GA Revision for SBI clerk and other exams – 711

  1. According to data provided by the Personnel Ministry, which state tops good governance index among big states?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Punjab
    C) Bihar
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The southern state of Tamil Nadu has bagged the top position in the composite ranking for good governance index (GGI), followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka, according to data provided by the Personnel Ministry.

  2. BHIM app is developed by?
    A) RBI
    B) NPCI
    C) MeitY
    D) NASSCOM
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) is a Mobile App developed by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), based on the Unified Payment Interface (UPI).

  3. Where is the HQ of Pine Labs?
    A) Gurugram
    B) Mumbai
    C) Noida
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

  4. What is the limit of the new prepaid payment instrument (PPI) launched by RBI which could be used only for purchase of goods and services?
    A) ₹10,000
    B) ₹20,000
    C) ₹25,000
    D) ₹35,000
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank has introduced a new type of prepaid payment instrument (PPI) which could be used only for purchase of goods and services up to a limit of Rs 10,000 per month.

  5. Mongla and Chattogram declared as Ports of Call under the “Coastal Shipping Agreement” between India and which other country?
    A) SriLanka
    B) Bangladesh
    C) Maldives
    D) Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Minister of State for Shipping (I/C) and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya informed that the Port of Mongla is declared as Port of Call under Protocol on Inland Water Transit and Trade (PIWT&T) and Chattogram is not part of PIWT&T.

  6. Which state government approves Disha Act providing for harsher punishments for crimes against women?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Odisha
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh Cabinet under Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy approved the enactment of the Andhra Pradesh Criminal Law (Amendment) Act also known as the Disha Act that provides for harsher punishments, including death sentence, to those guilty of heinous crimes against women.

  7. The Virtual Payment Address in BHIM App has the extension of?
    A) UPI
    B) BHIM
    C) VPA
    D)  Name of the bank
    View Answer
    Option A

  8. What is the capital of Philippines?
    A) NewYork
    B) Quezon
    C) Tokyo
    D) Manila
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency –  Peso

  9. In a bid to combat pollution in the city, electric autos and bikes service ‘e-yAna’ has been introduced in which city?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Lucknow
    C) Delhi
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a bid to combat pollution in the city, electric autos and bikes service ‘e-yAna’ has been introduced in Hyderabad which is a True Green First Exclusive Fleet Service of the city launched to reduce the carbon footprint.

  10. The exercise INDRA 2019 held between India and which other country?
    A) USA
    B) China
    C) Myanmar
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
     India and Russia kicked off the second edition of their bilateral tri-service exercise, designated INDRA – 2019, at Babina town of Uttar Pradesh.

  11. Who has been appointed as the Head Coach of the Indian Women’s U-17 team?
    A) Austria Scott’s
    B) Ian Thomas
    C) Thomas Dennerby
    D) Ellyse Thomson
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sweden’s Thomas Dennerby has been appointed as the Head Coach of the Indian Women’s U-17 team. The 60-year-old guided the Swedish Women’s National Team to a third-place finish in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany in 2011 and a quarterfinal spot in the 2012 London Olympics.

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

  13. Dal lake to be declared as an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ).It is situated in which state?
    A) Assam
    B) Sikkim
    C) Odisha
    D) Jammu and Kashmir
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Jammu and Kashmir government has set up a 10-member committee to declare Srinagar’s famous Dal Lake and its surrounding areas as an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ), following concerns over its shrinking size.

  14. The Indian Railways started which train between Kalka and Shimla stations, as a Christmas gift to the people?
    A) Vande Bharat
    B) Him Darshan
    C) Swarn Shatabadi
    D) Janrath
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
     The Indian Railways started the Him Darshan Express train between Kalka and Shimla stations, as a Christmas gift to the people.

  15.  ISRO launched which satellite by PSLV-C48 carrying earth observation satellite from Sriharikota?
    A) RISAT-2BR1
    B) RISAT-3BR2
    C) RISAT-1BC1
    D) RISAT-2CR4
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched a radar imaging earth observation satellite and nine customer satellites by PSLV-C48 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre. This is the 50th successful mission of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).

  16. Boat festival celebrated in which state on Kartik Purnima?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Odisha
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Large number of citizens in Odisha took part in the yearly ritual of boat festival which was celebrated with joy and religious fervour in the state.

  17. What is the theme of the Universal Health Coverage Day 2019?
    A) Moving With Health
    B) Health and Prevention
    C) Keep the Promise
    D) Universal Health Coverage-Everyone, Everywhere
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Universal Health Coverage Day, commemorated each 12 December, is the anniversary of the first unanimous United Nations resolution calling for countries to provide affordable, quality health care to every person, everywhere.The theme for this year’s celebration is “Keep the promise”, a reference to the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage that took place earlier this year.

  18. Who became the first Indian batsman to score 1,000 T20I runs on home soil?
    A) Shikhar Dhawan
    B) KL Rahul
    C) Rohit Sharma
    D) Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Skipper Virat Kohli became the first Indian batsman to score 1,000 T20I runs on home soil. He achieved the feat against West Indies in the ongoing third and final T20I of the three-match series.

  19. which country shutted down World Trade Organization appeals court body?
    A) India
    B) Russia
    C) USA
    D) )South Africa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
     Global commerce lost its ultimate umpire, as the terms of two of the last three judges on the World Trade Organization’s appellate body ended.

  20. Where is the HQ of Federal Bank situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Kochi
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

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