GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 859

  1. Who has been appointed as the interim chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC) after India’s Shashank Manohar stepped down from the position?
    A) Manu Sawhney
    B) Imran Khwaja
    C) Colin Graves
    D) Ehsan Mani
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Shashank Manohar has formally stepped down as International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman after heading the sport’s global governing body for four years.
    Singapore’s Imran Khwaja, previously Manohar’s deputy has been elevated as interim chairman until the process for the next chairman’s election is finalized.

  2. The Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple is located in____?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Kerala
    D) Karnataka
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    Option A

  3. Where is the headquarters of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Delhi
    C) Jaipur
    D) Nagpur
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    Option A

  4. Who has been appointed as the director general of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication for a period of three years?
    A) Mukesh Kumar
    B) Yogesh Khanna
    C) Suraj Sinha
    D) Sanjay Dwivedi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sanjay Dwivedi was appointed the director general of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication for a period of three years.

  5. Which country has been dropped by Iran in its Chabahar rail project to Zahedan?
    A) Afghanistan
    B) China
    C) India
    D) Pakistan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Iran dropped India from the Chabahar rail project to Zahedan without any assistance from India due to delay in funding. India has been dropped four years after the project was finalised as part of a broader trilateral agreement.

  6. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Central Board of Films Certification (CBFC)?
    A) Anurag Srivastava
    B) Vikas Khanna
    C) Bhushan Sindhi
    D) Ravinder Bhakar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Shri Ravinder Bhakar, a 1999 batch officer of Indian Railway Stores Service (IRSS), has taken over as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Central Board of Films Certification (CBFC). He succeeds Anurag Srivastava.

  7. What is the present Rate of Interest in Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP)?
    A) 7.7%
    B) 7.6%
    C) 7.5%
    D) 7.4%
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    Option C

  8. How much amount has been announced to be invested in India by Google with a focus on digitising the economy and building India-first products and services?
    A) Rs 82,000 cr
    B) Rs 75,000 cr
    C) Rs 67,000 cr
    D) Rs 85,000 cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Technology giant Google will invest $10 billion (₹75,000 crore) in India over the next five-seven years with a focus on digitising the economy and building India-first products and services, its CEO Sundar Pichai announced.

  9. Where is Tso Lhamo Lake?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Manipur
    C) Assam
    D) Sikkim
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tso Lhamo lake or Chho Lhamo or Cholamu lake or Cholamoo lake is one of the highest lakes in the world.

  10. Who has been appointed as the India’s next Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organisations in Geneva?
    A) Indra Mani Pandey
    B) Rajiv K Chander
    C) Kiran Kumar Shaw
    D) Megha Sood
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Seasoned diplomat Indra Mani Pandey has been appointed as India’s next Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organisations in Geneva.
    Mr Pandey succeeds Rajiv K Chander in Geneva.

  11. What is the capital of Iceland?
    A) Jakarta
    B) Kingston
    C) Amman
    D) Reykjavik
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency – Krona

  12. Who has been chosen to be honoured with the Humanitarian Award at the 20th edition of the ‘BET Awards’ for his/her philanthropic work?
    A) Chris Brown
    B) Beyonce
    C) Celeste
    D) Regina King
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Popstar Beyonce will be honoured with the Humanitarian Award at the 20th edition of the ‘BET Awards’.

  13. Which of the following presented India’s 2nd Voluntary National Review (VNR) at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF)?
    A) Reserve Bank of India
    B) Institute of Economic Growth
    C) All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
    D) NITI Aayog
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog presented India’s 2nd Voluntary National Review (VNR) at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development, 2020.
    The India VNR 2020 report titled Decade of Action: Taking SDGs from Global to Local was released by Dr Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, Dr V.K Paul, Member, NITI Aayog, Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, and Smt. Sanyukta Samaddar, Adviser (SDGs).

  14. Which Indian Cricketer has been named as India’s most valuable Test player in the 21st century by the Wisden magazine?
    A) Rohit Sharma
    B) Hardik Pandya
    C) Ravindra Jadeja
    D) Jasprit Bumrah
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Flamboyant all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been named as India’s most valuable Test player in the 21st century by the Wisden magazine.

  15. Where is the headquarter of Corporation Bank located?
    A) Manipal
    B) Kolkata
    C) Bangalore
    D) Mangalore
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    Option D

  16. Andrzej Duda has been re-elected as the president of which country in July 2020?
    A) Poland
    B) Norway
    C) Indonesia
    D) Mali
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Poland’s presidential election has been won by the incumbent Andrzej Duda after beating his liberal europhile rival Rafal Trzaskowski. Duda is backed by the right-wing Law and Justice party (PiS).

  17. Where is the headquarters of DBS Bank located?
    A) Singapore
    B) North Korea
    C) Brazil
    D) Bangladesh
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    Option A

  18. What is the theme of National Doctor’s Day 2020?
    A) Gratitude to doctors amid COVID-19
    B) Lessen the mortality of COVID-19
    C) Zero tolerance to violence against doctors
    D) Tokens of recognition for COVID-19
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    National Doctor’s Day celebrated every year on July 1st to thank physicians and doctors for their dedicated services to patients. The day honors the contribution and dedication of the doctors in the worst of times.

  19. As announced by Asia Cricket Council (ACC), Asia Cup cricket tournament has been postponed until when?
    A) December 2021
    B) June 2021
    C) March 2021
    D) September 2021
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Asian Cricket Council (ACC) announced that Asia Cup cricket tournament, which was supposed to be held in September this year, has been postponed until June 2021 owing to Covid-19 pandemic.

  20. Which of the following bank is the sponsor bank ofChaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) Andhra Bank
    C) Central Bank of India
    D) UCO Bank
    View Answer
    Option B

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