GA Revision for ESIC UDC Main, EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 557

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

  1. Which state “Vriksharopan Mahakumbh” drive has created world record after planting more than 22 crore saplings?
    A)Bihar
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Haryana
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Uttar Pradesh’s “Vriksharopan Mahakumbh” drive has created world record after planting more than 22 crore saplings.
  2. The 2019 Asian Wrestling Championship was held in which country?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)SriLanka
    D)Indonesia
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India wrapped up their campaign at the Asian Wrestling Championships on a resounding note with 16 medals after Greco-Roman grapplers added a silver and a bronze on the concluding day in Xi’an. Harpreet Singh settled for a silver in 82kg while Gyanender won a bronze in 60kg on the final day of competitions.
  3. Where will the 5th Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union Media Summit on Climate Action and Disaster Preparedness will be held?
    A)Beijing
    B)Kathmandu
    C)NewYork
    D)NewDelhi
    E)Brussels
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The 5th Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Media Summit on Climate Action and Disaster Preparedness was Kathmandu, Nepal. The theme of this summit is “Media Solutions for Sustainable Future: Saving Lives, Building Resilient Communities”.
  4. Which government launched “Save Green,Stay Clean” campaign?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Haryana
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The West Bengal Government has launched an awareness campaign for preserving the greenery and keeping the environment clean.
  5. Which state released biofuel rules 2019 recently?
    A)Bihar
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Rajasthan
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Rajasthan government released biofuel rules-2019 on the eve of the World Biofuel Day. Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot said Rajasthan is the first state in the country to bring the policy for biofuel after the notification of the Centre. Promotion of biofuel will reduce the need of fossil fuel in the interest of environment, and also generate employment opportunities.
  6. Recently Aegean Life Insurance Company launched a Smart digital insurance product in partnership with which company?
    A)Paytm
    B)Mobikwik
    C)Freecharge
    D)PhonePe
    E)GooglePay
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a bid to enable financial inclusion and ease of buying for the Indian masses, Aegon Life Insurance, pioneer of digital insurance in India and MobiKwik, India’s leading FinTech Company; have joined hands to launch an Rs 20 smart digital insurance product.
  7. What is the rank of India in the world in the Water Stress Index 2019, formulated by London-based risk analytics firm Verisk Maplecroft?
    A)41st
    B)43rd
    C)46th
    D)44th
    E)40th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India has been ranked as the 46th highest risk country in the world in the Water Stress Index 2019, formulated by London-based risk analytics firm Verisk Maplecroft.
  8. Which state to get world’s first ultra fast hyper loop project?
    A)Bihar
    B)Odisha
    C)Karnataka
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Maharashtra has granted infrastructure project status for a $10 billion plan to establish the world’s first ultra-fast hyperloop project. The projects aims to link Mumbai with the neighboring city of Pune.

  9. In which city,Asian Boxing Championship was held?
    A)Vienna
    B)Bangkok
    C)New Delhi
    D)Jakarta
    E)Lahore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Boxers Pooja Rani and Amit Panghal gave India two gold medals at the Asian Boxing Championships in Bangkok. Panghal, who had won the Asian Games gold medal last year, defeated Korea’s Kim Inkyu in a unanimous decision, thereby clinching his second gold of the year.
  10. Which state to get silk Samagra for development of silk industry?
    A)Kerala
    B)Assam
    C)Tamil Nadu
    D)Karnataka
    E)Orissa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Tamil Nadu, which has been ranked among the leading silk producing States in the country, will receive about Rs 6.22 crore under the Silk Samagra — an Integrated Scheme for Development of Silk Industry (ISDSI) implemented by the Union government through the Central Silk Board (CSB) at an outlay of RS 2,161.68 crore for three years from 2017-18 for the overall development of silk in the country.
  11. The One Nation One Ration Card is to be implemented across the country by which year?
    A)31 March, 2022
    B)Aug 1, 2022
    C)June 1, 2020
    D)July 1, 2021
    E)Oct 1, 2019
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a bid to implement ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ across the country by 1 June, 2020, the Centre kick-started inter-state portability of ration card between Telangana-Andhra Pradesh as well as Maharashtra-Gujarat.
  12. Recently Digital Healthcare platform Practo has parterned with which bank to launch a co branded credit card powered by Mastercard?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)SBI
    C)RBL Bank
    D)Citi Bank
    E)ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Digital healthcare platform, Practo has partnered with RBL Bank to launch a co-branded credit card, powered by Mastercard. The card is designed to cater to customers in both metros and non-metro cities, through Practo and RBL Bank’s customer base across the country.
  13. Which country will establish the world’s first floating nuclear power plant?
    A)Japan
    B)India
    C)Russia
    D)USA
    E)UK
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Russia has successfully tested the world’s first floating nuclear power plant (NPP), Akademik Lomonosov, a subsidiary of Rosatom nuclear corporation stated. Reactors of the floating atomic block were launched in November 2018.

  14. Recently cricketer Sana Mir has become the most successful women’s ODI spinner in history after she took her 147th wicket, highest ever by any spinner in One-day International (ODI) cricket. She hails from which country?
    A)India
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)Pakistan
    D)Afghanistan
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Pakistan off-spinner Sana Mir has become the most successful women’s ODI spinner in history after she took her 147th wicket, highest ever by any spinner in One-day International (ODI) cricket.

  15. Recently RBI announced to issue Rs 20 currency new denominations notes.What will be the colour of the note?
    A)Pale Yellow
    B)Greenish Yellow
    C)Purple
    D)Light Green
    E)Yellowish Green
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue Rs. 20 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, bearing the signature of Shri Shaktikanta Das, Governor, Reserve Bank of India.

  16. Which Organization has launched “leather mission” on World Tribal Day?
    A)IRDA
    B)SEBI
    C)KHadi and Village Industry Commission
    D)RBI
    E)OICL
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Khadi and Village Industry Commission has launched “Leather Mission” on World Tribal Day (9 August). Under this mission, the commission will give leather kits to the leather artisans across the nation

  17. Where is the HQ of Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union?
    A)Geneva
    B)Rome
    C)Bangkok
    D)Kuala Lampur
    E)Colombo
    View Answer
    Option D

  18. What is the theme of this year’s International Dance Day 2019?
    A)Dance and Fitness
    B)Art of Dance
    C)Dance is the Soul of Your Body
    D)Dance and Spirituality
    E)Dance is Passion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    International Dance Day is observed on 29TH April.The theme for this year is “Dance and Spirituality”.
  19. Virgil van Dijk has been named as Premier League Player of the Season. He plays football for which country?
    A)New Zealand
    B)Netherlands
    C)Switzerland
    D)Serbia
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Virgil van Dijk is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for English Premier League club Liverpool and captains the Netherlands national team.
  20. Recently Rama Sengupta Paul passed away.She was related to which profession?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Artist
    C)Philosopher
    D)Mountaineer
    E)Social Activists
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A pall of gloom descended on the mountaineering fraternity as veteran lady mountaineer of the country Rama Sengupta Paul, who led the first successful all-women expedition to Kedarnath Dome in Garhwal Himalaya, passed away following a cardiac arrest at a city hospital in Kolkata.

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