GA Revision for NIACL AO Mains – 368

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

  1. Pacer Ewen Chatfield announced his retirement.He is former player of which country?
    A)New Zealand
    B)Australia
    C)England
    D)South africa
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    New Zealand pacer Ewen Chatfield, famously known as the Naenae Express, finally ran “out of steam” as he has announced his retirement from cricket at the age of 68.
  2. Organics and Millets 2019 International Trade Fair will be held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The much sought after Organics and Millets 2019 International Trade Fair, organized by the Government of Karnataka’s Department of Agriculture, will be held from 18th to 20th January 2019 in Bengaluru’s Palace Grounds.
  3. National Ice Hockey Championship was held in which state?
    A)Himachal Pradesh
    B)Uttrakhand
    C)Jammu and kashmir
    D)Assam
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option C

  4. Which state launched “One Family,One Job” scheme?
    A)Nagaland
    B)Mizoram
    C)Assam
    D)Sikkim
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling launched the “one family,one job” that envisions jobs to a member of every family which does not have a government job in the state.
  5. What is the minimum balance required to be maintained in the Savings Account in Post Office in case of non – cheque facility account?
    A) Rs 20
    B) Rs 10
    C) Rs 50
    D) Rs 100
    E) Rs 150
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Rs 50 in case of non – cheque facility account.
  6. Teenage batsman Rohit Paudel has become the youngest cricketer to score a half century in international cricket at the age of 16 years and 146 days.He hails from which country?
    A)Nepal
    B)Pakistan
    C)Sri Lanka
    D)Zimbabwe
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Surpassing master blaster Sachin Tendulkar’s record,Nepal teenage batsman Rohit Paudel has become the youngest cricketer to score a half century in international cricket at the age of 16 years and 146 days.
  7. According to Booking.com,which state topped the list with 5 out of 10 most welcoming tourist destinations in india?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Kerala
    C)Mizoram
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Booking.com, one of the world’s leading digital travel platforms, revealed that Kerala topped the list with 5 out of 10 most welcoming tourist destinations in india.
  8. What is the original economic system in which traditions, customs, and beliefs help shape the goods and the services the economy produces, as well as the rules and manner of their distribution called?
    A) Constitutional Economy
    B) Traditional Economy
    C) Socialist Economy
    D) Monetary Economy
    E) Command Economy
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Traditional economy is an original economic system in which traditions, customs, and beliefs help shape the goods and the services the economy produces, as well as the rules and manner of their distribution. Countries that use this type of economic system are often rural and farm-based.
  9. Which state launched “Ama Ghare LED” scheme?
    A)Telangana
    B)Karnataka
    C)Odisha
    D)Haryana
    E)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the “Ama Ghare LED” Scheme, under which about 95 lakh families in the state will each get four LED bulbs free of cost.
  10. PM Narendra Modi released a commemorative coin of how much denomination to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh recently?
    A)Rs 100
    B)Rs 250
    C)Rs 350
    D)Rs 150
    E) Rs 200
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released a commemorative coin of Rs 350 to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, the ten preachers of the Sikh religion.
  11. Where is the HQ of Central bureau of Investigation?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C

  12. During it’s 32nd meeting,the GST Council relaxed the tax exemption limit to how much amount from the earlier cap of Rs 20 lakhs?
    A)Rs 35 lakhs
    B)Rs 30 lakhs
    C)Rs 40 lakhs
    D)Rs 46 lakhs
    E) Rs 32 lakhs
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The GST Council relaxed the tax exemption limit to Rs 40 lakh from the earlier cap of Rs 20 lakhs during its 32nd meeting. The all-powerful panel also decided to extend the composition scheme to traders from informal sector rendering services or mixed supplies with a turnover up to Rs 50 lakh.
  13. Who won the under-8 category Kids Golf World Championship organized by US Kids Golf in Malaysia?
    A)Anmol Dutt
    B)Kartik Singh
    C)Animesh Jha
    D)Kartik Aryan
    E) Jaideep Govind
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Gurgaon’s 8 year old Kartik Singh has won the under-8 category at the Kids Golf World Championship organized by US Kids Golf in Malaysia,, which makes him the youngest Indian to win the title.
  14. The World Economic Forum annual meet began in which city?
    A)New York
    B)Canberra
    C)Davos
    D)London
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The World Economic Forum annual meet began in Davos. World leaders from across the globe flocked to the ski resort town on the Swiss Alps for five days to discuss what’s ailing the world amid fears of the global economy sleepwalking into a crisis.
  15. Who was appointed as the new Chief Information Officer of the CBI?
    A)Abhishek Dayal
    B)Nitin Wakankar
    C)Alok Verma
    D)M Nageshwar Rao
    E) Pinaki Chandra Joshi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Senior Indian Information Service officer Nitin Wakankar will be the new Chief Information Officer and spokesperson of the CBI, replacing Abhishek Dayal who has been transferred to the Publications Division.
  16. What is the rank of India in the latest annual Global Democracy Index?
    A)44th
    B)36th
    C)40th
    D)42nd
    E)50th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India has slipped to 42nd place on an annual Global Democracy Index amid “rise of conservative religious ideologies” and increase in vigilantism and violence against minorities as well as other dissenting voices.Norway topped the list.
  17. Where is the HQ of National Human Rights Commission?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C

  18. When is National Youth Day celebrated?
    A)10th Jan
    B)11th Jan
    C)12th Jan
    D)13th Jan
    E) 15th Jan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    National Youth Day is celebrated on 12 January being the birthday of Swami Vivekananda.
  19. According to World Bank’s Global economic Prospects report,India’s economy is forecasted to grow at how much percent in 2019-20?
    A)7.8%
    B)7.5%
    C)7.1%
    D)7.3%
    E) 7.6%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    According to World Bank’s Global economic Prospects report, fuelled by policy reforms and rebound in credit, India’s economy is forecast to expand by 7.5 per cent during the 2019-20 fiscal year and retain its position as the fastest growing major economy in a world of slowing growth.
  20. Recently,which former banker and Aam Aadmi Party leader passed away?
    A)Kapil Mishra
    B)Kumar Vishwas
    C)Meera Sanyal
    D)Nirmala Sukhdev
    E) Subash Khuntia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former Banker and AAP Leader Meera Sanyal passed away after battling cancer for a brief period.

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