GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, IDBI, CWC, FCI and ESIC – 531

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

  1. According to the data released by the Central Statistics Office,retail inflation increased by How much percent in June 2019 over the previous month?
    A)3.15%
    B)3.12%
    C)3.34%
    D)3.18%
    E) 3.17%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Retail inflation increased marginally to 3.18 per cent in June over the previous month, mainly due to the rise in food prices according to the data released by the Central Statistics Office.
  2. Where is Bankers’ Institute of Rural Development (BIRD) situated?
    A) Noida
    B) Nashik
    C) Pune
    D) Lucknow
    E) Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Which state government to build 8.3 lakh houses under Bangla Abbas Yojana?
    A)Assam
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)West Bengal
    D)Bihar
    E)Orissa
    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.
  4. Who was appointed as the director general of Fire Services,Civil Defence and Home Guard?
    A)Alok Verma
    B)Praveen Kumar
    C)M Nageshwar Rao
    D)Sameer Singh Negi
    E) Tedros Adhenem
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Central government appointed M Nageswar Rao, Additional Director of CBI as the Director General of Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guard.
  5. 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 210 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.
  6. Nepal is organising which program in India to highlight the country’s tourism destinations?
    A)Aao Nepal 2020
    B)Come Nepal 2020
    C)Chal Pade Nepal 2020
    D)Visit Nepal 2020
    E)Welcome Nepal 2020
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a bid to promote tourism, Nepal Tourism Board is organising a program “Visit Nepal 2020” here in India to highlight the country’s many tourist destinations.
  7. Where is the HQ of Bharti Airtel?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option D

  8. Which application introduced recently ‘Learning playlist’ for educational videos?
    A)Instagram
    B)Youtube
    C)Netflix
    D)LinkedIn
    E)Telegram
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Targeting teenagers, Google-owned content sharing app YouTube is bringing a new education feature called Learning Playlists with dedicated landing pages for educational videos on topics like math, science, music and language, free from algorithmic recommendations.
  9. Which ministry will observe Swachhta Pakhwada from 1st June to 15 th June 2019?
    A)Ministry of finance
    B)Ministry of Defence
    C)Ministry of Women and Child Development
    D)Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
    E)Ministry of Water and Sanitation
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and institutions under it observed Swachhta Pakhwada (cleanliness fortnight) from 1st June to 15th June 2019.
  10. Which state’s police station has emerged as topper in a survey based on the SMART policing concept?
    A)Odisha
    B)Bihar
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Rahimatpur police station in Satara district in Maharashtra has emerged as the State topper in a survey based on the ‘SMART’ policing concept.
  11. In which state,an agri business incubation Centre has started recently?
    A)Assam
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Chhattisgarh
    E)Manipur
    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.

  12. Who won France Grand Prix 2019?
    A)Max Verstappen
    B)Lewis Hamilton
    C)Valtteri Bottas
    D)Sebastian Vettel
    E)Roger Federer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Mercedes Driver Lewis Hamilton won the France Grand Prix 2019. This is his sixth triumph in eight races in this season.
  13. What is the rank of India in 2019 Henley Passport Index?
    A)86th
    B)87th
    C)81st
    D)89th
    E)90th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Recently the Henley Passport Index 2019 ranking was issued. Indian Passport has been given the rank of 86th position with a mobility score of 58. The score means that Indian passport holders can travel to 58 countries without any prior Visa.

  14. Where is Joint India-IMF Training Programme (ITP) centre situated?
    A) Pune
    B) Vadodara
    C) Bhopal
    D) Kolkata
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Pune
    Launched on May 1, 2006, the Joint India-IMF Training Programme (ITP) is a cooperative venture of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
  15. India’s first Design Development Center “Fashionova” was launched in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Nashik
    C)Surat
    D)Lucknow
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India’s first Design Development Center ‘Fashionova’ was launched in the Textile city Surat recently to promote the city in the field of the fashion design sector.
  16. Who recently resigned from the post of Deputy Speaker of Goa?
    A)Pragya Thakur
    B)Anurag Thakur
    C)Narsingh Rao
    D)Michael Lobo
    E) Christine Lagarde
    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.
  17. Which has become the first country in Gulf to launch “goAML”?
    A)Saudi Arabia
    B)UAE
    C)Iran
    D)Egypt
    E)South Korea
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The UAE has become the first country in the Gulf to launch ‘goAML’, a new anti money laundering reporting platform developed by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime to curb organised crimes.
  18. The first Global Conference on Media Freedom took place in which city?
    A)New York
    B)London
    C)Rome
    D)Vienna
    E)Jakarta
    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.
  19. According to Mercer’s 25th Annual Cost of Living Survey,Which city is costliest in the world?
    A)Hong Kong
    B)Paris
    C)London
    D)Rome
    E)Vienna
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Mumbai is India’s most expensive city and among the top 20 costliest cities surveyed in Asia for expatriates, with residential housing prices among the highest in the world, according to a survey by global consulting leader Mercer.
  20. Recently Barun Haldar passed away.He was related to which profession?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Philosopher
    C)Newsreader
    D)Actor
    E) Literature
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Veteran Newsreader of All India Radio Barun Haldar passed away in Kolkata. He was 85. Haldar was ailing for some time. He was a popular presenter of Western Music in AIR Kolkata before shifting to AIR Delhi as an English Newsreader.

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