GA Revision for Upcoming Exams Set 2

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

  1. Name the author of book “Pathways to Greatness”.
    A) Arundhati Roy
    B) Salman Rushdie
    C) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
    D) Amitav Ghosh
    E) Shashi Tharoor
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     Option C
    Some Extra:

    Kalam finished the manuscript of “Pathways to Greatness” in March 2015, barely four months before he passed away.
  2. Who regulates Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs)?
    A) RBI
    C) SEBI
    D) NHB
    E) EXIM Bank
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      Option C
    Some Extra:
    Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
    Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs) are mutual fund like institutions that enable investments into the infrastructure sector by pooling small sums of money from many individual investors.
  3. Facebook has tied up with which of the following telecom regulators to launch Express WiFi service that offers Internet facility through public hotspots to users in rural parts of India?
    A) BSNL
    B) Airtel
    C) Reliance Jio
    D) Idea
    E) Vodafone
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      Option B
    Some Extra:
    The social network has partnered with telecom operator Bharti Airtel that plans to bring an additional 20,000 hotspots online, starting in the next few months
  4. Which bank launched a Digital Platform and Mobile App powered by Manipal Global Education Services’ (MaGE) EduNxt Platform that will act as a digital mentor to Probationary Officers and Trainee Officers?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Punjab National Bank
    D) State Bank of India
    E) Yes Bank
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      Option D
    Some Extra:
    The State Bank of India’s analytics dashboard app acts as a digital mentor to Probationary Officers and Trainee Officers right through their training life-cycle.
  5. The first series of Sovereign Gold Bonds 2017-18 subscriptions was opened from April 24, 2017 to April 28, 2017. The bonds cannot be sold through which of the following organization?
    A) Banks
    B) Post Offices
    C) National Housing Bank (NHB)
    D) Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
    E) Stock Holding Corporation of India (SHCIL)
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The bonds will be sold through banks, post offices, Stock Holding Corporation of India (SHCIL), and recognised stock exchanges — National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
    The price was fixed at Rs2,901 per gram of gold.  
  6. The postal department of India tied up with which of the following bank to facilitate digitalisation of cash transactions for cashless transactions in the post office counters?
    A) Bandhan Bank
    B) Airtel Payments Bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) Punjab National Bank
    E) State Bank of India
    View Answer
       Option E
    Some Extra:

    Under the agreement, the postal department will promote ‘SBI buddy e-wallet’ and POS machines to facilitate digitalisation of cash transactions for cashless transactions in the post office counters for booking of Speed Post and Registered Post articles.
  7. For which of the following, Amazon India launched an initiative called “Amazon Classroom”, a virtual training programme?
    A) Rural People in India
    B) Its Sellers
    C) Employees of government departments
    D) Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
    E) Its Customers
    View Answer
      Option B
    Some Extra:
    To make on-boarding easy for new sellers, Amazon India has launched an initiative called Amazon Classroom, a virtual training programme to help teach them the nuances of online selling.
  8. According to Asian Development Bank, what will be the growth rate of India during 2017-18?
    A) 7.1%
    B) 7.3%
    C) 7.4%
    D) 7.6%
    E) 7.5%
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      Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said that India’s growth rate will improve to 7.4% during 2017-18 and go up further to 7.6% in the next financial year, remaining ahead of China.
  9. Surat in Gujarat is located of the banks of which river?
    A) Sabarmati
    B) Narmada
    C) Tapi
    D) Vishwamitri
    E) Chambal
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     Option C
    Some Extra: 

    Surat is a port city situated on the banks of the Tapi river.
  10. At least ________ of the loan portfolio of Small Finance Banks should constitute loans and advances of upto Rs. 25 lakh.
    A) 25 per cent
    B) 50 per cent
    C) 60 per cent
    D) 75 per cent
    E) 80 per cent
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      Option B
    Some Extra:
    At least 50 per cent of its loan portfolio should constitute loans and advances of upto Rs. 25 lakh.
  11. Ghumura is a folk dance of which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Bengal
    C) Odisha
    D) Uttarakhand
    E) Rajasthan
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    Option C
  12. Who won Chinese Grand Prix 2017?
    A) Lewis Hamilton
    B) Sebastian Vettel
    C) Valtteri Bottas
    D) Max Verstappen
    E) Nico Rosberg
    View Answer
      Option A
    Some Extra:
    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Chinese Grand Prix by defeating Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel.
  13. What is the deadline set up by the central government to make India “open defecation free”?
    A) 2020
    B) 2018
    C) 2022
    D) 2021
    E) 2019
    View Answer
      Option E
    Some Extra:

    Swachh Bharat Mission is the flagship sanitation programme of the Indian government that aims to make India open-defecation free by 2019.
    Sikkim is the first state that became defacation free followed by Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Pradesh is the first large state that became defacation free.
  14. Which country has become first in the World which has asked its companies to prove that they pay equal regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexuality or nationality?
    A) Bulgaria
    B) Sweden
    C) Iceland
    D) Monaco
    E) Namibia
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      Option C
    Some Extra:
    While other countries, and the U.S. state of Minnesota, have equal-salary certificate policies, Iceland is thought to be the first to make it mandatory for both private and public firms.
  15. Which of the following has provided a loan of over $1 billion to Maharashtra for the areas of urban transport and climate resilient agriculture?
    A) Asian Development Bank
    B) BRICS Bank
    C) International Monetary Fund
    D) World Bank
    E) Bank of International Settlement
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      Option D
    Some Extra:
    The World Bank has announced an assistance programme of over $1 billion in the areas of urban transport and climate resilient agriculture in Maharashtra, over the next 2-3 years.
  16. Noted litterateur Asokamitran passed away recently. He used to write in which language?
    A) Telugu
    B) Malayalam
    C) Hindi
    D) Bengali
    E) Tamil
    View Answer
      Option E
    Some Extra:
    Noted Tamil litterateur, Thiagarajan, popularly known as Asokamitran passed away.
  17. Where is the Radhanagar Beach situated?
    A) Goa
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Pondicherry
    D) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    E) Karnataka
    View Answer
      Option D
    Some Extra:
    Recently, the beach on the Havelock Island in the Andamans has secured 8th position in the world and top spot in Asia in TripAdvisor’s ‘World’s Travellers’ Choice Award-Winning Beaches’.
  18. Which country will host 2019 Combined World Cup for shooting?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) India
    C) Maldives
    D) New Zealand
    E) Switzerland
    View Answer
      Option B
    Some Extra:
    India will be hosting the Combined World Cup for shooting in 2019, a qualifying event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which will further boost the country’s profile as a global shooting destination.
  19. Which state became the first state in the country for establishing cashless system in its public distribution system (PDS) of food grains?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    E) Maharashtra
    View Answer
      Option A
    Some Extra:
    The beneficiaries under NFSA (National Food Security Act) will need to carry only Aadhaar cards for getting their food grain in Gujarat.
  20. State Bank of India collaborated with Korea Development Bank to launch Korea Desk in the country. The desk is launched at which of the following places?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Chennai
    C) Hyderabad
    E) Mumbai
    View Answer
      Option E
    Some Extra:
    The bank aims to be the window to inbound Korean Investments in India and vice-versa, which will facilitate the establishment of banking relationship with the Korean corporates and the Korean nationals, provide information on industries, sectors etc.



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