GA Revision for IBPS Clerk Mains, Canara Bank PO – 330

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

  1. India’s first Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence established by the European Union was inaugurated at which institute?
    A)SRM University
    B)Delhi University
    C)Vellore institute of Technology
    D)Manipal Academy of Higher Education
    E)Aligarh Muslim University
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s first Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence established by the European Union was inaugurated at the Department of European Studies (DES) at Manipal Academy of Higher Education by Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to India and Bhutan, Tomasz Kozlowski.
  2. Who was appointed as Additional Solicitor General?
    A)Indira Jaysingh
    B)S Ramesh
    C)Pinky Anand
    D)Madhvi Divan
    E) Subash Khuntia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    the Central government appointed advocate Madhvi Divan the additional Solicitor General.
  3. India’s largest cancer hospital opened up in which state?
    A)Uttar pradesh
    B)Haryana
    C)Sikkim
    D)Bihar
    E)Goa
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The National Cancer Institute in Jhajjar,Haryana which is also India’s largest cancer hospital, opened for public service with the formal inauguration to be held in January.
  4. Payments Bank are required to invest minimum _____ per cent of its “demand deposit balances” in Government securities/Treasury Bills with maturity up to one year.
    A) 25 %
    B) 50 %
    C) 75 %
    D) 100 %
    E)40%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The payments bank cannot undertake lending activities. Apart from amounts maintained as Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) with RBI on its outside demand and time liabilities, it will be required to invest minimum 75 per cent of its “demand deposit balances” in Government securities/Treasury Bills with maturity up to one year that are recognized by RBI as eligible securities for maintenance of Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) and hold maximum 25 per cent in current and time / fixed deposits with other scheduled commercial banks for operational purposes and liquidity management.
  5. Foreign Affairs Minister Anders Samuelsen arrived in New Delhi for a two-day official visit.He is a foreign minister of which country?
    A)Austria
    B)Australia
    C)Norway
    D)Denmark
    E)Malaysia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Foreign Affairs Minister of Denmark Anders Samuelsen arrived in New Delhi for a two-day official visit and is scheduled to meet Minister of commerce and industry Suresh Prabhu at Udyog Bhawan.
  6. How much financial aid was provided for establishment of odiya Cultural Centre in Gujarat’s Surat for their social celebrations?
    A)Rs 10 crore
    B)Rs 15 crore
    C)Rs 5 crore
    D)Rs 20 crore
    E) Rs 25 crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced financial aid of Rs 10 crore for establishment of odiya Cultural Centre in Gujarat’s Surat for their social celebrations.
  7. Which country was welcomed by India as a member of International Solar Aliance?
    A)Austria
    B)Luxembourg
    C)Zambia
    D)Singapore
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India has welcomed Zambia as a member of the International Solar Alliance, with Vice President Venkaiah Naidu expressing hope for an early ratification of the Framework Agreement by Zambia.
  8. For a company to register as a NBFC it should have a minimum net owned fund of _____.
    A) Rs 25 lakh
    B) Rs 1 crores
    C) Rs 2 crores
    D) Rs 5 crores
    E) Rs 3 crores
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The minimum net owned fund should be Rs 2 crore. Earlier it was Rs 25 lakh, however recently in January 2017 it was revised to Rs 2 crore.
  9. Kaiga Atomic Power Station has created a world record for continous operation.Where is Kaiga Atomic Power located?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Sikkim
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Equipped with Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied Nuclear power equipment, the 220 MW Unit 1 at the indigenously developed Kaiga Atomic Power Station(KAPS) of Nuclear Power Corporation of India, has created a world record for continuous operation.
  10. What is the theme of this year’s International migrants Day 2018?
    A)Migration with Dignity
    B)safe migration in a world on the move
    C)Campaign against Togetherness
    D)Safe,regular and together
    E)Proper safety
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The International Migrants Day 2018 observed on 18th December across the world.The theme is “Migration with Dignity”.
  11. How much loan assistance was provided to Maldives by India recently to boost friendship ties?
    A)USD 1.4 billion
    B)USD 1.5 billion
    C)USD 2.0 billion
    D)USD 3.5 billion
    E) USD 2.5 billion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India announced financial assistance of USD 1.4 billion to the Maldives as the island nation’s President Ibrahim Mohammed Solih undertook his maiden visit, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi said would enhance “trust and friend” between the two nations.
  12. When is International Day of Neutrality observed?
    A)12 Dec
    B)11 Dec
    C)10 Dec
    D)9 Dec
    E) 8 Dec
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The UN General assembly adopted a resolution on 2 February 2017, declaring 12 December as the International Day of Neutrality.
  13. Where is the HQ of International Solar Alliance?
    A)Chennai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Gurugram
    D)Delhi
    E)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  14. Who was been named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA) India’s Person of the Year for 2018?
    A)Deepika Padukone
    B)Sonam Kapoor
    C)Yami gautam
    D)Disha Patani
    E)Shradha Kapoor
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Actress Sonam Kapoor, a vegan, has been named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA) India’s Person of the Year for 2018.
  15. Who won Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Australia
    C)Belgium
    D)Austria
    E)New Zealand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Belgium pipped the Netherlands via a penalty shootout to lift their maiden title of the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 at Kalinga Stadium,Bhubaneshwar.
  16. According to Asian Development Bank,what will be India’s economic growth for 2019-20?
    A)7.8 percent
    B)7.5 percent
    C)7.6 percent
    D)7.3 percent
    E) 7.4 percent
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Asian development Bank retained India’ s economic growth forecast at 7.3 percent for the current fiscal and 7.6 percent for 2019-20, despite downside risks posed by stress in the non-banking sector, limited fiscal space as well as escalating trade tensions.
  17. Which country’s President recently visited India and hold talks with Indian PM Narendra Modi?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Maldives
    C)Nepal
    D)China
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Maldives new President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih arrived in New Delhi on a three-day state visit during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi aimed at strengthening bilateral ties.
  18. Where is the HQ of PETA?
    A)UK
    B)Australia
    C)USA
    D)India
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C

  19. Which country tops the list in the Climate Change Performance Index released on the sidelines of COP24 Un Summit in Katowice,Poland?
    A)India
    B)Sweden
    C)Norway
    D)Mexico
    E)Seychelles
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Climate Change Performance Index was released on the sidelines of COP24 Un Summit in Katowice,Poland.India moved to rank 11.Sweden tops the list.
  20. Former PM Tulsi Giri passed away.He was the former PM of which country?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Nepal
    C)India
    D)Bangladesh
    E)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former Nepalese PM Tulsi Giri passed away in Kathmandu. He was 92.

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