GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 805

  1. Which state government launched Jagananna Vidya Deevena’,scheme?
    A) Odisha
    B) Bihar
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Telangana
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy launched ‘Jagananna Vidya Deevena’, a fee reimbursement scheme that would benefit 14 lakh college students in the State.

  2. What is the rank of IISc Bengaluru in the the top 100 Times Higher Education’s (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings 2020?
    A) 14th
    B) 16th
    C) 18th
    D) 17th
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has ranked 16th in the the top 100 Times Higher Education’s (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings 2020. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) emerged as India’s top-ranked institution followed by the Indian Institute of Technologies (IITs).

  3. The Karakum Desert is located in_____?
    A) Australia
    B) Europe
    C) Turkmenistan
    D) Africa
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    Option C
    Explanation:

  4. Opening of accounts by individuals/ entities of Pakistan nationality requires prior approval of ____?
    A) Government of India
    B) Reserve bank of India
    C) SEBI
    D) All of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Opening of accounts by individuals/ entities of Pakistan nationality/ ownership and entities of Bangladesh ownership requires prior approval of the Reserve Bank.

  5. How much amount was sanctioned by centre under the MGNREGA in the current financial year?
    A) ₹33300 cr
    B) ₹32000 cr
    C) ₹34500 cr
    D) ₹37500 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Centre has sanctioned Rs 33,300 crore under the MGNREGA in the current financial year so far to liquidate all outstanding dues of previous years and to meet wage expenditure.

  6. What is the rank of India in Worldwide Education for the Future Index 2019?
    A) 55th
    B) 31st
    C) 35th
    D) 36th
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India jumped five ranks to 35th with a total score of 53 in the Worldwide Educating for the Future Index (WEFFI) 2019, as per a report published by The Economist Intelligence Unit. The theme of the index is “From Policy to Practice”.

  7. which body granted women right to permanent commission and command in Indian Army?
    A) CII
    B) Nasscom
    C) Supreme Court
    D) Niti Aayog
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In an important step towards granting women the right to serve in the military on equal terms with men, the Supreme Court granted women the right to “permanent commission” (PC), and the right to command.

  8. What will be the budget of second phase of Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural)?
    A) ₹79754 cr
    B) ₹56886 cr
    C) ₹51234 cr
    D) ₹52497 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre approved the second phase of Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural), Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project focussed on sustainability of ODF and management of solid and liquid waste.

  9. Where is the HQ of New Development Bank?
    A) Shanghai
    B) Beijing
    C) Tokyo
    D) Bangkok
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    Option A

  10. Whose book titled ‘Hop On: My Adventures on Boats, Trains and Planes’ was released recently in an e book format?
    A) Ruskin Bond
    B) William Shakespeare
    C) WY Yeats
    D) oscar Wilde
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ruskin Bond’s new book titled ‘Hop On: My Adventures on Boats, Trains and Planes’ was released on his 86th Birthday in an e-book format.

  11. Where is the headquarters of Rabobank located?
    A) Germany
    B) UK
    C) Switzerland
    D) Netherlands
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Utrecht, Netherlands

  12. Which railway zone has developed a robotic device, “RAIL-BOT” (R-BOT) to assist in the functions of hospital management?
    A) Eastern
    B) Western
    C) South Central
    D) North Central
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, the South Central Railway zone has developed a robotic device, “RAIL-BOT” (R-BOT) to assist in the functions of hospital management so that they can provide better health care to the COVID patients.

  13. The Ministry of Textiles organized “Kala Kumbh” exhibition in which city?
    A) Chennai
    B) Pune
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Mumbai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Textiles organized “Kala Kumbh” exhibition in New Delhi. It is an exhibition to promote Geographical Indication (GI) craft and heritage of India.

  14. Thomas Thabane recently resigned from the post of PM of which country?
    A) Thailand
    B) Austria
    C) Lesotho
    D) Australia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has formally resigned more than a week after his coalition government fell apart, in a move that could help end a long-running political crisis in the country.

  15. Where is the HQ of World Rugby?
    A) Thailand
    B) China
    C) Ireland
    D) France
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    Option D

  16. Union Cabinet has given its nod to revamp PMFBY and which other scheme to address the existing challenges in the implementation of Crop Insurance Schemes?
    A) WBIS
    B) PMMY
    C) RWBCIS
    D) GIUS
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet has has approved the revamping of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) and Restructured Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme (RWBCIS) to address the existing challenges in the implementation of Crop Insurance Schemes.

  17. Recently who resigned from the board of SoftBank?
    A) Xi Lee
    B) Masayoshi Son
    C) Sachin Bansal
    D) Jack Ma
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    SoftBank Group Corp said that Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma will resign from its board, in the latest departure by a high-profile ally of CEO Masayoshi Son.

  18. For Small Finance Banks (SFBs) the time period given by RBI for opening 25% banking outlets in ‘Unbanked Rural Centre’ (URC)?
    A) 1 year
    B) 2 years
    C) 18 months
    D) 3 years
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    At the end of three years from the date of their commencement of business, all SFBs should have opened in URCs, at least 25 per cent of their total Banking Outlets failing which penal measures including restrictions on further expansion by such banks will be considered and imposed.

  19. Which company has acquired Byte Prophecy,a big data company?
    A) Infosys
    B) Accenture
    C) TCS
    D) Wipro
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Global technology major Accenture has acquired Byte Prophecy, an automated insights and big data analytics company based in Ahmedabad, to meet the growing demand for enterprise-scale artificial intelligence (AI) and digital analytics solutions across the region.

  20. Dr. Akhilesh Das Gupta Stadium is located in which city?
    A) Jaipur
    B) Patna
    C) Faridabad
    D) Lucknow
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Dr. Akhilesh Das Gupta Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium, used mostly for Cricket and Association football, situated in the campus of Babu Banarasi Das University, Lucknow.

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