GA Revision for IBPS Clerk Mains, Canara Bank PO – 333

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

  1. NATO’s biggest military exercise begins in which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Ukraine
    C)Norway
    D)Scotland
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    NATO’s biggest military maneuvers since the Cold War began I Norway in a hypothetical scenario that involves restoring the Scandinavian country’s sovereignty after an attack by a fictitious aggressor.
  2. Which country has unveiled world’s first AI news anchor?
    A)USA
    B)Russia
    C)Japan
    D)China
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    China’s Xinhua news agency unveiled the world’s first AI anchor that can read news in English and Chinese.
  3. Which country will hold the 5th World Internet Conference?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)Japan
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    China will hold the 5th World Internet Conference in Wuzhen.This year’s WIC will be held in China’s Zhejiang province under the theme of “Creating a digital world for mutual trust and collective governance-towards a community with a shared future in cyberspace”.
  4. As per the advisory of the Reserve Bank of India, only non-bank entities authorised by it under the ______________________ can issue Pre-paid Payment Instrument (PPI) wallets.
    A) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    B) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    C) Companies Act, 1956
    D) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    E) Companies Act, 2013
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    On March 31, 2017, RBI issued advisory on E-wallets.
    It told the users of Pre-paid Payment Instruments (PPIs), including mobile and electronic wallets, that only non-bank entities authorised by it under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 can issue PPI wallets for purchase of goods and services from third parties and money transfer within India.
  5. When is National Education Day celebrated?
    A)Nov 7
    B)Nov 9
    C)Nov 11
    D)Nov 10
    E)Nov 12
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    National Education Day of India is celebrated on 11 November every year.
  6. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched a new web portal of “Odia Virtual Academy” to promote the Odia language and literature in which city?
    A)Konark
    B)Cuttack
    C)Bhubaneshwar
    D)Puri
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched a new web portal of “Odia Virtual Academy” to promote the Odia language and literature at the Secretariat in Bhubaneshwar.
  7. The Supreme Court has given nod for a separate High Court for which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Odisha
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Supreme Court has given nod for a separate High Court for Andhra Pradesh and it will start functioning from January 1 next year.
  8. What is the branch of economics that concentrates on measures to increase output of goods and services in the long run called?
    A) Free-market Economics
    B) True-cost Economics
    C) Microeconomics
    D) Supply Side Economics
    E) Socialist Economy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Supply-side economics is a macroeconomic theory that argues economic growth can be most effectively created by lowering taxes and decreasing regulation.
  9. India,Iran and which other country held their first trilateral meeting on Chabahar port, project during which they reviewed its implementation?
    A)Australia
    B)Japan
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Iraq
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India,Afghanistan and Iran held their first trilateral meeting on Chabahar port, project during which they reviewed its implementation. The meeting assumes significance as the strategically-located port on the energy-rich Iran’s southern coast was coming under the ambit of US sanctions on Tehran.
  10. According to a research paper,”Mobility and congestion in Urban india”,which city is India’s most congested city?
    A)Pune
    B)Delhi
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Mumbai
    E)Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A research paper,”Mobility and congestion in Urban india”, published by US-based National Bureau of Economic Research(NBER)recently, revealed that Bengaluru is one of the 20 most-congested cities in India.
  11. When was Asian Development Bank founded?
    A)1977
    B)1965
    C)1950
    D)1966
    E)1960
    View Answer
    Option D

  12. As per Asian Development Bank Report,which country has most outward migrants in 2017?
    A)Japan
    B)India
    C)Australia
    D)USA
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Most of the international migrants in 2017 were from India, followed by China and Bangladesh, an Asian Development Bank report titled “Asian Economic Integration Report 2018”said. The report further said as many as one third of international migrants were from Asia in 2017.
  13. Which country pledged to donate more than $7 million to build hostels for poor children in India?
    A)Canada
    B)Australia
    C)UK
    D)USA
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Indo Canadian expatriates have donated more than $7 million dollars to a Toronto-based non-profit organisation which builds and runs education hostels in rural India.
  14. China tapped which country as digital economy partner?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Nepal
    C)Pakistan
    D)India
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In tune with its rise as an internet giant, China is roping in India as a niche digital partner, as part of Beijing’s drive to cyber connect with Eurasia, its new frontier for trade and investments.
  15. The Union Cabinet approved an agreement signed with which organization for cooperation in the social and labour sphere?
    A)BRICS
    B)ADB
    C)World Bank
    D)AIIB
    E)IMF
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet approved an agreement signed among BRICS Nations for cooperation in the social and labour sphere.
  16. Which government is all set to launch a new scheme Blue Revolution:Integrated Development and Management of Fisheries?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Meghalaya
    C)Sikkim
    D)Arunachal Pradesh
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Meghalaya Government is all set to launch a new scheme Blue Revolution:Integrated Development and Management of Fisheries on October 26.
  17. The Global Agriculture Leadership Summit 2018 opened in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Global Agriculture Leadership Summit 2018 opened in NewDelhi.The theme of the 2-day summit is, “Connecting Farmers to Market”.
  18. Which state tops the TAG Index for teenage girls in India?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Haryana
    C)Kerala
    D)Sikkim
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Kerala tops the TAG Index which compares the performance of each State based on the status of their teenage girls, as a part of the survey findings of The Teen Age Girls Report,conducted by Project Nanhi Kali.
  19. The Asian Development Bank would grant how much amount to the government-owned Energy Efficiency Services Limited(EESL) to set up an energy efficiency revolving fund(EERF)?
    A)$10 million
    B)$13 million
    C)$15 million
    D)$14 million
    E) $12 million
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Asian Development Bank would grant $13 million to the government-owned Energy Efficiency Services Limited(EESL) to set up an energy efficiency revolving fund(EERF).
  20. Ntozake Shange passed away recently.He was related to which profession?
    A)Singer
    B)Journalist
    C)Playwright
    D)Actor
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Noted African American playwright Ntozake Shange, known for her works addressing sensitive issues related to racism, passed away at the age of 70.

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