GA Revision for IBPS PO/Clerk, LIC Assistant and Other Exams – 645

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

  1. Recently Nasscom’s Data Security Council of India (DSCI) collaborated with Which company to launch Digital Payments Abhigyan?
    A)Wipro
    B)Microsoft
    C)Apple
    D)Google
    E)Oracle
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Nasscom’s Data Security Council of India (DSCI) said that it has collaborated with the electronics and IT ministry (MeitY) and Google India to launch a nationwide awareness campaign ‘Digital Payment Abhiyan’.
  2. Recently The finance ministry announced a big reduction in income tax rate for corporates to how much percent?
    A)20%
    B)21%
    C)22%
    D)25%
    E)32%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a big reduction in income tax rate for corporates. The government has slashed basic corporate tax rate to 22% from 30% while for new manufacturing companies it has been cut down to 15% from 25%.
  3. Recently the RBI lowered the Recently the RBI lowered the GDP growth forecast for current financial year 2019-20 to how much percent?
    A)6.1%
    B)6.3%
    C)6.6%
    D)6.9%
    E)6.8%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut repo rate for the fifth consecutive time this calendar year to 5.15 per cent from the current 5.4 per cent in a bid to support government measures for boosting economic activity amid benign inflation.
  4. Recently The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) slashed India’s GDP growth to how much percent for FY 2019-20?
    A)5.8%
    B)5.7%
    C)5.9%
    D)5.6%
    E)5.1%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) appears to be the most pessimistic on India’s economy among think tanks, as it cut the GDP growth forecast by 1.3 percentage points to 5.9 per cent for 2019-20.
  5. Recently the Ministry of Sports decided to create how many National Centres of Excellence (NCE) ?
    A)31
    B)26
    C)20
    D)15
    E)40
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Ministry of Sports will create 20 National Centres of Excellence (NCE) in order to groom athletes for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. Every Centre of Excellence will designate funds for four to six specific sports.
  6. Recently Indian men’s hockey team defeated which country to maintain their 100 percent record in the tour?
    A)Canada
    B)Netherlands
    C)Belgium
    D)Australia
    E)Brussels
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Indian men’s hockey team produced an attacking masterclass to defeat reigning world and European champions Belgium 5-1 in the fifth and last match to maintain their 100 per cent record in their tour of Belgium. The Indian team won all five matches during the tour, beating Belgium 2-0 in the opening match, and registering 6-1 and 5-1 wins over Spain in the next two games, before finishing off their Tour with two wins against Belgium (2-1 and 5-1).
  7. Which country to deploy their latest American weapons in Ex HimVijay war games?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Pakistan
    D)Thailand
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian Armed Forces are planning to deploy their latest American weapons systems including M777 ultra-light howitzers and Chinook heavy-lift helicopters in the war games to be carried out in Arunachal Pradesh, close to borders with China.
  8. What was the rank of ISB Hyderabad globally in Forbes Best International 1-Year Business Schools 2019?
    A)6th
    B)4th
    C)5th
    D)7th
    E)8th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    According to Forbes “Best Business Schools 2019” rankings, Lausanne, Switzerland-based IMD (International Institute for Management Development) held on to its No.1 ranking for the second time in a row as the best one-year international business school.
  9. Which city railway station topped the list of cleanest railway stations in the country, as per a report ‘Swachh Rail, Swachh Bharat 2019’ released by Ministry of Railways?
    A)Jaipur
    B)Indore
    C)Lucknow
    D)Bhopal
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Jaipur topped the list of cleanest railway stations in the country, as per a report ‘Swachh Rail, Swachh Bharat 2019’ released by Ministry of Railways.
  10. Which government launched “champions campaign” in the fight against dengue?
    A)Bihar
    B)Delhi
    C)Punjab
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched “champions campaign” in the fight against dengue and urged people to encourage their friends to inspect their homes to clean stagnant water. Earlier, Kejriwal had launched a mega drive against dengue -#10Hafte10Baje10Minute campaign.
  11. The 23rd Session of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) held in Which country?
    A)USA
    B)India
    C)Russia
    D)China
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Tourism ministers, public and private sector leaders and key decision makers joined in St Petersburg, Russia to meet for the 23rd Session of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

  12. Where is the. HQ of Bank of Baroda?
    A)Chennai
    B)Surat
    C)Vadodara
    D)Mumbai
    E)Bhopal
    View Answer
    Option C

  13. Recently Which state government has issued a notification declaring 40 villages in four districts of the state as “lacking” taking into account the amount of damage to crops owing to heavy rains?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Uttarakhand
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Rajasthan government has issued a notification declaring 40 villages in four districts of the state as “lacking” taking into account the amount of damage to crops owing to heavy rains. These villages were declared inadequate on the basis of Girdawari report of rabi crop 2019.
  14. Recently RBI increased loan exposure limit of banks to a single NBFC (excluding gold loan companies) to how much percent?
    A)15%
    B)10%
    C)20%
    D)25%
    E)30%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The RBI increased loan exposure limit of banks to a single NBFC (excluding gold loan companies) from 15% to 20% of its capital base, a move that will help increase credit supply to the crisis-ridden shadow banking sector.
  15. Where is the HQ of National Building Construction Corporation?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option D

  16. The IBSF World Billiards Championship is being held in Which country?
    A)Bhutan
    B)Thailand
    C)Singapore
    D)Myanmar
    E)Bangaldesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s billiards superstar Pankaj Advani clinched his 22nd world title for the country by winning a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship in Mandalay, Myanmar.
  17. How much amount of affordable housing package was announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to benefit around 3.5 lakh home owners?
    A)₹20000 cr
    B)₹25000 cr
    C)₹10000 cr
    D)₹14000 cr
    E) ₹18000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced a last mile ₹20,000 crore affordable housing package to benefit around 3.5 lakh home owners.
  18. Where is the HQ of World Trade Organization?
    A)Rome
    B)Geneva
    C)Paris
    D)Mumbai
    E)Vienna
    View Answer
    Option B

  19. Which country won the U-19 Asia Cup Title?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)Nepal
    C)India
    D)Pakistan
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India clinched the Under-19 Asia Cup title, with a thrilling five-run win over Bangladesh in a low-scoring final at Colombo.
  20. Recently Hargovind Laxmishanker Trivedi passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Philosopher
    C)Surgeon
    D)Social Activist
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Renowned kidney transplant surgeon and Padma Shri recipient Dr Hargovind Laxmishanker Trivedi has passed away due to age-related illnesses. He was 87.

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