GA Revision for ESIC UDC Main, EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 564

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

  1. Which country lifted the ICC World Cup 2019 Trophy?
    A)India
    B)England
    C)New Zealand
    D)South Africa
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    England lifted their maiden ICC World Cup cricket trophy beating New Zealand in a nerve-wracking final that was decided via a dramatic Super Over in London.
  2. Who was awarded with the Order of Zayed,UAE highest civilian honour?
    A)Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
    B)Nitin Gadkari
    C)Smriti Irani
    D)Narendra Modi
    E)Amit Shah
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has awarded PM Modi with the Order of Zayed, its highest civilian award, which was conferred earlier in April 2019 in recognition of his distinguished leadership for giving a big boost to bilateral relations between the two countries. PM Modi is on a visit to UAE.
  3. Recently Moody’s Investor Service has cut India’s GDP growth forecast to how much percent for 2019?
    A)6.8%
    B)6.7%
    C)6.2%
    D)6.6%
    E)6.9%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Moody’s Investors Service has cut India’s GDP growth forecast for the calendar year 2019 to 6.2 per cent from its previous estimate of 6.8 per cent.

  4. The Gujarat’s Statue of Unity and which state’s Soho House featured in Time magazine second annual list of world’s greatest places this year?
    A)Odisha
    B)Bihar
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Statue of Unity in Gujarat and Soho House in Mumbai were featured in Time magazine’s second annual list of the world’s greatest places this year. The list is a compilation of 100 new and “newly noteworthy destinations to experience right now”.
  5. Recently General insurance company Digit Insurance announced its first Bancassurance tie up with which bank?
    A)SBI
    B)Karur Vysya Bank
    C)Karnataka Bank
    D)Nainital Bank
    E)Laxmi Vilas Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    General insurance company Digit Insurance announced its first Bancassurance tie-up with Karur Vysya Bank. Together, they are looking forward to delivering innovative products like the ones aimed for catering insurance needs of SMEs.
  6. Where is the HQ of Cholamandlan MS General Insurance Company?
    A)Delhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B

  7. Where is the HQ of Bharti AXA General Insurance?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A

  8. The Asian schoolboy Boxing Championships held in which country?
    A)China
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)UAE
    D)Kuwait
    E)Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian junior boxers bagged eight medals including two gold medals in the Asian schoolboy Boxing Championships held in Kuwait, finishing as the second-best team in the tournament.
  9. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan inaugurated FSSAI’s National Food Laboratory (NFL) in Which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Ghaziabad
    C)Nagpur
    D)Gurugram
    E)Noida
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan inaugurated FSSAI’s National Food Laboratory (NFL) in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh on the occasion of 13th anniversary of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.

  10. Recently Hussain Muhammad Ershad passed away.He was the former president of which country?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)China
    C)Bangladesh
    D)Pakistan
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former Bangladesh President Hussain Muhammad Ershad passed away aged 89.

  11. Which country recently allowed women over the age of 21 to travel abroad without permission from male guardian?
    A)Zimbabwe
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Saudi Arabia
    D)UAE
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In Saudi Arabia, a landmark reform allowing women over the age of 21 to receive passports and travel abroad without permission from a male guardian has begun.
  12. According to union government,how many persons have enrolled under Pradhan Mantri Yogi Maandhan Scheme till July 10,2019?
    A)20 lakhs
    B)30 lakhs
    C)35 lakhs
    D)45 lakhs
    E) 50 Lakhs
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Government said that total 30 lakh 85 thousand 205 persons have been enrolled under Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan Scheme, PM-SYM, till 10th of this month
  13. The World Archery Youth Championship held in Which city?
    A)Paris
    B)Beijing
    C)Tokyo
    D)Madrid
    E)Vienna
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian team of Sukhbeer Singh, Sangampreet Singh Bisla and Tushar Phadtare clinched a bronze medal in the junior compound men’s team event in the World Archery Youth Championships in Madrid, Spain.
  14. Which bank has inked a pact with private sector insurer Aditya Birla Sun Life to offer life insurance products to the bank’s customers?
    A)Indian Bank
    B)Punjab National Bank
    C)Bank of Baroda
    D)Canara Bank
    E)IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Public sector Indian Bank has inked a pact with private sector insurer Aditya Birla Sun Life to offer life insurance products to the bank’s customers.
  15. The Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet held in Which country?
    A)Norway
    B)Ukraine
    C)Czech Republic
    D)Thailand
    E)England
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India’s ace sprinter Hima Das, continuing her brilliance, yet again made the country proud and claimed her third international gold after she won the top spot in women’s 200m event at the Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet in at Kladno, Czech Republic.
  16. Which bank was named world’s best bank by leading global financial publication Euromoney in its 2019 Awards for Excellence?
    A)HDFC Bank
    B)HSBC
    C)SBI
    D)DBS Bank
    E)ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a feat unmatched by other banks globally, DBS (HQ – Singapore) has become the first bank to concurrently hold three global best bank awards. This was achieved after DBS was named “World’s Best Bank” by leading global financial publication Euromoney in its 2019 Awards for Excellence.
  17. Where was Tatyana Kolpakova International athletics tournament held?
    A)Astana
    B)Vienna
    C)New Delhi
    D)Bishkek
    E)Oslo
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    M. Sreeshankar has won the long jump gold at the Tatyana Kolpakova International athletics. The tournament was held in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan).
  18. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples ?
    A)Indigenous Population
    B)Move and Migrate
    C)Migration and Movement
    D)Indigenous languages
    E)Migration and Immigration
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (World Adivasi Day) is observed on 9 August each year to frontup and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. This event also recognizes the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve world issues such as environmental protection.The 2019 Theme for International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is “Indigenous Languages”.
  19. When won the men’s Wimbledon Title 2019?
    A)Novak Djokovic
    B)Roger Federer
    C)Rafael Nadal
    D)Andy Murray
    E)Lewis Hamilton
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Serbian Novak Djokovic won his fifth Wimbledon title as he defeated Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12 in a match that lasted for more than four hours.

  20. Recently Barun Haldar passed away.He was related to which profession?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Philosopher
    C)Newsreader
    D)Actor
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Veteran Newsreader of All India Radio Barun Haldar passed away in Kolkata. He was 85. Haldar was ailing for some time. He was a popular presenter of Western Music in AIR Kolkata before shifting to AIR Delhi as an English Newsreader.

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