GA Revision for EPFO , IBPS PO/Clerk, LIC Assistant and Other Exams – 631

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

  1. Where is the HQ of Defence Reasearch and Development Organisation?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Jaipur
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    Option C

  2. At how much percent global GDP will grow according to International Monetary Fund?
    A)2.5%
    B)3%
    C)3.2%
    D)3.7%
    E)2.2%
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    IMF has downgraded global growth in 2019 to 3%, the slowest since the global financial crisis. Globally, rising trade barriers, heightened uncertainty around trade and geopolitics, idiosyncratic factors that have strained several emerging markets and structural factors such as advanced economies’ ageing population and low productivity growth were the causes behind a “synchronized slowdown” the IMF said in its 2019 World Economic Outlook (WEO) Global Manufacturing Downturn, Rising Trade Barriers report.
  3. What is the rank of India in female representation at senior management levels according to a new study by the Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI)?
    A)24th
    B)21st
    C)23rd
    D)22nd
    E)25th
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    India is ranked 23rd for female representation at senior management levels, only marginally better than Japan and South Korea, according to a new study by the Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI).
  4. Basel III recommendations shall be completely implemented in India by_______
    A) March 31, 2020
    B) March 31, 2019
    C) March 31, 2018
    D) March 31, 2021
    E) March 31, 2022
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Basel III guidelines are expected to be fully implemented by March 31, 2019.
  5. Whereis the HQ of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kolkata
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
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    Option C

  6. According to 20th Livestock Census released by the Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Livestock population in India raised by how much percent?
    A)4.2%
    B)4.4%
    C)4.6%
    D)4.5%
    E)4.8%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The population of cows in the country has risen by 18 per cent in the last seven years, while that of oxen dipped by 30 per cent, according to the latest census of livestock. The total number for livestock was pegged at around 536 million.
  7. Recently India’s Flora Fountain has been chosen for the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.It is located in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    E)Kolkata
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Mumbai’s iconic 155-year-old Flora Fountain and two other heritage landmarks in the country’s financial capital are among the four sites that have been chosen from India for the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.
  8. According to India Innovation Index 2019,which state is the most innovative major state in India?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Gujarat
    C)Karnataka
    D)Assam
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    NITI Aayog with Institute for Competitiveness as the knowledge partner released the India Innovation Index (III) 2019. Karnataka is the most innovative major state in India.
  9. As per the Basel III implementation in India, minimum Tier 1 capital must be _____ % of risk weighted assets on ongoing basis
    A) 5.5%
    B) 7%
    C) 9%
    D) 11%
    E) 6%
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tier 1 capital must be at least 7% of RWAs on an ongoing basis.
  10. Which state government has set up Kanyashree University to empower girls?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Manipur
    D)West Bengal
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Aiming to empower girls, the West Bengal government has taken the initiative to set up a Kanyashree University in Nadia district and Kanyashree colleges across the state. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had laid the foundation stone of the new university at Krishnagar in Nadia district in January. The Kanyashree university would be only for women.
  11. Recently Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan released a postal stamp to commemorate the centenary celebrations of the city-based ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) in which city ?
    A)Kochi
    B)Nagpur
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Raipur
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan released a postal stamp to commemorate the centenary celebrations of the city-based ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) in New Delhi. The postal stamp has been brought out under the ‘Corporate My Stamp’ scheme of India Posts.
  12. Recently as announced by Indian Army, it will become a net-zero carbon emitter by which year?
    A)2040
    B)2022
    C)2030
    D)2025
    E)2035
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian Railways has announced that it will become a net-zero carbon emitter by 2030. The move will be a part of India’s strategy to combat climate change.
  13. In which city,first Robo Chef Restaurant was opened recently?
    A)Surat
    B)Chennai
    C)Bhubaneswar
    D)Mumbai
    E)Lucknow
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Odisha’s smart city Bhubaneswar gets it 1st Robo Chef Restaurant in Odisha. The Robot Restaurant opened at the Infocity DLF tower of Bhubaneswar claims to be the first restaurant in Eastern India where two indigenously developed robots, ‘Champa’ and ‘Chameli’ are engaged.

  14. The 41st DRDO Directors Conference was held in which city/UT?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 41st DRDO Directors Conference in New Delhi. The discussion included efforts taken by DRDO to ensure technological advancement of the Indian forces to safeguard the country.
  15. What is the rank of India in 2019 Hurun Global Unicorn List?
    A)1st
    B)2nd
    C)3rd
    D)4th
    E)5th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Hurun Research Institute has released the inaugural Hurun Global Unicorn List 2019, a ranking of the world’s billion-dollar tech ‘start-ups’ founded in the 2000s and not yet listed on a public exchange.

  16. What is the rank of India in the 2019 Global Hunger Index?
    A)95
    B)117
    C)102
    D)99
    E)100
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India has slipped to 102 position in the Global Hunger Index 2019 of 117 countries, slipping from its 2018 position of 95.
  17. Recently Baul Festival concluded in which country?
    A)India
    B)Bangladesh
    C)Bhutan
    D)Nepal
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A three day long festival of Baul songs named Indo-Bangla Baul Music Festival ended with spell binding performances by Bauls from India and Bangladesh. The program was organised to observe the 129th death anniversary of Baul saint Fakir Lalon Shah.
  18. At how much percent India GDP will grow in 2019 according to International Monetary Fund?
    A)6.5%
    B)5.8%
    C)6.2%
    D)6.1%
    E)5.4%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    As against India’s real growth rate of 6.8 per cent in 2018, the IMF in its latest World Economic Outlook projected India’s growth rate at 6.1 per cent in 2019 and noted that the Indian economy is expected to pick up the next year at 7.0 per cent in 2020.
  19. Recently India arm of Netherlands-based Home Credit Group has tied up with which bank for joint lending to tap the large unbanked customer base across the country?
    A)SBI
    B)Federal Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Karur Vysya Bank
    E)Bandhan Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The India arm of Netherlands-based Home Credit Group has tied up with Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) for joint lending to tap the large unbanked customer base across the country.
  20. Recently PV Krishnamoorthy passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Director
    E)Singer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    P.V. Krishnamoorthy, veteran broadcast journalist, has passed away. He was 98. He was appointed as the first Director General of Doordarshan in 1976.

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