GA Revision for NIACL AO Mains – 373

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

  1. On which date, India’s new e-commerce policy came into effect?
    A)Feb 28,2019
    B)Feb 2,2019
    C)Feb 1,2019
    D)March 1,2019
    E) Feb 4,2019
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India’s new e-commerce policy came into effect on February 1,2019. The implementation has caused widespread disruption for the online retailers, forcing some of them to take down an array of items from their website.
  2. International Conference on 8th century of Himalayan Range Guru Padmasambhava was held in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Chennai
    E)Raipur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Celebrating 50 years of formalization of diplomatic ties between India and Bhutan,a two day international conference on 8th century Himalayan Range Guru Padmasambhava was held in New Delhi that saw the participation of distinguished scholars from both countries.
  3. The 6th Meeting of the Mission Steering Group of National Health Mission held in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Government said that 8000 Health and wealth Centres have become operational in 35 states and Union Territories. Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey, said this while chairing the 6th Meeting of the Mission Steering Group of National Health Mission in New Delhi.
  4. What will be the total number of districts now in TamilNadu by bifurcating Villupuram district into Kallakurichi?
    A)33
    B)34
    C)35
    D)37
    E)30
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami announced the creation of a new district by bifurcating Villupuram district.Kallakurichi will be the headquarters of the new district and its creation has increased the number of districts in TamilNadu to 33.
  5. Which of the following banks created history in August 2015 by launching India’s first Mobile App for Bank Account opening?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) Federal Bank
    C) South Indian Bank
    D) HDFC Bank
    E) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In August 2015, creating history, Federal Bank launched India’s first Mobile App for Bank Account Opening. Bank introduced this unique facility of Mobile based Bank Account Opening as an upgrade to FedBook, its e-Passbook App.
    With the new avatar of FedBook, anyone having an Aadhaar Card and PAN Card, can open a Savings Bank Account and get their Account Number instantly using a mobile from anywhere.
  6. Which city to host international symposium on creativity and Freedom?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chennai
    E)Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    At a time when the digital sphere has pervaded almost all spheres of life, and when nearly everything creative has been commodified, an symposium on “Creativity and Freedom” will take place in New Delhi.
  7. How much amount will be invested by RBI through Open Market Operations in February 2019?
    A)Rs 34000 cr
    B)Rs 36500 cr
    C)Rs 36000 cr
    D)Rs 37500 cr
    E) Rs 35300 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    RBI said that it will inject Rs 37,500 crore into the system through purchase of government securities in February to increase liquidity
  8. 20th Bharat Rang Mahotsav inaugurated in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Minister of State for Culture Dr Mahesh Sharma, inaugurated the 21-day-long nationwide theatre spectacle Bharat Rang Mahotsav at Kamani Auditorium in New Delhi.
  9. Where is the HQ of Corporation bank?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Mangalore
    D)Bangalore
    E)Goa
    View Answer
    Option C

  10. What is the rank of India in Global Corruption Index 2018 released by The Transparency International?
    A)72nd
    B)75th
    C)80th
    D)78th
    E)82nd
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India rose by three points to 78 in the list of 180 countries in the world, while China ranked 87 in Global Corruption Index.Denmark topped the list.
  11. What is the initial subscribed capital of the BRICS New Development Bank?
    A) $50 bn
    B) $150 bn
    C) $120 bn
    D) $100 bn
    E) $200 bn
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The initial subscribed capital of the NDB is $50 bln divided into paid-in shares ($10 bln) and callable shares ($40 bln).
    The initial subscribed capital of the bank was equally distributed among the founding members.
    The Agreement on the NDB specifies that the voting power of each member will be equal to the number of its subscribed shares in the capital stock of the bank
  12. Which state was declared the “Best State Overall” for exemplary participation in the Swasth Bharat Yatra?
    A)Telangana
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Karnataka
    D)Kerala
    E)Orissa
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tamil Nadu was declared the “Best State Overall” for exemplary participation in the Swasth Bharat Yatra, a 100-day consumer outreach programme of the FSSAI, which was launched to amplify its Eat Right India Initiative.
  13. Which state government has set up a price monitoring and research unit(PMRU) ?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Kerala
    C)Karnataka
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a first ,the kerala government has set up a price monitoring and research unit(PMRU) to track violation of prices of essential drugs and medical devices under Drugs Price and Control order.
  14. In which state,India’s longest 300 m single lane steel cable suspension bridge was inaugurated?
    A)Manipur
    B)Assam
    C)Sikkim
    D)Arunachal Pradesh
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Chief Minister Pema Khandu inaugurated India’s longest 300 m single lane steel cable suspension bridge over Siang river in Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Siang district bordering China.
  15. What is the rank of India when it comes to online companies doing business abroad?
    A)8th
    B)10th
    C)11th
    D)6th
    E)9th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Singapore and Hong Kong are the number one countries when it comes to online companies doing business abroad.India fell just outside the top ten(Ranked 11th) but still ahead of the UK and US.
  16. In which city, Words Count Festival was inaugurated?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Delhi
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The second eidtion of the festival of words,Words Count, curated by the award-winning screenwriter, author and columnist Advaita Kala, was held on February 3 in Pune,Maharashtra.
  17. Where is the HQ of Food Safety and Standards Authority Of India?
    A)Chennai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D

  18. Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the National Salt Satyagraha Memorial in which state?
    A)Uttrakhand
    B)Kerala
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Gujarat
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the National Salt Satyagraha Memorial at Dandi in Gujarat on Mahatma Gandhi death anniversary on 30th January.
  19. Which state occupied the top slot in the ranking of best practices followed by states in the Budget formulation as per a survey by Transparency International?
    A)Odisha
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Assam
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Assam occupied the top slot in the ranking of best practices followed by states in the Budget formulation, followed by Andhra Pradesh and Odisha,as per a survey by Transparency International.
  20. Recently,Dipali Borthakur passed away.She was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Writer
    E)Dancer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Legendary singer Dipali Borthakur passed away at a city hospital in Guwahati.

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