GA Revision for IBPS PO/Clerk, Canara Bank – 280

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

  1. Which state government launched Unnati, a scheme to foster entrepreneurs working on rural and social impact technologies?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Bihar
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Karnataka Government of Social Welfare has launched Unnati, a scheme to foster entrepreneurs working on rural and social impact technologies. As part of the scheme, the department will invest up to Rs 20 crore to create end-to-end support infrastructure for start-ups and entrepreneurs from a marginalised background.
  2. Which country successfully test-fired Ghauri Ballistic missile?
    A)Nepal
    B)China
    C)India
    D)Pakistan
    E)Sri Lanka
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Pakistan successfully test-fired Ghauri Ballistic missile which is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance of 1300 kilometers.
  3. According to World Bank,India to grow by how much percent in 2018-19 fiscal?
    A)7.6 percent
    B)7.8 percent
    C)7.3 percent
    D)7.5 percent
    E)7.7 percent
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Growth in India is firming up and projected to accelerate to 7.3 percent in the 2018-19 fiscal and 7.5 percent in the next two years, the World Bank said.
  4. Which organization has acquired Glint,a California based employee engagement company?
    A)Facebook
    B)LinkedIn
    C)Google
    D)Infosys
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Microsoft-owned LinkedIn has acquired Glint,a California based employee engagement company that helps organisations get feedback from employees.
  5. Which organization has won the “ISSA Good Practice Award” for Administrative Solution for Coverage Extension at the “Regional Social Security Forum for Asia and the Pacific”held at Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia?
    A)NABARD
    B)ESIC
    C)PNB
    D)SBI
    E)RBI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Employees State Insurance Corporation has won the “ISSA Good Practice Award” for Administrative Solution for Coverage Extension at the “Regional Social Security Forum for Asia and the Pacific”held at Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia.
  6. Who recently resigned from the post of US Ambassador to the United Nations?
    A)Scott Morrison
    B)Scott Brown
    C)Woody Johnson
    D)Nikki Haley
    E) Caroline Wozniacki
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley resigned directly to President Donald Trump. She served as US Ambassador to the United Nations since 2017.
  7. The share of private investments in the infrastructure sector has fallen to a decadal low of how much percent in FY18?
    A)37%
    B)25%
    C)30%
    D)35%
    E)32%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The share of private investments in the infrastructure sector has fallen to a decadal low of around 25% in FY 18 steeply down from a high of 37 per cent in FY08, says a report.
  8. Which social networking site was shutdown recently over a reported failure to reveal a security issue that affected hundreds of thousands of accounts?
    A)Orkut
    B)Snapchat
    C)Google plus
    D)Facebook
    E)WhatsApp
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Google’s social network, Google plus, was announced by the tech giant to be shutting down over a reported failure to reveal a security issue that affected hundreds of thousands of accounts.
  9. Sandeep Chaudhary ended India’s wait for a gold medal at the 2018 Para Asian Games in Indonesia.He is related to which sports?
    A)Tennis
    B)High Jumper
    C)Javelin Throw
    D)Swimmer
    E)Shot Put
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary ended India’s wait for a gold medal at the 2018 Para Asian Games in Indonesia.
  10. 2018 Youth Olympics Games are being held in which country?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Russia
    C)France
    D)Argentina
    E)Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s won their first-ever gold medal at the 2018 Youth Olympics Games in Buenos Aires,Argentina with Jeremy Lalrinnunga lifting 150 kg in Men’s 62 kg weightlifting on his last attempt for a combined 274kg. This is India’s first-ever gold medal at the Youth Olympics.
  11. Global average sea-level could rise by nearly how much feet by 2100 if greenhouse gas emissions remain high?
    A)11 ft
    B)8 ft
    C)12 ft
    D)10 ft
    E)14 ft
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Global average sea-level could rise by nearly eight feet by 2100 and 50 feet by 2300 if greenhouse gas emissions remain high.
  12. The National Housing Bank increased its refinance limit to how much amount to make more funds available to eligible housing finance companies?
    A)20000 cr
    B)25000 cr
    C)30000 cr
    D)40000 cr
    E)28500 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The National Housing Bank increased its refinance limit to Rs 30,000 crore to make more funds available to eligible housing finance companies.
  13. Where is the HQ of LinkedIn Corporation?
    A)Paris
    B)New York
    C)London
    D)California
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D

  14. Where is the HQ of International Olympic Committee?
    A)Japan
    B)Switzerland
    C)USA
    D)India
    E)France
    View Answer
    Option B

  15. Which state will host blind triangular series between India,England and Sri Lanka, slated to commence on 8 October?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Goa
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Goa is gearing up to witness the blind triangular series between India,England and SriLanka, slated to commence on 8 October at the Goa Cricket Association Alto Porvorim.
  16. Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 64-foot-tall statue of peasant leader Sir Chhotu Ram in which state?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Bihar
    C)Haryana
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 64-foot-tall statue of peasant leader Sir Chhotu Ram at his native village Sampla in Haryana’s Rohtak district.
  17. Who has been sworn in as the 114th US Supreme Court Justice?
    A)Elena Kagan
    B)Stephen Bryer
    C)Brett Kavanaugh
    D)Samuel Alto
    E) Richard Henderson
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Brett Kavanaugh has been sworn in as the 114th US Supreme Court Justice after the Senate narrowly voted to confirm him.
  18. The Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium has recently been built in which country with Indian grant assistance of Rs 300 millon?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Bangladesh
    C)Nepal
    D)Indonesia
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium built with Indian grant assistance of Rs 300 millon at the University of Ruhuna, Matara in the Southern Province, was dedicated to the people of Sri Lanka.
  19. Who was conferred the prestigious Dhanvantari Award at a function held in Mumbai?
    A)Dipak Mishra
    B)Sultan A.Pradhan
    C)Ajay Tyagi
    D)Ranjan Gogoi
    E) Barry Barish
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Eminent surgical oncologist of Mumbai Sultan A.Pradhan was conferred the prestigious Dhanvantari Award at a function held in Mumbai.
  20. Veteran Na.Muthuswamy passed away in Chennai.He was related to which profession?
    A)Politics
    B)Journalist
    C)Theatre
    D)Sports
    E)Singer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Veteran theatre personality Na.Muthuswamy, founder of avant-garde theatre group “Koothu-p-pattarai”passed away in Chennai.

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