GA Revision for RRB Clerk, EPFO , IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 609

GA Revision Questions for RRB Clerk, EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other exams.

  1. What is the rank of India in the Global Firepower Index 2019?
    A)5th
    B)4th
    C)3rd
    D)7th
    E)8th
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    In the Global Firepower Index (GFP) /Military Strength Ranking 2019 of the Global Firepower which ranks each nation’s potential war-making capability across land, sea and air with conventional weapons, India was ranked 4th with the PowerIndex (PwrIndx) score of 0.1065 and in South Asia, it stood at the No 1 position.

  2. Recently the Centre has reduced the interest on House Building Advance to how much percent?
    A)8.0%
    B)7.1%
    C)7.9%
    D)7.7%
    E)8.9%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Centre has reduced the interest on House Building Advance from 8.5% to 7.9% for its employees, a move aimed at boosting housing demand.
  3. Recently Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan launched a customer outreach initiative “Grahak Mela Camp” in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Bhubaneswar
    D)Shillong
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan launched a customer outreach initiative, ‘Grahak Mela Camp’ by various national banks in Bhubaneswar.

  4. Recently Rajasthan and which other state launched inter-State portability for ration cards to facilitate the distribution of foodgrains to beneficiaries of the National Food Security scheme?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Haryana
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    An inter-State portability for ration cards has been launched for Rajasthan and Haryana to facilitate the distribution of foodgrains to beneficiaries of the National Food Security scheme.

  5. The 14th edition of Indo – Mongolian joint military training “Nomadic Elephant” held in which state?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Himachal Pradesh
    C)Kerala
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    14th edition of Indo – Mongolian joint military training, Exercise Nomadic Elephant-XIV has commenced at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh.
  6. The 5th World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy 2019 held in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
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    The MIT World Peace University organized the ‘5th edition of the World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy‘ at the World’s largest dome Philosopher Saint Shri Dnyaneshwara World Peace Prayer Hall, Loni Kalbhor, Pune, Maharashtra.
  7. The India-Bangladesh Business Forum was held in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kathmandu
    D)Dhaka
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The India-Bangladesh Business Forum was held in New Delhi presence of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Union Minister for Commerce and Industries, Piyush Goyal.

  8. Which state tops the list where the most cancer patients availed treatment under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana?
    A)Kerala
    B)Odisha
    C)Tamil Nadu
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In its first year, the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), the tertiary care arm of Ayushman Bharat, has funded the treatment of 90,000 cancer patients through 1.8 lakh hospital admissions.

  9. Which bank launched three new digital products called, UCash, Digilocker and an app in Kolkata, West Bengal?
    A)Union Bank of India
    B)PNB
    C)United Bank of India
    D)UCO Bank
    E)Corporation Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    UCO Bank has launched three new digital products called, UCash, Digilocker and an app in Kolkata, West Bengal.
  10. Who has been appointed as the Lokpal of Punjab?
    A)Shashank Singh
    B)Vinod Kumar Sharma
    C)Arun Dubey
    D)Vikas Swarup
    E) Vikas Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Justice Vinod Kumar Sharma (retired) has been appointed as the Lokpal of Punjab.

  11. The 8th International Chefs Conference held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Kolkata
    D)Pune
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan launched the “Trans-Fat Free” logo during the 8th International Chefs Conference in New Delhi. The campaign to end trans-fat is seen as one of the important steps to accelerate the ‘Eat Right India’ campaign led by the FSSAI under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

  12. Recently Claudio Marchisio announced his retirement from which sport?
    A)Basketball
    B)Tennis
    C)Cricket
    D)Football
    E)Chess
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio (Italian) has announced his retirement from professional football.
  13. What is the theme of this year’s Wildlife Week?
    A)Life below water: for people and planet
    B)Water and Living
    C)Save Environment
    D)Life is Water
    E)Water is life
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Wildlife Week is celebrated all over the country in the month of October from 2nd to 8th October every year with the view to preserve the fauna means the animal life of the India.The 2019 theme is “Life below water: for people and planet”

  14. Recently Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched the Pragati Rath of which bank?
    A)HDFC Bank
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)SBI
    D)PNB
    E)BOI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched the Pragati Rath of the HDFC bank. Pragati Rath will provide financial and digital literacy to the people during a month-long initiative by moving to different parts of Himachal Pradesh.
  15. Recently Indian Army got Spike anti tank guided missiles from which country?
    A)Iran
    B) Israel
    C)USA
    D)Australia
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian infantry soldiers now finally have a new weapon to destroy advancing enemy tanks on the western front with Pakistan. The Army has begun to induct a limited number of Israeli Spike anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) to meet immediate operational requirements till the indigenous man-portable “tank killers” being developed by DRDO are ready for induction.
  16. Which state government launched the YSR Vahana Mitra scheme?
    A)Odisha
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Assam
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the YSR Vahana Mitra scheme which provides Rs 10,000 allowance to self-employed drivers of autos, taxis and maxi cabs.
  17. Which bank has signed a pact with CSC e-Governance Services India to extend its banking and other services to the country’s rural regions?
    A)Federal Bank
    B)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C)HDFC Bank
    D)ICICI Bank
    E)YES Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    ICICI Bank has signed a pact with CSC e-Governance Services India to extend its banking and other services to the country’s rural regions. ICICI Bank will engage more than 3 lakh CSCs (common service centres) working at the last mile as banking correspondents.
  18. Where is the HQ of UNESCO?
    A)New York
    B)Rome
    C)Paris
    D)Geneva
    E)Vienna
    View Answer
    Option C

  19. Which state government launched a campaign to make state pothole-free?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Delhi
    D)Bihar
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched a campaign to make Delhi pothole-free which will be undertaken by the Public Works Department under his government.

  20. Recently Farook Khan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Sports
    C)Journalist
    D)Actor
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Farook Khan, an Indian-origin journalist in South Africa passed away. He hailed from Maharashtra. He had started the Miss India South Africa Pageant as part of the Miss India Worldwide Pageant.

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