GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 815

  1. According to a UN report titled ‘Lost at Home’ report, published by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF),over how many people were internally displaced in 2019?
    A) 33 million
    B) 35 million
    C) 27 million
    D) 56 million
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to a UN report titled ‘Lost at Home’ report, published by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), more than five million people were internally displaced in India due to natural disasters, conflict and violence in 2019, constituting the highest number of new internal displacements in the world during the period followed by the Philippines, Bangladesh and China.

  2. How much amount of package was announced by PM Narendra Modi under Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan?
    A) ₹30 lakh cr
    B) ₹10 lakh cr
    C) ₹15 lakh cr
    D) ₹20 lakh cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    PM Modi announced a Rs 20-lakh-crore stimulus package, equivalent to about 10% of India’s GDP, aimed at making the country self-reliant and reviving the stalled economy. Details of the plan, dubbed the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan, unveiled by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

  3. Who took charge as Director General of Labour Bureau in the Ministry of Labour and Employment?
    A) Ravi Yadav
    B) Ashok Singhal
    C) Tarun Bajaj
    D) DPS Negi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Economic Services officer D P S Negi took charge as Director General of Labour Bureau in the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

  4. What is the capital of Poland?
    A) Wehgrow
    B) Bangkok
    C) Warsaw
    D) Grydnia
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    Option C

  5. Which state government has launched an app ‘CMAPP (Comprehensive Monitoring of Agriculture, Price, and Procurement)’, a mobile application to monitor the agriculture needs of farmers?
    A) Odisha
    B) Telangana
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched an app ‘CMAPP (Comprehensive Monitoring of Agriculture, Price, and Procurement)’, a mobile application to monitor the agriculture needs of farmers.

  6. What is R in MDR?
    A) Rate
    B) Ratio
    C) Right
    D) Reserve
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Merchant Discount Rate – The rate charged to a merchant by a bank for providing debit and credit card services.

  7. Which state government has re-launched the ambitious Sambal Yojana aimed to strengthen the lives of the poor and the SC and ST communities?
    A) Odisha
    B) Bihar
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Madhya Pradesh government has re-launched the ambitious Sambal Yojana aimed to strengthen the lives of the poor and the SC and ST communities by providing them social security cover, right from birth to death.

  8. When is the World Atletics Day observed?
    A) May 7
    B) May 8
    C) May 6
    D) May 5
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Athletics Day is annually celebrated on May 7 to increase awareness about athletics and to encourage the youth to take up sports.

  9. The Mojave Desert is an arid rain-shadow desert and the driest desert in ______?
    A) Australia
    B) Europe
    C) Africa
    D) North America
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    Option D

  10. The Indian Council for Cultural Relations has unveiled a musical creation bringing together composers, musicians and singers from across India.Name it?
    A) Muskarega India
    B) Win Corona
    C) United All Stand
    D) United We Fight
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bringing together composers, musicians and singers from across India, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations has unveiled a musical creation “United we Fight”.

  11. The NRI contributions to the equity of the Local Area Bank cannot exceed ______ of the paid-up capital.
    A) 20%
    B) 30%
    C) 40%
    D) 50%
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    Option C

  12. Government started which mission to bring Indians stranded abroad amid Coronavirus?
    A) Samudra Setu
    B) Bharat Desh
    C) Vande Mata
    D) Vande Bharat
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    Option D

  13. The Patagonian Desert, also known as the Patagonian Steppe is the largest desert in_____
    A) Australia
    B) Europe
    C) South America
    D) Africa
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    Option C

  14. As per World Economic Situation and Prospects report,UN forecasted world economy to shrink by how much percent?
    A) 3.1%
    B) 3.2%
    C) 3.3%
    D) 3.6%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid-2020 released by the UN said that global gross domestic product is forecast to shrink by 3.2 per cent in 2020, with only a gradual recovery of lost output projected for 2021, the sharpest contraction since the Great Depression in the 1930s.

  15. Which state government launched programme Nigah’ to aware family members of migrant returnees?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Karnataka
    D) TamilNadu
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Himachal pradesh, the state government is planning to launch a new programme Nigah, in order to sensitize and educate the family members of the people coming to the state from other parts of the country.

  16. Where is the HQ of NTPC?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Lucknow
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    Option A

  17. Who took oath as new Chief Information Commissioner?
    A) Bimal Julka
    B) Amita Pandove
    C) SS Jha
    D) Varun Agarwal
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to Bimal Julka as Chief Information Commissioner (CIC). The post was vacant after the transparency watchdog chief Sudhir Bhargava retired on January 11.

  18. Which state government has launched an online portal scholarships.gov.in under ‘Mukhyamantri Yuba Yogayog Yojana’?
    A) Odisha
    B) Tripura
    C) Assam
    D) Telangana
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has launched an online portal scholarships.gov.in under ‘Mukhyamantri Yuba Yogayog Yojana’.

  19. PV Ghat, the ‘samadhi’ of former prime minister P V Narasimha Rao is located in _____?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Assam
    C) Delhi
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option C

  20. Where is the HQ of ICICI Securities?
    A) Lucknow
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

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