GA Revision for NIACL AO Mains – 371

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

  1. All rounder Albie Morkel announced his retirement.He was the former player of which country?
    A)Australia
    B)South Africa
    C)England
    D)India
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    South African all rounder Albie Morkel announced retirement from all form of cricket. Albie Morkel played a total of 58 one day matches for South Africa scoring 782 runs with an average of 23.7 and scalping 50 wickets with an economy rate of 5.5.
  2. 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.
  3. Which country will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations?
    A)Ukraine
    B)USA
    C)Egypt
    D)Japan
    E)UAE
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Egypt will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between 15th June and 13th July. The CAF executive committee preferred Egypt to South Africa as replacement for original hosts Cameroon, who were dropped due to delays in preparations and concerns over security.
  4. Manu Bhaker won a double gold in junior sport pistol women’s events in Thiruvanathapuram.She hails from which state?
    A)Uttrakhand
    B)Rajasthan
    C)Bihar
    D)Haryana
    E)UP
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Manu Bhaker of Haryana won a double gold in junior sport pistol while Ravi Kumar and Rahi Sarnobat were crowned national champions in the men and women’s events respectively in Thiruvanathapuram.
  5. What is the metric that measures how long a firm will be deprived of cash if it increases its investment in resources in order to expand customer sales known as?
    A) Quick ratio
    B) Accounts payable turnover
    C) Days payable outstanding
    D) Cash conversion cycle
    E) Financial accounting
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In management accounting, the Cash conversion cycle (CCC) measures how long a firm will be deprived of cash if it increases its investment in resources in order to expand customer sales. It is thus a measure of the liquidity risk entailed by growth.
  6. 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)West Bengal
    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.
  7. Which country won its seventh Women’s Hockey Champions Trophy at the Wujin Hockey Stadium in Changzhou China?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Australia
    C)England
    D)India
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Netherlands outclassed Australia 5-1 to win its seventh Women’s Hockey Champions Trophy at the Wujin Hockey Stadium in Changzhou China.
  8. 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)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The 12-day long joint military exercise between India and the USA known as “Vajra Prahar”commenced in Jaipur
  9. Where is Joint India-IMF Training Programme (ITP) centre situated?
    A) Pune
    B) Vadodara
    C) Bhopal
    D) Kolkata
    E) Varanasi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Pune
    Launched on May 1, 2006, the Joint India-IMF Training Programme (ITP) is a cooperative venture of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
  10. Recently, RBI reduced the mandatory hedging provision to how much percent from 100 per cent?
    A)90 percent
    B)70 percent
    C)85 percent
    D)65 percent
    E) 60 percent
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Further easing the External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) norms, the RBI reduced the mandatory hedging provision to 70 percent from 100 per cent.
  11. 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)Set
    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.
  12. Recently,Centre gives nod for centre for classical language in which state?
    A)Himachal Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Kerala
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    More than five years after Malayalam was declared a classical language, the Union Government issued its nod for setting up the Centre for Classical Language at the Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University in Tirur.
  13. 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)Haryana
    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.
  14. The United Nations selected which city of India to participate in its Global Sustainable Cities 2025 initiative?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Gurugram
    C)Delhi
    D)Noida
    E)Meerut
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The UN selected Uttar Pradesh’s Noida and Greater Noida to participate in its Global Sustainable Cities 2025 initiative..
  15. The week-long celebrations for the 70th National Cadet Corps(NCC) Day kicked off with a “Run for Fun” marathon in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Pune
    C)Kanpur
    D)Lucknow
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The week-long celebrations for the 70th National Cadet Corps(NCC) Day kicked off with a “Run for Fun” marathon in Lucknow.
  16. Which state government will install a 221 metre bronze statue of Lord ram?
    A)Himachal Pradesh
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Haryana
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Uttar Pradesh Government will install a 221 metre bronze statue of Lord ram in Ayodhya,Uttar Pradesh.
  17. Where is the HQ of National dairy Development Board?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Uttrakhand
    C)Gujarat
    D)Haryana
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option C

  18. Which state unveiled a 70 feet tall statue of Lord Buddha?
    A)Uttrakhand
    B)Telangana
    C)Bihar
    D)Haryana
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar unveiled a 70 feet tall statue of Lord Buddha at rajgir in Nalanda district.It is the 2nd tallest statue of Buddha in the country.
  19. When is Constitution Day (National Law Day) observed?
    A)24 Nov
    B)26 Nov
    C)25 Nov
    D)30 Nov
    E) 20 Nov
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Constitution Day (National Law Day), also known as Samvidhan Divas, is celebrated in India on 26 November every year to commemorate the adoption of Constitution of India.
  20. Recently,CN Balakrishnan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Politics
    C)Actor
    D)Poet
    E)Literature
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Senior Congress leader and former Kerala Minister CN Balakrishnan passed away at a private hospital in Kochi due to pneumonia.

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