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GA Questions Asked in SBI Clerk Mains Exam 2023 – 2024

Dear Aspirants, 

As you Know, the “SBI Clerk Mains Examination 2023-2024” was conducted across the country on 25th February 2024. Affairscloud Team has provided the complete set of General Awareness Questions asked in the SBI Clerk Mains Examination 2023-2024 in the post below. We hope Aspirants have performed well in the exam.

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Note:

  • No Repeated Questions
  • We did not include the questions that were not asked

SHIFT – I

GA Questions asked in Exam 50 Q: Collected  46 – Covered –41 

Level: Moderate to Difficult

*Total Number Question Covered in APP Quiz : 27Q

Current Affairs –   37 Questions

  • Covered – 33
  • Not Covered – 4 (Q20, Q33, Q40 & Q46)
  • Note: Most of the Questions are from Last 5 months

Current Static Banking & Finance –  1 Questions

  • Covered – 1

Current Static GK –   3 Questions

  • Covered – 3

Static Banking –    5 Questions

  • Covered – 4
  • Not Covered – 1 (Q16)

1. DLabs at the Indian School of Business (ISB) launched “Build for Billions”, a startup accelerator program, in collaboration with the Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH) and which bank?- Union Bank of India (UBI)
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-18-january-2024/
App Quiz- Jan 18, 2024, Q7

2. Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Mandir (temple) Ayodhya Temple architecture style is _____________. Nagara style
Content-https://affairscloud.com/pm-modi-unveiled-ramlalla-idol-at-ram-janmbhoomi-mandir-in-ayodhya-up/
App Quiz- Jan 24, 2024, Q6

3. Name the DRDO Multi-Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) systems- Pinaka 
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-15-december-2023/
App Quiz- Dec 15 2023, Q14

4. Which of the following is not the Category of ‘States’ Startup Ranking 2022 released by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT)? Option: leaders, aspiring leaders, top performers.
Content- https://affairscloud.com/gujarat-kerala-karnataka-are-best-performing-states-in-startup-ranking-2022-national-startup-awards-2023-announced/
App Quiz- Jan 18, 2024, Q1

5. Name the Argentina’s state-owned enterprise that has signed an agreement with Khanij Bidesh India Limited (KABIL) to explore and develop 5 lithium brine blocks.- CAMYEN
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-19-january-2024/ 
App Quiz- Jan 19 2024, Q6

6. Hanle as India’s first dark sky reserve, is located in which state/UT? Ladakh
Content- https://affairscloud.com/indian-mayurbhanj-ladakh-listed-among-times-top-50-worlds-greatest-places-of-2023/
App Quiz- Dec 17, 2023, Q28

7. In which state/UT, Pench Tiger Reserve (PTR) is located?- Maharashtra
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-1415-16-january-2024/
App Quiz-  Jan 14, 15 & 16 2024, Q4

8. Under the PM-JANMAN, India has a Scheduled Tribe (ST) population with ________ communities across _____ states .- 73 & 18
Content- https://affairscloud.com/cabinet-approvals-on-november-29th-2023/

9. In August 2020, COVID-19 stress committee headed by _________.- K.V. Kamath
Content – Covered, Static banking Awareness Course – Acts & Committees

10. Match the Correct pair:
Number of RRB -43, Public sector bank – 12, Local Area Bank-2, Small Finance Bank- 12
Content – Covered, Static banking Awareness Course – Classification of Banks
App Quiz- 6th Dec 2023, Q17

11. Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) located in which of the following Union Territory (UTs) – Puducherry, Lakshadweep, J&K, Ladak, Daman & Diu
Content – Covered, Static banking Awareness Course – Classification of Banks

12. How much % of Indian population come under 15 – 64 working age, as per the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)- 65%
Content-https://affairscloud.com/unfpas-sowp-2023-indias-population-pegged-at-142-8-crore-becomes-worlds-most-populous-nation/  

13. The manipulation of facial appearance through deep generative methods called ________.- Deepfake
Content- Covered in Term of the day

14. Which of the following personalities does not head the G20 sherpa?- Girish Chandra Murmu
Content-https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-24-november-2023/
https://affairscloud.com/u20-chair-city-ahmedabad-hosted-u20-mayoral-summit-2023-in-gandhinagar-gujarat/
https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-15-june-2023/

15. How many unicorns are in 2021 and 2022?
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-20-january-2023/
App Quiz- Jan 20, 2023 Q5

16. Eway Bill should be generated when the value exceeds_________.- Rs. 50,000
Content- Not Covered

17. Which of the following is not included for the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS)?- Gift or donation, Abroad education, overseas medical treatment, special trip
Content-https://affairscloud.com/major-changes-regarding-tax-collected-at-source-tcs-liberalised-remittance-scheme-lrs/
App Quiz- July 1 2023, Q2

18. Which platform signs MoU with NPCI International to expand UPI Globally?  – Gpay
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-19-january-2024
App Quiz– Jan 19 2024, Q8 

19. Windfall tax levied in the form of  ________.Special Additional Excise Duty
Content- Covered in Term of the day

20. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is India’s most valuable brand with a brand value of __________. – USD 43 billion.
Content- Not Covered

21. Question related to ISO/IEC 27001:2022
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-1415-16-january-2024/
App Quiz- Jan 14, 15 & 16, Q2

22. An account becomes inoperative after ______ (years). – 2 years
Content- https://affairscloud.com/rbi-revised-guidelines-for-inoperative-accounts-and-unclaimed-deposits-enhances-bulk-deposit-limit-for-large-ucbs-to-rs-1cr-above/  
App Quiz- Jan 30, 2024, Q20

23. Which company ranked first among arrangers for Indian offshore loans in 2023?- HSBC Holdings plc 
App Quiz- Jan 14, 15 & 16 2024, Q18

24. Which of the following are not classical languages? – Option: Tamil, Malayalam, Bengali, Sanskrit, Odia- Bengali
Content- https://affairscloud.com/highlights-of-external-affairs-minister-dr-s-jaishankars-visit-to-iran/
App Quiz- In Depth 1st Sept 2023, Q3

25. REC Limited issues inaugural Yen Denominated Green Bonds aggregating to JPY 61.1 Billion for how many years? – 5-year
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-18-january-2024/

26. How many housing finance companies are added to the upper layer of Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs)? 15
Content- https://affairscloud.com/rbi-releases-list-of-15-nbfcs-in-upper-layer-under-sbr/
App Quiz- 17, 18 & 19th Sept 2023, Q6

27. Question about Participants on the Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS) platform.
Content- https://affairscloud.com/highlights-of-the-2nd-bi-monthly-monetary-policy-of-fy24/
https://affairscloud.com/highlights-of-the-2nd-bi-monthly-monetary-policy-of-fy24/ 

28. The National Quantum Mission (NQM) was launched for how many years?- 8 years
Content- https://affairscloud.com/cabinet-approvals-on-april-19-2023/ 
App Quiz- April 21 2023, Q1

29. Unsubstantiated claims terms like environmentally friendly, eco used by advertising standards council called ? Greenwashing
Content- Covered in term of the day
App Quiz- 20 & 21st Nov 2023, Q27

30. State Bank of India (SBI) had raised Rs. ________ through its second Basel III compliant Additional Tier 1 bond issuance for the current financial year. 5,000 crore
App Quiz- Jan 20, 2024, Q25

31. The transaction limit for UPI payments for Retail Direct Scheme and IPO subscriptions is upto Rs ________.-  5 lakh
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-10-february-2023/
App Quiz- In Depth 10th Feb 2023, Q1

32. The Tenure of Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India is _______. – 4 years
Content – Covered, Static Banking Awareness Course-Reserve Bank of India

33. How much fine issued for coaching centre after the 1 breach of Guidelines for Regulation of Coaching Center 2024?– Rs 25,000
Content- Point missed
https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-24-january-2024/

34. The UDGAM portal to simplify the process for the public to locate their _______in various banks through a single platform. – Unclaimed Deposits
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-19-august-2023/
App Quiz- August 19, 2023 Q7

35.  Ayhika Mukherjee is associated with which sports? Table Tennis
Content-https://affairscloud.com/national-sports-awards-2023-announced-by-ministry-of-youth-affairs-sports/

36. Which of the following are the Domestic Systemically Important Insurers (D-SIIs)? – Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), General Insurance Corporation of India Limited (GIC Re), and New India Assurance 
Content-https://affairscloud.com/irdai-identified-lic-gic-new-india-assurance-as-d-siis-for-fy23/
App Quiz- April 2 & 3, 2023, Q7

37. Under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) scheme, Rs _________ will be available to each Member of Parliament (MP) at the start of the financial year.- 5 crore 
Content-  https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-19-january-2024/
App Quiz- In Depth 19 Jan 2024, Q2

38. Which Bank has applied to the Monetary Authority of Singapore for a banking licence? – HDFC Bank
Content- https://assets.careerscloud.in/course/ebook/images/DailyScoop_January_23_2024_by_AffairsCloud_New_1.pdf 

39. Question related RBI’s Report on Trend and Progress of Banking in India 2023, GNPA of SCB
Content- https://affairscloud.com/key-highlights-of-report-on-trend-and-progress-of-banking-in-india-published-by-rbi/

40. Which of the following teams was defeated by the Netherlands in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023? South Africa
Content- Not Covered

41. Which of the following is not regulated by SEBI? Clearing Corporation of India Limited
Content-https://affairscloud.com/rbi-bank-of-england-sign-mou-concerning-clearing-corporation-fines-bank-of-america-n-a-hdfc-bank/
https://affairscloud.com/sebi-chief-madhabi-buch-introduces-irra-platform/
https://affairscloud.com/sebi-mandates-certification-for-esg-rating-providers-within-6-months-tightens-disclosure-norms-for-listed-firms/
App Quiz- 3 & 4th Dec 2023, Q4

42. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) asks banks, NBFCs to release original movable, immovable property documents within _____ days of full repayment of loan-30 days
Content- https://affairscloud.com/rbi-issues-guidelines-on-responsible-lending-conduct-revises-banks-investment-portfolio-norms-w-e-f-april-1-2024/ 
App Quiz- Sept 15 2023, Q6

43. Presence of Indian banks increased in overseas through ________.-  Subsidiaries route/Branches and etc
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-19-december-2023/
App Quiz- Dec 19 2023, Q5

44. Which bank has signed an MoU with the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency(IREDA) to co-lending and loan syndication of Renewable Energy(RE) projects across the India?- Punjab National Bank
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-21-february-2024/
App Quiz- Feb 21 2024, Q6

45. Questions related to PFRDA amendments?
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-23-february-2024/

46. How many times has NASA Apollo reached the moon till now?
Content- Not Covered

Shift – 1 Takeaway:

  • GA Questions were asked in the combination of Both Direct (60%) & In-Depth (40%)
  • Only 24 Questions were asked from past 5 months Current Affairs
  • Questions related to current trend were asked eg: Deepfake, Greenwashing, Netherlands(Cricket) , Windfall tax and etc
  • Questions related RBI Guidelines/Amendments were asked

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SHIFT – II

GA Questions asked in Exam 50 Q: Collected 43  – Covered 38

Level: Moderate to Difficult

*Total Number Question Covered in APP Quiz : 23

Current Affairs – 35   Questions

  •          Covered – 32
  •          Not Covered –  3  (Q35, Q41 & Q43)
  •          Note: Most of the Questions are from Last 5 months

Current Static Banking & Finance –  1 Questions

  •          Covered – 1

Current Static GK –  1  Questions

  •          Not Covered – Q38

Static Banking –    6 Questions

  •          Covered – 5
  •          Not Covered –  1 (Q37)

1. GoI has constituted Dr Arvind Panagariya as Chairman of  16th Finance Commission of India . Dr Arvind Panagariya is ________. Former vice chairman NITI Aayog
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-3-january-2024/
App Quiz- Jan 3 2024, Q5

2. SBI raised 600 million dollars via 5-year senior unsecured fixed rate notes from which branch?- London
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-13-january-2024/
App Quiz- Jan 13 2024, Q6

3. Which bank has signed an MoU with the REC Limited to jointly offer loans for power, infrastructure and logistics projects?- Bank of Baroda
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-6-january-2024/
App Quiz- Jan 6 2024, Q8

4. Which country has signed an MoU with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for Rs 20 crores small satellite?- Mauritius
Content- https://affairscloud.com/cabinet-approvals-on-5th-january-2024/
App Quiz- Jan 10 2024, Q1

5. Name the report that was released by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).- Green Cover Index
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-5-january-2024/
App Quiz- Jan 5 2024, Q2

6. Davos Summit is also known as __________.- World Economic Forum
Content-https://affairscloud.com/davos-2024-54th-annual-meeting-of-wef-held-in-davos-switzerland/
App Quiz- Jan 28 & 29 2024, Q4

7. Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) scheme aimed for?-  Compressed Biogas Plant
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-5-october-2023/
App Quiz- Oct 5 2023, Q23

8. Franz Beckenbauer, Former German football player and manager, who captained the West Germany national team which won the FIFA World Cup in__________.-1974
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-10-january-2024/
App Quiz- Jan 10 2024, Q14

9. Under the Mahila Samman Savings Certificate Scheme (MSSC), Account holders can make partial withdrawals up to _______ of the eligible balance. – 40%
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-6-july-2023/ 

10. Name the Voice-based UPI payments that allow users to make UPI payments using their voice commands. Hello UPI 
Content- https://affairscloud.com/highlights-of-4th-edition-of-global-fintech-fest-2023/

11. The Reserve Bank of India launched a Centralised Web Portal called UDGAM Portal for Unclaimed Deposits.
For How many years Balances in savings / current accounts which are not operated considered as unclaimed deposits.- 10 years
Content-https://affairscloud.com/rbi-revised-guidelines-for-inoperative-accounts-and-unclaimed-deposits-enhances-bulk-deposit-limit-for-large-ucbs-to-rs-1cr-above/
App Quiz- In Depth Jan 4 2024, Q3

12. What is the Base Year of Digital Payments Index (DPI)?- March 2018 
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-2-february-2023/
App Quiz- Feb 2 2023, Q9

13. The share of agriculture in India’s GDP declined to __________ in FY23  from 35% in 1990-91.-15%
App Quiz- Dec 2- 2023, Q26

14. Name the Indian naval ship which rescued hijacked vessel MV Lila Norfolk.- INS Chennai
App Quiz- 6th Jan 2024, Q23

15. Which of the following cities are nominated for Wetland City Accreditation (WCA) scheme under the Ramsar Convention?- Indore, Bhopal, Udaipur 
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-12-january-2024/
App Quiz- Jan 12 2024, Q5

16. Which bank has received Rs.5 crore penalty from RBI over shortfall in soiled note remittances?- Bank of Baroda 
App Quiz- Jan 12 2024, Q27

17. Question released to Framework for Acceptance of Green Deposits by RBI.
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-13-april-2023/

18. The interest rate on RBI Floating Rate Savings Bonds has a spread of _______ over and above the interest rate on the National Savings Certificate (NSC). – 0.35%
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-25-october-2023/ 
App Quiz- In Depth Oct 25 2023, Q2

19. Which of the following are Winners of Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2023? Jain Deemed to be University, (Bengaluru, Karnataka) & Odisha Mining Corporate Limited
Bhubaneswar.
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-6-january-2024/
App Quiz- Jan 6 2024, Q10

20.Which of the following states won the Swachh Survekshan (Cleanliness Survey) Awards 2023 under the Best Performing State category? Madhya Pradesh (2nd) & Chhattisgarh (3rd)
Content- https://affairscloud.com/swachh-survekshan-awards-2023-indore-surat-adjudged-as-cleanest-cities-in-india/
App Quiz- Jan 17 2024, Q10

21.The Aditya-L1 will stay in the Earth-bound orbit for _________.- 16 days
Content- https://affairscloud.com/isro-successfully-launched-aditya-l1-indias-1st-mission-to-the-sun/

22. RBI set an objective of achieving the medium-term target for CPI inflation of ______ within a band of +/- 2%, while supporting growth.- 4%
Content- https://affairscloud.com/highlights-of-rbis-6th-bi-monthly-monetary-policy-of-fy24-repo-rate-retained-at-6-5/

23. What is the scheme period of PRITHvi VIgyan (PRITHVI)?- 2021 to 2026
Content- https://affairscloud.com/cabinet-approvals-on-5th-january-2024
App Quiz- Jan 10 2024, Q1

24. Mudra loan can not be extended by which type of banks?- RRB / Payment Bank/ Local Area Bank / NBFC / Foreign Banks
Content – Covered,Static Banking Awareness Course-Important Factors in Banking
 https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-9-10-april-2023/
https://affairscloud.com/pradhan-mantri-mudra-yojana-completes-7-years-on-april-8-2022/

25. Question about Antarctica Mission (National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research)
App Quiz- Jan 10 2024, Q28

26. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched XPoSaT, It is PSLV-C58’s ______ mission and lifted a mass of 260 tons.- 60th mission 
Content- https://affairscloud.com/isro-launches-pslv-c58-xposat-indias-1st-x-ray-polarimeter-satellite-to-study-black-holes-neutron-stars-in-space/
App Quiz- Jan 3 2024, Q9

27. Statement type question related to Urban Infrastructure Development Fund (UIDF).
Content – Covered, Crack current affairs Course – special CA – Union Budget 2023-2024

28. RBI ombudsman not for _____. Local Area Banks
Content – Covered, Static Banking Awareness Course – Banking Sector Acts in India Part 1

29. Payments Vision document is ‘4Es’ – ‘E-payments for Everyone, Everywhere, Every time’ 
Content- https://affairscloud.com/digital-payments-awareness-week-2023-rbi-launches-of-mission-har-payment-digital/
App Quiz- March 8 2023, Q6

30. Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transactions hit a record with ______ in December 2023.- Rs.18 lakh crore
App Quiz- Jan 5 2024, Q19 

31. Which of the following countries is not included among the top 5 FDI Inflows?- Germany
Content- https://affairscloud.com/unctads-world-investment-report-2023-india-and-asean-top-recipients-of-fdi/

32. The nodal ministry of “Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra” is _________.- Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MoIB) and Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA)
Content- News Covered, Point Missed
https://affairscloud.com/overview-of-pm-narendra-modis-visit-to-gujarat-uttar-pradesh-17-18th-december-2023/

33. Question related to Depository definition
Content – Covered, Static Banking Awareness Course – Financial market in India

34. What is the Limit of Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT)?- Rs 20 lakhs
Content – Covered, Static Banking Awareness Course – Banking sector Acts in India part 2 

35. Kochi-Lakshadweep Islands Submarine Cable (KLI) Project submarine cable connectivity is from Mainland (Kochi) to how many Lakshadweep Islands?- 11
Content- News Covered, Point Missed
https://affairscloud.com/overview-of-pm-modis-visit-to-tamil-nadu-lakshadweep-kerala-on-2nd-3rd-january-2024/

36. Question related to Statutory Liquidity Ratio
Content – Covered, Static Banking awareness Course – RBI part 1

37. Which of the following payments banks are listed on both NSE & BSE?- Fino Payments Banks
Content- Not Covered 

38. In which country, ‘Cape Horn’, a rocky headland, is located?- Chile
Content- Not Covered

39. RBI asks regulated entities to leverage technology to enhance the effectiveness of internal Compliance monitoring.This rule is applicable to- SFB, SCB, PBS, UCBs, NBFCs, CICs, AIFIs.
Content- https://affairscloud.com/rbi-revises-norms-for-ucbs-inclusion-in-second-schedule-rbi-act-1934-allows-trq-holders-to-make-advance-payment-for-gold-import-via-iibx/
App Quiz- In Depth 2 Feb 2024, Q3

40. Question related to Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA).
Content- https://affairscloud.com/sri-lanka-took-over-as-chair-of-indian-ocean-rim-association-india-as-vice-chair/

41. Campa became the Official Sponsor of the BCCI cricket series in India. This soft drink brand is owned by which company?- Reliance Industries Ltd
Content- Not Covered

42. Statement related to RBI’s Green Deposits?
Content- https://affairscloud.com/current-affairs-13-april-2023/

43. Question related to CCI probes DHL, FedEx, UPS does allegedly violate antitrust laws & price collusion.
Content- Not Covered

Shift – II Takeaway:

  • GA Questions were asked in the combination of Both Direct (45%) & In-Depth (55%)
  • Only 26 Questions were asked from past 5 months Current Affairs
  • Questions related to current trend were asked eg: Hijack, CCI, Agri GDP, Stock Listed(Fino) and etc
  • Questions related RBI Guidelines/Amendments were asked




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