GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 508

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

  1. The Asian Squash Championship held recently in which city?
    A)Kiev
    B)New Delhi
    C)Kuala Lumpur
    D)Kathmandu
    E)Colombo
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Ace Indian squash players Saurav Ghoshal and Joshna Chinappa won their respective Asian Individual Squash Championship titles in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Saurav Ghoshal defeated Leo Au Chun Ming of Hong Kong.
  2. Which state won Sub-Junior Girls’ National Football Championship (NFC) at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack?
    A)UP
    B)Jharkhand
    C)MP
    D)Odisha
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Jharkhand defeated Arunachal Pradesh by 4-0 to clinch the Sub-Junior Girls’ National Football Championship (NFC) at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack.
  3. Which of the following tools is used by RBI for selective credit control?
    A) It advises banks to recall loans against certain commodities
    B) It advises banks against giving loans against certain commodities
    C) It assigns higher risk weighted to certain kinds of loans
    D) None of these
    E) All of these
    View Answer
    Option C

  4. Recently Konkan Railways Corporation Limited signed an agreement with which country to supply 1600 HP DEMU train sets?
    A)Nepal
    B)Japan
    C)Indonesia
    D)China
    E)South Africa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Konkan Railways Corporation Ltd (KRCL) signed an agreement with Nepal’s Department of Railways under which the former will supply two 1600 HP DEMU train sets. The agreement was signed in Kathmandu in the presence of Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri, and Nepalese Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport Secretary, Madhusudan Adhikari.
  5. Under Bharatmala Project,how many kms of national highways are to be undertaken by 2022?
    A)35000 km
    B)20000 km
    C)45000 km
    D)50000 km
    E) 55000 km
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    According to the President of India, construction or upgradation of about 35,000 kilometres of national highways are to be undertaken by 2022 under the ‘Bharatmala Project’.
  6. Where is the HQ of Facebook?
    A)New York
    B)California
    C)Beijing
    D)London
    E)Washington DC
    View Answer
    Option B

  7. The World Food India 2019 will held at which place?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Kanpur
    C)Chennai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    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.
  8. Recently YC Deveshwar passed away.He was the former chairman of which company?
    A)ITC
    B)Samsung
    C)HUL
    D)Godrej
    E)Hawells
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    ITC group Chairman Y C Deveshwar passed away morning at the age of 72 after a long bout of illness. In 2011, Deveshwar received the Padma Bhushan, India’s third-highest civilian award. Deveshwar was one of India’s longest-serving corporate chiefs with over two decades at the helm of ITC.

  9. Which Airport is set to become the third International Airport in the North Eastern region?
    A)Guwahati
    B)Imphal
    C)Dispur
    D)Agartala
    E) Shillong
    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.
  10. When is World Thyroid Day observed?
    A)May 23
    B)May 22
    C)May 24
    D)May 25
    E) May 26
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    World Thyroid Day is celebrated on 25 May every year to raise awareness and reduce the prevalence of thyroid related disorders. The year 2019 marked commemoration of 11 years of Global Thyroid Awareness.
  11. Which country launched its first satellite “Ravana 1”?
    A)Nepal
    B)Pakistan
    C)Bhutan
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Sri Lanka’s first satellite ‘Ravana-1’, designed and developed by two local engineers, was successfully launched into orbit this week from the International Space Station (ISS) along with two other BIRDS 3 satellites from Japan and Nepal.
  12. Asper recent reports,Bank credit grew by How much percent in FY 19?
    A)16.1%
    B)13.2%
    C)14.7%
    D)15.0%
    E)16.8%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bank credit grew by 13.2% in financial year 2018-19 as compared to 10.3% in the previous financial year, mainly aided by loans to services and retail sector. Deposit growth also gained momentum, growing by 10% as compared to 6.7% a year ago.
  13. Where is the HQ of Archery Association of India?
    A)Pune
    B)New Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

  14. Which company has acquired an equity stake in ABN AMRO Bank?
    A)TCS
    B)Capgemini
    C)Wipro
    D)Infosys
    E)CTS
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Global software major Infosys has completed the acquisition of majority (75 per cent) equity stake in the Stater N.V. subsidiary of the Netherlands-based ABN AMRO Bank.
  15. Who was appointed as new Chief Secretary of Maharashtra?
    A)Ravneet Gill
    B)Ramkrishna Singh
    C)Sudeep Nair
    D)Ajoy Mehta
    E) UP Sudan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) commissioner Ajoy Mehta will be the new Chief Secretary of Maharashtra. His appointment was cleared by the Election Commission as the poll code of conduct in place due to ongoing Lok Sabha elections in the country.
  16. 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.
  17. Bank Note Paper Mill India Private Limited was incorporated under which of the following acts?
    A) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    D) Companies Act, 2013
    E) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bank Note Paper Mill India Private Limited has been incorporated and registered on October 13, 2010 by Registrar of Companies, Bangalore under the Companies Act 1956 with its registered and Corporate Office at Mysuru, Karnataka
  18. Indian Railways has signed MoU with Which organisation for modernisation of signalling systems?
    A)ISRO
    B)Railtel
    C)IRCTC
    D)TCS
    E)BHEL
    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.
  19. Which company has acquired startup called “Pull Panda”?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Accenture
    C)Google
    D)Amazon
    E)Flipkart
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    To review codes, Microsoft-owned GitHub has acquired a US-based start-up called Pull Panda that makes collaboration tools for software teams at an undisclosed amount.
  20. Recently Surya Prakash passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Artist
    E)Reporter
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Surya Prakash, a well-known painter from Hyderabad, who was one of the first artists to put the city on the national map, passed away following a heart attack. He was 78.

Related posts