GA Revision for NIACL AO Mains – 356

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

  1. 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) $ 66 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Who was awarded as 2018 Jnanpith Award?
    A)Pranab Ray
    B)Amitav Ghosh
    C)Arundhati Roy
    D)Arnav Singh
    E)R.K Narayan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a first recognition for an English writer, Amitav Ghosh has been announced as2018’s Jnanpith Award winner for“outstanding contribution towards literature”. The 1956, Kolkata-born author was described
  4. Banks cannot accept interest free deposits other than in
    A) Saving account
    B) Recurring deposit account
    C) Fixed deposit account
    D) Current account
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option D

  5. 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)Rajasthan
    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.
  6. Where is the HQ of Central bureau of Investigation?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C

  7. Where is the HQ of International Boxing Association?
    A)Australia
    B)Switzerland
    C)UK
    D)USA
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option B

  8. UAE President Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nayan declared which year as Year of Tolerance?
    A)2025
    B)2020
    C)2021
    D)2019
    E)2018
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has declared 2019 as the “Year of Tolerance”, highlighting the country as a global capital for tolerance, through its goals to enhance the role of the country in instilling the values of co-existence and peace in local, regional and international communities
  9. What is the dimensions of Rs 200 bank note?
    A) 66mm × 146mm
    B) 63mm × 150mm
    C) 66mm × 166 mm
    D) 63mm × 166 mm
    E) 64mm × 166 mm
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    66 mm × 146 mm
  10. Which state has become the first state in the country to have a law banning sexual exploitation?
    A)Odisha
    B)Jammu and Kashmir
    C)Tamil Nadu
    D)West Bengal
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Jammu and Kashmir has become the first state in the country to have a law banning sexual exploitation of women by those in positions of authority, having a fiduciary relationship or a public servant.
  11. Recently,which organization extended tokenization services to online merchants?
    A)NPCI
    B)Ministry of Finance
    C)IRDA
    D)RBI
    E)NABARD
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Continuing its efforts to improve the safety of card transactions, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the use of tokenisation — hiding of actual card details with a unique token — in the wider payments ecosystem.
  12. 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)Jhanvi Kapoor
    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).
  13. Who was appointed as Indian men’s hockey team?
    A)Shyam Agarwal
    B)Rishabh Desai
    C)Harendra Singh
    D)Ajay Singh Sharma
    E) Jaideep Govind
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Hockey India removed Harendra Singh as the coach of the Indian men’s hockey team following their disappointing run in the recently-concluded Hockey World Cup.
  14. 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) Chattishgarh
    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
  15. Which country will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations?
    A)Ukraine
    B)USA
    C)Egypt
    D)Japan
    E)UAE
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Egypt will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between 15th June and 13th July. The CAF executive committee preferred Egypt to South Africa as replacement for original hosts Cameroon, who were dropped due to delays in preparations and concerns over security.
  16. PM Mahindra Rajapaksa recently resigned from his post.He was the former PM of which country?
    A) Afghanistan
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Pakistan
    D) Bangladesh
    E) China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Sri Lanka’s disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned from his post, signalling an end to nearly a two-month-long political crisis that has kept the island nation without a functional government
  17. RBI announced to provide how much amount under a swap arrangement to Sri lanka?
    A)USD 150 million
    B)USD 175 million
    C)USD 400 million
    D)USD 500 million
    E) USD 440 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Sri Lanka’s Central Bank (Central Bank of Sri Lanka) announced that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has agreed to provide USD 400 million under a swap arrangement to boost the island nation’s reserves.
  18. India’s first private unmanned aerial vehicles on drone manufacturing facility has been inagurated in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B) Hyderabad
    C)Lucknow
    D) Ahmedabad
    E) Gurgaon
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s first private Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drone manufacturing facility has been inaugurated in Hyderabad
  19. When is World Hindi Day observed?
    A)Jan 15
    B)Jan 12
    C)Jan 10
    D)Jan 11
    E) Jan 14
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    World Hindi day is celebrated on January 10 every year, marking the anniversary of first World Hindi Conference which was held in 1975.
  20. Recently,Arun Bhaduri passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Singer
    B)Sportsmen
    C)Actor
    D)Poet
    E)Politics
    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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