GA Revision for NIACL AO Mains – 359

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

  1. What is the minimum balance required to be maintained in the Savings Account in Post Office in case of non – cheque facility account?
    A) Rs 20
    B) Rs 10
    C) Rs 50
    D) Rs 100
    E) Rs 200
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Rs 50 in case of non – cheque facility account.
  2. Which journalist was on the list of Time’s Magazine’s Person of the year 2018?
    A)Dan Rather
    B)Anderson Cooper
    C)Jamal Khashoggi
    D)Bob Woodward
    E) S Gurumurthy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is on the shortlist for Time’s Magazine’s Person of the year 2018.
  3. According to a report by International Labour Organization(ILO),which country has the highest gender wage gap in the world?
    A)Japan
    B)Nepal
    C)Norway
    D)India
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Women are paid the most unequally in India, compared to men, when it comes to hourly wages for labour. On average, women are paid 34 per cent less than men, a recent report by the International Labour Organization(ILO) has found.
  4. Centre and Asian Development Bank signed how much loan agreement to boost tourism in Tamil nadu?
    A)$31 million
    B)$25 million
    C)$37 million
    D)$44 million
    E) $30 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    A project to boost tourism in Tamil nadu will be funded by the Asian Development Bank(ADB) to the tune of $31 million(about Rs 222.84 crore).
  5. According to the Global Status Report on Road Safety,which country tops in the list of highest road deaths?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Russia
    C)India
    D)China
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India continue to have the dubious distinction of registering the highest number of road fatalities across the globe.According to the Global Status Report on Road Safety, , India reported a maximum of about 1.51 lakh road deaths in 2016 and globally the toll of road deaths increased from 1.25 million to 1.35 in a span of three years.
  6. Who will head the committee constituted for the appointment of Lokayukta in Odisha?
    A)K ChandraSekhar Rao
    B)Amitabh Ray
    C)Sachin Pilot
    D)Kamal Nath
    E) Shahshikanta Das
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A seven member search committee headed by Justice Amitabh Ray has been constituted for the appointment of Lokayukta in the state.
  7. Which state became the only state to have four international airports in India?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Karnataka
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Madhya Pradesh
    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.
  8. The first international conference on “Sustainable Water Management” will held in which city?
    A)Chandigarh
    B)Mohali
    C)Nashik
    D)Pune
    E)Noida
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In order to promote sustainable policies for water management, India is organising the first international conference on “Sustainable Water Management” on December 10-11 in Mohali in which experts from across the globe will participate.
  9. The 18th All India Annual Conference of the Heads of Science Centre’s and Museums began in which city?
    A)Itanagar
    B)Dispur
    C)Gangtok
    D)Bhopal
    E)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The 18th All India Annual Conference of the Heads of Science Centre’s and Museums began in Itanagar.
  10. Exercise “INDRA NAVY 18’ commenced in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Gandhinagar
    C)Vishakapatnam
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Russian Federation Navy ships Varyag, Admiral Panteleyev and Boris Butoma arrived in Vishakapatnam to participate in INDRA NAVY-18, the bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian Navy and the Russian Federation Navy.
  11. 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) $ 77 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.
  12. The 24th district “Lepa Rada” was formally inaugurated in which state?
    A)Nagaland
    B)Assam
    C)Mizoram
    D)Arunachal Pradesh
    E)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 24th district of Arunachal Pradesh Lepa Rada was formally inaugurated a day after Shi Yomi became a new district.
  13. Vanessa Ponce de Leon was crowned as Miss World 2018.She belongs to which country?
    A)Austria
    B)Russia
    C)Mexico
    D)USA
    E)India
    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.
  14. India is set to get its first underwater museum at which place?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Daman and Diu
    C)Puducherry
    D)Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    E)Lakshadweep
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India is set to get its first underwater museum off the Puducherry coast, giving a boost to tourism in the Union territory.
  15. Where is the HQ of International Labour Organization?
    A)Paris
    B)London
    C)Geneva
    D)Rome
    E)Canberra
    View Answer
    Option C

  16. Where is the HQ of Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication(SWIFT)?
    A)Luxembourg
    B)Colombia
    C)Belgium
    D)Mexico
    E)Australia
    View Answer
    Option C

  17. 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) $480 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.
  18. Where is HQ of World Health Organization?
    A)Paris
    B)New York
    C)Rome
    D)Geneva
    E)Vienna
    View Answer
    Option D

  19. How many angular bleed lines are present on Rs 200 bank note for visually impaired?
    A) 5
    B) 6
    C) 7
    D) 4
    E) 8
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Intaglio or raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, raised Identification mark H with micro-text ₹ 200, four angular bleed lines with two circles in between the lines both on the right and left sides (For visually impaired)
  20. Recently,Mushirul Hasan passed away.He was the former?
    A)Poet
    B)Actor
    C)Historian
    D)Philosopher
    E)Singer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Historian Mushirul Hasan, who has extensively written on India’s Partition, passed away on 10 December

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