GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, IDBI, CWC, FCI and ESIC – 532

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

  1. Which state will set up a Skill University at cost of Rs 850 cr?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Arunachal Pradesh
    C)Assam
    D)Haryana
    E)Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Assam government will set up a Skill University at the cost of 850 crore rupees at Darrang district. This will be perhaps the first skill university of the country with a capacity of 10 thousand seats.
  2. Recently Which state inaugurated “Jan Choupal” Programme?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Chhattisgarh
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated ‘Jan Choupal’ programme in Raipur. Under this programme, public meetings will be held once every week to discuss the issues of the people.
  3. The Intersessional meeting of Kimberley Process will take place in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chennai
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Intersessional meeting of Kimberley Process (KP) is being hosted by India from 17th to 21st June, 2019 in Mumbai.
  4. In which state,Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Centre was inaugurated?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Uttarakhand
    D)Odisha
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated an Indian Coast Guard recruitment centre in Kuanvala.
  5. As per RBI,India’s current account deficit narrowed to how much amount in Q4 FY 2018-19?
    A)3.5 billion dollar
    B)4.7 billion dollar
    C)3.2 billion dollar
    D)4.6 billion dollar
    E) 5.2 billion dollar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s current account deficit (CAD) totalled 4.6 billion dollars or 0.7 per cent of the GDP in the fourth quarter (January to March) of 2018-19, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said.

  6. As per economic survey,Odisha’s GSDP grew by How much percent during 2018-19?
    A)8.5%
    B)8.4%
    C)7.7%
    D)6.5%
    E)6.6%
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Odisha’s gross state domestic product (GSDP) grew by 8.4 per cent during 2018-19 compared to 7.4 per cent in previous financial year, highlighting that it has grown at a faster rate than states like Haryana, Punjab, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Jharkhand.
  7. Recently India signed MoU with Which country for establishment of passenger and cargo services by sea?
    A)Maldives
    B)Morocco
    C)Thailand
    D)Singapore
    E)Finland
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet gave ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Maldives for the establishment of passenger and cargo services by sea.
  8. What is the metric that measures the number of times that a firm pays off its suppliers during the accounting period known as?
    A) Accounts payable turnover
    B) Financial accounting
    C) Days payable outstanding
    D) Cash conversion cycle
    E) Quick ratio
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The accounts payable turnover ratio is a short-term liquidity measure used to quantify the rate at which a company pays off its suppliers. Accounts payable turnover ratio is calculated by taking the total purchases made from suppliers, or cost of sales, and dividing it by the average accounts payable amount during the same period.
  9. Which country inaugurated model village at Ranidugama with India Assistance?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Bhutan
    C)Thailand
    D)Nepal
    E)Bangladesh
    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.
  10. 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)Hyderabad
    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.
  11. Which country lifted the ICC World Cup 2019 Trophy?
    A)India
    B)England
    C)New Zealand
    D)South Africa
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    England lifted their maiden ICC World Cup cricket trophy beating New Zealand in a nerve-wracking final that was decided via a dramatic Super Over in London.
  12. Where is the HQ of International Olympic Committee?
    A)Lausanne
    B)Cologny
    C)Rome
    D)Morges
    E)Mauritius
    View Answer
    Option A

  13. Which country launched green finance strategy to tackle climate change?
    A)UK
    B)USA
    C)Russia
    D)India
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The UK has unveiled a green finance strategy, setting out plans to increase investment in sustainable projects and infrastructure.
  14. Recently Jio has joined hands with which company for “Digital Udayan” Programme?
    A)Google
    B)TCS
    C)Facebook
    D)Microsoft
    E)Google
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Jio and Facebook have joined hands to announce ‘Digital Udaan’ – a digital literacy program in India which is aimed at first-time internet users.
  15. RBI sets up the working group committee to review the regulatory and supervisory framework for core investment companies.Who will head the committee?
    A)TN Manoharan
    B)Mahesh Jain
    C)Tapan Ray
    D)Viral Acharya
    E)Raghu Ram Rajan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India has set up a working group to review the regulatory and supervisory framework for core investment companies (CIC).The group will be headed by Tapan Ray, non-executive chairman, Central Bank of India.
  16. The Indian Railways to install CCTV cameras in over 7200 coaches of mainline passenger trains by Which year?
    A)April 2020
    B)June 2022
    C)March 2021
    D)April 2024
    E)June 2021
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that that Railways will install Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in over 7,020 coaches of mainline passenger trains during Phase-I which is targeted to complete by March 2021. They are already installed in 1,300 coaches of mainline passenger trains.
  17. Which country has been cleared to compete in the 2020 Olympics by IOC?
    A)Iran
    B)Iraq
    C)North Korea
    D)Kuwait
    E)Syria
    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.
  18. What is the ratio that measures the extent of a company’s or consumer’s leverage known as?
    A) Key Ratio
    B) Debt Ratio
    C) Quick Ratio
    D) Leverage Ratio
    E) Coverage Ratio
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    It is a financial ratio that measures the extent of a company’s or consumer’s leverage. The debt ratio is defined as the ratio of total – long-term and short-term – debt to total assets, expressed as a decimal or percentage.
  19. Recently Ambati Rayudu announced his retirement from international sports.He was related to which sports?
    A)Cricket
    B)Football
    C)Baseball
    D)Tennis
    E)Badminton
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Ambati Rayudu, the Indian middle-order batsman announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Rayudu was snubbed from the World Cup squad and in place of him, all-rounder Vijay Shankar was given a chance in the team.
  20. Recently Lee Lacocca passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Journalist
    C)Writer
    D)Industrialist
    E)Businessman
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Automobile industry legend from USA Lee Iacocca passed away. He was known for creating the iconic Ford Mustang and saving Chrysler from bankruptcy.

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