GA Revision for EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 583

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)Indore
    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. The 6th India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) being held in Which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Kochi
    D)New Delhi
    E)Kolkata
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 6th India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) being held in New Delhi had discussions on infrastructure, energy, high technology, resource conservation, pharmaceuticals and policy coordination.

  3. 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.
  4. Which company won Dun and Bradstreet PsU awards 2019?
    A)HPCL
    B)BHEL
    C)BEL
    D)IOCL
    E)HAL
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) has bagged the best navratna award in manufacturing category at Dun & Bradstreet PSU Awards 2019 consecutively for the second year in a row.
  5. Recently PM Modi inaugurated the first metro coach under Make in India in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Kochi
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first coach for Mumbai Metro built under the ‘Make in India’ programme.
  6. Which state won IT Excellence Award for SATARK application?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Assam
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Odisha
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
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    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
  7. Recently Union Minister Prakash Javadekar inagurated Gorewada International Zoo in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Kanpur
    C)Nagpur
    D)Kochi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister Prakash Javadekar announced the approval for the new Gorewada International Zoo to be inaugurated in Nagpur district of Maharashtra.
  8. 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.
  9. What is the currency of China?
    A)Rupee
    B)Renminbi
    C)Dollar
    D)Euro
    E)Riel
    View Answer
    Option B

  10. Recently India and which other country introduced friendship bus service?
    A)China
    B)Bhutan
    C)Thailand
    D)Nepal
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A private transport company in Kathmandu has started a deluxe bus service for Siliguri in West Bengal. It will leave Kathmandu at 3 pm (local time) and reach Siliguri via Kakkarvitta-Panitanki along the Indo-Nepal border next day at around 11 am.
  11. Recently Which hurricane caused flooding in North Carolina according to USA National Hurricane Center?
    A)Idei
    B)Dorian
    C)Katrina
    D)Feni
    E)Veronica
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    After leaving a trail of destruction in the Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian reduced to a Category 1 storm which made landfall in North Carolina, according to the USA’s National Hurricane Center. Dorian caused flooding in parts of the state and spawned a number of tornadoes.
  12. What was the rank of Mumbai’s Dhirubhai Ambani International School (DAIS) in the “Global Top 50 IB Schools 2019” list?
    A)9th
    B)11th
    C)10th
    D)8th
    E)12th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Mumbai’s Dhirubhai Ambani International School (DAIS) was ranked 10th in the “Global Top 50 IB Schools 2019” list.
  13. What is the base colour of Rs 50 bank note issued after demonetization?
    A) Argent
    B) Cool Grey
    C) Stone Grey
    D) Fluorescent Blue
    E)Magenta
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The colour is Fluorescent Blue
  14. The 2019 South Asian Parliamentarian conference for Children of UNICEF held in Which city?
    A)Colombo
    B)Tokyo
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Canberra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) along with the parliament of Srilanka at the Colombo city conducted the two-day-long 2019 UNICEF South Asian Parliamentarian Conference on Children Rights Convention to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the convention of the rights of the child. This is the 3rd convention conducted by UNICEF with parliamentarians for children where the meeting aims to discuss the issues faced by children and on the challenges to improve the child rights.
  15. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched ten AYUSH health and wellness centres in which state?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttar pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Bihar
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched ten AYUSH health and wellness centres in Haryana. The centres are in line with the Ministry of AYUSH’s commitment to making 12,500 AHWCs functional in the next three years.
  16. Where is National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) situated?
    A) Noida
    B) Nashik
    C) Pune
    D) New Delhi
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) is an Indian institution for research, training and consultancy in banking and finance. It is located in Pune. The campus is self-contained, with residential and educational facilities.
  17. Recently Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated Aqua Aquaria India 2019 in which city?
    A)Hyderabad
    B)Kochi
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated Aqua Aquaria India 2019 in Hitex Exhibition Center, Hyderabad, Telangana.
  18. The exercise SLINEX-2019 is a exercise between India and which other country?
    A)China
    B)Singapore
    C)Somalia
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Two Sri Lankan naval ships, Sindhurala and Suranimala, arrived at the port of Visakhapatnam to participate in ‘SLINEX 2019’, the bilateral maritime exercise between India and Sri Lanka.
  19. Who released the books ‘Loktantra Ke Swar’ in Hindi and ‘The Republican Ethic’ in English Recently?
    A)Smriti Irani
    B)Venkaiah Naidu
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Ram Nath Kovind
    E)Amit Shah
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday released books – ‘Loktantra Ke Swar’ in Hindi and ‘The Republican Ethic’ in English, which are the compilations of speeches of President Ram Nath Kovind from his second year in office.
  20. Recently Ram Jethmalani passed away.He was the former Union Minister and related to which other profession?
    A)Actor
    B)Lawyer
    C)Journalist
    D)Social Activist
    E)Lecturer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Eminent lawyer and former Union Minister Ram Jethmalani has passed away, just six days short of his 96th birthday.

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