GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 839

  1. Which country named a street after Rabindranath Tagore to honour him on his 159th anniversary?
    A) Israel
    B) Iran
    C) Afghanistan
    D) China
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Israel has named a street in Tel Aviv after celebrated Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore as a tribute on his 159th birthday.
  2. Koldam Dam was build on Satluj river, located in which of the following Indian state?
    A) Bihar
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Manipur
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option B
  3. Which Company has launched the standard health insurance policy – Arogya Sanjeevani Health Insurance Policy?
    A) SBI General Insurance
    B) IDBI Federal
    C) Max Bupa
    D) Niacl
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    SBI General Insurance launched the standard health insurance policy – Arogya Sanjeevani Health Insurance Policy SBI General Insurance. The policy provides hospitalisation cover anywhere in India with sums insured ranging from Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 5 lakhs.
  4. Egyptian Youssef Hossam has been banned from which sports?
    A) Basketball
    B) Cricket
    C) Tennis
    D) Football
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Egyptian Youssef Hossam has been banned from tennis for life after being found guilty of multiple match-fixing and other corruption offences said by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU).
  5. What is the lock-in period of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY)?
    A) 2 years
    B) 3 years
    C) 4 years
    D) 5 years
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    This deposit scheme has a lock-in period of four years, and the scheme shall not pay interest on the amount deposited.
  6. Which Company has introduced Own-Online’ digital sales platform?
    A) Maruti
    B) Mahindra
    C) Ford
    D) Honda
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Mahindra has launched ‘Own-Online’, a digital sales platform that enables customers to purchase any of its vehicles without the need for physically visiting a dealership.
  7. Riyadh is the capital city of which of the following country?
    A) Iran
    B) Oman
    C) Qatar
    D) Saudi Arabia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency- Saudi Riyal
  8. Which Indian journalists have been honoured with the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in the field of feature photography?
    A) Dar Yasin
    B) Mukhtar Khan
    C) Channi Anand
    D) All of these
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Three Indian journalists Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan and Channi Anand have been honoured with the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in the field of feature photography.
  9. Who has assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE)?
    A) Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi
    B) Anand Kumar
    C) Swati Singh
    D) Rishi Kanwal
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi has assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE).
  10. Which country to launch its Arktika-M satellite for monitoring the Arctic climate?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) Russia
    D) USA
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Russia will launch its first Arktika-M satellite for monitoring the Arctic climate and environment at the end of the year.
  11. Which Indian journalist was one of 17 recipients of the Freedom of Speech Award presented by German public news outlet Deutsche Welle, for showing “outstanding commitment to human rights and freedom of expression in the media”?
    A) Sudhir Chaudhary
    B) Alfa Tariq
    C) Ravish Kumar
    D) Siddharth Varadarajan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian journalist Siddharth Varadarajan was one of 17 recipients of the Freedom of Speech Award presented by German public news outlet Deutsche Welle, for showing “outstanding commitment to human rights and freedom of expression in the media”. The announcement came on World Press Freedom Day.
  12. National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB) has developed a portable coronavirus detection kit.NAIB is headquartered in which city?
    A) Chennai
    B) Lucknow
    C) Mumbai
    D) Hyderabad
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Adding support to the Health Minister’s promise that India will be able to produce RT-PCR and antibody test kits by the end of May, researchers from the National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Hyderabad, have developed a biosensor that can detect the novel coronavirus in saliva samples.
  13. Which organisation lab has developed automated UV systems to sanitise electronic gadgets, papers & currency notes?
    A) BEL
    B) BHEL
    C) HAL
    D) DRDO
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Hyderabad based Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) lab has developed automated Ultraviolet systems to sanitise electronic gadgets, papers and currency notes.
  14. Where is Kanger Ghati National Park situated?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Jammu and Kashmir
    C) Chhattisgarh
    D) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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    Option C
  15. Who has launched the Saras collection on Government e Marketplace (GeM) portal in New Delhi?
    A) Nitin Gadkari
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Giriraj Singh
    D) Narendra Singh Tomar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has launched the Saras collection on Government e Marketplace (GeM) portal in New Delhi.
  16. The country’s first ever ‘FIR Aapke Dwar’ Yojana was launched by which state government?
    A) Telangana
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Assam
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Dr Narottam Mishra launched country’s first ever ‘FIR Aapke Dwar Yojana’ in Bhopal.
  17. Which of the following type of ATM is exclusively for women?
    A) Pink Label ATM
    B) Orange Label ATM
    C) Yellow Label ATM
    D) Green Label ATM
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Pink Label ATM. Such ATM are monitored by guards who ensure that only women access these ATM. The sole purpose of such ATM is to mitigate the problem of women standing in long queues of ATM.
  18. What is the theme of this year’s World Hand Hygiene Day 2020?
    A) Save Lives: Clean Your Hands
    B) Wash Hand Regularly
    C) Save Hands Wash Hands
    D) Clean and Healthy Hands
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Health Organization (WHO) has marked May 5 as World Hand Hygiene Day recognising the role clean and safe hands play in warding off many serious infections.This year, the theme is ‘Save Lives: Clean Your Hands’, and is in alignment with the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, highlighting their critical role in infection prevention.
  19. What is the currency of Egypt?
    A) Peso
    B) Rupee
    C) Pound
    D) Dollar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Capital – Cairo
  20. Which of the following bank is the sponsor bank of Manipur Rural Bank?
    A) Union Bank of India
    B) United Bank of India
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Canara Bank
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    Option B

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