GA Revision for Upcoming Exams Set 1

GA Revision Questions for upcoming NIACL Assistant Main, SBI PO Main, BoB PGCBF , Dena Bank PO PGDBF and other upcoming exams

  1. The deadline for deposits under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme (PMGKY) had been extended from March 31 to
    A) April 15
    B) May 31
    C) April 30
    D) May 15
    E) May 10
    View Answer
      Option C
    Some Extra:

    The government and the RBI had extended the deadline till April 30 for “commensurate deposits” by people who have declared their unaccounted income under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme (PMGKDS) that allowed parking money in non—interest bearing deposits for four years.
  2. Which country became the first to open an honorary consulate office in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City)?
    A) Bulgaria
    B) Bhutan
    C) Belarus
    D) Burundi
    E) Belgium
    View Answer
      Option E
    Some Extra:
    Belgium already has two Consulates-General in Mumbai and Chennai, and an honorary consulate in Kolkata. 
  3. A bus service named Maitree Express-2 has been started from Kolkata to _____ in Bangladesh.
    A) Chittagong
    B) Barisal
    C) Dhaka
    D) Comilla
    E) Khulna
    View Answer
      Option E
    Some Extra:
    This is the third such service that has been introduced. The two other services are on the Kolkata-Dhaka-Agartala and the Kolkata-Dhaka routes.
  4. Which state recently prohibited the inscription of names of any government functionaries on inaugural stones?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Haryana
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Punjab
    E) Jharkhand
    View Answer
      Option D
  5. Which state team won its 32nd Santosh Trophy in 2017?
    A) Goa
    B) Haryana
    C) Jharkhand
    D) West Bengal
    E) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Bengal won the Santosh Trophy for the 32nd time beating Goa.
  6. Which state government launched Adarsh Gram Yojana with a view to reach to the poor people in rural areas?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Sikkim
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
    E) Himachal Pradesh
    View Answer
       Option D
    Some Extra:

    The programme has been launched in line with the basic philosophy of the Prime Minister – Sabka Saath Sabka Vikaas.
  7. Nora Chopra passed away recently. She was related to which field?
    A) Literature
    B) Cinema
    C) Journalism
    D) Classical Singing
    E) Poet
    View Answer
      Option C
  8. Who won Australian Grand Prix 2017?
    A) Lewis Hamilton
    B) Sebastian Vettel
    C) Valtteri Bottas
    D) Max Verstappen
    E) Nico Rosberg
    View Answer
      Option B
    Some Extra:
    Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel stormed to victory ahead of the UK’s Lewis Hamilton and Finland’s Valtteri Bottas at the Australian Grand Prix held in Melbourne, Australia.  
  9. Which bank launched an electronic virtual assistant (EVA), an artificial intelligence-driven chatbot, for customer services?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) Bank of Baroda
    E) Yes Bank
    View Answer
      Option B
    Some Extra:
    Eva is India’s first AI-based banking chatbot and can answer millions of customer queries across multiple channels instantly.
  10. Name the chairman of Inter-disciplinary Standing Committee set up by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to review cyber threats?
    A) Sudarshan Sen
    B) Meena Hemchandra
    C) N S Vishwanathan
    D) Deepak Mohanty
    E) U S Paliwal
    View Answer
      Option B
    Some Extra:
    The Reserve Bank of India announced the setting up of an Inter-disciplinary Standing Committee on Cyber Security. The 11 member committee will be chaired by RBI ED Meena Hemchandra.
  11. Neil Gaiman was named a United Nations global goodwill ambassador in February 2017. He is
    A) Professor
    B) Musician
    C) Actor
    D) Author
    E) Social Activist
    View Answer
      Option D
    Some Extra:
    Author Neil Gaiman from England was named as United Nations global goodwill ambassador as he continues efforts to bring attention to the plight of Syrian refugees.
  12. Who has been selected for the Vyas Samman Award 2016?
    A) Surendra Verma
    B) Vishwanath Tripathi
    C) Sunita Jain
    D) Surendra Jain
    E) Vishwanath Tiwari
    View Answer
      Option A
    Some Extra:

    Well known Hindi Scholar and writer Surendra Verma has been selected for Vyas Samman-2016.
    He has been chosen for this prestigious award for his novel “Kaatna Shami Ka Vriksha : Padma Pankhuri Ki Dhar Se”, published in 2010.
  13. Where did the 53rd SAARC Programming Committee meeting held in February 2017?
    A) Islamabad, Pakistan
    B) New Delhi, India
    C) Dhaka, Bangladesh
    D) Kabul, Afghanistan
    E) Kathmandu, Nepal
    View Answer
      Option E
    Some Extra:
    The two-day meeting of SAARC Programming Committee concluded in Kathmandu, Nepal. This was the first senior level meeting of Association since postponement of 19th SAARC Summit in November last year.
  14. Which of the following released the report “The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017”?
    A) Asian Development Bank
    B) HSBC Holdings PLC
    C) International Monetary Fund
    D) World Bank
    E) United Nations
    View Answer
      Option E
    Some Extra:
    Recently, the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific or ESCAP has launched its annual flagship report ‘The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017’
    According to the report, India is expected to achieve 7.1 % growth this year.
  15. A person having Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account (BSBDA) – Small Account can deposit a maximum of how much amount in a year?
    A) Rs 50,000
    B) Rs 1,00,000
    C) Rs 2,00,000
    D) Rs 2,50,000
    E) Rs 1,50,000
    View Answer
      Option B
    Some Extra:
    Total sum of deposits in BSBDA cannot exceed Rs 1,00,000 in a year
  16. Payments Bank are required to invest minimum _____ per cent of its “demand deposit balances” in Government securities/Treasury Bills with maturity up to one year.
    A) 25%
    B) 50%
    C) 75%
    D) 100%
    E) None of these
    View Answer
      Option C
    Some Extra:
    The payments bank cannot undertake lending activities. Apart from amounts maintained as Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) with RBI on its outside demand and time liabilities, it will be required to invest minimum 75 per cent of its “demand deposit balances” in Government securities/Treasury Bills with maturity up to one year that are recognized by RBI as eligible securities for maintenance of Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) and hold maximum 25 per cent in current and time / fixed deposits with other scheduled commercial banks for operational purposes and liquidity management.
  17. MUDRA is a wholly owned subsidiary of _______ .
    A) RBI
    C) SIDBI
    D) NHB
    E) Govt. of India
    View Answer
      Option C
    Some Extra:
    MUDRA has been initially formed as a wholly owned subsidiary of Small Industries Development bank of India (SIDBI) with 100% capital being contributed by it.
  1. Where is Campbell Bay National Park situated?
    A) Lakshadweep
    B) Chandigarh
    C) Jammu and Kashmir
    D)Andaman and Nicobar
    E) Rajasthan
    View Answer
      Option D
  2. Which country will host the 4thBIMSTEC Summit 2017?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Thailand
    C) India
    D) Myanmar
    E) Nepal
    View Answer
      Option E
  3. Where is the headquarters of International Association of Athletics Federations?
    A) Bern, Switzerland
    B) Bangkok, Thailand
    C) Monte Carlo, Monaco
    D) London, UK
    E) Athens, Greece
    View Answer
      Option C




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4 Thoughts to “GA Revision for Upcoming Exams Set 1”

  1. Prabakar

    really effective..please continosuly upload gk revsion on daily basis..(more important give banking awarness) my kindrequest


    thks sir

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