GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 887

  1. Who has been re-appointed as the Solicitor General (AG)of India by the Govt. of India for 3 years?
    A) Ranjit Kumar
    B) Tushar Mehta
    C) Mohan Parasaran
    D) Rohinton Nariman
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Union government strengthened its top legal team by extending the term of K.K. Venugopal as the Attorney General (AG) for one year, Tushar Mehta as the Solicitor General (SG) for three years and appointing six new Additional Solicitors General (ASGs) besides extending the tenure of five existing ASGs.

  2. For corporate debtors, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code proposes a two stage process. Which one of the following is not one of them?
    A) Debt restructuring
    B) Liquidation, if not found viable
    C) Insolvency Resolution Process during which the viability of continuing the business is assessed
    D) None of these
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    Option A

  3. What is the theme of National Doctor’s Day 2020?
    A) Gratitude to doctors amid COVID-19
    B) Lessen the mortality of COVID-19
    C) Zero tolerance to violence against doctors
    D) Tokens of recognition for COVID-19
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    National Doctor’s Day celebrated every year on July 1st to thank physicians and doctors for their dedicated services to patients. The day honors the contribution and dedication of the doctors in the worst of times.

  4. 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.

  5. Where is Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) located?
    A) Manglore
    B) Gurugram
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Kolkata
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad observed “Swachhata Pakhwada“ in July 2020.

  6. Which app has been launched by the Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju to let know the sports persons of the prohibited substances and their inadvertent use?
    A) NADA
    B) ESPN
    C) The Score
    D) Doping
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sports minister Kiren Rijiju unveiled National Anti-Doping Agency’s first mobile app NADA app to provide information about prohibited substances and their inadvertent use, calling the initiative an important step towards dope-free sports.

  7. which scheme was announced by the centre to benefit small businesses and cottage industries?
    A) Mudra Shishu
    B) Arogya Lakshmi
    C) Kishor Shishu
    D) Vayu
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The centre has announced the launch of ‘Mudra Shishu loan’ to benefit small businesses and cottage industries.

  8. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)?
    A) Shrikant Madhav Vaidya
    B) Bhushan Kumar Soni
    C) Preet Kumar Singh
    D) Sanjiv Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Shrikant Madhav Vaidya took charge as IOC Chairman, succeeds Sanjiv Singh.

  9. How much amount was approved by Centre for implementation of Jal jeevan mission in Meghalaya?
    A) 175 cr
    B) 180 cr
    C) 185 cr
    D) 190 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Centre has approved 175 crore rupees for implementation of Jal jeevan mission in Meghalaya during 2020-21. Jal Jeevan Mission was launched by Union Government last year aims to provide Functional Household Tap Connection to every rural household by 2024.

  10. What is the metric that measures a company’s ability to meet its financial obligations known as?
    A) Market Ratio
    B) Debt Ratio
    C) Coverage Ratio
    D) Asset Coverage Ratio
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The coverage ratio is a measure of a company’s ability to meet its financial obligations. In broad
    terms, the higher the coverage ratio, the better the ability of the enterprise to fulfill its obligations to its lenders.

  11. Who has been chosen to be honoured with the Humanitarian Award at the 20th edition of the ‘BET Awards’ for his/her philanthropic work?
    A) Chris Brown
    B) Beyonce
    C) Celeste
    D) Regina King
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Popstar Beyonce will be honoured with the Humanitarian Award at the 20th edition of the ‘BET Awards’.

  12. What is the currency of Ivory Coast?
    A) Peso
    B) Dollar
    C) Lek
    D) Franc
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency – West African CFA franc, Capital – Yamoussoukro

  13. Which scheme was launched by the government to provide affordable loans to street vendors?
    A) PM SVANIDHI
    B) PM SEVA
    C) PMMVY
    D) PMAAY
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Government launched PM SVANIDHI – Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor’s Atmanirbhar Nidhi – a special micro-credit facility scheme for providing affordable loan to street vendors.

  14. Which Indian Cricketer has been named as India’s most valuable Test player in the 21st century by the Wisden magazine?
    A) Rohit Sharma
    B) Hardik Pandya
    C) Ravindra Jadeja
    D) Jasprit Bumrah
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Flamboyant all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been named as India’s most valuable Test player in the 21st century by the Wisden magazine.

  15. Where is the HQ of T-Hub located?
    A) Pune
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Puri
    D) Bhopal
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    T-Hub is startup incubator headquartered in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

  16. Which Bank has partnered with Chalo to launch contactless card for bus passengers?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) SBI
    D) PNB
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Yes Bank has partnered with Chalo to launch of a co-branded contactless travel card in Mangalore and Udupi, which would enable users to load money on the card to make ‘tap to pay’ payments across buses.

  17. Which state has launched ‘Skill Connect Forum’, a portal that connects job seekers with employers on a common platform?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Kerala
    D) Karnataka
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa launched ‘Skill Connect Forum’, a portal that connects job seekers with employers on a common platform.

  18. Where is the headquarters of African Development Bank situated?
    A) Tunis, Tunisia
    B) Rabat, Morocco
    C) Abidjan, Ivory Coast
    D) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    African Development Bank (AfDB) or Banque Africaine de Developpment (BAD). Its mission is to fight poverty and improve living conditions on the continent through promoting the investment of public and private capital in projects and programs that are likely to contribute to the economic and social development of the region.

  19. Who has been re-appointed as the Attorney General (AG)of India by the Govt. of India for 1 year?
    A) Mukul Rohatgi
    B) Milon K. Banerji
    C) Goolam Essaji Vahanvati
    D) KK Venugopal
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    Option D

  20. Where is the JSCA International Stadium situated?
    A) Ranchi, Jharkhand
    B) Patna, Bihar
    C) Faridabad, Haryana
    D) Ludhiana, Punjab
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Jharkhand States Cricket Association International Cricket Stadium, also known as JSCA International Stadium Complex, is situated in Ranchi, an eastern city of India.

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