GA Revision for IBPS Clerk Mains, Canara Bank PO – 322

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

  1. 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.
  2. Which company has acquired music start up Platoons?
    A)Apple
    B)Google
    C)Microsoft
    D)Saavn
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In a bid to further cement its position in the global music space, Apple has reportedly acquired London based creative services and music start up Platoons for an undisclosed sum.
  3. 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.
  4. Which country became the first country in the world to make all its public transport free?
    A)Uganda
    B)Austria
    C)Australia
    D)Luxembourg
    E)UAE
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Luxembourg is set to become the first country in the world to make all its public transport free.
  5. What is the metric that measures the ability of a company to use its near cash or quick assets to extinguish or retire its current liabilities immediately known as?
    A) Acid test ratio
    B) Current ratio
    C) Overtrading
    D) Cash conversion cycle
    E) Financial accounting
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In finance, the acid-test or quick ratio or liquidity ratio measures the ability of a company to use its near cash or quick assets to extinguish or retire its current liabilities immediately.
  6. 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)New Zealand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India has signed an agreement with Iran to pay for crude oil it imports from the Persian Gulf.
  7. Which city’s prince launched the largest Arabic audio library in the world?
    A)Tehran
    B)Bishkek
    C)Dubai
    D)Abu Dhabi
    E)New York
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Dubai Crown Prince Hmadan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched the largest Arabic audio library in the world.
  8. The first international conference on “Sustainable Water Management” will held in which city?
    A)Chandigarh
    B)Mohali
    C)Nashik
    D)Pune
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In order to promote sustainable policies for water management, India is organising the first international conference on “Sustainable Water Management” on December 10-11 in Mohali in which experts from across the globe will participate.
  9. Which organization decided to rename ‘Institutional Trading Platform” of start ups listings as “Innovators Growth Platform”?
    A)RBI
    B)SIDBI
    C)SEBI
    D)NABARD
    E)IMF
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) passed a slew of relaxtions for start ups in sectors like e-commerce, data analytics and bio-technology to raise funds and list them on stock exchanges.The proposed changes include renaming the ‘Institutional Trading Platform” of start ups listings as “Innovators Growth Platform”.
  10. How much amount was extended by EXIM Bank to Tanzania for water supply projects in the African country?
    A)$ 520 million
    B)$ 600 million
    C)$ 500 million
    D)$ 750 million
    E) $ 700 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    EXIM Bank has extended a credit facility of USD 500 million (about Rs 3,542 crore) to Tanzania for water supply projects in the African country.
  11. How many angular bleed lines are present on Rs 200 bank note for visually impaired?
    A) 5
    B) 6
    C) 7
    D) 4
    E) 8
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Intaglio or raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, raised Identification mark H with micro-text ₹ 200, four angular bleed lines with two circles in between the lines both on the right and left sides (For visually impaired)
  12. Where is the HQ of Central Board of Film Certification?
    A)Delhi
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C

  13. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approved how much loan agreement for a water sanitation project in Andhra Pradesh?
    A)$450 million
    B)$350 million
    C)$300 million
    D)$400 million
    E) $440 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The board of Beijing-headquartered Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB) has approved a $400 million loan for a water sanitation project in Andhra Pradesh, taking the overall exposure of the bank to India to $2 billion spread over nine projects.
  14. How much amount was approved by Shipping Ministry for a freight village in Varanasi?
    A)Rs 150 cr
    B)Rs 140 cr
    C)Rs 156 cr
    D)Rs 137 cr
    E) Rs 145 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    the government said it has given its nod to develop a Rs 156 crore freight village in Varanasi adjoining the inland waterways terminal on river Ganga that will boost the logistics industry in the holy city.
  15. Iceland India Business Seminar held at which city?
    A)Selfoss
    B)New Delhi
    C)Reykjavik
    D)Chennai
    E)New York
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iceland,Gudlaugur Thor Thordason, arrived in India on an eight-day visit to the country. Thordarson is scheduled to address the Iceland India Business Seminar at the The oberoi Hotel in New Delhi.
  16. Where is the HQ of World Intellectual Property Organization?
    A)Monaco
    B)Beijing
    C)Tokyo
    D)Geneva
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D

  17. How much assistance has been provided by the centre for Shahpurkandi Dam Project,Punjab?
    A)Rs 458.38 cr
    B)Rs 450.00 cr
    C)Rs 452.02 cr
    D)Rs 500 cr
    E) Rs 400.12 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi has approved the implementation of the Shahpurkandi Dam Project,Punjab on river Ravi. For this, central assistance of Rs 458.38 crore (for irrigation component) would be provided over five years from 2018-19 to 2022-23.
  18. Exercise “INDRA NAVY 18’ commenced in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Gandhinagar
    C)Vishakapatnam
    D)New Delhi
    E)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Russian Federation Navy ships Varyag, Admiral Panteleyev and Boris Butoma arrived in Vishakapatnam to participate in INDRA NAVY-18, the bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian Navy and the Russian Federation Navy.
  19. The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi has approved the Agriculture Export Policy 2018 with an aim to double farmers income by which year?
    A)2025
    B)2022
    C)2024
    D) 2020
    E)2019
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi has approved the Agriculture Export Policy 2018 with an aim to double farmers income by 2022.
  20. Recently, Maulana Asrar-ul-Haque-Qasmi passed away.He was the former Lok Sabha MP from which state constituency?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Haryana
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Bihar
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Maulana Asrar-ul-Haque-Qasmi,noted Islamic scholar and Congress Lok Sabha MP from Bihar’s Kishanganj constituency, passed away.

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