GA Revision for EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 548

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

  1. Which city tops the list in Asia in Dell Global Entrepreneur Women Cities Index 2019?
    A)Kathmandu
    B)Beijing
    C)Singapore
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hong Kong
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    According to the latest “Women Entrepreneur Cities Index 2019”, sponsored by Dell and conducted by London-based global information provider, IHS Markit, Singapore tops in Asian city ranked at 21st position, while Indian cities Bengaluru(Karnataka) and Delhi were ranked 43rd (7th in Asia) and 50th (10th in Asia) respectively.
  2. Where is the foundation stone laid for setting up Space Situational Awareness Control Centre (SSAM) by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) laid the foundation stone for the Space Situational Awareness Control Centre (SSAM) in Bengaluru.
  3. Which state has launched recently nationwide tree plantation programme?
    A)Manipur
    B)Assam
    C)Sikkim
    D)Arunachal Pradesh
    E)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh launched the statewide tree plantation programme ‘Clean-Green Arunachal Campaign 2019’ in Itanagar. Under this campaign State Forest department had planted 1-lakh tree saplings in 24 hours.
  4. Lewis Hamilton belongs to which country?
    A)UK
    B)Serbia
    C)Cyprus
    D)Denmark
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option A

  5. Recently ISRO signed a contract with which country for space training of Indian astronauts?
    A)USA
    B)Russia
    C)UK
    D)China
    E)Italy
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian Space Research Organisation has signed a contract with Russia’s Glavkosmos for selection support, medical examination and space training of Indian astronauts.
  6. In case of a Savings Account in Post Office, what maximum amount of interest earned per year on deposited money is tax free?
    A) Rs 5,000
    B) Rs 10,000
    C) Rs 12,000
    D) Rs 8,000
    E) Rs 3,000
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    .
    Up to INR 10,000/- per year from financial year 2012-13
  7. The 2020 Olympics will be held in Which city?
    A)Geneva
    B)New Delhi
    C)Beijing
    D)Tokyo
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    For the first time in the Olympic Games’ history, men and women will compete together in a new Table Tennis mixed doubles event in Tokyo 2020. The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games said this on its Twitter handle.
  8. Who has been given additional charge of Narcotics Control Bureau?
    A)Rishi Kumar Shukla
    B)Rakesh Asthana
    C)Alok Chaturvedi
    D)Sumon Rae
    E) Vikas Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved the entrustment of additional charge of the post of Director General, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) to Rakesh Asthana.
  9. Who won German Grand Prix 2019?
    A)Nico Rosberg
    B)Sebastian Vettel
    C)Max Verstappen
    D)Lewis Hamilton
    E)Roger Federer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Red Bull’s driver Max Verstappen clinched the rain-hit German Grand Prix at Hockenheim.

  10. In which state is “Aadi Perukku” Festival being celebrated?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Kerala
    C)Tamil Nadu
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In Tamil Nadu, the “Aadi Perukku” festival was being celebrated. People performed puja’s on the banks of larger water bodies including sea coasts, lakes and rivers.
  11. Which company has acquired data privacy firm BlueTalon?
    A)Google
    B)TCS
    C)Amazon
    D)Microsoft
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Microsoft has acquired data privacy, governance service firm BlueTalon. BlueTalon helps enterprises set policies for how their employees can access their data. BlueTalon works with leading Fortune 100 companies to eliminate data security blind spots and gain visibility and control of data.
  12. Kaiga Atomic Energy station set a World Record in continuous operation of 962 days by Unit-1 of Kaiga Generating Station (KGS-1).It is located in which state?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Odisha
    D)Kerala
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Kaiga Atomic Energy station in Karnataka set a World Record in continuous operation of 962 days by Unit-1 of Kaiga Generating Station (KGS-1) among nuclear power plants of all technologies.
  13. Indian woman wrestler Vinesh Phogat belongs to which state?
    A)Bihar
    B)Rajasthan
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Haryana
    E)Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option D

  14. According to QS Rankings,Which city has been ranked best city for students in India?
    A)Delhi
    B)Bengaluru
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Debuting at 81st position globally, Bengaluru has been ranked India’s best city for students in the global ranking agency QS’ (Quacquarelli Symonds) latest Best Student Cities Ranking 2019. However, in terms of affordability, Bengaluru is ranked seventh globally.
  15. What is the metric that measures how long a firm will be deprived of cash if it increases its investment in resources in order to expand customer sales known as?
    A) Quick ratio
    B) Accounts payable turnover
    C) Days payable outstanding
    D) Cash conversion cycle
    E) Financial accounting
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In management accounting, the Cash conversion cycle (CCC) measures how long a firm will be deprived of cash if it increases its investment in resources in order to expand customer sales. It is thus a measure of the liquidity risk entailed by growth.
  16. What is the number of states in India after Article 370 was scrapped by the government?
    A)30
    B)29
    C)28
    D)27
    E)32
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Division of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union territories — Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
    The total number of UTs will now go up to 9 with states cut down to 28.
  17. How much assistances was given by India to Gambia during Ram Nath Kovind visit?
    A)USD 500000
    B)USD 300000
    C)USD 600000
    D)USD 200000
    E) USD 100000
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    President Ram Nath Kovind held delegation-level talks with his Gambian counterpart President Adama Barrow in Banjul and promised to extend an assistance of USD 500,000 in support of skill development and cottage industry projects in the West African country.
  18. Recently Venugopal Rao announced his retirement.He was related to which sports?
    A)Tennis
    B)Baseball
    C)Football
    D)Cricket
    E)Hockey
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former India batsman and Andhra Pradesh skipper Venugopal Rao has announced retirement from all forms of the game.
  19. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy paired with whom have become the first Indian pair to win a BWF Super 500 Badminton Tournament in Thailand.
    A)Chetan Anand
    B)Sameer Verma
    C)Chirag Shetty
    D)Pranav Chopra
    E)Saurav Chaudhary
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have become the first Indian pair to win a BWF Super 500 badminton tournament in Bangkok, Thailand.
  20. Kanti Bhatt passed away recently. He belonged to which profession?
    A)Sports
    B)Journalism
    C)Politics
    D)Business
    E)Literature
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Veteran Gujarati journalist, writer, columnist and editor Kanti Bhatt passed away in Mumbai. He was 88.

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