GA Revision for IBPS Clerk, LIC Assistant and Other Exams – 673

GA Revision Questions for IBPS Clerk, LIC Assistant and Other exams.

  1. Which country has successfully carried out night-time test-firing of two Prithvi ballistic missiles?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Pakistan
    D)Nepal
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has successfully carried out night-time test-firing of two Prithvi ballistic missiles off the coast of Odisha. The trials of the 300 km-range missiles were carried out by the Strategic Forces Command.
  2. The 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-VIII) was inaugurated in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-VIII) was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture in New Delhi. The conference was organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, ISI-CAS, FAO, the USDA, ADB, World Bank, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Eurostat, AfDB and various other organizations. Bill Gates was the chief guest.
  3. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the establishment of the National Institute for Sowa-Rigpa in which place?
    A)Leh
    B)Shimla
    C)Jammu
    D)Surat
    E)Mohali
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the establishment of the National Institute for Sowa-Rigpa in Leh, Ladakh.
  4. Which country has conducted a successful training launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile Shaheen-1?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)Nepal
    C)Pakistan
    D)Israel
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Pakistan has conducted a successful training launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile Shaheen-1. The launch was aimed at testing the operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command (ASFC) ensuring Pakistan’s credible minimum deterrence.
  5. What is the rank of India in the latest edition of IMD World Talent Ranking?
    A)55th
    B)57th
    C)60th
    D)59th
    E)62nd
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India has slipped 6 places to 59 rank on a global annual list of 63 countries, due to low quality of life and expenditure on education, according to the latest edition of IMD World Talent Ranking.
  6. Recently Amit Shah launches special winter-grade diesel for which region?
    A)Leh
    B)Mizoram
    C)Ladakh
    D)Assam
    E)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched the supply of special winter-grade diesel for high altitude Ladakh, which faces sub-zero temperatures during the winter months.
  7. Recently which cricket board handed one year ban to Emily Smith?
    A)England
    B)South Africa
    C)Australia
    D)New Zealand
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Cricket Australia (CA) on handed a one-year ban to Hobart Hurricanes player Emily Smith for breaching their Anti-Corruption Code.
  8. Which metro corporation wins 2 awards at Urban Mobility India Conference?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has been conferred with two awards for its commendable initiatives in promoting the metro as a green and sustainable mode of transport among the masses.
  9. The Ministry of External Affairs opened Passport Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSKs) in which place?
    A)Ladakh
    B)Leh
    C)Surat
    D)Kartarpur
    E)Jammu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of External Affairs said that the government is opening one Passport Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSKs) in Dera Baba Nanak so that people should not face difficulty in getting passports.
  10. In which city, North India’s first sugar mill which will produce ethanol direct from sugarcane was established?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Gorakhpur
    C)Lucknow
    D)Noida
    E)Faridabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has inaugurated North India’s first sugar mill which will produce ethanol direct from sugarcane.
  11. Recently Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde has been sworn-in as which Chief Justice of India?
    A)46th
    B)48th
    C)47th
    D)49th
    E)50th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde has been sworn-in as the 47th Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Ram Nath Kovind. New CJI, Bobde, has succeeded Justice Ranjan Gogoi who retired on November 17 after remaining in office for over 13 months.
  12. Recently IRCTC signed a MoU with which state tourism development corporation to operate golden chariot train?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Assam
    D)Sikkim
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Karnataka State Tourism Development Corp (KSTDC) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to market and operate the Golden Chariot train. The luxurious Golden Chariot train will start plying from March 2020.
  13. Which state government launched a toll-free number 14500 to register complaints or irregularities around sand hoarding, pricing and smuggling?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Bihar
    E)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a bid to curb sand smuggling, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched a toll-free number 14500 to register complaints or irregularities around sand hoarding, pricing and smuggling.

  14. Which state joined hands with IIM-A to curb corruption?
    A)Odisha
    B)Sikkim
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a bid to curb corruption in government departments, Andhra Pradesh government has roped in the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) to work with the state’s Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB).
  15. What is the currency of Switzerland?
    A)Franc
    B)Dinar
    C)Rial
    D)Euro
    E)Rufiya
    View Answer
    Option A

  16. Which becomes first city to install ‘Third Umpire’ RT-PCR Machines?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kolkata
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has installed first of its kind high-end reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) machines in India for quick detection of diseases like dengue, tuberculosis and swine flu.
  17. Which organisation has been bestowed with the ‘Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability’ 2019?
    A)BHEL
    B)NTPC
    C)BPCL
    D)ONGC
    E)HAL
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power generation company, has been bestowed with the ‘Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability’ 2019, during the 19th International Conference on Corporate Governance & Sustainability held in London (U.K).
  18. The Directorate of School Education (DSEJ) has launched a special enrollment drive under the banner ‘Aao School Chalein’ in which city?
    A)Jammu
    B)Ladakh
    C)Ludhiana
    D)Gangtok
    E)Kartarpur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In Jammu, the Directorate of School Education (DSEJ) has launched a special enrollment drive under the banner ‘Aao School Chalein’ for increasing the enrollment in government schools.
  19. The World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship took place in which country?
    A)South Korea
    B)Netherlands
    C)India
    D)Australia
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    A Delhi-based bodybuilder, Chitharesh Natesan, who is a native of Kochi, has become the first Indian to win the Mr.Universe 2019 crown at the World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship that took place in South Korea’s Jeju.
  20. Recently Vaijnath Patil passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Author
    C)Sports
    D)Journalist
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former Karnataka Minister Vaijnath Patil passed away at the age of 81. Patil was suffering from prolonged illness.

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