GA Revision for IBPS Clerk Mains, Canara Bank PO – 331

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

  1. What is India’s rank in the latest Human development rankings released by the United Nations Development Programme(UNDP)?
    A)130th
    B)132nd
    C)125th
    D)100th
    E)150th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has climbed one spot to 130 out of 189 countries in the latest Human development rankings released by the United Nations Development Programme(UNDP). HDI measures the progress in key dimensions of human development such as education, health and living standards.
  2. Fourth Eastern Economic Forum(EEF) held in which country?
    A)Nepal
    B)India
    C)Russia
    D)Australia
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    World leaders and business tycoons gathered in Russia’s Far Eastern port city of Vladivostok to discuss cooperation at the fourth Eastern Economic Forum(EEF).The three-day forum under the theme of “The Far East:Expanding the Rnage of Possibilities” has attracted thousands of attendees from more than 60 countries.
  3. What is India ‘s rank globally in terms of number of family owned businesses according to “Credit Suisse Family 1000”in 2018?
    A)5th
    B)1st
    C)2nd
    D)3rd
    E)4th
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India ranks third globally in terms of number of family owned businesses with 111 companies having a total market capitalisation of $839 billion. India closely follows China with 159 firms and the US with 121 firms, says a report.
  4. Which state has decided to observe “Rosogolla Day” on November 14?
    A)Bihar
    B)Maharashtra
    C)West Bengal
    D)Odisha
    E)Tamil Nadu
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The West Bengal government has decided to observe “Rosogolla Day” on November 14.
  5. How many airports of Airports Authority of India have been conferred with international awards at Customer Excellence Global Summit at Halifax, Canada?
    A)7
    B)6
    C)5
    D)2
    E)8
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    6 airports of the Airports Authority of India have been conferred with seven international awards. The Airports Council International (ACI) presented the Airport Service Quality Awards 2017 at Customer Excellence Global Summit at Halifax, Canada.
  6. What does P stands for in IAP with respect to UPI?
    A) Processing
    B) Payment
    C) Progress
    D) Primary
    E) Private
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In-App Payments (IAP). This term is also used with android apps.
  7. Where is the HQ of Moody’s Corporation?
    A)California
    B)London
    C)Paris
    D)New York
    E)Australia
    View Answer
    Option D

  8. The UN Postal System has issued how many stamps with diyas in celebration of Diwali as “the quest for the triumph of good over evil”?
    A)2
    B)3
    C)1
    D)4
    E)5
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The UN Postal System has issued 2 stamps with diyas in celebration of Diwali as “the quest for the triumph of good over evil”.
  9. Which state launched Mo Bus Service?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)West Bengal
    D)Odisha
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the technology-driven and citizen-friendly Mo Bus Service featuring free wi-fi, CCTV surveillance, public information display system and on board announcements in the city.
  10. NACH has been launched with an aim to consolidate multiple _____ systems running across the country
    A) ECS
    B) APB
    C) NEFT
    D) RTGS
    E) BBPS
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Electronic Clearing System (ECS)
    National Automated Clearing House (NACH) is a centralised system, launched with an aim to consolidate multiple ECS systems running across the country and provides a framework for the harmonization of standard & practices and removes local barriers/inhibitors.
  11. When is International Day Of Democracy celebrated?
    A)Sep 17
    B)Sep 16
    C)Sep 15
    D)Sep 18
    E) Sep 19
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The International day of Democracy was observed across the world on September 15,2018. The day provides an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world. It was observed for the first time in 2008.The theme of the 2018 International Day of Democracy was “Democracy under Strain”Solutions for a changing world”.
  12. PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate Ring Road and Babatpur Airport Road in which city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Lucknow
    C)Gorakhpur
    D)Varanasi
    E)Orissa
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate two important national highways inVaranasi on November 12, having a total length of 34 kilometres and constructed at a cost of Rs 1571.95 crore.
  13. Which state CM launched the much awaited ‘Bhubaneshwar me WiFi’ project?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Bihar
    C)Odisha
    D)Uttrakhand
    E)Jammu & Kashmir
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the much awaited ‘Bhubaneshwar me WiFi’ project to make Capital a fully Wifi enabled city ahead of World Cup Hockey
  14. The WCD Ministry has setup which online marketing portal for unique organic products of the women farmers and entrepreneurs from across the country?
    A)Mahila E Haat
    B)E Haat
    C)E Women
    D)Women E Haat
    E)E Mahila
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The WCD Ministry has setup an online marketing portal for unique organic products of the women farmers and entrepreneurs from across the country, besides serving as an e-platform to bring them together and promote and celebrate their achievements. Named “Mahila-E-Haat”.
  15. Which bank is getting infusion from the government worth Rs 3054 crore?
    A)IDBI
    B)Bank of Baroda
    C)SBI
    D)Allahabad Bank
    E)OBC
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    State-run Allahabad Bank said the centre is infusing Rs 3054 crore into it during the current fiscal.
  16. Which state got Rs 1255 crore World Bank loan for a project aiming at enhancing agricultural productivity?
    A)Odisha
    B)Sikkim
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Mizoram
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Andhra Pradesh got around Rs 1255 crore World Bank loan for a project aiming at enhancing agricultural productivity.
  17. India pledged how much amount for the various UN agencies and development activities?
    A)$15.5 million
    B)$13.6 million
    C)$14 million
    D)$14.5 million
    E) $25 million
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India pledged contributions of $13.6 million for the various UN agencies and development activities
  18. Which country has unveiled its new-generation stealth combat unmanned aerial vehicle(UAV) CH7?
    A)Russia
    B)China
    C)France
    D)USA
    E)India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    China has unveiled its new-generation stealth combat unmanned aerial vehicle(UAV), stated to be the most advanced drone developed so far by the country.
  19. According to Moody Investors Service,Indian economy will grow at how much percent in 2018?
    A)7.4 percent
    B)7.0 percent
    C)8.0 percent
    D)7.5 percent
    E) 6.6 percent
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Indian economy will expand 7.4 percent in 2018, but the growth will slow down to 7.3 percent in the next year as domestic demand tapers on higher borrowing cost due to rising interest rates, Moody’s Investors Service said.
  20. Vijay Shankar Vyas passed away in Jaipur.What was his profession?
    A)Singer
    B)Journalist
    C)Actor
    D)Economist
    E)Literature
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Padma Bhushan awardee and noted agricultural economist Vijay Shankar Vyas passed away in Jaipur after a brief illness. He was 87.

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