GA Revision for EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 550

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

  1. In which city/UT, Culture and Tourism Minister flagged off a mobile library bus service?
    A)Indore
    B)Kanpur
    C)Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Culture and Tourism Minister flagged off a mobile library bus service which aims to reach out to readers in Delhi, especially those in slums, resettlement colonies and rural areas.
  2. Which cricketer was recently honoured with Bharat Gaurav Award by East Bengal Club?
    A)Saurav Ganguly
    B)Virat Kohli
    C)Kapil Dev
    D)MS Dhoni
    E)Rahul Dravid
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    East Bengal club will officially start the centenary celebrations on its foundation day with a glittering ceremony at the Netaji Indoor Stadium.
  3. Recently The Centre has approved Kosi Mechi river interlinking project in which state?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Odisha
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Bihar
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Centre has approved a Kosi-Mechi river interlinking project in Bihar. Estimated cost of the project is Rs 4,900 crore.
  4. How much amount was given by India to Guinea for the installation of water-related projects?
    A)USD 170 million
    B)USD 150 million
    C)USD 200 million
    D)USD 250 million
    E) USD 300 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India extended a line of credit worth USD 170 million for the installation of water-related projects in Guinea during President Ram Nath Kovind’s last-leg of the three-nation tour to West Africa.
  5. 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)Jharkhand
    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.
  6. How much amount will be given by National Housing Bank to HFCs to ease the funds for the Housing sector?
    A)Rs 10000 cr
    B)Rs 11000 cr
    C)Rs 12000 cr
    D)Rs 12500 cr
    E) Rs 10000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
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    To further ease the funds for the housing sector, National Housing Bank (NHB) will provide additional liquidity infusion facility of Rs 10,000 crore to Housing Finance Companies (HFCs). This will be an additional liquidity infusion for individual loans for affordable housing
  7. The 52nd ASEAN summit held in which city?
    A)Beijing
    B)Bangkok
    C)New Delhi
    D)Kathmandu
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Foreign Ministers from South East Asia attended the 52nd ASEAN summit in Bangkok. The annual meeting opened with a call from the host Thailand for deeper integration to expand trade and bolster prosperity in the region amid rising global challenges.
  8. Which company recently acquired a majority stake in Shopsense Retail Technologies Pvt. Ltd?
    A)Walmart
    B)Amazon
    C)Flipkart
    D)Reliance
    E)Snapdeal
    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).
  9. What was India’s Rank in World Bank global GDP rankings 2019?
    A)2nd
    B)7th
    C)5th
    D)6th
    E)3rd
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    According to the World Bank, India has been pushed to the 7th place in the global GDP rankings in 2018. India’s GDP was at $2.7 trillion in 2018. In 2017, India had emerged as the 6th largest economy.

  10. Bank Note Paper Mill India Private Limited was incorporated under which of the following acts?
    A) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    D) Companies Act, 2013
    E) Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1951
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bank Note Paper Mill India Private Limited has been incorporated and registered on October 13, 2010 by Registrar of Companies, Bangalore under the Companies Act 1956 with its registered and Corporate Office at Mysuru, Karnataka
  11. Where is the HQ of NASA?
    A)Washington DC
    B)New York
    C)Rome
    D)London
    E)Copenhagen
    View Answer
    Option A

  12. Which state government flagged off 5 Anti Riot police vehicle “Vajra”?
    A)Manipur
    B)Assam
    C)Sikkim
    D)Arunachal Pradesh
    E)Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Arunachal Pradesh State Home Minister Bamang Felix flagged of 5 Anti-Riot police vehicle, also known as Vajra, from Police Headquarter in Itanagar.
  13. Which Actor launched Mission Shakti sports initiative in Maharashtra ?
    A)Varun Dhawan
    B)Salman Khan
    C)Aamir Khan
    D)Shahrukh Khan
    E)Akshay Kumar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Film actor Aamir Khan attended the launch function of Mission Shakti, an initiative by Maharashtra minister Sudhir Mungantiwar to train athletes from Chandrapur and Gadchiroli for international events like the Olympics.
  14. Which city will host the 10th AASF Asian Age Group Championships 2019?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Nashik
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bengaluru will host the 10th AASF Asian Age Group Championships 2019 for the first time, giving the Indian swimming enthusiasts an opportunity to witness the largest aquatic event in the continent.
  15. Recently Dwayne Johnson announced his retirement.He was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Journalist
    C)Poet
    D)Wrestling
    E)Boxing
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Dwayne Johnson, popularly known as ‘The Rock’, has officially announced his retirement from World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
  16. What is the term which refers to a system where the government, rather than the free market, determines what goods should be produced, how much should be produced and the price at which the goods are offered for sale?
    A) Free-market Economy
    B) True-cost Economy
    C) Socialist Economy
    D) Command Economy
    E) Traditional Economy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The command economy is a key feature of any communist society.
  17. Who assumed charge as the secretary of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade?
    A)PV Bharathi
    B)RN Ravi
    C)Rishi Singh
    D)Guruprasad Mohapatra
    E) Ravi Iyer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    IAS Officer Guruprasad Mohapatra assumed charge as the secretary of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.
  18. 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.
  19. Who has been named as Professional Cricketers Association’s Player of the month of July 2019?
    A)KL Rahul
    B)Rohit Sharma
    C)R Ashwin
    D)Ravindra Jadeja
    E)Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been named as Professional Cricketers Association’s Player of the month of July 2019.
  20. Recently Malcolm Nash passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Actor
    C)Poet
    D)Sports
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former UK‘s Glamorgan all-rounder Malcolm Nash has died at the age of 74. Nash took 993 first-class wickets between 1966 and 1983 and was Glamorgan’s leading wicket-taker when they won the County Championship in 1969.

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