uttarakhand is the first state in the country to provide free internet to all government colleges and universities.

  5. 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.

  6. Where was the longest motorable single lane suspension bridge in India inaugurated?
    A) Bihar
    B) Punjab
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Uttarakhand
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the 725-metre long Dobra-Chanthi suspension bridge in Tehri-Garhwal district. This project is the longest motorable single lane suspension bridge in India.

  7. What does S stands for in BBPS?
    A) System
    B) Service
    C) Software
    D) Symbol
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS).

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

  9. The Union Ministry of Shipping is being renamed as what?
    A) Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Inland Waterways
    B) Ministry of Seaports, Shipping and Waterways
    C) Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
    D) Ministry of Seaports, Shipping and Inland Waterways
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Ministry of Shipping is being renamed as the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, in line with how it functions in most of the developed nations. With more clarity in name, there will be more clarity in the work.

  10. What is the currency of Israel?
    A) Shekel
    B) Kip
    C) Birr
    D) Peso
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Capital – Jerusalem, President – Reuven Rivlin, Prime minister – Benjamin Netanyahu

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

  12. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Ro-pax ferry services between ________ near Surat and Ghogha in Bhavnagar district in November 2020?
    A) Patan
    B) Dahod
    C) Hazira
    D) Bhuj
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Ro-pax ferry services between Hazira near Surat and Ghogha in Bhavnagar district, through video conferencing.
    This ferry service will reduce the distance between Bhavnagar and Surat from 375 km (by road) to just 90 kilometres (by sea route).

  13. How many banks got nationalized in 1980?
    A) 8
    B) 6
    C) 14
    D) 15
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    Option B

  14. 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.

  15. Where was the India’s first solar-based Integrated Multi-Village Water Supply Project (IMVWSP) launched in November 2020?
    A) Assam
    B) Odisha
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Telangana
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s first solar-based Integrated Multi-Village Water Supply Project (IMVWSP) was dedicated to the people of Arunachal Pradesh by Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. The solar-based lift water supply project for 39 villages in Lower Dibang Valley district in northeastern Arunachal Pradesh was commissioned at a cost of Rs 28.50 crore.

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

  17. Which state topped the list of states for providing employment under the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) during Corona pandemic?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Uttar Pradesh has found place among top five states of the country for providing employment under the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) during Corona pandemic. The states ahead of Uttar Pradesh are Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra.

  18. National Human Rights Commission of India headquartered in New Delhi, was given a statutory basis by the Protection of Human Rights Act, _______?
    A) 1991
    B) 1986
    C) 1993
    D) 1990
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    Option C

  19. Assets that are no longer required for the operation of a business are called ______?
    A) No Purpose Asset
    B) Current Assets
    C) Operating Assets
    D) Non-Core Assets
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Non-core assets are assets that are either not essential or simply no longer used in a company’s business operations. They usually serve companies best when extra cash is needed as they can often be sold. Some businesses sell their non-core assets in order to pay down their bank debt.

  20. 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.

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