GA Revision for IBPS Clerk Mains and Other Exams – 689

GA Revision Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains and Other exams.

  1. Recently in which state President rule was imposed?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Odisha
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Delhi
    E)Jharkhand
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    President Ram Nath Kovind approved imposition of President’s rule in Maharashtra after state governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari made a recommendation to that effect, citing his unsuccessful efforts at government formation in the state.
  2. As per SBI report,India’s GDP likely to grow at how much percent for FY 2019-20?
    A)4.8%
    B)6.6%
    C)5%
    D)5.3%
    E)6.8%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    An SBI research report that is published recently has sharply cut the country’s GDP growth forecast to 5 percent for FY 2019-20 from the earlier projection of 6.1 percent. It is according to Ecowrap — the report from the Economic Research Department of State Bank of India (SBI).
  3. What is the currency of Azerbaijan?
    A)Won
    B)Manat
    C)Lira
    D)Krone
    E)Riel
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. Which bank announced the launch of co-branded credit card in partnership with Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL)?
    A)Bank ofBaroda
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)FederalBank
    D)Axis Bank
    E) HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Axis Bank announced the launch of co-branded credit card in partnership with Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL). Customers will be able to get benefits such as cashback up to ₹250 on fuel purchases within first 30 days of card issuance, 20 times accelerated reward points on fuel spends at IOCL outlets as well as waiver of fuel surcharge.
  5. Which body signed an agreement with Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) to boost cooperation for development of financial technology industry in India and the southeast Asian country?
    A)FICCI
    B)NASSCOM
    C)SIDBI
    D)RBI
    E)SEBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Industry body Ficci signed an agreement with Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) to boost cooperation for development of financial technology industry in India and the southeast Asian country.
  6. The Ministry of Labour and Employment has amended the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) Scheme to allow its members to withdraw money from the corpus if he/she remains unemployed for more than how many months?
    A)3
    B)1
    C)6
    D)4
    E)9
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Labour and Employment has amended the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) Scheme to allow its members to withdraw money from the corpus if he/she remains unemployed for more than one month. This rule will come into effect from December 6.
  7. Recently Prince Charles,heir of which country visited India?
    A)USA
    B)Russia
    C)France
    D)UK
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prince Charles, heir-to-the-British throne, is on an official visit to India with a focus on sustainable markets, climate change and social finance. This is the Prince of Wales’s, heir apparent to the British throne, tenth official visit to India that will focus on boosting the ties between India and the United Kingdom.
  8. How much amount will be invested in India Resurgence Fund by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board?
    A)$225 million
    B)$250 million
    C)$569 million
    D)$500 million
    E) $550 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board will invest $225 million in India Resurgence Fund (IndiaRF), a distressed asset buyout platform.
  9. As announced by Union Minister Prakash Javedkar, Bharat Stage (BS) VI fuel will be made available in the country from Which day?
    A)April 1,2020
    B)Feb 1,2020
    C)Dec 31,2019
    D)Jan 1,2020
    E) Jan 8,2020
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the Bharat Stage (BS) VI fuel will be made available in the country from April 1 next year. The BS-VI compliant vehicles will also be made available from next year. This initiative will reduce pollution in the air by 80-90 per cent.
  10. Who was appointed as the new Administrator of Lakshadweep?
    A)Dineshwar Sharma
    B)Arif Khan
    C)Kalraj Mishra
    D)Anandiben Patel
    E) Ram Naik
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    President Ram Nath Kovind appointed former interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma as the new Administrator of Lakshadweep.
  11. Home Minister Amit Shah laid the foundation stone of the much-awaited Bharat Vandana Park in which state?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)UP
    C)Bihar
    D)Chhattisgarh
    E)West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Home Minister Amit Shah laid the foundation stone of the much-awaited Bharat Vandana Park in Dwarka, Delhi.

  12. In which city, Swachh – Nirmal Tat Abhiyaan was launched?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Kochi
    D)Vishakapatnam
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In an attempt to improve the sanitation on beaches and create awareness among citizens about the importance of coastal ecosystems, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF) has launched the mass cleanliness drive at 50 beaches in 10 coastal States and union territories across the country.
  13. The 7-Day International Film Festival is being held in which state?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In Madhya Pradesh, the Chief Minister Kamal Nath inaugurate the 7-Day International Film Festival in Shilpkala village of Khajuraho. Films from the country and abroad including Bundelkhandi will be screened at the Tapra Talkies made for the festival.

  14. Where is the HQ of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Chennai
    E) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

  15. Recently United Nations Development Programme launched Accelerator lab in which country?
    A)India
    B)South Africa
    C)China
    D)Japan
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The thinking is that this will make the world progress faster towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the UN with 2030 as the deadline.
  16. Which country will host the 19th council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation 2020?
    A)China
    B)South Africa
    C)India
    D)Australia
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India will host the 19th council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation 2020. The first such high-level meeting of the 8-member grouping to be organised by New Delhi after its admission into the grouping in 2017.
  17. Which became first city in India to get online portal to exchange reusable products?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kanpur
    D)Kochi
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Chennai residents can now buy and sell reusable and recycled products online as the Greater Chennai Corporation launched a new website that facilitates waste-trading.

  18. Which state government has setted up Economic Advisory Council to promote industries?
    A)Haryana
    B)Odisha
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Maharashtra
    E)West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Haryana government led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has constituted an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to promote industries in the state and address issues related to various issues and policies of economic development.

  19. How much amount of Line of credit was announced by India to Sri Lanka?
    A)USD 450 million
    B)USD 300 million
    C)USD 250 million
    D)USD 100 million
    E) USD 150 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced financial assistance of USD 450 million to Sri Lanka including USD 50 million for counter-terrorism after holding talks with the visiting Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
  20. Recently M Gopal Gowda passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Artist
    C)Director
    D)Sports
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Renowned Kudmi Konkani folk artiste M Gopal Gowda has passed away due to a cardiac arrest. He was 64.

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