GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 918

  1. Which state launched Indira Van Mitan Yojana on the occasion of World Tribal Day?
    A) Bihar
    B) Chhattisgarh
    C) Gujarat
    D) Punjab
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel announced the launch of Indira Van Mitan Yojana on the occasion of World Tribal Day.
    Under this scheme, groups of youth will be formed in 10,000 villages of tribal area of the state and all forest-based economic activities will be conducted through these groups.

  2. The World Trade Organization is an intergovernmental organization that regulates international trade. It was formed in which of the following year?
    A) 1956
    B) 1962
    C) 1982
    D) 1995
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Hq- Geneva, Switzerland

  3. The Punjab Cricket Association has decided to name its new stadium in Mullanpur after the last ruler of erstwhile Patiala state, late Maharaja Yadavindra Singh, who played a Test match for India in 1934.
    A) Bathinda International Cricket Stadium
    B) Dhruve Pandove Stadium
    C) Mullanpur Stadium
    D) War Heroes Stadium
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Punjab Cricket Association has decided to name its new stadium in Mullanpur after the last ruler of erstwhile Patiala state, late Maharaja Yadavindra Singh, who played a Test match for India in 1934.

  4. Which of the following system has been designed by NPCI for Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system?
    A) UPI
    B) BBPS
    C) IMPS
    D) ABPS
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    NPCI developed a centralized Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system, alternatively known as Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB) System for channelizing the entitlements using Aadhaar number issued by UIDAI in an electronic manner by identifying the beneficiary and crediting the beneficiary bank account directly, once the Aadhaar number and the bank account number of the recipient are linked.

  5. The Punjab Cricket Association has decided to name its which stadium after the last ruler of erstwhile Patiala state, late Maharaja Yadavindra Singh?
    A) Bathinda International Cricket Stadium
    B) Dhruve Pandove Stadium
    C) Mullanpur Stadium
    D) War Heroes Stadium
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Punjab Cricket Association has decided to name its new stadium in Mullanpur after the last ruler of erstwhile Patiala state, late Maharaja Yadavindra Singh, who played a Test match for India in 1934.

  6. In which city is ‘Veer Savarkar’ flyover inaugurated which is named after Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Nasik
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa inaugurated the ‘Veer Savarkar’ flyover in Bengaluru. The flyover has been named after Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

  7. In August 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched which campaign to free India of garbage and waste?
    A) Gandagi Chodega Bharat
    B) Bharat Banega Swachh
    C) Swachhta Bdhao
    D) Gandagi Bharat Chorho
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a week-long campaign ‘Gandagi Bharat Chorho’ to free India of garbage and waste.
    The campaign will continue till August 15. The rural and urban areas of the country will witness special ‘swachhta’ initiatives during the week.

  8. Education Ministry organised a two-day conclave on School Education in 21st Century under Shikshak Parv. When was Shikshak Parv celebrated?
    A) 6th September- 23rd September
    B) 7th September- 24th September
    C) 8th September- 25th September
    D) 9th September- 26th September
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Education Ministry organised a two-day conclave on School Education in 21st Century under Shikshak Parv through online medium.
    Shikshak Parv is being celebrated from 8th September- 25th September, to felicitate the Teachers and to take New Education Policy 2020 forward.

  9. Where is Vidarbha Cricket association Ground situated?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Nagpur
    C) Kanpur
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

  10. PM Narendra Modi inaugurated first ever submarine optical fibre cable project for Andaman & Nicobar Islands worth how much amount?
    A) Rs. 1,392 Crore
    B) Rs. 1,929 Crore
    C) Rs. 1,405 Crore
    D) Rs. 1,224 Crore
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 2300 kilometre submarine optical fibre cable network between Chennai and Andaman and Nicobar Islands at the cost of Rs. 1,224 Crore.

  11. As announced by the govt., all Urban Areas in____________ and every city in __________ are noe Open Defecation Free.
    A) Haryana, Punjab
    B) Punjab, Maharashtra
    C) Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh
    D) Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    All urban areas in Haryana have been certified as open defecation free (ODF), the Union housing and urban affairs ministry said.
    It stated that all cities in Punjab have been certified ODF, while Chandigarh has achieved 100 per cent door-to-door waste collection.

  12. FRA and IRS are such instruments which can provide effective hedge against interest rate risks. What does F stands for in FRA?
    A) Futures
    B) Forward
    C) Functionality
    D) Free
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    FRA- Forward Rate Agreement

  13. What is the name of the portal on Human-Elephant conflict launched on the occasion of World Elephant Day, 2020 by the Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar?
    A) SURAKHJUT
    B) SURAKHSYA
    C) SURAKGUT
    D) SURAKMYA
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Minister for Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar released document on Best Practices and launched “SURAKHSYA”, a portal on Human Elephant Conflict on the occasion of World Elephant Day, 2020.
    The efforts are in full swing to provide food and water to the animals in the forests itself to deal with the growing human-animal conflict cases.

  14. How much amount has been released by the Road, Transport and Highways Ministry during the COVID-19 period under Aatma Nirbhar Bharat scheme.
    A) Rs 20,000 cr
    B) Rs 15,000 cr
    C) Rs 10,000 cr
    D) Rs 25,000 cr
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Road, Transport and Highways Ministry has released over ten thousand crore rupees during the COVID-19 period under Aatma Nirbhar Bharat scheme. The Ministry said, another sum of two thousand 475 crore rupees is being processed and is likely to be released soon.

  15. Which country announced to construct a standalone war memorial for Indian soldiers killed by Pakistan in 1971?
    A) Sri Lanka
    B) Mauritius
    C) Bangladesh
    D) Israel
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government of Bangladesh has decided to construct a standalone war memorial in Ashuganj of Brahmanbaria district, bordering Tripura for the Indian soldiers who were killed by Pakistan during the country’s struggle for Independence in 1971.

  16. Telangana has been paired with which state under the Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat programme?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Haryana
    C) Jammu and Kashmir
    D) Chhattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Under the Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat programme, Telangana and Haryana States have achieved synergy and artists, students and literary personalities learnt arts, language and culture of each other’s to a large extent.

  17. Essar Mahan Power plant is situated in___?
    A) Haryana
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Bihar
    D) Himachal pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B

  18. Which country declared a state of environmental emergency after a Japanese ship began spilling oil in an area in the country?
    A) China
    B) Mauritius
    C) Iraq
    D) Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Mauritius’ Prime Minister, Pravind Jugnauth, has declared a “state of environmental emergency” after Wakashio, a Japanese bulker that ran aground off the coast of the island nation, began spilling oil.

  19. In non-metro locations a bank has to provide minimum of how many free transactions to customers of other bank at its ATM?
    A) 2
    B) 3
    C) 4
    D) 5
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Transactions at any other banks’ ATMs at Non-Metro locations: At other locations, banks must offer the savings bank account holders a minimum of five free transactions (including both financial and non-financial transactions) in a month at other bank ATMs. So even a balance enquiry will be counted as a transaction. * RBI has mandated only the minimum number of free transactions at ATMs. Banks may offer more number of transactions free of cost to their customers.

  20. In which city is the country’s first integrated air ambulance service launched?
    A) Bhopal
    B) Mysuru
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Bhubaneshwar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa unveiled the country’s first integrated air ambulance service jointly launched in the State capital, Bengaluru by the International Critical Air Transfer Team (ICATT) and the Kyathi in the city.

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