GA Revision for NIACL AO Mains – 369

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

  1. Which country opened the year’s space campaign by putting into orbit defence imaging satellite “Microsoft R”?
    A)India
    B)USA
    C)Russia
    D)Australia
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India opened the year’s space campaign by putting into orbit defence imaging satellite “Microsoft R”for the DRDO and students-built nano-satellite “Kalamsat” in a copy book style.
  2. How much global threats has been listed by WHO for 2019?
    A)5
    B)15
    C)11
    D)10
    E)12
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The WHO has listed out 10 global health threats for 2019, adding that millions of lives will be at risk if these threats are not addressed.
  3. The celebration of 15th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas was commenced in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Varanasi
    D)Pune
    E)Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The celebration of 15th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas was commenced in Varanasi,UP. Prime Minister of Mauritius, Mr. Pravind Jugnauth was the chief Guest of Convention.
  4. According to a report by G-finder,health research money in india increased to how much amount?
    A)Rs 130 cr
    B)Rs 150 cr
    C)Rs 147 cr
    D)Rs 110 cr
    E) Rs 125 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Public funding in India in the field of research and development for neglected diseases has increased by Rs 135 crore since 2009, says a new report. The report conducted by G-Finder a project that tracks and reports on global investments into research and development (R&D) for neglected diseases suggested that funding from Indian Council of Medical Research increased by Rs 147 crore.
  5. According to Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. GST on Haj has been reduced from 18 percent to how much percent?
    A)10
    B)12
    C)5
    D)7
    E)13
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that GST on Haj has been reduced from 18 percent to 5 percent and this will significantly lower the air fare thus saving Haj pilgrims’ 113 crore rupees this year.
  6. Basel III recommendations shall be completely implemented in India by_______
    A) March 31, 2020
    B) March 31, 2019
    C) March 31, 2018
    D) March 31, 2021
    E) March 31, 2022
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Basel III guidelines are expected to be fully implemented by March 31, 2019.
  7. Which state launched “Yuva Swabhiman Yojana”?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Chhatisgarh
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D)Rajasthan
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    On the occasion of Republic Day, Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath announced the launch of the “Yuva Swabhiman Yojana” for youths from the economically weaker sections in urban areas.
  8. Recently,according to PM Narendra Modi,India is on the way to become which largest economy in the world?
    A)5th
    B)3rd
    C)2nd
    D)4th
    E)6th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India is on the way to becoming the 5th largest economy in the world,PM Narendra Modi said recently.
  9. As per the Basel III implementation in India, minimum Tier 1 capital must be _____ % of risk weighted assets on ongoing basis
    A) 5.5%
    B) 7%
    C) 9%
    D) 11%
    E) 20%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tier 1 capital must be at least 7% of RWAs on an ongoing basis.
  10. According to eMarketer’s latest worldwide retail and ecommerce forecast,which country is poised to become the world’s top retail market in 2019?
    A)Russia
    B)USA
    C)China
    D)India
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    China is poised to become the world’s top retail market in 2019, displacing the US. China’s retail sales this year will surpass that of the US by more than $100 billion, according to eMarketer’s latest worldwide retail and ecommerce forecast.
  11. In which state, country’s second tulip garden will be built?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Telangana
    C)Uttrakhand
    D)Haryana
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government of Uttarakhand has obtained the permission to develop the tulip garden over 50 hectares of forest land in Pithoragarh district at a cost of Rs 50 crore. It will be the 2nd Tulip garden in the country after the one located in Srinagar of Jammu and Kashmir.
  12. Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Delhi for his first state visit ahead of the Republic day celebration parade. He is the President of which country?
    A)South Africa
    B)Australia
    C)Netherlands
    D)Ukraine
    E)US
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Delhi for his first state visit ahead of the Republic day celebration parade, where he is the chief guest. Ramaphosa is 2nd South Africa’s President after Nelson Mandela to be the chief guest at the Republic Day parade.
  13. India’s first Geographical Indication Store is to be opened in which state?
    A)Uttrakhand
    B)Kerala
    C)Goa
    D)Karnataka
    E)Telanagana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Civil Aviation minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated India’s first Geographical Indication Store at Goa International Airport in Dabolim.
  14. Which PSU has been awarded the best miniratna PSU in strategic performance (financial category) at the Governance Now Sixth PSU awards?
    A)Container Corporation of India
    B) Numaligarh Refinery Limited
    C)BHEL
    D)NALCO
    E)ONGC
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Numaligarh Refinery Limited has been awarded the best miniratna PSU in strategic performance (financial category) at the Governance Now Sixth PSU awards.
  15. Which state CM launched “Jiban Sampark” Project in partnership with UNICEF India?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Karnataka
    D)Odisha
    E)West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announced “Jiban Sampark” project in partnership with UNICEF India to generate awareness about the development and welfare initiatives of state government among the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups of the state
  16. Which word was listed as Hindi word of the year 2018 by Oxford Dictionaries?
    A)Stree India
    B)Stree Shakti
    C)Yuva
    D)Nari Shakti
    E)Stree Samman
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Oxford Dictionaries announced that “Nari Shakti” as its Hindi word of the year for 2018 at the ongoing Jaipur Literature festival.
  17. Who was appointed as Pakistan’s first ever Hindu female civil judge?
    A)Suman Kumari
    B)Saniya Sen
    C)Hardeep Singh Kaur
    D)Aparna Singh
    E) Taruna Bhatt
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Pakistan has appointed the country’s first ever Hindu female civil judge after she passed an examination for induction of judicial officers. Suman Kumari, who hails from Qambar-Shahdadkot in Sindh province, will serve in her native district.
  18. Where is the HQ of World Health Organization?
    A)Washington DC
    B)New York
    C)London
    D)Geneva
    E)Vienna
    View Answer
    Option D

  19. According to World Steel Association, which country has replaced Japan as world’s second largest steel producing country?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)USA
    E)UAE
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has replaced Japan as world’s second largest steel producing country, while China is the largest producer of crude steel accounting for more than 51 percent of production, according to World Steel Association.
  20. Recently,Rajendra Prabhu passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Politics
    C)Actor
    D)Journalism
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Veteran journalist Rajendra Prabhu, who was at the forefront of media trade union movement, passed away after a brief illness.

Related posts

Leave a Comment