GA Revision for IBPS PO/Clerk, Canara Bank – 319

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

  1. India held “Dharma Guardian 2018” exercise with which country in Mizoram?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)Australia
    E)Bhutan
    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.
  2. Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone for the country’s largest Dry Dock in which state?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Tami lNadu
    C)Kerala
    D)Karnataka
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    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.
  3. 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)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has signed a $950 million contract with Russia for two upgraded Krivak III class stealth frigates.
  4. What is the study of how households and firms make decisions and how they interact in markets called?
    A) Macroeconomics
    B) Welfare Economics
    C) Microeconomics
    D) Market Economy
    E) Supply Side Economics
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Microeconomics is the study of the individual pieces that together make an economy; is the science of how people make decisions at the small scale.
    Microeconomics considers issues such as how households reach decisions about consumption and saving, how firms set a price for their output, whether privatisation improves efficiency, whether a particular market has enough competition in it and how the market for labour works.
  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)TamilNadu
    D)Assam
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    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
    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.
  7. In case of a Savings Account in Post Office, what maximum amount of interest earned per year on deposited money is tax free?
    A) Rs 5,000
    B) Rs 10,000
    C) Rs 12,000
    D) Rs 8,000
    E) Rs 15,000
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Up to INR 10,000/- per year from financial year 2012-13
  8. India UAE Partnership Summit 2018 was held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Abu Dhabi
    D)Dubai
    E)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India and the UAE fortified their bilateral trade relations at the recently held India UAE Partnership Summit 2018 which took place between 30th – 31st October at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai.
  9. A two-day technology summit between India and Italy began in which city?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
    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.
  10. The National Green Tribunal has ordered a 4 member committee to conduct an inspection near the Polavaram Dam.Where is Polavaram Dam situated?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Karnataka
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The National Green Tribunal has ordered a 4 member committee to conduct an inspection near the Polavaram Dam in Andhra Pradesh and submit a report after a plea alleged that muck was being dumped illegally at the site.
  11. Which state CM launched the Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Pax ferry service?
    A)Bihar
    B)Gujarat
    C)Maharshtra
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Haryana
    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.
  12. Indian Railways with which government launched a scheme named “Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojana”?
    A)Delhi
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Bihar
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Delhi Government along with the Indian Railways launched a scheme named “Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojana” to give free tourism package for senior citizens traveling to 5 religious circuits.
  13. Which report of UK India Business Council sets out how India’s new higher education policy could accelerate India’s rise to superpower status?
    A)Beyond 50
    B)Insight into 100
    C)Beyond the top 200
    D)Top 100
    E)Top 50
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A new UK India Business Council Report “Beyond the Top 200’, sets out how India’s new higher education policy could accelerate India’s rise to superpower status by enabling young Indians to receive the world’s best higher education in India through greater availability of the top courses provided globally.
  14. Which state launched scheme “Soura Jalanidhi”?
    A)Bihar
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Odisha
    E)Tamil Nadu
    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.
  15. Ambati Rayaudu announced his retirement recently.He is related to which sports?
    A)Cricket
    B)Football
    C)Hockey
    D)Wrestling
    E)Basket Ball
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Ambati Rayaudu has retired from the long-form, including the Ranji Trophy, to focus on limited-overs cricket.
  16. Which agency sets world record with Mars 2020 “supersonic parachute”?
    A)CNSA
    B)ISRO
    C)SpaceX
    D)NASA
    E)AAI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    NASA has created a world record with its “supersonic parachute” for the Mars 2020 mission that survived 37,000 kg load and was deployed in just four-tenths of a second – twice the speed of sound.
  17. Where is HQ of Fino Payments Bank?
    A)Delhi
    B)Pune
    C)Nashik
    D)Mumbai
    E)Jodhpur
    View Answer
    Option D

  18. 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)77 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.
  19. Ministry of Home Affairs approved Safe City Project for which city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Gurugram
    C)Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Meerut
    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.
  20. Veteran Yeshwant Deo passed away recently.He was related to which profession?
    A)Actor
    B)Journalist
    C)Musician
    D)Politics
    E)Singer
    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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