GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, IDBI, CWC, FCI and ESIC – 524

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

  1. Which country successfully tested the world’s first armed amphibious drone boat?
    A)France
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)Russia
    E)Bhutan
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    China has successfully tested the world’s first armed amphibious drone boat which the Chinese military analysts claimed could be used in land assault operations and is capable of forming a combat triad with aerial drones and other drone ships.
  2. Which company has launched a unique proposition through its campaign #BijliOnEMI ?
    A)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B)Bajaj Finserv
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)SBI
    E)Yes Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bajaj Finserv through its lending arm Bajaj Finance Ltd. has launched a unique proposition through its campaign #BijliOnEMI wherein customers buying air-conditioners on EMI can avail an Insta Credit loan in their Bajaj Finserv Wallet which they can use to pay their electricity bills on EMI.
  3. The 8th edition of Home Expo India 2019 began in which city?
    A)Nashik
    B)Delhi
    C)Greater Noida
    D)Gurugram
    E)Faridabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 8th edition of Home Expo India 2019 began at India Expo Centre and Mart in Greater Noida.
  4. What is the capital of Bolivia?
    A)Brussels
    B)Sucre
    C)Kiev
    D)Addis Ababa
    E)No Capital
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    Option B

  5. ICC partnered with which organisation to organise #OneDay4Children at World Cup?
    A)FAO
    B)UNICEF
    C)WHO
    D)UNDP
    E)UNESCO
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket for Good in partnership with UNICEF announced #OneDay4Children, a tournament-wide campaign focussed on bringing the world of cricket together as one team to help build a better world for every child, at the World Cup.
  6. Which country to host world’s foremost Artificial Intelligence Summit?
    A)India
    B)Russia
    C)China
    D)UAE
    E)Japan
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    UAE is set to host the world’s foremost Artificial Intelligence,AI Summit to empower global dialogue on the future of government, business and society. The inaugural ‘AI Everything’, AIE will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, between 30 April and 1 May.
  7. Which Organization has launched a 5G Use cases lab for banking and financial sector?
    A)Infosys
    B)Intech
    C)IDRBT
    D)TCS
    E)Wipro
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), an arm of Reserve Bank of India, has launched a 5G Use Cases Lab for banking and financial sector. The 5G technology, along with blockchain, will be progressively adopted by banks.
  8. In which state,Rongali Bihu festival is celebrated?
    A)Mizoram
    B)Nagaland
    C)Assam
    D)Sikkim
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Assam’s most awaited festival the Rongali Bihu, also known as ‘Bohaag Bihu’ which marks the beginning of the new Assamese calendar year started. Assam celebrates major agricultural events as the festival of Bihu.
  9. The 4th Resilient Cities Asia Pacific Congress 2019 was held in which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Hyderabad
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 4th Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific Congress 2019 organised by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) and co-hosted by South Delhi Municipal Corporation started in New Delhi. It will conclude on 17th April 2019. It offers a lot of innovative solutions that build resilience to climate change at the sub-national level.

  10. Who won 2019 Masters to claim 15th major in Golf?
    A)Dustin Johnson
    B)Xander Schauffele
    C)Tiger Woods
    D)Brooks Koepka
    E) Chang Yufi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Tiger Woods produced a scintillating finish to win a fifth Masters title and end an 11-year wait to claim a 15th major. There were raucous celebrations around the 18th green as Woods finished with a two-under-par 70 to win on 13 under, one clear of fellow Americans Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka.
  11. Where is the HQ of Institute for development and research in banking Technology?
    A)Vadodara
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Hyderabad
    D)Pune
    E)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  12. Who is the author of article titled “Coalgate 2.0”?
    A)Av Subramaniyam
    B)Subash Rai
    C)Malik Khan
    D)Nileena MS
    E)Mahesh Jain
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The article titled ‘Coalgate 2.0’ authored by Nileena M S and published in The Caravan magazine in March last year has won the ACJ Award for Investigative Journalism, 2018.
  13. How much base rate has been set by RBI for NBFCs and MFIs for April-June quarter?
    A)9.54%
    B)7.11%
    C)8.5%
    D)9.21%
    E)6.18%
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The RBI set the average base rate to be charged from borrowers by NBFCs and MFIs at 9.21 per cent for the first quarter of the next fiscal.
  14. Which country’s space agency will launch Chandrayaan 2 between July 8 and July 16?
    A)India
    B)Russia
    C)France
    D)Japan
    E)Italy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    All the modules are getting ready for Chandrayaan-2 launch during the window of July 9 to July 16, 2019, with an expected Moon landing on September 6, 2019. India’s second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, has three modules namely Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) & Rover (Pragyan).
  15. India joined hands with UAE and which other country to implement 2 projects in Africa?
    A)China
    B)Japan
    C)France
    D)Russia
    E)Bangladesh
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    India is joining hands with Japan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to implement 2 projects in Africa as it seeks to extend its footprint on the continent where strategic rival China has made deep inroads.
  16. Where is the HQ of ISRO?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Mumbai
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C

  17. Which long range cruise missile was recently tested by India with sharper terrain hugging capabilities?
    A)Vijit
    B)Nirbhay
    C)Astra
    D)Nasr
    E)Bhumi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    NIRBHAY, the long-range, sub-sonic, cruise missile was successfully tested with a sharper ‘terrain hugging capability’. The indigenously developed missile was test-fired from the ITR, Chandipur, off the Odisha coast. In the controlled flight, the missile was manoeuvred at low altitudes of as less as 5 mt to a range of 2.5 km, according to the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO).
  18. Recently Dr SK Shivakumar passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Scientist
    C)Actor
    D)Politics
    E)Singer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Renowned space scientist and former Indian Space Research Organisation Satellite Center (ISAC) director Dr SK Shivakumar passed away after suffering from an illness. Dr Shivakumar was part of the team that developed the telemetry system for Chandrayaan-I – India’s first lunar exploration mission.
  19. The Asian Squash Championship held recently in which city?
    A)Kiev
    B)New Delhi
    C)Kuala Lumpur
    D)Kathmandu
    E)Switzerland
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Ace Indian squash players Saurav Ghoshal and Joshna Chinappa won their respective Asian Individual Squash Championship titles in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Saurav Ghoshal defeated Leo Au Chun Ming of Hong Kong.
  20. Recently Ghulam Mohammed Mir passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Singer
    C)Politics
    D)Social Activist
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In Jammu & Kashmir, terrorists shot dead a BJP functionary in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Unidentified gunmen suspected to be terrorists shot and injured a BJP worker at Nowgam Verinag area of Anantnag district.

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