GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, IDBI, CWC, FCI and ESIC – 522

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

  1. The first ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair (IICTF) will be held at Which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Chandigarh
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hisar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The first ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair (IICTF) will be held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from October 11-13, 2019. It is a unique initiative for taking farmers, artisans and other members of cooperatives directly to the international trade arena.
  2. Which country won International Rugby 15s Victory?
    A)Pakistan
    B)India
    C)Singapore
    D)Russia
    E)Italy
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Indian women’s rugby team claimed a historic first-ever international Rugby 15s victory with a 21-19 win over Singapore to finish third in the Asia Women’s – Division 1 Rugby XVs Championship.
  3. Recently World Bank approved how much amount of loan to Jharkhand to provide basic urban services to people?
    A)$147 million
    B)$123 million
    C)$145 million
    D)$156 million
    E) $160 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Government of India, the Government of Jharkhand and the World Bank, signed a $147 Million Loan Agreement to provide basic urban services to the people of Jharkhand and help improve the management capacity of the urban local bodies (ULBs) in the State.
  4. What is the theme of this year’s World Day Against Child Labour?
    A)End Child labour in Supply Chains
    B)Generation Safe and Healthy
    C)Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams!’
    D)Protect Children From Child labour
    E)Send them to school
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The World Day Against Child Labour is an International Labour Organization (ILO)-sanctioned holiday first launched in 2002 aiming to raise awareness and activism to prevent child labour. In 2019, the International Labour Organization is celebrating 100 years of advancing social justice and promoting decent work. Yet today, 152 million children are still in child labour.The theme for World Day Against Child Labour 2019 is ‘Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams!’
  5. Which state ranked first in NITI Aayog “Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index (AMFFRI)”?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)West Bengal
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Odisha
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Maharashtra achieves first rank in NITI Aayog launched “Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index (AMFFRI)”.
  6. Which country’s embassy organised its 5th annual Student VISA Day?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)US
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    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. 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.
  8. Pan Card is issued under which section of the Income Tax Act?
    A) 118B
    B) 126C
    C) 143G
    D) 139A
    E) 120D
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Failure to comply with the provisions of Section 139A of Income Tax Act, penalty of ₹10,000/- for each default is payable u/s.272B to the Assessing Officer.
  9. Who was awarded with the 54th Jnanpith Award for its contribution to Indian literature?
    A)Kedar Singh
    B)Gopalkrishna Gandhi
    C)Chetan Bhagat
    D)Amitav Ghosh
    E)Ravinder Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Renowned author Amitav Ghosh was awarded the 54th Jnanpith Award for his contribution to the enrichment of Indian Literature in English. He was conferred the award by former governor of West Bengal Gopalkrishna Gandhi.
  10. The government has set a target of how much percent of the country’s GDP by 2025 to raise health services expenditure ?
    A)2.5%
    B)2.2%
    C)2.3%
    D)2.7%
    E)2.6%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said that the government has set a target to raise health services expenditure to 2.5 per cent of the country’s GDP by 2025. In reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, Dr Harsh Vardhan said, the public expenditure on health services is continuously increasing.
  11. In which country,World Boxing Council Asia Silver Welterweight Championship 2019 was held?
    A)Thailand
    B)Singapore
    C)Malaysia
    D)India
    E)Mauritius
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Vaibhav Yadav, Indian pro boxer won the World Boxing Council (WBC) Asia silver welterweight championship 2019 that held in Pattaya, Thailand.
  12. Recently The International Olympic Committee has formally opened its new HQ in Which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Switzerland
    C)Russia
    D)USA
    E)Iraq
    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.
  13. Who won Halle Open Title 2019?
    A)Roger Federer
    B)Rafael Nadal
    C)David Goffin
    D)Leander Paes
    E)Lewis Hamilton
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    World number three Roger Federer defeated David Goffin 7-6(7-2), 6-1 in the final to win the Halle Open for the 10th time. It is the first time that the 37-year-old has won the same title 10 times in his career.
  14. India and which other country started Garuda VI exercise 2019?
    A)USA
    B)China
    C)France
    D)Russia
    E)UK
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Indian and French Air Force has started Garuda VI exercise at Mont de Marsan in France. The exercise is scheduled to take place from 1 July to July 12, 2019, in France.
  15. Airtel Payments Bank is a joint venture between Bharti Airtel Ltd and which among the following banks?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Punjab National Bank
    E) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Airtel Payments Bank (APB) is a joint venture between Bharti Airtel Ltd and Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. Joint venture ratio is 80 : 20 respectively.
  16. What is the tagline of ICICIBank?
    A)Hum hai na,Khayal Aapka
    B)We Understand Your World
    C)India’s International Bank
    D)Aao Sochein Bada
    E)Experience our expertise
    View Answer
    Option A

  17. RBI sets up the working group committee to review the regulatory and supervisory framework for core investment companies.Who will head the committee?
    A)TN Manoharan
    B)Mahesh Jain
    C)Tapan Ray
    D)Viral Acharya
    E)Raghu Rajan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India has set up a working group to review the regulatory and supervisory framework for core investment companies (CIC).The group will be headed by Tapan Ray, non-executive chairman, Central Bank of India.
  18. 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)14%
    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.
  19. Which country will host the Olympic Winter Games 2026?
    A)Saudi Arabia
    B)USA
    C)Italy
    D)Singapore
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Italian cities Milan and Cortina will host the Olympic Winter Games 2026. International Olympic Committee elected the Italian cities at the 134th IOC Session, taking place from June 24 to 26, in Lausanne.
  20. Recently Lee Lacocca passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Journalist
    C)Writer
    D)Industrialist
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Automobile industry legend from USA Lee Iacocca passed away. He was known for creating the iconic Ford Mustang and saving Chrysler from bankruptcy.

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