GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, IDBI, CWC, FCI and ESIC – 510

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

  1. As per data released by CSO,At how much percent economic growth rate will grow for the financial year 2018-19?
    A)6.6%
    B)6.8%
    C)5.8%
    D)6.9%
    E)5.6%
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    As per the data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the economic growth rate for the financial year 2018-19 stood at a five-year low of 6.8 per cent.
  2. Recently Which year has been selected by the government to end TB in India?
    A)2025
    B)2022
    C)2030
    D)2035
    E)2032
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The government has developed a National Strategic Plan with the goal of ending Tuberculosis (TB) by 2025. India accounts for 27.4 lakh estimated new TB cases annually, which is the highest in terms of absolute numbers.
  3. Which country overtook China as India’s largest merchandise partner?
    A)UK
    B)Russia
    C)US
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)China
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The US overtook China to once again become India’s top goods trading partner in 2018-19, official data shows. Also, India’s trade surplus with the US declined to $16.8 billion from $21.2 billion a year ago.
  4. Who has become the first Indian woman to successfully scale amount Makalu?
    A)Akanksha Mohan
    B)Sakshi Jain
    C)Himani Chakraborty
    D)Priyanka Mohite
    E) Shreya Mathur
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Priyanka Mohite, the 26-year-old Satara based mountaineer, has become the first Indian woman to successfully scale Mount Makalu — the fifth-highest mountain in the world at 8,481 metres.
  5. Which state government announced scheme for smokeless kitchens?
    A)Assam
    B)Haryana
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Chhattisgarh
    E)Gujarat
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    A pilot project aimed at providing smoke-free environment in the kitchen for women will be launched by the Maharashtra government.
  6. What is the currency of Saudi Arabia?
    A)Riel
    B)Yen
    C)Riyal
    D)Won
    E)Rufiya
    View Answer
    Option C

  7. Recently Naveen Patnaik was sworn as CM of which state?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Odisha
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) headed by incumbent Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is all set to form a government for a fifth consecutive term. The new Cabinet is likely to be sworn-in on 27th May.
  8. The 3rd Indo French Cyber dialogue 2019 was held in Which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)London
    C)Rome
    D)Paris
    E)Colombo
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The third Indo-French cyber dialogue 2019 was held in Paris, France. To combat terror in cyber space, the two sides have decided to develop effective mechanism and coordinate their efforts in cyber space.
  9. When the bank is not able to have enough cash to carry out its day-to-day operations, it is called
    A) Liquidity risk
    B) Systemic risk
    C) Operational risk
    D) Liquidity risk
    E) Moral Hazard
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Liquidity means a bank has the ability to meet payment obligations primarily from its depositors and has enough money to give loans. So liquidity risk is the risk of a bank not being able to have enough cash to carry out its day-to-day operations.
  10. The SWIFT India and South Asia Conference held in Which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Nagpur
    E)Chandigarh
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The SWIFT India and South Asia Conference held at the St Regis Mumbai saw the participation of 500 delegates representing financial institutions, regulators, market infrastructure experts, multinational corporations, and other industry professionals, to discuss the most pertinent issues concerning the nation’s financial market.
  11. Recently Theresa May announced her retirement.She was the former PM of which country?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Australia
    C)Thailand
    D)Britain
    E)US
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    British Prime Minister Theresa May announced resignation from her post. She will resign on 7 June. Her announcement triggers the start of a contest to replace her as Conservative leader and Prime Minister.
  12. When is World Olympic Day observed?
    A)June 22
    B)June 21
    C)June 23
    D)June 20
    E)June 24
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    World Olympic Day is celebrated every year on 23 June. The day is celebrated to promote participation in different sports throughout the world without any discrimination of the gender, age and athletic ability.
  13. What is the theme of this year’s World No Tobacco Day 2019?
    A)Tobacco and Lung Health
    B)Tobacco and Heart Disease
    C)Tobacco and Diseases
    D)Tobacco and Lungs Factor
    E)Tobacco and Health
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Every year, on 31st May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The annual campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure, and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form.The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2019 is on “tobacco and lung health.”
  14. Which bank launched Corp SME Suvidha product?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Canara Bank
    C)SBI
    D)Corporation Bank
    E)IDBI Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Corporation Bank has launched ‘Corp SME Suvidha’, a product for GST-registered MSMEs. The product has been designed as part of the bank’s efforts to provide the best products to the MSME sector.
  15. On the world environment day,the ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change launched which song on air pollution?
    A)Hawa Hawaein
    B)Hawa Anne de
    C)Hawa
    D)Halki Hawa
    E)Hawayein
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    As the World Environment Day is approaching, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change launched a theme song ‘Hawa Aane De’ on air pollution. The song was launched in the national capital.
  16. Where is the headquarters of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank situated?
    A) Beijing, China
    B) Manila, Philippines
    C) Naypyidaw, Myanmar
    D) Paris, France
    E) London, England
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is an multilateral development bank that aims to support the building of infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region. The bank currently has 56 member states while another 24 are prospective members for a total of 80 approved members and was proposed as an initiative by the government of China.
  17. Where is the HQ of International Civil Aviation Organisation?
    A)Montreal
    B)Paris
    C)New Delhi
    D)New York
    E)Sinagpore
    View Answer
    Option A

  18. According to report by Knight Frank,what is the rank of India among top capital importing countries?
    A)15th
    B)10th
    C)20th
    D)12th
    E)14th
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Capital investment in commercial real estate by Indian investors in overseas markets soared by 92 percent to $700 million (around 4,893 crore) between the first quarter of 2018 and the first quarter of this year, a report said.
  19. Recently RBI released draft norms on liquidity risk management for NBFCs in terms of LCR.What is C in LCR?
    A)Common
    B)Command
    C)Cover
    D)Coverage
    E)Code
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    RBI stated that all non-deposit-taking non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) with an asset size of Rs 5,000 crore and above, and all deposit-taking NBFCs irrespective of their asset size, have to maintain a liquidity buffer in terms of a Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR).
  20. Recently Sultan Ahmad Shah passed away.He was the former king of which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Bhutan
    C)Nepal
    D)Malaysia
    E)Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Malaysia’s seventh King and football veteran Sultan Ahmad Shah passed away at the age of 88. Ahmad Shah was also the fifth Sultan of Malaysia’s central Pahang state.

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