GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, IDBI, CWC, FCI and ESIC – 511

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

  1. Who received the UNSDG 10 most Influential people in healthcare award ?
    A)Acharya Balkrishna
    B)Dilip Shangvi
    C)Baba Ramdev
    D)Umang Vohra
    E) Sameer Jain
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Patanjali Ayurved Limited’s Managing Director, Acharya Balkrishna received the ‘UNSDG 10 Most Influential People in Healthcare Award’ on behalf of Patanjali Group of Institutions in Geneva.
  2. Recently Which state government banned felling of trees citing increase in pollution?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Haryana
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Jharkhand
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Government of Bihar recently banned felling of trees, citing increasing pollution as well as a fatal heatwave. Trees on private land, however, can be felled in the absence of a tree-protection Act in Bihar.
  3. Who scripted history as the first ever woman pilot to be operational by day on Hawk jets?
    A)Taruna Gupta
    B)Swati Singh
    C)Varsha Mishra
    D)Mohana Singh
    E) Ajit Doval
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Flight Lieutenant Mohana Singh, one of India’s first female fighter pilots, scripted history as the first ever woman pilot to become operational on Hawk advanced jet aircraft.
  4. Which company has acquired an equity stake in ABN AMRO Bank?
    A)TCS
    B)Capgemini
    C)Wipro
    D)Infosys
    E)CTS
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    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.
  5. Recently WHO declared Algeria and which other country as a Malaria free?
    A)Argentina
    B)Sweden
    C)Vietnam
    D)Nepal
    E)Bangladesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The World Health Organization has certified Algeria and Argentina as malaria-free, following three consecutive years where no new cases of the deadly disease have been reported.
  6. Which country’s embassy organised its 5th annual Student VISA Day?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)US
    E)Sri Lanka
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The U.S. Embassy organised its fifth annual ‘Student Visa Day’ and launched ‘EducationUSA India’. It is a mobile application to provide Indian students with “current, comprehensive and accurate information about studying in the U.S.”.It was launched by the Embassy in collaboration with the United States-India Educational Foundation.
  7. Where is the HQ of Bharti AXA General Insurance?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Delhi
    D)Kolkata
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B

  8. According to a report by Mary Meeker,India accounts for how much percent of world’s internet users?
    A)11%
    B)10%
    C)12%
    D)13%
    E)15%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    According to the annual report on internet trends by venture capitalist Mary Meeker, India accounts for 12% world’s internet users.
  9. Which bank signed a standalone health insurance tie up with Max Bupa?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Yes Bank
    C)Canara Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    E)Indian Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    IDBI Bank Ltd. and Max Bupa, a standalone health insurer (SAHI), signed a Bancassurance corporate agency agreement on June 1, 2019. It is the first time that IDBI Bank has been on-boarded as a corporate agent for a SAHI partner under open architecture.
  10. Recently IDBI sold how much amount of insurance policies in March 2019 after tie up with LIC?
    A)Rs 150 cr
    B)Rs 175 cr
    C)Rs 160 cr
    D)Rs 190 cr
    E) Rs 135 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    IDBI Bank sold insurance policies worth Rs 160 crore in March 2019 after a partnership with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). LIC’s corporate agents will be able to sell the products across their 1,800 branches.
  11. Recently Which bank signed an agreement with ECL Finance to form a strategic partnership to explore co lending opportunities?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Bank of India
    C)Canara Bank
    D)Bank of Maharashtra
    E)Corporation Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    ECL Finance, the flagship non-banking financial company of Edelweiss Group, and Bank of Baroda, India’s second largest public sector bank, signed an agreement to form a strategic partnership to explore co-lending opportunities.
  12. Recently Which organisation launched “Complaint Management System” application for grievance redressal processes?
    A)RBI
    B)IRDA
    C)SIDBI
    D)NABARD
    E)SEBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das launched “Complaint Management System (CMS)”, a software application to facilitate RBI’s grievance redressal processes.
  13. How much percentage of voter turnout was recorded during the 2019 Lok sabha polls?
    A)65.87%
    B)66.73%
    C)68.54%
    D)67.10 %
    E)62.26%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 2019 Lok Sabha elections witnessed a voter turnout of 67.10% (interim), which is the highest ever voter turnout in the history of general elections, as per Election Commission of India. The previous highest voter turnout of 66.44% was recorded in 2014. The highest voter turnout was recorded in the first phase when 69.61 per cent of the electorate voted.
  14. Recently The Union Cabinet approved Which state/UT International Arbitration Centre Bill Which will be approved during the upcoming session of Parliament?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Punjab
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chandigarh
    E)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill which will be introduced during the upcoming session of parliament.
  15. Which IIT signed an MoU with ISRO to set up space technology Cell?
    A)IIT Kanpur
    B)IIT Delhi
    C)IIT Guwahati
    D)IIT Bombay
    E)IIT Roorkee
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati has signed an MoU with The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to set up an IITG-ISRO Space Technology Cell (STC) at the institute where Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi inaugurated a new academic complex and research and development building.
  16. Recently The International Olympic Committee has formally opened its new HQ in Which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Switzerland
    C)Russia
    D)USA
    E)UAE
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The International Olympic Committee has formally opened its 145 million Swiss francs ($145 million) new headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland exactly 125 years after the Olympic Games was revived.
  17. The 10th National Science Film Festival of India will held in Which city in 2020?
    A)Shillong
    B)Agartala
    C)Chennai
    D)Kohima
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In an effort to raise awareness about science and environment through films, the 10th National Science Film Festival of India (NSFFI) will be organised in Tripura on January and February 2020.
  18. Recently JNU decided to honour Nirmala Sitharaman and Which other personality with Distinguished Alumni Award?
    A)S Jaishankar
    B)Nitin Gadkari
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Smriti Irani
    E) Arvind Kejriwal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Executive Council of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in its meeting decided to honour Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar with the ‘Distinguished Alumni Award’ on the third convocation of the university, which will be held in August.
  19. Who is set to become Prime Minister for the second term of India?
    A)Rahul Gandhi
    B)Nitin Gadkari
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Amit Shah
    E)Rajnath Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Narendra Modi will be Prime Minister again, sweeping back to power today with a majority bigger than in 2014. The BJP alone is set to win 303 seats and along with its allies is leading in or has won 348 seats, far beyond the 272 they needed for a majority in the Lok Sabha.
  20. Recently Madan Lal Saini passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Journalist
    C)Philosopher
    D)Politics
    E)Literature
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    President of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Rajasthan unit Madan Lal Saini has passed away at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences where he was undergoing treatment. Saini, also a Rajya Sabha MP, was 75.

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