GA Revision for ESIC UDC Main, EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 560

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

  1. Recently Which state declared “Yeoman” butterfly as their state butterfly?
    A)Kerala
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Karnataka
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tamil yeoman (Cirrochroa thais) butterfly has been declared the state butterfly of Tamil Nadu. These butterflies are also known as Tamil Maravan, which means warrior, are found mainly in the hilly areas.
  2. Recently Asian Development Bank lowered India’s GDP growth rate to how much percent?
    A)7.1%
    B)7.2%
    C)7.3%
    D)7%
    E)7.4%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Asian Development Bank lowered India’s GDP growth rate from 7.2% to 7% for the current fiscal year.
  3. Recently International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended Which country with immediate effect for failing to fulfil their obligation of ensuring that there is no government interference in its administration?
    A)Zimbabwe
    B)Holland
    C)Netherlands
    D)Kenya
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect for failing to fulfil their obligation of ensuring that there is no government interference in its administration.

  4. Recently Government of India has approved a project to build the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) in Which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Assam
    C)Tamil Nadu
    D)Kerala
    E)Orissa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Government of India has approved a project to build the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) at Pottipuram in the Theni District of Tamil Nadu.
  5. Which state government has signed pact with Bombay Stock Exchange to encourage and support state’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to raise capital?
    A)Haryana
    B)Odisha
    C)Assam
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    BSE has inked a pact with Haryana government to encourage and support state’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to raise capital.
  6. Which bank launched web tool Vasool So-Ft’ (Vasool So-Fast) for digitasing the NPA recovery process on the banks?
    A)Yes Bank
    B)Federal Bank
    C)Karnataka Bank
    D)HDFC Bank
    E)AXIS Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Karnataka Bank Ltd has launched the web tool – ‘Vasool So-Ft’ (Vasool So-Fast) – for digitalising the NPA (non-performing asset) recovery process of the bank.
  7. Recently John Obi Mikel announced his retirement from international sports.He was related to which sports?
    A)Cricket
    B)Football
    C)Tennis
    D)Badminton
    E)Hockey
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Nigerian footballer John Obi Mikel announced his retirement from international football. His decision comes after the end of Nigeria’s campaign in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
  8. Recently the government has planned to set up how many Ayush wellness centres in the country in FY 2019-20?
    A)4500
    B)4300
    C)4200
    D)4000
    E)4700
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government has plans to set up 4,200 Ayush wellness centres in the country in FY 2019-20 in several states.
  9. Which state government has signed pact with National Stock Exchange for growth of MSMEs?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Karnataka
    C)Bihar
    D)Haryana
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    National Stock Exchange has signed a pact with the Haryana government to help boost the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises sector in the state.
  10. Nepal is organising which program in India to highlight the country’s tourism destinations?
    A)Aao Nepal 2020
    B)Come Nepal 2020
    C)Chal Pade Nepal 2020
    D)Visit Nepal 2020
    E)Go Nepal 2020
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a bid to promote tourism, Nepal Tourism Board is organising a program “Visit Nepal 2020” here in India to highlight the country’s many tourist destinations.
  11. The Tabor Athletics Meet is being held in Which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Netherlands
    C)Ukraine
    D)Czech Republic
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Star Indian sprinter Hima Das clinched her fourth gold as she won the 200m race with a creditable time in the Tabor Athletics Meet in Czech Republic.
  12. Which telecom operator completed merger of the consumer mobile businesses of Tata Teleservices ?
    A)Bharti Airtel
    B)BSNL
    C)Vodafone
    D)Jio
    E)Idea
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bharti Airtel and Bharti Hexacom announced the merger of the consumer mobile businesses (CMB) of Tata Teleservices (TTSL) and Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) (TTML) with the two Bharti Group companies. This move spells better synergies and increased customer base for the country’s third-largest mobile service provider.
  13. Which country has signed agreement with India to upgrade tracks in a key railway segment connecting the north and south at a cost of $ 91.26 million?
    A)Bhutan
    B)Nepal
    C)China
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Sri Lanka has signed an agreement with India to upgrade tracks in a key railway segment connecting the north and south at a cost of $ 91.26 million.
  14. When is Nelson Mandela International Day observed?
    A)July 19
    B)July 18
    C)July 15
    D)July 16
    E)July 20
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The United Nations observes 18 July every year as Nelson Mandela International Day. The day acknowledges the Nelson Mandela’s contribution to the struggle for democracy internationally and the promotion of a culture of peace throughout the world. Nelson Mandela Day is an occasion for all to take action and inspire change.
  15. Which Indian cricketer was recently inducted into Hall of Fame?
    A)Saurav Ganguly
    B)Rahul Dravid
    C)VVS Laxman
    D)Sachin Tendulkar
    E)Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar became the latest cricketer to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar became the latest cricketer to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.
  16. Common Services Centres and Which bank has launched a co-branded ‘Small Business Money Back Credit Card’ for small traders and village-level entrepreneurs (VLEs)?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)Yes Bank
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)HDFC Bank
    E)ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    HDFC Bank and Common Services Centres (CSCs) launched a co-branded ‘Small Business Money Back Credit Card’ for small traders and village-level entrepreneurs (VLEs). The credit card is specifically designed for VLEs and VLE-sourced customers. It would give users easy access to credit for their day-to-day business expenses.
  17. What is the currency of Zimbabwe?
    A)Dollar
    B)Euro
    C)Peso
    D)Krone
    E)Rufiya
    View Answer
    Option A

  18. What is the rank of India in 2019 Henley Passport Index?
    A)86th
    B)87th
    C)81st
    D)89th
    E)88th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Recently the Henley Passport Index 2019 ranking was issued. Indian Passport has been given the rank of 86th position with a mobility score of 58. The score means that Indian passport holders can travel to 58 countries without any prior Visa.
  19. Recently Which telecom operator became second largest operator as per TRAI?
    A)Idea
    B)BSNL
    C)Airtel
    D)Jio
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Reliance Jio, the newest entrant in the telecom sector, has pipped Bharti Airtel to become the second-largest mobile operator with 32.29 crore subscribers in May, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).
  20. Recently MJ Radhakrishnan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Philosopher
    B)Cinematographer
    C)Actor
    D)Poet
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    M.J. Radhakrishnan, one of the finest cinematographers in Malayalam cinema, passed away of cardiac arrest at the age of 61.

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