GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 507

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

  1. According to report by Bain and Company ,the travel spend in India is expected to grow at what percent by 2021?
    A)11 percent
    B)13 percent
    C)12 percent
    D)14 percent
    E) 16 percent
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The travel spend in India is expected to grow at 13 per cent to a total of $136 billion by 2021, said a new report by Bain & Company and Google India. According to the “How Does India Travel” report, the Indian traveller spent around $94 billion in 2018 on around 2 billion domestic and international trips, thus, helping India’s travel and tourism industry achieve unprecedented scale.
  2. Recently,Uday Kumar Verma resigned.He was the former Secretary General of Which organisation?
    A)ASSOCHAM
    B)NITI AAYOG
    C)IRDA
    D)NABARD
    E)UDAN
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Uday Kumar Varma, a former bureaucrat who took over as the Secretary General of Assocham in August last year, has resigned from the post. Assocham Deputy Secretary General Saurabh Sanyal is discharging the duties of secretary general at present.
  3. IMF and which other organisation have together launched a private blockchain with a pseudo token “Learning Coin”?
    A)World Bank
    B)UN
    C)UNICEF
    D)FAO
    E)UNESCO
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank have together launched a private blockchain with a pseudo-token. The new token, called “Learning Coin” and only accessible within the IMF and World Bank, has a purpose to teach relevant individuals within the organizations about blockchain.
  4. Where is the HQ of Bharat Earth Movers Limited?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option D

  5. As per BimalJalancommittee,how much amount of excess reserves is with RBI?
    A)Rs 5 lakh crore
    B)Rs 1 lakh crore
    C)Rs 2 lakh crore
    D)Rs 3 lakh crore
    E) Rs 4 lakh crore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The BimalJalan committee formed to study the RBI’s capital structure is likely to identify excess reserves of up to Rs. 3 lakh crore, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) said.
  6. In which city,SwacchtaPakhwada Awards were held?
    A)Chennai
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    All India Radio, Publication Division and Children’s Film Society of India were given SwacchtaPakhwada Awards-2019 in New Delhi. Secretary in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry Amit Khare gave away the awards.
  7. Recently RBI launched which denomination note with new Governor signature?
    A)Rs 200
    B)Rs 50
    C)Rs 10
    D)Rs 100
    E)Rs 150
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued Rs 50 denomination banknotes bearing the signature of Governor Shaktikanta Das. The design of these notes is similar in all respects to Rs 50 banknotes in Mahatma Gandhi (new) series.
  8. Which of the following banks launched its digibank, India’s first mobile-only bank in 2016?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) HSBC
    C) DBS Bank
    D) RBL Bank
    E) Lakshmi Vilas Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    DBS Bank, Singapore’s largest bank and a leading bank in Asia, officially unveiled digibank, India’s first mobile-only bank.
    digibank is India’s first paperless, signatureless, branchless bank.
  9. The centre recently gave its nod to change the name of village Durjanour to Shivdham.This village belongs to which state?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Haryana
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Centre has approved a proposal to change the name of a village in Madhya Pradesh from ‘Durjanpur’ to ‘Shivdham’. The central government’s nod was given to the proposal of the Madhya Pradesh government sent last year before the Assembly elections held in November.
  10. From Which year,CBSE students with visual impairment will be allowed to use magnifying glasses during class 10th final exams?
    A)2024
    B)2021
    C)2022
    D)2020
    E)2023
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    From 2020, the CBSE students with visual impairment will be allowed to use magnifying glasses and portable video magnifiers during the Class X final examination.
  11. IIBs are debt market securities offered by the government, and even some corporations with a view to protect your savings from inflation. What does middle letter I stands for in IIB?
    A) Inflation
    B) Indexed
    C) Information
    D) Investement
    E) Indirect
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Inflation-indexed bonds
  12. Which ICGC ship was commissioned at a ceremony held at Naval Jetty at the dockyard in Visakhapatnam?
    A)Veera
    B)Vikramaditya
    C)Vijit
    D)Tarini
    E)Vajra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat commissioned the Indian Coast Guard Ship Veera at a ceremony held at Naval Jetty at the dockyard in the city. Veera, third in the series of offshore patrol vessels of the Coast Guard, was built by L&T at its shipbuilding facility at Kattupalli in Chennai.
  13. Recently,Which banks authorised capital was increased by the government to Rs 8000 crore?
    A)Bank of India
    B)Allahabad Bank
    C)SBI
    D)Indian overseas bank
    E)Syndicate Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    State-owned Allahabad Bank said the government has increased its authorised capital by Rs 5,000 crore to Rs 8,000 crore. The central government after consultation with the Reserve Bank of India has increased the authorised capital of the bank from Rs 3,000 to Rs 8,000 through Gazette Notification.
  14. Which country was the net importer of steel during 2018-19?
    A)USA
    B)India
    C)Russia
    D)China
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India was a net importer of steel during the 2018-19 fiscal year, the first time in three years, as the country lost market share among its traditional steel buyers and imports jumped on demand for higher-quality steel domestically.
  15. Bharat Earth movers Limited signed MoU with Which bank for financing Earth Moving and Construction Equipment?
    A)Syndicate Bank
    B)Bank of India
    C)Bank of Baroda
    D)IDBI bank
    E)Indian Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) and Syndicate Bank, one of the oldest and leading public sector bank, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for financing Earth Moving & Construction Equipment manufactured by BEML.
  16. Google and Apple recently banned which application from their play store and App Store?
    A)Tiktok
    B)Like
    C)Mrunal
    D)Pubg
    E)Hike
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Google and Apple have blocked the download of TikTok from Play Store and App Store respectively in India, following a request from the government to ban access to the Chinese short video-sharing app that has been downloaded over 230 million times in the country.
  17. In which city/UT,the first edition of Naval Commanders Conference 2019 held?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The first edition of Naval Commanders’ Conference of 2019 began in New Delhi. The conference, which would continue till April 25, is the apex forum within the Service for interaction between the Naval Commanders.
  18. When is World Athletics Day observed?
    A)May 5th
    B)May 6th
    C)May 7th
    D)May 8th
    E) May 10th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The World Athletics Day is commemorated annually on the 7th of May in order to give importance to sports among the youth. The objective behind celebrating World Athletics Day is to promote athletics as the primary sport in schools and institutions and to encourage and introduce new talent and youngsters in the field of athletics.
  19. As per latest data by government,the total number of jan Dhan accounts have crossed how much?
    A)25.68 crore
    B)35.89 crore
    C)30.76 crore
    D)35.39 crore
    E)32.27 crore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The total deposits in bank accounts opened under the Jan Dhan scheme, which was launched about five years ago by the Modi-government, are set to cross Rs 1 lakh crore soon.
  20. Recently batsman Seymour Nourse passed away.He was the former player of which country?
    A)England
    B)West Indies
    C)New Zealand
    D)Australia
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former West Indies batsman Seymour Nurse passed away after suffering from a prolonged illness. Nurse has played 29 Test matches for the team between 1960 and 1969.

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