GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 506

GA Revision Questions for SBI PO/Clerk Mains, IDBI, CWC, FCI, ESIC and other exams.

  1. Zuzana Caputova was recently sworn is as first female president of which country?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Netherlands
    C)Slovakia
    D)Thailand
    E)Finland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova has been sworn in as Slovakia’s first female President.
  2. Where is the head office of FundzBazar?
    A)Chennai
    B)Vadodara
    C)Kolkata
    D)Ahmedabad
    E)Cuttack
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Which country has been designated as guest of honour at the 33rd Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara book fair?
    A)India
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)Nepal
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has been designated as the Guest of Honour at the 33rd Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara (Guadalajara International Book Fair), in Mexico, the National Book Trust announced.
  4. The World Food India 2019 will held at which place?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Kanpur
    C)Chennai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, said that the World Food India (WFI) 2019 will be held from November 1-4.
  5. Who became the fastest player in the history to cross 11000 runs in ODIs?
    A)Steve Smith
    B)David Warner
    C)Virat Kohli
    D)MS Dhoni
    E)Rahul Sharma
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India skipper Virat Kohli rose to the challenge against Pakistan and added another feather to his cap by becoming the fastest player in the history of the game to cross the 11,000-run mark in ODIs.
  6. As per Fitch Ratings,India to grow at how much percent in FY 2021-22?
    A)7.4%
    B)7.3%
    C)7.2%
    D)7.1%
    E)7.8%
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Fitch Ratings saw India’s growth for FY 2019-20 at 6.6 per cent and 7.1 per cent in 2021-22.
  7. India and which other country will co produce a film on life and works of Sheikh Mujjibur Rahman?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)Pakistan
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Iraq
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India and Bangladesh will co-produce a film on the life and works of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and a documentary on Bangladesh Liberation War.
  8. Where is Joint India-IMF Training Programme (ITP) centre situated?
    A) Pune
    B) Vadodara
    C) Bhopal
    D) Kolkata
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Pune
    Launched on May 1, 2006, the Joint India-IMF Training Programme (ITP) is a cooperative venture of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
  9. Which government signed MoU for developing smart gaushalas?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Sikkim
    D)Haryana
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government in Madhya Pradesh is coming up with 300 “smart gaushalas” in the state and has signed a contract with a foreign company for the construction and development of these cow shelters.
  10. According to UN,India to overtake China as the world’s most populous country by Which year?
    A)2027
    B)2028
    C)2025
    D)2030
    E)2034
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India is projected to overtake China as the world’s most populous country around 2027, according to a UN report.
  11. NASA is planning to launch a spacecraft aboard to hit an asteroid in Which year?
    A)2022
    B)2023
    C)2024
    D)2025
    E)2026
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    NASA is planning to launch a spacecraft aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that will hit a small moonlet in the binary asteroid system Didymos in September 2022. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) NASA’s first mission to demonstrate a planetary defence technique is scheduled to be launched in mid-2021.
  12. How much amount has been approved by ADB for infrastructure projects in Tripura?
    A)Rs 1500 cr
    B)Rs 1575 cr
    C)Rs 1650 cr
    D)Rs 1700 cr
    E) Rs 1750 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved projects for infrastructure development worth Rs 1,650 crore ($235 million) in seven of the eight district headquarter towns in Tripura.
  13. Hughes Communications announced an agreement with Which telecom operator to combine their VSAT operations in India?
    A)BSNL
    B)Jio
    C)Idea
    D)Airtel
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Bharti Airtel and Hughes Communications India announced an agreement to combine their VSAT operations in India and leverage the demand for secure connectivity in a rapidly growing digital economy.
  14. Which company’s digital currency “Libra” is coming in 2020?
    A)Microsoft
    B)TCS
    C)Google
    D)Facebook
    E)Flipkart
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Facebook, the social networking giant on Tuesday announced a digital wallet subsidiary called ‘Calibra’ that would launch Blockchain-powered cryptocurrency ‘Libra’ next year to help nearly one billion people globally who don’t have a bank account but do have a mobile phone.
  15. Recently Global Card Payments provider MasterCard has announced how much investment in India?
    A)$1 billion
    B)$2 billion
    C)$3 billion
    D)$4 billion
    E) $5 billion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Global card payments brand Mastercard has announced its plan of investing $1 billion in India operations over the period of next five years. About $350 million of the total amount would be invested in setting up of a local payments processing centre as per the Reserve Bank of India’s mandate to store all payments data locally.
  16. Indian Railways has signed MoU with Which organisation for modernisation of signalling systems?
    A)ISRO
    B)Railtel
    C)IRCTC
    D)TCS
    E)CTS
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Railway Ministry release said that the Indian Railways signed the MoU with RailTel Enterprises Ltd (REL), a wholly-owned subsidiary company of RailTel Corporation of India Ltd, for modernization of signalling system on four sections, which includes Automatic Train Protection System with Long Term Evolution (LTE) based Mobile Train Radio Communication System (MTRC), together with provision of Electronic Interlocking (indoor) wherever required.
  17. NPCI was incorporated under Section _____ of Companies Act 1956.
    A) Section 8
    B) Section 10
    C) Section 12
    D) Section 25
    E) Section 20
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Section 25 company under Companies Act 1956
    Important Point: Now it is Section 8 of Companies Act 2013
  18. How much amount of line of credit was provided by Exim Bank to Ghana and Mozambique together for railway projects?
    A)$275 mn
    B)$315 mn
    C)$250 mn
    D)$245 mn
    E) $225 mn
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Export Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) will provide line of credit worth USD 245 million to Ghana and Mozambique for agricultural and railway projects.
  19. Which Airport is set to become the third International Airport in the North Eastern region?
    A)Guwahati
    B)Imphal
    C)Dispur
    D)Agartala
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    After Guwahati and Imphal, the Agartala airport is set to become the third international airport in the northeastern region by the end of this year or by early 2020.
  20. Recently Derek Sippy passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Singer
    B)Actor
    C)Social Activist
    D)Sports
    E)Cricketer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former billiards player, coach and administrator Derek Sippy passed away in Mumbai. He was the Indian team’s coach at recently concluded Asian Under-21 Boys Snooker and Asian Women Snooker tournament in Chandigarh.

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