GA Revision for EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 582

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

  1. Which company partnered with Indian School of Business to advance Artificial Intelligence Skilling in India?
    A)Microsoft
    B)TCS
    C)Wipro
    D)IBM
    E)Samsung
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Indian School of Business (ISB) and Microsoft India announced a new partnership to take forward their shared vision for an AI-empowered India at an event in Hyderabad.

  2. 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)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Education Department in Tamil Nadu has launched an exclusive 24-hour television channel for the school students.
  3. Which country won Subroto Cup Under 17 girls trophy?
    A)Pakistan
    B)India
    C)Bangladesh
    D)Nepal
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Bangladesh Krida Shiksha Prothishtan (BKSP) thrashed Nilmani English School, Manipur, 4-0 in the final of the Diamond jubilee edition of Subroto Cup (under-17 girls) at Ambedkar Stadium in Delhi.
  4. Recently a National Centre for Avian Ecotoxicology was inaugurated at which city?
    A)Kochi
    B)Dehradun
    C)Ranchi
    D)Coimbatore
    E)Dhanbad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A National Centre for Avian Ecotoxicology was inaugurated at Salim Ali Centre for Ornithlogy and Natural Sciences (SACON) in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
  5. The 2019 Indo Pacific Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) Conference held in Which city?
    A)New York
    B)Cambodia
    C)Bangkok
    D)Vienna
    E)Uganda
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 2019 Indo Pacific Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) Conference held in Bangkok, Thailand in which Air Chief Marshal and Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee, Birender Singh Dhanoa participated. The theme for the conference was “Collaboration in a free and Open Indo – Pacific”.
  6. 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)Indian Overseas 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.
  7. Where is the headquarters of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank situated?
    A) Beijing, China
    B) Manila, Philippines
    C) Naypyidaw, Myanmar
    D) Paris, France
    E) London, England
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is an multilateral development bank that aims to support the building of infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region. The bank currently has 56 member states while another 24 are prospective members for a total of 80 approved members and was proposed as an initiative by the government of China.
  8. Which bank has joined hands with Tata AIG General Insurance to offer the latter’s diverse range of general insurance policies?
    A)Indian Bank
    B)Indian Overseas Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Bank of Baroda
    E)Corporation Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Indian Bank has joined hands with Tata AIG General Insurance to offer the latter’s diverse range of general insurance policies benefiting the bank’s customers by way of protection, wealth creation and savings.
  9. Which state will have three deputy CMs for the first time?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Kerala
    C)Bihar
    D)Odisha
    E)Jharkhand
    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.
  10. The seventh ‘Community Radio Sammelan’ held in Which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The seventh ‘Community Radio Sammelan’ held in New Delhi during which representatives of community radio stations discussed experiences and possibilities of programming for raising awareness on sustainable development goals in a better manner.
  11. Total number of branches of State Bank of India after merger is?
    A) 15,000
    B) 20,000
    C) 24,000
    D) 30,000
    E)38,000
    View Answer
    Option C

  12. Where is the HQ of Tata AIG insurance?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option C

  13. 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.
  14. The 45th G-7 Summit held in Which country?
    A)China
    B)France
    C)UAE
    D)India
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    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.
  15. The fourth edition of India’s largest confluence of digital-technology stakeholders, the IoT India Congress 2019 concluded in which city?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The fourth edition of India’s largest confluence of digital-technology stakeholders, the IoT India Congress 2019 concluded its two-day event in Bangalore with a footfall of 1600+ participants and 70+ speakers. The IoT India Congress is the platform of platforms for the Internet of Things. This year’s theme was ‘Mainstreaming the Internet of Things’.
  16. 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)Switzerland
    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.
  17. Which company launched a program under which it will train 5000 government employees over the next year on AI (artificial intelligence) and cloud computing skills?
    A)Wipro
    B)TCS
    C)Capgemini
    D)Microsoft
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Microsoft India launched a program under which it will train 5000 government employees over the next year on AI (artificial intelligence) and cloud computing skills. This program was inaugurated by Amitabh Kant, chief executive of NITI Aayog.
  18. Pakistan and Which other country jointly exercised ‘Shaheen-VIII’ exercise?
    A)Nepal
    B)Australia
    C)China
    D)Oman
    E)Austria
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The air forces of Pakistan and China are jointly exercising ‘Shaheen-VIII’ in Chinese city of Holton, close to the Indian border near Ladakh. The annual joint training is the eighth of its kind between the two countries since it was first launched in March 2001.
  19. As per FICCI economic outlook survey,India’s Q1 FY 20 GDP pegged at how much percent?
    A)6%
    B)6.2%
    C)6.6%
    D)6.7%
    E)6.4%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    FICCI’s latest Economic Outlook Survey released puts the quarterly median forecast at 6 per cent for GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019-20.
  20. Recently Noel Kelmen passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Politics
    C)Commander
    D)Actor
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Naval war hero and Kirti Chakra awardee, Commander Noel Kelman, passed away at the age of 92 following a brief illness.

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