GA Revision for EPFO , IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 617

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

  1. 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)Kolkata
    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’.
  2. The 14th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification begins in which city?
    A)Greater Noida
    B)New Delhi
    C)Gurugram
    D)Lucknow
    E) Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The 14th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification begins in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. During the event, India also assumed the presidency of COP for two years and Union Minister for environment took up the role of President of COP.
  3. 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)West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Education Department in Tamil Nadu has launched an exclusive 24-hour television channel for the school students.
  4. Which company announced the launch of a Military Veterans Employment programme?
    A)Amazon India
    B)Flipkart
    C)Ebay
    D)Snapdeal
    E)Limeroad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Amazon India announced the launch of a Military Veterans Employment programme that it said will create hundreds of opportunities for military veterans and their spouses across Amazon India’s Fulfillment Centres, Sort Centres and Delivery Centres in the country.
  5. Where is the HQ of Tata AIG insurance?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option C

  6. 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)IBM
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
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    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.
  7. 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)6.8%
    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.
  8. 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.

  9. Which country’s Army introduced a new homegrown jet propelled drone called Kian?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)China
    C)Iran
    D)India
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Iranian Army unveiled a high-precision jet-propelled drone called Kian. The capacity of carrying long-time surveillance missions and attack the targets far from the country’s borders.
  10. Recently a National Centre for Avian Ecotoxicology was inaugurated at which city?
    A)Kochi
    B)Dehradun
    C)Ranchi
    D)Coimbatore
    E)Bhopal
    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.
  11. Which company partnered with Indian School of Business to advance Artificial Intelligence Skilling in India?
    A)Microsoft
    B)TCS
    C)Wipro
    D)IBM
    E)Oracle
    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.
  12. 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)Corporation 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.
  13. Which state will have three deputy CMs for the first time?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Kerala
    C)Bihar
    D)Odisha
    E)Tamil Nadu
    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.
  14. 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)Croatia
    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.
  15. Pakistan and Which other country jointly exercised ‘Shaheen-VIII’ exercise?
    A)Nepal
    B)Australia
    C)China
    D)Oman
    E)Bangladesh
    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.
  16. Which company partnered with Goonj to promote circular economy?
    A)Bata
    B)Puma
    C)TCS
    D)Microsoft
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Global Sports Company PUMA is partnering with Goonj, an award-winning, India based non-profit specializing in using the urban surplus to trigger grassroots development work.
  17. Which of the following is not a major component of Market Risk?
    A) Interest rate risk
    B) Equity risk
    C) Credit risk
    D) Foreign exchange risk
    E) Liquidity risk
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The major components of Market risk are::
    Interest rate risk
    Equity risk
    Foreign exchange risk
    Commodity risk
  18. Where is the headquarters of New Development Bank (NDB) situated?
    A) Bern, Switzerland
    B) Cape Town, South Africa
    C) Shanghai, China
    D) Moscow, Russia
    E) Basel, Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The New Development Bank (NDB), formerly referred to as the BRICS Development Bank, is a multilateral development bank established by the BRICS states (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa).
    The first regional office of the NDB will be opened in Johannesburg, South Africa.

  19. 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.
  20. Recently Noel Kelmen passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Politics
    C)Commander
    D)Actor
    E)Writer
    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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