GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, IDBI, CWC, FCI and ESIC – 527

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

  1. When was World Bank founded?
    A)1944
    B)1945
    C)1946
    D)1967
    E)1962
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Which state government to build 8.3 lakh houses under Bangla Abbas Yojana?
    A)Assam
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)West Bengal
    D)Bihar
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The West Bengal government has decided to build 8.3 lakh new houses under Bangla Abas Yojana for the poor across rural Bengal in this ongoing fiscal. About 5.86 lakh houses were handed out to the people under the scheme of Aamar Bari, a project partially funded by the Centre, in the last fiscal.
  3. Which company completed acquisition of software company RedHat Inc for $34 billion?
    A)TCS
    B)Wipro
    C)IBM
    D)Microsoft
    E)Oracle
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    International Business Machines (IBM) Corp said that it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc, as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business.
  4. India and which other country hosted Gandhi Mandela Peace Initiative?
    A)South Africa
    B)Nigeria
    C)Ukraine
    D)Netherlands
    E)Sweden
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Believe Foundation in association with the Sunday Guardian Foundation and Dr Raman Bhai Patel Foundation (RBF) hosted the first edition of Gandhi-Mandela Peace Initiative at the Imperial, New Delhi.
  5. Recently Which Indian Coast Guard Ship was decommissioned after 29 years of service?
    A)Tarini
    B)Vigraha
    C)Shakti
    D)Vikramaditya
    E)Nirbhay
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Vigraha, a frontline offshore patrol vessel, sailed into history at the sunset recently. After 29 glorious years of service from 1990 to 2019, the ship was decommissioned at the coast guard jetty in Visakhapatnam.
  6. Who will head the working group that has been constituted for the revision of current series of WholeSale Price Index?
    A)Ramesh Chand
    B)Amitabh Kant
    C)Arvind Subramaniam
    D)Nitin Rohtagi
    E) Suman Rao
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    A working group has been constituted for the revision of current series of Wholesale Price Index (base 2011-12) under the chairmanship of NITI Aayog Member Ramesh Chand.
  7. The first Global Conference on Media Freedom took place in which city?
    A)New York
    B)London
    C)Rome
    D)Vienna
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    On 10 and 11 July, the first Global Conference on Media Freedom took place in London. The event, organised by the UK government and the government of Canada, is the first of its kind and over 60 ministers attended as well as over 1,000 reporters and members of civil society. The conference is part of an international campaign to shine a global spotlight on media freedom and increase the cost to those that are attempting to restrict it.
  8. The 26th edition of the International Maritime Defence Exhibition Asia 2019 held in Which country?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Singapore
    D)Nepal
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    INS Kolkata and INS Shakti of the Indian Navy participated in a 3-day Asia Pacific naval and maritime event titled the International Maritime Defence Exhibition Asia (IMDEX Asia-2019) held in Changi Exhibition Centre, Singapore.
  9. How much amount was given by Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to L&T Infrastructure Finance company for wind and solar power projects?
    A)USD 100 million
    B)USD 200 million
    C)USD 250 million
    D)USD 230 million
    E) USD 300 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Beijing-headquartered multi- lateral developmental lender Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) said it will provide USD 100 million in loans to L&T Infrastructure Finance Company for on-lending to wind and solar power infrastructure projects in the country.
  10. Recently in Which city,Maharaja Ranjit Singh statue was unveiled?
    A)Amritsar
    B)Delhi
    C)Islamabad
    D)Lahore
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The bronze statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh was unveiled at Lahore fort near Maharani Jinda haveli at Lahore on 180th death anniversary of Ranjit Singh.
  11. Which state became the first state to draft a water policy?
    A)Manipur
    B)Nagaland
    C)Meghalaya
    D)Assam
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Amid the water crisis in the country, the Meghalaya cabinet became the first state to approve a draft water policy to address water issues, conservation, and protection of water sources in the state.
  12. The term ‘Banking’ is defined under _____ of Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    A) Section 4(a)
    B) Section 5(b)
    C) Section 6(c)
    D) Section 7(a)
    E) Section 4(c)
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    As per Section 5(b) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 , “banking” means the accepting, for the purpose of lending or investment, of deposits of money from the public, repayable on demand or otherwise, and withdrawable by cheque, draft, order or otherwise.
  13. In which state,an agri business incubation Centre has started recently?
    A)Assam
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Chhattisgarh
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    An Agri-Business Incubation Centre has started in Chhattisgarh. The centre is set up by the Union Agriculture Ministry in the Indira Gandhi Agriculture University of Raipur.

  14. As on July 3, deposits in bank accounts under Jan Dhan Scheme has reached how much mark?
    A)Rs 4 lakh cr
    B)Rs 2 lakh cr
    C)Rs 3 lakh cr
    D)Rs 1 lakh cr
    E) Rs 5 lakh cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Deposits in bank accounts opened under Jan Dhan scheme, launched about five years ago by the Modi-government, have crossed the Rs 1 lakh crore mark. As per the latest finance ministry data, the total balance in over 36.06 crore Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) accounts was at Rs 1,00,495.94 crore as on July 3.
  15. Which state government will privatised India’s first cow sanctuary?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Assam
    C)Haryana
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s first cow sanctuary, set up by the previous BJP-led Madhya Pradesh government in September 2017, will be privatised by the Congress-led government.
  16. At How much percent,Industrial production grew in May 2019 according to official data released by Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation?
    A)3.4 %
    B)3.3%
    C)3.1%
    D)3.2%
    E)3.7%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Industrial production grew at 3.1 per cent in May, mainly on account of improvement in power generation, according to official data released by Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
  17. In which state,the country’s first elephant rehabilitation centre will be established?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Manipur
    D)Assam
    E)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Kerala government is working to set up the country’s first elephant rehabilitation centre in Kottoor, an ecotourism village near the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. The first phase of the Rs 105 crore-project has already been launched by chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
  18. Name of Annual Information Return (AIR) has now been changed to SFT. What does s stands for in SFT?
    A) Savings
    B) Systematic
    C) Statement
    D) Settled
    E) Serve
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    SFT- Statement of Financial Transaction
  19. Who recently resigned from the post of Deputy Speaker of Goa?
    A)Pragya Thakur
    B)Anurag Thakur
    C)Narsingh Rao
    D)Michael Lobo
    E) Rajnish Kumar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    BJP leader Michael Lobo resigned from the post of Deputy Speaker amid reports that he will be inducted as minister in the reshuffled cabinet.
  20. Recently Jharna Dhara Chowdhury passed away. He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Sports
    C)Social Activist
    D)Poet
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Eminent Social Activist and secretary of the Gandhi Ashram Trust in Jayag, Noakhali, Bangladesh Jharna Dhara Chowdhury passed away in Dhaka.

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