GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 925

  1. When was First Muslim Women Rights Day celebrated in India in 2020?
    A) August 2
    B) August 3
    C) August 1
    D) August 4
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    1st August has been recorded as “Muslim Women Rights Day” in the country’s history to mark first anniversary of the passage of Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019. The law made triple talaq a criminal offence.

  2. Where is the HQ of Bloomberg Philanthropies situated?
    A) USA
    B) Canada
    C) UK
    D) UAE
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    Option A

  3. Who is chosen to be conferred with the Legend of Animation award – Toonz Award?
    A) Vikram Goswami
    B) Arnab Chaudhary
    C) Sudhir Sardana
    D) Kishore Taneja
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Legendary animation director Arnab Chaudhuri has been named as the recipient of this year’s Legend of Animation award instituted by the Toonz Media Group (TMG). The award will be posthumously conferred to Arnab at the Animation Masters Summit (AMS) 2020– Digital Edition over the Zoom platform.

  4. Assets that are no longer required for the operation of a business are called ______?
    A) No Purpose Asset
    B) Current Assets
    C) Operating Assets
    D) Non-Core Assets
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Non-core assets are assets that are either not essential or simply no longer used in a company’s business operations. They usually serve companies best when extra cash is needed as they can often be sold. Some businesses sell their non-core assets in order to pay down their bank debt.

  5. A book titled “Siyasat Mein Sadasyata” released by Bihar’s Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is based on the life journey of whom?
    A) Pradeep Sardana
    B) Mahesh Rana
    C) Vijay Choudhary
    D) Abhsihek Chaurasia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar released a book titled “Siyasat Mein Sadasyata” – a compilation of articles, views and life journey – of Bihar Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Choudhary.

  6. Who emerged as the highest paid banker for FY20 with Rs 18.92 cr in remuneration?
    A) Naina Lal Kidwai
    B) Aditya Puri
    C) Rajnish Kumar
    D) Girish Chandra Chaturvedi
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    HDFC Bank Managing Director Aditya Puri has emerged as the highest paid banker among the top lenders for FY 2019-20, with a 38 per cent jump in salary and perquisites to Rs 18.92 crore.

  7. Which airport in India got the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) funded ‘Mass Fever Screening System’?
    A) Indira Gandhi International Airport
    B) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
    C) Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport
    D) Chennai International Airport
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    To enhance the efficacy of the screening process of coronavirus, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, in coordination with Asian Development Bank, has provided Hyderabad International Airport with a state-of-the-art Thermal Scanner, a mass fever screening system funded by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The new thermal scanner will be used by the airport health officials of the Ministry.

  8. Dubai-based Indian girl Samridhi Kalia has broken the world record in performing which of the following?
    A) 15 unique language songs
    B) 120 dance steps
    C) 50 tribal music
    D) 100 yoga poses
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A Dubai-based Indian girl has broken the world record for performing 100 yoga poses within minutes in a confined space.

  9. Which state government launched ‘E-Raksha Bandhan’, aimed at creating awareness among the public on Cybercrimes across the State?
    A) Telangana
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Punjab
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy launched ‘E-Raksha Bandhan’, aimed at creating awareness among the public on Cybercrimes across the State.
    As many as 1 lakh women, girls and the general public would be trained through ‘E-Raksha Bandhan’ up to August 31. Webinars, workshops, debates, essay writing, quiz and slogan writing competitions will be conducted every day on different topics from 11 a.m. to 12 noon every day.

  10. What is the constituency of Union Minister of Textiles, Smt. Smriti Irani?
    A) Amethi
    B) Bareilly
    C) Udhampur
    D) Bangalore North
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    Option A

  11. Researchers from which university developed PROSIT app that tracks mental health by studying phone usage?
    A) University of Allahabad
    B) Dalhousie University
    C) Jiwaji University
    D) Maharashtra University of Health Sciences
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The researchers of Dalhousie University have come up with a new app that can detect mental conditions like anxiety and depression based on how you use your phone.

  12. Where has the state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) launched ‘Bharat Air Fibre Services’, a radio-based last mile telecom connectivity solution?
    A) Chhattisgarh
    B) Bihar
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Jharkhand
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sanjay Dhotre, Union Minister for Electronics, Communication, and IT, inaugurated ‘Bharat Air Fibre Services’, a radio-based last mile telecom connectivity solution for Akola and Washim districts in Maharashtra.
    It has been launched by the state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) as part of Digital India initiatives and aims at providing wireless connectivity in the range of 20KMs from BSNL locations, which will benefit citizens residing in remote areas.

  13. What is the authorized capital of NPCI?
    A) Rs 100 crore
    B) Rs 200 crore
    C) Rs 250 crore
    D) Rs 300 crore
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    Option D

  14. Where is the HQ of Bajaj Finserv Ltd. located?
    A) Delhi
    B) Pune
    C) Agra
    D) Surat
    View Answer
    Option B

  15. Who is planning to set up a virtual museum of securities market to highlight achievements and milestones in the Indian capital market?
    A) SEBI
    B) NABARD
    C) SIDBI
    D) PFRDA
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Regulator Sebi is planning to set up a virtual museum of securities market to highlight achievements and milestones in the Indian capital market.

  16. Who won the F1 Austrian Grand Prix 2020?
    A) Lewis Hamilton
    B) Sebastian Vettel
    C) Daniel Ricciardo
    D) Valtteri Bottas
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas won Formula One’s season opening Austrian Grand Prix with teammate Lewis Hamilton being handed a five-second time penalty that dropped him from second place to fourth.

  17. Where is the HQ of Dun & Bradstreet located?
    A) California
    B) Hawaii
    C) New Jersey
    D) Texas
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    New Jersey, USA The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation is a company that provides commercial data, analytics, and insights for businesses.

  18. Name of Annual Information Return (AIR) has now been changed to SFT. What does s stands for in SFT?
    A) Savings
    B) Systematic
    C) Statement
    D) Settled
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    SFT- Statement of Financial Transaction.

  19. Road, Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the upstream carriageway of Mahatma Gandhi bridge over river Ganga in which state in August 2020?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Jharkhand
    C) Bihar
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Road, Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the upstream carriageway of Mahatma Gandhi bridge over river Ganga in Bihar through video conference. Over 5.5 kilometres long, the four lane bridge lies on NH-19 between Patna and Hajipur. It is being constructed at a cost of one thousand 742 crore rupees.

  20. Chhau Dance is folk dance of which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Manipur
    D) Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option D

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