GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 857

  1. Loan agreement of how much amount has been signed among Govt. of India, Govt. of Tamil Nadu and World Bank for housing sector in Tamil Nadu?
    A) $4500 million
    B) $100 million
    C) $300 million
    D) $250 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government of India, government of Tamil Nadu and the World Bank signed legal agreements to help low-income groups in the state of Tamil Nadu get access to affordable housing.
    The legal agreements were signed for two projects – $200 million First Tamil Nadu Housing Sector Strengthening Programme and $50 million Tamil Nadu Housing and Habitat Development Project – to strengthen the state’s housing sector policies, institutions, and regulations.

  2. Where is the Koyna dam situated?
    A) Odisha
    B) Goa
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option C

  3. Which state/UT government has launched an e-learning portal LEAD for providing educational material for classes I to XII?
    A) Delhi
    B) Kerala
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    New Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia launched an e-learning portal LEAD (Learning through E-Resources Made Accessible for Delhi) developed by the Delhi government that contains 10,000 instructional materials and course content for Classes I to XII.

  4. The government extended which scheme for senior citizens for three years till March 2023?
    A) Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana
    B) Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana
    C) Pradhan Mantri Vayu Yojana
    D) Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Yojana
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet extended the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY), a social security scheme for senior citizens, for three years till March, 2023.

  5. What is the theme of International Day of Cooperatives 2020?
    A) Co-operatives ensure no-one is left behind
    B) Sustainable societies through cooperation
    C) Cooperatives For Climate Action
    D) COOPS 4 DECENT WORK
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    This year the theme is Cooperatives For Climate Action. It was chosen to address the threat of greenhouse gas emissions and global warming and to support Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 on Climate Action. The main focus will be on the contribution of cooperatives to combating climate change.

  6. Where is the HQ of Coal India Limited located?
    A) Coimbatore
    B) Puri
    C) Kolkata
    D) Kochi
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    Option C

  7. KYC norms were introduced in ______ by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
    A) 2000
    B) 2001
    C) 2002
    D) 2004
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    Option C

  8. Which Indian Umpire has become the youngest ever to be included in the International Cricket Council’s Elite Panel of Umpires for the upcoming 2020-21 season?
    A) Vineet Kulkarni
    B) Suresh Shastri
    C) Nitin Menon
    D) Sameer Bandekar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s Nitin Menon became the youngest ever to be included in the International Cricket Council’s Elite Panel of Umpires for the upcoming 2020-21 season, replacing England’s Nigel Llong.

  9. Which state government launched Rajiv Gandhi Nyay Yojana for farmers?
    A) Chhattisgarh
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Haryana
    D) Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Chhattisgarh government launched a scheme to ensure “minimum income availability” to farmers of the state through direct bank transfer on the death anniversary of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi May.

  10. Where is the Talcher Super Thermal Power Station situated?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Odisha
    C) West Bengal
    D) Punjab
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    Option B

  11. Who has been re-elected as the President of Iceland for a 4-year term?
    A) Gudni Johannesson
    B) Bjarni Benediktsson
    C) Patrekur Jóhannesson
    D) Eliza Reid
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Gudni Johannesson, incumbent president of Iceland, has been re-elected for another four-year term in office.

  12. Centre government launched scheme for 100% solarization of Konark Sun Temple & Konark town.It is situated in which state?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Telangana
    C) Assam
    D) Odisha
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Government has launched scheme for 100 per cent solarization of Konark Sun Temple and Konark town in Odisha.Rs 25 crore rupees has been earmarked for this project.

  13. Where is the headquarter of Bank of India located?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Kolkata
    C) Mumbai
    D) Hyederabad
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    Option C

  14. How much amount was approved to scheme to support micro food processing units?
    A) ₹10000 cr
    B) ₹9500 cr
    C) ₹11000 cr
    D) ₹12500 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave approval for a new central scheme with an outlay of Rs 10,000 crore for providing credit-linked subsidy to 2 lakh micro food processing units across the country.

  15. Where is Golconda Fort situated?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Telangana
    D) Karnataka
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Golconda Fort is located in the western part of Hyderabad, Telangana.

  16. Which app has been launched by the Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju to let know the sports persons of the prohibited substances and their inadvertent use?
    A) NADA
    B) ESPN
    C) The Score
    D) Doping
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sports minister Kiren Rijiju unveiled National Anti-Doping Agency’s first mobile app NADA app to provide information about prohibited substances and their inadvertent use, calling the initiative an important step towards dope-free sports.

  17. RBI reduced the repo rate to how much percent?
    A) 3.75%
    B) 4.05%
    C) 4.0%
    D) 4.15%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has cut key repo lending rate by 40 basis points to 4%. This is expected to bring down lending rates and deposit rates as well.

  18. A non banking entity operating an ATM without any logo is termed as _____?
    A) Brown Label ATM
    B) Purple Label ATM
    C) White Label ATM
    D) Blue Label ATM
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    When ATMs are owned and operated by private non-bank companies, with a minimum net worth of Rs.100 crore, it is known as White Label ATM. White label ATM doesn’t have logo of any bank.

  19. Who has been re-appointed as the Attorney General (AG)of India by the Govt. of India for 1 year?
    A) Mukul Rohatgi
    B) Milon K. Banerji
    C) Goolam Essaji Vahanvati
    D) KK Venugopal
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    Option D

  20. Where is the headquarters of International Cricket Council?
    A) Geneva, Switzerland
    B) Bern, Switzerland
    C) Bern, Switzerland
    D) Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    ICC is registered in British Virgin Islands. In August 2005 the ICC moved its offices to Dubai.

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