GA Revision for SBI PO and RRB Mains Exam – 937

  1. ‘Salary Card’, a zero-touch digital card by Early Salary is powered by which of the following?
    A) Mastercard
    B) Visa
    C) RuPay
    D) Maestro Card
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    EarlySalary, India’s largest consumer lending platform, announced the launch of ‘Salary Card’ a zero-touch digital card that provides instant access for salaried professionals, enabling them to make instant purchases across thousands of merchants across India.
    Powered by RuPay, the Salary Card comes with a unique feature that allows consumers the flexibility of setting up a dynamic credit limit to suit that shopping, medical, travel, entertainment and other needs.

  2. The stock market index of Bombay Stock Exchange is?
    A) Nifty
    B) Sensex
    C) FTSE
    D) Bearish
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Founded – 1875, HQ – Mumbai, CEO – Shri Ashishkumar Chauhan

  3. IKEA has partnered with which bank along with Mastercard to launch IKEA Family Credit Card?
    A) Citibank
    B) Standard Chartered Bank
    C) HSBC Bank
    D) DBS Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Citibank India (Citi) and Mastercard jointly announced the launch of “IKEA Family Credit Card by Citi” to make shopping at the Swedish furnishing company more affordable, convenient and rewarding.

  4. “My Country My Life” is the autobiography of _____?
    A) Natwar Singh
    B) Rajendra Prasad
    C) L. K. Advani
    D) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    View Answer
    Option C

  5. Where did the second phase of Malabar Exercise 2020 held by the Indian, US, Japanese and Australian Navies?
    A) Arabian Sea
    B) Bay of Bengal
    C) Pacific Ocean
    D) Indian Ocean
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Ministry of Defence has announced the start of the second phase of Exercise Malabar 2020 in the Northern Arabian Sea.
    This exercise involves participation from the US Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), and the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
    1st phase was held in Bay of Bengal.

  6. As per the Arton Capital’s Global Passport Index, what is the rank of India in terms of the strongest passports in the world?
    A) 53
    B) 65
    C) 77
    D) 58
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    New Zealand has knocked off Japan for the strongest passport in the world according to the latest Global Passport Index compiled by global financial advisory firm Arton Capital. The US passport ranked 21 and India 58.

  7. According to Vancouver-based Resonance Consultancy Ltd., which city topped the “World’s Best Cities for 2021” list in the real estate sector?
    A) Vienna
    B) Singapore
    C) London
    D) New York
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vancouver-based Resonance Consultancy Ltd., which deals in real estate, released its “World’s Best Cities for 2021” list, naming London as the best city.
    London was followed by USA’s New York. Only one Indian city Delhi, made it to the list, taking the 62nd position.

  8. Banks which are desirous of operating as BBPOUs would need to obtain one-time approval from the Reserve Bank of India under the _______?
    A) Companies Act 2013
    B) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Banks which are desirous of operating as BBPOUs would need to obtain one-time approval from the Reserve Bank of India under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007.

  9. Under whose chairmanship has the government constituted a panel to streamline the spectrum allocation process and examine the possibility of drawing up an annual calendar for auction of airwaves?
    A) Nripendra Misra
    B) Rajiv Gauba
    C) Rajiv Mehrishi
    D) Ajay Kumar Bhalla
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government has constituted a panel of secretaries under cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba to streamline the spectrum allocation process and examine the possibility of drawing up an annual calendar for auction of airwaves that will give telcos a clear road map of the quantum as well as the frequency of spectrum on offer for commercial use.

  10. India’s Artificial Intelligence supercomputer Param Siddhi is placed on which rank among top 500 most powerful non-distributed computer systems in the world?
    A) 57th
    B) 63rd
    C) 78th
    D) 75th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s Artificial Intelligence supercomputer Param Siddhi has achieved 63rd rank among top 500 most powerful non-distributed computer systems in the world.
    Param Siddhi, the high-performance computing-artificial intelligence (HPC-AI) supercomputer established under National Supercomputing Mission (NSM) at C-DAC.

  11. What is the Nepali name of Mount Everest?
    A) Annapurna
    B) Mahalangur
    C) Chomolungma
    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.

  12. All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has appointed whom as the chairman of the committee for preparing the Professional Engineers Bill?
    A) M.S. Ananth
    B) D.K. Misra
    C) L.G. Doval
    D) B.N. Khare
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has informed that the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has constituted a committee for preparing the Professional Engineers Bill.
    The committee will function under the chairmanship of M.S. Ananth, former director, IIT Mardas.

  13. With which country’s government did the Japanese government sign a landmark defence deal in a bid to counter China’s growing influence in the South China Sea and over the Pacific island nations?
    A) Russia
    B) USA
    C) UK
    D) Australia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison have signed a landmark defence deal in a bid to counter China’s growing influence in the South China Sea and over the Pacific island nations.

  14. Which state has become the first state in the country to provide quality drinking water in urban areas there by launching ‘Sujal-Drink from Tap Mission’?
    A) Goa
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Kerala
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Odisha government, launched the ‘Sujal-Drink from Tap Mission’ in the state’s capital, Bhubaneswar and Masani Chandi in Puri to provide quality drinking water which would be suitable for consumption from the tap.
    With this initiative, Odisha has become “the first state in the country to provide quality drinking water, fit for direct consumption, in urban areas.”

  15. Housing and Urban Affairs Minister launched the Climate Smart Cities Assessment Framework, CSCAF 2.0, along with the ‘Streets for People Challenge’. Who is the minister of state for Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry of India?
    A) Raj kumar Singh
    B) Shripad Yesso Naik
    C) Hardeep Singh Puri
    D) Kiren Rijiju
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The objective of CSCAF is to provide a clear roadmap for cities towards combating Climate Change. CSCAF initiative intends to inculcate a climate-sensitive approach to urban planning and development in India.

  16. In which state will the world’s biggest Zinc Smelter project be set up?
    A) Bihar
    B) Gujarat
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Jharkhand
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Gujarat government has announced the setting up of the world’s biggest Zinc Smelter project in Dosawada in Tapi district.
    The project with the investment of Rs.10 thousand crore will also have a State-of-the-art Research and Development Centre.

  17. A cheque is defined under which act?
    A) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    B) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A cheque is defined under NI Act 1881

  18. Which minister approved a proposal to construct the Munger-Bhagalpur-Tirpety-Kahalgaon concrete road on national highway 80 in Bihar?
    A) Piyush Goyal
    B) Nitin Gadkari
    C) Ram Vilas Paswan
    D) Ravi Shankar Prasad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has approved a proposal to construct the 120 kilometre Munger-Bhagalpur-Tirpety-Kahalgaon concrete road on national highway 80 in Bihar. He also ordered release of 20 crore rupees for immediate repair works on this section.

  19. Ujjain city is situated on the bank of which river?
    A) Narmada
    B) Yamuna
    C) Shipra
    D) Ganga
    View Answer
    Option C

  20. Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a commemorative coin of ₹75 denomination to mark the long-standing relation of India with which organization?
    A) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
    B) Food and Agriculture Organisation
    C) International Fund for Agricultural Development
    D) World Wide Fund for Nature
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a commemorative coin of ₹75 denomination to mark the long-standing relation of India with Food and Agriculture Organisation(FAO).
    The coin was released on the occasion of 75th Anniversary of Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

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