GA Revision for EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 552

GA Revision Questions for EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other exams.

  1. As per India Ratings’,At How much percent India will grow during 2018-19?
    A)7.0%
    B)6.7%
    C)6.9%
    D)6.8%
    E)6.2%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said that it expects India’s GDP growth rate during 2018-19 to be 6.9 per cent as against the advance estimate of 7 per cent.
  2. Zuzana Caputova was recently sworn is as first female president of which country?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Netherlands
    C)Slovakia
    D)Thailand
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova has been sworn in as Slovakia’s first female President.
  3. Which country launched the world’s largest nuclear powered icebreaker?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)USA
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Russia launched the world’s largest nuclear-powered icebreaker, which would open up commercial opportunities for the country in the northern sea route. With the ceremonial launch of ‘Ural’, Russia’s Rosatom Atomic Energy Corporation, which is the main equipment supplier for India’s Kudankulam nuclear power plant, has completed another step towards ensuring all-year round navigability of the Northern sea route.
  4. Which country has been designated as guest of honour at the 33rd Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara book fair?
    A)India
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)Nepal
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has been designated as the Guest of Honour at the 33rd Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara (Guadalajara International Book Fair), in Mexico, the National Book Trust announced.
  5. The 217th IAAF Council Meeting held in Which country?
    A)Japan
    B)Monaco
    C)Thailand
    D)Netherlands
    E)Singapore
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Council approved the global governing body’s new name and logo at the 217th IAAF Council Meeting in Monaco.
  6. Recently PM Modi announced how much amount of line of credit to Kyrgyzstan?
    A)100 million dollar
    B)250 million dollar
    C)200 million dollar
    D) 300 million dollar
    E) 500 million dollar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 200 million dollar line of credit to Kyrgyzstan after wide-ranging talks with Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov in Bishkek. He said that this will ensure India’s increasing participation in business, development and economy of Kyrgyzstan.
  7. A museum exhibiting Sikh culture and tradition has opened up in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Ranchi
    D)Amritsar
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A museum exhibiting Sikh culture and tradition has opened in the heart of state’s capital city Ranchi.
  8. The 45th G7 Summit will held in Which country?
    A)India
    B)Russia
    C)Brazil
    D)France
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited to attend the G-7 Summit this year as a Special Invitee by French President Emmanuel Macron, confirmed the Ministry of External Affairs. The ministry further mentioned that the Prime Minister has accepted the invitation to attend the event which will also include a bilateral component between India and France.
  9. Which government signed MoU for developing smart gaushalas?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Sikkim
    D)Haryana
    E)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government in Madhya Pradesh is coming up with 300 “smart gaushalas” in the state and has signed a contract with a foreign company for the construction and development of these cow shelters.

  10. What is the rank of India as per latest FIFA Rankings?
    A)100
    B)99
    C)101
    D)102
    E)114
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India remains unmoved at 101 position, after FIFA, the apex body of football, released the latest team rankings.
  11. Recently The culture ministry inaugurated the exhibition “Astitiva” in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Shri Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State (I/C) of Culture & Tourism, Government of India inaugurated the exhibition titled “Astitva: The Essence of Prabhakar Barwe”, at National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.
  12. Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited (SPMCIL) was incorporated under which of the following acts?
    A) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    B) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    C) Companies Act, 1956
    D) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    E) Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1974
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited (SPMCIL) was formed after corporatisation of nine units including four mints, four presses and one paper mill which were earlier functioning under the Ministry of Finance. The Company was incorporated on 13.01.2006 under the Companies Act, 1956 with its headquarters at New Delhi.
    SPMCIL, a Miniratna Category-I CPSE, and wholly owned Schedule ‘A’ Company of Government of India, is engaged in the manufacture of security paper, minting of coins, pri
  13. What is the currency of Thailand?
    A)Peso
    B)Won
    C)Euro
    D)Baht
    E)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option D

  14. Which country won the Sudirman Cup 2019?
    A)Japan
    B)India
    C)China
    D)Russia
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    China won the badminton world mixed-team championship, Sudirman Cup 2019 in Nanning, China. They beat Japan in men’s doubles, women’s singles and men’s singles to clinch the title for the 11th time.
  15. How much amount of line of credit was provided by Exim Bank to Ghana and Mozambique together for railway projects?
    A)$275 mn
    B)$315 mn
    C)$250 mn
    D)$245 mn
    E) $200 mn
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Export Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) will provide line of credit worth USD 245 million to Ghana and Mozambique for agricultural and railway projects.
  16. What is the rank of India on Global Peace Index 2019?
    A)134
    B)151
    C)141
    D)132
    E)130
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India’s rank has slipped five places to 141 among 163 countries on the Global Peace Index 2019, while Iceland remains the most peaceful country and Afghanistan the least peaceful nation, says a report.
  17. Where is the HQ of India Ratings and Research Private Limited?
    A)Chennai
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C

  18. Recently the government reduced rate of contribution under the ESI Act from 6.5% to how much percent?
    A)4%
    B)4.5%
    C)5.6%
    D)3.8%
    E)5.8%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Government of India has taken a historic decision to reduce the rate of contribution under the ESI Act from 6.5% to 4% (employers’ contribution being reduced from 4.75% to 3.25% and employees’ contribution being reduced from 1.75% to 0.75%). Reduced rates will be effective from 01 July 2019. This would benefit 3.6 crore employees and 12.85 lakh employers.
  19. How much amount has been approved by ADB for infrastructure projects in Tripura?
    A)Rs 1500 cr
    B)Rs 1575 cr
    C)Rs 1650 cr
    D)Rs 1700 cr
    E) Rs 1780 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved projects for infrastructure development worth Rs 1,650 crore ($235 million) in seven of the eight district headquarter towns in Tripura.
  20. When did the BRICS states signed the Agreement on the New Development Bank, which makes provisions for the legal basis of the bank?
    A) 2013
    B) 2014
    C) 2015
    D) 2012
    E) 2011
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    On 15 July 2014, the first day of the 6th BRICS summit held in Fortaleza, Brazil, the BRICS states signed the Agreement on the New Development Bank, which makes provisions for the legal basis of the bank.
    In a separate agreement, a reserve currency pool worth $100 bln was set up by BRICS nations.
    July 2014 (Treaty signed)
    July 2015 (Treaty in force)

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