GA Revision for ESIC UDC Main, EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 566

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

  1. According to a study published by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Berlin,world’s forest animal population dropped by How much percent since 1970s?
    A)55%
    B)52%
    C)51%
    D)53%
    E)50%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The global population of forest-dwelling vertebrates has plummeted in the period between 1970 and 2014, according to a study published by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Berlin.

  2. Which state wetland authority has approved implementation of an integrated management plan of lakes “Chilika and Ansupa“?
    A)Assam
    B)Haryana
    C)Odisha
    D)Bihar
    E)Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Odisha Wetland Authority has approved implementation of an integrated management plan of lakes “Chilika and Ansupa“. The Chilika lake is India’s largest brackish water lagoon and Ansupa is the Odisha’s largest freshwater lake. The 5-year management plan of lakes is intended at strengthening livelihood of thousands of fishermen relying on the two water-bodies at an estimated investment of Rs 180 crore.

  3. Where is the HQ of Huawei?
    A)Tokyo
    B)Beijing
    C)Rome
    D)Shenzhen
    E)Shanghai
    View Answer
    Option D

  4. Recently The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) announced which scheme with the sole objective of funding exploration of new scientific and engineering breakthroughs with global impact?
    A)Sapna
    B)Utkarsh
    C)Unnati
    D)Supra
    E)Suraj
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) has announced a new scheme with the sole objective of funding exploration of new scientific and engineering breakthroughs with global impact. Called Supra, the initiative is one of PM Modi’s 100-day transformative ideas.
  5. The biography “Lessons Life taught me,Unknowingly “ is based on which personality?
    A)PV Sindhu
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)Anupam Kher
    D)Kiron Kher
    E)Salman Khan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Padma Bhushan awardee Anupam Kher’s autobiography “Lessons Life Taught Me, Unknowingly”, which chronicles his failures, rejections and lessons learnt in his life and in a career spanning 500 films, was released here by his friend and eminent actor Rishi Kapoor, his wife Neetu Kapoor and the fellow cast of the NBC show New Amsterdam.
  6. In which city,the western railways has opened India’s first printing press heritage gallery?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Western Railway General Stores Depot (GSD) has become the first in Indian Railways to opened a heritage gallery of the printing and allied machines used in the Western Railway Printing Press since (1948) at Mahalaxmi in Mumbai.
  7. Recently Reliance Jio has signed agreement with which company for digital transformation of Indian economy?
    A)Wipro
    B)TCS
    C)Microsoft
    D)Infosys
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Reliance Jio Infocomm and Microsoft Corporation have announced embarking on a long-term strategic relationship aimed at accelerating the digital transformation of Indian economy and society.

  8. Recently five new species of fish were discovered in which state?
    A)Nagaland
    B)Manipur
    C)Assam
    D)Arunachal Pradesh
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In Arunachal Pradesh, researchers of the Rajiv Gandhi University have discovered five new fish species in various districts of the state.
  9. The first Central Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology (CICET) will be set up in which state?
    A)Punjab
    B)Odisha
    C)Assam
    D)Gujarat
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of State for Chemical & Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya has announced that the first Central Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology (CICET) will be set up in Gujarat.

  10. Which country has been invited as a partner country for Gita Jayanti Mahotsav 2019?
    A)China
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Bhutan
    D)Nepal
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has invited Nepal to be the partner country for this year’s ‘Gita Jayanti Mahotsav 2019’ scheduled to be held at Kurukshetra.

  11. In financial terms, what does L in LTV stands for?
    A) Loan
    B) Listed
    C) Lien
    D) Lend
    E) Lent
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The loan-to-value (LTV) ratio is a financial term used by lenders to express the ratio of a loan to the value of an asset purchased. The term is commonly used by banks and building societies to represent the ratio of the first mortgage line as a percentage of the total appraised value of real property.
  12. When is Sadbhavana Diwas observed?
    A)Aug 17
    B)Aug 18
    C)Aug 19
    D)Aug 20
    E) Aug 22
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Sadbhavana Diwas is celebrated on 20 August every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. This year will be the 75th Birth Anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi. He was born on August 20, 1944.
  13. In which state,celebrations to mark 100 years of Chrysostum will be held?
    A)Assam
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Karnataka
    D)Kerala
    E)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A function will be held in Kerela to celebrate the Guinness Book of World Records entry of 100 Years of Chrysostum, a biographical documentary on Metropolitan Emeritus of the Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church of Malabar, Philipose Mar Chrysostum.
  14. Which state government is planning to ply ‘water taxis’ in its inland waterways?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Goa
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a first, the Goa government is planning to ply ‘water taxis’ in its inland waterways, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant announced.
  15. Which state government has launched ‘Mukhyamantri Krishi Ashirwad Yojana”?
    A)Haryana
    B)Odisha
    C)Jharkhand
    D)Assam
    E)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu launched the Jharkhand government’s ‘Mukhya Mantri Krishi Ashirwad Yojana’ under which money will be directly transferred into the bank accounts of farmers in the state. Under the scheme, beneficiaries having farm land of less than one acre to five acres, will get 5,000 to 25,000 rupees in their bank accounts.
  16. Which country’s researchers have discovered a new sensory organ in the skin that is able to detect painful mechanical damage?
    A)Denmark
    B)Netherlands
    C)Chile
    D)Sweden
    E)Iceland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden have discovered a new sensory organ in the skin that is able to detect painful mechanical damage, such as pricks and impacts, an advance that may help develop novel painkillers.
  17. NUUP is a USSD based mobile banking service from NPCI that brings together all the Banks and Telecom Service Providers. P in NUUP stands for?
    A) Payment
    B) Platform
    C) Perform
    D) Plan
    E) Programme
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    National Unified USSD Platform
  18. Which country won gold at the Under 12 Asian Tennis Team championship held in Kazakhstan?
    A)Japan
    B)Pakistan
    C)India
    D)China
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India have won gold at the Under 12 Asian Tennis Team championship held in Kazakhstan. India defeated Chinese Taipei 2-1 in the summit clash to win the title.
  19. Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited construced world’s largest lift irrigation project in which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Telangana
    C)Bihar
    D)Assam
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited (MEIL) has unveiled yet another pivotal moment in the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP), as it successfully commenced operations in the world’s largest Laximpur underground pumping station (LUPS – The Package 8).
  20. Recently Umesh Bhat Bhavikeri passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Author
    C)Politics
    D)Actor
    E)Sports
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Umesh Bhat Bhavikeri, 72, Congress leader and former MLA for Ankola, died of a heart attack.

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