GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 860

  1. What is the rank of India in Environment Performance Index 2020?
    A) 173rd
    B) 171st
    C) 150th
    D) 168th
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India secured 168 rank in the 12th edition of the biennial Environment Performance Index (EPI Index 2020) that measured the environmental performance of 180 countries and was released by the Yale University.

  2. Kalbelia Dance is the folk dance of which Indian state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Gujarat
    D) Haryana
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Other dances include Kachhi Gori, Fire Dance, Ghoomar dance, etc.

  3. Divvya Chouksey who passed away recently belonged to which profession?
    A) Journalist
    B) Professor
    C) Doctor
    D) Actress
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Actress Divvya Chouksey, who made her Bollywood debut with the 2016 film Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara, breathed her last after a long battle with cancer. She was 28.

  4. What is the minimum deposit under Kisan Vikas Patra?
    A) Rs 1000
    B) Rs 500
    C) Rs 5,000
    D) No such limit
    View Answer
    Option A

  5. As per World Bank,Indian economy to contract by how much percent in FY 2020-21?
    A) 3.1%
    B) 3.3%
    C) 3.5%
    D) 3.2%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian economy is expected to contract by 3.2% in this fiscal year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated restrictions, the World Bank said in its Global Economic Prospects (GEP) June 2020 report. Growth is forecast at 3.1% next year.

  6. How much amount as concessional refinance facility has been given by NABARD for banks and financial institutions for on-lending to beneficiaries in its 2,150 watershed development projects?
    A) Rs 5,000 cr
    B) Rs 6,000 cr
    C) Rs 2,000 cr
    D) Rs 4,000 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard), announced a concessional refinance facility to the tune of ₹5,000 crore for banks and financial institutions for on-lending to beneficiaries in its 2,150 watershed development projects.
    NABARD made the announcement in its first ‘Digital Choupal’ which was organised to mark its 39th Foundation day.

  7. What is the currency of Kazakhstan?
    A) Rufiya
    B) Kyat
    C) Tenge
    D) Euro
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Capital – Nur – Sultan

  8. The 2020 World Archery Field Championships which was scheduled to be held in which country was postponed to 2022?
    A) China
    B) Russia
    C) India
    D) USA
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 2020 World Archery Field Championships in Yankton, USA, have been postponed until 2022 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  9. Who has been appointed as the chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) e-commerce committee for the year 2020-21?
    A) Vijay Shekhar Sharma
    B) Kunal Bahl
    C) Amit Agarwal
    D) Sachin Bansal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Confederation of Indian Industry said Snapdeal’s Co-founder & CEO Kunal Bahl has taken over as the Chairman of its e-commerce committee for the year 2020-21.

  10. Which state government launched “Meghasandesha” App that would provide real-time information as well as forecast on rains, flooding and thunderstorm alerts?
    A) Odisha
    B) Karnataka
    C) Kerala
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Karnataka government launched “Meghasandesha” App that would provide real-time information as well as forecast on rains, flooding and thunderstorm alerts in Bengaluru.

  11. Which state has launched a television-based learning programme for 10th standard students?
    A) Kerala
    B) Odisha
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Tamil Nadu
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    TN Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswamy has launched a television-based learning programme for the Tenth standard students. The state run Kalvi television channel will initially air two-and-a-half hours of teaching programmes for the students during the week days.

  12. Which of the following bank is the sponsor bank of Chhattisgarh RajyaGramin Bank?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) Andhra Bank
    C) Central Bank of India
    D) UCO Bank
    View Answer
    Option A

  13. As highlighted by Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, by which year the Govt. aims to increase public health expenditure to 2.5% of GDP?
    A) 2022
    B) 2030
    C) 2025
    D) 2028
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a meeting with the 15th Finance Commission, the Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, highlighted that the government aims at gradually increasing the public health expenditure to 2.5 per cent of the nation’s GDP by the year 2025.

  14. Who has been appointed as the interim Chief Executive Officer of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)?
    A) Hemang Amin
    B) Rahul Johri
    C) Sourav Ganguly
    D) Sachin Tendulkar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) may have appointed Hemang Amin as the interim chief executive officer (CEO) after relieving Rahul Johri last week but the Indian Premier League (IPL) chief operating officer may soon emerge as a serious candidate for the CEO’s position.

  15. Which state has emerged on top in implementing the Pradhan Mantri Street Vendors Atma Nirbhar Nidhi-PM Swa Nidhi scheme?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) West Bengal
    C) Tripura
    D) Chhattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh has emerged on top in implementing the Pradhan Mantri Street Vendors Atma Nirbhar Nidhi-PM Swa Nidhi scheme. The scheme is being implemented in the state to help the street vendors to continue their business.

  16. When is World Health Day observed?
    A) 18 April
    B) 23 March
    C) 14 April
    D) 07 April
    View Answer
    Option D

  17. How much fund has been approved by the union govt. for augmentation of firefighting facilities on five jetties of Haldia Dock Complex at Kolkata Port?
    A) Rs 107 cr
    B) Rs 162 cr
    C) Rs 135 cr
    D) Rs 113 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Shipping Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has approved 107 Crore rupees for augmentation of firefighting facilities on five jetties of Haldia Dock Complex at Kolkata Port.

  18. Where is the headquarter of Indian Overseas Bank located?
    A) Chennai
    B) Bangalore
    C) Manipal
    D) Tiruchirappalli
    View Answer
    Option A

  19. In July 2020, which bank announced to set up the IFSC Banking Unit at Gujarat International Finance Tec City, GIFT city in Gandhinagar Gujarat?
    A) Royal Bank of Scotland
    B) Barclays Bank
    C) HSBC Bank
    D) The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    HSBC- the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited is to set up the IFSC Banking Unit at Gujarat International Finance Tec City, GIFT city in Gandhinagar Gujarat.

  20. Athens is the capital city of ______?
    A) Ghana
    B) Chile
    C) Denmark
    D) Greece
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency – Euro

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