GA Revision for NIACL AO Mains – 366

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

  1. Mount Etna, Europe’s highest and most active volcano erupted recently.Where is Mount Etna located?
    A)USA
    B)Italy
    C)Iran
    D)Russia
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Italy’s Mount Etna,Europe’s highest and most active volcano erupted , sending a huge column of ash into the sky and causing the closure of Catania airport on Sicily’s eastern coast.
  2. By which year,Indian airports will be able to use body scanners?
    A)2019
    B)2020
    C)2021
    D)2022
    E)2023
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Airports in India will be able to use body scanners from next year and spare “clean” passengers physical frisking
  3. Which tropical storm recently hitted and made landfall in Thailand?
    A)Hudhud
    B)Nilofar
    C)Katrina
    D)Pabuk
    E)Kabul
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Thousands have been left stranded across tourist hotspots in Thailand as tropical storm ‘Pabuk’ made landfall in the country’s southern gulf coast.
  4. Who has taken over as as India’s chief boxing coach?
    A)CA Kuttappa
    B)Suronjay Singh
    C)SR Singh
    D)RK Singh
    E) Lindsey Vonn
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Dronacharya awardee CA Kuttappa has taken over as India’s chief boxing coach.
  5. President RN Kovind inaugurated the cenetenary celebrations of the Yoga Institute,the world’s oldest organized institute of yoga studies in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Pune
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    President RN Kovind inaugurated the cenetenary celebrations of the Yoga Institute,the world’s oldest organized institute of yoga studies, which turned 100 recently.
  6. How many angular bleed lines are present on Rs 200 bank note for visually impaired?
    A) 5
    B) 6
    C) 7
    D) 4
    E) 8
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Intaglio or raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, raised Identification mark H with micro-text ₹ 200, four angular bleed lines with two circles in between the lines both on the right and left sides (For visually impaired)
  7. 12th Annual Indian Subcontinent decision Sciences Conference was held in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kochi
    D)Delhi
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    S.P Jain Institute of Management and Research(SPJIMR) hosted the 12th Annual Indian Subcontinent decision Sciences Conference at Mumbai.The theme was “ata Driven Decision making in the Digital age”.
  8. Who will head the nine-member high-level committee constituted by the Union government to look into the implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam accord of 1985?
    A)Vikram Misri
    B)Vijay Keshav Gokhale
    C)Pravveen Kumar
    D)M.P. Bezbaruah
    E) Vaidyaman Barman
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former bureaucrat M.P. Bezbaruah will head a nine-member high-level committee constituted by the Union government to look into the implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam accord of 1985 that provides for constitutional guaranttes to protect the state’s indegenous communities.
  9. Which country’s President signed the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act?
    A)Russia
    B)USA
    C)UK
    D)Ukraine
    E)Europe
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    U.S. President Donald J Trump signed into law the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act, which passed the U.S. Senate earlier in December.
  10. What is the minimum amount of money that can be transferred through RTGS?
    A) Rs 2 lakh
    B) Rs 2.5 lakh
    C) Rs 3 lakh
    D) Rs 5 lakh
    E) Rs 4.5 lakh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The minimum amount to be remitted through RTGS is Rs 2 lakh. There is no upper ceiling for RTGS transactions.
  11. Who has become become the first women amputee to climb Mount Vinson(Highest peak of Antarctica)?
    A)Arunima Sinha
    B)Santosh Yadav
    C)Premlata Yadav
    D)Malavath Purna
    E) Ravinder Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Arunima Sinha, the Indian mountaineer who became the world’s first woman amputee to climb Mount Everest in 2013, has now become the first women amputee to climb Mount Vinson(Highest peak of Antarctica).
  12. When was ISRO founded?
    A)1971
    B)1969
    C)1973
    D)1966
    E)1950
    View Answer
    Option B

  13. Which state will be partner state in the upcoming mega international food and beverage show “Indus Food” 2019?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Odisha
    C)Bihar
    D)Assam
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Odisha will participate as a partner state in the upcoming mega international food and beverage show “Indus Food” 2019.
  14. How much amount will be contribute by india to Bhutan for the 12th five year plan?
    A)Rs 4500 cr
    B)Rs 5000 cr
    C)Rs 5600 cr
    D)Rs 4200 cr
    E) Rs 4000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India will contribute Rs 4500 crore to Bhutan for the 12th five year plan, announced Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The announcement comes during the official three-day visit of Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering.
  15. What is the currency of Singapore?
    A)Dollar
    B)Euro
    C)Peso
    D)Rupee
    E)Pound
    View Answer
    Option A

  16. How much amount was allocated by the government to ISRO for the development of 40 satellite launch vehicles in next 4 years?
    A)Rs 10000 cr
    B)Rs 11100 cr
    C)Rs 10900 cr
    D)Rs 12500 cr
    E) Rs 14400 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Dr K Sivan said that the Union Government has allocated 10,900 crore rupees for the development of 40 satellite launch vehicles in the next four years.
  17. By which date,food businesses need to comply with new packaging regulations as said by FSSAI?
    A)March 1
    B)June 1
    C)July 1
    D)Aug 31
    E)March 15
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) said that food businesses need to comply with new packaging regulations that bar the use of recycled plastics and newspapers to wrap food articles by July 1.
  18. Who is the author of the book “A Crusade against Corruption”?
    A)Manohar Manoj
    B)Vikram Seth
    C)Manoj Das
    D)Aravind Adiga
    E)Rajendra Prasad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Vice-Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Harivansh Narayan Singh launched Manohar Manoj’s book “A Crusade Against corruption”.
  19. Which state topped in Singapore’s 2018 Ease of Doing Business Index ABC rankings for economies?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Telangana
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Karnataka
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Andhra Pradesh emerged on top of Asia Competitiveness Institute (National University of Singapore), Singapore’s 2018 Ease of Doing Business Index ABC rankings for economies of 21 states of India, while Maharashtra and Delhi came in second and third place, respectively.
  20. Recently, Dibyendu Palit passé away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sportsmen
    B)Journalist
    C)Politics
    D)Literature
    E)Social Activists
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Eminenet Bengali literature and Sahitya Akademi awardee Dibyendu Palit has passed away following old age complications. He was 79.

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