GA Revision for EPFO , IBPS PO/Clerk, LIC Assistant and Other Exams – 625

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

  1. What is the rank of Delhi in fastest growing prime market globally on Knight Frank’s Prime Global Cities Index?
    A)10th
    B)11th
    C)15th
    D) 20th
    E)25th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Delhi is the 10th fastest growing prime market globally on Knight Frank’s Prime Global Cities Index. The capital region, by virtue of its limited supply of luxury properties, saw a 4.4 per cent rise in weighted average of capital values.
  2. Where is the HQ of Indian Oil Corporation Limited?
    A)Lucknow
    B)New Delhi
    C)Kolkata
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Which state government has approved a proposal to provide 70 litres of water for free to residents of the 13 desert districts of the state?
    A)Rajasthan
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has approved a proposal to provide 70 litres of water for free to residents of the 13 desert districts of the state.
  4. 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)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first coach for Mumbai Metro built under the ‘Make in India’ programme.
  5. Recently BookMyForex.com announced the launch of CO branded Multi Currency ForexTravel Card in partnership with which bank?
    A)SBI
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)YES Bank
    D)CitiBank
    E)Federal Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    BookMyForex.com, the world’s first and largest marketplace for foreign exchange and remittances, announces the launch of a co-branded Multi-Currency Forex Travel-card in partnership with YES Bank and Visa to offer a seamless experience to Indian overseas travellers.

  6. When is World Mosquito Day observed?
    A)Aug 19
    B)Aug 22
    C)Aug 21
    D)Aug 20
    E)Aug 25
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    World Mosquito Day, observed annually on 20 August, is a commemoration of British doctor Sir Ronald Ross’s discovery in 1897 that female mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans.Ross is responsible for the annual observance, having declared shortly after his discovery that the day should be known as World Mosquito Day in the future.
  7. Which country’s Cerebras System has unveiled world’s largest computer chip?
    A)Japan
    B)Russia
    C)USA
    D)China
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    US’ Artificial intelligence(AI) company Cerebras Systems has unveiled the world’s largest single silicon-based processor named Cerebras Wafer Scale Engine(WSE). This chip has 1.2 trillion transistors, the basic on-off electronic switches that are the building blocks of silicon chips.
  8. Which company to acquire 58.2% stake in SriLanka Ideal Finance ?
    A)Mahindra & Mahindra
    B)TCS
    C)Infosys
    D)Wipro
    E)CTS
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India’s Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services (Mahindra Finance) said that it has entered into a joint venture deal with Sri Lanka’s Ideal Finance to acquire up to 58.2% stake in the company for LKR 2 billion (nearly Rs80 crore).
  9. The 2019 South Asian Parliamentarian conference for Children of UNICEF held in Which city?
    A)Colombo
    B)Tokyo
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Colombo
    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.
  10. The World Police and Fire Games 2019 held in Which country?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)Vietnam
    E)Brussels
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Haryana Police Inspector Nirmala has bagged a gold medal in wrestling at the World Police and Fire Games 2019, which were held in Chengdu, China.
  11. The State Tourism Ministers Conference held in Which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Pune
    C)Lucknow
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the State Tourism Ministers’ Conference in New Delhi. The conference, organised by the Ministry of Tourism was attended by state tourism ministers, secretaries of tourism and senior officials from the states and union Territories (UTs) who are expected to deliberate on various issues related to the development and promotion of tourism.
  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. Which country’s women hockey team won Olympic Test Event in Tokyo?
    A)Pakistan
    B)China
    C)Japan
    D)India
    E)US
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian Women’s Hockey team won the Olympic Test Event by registering a 2-1 win against Japan in the final at Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo, Japan.

  14. The 6th India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) being held in Which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Kochi
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    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.

  15. When is World Senior Citizens Day observed?
    A)Aug 23
    B)Aug 19
    C)Aug 20
    D)Aug 21
    E)Aug 26
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The World Senior Citizen’s Day is celebrated on the 21st of August each year. The day is known to increase awareness of the factors and issues that affect older adults, such as age deterioration and the study of problems that affect their lives, elder abuse. It is also a day to recognize and acknowledge the contributions of older people to society.

  16. What is the capital of Canada?
    A)Rome
    B)Ottawa
    C)Amsterdam
    D)London
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B

  17. Where is the HQ of World Economic Forum?
    A)Cologny
    B)Veyvier
    C)Rome
    D)Geneva
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A

  18. Which state tribal development department has launched an academic programme for young tribal students aspiring to be doctors and engineers known as Super 50?
    A)Odisha
    B)Bihar
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Maharashtra’s Tribal Development Department in association with the Pace Educational Trust launched an academic programme for young tribal students aspiring to be doctors and engineers.
  19. The exercise SLINEX-2019 is a exercise between India and which other country?
    A)China
    B)Singapore
    C)Somalia
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)Macau
    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.
  20. Recently Niranjan Singh Tasneem passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Painter
    B)Animator
    C)Writer
    D)Social Activist
    E)Whistle Blower
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Sahitya Akademi award winner and an eminent Punjab writer, Professor Niranjan Singh Tasneem passed away. He was 91

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