GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 769

  1. What does E stands for in ECCS with respect to cheque clearing?
    A) Enabled
    B) Express
    C) Established
    D) Encrypted
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Express Cheque Clearing System (ECCS).

  2. What is the currency of Lithuania?
    A) Dinar
    B) Franc
    C) Euro
    D) Won
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Capital – Vilnius

  3. Who was appointed as officiating chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)?
    A) Avinash Chaturvedi
    B) MK Singh
    C) Lal Chandra Sharma
    D) Bansi Lal Bhat
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government has appointed Justice Bansi Lal Bhat as the officiating chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT).

  4. the government launched which application for farmers on the occasion of 1st anniversary of launch of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN)?
    A) PM VAYO
    B) PM FARM
    C) PM MITRA
    D) PM KISAN
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare launched PM Kisan Mobile app on the occasion of 1st anniversary of launch of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN).

  5. On which day, National Vaccination Day is observed?
    A) March 12
    B) March 16
    C) March 15
    D) March 17
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    On 16 March every year, National Vaccination Day is observed in India which is also known as National Immunisation Day (IMD)

  6. Which state was given the best state award in the field of deceased organ donation by the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation?
    A) Assam
    B) Telangana
    C) Odisha
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tamil Nadu and Telangana — were edged out by Maharashtra for contributing the highest number of organs donated and, as a result, giving a new lease of life to 449 patients last year.

  7. The Madhav National Park is in which Indian state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Haryana
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Madhav National Park is situated in Shivpuri District of Gwalior division in northwest Madhya Pradesh, India.

  8. What is the theme of this year’s World Consumer Rights Day 2020?
    A) Consumer Benefit for All
    B) Digital World Consumers can Trust
    C) The Sustainable Consumer
    D) Making Digital Marketplace Fairer
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Every year 15th March is celebrated as the World Consumer Rights Day to spread awareness regarding consumer rights.The theme of World Consumer Rights Day 2020 is ‘The Sustainable Consumer’.

  9. What does E stands for in AEPS?
    A) Earning
    B) Equity
    C) Enabled
    D) Economic
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Aadhaar Enabled Payment System

  10. Which state government launched Reading Mission‘ to inculcate reading habit among students?
    A) Haryana
    B) Bihar
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Uttarakhand
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    To inculcate reading habit among students, the ‘Reading Mission- Haryana’ has been initiated by the Haryana state government.

  11. Where is the HQ of Microsoft?
    A) Paris
    B) Redmond
    C) Bangkok
    D) London
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    Option B

  12. How much amount will be injected by G20 countries into global economy to counteract impact of COVID19?
    A) $2 trillion
    B) $7 trillion
    C) $4 trillion
    D) $5 trillion
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The G-20 countries pledged to inject over USD 5 trillion into the global economy in a bid to counteract the social, economic, and financial impact of COVID 19.

  13. Recently in which city Gandhi Peace Centre was inaugurated?
    A) Surat
    B) Bhubaneswar
    C) Dispur
    D) NewDelhi
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the Gandhi Peace Centre at Khandagiri-Udaygiri caves.

  14. As announced by RBI,repo rate has been reduced to how much percent?
    A) 4.4%
    B) 4.5%
    C) 4.0%
    D) 4.6%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das announced that the repo rate has been reduced by 75 basis points to 4.4 per cent. The reserve repo rate has been reduced by 90 basis points to 4 per cent.

  15. Who is the Director General of UNESCO?
    A) Antonio Guterres
    B) Audrey Azoulay
    C) Anthony Lake
    D) Irina Bokova
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    Option B

  16. In which state,Herath festival was celebrated?
    A) Assam
    B) J&K
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Sikkim
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Maha Shivratri, locally known as ‘Herath’, was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across Kashmir with a minuscule number of Kashmiri Pandits (Hindus) visiting temples or offering ‘puja’ (prayers) at home.

  17. _____ will be the single authorized entity operating the BBPS.
    A) BBPOU
    B) BBPCU
    C) BBPAU
    D) BBPNU
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bharat Bill Payment Central Unit (BBPCU) will be the single authorized entity operating the BBPS.

  18. Which bank rolled out five special emergency loans to large corporates, medium enterprises, MSMEs, salaried and pensioners?
    A) Canara Bank
    B) SBI
    C) Indian Bank
    D) IDBI Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chennai-based public sector lender Indian Bank announced its intention to help out its Covid 19-hit customers through five special emergency loans to large corporates, medium enterprises, MSMEs, salaried and pensioners.

  19. Which Youth Exchange Programme was launched by Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan in Jammu and Kashmir?
    A) Hindustan Ghumo
    B) Bharat Ko Jano
    C) Bharat Mata
    D) Watan Ko Jano
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan flagged off a group of students from across Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh Union Territories for a ten day tour ‘Watan Ko Jano’, a youth exchange programme.

  20. In the wake of coronavirus outbreak,which drug was brought under Schedule H1 by Health Ministry?
    A) Hyroxide
    B) Nitrousxy
    C) Hydroxychloroquine
    D) Hydroxyapatite
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In the wake of coronavirus outbreak, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued a directive stating that the sale of any preparation containing the drug Hydroxychloroquine needs to be in accordance with the conditions for the sale of drugs as mentioned in Schedule H1 to the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945.

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