GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 708

  1. Which government has given approval to the world’s first CNG terminal at Bhavnagar port?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Odisha
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Gujarat Government has given approval to the world’s first CNG terminal at Bhavnagar port. The joint venture of United Kingdom-based Foresight Group and Mumbai-based Padmanabh Mafatlal Group, will invest 1,900 crore rupees to set up a CNG terminal at Bhavnagar port.

  2. What does R stands in QR Code?
    A) Revenue
    B) Response
    C) Random
    D) Rate
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    QR- Quick Response

  3. Which apex body has amended over 100 forms and returns to provide for interchangeability between permanent account number (PAN) and Aadhaar number?
    A) IRDA
    B) CBIC
    C) RBI
    D) CBDT
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The apex body for direct taxes has amended over 100 forms and returns to provide for interchangeability between permanent account number (PAN) and Aadhaar number.

  4. The Indian Oil has planned to set up 2G ethanol plant at which place?
    A) Panipat
    B) Kanpur
    C) Kochi
    D) Mangalore
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Environment has granted clearance to the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) to set up a Rs. 766-crore 2G ethanol plant in Haryana’s Panipat district. The Ethanol produced in the plant will be exclusively used to blend transportation fuels. The project also aims at doubling farmers income.

  5. Wular Lake is located in which state?
    A) Odisha
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Jammu and Kashmir
    D) Gujarat
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Wular Lake is one of the largest fresh water lakes in Asia. It is sited in Bandipora district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

  6. *99# service is known as?
    A) ASSD
    B) NUUD
    C) USSP
    D) USSD
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data)

  7. Who was conferred with Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2019?
    A) Asha Bhosle
    B) AR Rahman
    C) Abhijeet Singh
    D) Shanta Gokhale
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2019 was conferred on writer, translator and film critic Shanta Gokhale. She, born in 1939 in the town of Dahanu in Maharashtra, recently published her memoir One Foot on the Ground: A Life Told Through the Body. She received the Sangeet Natak Academy Award in 2015. Poet K Satchidanandan was named the Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate for 2019.

  8. Where is the HQ of the Central Board of Direct Taxes?
    A)Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Lucknow
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    Option C

  9. Who released the Assamese version of the book ‘Courts of India: Past to Present’ in Guwahati, Assam?
    A) Ranjan Gogoi
    B) SA Bobde
    C) Raghuram Rajan
    D) Narendra Modi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi released the Assamese version of the book ‘Courts of India: Past to Present’ in Guwahati, Assam. The book has been published by the Publication division. The various chapters of the book narrate the historical events of the court.

  10. Who will head the committee which has been formed by Chhattisgarh government to look into the matter of phone tapping?
    A) Suresh Mathur
    B) Anurag Kishor
    C) TN Singh
    D) Sunil Kujur
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel directed to form a three-member committee under the chairmanship of Principal Secretary Home Sunil Kujur to look into the matter of phone-tapping.

  11. Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS) is a digital platform for?
    A) Mutual Funds
    B) Share Market
    C) MSME
    D) e-NAM
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS) — a digital platform where small businesses (MSMEs) can get access to capital by auctioning their trade receivables.

  12. What was the slogan of the campaign launched by Ministry of Defence against single use plastic?
    A) Plastic Se Raksha – Swachhata Hi Suraksha
    B) Plastic Se Dur Hato
    C) Ban Plastic,Clean Environment
    D) Plastic Hatao,Pryavaran Bachao
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Defence is organising a massive plogging programme at more than 400 locations throughout the country as part of the activities of Swachhta Pakhwada.

  13. What is the capital of Bolivia?
    A) Tarija
    B) La Paz
    C) Potosi
    D) Sucre
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    Option D
    Currency- Boliviano

  14. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed Ekal Vidyalaya Sangathan in which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Assam
    C) Gujarat
    D) Odisha
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed Ekal Vidyalaya Sangathan, Gujarat through Video Message. PM congratulated Ekal Vidyalaya Sangathan for spearheading the ‘Ekal School Abhiyan’ which aims to promote the education among rural and tribal children.

  15. Which country’s companies topped the Global arms industry rankings as per data by SIPRI?
    A) India
    B) Russia
    C) USA
    D) China
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The new data from SIPRI’s Arms Industry Database shows that sales of arms and military services by companies listed in the Top 100 have increased by 47 per cent since 2002 (the year from which comparable data is first available).

  16. Who was appointed as the brand ambassador of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)?
    A) Priyanka Chopra
    B) Akshay Kumar
    C) Disha Patani
    D) Sunil Shetty
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty was appointed as the brand ambassador of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA). NADA along with the All India Football Federation (AIFF) recently conducted anti-doping awareness workshops for all footballers.

  17. A book by Rabindranath Tagore’s nephew Abanindranath which parallelly examines the journey of the Buddha through various stages of his life has recently been translated into which language?
    A) English
    B) Tamil
    C) Odia
    D) Bengali
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A book by Rabindranath Tagore’s nephew Abanindranath which parallelly examines the journey of the Buddha through various stages of his life as well as that of a young village lad has been translated into English.

  18. Which space agency to launch MARS 2020 ?
    A) Space x
    B) ISRO
    C) NASA
    D) CNRC
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The rover mission is scheduled to launch in July 2020 as NASA’s next step in exploration of the Red Planet. It will not only seek signs of ancient habitable conditions – and past microbial life — but the rover also will collect rock and soil samples and store them in a cache on the planet’s surface.

  19. Who has been appointed as Additional Director on the Board of Dhanlaxmi Bank?
    A) V Viswanathan
    B) K Mangalam
    C) Manoj Gautam
    D) AK Chaturvedi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    V Viswanathan has been appointed as Additional Director on the Board of Dhanlaxmi Bank with effect from December 09, 2019.

  20. Which state was awarded ‘World Habitat Award’ for Jaga Mission?
    A) Manipur
    B) Odisha
    C) Telangana
    D) Assam
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Odisha government has won the ‘World Habitat Award’, global recognition for its ambitious initiative — Jaga Mission.

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