GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 880

  1. Which of the ministries under the govt. of India won the SKOCH Gold Award for its one of the projects?
    A) Ministry of Agriculture
    B) Ministry of Tribal Affairs
    C) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
    D) Ministry of Consumer Affairs
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    SKOCH Gold Award has been awarded to the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) for its “Empowerment of Tribals through IT-enabled Scholarship Schemes” project. The project was launched to show the Government of India’s commitment to realize the dreams of Digital India and bringing transparency as well as ease in the delivery of services.

  2. Where is the Nathpa Dam situated?
    A) Goa
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Gujarat
    D) Haryana
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    Option B

  3. Who has been honored with the Paul Harris Fellow recognition by Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, USA?
    A) YS Jagan Mohan Reddy
    B) Sarbananda Sonowal
    C) Edappadi K Palaniswami
    D) Nitish Kumar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International has its headquarters at Chicago, has honored TN Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami with Paul Harris Fellow recognition.
    The Paul Harris Fellow recognition is accorded to honor people who render efficient services in providing drinking water, sanitation, prevention of diseases, environment, world peace, etc., to its people.

  4. England beat which country to win the Wisden Trophy by 2-1?
    A) Zimbabwe
    B) Australia
    C) West Indies
    D) South Africa
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    Option C

  5. For which short documentary, has the Arunachal Pradesh’s filmmaker Kezang D Thongdok bagged the Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2020?
    A) Chi Lupo
    B) Gulabi Gang
    C) Tamla-Du
    D) Chumbi Megeji
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Arunachal Pradesh filmmaker Kezang D Thongdok has bagged the Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2020 for a short documentary “Chi Lupo“.
    Chi Lupo is based on honey hunting.

  6. Where is the headquarters of World Bank situated?
    A) Washington, D.C., United States
    B) New York, United States
    C) London, England
    D) Paris, France
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans to countries of the world for capital programs. It comprises two institutions: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), and the International Development Association (IDA). The World Bank is a component of the World Bank Group.

  7. At which position is India in terms of the source of foreign direct investment (FDI) for the United Kingdom (UK)?
    A) 1st
    B) 5th
    C) 2nd
    D) 3rd
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    According to new UK government figures, India invested in 120 projects and created 5,429 new jobs in the UK to become the second-largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) after the US in 2019.
    The US remains the number one source of FDI for the UK.

  8. Where was the India Global Week 2020 being organized which was virtually addressed by PM Modi?
    A) France
    B) UK
    C) Singapore
    D) Russia
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered the inaugural address at the India Global Week 2020, a virtual conference which is being organized in the UK.
    Themed ”Be The Revival: India and a Better New World”, the event have 5,000 global participants from 30 nations and will be addressed by 250 global speakers in 75 sessions.

  9. Who won the Austria’s Styrian Grand Prix 2020?
    A) Valtteri Bottas
    B) Max Verstappen
    C) Lando Norris
    D) Lewis Hamilton
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Lewis Hamilton started in pole position and held the lead throughout as he won Austria’s Styrian Grand Prix.

  10. Sattriya Dance is popular in which Indian state?
    A) Odisha
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Assam
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sattriya or Sattriya Nritya, is a major Indian classical dance.

  11. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), what is the rank of Indian in cancer preparedness among 10 Asia-Pacific countries?
    A) 8th
    B) 3rd
    C) 6th
    D) 10th
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has been ranked eighth for cancer preparedness among 10 Asia-Pacific countries, according to a new report. Australia ranked 1st.
    The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report on “Cancer preparedness in Asia-Pacific: Progress towards universal cancer control”, sponsored by Roche, examines the findings from the EIU’s Index of Cancer Preparedness.

  12. When was the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India set up?
    A) April 1, 2016
    B) July 1, 2016
    C) October 1, 2016
    D) June 1, 2016
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India was established on October 1, 2016 in accordance with the provisions of The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

  13. Dakar is the capital of which country?
    A) Hungary
    B) Senegal
    C) Finland
    D) Jordan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Currency – West African CFA franc

  14. As announced by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, by which year Indian Railways will be the largest Railway in the world to have 100 percent electrification?
    A) 2025
    B) 2035
    C) 2028
    D) 2030
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has said that Indian Railways will be the largest Railway in the world to have 100 percent electrification replacing diesel at the India Global Week-2020. It will be the world’s first Green Railways running on 100 percent clean energy by 2030.

  15. Who made the Guinness World Record by hopping over a ruler 101 times in 30 seconds?
    A) Brajesh Chatterjee
    B) Amitesh Sardana
    C) Soham Mukherjee
    D) Ajay Gaba
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Dubai-based Indian national, Soham Mukherjee managed to break the previous title of 96 for Most side to side hops in 30 seconds.

  16. Which of the following Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) has won the prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2019?
    A) Indian Oil Corporation Limited
    B) Coal India Limited
    C) National Thermal Power Corporation
    D) Steel Authority of India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    National Thermal Power Corporation, NTPC Limited, a Central PSU under the Ministry of Power has won the prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2019, under the Outstanding Accomplishment in Corporate Excellence Category.

  17. Where is the HQ of ICRA Limited situated?
    A) Gurgaon
    B) Faridabad
    C) Delhi
    D) Noida
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Investment Information and Credit Rating Agency of India Limited founded in 1991 and CEO is N. Sivaraman.

  18. Which of the following has been awarded the European 2020 US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership Award?
    A) International Paralympic Committee
    B) FIFA
    C) International Olympic Committee
    D) International Cricket Council
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that its new headquarters in Lausanne has been awarded the European 2020 US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership Award.

  19. Which of the following is not true about the National Automated Clearing House (NACH)?
    A) It is a centralized clearing system launched by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
    B) It aims to replace and consolidate multiple existing Electronic Clearing Service (ECS) systems across India
    C) NACH platform has been created to replace the Electronic Clearing Service (ECS) system
    D) All of the above are true
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In Electronic Clearing Services (ECS), presentation and settlement is spread over 3-4 day period.
    There are three types of ECS: Local ECS, Regional ECS, National ECS.
    NACH is a centralized system, launched with an aim to consolidate multiple ECS systems running across the country and provides a framework for the harmonization of standards & practices and removes local barriers/inhibitors.

  20. For which of the following has the NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission launched the ATL App Development Module?
    A) School students
    B) Graduates
    C) Startups
    D) IT Companies
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission has launched the ATL App Development Module for school children across the country. The ATL App is an online course, which is completely free.

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