GA Revision for SBI Clerk Mains, IDBI, FCI and ESIC – 537

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

  1. In which state,world’s biggest pump house was inaugurated?
    A)Punjab
    B)Telangana
    C)Odisha
    D)Kerala
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Along with the Kaleswaram Lift Irrigation project, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao also inaugurated the world’s biggest pumphouse at the Medigadda.
  2. How much amount has been infused by government into PSBs in 11 years through 2018-19?
    A)Rs 1.15 lakh cr
    B)Rs 3.50 lakh cr
    C)Rs 5.05 lakh cr
    D)Rs 3.15 lakh cr
    E) Rs 2.12 lakh cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The government has infused over Rs 3.15 lakh crore into public sector banks (PSBs) in the 11 years through 2018-19.
  3. Which state government to set up country’s first space tech park?
    A)Kerala
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Odisha
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Kerala government will set up the country’s first space tech park at Thiruvananthapuram’s Knowledge City. The move is aimed at making the city a manufacturing hub for space-related technology.
  4. In which city,Ambubachi Mela was inaugurated?
    A)Guwahati
    B)Amritsar
    C)Kohima
    D)Shillong
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the Ambubachi Mela in Guwahati.
  5. As on July 3, deposits in bank accounts under Jan Dhan Scheme has reached how much mark?
    A)Rs 4 lakh cr
    B)Rs 2 lakh cr
    C)Rs 3 lakh cr
    D)Rs 1 lakh cr
    E) Rs 6 lakh cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Deposits in bank accounts opened under Jan Dhan scheme, launched about five years ago by the Modi-government, have crossed the Rs 1 lakh crore mark. As per the latest finance ministry data, the total balance in over 36.06 crore Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) accounts was at Rs 1,00,495.94 crore as on July 3.
  6. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A)Rome
    B)Seattle
    C)London
    D)Washington DC
    E)Paris
    View Answer
    Option D

  7. Which state government will privatise India’s first cow sanctuary?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Assam
    C)Haryana
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s first cow sanctuary, set up by the previous BJP-led Madhya Pradesh government in September 2017, will be privatised by the Congress-led government.
  8. The 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships is being held in Which city/UT?
    A)Chennai
    B)Nashik
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Kolkata
    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 Delhi.
  9. The World University Games are being held in which country?
    A)Iran
    B)Italy
    C)India
    D)Saudi Arabia
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Sprinter Dutee Chand won the 100m gold medal in the ongoing World University Games in Napoli, Italy.
  10. In which state,the country’s first garbage café has been launched?
    A)Assam
    B)Bihar
    C)Chhattisgarh
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Gujarat
    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.
  11. According to report “Global Prime Office Occupancy Costs survey”,Which country market topped the list in world’s most expensive market for prime office rents?
    A)Hong Kong
    B)India
    C)Singapore
    D)USA
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    New Delhi’s Connaught Place—commercial business district (CBD)– is among the top 10 most expensive office markets around the globe. Retaining its place as last year, it has has been ranked at 9th position in the list, according to a report by CBRE, a real estate consulting firm. The report titled, “Global Prime Office Occupancy Costs survey” mentioned that the office occupancy cost is valued at $ 143.97 per sq. ft per annum at Connaught Place – CBD.For the second year, Hong Kong’s Central district retained the top spot as the world’s most expensive market for prime office rents. The second position was taken by West End in London.
  12. Which city to host DefExpo India 2020?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bhubaneswar
    E)Jaipur
    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.
  13. Micro Units Development & Refinance Agency Ltd. is registered as a company under which of the following acts?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    E) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1995
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Budget presented by the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley, for FY 2015-16, announced the formation of MUDRA Bank. Accordingly MUDRA was registered as a Company in March 2015 under the Companies Act 2013 and as a Non Banking Finance Institution with the RBI on 07 April 2015.
  14. Who has been conferred with “ Innovative Research Excellence Award 2019” At Asian Leadership Summit 2019?
    A)Rishabh Srivastava
    B)Gaurav Nigam
    C)Ayushmann Singh
    D)Dalbir Negi
    E) Pankaj Advani
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Dr Gaurav Nigam, a well-known educationist, paediatrician, and the author has been conferred ‘Innovative Research Excellence Award 2019’ at Asian Leadership Summit held at Thimphu, Bhutan.
  15. Where is the HQ of Investment Information and Credit Rating Agency?
    A)Gurugram
    B)Bhopal
    C)Noida
    D)Delhi
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option A

  16. 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)2.9%
    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.
  17. In which state,the country’s first elephant rehabilitation centre will be established?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Manipur
    D)Assam
    E)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Kerala government is working to set up the country’s first elephant rehabilitation centre in Kottoor, an ecotourism village near the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. The first phase of the Rs 105 crore-project has already been launched by chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
  18. Which ministry has rolled out a scheme ‘Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C)’ for the period 2018-2020, to combat cyber crime in the country?
    A)Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
    B)Ministry of Human Resource Development
    C)Ministry of Corporate Affairs
    D)Ministry of Home Affairs
    E)Ministry of MSME
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    MHA has rolled out a scheme ‘Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C)’ for the period 2018-2020, to combat cyber crime in the country, in a coordinated and effective manner.
  19. 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) Overtrading
    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.
  20. Recently Rip Torn passed away.He is related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Philosopher
    C)Poet
    D)Actor
    E)Literature
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Emmy winner actor Rip Torn (American), who is known for his acting and comedy passed away at the age of 88.

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