GA Revision for IBPS PO/Clerk, Canara Bank – 317

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

  1. Where is the HQ of National School of Drama?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Which country has decided to to rejoin the Commenwealth, two years after withdrawing from the 53-nation grouping?
    A)Maldives
    B)Mauritius
    C)Sri Lanka
    D)Pakistan
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Maldives has approved to rejoin the Commenwealth, two years after withdrawing from the 53-nation grouping.
  3. The world’s standard definitions of the kilogram,the ampere,the Kelvin and the mole has been changed after how many years?
    A)130 years
    B)135 years
    C)140 years
    D)150 years
    E)100 years
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The world’s standard definitions of the kilogram,the ampere,the Kelvin and the mole has been changed after representatives from 60 countries voted to redefine the International System of Units(SI) for weight,current,temperature and amount of chemical substance.
  4. The information regarding UFCE of individual borrowers shall be reported on a quarterly basis to all the four CICs by the lending bank. What does U stands for in UFCE?
    A) Undertaking
    B) Underlying
    C) Unified
    D) Unhedged
    E) Uniform
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Unhedged Foreign Currency Exposures (UFCE)
  5. Which state became the third state in the country after Gujarat and Maharashtra where hookah bars or lounges were banned through law?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Punjab
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Kerala
    E)Haryana
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Punjab is the 3rd state in the country after Gujarat and Maharashtra where hookah bars or lounges were banned through law.
  6. How much amount was approved to Kerala,Nagaland and Andhra Pradesh that were affected by floods, landslides and cyclone over the past few months?
    A)Rs 3780 cr
    B)Rs 3719 cr
    C)Rs 3700 cr
    D)Rs 3518 cr
    E)Rs 3300 cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The centre approved additional assistance of Rs 3719.07 crore to Kerala,Nagaland and Andhra Pradesh that were affected by floods, landslides and cyclone over the past few months.
  7. NPCI was incorporated under Section _____ of Companies Act 1956.
    A) Section 8
    B) Section 10
    C) Section 12
    D) Section 25
    E) Section 22
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Section 25 company under Companies Act 1956
    Important Point: Now it is Section 8 of Companies Act 2013
  8. Which state launched BhuSeva Programme?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Kerala
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu launched BhuSeva Programme.
  9. According to the UN’s World Intellectual Property Organization, the number of patents granted by India shot up by how much percent?
    A)45 percent
    B)50 percent
    C)51 percent
    D)85 percent
    E) 62 percent
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The number of patents granted by India shot up by 50% in 2017, keeping up a trend of steep increases, according to the UN’s World Intellectual Property Organization.
  10. Which state government signed a pact with World Bank under which the multilateral agency will advance a loan of $310 million to boost the state’s power system, mainly transmission infrastructure?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Kerala
    C)Jharkhand
    D)Odisha
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The centre and the Jharkhand government signed a pact with World Bank under which the multilateral agency will advance a loan of $310 million to boost the state’s power system, mainly transmission infrastructure.
  11. India Centre Capital Summit held in which state?
    A)Goa
    B)Telangana
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The commerce and industry ministry is organizing a day long startup India centre capital Summit in Goa with an aim to attract global capital into the country. The themeof the summit is “Mobilizing Global Capital for Innovation in India”.
  12. According to a WHO report,which is the only country to have recorded a substantial decline in malaria cases in 2017 by 24 percent?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Australia
    C)India
    D)Nepal
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The World Health Organisation(WHO) in a report stated that India is the only country to have recorded a substantial decline in malaria cases in 2017 out of the 11 highest burden countries worldwide
  13. Asian Development Bank entered into an arrangement with which organisation to put in place a single framework that will make co-financed projects more efficient?
    A)Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
    B)World Bank
    C)AIIB
    D)United Nations
    E)IMF
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Asian Development Bnak (ADB) said it has entered into an arrangement with the World Bank to put in place a single framework that will make co-financed projects more efficient.
  14. The 12-day long joint military exercise between India and the USA known as “Vajra Prahar”commenced in which city?
    A)Jaipur
    B)Mumbai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Chennai
    E)Cochin
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The 12-day long joint military exercise between India and the USA known as “Vajra Prahar”commenced in Jaipur
  15. What is the rank of India in the world in terms of emission of carbon dioxide,according to Global Carbon Project study?
    A)1st
    B)4th
    C)3rd
    D)2nd
    E)5th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India is the 4th highest emitter of carbon dioxide in the world accounting for 7 per cent of global emissions in 2017, a study by the Global Carbon Project released recently.China tops the list.
  16. RBI Central Board decided to constitute a BFS of the Central bank to examine the framework for banks under PCA.What is “S” in BFS?
    A)Super
    B)Supervision
    C)Syndrome
    D)System
    E)Solution
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    RBI Central Board decided to constitute a Board For Financial Supervision(BFS) of the Central bank to examine the framework for banks under PCA.
  17. Exercise “Clean Sea 2018’ was held at which place?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Daman and Diu
    C)Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    D)Port Blair
    E)Lakshadweep Island
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian Coast Guard has conducted the Regional Level Marine Oil Pollution Response Exercise titled “Clean Sea 2018” at Port Blair.
  18. The 14th edition of international children’s theatre festival, “Jashne Bachpan”, was inaugurated in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)New Delhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Mumbai
    E)Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The 14th edition of international children’s theatre festival, “Jashne Bachpan”, was inaugurated in New Delhi with folk dance performances from Assam, Rajasthan, Punjab, Manipur among other states.
  19. Which city’s court became the first in india to start e-payment facility?
    A)Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Lucknow
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    To bring transparency to cash transactions, the Pune district administration is starting an e-payment facility in the Shivajinager district and sessions court.
  20. Padma Shri awardee Narayan Das Maharaj of Triveni dham near Jaipur passed away.He was related to which profession?
    A)Poet
    B)Saint
    C)Singer
    D)Actor
    E)Politician
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Padma Shri awardee and revered saint Narayan Das Maharaj of Triveni dham near Jaipur passed away.

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