GA Revision for NIACL AO Mains – 384

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

  1. According to WHO, which country accounts more than half leprosy cases globally?
    A)China
    B)Nepal
    C)Pakistan
    D)India
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Even though the number of leprosy cases have steadily declined worldwide, an estimated two lakh cases continue to be reported every year, with India accounting for more than half,said WHO.
  2. Which state topped the medals tally at the Khelo India Youth Games?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Telangana
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Gujarat
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Hosts Maharashtra walked away with the Overall Trophy at the Khelo India Youth Games, as they amassed a mammoth 85 gold, 62 silver and 81 bronze for a total of 228 medals.
  3. Which country recently launched its first messaging application “Bizbarde”?
    A)South Africa
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Turkmenistan
    D)Ukraine
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The repressive central Asian nation of Turkmenistan, where the likes of Facebook and Whatsapp are banned launched its first messaging application “BizBarde”.
  4. Which day will be celebrated as Good Governance Day?
    A)25th December
    B)20th December
    C)15th December
    D)24th December
    E) 18th December
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee birthday is being celebrated as Good Governance Day across the country on 25th December.
  5. Who was appointed as new MD and CEO of Corporation bank?
    A)Birupakshya Mishra
    B)PV Bharathi
    C)Balakrishna Alse
    D)K Ramachandran
    E) Gaurav rao
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government has appointed PV Bharathi as the Managing Director and Chief Executive of the Corporation Bank.
  6. Who is the author of the new anthology of poems “New Brazilian Poems”?
    A)Arundhati Roy
    B)Krishnakant
    C)Srinivas Kumar
    D)Abhay Kumar
    E) Mohammed Shami
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    A new anthology of poems titled “New Brazilian Poems”, translated and edited by Indian poet diplomat Abhay Kumar was launched at the National Association of Writers of Brazil. The event was attended by a large number of poets, diplomats and intellectual community of Brazil.
  7. What is the minimum age required to get open a savings Account in Post Office?
    A) 10
    B) No minimum age
    C) 18
    D) 21
    E) 15
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Account can be opened in the name of minor and a minor of 10 years and above age can open and operate the account.
  8. The world’s longest 3D-printed concrete pedestrian bridge opened in which country?
    A)UK
    B)USA
    C)Japan
    D)China
    E)Bangladesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The world’s longest 3D-printed concrete pedestrian bridge, which is 26.3 metre-long and 3.6-metre-wide, opened in China’s Shanghai.
  9. A memorial of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was dedicated to the nation on his 94th birth anniversary.Name it?
    A)Sadaiv Atal
    B)Atal Vishwas
    C)Samarth Atal
    D)Atal Chowk
    E) Akash Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Sadaiv Atal,a memorial of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was dedicated to the nation on his 94th birth anniversary.
  10. The three day Flamingo Festival was held at which state?
    A)Mizoram
    B)Arunachal Pradesh
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Telangana
    E)Tamil Nadu
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The three-day annual Flamingo Festival was held at Pulicat Lake and Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary in Sullurpet mandal.
  11. Where is Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research situated?
    A) Nashik
    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Gurugram
    E) Varanasi
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Mumbai
    Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai is an advanced research institution established by The Reserve Bank of India in 1987 on the occasion of its golden jubilee. The Institute’s mission is to carry out research on developmental issues from a multi-disciplinary point of view. It has one of the largest Social Sciences libraries in Asia. The institute has an M.Phil./Ph.D. programme in Development Studies and also an MSc programme in Economics.
  12. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Subhas Chandra Bose Museum in which city to mark the freedom fighter’s 122nd birth anniversary?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Subhas Chandra Bose Museum at the iconic Red Fort in Delhi to mark the freedom fighter’s 122nd birth anniversary.
  13. Recently,central government instituted an annual award titled “Subash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar”.What is the cash prize of this award?
    A)Rs 51 lakh
    B)Rs 50 lakh
    C)Rs 45 lakh
    D)Rs 40 lakh
    E) Rs 33 lakh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The central government has instituted an annual award titled “Subash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar”, which is to be announced every year on Jan 23, on the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.The award carries a certificate and a cash prize of Rs 51 lakh.
  14. According to a UN Report,the Indian economy is expected to grow at how much percent in the current fiscal?
    A)7.0%
    B)7.3%
    C)7.4%
    D)7.5%
    E)7.7%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.4% in the current fiscal and its GDP will rise to 7.6% in 2019-20,before tapping down to 7.4% in 2020-21,according to a UN Report.
  15. According to the latest Lloyds Report,which port became the only Indian port to be listed amongst world’s top 30 container ports?
    A)Tuticorin Port
    B)Chennai Port
    C)Panambur Port
    D) Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust
    E) Paradip Port
    View Answer
    Option
    Explanation:

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust India’s premier container port, has got listed among the top 30 container ports globally. JNPT notched up five spots to be 28th on the list compared to its previous ranking, according to the latest Lloyds Report.
  16. What is the currency of South Korea?
    A)Euro
    B)Shilling
    C)Dollar
    D)Won
    E)Riel
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    Option D

  17. The military exercise “IAFTX 2019” will held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Pune
    D)Rajkot
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India will engage with 12 African nations in a joint military exercise in Pune in March this year. The final planning for the exercise named “Indian Africa Field Training Exercise(IAFTX)2019” will be done at a conference in Pune on 23-24 January. The conference will also work out the modalities for the exercise.
  18. Where is the HQ of United Nations?
    A)London
    B)Paris
    C)Dublin
    D)New York
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D

  19. The coast guards of India and Japan kicked off their disaster control,search and rescue exercises at which place?
    A)Yokohama
    B)Tokyo
    C)Kobe
    D)New Delhi
    E)New York
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Coast guards of India and Japan kicked off their disaster control,search and rescue exercises off the coast of Yokohama in Japan.
  20. Recently,Indian player Raghbir Singh Bhola passed away,He is related to which sports?
    A)Cricket
    B)Football
    C)Hockey
    D)Chess
    E)Basketball
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former india hockey player Raghbir Singh Bhola, a two-time Olympic medallist, has passed away aged 92. Bhola represented India in the 1956 Melbourne and 1960 Rome Olympics, winning a gold and silver medals respectively for the country.

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