GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 853

  1. To encourage the listing of which of the following has the BSE signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with IIT Alumni Council?
    A) Insurance Companies
    B) Startups
    C) Non-bank financial institutions
    D) Oil Companies
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The BSE has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with IIT Alumni Council to encourage listing culture for startups and develop a ‘high investor depth’ startups platform.

  2. Where is the headquarters of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) situated?
    A) Singapore
    B) Belgium
    C) Indonesia
    D) Canada
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    Option A

  3. What is the theme of this year’s World Blood Donor Day?
    A) Safe blood saves lives
    B) Safe Blood for All
    C) Blood connect us all
    D) Save blood
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Blood Donor Day takes place every year on 14 June to raise awareness of the need for safe blood transfusion.

  4. Which state government has started Mera Ghar Mera Vidyalaya scheme to facilitate learning among public school children?
    A) Chhattisgarh
    B) Manipur
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Odisha
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    Option C

  5. Where is the HQ of National Highway Authority of India?
    A) Chennai
    B) Kolkata
    C) Mumbai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  6. What does L stands for in NDTL?
    A) Location
    B) Limitation
    C) Liabilities
    D) Loan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    NDTL= Net Demand and Time Liabilities

  7. As per the Bloomberg Pay Index, who has grabbed the top spot in the list of highest paid CEOs in US in 2019?
    A) Tim Cook
    B) Jeff Bezos
    C) Doug McMillon
    D) Elon Musk
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk grabbed the top spot in the list of highest paid CEOs in US in 2019 while Apple CEO Tim Cook ranked second in the list created by Bloomberg.

  8. Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced that Banihal to Katra railway link in Jammu and Kashmir will be completed by which year?
    A) 2021
    B) 2022
    C) 2024
    D) 2025
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced that Banihal to Katra railway link in Jammu and Kashmir will be completed by 2022.

  9. Name the first woman chief minister of the country?
    A) Sarojini Naidu
    B) Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
    C) Meira Kumar
    D) Sucheta Kriplani
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    She was the fourth CM of UP and first woman chief minister in the country.

  10. How many Indians have been awarded the Von Karman Award before ISRO’s chief Dr. Kailasavadivoo Sivan who is awarded in the year 2020?
    A) 4
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 6
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief Dr. Kailasavadivoo Sivan continues to make a name for his self as the space scientist has now been named as the recipient of the 2020 Von Karman Award of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA).
    Von Karman is the biggest award for astronomy in the world and K Sivan is the 3rd Indian who will be honored with this award.

  11. which country became the 30th member of the NATO?
    A) Taiwan
    B) Finland
    C) North Macedonia
    D) Ukraine
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    North Macedonia officially joined NATO, becoming the 30th member of the alliance after resolving a long-running name row with Greece.

  12. Where is the HQ of International Academy of Astronautics located?
    A) Vienna, Austria
    B) Rome, Italy
    C) Paris, France
    D) Tokyo, Japan
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    Option C

  13. A bank note which is composed of two pieces is called _____?
    A) soiled note
    B) mutilated note
    C) imperfect note
    D) mismatched note
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Soiled notes are those which have become dirty and slightly cut. Notes which are in two pieces, are also treated as soiled note.

  14. Which country has signed agreements totalling Rs 15,295 crore with the Indian government for three mega rail infrastructure projects?
    A) China
    B) USA
    C) Russia
    D) Japan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Japanese government funding agency JICA has signed agreements totalling Rs 15,295 crore with the Indian government for three mega rail infrastructure projects.

  15. What is the capital of North Macedonia?
    A) Skopje
    B) Kuchkovo
    C) Zhelino
    D) Chento
    View Answer
    Option A

  16. How much amount was allocated under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in the current financial year 2020-2021?
    A) ₹100000 cr
    B) ₹101300 cr
    C) ₹101400 cr
    D) ₹101500 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A provision of Rs 1,01,500 crore has been made under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in the current financial year 2020-2021. It is the highest ever provision of funds under the programme.

  17. Which country joined the league of leading economies including USA, UK, EU, Australia, Canada, France and others to launch the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI)?
    A) Pakistan
    B) Nepal
    C) China
    D) India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India joined the league of leading economies including USA, UK, EU, Australia, Canada, France and others to launch the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI).

  18. What is the capital city of Cuba?
    A) Paris
    B) Havana
    C) Conakry
    D) Reykjavik
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Currency – Peso

  19. Recently NCERT has signed MoU with which company for e-learning content telecast for class 1-12 over all NCERT TV channels?
    A) AA Classes
    B) Byzu
    C) Unacademy
    D) Rotary India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    To make e-learning more constructive, NCERT and Rotary India digitally signed MoU for e-learning content telecast for class 1-12 over all NCERT TV channels in the presence of Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhariyal ‘Nishank’ in New Delhi.

  20. When a stock market moves downwards it is said to be a ____ market?
    A) Bear
    B) Bull
    C) Done
    D) Narrow
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bear market and the market is said to be bearish.

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