GA Revision for NIACL AO Mains – 363

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

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical and Research in which city?
    A)Surat
    B)Rajkot
    C)Ahmedabad
    D)Vadodara
    E) Gandhinagar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical and Research in Ahmedabad,Gujarat.
  2. Who was crowned as women’s cricketer of the year by the sport’s world governing body ICC?
    A)Suzie Bates
    B)Harmanpreet Kaur
    C)Smriti Mandhana
    D)Mithali Raj
    E) Suzie Bates
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India’s Smriti Mandhana was crowned women’s cricketer of the year by the sport’s world governing body, capping off a prolific run-scoring season for the opener.
  3. Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) is established and incorporated under Section 3 which of the following acts?
    A) Small Industries Development Bank of India Act 1989
    B) Small Industries Development Bank of India Act 1981
    C) Companies Act, 1956
    D) Companies Act, 2013
    E) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is an apex development financial institution in India, headquartered at Mumbai with branches all over India.
    NABARD was established on the recommendations of B.Sivaraman Committee, (by Act 61, 1981 of Parliament) on 12 July 1982 to implement the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act 1981.
  4. How many total free LPG connections have been released by the government under PMUY as of Jan 2, 2019?
    A)5 croreth
    B)4 croreth
    C)1 croreth
    D)6 croreth
    E) 8 croreth
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The government on Jan 2,2019 gave out the 6 crore free cooking gas connection as the scheme to make available cleaner fuel in every household kitchens runs ahead of schedule.
  5. In which city,a Regional Conference on “Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme” was held?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A Regional Conference on “Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme” was held in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  6. By which date,RBI has extended relaxation offered to banks for offering liquidity support to NBFCs?
    A)March 31
    B)April 30
    C)Feb 28
    D)Jan 31
    E) March 25
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    RBI has extended the relaxation offered to banks for offering liquidity support to NBFCs up to March 31.
  7. In which state, around 50 lakh women formed a 620 km long Women’s Wall?
    A)Mizoram
    B)Karnataka
    C)Kerala
    D)Sikkim
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a wonderful initiative to support gender equality and renaissance value, around 50 lakh women formed a 620 km long Women’s Wall in Kerala.
  8. Railway minister Piyush Goel announced HoneyBee Plan in which state?
    A)Nagaland
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Assam
    D)Mizoram
    E)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Railway minister Piyush Goel announced that the HoneyBee Plan in Assam that kept elephants away from the tracks will be expanded to other areas of the country
  9. In how many states,100 percent households have been electrified under Saubhagya Yojana?
    A)24
    B)22
    C)21
    D)25
    E) 20
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India achieved electrification in 100 percent households in 25 states at the end of 2018. Now, only about 10.48 lakh households are left to be electrified in 4 states – Assam, Rajasthan, Meghalaya, and Chhattisgarh.
  10. Where is LSE India Observatory situated?
    A) Russia
    B) Japan
    C) USA
    D) UK
    E) China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The India Observatory, set up in 2006, is a Centre to develop and enhance research and programmes related to India’s economy, politics and society.
    The IG Patel Chair and the India Observatory (IO) were established in 2006, in partnership with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the State Bank of India (SBI), in honour of Dr IG Patel, a greatly distinguished Indian and internationally renowned economist and public servant. He had been Director of LSE (1984 – 1990) and Governor of the RBI (1977 – 1982).
    LSE – London School of Economics.
  11. What is the currency of Bangladesh?
    A)Taka
    B)Tenge
    C)Som
    D)Rupee
    E)Riel
    View Answer
    Option A

  12. According to space officials,India is planning to launch how many space missions in 2019?
    A)50
    B)25
    C)32
    D)30
    E)34
    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.
  13. Indian Railways will build the country’s first vertical lift bridge connecting which town in Arabian Sea to mainland India?
    A)Madurai
    B)Rameshwaram
    C)Kochi
    D)Kanyakumari
    E) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Railways will build the country’s first vertical lift bridge connecting Rameshwaram in Arabian Sea to mainland India that will allow ships and steamers to pass through without any hindrance, replacing the existing 104-year-old Pamban bridge.
  14. Which country will be focus country at the 9th edition of the prestigious Hyerabad Literary festival?
    A)Nepal
    B)Australia
    C)China
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Literature, art and culture of China will be in focus at the 9th edition of the prestigious Hyderabad Literary festival, which has invited China as the guest of honour this year.
  15. Which country recently introduced GAFA tax?
    A)France
    B)Russia
    C)India
    D)USA
    E)Belgium
    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.
  16. The Union Cabinet recently approved merger of public sector lenders Dena Bank,Vijaya Bank with which bank?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Punjab National Bank
    C)Indian Bank
    D)State Bank of India
    E)Central Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union cabinet has approved the merger of public sector lenders Dena Bank,Vijaya Bank with Bank of Baroda.
  17. Where is the HQ of ESAF Small Finance Bank?
    A)Bangalore
    B)Thrissur
    C)Lucknow
    D)Nashik
    E) Varanasi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Thrissur (Corp.)
    Chennai (Reg.)
  18. 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 28 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.
  19. Who was appointed as acting chairman of LIC?
    A)VK Sharma
    B)Subash Khuntia
    C)Hemant Bhargava
    D)Hemant Raj
    E) Kagiso Rabada
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government has appointed hemant Bhargava Managing Director, Life Insurance Corporation of India, as the Acting chairman.
  20. Recently,Kader Khan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politician
    B)Poet
    C)Singer
    D)Actor
    E) Activists
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Celebrated veteran actor Kader Khan passed away at the age of 81, due to prolonged illness.

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