GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 886

  1. Who is the author of the book ‘Greenlights’ going to be published in October 2020?
    A) Harper Lee
    B) Mark Twain
    C) Matthew McConaughey
    D) John Steinbeck
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey has announced his book, Greenlights, is to be published on Oct. 20. In the diaries, the 50-year-old actor recorded “anything that turned me on, turned me off, made me laugh, made me cry, made me question or kept me up at night.”

  2. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code was drafted by whom?
    A) Securities and Exchange Board of India
    B) Reserve Bank of India
    C) Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee
    D) Indian Banks’ Association
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Union law secretary T K Viswanathan was the key architect of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, as chairman of the Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee which produced the report in this regard.

  3. Who has been re-elected as the President of Iceland for a 4-year term?
    A) Gudni Johannesson
    B) Bjarni Benediktsson
    C) Patrekur Jóhannesson
    D) Eliza Reid
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Gudni Johannesson, incumbent president of Iceland, has been re-elected for another four-year term in office.

  4. Where is Golconda Fort situated?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Telangana
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option C

  5. What is the theme of World Breastfeeding Week 2020
    A) Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding
    B) Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet
    C) Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life
    D) Sustaining Breastfeeding Together
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated annually during the first week of August (1st – 7th Aug) in over 120 countries around the world; and the week commemorates the signing of the Innocenti Declaration in August 1990.
    The theme of World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is “Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet”.

  6. Loan agreement of how much amount has been signed among Govt. of India, Govt. of Tamil Nadu and World Bank for housing sector in Tamil Nadu?
    A) $450 million
    B) $100 million
    C) $300 million
    D) $250 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government of India, government of Tamil Nadu and the World Bank signed legal agreements to help low-income groups in the state of Tamil Nadu get access to affordable housing.
    The legal agreements were signed for two projects – $200 million First Tamil Nadu Housing Sector Strengthening Programme and $50 million Tamil Nadu Housing and Habitat Development Project – to strengthen the state’s housing sector policies, institutions, and regulations.

  7. What is the currency of Lebanon?
    A) Dollar
    B) Peso
    C) Pound
    D) Rupiah
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Capital – Beirut

  8. What is the theme of the International Youth Day 2020?
    A) Youth Engagement for Global Action
    B) Transforming education
    C) Safe Spaces for Youth
    D) Youth Building Peace
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Youth Day is celebrated each year on 12th August.
    The theme of this year is ‘Youth Engagement for Global Action’.

  9. Which state has launched a campaign named ‘Hamara Ghar-Hamara Vidyalaya’ to provide children the school like environment at the homes?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Assam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In order to maintain the academic regularity of students during the Corona crisis, the Madhya Pradesh State Education Center has launched a campaign titled ‘Hamara Ghar-Hamara Vidyalaya’ which means My Home-My school scheme.

  10. What is the metric that measures the average number of days the company takes to payoff outstanding bills known as?
    A) Accounts payable turnover
    B) Financial accounting
    C) Days payable outstanding
    D) Quick ratio
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Days payable outstanding (DPO) is an efficiency ratio that measures the average number of days a company takes to pay its suppliers.

  11. Who is conferred with the MS Swaminathan Award for Environment Protection 2019?
    A) BH Bhanu
    B) RS Paroda
    C) JK Pal Singh
    D) MK Pithani
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Rotary Club of Madras East has conferred the MS Swaminathan Award for Environment Protection 2019 upon RS Paroda the Founder Chairman of the Trust for Advancement of Agricultural Sciences (TAAS), New Delhi.

  12. In which state/UT is Union Minister of Steel Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated Continuous Galvanized Rebar Production Facility?
    A) Chandigarh
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Punjab
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Steel Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated Continuous Galvanized Rebar Production Facility at Mandi Gobindgarh in Punjab.
    The Continuous Galvanized Rebar production facility will support the much awaited need of supplying galvanized rebar to the construction industry.

  13. Where is Nalanda University located?
    A) Jammu and Kashmir
    B) Bihar
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Rajasthan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nalanda University (also known as Nalanda International University) is located in Rajgir, near Nalanda, Bihar, India.
    In July 2016, the university was inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

  14. Prime Minister Hassan Diab of which country resigned in August 2020?
    A) Lebanon
    B) Jamaica
    C) Italy
    D) Kosovo
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab has resigned from his post in the wake of major blast in Beirut that has triggered public outrage.

  15. According to a report ‘The State of World Population 2020’ by the United Nations, India accounts for how many millions of missing females over the past 50 years?
    A) 39.4
    B) 54.2
    C) 34.5
    D) 45.8
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India accounts for 45.8 million of the world’s 142.6 million “missing females” over the past 50 years, a report titled ‘The State of World Population 2020’ by the United Nations said, noting that the country along with China form the majority of such women globally.

  16. Alexander Lukashenko was re-elected as the President of which country?
    A) Madagascar
    B) Kenya
    C) Belarus
    D) Indonesia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Election officials in Belarus say the country’s longtime authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko has won his sixth consecutive presidential term, taking over 80% of the votes.

  17. In partnership with which bank has food aggregator Swiggy launched its own digital wallet called ‘Swiggy Money’?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Federal Bank
    D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Food aggregator unicorn Swiggy has launched its own digital wallet Swiggy Money in partnership with ICICI Bank to enable a ‘single-click checkout experience’ on its platform.

  18. Where is the headquarters of European Investment Bank situated?
    A) Romania
    B) Netherlands
    C) Slovenia
    D) Luxembourg
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is the world’s largest international public lending institution. It is the European Union’s nonprofit long-term lending institution established in 1958 under the Treaty of Rome.

  19. After Nitin Menon’s promotion to the elite panel of the ICC, which Indian umpire has been included in ICC’s international panel of umpires?
    A) Chettithody Shamshuddin
    B) Krishnamachari Srinivasan
    C) Pashchim Pathak
    D) KN Ananthapadmanabhan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s KN Ananthapadmanabhan has been included in ICC’s international panel of umpires following compatriot Nitin Menon’s promotion to the elite panel.

  20. Where is the HQ of Star Health & Allied Insurance situated?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Chennai
    D) Mumbai
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    Option C

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