GA Revision for IBPS 2017 and other Exams — Set 05

GA Revision Questions for upcoming IBPS RRB PO/Clerk Main 2017, IBPS PO Main 2017, OICL AO Main 2017, RBI Assistant Main 2017 and other upcoming exams.

1. Bangladesh is set to open a new diplomatic station in which Indian city?
A) Pune, Maharashtra
B) Hyderabad, Telangana
C) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
D) Puri, Odisha

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Option C
Explanation:
Bangladesh will soon open a new diplomatic station in Chennai. The new post was likely to focus on medical tourism and educational centres that drew thousands of Bangladesh citizens to India every year.
2. Where is the India’s first micro forest built in order to create an oxy-zone?
A) Raipur
B) Ranchi
C) Patna
D) Varanasi
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Option A
Explanation:
Nineteen acres of land which housed around 70 government office buildings in Chattisgarh’s Raipur is being converted into India’s first micro forest in order to create an oxy-zone

3. Who has became the first para athlete to receive India’s highest sporting honour, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2017?
A) Sardar Singh
B) Devendra Jhajaria
C) Amit Kumar Saroha
D) Mariyappan Thangavelu

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Option B

4. Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state?
A) Andhra Pradesh
B) Arunachal Pradesh
C) Assam
D) Bihar

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Option A

5. The money market instruments and securities are defined under which section of RBI Act, 1934?
A) Section 45 U
B) Section 36 B
C) Section 53 G
D) Section 28 K

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Option A
6. Who has been elected as the new Chairman of PTI?
A) Viveck Goenka
B) N Ravi
C) P Narayanan
D) L Laxman
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Option A
Explanation: Viveck Goenka, Chairman and Managing Director of the Express Group, and N. Ravi, former Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu, were unanimously elected Chairman and Vice Chairman of Press Trust of India, the country’s largest news agency.

7. According to a report by Transparency International, which is the most Corrupt Asian country?
A) Pakistan
B) India
C) Afghanistan
D) China

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Option B
Explanation: India is the most corrupt Asian country with 69 per cent bribery rates, a report by Transparency International said.

8. Which of the following movie was awarded the Golden Lion Award for best movie at the 74th Venice Film Festival?
A) Xavier Legrand
B) The Shape of Water
C) Charlotte Rampling
D) Kamel El Basha

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Option B
Explanation: Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ was awarded the Golden Lion at the 74th Venice Film Festival. The film, a romantic monster movie starring Sally Hawkins and Michael Shannon, premiered on the Lido on August 31, declared as the best movie.

9. What is the currency of Phillipines?
A) Phillipine Krone
B) Phillipine Dollar
C) Phillipine Franc
D) Phillipine Peso

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Option D
Explanation: Extra Knowledge- Capital: Manila.

10. What is the minimum deposit under Kisan Vikas Patra?
A) Rs 1000
B) Rs 500
C) Rs 5,000
D) No such limit

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Option A
Explanation: Kisan Vikas Patra scheme certificates will be issued in denominations of Rs. 1,000, Rs. 5,000, Rs. 10,000 and Rs. 50,000 only.

11. Markets regulator SEBI has entered into pact with its counterpart in which country to promote technical assistance and facilitate cross-border co-operation?
A) Oman
B) Qatar
C) Iran
D) Kuwait

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Option C
Explanation: Markets regulator SEBI has entered into a pact with its counterpart in Iran to promote technical assistance and facilitate cross-border co-operation in the area of securities regulations.

12. The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has announced November 13 as the date for conducting its National Assessment Survey (NAS). Out of the given standards which class is not included in the assessment list?
A) 3
B) 7
C) 5
D) 8

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Option B
Explanation: Class 3, 5, and 8. This time, approximately 30 lakh students will be assessed in the year 2017-18 making it the world’s largest sample survey of student learning achievement.

13. Who has been appointed as the goodwill ambassador for Handicap International?
A) Neymar Jr
B) Ronaldinho
C) Lionel Messi
D) Cristiano Ronaldo

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Option A
Explanation: World’s most expensive footballer, Brazil’s Neymar Jr has become a goodwill ambassador for Handicap International. Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, commonly known as Neymar or Neymar Jr., is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for French club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team

14. When is the Hindi Day observed?
A) October 8
B) September 14
C) August 19
D) September 21

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Option B

15. The Royal Bank of Scotland is headquartered at____________
A) Edinburgh
B) London
C) Manchester
D) Bristol

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Option A
Explanation: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

16. The central government has raised the creamy layer ceiling for OBC reservation from Rs ___ lakh per annum to Rs ___ lakh per annum.
A) 5, 7
B) 6, 8
C) 4, 6
D) 7, 9

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Option B
Explanation: The government has raised the creamy layer ceiling by Rs 2 lakh (from 6 lakh to 8 lakh per annum) and announced setting up of a commission to work out sub-categorisation within Other Backward Classes (OBCs) for a “more equitable distribution of reservation benefits”. The chairperson of the Commission is yet to be appointed.

17. Who among the given had quit from the post of Facebook India Managing Director (MD) in October 2017?
A) Sandeep Bhushan
B) Umang Bhushan
C) Sandeep Bedi
D) Umang Bedi

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Option D
Explanation: Umang Bedi has stepped down from his position. After he quit, the social media platform named Sandeep Bhushan as interim managing director.

18. Name the head of committee constituted to select the candidate for the post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV)?
A) A Rama Krishna
B) A Mohan Kataria
C) A Mukund Lal
D) A Surya Prakash

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Option D
Explanation: A five-member committee, headed by Prasar Bharati Chairman A Surya Prakash, has been formed to select the candidate for the post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV).

19. Name the winner of the 2017 Mexico Grand Prix.
A) Max Verstappen
B) Sebastian Vettel
C) Lewis Hamilton
D) Kimi Raikkonen

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Option A
Explanation: The race was won by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen but Mercedes’ Hamilton clinched his fourth drivers’ championship after Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel was unable to win the race following collisions between the trio on the first lap.

20. What does P stands for in CNP?
A) Protect
B) Present
C) Part
D) Portable

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Option B
Explanation: CNP – Card not Present.
A card not present transaction (CNP, MO/TO, Mail Order / Telephone Order, MOTOEC) is a payment card transaction made where the cardholder does not or cannot physically present the card for a merchant’s visual examination at the time that an order is given and payment effected

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  1. Ambiyaa :)

    Thankyou monika mam !!

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