GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 852

  1. What is the theme of this year International Albinism Awareness Day?
    A) Human Rights of persons
    B) Shining Outside
    C) Albinism worldwide
    D) Made to Shine
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    International Albinism Awareness Day is celebrated annually on June 13 to celebrate the human rights of persons with albinism worldwide.The theme of the 5th anniversary of International Albinism Awareness Day is “Made To Shine.” This day is an appeal to stand in solidarity with people living with this condition.

  2. When is World Consumers Right Day observed?
    A) 15 March
    B) 27 March
    C) 12 April
    D) 18 April
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    Option A

  3. As per UNCTAD, Global goods trade to fall by how much percent in Q2?
    A) 21%
    B) 25%
    C) 22%
    D) 27%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said that the value of international trade in goods declined around 5% in the first quarter of 2020 and is expected to decline further by 27% in the ongoing quarter with trade in many developing countries projected to nosedive due to the “unprecedented effects of the pandemic”.

  4. Which state has got a financial aid of Rs 1,500 crore from the Centre to expand its crop diversification scheme and rejuvenate ponds in the state?
    A) Kerala
    B) Odisha
    C) Nagaland
    D) Haryana
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The state will get Rs 500 crore from the Centre in recognition of the Manohar Lal Khattar-led government’s bid for water conservation through ‘Mera Pani Meri Virasat’ scheme and another sum of Rs 1,000 crore for rejuvenation of ponds and treating water.

  5. Which has become first construction sector organisation to go ‘fully digital’?
    A) Mphasis
    B) L&T
    C) DLF
    D) NHAI
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In view of the novel coronavirus outbreak, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) said it has gone fully digital with cloud-based ‘Data Lake Software’, becoming the first such construction sector organisation.

  6. Who will head the committee that has been set up by RBI to review ownership, corporate structure of Private sector banks?
    A) P K Mohanty
    B) MK Singh
    C) Sanjay Rawat
    D) DP Singh Chaturvedi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has constituted a five-member Internal Working Group to review the guidelines related to ownership, governance and corporate structure of private sector banks.

  7. Who has been honoured with the “Top Publicist” award in the Global Humanitarian Awards 2020?
    A) Raman Kumar
    B) Sujeet Tripathi
    C) Sachin Awasthi
    D) Sunil Sardana
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sachin Awasthi President, National Media Club has and Founder of Shri Ram Seva Mission has been awarded the “Top Publicist” honour in the Global Humanitarian Awards 2020 as a part of the Honoring the Honorable initiative of the World Humanitarian Drive(WHD).

  8. Where is the Captain Roop Singh Stadium situated?
    A) Vadodra, Gujarat
    B) Jodhpur, Rajasthan
    C) Gwalior, MP
    D) Ranchi, Jharkhand
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    Option C

  9. Which became the first State in the country to get ISO certification for its tribal hostels?
    A) Odisha
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Telangana
    D) Assam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Odisha became the first State in the country to get ISO certification for its tribal hostels. In the first phase, 44 hostels of Keonjhar and Sambalpur districts have been accorded ISO 9001:2015 Certification.

  10. Which Bollywood actor has been chosen as the ambassador of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2020?
    A) Priyanka Chopra
    B) Amitabh Bachchan
    C) Shilpa Shetty
    D) Salman Khan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Actor Priyanka Chopra has been chosen as the ambassador of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2020, joining the list of 50 celebrated filmmakers and actors who are invited as the ambassadors of the TIFF.

  11. Who has been appointed as the CEO of UTI Mutual Fund?
    A) Imtaiyazur Rahman
    B) Mohammed Mustafa
    C) Leo Puri
    D) Vikas Singroul
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    UTI Asset Management Company (AMC) appointed Imtaiyazur Rahman as its chief executive officer (CEO), a move that will expedite the fund house’s plan to go public.

  12. Which state has launched a campaign named “Pure for Sure” to ensure purity of milk & dairy products?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Odisha
    D) Rajasthan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A week-long campaign ”Pure for Sure” has been launched in Rajasthan to ensure purity of milk and its products.

  13. In which city, Robotic ‘CAPTAIN ARJUN’ will be used to intensify screening, surveillance?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Chennai
    C) Kolkata
    D) Pune
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Railway Protection Force, Pune has launched a Robotic ‘CAPTAIN ARJUN’ (Always be Responsible and Just Use to be Nice) to intensify the screening and surveillance.

  14. A bank note which is composed of more than two pieces is called ________?
    A) soiled note
    B) mutilated note
    C) imperfect note
    D) mismatched note
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    mutilated note means a note of which a portion is missing or which is composed of more than two pieces.

  15. Who has been chosen as the chairperson of the SEBI’s revamped committee that advises the capital markets regulator on matters related to regulation and development of mutual fund industry?
    A) Shyamala Gopinath
    B) Nachiket Mor
    C) Usha Thorat
    D) Arundhati Bhattacharya
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 20-member advisory committee on mutual funds is headed Usha Thorat, former deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

  16. Davis Cup is for which of the following sports?
    A) Basketball
    B) Lawn Tennis
    C) Hockey
    D) Table Tennis
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men’s tennis. It is run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and is contested annually between teams. Most title have been won by US.

  17. Which state government has launched mobile App- ‘Ghar Ghar Nigrani’?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Telangana
    D) Punjab
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a first-of-its-kind initiative aimed at checking the community spread of Covid-19, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has launched a mobile based app – ‘Ghar Ghar Nigrani’, to undertake house to house surveillance in the state till the elimination of the pandemic.

  18. Which bank has partnered with financial services corporation, Visa, to roll out Visa Secure to the bank’s cardholders?
    A) Karur Vyasya Bank
    B) DCB Bank
    C) Federal Bank
    D) Axis Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Visa, a global leader in payments technology, has entered into a partnership with Federal Bank to roll out Visa Secure to the bank’s cardholders.

  19. When a stock market moves upwards it is said to be a ____ market?
    A) Bear
    B) Bull
    C) Done
    D) Narrow
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bull Market and market is said to be bullish

  20. Who is the author of Lockdown Liaisons: Leaving and Other Stories”?
    A) Shobha De
    B) Namrata Das
    C) Anubhav Sinha
    D) Anurag Sen
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Celebrated author, columnist and publisher Shobhaa De released an e-book titled ‘Lockdown Liaisons’.

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