GA Revision for SBI Clerk Mains, IDBI, FCI and ESIC – 541

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

  1. Who won gold medal in the 63 kg category in the President’s Cup in Kazakhstan?
    A)Vijender Singh
    B)Vikas Krishnan
    C)Shiv Thapa
    D)Dinesh Kumar
    E)Akhil Kumar
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian boxer Shiva Thapa won a gold medal in the 63 kg category in the President’s Cup in Kazakhstan.
  2. Which bank announced the launch of a new digital platform curated specially for MSMEs called “InstaBIZ”?
    A)Federal Bank
    B)Axis Bank
    C)HDFC Bank
    D)ICICI Bank
    E)Yes Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    ICICI Bank announced the launch of a new digital platform curated specially for MSMEs and self-employed customers to enable them to undertake their business banking transactions digitally and instantly.
  3. Under Swaach Bharat Mission,how many individual household toilets have been constructed so far?
    A)9.62 cr
    B)8.86 cr
    C)9.87 cr
    D)7.65 cr
    E)5.36 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Government today said, under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), 9 crore 62 lakh individual household toilets have been constructed so far.
  4. India and which other country carried out a major military exercise “Hand in Hand”?
    A)Russia
    B)China
    C)Nepal
    D)Bhutan
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India and China will carry out a major military exercise called ‘Hand-in-Hand’ in December, 2019. The exercise will take place at Umroi, Meghalaya.
  5. How many farmer families across the country have received the first and second instalments of 2 thousand rupees each under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana?
    A)6 cr
    B)8 cr
    C)5 cr
    D)7 cr
    E)4 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Over seven crore 32 lakh farmer families across the country have received the first and second instalments of 2 thousand rupees each under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana amounting to 14 thousand 646 crore rupees.
  6. India’s first highway corridors for electric vehicles is expected to come up by Which year?
    A)2030
    B)2025
    C)2020
    D)2024
    E)2032
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India’s first highway corridors with charging stations for electric vehicles are expected to come up along the Delhi-Jaipur and Delhi-Agra highways by 2020.
  7. Which of the following is not true about Unified Payments Interface (UPI)?
    A) UPI is an instant payment system developed by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
    B) Through UPI, all payments are instant and takes place in banking hours.
    C) Under UPI person will have a single identity and password for using multiple bank accounts.
    D) UPI is based on the Immediate Payment Services (IMPS) infrastructure.
    E) All of the above are correct.
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    UPI is an indigenously developed platform by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and set up with the support of the Reserve Bank and Indian Banks Association (IBA).
    Through UPI, all payments are instant but it provides 24/7 service, irrespective of banking hours.
  8. The 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship was held at Which city/UT?
    A)Cuttack
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Gangtok
    E)Jaipur
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Both the women’s and men’s Indian team displayed an impressive performance to win the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Cuttack, Odisha.
  9. How much amount was sanctioned by government of India for construction of rural roads in Tripura?
    A)Rs 358 cr
    B)Rs 345 cr
    C)Rs 300 cr
    D)Rs 456 cr
    E) Rs 461 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Government of India has sanctioned an additional amount of Rs 358 crore for the construction of new roads in rural areas of Tripura.
  10. Who has been appointed as new governor of Uttar Pradesh?
    A)Anandiben Patel
    B)Ramesh Bais
    C)Ram Naik
    D)Achrya Dev Vrat
    E)Mridula Sinha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In a major reshuffle, President Ram Nath Kovind appointed new Governors to six states with Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel being transferred to Uttar Pradesh in place of Ram Naik.Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon has been transferred to Madhya Pradesh to replace Patel. West Bengal, Bihar, Tripura and Nagaland have also got new Governors.The President has approved the appointments of former Union Ministers Jagdeep Dhankhar and Ramesh Bais as Governors of West Bengal and Tripura.Senior BJP leader from Uttar Pradesh Fagu Chauhan has been appointed Governor of Bihar while former Intelligence Bureau officer and interlocutor for the Naga peace talks RN Ravi has been appointed as Governor of Nagaland.
  11. As per data by RBI,Which state reported highest cases of ATM fraud in 2018-19 ?
    A)Bihar
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Assam
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Maharashtra reported 233 cases of ATM fraud in 2018-19, the highest in the entire country, Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) data, revealed. The data showed that Delhi grabbed the second spot with 179 cases, followed by Tamil Nadu with 147 cases of ATM fraud.
  12. Recently Which organisation was relived from his powers to regulate housing finance companies?
    A)RBI
    B)IRDA
    C)NHB
    D)SIDBI
    E)SEBI
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government has taken away the powers of the National Housing Bank (NHB) to regulate housing finance companies (HFCs) and handed them to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
  13. According to Brand Finance 100 2019 Report,Which company became India’s most valuable brand?
    A)Tata
    B)SBI
    C)LIC
    D)Wipro
    E)TCS
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The brand “Tata” has become India’s most valuable brand for the second straight year in 2019, according to the Brand Finance India 100 2019 report.

  14. Which became the first state to reserve 75% private jobs for locals?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Orissa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Andhra Pradesh has become the first state in the country to reserve jobs for locals. The Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed the Andhra Pradesh Employment of Local Candidates in Industries/Factories Act, 2019.
  15. What is the initial subscribed capital of the BRICS New Development Bank?
    A) $50 bn
    B) $150 bn
    C) $120 bn
    D) $100 bn
    E) $200 bn
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The initial subscribed capital of the NDB is $50 bln divided into paid-in shares ($10 bln) and callable shares ($40 bln).
    The initial subscribed capital of the bank was equally distributed among the founding members.
    The Agreement on the NDB specifies that the voting power of each member will be equal to the number of its subscribed shares in the capital stock of the bank.
  16. Recently Shoaib Malik announced his retirement.He belongs to which sports?
    A)Basketball
    B)Football
    C)Tennis
    D)Cricket
    E)Hockey
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik announced his retirement from ODI cricket after his country’s final league clash against Bangladesh in World Cup 2019.
  17. Which bank has launched a centralised hub for processing retail and MSME loans for better efficiency of branches in business operations?
    A)Punjab National Bank
    B)Canara Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Punjab and Sind Bank
    E)Corporation Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    State-owned Punjab & Sind Bank has set up a centralised hub for processing retail and MSME loans for better efficiency of branches in business acquisition.

  18. Which state organized the “Nishagandhi Monsoon Ragas” music fest?
    A)Goa
    B)Assam
    C)Kerala
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Monsoon Ragas,’ a music festival, being organised by Kerala Tourism, marks the states successful entry into music tourism, Governor P Sathasivam said.
  19. Where is the HQ of World Economic Forum?
    A)Carouge
    B)Meyrin
    C)Vienna
    D)Cologny
    E)London
    View Answer
    Option D

  20. Recently Sudarshan Agarwal passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Poet
    C)Social Activist
    D)Politics
    E)Literature
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former Uttarakhand Governor Sudershan Agarwal passed away after prolonged illness. He was 88.

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