GA Revision for IBPS Clerk Mains and Other Exams – 688

GA Revision Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains and Other exams.

  1. The 27th Conference of Central and State Statistical Organizations (COCSSO) held in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Kolkata
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    National Statistical Commission inaugurated the 27th Conference of Central and State Statistical Organizations (COCSSO) at Kolkata, West Bengal. 27th COCSSO is a Conference organized by MoSPI, Government of India every year.
  2. Which state government launched e-Ganna app, web portal?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Himachal Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Punjab
    E)Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Uttar Pradesh government has launched a dedicated web portal and a mobile application, e-Ganna App, for sugarcane farmers of the state. Cane supply slip will now be issued to the farmers by sugar mills online.
  3. Which apex body has amended over 100 forms and returns to provide for interchangeability between permanent account number (PAN) and Aadhaar number?
    A)IRDA
    B)CBIC
    C)RBI
    D)CBDT
    E)CBIC
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The apex body for direct taxes has amended over 100 forms and returns to provide for interchangeability between permanent account number (PAN) and Aadhaar number.
  4. The exercise Ekuverin is between India and which other country?
    A)Mauritius
    B)Maldives
    C)Thailand
    D)Singapore
    E)Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tenth edition of the Joint Military Exercise Ekuverin between the Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Force was organised at Aundh Military Station in Pune, Maharashtra. The Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Forces have been conducting Exercise Ekuverin meaning ‘Friends’ in the Dhivehi language since 2009.
  5. The Indian Oil has planned to set up 2G ethanol plant at which place?
    A)Panipat
    B)Kanpur
    C)Kochi
    D)Mangalore
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Environment has granted clearance to the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) to set up a ₹ 766-crore 2G ethanol plant in Haryana’s Panipat district. The Ethanol produced in the plant will be exclusively used to blend transportation fuels. The project also aims at doubling farmers income.
  6. The 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in which state?
    A)Goa
    B)Uttarakhand
    C)Haryana
    D)Assam
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Information and Broadcasting ministry launched the official anthem and radio jingle for the golden jubilee edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI), scheduled to take place in Goa from November 20 to 28.
  7. As per Indian Meterological Department,which state tops the list with highest number of dry districts?
    A)Odisha
    B)Bihar
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Haryana
    E)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Haryana had the highest number of dry districts, 19 out of 21, including three where rainfall was scanty in this year’s monsoon season. The overall monsoon deficiency in Haryana was 42%, which made it the driest state in the country in the season after Manipur (-56%).
  8. Which government has given approval to the world’s first CNG terminal at Bhavnagar port?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Gujarat Government has given approval to the world’s first CNG terminal at Bhavnagar port. The joint venture of United Kingdom-based Foresight Group and Mumbai-based Padmanabh Mafatlal Group, will invest 1,900 crore rupees to set up a CNG terminal at Bhavnagar port.

  9. Recently FIFA banned how many officials for life for corruption?
    A)3
    B)2
    C)8
    D)6
    E)4
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) has banned 3 South American football officials for a lifetime for connection with a 2015 corruption scandal in football. The three officials who were banned were Former Peru Football Federation Manuel Burga and Argentinian officials Eduardo Deluca and Jose Luis Meiszner.
  10. Recently Sundar Singh Gujjar won gold for India for which sports in World Para Athletics Championship?
    A)Javelin
    B)Shooting
    C)Boxing
    D)Tennis
    E)Chess
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Top javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar has claimed the second gold for India with a season best performance at the ongoing World Para Athletics Championships.
  11. Which city hosted the 39th World Congress of Poets?
    A)Kochi
    B)Bhubaneswar
    C)Lucknow
    D)Kanpur
    E)Ranchi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the 39th World Congress of Poets (WCP) at the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) Deemed to be University in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

  12. Recently President of which country Evo Morales resigned from his post?
    A)Seychelles
    B)Zimbabwe
    C)Ukraine
    D)Bolivia
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, has resigned amid turmoil following his disputed re-election last month. He has been in power for nearly 14 years. He left the post after losing the support of the army and the police.
  13. Which state government approved formation of integrated safety scheme to deal with natural calamities?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Assam
    D)Sikkim
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat during a cabinet meeting approved the formation of an integrated safety scheme under the high-intensity earthquake minimization program to deal with natural calamities in the state.
  14. Where is the HQ of Central Board of Direct Taxes?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C

  15. Peddapalli district of which state topped the rural Swachhta survey?
    A)Telangana
    B)Bihar
    C)Assam
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Peddapalli in Telangana has jumped two places in the annual sanitation survey to become the cleanest district replacing Satara in Maharashtra. The most remarkable improvement was recorded by Faridabad which jumped to the second rank in the 2019 rural swachhta survey findings from a lowly 71 a year back.
  16. Which country to quit OPEC in 2020 in search of bigger export revenue?
    A)Rwanda
    B)Singapore
    C)Ecuador
    D)Ukraine
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Ecuador, one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, has announced to leave the 14-nation bloc from Jan. 1 due to fiscal problems.
  17. On which day,the 550 th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev was celebrated?
    A)Nov 12
    B)Nov 10
    C)Nov 13
    D)Nov 15
    E) Nov 18
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The 550th birth anniversary of the first Sikh guru and founder of Sikhism Guru Nanak Dev was celebrated across the country as Prakash Parv on 12th November.
  18. Recently Indian Army biggest mountain combat exercise ‘Him Vijay’ held in which state?
    A)Manipur
    B)Sikkim
    C)Assam
    D)Arunachal Pradesh
    E) Tripura
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian Army undergoing its biggest transformation has started its biggest mountain assault exercise called ‘Him Vijay’ in Arunachal Pradesh. The exercise is to test mobility, communication and coordination of such huge body of fast-moving troops in difficult terrain.
  19. Which state government launches ‘Sishu Suraksha App’?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Nagaland
    C)Assam
    D)Odisha
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights launched a mobile app Sishu Suraksha tomorrow on the occasion of Children’s Day.
  20. Recently Diahann Carroll passed away.She was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Sports
    C)Actress
    D)Poet
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    US actress Diahann Carroll, who won Golden Globe and Tony awards and was nominated for an Oscar passed away.

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