GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 907

  1. Which state government changed English names of 1,018 places?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Kerala
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Tamil Nadu government has issued a notification as per the recommendation of an experts committee for changing the names of 1,018 places, including of many important places, in accordance with how they are exactly pronounced in Tamil.

  2. IFSC Code is a ___ digit code?
    A) 9
    B) 10
    C) 11
    D) 12
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    IFSC Code – 11 digit alphanumeric number, available in the users Cheque book. A person can initiate IMPS transaction using account number and IFSC code also.

  3. Which state/UT topped the first all India Happiness Report covering all states and Union Territories measuring happiness across the country?
    A) Punjab
    B) Chandigarh
    C) Kerala
    D) Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The first all India Happiness Report covering all states and Union Territories measuring happiness across the country, which is based on a nationwide survey covering 16,950 people between March and July 2020 by Professor Rajesh K Pillania.
    In the happiness rankings of states and union territories, Mizoram, Punjab, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are the top three. Among the big states, Punjab, Gujarat, and Telangana are among the top three states whereas, among smaller states, Mizoram, Sikkim, and Arunachal Pradesh are the top three states in happiness rankings. Among union territories, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Puducherry, and Lakshadweep are the top three union territories in happiness rankings.

  4. Which of the following day is observed on 10 December of every year?
    A) World Television Day
    B) Human Rights Day
    C) World Statistics Day
    D) Good Governance Day
    View Answer
    Option B

  5. How much amount was allocated as annual allotment to states for the current financial year under ”Per Drop More Crop” component of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY-PDMC)?
    A) ₹8000 cr
    B) ₹6000 cr
    C) ₹5000 cr
    D) ₹4000 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Central government has allocated Rs 4,000 crore as annual allotment to states for the current financial year under ”Per Drop More Crop” component of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY-PDMC).

  6. Where is the HQ of International Union of Railways located?
    A) Paris, France
    B) Ottawa, Canada
    C) Rome, Italy
    D) Manila, Philippines
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Founded – 1922

  7. Horticulture Department of which state/UT has launched the Flagship programme “Backyard Horticulture”?
    A) Jammu and Kashmir
    B) Delhi
    C) Punjab
    D) Himachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Jammu and Kashmir, the Horticulture Department has launched the Flagship programme “Backyard Horticulture” under CAPEX scheme at Panchyat Jaswan in Marh block of Jammu district.

  8. who will head the committee that has been reconstituted by Ministry of Home Affairs to look into the welfare of freedom fighters?
    A) Amit Shah
    B) G Kishan Reddy
    C) Sanjay Singh
    D) Shivani Tripathi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has reconstituted a committee to look into the welfare of freedom fighters, with the minister of state for home affairs G Kishan Reddy as the chairman and nine “eminent freedom fighters” from across the country as its members.

  9. Which state/UT government has launched a helpline called ‘Sehat evam Poshan Saathinwas’, to ensure children under six years of age get nutritional supplements and regular immunisation doses?
    A) Goa
    B) Karnataka
    C) Delhi
    D) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) launched a health and nutrition helpline to ensure children under six years of age get nutritional supplements and regular immunisation doses.
    The helpline, ‘Sehat evam Poshan Saathinwas’, will remain operational 24X7 in collaboration with NGO Indus Action.
    Once a call is received on the number, 011-41193903, the team at the DCPCR will connect back with the caller within one-two days and register the grievance.

  10. What does M stands for in SMA with respect to NPA?
    A) Monetary
    B) Monopoly
    C) Money
    D) Mention
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    SMA- Special Mention Accounts. Banks will categorise accounts as SMA when the money remains outstanding for 30-90 days after due payment date.

  11. Which organisation has withdrawn long-term package third-party motor insurance?
    A) UIICL
    B) NIACL
    C) IRDA
    D) SIDBI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Long-term package motor insurance products that offer third party (TP) and own damage (OD) for two-wheelers (five year policies) and four wheelers (three years) will be withdrawn from August 1, 2020.

  12. In September 2020, where did the Union Cabinet approved the establishment of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)?
    A) Tripura
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the establishment of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Darbhanga, Bihar.

  13. Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in___?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Sikkim
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  14. Empays Payment Systems partenered with which company to enable contact-free ATM cash withdrawals?
    A) Microsoft
    B) Rupay
    C) Visa
    D) Mastercard
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Empays Payment Systems India Pvt Ltd, which built and runs the IMT Payment System, announced a partnership with Mastercard to enable contact-free ATM cash withdrawals in India. With thispartnership, Empays will upgrade the basic technology behind the IMT Payment System to incorporate the requirements of Mastercard Cardless ATM enabling a true EMV-capable cash withdrawal transaction.

  15. What is the capital of Suriname?
    A) Paramaribo
    B) Brazzaville
    C) Nicosia
    D) Asmara
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Currency: Dollar

  16. As per World Bank,global economy to shrink by how much percent in 2020?
    A) 5.2%
    B) 5.0%
    C) 5.3%
    D) 5.8%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The global economy which has plunged into a severe contraction, will shrink by 5.2 per cent this year due to the massive shock of the Covid19 pandemic and the lockdown measures to contain it, says World Bank.

  17. The union govt. in July 2020 approved a scheme for interest subvention of 2% for how many years to all Shishu loan accounts under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) to eligible borrowers?
    A) 9
    B) 1
    C) 6
    D) 8
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved a scheme for interest subvention of 2% for a period of 12 months, to all Shishu loan accounts under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) to eligible borrowers.

  18. Which company has partnered with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to provide its training partners access to digital skilling tools?
    A) Microsoft
    B) Wipro
    C) Infosys
    D) TCS
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    TCS iON, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services said it has partnered with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to provide its training partners access to digital skilling tools using TCS’ iON Digital Glass Room.

  19. Pangong Lake is located in which of the following Indian state?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Sikkim
    C) J&K
    D) Himachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir

  20. Which organisation has started tying up with Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) located near to its plants to train youth in various trades, which will enhance the chances of their employability in heavy and process industry?
    A) BEL
    B) NTPC
    C) Bhel
    D) National Fertilizer Limited
    View Answer
    OptionD
    Explanation:
    The National Fertilizers Ltd (NFL) a central PSU under the Department of Fertilizers has started tying up with Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) located near to its plants to train youth in various trades, which will enhance the chances of their employability in heavy and process industry.

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