GA Revision for EPFO , IBPS PO/Clerk, LIC Assistant and Other Exams – 623

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

  1. Recently Dindigul lock and Kandangi saree of which state got Geographical Indication Tag?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Manipur
    D)Assam
    E)Maharashta
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Two well-known products from Tamil Nadu — Dindigul lock and Kandangi saree — have been given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag by The Geographical Indications Registry in Chennai.
  2. What is the constituency of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Buxar
    C)Udhampur
    D)Banglore North
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Recently Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 26th Mela of Ladakhi-Kisan-Jawan-Vigyan Mela in Which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Leh
    C)Pune
    D)Gangtok
    E)Darjeeling
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 26th Mela of Ladakhi-Kisan-Jawan-Vigyan Mela in Leh.
  4. Which of the following banks launched its digibank, India’s first mobile-only bank in 2016?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) HSBC
    C) DBS Bank
    D) RBL Bank
    E) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    DBS Bank, Singapore’s largest bank and a leading bank in Asia, officially unveiled digibank, India’s first mobile-only bank.
    digibank is India’s first paperless, signatureless, branchless bank.
  5. When is Sadbhavana Diwas observed?
    A)Aug 17
    B)Aug 18
    C)Aug 19
    D)Aug 20
    E)Aug 22
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Sadbhavana Diwas is celebrated on 20 August every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. This year will be the 75th Birth Anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi. He was born on August 20, 1944.
  6. According to an analysis of a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) data released by environmental NGO Greenpeace,Which country is becoming world’s biggest sulphur dioxide emitter?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)USA
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    According to an analysis of a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) data released by environmental NGO Greenpeace, India has more than 15 percent of all anthropogenic sulphur dioxide (SO2) hotspots in the world detected by the OMI (Ozone Monitoring Instrument) satellite.
  7. Where is the HQ of Goldman Sachs?
    A)Washington DC
    B)London
    C)New York
    D)Rome
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C

  8. Which country’s researchers have discovered a new sensory organ in the skin that is able to detect painful mechanical damage?
    A)Denmark
    B)Netherlands
    C)Chile
    D)Sweden
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden have discovered a new sensory organ in the skin that is able to detect painful mechanical damage, such as pricks and impacts, an advance that may help develop novel painkillers.
  9. Where is the HQ of Paytm?
    A)Kochi
    B)Pune
    C)Noida
    D)New Delhi
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C

  10. Pakistan and Which other country jointly exercised ‘Shaheen-VIII’ exercise?
    A)Nepal
    B)Australia
    C)China
    D)Oman
    E)Japan
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    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.
  11. 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.
  12. The 45thWorld Skills Competition 2019 is being held in which country?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Russia
    C)India
    D)China
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian team created history by winning one gold, one silver and two bronze medals at the world’s biggest international vocational skill competition, 45th WorldSkills Kazan 2019, Russia.
  13. Which country won gold at the Under 12 Asian Tennis Team championship held in Kazakhstan?
    A)Japan
    B)Pakistan
    C)India
    D)China
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India have won gold at the Under 12 Asian Tennis Team championship held in Kazakhstan. India defeated Chinese Taipei 2-1 in the summit clash to win the title.
  14. The 2019 BWF Para-Badminton World Championships held in Which country?
    A)Germany
    B)China
    C)Switzerland
    D)India
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 2019 BWF Para-Badminton World Championships was held from 20 to 25 August 2019 in Basel, Switzerland. India won a total of 12 medals in the Championship with 3 Gold Medals. China won the championships with a total of 13 medals (7 Gold).
  15. ‘Eazypay’, India’s first mobile app for merchants to accept payments on mobile phone through multiple digital modes belongs to which bank?
    A) Federal Bank
    B) Dhanalakshmi Bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    E)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A first-of-its kind application, ‘Eazypay’ offers customers the improved convenience of paying by using their mobile phone through Unified Payment Interface (UPI), any credit / debit card & internet banking, and ‘Pockets’, digital wallet of ICICI Bank.
  16. 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)HDFC 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.
  17. 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)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Education Department in Tamil Nadu has launched an exclusive 24-hour television channel for the school students.
  18. Which Indian city Recently got clearance as the first venue for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Kochi
    C)Bhubaneswar
    D)Dispur
    E)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The city of Bhubaneswar got a provisional clearance as the first venue for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020, the Organising Committee confirmed.
  19. 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.
  20. Recently Akhilesh Singh passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Philosopher
    B)Actor
    C)Politics
    D)Poet
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Five-time MLA and the “Robin Hood of Rae Bareli” Akhilesh Singh has passed away after a prolonged illness.

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