GA Revision for ESIC UDC Main, EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 569

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

  1. What is the rank of India in the world in the Water Stress Index 2019, formulated by London-based risk analytics firm Verisk Maplecroft?
    A)41st
    B)43rd
    C)46th
    D)44th
    E)40th
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    India has been ranked as the 46th highest risk country in the world in the Water Stress Index 2019, formulated by London-based risk analytics firm Verisk Maplecroft.
  2. Which country has unveiled three advanced precision-guided smart missiles named “Yasin”, “Balaban” and “Ghaem”?
    A)Israel
    B)Russia
    C)Iran
    D)Pakistan
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Iran has unveiled three advanced precision-guided smart missiles named “Yasin”, “Balaban” and a new series of the Ghaem missiles.

  3. Where is the HQ of Life Insurance Corporation?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyerabad
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    Option D

  4. Who will head the panel constituted to combat incidents of mob violence and lynching across the country?
    A)Amit Shah
    B)Narendra Modi
    C)Ram Nath Kovind
    D)Smriti Irani
    E)J P Nadda
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Home minister Amit Shah will head the panel constituted to combat incidents of mob violence and lynching across the country. The government had formed a Group of Ministers (GoM) last year to deliberate on incidents of lynching and make recommendations. When constituted, the panel was headed by then Home minister Rajnath Singh.
  5. Recently Hasim Amla announced retirement from cricket.He hails fromwhich country?
    A)India
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Australia
    D)South Africa
    E)Bangladesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    South Africa batsman Hashim Amla announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect. Amla will continue to play domestic T20 cricket in South Africa.
  6. Who has been conferred with an honorary doctorate by the La Trobe University in Melbourne for his work supporting women’s empowerment and his achievement in the Indian entertainment industry?
    A)Irfan Khan
    B)Nawazuddin Siddiqui
    C)Shahrukh Khan
    D)Salman Khan
    E)Ranbir Singh
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Badshah of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, has been conferred with an honorary doctorates by the La Trobe University in Melbourne for his work supporting women’s empowerment and his achievement in the Indian entertainment industry.
  7. Where is the HQ of Indian Bank?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Lucknow
    D)Mumbai
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

  8. At How much percent,retail loan growth slipped to in first half of 2019 as per RBI monthly sectoral deployment of credit data analysed by ET?
    A)7.5%
    B)7.1%
    C)7.2%
    D)7.3%
    E)7.6%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    As per RBI’s monthly sectoral deployment of credit data analysed by ET, , the retail personal credit disbursement growth in the first half of 2019 between January and June was 7.3%. The credit growth in the first half 2018 was 7.7% while for the same period in 2017 it was 8.6%.
  9. What is the currency of Bangladesh?
    A)Taka
    B)Dinar
    C)Riyal
    D)Riel
    E)Yen
    View Answer
    Option A

  10. Recently Virasat e Khalsa museum of which state got place in the Asia Book of Records for becoming the most visited museum in the Indian sub-continent on a single day?
    A)Punjab
    B)Uttarakhand
    C)Manipur
    D)Odisha
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Virasat-e-Khalsa museum in Punjab’s Anandpur Sahib town is all set to find a place in the Asia Book of Records for becoming the most visited museum in the Indian sub-continent on a single day.

  11. India and which country have agreed to set up a Joint Technical committee for optimum utilisation of Ganges water?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Nepal
    C)China
    D)Bangladesh
    E)Oman
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India and Bangladesh have agreed to set up a Joint Technical committee for optimum utilisation of Ganges water as being received by Bangladesh under the Ganga Water Sharing Treaty 1996.

  12. Which state has topped the raknings in Breastfeeding and Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices in the country?
    A)Manipur
    B)Meghalaya
    C)Assam
    D)Bihar
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Manipur has topped the raknings in Breastfeeding and Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices in the country. Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan released a report on Breastfeeding in New Delhi. Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar are at the bottom positions in the report card.

  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. Which state government has launched Small Savings Incentive Scheme for the calendar year 2019 under the notation “AQ” series?
    A)Odisha
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Bihar
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Odisha government has launched the ‘Odisha Small Savings Incentive Scheme’ for the calendar year 2019 under the notation “AQ” series.

  15. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation 2019 Exercise will be held in Which country?
    A)Russia
    B)China
    C)India
    D)Brazil
    E)Switzerland
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    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.

  16. Recently The Department of Heavy Industry has sanctioned how many buses for 64 cities under the FAME India scheme?
    A)6532
    B)5435
    C)5595
    D)5600
    E)5603
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Department of Heavy Industry has sanction 5,595 electric buses for 64 cities under the FAME India scheme’s second phase to give a further push to clean mobility in public transportation.

  17. Which bank has entered into a corporate agency agreement with Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd (Chola MS) for distribution of the latter’s insurance products to Indian Bank customers?
    A)Indian Overseas Bank
    B)Bank of Baroda
    C)Indian Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    E)Corporation Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian Bank, a premier Public Sector bank has entered into a corporate agency agreement with Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd (Chola MS) for distribution of the latter’s insurance products to Indian Bank customers.
  18. Recently Industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla have agreed to build 100 high tech gaushalas in which state?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath announced that industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla has agreed to build 100 high-tech gaushalas in the state from the group’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) fund in the next 18 months.
  19. The Asian schoolboy Boxing Championships held in which country?
    A)China
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)UAE
    D)Kuwait
    E)Japan
    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.

  20. Recently David Berman passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Poet
    C)Musician
    D)Actor
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Singer-songwriter David Berman (American musician) who formed indie group ‘Silver Jews’ in the 1990s has passed. He was 52.

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