GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 928

  1. Harmanpreet Kaur and which other cricketer have been signed as the brand ambassadors of WTF Sports-India and Global?
    A) Yuvraaj Singh
    B) KL Rahul
    C) Rohit Sharma
    D) Suresh Raina
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Fantasy sports gaming platform WTF Sports-India and Global, has been officially launched on 6 August 2020. The WTF Sports has appointed famed Indian cricketers, Harmanpreet Kaur, the captain of the Indian squad at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in 2020 and Suresh Raina, the IPL superstar as global brand ambassadors.

  2. Where is the HQ of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) New Delhi
    D) Gurugram
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    Option C

  3. Under the chairmanship of which country, 35th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific held virtually on a videoconferencing platform in September 2020?
    A) Indonesia
    B) Bhutan
    C) Nepal
    D) Myanmar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The 35th Session of the Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific held virtually on a videoconferencing platform, on an exceptional basis, in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic and associated public health concerns. The Conference was held under the Chair of the Host Country, Bhutan.

  4. What does B stands for in APBS?
    A) Biometric
    B) Basic
    C) Bundled
    D) Bridge
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB) System

  5. Who has been appointed as the new Comptroller & Auditor General of India in August 2020?
    A) Hardeep Singh Puri
    B) Rajiv Mehrishi
    C) G C Murmu
    D) Vijayendra Pal Singh Badnore
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir G C Murmu will be the next Comptroller & Auditor General of India.
    Murmu, a 1985 Indian Administrative Service Officer of Gujarat cadre will succeed Rajiv Mehrishi who completes his term on August 8.

  6. Under the chairmanship of which country, the 5th BRICS Culture Ministers’ Meeting was held through video conference in September 2020?
    A) Russia
    B) Brazil
    C) India
    D) South Africa
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of State (I//C) for Culture and Tourism Shri Prahlad Singh Patel virtually attended 5th BRICS Culture Ministers’ Meeting. The 5th BRICS Culture Ministers’ Meeting was held through video conference under the Chairpersonship of Russian Federation.

  7. Educationist Pradeep Kumar Joshi who has been appointed as the chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in August 2020 replaces whom?
    A) Arvind Saxena
    B) Rajnish Kumar
    C) DP Singh
    D) Sameer Nagaraj
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Educationist Pradeep Kumar Joshi has been appointed as the chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), which conducts the civil services examination to select the country’s bureaucrats and diplomats.

  8. Which company works to manage and to make profitable those assets which have been underperforming or become formally classified as NPA?
    A) Asset Renewal Company
    B) Asset Reconstruction Company
    C) Asset Performance Company
    D) Asset Withdrawal Company
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    Option B

  9. According to a latest report by job portal site Indeed, which city has topped the list of destinations for a career in artificial intelligence (AI)?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Pune
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Chennai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Hyderabad is one of the top five cities in the country to offer jobs in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), a latest report by job portal site Indeed has revealed.
    Bengaluru tops the list of destinations for a career in AI, followed by Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, and Chennai.

  10. Where is Chamera Dam situated?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Himachal Pradesh
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    Option D

  11. Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director of PNB Housing Finance in August 2020?
    A) Suraj Singh
    B) Sanjay Kumar
    C) Hardayal Prasad
    D) Neeraj Vyas
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    PNB Housing Finance announced appointment of Hardayal Prasad, the former SBI Card head who left the card issuer company last month, as its new managing director and chief executive.

  12. According to the report on ‘Household Social Consumption: Education in India as part of the 75th round of National Sample Survey – from July 2017 to June 2018’ based on National Statistical Office (NSO) survey, which state has emerged as the lease literate state in the country?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Kerala
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Nagaland
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kerala emerged as the most literate state in the country, while Andhra Pradesh featured at the bottom with a rate of 66.4 percent, showed a report based on National Statistical Office (NSO) survey. The report on ‘Household Social Consumption: Education in India as part of the 75th round of National Sample Survey – from July 2017 to June 2018’ provides for state-wise detail of literacy rate among the persons aged seven years and above.

  13. Bollywood filmmaker Shiv Panikker has launched his first ever graphic novel titled?
    A) The Guide
    B) Gone Case
    C) Sea of Poppies
    D) In Custody
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Shiv Panikker, a seasoned Producer, Director, Screenwriter from the Bollywood industry recently launched his first ever graphic novel, ‘Gone Case’, a horror/mystery comic book that Indian audiences would be able to relate to.

  14. In September 2020, where did Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Patrika Gate?
    A) Jaipur
    B) Agra
    C) Ahmedabad
    D) Kanpur
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Patrika Gate in Jaipur through video conferencing. The iconic gate is built by the Patrika Group of Newspapers on the Jawaharlal Nehru Marg in Jaipur.

  15. Where is the headquarters of Woori Bank?
    A) Belgium
    B) Qatar
    C) Netherlands
    D) South Korea
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    Option D

  16. Who has been appointed as the Inspector General (IG), in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)?
    A) P S Ranipse
    B) A P Maheshwari
    C) P C Mohan
    D) B S Khanna
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Odisha cadre IPS officer, P S Ranipse has been appointed as Inspector General (IG), in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). He will hold the post on Central deputation for a period of five years from the date of joining.

  17. How many banks got nationalized in 1969?
    A) 12
    B) 14
    C) 9
    D) 10
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    Option B

  18. What is the currency of Israel?
    A) Shekel
    B) Kip
    C) Birr
    D) Peso
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Capital – Jerusalem

  19. Dipankar Ghose who won the Prem Bhatia Award for political reporting for his work on issues related to the Covid-19 pandemic is related to which newspaper?
    A) The Hindu
    B) Business Standard
    C) The Times of India
    D) Indian Express
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Express Special Correspondent Dipankar Ghose has won the Prem Bhatia Award for political reporting for his work on issues related to the Covid-19 pandemic, including the migrant labour crisis.

  20. Which with India has signed five agreements for developing educational infrastructure in the latter?
    A) Afghanistan
    B) Sri Lanka
    C) Maldives
    D) Cuba
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India and Afghanistan signed five agreements for developing educational infrastructure in four Afghan provinces, with the move seen as a reiteration of New Delhi’s support to Kabul at a time when the war-torn country’s peace process is confronting challenges.

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