GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 712

  1. NASA renamed a distant rock Ultima Thule to which name after Nazi Controversy?
    A) Muleis
    B) Alemith
    C) Aremetis
    D) Arrokoth
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has renamed a distant space rock Ultima Thule, to Arrokoth. It is the farthest cosmic body ever visited by a spacecraft, Arrokoth or “sky” is a name of the Native American Powhatan language following a significant backlash over the old name’s Nazi connotations.

  2. The India-ASEAN Business Summit 2019 held in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Lucknow
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Minister of State (I/C) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), addressed the India-ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Business Summit 2019 in New Delhi. The India- ASEAN Business Summit on the theme: “Today, Tomorrow, Together” is being organised to strengthen trade & investment flows with ASEAN Economies.

  3. Pan Card is issued under which section of the Income Tax Act?
    A) 118B
    B) 126C
    C) 143G
    D) 139A
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Failure to comply with the provisions of Section 139A of Income Tax Act, penalty of ₹10,000/- for each default is payable u/s.272B to the Assessing Officer.

  4. What is the theme of the World Kindness Day 2019?
    A) Make world a better place
    B) Thanks to your Materials
    C) Empathy, encouraging people across the globe
    D) Spread Kindness and love
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Kindness Day is celebrated annually on 13th November. It was formed in 1998, to promote kindness throughout the world. It is to highlight good deeds in the community focusing on the positive power and the common thread of kindness which binds us. The Theme of World Kindness Day 2019 is empathy, encouraging people across the globe to better understand “the pains of others” and touch their lives “positively”.

  5. What is the theme of  the World Pneumonia Day 2019?
    A) Healthy Lungs for All
    B) Health and Lungs
    C) Stop Pneumonia
    D) Raise Awareness about Pneumonia
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Since 2009, November 12 has been observed as World Pneumonia Day to raise awareness about the infection. The World Health Organisation (WHO) identifies pneumonia is the single largest cause of death in children worldwide. The theme is “Healthy Lungs for all”.

  6. The 27th Conference of Central and State Statistical Organizations (COCSSO) held in which city?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Statistical Commission inaugurated the 27th Conference of Central and State Statistical Organizations (COCSSO) at Kolkata, West Bengal. 27th COCSSO is a Conference organized by MoSPI, Government of India every year.

  7. The 9th BRICS trade ministers meet held in which city?
    A) Capetown
    B) Tokyo
    C) Beijing
    D) Brasilia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal attended the 9th BRICS trade ministers meet in Brasilia, Brazil during which he deliberated on the global economic climate with his counterparts from other member nations.

  8. Under which sections of the IPC is printing and circulation of fake notes prohibited?
    A) Section 489 A-E
    B) Section 345 A-E
    C) Section 438 A-E
    D) Section 327 A-E
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    Option A
    Explanation:

  9. Where is the HQ of Association of Southeast Asian Nations?
    A) Jakarta
    B) Beijing
    C) Tokyo
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  10. Which state government launched e-Ganna app, web portal?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) Punjab
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    Option A
    Explanation:
     Uttar Pradesh government has launched a dedicated web portal and a mobile application, e-Ganna App, for sugarcane farmers of the state. Cane supply slip will now be issued to the farmers by sugar mills online.

  11. Suranga Bawadi was recently included in World Monument Watch List.It is situated in which state?
    A) Assam
    B) Karnataka
    C) Sikkim
    D) Odisha
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Suranga Bawadi, an integral part of the ancient Karez system of supplying water through subterranean tunnels built during Adil Shahi era in Vijayapura, Karnataka, is now set to get funding for restoration. A New York-based non-governmental organisation has included it in the World Monument Watch list for 2020 along with 24 other monuments from across the world.

  12. What is the capital of Bolivia?
    A) Sucre
    B) La Paz
    C) Beijing
    D) Rome
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Currency – Boliviano

  13. What is the minimum amount required to get open a Savings Account in Post Office?
    A) Rs 25
    B) Rs 10
    C) Rs 20
    D) Rs 50
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Rs 20
    There is no maximum limit to be deposited in Account.

  14. Which state government has setted up Economic Advisory Council to promote industries?
    A) Haryana
    B) Odisha
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option A
    Explanation:
     Haryana government led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has constituted an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to promote industries in the state and address issues related to various issues and policies of economic development.

  15. The exercise Tiger Triumph is a exercise between India and which other country?
    A) China
    B) Russia
    C) USA
    D) Kazakhstan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The maiden India-US joint tri-services Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise named ‘Tiger Triumph’ has began at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The Exercise is aimed to develop interoperability for conducting HADR operations.

  16. Which state government launches ‘Sishu Suraksha App’?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Nagaland
    C) Assam
    D) Odisha
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights launched a mobile app Sishu Suraksha tomorrow on the occasion of Children’s Day.

  17. In which city, Swachh – Nirmal Tat Abhiyaan was launched?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) Kochi
    D) Vishakapatnam
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    Option D
    Explanation:
     In an attempt to improve the sanitation on beaches and create awareness among citizens about the importance of coastal ecosystems, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF) has launched the mass cleanliness drive at 50 beaches in 10 coastal States and union territories across the country.

  18. The festival ‘Bali Yatra’ was celebrated in which state?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Assam
    C) Karnataka
    D) Odisha
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The festival ‘Bali Yatra’ which is organised every year in memory of the rich maritime history of the state, has begun in Cuttack, Odisha.

  19. Where is the HQ of FICCI?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Chennai
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

  20. Which country will host the 19th council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation 2020?
    A) China
    B) South Africa
    C) India
    D) Australia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
     India will host the 19th council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation 2020. The first such high-level meeting of the 8-member grouping to be organised by New Delhi after its admission into the grouping in 2017.

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