GA Revision for SBI Clerk and Other Exams -987

  1. Suchitra Durai who received the prestigious King Bhumibol World Soil Day – 2020 Award of Food and Agriculture Organization on the behalf of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research is the ambassador of India to which country?
    A) Uzbekistan
    B) Indonesia
    C) Sweden
    D) Thailand
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ambassador of India to Thailand Suchitra Durai received the prestigious King Bhumibol World Soil Day – 2020 Award of the Food and Agriculture Organization on the behalf of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

  2. Which company has been recognised as Dream Company to work for and the Best IT Employer in Platform as a Service (PaaS) category by the Times Ascent at World HRD Congress 2021?
    A) TCS
    B) Google
    C) CRMNEXT
    D) Mphasis
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    CRMNEXT has been recognized as the ‘Dream Company to work for’ and the Best IT Employer in Platform as a Service (PaaS) category by the Times Ascent at World HRD Congress 2021.

  3. What is the present Rate of Interest in Public Provident Fund (PPF)?
    A) 6.8%
    B) 7.1%
    C) 7.2%
    D) 6.7%
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    Option B

  4. Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu qualified for Tokyo Olympics in which women’s kg category?
    A) 49 kg
    B) 51 kg
    C) 45 kg
    D) 44 kg
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Mirabai Chanu, the 2017 world champion in weightlifting, has qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games in women’s 49 kg category, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) announced.

  5. Name the world’s most powerful supercomputer which is now fully developed in Japan, and the machine is available for research use?
    A) Roadrunner
    B) Sunway TaihuLight
    C) Titan
    D) Fugaku
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The world’s most powerful supercomputer Fugaku is now fully developed in Japan, and the machine is available for research use.

  6. Where is the Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport located?
    A) Srinagar
    B) Chandigarh
    C) Patna
    D) Kolkata
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    Option A

  7. What is the currency of UAE?
    A) Dirham
    B) Peso
    C) Krone
    D) Rupee
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Capital – Abu Dhabi, President – Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

  8. who has been elected as the Asia-Oceania Representative at the recently concluded 2021 International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) Congress?
    A) Rakesh JhunjuhunWala
    B) Nagraj Adiga
    C) Nicolas Thapar
    D) Sanju Sen
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s Nagraj Adiga has been elected as the Asia-Oceania Representative at the recently concluded 2021 International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) Congress at which the IAU council elections were held.

  9. National Housing Bank (NHB), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), was set up under which of the following acts?
    A) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    B) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    C) Companies Act, 1956
    D) National Housing Bank Act, 1987
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Housing Bank (NHB), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), was set up on 9 July 1988 under the National Housing Bank Act, 1987. Established under Section 3 of the National Housing Bank Act, 1987.
    NHB is an apex financial institution for housing. NHB has been established with an objective to operate as a principal agency to promote housing finance institutions both at local and regional levels and to provide financial and other support incidental to such institutions and for matters connected therewith.

  10. Who were crowned Premier League champions for the third time?
    A) Manchester United
    B) Manchester City
    C) Leicester
    D) Liverpool
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In the English Premier League, Manchester City was crowned Premier League champions for the third time in four seasons after Manchester United crashed to a 2-1 defeat against Leicester.

  11. Who has been appointed as new Secretary General of UNCTAD?
    A) Rebecca Grynspan
    B) Sam Billings
    C) Antonia Gutteres
    D) Thomas Richardson
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The UN general assembly approved the nomination of Costa Rican economist Rebecaca Grynspan to head the UN agency promoting trade and development, the first woman and Central American to lead the Geneva-based organization.

  12. Gugga dance is a traditional folk dance of which state?
    A) Bihar
    B) Haryana
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Punjab
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    Option B

  13. Which company has been conferred with the “Green Urja Award” for being the Leading Public Institution in Financing Institution for RE this year by the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC)?
    A) IREDA
    B) IRDA
    C) DRDO
    D) BHEL
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd, IREDA has been conferred with the “Green Urja Award” for being the Leading Public Institution in Financing Institution for RE this year by the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

  14. Who has been appointed as an honorary member of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Global Air Pollution and Health – Technical Advisory Group (GAPH-TAG)?
    A) Priyank Tiwari
    B) Taraknath Banerjee
    C) Rahul Jain
    D) Mukesh Sharma
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mukesh Sharma, a faculty at IIT Kanpur, has been appointed as an honorary member of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Global Air Pollution and Health – Technical Advisory Group (GAPH-TAG).

  15. The government has targeted how much million tonnes of mustard production by 2025-26?
    A) 18
    B) 17
    C) 15
    D) 19
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Government plans to bring around nine million hectares of land under mustard cultivation and raise the production to around 17 million tonnes (mt) by 2025-26, according to Shubha Thakur, Joint Secretary (Oilseeds), Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare.

  16. Which state is introducing a city-wide sewage surveillance system that will help officials track the virus at an early stage?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Assam
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    With the number of cases of COVID-19 surging across the county in the second wave of the pandemic, the Government of Karnataka is introducing a city-wide sewage surveillance system in Bangalore as India’s first city-wide initiative that will help officials track the virus at an early stage, even among asymptomatic individuals.

  17. When a bank borrower, or counter party, fails to meet its payment obligations regarding the terms agreed with the bank, it is called ____?
    A) Credit Risk
    B) Operational risk
    C) Market Risk
    D) Liquidity risk
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    When the customers show their inability to pay the loan amounts taken from bank – is called credit risk.

  18. Which company acted as a technology partner to develop the world’s first intelligent ship known as the Mayflower 400?
    A) TCS
    B) Wipro
    C) IBM
    D) Microsoft
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    A team of researchers from the marine research organisation ProMare with IBM acting as technology partner recently built the world’s first intelligent ship known as the Mayflower 400.

  19. What is the name of the capital city of Afghanistan?
    A) Kabul
    B) Dubai
    C) Tehran
    D) Ashgabat
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Currency – Afghan afghani, President – Ashraf Ghani

  20. What is the theme of this year’s International Albinism Awareness Day 2021?
    A) Strength Beyond All Odds
    B) Still Standing Strong
    C) Shining our light to the world
    D) Stay Strong and Spread Values
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Albinism Awareness Day is observed on 13th June every year.

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