GA Revision for IBPS PO/Clerk, LIC Assistant and Other Exams – 649

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

  1. Who will head the committee that has been set up by IRDAI to evaluate application under regulatory sandbox?
    A)MK Singh
    B)Arvind Dutta
    C)S Sadagopan
    D)K Venugopal
    E) GC Murmu
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Insurance regulator Irdai has set up a committee under S Sadagopan, Director of International Institute of Information Technology (Bangalore) to evaluate applications filed under the Regulatory Sandbox approach to promote innovative ideas to foster growth in insurance sector.
  2. Recently which bank signed MoU with government e marketplace to offer a number of services including transfer of funds through GeM Pool Accounts (GPA)?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)Federal Bank
    C)Canara Bank
    D)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    E)ICICI Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Government e-Marketplace (GeM) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Federal Bank to offer a number of services including transfer of funds through GeM Pool Accounts (GPA), advising of Performance Bank Guarantees (e-PBG) and Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) to the registered users on the portal.
  3. Recently Tom Sole,Abiodun Abioye and Selladore Kumar were banned from which sports?
    A)Basketball
    B)Football
    C)Tennis
    D)Cricket
    E)Baseball
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Tom Sole of Scotland, Abiodun Abioye of Nigeria and Selladore Kumar of Singapore have been suspended from bowling in international cricket after their actions were found illegal.
  4. Recently which country launched online portal to facilitate pilgrims visit to Kartarpur Corridor?
    A)India
    B)Pakistan
    C)Bhutan
    D)Nepal
    E) Sri Lanka
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has launched an online portal ‘prakashpurb550.mha.gov.in’ for the registration of pilgrims visiting the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Punjab Province of Pakistan.
  5. Recently New Development BankBoard of Directors approved two projects worth how much amount bringing the Bank’s portfolio to 44 projects?
    A)USD 950 million
    B)USD 740 million
    C)USD 700 million
    D)USD 800 million
    E) USD 850 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Board of Directors of the New Development Bank (NDB) approved two projects worth USD 800 million, bringing the Bank’s portfolio to 44 projects with loans aggregating to USD 12.4 billion.
  6. What is the rank of India in the latest FIFA rankings?
    A)100
    B)102
    C)106
    D)104
    E)108
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Indian football team has dropped two spots to 106 in the latest FIFA rankings which were revealed recently. Belgium has managed to maintain its top sport and they are followed by France and Brazil.
  7. Where is the HQ of Indian Meteorological Department?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chennai
    E)Kolkata
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    Option C

  8. Recently PV Sindhu and which other personality was named the ambassadors for Bharat Ki Laxmi, an initiative by Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
    A)Disha Patani
    B)Deepika Padukone
    C)Sania Mirza
    D)Katrina Kaif
    E)Dia Mirza
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Actor Deepika Padukone and shuttler PV Sindhu were named the ambassadors for Bharat Ki Laxmi, an initiative by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that aims at bringing commendable work done by women across the nation to light ahead of the Diwali festival.
  9. Where is the HQ of New Development Bank?
    A)Rome
    B)Manila
    C)Shanghai
    D)Beijing
    E)Colombo
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    Option C

  10. Recently Manohar Lal Khattar took oath as CM of which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Delhi
    C)Haryana
    D)Jharkhand
    E)Chattisgarh
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Manohar Lal Khattar took oath as Haryana Chief Minister for the second term after the recently concluded polls in the state.
  11. Recently The Vijaya Bank Heritage Museum was inaugurated in which city?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Kolkata
    C)Pune
    D)Chennai
    E)Hyderabad
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Vijaya Bank Heritage Museum has been inaugurated at the headquarters of the erstwhile Vijaya Bank i.e. Bengaluru, Karnataka. The museum has a rare collection of photos through which the growth of the bank is showcased.
  12. Mokgweetsi Masisi was elected president of which country?
    A)Botswana
    B)Ukraine
    C)Zimbabwe
    D)Belgrade
    E)Belgium
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Voters in Botswana re-elected Mokgweetsi Masisi, a president who had received international attention for lifting a ban on hunting elephants and overseeing the decriminalization of homosexuality.
  13. Recently Abhishek Nayar announced his retirement from which sports?
    A)Baseball
    B)Football
    C)Tennis
    D)Cricket
    E)Chess
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Veteran Mumbai all-rounder Abhishek Nayar has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
  14. Recently how much amount was paid by Bharat Electronics Limited to the government as dividend?
    A)₹236.19 cr
    B)₹225.98 cr
    C)₹228.97 cr
    D)₹200.05 cr
    E) ₹241.05 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Defence Public Sector Undertaking Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has paid a dividend amounting to Rs 236.19 crore to the Government of India for the financial year 2018-19.
  15. Which country to host first edition of the new FIFA Club World Cup in 2021?
    A)Brazil
    B)Netherlands
    C)China
    D)USA
    E)Japan
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The FIFA Council in a unanimous decision appointed China as host of the first edition of the new FIFA Club World Cup in 2021.
  16. Recently as per government order,the disabled and people over how much years of age can now cast their vote through postal ballot?
    A)85 years
    B)90 years
    C)80 years
    D)75 years
    E) 70 years
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The disabled and people over 80 years of age can now cast their vote through postal ballot, the government said in a move that will help increase voter turnout.
  17. Recently the Central Government, Odisha government and the World Bank signed a loan agreement worth how much amount to support smallholder farmers in the state?
    A)$165 million
    B)$150 million
    C)$200 million
    D)$145 million
    E) $105 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Central Government, Odisha government and the World Bank signed a loan agreement worth $165 million to support smallholder farmers in the state.
  18. What is the rank of India in Global Health Security Index?
    A)57
    B)55
    C)56
    D)58
    E)60
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has been placed at 57 position among 195 countries in the Global Health Security Index 2019 with a score of 46.5 out of 100.
  19. What is the rank of India in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 2020 survey?
    A)71
    B)83
    C)63
    D)92
    E)85
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    India climbed 14 rungs in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 2020 survey to stand at 63, among 190 countries, making it the one of world’s top 10 most improved countries for the third consecutive time.
  20. Recently Marieke Vervoort ended her life.She was related to which profession?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Philosophy
    C)Author
    D)Sports
    E)Director
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Marieke Vervoort, Belgian Paralympic athlete has ended her life at the age of 40 through euthanasia (the practice of intentionally ending a life to relieve pain and suffering). She was suffering from a muscle disease that caused her constant pain, paralysis in her legs.

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