GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 789

  1. Which state government has decided to use drones for mapping villages?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Assam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Madhya Pradesh, the state government has decided to use drones for mapping villages. So far, land survey work is being done either manually or with the help of satellite images in Madhya Pradesh.

  2. The famous Srisailam Dam in Andhra Pradesh is built on which among the following rivers?
    A) Pennar
    B) Krishna
    C) Manjira
    D) Godavari
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Srisailam Dam is constructed across the Krishna River in Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh near Srisailam temple town and is the 2nd largest capacity working hydroelectric station in the country.

  3. What is the theme of this year’s Earth Day?
    A) Save Earth
    B) Biodiversity and Climate
    C) Climate Action
    D) Climate Change
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    April 22nd, 2020, marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the annual celebration of the environmental movement.It was celebrated for the first time in 1970.Earth Day is celebrated around the world to demonstrate support for environmental protection.The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action.

  4. Where is the HQ of Huawei?
    A) Tokyo
    B) Beijing
    C) Bangkok
    D) Shenzhen
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    Option D
    Explanation
    Shenzhen, China

  5. What is the minimum balance amount for SBI Account in a Semi-Urban City?
    A) Rs 1,000
    B) Rs 2,000
    C) Rs 3,000
    D) Rs 5,000
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    For metro cities, the minimum balance is Rs 5,000. In urban, semi-urban and rural areas, it will be Rs 3,000, Rs 2,000 and Rs 1,000, respectively.

  6. How much amount has been pledged by India to built Arun-III hydropower project in Nepal?
    A) NPR 100 billion
    B) NPR 320 billion
    C) NPR 400 billion
    D) NPR 500 billion
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India and Nepal inked financial closure of Nepal’s largest hydropower project, the Arun-III being built with India’s assistance. India has pledged an investment of NPR 100 Billion for the 900 MW mega hydropower project being built in Nepal’s Sankhuwasabha District.

  7. Which personality to receive Mystic Kalinga Literary Award?
    A) Arun Kumar
    B) Dev Bhushan
    C) Manoj Das
    D) Pritam Kumar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Manoj Das, who was recently bestowed with Padma Bhushan for his outstanding contribution to English and Odia literature received Mystic Kalinga Literary Awards-Indian and Global Languages.

  8. Sangai festival is an annual cultural festival organised by ____?
    A) Odisha
    B) Karnataka
    C) Manipur
    D) Kerala
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    Option C

  9. Which famous pharmacists of Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra , are delivering essential services and medicines at doorstep of patients and elderly under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP)?
    A) Cipla
    B) Swasth ke Sipahi
    C) Desh ke Veer
    D) Mylabs
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Pharmacists, popularly known as “Swasth ke Sipahi”, of Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra , are deliverying essential services and medicines at doorstep of patients and elderly under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) of the Government of India.

  10. As per government data, how much amount has been received in remittances since 2018-19?
    A) $123.6 billion
    B) $100.6 billion
    C) $115.6 billion
    D) $118.3 billion
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    An estimated 13.62 million Indian nationals are staying abroad and $118.3 billion has been received as remittances since April 2018 up to September last year.

  11. Where is the headquarters of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank situated?
    A) Beijing, China
    B) Manila, Philippines
    C) Naypyidaw, Myanmar
    D) Paris, France
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is an multilateral development bank that aims to support the building of infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region. The bank currently has 56 member states while another 24 are prospective members for a total of 80 approved members and was proposed as an initiative by the government of China.

  12. Which ministry has designated DigiLocker as the sole National Academic Depository (NAD)?
    A) Ministry of Human Resource Development
    B) Ministry of Defence
    C) Ministry of Home Affairs
    D) Ministry of Finance
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Human Resource Development has designated DigiLocker as the sole National Academic Depository (NAD).

  13. The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), the regulator of the National Pension System (NPS), has doubled the minimum net worth criterion for pension fund managers to how much amount?
    A) ₹50 cr
    B) ₹25 cr
    C) ₹90 cr
    D) ₹100 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), the regulator of the National Pension System (NPS), has doubled the minimum net worth criterion for pension fund managers to ₹50 crore from the ₹25 crore stipulated earlier.

  14. Who has been roped in as brand ambassador of PepsiCo?
    A) Mithali Raj
    B) Harmanpreet Kaur
    C) Prithvi Shaw
    D) Shefali Verma
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Beverage major PepsiCo has roped in 16-year old Indian cricketer Shafali Verma as one of its brand ambassadors for one year.

  15. Who resigned from the Credit Suisse as CEO?
    A) Tidjane Thiam
    B) Thomas Gottstein
    C) Rafael Novak
    D) Lee Wien
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Zurich-based bank, Credit Suisse said it’s Chief Executive Officer Tidjane Thiam’s resignwd from his post following a spying scandal.

  16. Where is the HQ of IAAF?
    A) Monaco
    B) Rome
    C) Paris
    D) Bangkok
    View Answer
    Option A

  17. Who was appointed by Supreme Court to make inventory of ornaments at Sabarimala temple?
    A) Tamilsai Sundarajan
    B) Kalraj Mishra
    C) CNR Nair
    D) PK Ghosh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Supreme Court Friday appointed retired Kerala High Court judge C N Ramachandaran Nair to prepare an inventory and valuation report of ornaments of Lord Ayyappa of Sabarimala temple that are claimed by different sects of the Pandalam Royal family.

  18. Which state police created app ‘Rakhsa Sarv’ for quarantined people?
    A) Telangana
    B) Bihar
    C) Chhattisgarh
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus, police in Chhattisgarh Janjgir-Champa district have created a mobile application ‘Rakhsa Sarv’ to keep a tab on those violating the home quarantine order.

  19. Where is the HQ of Securities and Exchange Board of India?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Kolkata
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    Option B

  20. Which of the following Payments Bank is the first one to start giving its services in India?
    A) Paytm Payments Bank
    B) India Post Payments Bank
    C) Airtel Payments Bank
    D) Fino Payments Bank
    View Answer
    Option C

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