GA Revision for IBPS Clerk Mains, NIACL AO Mains – 351

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

  1. Vanessa Ponce de Leon was crowned as Miss World 2018.She belongs to which country?
    A)Austria
    B)Russia
    C)Mexico
    D)USA
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Vanessa Ponce de Leon of Mexico was crowned as Miss World 2018 by outgoing queen Manushi Chhillar in the coastal city of Sanya,China.
  2. In which state is Indrakeeladri Temple located?
    A)Odisha
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Kerala
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indrakeeladri Temple (Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh)) authorities declared that devotees including women will now have to follow a new dress code which will be soon put in place for getting entry into the temple premises.
  3. How much amount was allocated by the government to ISRO for the development of 40 satellite launch vehicles in next 4 years?
    A)Rs 10000 cr
    B)Rs 11100 cr
    C)Rs 10900 cr
    D)Rs 12500 cr
    E) Rs 10500 cr
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Dr K Sivan said that the Union Government has allocated 10,900 crore rupees for the development of 40 satellite launch vehicles in the next four years.
  4. Where is the HQ of Confederation of Indian Industry?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C

  5. Which of the following is the class of derivative which refers to an over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivative that is used to transfer inflation risk from one counterparty to another?
    A) Freight Derivative
    B) Inflation Derivative
    C) Weather Derivative
    D) Interest Rate Derivative
    E) Commodity Derivative
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In finance, inflation derivative (or inflation-indexed derivatives) refers to an over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivative that is used to transfer inflation risk from one counterparty to another.
  6. According to latest edition of the World Bank’s Migration and Development Belief,India is expected to receive how much remittance in 2018?
    A)$ 60 billion
    B)$ 70 billion
    C)$80 billion
    D)$ 75 billion
    E) $ 62 billion
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India is expected to receive a total remittance of $80 billion in 2018,said the latest edition of the World Bank’s Migration and Development Belief.
  7. Which Indian keeper became the first keeper to complete 20 catches in a test series?
    A)MS Dhoni
    B)Rishabh Pant
    C)Parthiv Patel
    D)Dinesh Karthik
    E)Hardik Pandya
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant became the country’s first keeper to complete twenty catches in a test series, during the final day of the ‘Boxing Day Test’.
  8. Which state became the only state to have four international airports in India?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Karnataka
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of Civil Aviation and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the Kannur International Airport making Kerala the only state in the country to have four international airports.
  9. According to Confederation of Indian Industry “Growth Outlook for 2019” report,what will be India’s GDP growth in 2019?
    A)7.5%
    B)7.4%
    C)7.0%
    D)7.8%
    E) 7.2%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In its ‘Growth Outlook for 2019’, Confederation of Indian Industry stated that the GDP growth will be in the range of 7.5 % in 2019.
  10. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approved how much loan agreement for a water sanitation project in Andhra Pradesh?
    A)$450 million
    B)$350 million
    C)$300 million
    D)$400 million
    E) $500 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The board of Beijing-headquartered Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB) has approved a $400 million loan for a water sanitation project in Andhra Pradesh, taking the overall exposure of the bank to India to $2 billion spread over nine projects.
  11. BRICS New Development Bank allow the new member countries to join the bank , however the BRICS capital share cannot fall below ____.
    A) 54%
    B) 60%
    C) 51%
    D) 55%
    E)50%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The bank will allow new members to join but the BRICS capital share cannot fall below 55%.
  12. Khelo india Youth Games 2019 will be held in which city?
    A)Gangtok
    B)Dispur
    C)Lucknow
    D)Pune
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Khelo india Youth Games 2019 will be held in Pune of Maharashtra.
  13. Recently,RBI allowed restructuring of defaulting MSME loans upto how much amount?
    A)Rs 10 cr
    B)Rs 15 cr
    C)Rs 20 cr
    D)Rs 25 cr
    E) Rs 18 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a measure of relief for the troubled micro and small industries segment,the RBI permitted a one time restructuring of existing loans to MSMEs that are in default but “standard” as on January 1, 2019, without an asset classification downgrade. The restructuring has to be implemented by March 31,2020.
  14. During 2014-16,according to the cabinet, Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) declined to how much percent?
    A)2.5%
    B)2.7%
    C)2.3%
    D)3.0%
    E)2.2%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Cabinet was apprised of the progress and new initiatives under National Health Mission (NHM) such as a decline by 2.7 per cent in the Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) to 130 during 2014-16 from 178 during 2010-12.
  15. According to RBI,banks gross non performing assets ratio improved to how much percent in September 2018?
    A)12.1 percent
    B)11.5 percent
    C)10.5 percent
    D)10.8 percent
    E) 15.5 percent
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The asset quality of banks showed improvement with gross non performing assets ratio declining to 10.8 percent in September 2018 from 11.5 per cent in March 2018, according to Financial Stability Report by Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
  16. Which country launched first ever space mission to the dark side of the moon?
    A)USA
    B)Japan
    C)Russia
    D)China
    E)UAE
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    China has launched a rover that will land on the far side of the moon, a global first that would boost Beijing’s ambitions to become a space superpower.
  17. According to space officials,India is planning to launch how many space missions in 2019?
    A)50
    B)25
    C)32
    D)30
    E)20
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    According to a top space official, India is planning to launch 32 space missions in 2019. The missions include the second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 to land on the moon with lander and rover.
  18. Recently,India launched IRDSS to improve data relay and communication.What is “R”in IRDSS?
    A)Request
    B)Relay
    C)Repeat
    D)Remit
    E)Repost
    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.
  19. Which country recently introduced GAFA tax?
    A)France
    B)Russia
    C)India
    D)USA
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    France will introduce its own tax on large internet and technology companies from January 1. It has been pushing hard for a new so-called “GAFA tax-named after Google,Apple,Facebook and Amazon” — to ensure the global giants pay a fair share of taxes on their massive business operations in Europe.
  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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