GA Revision for IBPS PO/Clerk, Canara Bank – 289

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

  1. Which company has acquired IDFC Infrastructure Finance?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)NABARD
    C)NIIF
    D)RBI
    E)SBI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The National Investment and Infrastructure Fund(NIIF) has acquired IDFC Infrastructure Finance, an infrastructure debt fund. This acquisition is the first investment from NIIF’s strategic fund.
  2. Which company was named the official Partner for the prestigious Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneshwar 2018?
    A)L&T
    B)TCS
    C)Jindal Steel
    D)Tata Steel
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian multinational steel-making giant Tata Steel was announced as an Official Partner for the prestigious Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneshwar 2018 which is scheduled to be held from November 28 – December 16, 2018 at the Kalinga Hockey stadium in Bhubaneswar.
  3. A “Clean Air week” would be organised from November 1-5 by the Ministry of Environment,Forest and Climate Change in collaboration with which government?
    A)Punjab
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Delhi
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Amid growing concerns over the deteriorating air quality in Delhi, a “Clean Air week” would be organised from November 1-5 by the Ministry of Environment,Forest and Climate Change in collaboration with the Delhi Government and the four major National Capital Region cities to control the air pollution.
  4. Where is the HQ of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and System(CCTNS)?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)New Delhi
    E)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option D

  5. MUDRA was announced in the Budget for _____ .
    A) FY 14
    B) FY 15
    C) FY 16
    D) FY 17
    E) FY 18
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    MUDRA was announced in the budget 2015-16 by the Hon’ble Finance Minister. i.e FY 16.
    MUDRA was launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 08 April 2015 at a function held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
  6. President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated Gyan Kumbh in which city?
    A)Gorakhpur
    B)Lucknow
    C)Rishikesh
    D)Haridwar
    E)Varanasi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    President Ram Nath Kovind has stressed the need to impart quality education to the students. After inaugurating a two-day Gyan Kumbh at Patanjali Yogpeeth in Haridwar.
  7. What is India’s rank globally in web borne threats according to Kaspersky Labs?
    A)2nd
    B)9th
    C)12th
    D)11th
    E)5th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Globally, India ranks 12th when it comes to the dangers associated with surfing the web, according to a new report from Russia-based global cybersecurity firm Kapersky lab.
  8. Ministry of Home Affairs approved Safe City Project for which city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Gurugram
    C)Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The city of Lucknow will soon see exclusive women police outposts for facilitating filing of complaints by women, pink toilets, improved public transport services for women and exclusive women power line, with the city being selected for the Safe City Project by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
  9. A bank is permitted to issue PSLCs upto __ percent of previous year’s PSL achievement?
    A) 40%
    B) 50%
    C) 75%
    D) 100%
    E) 60%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A bank is permitted to issue PSLCs upto 50 percent of previous year’s PSL achievement.
  10. Which ICGS, the 4th in the series of 98 M offshore patrol vessels(OPVs ,was launched at L&T Kattupalli,Chennai,TamilNadu?
    A)Vaksh
    B)Varsha
    C)Varaha
    D)Varuna
    E)Varsha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    ICGS Varaha,the 4th in the series of 98 M offshore patrol vessels(OPVs) of Indian Coast Guard, was launched at L&T Kattupalli,Chennai,TamilNadu.
  11. Which state government launched the Samruddhi Scheme for aspiring SC/ST rural entrepreneurs?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Maharshtra
    C)Bihar
    D)Karnataka
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Karnataka Social Welfare Department launched the Samruddhi scheme to boost employment opportunities for SC/ST youth through entrepreneurship.
  12. What is India’s rank in the Global Passport Index 2018?
    A)66th
    B)65th
    C)64th
    D)62nd
    E)60th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Indian passport was ranked 66th in the world in the latest ranking of the Global Passport Index. Singapore tops the list.
  13. When was International Cricket Council(ICC) founded?
    A)1934
    B)1948
    C)1915
    D)1909
    E)1945
    View Answer
    Option D

  14. According to Ola Mobility Institute,which city leads in Ease of Moving Index,2018 with the most affordable public transport?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Lucknow
    D)Mumbai
    E)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Ola Mobility Institute, the research and outreach arm of Ola, one of the world’s largest ride-hailing platforms released India’s first Ease of Moving Index,2018. As part of report findings, Kolkata ranks the highest in terms of affordability of public transportation with 80% of commuters finding Kolkata’s public transport reasonable and affordable.
  15. India held “Dharma Guardian 2018” exercise with which country in Mizoram?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)Australia
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Armies of India and Japan began their first ever joint military exercise “Dharma Guardian 2018” at a jungle warfare school in Mizoram’s Vairengte with a focus on strengthening counter-terror cooperation.
  16. The first Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health will be held at which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Geneva
    C)Paris
    D)California
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The first Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health will be held at WHO Headquarters in Geneva on 30 October – 1 November 2018.
  17. Which film will be the opening film at the 49th International Film Festival of India ,IFFI this year?
    A)Balan
    B)Shree
    C)Olu
    D)Prahlada
    E)Gold
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Malayalam film Olu will be the opening film at the 49th International Film Festival of India ,IFFI this year.
  18. RBI permitted banks to grant PCE to bonds issued by non banking financial companies(NBFCs) and Housing finance companies.What does “C” stands for in PCE?
    A)Credit
    B)Catalyst
    C)Cap
    D)Common
    E)Capital
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    RBI permitted banks to grant partial credit enhancement(PCE) to bonds issued by non banking financial companies(NBFCs) and Housing finance companies listed with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the National Housing Bank respectively.
  19. Which university created India’s first microprocessor “Shakti”?
    A)SRM University
    B)IIT Delhi
    C)IIT Madras
    D)BHU
    E)AMU
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Researchers at IIT-Madras have designed and booted up India’s first microprocessor,Shakti which could be used in mobile computing and other devices.
  20. When is World Vegan Day celebrated?
    A)Nov 4th
    B)Nov 2nd
    C)Nov 1st
    D) Oct 31st
    E)Oct 16th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated by vegans around the world every 1 November.

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