GA Revision for EPFO , IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 612

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

  1. Recently the RBI lowered the Recently the RBI lowered the GDP growth forecast for current financial year 2019-20 to how much percent?
    A)6.1%
    B)6.3%
    C)6.6%
    D)6.9%
    E)6.8%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut repo rate for the fifth consecutive time this calendar year to 5.15 per cent from the current 5.4 per cent in a bid to support government measures for boosting economic activity amid benign inflation.
  2. At how much percent world trade will grow for 2019 according to World Trade Organisation?
    A)2.2%
    B)1.5%
    C)3.0%
    D)1.2%
    E)3.5%
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The World Trade Organisation has lowered its growth projection for world merchandise trade for 2019 to 1.2 per cent against a 3 per cent growth achieved the previous year.
  3. Which bank has signed MoU with Indian Army for customised services to account holders?
    A)UCO Bank
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)Punjab National Bank
    D)Bank of Baroda
    E)Canara Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Bank of Baroda (BoB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Army under which the bank would offer customised services along with a host of facilities to account holders.
  4. Recently the NBA is bringing India’s first-ever Floating Basketball Court in which city/UT?
    A)Chennai
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The NBA brought to India the first-ever Floating Basketball Court in the Arabian Sea near Bandra Worli Sealink in Mumbai.
  5. Which bank has launched digital fixed deposit product “Express FD”?
    A)SBI
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)Axis Bank
    D)Federal Bank
    E)Yes Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Private sector lender Axis Bank has announced the launch of a digital fixed-deposit product. Called ‘Express FD’, a customer can open an Express FD account in three minutes through the digital mode without opening a savings account with the bank.
  6. What is the interest rate for Public Provident Fund for the third quarter of FY 20?
    A)8.1%
    B)7.7%
    C)7.9%
    D)8.0%
    E)9.2%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
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    The government has kept the post office small savings schemes unchanged for October to December quarter (third quarter of FY20). The interest rates are as:Public Provident Fund (PPF) — 7.9%,National Savings Certificate (NSC) — 7.9%,Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSY) — 8.4%,Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS) — 8.6%
  7. Recently Indian men’s hockey team defeated which country to maintain their 100 percent record in the tour?
    A)Canada
    B)Netherlands
    C)Belgium
    D)Australia
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Indian men’s hockey team produced an attacking masterclass to defeat reigning world and European champions Belgium 5-1 in the fifth and last match to maintain their 100 per cent record in their tour of Belgium. The Indian team won all five matches during the tour, beating Belgium 2-0 in the opening match, and registering 6-1 and 5-1 wins over Spain in the next two games, before finishing off their Tour with two wins against Belgium (2-1 and 5-1).
  8. Recently CM Yogi Adityanath flagged off Tejas Express from Lucknow to which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Jammu
    C)Kanpur
    D)Varanasi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath flagged off Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express from capital of Uttar Pradesh. It is the first ‘private train’ of the country by IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) with world-class luxury and comfort.
  9. Recently Non-banking finance company Paisalo Digital has signed a co-origination loan agreement with which bank to empower farmers, MSME segment and small businesses?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Canara Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)SBI
    E)BOI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Non-banking finance company Paisalo Digital has signed a co-origination loan agreement with government-owned Bank of Baroda to empower farmers, MSME segment and small businesses.
  10. Who has been appointed as new MD and CEO of Oil India Company Limited?
    A)PC Chandra
    B)Sanjiv Ranjan
    C)Utpal Bora
    D)Sushil Chandra Mishra
    E) Vikas Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Oil India Limited appointed Sushil Chandra Mishra as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company. Mishra replaces Utpal Bora.
  11. Which state became the third state to ban certain categories of pan masala?
    A)Rajasthan
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Odisha
    D)Bihar
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Rajasthan became the third state in India after Maharashtra and Bihar to ban certain categories of pan masala containing magnesium carbonate, nicotine, tobacco, mineral oil and flavoured ‘supari’. All such products will now be banned in the State under the Food Safety Act.
  12. Recently which state has become the fully electrified states in the country after providing electricity to over 5 lakh 15 thousand households under the Soubhagya Yojana?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Telangana
    C)Odisha
    D)Assam
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Telangana has become the fully electrified states in the country after providing electricity to over 5 lakh 15 thousand households under the Soubhagya Yojana introduced by the Centre in October 2017.
  13. Who is the author of book “India and the Netherlands – Past, Present and Future”?
    A)NK Chaturvedi
    B)Rishi Raj
    C)Gopal Ayer
    D)Venu Rajamony
    E) Manish Sahu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India and the Netherlands – Past, Present and Future’, a book authored by India’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, Venu Rajamony, was released in the Netherlands.
  14. Recently which state government announced to set up a sports university?
    A)Bihar
    B)Haryana
    C)Delhi
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that his government will set up a ‘Sports University’ in the national capital. Sportspersons will be able to devote all of their time to sports in the university. They will get graduate degrees in different sports like cricket, hockey, football and so on.
  15. Where is the HQ of National Basketball Association?
    A)London
    B)Rome
    C)Paris
    D)New York
    E)Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option D

  16. Which city railway station topped the list of cleanest railway stations in the country, as per a report ‘Swachh Rail, Swachh Bharat 2019’ released by Ministry of Railways?
    A)Jaipur
    B)Indore
    C)Lucknow
    D)Bhopal
    E)Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Jaipur topped the list of cleanest railway stations in the country, as per a report ‘Swachh Rail, Swachh Bharat 2019’ released by Ministry of Railways.
  17. Devaluation of currency leads to
    A) Increasing domestic prices
    B) No impact on domestic prices
    C) Fall in domestic prices
    D) Can either increase or decrease
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    One has to give higher price for the domestic goods because value of the money diminished in terms of foreign currency.
  18. Where is the HQ of World Trade Organisation?
    A)Rome
    B)Geneva
    C)Paris
    D)London
    E)Brussels
    View Answer
    Option B

  19. Which city hosted the IANCON 2019, 27th Annual Conference of the Indian Academy of Neurology?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Hyderabad
    C)Pune
    D)Bangalore
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Vice President Naidu inaugurated IANCON 2019, 27th Annual Conference of the Indian Academy of Neurology in Hyderabad, Telangana.
  20. Recently Robert Garrison passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Sports
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    German Actor Robert Garrison who is best known for his role as Tommy in the original ‘The Karate Kid’ has passed away at the age of 59.

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