GA Revision for IBPS Clerk Mains, NIACL AO Mains – 344

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

  1. The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi has approved the Agriculture Export Policy 2018 with an aim to double farmers income by which year?
    A)2025
    B)2022
    C)2024
    D)2020
    E)2026
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi has approved the Agriculture Export Policy 2018 with an aim to double farmers income by 2022.
  2. According to Organization of the Petroluem exporting Countries(OPEC),how much will be global economic growth for 2018?
    A)3.9 percent
    B)3.5 percent
    C)3.7 percent
    D)3.0 percent
    E) 3.6 percent
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Organization of the Petroluem exporting Countries(OPEC) has not revised its forecast for global economic growth, and it remains at 3.7 percent for 2018 and at 3.5 percent for the next year,OPEC said in its Monthly Oil Market Report.
  3. Which of the following is not a part of the credit hierarchy in India?
    A) Scheduled commercial banks
    B) Cooperative banks
    C) Money lenders
    D) All of these
    E)None of these
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Banks and Financial Institutions which are permitted by RBI ti give loans com under credit hierarchy
  4. India’s National Academy of Letters, Sahitya Akademi announced the winners of 2018 for how many languages?
    A)25
    B)24
    C)26
    D)27
    E)20
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s National Academy of Letters, Sahitya Akademi has announced the names of prestigious annual Sahiktya Akademi Awards for litterateurs 2018 in 24 languages.
  5. Where is the HQ of Film and television institute of India?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Kanpur
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option A

  6. 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)China
    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.
  7. Where is College of Agricultural Banking (CAB) situated?
    A) Pune
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Mumbai
    D) Bengaluru
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    College of Agricultural Banking is an ISO 9001: 2008 Certified Training Institute of Reserve Bank of India.
    In keeping up with its developmental mandate seldom seen in the Central Banking circle across the globe, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) established the Co-operative Bankers Training College (CBTC) at Pune on September 29, 1969 to train the higher level personnel of State, Central and Urban Co-operative Banks.
  8. Where is the HQ of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries?
    A)Paris
    B)London
    C)Vienna
    D)New York
    E)Abu Dhabi
    View Answer
    Option C

  9. India’s first private sector unit for manufacturing unmanned aerial vehicles opened in which city?
    A) Hyderabad
    B)Lucknow
    C) Gwalior
    D) Ahmedabad
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India’ first private sector unit for manufacturing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) opened at Adani Aerospace Park in Hyderabad
  10. Which state government handed over “Sangeet Mahasamman” to singers Shaan and Arijit Singh?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Odisha
    C)Tamil Nadu
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Popular singers Shaan and Arijit Singhwere handed over the ‘Sangeet Mahasamman’ award constituted by the West Bengal government at the inaugural session of the Bengal music and folk culture festival in Kolkata
  11. Government is planning to infuse how much additional amount in public sector banks in 2018?
    A)Rs 40000 crore
    B)Rs 30000 crore
    C)Rs 45000 crore
    D)Rs 55000 crore
    E) Rs 60000 crore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government is considering additional capital infusion of up to Rs 30,000 crore in public sector banks as they have been unable to raise required funds from the markets
  12. Recently,India launched IRDSS to improve data relay and communication.What is “R”in IRDSS?
    A)Request
    B)Relay
    C)Repeat
    D)Remit
    E)Reload
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    As part of its proposed manned space mission,India will launch the Indian Data Relay Satellite System(IRDSS) to improve data relay and communication links with its remote sensing/earth observation satellites.
  13. India and Asian Development Bank signed a $60 million loan agreement to reduce floods erosion in which state?
    A)Assam
    B)Gujarat
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Sikkim
    E)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $60 million loan agreement to reduce floods and the riverbank erosionin Assam, the Finance Ministry said.
  14. How much amount was extended by EXIM Bank to Tanzania for water supply projects in the African country?
    A)$ 520 million
    B)$ 600 million
    C)$ 500 million
    D)$ 750 million
    E) $ 700 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    EXIM Bank has extended a credit facility of USD 500 million (about Rs 3,542 crore) to Tanzania for water supply projects in the African country.
  15. Which state has been selected for Krishi Karman Award in the rice category?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Assam
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Sikkim
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Jharkhand has been selected for Krishi Karman award in the rice category from the Union Ministry of Agriculture
  16. Who will head the committee to select managing directors of public sector insurance companies?
    A)Ajay Tyagi
    B)Rahul Dev Vrat
    C)Subash kHuntia
    D)BP Sharma
    E) Raman Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The government has constitute d a seven member panel to select managing directors of public sector insurance companies.The panel would be headed by Banks Board Bureau (BBB) chairman BP Sharma.
  17. Situ Malik has been selected to receive National Bravery Award from PM.He hails from which state?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Odisha
    C)Assam
    D)Mizoram
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A minor boy Situ Malik from a far-flung village in Odisha’s Kendrapara district has been selected for the National Bravery Awardfor exhibiting exemplary courage in saving his paternal uncle from a crocodile attack.
  18. How much amount was approved by Shipping Ministry for a freight village in Varanasi?
    A)Rs 150 cr
    B)Rs 140 cr
    C)Rs 156 cr
    D)Rs 137 cr
    E) Rs 171 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government said it has given its nod to develop a Rs 156 crore freight village in Varanasi adjoining the inland waterways terminal on river Ganga that will boost the logistics industry in the holy city.
  19. When is National Energy Conservation Day observed?
    A)Dec 11
    B)Dec 13
    C)Dec 10
    D)Dec 14
    E) Dec 17
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    National Energy Conservation Day is marked every year in India on 14 December, to drive mass awareness about the importance of energy efficiency and conservation.
  20. Recently,Ajayan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Film director
    B)Poet
    C)Actor
    D)Singer
    E)Dancer
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Ajayan,noted filmmaker and director of classic Malayalam movie Perumthachan, passed away at Thiruvananthapuram

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