GA Revision for IBPS PO/Clerk, Canara Bank – 306

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

  1. Who has resigned from from his position as chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India(FTII)?
    A)Irfan Khan
    B)Pradeep Sinha
    C)Anupam Kher
    D)Satish Kaushik
    E)Boman Irani
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Veteran actor Anupam Kher has resigned from his position as chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India(FTII) because of his acting commitments.
  2. 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
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    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.
  3. Which will be the 71st country to sign and 48th country to ratify the International Solar Alliance(ISA) Framework?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Nepal
    C)Japan
    D)China
    E)India
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Japan will be the 71st country to sign and 48th country to ratify the International Solar Alliance(ISA) Framework.
  4. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), a wholly owned subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), was set up under which of the following acts?
    A) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    B) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act 1981
    C) Companies Act, 1956
    D) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act 1987
    E) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is an apex development financial institution in India, headquartered at Mumbai with branches all over India.
    NABARD was established on the recommendations of B.Sivaraman Committee, (by Act 61, 1981 of Parliament) on 12 July 1982 to implement the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act 1981.
  5. Typhoon Yutu hits which country in 2018?
    A)USA
    B)Australia
    C)Mexico
    D)Philippines
    E)South Africa
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    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.
  6. What is the height of the Statue of Unity which is built in honour of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Narmada District?
    A)190m
    B)182m
    C)180m
    D)175m
    E) 164m
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The statue of Unity,a 182 metre giant structure built in honour of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, has been inaugrated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The imposing monument, touted as the world’s tallest statue, is twice the height of Statue of Liberty and is built on an islet, Sadhu Bet, near the Sardar sarovar Dam in Narmada District.
  7. Who was re-appointed as HDFC Bank MD?
    A)PS Jayakumar
    B)Rana Kapoor
    C)Shikha Sharma
    D)Aditya Puri
    E)Chanda Kocchar
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Private sector HDFC Bank on Monday said the RBI has approved re-appointment of Aditya Puri as managing director of the bank for another two years. Puri has been with the bank since 1994, making him the longest-serving head of any private bank in the country.
  8. Which country will be the partner country for 25th DST-CII Technology to be organized in 2019?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Australia
    C)Turkey
    D)USA
    E)New Zealand
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Kingdom of Netherlands will be the Partner country for 25th DST-CII Technology to be organized in 2019, announced Dr.Harsh Vardhan,, Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, Environment,Forest and Climate Change.
  9. What is India’s rank in “Ease of Doing Business” 2018 ranking?
    A)60th
    B)77th
    C)100th
    D)81st
    E)70th
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    India has jumped 23 places in ease of doing business ranking. It was at 100th place last year and now it is at 77th rank.
  10. What is the metric that measures the ability of a company to use its near cash or quick assets to extinguish or retire its current liabilities immediately known as?
    A) Acid test ratio
    B) Current ratio
    C) Overtrading
    D) Cash conversion cycle
    E) Overtrading
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    In finance, the acid-test or quick ratio or liquidity ratio measures the ability of a company to use its near cash or quick assets to extinguish or retire its current liabilities immediately.
  11. Which country inaugurates “Little India Gate”, , the first-of-its-kind structure in the country?
    A)UK
    B)Norway
    C)Indonesia
    D)Australia
    E)Austria
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Nearly 7,000 people gathered in northern Indonesia to witness the inauguration of “Little India Gate’, the first-of-its-kind structure in the country which recognises the contribution of Indian community in the development of Medan city.
  12. 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)Orisha
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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.
  13. What is the currency of Seychelles?
    A)Ruble
    B)Euro
    C)Dollar
    D)Rupee
    E)Dinar
    View Answer
    Option D

  14. 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)Chattisgarh
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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.
  15. When is National Unity day celebrated?
    A)Nov 2
    B)Nov 1
    C)Oct 31
    D)Oct 30
    E) Oct 25
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas was introduced by Government of India in 2014.
  16. A two-day technology summit between India and Italy began in which city?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Raipur
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    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.
  17. E)
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    Option
    Explanation:

  18. Which state CM launched the Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Pax ferry service?
    A)Bihar
    B)Gujarat
    C)Maharshtra
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
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    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.
  19. E)
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    Option
    Explanation:

  20. Eminent writer Qazi Abdus Sattar passed away.He was the writer of which language?
    A)Urdu
    B)Tamil
    C)Odia
    D)Hindi
    E)Telugu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Eminent novelist,short story writer Qazi Abdus Sattar passed away after a prolonged illness at a hospital in New Delhi.

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