GA Revision for IBPS PO/Clerk, LIC Assistant and Other Exams – 653

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

  1. Which state government recently banned 15-year-old govt cars, old commercial vehicles?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Bihar
    D)Odisha
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Government vehicles, which are over 15-years-old have been banned across Bihar, while commercial vehicles of the same age will be stopped from plying in Patna and adjacent regions.
  2. Recently the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the merger of the BNP Paribas mutual fund with which bank mutual fund?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)IDBI
    C)SBI
    D)Canara Bank
    E)Yes Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the merger of the BNP Paribas (BNPP) Mutual Fund and the Baroda (BOB) Mutual Fund, under the Competition Act, 2002.
  3. Which Institute has launched country’s ‘first indigenously’ designed standing wheelchair- ‘Arise’ for assisting the specially-abled person in day to day activities?
    A)IIT Kanpur
    B)IIT Delhi
    C)IIT Madras
    D)IISc Bengaluru
    E)IIT Roorkee
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a laudable initiative, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has launched country’s ‘first indigenously’ designed standing wheelchair- ‘Arise’ for assisting the specially-abled person in day to day activities.
  4. The 2019 World Kabaddi Cup will take place in which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Bihar
    C)Punjab
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 2019 World Kabaddi Cup will take place from December 1 to 9 and will be organised by the Punjab government. This year’s tournament will be dedicated to the 550th birth anniversary of Sikh guru, Guru Nanak Dev ji.
  5. Where is Bankers’ Institute of Rural Development (BIRD) situated?
    A) Noida
    B) Nashik
    C) Pune
    D) Lucknow
    E) Raipur
    View Answer
    Option D

  6. How much household income limits for borrowers of Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) and microfinance institutions (MFIs) has been increased by RBI from ₹ 1 lakh?
    A)₹3 lakh
    B)₹2.5 lakh
    C)₹2 lakh
    D)₹ 1.25 lakh
    E) ₹ 2.12 lakh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Reserve Bank has increased the household income limits for borrowers of Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) and microfinance institutions (MFIs) from 1 lakh to 1.25 lakh rupees. The move is aimed at strengthening credit to those at the bottom of the economic pyramid in rural areas.
  7. At how much percent India GDP will grow for FY20 according to Noumara?
    A)5.0%
    B)4.4%
    C)5.5%
    D)4.9%
    E)3.6%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Japanese brokerage Nomura massively cut its GDP forecast to a low 4.9 percent for the year from 5.7 percent earlier, saying the economy is going through a “deeper trough” and even a sub-par recovery is at least a year away.
  8. Recently the DIN system of Central Board of Indirect Taxes (CBIC) has come into existence.What does “I” stands in DIN?
    A)Income
    B)Insolvent
    C)Inspection
    D)Identification
    E)Idea
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Documentation Identification Number (DIN) system of Central Board of Indirect Taxes (CBIC) has come into existence. This path breaking system in indirect tax administration has been created as per the direction of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
  9. How much percent of respondents were view of India that it is getting easier to do business in India according to UK India Business Council Annual Doing Business Report?
    A)64%
    B)51%
    C)52%
    D)56%
    E)48%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The UK India Business Council (UKIBC) released its 5th annual Doing Business in India Report. The report is based on the results of extensive discussions, including a roundtable in London with Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, and a survey that captured the views of UK companies and higher education institutions on the operating environment in India and their reform priorities.
  10. Shripad Naik inaugurated DRDO’s Igniter Complex in which city?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Surat
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik inaugurated the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) Igniter Complex at High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) in Pune, Maharashtra.
  11. Where is LSE India Observatory situated?
    A) Russia
    B) Japan
    C) USA
    D) UK
    E) Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The India Observatory, set up in 2006, is a Centre to develop and enhance research and programmes related to India’s economy, politics and society.
    The IG Patel Chair and the India Observatory (IO) were established in 2006, in partnership with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the State Bank of India (SBI), in honour of Dr IG Patel, a greatly distinguished Indian and internationally renowned economist and public servant. He had been Director of LSE (1984 – 1990) and Governor of the RBI (1977 – 1982).
    LSE – London School of Economics.
  12. Where is the HQ of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D

  13. Which state government has launched the ‘Nadu-Nedu’ programme?
    A)Odisha
    B)Karnataka
    C)Kerala
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Turning a new leaf over education sector, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched the ‘Nadu-Nedu’ programme which aims at transforming government schools into vibrant and competitive institutions.
  14. The Mid Planning Conference (MPC) for MILAN exercise was concluded at which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Vishakapatnam
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Mid Planning Conference (MPC) for MILAN exercise was concluded at HQENC Visakhapatnam. Also, it was announced that MILAN 2020 is scheduled to be conducted at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh in March 2020.
  15. As per the latest special bulletin on MMR released by the Registrar General of India,India’s maternal mortality rate has declined by how much points in one year?
    A)8
    B)6
    C)7
    D)10
    E)15
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Maternal Mortality Ratio, MMR, of India has declined by eight points in one year as per the latest special bulletin on MMR released by the Registrar General of India.
  16. The Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan held in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Bengaluru
    C)Kochi
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Three-day mega event, Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan began in New Delhi. Thousands of Sanskrit lovers from 17 countries are attending Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan.
  17. Which country has topped the business bribery risk in South Asia according to the Trace Bribery Matrix?
    A)India
    B)Bangladesh
    C)Nepal
    D)China
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bangladesh has topped the business bribery risk in South Asia according to the Trace Bribery Matrix. Bangladesh has the highest business bribery risk among South Asian courtiers according to the annual ranking for 200 countries. Bangladesh has been placed at 178th position among 200 countries in terms of business bribery risk. Overall, New Zealand, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland presented the lowest bribery risk.
  18. The Indian Coast Guard conducted the Regional level Search and Rescue Workshop and Exercise – 2019 (ReSAREX – 2019) in which state?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Karnataka
    C)Goa
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Indian Coast Guard conducted the Regional level Search and Rescue Workshop and Exercise – 2019 (ReSAREX – 2019) to check the preparedness and response measures for search and rescue at sea in a coordinated manner in Goa.
  19. In which city, India’s first elephant memorial was build?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Nashik
    C)Mathura
    D)Kanpur
    E)Varanasi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a unique and heartfelt tribute to honour elephants that lost their lives to illegal trafficking, abuse and cruelty, India-based conservation charity Wildlife SOS unveiled the country’s first elephant memorial in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. The memorial symbolises the sacrifice of these gentle giants who lost their lives while suffering brutality at the hands of humans.
  20. Recently Tirunellai Narayana Seshan, passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Singer
    C)Civil Servant
    D)Politics
    E)Lecturer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former Chief Election Commissioner Tirunellai Narayana Seshan, who had become an icon of Indian bureaucracy for ushering in tectonic reforms in the country’s electoral process during his tenure in the nineties, has passed away after a cardiac arrest. He was 86.

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