GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 869

  1. Which India’s first solar ferry has been shortlisted for the Gustave Trouvé Award as the only entrant from Asia?
    A) Surya
    B) Vishaka
    C) Shivi
    D) Aditya
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s first solar-powered ferry, Aditya has been shortlisted for the Gustave Trouvé Award as the only entrant from Asia.

  2. Where is Bir Tikendrajit International Airport located?
    A) Kolkata, West Bengal
    B) Aizwal, Mizoram
    C) Kochi, Kerala
    D) Imphal, Manipur
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bir Tikendrajit International Airport is the second international airport built in the Northeastern region of India, after Guwahati, and the second largest busiest international airport in the north east region after Guwahati.

  3. Which portal has been launched by the union govt. to help skilled people find sustainable livelihood opportunities?
    A) ASEEM
    B) GODEES
    C) KIPOLE
    D) MINEEP
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship launched Aatamanirbhar Skilled Employee-Employer Mapping (ASEEM) portal to help skilled people find sustainable livelihood opportunities.

  4. Which state has launched Karmo Bhumi portal to help IT professionals?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Sikkim
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched Karmo Bhumi portal to help IT professionals, who returned to Bengal after losing jobs in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak.

  5. In 2002 Benares State Bank was merged with which bank?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) Punjab National Bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Union Bank of India
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    Option A

  6. Where is the Asia’s largest Mega Solar Power Project been launched by PM Narendra Modi?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Bihar
    C) West Bengal
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 750 MW Solar Project set up at Rewa, Madhya Pradesh through video-conferencing. The 750 MW plant is Asia’s largest Mega Solar Power Project which comprises of three solar generating units of 250 MW each located on a 500-hectare plot of land situated inside a Solar Park.

  7. What is the theme of this year’s World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought?
    A) Food Feed Fibre
    B) Land has true value.Invest in it
    C) Let’s grow the future together
    D) Multi Development Challenge
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is a United Nations observance each June 17.Its purpose is to raise awareness of the presence of desertification and drought, highlighting methods of preventing desertification and recovering from drought.This year the theme for World Day to Combat Desertification And Drought is “Food. Feed. Fibre“.

  8. Who has been appointed as the Acting Director of the prestigious National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USA?
    A) Amit Deswal
    B) Parag Chitnis
    C) Chirag Pathak
    D) Manoj Gaba
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prominent Indian-American scientist Dr Parag Chitnis has been appointed as the Acting Director of the prestigious National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), which drives all federally funded agricultural research in the US.

  9. Where is the HQ of SIDBI?
    A) Chennai
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Lucknow
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    Option D

  10. Name the Chief Election Commissioner of India?
    A) Om Prakash Rawat
    B) Nasim Zaidi
    C) Sunil Arora
    D) Achal Kumar Jyoti
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    HQ – New Delhi

  11. Prime Minsiter Amadou Gon Coulibaly of which country passed away recently?
    A) Ivory Coast
    B) Brunei
    C) Guyana
    D) Papua New Guinea
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Amadou Gon Coulibaly, Ivory Coast’s prime minister and the governing party’s candidate for an October presidential election, died just days after returning from two months of medical treatment in France. He was 61.

  12. How many languages are used for writing the denomination of Rs 2,000 bank note?
    A) 17
    B) 14
    C) 15
    D) 16
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    17 languages in Rs 500 new bank note also.
    On the obverse, the denomination is written in English and Hindi. On the reverse is a language panel which displays the denomination of the note in 15 of the 22 official languages of India.

  13. Through which city does Tapti River flows?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) Jaipur
    C) Surat
    D) Sonipat
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    Option C

  14. Which short term health insurance policy has been allowed by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) to be launched by 30 general and health insurers in India?
    A) Corona Swachch
    B) Corona Raksha
    C) Corona Swasth
    D) Corona Kavach
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Given the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in the country, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India, IRDAI, has allowed 30 general and health insurers to launch short-term ‘Corona Kavach’ health insurance policies.
    This policy can be availed by persons between the age of 18 to 65 years. People can avail the Corona Kavach policy for Self, spouse, parents, parents-in-law and dependent children up to 25 years of age.

  15. Who will head the task force that has been setup to examine maternal mortality rate, age of motherhood?
    A) Jaya Jaitley
    B) Arun Sharma
    C) Sakshi Joshi
    D) Ravi Burnan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A taskforce has been set up by the government to examine matters pertaining to the age of motherhood, imperatives of lowering maternal mortality rate and improvement of nutritional levels.

  16. Which ministry of the Govt. of India hosted a Webinar along with Facebook India for sensitization of Members of Parliament from Scheduled Tribe (ST) Constituencies on Going Online As Leaders (GOAL) Project?
    A) Ministry of Tribal Affairs
    B) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    C) Ministry of Culture
    D) Ministry of Labour and Employment
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Tribal Affairs hosted a Webinar along with Facebook India in New Delhi for sensitization of Members of Parliament from Scheduled Tribe (ST) Constituencies on Going Online As Leaders (GOAL) Project.

  17. Which state topped the index that ranked states ensuring food safety in 2019-20 by FSSAI?
    A) Kerala
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Assam
    D) Gujarat
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra have topped an index that ranked states ensuring food safety in 2019-20 said by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)’s second index on food safety, which was released on the occasion of World Food Safety Day.

  18. Where is Rohtang Pass situated?
    A) Jammu and Kashmir
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Sikkim
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    It is a mountain pass located in Manali, Himachal Pradesh.

  19. Who has been again chosen as the Prime Minister of Singapore?
    A) Goh Chok Tong
    B) Lee Kuan Yew
    C) Lee Hsien Loong
    D) Teo Chee Hean
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has secured a “clear mandate” with his ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) winning 83 of the 93 contested parliamentary seats in the general election held amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Opposition gaining ground by winning a record 10 seats.

  20. In the case of MLTGD, the redemption of principal at maturity shall, at the option of the depositor, be either in Indian Rupee equivalent of the value of deposited gold at the time of redemption, or in gold. What does M stands for in MLTGD?
    A) Monetary
    B) Monetization
    C) Medium
    D) Managed
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Medium and Long Term Government Deposit (MLTGD).

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