GA Revision for IBPS Clerk Mains, NIACL AO Mains – 340

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

  1. The government along with UN body FAO has launched an agriculture project with USD 33.5 million grant in how many states in india?
    A)5
    B)4
    C)8
    D)6
    E)
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The government along with UN body FAO has launched an agriculture project with USD 33.5 million grant from Global Environment Facility (GEF) that seeks to bring transformative change in the farm sector through conservation of biodiversity and forest landscapes.
  2. RBI told banks to share a maximum of how much percent credit risk for joint priority sector loans with non-banking finance companies ?
    A)80 percent
    B)75 percent
    C)60 percent
    D)90 percent
    E) 70 percent
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    RBI told banks to share a maximum 80% credit risk when they originate priority sector loans jointly with non-banking finance companies. The regulator also said the lenders will charge a single interest rate to borrowers.
  3. World Rhino Day is being celebrated in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Meghalaya
    C)Mizoram
    D)Assam
    E)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    World Rhino Day is being celebrated in Assam. State Forest minister Parimal Suklabaidya along with others will take part in the main event to be held in Guwahati.
  4. In case of individual defaulters and unlimited partnerships, the minimum amount required for attracting the insolvency code is
    A) Rs 1,000
    B) Rs 2,000
    C) Rs 5,000
    D) Rs 10,000
    E) Rs 15,000
    View Answer
    Option A

  5. 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly(UNGA) was held in which city?
    A)Tokyo
    B)Washington DC
    C)New York
    D)Paris
    E)Nizeria
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    On the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly(UNGA) in NewYork,India will co-host a meeting with the United States and other selected countries over the issue of how to combat the drug menace . External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and United States President Donald Trump will be a part of the meeting.
  6. According to Trends and Progress Report,for the claims admitted on 21 accounts in NCLT for amount of Rs 99 billion,how much recovery has been done?
    A)Rs 55 billion
    B)Rs 52 billion
    C)Rs 40 billion
    D)Rs 49 billion
    E) Rs 44 billion
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Recovery of Indian Banks improved in 2017-18 after the implementation of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and amendment of the Sarfaesi act, according to the Trends and Progress Report.The central bank corrected data for the IBC recovery. For the 701 cases admitted under the NCLT, and claims admitted on 21 accounts for an amount of Rs 99 billion, the recovery has been Rs 49 billion, indicating a haircut of about 50 per cent.
  7. Which of the following banks launched country’s first automated teller machine (ATM) which can be operated independently by a visually impaired person, know as ‘Talking ATM’?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) Union Bank of India
    C) Bank of Baroda
    D) Bank of India
    E) HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Country’s first automated teller machine (ATM) which can be operated independently by a visually impaired person, know as ‘Talking ATM’ was installed at the premises of the Blind People’s Association (BPA) in Ahmedabad by the Union Bank of India (UBI).
  8. According to RBI “Trends and Progress of Banking in 2017-18 report”,the number of ATMs has declined marginally to how much in FY 18 from 2.08 lakh in FY17?
    A)2.00 lakh
    B)2.03 lakh
    C)2.07 lakh
    D)2.04 lakh
    E) 1.50 lakh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The number of ATMs has declined marginally to 2.07 lakh in FY18 from 2.08 lakh in FY17, primarily due to branch rationalisation by a few public sector banks,RBI said in its annual report. In FY18, the number of ATMs of state-run banks declined to 1.45 lakh from 1.48 lakh in FY17,” the RBI said in the “Trends and Progress of Banking in 2017-18 report”.
  9. Where is the HQ of National Disaster Response Force?
    A)Mumbai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B

  10. Andhra Pradesh,Odisha and which other state was awarded the best performing states in terms of “Ease of Living Index” under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Haryana
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Andhra Pradesh,Odisha and Madhya Pradesh were awarded the best performing states in terms of “Ease of Living Index” under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) at the National Dissemination Workshop on Ease of Living Index, 2018, in New Delhi.
  11. The Champaran festival was celebrated in which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Karnataka
    D)Mizoram
    E)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The unique Champparam festival was celebrated with traditional rituals and festivities in the famous Madurai meenakshi temple in Tamil Nadu.
  12. 26th International Camel Festival will be held in which city?
    A)Jodhpur
    B)Bikaner
    C)Lucknow
    D)Vadodara
    E)Ahmedabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Activities such as fur cutting, camel decoration, designing among others would be organised at the 26th International Camel festival, which will be held on January 12 and 13 in Bikaner.
  13. Which state’s Police facebook page was selected by Microsoft , to study the organisation’s new age media interactions?
    A)Kerala
    B)Karnataka
    C)Mizoram
    D)Bihar
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Microsoft has selected Kerala Police’s Facebook Page, which has over 10 lakh followers, to study the organisation’s new age media interactions.
  14. India and China have launched their first joint programme for which country to train its diplomats?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)Pakistan
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Nepal
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India and China have launched their first joint programme for Afghanistan to train its diplomats.
  15. PM Narendra Modi announced the renaming of how many islands of Andaman and nicobar?
    A)1
    B)3
    C)2
    D)4
    E)5
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the renaming of three islands of Andaman and Nicobar on the occasion of 75th anniversary of Tricolor hoisting by Netaji Subash Chandra Bose in Port Blair.
  16. Which state was given a permanent battalion of the National disaster Response Force?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh
    B)Sikkim
    C)Mizoram
    D)Nagaland
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Arunachal Pradesh was given a permanent battalion of the National disaster Response Force and CM Pema Khandu laid the foundation stone for the 12th battalion headquarters at Itanagar.
  17. What is the currency of Guadeloupe?
    A)Ruble
    B)Dollar
    C)Rupee
    D)Euro
    E)Yen
    View Answer
    Option D

  18. Which country announced 2019 as the “Year of Active Investment and Social Development” ?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)Turkmenistan
    C)Uzbekistan
    D)Uganda
    E)Maldives
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev in his annual address to the Parliament announced 2019 as the “Year of Active Investment and Social Development” in the backdrop of proposed investments from India to boost economy of this Central Asian country.
  19. 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)2028
    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.
  20. Renowned Kalpana Lajmi passed away recently.She was related to which profession?
    A)Economist
    B)Singer
    C)Actress
    D)Filmmaker
    E)Dancer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Renowned filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi passed away at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai. She was 64.

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