GA Revision for SBI Clerk and other exams – 930

  1. Which of the following organizations has announced the appointment of Vinkesh Gulati as its 35th President for the period 2020-22?
    A) Automotive Research Association of India
    B) Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations
    C) Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India
    D) Central Water and Power Research Station
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Auto dealer’s body The Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) has announced the appointment of Vinkesh Gulati as its 35th President for the period 2020-22.

  2. Godavari River originates from which state?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Haryana
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Godavari is the second longest river in India after the river Ganges having its source at Tryambakeshwar, Maharashtra.

  3. Which first ever brand of the Indian Cotton was unveiled by Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani on Second World Cotton Day?
    A) Dewas Cotton
    B) Sukanya Cotton
    C) Pimacott Cotton
    D) Kasturi Cotton
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani launched the first ever Brand and Logo for Indian Cotton on Second World Cotton Day through video conferencing.
    Now India’s premium cotton would be known as ‘Kasturi Cotton’ in the world cotton trade. The Kasturi Cotton brand will represent Whiteness, Brightness, Softness, Purity, Luster, Uniqueness and Indianness.

  4. Sir David Attenborough who has been awarded the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2019 is related with which profession?
    A) Broadcaster
    B) Mathematician
    C) Activist
    D) Architecture
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust will present the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2019 to renowned broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.

  5. Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd (MOFSL)?
    A) Rohit Tendulkar
    B) Vivek Munda
    C) Arvind Hali
    D) Amar Bahl
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd (MOFSL) has appointed Arvind Hali as the new Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of its housing finance company Motilal Oswal Home Finance Limited (MOHFL).

  6. _____ will be the single authorized entity operating the BBPS.
    A) BBPOU
    B) BBPCU
    C) BBPAU
    D) BBPNU
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bharat Bill Payment Central Unit (BBPCU) will be the single authorized entity operating the BBPS.

  7. India successfully flight-tested the indigenously-developed hypersonic technology demonstration vehicle (HSTDV). It is developed by whom?
    A) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
    B) Indian Space Research Organisation
    C) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
    D) Defence Research and Development Organisation
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India successfully flight-tested the indigenously-developed hypersonic technology demonstration vehicle (HSTDV), joining a select group of countries having the capability to develop the next-generation hypersonic cruise missiles. The missile was tested from APJ Abdul Kalam launch complex at Wheeler Island, off the coast of Odisha
    The HSTDV, based on hypersonic propulsion technologies, is developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

  8. Who has been appointed as the fourth deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet?
    A) M Rajeshwar Rao
    B) M K Jain
    C) N S Vishwanathan
    D) Micheal Patra
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet appointed M Rajeshwar Rao as the deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
    Currently, BP Kanungo, MK Jain and Micheal Patra are the deputy governors.Rao will take charge as the fourth deputy governor. The post became vacant after N S Vishwanathan demitted office in March citing health reasons just before his tenure was to end.

  9. When was First International Day of Clean Air for blue skies observed in 2020?
    A) 3rd September
    B) 7th September
    C) 6th September
    D) 9th September
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The very first International Day of Clean Air for blue skies observed on September 7th, 2020, following the recognition by the United Nations General Assembly of the importance of clean air for the health and day-to-day lives of people.

  10. World Economic Outlook is a survey conducted by _____?
    A) World Bank
    B) Transparency International
    C) World Economic Forum
    D) International Monetary Fund
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Economic Outlook (WEO) is a survey conducted and published by the International Monetary Fund. It is published biannually and partly updated two times a year.

  11. Emmanuelle Charpentier of ________ and Jennifer Doudna of the U.S. won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for the gene-editing technique known as the CRISPR-Cas9 DNA snipping scissors.
    A) Denmark
    B) France
    C) Russia
    D) Norway
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Emmanuelle Charpentier of France and Jennifer Doudna of the U.S. won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for the gene-editing technique known as the CRISPR-Cas9 DNA snipping “scissors.

  12. What is the theme of International Literacy Day 2020
    A) Literacy and skills development in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond
    B) Literacy and Multilingualism in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond
    C) Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond
    D) Literacy in a digital world in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    International Literacy Day is observed every year on 8 September in an effort to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals and communities around the world.
    The theme of International Literacy Day 2020 is “Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.”

  13. Which space startup bagged the first ever National Startup Awards 2020 in the space category?
    A) Vesta Space
    B) Agnikul
    C) Bellatrix Aerospace
    D) Dhruva Space
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Hyderabad headquartered startup Dhruva Space has bagged National Startup Awards 2020 in the space category. Dhruva space was founded in 2012 and it is the first private space technology company in India.Access to Institutional Education: Robotguru Education TechnologiesAccess to Open Education: Kickhead Softwares.

  14. In 1980, those banks were nationalized whose reserves were more than ______?
    A) Rs 75 crore
    B) Rs 100 crore
    C) Rs 200 crore
    D) Rs 500 crore
    View Answer
    Option C

  15. Union government launched the Application Programming Interface (API) integration between the PM SVANidhi Portal and with which portal of State Bank of India (SBI) under the Prime Minister Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme?
    A) e-Mudra
    B) Yono
    C) SBI Pay
    D) OnlineSBI
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Under the Prime Minister Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme, Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, had launched the Application Programming Interface (API) integration between the PM SVANidhi Portal and the State Bank of India’s (SBI) e-Mudra portal.

  16. Which of the following launched an online discovery platform called ‘Startup India Showcase’ to spread awareness about and capture the details of some of India’s most promising startups?
    A) Competition Commission of India
    B) Central Vigilance Commission
    C) Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal trade
    D) NITI Aayog
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal trade launched an online discovery platform called ‘Startup India Showcase’ to spread awareness about and capture the details of some of India’s most promising startups.

  17. Which country successfully test-fired its highly touted hypersonic cruise missile called Tsirkon?
    A) Italy
    B) Russia
    C) Netherlands
    D) Germany
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Russia has successfully test-fired its highly touted hypersonic cruise missile called Tsirkon in the waters of northwestern Russia.

  18. “My Country My Life” is the autobiography of ____?
    A) Natwar Singh
    B) Rajendra Prasad
    C) L. K. Advani
    D) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    View Answer
    Option C

  19. Who has been appointed as the managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of India Post Payments Bank by a cabinet panel?
    A) R Vasudeva
    B) J Venkatramu
    C) Suresh Sethi
    D) Bhavy Manjekar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A Cabinet panel appointed J Venkatramu as managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of India Post Payments Bank for three years.
    Venkatramu will take over the post of Suresh Sethi who had served as founder MD and CEO of the payments banks till March, much before his tenure ended.

  20. What does R stands form in QR Code?
    A) Response
    B) Revenue
    C) Random
    D) Rate
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    QR- Quick Response

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