GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 903

  1. From women’s world team championship of which sports, going to held in December 2020, has India withdrawn due to the lack of preparation?
    A) Basketball
    B) Squash
    C) Table Tennis
    D) Cricket
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI) has withdrawn from the women’s world team Squash championship scheduled in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 15th to 20th December, due to lack of preparation, time and match-readiness of its players.

  2. What does F stands for in ETFPOS?
    A) Funds
    B) Financial
    C) Foreign
    D) Forwards
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Electronic funds transfer at Point of Sale

  3. How much amount has been sanctioned by government for augmentation of healthcare facilities in North Eastern States?
    A) ₹100 cr
    B) ₹200 cr
    C) ₹150 cr
    D) ₹190 cr
    View Answer
    Option D

  4. Who has won the Formula One British Grand Prix 2020?
    A) Charles Leclerc
    B) Kimi Räikkönen
    C) Max Verstappen
    D) Lewis Hamilton
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mercedes driver, Lewis Hamilton has won the Formula One British Grand Prix 2020 held at the Silverstone Circuit, United Kingdom. Max Verstappen (Red bull) ended up second in this F1 race while Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) came third. This is the third win for Hamilton in this season of F1 races.

  5. Windhoek is the capital city of which of the following country?
    A) Gambia
    B) Kenya
    C) Rwanda
    D) Namibia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency- Dollar

  6. According to the UN’s State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report, what is the decline in the number of undernourished people in India from 2004-06 to 2017-19?
    A) 30 million
    B) 80 million
    C) 50 million
    D) 60 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The UN’s State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report says the number of undernourished people in India has declined by 60 million, from 21.7 per cent of the population in 2004-06 to 14 per cent in 2017-19.

  7. Air Marshal V. R. Chaudhari has been appointed as the chief of which command of Indian Air Force?
    A) Central Air Command
    B) Southern Air Command
    C) Western Air Command
    D) South Western Air Command
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Air Marshal V. R. Chaudhari took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Air Command of Indian Air Force. He took over command from Air Marshal B Suresh.

  8. Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has extended a line of credit (LOC) of USD 20.10 million to which country for reconstruction of Aldo Chavarria Hospital?
    A) Nicaragua
    B) Uganda
    C) Nicrosia
    D) Paraguay
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has extended a line of credit (LOC) of USD 20.10 million to the government of Nicaragua for reconstruction of Aldo Chavarria Hospital.

  9. Mohamed Irfaan Ali has been named as the President of which country?
    A) Guyana
    B) Saudi Arabia
    C) Iraq
    D) Israel
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Guyanese housing minister, Mohamed Irfaan Ali has been named as the President of the country. He is a member of the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP). He succeeds David Arthur(A.) Granger.

  10. Which of the following term is used for Requesting money in UPI?
    A) PULL
    B) PUSH
    C) DRAW
    D) ASK
    View Answer
    Option A

  11. Which country successfully launched its commercial telecommunication satellite, known as APSTAR-6D?
    A) Russia
    B) Germany
    C) China
    D) Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    China successfully sent a commercial telecommunication satellite, known as APSTAR-6D, into a planned orbit from the southwestern Xichang Satellite Launch Center.

  12. Which Indian has been elected to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) men’s player panel
    A) Niki Kalayanda Poonacha
    B) Ti chen
    C) Nikhil Joshi
    D) Anupama Srinivasan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reigning national champion Niki Poonacha has been elected to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) men’s player panel.

  13. The name of author of the book title “Future of Indian Universities: Comparative and International Perspectives”?
    A) Amartya Sen
    B) Mohit Aggarwal
    C) Arundati Roy
    D) Chetan Bhagat
    View Answer
    Option A

  14. Ministry of Human Resource Development released the PRAGYATA guidelines. The guidelines are based on which of the following?
    A) Pending Exams
    B) Digital Education
    C) Review Syllabus
    D) Video hosting providers
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank virtually released the PRAGYATA guidelines on digital education in New Delhi.
    The PRAGYATA guidelines include eight steps of online education that is, Plan, Review, Arrange, Guide, Yak(talk), Assign, Track, and Appreciate.

  15. Where in Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh respectively, a tertiary processing centre each has been launched by the Tribal Affairs Ministry under the ”TRIFOOD” project?
    A) Solapur and Surajpur
    B) Raigad and Jagdalpur
    C) Nanded and Champa
    D) Jalna and Korba
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Tribal Affairs Ministry launched two tertiary processing centres in Chhattisgarh (Jagdalpur) and Maharashtra (Raigad) to enhance the income of tribal forest gatherers by adding value to non-timber forest products collected by them.
    Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda e-launched the centres under the ”TRIFOOD” project being implemented by Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) in association with the Ministry of Food Processing.

  16. What is the theme of World Youth Skills Day 2020?
    A) Youth Skills for Sustainability and Innovation
    B) Skills Development to Improve Youth Employment
    C) Skills for the Future of Work
    D) Skills for a Resilient Youth
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Every year World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) is celebrated on 15 July to recognise the strategic importance of equipping young people with the skills of employment, decent work, and entrepreneurship. The theme for World Youth Skills Day 2020 is Skills for a Resilient Youth.

  17. Francisco Asue has been reappointed as the Prime Minister of which country?
    A) Nauru
    B) Equatorial Guinea
    C) Nicaragua
    D) Mauritania
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Francisco Asue was reappointed as prime minister of Equatorial Guinea, the government said, after he and the government resigned last week after criticism from long-standing President Teodoro Obiang.

  18. The book “If It Bleeds” published by Hachette India, is authored by whom?
    A) Stephen King
    B) Thomas Pynchon
    C) Don DeLillo
    D) John Irving
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Stephen King is back with his new book titled, If It Bleeds which is published by Hachette India, the story centers around a bomb at Albert Macready Middle School.

  19. Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) is provided by NPCI through its existing ____ switch?
    A) Hitachi
    B) ISO
    C) NFS
    D) RBI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    National Financial Switch (NFS).

  20. Which country was the first country to implement the GST?
    A) Russia
    B) USA
    C) Italy
    D) France
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    France has implemented the GST in 1954.

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