GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 856

  1. 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
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced that Banihal to Katra railway link in Jammu and Kashmir will be completed by 2022.

  2. What is the currency of Ethiopia?
    A) Kwacha
    B) Quetzal
    C) Franc
    D) Birr
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. What is the theme of this year’s International Midwife Day?
    A) Midwives Education
    B) Midwives Celebrate the Rights
    C) Midwives: Defenders of Women’s Rights
    D) Midwives with women: celebrate, demonstrate, mobilise, unite ‘ our time is NOW
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    International Midwife Day is celebrated on the 5th of May every year, to appreciate the work of midwives .The theme for ICM 2020 is Midwives with women: celebrate, demonstrate, mobilise, unite ‘ our time is NOW!

  4. NLC India Ltd has formed a joint venture with which of the following to develop solar and thermal power assets to the tune of 5,000 megawatts of power?
    A) Coal India Ltd
    B) Hindustan Copper
    C) National Mineral Development Corporation
    D) Hindalco Industries
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government-owned mining majors NLC India Ltd and Coal India Ltd have formed a joint venture to develop solar and thermal power assets to the tune of 5,000 megawatts of power.

  5. Where is the HQ of DBS Bank?
    A) Japan
    B) Singapore
    C) Thailand
    D) HongKong
    View Answer
    Option B

  6. Which state has launched a campaign named ‘Hamara Ghar-Hamara Vidyalaya’ to provide children the school like environment at the homes?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In order to maintain the academic regularity of students during the Corona crisis, the Madhya Pradesh State Education Center has launched a campaign titled ‘Hamara Ghar-Hamara Vidyalaya’ which means My Home-My school scheme.

  7. What does P stands for in LLP?
    A) Partnership
    B) Public
    C) Private
    D) Proprietor
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    limited liability partnership (LLP)

  8. Who has won a resounding victory in the prudential polls of Russia held in July?
    A) Dmitry Medvedev
    B) Boris Yeltsin
    C) Vladimir Putin
    D) Viktor Chernomyrdin
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    President Vladimir Putin has won a resounding victory in his bid to stay in power until the middle of the next decade, as Russians voted overwhelmingly to endorse the country’s political status quo.
    The vote paves the way for Putin, who has ruled for two decades, to remain President until 2036.

  9. Where is Nalanda University located?
    A) Jammu and Kashmir
    B) Bihar
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Nalanda University (also known as Nalanda International University) is located in Rajgir, near Nalanda, Bihar, India.
    In July 2016, the university was inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

  10. In which state/UT is Union Minister of Steel Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated Continuous Galvanized Rebar Production Facility?
    A) Chandigarh
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Punjab
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Steel Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated Continuous Galvanized Rebar Production Facility at Mandi Gobindgarh in Punjab.
    The Continuous Galvanized Rebar production facility will support the much awaited need of supplying galvanized rebar to the construction industry.

  11. Lin Dan of China announced retirement from which of the following sports?
    A) Tennis
    B) Chess
    C) Badminton
    D) Golf
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Legendary , the first men’s singles player Lin Dan to retain the Olympic title, announced his retirement, bringing down curtains on a two-decade long illustrious career.

  12. Where is the HQ of Max Bupa Health Insurance?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kolkata
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

  13. Where is the headquarter of Bank of Baroda located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Gujarat
    C) Delhi
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Vadodara, Gujarat

  14. Kolkata Port Trust has started a new service between Kolkata Dock System (KDS) and Chattogram. Where is Chattogram located?
    A) Sri Lanka
    B) Maldives
    C) Myanmar
    D) Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a significant stride to augment Indo-Bangla trade, Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port (SMP), erstwhile Kolkata Port Trust, started a new service between Kolkata Dock System (KDS) and Chattogram through Indo-Bangladesh Protocol Route.
    In its maiden voyage, the vessel ‘M.V Asiatic Moon” (Singapore Flag) is carrying 300 containers of Indian exports to Bangladesh.

  15. According to a report ‘The State of World Population 2020’ by the United Nations, India accounts for how many millions of missing females over the past 50 years?
    A) 39.4
    B) 54.2
    C) 34.5
    D) 45.8
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India accounts for 45.8 million of the world’s 142.6 million “missing females” over the past 50 years, a report titled ‘The State of World Population 2020’ by the United Nations said, noting that the country along with China form the majority of such women globally.

  16. As per Global E-waste Monitor 2020 report, India is at which position in case of the amount of e-waste dumped last year?
    A) 1st
    B) 2nd
    C) 3rd
    D) 4th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A UN-led report released found that the world dumped a record 53.6 million tonnes of e-waste last year. Just 17.4% was recycled.
    The Global E-waste Monitor 2020 report found that China, with 10.1 million tonnes, was the biggest contributor to e-waste, and the United States was second with 6.9 million tonnes.
    India, with 3.2 million tonnes, was third.

  17. In partnership with which bank has food aggregator Swiggy launched its own digital wallet called ‘Swiggy Money’?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Federal Bank
    D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Food aggregator unicorn Swiggy has launched its own digital wallet Swiggy Money in partnership with ICICI Bank to enable a ‘single-click checkout experience’ on its platform.

  18. Where is the Krishna Raja Sagara Dam located?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Krishna Raja Sagara, also popularly known as KRS, is the name of both a lake and the dam that creates it. The dam is across Kaveri River, in Mandya in Karnataka state, India.

  19. In partnership with which bank has the B2B platform SOLV launched a credit card tailor-made for the MSME segment?
    A) Standard Chartered Bank
    B) Deutsche Bank
    C) Barclays Bank
    D) Citi Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    SOLV, a B2B digital platform for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), has launched a credit card tailor-made for the MSME segment, in partnership with Standard Chartered Bank, India.

  20. BIRD stands for _____?
    A) Bankers Institute for Rural Development
    B) Banking Institute for Regional Development
    C) Bank and Insurance Regulatory Department
    D) Banking for Industrial Relation Division
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bankers’ Institute of Rural Development (BIRD) was founded in 1983 by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to provide training, research, and consulting services in the fields of rural development banking and agriculture in India.

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