GA Revision for NIACL AO Mains – 378

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

  1. According to World Bank report, Global economic growth is projected to slow to how much per cent in 2019?
    A)2.4%
    B)3.0%
    C)2.9%
    D)2.5%
    E)2.2%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Global economic growth is projected to slow to 2.9 per cent in 2019 from a downwardly revised 3 per cent in 2018 amid rising downside risks, the World Bank has said in its Global Economic Prospects report.
  2. The Global Aviation Summit 2019 was held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    E)Bhubaneshwar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the Global Aviation Summit 2019 in Mumbai. The two-day summit, with a theme “Flying for All-especially the next 6 billion”, is being organised by Ministry of Civil Aviation in association with FICCI.
  3. Who has setted the new world record in Indoor rowing by completing 1,00,000 (one lakh) metres in above-40 years category in Kolkata?
    A)Varun Agarwal
    B)Shiv Dayal
    C)Bajrang Lal Thakkar
    D)Shakil Ahmed
    E) Mohd Ali Qamar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Asian Cup gold medallist Shakil Ahmed has added one more feather to his cap when he set up a world record in indoor rowing by completing 1,00,000 (one lakh) metres in above-40 years category in Kolkata.
  4. Which bank signed MoU with Indian Army on the defence salary package?
    A)SBI
    B)UCO Bank
    C)IDBI
    D)PNB
    E)OBC
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Indian Army and PNB on the Defence Salary Package. A number of additional facilities have been incorporated in the MoU after concerted efforts.
  5. Recently,PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Bolangir-Bichhupali railway line in which state?
    A)Telangana
    B)Haryana
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Bolangir-Bichhupali railway line in Balangir,Odisha.
  6. JLF is a dedicated grouping of lender banks that is formed to speed up decisions in case of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs). F in JLF stands for?
    A) Finance
    B) Fund
    C) Function
    D) Forum
    E) Fundamental
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Joint Lender’s Forum is a dedicated grouping of lender banks that is formed to speed up decisions when an asset (loan) of more Rs 100 crore or more turns out to be a stressed asset.
  7. Which country launched range surface to surface ballistic missile “Nasr”?
    A)UAE
    B)India
    C)Pakistan
    D)Iran
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Pakistan Army successfully test-fired the short range surface to surface ballistic missile “Nasr” which it claimed can defeat any ballistic missile defence system now available in the country’s neighbourhood or any other system being developed.
  8. Which government inaugurated a round the clock Animal Health care Services in a Government Veterinary Hospital?
    A)Delhi
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Telangana
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Delhi government inaugurated a round the clock Animal Health care Services in a Government Veterinary Hospital in Tis Hajari and also a helpline number 011-23967555 for animal health care assistance.
  9. Indus River Dolphins has recently been declared as which state Aquatic animal?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Telangana
    C)Punjab
    D)Haryana
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    One of the world’s rarest mammals,Indus River Dolphins has received an exceptional distinction. Found only in India and Pakistan in the Beas River, the generally playful Indus Dolphins have been declared Punjab State Aquatic animal.
  10. Who was given one month extension recently for the post of Finance Secretary?
    A)Subhash Chandra Khuntia
    B)Amitabh Kant
    C)Ajay Narayan Jha
    D)Arvind Subramanian
    E) Shiv Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government extended the service of Finance Secretary Ajay Narayan Jha by a month till February-end. He was to retire on January 31.
  11. Which of the following is the class of derivative where the underlying assets are products like precious metals, agro products, energy products, etc?
    A) Freight Derivative
    B) Inflation Derivative
    C) Commodity Derivative
    D) Interest Rate Derivative
    E) Credit Derivative
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    An exchange traded derivative or over the counter derivative with an underlying reference based on nonfinancial commodities including chemicals, energy, base and precious metals, livestock, grains, and softs is known as Commodity Derivative.
    For example, commodity derivatives are used by farmers and millers to provide a degree of “insurance.”
  12. Which state government entered into a pact with Microsoft to improve the education system in the state by boosting digital literacy?
    A)Mizoram
    B)Sikkim
    C)Meghalaya
    D)Manipur
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Microsoft India entered into a pact with the Sikkim government to improve the education system in the state by boosting digital literacy and the knowledge of new-age technology among students and teachers in government schools.
  13. Where is the HQ of Jones Lang LaSalle(JLL) company?
    A)London
    B)Chicago
    C)Paris
    D)Washington DC
    E)Vienna
    View Answer
    Option B

  14. Where is the HQ of All India Spices Exporters Forum?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Karnataka
    C)Kerala
    D)Sikkim
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C

  15. Recently,RBI relaxed ECB norms.What is “C” in ECB?
    A)Casual
    B)Competitive
    C)Common
    D)Commercial
    E)Cost
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced a new framework for external commercial borrowings(ECB) and rupee denominated bonds ina bid to improve ease of doing business.
  16. Which state launched the second phase of Pasupu-Kumkuma(Turmeric Kumkum) scheme and welfare pensions?
    A)Odisha
    B)Telangana
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Kerala
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu launched the second phase of Pasupu-Kumkuma(Turmeric Kumkum) scheme and welfare pensions.
  17. 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)Meghalaya
    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.
  18. According to sixth City Momentum Index published by JLL,which city is the world’s most dynamic city?
    A)Paris
    B)New York
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Bengaluru is the world’s most dynamic city among 131 major established and emerging business hubs globally, followed by Hyderabad, according to the sixth City Momentum Index published by JLL.
  19. How many accounts were opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana(PMJDY) till last December?
    A)35.00 crore
    B)32.25 crore
    C)34.20 crore
    D)33.66 crore
    E) 36.15 crore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    More than 33 crore accounts were opened under the PMJDY till last December and over 80 per cent of these are active accounts, the Rajya Sabha was informed. Out of these accounts, 28.16 crore PMJDY accounts are operative accounts.
  20. Recently, Sundeep Jora became the youngest cricketer to score a half century in T20 internationals. He belongs to which country?
    A)India
    B)Nepal
    C)Pakistan
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Nepal’s Sundeep Jora became the youngest cricketer to score a half century in T20 internationals.

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