GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 825

  1. Who has been appointed as new CEO of Capgemini Group?
    A) Aiman Ezzat
    B) Paul Hermelin
    C) William Smith
    D) Mark Twain
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Aiman Ezzat succeeded Paul Hermelin as French technology major Capgemini’s new CEO. Hermelin continues as Chairman of the Board.

  2. Which state government has launched unique initiative ‘Umbare Aanganwadi’ to help children?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Assam
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Sikkim
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Gujarat, Women and Child Development Ministry(WCD) has taken a unique initiative called Umbare Aanganwadi, i.e doorstep Aanganwadi to reach out to children.

  3. Puli Kali Dance is the folk dance of which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Kerala
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option B

  4. Who has been awarded one of France’s top science prizes Christophe Merieux Prize?
    A) Quarraisha Abdool Karim
    B) Sebastian Cie
    C) Leo Cheing Wing
    D) Mohammed Muzammil
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A South African HIV researcher Quarraisha Abdool Karim who found that a topical gel could stop many women catching the virus has been awarded one of France’s top science prizes.

  5. According to the report ‘APEC in the Epicentre of COVID-19’, APEC region is expected to post how much percent contraction in 2020 due to Covid 19?
    A) 2.7%
    B) 2.5%
    C) 2.3%
    D) 2.9%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The APEC region is expected to post a 2.7 percent economic contraction in 2020 due to the impact of the novel coronavirus, the most significant fall since the near-zero growth rate logged in 2009 during the global financial crisis, according to the report ‘APEC in the Epicentre of COVID-19’.

  6. Which of the following bank is the sponsor bank of Kashi Gomti Samyut Gramin Bank?
    A) Union Bank of India
    B) State Bank of India
    C) Syndicate Bank
    D) Punjab National Bank
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    Option A

  7. What is the theme of this year’s World Digestive Health Day?
    A) Gut Microbiome: A Global Perspective
    B) Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Digestive Cancers
    C) Heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux
    D) Be healthy and digestive
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every 29th May, the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO), in collaboration with the WGO Foundation (WGOF), celebrates World Digestive Health Day (WDHD) and initiates a yearlong, worldwide, public health campaign through more than 110 WGO Member SocietiesThe theme for the World Digestive Health Day 2020 campaign is “Gut Microbiome: A Global Perspective.”

  8. which country loosed the hosting rights of men’s World Boxing Championships 2021?
    A) India
    B) China
    C) SriLanka
    D) Nepal
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India lost the hosting rights of the 2021 men’s world boxing championship to Serbia after the national federation failed to pay the host fee, prompting the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to terminate the agreement signed in 2017.

  9. Where is the headquarters of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) situated?
    A) Vienna, Austria
    B) Rome, Italy
    C) Jakarta, Indonesia
    D) Brussels, Belgium
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    Option C

  10. Where is the HQ of Capgemini?
    A) NewYork
    B) London
    C) Mumbai
    D) Paris
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    Option D

  11. Who has been appointed as chairman and managing director of Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO)?
    A) Vikas Chaturvedi
    B) Arvind Singh
    C) Ramesh Singh
    D) Shiv Das Meena
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, additional secretary, Shiv Das Meena has been appointed as chairman and managing director of Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO).

  12. Which scheme was launched by the government to provide affordable loans to street vendors?
    A) PM SVANIDHI
    B) PM SEVA
    C) PMMVY
    D) PMAAY
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Government launched PM SVANIDHI – Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor’s Atmanirbhar Nidhi – a special micro-credit facility scheme for providing affordable loan to street vendors.

  13. The Medicine Maker Power List 2020 has ranked Biocon chairman as one of the world’s top 20 inspirational leaders in the field of biopharmaceuticals.Name him/her?
    A) Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
    B) Indra Nooyi
    C) Ramesh Agarwal
    D) Shahnsk Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Biocon Ltd announced that The Medicine Maker Power List 2020 has ranked its Executive Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw as one of the world’s top 20 inspirational leaders in the field of biopharmaceuticals.

  14. How much amount was approved by Centre for implementation of Jal jeevan mission in Meghalaya?
    A) 175 cr
    B) 180 cr
    C) 185 cr
    D) 190 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Centre has approved 175 crore rupees for implementation of Jal jeevan mission in Meghalaya during 2020-21. Jal Jeevan Mission was launched by Union Government last year aims to provide Functional Household Tap Connection to every rural household by 2024.

  15. Promissory notes is defined under which section of Negotiable Instruments Act 1881?
    A) Section 4
    B) Section 5
    C) Section 6
    D) Section 7
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    Option A

  16. What is the theme of this year’s World Veterinary Day 2020?
    A) Environmental protection for improving animal and human health
    B) Value of Vaccination
    C) Human Health and Precaution
    D) Role of Veterinary Profession in Sustainability Development
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Veterinary Day is observed on the last Saturday of April in order to acknowledge the work done by veterinarians across the globe.The 2020 World Veterinary Day held on 25th April 2020. The theme for the event this year is “Environmental protection for improving animal and human health”.

  17. Where is Bandhavgarh National Park situated?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Jammu and Kashmir
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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    Option C

  18. Recently which scheme was announced by the centre to benefit small businesses and cottage industries?
    A) Mudra Shishu
    B) Arogya Lakshmi
    C) Kishor Shishu
    D) Vayu
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The centre has announced the launch of ‘Mudra Shishu loan’ to benefit small businesses and cottage industries.

  19. Who has been appointed as new CEO & MD of Wipro?
    A) Thomas Bach
    B) Rishad Premji
    C) Abidali Neemuchwala
    D) Thierry Delaporte
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tech consulting and business process services firm Wipro Limited has appointed Thierry Delaporte as it’s new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.

  20. For which of the following member countries, did the BRICS New Development Bank sanctioned its first loan?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) South Africa
    D) Brazil
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    On 21 December 2016, the NDB signed its first loan agreement. The loan agreement approving the provision of RMB 525 mln sovereign project loan for the Bank’s first project in China (Shanghai Lingang Distributed Solar Power Project) was signed by the Chinese Vice Minister of Finance Shi Yaobin and the NDB President K.V.Kamath.

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