GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, IDBI, CWC, FCI and ESIC – 521

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

  1. Which country won the FIH Women’s Hockey Title?
    A)Japan
    B)Russia
    C)India
    D)Pakistan
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    An impressive Indian Women’s Hockey team won the FIH (International Hockey Federation) Women’s Series Finals Hiroshima 2019 after defeating hosts Japan 3-1 in the Final held here at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium.
  2. The Intersessional meeting of Kimberley Process will take place in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chennai
    E)Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Intersessional meeting of Kimberley Process (KP) is being hosted by India from 17th to 21st June, 2019 in Mumbai.
  3. Who took over as the Director General of the Indian Coast Guard?
    A)Karambir Singh
    B)Rajendra Singh
    C)Sunil Lamba
    D)K Natarajan
    E) Ravi Dixit
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    K. Natarajan took over as the Director-General of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG). He has become the 23rd chief of India’s coastal security force. He took over from Rajendra Singh.
  4. The “One Nation One Ration Card” scheme will be available across the country from Which year?
    A)2020
    B)2021
    C)2022
    D)2025
    E)2026
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme will be available across the country from July 1, 2020. The scheme will allow portability of food security benefits according to which the poor migrant workers will be able to buy subsidised rice and wheat from any ration shop in the country as long as their ration cards are linked to Aadhaar.
  5. Which country won the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019?
    A)USA
    B)India
    C)Brazil
    D)Netherlands
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    United States trounced the Netherlands by 2-0 in the final of the FIFA Women’s World Cup to lift the title at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in France.
  6. Recently Which city of India was inducted into UNESCO World Heritage Sight List?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Jaipur
    D)Kolhapur
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Walled City of Jaipur, known for its iconic architectural legacy and vibrant culture, has made its entry into the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.
  7. Recently Fernando Torres was in news.He is related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Social Activist
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The spanish footballer Fernando Torres who was a part of 2010 World Cup Winning Team of Spain has announced his retirement from football.
  8. Which state government was fined with Rs 100 crore failing to curb coal mining?
    A)Assam
    B)Manipur
    C)Nagaland
    D)Meghalaya
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Supreme Court of India has directed the Meghalaya government to deposit the Rs 100 crore fine. The fine was imposed by the NGT for failing to curb illegal coal mining with the Central Pollution Control Board.
  9. Recently Which state declared “Yeoman” butterfly as their state butterfly?
    A)Kerala
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Karnataka
    E)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tamil yeoman (Cirrochroa thais) butterfly has been declared the state butterfly of Tamil Nadu. These butterflies are also known as Tamil Maravan, which means warrior, are found mainly in the hilly areas.
  10. Which has become the first country in Gulf to launch “goAML”?
    A)Saudi Arabia
    B)UAE
    C)Iran
    D)Egypt
    E)Sweden
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The UAE has become the first country in the Gulf to launch ‘goAML’, a new anti money laundering reporting platform developed by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime to curb organised crimes.
  11. Recently ISRO signed a contract with which country for space training of Indian astronauts?
    A)USA
    B)Russia
    C)UK
    D)China
    E)Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian Space Research Organisation has signed a contract with Russia’s Glavkosmos for selection support, medical examination and space training of Indian astronauts.
  12. Which state will set up a Skill University at cost of Rs 850 cr?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Arunachal Pradesh
    C)Assam
    D)Haryana
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Assam government will set up a Skill University at the cost of 850 crore rupees at Darrang district. This will be perhaps the first skill university of the country with a capacity of 10 thousand seats.
  13. What is the theme of this year’s National Doctors Day?
    A)Recognise The contribution
    B)Zero tolerance to violence against doctors and clinical establishment
    C)Individual Lives and Community
    D)Honour participation of Doctors
    E)Protect a Life
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India observe 1st July as the National Doctors’ Day. The day is celebrated to recognize the contributions of physicians to individual lives and communities.National Doctor’s Day is also celebrated to honour the legendary physician Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy. Dr Roy was honoured with the country’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna.The theme for 2019 National Doctors’ Day is ‘Zero tolerance to violence against doctors and clinical establishment’.
  14. As per ISRO, India to have its own space station by Which year?
    A)2025
    B)2035
    C)2030
    D)2050
    E)2027
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken by India, the country is planning to launch its own space station, Indian space agency ISRO chief K Sivan said. India is targeting 2030 as the date to launch a 20 tonne space station, which will most likely be used to conduct microgravity experiments.
  15. What is the currency of Cote d’Ivoire?
    A)Peso
    B)Euro
    C)Dollar
    D)CFA Franc
    E)Rial
    View Answer
    Option D

  16. In which state,Bonalu festival is celebrated?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Assam
    C)Telangana
    D)Sikkim
    E)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The annual Bonalu festival kicked off at the Jagadamba temple in historic Golconda Fort, Telangana. Bonalu is celebrated every year in the state during the first month of the monsoon season. Bonalu is the “state festival” of Telangana.
  17. Recently Telecom Ministry constituted a committee to spell out revival plans for telecom sector.Who will head this committee?
    A)Anupama Srivastava
    B)TS Malihan
    C)Aruna Sundararajan
    D)Jaya Rangarajan
    E) Yash Fadte
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Acknowledging that country’s telecom industry was under financial stress, Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had constituted a committee chaired by Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan to spell out revival plans for Telecom sector.
  18. Which player set a world record of maximum hundreds in single World Cup?
    A)Steve Smith
    B)David Warner
    C)Rohit Sharma
    D)Kane Williamson
    E)Kumar Sangakkara
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Rohit Sharma has set a world record of maximum hundreds in the single World Cup. He has become the first batsman in the world to score five hundreds in a single World Cup and break the record of Former Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakarra.
  19. Who was appointed as new CMD of BSNL?
    A)AK Sinkar
    B)MR Kumar
    C)PK Purwar
    D)Hemant Bhargava
    E) Vela Senthilkumar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government has appointed MTNL Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) P.K. Purwar as the CMD of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) for a period of three months starting July 1, subject to the approval of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), for ensuring continuity at the struggling PSU.
  20. When is World Day to combat desertification and drought observed?
    A)June 15
    B)June 12
    C)June 16
    D)June 17
    E)June 21
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is a United Nations observance each June 17.

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