GA Revision for EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 581

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

  1. A joint India- New Development Bank workshop was recently held in which city/UT?
    A)Indore
    B)New Delhi
    C)Surat
    D)Pune
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A joint India- New Development Bank workshop was held in New Delhi. The workshop was organized to enhance the NDB’s engagement with the India’s private and public sector. The NDB is aiming to support the Indian public and private sector for infrastructure development through innovative means such as loans in local currency, guarantees, credit enhancement and equity investments.
  2. Recently The Dominican Republic has released a postal stamp to mark which birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi?
    A)114th
    B)150th
    C)125th
    D)145th
    E)160th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Dominican Republic has released a postal stamp to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
  3. At How much percent India’s GDP will grow in FY 2020 as per CRISIL.
    A)6.7%
    B)6.8%
    C)6.3%
    D)6.9%
    E)6.6%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Rating agency CRISIL has revised India’s fiscal year 2020 GDP growth forecast to 6.3%. CRISIL has lowered the GDP growth forecast from 6.9% to 6.3%. The growth was revised as the first-quarter growth rate of India reduced to a 25-quarter low of 5%.
  4. Recently Union Minister for Science and Technology, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated a waste plastics to diesel plant in which city?
    A)Dehradun
    B)Surat
    C)Ahmedabad
    D)Pune
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Minister for Science and Technology, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated a waste plastics to diesel plant in Dehradun.

  5. Which state won IT Excellence Award for SATARK application?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Assam
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Odisha
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Odisha State Disaster Management Authority’s (OSDMA) SATARK (System for Assessing, Tracking and Alerting Disaster Risk Information based on Dynamic Risk Knowledge) app won the IT Excellence Award-2019 for its innovative conception in the field of disaster management.
  6. Recently The Union Government approved how much percent FDI in coal mining and contract manufacturing?
    A)75%
    B)70%
    C)100%
    D)50%
    E)80%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
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    In major decisions to liberalise Foreign Domestic Investment (FDI) norms to boost investment, the Union Cabinet approved 100 per cent FDI in coal mining and contract manufacturing through automatic route.
  7. The 12th India Security Summit was held in Which city/UT?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kochi
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 12th India Security Summit was held in New Delhi. The theme of the summit was “Towards New National Cyber Security Strategy”.
  8. Which regulatory body has set up a single point contact for its regulatory sandbox (RS) initiative?
    A)IRDA
    B)SEBI
    C)NABARD
    D)RBI
    E)OICL
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Insurance regulator Irdai has set up a single point contact for its regulatory sandbox (RS) initiative, wherein financial technology firms can seek permission to experiment with innovative approaches for the growth of the sector. Regulatory sandbox (RS) usually refers to live testing of new products or services in a controlled/test regulatory environment for which regulators may (or may not) permit certain relaxations for the limited purpose of the testing.
  9. Which of the following tools is used by RBI for selective credit control?
    A) It advises banks to recall loans against certain commodities
    B) It advises banks against giving loans against certain commodities
    C) It assigns higher risk weighted to certain kinds of loans
    D) None of these
    E)All of these
    View Answer
    Option C

  10. The 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship will be held in Which state?
    A)Assam
    B)Arunachal Pradesh
    C)West Bengal
    D)Manipur
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship will be held in Arunachal Pradesh for the first time from September 10 to 24 next month.
  11. According to government data,FDI into India grew by How much percent during Q1 FY 20?
    A)27%
    B)22%
    C)28%
    D)25%
    E)20%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Foreign direct investment into India grew by 28 per cent to $16.33 billion during the first quarter of the current fiscal, according to government data.
  12. Where is the HQ of Forbes?
    A)New York
    B)Rome
    C)New Jersey
    D)California
    E)Vienna
    View Answer
    Option C

  13. Recently Ajanta Mendis announced his retirement from which sports?
    A)Tennis
    B)Badminton
    C)Football
    D)Cricket
    E)Hockey
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Sri Lanka spinner Ajantha Mendis has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. The 34-year-old made his Test debut in 2008 and played 19 Tests matches claiming 70 wickets in the format.

  14. How much amount of line of credit was announced by PM Modi for the development of Russia’s Far East region?
    A)USD 1 billion
    B)USD 2 billion
    C)USD 2.5 billion
    D)USD 3 billion
    E) USD 3.5 billion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the ‘Act Far East’ policy for Russia and announced that India will give a line of credit worth USD 1 billion for the development of Russia’s Far East region.
  15. When is National Sports Day observed?
    A)Aug 27
    B)Aug 30
    C)Aug 28
    D)Aug 29
    E)Aug 25
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The National Sports Day in India is celebrated on 29 August, on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. This day marks the birthday of Major Dhyan Chand Singh, the hockey player who won gold medals in Olympics for India in the years 1928, 1932 and 1936. He scored over 400 goals in his career, from 1926 to 1948.
  16. What is the minimum amount required to get open a Savings Account in Post Office?
    A) Account can be opened with Nil Amount
    B) Rs 10
    C) Rs 50
    D) Rs 20
    E) Rs 50
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Rs 20
    There is no maximum limit to be deposited in Account.
  17. Where is the HQ of CRISIL?
    A)Delhi
    B)Kolkata
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D

  18. Which has become the first country in the world to issue Biometric Seafarer Identity Document, BSID, capturing the facial biometric data of seafarers?
    A)Russia
    B)China
    C)India
    D)USA
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India has become the first country in the world to issue Biometric Seafarer Identity Document, BSID, capturing the facial biometric data of seafarers.
  19. Recently Indian Army successfully summited Mount Leo Pargyil (6773M).Where is Mount Leo Pargyil situated?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Himachal Pradesh
    C)Uttarakhand
    D)Jammu and Kashmir
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    An Indian Army team successfully summited Mount Leo Pargyil (6773M) on 20th Aug 2019 after an extremely challenging climb in harsh weather, hoisting the National Flag atop Mt Leo Pargyil. The expedition was flagged in by Lieutenant General PM Bali, AVSM, VSM, COS, Western Command on 31 Aug 2019 at Jhakri near Rampur Bushar.
  20. Recently President Robert Mugabe passed away.He was the former president of which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Rwanda
    C)Zimbabwe
    D)Brazil
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe has passed away aged 95. Mugabe died in Singapore, where he has often received medical treatment in recent years.

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