GA Revision for ESIC UDC Main, EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 558

GA Revision Questions for ESIC UDC Main, EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other exams.

  1. Alejandro Giammattei was Recently sworn as new president of which country?
    A)Canada
    B)Estonia
    C)Guatemala
    D)Ukraine
    E)Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Alejandro Giammattei has been elected as new president of Guatemala. Giammattei will succeed outgoing President Jimmy Morales.
  2. When was the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India set up?
    A) April 1, 2016
    B) July 1, 2016
    C) October 1, 2016
    D) June 1, 2016
    E) September 1, 2016
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India was established on October 1, 2016 in accordance with the provisions of The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.
  3. Recently PM Narendra Modi announced the Jal Jeevan Mission at a Red Fort in New Delhi. What is the outlay of the scheme?
    A)Rs 3.5 lakh crore
    B)Rs 2.0 lakh crore
    C)Rs 2.7 lakh crore
    D)Rs 5.7 lakh crore
    E) Rs 4.5 lakh crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his Independence Day address at the Red Fort in New Delhi on Independence Day, announced an outlay of Rs 3.5 lakh crore for Jal Jeevan Mission for Centre and states to work together to provide piped potable water to every rural household by 2024.
  4. Indian Navy will host MILAN,a multi lateral naval exercise in which state in March 2020?
    A)Kerala
    B)Gujarat
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Tamil Nadu
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian Navy would be hosting MILAN, a multi-lateral naval exercise, in Vizag (Andhra Pradesh) in March 2020. The MILAN series of biennial exercises, which commenced in 1995 was conducted at Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) until last year.
  5. When was the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) passed by the Lok Sabha?
    A) 2016
    B) 2015
    C) 2014
    D) 2013
    E)2017
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2015 was introduced in Lok Sabha in December 2015. It was passed by Lok Sabha on 5 May 2016.

  6. Recently Railway Protection Force launched which special drive to identify and verify all vehicles parked in Railway Premises?
    A)Number Mark
    B)Away Number
    C)Find Number
    D)Number Plate
    E)Name Plate
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Indian Railways had launched a Special Drive from 9th August to 11th August with a Code Name – Operation “Number Plate” to identify and verify all vehicles parked in Railway premises, circulating area, parkings and even in the ‘No Parking’ areas for longer duration.
  7. Recently Tirur Betel leaf gets GI tag.It belongs to which state?
    A)Kerala
    B)Mizoram
    C)Assam
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Four new products – Palani Panchamirtham from Palani Town in Dindigul District of Tamil Nadu State, Tawlhlohpuan and Mizo Puancheifrom the state of Mizoram and Tirur Betel leaf from Kerala – received Geographical Indication (GI) under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.
  8. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code was drafted by whom?
    A) Securities and Exchange Board of India
    B) Reserve Bank of India
    C) Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee
    D) Indian Banks’ Association
    E) Debt restructuring
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former Union law secretary T K Viswanathan was the key architect of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, as chairman of the Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee which produced the report in this regard.
  9. The world’s first museum dedicated to the life and times of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was opened in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Kolkata
    C)Kochi
    D)Nagpur
    E)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The world’s first museum dedicated to the life and times of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the 16th-century mystic and saint, and the chief proponent of the Gaudiya Vaishnavism tradition, has been inaugurated by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata.
  10. When was Asian Development Bank founded?
    A)1976
    B)1985
    C)1965
    D)1966
    E)1990
    View Answer
    Option D

  11. The World Deaf Youth Badminton Championship held in Which place?
    A)Mecca
    B)Abu Dhabi
    C)Singapore
    D)Taipei
    E)Seoul
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Tamil Nadu girl Jerlin Anika has won the gold medal in the World Deaf Youth Badminton Championships held in Taipei.
  12. Recently India celebrated its Which Independence Day?
    A)76th
    B)74th
    C)72nd
    D)73rd
    E)75th
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Independence Day is annually celebrated on 15 August, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947, the day when the UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly.
  13. Who won People’s Choice Prize at the Boston International Sand Art Championship in Boston, USA?
    A)Sudarshan Patnaik
    B)Rupesh Singh
    C)Veeramani
    D)Vikas Singroul
    E) Rajni Kant Mishra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Renowned sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik has added another feather to his cap by bagging People’s Choice Prize at the Boston International Sand Art Championship in Boston, USA.
  14. Where is the HQ of BCCI?
    A)Pune
    B)Kolkata
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    E) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D

  15. Recently, protective headgear of prescribed standards has been made mandatory for children above how much years of age while travelling on motorcycle?
    A)5
    B)3
    C)4
    D)2
    E)6
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a significant move, protective headgear of prescribed standards has been made mandatory for children above four years while travelling on a motorcycle.
  16. How much amount has been deposited in over 36 crore bank accounts under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) as per latest data?
    A)Rs 2 lakh crore
    B)Rs 3 lakh crore
    C)Rs 4 lakh crore
    D)Rs 1 lakh crore
    E) Rs 5 lakh crore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    More than Rs 1 lakh crore have been deposited in over 36 crore bank accounts opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY).
  17. Recently Which city’s Hazratganj Chauraha has been renamed as Atal Chowk?
    A)Gorakhpur
    B)Pune
    C)Kanpur
    D)Lucknow
    E)Bareilly
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Lucknow’s famous ‘Hazratganj Chauraha’ has been renamed as ‘Atal Chowk’ in memory of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  18. Who released the book titled ‘New-Age Technology and Industrial Revolution 4.0’ in New Delhi?
    A)Narendra Modi
    B)Venkaiah Naidu
    C)Smriti Irani
    D)Rajnath Singh
    E)Amit Shah
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Vice President of India Shri Venkaiah Naidu released book titled ‘New-Age Technology and Industrial Revolution 4.0’ in New Delhi. It is authored by Rajya Sabha Member, Dr Narendra Jadhav.

  19. Who will led the Cricket Advisory Committee to select India’s new cricket coach?
    A)Ajay Jadeja
    B)Saurav Ganguly
    C)Kapil Dev
    D)MK Prasad
    E)Rahul Dravid
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) led by World Cup-winning former captain Kapil Dev entrusted with the responsibility of selecting India’s new coach.
  20. Recently Ranjit Guru passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Sports
    C)Poet
    D)Journalist
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Senior journalist and Editor of language daily Sambad’s editorial page Ranjit Guru passed away following illness. He was 61.

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