GA Revision for SBI and other exams – 713

  1. Which Indian athlete has been named in TIME 100 Next List?
    A) Dutee Chand
    B) Hima Das
    C) Smriti Mandhana
    D) Apurvi Chandela
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    TIME magazine has named Indian athlete Dutee Chand to its first-ever TIME 100 Next, a new expansion of the TIME 100 list of the most influential people in the world.

  2. Where is the hq of IRDAI?
    A) Bhopal
    B) Mumbai
    C) Hyderabad
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. How many languages are used for writing the denomination of Rs 200 bank note?
    A) 17
    B) 16
    C) 18
    D) 15
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    17 languages in Rs 50, Rs 2000 and Rs 500 new bank note also
    On the obverse, the denomination is written in English and Hindi. On the reverse is a language panel which displays the denomination of the note in 15 of the 22 official languages of India.

  4. Recently FIFA banned how many officials for life for corruption?
    A)3
    B)2
    C)8
    D)6
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) has banned 3 South American football officials for a lifetime for connection with a 2015 corruption scandal in football. The three officials who were banned were Former Peru Football Federation Manuel Burga and Argentinian officials Eduardo Deluca and Jose Luis Meiszner.

  5. Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu, Inaugurating the FICCI ARISE Conference on School Education in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
     Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu, Inaugurating the FICCI ARISE Conference on School Education in New Delhi. The theme for this year’s FICCI ARISE Conference was ‘Future Ready Learners and Schools’.

  6. Foreign currency which has a tendency of quick migration is called
    A)Liquid Currency
    B) Cold Currency
    C) Hot Currency
    D) Blank Currency
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In economics, hot money is the flow of funds (or capital) from one country to another in order to earn a short-term profit on interest rate differences and/or anticipated exchange rate shifts.

  7. Who has been appointed as new chairman and MD of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC)?
    A) Chiranvijay Singh
    B) Kamala Vardhana Rao
    C) Swati Chaturvedi
    D) Dinkar Nath Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
     India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) has appointed G Kamala Vardhana Rao as the new Chairman and Managing Director. Prior to this, an IAS officer 1990 batch from Kerala Cadre, was the Principal Secretary, Kerala government.

  8. Which mutual fund launched the new fund offer of India’s first corporate bond ETF (exchange-traded fund) called Bharat Bond ETF?
    A) Edelweiss Mutual Fund
    B) L&T Mutual Fund
    C) HDFC Mutual Fund
    D) Nippon Mutual Fund
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
     Edelweiss Mutual Fund launched the new fund offer of India’s first corporate bond ETF (exchange-traded fund) called Bharat Bond ETF.

  9. Who is the author of book titled “Mind Master: Winning Lessons from a Champion’s Life”?
    A) VVS Laxman
    B) MS Dhoni
    C) Saurav Ganguly
    D) Viswanathan Anand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
     Five-time world champion, Viswanathan Anand has penned a book titled “Mind Master: Winning Lessons from a Champion’s Life”. The book, published by Hachette India. This book is co-authored by sports journalist Susan Ninan.

  10. Where is the HQ of FIFA?
    A) Beijing
    B) Zurich
    C) Bangkok
    D) Amsterdam
    View Answer
    Option B

  11. 25th UN Climate Change Conference held in which city?
    A) Madrid
    B) Colombo
    C) China
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
     COP25, is the 25th United Nations Climate Change conference held in Madrid, Spain, under the presidency of the Chilean government. The conference incorporates the 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the 15th meeting of the parties for the Kyoto Protocol (CMP15), and the second meeting of the parties for the Paris Agreement (CMA2).

  12. Recently Abdelmadjid Tebboune was declared as president of which country?
    A) Thailand
    B) Netherlands
    C) Kenya
    D) Algeria
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
     Abdelmadjid Tebboune(74), a former Algerian prime minister who served under deposed leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika, was declared the winner of Algeria’s presidential election as thousands of protesters poured into the centre of the capital, Algiers, to denounce the vote.

  13. Which country has given its nod to designate India’s NAVIC as its “allied” navigational satellite system?
    A) Russia
    B) USA
    C) China
    D) Iran
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Along with the Galileo of the European Union and QZSS of Japan, the US Congress has given its nod to designate India’s NAVIC as its “allied” navigational satellite system.

  14. UNESCO & MGIEP jointly organized TECH 2019 in which city?
    A) Kochi
    B) Chennai
    C) Vishakapatnam
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
     A three-day TECH (Transforming Education Conference for Humanity) 2019, being organised jointly by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

  15. Which state government launches ‘Vijayamritham’ & ‘Sahachari’ schemes to support differently-abled people?
    A) Telangana
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Kerala
    D) Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Kerala state government has launched two social welfare schemes – ‘Vijayamritham’ and ‘Sahachari’ to honour differently-abled people as well as NSS, NCC and Student Police Cadet (SPC) units working for their care and welfare.

  16. Which E-commerce company has launched the Audible Suno application in India?
    A) Amazon
    B) Nykaa
    C) Flipkart
    D) Dailyobjects
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Amazon-owned Audible has launched the Audible Suno app especially for Indian market. It features content from celebrities like Karan Johar, Tabu, Vidya Balan and Anurag Kashyap among others.Amazon’s Audible Suno is available for free of and it features ad-free content.

  17. Who was named WTA Player of the Year 2019?
    A) Ashleigh Barty
    B) Timea Babis
    C) Kristina Mladenovic
    D) Scoch Williamson
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
     Australian Ashleigh Barty, whose breakout 2019 campaign included French Open crown and world number one ranking, was named the WTA Player of the Year.

  18. Devaluation of currency leads to?
    A) increasing domestic prices
    B) no impact on domestic prices
    C) fall in domestic prices
    D) can either increase or decrease
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    One has to give higher price for the domestic goods because value of the money diminished in terms of foreign currency.

  19. According to data furnished by the oil ministry to parliamentary committee,which country tops the list as largest oil supplier to India?
    A) USA
    B)Kuwait
    C)Iran
    D)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    According to data furnished by the oil ministry to parliamentary committee, the United States has surpassed Kuwait to become India’s sixth largest oil supplier as it supplied 70 per cent more crude to the world’s third largest energy consumer.

  20. What is the currency of Kuwait?
    A) Rupee
    B) Dinar
    C)Dollar
    D)Peso
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Capital – Kuwait City

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