GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 823

  1. How much amount of package was announced by government for agriculture and allied sectors aimed at strengthening infrastructure, logistics and capacity building at farm gate?
    A) ₹1.85 lakh cr
    B) ₹2.00 lakh cr
    C) ₹1.90 lakh cr
    D) ₹1.63 lakh cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government announced a Rs 1.63 lakh crore package for agriculture and allied sectors aimed at strengthening infrastructure, logistics and capacity building at farm gate.

  2. The NASA has planned to launch which program that aims to land humans on the moon by 2024?
    A) Artemis
    B) Actrual
    C) Mom
    D) Lunar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    NASA is working on the Artemis program that aims to land humans on the moon by 2024. The space agency has put forward a plan showing what a US lunar presence may look like after the milestone.

  3. Where is Brihadeeswarar Temple situated?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Assam
    C) Maharashtra
    D) West Bengal
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    Option A

  4. who was Officially Inducted Into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame?
    A) Kobe Bryant
    B) Tin Duncan
    C) Kevin Garnett
    D) All of these
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has been unveiled and it’s a transcendent one, headlined by Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett.

  5. Which of the following is not a type of Bank Account Offered by Indian Post Payments Bank?
    A) Safal
    B) Safar
    C) Sugam
    D) Saral
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    IPPB offers 3 distinct accounts, tailored to suit the requirements of people everywhere.
    Regular Account – Safal
    Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account (BSBDA) – Sugam
    BSBDA Small – Saral

  6. Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda launched the “GOAL (Going Online As Leaders)” programme of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) in partnership with which company?
    A) Google
    B) Wechat
    C) Whatsapp
    D) Facebook
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda launched the “GOAL (Going Online As Leaders)” programme of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) in partnership with Facebook at a Webinar in New Delhi .

  7. Who was appointed as new chairman of Nasscom?
    A) Navin Singh
    B) Kishore Sharma
    C) Tina Soni
    D) UB Pravin Rao
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    IT services industry body Nasscom has appointed UB Pravin Rao, chief operating officer, Infosys, as the chairman.

  8. Where is Pulicat Lake located?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Karnataka
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Pulicat Lake is the second largest brackish water lake or lagoon in India, after Chilika Lake. Over 97% of it in Andhra Pradesh and 3% in Tamil Nadu.

  9. Which became 1st European country to become coronavirus-free?
    A) France
    B) Slovenia
    C) Germany
    D) Spain
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Slovenia is the first country in Europe to declare an end to its coronavirus outbreak.
  10. Which payments bank partnered with Bharti AXA General Insurance to offer health insurance plans to provide cover and give financial protection against COVID-19?
    A) Airtel Payments Bank
    B) India Post Payments Bank
    C) Fino Payment Bank
    D) Paytm Payments Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Airtel Payments Bank said it has partnered with Bharti AXA General Insurance to offer health insurance plans to provide cover and give financial protection against COVID-19.

  11. Who earned the honour of naming the Nasa’s first Mars helicopter?
    A) Aayushi Tripathi
    B) Ira Shukla
    C) Sreelaxmi Nair
    D) Vaneeza Rupani
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Nasa’s first Mars helicopter has a name now and the credit goes to 17-year-old Indian-origin girl Vaneeza Rupani.

  12. Which section of Banking Regulation Act defines that no person other than a bank is authorized to accept deposits withdraw able by cheque?
    A) Section 19A
    B) Section 29A
    C) Section 39A
    D) Section 49A
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    Option D

  13. Which bank became the first entity to fund ventilator prototype by IIT Kanpur?
    A) Standard Chartered Bank
    B) Federal Bank
    C) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D) idbi Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Standard Chartered Bank has come forward as the first entity to support an indigenized, affordable, portable and invasive ventilator prototype being developed by IIT Kanpur and its incubated company Nocca Robotics along with the Indian Angel Network.

  14. Who became the first Indian to be nominated for the Fed Cup Heart Award from the Asia/Oceania zone?
    A) Sania Mirza
    B) PV Sindhu
    C) Abhinav Bindra
    D) Leander Paes
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian tennis star Sania Mirza became the first Indian to be nominated for the Fed Cup Heart Award from the Asia/Oceania zone along with Indonesia’s Priska Medelyn Nugrorho.

  15. Which state finished on top at the all-India level for micro-irrigation coverage?
    A) Bihar
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Kerala
    D) TamilNadu
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    At a time when every segment of society is reeling under the impact of COVID-19, farmers have brought some cheer to Tamil Nadu. In the just-concluded financial year 2019-20, the State finished on top at the all-India level for micro-irrigation coverage.

  16. Kampala is the capital of?
    A) Rwanda
    B) Uganda
    C) Yemen
    D) Liberia
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Currency of Uganda – shilling

  17. Recently Chak-Hao, the scented glutinous rice popularly known as Black Rice got GI tag.It is cultivated in which state?
    A) Odisha
    B) UP
    C) Assam
    D) Manipur
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chak-Hao, the scented glutinous rice popularly known as Black Rice cultivated in Manipur, has got GI (Geographical Indications).

  18. Where is the HQ of Huawei?
    A) Tokyo
    B) Beijing
    C) Bangkok
    D) Shenzhen
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    Option D

  19. How much is the share of India among the shareholders of BRICS New Development Bank?
    A) 15%
    B) 12%
    C) 20%
    D) 18%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The current distribution of shares between NDB member countries is equal i.e 20% each for Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

  20. What is the theme of this year’s Earth Day?
    A) Save Earth
    B) Biodiversity and Climate
    C) Climate Action
    D) Climate Change
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    April 22nd, 2020, marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the annual celebration of the environmental movement.It was celebrated for the first time in 1970.Earth Day is celebrated around the world to demonstrate support for environmental protection.The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action.

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