GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 855

  1. Who is the author of Naoroji: Pioneer of Indian Nationalism?
    A) Sakshi Joshi
    B) Rana Aayub
    C) Dinyar Patel
    D) Dinesh Raikwar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Dinyar Patel’s superb biography of the pioneering Indian nationalist Dadabhai Naoroji has been released by Harper Collins.

  2. Where is Inderkilla National Park situated?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) West Bengal
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    Option C

  3. Who was appointed as new managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of Max Bupa Health Insurance?
    A) RK Chaturvedi
    B) Ashish Mehta
    C) TN Malhotra
    D) Krishnan Ramachandran
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Max Bupa Health Insurance said it has appointed Krishnan Ramachandran as its new managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO).

  4. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of Family Remittances?
    A) Remittances are a lifeline
    B) Families and inclusive societies
    C) Migrant Workers Families
    D) Remittances -A source of income
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Day of Family Remittances 2020 ( IDFR) is celebrated each year on June 16 across the world. The day is organised by the United Nations and is universally accepted.This day is celebrated to recognise the efforts of migrants who help to improve the lives of their family members back home.International Day of Family Remittances 2020 theme is “Remittances are a lifeline.”

  5. Who has been reappointed as chairperson of the Parliament’s public accounts committee (PAC)?
    A) Harish Mehta
    B) Manoharan Singh
    C) Om Birla
    D) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has been reappointed as chairperson of the Parliament’s public accounts committee (PAC) by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.

  6. Applications Supported by Blocked Amount (ASBA) is related to ____?
    A) Mutual Funds
    B) Fixed Deposits
    C) IPO
    D) ATM cards
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    ASBA (Applications Supported by Blocked Amount) is a process developed by the India’s Stock Market Regulator SEBI for applying to IPO. In ASBA, an IPO applicant’s account doesn’t get debited until shares are allotted to them.

  7. Where is the HQ of EPFO?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation

  8. What is the capital of Kyrgyzstan?
    A) Riga
    B) Bishkek
    C) Tripoli
    D) Majuro
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Currency – Som

  9. Which Indian American was nominated as a representative to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the World Bank’s lending arm?
    A) Ashok Micheal Pinto
    B) Abhilash Joseph
    C) Tanu Dhusia
    D) Thomas Pinto
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    US President Donald Trump has nominated Indian-American lawyer Ashok Michael Pinto as a representative to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the World Bank’s lending arm.

  10. Which bank launched its ‘e-Kisaan Dhan’ app for farmers across India?
    A) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) Federal Bank
    D) Axis Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Private lender HDFC Bank Ltd. launched its ‘e-Kisaan Dhan’ app for farmers across India in a bid to access a bouquet of agricultural and banking services on their mobile.

  11. Who has received the Young Career Award in Nano Science and Technology for the year 2020 instituted by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India?
    A) Amit Dubey
    B) Vikas Chaturvedi
    C) Saurabh Lodha
    D) Anurag Singh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Professor Saurabh Lodha from Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay, has received the Young Career Award in Nano Science and Technology for the year 2020 instituted by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.

  12. In which country the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit 2021 was scheduled to be held which is now cancelled by it due to COVID-19?
    A) New Zealand
    B) Argentina
    C) Philippines
    D) Sweden
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    New Zealand has cancelled the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This summit to be held in Auckland, New Zealand.

  13. Who shared the 2020 Marcus Wallenberg Prize for forest sector’ for 3-PG (Physiological Principles Predicting Growth), a model to predict forest growth in a changing climate?
    A) Joseph J Landsberg
    B) Richard H Waring
    C) Nicholas C Coops
    D) All of these
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Joseph J Landsberg, Richard H Waring and Nicholas C Coops, share the 2020 Marcus Wallenberg Prize for forest sector’ for 3-PG (Physiological Principles Predicting Growth), a model to predict forest growth in a changing climate.

  14. Sirohi National Park is situated in which state?
    A) Manipur
    B) West Bengal
    C) Goa
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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    Option A

  15. Which state government has launched Balaram Scheme to provide agricultural credit to landless farmers across the state?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Odisha
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Uttarakhand
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Odisha government has launched a scheme to provide agricultural credit to landless farmers across the state. This is the ‘first’ such targeted scheme for landless farmers in India. Under the ‘Balaram’ scheme the state will provide agriculture credit worth Rs 1,040 crore to 7 lakh landless farmers in the next two years.

  16. Who was awarded the commemorative World War II medal marking the 75th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany by Russia?
    A) Kim Jong Un
    B) Lee Ching
    C) Xi Zinping
    D) Sheikh Hasina
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded Kim Jong Un a commemorative war medal marking the 75th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany.

  17. Which of the given is not an example of Kharif crops?
    A) Paddy
    B) Maize
    C) Groundnut
    D) Wheat
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kharif Crops= Paddy, Maize, groundnut, Pulses; Rabi= Wheat, Barley, Onion, Mustard etc.

  18. Where is Kaiga Atomic Power Station situated?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Karnataka
    C) Odisha
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Kaiga Generating Station is a nuclear power generating station situated at Kaiga, near the river Kali, in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka, India.

  19. What was the theme of this year’s World Aasthma Day?
    A) Enough Asthma Deaths
    B) Hold your breath
    C) Stop for Asthma
    D) Prevention of Asthma
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Asthma Day celebrated every year on the first Tuesday in the month of May to raise awareness, care and support for those affected by asthma. The annual observance is organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA). This year, the World Asthma Day will be observed on May 5, 2020.The theme for World Asthma Day 2020 is Enough Asthma Deaths.

  20. Rising food prices due to increase in demand for agricultural commodities is known as___?
    A) Inflation
    B) Reflation
    C) Stagflation
    D) Agflation
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Agflation is defined as an increase in the price of food that occurs as a result of increased demand of agricultural product for consumption and use as an alternative energy resource.

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