“20-20” General Awareness | Crack SBI PO/Clerk & BOB PO 2018 Day-38

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1). Which of the following banks has recently launched Agenda 25×25, which pledges to create a synergetic startup environment for budding women entrepreneurs in India?

  1. SBI
  2. HDFC Bank
  3. Bank of Baroda
  4. ICICI bank
  5. Yes Bank

2). The Union Government has recently approved a corpus of how much amount for the setting up of a dedicated micro irrigation fund (MIF) under the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)?

  1. Rs 1000 Crore
  2. Rs 2000 Crore
  3. Rs 3000 Crore
  4. Rs 4000 Crore
  5. Rs 5000 Crore

3). Which of the following cities now has India’s first solar powered railway station?

  1. Cochin
  2. Thane
  3. Guwahati
  4. Delhi
  5. Kolkata

4). Who has become the India’s youngest woman to scale Mt Everest from Nepal side?

  1. Shivangi Singh
  2. Shivangi Chopra
  3. Shivangi Pillai
  4. Shivangi Pathak
  5. Shivangi Sundaram

5). Which of the following cities is cleanest city in India according to the Swachh Survekshan 2018?

  1. Agra
  2. Mysore
  3. Trichi
  4. Indore
  5. Bhopal

6). What is the expected cost of the Chandrayaan-2 mission of India, according to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)?

  1. Rs 500 crore
  2. Rs 600 crore
  3. Rs 700 crore
  4. Rs 800 crore
  5. Rs 900 crore

7). What percent of World’s population is exposed to dangerous levels of air pollution, according to the annual State of Global Air Report by Health Effects Institute (HEI)?

  1. 85%
  2. 90%
  3. 95%
  4. 80%
  5. 75%

8). Which of the following city will organize the Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities (GITC), 2018?

  1. Indore
  2. Bhopal
  3. Bengaluru
  4. New Delhi
  5. Hyderabad

9). Where the 1st Regional Workshop on star rating of Garbage- Free Cities was held?

  1. Lucknow
  2. Varanashi
  3. Bhopal
  4. Ernakulam
  5. New Delhi

10). Which state government has launched the Atal Amrit Abhiyan under which every individual from Below Poverty Line (BPL) and Above Poverty Line (APL) families would be given medical care of upto Rs 2 lakh?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Telangana
  3. Haryana
  4. Assam
  5. West Bengal

11) Under which Act, Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) was set up for providing financial assistance to exporters and importers?

  1. Export-Import Bank of India Act 1976
  2. Export-Import Bank of India Act 1952
  3. Export-Import Bank of India Act 1981
  4. Export-Import Bank of India Act 1964
  5. None of these

12) Where is the headquarters of DBS Bank?

  1. Singapore
  2. UK
  3. Spain
  4. U.S.
  5. India

13) What does ‘R’ stands for FRBM?

  1. Rational
  2. Responsibility
  3. Real-Time
  4. Rate
  5. Ratings

14) What is the abbreviation of FSDC?

  1. Financial Security and Debt Council
  2. Fiscal Stability and Development Council
  3. Fiscal Security and Debenture Council
  4. Financial Stability and Development Council
  5. None of these

15) What is the maximum limit of RTGS transaction?

  1. 20 lakh
  2. 50 lakh
  3. 15 lakh
  4. 12 lakh
  5. No limit
  1. Where does the Mormugao Port located?
  1. Karnataka
  2. Haryana
  3. Goa
  4. Maharashtra
  5. None of these
  1. What is the currency of Bhutan?
  1. Indian Rupee
  2. Ngultrum
  3. Real
  4. Both Indian Rupee and Ngultrum
  5. None of these
  1. Where does the headquarters of SAARC located?
  1. Beijing, China
  2. New Delhi, India
  3. Kathmandu, Nepal
  4. Kabul, Afghanistan
  5. None of these
  1. Ghoomar is a traditional folk dance which state?
  1. Rajasthan
  2. Gujarat
  3. Karnataka
  4. Maharashtra
  5. None of these
  1. Who is the present Governor of Tamil Nadu?
  1. Kalyan Singh
  2. Banwarilal Purohit
  3. Acharya Dev Vrat
  4. C. Vidyasagar Rao
  5. None of these

Answers:

1). Answer: (E). YES Bank and YES Global Institute have launched Agenda 25×25, which pledges to create a synergetic startup environment for budding women entrepreneurs in India. YES Bank said the effort would ensure that by 2025 at least 25% of all entrepreneurs in India are women.

2). Answer: (E). The Union Government has recently approved a corpus of Rs 5,000 crore for the setting up of a dedicated micro irrigation fund (MIF) under the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). The government estimates the area that can come under micro irrigation at 69.5 million hectares, compared with the current coverage of only about 10 million hectares.

3). Answer: (C). Guwahati now has India’s first railway station run by solar power. The project of installing solar panels was commissioned last year in April 2017. Around 2352 solar modules with a capacity of generating 700 kwp has been set up over the roof of the Guwahati railway station. Solar panels have been installed at the roof-top solar power plant.

4). Answer: (D). Shivangi Pathak (16) has become the India’s youngest women to scale Mt Everest from Nepal side. Born in Hisar of Haryana, Shivangi climbed Mt Everest to spread the message that women could overcome any obstacle to achieve their goals.

5). Answer: (D). The results for Swachh Survekshan 2018 have been announced and Indore in Madhya Pradesh has retained its title of being India’s cleanest city. Swachh Survekshan 2018, which was the first pan Indian exercise to assess cleanliness in urban India, surveyed 4,203 cities from January 4 to March 10, 2018. Bhopal has been ranked as India’s second cleanest city for two years in a row and Chandigarh was ranked as the third cleanest city, moving up from Rank 11 in 2017.

6). Answer: (D). India’s second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 which is expected to be launched around October-November this year, is likely to cost Rs 800 crore. It includes Rs 200 crore for launching and Rs 600 crore for the satellite.

7). Answer: (C). According to the annual State of Global Air Report, published the Health Effects Institute (HEI), more than 95% of the world’s population is breathing unhealthy air and the poorest nations are the hardest hit. India has largest numbers of people exposed to household air pollution in 2016: 560 million in India and followed by 416 million in China.

8). Answer: (D). “Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities (GITC), 2018” will be held in New Delhi during 8th to 11th November, 2018. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this regard was signed between Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and Rehabilitation International Korea.

9). Answer: (E). The 1st regional workshop on star rating of garbage- free cities, organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) in collaboration with the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) was inaugurated in New Delhi. The Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) focuses on two key objectives- eradication of open defecation and 100% scientific solid waste management (SWM).

10). Answer: (D). The Assam government named Atal Amrit Abhiyan that offers free medical care of up to Rs 2 lakh for every individual from Below Poverty Line (BPL) and Above Poverty Line (APL) families. The state government has earmarked Rs 400 crore for the scheme in the financial year 2018-19.

11). Answer: C

Export–Import Bank of India is the premier export finance institution in India, established in 1982 under Export-Import Bank of India Act 1981. Since its inception, Exim Bank of India has been both a catalyst and a key player in the promotion of cross border trade and investment.

12). Answer: A

DBS Bank is a multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Marina Bay, Singapore.

13). Answer: B

The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003 (FRBMA) is an Act of the Parliament of India to institutionalize financial discipline, reduce India’s fiscal deficit, improve macroeconomic management and the overall management of the public funds by moving towards a balanced budget and strengthen fiscal prudence.

14). Answer: D

Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) is an apex-level body constituted by the government of India. The idea to create such a super regulatory body was first mooted by the Raghuram Rajan Committee in 2008.

15). Answer: E

The RTGS system is primarily meant for large value transactions. The minimum amount to be remitted through RTGS is Rs 2 lakh. There is no maximum limit .

16). Answer: C

Mormugao Port located in Goa

17). Answer: D

Indian rupee and Bhutanese Ngultrum is the currencies of Bhutan

18). Answer: C

SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) headquarters located in Kathmandu, Nepal

19). Answer: A

Ghoomar is a traditional folk dance of Rajasthan

20). Answer: B

Banwarilal Purohit is the present Governor of Tamil Nadu

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Current Affairs Quiz 9.00 AM
Quantitative Aptitude “20-20” 11.00 AM
Vocabulary (Based on The Hindu) 12.00 PM
General Awareness “20-20” 1.00 PM
English Language “20-20” 2.00 PM
Reasoning Puzzles & Seating 4.00 PM
Daily Current Affairs Updates 5.00 PM
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Reasoning Ability “20-20” 7.00 PM
English Language (New Pattern Questions) 8.00 PM
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