GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, IDBI, CWC, FCI and ESIC – 529

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

  1. Recently U Venkateswarlu has been chosen as the secretary to which state government?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Tripura
    C)Assam
    D)Nagaland
    E)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    U Venkateswarlu, Additional Chief Secretary to Governor of Tripura, Kaptan Singh Solanki, has been appointed as the Chief Secretary to the state government.
  2. According to global market reaserch agency Kantar ‘100 Top BrandZ Report” ,Which company became the world’s most valuable brand?
    A)Apple
    B)Amazon
    C)Flipkart
    D)Google
    E)Snapdeal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    According to global market research agency Kantar in its 2019’s ‘100 Top BrandZ Report’, US retail giant Amazon has moved past hi-tech titans Apple and Google to become the world’s most valuable brand.
  3. In which city,the foundation stone of India’s first dolphin research centre will be laid?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Patna
    D)Gorakhpur
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The foundation stone of India’s first dolphin research centre will be laid in Patna on the bank of river Ganga on October 5, after a delay of eight years.

  4. The Dutch Junior Open squash tournament 2019 held in Which city?
    A)NewYork
    B)Amsterdam
    C)London
    D)Vienna
    E)Beijing
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Two Indian players managed to win titles while another finished as runner-up on the final day of the Dutch Junior Open squash tournament in Amsterdam on Sunday.
  5. Which government announced to convert Rajghat thermal power plant into a solar park?
    A)Haryana
    B)Delhi
    C)Odisha
    D)Himachal Pradesh
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Shelving its previous plan to convert it into a waste-to-energy plant, the Delhi government announced that a solar park — of 5,000 KW capacity — will come up in the spot of the defunct Rajghat thermal power plant.
  6. What is the branch of economics that concentrates on measures to increase output of goods and services in the long run called?
    A) Free-market Economics
    B) True-cost Economics
    C) Microeconomics
    D) Supply Side Economics
    E) Market Economy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Supply-side economics is a macroeconomic theory that argues economic growth can be most effectively created by lowering taxes and decreasing regulation.
  7. Which country will host the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee in 2020?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Australia
    D)UAE
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Unesco has announced that the Chinese city of Fuzhou will host the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee in 2020.
  8. What is theme of this year’s international day of Yoga?
    A)Yoga for Peace
    B)Yoga for Heart
    C)Connect the Youth
    D)Yoga for Health
    E)Yoga for Mind
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    International Day of Yoga, or commonly and unofficially referred to as Yoga Day, is celebrated annually on 21 June since its inception in 2015. An international day for yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice originated in India.In India, the main event was held in Ranchi and the Prime Minister of India, Mr.Narendra Modi led a crowd of over 40,000 people, who attended this event there.The theme of this year’s event was “Yoga for Heart”.

  9. What is the market structure called in which the market is dominated by a single buyer?
    A) Micropony
    B) Monopsony
    C) Monopcoly
    D) Microsony
    E) Offshore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A monopsonist has the market power to set the price of whatever it is buying (from raw materials to labour).
  10. The 19th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting was held in Which city?
    A)London
    B)New York
    C)Rome
    D)Washington DC
    E)Colombo
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The 19th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting was held in London. External Affairs Minister conveyed India’s stand at the meet.
  11. Which IT firm has signed a multi year contract with Airbus for cabin and cargo design engineering?
    A)Tech Mahindra
    B)TCS
    C)Infosys
    D)Wipro
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    IT firm Tech Mahindra has signed a multi-year contract with Airbus for cabin and cargo design engineering with an aim to capitalise on the specialised skills and competencies in the growing cabin engineering business over the next few years.
  12. As per UN 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index released recently,India lifted how many people out of poverty between 2006 and 2016?
    A)345 million
    B)342 million
    C)271 million
    D)250 million
    E) 223 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    UN Development Programme released the 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index recently. India lifted 271 million people out of poverty between 2006 and 2016, recording the fastest reductions in the multidimensional poverty index values during the period with strong improvements in areas such as “assets, cooking fuel, sanitation and nutrition,” the report by the United Nations said.
  13. World Music Day is observed on which day?
    A)June 20
    B)June 15
    C)June 21
    D)June 22
    E)June 24
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    June 21 is celebrated as World Music Day, International Music Day or Fete de la Musique every year. The first ever music day took place in 1982 in Paris. This move was proposed by French Politician Jack Lang and composer Maurice Fleuret to talk about the importance of music.
  14. The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) was held in Which country?
    A)China
    B)Australia
    C)USA
    D)Russia
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Two Indian start-ups have won the Mohammed Bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity award at the second edition of Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) being held in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg.
  15. Recently India handed over NPR 1.6 billion to Which country for post quake reconstruction?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Nepal
    C)Thailand
    D)Bhutan
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India handed over NPR 1.6 billion as reimbursement of part payment of the first and second tranches of housing reconstruction in Nuwakot and Gorkha, among the areas affected in the devastating 2015 earthquake.
  16. Which state to setup 6 nursing colleges at a cost of Rs 194.30 crore?
    A)Odisha
    B)Bihar
    C)Haryana
    D)Punjab
    E)Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has approved the construction of six nursing colleges at a cost Rs 194.30 crore in the state so as to overcome the shortage of trained and qualified nursing personnel.
  17. Which organisation sets up panel to review margins on derivatives?
    A)IRDA
    B)SEBI
    C)NABARD
    D)RBI
    E)OICL
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Based on the feedback that the existing margin requirements in the derivatives segment is pushing up cost of trading while not managing risk in the most efficient manner, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has decided to review the current framework of margins in the futures and options segment.
  18. Which state government announced Janata Clinics to ensure Ease of doing Farming?
    A)Punjab
    B)Rajasthan
    C)Kerala
    D)Haryana
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Keeping focus on farmers, cattle, youth and unemployed in the 2019-20 budget, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced free of cost ‘Janata Clinics’ for all, renewable energy projects for clean environment and moves to ensure ‘Ease of Doing Farming’.
  19. What is the currency of Canada?
    A)Euro
    B)Peso
    C)Dollar
    D)Yuan
    E)Yen
    View Answer
    Option C

  20. Recently Soumendranath Kundu passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Actor
    C)Politics
    D)Sports
    E)Literature
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former Bengal and Railways leg-spinner Soumendranath Kundu passed away at the age of 77.

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