GA Revision for RRB PO/Clerk, EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 589

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

  1. Recently the exercise TSENTR 2019 Held in Which country?
    A)Pakistan
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)India
    E)Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The opening ceremony of Exercise TSENTR 2019, which aims at countering the threat of international terrorism, was conducted at the DONGUZ Ranges near Orenburg in Russia’s Central Military District.
  2. With Which company,CBSE has partnered to conduct capacity building programmes for high school teachers?
    A)Wipro
    B)TCS
    C)Microsoft
    D)Infosys
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Microsoft India and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have partnered to conduct capacity building programmes for high school teachers with an aim to integrate cloud-powered technology in K12 teaching. Meant for teachers of grades 8-10, the programme will be conducted in 10 cities across the country, starting 11 September 2019.
  3. According to first-of-its-kind national survey to measure the coverage of iodised salt,Which state has the highest consumption of iodised salt in the country?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Himachal Pradesh
    C)Jammu and Kashmir
    D)Bihar
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Jammu & Kashmir has the highest consumption of iodised salt in the country, according to a first-of-its-kind national survey to measure the coverage of iodised salt.
  4. Who was appointed as first Chancellor of Sports University, Rai (Sonepat)?
    A)Kapil Dev
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)VVS Laxman
    D)Rahul Dravid
    E)Yuvraj Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Haryana Government has appointed cricket legend Kapil Dev, who traces his roots to Haryana, as the first Chancellor of Sports University, Rai (Sonepat).
  5. Recently The HRD Ministry awarded the Institute of Eminence to how many public institutions?
    A)3
    B)6
    C)5
    D)7
    E)8
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Human Resource Development Ministry has awarded the Institute of Eminence status to 5 public institutions. The status was awarded to Delhi University, Banaras Hindu University, University of Hyderabad, IIT-Madras and IIT-Kharagpur.
  6. How much capital will now be required by payment banks to apply for small finance banks license?
    A)₹200 cr
    B)₹100 cr
    C)₹250 cr
    D)₹300 cr
    E) ₹345 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
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    The Reserve Bank of India allowed payments banks to apply for small finance bank (SFB) licences, provided they meet the criteria.
  7. The latest iteration of the India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) held in Which city?
    A)Bangkok
    B)Manila
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Colombo
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The latest iteration of the India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) between the navies of the two countries, which seek to enhance bilateral ties and maritime cooperation, is being hosted from September 5 to 15 in Bangkok, Thailand.
  8. What is the currency of Eritrea?
    A)Birr
    B)Cedi
    C)Nakfa
    D)Won
    E)Rupee
    View Answer
    Option C

  9. Recently Khadi and Village Industries Commission has launched a ‘Terracotta Grinder’ in Which city/UT?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Varanasi
    E)Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Khadi and Village Industries Commission has launched a ‘Terracotta Grinder’ at Sewapuri in Varanasi. The machine will be able to grind the wasted and broken pottery items for re-using in pottery-making.

  10. Recently The RBI reduced the risk weight requirement for consumer loans to how much percent?
    A)125%
    B)50%
    C)75%
    D)100%
    E)25%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said it has reduced the risk weight requirement for consumer loans to 100% from 125%, a move that will reduce cost of such loans.
  11. Which state government has joined hands with UNESCO to promote music, art and craft forms, and other intangible cultural heritage of the state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Assam
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Odisha
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    UNESCO and the Rajasthan government have joined hands to promote music, art and craft forms, and other intangible cultural heritage of the state to spur socio-economic growth of several artist communities.

  12. When was South Africa inducted into BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) to form BRICS?
    A) 2009
    B) 2011
    C) 2008
    D) 2010
    E)2012
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    BRICS is the acronym for an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Originally the first four were grouped as “BRIC” (or “the BRICs”), before the induction of South Africa in 2010.
  13. The 72nd Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia held in Which city/UT?
    A)Kolkata
    B)New Delhi
    C)Nagpur
    D)Kochi
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare inaugurated the 72nd Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia held in New Delhi. The committee is the highest decision making and governing body of WHO in the region.
  14. Which state government launched ‘Mukhyamantri Dal Poshit Yojana’?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Odisha
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    With an objective to provide low priced pulses, the chief minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat launched the ‘Mukhyamantri Dal Poshit Yojana’. Under the scheme, two kilograms of pulses per month would be made available to 23.32 lakh ration card holders. On the day, the CM distributed packets of pulses to selected beneficiaries.
  15. Which state government is soon going to launch online service to adopt cows?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Uttarakhand
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Madhya Pradesh government is going to launch an online service for those wanting to adopt a cow and provide sheds to them at gaushalas (cow shelters) across the State.
  16. D is FSDC stands for?
    A) Demonstrate
    B) Discussion
    C) Development
    D) Dedicated
    E)Demo
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Financial Stability and Development Council
  17. Which country’s Army introduced a new homegrown jet propelled drone called Kian?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)China
    C)Iran
    D)India
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Iranian Army unveiled a high-precision jet-propelled drone called Kian. The capacity of carrying long-time surveillance missions and attack the targets far from the country’s borders.
  18. Recently Samuel Eto’o announced retirement from which sports?
    A)Cricket
    B)Tennis
    C)Football
    D)Badminton
    E) Chess
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former Barcelona and Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o has announced retirement from all forms of football at the age of 38.
  19. Where is the HQ of CSS Corp?
    A)New York
    B)Paris
    C)Mumbai
    D)California
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D

  20. Recently Sivaraman Cheriyanad passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Writer
    C)Politics
    D)Social Activist
    E) Literature
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Renowned writer from Kerela Writer Sivaraman Cheriyanad has passed away. He was 78.

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