GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 788

  1. Which Indian Actor was appointed as brand ambassador of CMS Ambassadors for Migratory Species?
    A) Randeep Hooda
    B) Amitabh Bachchan
    C) Irfan Khan
    D) Akshay Kumar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Internationally-renowned conservationist Ian Redmond OBE, award-winning explorer and environmentalist Sacha Dench and Indian actor and equestrian and Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda were named CMS Ambassadors for Migratory Species until 2023 under the redesigned Ambassadors Programme launched at CMS COP13.

  2. Bhavai is a traditional dance form of which state?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Haryana
    C) Gujarat
    D) West Bengal
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bhavai, also known as Vesha or Swang, is a popular folk theatre form of western India, especially in Gujarat.

  3. Which Indian Women has been named in World’s 10 Most Influential Women in Sports list released by iSportsConnect?
    A) Shikha Sharma
    B) Kiran Mazumdar
    C) Nita Ambani
    D) Indra Nooyi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sports business network, iSportconnect releasing its ‘Influential Women in Sport’ list for 2020. In this list Nita Ambani, the owner of Mumbai Indians cricket team franchise, has been named in the list of 10 most influential women in sports for 2020 alongside likes of tennis superstar Serena Williams and gymnast Simone Biles.

  4. As per World Bank,India to grow at how much percent in FY21?
    A) 1.5%-2.8%
    B) 1.0%-1.5%
    C) 1.9%-2.5%
    D) 2.5%-3.9%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to the World Bank, India is likely to record its worst growth performance since the 1991 liberalisation this fiscal year as the coronavirus outbreak severely disrupts the economy.

  5. Which of the following banks launched country’s first automated teller machine (ATM) which can be operated independently by a visually impaired person, know as ‘Talking ATM’?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) Union Bank of India
    C) Bank of Baroda
    D) Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Country’s first automated teller machine (ATM) which can be operated independently by a visually impaired person, know as ‘Talking ATM’ was installed at the premises of the Blind People’s Association (BPA) in Ahmedabad by the Union Bank of India (UBI).

  6. Which initiative has been created to bring the scientific and factual aspects of this pandemic outbreak on to public domain by TIFR,IISc and TMC?
    A) CovidGyan
    B) CovidShiksha
    C) CovidSuraksha
    D) CovidSuraksha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A multi-institutional, multi-lingual science communication initiative, called `CovidGyan’ has been created to bring the scientific and factual aspects of this pandemic outbreak on to public domain.

  7. Recently which country legalised cannabis farming for medicinal use?
    A) India
    B) Australia
    C) Thailand
    D) Lebanon
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Lebanese parliament legalized cannabis farming for medicinal use, a potentially lucrative export for an economy in dire need of foreign currency as it grapples with a paralyzing financial crisis.Although growing the plant is illegal in Lebanon, cannabis has long been farmed openly in the fertile Bekaa Valley.

  8. Which state government launched the first Disha Police station?
    A) Bihar
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Rajasthan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    AP Chief Minister Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy launched the first Disha Police Station in the State in Rajamahendravaram.

  9. U Srinivas is related to _______?
    A) Flute
    B) Santoor
    C) Saarangi
    D) Mandolin
    View Answer
    Option D

  10. Where is the headquarters of International Monetary Fund situated?
    A) Washington, D.C., United States
    B) New York, United States
    C) London, England
    D) Paris, France
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., of “189 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.”

  11. Which payment bank has partnered with Mastercard for the issuance of virtual and physical debit cards?
    A) Paytm Payments Bank
    B) Airtel Payments Bank
    C) India Post Payments Bank
    D) Fino Payments Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Paytm Payments Bank Ltd (PPBL) has partnered with Mastercard for the issuance of virtual and physical debit cards.

  12. Which state administration renamed PHE & IFC department as ‘Jal Shakti Dept’?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Jammu and Kashmir
    C) Bihar
    D) Jharkhand
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Jammu and Kashmir administration on accorded sanction to renaming of the Public Health Engineering and Irrigation and Flood Control Department as the ‘Jal Shakti Department’.

  13. Which Company bought 9.99% stake in Jio for Rs 43574 cr?
    A) Microsoft
    B) Apple
    C) Facebook
    D) Google
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Facebook announced an investment of USD 5.7 billion (Rs 43,574 crore) to buy a 10 per cent stake in the firm that houses billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s telecom arm Jio as the social media giant looks to expand presence in its largest market in terms of subscriber base.

  14. A three-day India International Seafood Show (IISS) was held in which city?
    A) Surat
    B) Chennai
    C) Kochi
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A three-day India International Seafood Show (IISS), offering a sea of opportunities for exporters and importers of the countrys marine products held in Kochi, Kerala.

  15. Who was appointed as CEO of Huawei Telecommunications India?
    A) Lee Sui Weing
    B) Jay Chen
    C) David Li
    D) Micheal Pompo
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Huawei Telecommunications India said it has appointed David Li as its Chief Executive Officer. He replaces Jay Chen who has been promoted to handle Asia Pacific level business role.

  16. In which state, India’s first Glass floor bridge will be built?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Uttarakhand Government has cleared the design of a glass floor suspension bridge, the first of its kind in the country, to be built across Ganga River in Rishikesh as an alternative to the iconic Lakshman Jhula which was closed

  17. What is the currency of Lebanon?
    A) Euro
    B) peso
    C) Pound
    D) Dollar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Capital – Beirut

  18. Where is the HQ of ICICI Prudential?
    A) Pune
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

  19. What is the theme of this year’s World Malaria Day?
    A) End Malaria for good
    B) Malaria and Protection
    C) Ready to Beat Malaria
    D) Zero Malaria Starts With Me
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Malaria Day is an international observance commemorated every year on 25 April and recognizes global efforts to control malaria.The theme of World Malaria Day 2020 Zero Malaria Starts with Me, a grassroots campaign that aims to keep malaria high on the political agenda, mobilize additional resources, and empower communities to take ownership of malaria prevention and care.

  20. What is the minimum balance amount for SBI Account in an Urban Area?
    A) Rs 1,000
    B) Rs 2,000
    C) Rs 3,000
    D) Rs 5,000
    View Answer
    Option C

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