GA Revision for SBI PO and RRB Mains Exam – 938

  1. Constantina Dita, named as an ambassador for the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships to be held in Gdynia, hails from which country?
    A) Romania
    B) Ireland
    C) Norway
    D) Kyrgyzstan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Romania’s 2008 Olympic champion Constantina Dita has been named an ambassador for the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships to be held in Gdynia.

  2. On which river bank Charminar is situated?
    A) Krishna
    B) Ganga
    C) Kaveri
    D) Musi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Charminar (“Four Minarets”), is a monument and mosque located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

  3. Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigned as the President of which country in October 2020?
    A) Uzbekistan
    B) Azerbaijan
    C) Turkmenistan
    D) Kyrgyzstan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The president of the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan, Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigned after 10 days of unrest sparked by disputed parliamentary elections.

  4. Which company provided the first hardware, a booster segment, for the Gaganyaan Launch Vehicle to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)?
    A) Reliance Industries
    B) Larsen & Toubro
    C) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
    D) Mindtree
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Larsen & Toubro has delivered the first hardware, a booster segment, for the Gaganyaan Launch Vehicle to the Indian Space Research Organisation ahead of schedule, in a virtual flag-off ceremony presided by Isro chairman K Sivan.

  5. A Payments Bank is licensed under which Act?
    A) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    B) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    C) Companies Act, 1956
    D) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    It will be registered as a public limited company under the Companies Act, 2013, and licensed under the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.

  6. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has extended the tenure of Gurdeep Singh as the chairman and managing director of which company?
    A) Coal India
    B) Power Grid Corporation of India
    C) NTPC Ltd.
    D) Indian Oil Corporation
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has extended the tenure of state run NTPC Ltd chairman and managing director, Gurdeep Singh till 31 July 2025.

  7. Which Cricket player in November 2020 announced his retirement from all forms of the game?
    A) Sudeep Tyagi
    B) Shadab Jakati
    C) Subramaniam Badrinath
    D) Manpreet Gony
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sudeep Tyagi, who played for the Indian national cricket team in four ODIs and a lone T20I as a fast bowler, announced his retirement from all forms of the game.

  8. Governor of the Central Bank of which country won the 2020 Governor of the year at the Central bank of the year award?
    A) Ghana
    B) UK
    C) UAE
    D) Bahrain
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Republic of Ghana’s central bank Bank of Ghana has won the 2020 Central bank of the year award.
    Apart from this, Economist Mark Joseph Carney, Governor of the central bank of the United Kingdom Bank of England, has won the 2020 Governor of the year at the Central bank of the year award .

  9. On the banks of which river is Pandoh Dam situated?
    A) Chenab
    B) Jhelum
    C) Yamuna
    D) Beas
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Pandoh Dam is an embankment dam on the Beas River in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh, India.

  10. Which of the following has announced its acquisition of Augmented Reality (AR) startup called Scapic for an undisclosed sum?
    A) Amazon
    B) Wipro
    C) Flipkart
    D) Infosys
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Flipkart Group has announced acquisition of Augmented Reality (AR) startup called Scapic for an undisclosed sum.

  11. What is the theme of World Food Day 2020?
    A) Grow, nourish, sustain. Together. Our actions are our future
    B) Our Actions Are Our Future. Healthy Diets for A #ZeroHunger World
    C) Zero Hunger
    D) Change the future of migration
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) marked October 16 of every year as World Food Day.
    In light of the current pandemic this year, the day will be celebrated with the theme – “Grow, nourish, sustain. Together. Our actions are our future.”

  12. What is the full form of NABARD?
    A) National Agriculture Bank for Rural Development
    B) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
    C) Nationalised Agricultural Bank of Rural Development
    D) Nationalised Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development.
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Founded – 12 July 1982, Headquarters – Mumbai, Chairperson – Harsh Kumar Bhanwala

  13. Who has been chosen for this year’s Prof. A N Bhaduri Memorial Lecture Award?
    A) Dr Mahesh Pasupuleti
    B) Dr Arunava Das Gupta
    C) Dr Susanta Kar
    D) Dr Sudheer Kumar Singh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    To recognize the significant contributions towards defining the survival tactics of Leishmania donovani, Society of Biological Chemists (India) has chosen Dr Susanta Kar, Senior Scientist, Molecular Parasitology and Immunology, CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow for this year’s Prof. A N Bhaduri Memorial Lecture Award.

  14. When is International E-Waste Day 2020 celebrated?
    A) October 15
    B) October 12
    C) October 13
    D) October 14
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    International E-Waste Day observed every year on October 14 since 2018. The WEEE Forum members have decided to focus the celebration on International E-Waste Day 2020 on the theme of education.

  15. Goldman Sachs, the global investment bank, India’s gross domestic product is to contract what percent in 2020-21?
    A) 9.8%
    B) 9.3%
    C) 11.2%
    D) 10.3%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    According to Goldman Sachs, the global investment bank, India’s gross domestic product is to contract 10.3% in 2020-21 against a contraction of 14.8% forecast in September.

  16. Who has been conferred with the Lata Mangeshkar Award for 2020-21?
    A) Kuldeep Singh
    B) Vijay Patil
    C) Usha Mangeshkar
    D) Asha Bhosle
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra government announced the Lata Mangeshkar Award for 2020-21 to veteran singer Usha Mangeshkar.

  17. Barak Valley is situated in____?
    A) Odissa
    B) Assam
    C) Tripura
    D) Leh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Barak Valley is located in the southern region of the Assam. The main city of the valley is Silchar.

  18. Who has been appointed as its advisor by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC)?
    A) Sunil Sethi
    B) Amitabh Gupta
    C) Vikram Seth
    D) Dheeraj Yadav
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has appointed Shri Sunil Sethi, a leading personality in the Indian fashion industry, as its advisor.

  19. In which year DICGC was established?
    A) 1961
    B) 1969
    C) 1978
    D) 1982
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    It was established on 15 July 1978.

  20. Which bank launched CASA (current account, savings account) mobilisation campaign which will run from November 17 to March 4, 2021?
    A) Karnataka Bank
    B) Karur Vysya Bank
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) Punjab National Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Bank launched CASA (current account, savings account) mobilisation campaign which will run from November 17 to March 4, 2021.

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