GA Revision for IBPS PO/Clerk, Canara Bank – 312

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

  1. India’s first owl festival will be organized in which city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Kolkata
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Indian Owl Festival the country’s first owl fest, will be held at Pingori village in Purandar taluka of Pune from November 29.
  2. Government launched which portal for affordable credit and to connect directly with loan beneficiary?
    A)Mmoney
    B)CPaisa
    C)PAiSA
    D)Rupee
    E)Sikka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A centralized electronic platform for processing interest subvention on bank loans to beneficiaries under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) named “PAiSA – Portal for Affordable Credit and Interest Subvention Access”, was launched by Ministry of Housing.
  3. Which emergency number was announced by Rajnath Singh which will have a special women safety feature?
    A)1090
    B)105
    C)111
    D)112
    E) 120
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    With women’s safety in mind, Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced a pan-India single-number “112” under an emergency mobile app. It will have a special women safety feature to get immediate assistance from police and volunteers.
  4. Which of the following system has been designed by NPCI for Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system?
    A) UPI
    B) BBPS
    C) IMPS
    D) ABPS
    E) RTGS
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    NPCI developed a centralized Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system, alternatively known as Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB) System for channelizing the entitlements using Aadhaar number issued by UIDAI in an electronic manner by identifying the beneficiary and crediting the beneficiary bank account directly, once the Aadhaar number and the bank account number of the recipient are linked.
  5. 19th edition of the Hornbill festival 2018 began in which state?
    A)Nagaland
    B)Assam
    C)Mizoram
    D)Manipur
    E)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In Nagaland,the 19th edition of the Hornbill festival 2018 began with a colourful extravaganza of music and dance.
  6. “HAUSLA” 2018 will be inaugurated in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The National Festival for Children of Child Care Institutions (CCIs) “Hausla 2018” of the Women and Child Development Ministry was inaugurated by Secretary Rakesh Srivastava in New Delhi.
  7. The Asia Pacific Summit 2018 began in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Kathmandu
    C)Tokyo
    D)Beijing
    E)Dhaka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Asia Pacific Summit 2018 began in Kathmandu the capital of Nepal. The theme of two-day Summit is “Addressing the Critical Challenges of our Time:Interdependence,Mutual Prosperity,and Unniversal Values”.
  8. What does D stands for in DRI with respect to Interest Scheme?
    A) Different
    B) Dynamic
    C) Differential
    D) Development
    E) Desk
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Differential Rate of Interest
  9. Which state became the first state to launch a single emergency number “112”?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Himachal Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Uttrakhand
    E)Punjab
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Himachal Pradesh became the first Indian state to launch a single emergency number 112 which will connect to police, fire, health and other helplines through an Emergency Response Centre in Shimla along with 12 District Command Centre covering entire State.
  10. World’s first underground hotel has been opened in which city?
    A)New York
    B)Shanghai
    C)Tokyo
    D)Beijing
    E)Colombo
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The world’s first underground hotel has opened in Shanghai, buried almost 90 metres deep in an old quarry.
  11. The 43rd International Kolkata Book Fair will begin in which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Ukraine
    C)Austria
    D)Guatemala
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 43rd International Kolkata Book Fair will begin from January 30 next year, with the central American nation Guatemala, the heart of the Mayan World as the focal country. The focal theme this time is “The Heart of the Mayan World-Guatemala”.
  12. Who will be awarded with Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Lifetime Achievement Award for Classical Music?
    A)Hariprasad Chaurasia
    B)Keshav Ginde
    C)Shivakumar Sharma
    D)Zakir Hussain
    E)Lata Mangeshkar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Renowned flautist Pandit Keshav Ginde shall be conferred this year’s prestigious Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Lifetime Achievement Award for Classical Music.
  13. How much outlay has been setup by the government for the first phase of the FAME India scheme?
    A)750 cr
    B)895 cr
    C)800 cr
    D)795 cr
    E)777 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government has increased the outlay by Rs 100 crore to Rs 895 crore for the first phase of the FAME India scheme to promote mass adoption of electric vehicles, having extended the scheme four times.
  14. Recently,which airport has been decided to be renamed after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee?
    A)Indira Gandhi International Airport
    B)Sardar Vallabhbhai Airport
    C)Kempegowda International Airport
    D)Jolly Grant Airport
    E)Chennai International Airport
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Uttrakhand Government decided to rename the Dehradun Airport after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  15. Where is the HQ of World Gold Council?
    A)Washington DC
    B)NewYork
    C)Paris
    D)London
    E)Vienna
    View Answer
    Option D

  16. Where is Hq of Allahabad Bank?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Chennai
    D)Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B

  17. The 3rd ASEAN-India Business Summit was held in which city?
    A)New York
    B)Beijing
    C)Tokyo
    D)Kuala Lampur
    E)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 3rd ASEAN-India Business Summit , conclave organized under the aegis of Ministry of International Trade and Industries conducted its annual achievements awards ceremony at the St. Regis Hotel in Kuala Lampur,Malaysia.
  18. Who won the gold medal in 62 kg category at Tata Motors Senior Women’s National Championship in Gond UP?
    A)Babita Kumari
    B)Kavita Devi
    C)Vinesh Phogat
    D)Sakshi Malik
    E)Geeta Phogat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Vinesh Phogat announced her return from injury after a successful day out by grabbing the 57 kg title while Sakshi Malik emerged the champion in the 62 kg on the second day of the Tata Motors Senior Women’s National Championship in Gond UP.
  19. Which company has overtaken Apple in market cap value as the most valuable company recently?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Google
    C)IBM
    D)Samsung
    E)TCS
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Microsoft has overtaken Apple in market cap value for the first time in eight years.
  20. Recently ,Mohammed Aziz passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Singer
    B)Poet
    C)Journalist
    D)Actor
    E)Dancer
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Famous Bollywood playback singer Mohammed Aziz of ‘My name is Lakhan’ fame passed away due to cardiac arrest at the age of 64 in Mumbai.

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