GA Revision for EPFO , IBPS PO/Clerk, LIC Assistant and Other Exams – 628

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

  1. Which company has been selected as a member of the global Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) 2019?
    A)TCS
    B)Microsoft
    C)Wipro
    D)Infosys
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    IT major Wipro Ltd has been selected as a member of the global Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) 2019 for the tenth year in succession.
  2. Which bank has launched a new Fixed Deposit (FD) scheme – FD Health?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)ICICI Bank
    C)Canara Bank
    D)Federal Bank
    E)Corporation Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    ICICI Bank has launched a new Fixed Deposit (FD) scheme – FD Health. The scheme offers FD with a health benefit through a critical illness coverage. Customers will be offered a complimentary insurance cover of Rs 1 lakh.
  3. Recently Justin Trudeau was sworn in as PM of which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Ukraine
    C)Canada
    D)Netherlands
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Justin Trudeau has won a second term as Canada’s prime minister after the country’s federal election, losing the majority but delivering unexpectedly strong results..
  4. Recently Guruprasad Mohapatra, Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), launched the website and mobile application Learn to Protect, Secure and Maximise Your Innovation on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Pune
    C)Kanpur
    D)Kolkata
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Guruprasad Mohapatra, Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), launched the website and mobile application Learn to Protect, Secure and Maximise Your Innovation on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in New Delhi.
  5. Recently in which city world’s oldest pearl was discovered?
    A)Gangtok
    B)Beijing
    C)Shanghai
    D)Abu Dhabi
    E)Dhaka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The world’s oldest natural pearl named ‘Abu Dhabi Pearl’ has been discovered on an island off Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. The 8,000-year-old pearl was found during excavations at Marawah Island which also revealed the earliest architecture in the UAE.
  6. Which Indian film won the highest-grossing foreign-language Award at the Australian International Movie Convention?
    A)Dream Girl
    B)Andhadhun
    C)Sanju
    D)Gully Boy
    E)War
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Ranbir Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal starrer ‘Sanju’ won the highest-grossing foreign-language Award at the Australian International Movie Convention.
  7. Which airline became first airlineglobally to use ‘Taxibot’ on Airbus flight?
    A)Emirates
    B)AirIndia
    C)Indigo
    D)Qatar Airways
    E)GoAir
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Air India scripted history by becoming the first airline in the world to use a TaxiBot on an Airbus A320 aircraft operating a commercial flight with passengers onboard.
  8. Recently which company launches contactless mobile phone payments facility CardPay?
    A)Rupay
    B)SBI Card
    C)IDBI
    D)MasterCard
    E)Yes Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    SBI Card announced the launch of ‘SBI Card Pay’, a feature which allows contactless payment using mobile phones at PoS terminals.
  9. The 2nd phase of an Indo-Dutch project called Local Treatment of Urban Sewage Streams for Healthy Reuse, or LOTUS-HR was launched in which city/UT?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 2nd phase of an Indo-Dutch project called Local Treatment of Urban Sewage Streams for Healthy Reuse, or LOTUS-HR was launched at Barapullah drain in New Delhi.
  10. Recently Indian Army organized Sangam Youth Festival in which state?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Punjab
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Jammu and Kashmir
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Over 1,500 students from 32 different colleges and university participated in the ‘Sangam Youth Festival’ being organised by the Indian Army in collaboration with Jammu University Campus in a bid to spread the message of peace, prosperity, communal harmony and national integration.
  11. The 2019 World Military Games held in which city?
    A)Rome
    B)New Delhi
    C)Beijing
    D)Wuhan
    E)Colombo
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Para-Athlete Anandan Gunasekaran bagged two gold medals for the Indian contingent in the World Military Games here in Wuhan, China.
  12. Recently RBI imposed a penalty of ₹1 crore on which bank for non-compliance with certain provisions of directions on Income Recognition and Asset Classification (IRAC) norms?
    A)SBI
    B)Syndicate Bank
    C)Lakshmi Vilas Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    E)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 crore on Lakshmi Vilas Bank for non-compliance with certain provisions of directions on Income Recognition and Asset Classification (IRAC) norms.

  13. Recently ICC readmitted Zimbabwe and which other country as ICC members?
    A)Bhutan
    B)Russia
    C)Nepal
    D)USA
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Zimbabwe and Nepal have been readmitted as ICC members following the conclusion of the ICC board meetings.
  14. The 2019 ITF women’s tennis tournament is being held in which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Netherlands
    C)Nigeria
    D)Ukraine
    E)Ireland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Riya Bhati has won the ITF women’s tennis tournament in Lagos, Nigeria. She defeated Slovenian player Nastja Kolar of Slovenia 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 in the summit clash of the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament.
  15. Where is the HQ of ICICI Bank?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C

  16. Recently Kais Saied is elected as the new President of Which country?
    A)Tunisia
    B)Uganda
    C)Zimbabwe
    D)Rwanda
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Kais Saied is elected as the new President of Tunisia after a landslide victory in recently concluded Presidential runoff. The Independent law professor Kais Saied won against his rival, Nabil Karoui.
  17. What is the currency of Nigeria?
    A)Won
    B)Ngultrum
    C)Naira
    D)Lira
    E)Riel
    View Answer
    Option C

  18. When is World Students Day observed?
    A)Oct 17
    B)Oct 16
    C)Oct 15
    D)Oct 14
    E)Oct 18
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    World Students’ Day is celebrated every year on October 15 on former president APJ Abdul Kalam’s birthday. The day is commemorated on his birth anniversary because of Dr Kalam was a dedicated teacher and identified himself foremost in that role before anything else.
  19. Which state launched the YSR Rytu Bharosa – PM Kisan scheme?
    A)Telangana
    B)Odisha
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Maharashtra
    E)West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Andhra Pradesh government launched YSR Rytu Bharosa – PM Kisan scheme for farmers’ welfare in the state from Sarvepalli in Nellore district. An amount of Rs 13,500 will be given to farmers in three instalments under this scheme.
  20. Recently Subha Dutta passed away.She was related to which field?
    A)Philosopher
    B)Sports
    C)Editor
    D)Actress
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Subha Dutta, editor of one of the largest circulated Bengali dailies of West Bengal, Bartaman has passed away. She was 67.

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