GA Revision for EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 574

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

  1. The 2019 BWF Para-Badminton World Championships held in Which country?
    A)Germany
    B)China
    C)Switzerland
    D)India
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 2019 BWF Para-Badminton World Championships was held from 20 to 25 August 2019 in Basel, Switzerland. India won a total of 12 medals in the Championship with 3 Gold Medals. China won the championships with a total of 13 medals (7 Gold).
  2. Which state government has decided to form a Special Tiger Force for Corbett Tiger Reserve?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Punjab
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Uttarakhand government has decided to form a Special Tiger Force for Corbett Tiger Reserve. The STPF will be effective in checking illegal human intrusion into the reserve through villages located on its fringes. The STPF will serve as a second layer of protection for tigers at the Corbett Tiger Reserve.

  3. The 45th G-7 Summit held in Which country?
    A)China
    B)France
    C)UAE
    D)India
    E)Japan
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    45th G-7 Summit held in the southwestern French city of Biarritz. The summit focused on fighting income and gender inequality and protecting biodiversity.
  4. Which bank has launched India’s first OTP facility for ATM withdrawals above ₹ 10,000?
    A)Canara Bank
    B)SBI
    C)Indian Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    E)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Public sector lender Canara Bank has launched India’s first OTP facility for ATM withdrawals. In order to offer a more secured and safe system, Canara bank will activate OTP facility for cash withdrawals of Rs 10,000 or more in a day.

  5. Who is the author of book “A Short history of Indian Railways “?
    A)Ram Vilas
    B)MD Chaturvedi
    C)Rajendra B Aklekar
    D)Diya Sethi
    E)Chetan Bhagat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A new book named “A Short History of Indian Railways”, has been penned by veteran journalist and author Rajendra B Aklekar. This new book on the history of Indian Railways chronicles the journey of the national transporter from the 1830s to the new high-speed Train 18 and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious bullet train project.
  6. Where is the HQ of KPMG?
    A)Naardeum
    B)Bussum
    C)Amstelveen
    D)Amsterdam
    E)Jakarta
    View Answer
    Option C

  7. Where is the HQ of Goldman Sachs?
    A)Washington DC
    B)London
    C)New York
    D)Rome
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C

  8. Which country recently changed its capital to Borneo?
    A)South Korea
    B)Brazil
    C)Rwanda
    D)Indonesia
    E)Italy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indonesia has chosen the eastern edge of jungle-clad Borneo island for its new capital, President Joko Widodo said, as the country looks to shift its political heart away from congested megalopolis Jakarta. The proposed location — near the regional cities of Balikpapan and Samarinda — is in the geographical centre of the Southeast Asian archipelago and an area where the government already owns some 180,000 hectares (445,000 acres) of land, he added.
  9. The 45thWorld Skills Competition 2019 is being held in which country?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Russia
    C)India
    D)China
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian team created history by winning one gold, one silver and two bronze medals at the world’s biggest international vocational skill competition, 45th WorldSkills Kazan 2019, Russia.

  10. Which state will have three deputy CMs for the first time?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Kerala
    C)Bihar
    D)Odisha
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Karnataka will have three Deputy CMs for the first time after the newly formed BJP government appointed Govind Makthappa Karajol, CN Ashwath Narayan and Laxman Sangappa Savadi to the post. While Makthappa has been allotted Public Works Department, Narayan and Savadi have been given higher education and transport portfolios, respectively.
  11. ‘Eazypay’, India’s first mobile app for merchants to accept payments on mobile phone through multiple digital modes belongs to which bank?
    A) Federal Bank
    B) Dhanalakshmi Bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    E)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A first-of-its kind application, ‘Eazypay’ offers customers the improved convenience of paying by using their mobile phone through Unified Payment Interface (UPI), any credit / debit card & internet banking, and ‘Pockets’, digital wallet of ICICI Bank.
  12. Which state education department has launched an exclusive 24-hour television channel for the school students?
    A)Kerala
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Assam
    D)Bihar
    E)Goa
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Education Department in Tamil Nadu has launched an exclusive 24-hour television channel for the school students.
  13. Recently The Central TB division of the Health Ministry signed MoU with Which institute to fight TB with help of AI?
    A)IIsc Bengaluru
    B)IIT Madras
    C)Wadhwani Institute
    D)VITS
    E)BHU
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Central TB Division of the Health Ministry has signed an MoU with Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence. Under the MoU, the division seeks to explore the application of cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence technology in its fight against tuberculosis (TB).
  14. Who was appointed governor of Kerala?
    A)Kalraj Mishra
    B)Bhagat Singh
    C)Arif Mohammed Khan
    D)P. sathasivam
    E)Mehbuba Mufti
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed new Governors for five states: Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Telangana.Former Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya will be the Governor of Himachal Pradesh in place of Kalraj Mishra.Kalraj Mishra, has been given the charge of Rajasthan, replacing incumbent Governor Kalyan Singh.Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Bhagat Singh Koshyari has been named the Governor of Maharashtra replacing C. Vidyasagar Rao,Former Union Minister, Arif Mohammed Khan was appointed Governor of Kerala replacing P. Sathasivam,Tamil Nadu BJP president Tamilisai Soundararajan will be the new Governor of Telangana replacing E.S.L Narshiman.
  15. Recently Indian High Commissioner Abhay Kumar unveiled commemorative plaque of the Mahatma Gandhi Road in Which country?
    A)Guatemala
    B)Gambia
    C)Madagascar
    D)Benin
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A restored commemorative plaque of the Mahatma Gandhi road in Antananarivo was jointly unveiled by the Indian High Commissioner to Madagascar Abhay Kumar and city’s Mayor Lalao Ravalomanana to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the Mahatma.
  16. Which state has launched a new health insurance scheme — Ayushman Bharat-Mahatma Gandhi Swasthya Bima Yojna (AB-MGRSBY)?
    A)Himachal Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Bihar
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Rajasthan government has launched a new health insurance scheme — Ayushman Bharat-Mahatma Gandhi Rajasthan Swasthya Bima Yojna (AB-MGRSBY) — from September 1.
  17. NUUP is a USSD based mobile banking service from NPCI that brings together all the Banks and Telecom Service Providers. P in NUUP stands for?
    A) Payment
    B) Platform
    C) Perform
    D) Plan
    E) Post
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    National Unified USSD Platform
  18. Who has become the first female officer in the country to become the Flight Commander of a flying unit?
    A)S Dhami
    B)Mohana Singh
    C)Akanksha Singh
    D)Kavya Koverrupu
    E)Bhanwana Kanth
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Indian Air Force’s Wing Commander S Dhami has become the first female officer in the country to become the Flight Commander of a flying unit.
  19. Which state /UT Feroz Shah Kotla Cricket Stadium will be renamed after Arun Jaitley?
    A)Bihar
    B)Delhi
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) announced that the Feroz Shah Kotla cricket stadium will be renamed after Arun Jaitley, who died on August 24. The decision was taken to honour Jaitley who served as DDCA’s president from 1999 to 2013.
  20. Recently Valerie Harper passed away.SHe was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Politics
    C)Journalist
    D)Actress
    E)Businessman
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Actress Valerie Harper, the star of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and spin-off series “Rhoda”, has passed away after a long battle with cancer. She was 80.

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