May 21, 2019

Groups General Studies Current Affairs Useful for Bank and Other Competitive Exams

1. In which state the Char Dham Yatra had begun during the occasion of Akshay Tritiya?
1) Jammu & Kashmir
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Uttarakhand
4) Himchal Pradesh

2. Which state police has deployed the first Anti-Naxal Women’s Commando unit named "Danteshwari Ladake" or "Fighters of Goddess Danteshwari’?

1) Odisha
2) Chhattisgarh
3) West Bengal
4) Jharkhand

3. Where was the Regional Heads of Customs Administration of Asia Pacific Region of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) meeting held?

1) Bengaluru
2) Kochi
3) Mumbai
4) New Delhi

4. Who headed the Regional Heads of Customs Administration of Asia Pacific Region of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) meeting, that held in Kochi?

1) Raj Kumar Barthwal
2) John Joseph
3) Pranab Kumar Das
4) Susanta Kumar Panda

5. Which Indian airport was ranked 8th among the top 10 Best Airport’s in the World, as per the survey by Air Help?

1) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai
2) Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru
3) Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi
4) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad

6. Which country’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sedat Onal had visited India from 7th May - 9th May, 2019 and discussed about enhancing deep-rooted bilateral relations between two countries?

1) Oman
2) Turkey
3) Pakistan
4) Bangladesh

7. To which country India has signed a protocol for exportation of Indian chilli meal?

1) United Kingdom
2) Mexico
3) Israel
4) China

8. Which country is set to host the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)’s Ocean Conference in the year 2020?

1) Moscow, Russia
2) Beijing, China
3) Lisbon, Portugal
4) New Delhi, India

9. Which country’s railway department has signed agreement with Konkan Railways Corporation Ltd (KRCL) of Indian railways seeking two 1600 HP DEMU train sets?

1) Bangladesh
2) Nepal
3) Sri Lanka
4) West Bengal

10. Which country’s Qantas Airways has operated world’s first zero waste commercial flight named "QF739"?

1) Australia
2) USA
3) Germany
4) Russia

11. Which of the following bank is going to avail a AI-supported "touchless" technology from Artificial Intelligence based HR solutions provider Talocity for the hiring process and to attain highquality talent?

1) Yes Bank
2) HDFC Bank
3) ICICI Bank
4) Axis Bank

12. Which of the following Financial technology that had launched India’s first UPI Bahi Khata (Digital Ledger) for merchants?

1) Rubique
2) PayMe India
3) BharatPe
4) Paisa Dukaan

13. In which country Hamad International Airport is located that topped in the best airport in the world survey conducted by Air Help?

1) Saudi Arabia
2) UAE
3) Qatar
4) Oman

14. What is the name of the exercise, in which Indian Naval Ships, INS Kolkata & INS Shakti participated along with the ships of Japan, Philippines and US, that held in South China Sea?

1) Corpat
2) Varuna
3) Konkan
4) Group Sail

15. In which city did 15th Finance Commission of India held 2-day meetings with the RBI and with the Banks and Financial Institutions recently?

1) Mumbai
2) New Delhi
3) Bengaluru
4) Kolkata

16. By what percent does the bank credit grows for the financial year 2018-19, as per the RBI?

1) 12.24%
2) 12.54%
3) 13.20%
4) 13.54%


17. Which Indian IT firm has surpassed Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and becomes India’s most valued firm?

1) HCL
2) Wipro
3) Infosys
4) TCS

18. Which Aircraft manufacturing company and its country has handed the first Apache Guardian attack helicopter AH-64E (I) to Indian Air Force recently?

1) Thales, France
2) Boeing, U.S.A
3) Lockheed Martin, U.S
4) Sukhoi, Russia

19. Which of the following vaccine also known as Dengvaxia was approved by FDA the first vaccine named for the prevention of dengue disease?

1) CYD - TDV
2) CVD - TYV
3) CDV - TYD
4) CVV - TDY

20. Which entity has announced the launch of "Election Guard", a free open-source Software Development Kit to carry out secure and verifiable voting?

1) Infosys
2) IBM
3) Microsoft
4) Google

21. Where did the researchers from Indigenous Biodiversity Foundation (IBF) have sighted 363 nests of the grizzled giant squirrel for first time?

1) Amarambalam Reserve Forest, Kerala
2) Pakkamalai Reserve Forests, Tamilnadu
3) Sholayar Reserve Forest, Kerala
4) Hanumasagara Reserve Forest, Karnataka

22. Where is India’s first ever ice cafe located, which was created by Border Road Organisation(BRO) officials recently ?

1) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
2) Vijay Pur, Samba, Jammu and Kashmir
3) Nowshera,Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir
4) Zangla ,Kargil, Jammu and Kashmir

23. What is the name of the microprocessor which was indigenously designed, developed and

manufactured by the team of researchers from IIT-Bombay?
1) AJIT
2) CLIPPER
3) MARIAH
4) RIGEL

24. Which entity has launched the world’s first highest resolution image sensor of 64 megapixels?

1) Asus
2) OnePlus
3) Huawei
4) Samsung

25. Which country has spotted first brown bear in over a century?

1) Finland
2) India
3) Portugal
4) Bangladesh

26. Which new species of reddish brown coloured pit viper, with unique heat sensing system that found in recently Arunachal Pradesh?

1) Protobothrops arunachalensis
2) Trimeresurus arunachalensis
3) Borneensis arunachalensis
4) Tibetanus arunachalensis

27. Which tiger species, has become endangered due to climate change and the unprecedented rise in sea levels and may loss vital habitat in 2070?

1) South China tiger
2) Caspian tiger
3) Siberian Tiger
4) Bengal Tiger

28. What is the name of the rare disease caused by the virus that was first detected in Singapore?

1) Sheep Pox
2) Horse Pox
3) Cow Pox
4) Monkey Pox

29. Which country has released first of its kind "Global Health Security Strategy" in order to prevent, detect and respond to threats from infectious diseases?

1) India
2) Japan
3) USA
4) Russia

30. What is the name of the world’s fastest bullet train that is tested by Japan recently?

1) ALFA-X
2) Renfe AVE
3) Korail KTX
4) Maglev

31. Which two countries topped in illegal sand mining, as per the report titled "Sand and Sustainability: finding new solutions for environmental governance of global sand resources" released by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)?

1) China and India
2) India and Pakistan
3) India and Bangladesh
4) China and Pakistan

32. What is the name of the world’s first complete parent-wise genome assembly of buffalo developed by National Dairy Development Board (NDDB)?

1) NDDB_ABRO_Murrah
2) NDDB_AGRO_Murrah
3) NDDB_AVNI_Murrah
4) NDDB_ACRO_Murrah

33. What is the name of the journal that recently published the discovery of deep-sea fish which can detect various wavelengths?

1) Journal of Veterinary Science
2) Journal of Science
3) Nature
4) Journal of Biology

34. Which Former SC Judge has been appointed member of Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal?

1) Dk Karunakaran
2) KS Radhakrishnan
3) Dinesh Maheshwari
4) Hemant Gupta

35. Who was appointed as the President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)?

1) Joseph Deiss
2) Tijjani Mohammad Bande
3) John William Ashe
4) Abdelaziz Bouteflika

36. Who was appointed as to which country, does is appointed as Ambassador of India to Eritrea?

1) Subhash Chand
2) Sandeep Chand
3) Harish Raj
4) Santosh V Kumar

37. With which cricket team in upcoming World Cup 2019 Amul has announced its sponsorship?

1) Bangladesh team
2) Sri Lankan team
3) Indian team
4) Afghanistan team

38. Who was appointed as coach of Indian men’s football team ?

1) Graham Reid
2) Gulam Rabbani
3) Lalnghinglova Hmar
4) Igor Stimac

39. Who won the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 title?

1) Chennai Super Kings
2) Sunrisers Hyderabad
3) Mumbai Indians
4) Rajasthan Royals

40. When was the 74th anniversary of victory over Nazism in Europe in Second World War observed?

1) May 8th
2) May 7th
3) May 9th
4) May 6th

ANSWERS:

1) 3 2) 2 3) 2 4) 3 5) 4
6) 2 7) 4 8) 3 9) 2 10) 1
11) 1 12) 3 13) 3 14) 4 15) 1
16) 3 17) 4 18) 2 19) 1 20) 3
21) 2 22) 1 23) 1 24) 4 25) 3
26) 2 27) 4 28) 4 29) 3 30) 1
31) 1 32) 1 33) 2 34) 2 35) 2
36) 1 37) 4 38) 4 39) 3 40) 3

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