GA Revision for IBPS PO/Clerk, Canara Bank – 285

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

  1. India successfully test-fired which surface to surface short-range tactical ballistic missile from a defence facility off Odisha coast?
    A)Prahaar
    B)Parbat
    C)Prush
    D)Parivartan
    E)Prakash
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India successfully test-fired surface to surface short-range tactical ballistic missile Prahaar from a defence facility off Odisha coast.
  2. The awarding ceremony of Breakthrough Prize 2018 will take place in which city?
    A)New York
    B)Paris
    C)London
    D)California
    E)Beijing
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Breakthrough Prize Foundation announced 9 recipients of the 2019 Breakthrough Prize in recognition of their important achievements in the fields of fundamental physics, life sciences and mathematics.
  3. 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.
  4. Recently,the board approved merger of Vodafone with which telecom operator?
    A)Jio
    B)BSNL
    C)Idea
    D)Airtel
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The board of Vodafone Idea Ltd has approved the merger of its unit Aditya Birla Telecom Ltd.(ABTL) with itself, moving a step closer towards monetizing the company’s 11.15% stake in Indus Towers to pare debt.
  5. Airtel Payments Bank is a joint venture between Bharti Airtel Ltd and which among the following banks?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Punjab National Bank
    E) HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Airtel Payments Bank (APB) is a joint venture between Bharti Airtel Ltd and Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. Joint venture ratio is 80 : 20 respectively.
  6. Which state will be the partner state for this year Goa International Film Festival?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Haryana
    D)Jharkhand
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    This year Goa International Film Festival from 20th to 28th of November will have Jharkhand as a partner state.
  7. Who became the first Indian to win a silver medal in archery at the Youth Olympic Games?
    A)Akash Malik
    B)Abhishek Verma
    C)Rajat Chauhan
    D)Deepak Malik
    E) Seema Ahuja
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Akash Malik became the first Indian to win a silver medal in archery at the Youth Olympic Games. The 16-year-old suffered a defeat in the final to USA’s Trenton Cowles 0-6 in the men’s recurve event.
  8. Which country’s PM arrived in New Delhi on a three-day visit to India and discussed details about Jaffna?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Nepal
    C)Bhutan
    D)Australia
    E) Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is arriving in New Delhi this evening on a three-day visit to India. He will hold wide-ranging talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his stay.
  9. The Asian Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy 2018 begins in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Tokyo
    C)Muscat
    D)Brussels
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Asian Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy begins in Muscat,Oman. In their first round-robin match, defending champions India will face hosts Oman.
  10. Veena Sendre has been chosen as India’s first Miss Trans Queen.She belongs to which state?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Chhatisgarh
    D)Bihar
    E)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Veena Sendre from Chhatisgarh has been chosen as India’s first Miss Trans Queen.
  11. Which company is the largest IT company servicing banks?
    A)Wipro
    B)Infosys
    C)TCS
    D)Accenture
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    TCS quarterly earnings from the financial sector have edged past that of Accenture Plc, which is nearly double its size, making the Mumbai-based company the world’s largest pure play information technology and consulting firm servicing mega banks and insurers.
  12. Which state government launched a mobile application “Maha Madat” which will use modern technology to analyse the drought situation in the state?
    A)Bihar
    B)Karnataka
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Maharashtra Government launched a website and a mobile application which will use modern technology to analyse the drought situation in the state by collecting data on rainfall, crop situation and underground water.
  13. Where is Joint India-IMF Training Programme (ITP) centre situated?
    A) Pune
    B) Vadodara
    C) Bhopal
    D) Kolkata
    E) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Pune
    Launched on May 1, 2006, the Joint India-IMF Training Programme (ITP) is a cooperative venture of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
  14. India’s first cryptocurrency ATM was launched in which city?
    A)Dehradun
    B)Lucknow
    C)Pune
    D)Bengaluru
    E)Kolkata
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Despite the government and Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) crackdown on cryptocurrency in India, virtual currency exchange Unocoin has installed a currency deposit and dispensing ATM at Kemp Fort Mall in Bengaluru.
  15. Recently which country president arrived in New Delhi to hold bilateral discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a number of key issues of mutual interests?
    A)France
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Ukraine
    D)Germany
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani arrived in New Delhi to hold bilateral discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a number of key issues of mutual interests. He met PM Modi at Hyderabad House in Delhi.
  16. Where is HQ of Gartner?
    A)France
    B)UK
    C)USA
    D)India
    E)Berlin
    View Answer
    Option C

  17. Which state’s shahi litchi has recently got GI tag?
    A)Haryana
    B)Sikkim
    C)Karnataka
    D)Bihar
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    After Katrani rice, Jardalu mango and Magahi paan (betel vine), Bihar’s Shahi Litchi has got the GI tag and has become an exclusive brand in the national and international market.
  18. Which state will be made stray cattle free by January 26 next year?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Haryana
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Bihar
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Haryana will be made stray cattle free by January 26 next year. Strict actions would be taken against those, whose cattle are found roaming on the roads and fine would also be imposed on them.
  19. In a move aimed at promoting digital transactions, which organisation has released operational guidelines to facilitate payments among prepaid payments instruments(PPI)?
    A)SEBI
    B)RBI
    C)NABARD
    D)IRDA
    E)SBI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a move aimed at promoting digital transactions, the RBI has released operational guidelines to facilitate payments among prepaid payments instruments(PPI).
  20. Recently, ND Tiwari passed away. He was related to which field?
    A)Scientist
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Politics
    E)Poet
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand CM Narayan Dutt Tiwari passed away in a private hospital in Delhi. He was 93 years old.

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