GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 842

  1. Which state bagged the e-Panchayat Puraskar 2020?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Punjab
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Himachal Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    HP Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur congratulated the state panchayati raj department for securing first prize under e-Panchayat Puraskar-2020, given by the Union ministry of panchayati raj.

  2. The one who does not offer his stash funds(fund under PMGKY) under the scheme but is caught with undisclosed income in scrutiny assessment will face ____ per cent tax rate.
    A) 77.25
    B) 137.25
    C) 83.25
    D) 107.25
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The one who does not offer his stash funds under the scheme but is caught with undisclosed income in scrutiny assessment will face 83.25 per cent tax rate.

  3. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) extended whose term as its National Goodwill Ambassador for another two years till the end of 2022?
    A) Dia Mirza
    B) Disha Patani
    C) Deepika Padukone
    D) Priyanka Chopra
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) extended environmentalist and actor-producer Dia Mirza’s term as its National Goodwill Ambassador for another two years till the end of 2022.

  4. Ngultrum is the currency of _____?
    A) Botswana
    B) Latvia
    C) Bhutan
    D) New Zealand
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Capital – Thimphu, Prime Minister – Lotay Tshering

  5. As per Times Higher Education World Young University Rankings,which Institute in India is best in the country?
    A) IIT Ropar
    B) IIT Indore
    C) IIM Ahmedabad
    D) IIM Lucknow
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Times Higher Education (THE) has released the world’s young university ranking for the relatively newer generation of universities, which are 50 years old or younger. The 2020 ranking includes 414 universities, up from 351 in 2019. As many as two Indian universities made it into the top 100, while none could enter the ’50 under 50′ category.

  6. which country decided to change its national currency from rial to the Toman?
    A) Iran
    B) Iraq
    C) Afghanistan
    D) Israel
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Iran’s parliament has passed a bill allowing the government to slash four zeros from the rial,, after a sharp fall in the value of the currency as a result of crippling U.S. sanctions.

  7. Which airport becomes the first airport to runway by indigenously-developed Aviation Weather Monitoring System (AWMS)?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Lucknow
    C) Chennai
    D) Mumbai
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a boost to the Make in India campaign, an indigenously-developed Aviation Weather Monitoring System (AWMS) has been installed at the new runway of Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru.

  8. Which has become the first state in the country to provide mid-day meal ration?
    A) Assam
    B) Bihar
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh has become the first state in the country to provide mid-day meal ration.

  9. Assets that are no longer required for the operation of a business are called _____
    A) No Purpose Asset
    B) Current Assets
    C) Operating Assets
    D) Non-Core Assets
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Non-core assets are assets that are either not essential or simply no longer used in a company’s business operations. They usually serve companies best when extra cash is needed as they can often be sold. Some businesses sell their non-core assets in order to pay down their bank debt.

  10. Which application was launched by health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan developed by the Indian Red Cross Society through a video conference?
    A) eBloodServices
    B) eSetu
    C) eLife
    D) eBloodBank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched the ‘eBloodServices’ mobile App developed by the Indian Red Cross Society through a video conference.

  11. which two regions were included by Indian Meteorological Department in its daily weather bulletin?
    A) Siachen and Leh
    B) Muzaffarabad and Leh
    C) Leh and Ladakh
    D) Gilgit and Muzaffarabad
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    After the abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu Kashmir and turning it into two separate Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has included regions of Gilgit-Baltistan and Muzaffarabad, territories currently under Pak occupied Kashmir (PoK), in its daily weather bulletin.

  12. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in partnership with which company has unveiled Free Digital Learning Platform ‘Skills Build Reignite’ to reach more job seekers and provide new resources to business owners in India?
    A) IBM
    B) TCS
    C) Wipro
    D) HCL
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in partnership with IBM has unveiled Free Digital Learning Platform ‘Skills Build Reignite’ to reach more job seekers and provide new resources to business owners in India.

  13. Frank-Walter Steinmeier is the present president of which of the following country?
    A) France
    B) Vietnam
    C) Venezuela
    D) Germany
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Angela Merkel is the current chancellor of Germany. Capital name is Berlin and currency is Euro.

  14. Who has been appointed by the World Bank to a key position on climate change and disaster management in South Asia?
    A) Abhas Jha
    B) Manurima Chaturvedi
    C) Sanjay Singh
    D) KV Kamath
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Abhas Jha, an Indian economist, has been appointed by the World Bank to a key position on climate change and disaster management in South Asia.

  15. What is the theme of this year’s International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking?
    A) Better Knowledge for Better Care
    B) Health for Justice. Justice for Health
    C) Addressing Drug Problems
    D) Listen first
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Day Against Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking is celebrated on June 26 every year.The theme for this year’s International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is “Better Knowledge for Better Care”.

  16. Which bank got approval from IRDAI to continue with its 30% holding in IndiaFirst Life Insurance?
    A) Union Bank of India
    B) Sbi
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) PNB
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has approved Union Bank of India’s proposal to continue with its 30% holding in IndiaFirst Life Insurance with the caveat that the lender will exercise no control in the management of the insurer.

  17. _______ is the be a single authorized entity operating the Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS)?
    A) RBI
    B) NPCI
    C) MPC
    D) GOI
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bharat Bill Payment Central Unit (BBPCU) will be a single authorized entity operating the BBPS. National Payment Corporation (NPCI) has been identified to act as BBPCU. It will be an authorized entity under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007.

  18. Where is the HQ of National Thermal Power Corporation?
    A) Mumbai
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Kolkata
    D) Chennai
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    Option B

  19. Where is Karjan Dam situated?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Kerala
    C) Gujarat
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option C

  20. How much amount of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) for the MSME was approved by the cabinet?
    A) ₹5 lakh cr
    B) ₹1 lakh cr
    C) ₹2 lakh cr
    D) ₹3 lakh cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet approved additional funding of up to Rs 3 lakh crore at a concessional rate of 9.25 per cent through the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) for the MSME sector hit hard by the coronavirus crisis.

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