GA Revision for EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 587

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

  1. Recently Moody’s Investor Service has cut India’s GDP growth forecast to how much percent for 2019?
    A)6.8%
    B)6.7%
    C)6.2%
    D)6.6%
    E)6.4%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Moody’s Investors Service has cut India’s GDP growth forecast for the calendar year 2019 to 6.2 per cent from its previous estimate of 6.8 per cent.
  2. Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited construced world’s largest lift irrigation project in which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Telangana
    C)Bihar
    D)Assam
    E)Tamil Nadu
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited (MEIL) has unveiled yet another pivotal moment in the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP), as it successfully commenced operations in the world’s largest Laximpur underground pumping station (LUPS – The Package 8).
  3. Which bank was named world’s best bank by leading global financial publication Euromoney in its 2019 Awards for Excellence?
    A)HDFC Bank
    B)HSBC
    C)SBI
    D)DBS Bank
    E)ICICI Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a feat unmatched by other banks globally, DBS (HQ – Singapore) has become the first bank to concurrently hold three global best bank awards. This was achieved after DBS was named “World’s Best Bank” by leading global financial publication Euromoney in its 2019 Awards for Excellence.
  4. 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’.

  5. Which country launched world’s first floating nuclear reactor in Arctic?
    A)Japan
    B)USA
    C)Russia
    D)China
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Russia launched the world’s first floating nuclear reactor. The vessel weighs 21,000 tons and has two reactors with a capacity of 35 megawatts each. This reactor loaded with nuclear fuel, the Akademik Lomonosov left the Arctic port of Murmansk to begin its 5,000 kilometres (3,000-mile) voyage to Pevek in northeastern Siberia.

  6. Recently Reliance Jio has signed agreement with which company for digital transformation of Indian economy?
    A)Wipro
    B)TCS
    C)Microsoft
    D)Infosys
    E)Syntel
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
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    Reliance Jio Infocomm and Microsoft Corporation have announced embarking on a long-term strategic relationship aimed at accelerating the digital transformation of Indian economy and society.
  7. Who launched heritage postal stamp of Bandra station on the completion of 150 years of the railway station?
    A)Shahrukh Khan
    B)Salman Khan
    C)Irfan Khan
    D)Amitabh Bachhan
    E)Sanjay Dutt
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    CWMI (Composite Water Management Index ) 2.0 ranks various states for the reference year 2017-18 as against the base year 2016-17. “Gujarat continues to hold on to its rank one in the reference year (2017-18), followed by Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu,” the release said.
  8. The world’s first museum dedicated to the life and times of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was opened in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Kolkata
    C)Kochi
    D)Nagpur
    E)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The world’s first museum dedicated to the life and times of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the 16th-century mystic and saint, and the chief proponent of the Gaudiya Vaishnavism tradition, has been inaugurated by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata.
  9. Gogabeel lake of which state has been declared as the state first Community Reserve?
    A)Uttrakhand
    B)Bihar
    C)Tamil Nadu
    D)Assam
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Gogabeel, an ox-bow lake in Bihar, has been declared as the state’s first ‘Community Reserve’. It is located in the Katihar district of Bihar.
  10. Which state topped in Composite Water Management Index ?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Gujarat
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D)Himachal Pradesh
    E)Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    CWMI (Composite Water Management Index ) 2.0 ranks various states for the reference year 2017-18 as against the base year 2016-17. “Gujarat continues to hold on to its rank one in the reference year (2017-18), followed by Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu,” the release said.
  11. Recently Which city’s Hazratganj Chauraha has been renamed as Atal Chowk?
    A)Gorakhpur
    B)Pune
    C)Kanpur
    D)Lucknow
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Lucknow’s famous ‘Hazratganj Chauraha’ has been renamed as ‘Atal Chowk’ in memory of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  12. Which mobile company lunched its own operating system Harmony OS?
    A)Motorola
    B)Huawei
    C)Nokia
    D)Sony
    E)Mi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Huawei Technologies Co unveiled its much-anticipated in-house operating system Harmony OS, marking the Chinese tech giant’s arguably biggest push to build its own software ecosystem.
  13. Who is the author of novel “Second Night”?
    A)Satyajit Ray
    B)Devajini Ghosh
    C)Rajiv Dogra
    D)Krishna Saxena
    E)Ravinder Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former diplomat Rajiv Dogra, who has penned two books on Indo-Pak relations and the Durand Line, has just come out with his third novel.
  14. The biography “Lessons Life taught me,Unknowingly “ is based on which personality?
    A)PV Sindhu
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)Anupam Kher
    D)Kiron Kher
    E)Rahul Dravid
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Padma Bhushan awardee Anupam Kher’s autobiography “Lessons Life Taught Me, Unknowingly”, which chronicles his failures, rejections and lessons learnt in his life and in a career spanning 500 films, was released here by his friend and eminent actor Rishi Kapoor, his wife Neetu Kapoor and the fellow cast of the NBC show New Amsterdam.

  15. Recently Tirur Betel leaf gets GI tag.It belongs to which state?
    A)Kerala
    B)Mizoram
    C)Assam
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Four new products – Palani Panchamirtham from Palani Town in Dindigul District of Tamil Nadu State, Tawlhlohpuan and Mizo Puancheifrom the state of Mizoram and Tirur Betel leaf from Kerala – received Geographical Indication (GI) under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.

  16. Where is the HQ of Microsoft?
    A)Rome
    B)London
    C)Redmond
    D)Kirkland
    E)Brussels
    View Answer
    Option C

  17. Indian Navy will host MILAN,a multi lateral naval exercise in which state in March 2020?
    A)Kerala
    B)Gujarat
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian Navy would be hosting MILAN, a multi-lateral naval exercise, in Vizag (Andhra Pradesh) in March 2020. The MILAN series of biennial exercises, which commenced in 1995 was conducted at Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) until last year.

  18. Which state government has launched ‘Mukhyamantri Krishi Ashirwad Yojana”?
    A)Haryana
    B)Odisha
    C)Jharkhand
    D)Assam
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu launched the Jharkhand government’s ‘Mukhya Mantri Krishi Ashirwad Yojana’ under which money will be directly transferred into the bank accounts of farmers in the state. Under the scheme, beneficiaries having farm land of less than one acre to five acres, will get 5,000 to 25,000 rupees in their bank accounts.
  19. How much amount has been deposited in over 36 crore bank accounts under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) as per latest data?
    A)Rs 2 lakh crore
    B)Rs 3 lakh crore
    C)Rs 4 lakh crore
    D)Rs 1 lakh crore
    E) Rs 5 lakh crore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    More than Rs 1 lakh crore have been deposited in over 36 crore bank accounts opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY).
  20. Recently Ranjit Guru passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Sports
    C)Poet
    D)Journalist
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Senior journalist and Editor of language daily Sambad’s editorial page Ranjit Guru passed away following illness. He was 61.

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