GA Revision for RRB PO/Clerk, EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 601

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

  1. How many workers will be enrolled by government over next three years under Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PM-SYM)?
    A)150 million
    B)100 million
    C)200 million
    D)250 million
    E) 300 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union government will enrol around 150 million workers over the next three years under its flagship pension scheme Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PM-SYM), bringing more informal sector workers under the social security net.
  2. According to a report by Economist Intelligence Unit,Which city topped in Safe Cities Index?
    A)Budapest
    B)London
    C)Tokyo
    D)New York
    E)Colombo
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Mumbai has been ranked as the 45th safest city on the Safe Cities Index (SCI), while Delhi stood at the 52nd position, according to a report by Economist Intelligence Unit.
  3. Which city to host DefExpo India 2020?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bhubaneswar
    E)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Defence Ministry has decided to organise the 11th edition of the biennial DefExpo in Lucknow next year. In 2018, the show was held in Chennai and this is the first time that it will be held in Uttar Pradesh’s capital city.
  4. What is the risk called when one bank makes the decision about how much risk to take, while someone else (like government) bears the costs if things go badly?
    A) Systematic risk
    B) Moral Hazard
    C) Equity risk
    D) Market risk
    E) Business risk
    View Answer
    Option
    Explanation:

    Example:: Too Big Too Fail Banks can fall into these category. Like last year in India, SBI and ICICI Bank were declared systematically important banks (too big too fail). So if they fail, government and RBI will provide them support.
  5. What is the rank of India in the world in the Water Stress Index 2019, formulated by London-based risk analytics firm Verisk Maplecroft?
    A)41st
    B)43rd
    C)46th
    D)44th
    E)48th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India has been ranked as the 46th highest risk country in the world in the Water Stress Index 2019, formulated by London-based risk analytics firm Verisk Maplecroft.
  6. What is the initial authorized capital of the BRICS New Development Bank?
    A) $50 bn
    B) $150 bn
    C) $120 bn
    D) $100 bn
    E) $180 bn
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
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    The initial authorized capital of the bank is $100 bln divided into 1 mln shares having a par value of $100,000 each.
  7. Which city school won the U14 Subroto Cup Title?
    A)Assam
    B)Mizoram
    C)Sikkim
    D)Bihar
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Saidan Secondary School of Mizoram was crowned Under-14 boys champions of Subroto Cup International Football tournament after defeating Unique Model Academy of Manipur 2-0 in the summit clashin New Delhi.
  8. Recently RBI allowed domestic banks to directly sell their bad loans abroad as OTS.What is “S” in OTS?
    A)Secure
    B)System
    C)Severe
    D)Settlement
    E)Safe
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allowed domestic banks to directly sell their bad loans in manufacturing and infrastructure sectors to investors abroad as part of one-time settlement (OTS) exercises. The move will allow overseas investors to take direct loan exposure to Indian corporates.

  9. Which state to get world’s first ultra fast hyper loop project?
    A)Bihar
    B)Odisha
    C)Karnataka
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Maharashtra has granted infrastructure project status for a $10 billion plan to establish the world’s first ultra-fast hyperloop project. The projects aims to link Mumbai with the neighboring city of Pune.
  10. Where is the HQ of Central Board of Direct Taxes?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C

  11. Which state to get silk Samagra for development of silk industry?
    A)Kerala
    B)Assam
    C)Tamil Nadu
    D)Karnataka
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Tamil Nadu, which has been ranked among the leading silk producing States in the country, will receive about Rs 6.22 crore under the Silk Samagra — an Integrated Scheme for Development of Silk Industry (ISDSI) implemented by the Union government through the Central Silk Board (CSB) at an outlay of RS 2,161.68 crore for three years from 2017-18 for the overall development of silk in the country.
  12. In which state,the country’s first garbage café has been launched?
    A)Assam
    B)Bihar
    C)Chhattisgarh
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The country’s first garbage cafe has been launched in Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh. Under this, the Municipal Corporation will provide food to the poor and homeless in lieu of plastic waste.
  13. The 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships is being held in Which city/UT?
    A)Chennai
    B)Nashik
    C)Mumbai
    D)Cuttack
    E)Bhopal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian mixed doubles pair of G Sathiyan and Archana Kamath defeated Singapore’s Pang Yu En Koen and Goi Rui Xuan 3-0 in the final and won the gold medal in the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Cuttack, Odisha.
  14. Where is the HQ of LIC Housing Finance Limited?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D

  15. Where is the HQ of Rupee Cooperative Bank?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C

  16. Recently the World Bank has withdrawn $300 million of funding from which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Bihar
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The World Bank said, it had withdrawn $300 million of funding for a new capital in Andhra Pradesh after the central government dropped support for the project.

  17. Where is the HQ of Mobikwik?
    A)Delhi
    B)Pune
    C)Noida
    D)Gurugram
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option D

  18. As per ICRA, India’s current account deficit (CAD) is expected to remain at what percent of GDP in the first quarter (April to June) of the current fiscal year 2019-20?
    A)2.5%
    B)2.1%
    C)2.3%
    D)2.2%
    E)2.8%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India’s current account deficit (CAD) is expected to remain largely steady at 16 billion to 17 billion dollars or 2.3 per cent of GDP in the first quarter (April to June) of the current fiscal year 2019-20 despite recent contraction in merchandise exports and imports, according to investment information firm ICRA.
  19. Recently Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance tied up which platform to offer mobile-based group insurance solutions for the latter’s customers?
    A)PhonePe
    B)Paytm
    C)Freecharge
    D)Mobikwik
    E)Google Pay
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance a private life insurer, has tied up with MobiKwik, a leading fintech platform, to offer mobile-based group insurance solutions for the latter’s customers.

  20. Recently Mange Ram Garg passed away.He was associated with which sports?
    A)Poet
    B)Journalist
    C)Politics
    D)Social Activist
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former Delhi BJP president Mange Ram Garg has passed away recently.

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