GA Revision for RRB PO/Clerk, EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 595

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

  1. Recently Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Thakur announced the opening of a cricket and sports academy at Which place?
    A)Srinagar
    B)Leh
    C)Shimla
    D)Jammu
    E)Mohali
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a boost to sports training in the region, Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Thakur, in his first official visit to Union Territory of Ladakh, announced the opening of a Cricket and Sports Academy in Leh.
  2. Which country to deploy their latest American weapons in Ex HimVijay war games?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Pakistan
    D)Thailand
    E)Finland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian Armed Forces are planning to deploy their latest American weapons systems including M777 ultra-light howitzers and Chinook heavy-lift helicopters in the war games to be carried out in Arunachal Pradesh, close to borders with China.
  3. Recently Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman KN Vyas has launched the NCG Vishwam Cancer Care Connect in which city?
    A)Paris
    B)Rome
    C)London
    D)Vienna
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman KN Vyas has launched the NCG Vishwam Cancer Care Connect in Vienna, Austria on the sidelines of 63rd general conference of IAEA.
  4. The exercise MAITREE is between India and which other country?
    A)Nepal
    B)China
    C)Singapore
    D)Thailand
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The India Army and Royal Thailand Army Joint Military Exercise MAITREE-2019 commenced at Umroi in Meghalaya. The exercise aims at the training of troops in Counter-Terrorism Operation in both jungle terrain and urban scenario.
  5. The IBSF World Billiards Championship is being held in Which country?
    A)Bhutan
    B)Thailand
    C)Singapore
    D)Myanmar
    E)Ireland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s billiards superstar Pankaj Advani clinched his 22nd world title for the country by winning a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship in Mandalay, Myanmar.
  6. According to WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) report,how much percent of Open defecation down in India between 2000-2017?
    A)44%
    B)42%
    C)47%
    D)43%
    E)40%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    As much as 43 per cent of Indians have gained access to basic sanitation, while the practice of open defecation decreased by 47 per cent in the country between 2000 and 2017, says a WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) report.
  7. How much amount of affordable housing package was announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to benefit around 3.5 lakh home owners?
    A)₹20000 cr
    B)₹25000 cr
    C)₹10000 cr
    D)₹14000 cr
    E) ₹18000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced a last mile ₹20,000 crore affordable housing package to benefit around 3.5 lakh home owners.
  8. Recently as per Defence Minister Rajnath Singh,India will achieve 26 billion dollars Defence Industry by Which year?
    A)2027
    B)2025
    C)2030
    D)2022
    E)2029
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Defence minister Rajnath Singh has said, India will achieve 26 Billion dollars Defence Industry by 2025. He said, Defence sector has been identified as one of the most prominent sectors under Make in India initiative to realize 5 Trillion dollar Economy by 2024. He said, performance of Indian defence industry has not been commensurate with its potential in past.
  9. Recently Khaltmaagiin Battulga arrived in New Delhi on a five-day visit to India.He is the reigning president of which country?
    A)South Africa
    B)Zimbabwe
    C)Kazakhstan
    D)Mongolia
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga arrived in New Delhi on a five-day visit to India with an aim to intensify bilateral ties between the two countries.
  10. When did the BRICS states signed the Agreement on the New Development Bank, which makes provisions for the legal basis of the bank?
    A) 2013
    B) 2014
    C) 2015
    D) 2012
    E)2010
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    On 15 July 2014, the first day of the 6th BRICS summit held in Fortaleza, Brazil, the BRICS states signed the Agreement on the New Development Bank, which makes provisions for the legal basis of the bank.
    In a separate agreement, a reserve currency pool worth $100 bln was set up by BRICS nations.
    July 2014 (Treaty signed)
    July 2015 (Treaty in force)
  11. Recently Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot launched (MIS) portal for stakeholders of the Accessible India Campaign (AIC).What does “I” stand in MIS?
    A)Institute
    B)India
    C)Information
    D)Infrastructure
    E)Inland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot launched the Management Information System (MIS) portal for stakeholders of the Accessible India Campaign (AIC).

  12. Recently RBI increased loan exposure limit of banks to a single NBFC (excluding gold loan companies) to how much percent?
    A)15%
    B)10%
    C)20%
    D)25%
    E)30%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The RBI increased loan exposure limit of banks to a single NBFC (excluding gold loan companies) from 15% to 20% of its capital base, a move that will help increase credit supply to the crisis-ridden shadow banking sector.
  13. Recently Which state government has decided to set up ‘Swachh Bharat World University’?
    A)Bihar
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Assam
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Government of Maharashtra has decided to set up ‘Swachh Bharat World University’ in Wardha to mark Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary. The University will focus on research studies in sanitation, cleanliness and environment.
  14. The 23rd Session of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) held in Which country?
    A)USA
    B)India
    C)Russia
    D)China
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Tourism ministers, public and private sector leaders and key decision makers joined in St Petersburg, Russia to meet for the 23rd Session of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
  15. Which state declared 2020 as Artificial Intelligence year by organising various activities related to the emerging technology?
    A)Telangana
    B)Kerala
    C)Assam
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Telangana government has decided to declare 2020 as Artificial Intelligence year by organising various activities related to the emerging technology.

  16. Which country won the U-19 Asia Cup Title?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)Nepal
    C)India
    D)Pakistan
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India clinched the Under-19 Asia Cup title, with a thrilling five-run win over Bangladesh in a low-scoring final at Colombo.
  17. The 35th Tri-Services Commanders conference was held in which city?
    A)Surat
    B)Pune
    C)Nagpur
    D)Jaisalmer
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 35th Tri-Services Commanders conference was held in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The conference is an annual exercise to strengthen the jointness and synergy amongst the three service commands of the Army, Navy and Air Force while undertaking Operations, Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief missions in the region.
  18. What is the initial subscribed capital of the BRICS New Development Bank?
    A) $50 bn
    B) $150 bn
    C) $120 bn
    D) $100 bn
    E) $200 bn
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The initial subscribed capital of the NDB is $50 bln divided into paid-in shares ($10 bln) and callable shares ($40 bln).
    The initial subscribed capital of the bank was equally distributed among the founding members.
    The Agreement on the NDB specifies that the voting power of each member will be equal to the number of its subscribed shares in the capital stock of the bank.
  19. Recently The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will be setting up a world-class National Police University (NPU) in Which city/UT?
    A)Pune
    B)Greater Noida
    C)New Delhi
    D)Gurugram
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will be setting up a world-class National Police University (NPU) dedicated to advancement and dissemination of education, research and scholarships of the highest quality in the domain of policing science, forensic science, cyber forensics, criminology, criminal justice, risk management and related areas.
  20. Recently Sathar passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Sports
    C)Actor
    D)Politics
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Veteran actor Sathar, who figured prominently in South Indian films in the 1970s and 80s, has passed away. He was 67.

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