GA Revision for IBPS Clerk Mains and Other Exams – 699

GA Revision Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains and Other exams.

  1. As per government, All villages to have free WiFi services by which year?
    A)August 2020
    B)April 2020
    C)February 2020
    D)March 2020
    E) May 2020
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that free WiFi services will be provided to all villages across the country through Bharatnet till March next year.
  2. Recently Three-time Olympic champion and world mile record-holder Peter Snell passed away.He hails from which country?
    A)Zimbabwe
    B)England
    C)NewZealand
    D)Australia
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Three-time Olympic champion and world mile record-holder Peter Snell from New Zealand has passed away in Dallas. He was 80. Snell was the first man since 1920 to win the 800 and 1,500 at the same Olympics. No male athlete has done so since.
  3. Recently Vice-President dedicates LPG bottling plant in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)WestBengal
    C)Bihar
    D)TamilNadu
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu dedicated to the nation, the LPG bottling plant at Balangir in Odisha via video conferencing from Raipur in Chhattisgarh.
  4. The 14th edition of the ‘Toshali National Crafts’ Mela began in which city?
    A)Dispur
    B)Kanpur
    C)Pune
    D)Bhubaneswar
    E)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 14th edition of the ‘Toshali National Crafts’ Mela began in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The mela was organised by the Handlooms, Textile, and Handicrafts Department, Odisha. About 50 weavers from different states of the country participated in the mela.
  5. The Bhubaneswar-New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express has been transformed with the display of which state art,culture and heritage?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Bihar
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Odisha
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Bhubaneswar-New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express which has been transformed with the display of Odisha’s art, culture and heritage was flagged off by the Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. The train has been draped in high-quality designs on vinyl wrapping showcasing dance forms, archaeological monuments, traditional Pattachitra, and flora and fauna of Odisha.
  6. How much amount of preferential allotment share was allotted to Allahabad Bank, Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) and UCO Bank totally?
    A)₹5678 cr
    B)₹9789 cr
    C)₹8456 cr
    D)₹8655 cr
    E) ₹8165 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The government has approved releasing ₹8,655 crore to three public sector lenders — Allahabad Bank, Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) and UCO Bank — for preferential allotment of shares.
  7. Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under the guidance of Ministry of Power, Government of India, organised the 29th National Energy Conservation day in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)New Delhi
    C)Kolkata
    D)Ahmedabad
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under the guidance of Ministry of Power, Government of India, organised the 29th National Energy Conservation day at VigyanBhawan, New Delhi.
  8. The National Tribal Dance Festival begins in which city?
    A)Raipur
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    National Tribal Dance Festival has begun in Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi inaugurated the festival. The inaugural function was presided over by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.
  9. Which country formally released its new National policy Framework titled ‘Vistas of Prosperity and Splendor’?
    A)Maldives
    B)Myanmar
    C)SriLanka
    D)Bhutan
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Sri Lankan government formally released its new National policy Framework titled ‘Vistas of Prosperity and Splendor’ is aimed at achieving fourfold outcome of being a productive citizen, a contented family, a virtuous, disciplined and just society and a prosperous nation.
  10. Which organisation released the Financial Stability Report?
    A)LIC
    B)NABARD
    C)IRDA
    D)RBI
    E)SEBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released the Financial Stability Report, which states that the financial system of the country is stable.
  11. When the risk of losses in on- or off-balance sheet positions arise from movement in market prices, it is called
    A) Liquidity risk
    B) Systemic risk
    C) Market Risk
    D) Liquidity risk
    E) Credit risk
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The market is always fluctuating so there are always market risks in the banking systems. So it can go up and down, and when down banks will charge more interest rates from the customers.

  12. Which bank has signed a loan agreement with KfW, the German development bank, for 277 million dollars (about Rs 1,958 crore) for establishing an energy-efficient housing programme in India?
    A)IOB
    B)PNB
    C)IDBI
    D)SBI
    E)BOB
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    State Bank of India (SBI) has signed a loan agreement with KfW, the German development bank, for 277 million dollars (about Rs 1,958 crore) for establishing an energy-efficient housing programme in India.
  13. What is the rank of India globally in home price appreciation according to Knight Frank?
    A)41st
    B)42nd
    C)45th
    D)47th
    E)43rd
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Knight Frank Global House Price Index Q3 2019 released recently ranked India at 47th spot among 56 countries tracked in terms of appreciation in residential real estate prices with a marginal 0.6 per cent year-on-year rise in home prices.
  14. Which of the following group of derivatives contracts are traded directly between two parties, without going through an exchange or other intermediary?
    A) Exchange-traded derivatives
    B) Common-market derivatives
    C) Over-the-counter derivatives
    D) Forwards-exchange derivatives
    E) Commodity Derivative
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives are contracts that are traded (and privately negotiated) directly between two parties, without going through an exchange or other intermediary.
  15. Recently which player has been banned for one year with immediate effect by the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) for failing doping test?
    A)Sumit Sangwan
    B)Amit Phangal
    C)Vijender Singh
    D)Shiv Thapa
    E) Santosh G Honavar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former Asian Games silver medalist boxer Sumit Sangwan has been banned for one year with immediate effect by the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) for failing doping test.
  16. The Ministry of Defence cleared how much amount of Defence acquisitions including six P-8I naval spy planes from the US?
    A)₹22800 cr
    B)₹25654 cr
    C)₹20000 cr
    D)₹26500 cr
    E) ₹21220 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Ministry of Defence cleared defence acquisitions worth over Rs 22,800 crore including six P-8I naval spy planes from the US.
  17. Recently President of which country Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived in India for three day visit?
    A)Nepal
    B)Bhutan
    C)SriLanka
    D)Pakistan
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Sri Lanka newly-elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived in the national capital for a three-day visit to India, his first trip overseas since he took over this month.
  18. Where is the HQ of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option B

  19. Recently the centre extended its Ban on United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA)for how many years?
    A)10
    B)5
    C)3
    D)7
    E)4
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Centre extended the ban on United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and its various factions, wings and fronts for five years.
  20. Recently Allee Willis passed away.She was related to which field?
    A)Actress
    B)Author
    C)Songwriter
    D)Journalist
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The American songwriter Allee Willis passed away recently. She penned the iconic “I’ll Be There For You” track for the long-running television show “Friends”. She has several other hits under her name like Earth, Wind and Fire, which was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2018. She won a Grammy in 1985 for her work on the soundtrack for “Beverly Hills Cop“

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