GA Revision for IBPS PO/Clerk, Canara Bank – 278

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

  1. Who clinched India’s first men’s triple jump gold in 48 years, with a jump of 16.77m in the Asian Games?
    A)Ankit Sharma
    B)Sharad Kumar
    C)Arpinder Singh
    D)Varun Bhati
    E) Manjit Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Arpinder Singh clinched India’s first men’s triple jump gold in 48 years, with a jump of 16.77m in the Asian Games.Arpinder, who has been without a medal in multi-sporting events since winning a bronze in the 2014 Commonwealth Games, produced a best jump of 16.77m, which he came up with in his third attempt.
  2. Which state CM launched “My Heart Beats for Hockey”campaign?
    A)HP
    B)UP
    C)Odisha
    D)Haryana
    E)MP
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Odisha’s Chief minister Naveen Patnaik launched “My Heart Beats for Hockey”campaign, a promotional event that aims to spread the passion and love for the game ahead of the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018.The chief minister also unveiled the countdown clock at a special function at Kalinga Stadium premises, venue for the mega sporting event scheduled from November 28 to December 16.
  3. “National Conference on Child Marriage”would be held in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kolkata
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    With an aim to formulate a national action plan to end child marriages in India, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will be organising two-day “National Conference on Child Marriage” in New Delhi.
  4. According to report named The Urban Commute,which city has the lowest level of pollution?
    A)Bhopal
    B)Jabalpur
    C)Lucknow
    D)Pune
    E)Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The highest pollution is due to transport in the national capital of Delhi. At the same time, Madhya Pradesh’s capital Bhopal has the lowest level of pollution.
    The Center for Science and Environment(CSE) has released the report named The Urban Commute after studying 14 cities in the country.
  5. How much revision was done from Rs.800 crore of the project outlay for setting up of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB)?
    A)1700 cr
    B)1435 cr
    C)1500 cr
    D)1400 cr
    E)1880 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for revision of the project outlay for setting up of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) from Rs. 800 crore to Rs 1435 crore.
  6. A central government report has ranked which bank as the best PSU bank in the overall digital transactions category in India?
    A)BOB
    B)OBC
    C)PNB
    D)UBI
    E)SBI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A central government report has ranked PNB as the best PSU bank in the overall digital transactions category in India.
  7. Which tech giant has launched Project Navlekha?
    A)IBM
    B)Google
    C)Infosys
    D)Microsoft
    E)TCS
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Understanding the importance of regional languages in India, search giant Google has announced a new program that will empower offline newspapers and magazines in India to bring their content online. Announced during the fourth edition of ‘Google for India’ event, the Project Navlekha claims to bring offline content online in just a few clicks.
  8. Who won gold in the men’s 800 metre final at 18th Asian Games?
    A)Sanju Samson
    B)Manjit Singh
    C)Johnson
    D)Arpinder Singh
    E) Swapna Barman
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A late burst during the men’s 800 metre final helped Manjit Singh upstage pre-race favourite Jinson Johnson to take gold.Johnson on the other hand, won silver and thus completed a one-two finish for India in Jakarta
  9. When is National Sports Day celebrated?
    A)Aug 30
    B)Aug 29
    C)Aug 27
    D)Aug 28
    E)Aug 20
    View Answer
    Option B

  10. Who has become the 17th Governor of Haryana?
    A)Balram Das Tandon
    B)Satyadeo Narayan Arya
    C)Keshnari Nath Tripathi
    D)Kaptan Singh Solanki
    E) S Christopher
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Satyadeo Narayan Arya has become the 17th Governor of Haryana. He took oath of office and secrecy at Haryana Raj Bhawan, Chandigarh. He was administered the oath by the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Mr Krishan Murari.

  11. Who clinched the men’s shotput gold with a record-shattering throw to open India’s medal account in athletics in the Asian Games?
    A)Manpreet Kaur
    B)Inderjeet Singh
    C)Tejinderpal Singh
    D)Abhinav Bindra
    E)Om Prakash Karhana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Tejinderpal Singh Toor clinched the men’s shotput gold with a record-shattering throw to open India’s medal account in athletics in the Asian Games.
  12. 6th edition of International Buddhist Conclave 2018 held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Kolkata
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Varanasi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated he 6th edition of International Buddhist Conclave 2018 in New Delhi. Addressing the event, he said that the Buddhist Circuit in India is an important and revered set of destinations for the approximately 500 million-strong community of Buddhists that lives across Asia and other parts of the world
  13. Who is the author of the book “Atal Ji Ne kaha”?
    A)Kamlesh Jain
    B)Brijesh Nath
    C)Brijendra Rehi
    D)Arundhati Roy
    E)Vikram Seth
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    ”Atal Ji Ne kaha” is the latest of the books on the BJP patriarch and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee launched with a message by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who says the life of the stalwart from Jana Sangh days to “sanyas” from politics in 2007 is a golden document, dedicated to the nation.
  14. Which government is setting up a world-class interpretation centre at Dangamal near Bhitarkanika National Park to showcase its efforts in protecting crocodiles and preserving its rich mangrove diversity?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Odisha
    D)Nagaland
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Odisha government is setting up a world-class interpretation centre at Dangamal near Bhitarkanika National Park to showcase its efforts in protecting crocodiles and preserving its rich mangrove diversity.
  15. Which country will be country partner for Make in Odisha 2018?
    A)Australia
    B)Pakistan
    C)China
    D)Japan
    E)France
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Odisha Government has tied up with Japan for its mega investment Conclave 2018 to take place in November this year. The state has already identified 600 acres near capital city Bhubaneswar that could serve as a dedicated industrial park for Japanese investors.
  16. Where is HQ of PNB?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Lucknow
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    E)Manipal
    View Answer
    Option A

  17. According to SBI, country’s GDP is expected to grow by how much percent in the April-June quarter?
    A)7.5
    B)7.6
    C)7.7
    D)7.8
    E)7.2
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The country’s GDP is expected to grow by 7.7 percent in the April-June quarter on the back of a pick-up in leading indicators like cement production, sale of vehicles and bank credit, according to SBI.
  18. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of DRDO?
    A)G Satheesh Reddy
    B)S Christopher
    C)AK Jain
    D)AK Sivan
    E) Balram Das Tandon
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Renowned aerospace scientist G Satheesh Reddy has been appointed as the Chairman of the DRDO for a period of 2 years and will succeed S Christopher.
  19. Which state is set to host World’s largest Water Colour Festival from August 23 to August 27,2018?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Himachal Pradesh
    E)Orissa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Jharkhand is all set to host World’s largest Water Colour Festival from August 23 to August 27 in Ranchi to promote the rich cultural space of Jharkhand known for its exemplary tribal art works ranging from ‘Sohrai’ to Kohbar to Dhokra fine art.
  20. Recently KS Deshpande passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Singer
    C)Journalist
    D)Scientist
    E)Politician
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Recognized internationally as an expert in Library Science, Deshpande was instrumental in setting up and developing libraries at Karnatak University, Gulbarga University, UAS, Dharwad, Mangalore University, Bangalore University and Goa University.

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