GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 798

  1. Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launched which national program for inviting e-learning content contributions in New Delhi?
    A) Saksham Desh 1.0
    B) VidyaBhav 2.0
    C) Aayog Setu 1.0
    D) VidyaDaan 2.0
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank e-launched VidyaDaan 2.0 program for inviting e-learning content contributions in New Delhi.

  2. Pandit Bhajan Sopori is related to ______?
    A) Flute
    B) Santoor
    C) Saarangi
    D) Veena
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Who has been appointed as chairman and managing director of Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO)?
    A) Vikas Chaturvedi
    B) Arvind Singh
    C) Ramesh Singh
    D) Shiv Das Meena
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, additional secretary, Shiv Das Meena has been appointed as chairman and managing director of Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) for a period of six months with immediate effect.

  4. Where is the headquarters of Mir Business Bank C.J.S.C located?
    A) Russia
    B) Switzerland
    C) Scotland
    D) UK
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Moscow, Russia

  5. Which advanced tool was developed by International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) for mapping nano-mechanical properties of materials like multi-phase alloys, composites, and multi-layered coatings?
    A) Nano 2D
    B) NanoBlitz 3D
    C) MicroBlitz 4D
    D) MiniRobust 3D
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Scientists from International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) an autonomous institute under the Department of Science &Technology,Govt. of India in collaboration with Nanomechanics Inc., Oak Ridge, USA have jointly developed an advanced tool called NanoBlitz 3D for mapping nano-mechanical properties of materials like multi-phase alloys, composites, and multi-layered coatings.

  6. Where is the HQ of Facebook?
    A) Paris
    B) California
    C) NewYork
    D) Rome
    View Answer
    Option B

  7. What is the theme of this year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work?
    A) Vulnerability of young workers
    B) Stop the pandemic: Safety and health at work can save lives
    C) Save Lives and Stay Healthy
    D) Opitimize the use and collection of OSH data
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Day for Safety and Health at Work takes place on April 28. The main objective is to focus international attention on the magnitude of the problem and to promote healthy work culture so that several work-related deaths and injuries can be reduced.The theme for World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020 is “Stop the pandemic: Safety and health at work can save lives”

  8. Which Institute developed WashKaro’ app to warn about COVID-19?
    A) IIT Kanpur
    B) IISc Bengaluru
    C) NIT Jalandhar
    D) IIIT Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Researchers at IIIT-Delhi have developed an app which warns people about a coronavirus containment zone nearby and helps them check whether a news item about the pandemic is genuine or fake.

  9. The Medicine Maker Power List 2020 has ranked Biocon chairman as one of the world’s top 20 inspirational leaders in the field of biopharmaceuticals.Name him/her?
    A) Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
    B) Indra Nooyi
    C) Ramesh Agarwal
    D) Shahnsk Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Biocon Ltd announced that The Medicine Maker Power List 2020 has ranked its Executive Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw as one of the world’s top 20 inspirational leaders in the field of biopharmaceuticals.

  10. Who was appointed as president of International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA)?
    A) Johannes Loman
    B) Ankit Singh
    C) Aniket Chaturvedi
    D) Rakesh Sharma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA) said it has appointed Bajaj Auto Executive Director (ED) Rakesh Sharma as its president.

  11. What is the theme of this year’s World Veterinary Day 2020?
    A) Environmental protection for improving animal and human health
    B) Value of Vaccination
    C) Human Health and Precaution
    D) Role of Veterinary Profession in Sustainability Development
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Veterinary Day is observed on the last Saturday of April in order to acknowledge the work done by veterinarians across the globe.The 2020 World Veterinary Day held on 25th April 2020. The theme for the event this year is “Environmental protection for improving animal and human health”
  12. Who was named ambassador for BWF’s ‘i am badminton’ campaign?
    A) MS Dhoni
    B) Sania Mirza
    C) Virat Kohli
    D) PV Sindhu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) named Indian shuttler PV Sindhu as one of the ambassadors for its ‘I am badminton’ awareness campaign.

  13. ‘Bedara Vesha’ is a popular folk dance of which state?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Karnataka
    C) West Bengal
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    ‘Bedara Vesha’ is a folk dance performed days before Holi night in Sirsi town of Karnataka. It is also known as ‘Hunter Dance’.

  14. Recently RBI cancelled the license of which bank as it does not have adequate capital?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) Mapusa Urban Cooperative Bank
    C) Jila Sehkari Bank
    D) Mehsana Urban Cooperative Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cancelled the licence of The Mapusa Urban Cooperative Bank (MUCB) as it does not have adequate capital and earning prospects virtually stopping the banking operations of the second largest cooperative bank in the State.

  15. What does S stands for in SNRR Account?
    A) Sanction
    B) Special
    C) Subject
    D) Scheme
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Special Non-Resident Rupee Account (SNRR account).

  16. Which book has won Which book has won William E. Colby Award 2020?
    A) The little Prince
    B) Dragon Army
    C) The girl with tatoo
    D) Midnight in Chernobyl
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Adam Higginbotham’s “Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster” has won E. Colby Award and a $5,000 prize.

  17. How much amount of “fund of funds” would be set up for export-oriented Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)?
    A) ₹25000 cr
    B) ₹20000 cr
    C) ₹15000 cr
    D) ₹10000 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    mid the economic uncertainty due to coronavirus, a “fund of funds” would be set up for export-oriented Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) soon announced by Union minister Nitin Gadkari.

  18. Which city is the World Book Capital 2020 of year?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Bangkok
    C) Tokyo
    D) Kuala Lumpur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated on April 23 each year. The day is celebrated by UNESCO and other related organisations across the world to honour authors, books worldwide, to promote the art of reading etc.

  19. Where is the HQ of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)?
    A) Paris
    B) Bangkok
    C) Rome
    D) Vienna
    View Answer
    Option D

  20. What is the maximum loan under Stand Up India Scheme?
    A) Rs 10 lakh
    B) Rs 50 lakh
    C) Rs 80 lakh
    D) Rs 1 crore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    10 lakh to 100 lakh payable in 7 years.

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