GA Revision for SBI PO and RRB Mains Exam – 939

  1. What is the theme of Global Handwashing Day 2020?
    A) Make handwashing a habit
    B) Clean hands – A recipe for health
    C) Clean Hands for All
    D) Hand Hygiene for All
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Global Handwashing Day occurs on 15 October of each year to highlights the importance of handwashing with soap and water at home, in the community, and around the world.
    This year’s theme is “Hand Hygiene for All”.

  2. What is the fullform of ARDC?
    A) Agriculture Reform and Development Council
    B) Agricultural Refinance and Development Corporation
    C) Agricultural Reformation and Developmental Council
    D) Agri Refinance and Developmental Council
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    It must be notes that : NABARD came into existence on 12 July 1982 by transferring the agricultural credit functions of RBI and refinance functions of the then Agricultural Refinance and Development Corporation (ARDC).

  3. Who is the chairman of the committee constituted by the Environment Ministry for Implementation of Paris Agreement (AIPA)?
    A) D.C. Juneja
    B) B.M. Joshi
    C) P.K. Kataria
    D) C.K. Mishra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Environment Ministry has constituted a high-level inter-ministerial Apex committee for Implementation of Paris Agreement (AIPA) under the chairmanship of the secretary of the ministry, C.K. Mishra

  4. When is World Heritage Day observed?
    A) 18 April
    B) 23 March
    C) 14 April
    D) 13 June
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    Option A

  5. Who won the Ostrava Open WTA tournament?
    A) Victoria Azarenka
    B) Aryna Sabalenka
    C) Azeranka Simo
    D) Maria Saharpova
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Third seed Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus won the Ostrava Open WTA tournament after beating her visibly struggling compatriot Victoria Azarenka in straight sets.

  6. Where is the country’s first memorial for organ donors inaugurated?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Faridabad
    C) Noida
    D) Jaipur
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot is inaugurated the country’s first memorial for organ donors in Jaipur on the Indian Organ Donation Day.

  7. Where is the HQ of ICRA Limited located?
    A) Chennai
    B) Gurgaon
    C) Noida
    D) Mumbai
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    Option B

  8. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)?
    A) F.D. Sinha
    B) R.S. Sharma
    C) D.S. Badola
    D) P.D. Vaghela
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Senior Indian Administrative Service Officer Dr P. D. Vaghela has been appointed as the Chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India- TRAI.
    He will replace R.S. Sharma. Mr Vaghela will hold the post for a period of three years or until he attains the age of 65 years.

  9. A payments bank is licensed under ______ of Banking Regulation Act, 1949?
    A) Section 6
    B) Section 21
    C) Section 22
    D) Section 32
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The payments bank will be licensed under Section 22 the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.

  10. Who won his second ATP title in Cologne 2020?
    A) Douglas Nicholas
    B) Roger Federer
    C) Diego Schwartzman
    D) Alexander Zverev
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Top seed Alexander Zverev won his second ATP title in Cologne in the space of a week with a quickfire 6-2 6-1 demolition of Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the final of the bett1HULKS Championship.

  11. Where is Pulicat Lake?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Meghalaya
    D) West Bengal
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Pulicat Lake is the second largest brackish water lake or lagoon in India, after Chilika Lake.

  12. In which of the following cities has the Union Home Ministry not sanctioned a new branch of National Investigation Agency (NIA)?
    A) Ranchi
    B) Chennai
    C) Imphal
    D) Bhopal
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Home Ministry has sanctioned three new NIA branches at Imphal, Chennai and Ranchi.

  13. Who has been appointed as chairman of Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS)?
    A) Bimal Julka
    B) Narensh Singh
    C) Sharansh Rai
    D) Vimal Seth
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS), the self-regulatory industry body for fantasy sports, has appointed former Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of India, Bimal Julka, as its Chairman.

  14. What is the deadline (extended) set up the RBI for the enhanced borrowing facility provided to banks to meet liquidity shortage?
    A) August 31, 2021
    B) March 31, 2021
    C) January 31, 2021
    D) December 31, 2021
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Amid the ongoing economic woes created by the coronavirus pandemic, the Reserve Bank has decided to extend by six months the enhanced borrowing facility provided to banks to meet liquidity shortage till March 31, 2021.

  15. What is the theme for World COPD Day 2020?
    A) Living Well with COPD – Everybody, Everywhere
    B) Breathe in the Knowledge
    C) All Together to End COPD
    D) The Many Faces of COPD
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    World COPD Day is observed on every third Wednesday of November. This year the day falls on 18 November 2020.
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a term used to define a group of progressive lung diseases. The 2020 theme for World COPD Day will be “Living Well with COPD – Everybody, Everywhere”.

  16. Which state government has announced the construction of a world-class government music college in the name of renowned musician the late Deenanath Mangeshkar?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Tamil Nadu
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra Minister Uday Samant announced that a world-class government music college will be set up in the name of renowned musician the late Deenanath Mangeshkar.

  17. DICGC was established under the Act DICGC ___?
    A) 1960
    B) 1961
    C) 1977
    D) 1978
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    DICGC Act, 1961

  18. o has been appointed as new MD and CEO of HDFC Bank?
    A) Sashidhar Jagdishan
    B) Aditya Puri
    C) Mukesh Kumar Jain
    D) Naresh Singh Chaturvedi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a change of guard at the country’s largest private sector lender, the Reserve Bank of India has approved the appointment of Sashidhar Jagdishan as Managing Director and CEO of HDFC Bank.

  19. When was International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction first observed in 2020?
    A) 25 September
    B) 27 September
    C) 23 September
    D) 29 September
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The first ever observance of the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste on 29 September.
    The theme for International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction 2020 is “Stop food loss and waste. For the people. For the planet.”

  20. Where is the headquarters of Capital Small Finance Bank?
    A) Puri, Odisha
    B) Jalandhar, Punjab
    C) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    D) New Delhi
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Capital Small Finance Bank Limited is India’s 1st Small Finance Bank, started operations on April 24, 2016, Tagline – Vishwas se Vikas tak, CEO – sarvjit samra

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