GA Revision for SBI Clerk and Other Exams -985

  1. In May 2021, Union Cabinet has approved signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI and institute of which other country to strengthen the Accounting profession?
    A) Qatar
    B) Seychelles
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) Canada
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet has approved signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI and Qatar Financial Centre Authority, QFCA.

  2. As per All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2019-20 report, student enrolment has grown by how much percent?
    A) 12.5%
    B) 11.4%
    C) 11.9%
    D) 12.0%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2019-20 report has been released by Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’. As per AISHE in the last five years (2015-16 to 2019-20), student enrolment has grown by 11.4%.

  3. JLF is a dedicated grouping of lender banks that is formed to speed up decisions in case of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs). F in JLF stands for?
    A) Finance
    B) Fund
    C) Function
    D) Forum
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Joint Lender’s Forum is a dedicated grouping of lender banks that is formed to speed up decisions when an asset (loan) of more Rs 100 crore or more turns out to be a stressed asset.

  4. How much amount was collected by SBI from zero balance accounts for certain services in 5 years?
    A) ₹300 cr
    B) ₹250 cr
    C) ₹400 cr
    D) ₹500 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Several banks, including the State Bank of India (SBI), have been imposing excessive charges on certain services provided to poor persons having zero-balance or Basic Savings Bank Deposit Accounts (BSBDA), a study by the IIT-Bombay has revealed.

  5. Who is the current president of Israel?
    A) Benjamin Netanyahu
    B) Reuven Rivlin
    C) Isaac “Bougie” Herzog
    D) Lobsang Sangay
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Capital – Jerusalem, Currency – Israeli Shekel, Prime minister – Naftali Bennett

  6. How much outlay was approved by the government for Production-Linked Incentive Scheme for the Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Battery Storage?
    A) ₹15200 cr
    B) ₹18100 cr
    C) ₹16500 cr
    D) ₹20500 cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet has approved the Production-Linked Incentive Scheme for the Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Battery Storage with an outlay of 18 thousand 100 crore rupees.

  7. The 47th G7 Summit was held in which country?
    A) France
    B) India
    C) England
    D) USA
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 47th G7 Summit was held in Carbis Bay, Cornwall on 11-13 June 2021. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will use the UK’s G7 Presidency to unite leading democracies to help the world fight, and then build back better from coronavirus and create a greener, more prosperous future.

  8. Which country named Nouri al Matroushi as its first female astronaut?
    A) UAE
    B) Iran
    C) Israel
    D) Iraq
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The United Arab Emirates named the next two astronauts in the country’s space program. It also includes the country’s first female astronaut, Noura al-Matroushi.

  9. Which of the following authentication method is used in ATMs?
    A) 2FA
    B) PIN
    C) DFA
    D) PFA
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    For transacting at an ATM/WLA, the customer inserts /swipes his/her Card in the ATM/WLA and enters his/her Personal Identification Number (PIN).

  10. In May 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually joined in the meeting of European Council held in which place?
    A) Seychelles
    B) Portugal
    C) UK
    D) France
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually joined in the meeting of European Council, as a special invitee at the invitation of European Council President, Charles Michel.

  11. Recently how many countries were elected unopposed to the powerful UN Security Council (UNSC) as non-permanent members for the 2022-23 term?
    A) 7
    B) 6
    C) 4
    D) 5
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana and the United Arab Emirates were elected unopposed to the powerful UN Security Council (UNSC) as non-permanent members for the 2022-23 term. They will take their seats on Council for two-year term from January 1, 2022.

  12. Which country opened 5G signal station at world’s highest radar location near Tibet border?
    A) India
    B) China
    C) Japan
    D) USA
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    China has opened a 5G signal base at the Ganbala radar station in the remote Himalayan region of Tibet which is the world’s highest manually operated radar station at an elevation of 5,374 meters.

  13. The World Theater Day is held every year on _______?
    A) May 20
    B) April 25
    C) March 27
    D) June 15
    View Answer
    Option C

  14. What is the theme of this year’s 3rd Arctic Science Ministerial 2021?
    A) Knowledge for a sustainable Arctic
    B) Arctic and Sustainable World
    C) Awareness about Arctic
    D) Opportunities to Arctic
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India is participating in the 3rd Arctic Science Ministerial (ASM3) – the global platform for discussing research and cooperation in the Arctic region. The theme for this year is ‘Knowledge for a Sustainable Arctic’.

  15. Who won the women’s singles title at French Open tennis 2021?
    A) Simona Halep
    B) Sania Mirza
    C) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
    D) Barbara Krejcikova
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Barbora Krejcikova won her maiden Grand Slam singles title at the French Open, beating Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to become the first Czech woman in 40 years to conquer Roland Garros.

  16. Government of India can print Re. 1 note and coins as per which act?
    A) RBI Act, 1934
    B) Coinage Act, 2011
    C) Paper Currency Act, 1861
    D) FRBM Act, 2003
    View Answer
    Option B

  17. Who launched 75 pension series awareness to Mark 75 years of India’s independence?
    A) Amit Shah
    B) Ramesh Nishank
    C) Smriti Irani
    D) Jitendra Singh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Minister for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Dr Jitendra Singh launched 75 series Pension awareness to mark 75 years of India’s independence.

  18. Which country has partnered with United Nation Development Programme to provide oxygen generation plants to the North Eastern Region in India?
    A) Japan
    B) UK
    C) USA
    D) France
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Amid a devastating second wave of coronavirus in India, the Japanese government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have partnered to provide oxygen generation plants to the North Eastern Region in India.

  19. The ‘Dolphin’s Nose’ mountain peak is located in which of these states?
    A) Assam
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Himachal Pradesh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Coonoor, Tamil Nadu

  20. How much amount was approved by governing body of Ladakh “Yountan Society” for Samagra Shiksha in UT?
    A) ₹167.25 cr
    B) ₹170.25 cr
    C) ₹181 cr
    D) ₹185.0 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Ladakh, the Governing Body of ‘Yountan Society’, the Single Implementing Society (SIS) has approved a 167.25 Crore (One Hundred Sixty-Seven Crore and Twenty-Five Lakh ) rupees plan for Samagra Shiksha in the Union Territory.

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