GA Revision for IBPS Clerk Mains, Canara Bank PO – 321

GA Revision Questions for IBPS PO/Clerk, Canara Bank 2018 and other exams.

  1. According to Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, unemployment rate in the country rose to how much in October?
    A)6.9%
    B)6.7%
    C)7.0%
    D)7.5%
    E) 6.5%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Unemployment rate in the country rose to 6.9% in October, the highest in two years, according to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy.
  2. India has signed an agreement with which country to pay for crude oil it imports from the Persian Gulf?
    A)Iraq
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)Iran
    D)Australia
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India has signed an agreement with Iran to pay for crude oil it imports from the Persian Gulf.
  3. The Cabinet approved setting up of a Central Tribal University in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Odisha
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Cabinet approved setting up of a Central Tribal University in Andhra Pradesh.
  4. The Food and Agriculture Organisation(FAO) has approved which year to observe as International Year of Millets?
    A)2020
    B)2023
    C)2021
    D)2025
    E)2022
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Food and Agriculture Organisation(FAO) has approved India’s proposal to observe an International Year of Millets in 2023.
  5. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has been incorporated under the provisions of Section 25 of which act?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    E) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is the umbrella organisation for all retail payment systems in India, which aims to allow all Indian citizens to have unrestricted access to e-payment services.
    Founded in 2008, NPCI, has been incorporated as a “Not for Profit” Company under the provisions of Section 25 of Companies Act 1956 (now Section 8 of Companies Act 2013).
  6. According to a global economic research report,which city would be the world’s fastest growing city in the 2019-35 period?
    A)Indore
    B)Surat
    C)Ahmedabad
    D)Lucknow
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Surat, renowned as a diamond processing and trading hub in Gujarat, would be the world’s fastest growing city in the 2019-35 period, averaging more than 9 per cent, according to a global economic research report.
  7. Where is the HQ of Fitch ratings?
    A)New York
    B)New Delhi
    C)Tokyo
    D)Paris
    E)Abu Dhabi
    View Answer
    Option A

  8. The three-day Military Literature Festival 2018 began in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Chandigarh
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The three-day Military Literature Festival 2018,begins in Chandigarh.
  9. Where is LSE India Observatory situated?
    A) Russia
    B) Japan
    C) USA
    D) UK
    E) China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The India Observatory, set up in 2006, is a Centre to develop and enhance research and programmes related to India’s economy, politics and society.
    The IG Patel Chair and the India Observatory (IO) were established in 2006, in partnership with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the State Bank of India (SBI), in honour of Dr IG Patel, a greatly distinguished Indian and internationally renowned economist and public servant. He had been Director of LSE (1984 – 1990) and Governor of the RBI (1977 – 1982).
    LSE – London School of Economics.
  10. According to the UN’s World Intellectual Property Organization, the number of patents granted by India shot up by how much percent?
    A)45 percent
    B)50percent
    C)51 percent
    D)85 percent
    E)60 percent
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The number of patents granted by India shot up by 50% in 2017, keeping up a trend of steep increases, according to the UN’s World Intellectual Property Organization.
  11. Which actress was awarded “Arets Stjerneskudd”rising talent of the year by the Norwegian Consulate General in Mumbai?
    A)Parineeti Chopra
    B)Janhvi Kapoor
    C)Katrina Kaif
    D)Sonam Kapoor
    E)Sonakshi Sinha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Actress Janhvi Kapoor will be awarded “Arets Stjerneskudd”rising talent of the year by the Norwegian Consulate General in Mumbai.
  12. Asian Development Bank entered into an arrangement with which organisation to put in place a single framework that will make co-financed projects more efficient?
    A)Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
    B)World Bank
    C)AIIB
    D)United Nations
    E)IMF
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Asian Development Bnak (ADB) said it has entered into an arrangement with the World Bank to put in place a single framework that will make co-financed projects more efficient.
  13. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated Indian War Memorial in which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Russia
    C)China
    D)France
    E) Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said that India contributed immensely to the war effort during the World War I as he inaugurated the Indian War Memorial at Villers Guislain in France.
  14. India’s National Academy of Letters, Sahitya Akademi announced the winners of 2018 for how many languages?
    A)25
    B)24
    C)26
    D)27
    E)20
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s National Academy of Letters, Sahitya Akademi has announced the names of prestigious annual Sahiktya Akademi Awards for litterateurs 2018 in 24 languages.
  15. Which state to provide free education to Ockhi storm- hit kids?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Telangana
    D)Odisha
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Kerala Government has initiated a scheme to provide free education and vocational training to the children of those fishermen who died or went missing in the 2017 Ockhi cyclonic storm.
  16. Where is the HQ of World Intellectual Property Organization?
    A)Monaco
    B)Beijing
    C)Tokyo
    D)Geneva
    E)Vienna
    View Answer
    Option D

  17. Which state to pay Rs 25000 to every girl graduating in 2018 and onwards?
    A)Punjab
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Haryana
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Bihar Cabinet approved a proposal to pay Rs 25000 to every girl graduating in 2018 and onwards.
  18. The 34th National Junior Athletic Championship was held at which place?
    A)Shimla
    B)Gangtok
    C)Ranchi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Darjeeling
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 34th National Junior Athletic Championship was held in Ranchi.
  19. Union cabinet recently approved the strategic sale of 100 percent government stake in which organization?
    A)BEL
    B)BHEL
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Dredging Corporation of India
    E)BARC
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet approved strategic sale of government stake in Dredging Corporation of India to consortium of four ports.
  20. Recently,Arun Kumar Shaw passed away.He was related to which profession?
    A)Journalist
    B)Poet
    C)Swimmer
    D)Actor
    E)Singer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Seven-time former national champion swimmer Arun Kumar Shaw passed away following a prolonged illness.

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