GA Revision for IBPS PO/Clerk, Canara Bank – 304

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

  1. 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
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    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.
  2. Which state government launched the Samruddhi Scheme for aspiring SC/ST rural entrepreneurs?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Maharshtra
    C)Bihar
    D)Karnataka
    E)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Karnataka Social Welfare Department launched the Samruddhi scheme to boost employment opportunities for SC/ST youth through entrepreneurship.
  3. Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone for the country’s largest Dry Dock in which state?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Kerala
    D)Karnataka
    E)Haryana
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone for the country’s largest Dry Dock at Cochin Shipyard in Kerala.
  4. India held “Dharma Guardian 2018” exercise with which country in Mizoram?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)Australia
    E)Bangladesh
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    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.
  5. The 5th National Summit on Good and Replicable Practices and Innovations in Public Health Care Systems began in which state?
    A)Kerala
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Tamil Nadu
    D)Assam
    E)Manipur
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 5th National Summit on Good and Replicable Practices and Innovations in Public Health Care Systems in India began at Kaziranga in Assam.
  6. What is India’s rank in the Global Passport Index 2018?
    A)66th
    B)65th
    C)64th
    D)62nd
    E)60th
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    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.
  7. A two-day technology summit between India and Italy began in which city?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A two-day technology summit between India and Italy began in NewDelhi with the Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan calling for promotion of high quality and high impact collaborative research projects across the value chain, with a focus on boosting technological entrepreneurship.
  8. India has signed a contract with which country for two upgraded Krivak III class stealth frigates?
    A)Russia
    B)France
    C)Japan
    D)China
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has signed a $950 million contract with Russia for two upgraded Krivak III class stealth frigates.
  9. Which state CM launched the Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Pax ferry service?
    A)Bihar
    B)Gujarat
    C)Maharshtra
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani launched the Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Pax ferry service, with BJP functionaries, shipping agents, ship recyclers from Alang and representatives from other industrial sectors accompanying him on the maiden voyage of the new Ro-Pax ferry.
  10. Ministry of Home Affairs approved Safe City Project for which city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Gurugram
    C)Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Gwalior
    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.
  11. Which state launched scheme “Soura Jalanidhi”?
    A)Bihar
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Odisha
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched a scheme to increase the use of solar energy in the agriculture sector. Under the “Soura Jalanidhi”scheme, 5,000 solar pumps will be given to farmers with up to 90 per cent subsidy. It will create irrigation potential for 2,500 acres in the state.
  12. Which university created India’s first microprocessor “Shakti”?
    A)SRM University
    B)IIT Delhi
    C)IIT Madras
    D)BHU
    E)IIT Roorkee
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    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.
  13. According to a report by World Wildlife Fund(WWF),the global population of vertebrates declined by how much percent since 1970?
    A)55 percent
    B)60 percent
    C)70 percent
    D)85 percent
    E) 91 percent
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The global population of vertebrates – mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles – have declined by 60 per cent since 1970, according to a World Wildlife Fund(WWF) report.
  14. What is the capital of Italy?
    A)Bishkek
    B)Manila
    C)Rome
    D)Mexico city
    E)Singapore City
    View Answer
    Option C

  15. Typhoon Yutu hits which country in 2018?
    A)USA
    B)Australia
    C)Mexico
    D)Philippines
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 18th tropical cyclone for 2018, in Philippines,Typhoon Yutu is the second most significant devastating typhoon in Philippines after Mangkhut. Yutu made landfall over Isabela province in northern Philippine main Island Luzon.
  16. What is the market structure called that is characterized by a single seller, selling a unique product in the market?
    A) Oligopoly
    B) Libor
    C) Monopoly
    D) Normation
    E) Offshore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Monopoly is when the production of a good or service with no close substitutes is carried out by a single firm with the market power to decide the price of its output.
  17. Which country tops the list in most investment savvy economy in Asia according to a new study titled “The Emerging Affluent Study 2018-Climbing the Prosperity Ladder” by Standard Chartered?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)India
    C)China
    D)Pakistan
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India has emerged as the most investment savvy economy in Asia and over two-thirds of the country’s affluent class prefer to make use of various investment products to meet their financial goals and greater social mobility, according to a new study titled “The Emerging Affluent Study 2018-Climbing the Prosperity Ladder” by Standard Chartered.
  18. Where is the HQ of NASA?
    A)Washington DC
    B)New York
    C)Beijing
    D)Tokyo
    E)Abuja
    View Answer
    Option A

  19. Basel III capital regulations were released by Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) as a Global Regulatory Framework for more resilient banks and banking systems on______________
    A) December 2010
    B) March 2011
    C) December 2011
    D) December 2012
    E) December 2013
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The BCBS released comprehensive reform package entitled “Basel III: A global regulatory framework for more resilient banks and banking systems” (known as Basel III capital regulations) in December 2010.
  20. Veteran Yeshwant Deo passed away recently.He was related to which profession?
    A)Actor
    B)Journalist
    C)Musician
    D)Politics
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Veteran Marathi musician Yeshwant Deo, who had composed music for many films including Shabana Azmi-starrer Saaz, passed away after suffering from a brief illness.

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