09 Aug

  • By Vidya Guru
  • In
  • Comments None

IBPS PO Coaching Classes

With the release of IBPS PO 2019 notification all candidates preparing for banking exams have their task cut out. There can be no overstating the significance of systematic preparation required for cracking the Current Affairs questions asked in a PO / Clerical examination. These questions can be cracked easily by gathering knowledge that is in sync with the exam pattern.

However, it’s easier said than done as one requires experience to distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information. But Vidya Guru, the Institute for Best IBPS Coaching in Delhi / NCR, has made it easier for you by periodically coming up with quiz sets of expected General Awareness questions.

August 2019 Current Affairs

Question 1. Jagdeep Dhankhar has recently been appointed Governor of

  1. Haryana
  2. West Bengal
  3. Jammu & Kashmir
  4. Punjab

Answer: West Bengal

Question 2. Chandrayaan-2, world’s 1st mission to probe the south pole of the moon, was launched by GSLV Mk-III which is also being called

  1. Bahubali
  2. Shaktimaan
  3. Ajeya
  4. Taakatwar

Answer: Bahubali

Question 3. Chandrayaan-2 was launched successfully from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. What is the name of its lander?

  1. Vikram
  2. Pragyan
  3. Aryabhatta
  4. Ramanujam

Answer: Vikram

Question 4. Who has been appointed as the Governor of Madhya Pradesh?

  1. Satya Pal Malik
  2. Tathagata Roy
  3. Ganga Prasad
  4. Lalji Tandon

Answer: Lalji Tandon

Question 5. Which of the following cricketers has not been inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame?

  1. Allan Donald
  2. Sachin Tendulkar
  3. Cathryn Fitzpatrick
  4. None of these

Answer: None of these

Question 6. Where did the G-7 finance ministers & central bank governors meeting take place recently?

  1. Chantilly, France
  2. Bologna, Italy
  3. Ontario, Canada
  4. Alaska, USA

Answer: Chantilly, France

Question 7. Ramesh Bais has been appointed as the Governor of which of the following states?

  1. Tripura
  2. Mizoram
  3. Assam
  4. Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Tripura

Question 8. India’s 1st space-tech park is going to be set up in

  1. Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  2. Bengaluru, Karnataka
  3. Hyderabad, Telangana
  4. Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Answer: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Question 9. The deadline approved by the cabinet for the resolution process under Insolvency & Bankruptcy code is

  1. 260 days
  2. 290 days
  3. 310 days
  4. 330 days

Answer: 330 days

Question 10. Name the politician who was recently appointed as the Governor of Bihar.

  1. Kiran Bedi
  2. Satyadev Narayan Arya
  3. Phagu Chauhan
  4. Keshari Nath Tripathi

Answer: Phagu Chauhan

Question 11. Which of the following is true with respect to monetary policy announcements made recently?

  1. Repo rate: 5.40%
  2. Reverse repo rate: 5.15%
  3. Marginal standing facility & Bank rate: 5.65%
  4. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 12. Name the firm that has recently become the official sponsor of the Indian cricket team.

  1. Byju’s
  2. Vivo
  3. Sahara
  4. Hero

Answer: Byju’s

Question 13. Anandiben Patel was recently appointed Governor of

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Kerala
  3. Odisha
  4. Tamil Nadu

Answer: Uttar Pradesh

Question 14. North Korea won the 2019 Hero Intercontinental Cup which was held in

  1. Hyderabad, Telangana
  2. Pune, Maharashtra
  3. Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  4. Kolkata, West Bengal

Answer: Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Question 15. Boris Johnson has become the Prime Minister of

  1. Canada
  2. United Kingdom
  3. New Zealand
  4. Australia

Answer: United Kingdom

Question 16. BS Yediyurappa has once again become the Chief Minister of

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Telangana
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Karnataka

Answer: Karnataka

Question 17. Through which of the following platforms does RBI plan to make bank account opening and operating paperless?

  1. FinMaster
  2. Sahamati
  3. FinPool
  4. Digiaccounts

Answer: Sahamati

Question 18. Who among the following has been appointed Governor of Nagaland?

  1. Kaptan Singh Solanki
  2. Banwarilal Purohit
  3. Jagdish Mukhi
  4. RN Ravi

Answer: RN Ravi

Question 19. Hand-in-Hand 2019, a bilateral military exercise between India and China, is going to be held in

  1. Umroi, Meghalaya
  2. Hainan, China
  3. Guangzhou, China
  4. Almora, Uttarakhand

Answer: Umroi, Meghalaya

Question 20. What was the venue of the BRICS Foreign Ministers meeting that took place recently?

  1. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  2. Zhejiang, China
  3. Vladivostok, Russia
  4. Cape Town, South Africa

Answer: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Question 21. After West Bengal, the ‘Rasagola’ of which state has received a GI (Geographical Indication) tag?

  1. Assam
  2. Bihar
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Odisha

Answer: Odisha

Question 22. Who among the following was recently appointed as the Chairman of Public Accounts Committee?

  1. Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
  2. Piyush Goyal
  3. Nirmala Sitharaman
  4. Ghulam Nabi Azad

Answer: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Question 23. Which of the following is going to be ISRO’s 1st solar mission?

  1. Dinkar-L1
  2. Ravi-L1
  3. Aditya-L1
  4. Bhaskar-L1

Answer: Aditya-L1

Question 24. Journalist Ravish Kumar recently won the 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award. The award, which is also known as Asia’s Nobel, is given in the memory of Ramon Magsaysay who was the President of

  1. Thailand
  2. Vietnam
  3. Philippines
  4. Cambodia

Answer: Philippines

Question 25. Name the joint venture company that has been established by National Aluminum Company Limited (NALCO), Mineral Exploration Company Limited (MECL) and Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL).

  1. Minerals Alloys India Limited (MAIL)
  2. Ferrous Alloys India Limited (FAIL)
  3. New Alloys India Limited (NAIL)
  4. Khanij Bidesh India Limited (KABIL)

Answer: Khanij Bidesh India Limited (KABIL)

Question 26. Which of the following articles of the Indian Constitution have been revoked in the context of reorganization of Jammu & Kashmir?

  1. Article 370 & Article 35A
  2. Article 356 & Article 35A
  3. Article 370 & Article 356
  4. Article 370 & Article 25A

Answer: Article 370 & Article 35A

Question 27. The 7th Economic Census of India has kick started from which of the following states?

  1. Punjab
  2. Tripura
  3. West Bengal
  4. Gujarat

Answer: Tripura

Question 28. Where did the ASEAN Foreign Ministers meeting take place recently?

  1. Jakarta, Indonesia
  2. Bangkok, Thailand
  3. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  4. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Answer: Bangkok, Thailand

Question 29. RBI has raised the limit for a bank’s exposure to a single Non-Banking Finance Company to ___ of the Bank’s Tier-I capital.

  1. 16%
  2. 18%
  3. 20%
  4. 25%

Answer: 20%

Question 30. Khelo India Youth Games 2020 are going to be held in

  1. Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  2. Guwahati, Assam
  3. Bhubaneswar, Odisha
  4. Jaipur, Rajasthan

Answer: Guwahati, Assam

Being one of the Top Bank PO Coaching Institutes in Delhi & NCR, we keep publishing regular Current GK & Exam Preparation Videos on our YouTube channel. The channel is a platform for not just quality Banking, but also SSC Video Lectures that help a candidate greatly. Finally, it is suggested that you must enroll yourself in our Pen Drive / Online Courses to prepare comprehensively for almost all Govt. job exams.


To learn more about Vidya Guru Classroom and Pen Drive / Online Courses, pls. feel free to get in touch with us on vidyagurudelhi@gmail.com.


Leave a Comment