GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, IDBI, CWC, FCI and ESIC – 525

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

  1. Where is the Hq of RBI?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Pune
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Which country has been cleared to compete in the 2020 Olympics by IOC?
    A)Iran
    B)Iraq
    C)North Korea
    D)Kuwait
    E)South Korea
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Kuwait has been cleared to compete in the 2020 Olympics after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced it was lifting the suspension it imposed on the Kuwait Olympic Committee (KOC) four years ago.
  3. To avail the facility of Cheque in Savings Account in Post office, what minimum amount is required to get open an account?
    A) Rs 500
    B) Rs 100
    C) Rs 1000
    D) Rs 200
    E) Rs 400
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In case of a savings account, it is Rs 20. And to avail cheque facility for the same account, it is Rs 500.
  4. Recently RBI relaxed the leverage ratio to how much percent for a Domestic Systemically Important Banks?
    A)3.5%
    B)4%
    C)3.8%
    D)5.0%
    E)4.8%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank relaxed the leverage ratio (LR) to 4% for Domestic Systemically Important Banks (DSIBs) and 3.5% for other banks. This has been done to help them boost their lending activities.
  5. Kyriakos Mitsotakis was appointed as new PM of which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Norway
    C)Singapore
    D)Greece
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Centre-right candidate Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn-in as the new prime minister of Greece, a day after his New Democracy party won a landslide victory in the country’s parliamentary elections, putting an end to the rule of leftist Syriza government.
  6. Recently the government reduced interest rates on small savings schemes by how much basis points for July-Sep Quarter of the 2029-20 financial year?
    A)10
    B)15
    C)20
    D)30
    E)18
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The GoI has reduced interest rates for small savings schemes by 10 basis points for the July-September quarter of the 2019-20 financial year.
  7. Who won the gold medal in 53 kg category wrestling at the Grand Prix of Spain?
    A)Divya Kakran
    B)Veronica Chumikuva
    C)Pooja Bhanda
    D)Vinesh Phogat
    E) Heena Sindhu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Putting up a dominating show, India’s top wrestler Vinesh Phogat won her first gold medal after shifting to 53kg category, while Divya Kakran claimed the top honours in the 68kg category at the Grand Prix of Spain.
  8. Who was honoured with honorary doctorate by IIT Kanpur recently on occasion of their 52nd convocation?
    A)Pullela Gopichand
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)Sachin Tendulkar
    D)PV Sindhu
    E)Mary Kom
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    IIT Kanpur honours India’s chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand with honorary doctorate on the occasion of their 52nd convocation.
  9. India and which other country started Garuda VI exercise 2019?
    A)USA
    B)China
    C)France
    D)Russia
    E)Sri Lanka
    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.
  10. What is the name of world’s first ever interactive browser built for smartphones that has been launched in India?
    A)Safari
    B)Hues
    C)Fasst
    D)Popshot
    E)Chrome
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Popshot, the world’s first ever interactive browser built for smart phones, has been launched in India.
  11. Recently which organisation has allowed Asset Reconstruction Companies to buy financial assets from other ARCs?
    A)NABARD
    B)RBI
    C)SEBI
    D)IRDA
    E)LIC
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India has allowed Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs) to buy financial assets from other ARCs. The transactions must be settled in cash between the 2 enitities.
  12. When is the International Day of the Tropics observed?
    A)26 June
    B)29 June
    C)28 June
    D)30 June
    E)25 June
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The United Nations observe 29 June as International Day of the Tropics. The International Day of the Tropics celebrates the extraordinary diversity of the tropics while highlighting unique challenges and opportunities the Tropical nations face.
  13. 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)Kolkata
    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.
  14. Who was appointed as head of National Cricket Academy ?
    A)Rahul Dravid
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)Sachin Tendulkar
    D)Saurav Ganguly
    E)Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) appointed former cricketer Rahul Dravid as the head of National Cricket Academy (NCA), Bengaluru.
  15. Where is the HQ of International Olympic Committee?
    A)Lausanne
    B)Cologny
    C)Rome
    D)Morges
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A

  16. Which country inaugurated model village at Ranidugama with India Assistance?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Bhutan
    C)Thailand
    D)Nepal
    E)South Africa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    A model village at Ranidugama in Gampaha built with Indian assistance as part of a housing project meant for war affected people and estate workers was inaugurated in Sri Lanka.
  17. Micro Units Development & Refinance Agency Ltd. is registered as a company under which of the following acts?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    E) Export-Import Bank of India Act 1985
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Budget presented by the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley, for FY 2015-16, announced the formation of MUDRA Bank. Accordingly MUDRA was registered as a Company in March 2015 under the Companies Act 2013 and as a Non Banking Finance Institution with the RBI on 07 April 2015.

  18. Which state government announced annual financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh to “loktantra senanis” ?
    A)Haryana
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Bihar
    D)Odisha
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced an annual financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh to “loktantra senanis” or their spouse.

  19. In which city,the world’s largest burn and plastic surgery institute was inaugurated?
    A)New Delhi
    B)New York
    C)Dhaka
    D)Chennai
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The world’s largest burn and plastic surgery institute in Dhaka, Bangladesh has started functioning.
  20. Recently Babu Narayanan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Director
    C)Writer
    D)Actor
    E)Chairman
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Malayalam director Babu Narayanan passes away. He directed several Malayalam hits such as ‘Kudumba Vishesham’ and ‘Welcome to Kodaikanal’.

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