GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 793

  1. According to the Open Budget Survey, conducted by International Budget Partnership (IBP),what is the rank of India among 117 nations in terms of budget transparency and accountability?
    A) 53
    B) 55
    C) 56
    D) 59
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to the Open Budget Survey, conducted by International Budget Partnership (IBP), India has been placed at 53rd position among 117 nations in terms of budget transparency and accountability.

  2. What is the currency of Iraq?
    A) Riyal
    B) Rupee
    C) Dinar
    D) Rial
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Capital – Baghdad

  3. USAID announced how much additional support to support India’s efforts to combat COVID-19?
    A) USD 3 million
    B) USD 4 million
    C) USD 5 million
    D) USD 7 million
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The US will provide an additional $3 million to India, through its aid agency USAID, for mitigating the spread of Covid-19.

  4. Lead Bank system was started on the recommendation of Nariman Committee in ____?
    A) 1960
    B) 1965
    C) 1969
    D) 1972
    View Answer
    Option C

  5. The All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), under Ministry of AYUSH organised AYURAKSHA Programme in which city?
    A) Bhopal
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Indore
    D) Lucknow
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), under Ministry of AYUSH and Delhi Police organised AYURAKSHA programme for Delhi Police personal at New Delhi.

  6. Where is the HQ of Yes Bank?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

  7. Which state government raised the age of superannuation of its employees to 59 years from 58?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Tamil Nadu government raised the age of superannuation of its employees to 59 years from 58, in an attempt to give itself some relief from a near ₹5,000-crore financial burden.

  8. According to data released by the Union Rural Development Ministry,which state topped the list of states in providing employment under MGNREGS?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Telangana
    C) Kerala
    D) Chhattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    According to data released by the Union Rural Development Ministry, Chhattisgarh has topped the list of states in providing employment to over 18 lakh unskilled labourers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS).

  9. Which bank acquired 6.82% stake in Zero Mass?
    A) BOB
    B) SBI
    C) IDBI
    D) PNB
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India has entered into an agreement to acquire 6.825% stake in Zero Mass. As part of the deal, the Bank has sold its entire stake in A Little World to the Zero Mass. This is a no cash deal.

  10. The Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library is located in _____?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Chennai
    C) Patna
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C

  11. Who presented a copy of the book — ‘Invincible – A Tribute to Manohar Parrikar’ — to President Ram Nath Kovind?
    A) Smriti Irani
    B) Amit Shah
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Nitin Gadkari
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Nitin Gadkari presented a copy of the book — ‘Invincible – A Tribute to Manohar Parrikar’ — to President Ram Nath Kovind

  12. What is the theme of this year’s World Voice Day?
    A) Share your voice
    B) Value of voice
    C) Be kind with your voice
    D) Focus on your voice
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Voice Day is a worldwide annual event that takes place on April 16 devoted to the celebration of the phenomenon of voice.The aim is to demonstrate the enormous importance of the voice in the daily lives of all people. The theme of 2020 World Voice Day is FOCUS ON YOUR VOICE.

  13. World-famous Sun Temple in Konark has been included under the country’s list of 19 monuments which will be developed as iconic sites by the Centre.It is located in which state?
    A) Odisha
    B) Karnataka
    C) Bihar
    D) Telangana
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    World-famous Sun Temple in Konark has been included under the country’s list of 19 monuments which will be developed as iconic sites by the Centre. This was informed by Union Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel.

  14. In Moscow State Bank of India owns 60% shares in Commercial Bank of India, which bank owns the rest 40%?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) Axis bank
    D) Canara Bank
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    Option D

  15. which application became world’s fastest app to reach 50 mn downloads?
    A) CoronaGO
    B) Bhim
    C) Covid19
    D) Arogya Setu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre’s mobile app, Aarogya Setu, developed for tracking COVID-19 patients, has become the world’s fastest app to reach 50 million downloads in just 13 days.

  16. Who was appointed as Managing Director of Google Cloud in India?
    A) Karan Bajwa
    B) Nick Koel
    C) Mukesh Singh
    D) Anurag Awasthi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Google said it has appointed former IBM executive, Karan Bajwa as Managing Director of Google Cloud in India.

  17. Who has been elected as brand ambassador of ‘CricKingdom’?
    A) Rohit Sharma
    B) Virat Kohli
    C) MS Dhoni
    D) Parthiv Patel
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma has become brand ambassador of ‘CricKingdom’, a cricket academy based in Dubai which will also facilitate coaching through its online platform after the global COVID-19 pandemic subsides.

  18. Who publishes the Human Development Index?
    A) United Nations Development Program
    B) World Economic Forum
    C) United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network
    D) World Bank
    View Answer
    Option A

  19. Where is the headquarters of Swiss National Bank (SNB) situated?
    A) Basel, Switzerland
    B) Geneva, Switzerland
    C) Bern and Zurich, Switzerland
    D) Solothurn, Switzerland
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    he Swiss National Bank (SNB) is the central bank of Switzerland, and is therefore responsible for the monetary policy of the nation of Switzerland.

  20. Where is the HQ of National Council of Applied Economic Research?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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