GA Revision for SBI Clerk Mains, IDBI, FCI and ESIC – 536

GA Revision Questions for SBI Clerk Mains, EPFO and other exams.

  1. Recently The Union Cabinet approved Which state/UT International Arbitration Centre Bill Which will be approved during the upcoming session of Parliament?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Punjab
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chandigarh
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill which will be introduced during the upcoming session of parliament.
  2. Which state government has approved the setting up of Sports University at Rai?
    A)Haryana
    B)Bihar
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Haryana cabinet has approved the setting up of Haryana Sports University at Rai. The University will have powers to conduct academic and training programmes in physical education and sports sciences.
  3. Who won the Austrian Grand Prix?
    A)Lewis Hamilton
    B)Sebastian Vettel
    C)Nico Rosberg
    D)Max Verstappen
    E)Rafael Nadal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix for the second year in a row while champion Mercedes lost for the first time in this season.
  4. Recently Which bank signed an agreement with ECL Finance to form a strategic partnership to explore co lending opportunities?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Bank of India
    C)Canara Bank
    D)Bank of Maharashtra
    E)Corporation Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    ECL Finance, the flagship non-banking financial company of Edelweiss Group, and Bank of Baroda, India’s second largest public sector bank, signed an agreement to form a strategic partnership to explore co-lending opportunities.
  5. As per data released by the central banking authority of the Alpine nation,what is the rank of India in terms of money parked by its citizens in Swiss Banks?
    A)72nd
    B)74th
    C)73rd
    D)76th
    E)70th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India has moved down one place to 74th rank in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks, while the UK has retained its top position, as per data released by the central banking authority of the Alpine nation. India was ranked 73rd last year, after jumping 15 places from its 88th position a year ago.
  6. The interest rate on the general provident fund has been cut down to how much percent with effect from July 1,2019?
    A)7.5%
    B)8.0%
    C)7.9%
    D)7.8%
    E)8.4%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The interest rate on the general provident fund (GPF) has been cut by 10 basis points (bps) to 7.9 per cent from 8 per cent with effect from July 1.
  7. Which bank signed a standalone health insurance tie up with Max Bupa?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Yes Bank
    C)Canara Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    E)Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    IDBI Bank Ltd. and Max Bupa, a standalone health insurer (SAHI), signed a Bancassurance corporate agency agreement on June 1, 2019. It is the first time that IDBI Bank has been on-boarded as a corporate agent for a SAHI partner under open architecture.
  8. The Dutch Junior Open squash tournament 2019 held in Which city?
    A)New York
    B)Amsterdam
    C)London
    D)Vienna
    E)Jakarta
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Two Indian players managed to win titles while another finished as runner-up on the final day of the Dutch Junior Open squash tournament in Amsterdam on Sunday.
  9. ‘Eazypay’, India’s first mobile app for merchants to accept payments on mobile phone through multiple digital modes belongs to which bank?
    A) Federal Bank
    B) Dhanalakshmi Bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    E) HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A first-of-its kind application, ‘Eazypay’ offers customers the improved convenience of paying by using their mobile phone through Unified Payment Interface (UPI), any credit / debit card & internet banking, and ‘Pockets’, digital wallet of ICICI Bank.
  10. Who was honoured with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award by UNICEF?
    A)Kiera Advani
    B)Deepika Padukone
    C)Disha Patani
    D)Priyanka Chopra
    E)Katrina Kaif
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Priyanka Chopra, a global UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights is going to be honoured with Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award by UNICEF at the UNICEF SNOWFLAKE BALL.
  11. Which country to invest Rs 13000 crore in north eastern states of India?
    A)Russia
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)South Korea
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Japan has decided to invest about Rs 13,000 crore in several ongoing as well as new projects in different states of the north-eastern region.
  12. The “One Nation One Ration Card” scheme will be available across the country from Which year?
    A)2020
    B)2021
    C)2022
    D)2025
    E)2023
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme will be available across the country from July 1, 2020. The scheme will allow portability of food security benefits according to which the poor migrant workers will be able to buy subsidised rice and wheat from any ration shop in the country as long as their ration cards are linked to Aadhaar.
  13. Which company has acquired venture Innov8?
    A)Expedia
    B)Goibibo
    C)Make My Trip
    D)Oyo
    E)Yatra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    OYO Hotels & Homes has formally announced its acquisition of co-working venture Innov8. OYO will operate the firm Innov8 as an independent brand, and along side its existing co-working operations.
  14. What is R in MDR?
    A) Rate
    B) Ratio
    C) Right
    D) Reserve
    E) Real
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Merchant Discount Rate – The rate charged to a merchant by a bank for providing debit and credit card services.
  15. Who has been chosen in the Akademi Ratna category by the Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2018?
    A)Zakhir Hussain
    B)Sonal Mansingh
    C)Jatin Goswami
    D)All of these
    E)None of these
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Eminent artists Zakhir Hussain, Sonal Mansingh, Jatin Goswami and K Kalyanasundaram Pillai have been chosen in the Akademi Ratna category by the Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2018.
  16. Which company to roll out Tech Bee programmme to hire students who have completed 12th standard?
    A)Infosys
    B)TCS
    C)HCL Technologies
    D)Wipro
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    HCL Technologies is all set to roll out “Tech Bee” programme, a company initiative under which it trains and hires students who have completed XII th standard, across several states.
  17. According to a report by Mary Meeker,India accounts for how much percent of world’s internet users?
    A)11%
    B)10%
    C)12%
    D)13%
    E)14%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    According to the annual report on internet trends by venture capitalist Mary Meeker, India accounts for 12% world’s internet users.
  18. Which city tourism has announced visa fee exemption for the visitors under 18 while travelling with their parents between July 15 and September 15 this year?
    A)Dubai
    B)Abu Dhabi
    C)London
    D)Bishkek
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In an attempt to ensure more footfalls, Dubai Tourism has announced visa fee exemption for the visitors under 18 while travelling with their parents between July 15 and September 15 this year.
  19. Which country’s embassy organised its 5th annual Student VISA Day?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)US
    E)India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The U.S. Embassy organised its fifth annual ‘Student Visa Day’ and launched ‘EducationUSA India’. It is a mobile application to provide Indian students with “current, comprehensive and accurate information about studying in the U.S.”.It was launched by the Embassy in collaboration with the United States-India Educational Foundation.
  20. Recently Pernell Whitaker passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Politics
    C)Boxer
    D)Cricketer
    E)Hockey
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former oylmpic boxing gold medallist and four weight World champion “Pernell whitaker” (from US) passed away. He won world titles at lightweight, light welterweight, welterweight and light middleweight.

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