GA Revision for ESIC UDC Main, EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 567

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

  1. Who was appointed as head of National Cricket Academy ?
    A)Rahul Dravid
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)Sachin Tendulkar
    D)Saurav Ganguly
    E)Yuvraj Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) appointed former cricketer Rahul Dravid as the head of National Cricket Academy (NCA), Bengaluru.
  2. Recently the Ministry of External Affairs has fixed the retirement age for all Central Armed Police forces to which age?
    A)65 years
    B)62 years
    C)60 years
    D)58 years
    E) 52 years
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has fixed the retirement age for all Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), irrespective of rank, at 60 years.
  3. Which state government was fined with Rs 100 crore failing to curb coal mining?
    A)Assam
    B)Manipur
    C)Nagaland
    D)Meghalaya
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Supreme Court of India has directed the Meghalaya government to deposit the Rs 100 crore fine. The fine was imposed by the NGT for failing to curb illegal coal mining with the Central Pollution Control Board.
  4. According to an analysis of a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) data released by environmental NGO Greenpeace,Which country is becoming world’s biggest sulphur dioxide emitter?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)USA
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    According to an analysis of a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) data released by environmental NGO Greenpeace, India has more than 15 percent of all anthropogenic sulphur dioxide (SO2) hotspots in the world detected by the OMI (Ozone Monitoring Instrument) satellite.

  5. Recently Which city of India was inducted into UNESCO World Heritage Sight List?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Jaipur
    D)Kolhapur
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Walled City of Jaipur, known for its iconic architectural legacy and vibrant culture, has made its entry into the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.
  6. Where is the HQ of Cholamandlan MS General Insurance Company?
    A)Delhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B

  7. How many farmer families across the country have received the first and second instalments of 2 thousand rupees each under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana?
    A)6 cr
    B)8 cr
    C)5 cr
    D)7 cr
    E)3 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Over seven crore 32 lakh farmer families across the country have received the first and second instalments of 2 thousand rupees each under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana amounting to 14 thousand 646 crore rupees.
  8. Which country commemorated first glacier lost to climate change recently?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Germany
    C)Iceland
    D)Greece
    E)Greenland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Iceland unveiled a plaque to its Okjokull ice sheet, the first of the country’s hundreds of glaciers to melt away due to climate change.
  9. Who is the author of the book “Resurgent India”?
    A)NS Vishwanathan
    B)Viral Achrya
    C)Hasmukh Adhiya
    D)Bimal Jalan
    E)Ramnath Kovind
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Bimal Jalan’s new Book ‘Resurgent India’ has been launched. The book talks about key priorities that can be implemented by the new government in national interest, irrespective of the political agenda of the party that come to power. The book has been published by Harper Collins.
  10. The 3rd Nations Cup 2019 took place in which country?
    A)Australia
    B)India
    C)Saudi Arabia
    D)Serbia
    E)South Korea
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s junior women boxers ended the campaign with a rich haul of four gold, four silver and four bronze medals at the 3rd Nation’s Cup which took place in Vrbas, Serbia.
  11. Which became the first state to reserve 75% private jobs for locals?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Andhra Pradesh has become the first state in the country to reserve jobs for locals. The Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed the Andhra Pradesh Employment of Local Candidates in Industries/Factories Act, 2019.
  12. Where is the HQ of NASA?
    A)Rome
    B)New York
    C)Washington DC
    D)London
    E)Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option C

  13. Which airline has introduced a ‘Discover India’ scheme valid for sale and travel up to March 31, 2020?
    A)AirIndia
    B)Indigo
    C)SpiceJet
    D)Jet Airways
    E)Vistara
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Air India has introduced a ‘Discover India’ scheme valid for sale and travel up to March 31, 2020.

  14. Recently Madhur Deora was appointed as president of which company?
    A)Mobikwik
    B)PayPal
    C)PayU
    D)Paytm
    E)GooglePay
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Gearing up for the next phase of growth in consumer Internet and financial services, digital payments player Paytm has announced the promotion of its Chief Financial Officer Madhur Deora as the company’s President.
  15. The Asian schoolboy Boxing Championships held in which country?
    A)China
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)UAE
    D)Kuwait
    E)USA
    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.

  16. As per data by RBI,Which state reported highest cases of ATM fraud in 2018-19 ?
    A)Bihar
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Assam
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Maharashtra reported 233 cases of ATM fraud in 2018-19, the highest in the entire country, Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) data, revealed. The data showed that Delhi grabbed the second spot with 179 cases, followed by Tamil Nadu with 147 cases of ATM fraud.
  17. What is the currency of Iceland?
    A)Krona
    B)Som
    C)Won
    D)Dollar
    E)Rupee
    View Answer
    Option A

  18. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation 2019 Exercise will be held in Which country?
    A)Russia
    B)China
    C)India
    D)Brazil
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In the backdrop of simmering tensions between the two, India and Pakistan will be participating in a major upcoming exercise under the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in Russia.

  19. Which state organized the “Nishagandhi Monsoon Ragas” music fest?
    A)Goa
    B)Assam
    C)Kerala
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Monsoon Ragas,’ a music festival, being organised by Kerala Tourism, marks the states successful entry into music tourism, Governor P Sathasivam said.
  20. Recently Harley Race passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Philosopher
    B)Poet
    C)Actor
    D)Wrestling
    E)Swimming
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Harley Race, American professional wrestler passed away. Race overcame serious injuries from a car accident to become a mainstay of the wrestling circuit, winning numerous individual and tag-team titles in the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s.

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