Confusing GA/GK pointer for SBI Clerk 2020 (Part-2)

Confusing GA/GK pointer for SBI Clerk 2020 (Part-2)

Dear Aspirants, Presenting the most demanding GK  confusing topic for SBI Clerk Mains 2020 which includes Launch Missile by DRDO IN NEWS 2020, Important India’s First Woman in News 2019-20 , Upcoming Sports Events & Venues  , List of Banned Players (Recently) Etc. Etc…..

♦Launch Missile by DRDO IN NEWS 2020

Name Category Range Location
HSTDV (Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle) Missile Only a very few countries like the US, Russia and China have such a capability. Odisha
ABHYAS ,High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) Vehicle   Odisha
“Prithvi II” Surface-to-surface ballistic missile 350 Km Odisha
“Brahmos” surface-to-surface cruise missile 400Km Balasore in Odisha
“Shaurya” surface-to-surface missile 1000Km Odisha
Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART)   Naval platforms to strike beyond the torpedo range Odisha
“Rudram” Anti-Radiation Missile Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft East coast.
“Nag” Anti-tank guided missile 500 m to 20 km Pokhran, Rajasthan
Stand-off Anti-Tank Missile (SANT) Helicopter 10Km Balasore in Odisha
”Dhruvastra” Anti-tank guided missile   Chandipur in Odisha


Surface-to-surface ballistic missile 200Km  
“K-4 nuclear” Ballistic missile 3500Km in Andhra Pradesh

Note: Centre increases FDI limit in defence from 49% to 74% under automatic route

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

  •  Founded : 1958
  • Headquaters : New Delhi
  • Motto : Strength’s Origin is in Knowledge
  • Chairman: G. Satheesh Reddy


  • Vishal V. Sharma appointed as the next Ambassador of India to UNESCO
  • Khushi Chindaliya appointed as UNEP regional ambassador
  • M Nethra appoints as ‘Goodwill Ambassador for the Poor’ by UNADAP
  • UNICEF appoints Ayushmann Khurrana for children’s rights campaign
  • UNEP extends Dia Mirza term as goodwill ambassador till 2022
  • Brajendra Navnit becomes India’s new ambassador to WTO
  • TS Tirumurti appointed new Permanent Representative of India to UN
  • Indra Mani Pandey Appointed India’s Permanent Representative to UN In Geneva

♦Important India’s First Woman in News 2019-20

First Name
First woman fighter pilot to fly Rafale Shivangi Singh
First women Navy officers to be posted on Indian warship Sub Lt Kumudini Tyagi and Sub Lt Riti Singh


First time lead woman army officer Parade at Republic day Tania Shergill
World’s first female spacewalking- Christina Koch and Jessica Meir
First Female Flight Commander Shalija Dhami
First Woman Flight Engineer of Indian Air Force Hina Jaiswal
First Woman To Qualify To Go To Day Missions Bhawana Kanth
First Indian Woman Who Flew a Fighter aircraft Solo Avani Chaturvedi
First Woman Fighter Pilot to Undertake Missions by day on Hawk Mohana Singh
India’s First Female Military diplomat Anjali Singh
First Woman Pilot of Indian Navy Shivangi
World’s first female spacewalking Christina Koch and Jessica Meir
first female match referee by icc GS Lakshmi

♦List of Changing Name 2019-20

Old Name New Name
Naugarh Railway Station Siddharthnagar (UP)
Hubli Railway Station: Siddharoodha Swamiji Railway Station
Manduadih Station ‘Banaras’ Station
Gwalior-Chambal Expressway Atal Bihari Vajpayee Chambal Progressway
Mumbai-Nagpur expressway Bal Thackeray
Rohtang tunnel in Himachal Pradesh Atal tunnel (mark the 95th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee)
Chenani Nashari Tunnel Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee (Chenani Nashri Tunnel on NH 44 in Jammu & Kashmir as Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee Tunnel)
Habibganj Railway Station Atal Bihari Vajpayee Railway Station
Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium Arun Jaitley Stadium
Bhopal Metro Rail Raja Bhoj
Bogibeel Bridge Atal Setu
Naya Raipur Atal Nagar
Bundel Section Express-Way Atal Path
Hazratganj intersection Atal Chowk
Deoghar Airport (Jharkhand) Atal Bihari Vajpayee Airport
Aligarh Harigarh
Ahmedabad Karnavati
Shimla Shyamla
Sahibganj Harbor Atal Bihari Vajpayee Harbor
Agartala Airport Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport
Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport
Kandla Port Deendayal Port
Sabarmati Ghat Atal Ghat
Bhamashah Health Insurance Scheme Bhamashah Suraksha Kavach
Mughal Sarai Railway Station Pt.  Deendayal Upadhyay Railway Station
Ballabhgarh Metro Station Amar Shaheed Raja Nahar Singh Metro Station
Gorakhpur Airport Mahayogi Gorakhnath Airport
NIFM Faridabad Arun Jaitley Institute of Financial Management
Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra Sushma Swaraj Bhavan
Foreign Service Institute Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service.
Delhi metro’s Pragati Maidan station Supreme Court station
Railway Protection Force Indian Railway Protection Force Service
Kolkata Port Trust Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Port
IDSA  ‘Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses’
Village of Mian, Village (Barmer, Rajasthan) Mahesh Nagar


♦List of Banned Players (Recently) 

Name Sport Ban Time
Kiranjeet Kaur Long-Distance Runner 4 years
Sandeep Kumari Discus thrower 4 years
Youssef Hossam Egypt’s tennis player life time ban
Rémy di Grégorio French rider 4 years
Savita Kumari and Ankit Shishodia Powerlifters Provisionally suspended
Ramshad AR Weightlifter 2 years
Ravinder Kumar Wrestler 4 years
Amit Dahiya Javelin throwe 4 years
Umar Akmal Pak Cricketer 3yrs
Jhuma Khatun Middle distance runner 4 years
Gomathi Marimuthu 800 m Runner 4 Years
Alexander Shustov Russian high jumper 4 Years
Kalra Cricket (U 19) 1 year
Sarbjeet Kaur Weightlifter 4years
Seema Weightlifter 4years
Shakib Al Hasan Cricket 2 years

♦Upcoming Sports Events & Venues

 Summer Olympic


  • 2021- Tokyo, Japan
  • 2024 – Paris, France
  • 2028 – Los Angeles, USA
 Winter Olympic


  • 2022 – Beijing, China
  • 2026 – Milan & Cortina , Italy
 Asian Games


  • 2022 – Hangzhou, China
  • 2026 – Nagoya, Japan
 National Games of India


  • 2020 – Goa ( 36 )
  • 2021 – Chhattisgarh ( 37 )
  • 2022- Uttrakhand ( 38 )
  • 2023 – Meghalaya ( 39 )
FIFA World Cup
  • 2022 – Qatar
  • 2026 – Canada, Mexico, US
FIFA U-20 Men’s World Cup
  • 2021 – Indonesia
 FIFA U-17 World Cup
  • 2021 – Women’s : India
  • 2021- Men’s : Peru
 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup
  • 2021 – India
  •  2022 – Australia
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup


  • 2020 – Australia
  • 2022 – South Africa
 ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup
  •  2020 – South Africa
ICC Women’s U-19 World Cup
  •  2021- Bangladesh
 ICC Cricket World Cup


  •  2021 – Women’s : New Zealand
  • 2023 – Men’s : India
AIBA World Boxing Men’s C’Ship
  • 2021 – Serbia
AIBA (International Boxing Association) Team World Cup
  • 2020 – Russia
World Games
  • 2022 – Birmingham, US
Commonwealth Games
  • 2022 – Birmingham ,UK
Commonwealth Youth Games
  • 2023 – Trinidad & Tobago
World Athletics Championships
  • 2022 – Eugene, Oregon, US
  • 2023 – Budapest, Hungary
 South Asian Games
  • 2021 – Pakistan
 Commonwealth Archery & Shooting Championships
  • 2022 – India
Asian Youth Games
  • 2021 – China
 Asian Para Games
  • 2022 – China
Badminton World Championship
  • 2021 – Spain
 FINA Aquatics World Championships
  • 2022 – Fukuoka, Japan
Hockey World Cup


  • 2022 – Women : Spain and Netherland
  • 2023 – Men’s : Bhubaneswar and Rourkela, Odisha
 National Hockey Championship
  • 2021 – Men’s : Maharashtra
  • 2021- Women’s : Uttar Pradesh
 AFC Women’s Asian Cup
  • 2022 – India
 Asian youth Para Game
  • 2021- Bahrain
FIFA Women’s World Cup
  • 2023 – Australia and New Zealand
 Cycling Summit
  • 2021- India


♦Most Confusing Cabinet ministers of India with their constituency

Name of the Cabinet Minister Ministry Constituency
DV Sadananda Gowda Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers. Bangalore North, Karnatka  
Nirmala Sitharaman Minister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs. RajyaSabha (Karnataka)  
Piyush Goyal (additional charge) Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.  
Narendra Singh Tomar Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; Minister of Rural Development; and Minister of Panchayati Raj. Morena (M.P)  
Ravi Shankar Prasad Minister of Law and Justice; Minister of Communications; and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology. Patna Sahib, Bihar  
Narendra Singh Tomar


Minister of Food Processing Industries. Morena (M.P)  
Thaawar Chand Gehlot Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment. Rajya Sabha (M.P)  
Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ Minister of Human Resource Development. Hardwar, Uttarakhand  
Arjun Munda Minister of Tribal Affairs. Khunti, Jharkhand  
Smriti Irani Minister of Women and Child Development; and Minister of Textiles. Amethi, U.P  
Prakash Javadekar Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and Minister of Information and Broadcasting. Rajya Sabha (M.P)  
Piyush Goyal Minister of Railways; and Minister of Commerce and Industry. Rajya Sabha (Maharashtra)  
Dharmendra Pradhan Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Steel. Rajya Sabha (M.P)  
Pralhad Joshi Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal; and Minister of Mines. Dharwad, Karnatka  
Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. Chandauli, U.P  
Arvind Ganpat Sawant Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise Mumbai South, Maharashtra  
Giriraj Singh Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries Begusarai, Bihar  
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Minister of Jal Shakti Jodhpur, Rajasthan  


Confusing GA/GK pointer for SBI Clerk 2020 (Part-1)

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