GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 863

  1. Who took over as the Punjab’s first woman chief secretary replacing Karan Avtar Singh?
    A) Akanksha Saini
    B) Vini Mahajan
    C) Antara Chowdhury
    D) Suman Singh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Senior IAS officer Vini Mahajan took over as the Punjab’s first woman chief secretary, replacing Karan Avtar Singh.Mahajan is set to remain in the post until her retirement in October 2024.

  2. Mrugavani National Park is situated in which state?
    A) Odisha
    B) Telangana
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Mrugavani National Park is a national park located in Hyderabad, Telangana.

  3. In July 2020, the Drug Controller General of India approved vaccine against which disease as country’s first fully indigenously developed vaccine?
    A) Malaria
    B) Tuberculosis
    C) Pneumonia
    D) Dengue
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union health ministry informed that, the country’s first fully indigenously developed vaccine against pneumonia has got approval from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI).

  4. Recently which Indian grandmaster joined the world elite in Chessable Masters?
    A) S Shravan
    B) Dinesh Singh
    C) Saurav Sharma
    D) P Harikrishna
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The presence of Grandmaster P. Harikrishna is sure to see a major spike in Indian interest in the million-dollar Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour that continues with the $150,000 Chessable Masters.

  5. With which company has UNICEF India partnered to provide career counselling to young people in the country?
    A) Microsoft
    B) SAP India
    C) IBM
    D) Capgemini
    View Answer
    Option B

  6. What is the rank of India in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks at the end of 2019?
    A) 70th
    B) 74th
    C) 75th
    D) 77th
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has moved down three places to 77th rank in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks at the end of 2019, while the UK has retained its top position, as per the latest data from Switzerland’s central bank.

  7. Which shipbuilding company has signed a contract with ASKO Maritime AS, Norway for construction of world’s first Autonomous electric vessels?
    A) Mazagon Dock Limited
    B) Goa Shipyard Limited
    C) Hindustan Shipyard Limited
    D) Cochin Shipyard Limited
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) has signed a contract with ASKO Maritime AS, Norway for the construction and supply of the two autonomous electric ferries along with an option to build two more identical vessels.

  8. Where is the headquarter of Punjab & Sind Bank located?
    A) Manipal
    B) Kolkata
    C) Bangalore
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  9. Which company has launched ‘InstaCash’ to enable merchants to gain access to working capital?
    A) Paytm
    B) Mobikwik
    C) Freecharge
    D) Instamojo
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Instamojo, has launched ‘InstaCash’ to enable merchants to gain access to working capital. Merchants can avail loans for upto Rs 1 lakh, for a period of 7–14 days.

  10. Where is Keoladeo National Park located?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Rajasthan
    C) West Bengal
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B

  11. Recently the government launched Floating Rate Savings Bonds, 2020 with an interest rate of how much percent?
    A) 7.15%
    B) 7.20%
    C) 7.25%
    D) 7.30%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government has announced the launch of Floating Rate Savings Bonds, 2020 (Taxable) with an interest rate of 7.15 per cent.

  12. According to a report by United Nations, in the last 10 years how many people have been lifted out of poverty by India?
    A) 273 mn
    B) 321 mn
    C) 295 mn
    D) 307 mn
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    About 273 million Indians moved out of multidimensional poverty between 2005-6 and 2015-16, according to a UN report, which noted that India has recorded the largest reduction in the number of people living in this category.

  13. Which of the following bank is the sponsor bank of Gramin Bank of Aryavart?
    A) Dena Bank
    B) State Bank of India
    C) United Bank of India
    D) Bank of India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bank of India, Uttar Pradesh

  14. Which state has decided to form a dedicated force for security of courts, metro rail, airports, industrial establishments, banks and other organizations in the state?
    A) Bihar
    B) Punjab
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Uttar Pradesh government has decided to form a dedicated force for security of courts, metro rail, airports, industrial establishments, banks and other organizations in the state.

  15. How much amount has been released by Ministry of Finance as grants-in-aid to 2.63 lakh Rural Local Bodies (RLBs) of the country?
    A) Rs 18,271 cr
    B) Rs 15,983 cr
    C) Rs 15,187 cr
    D) Rs 16,652 cr
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Finance has released an amount of over 15,187 crore rupees as grants-in-aid to 2.63 lakh Rural Local Bodies (RLBs) spread in 28 States of the country.

  16. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari announced a new road project Chambal Expressway to facilitate traffic between Rajasthan and which other state?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Assam
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Nitin Gadkari announced a new road project Chambal Expressway to facilitate traffic between Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

  17. Indian Navy inducted which Advanced Torpedo Decoy System into the anti submarine warfare capability?
    A) Vishaka
    B) Vishal
    C) Maareech
    D) vayu
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Anti-Submarine Warfare capability of the Indian Navy received a major boost with the induction of Advanced Torpedo Decoy System Maareech capable of being fired from all frontline warships.

  18. Yakshagana Dance Form can be found mainly in the regions of_____?
    A) Odisha
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Gujarat
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option D

  19. The Centre in collaboration with which bank has decided to convert large area of ravines in Gwalior-Chambal belt of Madhya Pradesh into arable land?
    A) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
    B) BRICS Bank
    C) World Bank
    D) Asian Development Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Centre, in collaboration with the World Bank, has decided to convert large area of ravines in Gwalior-Chambal belt of Madhya Pradesh into arable land.
  20. What is the rate of Interest for National Savings Certificates (NSC)?
    A) 7.6%
    B) 7.7%
    C) 7.9%
    D) 8.0%
    View Answer
    Option C

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