GA Revision for EPFO , IBPS PO/Clerk, LIC Assistant and Other Exams – 630

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

  1. Recently the Ministry of Sports decided to create how many National Centres of Excellence (NCE) ?
    A)31
    B)26
    C)20
    D)15
    E)21
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Ministry of Sports will create 20 National Centres of Excellence (NCE) in order to groom athletes for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. Every Centre of Excellence will designate funds for four to six specific sports.
  2. What is the rank of India in the latest FIFA rankings?
    A)102nd
    B)103rd
    C)104th
    D)105th
    E)106th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Indian football team has dropped one spot to 104 in the latest FIFA rankings which were revealed recently.
  3. Recently Akila Dananjaya has been banned from bowling for 12 months following an independent assessment of his action by the International Cricket Council (ICC).He belongs to which country team?
    A)Pakistan
    B)India
    C)Zimbabwe
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)Ireland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Sri Lankan spinner Akila Dananjaya has been banned from bowling for 12 months following an independent assessment of his action by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
  4. According to WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) report,how much percent of Open defecation down in India between 2000-2017?
    A)44%
    B)42%
    C)47%
    D)43%
    E)40%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    As much as 43 per cent of Indians have gained access to basic sanitation, while the practice of open defecation decreased by 47 per cent in the country between 2000 and 2017, says a WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) report.
  5. Recently Nasscom’s Data Security Council of India (DSCI) collaborated with Which company to launch Digital Payments Abhigyan?
    A)Wipro
    B)Microsoft
    C)Apple
    D)Google
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Nasscom’s Data Security Council of India (DSCI) said that it has collaborated with the electronics and IT ministry (MeitY) and Google India to launch a nationwide awareness campaign ‘Digital Payment Abhiyan’.
  6. Recently as per Defence Minister Rajnath Singh,India will achieve 26 billion dollars Defence Industry by Which year?
    A)2027
    B)2025
    C)2030
    D)2022
    E)2034
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Defence minister Rajnath Singh has said, India will achieve 26 Billion dollars Defence Industry by 2025. He said, Defence sector has been identified as one of the most prominent sectors under Make in India initiative to realize 5 Trillion dollar Economy by 2024. He said, performance of Indian defence industry has not been commensurate with its potential in past.
  7. Recently How many institutions(public and private) were given institute of eminence (IoE) tag by HRD ministry?
    A)22
    B)18
    C)16
    D)14
    E)20
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The ministry of human resource development (HRD) has named seven private and an equal number public institutions for the institute of eminence (IoE) tag, following the approval of the University Grants Commission (UGC).
  8. Which state declared 2020 as Artificial Intelligence year by organising various activities related to the emerging technology?
    A)Telangana
    B)Kerala
    C)Assam
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Telangana government has decided to declare 2020 as Artificial Intelligence year by organising various activities related to the emerging technology.
  9. Recently The finance ministry announced a big reduction in income tax rate for corporates to how much percent?
    A)20%
    B)21%
    C)22%
    D)25%
    E)30%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a big reduction in income tax rate for corporates. The government has slashed basic corporate tax rate to 22% from 30% while for new manufacturing companies it has been cut down to 15% from 25%.
  10. Recently Which state government has decided to set up ‘Swachh Bharat World University’?
    A)Bihar
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Assam
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Government of Maharashtra has decided to set up ‘Swachh Bharat World University’ in Wardha to mark Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary. The University will focus on research studies in sanitation, cleanliness and environment.
  11. What was the rank of ISB Hyderabad globally in Forbes Best International 1-Year Business Schools 2019?
    A)6th
    B)4th
    C)5th
    D)7th
    E)8th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    According to Forbes “Best Business Schools 2019” rankings, Lausanne, Switzerland-based IMD (International Institute for Management Development) held on to its No.1 ranking for the second time in a row as the best one-year international business school.
  12. Recently Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman KN Vyas has launched the NCG Vishwam Cancer Care Connect in which city?
    A)Paris
    B)Rome
    C)London
    D)Vienna
    E)Brussels
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman KN Vyas has launched the NCG Vishwam Cancer Care Connect in Vienna, Austria on the sidelines of 63rd general conference of IAEA.
  13. Recently General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command, Lieutenant General SK Saini, inaugurated the ‘Shraddhanjali Sthal’ in Which city?
    A)Surat
    B)Gorakhpur
    C)Jaisalmer
    D)Nagpur
    E)Roorkee
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command, Lieutenant General SK Saini, inaugurated the ‘Shraddhanjali Sthal’ at the Jaisalmer War Museum in the memory of soldiers killed in action.
  14. Recently Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Thakur announced the opening of a cricket and sports academy at Which place?
    A)Srinagar
    B)Leh
    C)Shimla
    D)Jammu
    E)Mohali
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a boost to sports training in the region, Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Thakur, in his first official visit to Union Territory of Ladakh, announced the opening of a Cricket and Sports Academy in Leh.
  15. The 35th Tri-Services Commanders conference was held in which city?
    A)Surat
    B)Pune
    C)Nagpur
    D)Jaisalmer
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 35th Tri-Services Commanders conference was held in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The conference is an annual exercise to strengthen the jointness and synergy amongst the three service commands of the Army, Navy and Air Force while undertaking Operations, Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief missions in the region.
  16. What is the name of mascot for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games to be held in Beijing?
    A)Giant Panda
    B)White Tiger
    C)Cabellors
    D)Custers
    E)Leopard
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Beijing has released its mascot for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games — a smiling giant panda wearing a suit made to resemble ice. The panda is named Bing Dwen Dwen — in Mandarin, “bing” means ice and “dwen dwen” means robust and lively.
  17. Which government launched “champions campaign” in the fight against dengue?
    A)Bihar
    B)Delhi
    C)Punjab
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched “champions campaign” in the fight against dengue and urged people to encourage their friends to inspect their homes to clean stagnant water. Earlier, Kejriwal had launched a mega drive against dengue -#10Hafte10Baje10Minute campaign.
  18. The Commonwealth Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships 2019 is being held in Which country?
    A)Finland
    B)USA
    C)Canada
    D)Netherlands
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Chennai-based powerlifter Arthi Arun has won five gold medals in the ongoing Commonwealth Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships 2019, St. John’s, Canada.
  19. Recently Which state government has issued a notification declaring 40 villages in four districts of the state as “lacking” taking into account the amount of damage to crops owing to heavy rains?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Uttarakhand
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Rajasthan government has issued a notification declaring 40 villages in four districts of the state as “lacking” taking into account the amount of damage to crops owing to heavy rains. These villages were declared inadequate on the basis of Girdawari report of rabi crop 2019.
  20. Recently Sathar passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Sports
    C)Actor
    D)Politics
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Veteran actor Sathar, who figured prominently in South Indian films in the 1970s and 80s, has passed away. He was 67.

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