GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, IDBI, CWC, FCI and ESIC – 513

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

  1. Who won the 2019 Asian Continental Chess Championship?
    A)Nia Tony
    B)Nihal Sarin
    C)Gargi Vishnoi
    D)Ria Sen
    E)Vishwanathan Anand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Nihal Sarin, a 14-year-old Indian Chess Grandmaster has secured a win at the 2019 Asian Continental Chess Championship in Xingtai, China in the blitz event.
  2. Which state introduced Bangla Shashya Bima scheme for farmers?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Bihar
    C)Manipur
    D)Assam
    E)Orissa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    West Bengal government has announced a crop insurance scheme in collaboration with the Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC), for the 2019 kharif season. The scheme called Bangla Shashya Bima (BSB) is applicable for farmers in 15 districts.
  3. Recently Marcus Trescothick retired from sports.He belongs from which sports?
    A)Football
    B)Cricket
    C)Baseball
    D)Tennis
    E)Badminton
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former England star Marcus Trescothick on Thursday announced he would retire at the end of the season, bringing down the curtain on a 27-season career with county side Somerset.
  4. The 5th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) Summit 2019 was held in Which city?
    A)Dubai
    B)Bishkek
    C)Astana
    D)Dushanbe
    E)Jakarta
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 5th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) Summit 2019 was held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, from 14-15 June 2019.
  5. What is the currency of Tajikistan?
    A)Kwacha
    B)Yen
    C)Krone
    D)Somoni
    E)Real
    View Answer
    Option D

  6. Recently in Which city,Maharaja Ranjit Singh statue was unveiled?
    A)Amritsar
    B)Delhi
    C)Islamabad
    D)Lahore
    E)Chandigarh
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The bronze statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh was unveiled at Lahore fort near Maharani Jinda haveli at Lahore on 180th death anniversary of Ranjit Singh.
  7. The operation “Sunrise2” is a coordinated operation between India and which other country?
    A)Russia
    B)Nepal
    C)Myanmar
    D)SriLanka
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The armies of India and Myanmar carried out a three-week-long coordinated operation from May 16 in their respective border areas named ‘Operation Sunrise 2’. They targeted the militant groups operating in Manipur, Nagaland, and Assam to bust terror camps.
  8. Where is the HQ of Mercer(Consulting firm)?
    A)NewYork
    B)London
    C)Paris
    D)Geneva
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A

  9. According to “The Periodic Labour Force Survey for 2017-18” by NSSO,Which state has the highest unemployment rate?
    A)Assam
    B)Nagaland
    C)Bihar
    D)Meghalaya
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    According to the survey, “The Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) for 2017-18” which is conducted by National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO), there is a huge variation among the states in terms of the unemployment rate. The overall unemployment rate is around 6.1.Nagaland has the highest unemployment rate among the states with the percentage of 21.4%. It is followed by Goa (1 3.9%) and Manipur(1 1.6%)
  10. Which section of RBI Act 1934 gives the Reserve bank of India the sole right to issue Bank notes of all denominations?
    A) Section 18
    B) Section 34
    C) Section 28
    D) Section 22
    E) Section 20
    View Answer
    Option D

  11. Recently The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has approved Rs 120 cr Cancer Institute in Which state?
    A)Jammu and Kashmir
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Haryana
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, has formally approved 120 crore rupee Cancer Institute at Government Medical College, Jammu for strengthening the tertiary level cancer services in the State.
  12. Who will head the working group that has been constituted for the revision of current series of WholeSale Price Index?
    A)Ramesh Chand
    B)Amitabh Kant
    C)Arvind Subramaniam
    D)Nitin Rohtagi
    E) Suman Rao
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    A working group has been constituted for the revision of current series of Wholesale Price Index (base 2011-12) under the chairmanship of NITI Aayog Member Ramesh Chand.
  13. The International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) concluded its 32nd Congress in Which city?
    A)Surat
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Pune
    D)Hyderabad
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) concluded its 32nd Congress in Hyderabad beginning June 26. Scientists, policy makers and industry representatives from the UK, South Africa, Argentina, New Zealand, Canada and Austria took part in the conference.
  14. Which state government announced scheme for smokeless kitchens?
    A)Assam
    B)Haryana
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Chhattisgarh
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A pilot project aimed at providing smoke-free environment in the kitchen for women will be launched by the Maharashtra government.
  15. Who has been conferred with an honorary doctorate degree by Russia based Ural Federal University for contribution to development of inter cultural friendship between India and Russia?
    A)Sadguru Maharaj
    B)Ramdev
    C)Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
    D)Swami Maharaj
    E)Balkrishna Acharya
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been conferred with an honorary doctorate degree by Russia-based Ural Federal University for his contribution to the development of inter-cultural friendship between India and Russian Federation.

  16. Recently Yury Trutnev visited India.He is the deputy PM of which country?
    A)Russia
    B)Canada
    C)Japan
    D)Zimbabwe
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Yury Trutnev addressed a gathering of businesspersons and industrialist in Mumbai and invited Indian Investments in the Russian Far East.
  17. 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)18th
    View Answer
    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.
  18. What is the base colour of Re 1 bank note issued after demonetization?
    A) pink-blue
    B) pink-green
    C) yellow-green
    D) yellow-blue
    E) red -pink
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The colour of the Re 1 note shall be predominantly pink-green on both sides, with some other colours infused into the design as well.
  19. Which state government has decided to give Rs 3500 monthly to unemployed graduates?
    A)Odisha
    B)Rajasthan
    C)Haryana
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Unemployed youth having graduation or equivalent degree will be given unemployment allowance by Rajasthan government.
  20. Recently Shyam Sundar Mitra passed away.He was related to which profession?
    A)Actor
    B)Sports
    C)Journalist
    D)Singer
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former Bengal captain Shyam Sundar Mitra died following prolonged illness. Mitra, 82, was being treated for a heart ailment.

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