GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 810

  1. How many Indians have been elected for the prestigious membership of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences?
    A)3
    B)4
    C)5
    D)7
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Three Indians have been elected for the prestigious membership of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences this year. Two of them are in the sciences: Biman Bagchi from the Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit of the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, and Shobhana Narasimhan from the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bengaluru. Kavita Singh, from the School of Arts and Aesthetics at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, has been selected for the Humanities and Arts stream.

  2. The Shaukat Mahal is a famous palace which is located in ______?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Guwahati
    C) Bhopal
    D) Jaisalmer
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Shaukat Mahal and Sadar Manzil displays a combination of Asian and Western styles of architecture which makes this building stand out in the crowd of the traditional Islamic architecture of Bhopal.

  3. Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism and Culture, Prahlad Singh Patel launched the multilingual Incredible India website in which city?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Pune
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism and Culture, Prahlad Singh Patel launched the multilingual Incredible India website in New Delhi.

  4. Which of the following authentication method is used in ATMs?
    A) 2FA
    B) PIN
    C) DFA
    D) PFA
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    For transacting at an ATM/WLA, the customer inserts /swipes his/her Card in the ATM/WLA and enters his/her Personal Identification Number (PIN).

  5. Recently Kashmir saffron got GI tag. Which country is the largest producer of saffron?
    A) China
    B) South Korea
    C) Iran
    D) India
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kashmir saffron, which is cultivated and harvested in the Karewa (highlands) of Jammu and Kashmir, has been given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag by the Geographical Indications Registry. The spice is grown in some regions of Kashmir, including Pulwama, Budgam, Kishtwar and Srinagar.

  6. Who was appointed as new CEO of Nokia?
    A) Rajiv Suri
    B) Ritesh Jain
    C) Rishi Singh
    D) Pekka Lundmark
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Nokia’s Board of Directors has appointed Pekka Lundmark as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nokia. Lundmark is expected to start in his new role on September 1, 2020.

  7. Who released an e-book “Prof. B. B. Lal -India Rediscovered” in New Delhi?
    A) Prahlad Singh Patel
    B) Rahul Gandhi
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Nitin Gadkari
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    On the occasion of centenary year of great archaeologist Professor B. B. Lal, Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel released an e-book “Prof. B. B. Lal -India Rediscovered” in New Delhi.

  8. Where is the HQ of ICRA Ratings Limited?
    A) Gurugram
    B) Noida
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chennai
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    Option A

  9. Who was presented the prestigious Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee award 2020 for Politics at the 6th India Ideas Conclave in Gujarat?
    A) Yogi Adityanath
    B) Hemant Shoren
    C) Arvind Kejriwal
    D) Sarbananda Sonowal
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was presented the prestigious Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee award 2020 for Politics at the 6th India Ideas Conclave in Gujarat.

  10. Which state government has issued modified guidelines for the distribution of 25 lakh house sites to the poor in urban and rural areas under Navaratnalu – Pedalandariki Illu Programme?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Bihar
    C) Assam
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The A. P government has issued modified guidelines for the distribution of 25 lakh house sites to the poor in urban and rural areas under Navaratnalu – Pedalandariki Illu (houses for all the poor) programme as per the directions of the High Court.

  11. National Chambal sanctuary has been declared as an eco-sensitive zone by the central government.It is situated in which state?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Chhattisgarh
    C) Bihar
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Chambal sanctuary has been declared as an eco-sensitive zone by the central government.

  12. The area of operation of a Local Area Bank is restricted to a maximum of ______ geographically contiguous districts.
    A) two
    B) three
    C) four
    D) Five
    View Answer
    Option B

  13. Which body has offered a helping hand to civilian authorities in the country’s fight against COVID-19 by extending the services of cadets under “Exercise NCC Yogdan”?
    A) NCC
    B) CISF
    C) CRPF
    D) ITBP
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Cadet Corps (NCC) has offered a helping hand to civilian authorities in the country’s fight against COVID-19 by extending the services of cadets under ‘Exercise NCC Yogdan’.

  14. Where is the HQ of Bajaj Auto?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Chennai
    C) Pune
    D) Mumbai
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    Option C

  15. What is the theme of this year’s World Wildlife Day?
    A) Environment and Earth
    B) Sustain Nature of Environment
    C) Preserve Nature
    D) Sustaining all life on Earth
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Wildlife Day is observed on March 3 every year to raise awareness of endangered animals and plants, and ways to fight against wildlife crime.World Wildlife Day 2020 theme is ‘Sustaining all life on Earth’.

  16. Recently RBI cancelled the license of The CKP Co-operative Bank Ltd.It is based in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Kolkata
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank said it has cancelled the licence of city-based The CKP Co-operative Bank Ltd as its financial position is unsustainable and also not in a position to pay its depositors.

  17. which state government has started door to door distribution of welfare pensions to the beneficiaries across the state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Sikkim
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Kerala
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh government started door to door distribution of welfare pensions to the beneficiaries across the state.

  18. How much amount was approved by World Bank to improve and safeguard its coastal and marine resources?
    A) $100 million
    B) $200 million
    C) $300 million
    D) $400 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Bank (WB) has approved multiannual financial support of $400 million for India to improve and safeguard its coastal and marine resources.

  19. What does M stands for in QSAM, which is related to Aadhaar Number?
    A) Mandatory
    B) Merger
    C) Migrate
    D) Mapper
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Query Service on Aadhaar Mapper

  20. The first Indian chronicler of Indian history was ______?
    A) Kalhan
    B) Fahiyan
    C) Huan Tsang
    D) Megasthanese
    View Answer
    Option A

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