GA Revision for RRB PO/Clerk, EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 590

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

  1. Recently Indian Railways has manufactured a high speed locomotive in Chittaranjan Locomotive Work.It is situated in which state?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Odisha
    C)West Bengal
    D)Manipur
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian Railways has manufactured a high-speed locomotive in West Bengal’s Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW), achieving a top speed of 180 km per hour.
  2. A three-day long International conference ANGAN for Energy Efficiency in Building Sector is being held in which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A three-day long International conference ANGAN for Energy Efficiency in Building Sector is being organized by Bureau of Energy Efficiency in New Delhi. Experts and policy makers from sixteen countries participated in this event to discuss various alternative options and technologies in the field of design and construction of energy efficient commercial as well as residential buildings.
  3. Which country has officially labeled China a “currency manipulator”?
    A)Pakistan
    B)India
    C)USA
    D)Russia
    E)UK
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The United States has officially labeled China a “currency manipulator”. The US has accused China of using yuan to gain “unfair competitive advantage” in trade.
  4. Where is the HQ of National Insurance Company Limited?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option A

  5. Recently government announced to set up special hospitals offering Indian system of medicines in how many districts?
    A)150
    B)140
    C)145
    D)135
    E)120
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Special hospitals offering Indian Systems of Medicines like Siddha and Ayurveda will be started in 150 districts across the country. This was stated by Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shri Sripad Yesso Naik, while inaugurating an Ayurveda medical College in Vellore, Tamilnadu.
  6. The 9 day Aadi Mahotsav was celebrated in which city?
    A)Kochi
    B)Leh
    C)Dehradun
    D)Dispur
    E)Darjeeling
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tribal Affairs Ministry and Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) are jointly organizing a 9- Day Aadi Mahotsav (National Tribal Festival) between August 17 to August 25, in Leh-Ladakh.
  7. Recently How much amount will be infused by the government into public sector insurance companies?
    A)₹12000 cr
    B)₹10000 cr
    C)₹11000 cr
    D)₹15000 cr
    E) ₹14000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Following the recapitalisation of public sector banks (PSBs), now public sector insurance companies — National Insurance, Oriental Insurance and United India Insurance — are going to be infused with funds worth ₹12,000 crore to boost their capital base and meet regulatory norms.
  8. How many sportspersons were recommended this year to get Dhyanchand Awards 2019?
    A)6
    B)4
    C)5
    D)2
    E)8
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Selection Committee for sports awards 2019 recommended names of five sportspersons for the Dhyanchand award this year.They are Manuel Fredricks (hockey), Arup Basak (table tennis), Manoj Kumar (wrestling), Nitten Kirrtane (tennis), and C Lalremsanga (archery).
  9. What is the capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?
    A)Antigua
    B)Canouan
    C)Bequia
    D)Kingstown
    E)Queensland
    View Answer
    Option D

  10. Recently Wesley Sneijder has announced his retirement from which sports?
    A)Tennis
    B)Football
    C)Boxing
    D)Badminton
    E)Chess
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Netherlands’ star footballer Wesley Sneijder has announced his retirement from football after arranging a business deal with Dutch football club FC Utrecht.
  11. The 24th World Energy Congress held in Which city?
    A)Dubai
    B)Rome
    C)Abu Dhabi
    D)London
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 24th World Energy Congress held in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates.
  12. Which of the following is the class of derivative whose payments are determined through calculation techniques where the underlying benchmark product is an interest rate, or set of different interest rates?
    A) Equity Derivative
    B) Inflation Derivative
    C) Credit Derivative
    D) Interest Rate Derivative
    E) Freight Derivative
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In finance, an interest rate derivative (IRD) is a derivative whose payments are determined through calculation techniques where the underlying benchmark product is an interest rate, or set of different interest rates. There are a multitude of different interest rate indices that can be used in this definition.
  13. Which company recently acquired a majority stake in Shopsense Retail Technologies Pvt. Ltd?
    A)Walmart
    B)Amazon
    C)Flipkart
    D)Reliance
    E)Tata
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd will acquire a majority stake in Shopsense Retail Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs fashion portal Fynd, for Rs 295.25 crore ($41.9 million at current exchange rates).
  14. In financial terms, what does L in LTV stands for?
    A) Loan
    B) Listed
    C) Lien
    D) Lend
    E) List
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The loan-to-value (LTV) ratio is a financial term used by lenders to express the ratio of a loan to the value of an asset purchased. The term is commonly used by banks and building societies to represent the ratio of the first mortgage line as a percentage of the total appraised value of real property.
  15. Which team won the Duleep Trophy?
    A)India Purple
    B)India Blue
    C)India Green
    D)India Red
    E)India Black
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India Red beat India Green by an innings and 38 runs to clinch the Duleep Trophy title on the fourth day at Bengaluru. India Red had scored 388 in their first innings.
  16. Recently The world’s highest marathon held at Which place?
    A)Dehradun
    B)Jammu
    C)Leh
    D)Shimla
    E)Kathmandu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The eighth edition of Ladakh Marathon with more than 6,000 participants from different parts of India and 25 foreign countries was held today in Leh.
  17. Which state government recently passed bills against mob lynching and honour killing becoming second state to do so?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Haryana
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Bihar
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Rajasthan Assembly passed Bills against mob lynching and honour killing, which make the cognisable, non–bailable and non-compoundable offences with life imprisonment and a fine up to Rs 5 lakh. The bill to curb honour killing also has a provision of the death penalty for the convict.
  18. Recently Bianca Andreescu won the 2019 women’s US Open.She belongs to Which country?
    A)Netherlands
    B)USA
    C)Australia
    D)Canada
    E)Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Rafael Nadal (Spain) defeats Daniil Medvedev (Russia) to win US Open 2019 (men’s singles)Bianca Andreescu (Canada) defeats Serena Williams (USA) to win US Open 2019 (women’s singles).
  19. The Khelo India 2019 is to be held in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)Guwahati
    D)Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Khelo India will be held in Guwahati, Assam from 10th to 22nd of January next year. The Games will see a participation of more than 10,000 athletes and officials.
  20. Recently Jagannath Mishra passed away.He was the former CM of which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Bihar
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra passed away. He was 82 and unwell for several months. Mishra was a three-time Chief Minister of the State.

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