GA Revision for NIACL AO Mains – 385

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

  1. Where is the HQ of SEBI?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Kolkata
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    E)Delhi
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    Option D

  2. 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%
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    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.
  3. Who will head the panel that has been constituted to hear the title suit in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid Ayodhya case?
    A)K Joseph
    B)Ranjan Gogoi
    C)Sunil Mehta
    D)Prashant Bhushan
    E) Nandan Nilekani
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    A five-Judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi has been constituted to hear the title suit in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid Ayodhya case.
  4. The Union Cabinet approved how much currency swap deal between India and Japan to assist each other “in times of difficulty”?
    A)$85 billion
    B)$80 billion
    C)$71 billion
    D)$75 billion
    E) $77 billion
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet approved a $75 billion currency swap deal between India and Japan to assist each other “in times of difficulty”. It also granted setting up of an advanced single window to boost bilateral investments.
  5. What will be India’s growth rate during the current financial year ending March 2019, according to the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects Report?
    A)7.3%
    B)7.5%
    C)7.0%
    D)7.1%
    E) 7.2%
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    India’s growth rate is expected to accelerate to 7.3% during the current financial year ending March 2019, according to the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects Report.
  6. Which country will be opening a branch of its private bank named Pasargad in Mumbai?
    A)Iraq
    B)Iran
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Ukraine
    E)Sri Lanka
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Iran will be opening a branch of its private bank named Pasargad in Mumbai in three months. The Government of India has already given permission to Iran to open a bank branch in Mumbai.
  7. Who has acquired the the top position in the under-8 category at the Kids Golf World Championship organised by US kids Golf in Malaysia?
    A)Ramesh Singh
    B)Ayan Narayana
    C)Kartik Singh
    D)Dinesh Sharma
    E) Subash Khuntia
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Budding golfer Kartik Singh has acquired the top position in the under-8 category at the Kids Golf World Championship organised by US kids Golf in Malaysia.
  8. As per the advisory of the Reserve Bank of India, only non-bank entities authorised by it under the ______________________ can issue Pre-paid Payment Instrument (PPI) wallets.
    A) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    B) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    C) Companies Act, 1956
    D) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    E) Companies Act, 2013
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    On March 31, 2017, RBI issued advisory on E-wallets.
    It told the users of Pre-paid Payment Instruments (PPIs), including mobile and electronic wallets, that only non-bank entities authorised by it under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 can issue PPI wallets for purchase of goods and services from third parties and money transfer within India.
  9. A Modern Animal Husbandry Park will be set up in which state/UT?
    A)Haryana
    B)Karnataka
    C)New Delhi
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Gujarat
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami said a multi disciplinary animal husbandry park will be set up in Salem District.
  10. A Bilateral meeting between India and Germany 3rd Indo German Environment Forum held in which state/UT?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)New Delhi
    D)Odisha
    E)Telangana
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    A Bilateral meeting between India and Germany 3rd Indo German Environment Forum held in New Delhi. The outcomes of discussion made in Indo-German Working Group held in Delhi on 6th February 2019 taken up to higher alliance discussed in the forum.
  11. Recently, The Centre has decided to set up a national law university in which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Karnataka
    C)Punjab
    D)Uttrakhand
    E)Gujarat
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Centre has decided to set up a national law university in Uttrakhand.
  12. How much amount was allocated to the Credit Linked Capital Subsidy and Technology Up Gradation Scheme?
    A)Rs 2900 cr
    B)Rs 3000 cr
    C)Rs 2800 cr
    D)Rs 2500 cr
    E) Rs 2000 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the Credit Linked Capital Subsidy and Technology Up Gradation Scheme with a total outlay of 2900 crore rupees.
  13. The UNICEF in which state has joined hands with Goa women and Child Development(WCD) to focus on and support in the area of child protection in the State?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Haryana
    C)Maharashtra
    D)West Bengal
    E)Rajasthan
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The UNICEF in Maharashtra has joined hands with Goa women and Child Development(WCD) to focus on and support in the area of child protection in the State
  14. India’s first Centre for Textiles Trends Forecasting to be set up in which state/UT?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Delhi
    D)Odisha
    E)West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In keeping with its status as a major textiles market as well as exporter, India will soon have its Centre for textiles Trends Forecasting to be set up in Delhi.
  15. What is the dimensions of Re 1 bank note issued after demonetization?
    A) 9.7mm × 6.6mm
    B) 9.8mm × 6.6mm
    C) 9.7cm × 6.3cm
    D) 9.8mm × 6.3mm
    E) 9.8mm × 6.8mm
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    9.7cm × 6.3cm
  16. Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal commissioned Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Telangana
    E)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal commissioned Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park in Tundurru Village in Bhimavaram Mandal, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh through video conferencing.
  17. What is the currency of Venezuela?
    A)Baht
    B)Renminbi
    C)Bolivar
    D)Ringgit
    E)Riel
    View Answer
    Option C

  18. By which date, The Telecom Regulatory Authority o0f India(TRAI) extended the deadline for selection of TV channels by both cable and DTH subscribers?
    A)Feb 28
    B)March 31
    C)March 30
    D)April 1
    E)Feb 25
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Telecom Regulatory Authority o0f India(TRAI) extended the deadline for selection of TV channels by both cable and DTH subscribers till March 31. The decision comes after the regulator held a meeting with DTH operators and multi-system operators (MSO).
  19. Which state announced a universal old age pension scheme – Mukhyamantri Vridhajan Pension Yojna?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Bihar
    D)Telangana
    E)Tamil Nadu
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Bihar Government has announced a universal old age pension scheme – Mukhyamantri Vridhajan Pension Yojna, MVPY for all people above 60 years of age.
  20. Recently, Dibyendu Palit passé away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sportsmen
    B)Journalist
    C)Politics
    D)Literature
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Eminenet Bengali literature and Sahitya Akademi awardee Dibyendu Palit has passed away following old age complications. He was 79.

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