GA Revision for IBPS Clerk Mains, Canara Bank PO – 329

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

  1. “Nomadic Elephant 2018” exercise is a exercise between India and which other country?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Mongolia
    C)Egypt
    D)USA
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indo Mongolia joint exercise Nomadic Elephant 2018, commenced at Mongolian Armed Forces (MAF) Five Hills Training Area, Ullanbaatar ,Mongolia.
  2. Which country is all set to host the 2019 International Association of athletics Federations World Relays?
    A)Japan
    B)UAE
    C)Australia
    D)India
    E)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Japan is all set to host the 2019 International Association of athletics Federations World Relays beginning May 11.
  3. The 17th edition of old world theatre festival held at which place?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    E)Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 17th edition of old world theatre festival will bring to stage productions that mirror the continuities in Indian theatre from the earliest to the most contemporary with a special focus on the next generation of theatre artistes and directors.
  4. Which state has announced a novel scheme for the protection of the exotic Neela Kurinji(Strobilanthus kunthianus) plants that flower only once in 12 years?
    A)Haryana
    B)Kerala
    C)Tamil Nadu
    D)Karnataka
    E)Goa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Tamil Nadu government has announced a novel scheme for the protection of the exotic Neela Kurinji(Strobilanthus kunthianus) plants that flower only once in 12 years.
  5. The Union Cabinet has approved the payment of Productivity Linked Bonus(PLB) equivalent to how many days wages for the financial year 2017-18 for all eligible non-gazetted Railway employees?
    A)78
    B)79
    C)80
    D)66
    E)70
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet has approved the payment of Productivity Linked Bonus(PLB) equivalent to 78 days wages for the financial year 2017-18 for all eligible non-gazetted Railway employees.
  6. RBI decided to inject how much amount into the system through purchase of government bonds on October 11 to meet the festival season demand for funds?
    A)13000 cr
    B)11500 cr
    C)12000 cr
    D)10000 cr
    E)15000 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    RBI announced it will inject Rs 12000 crore liquidity into the system through purchase of government bonds on October 11 to meet the festival season demand for funds.
  7. Which country to host AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships 2018?
    A)Japan
    B)Nepal
    C)Argentina
    D)India
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The women’s Boxing World Championships, to be hosted by India after more than a decade, will be held in NewDelhi. The AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships will be held in New Delhi in November 13-25.
  8. According to UK-based charity Oxfam Internationals “Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index”,what is India’s rank among 157 countries?
    A)142nd
    B)145th
    C)147th
    D)150th
    E)140th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    UK-based charity Oxfam Internationals “Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index” ranks India 147th among 157 countries analysed, describing the country’s commitment to reducing inequality as a “a very worrying situation” given that it is home to 1.3 billion people, many of whom live in extreme poverty.The list is topped by Denmark.
  9. The country’s first India Israel Innovation Centre, an entrepreneurial technology hub, was launched in which city?
    A)Delhi
    B)Nashik
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The country’s first India Israel Innovation Centre, an entrepreneurial technology hub, was launched in Bengaluru.
  10. Jiwanjot Singh Teja resigned recently.He was the coach of which sports?
    A)Javelin Throw
    B)Cricket
    C)Archery
    D)Football
    E)Hockey
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Archery coach Jiwanjot Singh Teja, who guided Indian compound archery team to two silver in the Jakarta Asian Games, has resigned as the national coach after being denied the Dronacharya award.
  11. How much percent interest rate has been hiked by the centre for the non-government provident, superannuation, and gratuity funds, effective from October 1?
    A)8.4 percent
    B)7 percent
    C)8 percent
    D)7.5 percent
    E)6.6 percent
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Centre has notified a higher interest rate of 8% for the non-government provident, superannuation, and gratuity funds, effective from October 1.
  12. India has set a target of 100 GW installed capacity of solar energy by which year?
    A)2030
    B)2025
    C)2020
    D)2022
    E)2027
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India has a target of 100 GW installed capacity of solar energy by 2022,of which 40GW, is projected to come from rooftop solar systems.
  13. Who was appointed as Chief Statistician of India(CSI), and Secretary of the Statistics Ministry?
    A)Pravin Srivastava
    B)Biblab Dev
    C)Binoy Kumar
    D)Praveen Sharan
    E) Saurabh Chaudhary
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has appointed Pravin Srivastava, Additional Director General, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation,as Chief Statistician of India(CSI), and Secretary of the Statistics Ministry.
  14. Marking the World Post Day, Department of Posts is celebrating National Postal Week from 9-15 October,2018 in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Bihar
    D)Karnataka
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Marking the World Post Day, Department of Posts is celebrating National Postal Week from 9-15 October,2018 in Maharashtra.
  15. Where is the HQ of IRDAI?
    A)Chennai
    B)Delhi
    C)Hyderabad
    D)Mumbai
    E)Vadodara
    View Answer
    Option C

  16. 2022 Youth Games will held in which country?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)Senegal
    C)Ukraine
    D)Australia
    E)Maldives
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The International Olympic Committee has picked its first African host of any Olympics, formally awarding the 2022 Youth Games to Senegal.
  17. Where is the HQ of IRDAI?
    A)Chennai
    B)Delhi
    C)Hyderabad
    D)Mumbai
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The first ever mid air refuelling of the indigenously developed light combat aircraft Tejas was successfully carried out, placing India in an elite group of countries having air-to-air refuelling capacity for military planes.
  18. Where is HQ of Indus Towers?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option D

  19. A two-day India UAE Partnership Summit will be held in which city?
    A)Riyadh
    B)Mumbai
    C)Dubai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Manila
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A two-day India UAE Partnership Summit will be held in Dubai from October 30. We are delighted to support the second IUPS being organised by the Business Leaders Forum (BLF). Its objectives and agenda fit perfectly into efforts to promote the strategic partnership between India and the United Arab Emirates.
  20. Recently,MN Paloor passed away.He was the poet of which language?
    A)Tamil
    B)Hindi
    C)Malayalam
    D) Odia
    E)Telugu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Well-known Malayalam poet MN Paloor passed away in Kozhikode.

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