GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, IDBI, CWC, FCI and ESIC – 523

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

  1. Which( bank has tied up with NBFC IndoStar for vehicle financing for small and medium fleet owners?
    A)HDFC Bank
    B)Nainital Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)ICICI Bank
    E)Citi Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    ICICI Bank has tied up with NBFC IndoStar Capital for vehicle financing for small and medium fleet owners to buy new as well as old commercial vehicles.
  2. The Indian Railways to install CCTV cameras in over 7200 coaches of mainline passenger trains by Which year?
    A)April 2020
    B)June 2022
    C)March 2021
    D)April 2024
    E)May 2023
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that that Railways will install Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in over 7,020 coaches of mainline passenger trains during Phase-I which is targeted to complete by March 2021. They are already installed in 1,300 coaches of mainline passenger trains.
  3. Recently Prayuth Chanocha was elected as new PM of which country?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Thailand
    C)Canada
    D)Australia
    E)South Korea
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Thailand’s new parliament has elected military government chief Prayuth Chan-ocha as the country’s prime minister. He received 500 votes to 244 for Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit of the Future Forward Party.
  4. Yaya Toure announced his retirement from which sports?
    A)High jumping
    B)Football
    C)Boxing
    D)Badminton
    E)Cricket
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has announced his retirement from football, with a view to concentrating on a career in coaching.
  5. According to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), India and which other country topped the list of nations for illegal sand mining?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Nepal
    C)China
    D)Japan
    E)Australia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India and China top a list of countries where illegal sand mining has become a major environmental problem, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). While we cannot do without sand, responsible mining should be incentivised, said the report, ‘Sand and Sustainability: finding new solutions for environmental governance of global sand resources’.
  6. Who became the first IPS officer to complete Seven Summit Challenge by scaling Mt Denali?
    A)Sonia Narang
    B)Aparna Kumar
    C)Sanjukta Parishar
    D)Roopa Kumari
    E) Archana Ramasundaram
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Aparna Kumar becomes first IPS officer to complete Seven Summit challenge by scaling Mt Denali. Mt Denali is the tallest mountain in North America.
  7. What is the currency of Ireland?
    A)Pound
    B)Dirham
    C)Euro
    D)Peso
    E)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option C

  8. Name the Indian Actress who has been selected among 17 New ‘SDG Advocates’ Of United Nations?
    A)Dia Mirza
    B)Sonam Kapoor
    C)Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
    D)Pooja Bedi
    E)Kiran Bedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Dia Mirza and Alibaba chief Jack Ma are among the 17 global public figures appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the new advocates to drive action and solidify global political will for the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  9. Where is the HQ of Mahindra & Mahindra?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Nagpur
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B

  10. Which company won gold award in South Africa?
    A)Tesla
    B)Maruti
    C)Mahindra
    D)Tata
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Automobile major Mahindra won the Gold Award in South Africa for fairing on various indicators, including level of satisfaction among its network of dealers and the manner of allocation of vehicles to them.
  11. According to a report by FICCI,at what percent India’s MICE(meetings,incentives,conference,exhibition) is growing?
    A)6%
    B)8%
    C)7%
    D)9%
    E)5%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A new report by industry body FICCI says that strong economic growth coupled with rapid emergence of India on the global horizon is poised to drive the growth of MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) tourism at a much faster rate.
  12. Which IPL team won the unprecedented fourth IPL title?
    A)Mumbai Indians
    B)Chennai Super Kings
    C)Delhi Capitals
    D)Rajasthan Royals
    E)Hyderabad Hammers
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The summit clash of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 between Mumbai Indians (MI) and defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is being held at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.
  13. Who was finally coronated recently after ascending the throne two years ago in a $31 million three day celebration in Bangkok?
    A)Thai King
    B)lee Fu Sen
    C)Moon Jae In
    D)Fu Saki
    E)Bong Joon ho
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun was finally coronated recently after ascending the throne two years ago, in a $31 million three-day celebration that comes almost 69 years since the last coronation.
  14. Recently Bhushan Patil quit the company.He was the former President of Which company?
    A)Freecharge
    B)Oxigen
    C)Mobikwik
    D)Paytm
    E)Ebay
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Bhushan Patil, president at Paytm, has quit the company. Patil, who joined Paytm after a five year stint with Alibaba, had initially joined the Noida-based company to look after its cross border commerce business.
  15. Recently Which Indian cricketer announced his retirement from International Cricket?
    A)MS Dhoni
    B)Yuvraj Singh
    C)Dinesh Karthik
    D)Parthiv Patel
    E)Rohit Sharma
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s hero during the 2011 World Cup, Yuvraj Singh, announced retirement from all forms of cricket after spending 25 years in and around the 22 yards and almost 17 years of international experience.
  16. Where is the HQ of ONGC?
    A)Chennai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B

  17. Who won Canadian Grand Prix?
    A)Sebastian Vettel
    B)Nic Rosberg
    C)Lewis Hamilton
    D)Andy Murray
    E) Roger Federer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Lewis Hamilton secured a record-breaking seventh win at the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix after Sebastian Vettel was penalised for dangerous driving against his rival.
  18. Recently, Defence Ministry has approved the procurement of how many Kamov Ka 31 helicopters for the Indian Navy?
    A)11
    B)10
    C)13
    D)14
    E)12
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Defence ministry has approved the procurement of 10 Kamov Ka-31 Airborne Early Warning and Control helicopters for the Indian Navy. The cost of the deal would be around Rs 3,600 crore and the 10 helicopters would be deployed on the aircraft carriers and warships of the Navy including the INS Vikrant and Grigorovich-class frigates.
  19. Who won the gold medal in women’s 200 m in Poznan Athletics Grand Prix?
    A)Heena Sindhu
    B)Sakshi Malik
    C)Dutee Chand
    D)Hima Das
    E)Deepa Mallik
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Hima Das, the under-20 World champion has won the gold medal in women’s 200m in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poznan, Poland.
  20. Recently Girish Anand passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Philosopher
    B)Social Activist
    C)Actor
    D)Sports
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Veteran actor, playwright and director Girish Karnad, 81 passed away. Born in Maharashtra’s Matheran in the year 1938, Karnad rose to fame with a Kannada play named Tughlaq which he had written at the age of 26.

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