GA Revision for EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 553

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

  1. Which state announced to make the state as country’s basketball hub?
    A)Punjab
    B)Haryana
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced to make the state the country’s basketball hub.

  2. Which city will host the 10th AASF Asian Age Group Championships 2019?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Nashik
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bengaluru will host the 10th AASF Asian Age Group Championships 2019 for the first time, giving the Indian swimming enthusiasts an opportunity to witness the largest aquatic event in the continent.
  3. Which state government flagged off 5 Anti Riot police vehicle “Vajra”?
    A)Manipur
    B)Assam
    C)Sikkim
    D)Arunachal Pradesh
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Arunachal Pradesh State Home Minister Bamang Felix flagged of 5 Anti-Riot police vehicle, also known as Vajra, from Police Headquarter in Itanagar.

  4. Which company announced its first interactive game show titled “Confetti” in India?
    A)Google
    B)Yahoo
    C)Facebook
    D)Whatsapp
    E)Twitter
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Social networking giant Facebook announced its first interactive game show, titled “Confetti” in India. Starting June 12, the interactive show will air from Wednesday to Sunday on Facebook’s dedicated video platform – Facebook Watch.

  5. Which country launched first Arctic train service?
    A)China
    B)Russia
    C)Australia
    D)Netherlands
    E)Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In Russia, the first tourist train traveling through Russia’s Arctic region and on to Norway set off from St. Petersburg station with 91 passengers aboard for the inaugural trial journey. The tourists came from seven countries including the US, Germany, Norway and Russia.
  6. Recently PM Modi set up how many cabinet committees to deal with issue of growth and jobs?
    A)2
    B)3
    C)4
    D)6
    E)5
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In a bid to spur investment and create new employment opportunities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi set up two Cabinet committees to deal with the two crucial issues. Both the panels, respectively on Investment and Growth and on Employment and Skill Development, will be headed by the prime minister.
  7. The Festival Mela Kheer Bhawani is celebrated in which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Uttrakhand
    C)Jammu and Kashmir
    D)Assam
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The annual ‘Mela Kheer Bhawani’, the most important festival of Kashmiri pandits, associated with Hindu Goddess Ragnya Devi was Monday celebrated with religious fervor and gaiety at Tulmulla area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district and Kupwara with thousands of Pandith devotees participated in the function.
  8. In which city/UT, Culture and Tourism Minister flagged off a mobile library bus service?
    A)Indore
    B)Kanpur
    C)Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Culture and Tourism Minister flagged off a mobile library bus service which aims to reach out to readers in Delhi, especially those in slums, resettlement colonies and rural areas.
  9. Aziz Premji will retire as Executive Director of Which company next month?
    A)Infosys
    B)HCL
    C)TCS
    D)Wipro
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Azim Premji, one of the pioneers of Indian technology industry and founder of Wipro Limited, will retire as Executive Chairman upon the completion of his current term on July 30, after having led the company for 53 years.
  10. Which state government recently passed bills against mob lynching and honour killing becoming second state to do so?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Haryana
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Bihar
    E)Punjab
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Rajasthan Assembly passed Bills against mob lynching and honour killing, which make the cognisable, non–bailable and non-compoundable offences with life imprisonment and a fine up to Rs 5 lakh. The bill to curb honour killing also has a provision of the death penalty for the convict.
  11. Which company recently acquired a majority stake in Shopsense Retail Technologies Pvt. Ltd?
    A)Walmart
    B)Amazon
    C)Flipkart
    D)Reliance
    E)Snapdeal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd will acquire a majority stake in Shopsense Retail Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs fashion portal Fynd, for Rs 295.25 crore ($41.9 million at current exchange rates).
  12. Where is the HQ of ICC?
    A)Dubai
    B)Rome
    C)Astana
    D)New Delhi
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A

  13. Which country has officially labeled China a “currency manipulator”?
    A)Pakistan
    B)India
    C)USA
    D)Russia
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The United States has officially labeled China a “currency manipulator”. The US has accused China of using yuan to gain “unfair competitive advantage” in trade.
  14. Recently RBI scrapped charges levied on RTGS and NEFT transactions.What is S in RTGS?
    A)Summon
    B)Shuttle
    C)Set
    D)Settlement
    E)Sum
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In an effort to boost digital payments, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) scrapped charges levied on Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) and National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) transactions.
  15. What is the currency of Russia?
    A)Ruble
    B)Euro
    C)Peso
    D)Dollar
    E)Dirham
    View Answer
    Option A

  16. How much amount was given by India to Guinea for the installation of water-related projects?
    A)USD 170 million
    B)USD 150 million
    C)USD 200 million
    D)USD 250 million
    E) USD 300 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India extended a line of credit worth USD 170 million for the installation of water-related projects in Guinea during President Ram Nath Kovind’s last-leg of the three-nation tour to West Africa.

  17. As per RBI recently monetary policy,what is the current repo rate?
    A)5.60%
    B)5.75%
    C)5.65%
    D)5.50%
    E) 5.10%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut repo rate for the third consecutive time this year to 5.75 per cent from the current 6 per cent amid falling economic growth and uncertain global scenario.

  18. When is International Day of Lights observed?
    A)May 12
    B)May 14
    C)May 15
    D)May 16
    E)May 20
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    May 16th 2019 marks the global celebration of the second edition of the International Day of Light. The International Day of Light is an official observance of UNESCO that provides an annual focal point for the continued appreciation of light and the role it plays in science, culture and art, education, and sustainable development, and in fields as diverse as medicine, communications, and energy.
  19. In which city,Innovative for Clean Air,a joint UK-India initiative was launched?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Innovating for Clean Air (IfCA), is a UK-India joint initiative providing Indian and UK stakeholders opportunities to test interventions related to air quality and EV integration, was launched in Bengaluru.
  20. Recently VG Siddhartha passed away.He was the founder of Which company?
    A)Pizza Hut
    B)Dominos
    C)McDonald’s
    D)Café Coffee Day
    E)Zomato
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    V.G. Siddhartha, the founder of India’s largest coffee chain Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) , was found dead, 36 hours after he went missing near Mangaluru in southern Karnataka state.

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