GA Revision for EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 585

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

  1. Which state to get world’s first ultra fast hyper loop project?
    A)Bihar
    B)Odisha
    C)Karnataka
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Gujarat
    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.
  2. The Asian schoolboy Boxing Championships held in which country?
    A)China
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)UAE
    D)Kuwait
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian junior boxers bagged eight medals including two gold medals in the Asian schoolboy Boxing Championships held in Kuwait, finishing as the second-best team in the tournament.

  3. Which organisation setted up the registry to track frauds in payment systems?
    A)NABARD
    B)IRDA
    C)NPCI
    D)RBI
    E)HPCL
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India has decided to set a Central Payment Fraud Registry to track frauds in the payment systems. Payment system participants will be provided access to this registry for near-real time fraud monitoring, the central bank said. The aggregated fraud data will be published to educate customers on emerging risks.
  4. Recently President Edgar Chagwa Lungu arrived in India.He is the President of Which country?
    A)Croatia
    B)Austria
    C)Ukraine
    D)Zambia
    E)Zimbabwe
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    President of Zambia Edgar Chagwa Lungu arrived in New Delhi on a three-day visit to India. Mr Lungu will meet President Ram Nath Kovind and will hold delegation-level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  5. Which country has launched its biggest tuberculosis preventive trial with new vaccines named IMMUVAC and VPM 1002?
    A)India
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)China
    D)Netherlands
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has launched India’s first large-scale trial for two new TB vaccines – IMMUVAC and VPM1002. This is the first time a large preventive TB vaccine trial involving more than 12,000 healthy household contacts of newly diagnosed TB patients from across six states of India are set to be enrolled.
  6. Which state government launched a scheme for restructuring of loans of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Development (MSMEs)?
    A)Odisha
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Uttarakhand
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
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    The Andhra Pradesh government will launch a scheme for restructuring of loans of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Development (MSMEs) under the Dr YSR Navodayam scheme to support the stressed MSME sector.
  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)45th
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    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. Recently Which state transport minister launched live tracking system of MSRTC buses?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Himachal Pradesh
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Maharashtra Transport Minister Diwakar Raote launched a tracking system for MSRTC buses which will allow people to have real-time information about their commute.
  9. Which bank has inked a pact with private sector insurer Aditya Birla Sun Life to offer life insurance products to the bank’s customers?
    A)Indian Bank
    B)Punjab National Bank
    C)Bank of Baroda
    D)Canara Bank
    E)Corporate Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Public sector Indian Bank has inked a pact with private sector insurer Aditya Birla Sun Life to offer life insurance products to the bank’s customers.
  10. Recently RBI allowed domestic banks to directly sell their bad loans abroad as OTS.What is “S” in OTS?
    A)Secure
    B)System
    C)Severe
    D)Settlement
    E)Set
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allowed domestic banks to directly sell their bad loans in manufacturing and infrastructure sectors to investors abroad as part of one-time settlement (OTS) exercises. The move will allow overseas investors to take direct loan exposure to Indian corporates.
  11. Which organisation handed over the design of Mobile Metallic Ramp (MMR) to the Indian Army?
    A)DRDO
    B)ISRO
    C)IOCL
    D)BARC
    E)BHEL
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) handed over the design of Mobile Metallic Ramp (MMR) to the Indian Army.
  12. How much loan was provided by Asian Development Bank for improving road infrastructure in 34 districts of Maharashtra?
    A)USD 200 million
    B)USD 100 million
    C)USD 455 million
    D)USD 350 million
    E) USD 300 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 200 million loan for improving road infrastructure in 34 districts of Maharashtra.
  13. In its August Monetary Policy,RBI reduced the repo rate to how much percent?
    A)5.75%
    B)5.60%
    C)5.40%
    D)5.50%
    E)5.13%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut repo rate for the fourth consecutive time this calendar year to 5.4 per cent from the current 5.75 per cent amid low inflation, faltering economic growth and uncertain global scenario.
  14. Who will head the panel constituted to combat incidents of mob violence and lynching across the country?
    A)Amit Shah
    B)Narendra Modi
    C)Ram Nath Kovind
    D)Smriti Irani
    E)Yogi Adityanath
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Home minister Amit Shah will head the panel constituted to combat incidents of mob violence and lynching across the country. The government had formed a Group of Ministers (GoM) last year to deliberate on incidents of lynching and make recommendations. When constituted, the panel was headed by then Home minister Rajnath Singh.
  15. India’s largest Women Startup Summit 2019 held in Which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kochi
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Seeking to promote women entrepreneurship in a big way, Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) hosted a women startup summit, in association with the Indian women network floated by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), at the integrated startup complex, Kochi.
  16. Where is the HQ of LIC Housing Finance Limited?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Chandigarh
    View Answer
    Option D

  17. Which state government launched Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana’?
    A)Assam
    B)Bihar
    C)Haryana
    D)Punjab
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Paying tribute to former Prime Minister late Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary, Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh launched his government’s flagship universal health insurance scheme ‘Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana’, benefitting nearly 46 lakh families in the state.
  18. Recently Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance tied up which platform to offer mobile-based group insurance solutions for the latter’s customers?
    A)PhonePe
    B)Paytm
    C)Freecharge
    D)Mobikwik
    E)GooglePay
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance a private life insurer, has tied up with MobiKwik, a leading fintech platform, to offer mobile-based group insurance solutions for the latter’s customers.
  19. Indian Railway’s 2nd double-decker Uday (Utkrisht Double-Decker Air Conditioned Yatri) Express will run between Visakhapatnam and Which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Surat
    C)Hyderabad
    D)Vijayawada
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian Railway’s 2nd double-decker Uday (Utkrisht Double-Decker Air Conditioned Yatri) Express will run between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada. The train would consist of 9 double-decker coaches and 2 power cars.
  20. Recently J Om Prakash passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Social Activist
    C)Philosopher
    D)Filmmaker
    E)Politician
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian filmmaker and actor Hrithik Roshan’s grandfather, J Om Prakash, has passed away at the age of 93. The ace filmmaker and producer was known for films like ‘Aas Ka Panchhi,’ ‘Aaye Din Bahar Ke,’ ‘Ayee Milan Ki Bela,’ ‘Aankhon Aankhon Mein’ ‘Aya Sawan Jhoom Ke’ and ‘Aap Ki Kasam.’

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