GA Revision for IBPS Clerk Mains, Canara Bank PO – 334

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

  1. Hockey’s Men’s World Cup 2018 kicked off in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Sikkim
    C)Haryana
    D)Maharshtra
    E)West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar was in vibrant colours after the grand opening ceremony of 14th edition of the Odisha Hockey’s Men’s World Cup kicked off with a laser show with an army of drones and fire crackers.
  2. Who was appointed as next chairman of UPSC?
    A)Deepak Gupta
    B)Arvind Saxena
    C)Vinay Mittal
    D)Alka Sirohi
    E) Manish Kumar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Arvind Saxena as chairman of UPSC.
  3. What is the present interest rate in Public Provident Fund(PPF) Scheme?
    A) 7.5%
    B) 7.6%
    C) 7.8%
    D) 7.7%
    E)7.2%
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    Option B

  4. 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)China
    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.
  5. What is the present interest rate in Sukanya Samriddhi Accounts Scheme?
    A) 7.9%
    B) 8.1%
    C) 8.5%
    D) 8.0%
    E)7.7%
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    Option B

  6. 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)Orissa
    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.
  7. The 43rd International Kolkata Book Fair will begin in which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Ukraine
    C)Austria
    D)Guatemala
    E)Singapore
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 43rd International Kolkata Book Fair will begin from January 30 next year, with the central American nation Guatemala, the heart of the Mayan World as the focal country. The focal theme this time is “The Heart of the Mayan World-Guatemala”.
  8. Government of India and the ADB signed how much loan agreement to provide 24*7 water supply in Karnataka?
    A)$100 million
    B)$45 million
    C)$75 million
    D)$80 million
    E) $60 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Government of India and the ADB signed a $75 million loan to provide 24*7 water supply in Karnataka’s four coastal towns of Kundapura, Mangalore Puttur and Udupi and improve sanitation infrastructure for Mangalore town.
  9. Recenlty,Silao Khaja got GI tag at Chennai.It is a traditional delicacy of which state?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Haryana
    C)Bihar
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Geographical Indications Registry at Chennai has granted GI tag to Silao Khaja the traditional delicacy of Nalanda district of Bihar.
  10. World class Autism Township is to be established in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Kolkata
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a one-of-its-kind initiative, a private firm, in association with the state government, is set to build a world class autism township near Kolkata, where children and adults suffering from the developmental disorder can receive training, treatment and boarding facilities.
  11. Who won Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Australia
    C)Belgium
    D)Austria
    E)India
    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.
  12. India –UK joint naval exercise “Konkan-2018” started in which state?
    A)Himachal Pradesh
    B)Goa
    C)Sikkim
    D)Gujarat
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India –UK joint naval exercise “Konkan-2018” has started at Goa and would go on till December 6.
  13. Who has been appointed as new director of National Crime Records Bureau?
    A)Ashish Kumar
    B)Rakesh Jain
    C)Mahesh Kumar
    D)Ramphal Pawar
    E) )Rashish Shah
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Government appointed Ramphal Pawar as the new Director of National Crime Records Bureau(NCRB).
  14. Global aviation Summit 2019 will be held in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    More than 1,000 delegates and over 50 global CEOs are expected to participate in the two-day global Aviation Summit scheduled to be held on January 15 and 16 next year in Mumbai, according to the Civil Aviation Ministry. The ministry along with industry body FICCI would be organising the summit with the theme is “Flying for all especially for the next 6 billion”.
  15. Who has been named as the goodwill leader of Super Sniffers Campaign initated by TRAFFIC India along with World Wildlife Fund India(WWF)?
    A)Deepika Padukone
    B)Katrina Kaif
    C)Yami Gautam
    D)Neha Dhupia
    E)Aishwarya Rai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Actress Yami Gautam has been named as the goodwill leader of Super Sniffers Campaign initated by TRAFFIC India along with World Wildlife Fund India(WWF).
  16. Which state won 2018-19 BC Roy Junior National Championships?
    A)Assam
    B)Manipur
    C)Haryana
    D)Sikkim
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    After a gruelling contest, it was Haryana who came through as the champions of the 2018-19 BC Roy Junior National Championships, beating Manipur by a slender 1-0 margin.
  17. Where is the HQ of National Crime Records Bureau?
    A)Bangalore
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Bhopal
    View Answer
    Option C

  18. G-20 Summit started in which country?
    A)India
    B)Japan
    C)USA
    D)Argentina
    E)Mauritius
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Modi, who arrived in Buenos Aires to attend the G-20 Summit , will participate in the first ever trilateral meeting between Japan,America and India and the 2nd Russia,India China, which is taking place after 12 years.
  19. Where is the HQ of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option D

  20. Recently,Arun Bhaduri passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Singer
    B)Sportsmen
    C)Actor
    D)Poet
    E)Politician
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Renowned classical singer Pandit Arun Bhaduri passed away at a city hospital in Kolkata after a prolonged illness.

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