GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 812

  1. The three-day-long Namaste Orchha festival started in which state?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Assam
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The three-day-long Namaste Orchha festival kick-started in Madhya Pradesh to promote tourism by showcasing the rich culture and history of the town.

  2. The Lohabarrack Salt Water Crocodile Sanctuary is situated in which state/UT of India?
    A) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    B) Assam
    C) Odisha
    D) Delhi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Lohabarrack Crocodile Sanctuary spreads over an area of 100 sq km and is situated north of Marine National Park, Wandoor in South Andaman Island. The creeks inside the sanctuary are the excellent habitat of salt water crocodile.

  3. As per CAG report,which state topped the list in environment-related crimes?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Rajasthan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    total of 40.59 per cent of the crimes related to environment in the country were committed in Rajasthan during 2014-16, according to a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) .

  4. In financial terms, what does L in LTV stands for?
    A) Loan
    B) Listed
    C) Lien
    D) Lend
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The loan-to-value (LTV) ratio is a financial term used by lenders to express the ratio of a loan to the value of an asset purchased. The term is commonly used by banks and building societies to represent the ratio of the first mortgage line as a percentage of the total appraised value of real property.

  5. Which state government approved renaming the airport at Aurangabad as Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Airport?
    A) Assam
    B) Jharkhand
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Goa
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra government approved renaming the airport at Aurangabad as Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Airport.Sambhaji Maharaj was the son of Maratha warrior king Chhtrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

  6. who released the book titled ‘Death – An Inside Story’ authored by Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation?
    A) Venkaiah Naidu
    B) Anurag thakur
    C) Ram Nath Kovind
    D) Narendra Modi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu released the book titled ‘Death – An Inside Story’ authored by Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation.

  7. TRIFED has collaborated with which organisation for developing a digital communication strategy for promoting a digital campaign for Self Help Groups (SHGs)?
    A) IMF
    B) UNICEF
    C) WHO
    D) UNESCO
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    To ensure tribal gatherers carry on their work safely, TRIFED has collaborated with UNICEF for developing a digital communication strategy for promoting a digital campaign for Self Help Groups (SHGs) involved in this work, highlighting the importance of Social Distancing.

  8. International Conference on Nano Science and Technology” (ICONSAT) held in which city?
    A) Pune
    B) Chennai
    C) Kolkata
    D) Mumbai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    International Conference on Nano Science and Technology” (ICONSAT) held at Kolkata in West Bengal which was organized by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) Nano Mission that functions under the Ministry of Science and Technology.

  9. In which state,Mapusa Urban cooperative Bank is located?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Punjab
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Goa
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    Option D

  10. In regard to liquidity requirements and interest rates, Local Area Banks are governed by which of the following act?
    A) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    B) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    C) Companies Act, 1956
    D) Regional Rural Banks Act, 1976
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The bank would be governed by the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 and other relevant statutes. However, in regard to liquidity requirements and interest rates, such banks would be governed by the provisions applicable to the Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) established under the Regional Rural Banks Act, 1976.

  11. What is the rank of India in Freedom in the World 2020 report?
    A) 83
    B) 81
    C) 92
    D) 87
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Freedom in the World 2020 report ranks India at the 83rd position, along with Timor-Leste and Senegal. This is near the bottom of the pile among the countries categorised as “Free”, with only Tunisia receiving a lower score. India’s score fell by four points to 71, the worst decline among the world’s 25 largest democracies this year.

  12. What is the currency of SouthSudan?
    A) Peso
    B) Euro
    C) Pounds
    D) Dollar
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    Option C

  13. Who was appointed as MD and CEO of Bharti AXA Life Insurance?
    A) Vikas Seth
    B) Parag Raja
    C) Manish Singh
    D) Randhir Chaturvedi
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    BXA Life Insurance announced the appointment of Parag Raja as managing director and chief executive officer of the company.

  14. Who was appointed as new spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)?
    A) Rakesh Sharma
    B) Avinash Singh
    C) Raveesh Kumar
    D) Anurag Srivastava
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Anurag Srivastava will replace Raveesh Kumar as the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

  15. Sangrai Dance is a Traditional dance of the _____?
    A) Assam
    B) Tripura
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Sikkim
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    Option B

  16. Who has been named as Wisden’s leading cricketer of the year 2020?
    A) Aaron Finch
    B) Faf du plessis
    C) Ben Stokes
    D) Virat Kohli
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Swashbuckling England all-rounder, Ben Stokes has ended India skipper Virat Kohli’s three-year run as Wisden’s leading cricketer of the year after being named for the honour on the back of his stellar show in 2019.

  17. In non-metro locations a bank has to provide minimum of how many free transactions to customers of other bank at its ATM?
    A)2
    B)3
    C)5
    D)6
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Transactions at any other banks’ ATMs at Non-Metro locations: At other locations, banks must offer the savings bank account holders a minimum of five free transactions (including both financial and non-financial transactions) in a month at other bank ATMs. So even a balance enquiry will be counted as a transaction. * RBI has mandated only the minimum number of free transactions at ATMs. Banks may offer more number of transactions free of cost to their customers.

  18. which Actress was signed as brand ambassador of Puma?
    A) Deepika Padukone
    B) Katrina Kaif
    C) Kareena Kapoor Khan
    D) Disha Patani
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    German sportswear brand Puma has signed Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor Khan as its new brand ambassador. With this association, Khan joins the brand’s roster of women personalities such as Sara Ali Khan, MC Mary Kom, Dutee Chand in India and Adriana Lima, Selena Gomez as well as Cara Delevingne globally who endorse the brand.

  19. Who released the book ‘Who is Bharat Mata’ by Prof Purushottam Agrawal and its Kannada translation ‘Yaaru Bharat Maate’ by Prof K E Radhakrishna?
    A) Venkaiah Naidu
    B) Ram Nath kovind
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Manmohan Singh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Prime Minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh released the book ‘Who is Bharat Mata’ by Prof Purushottam Agrawal and its Kannada translation ‘Yaaru Bharat Maate?’ by Prof K E Radhakrishna.

  20. The first Indian state to ban disposable plastic bags, also among the first to target single-use plastic bottles is ______?
    A) Maharastra
    B) Kerala
    C) Punjab
    D) Sikkim
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    Option D

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