GA Revision for NIACL AO Mains – 388

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

  1. What is the currency of Taiwan?
    A)Peso
    B)Euro
    C)Dollar
    D)Rupee
    E)Taka
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    Option C

  2. Which state will host second edition of the Khelo India Youth Games?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Gujarat
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Maharashtra is all geared up to host the second edition of the Khelo India Youth Games, which officially began on January 9 in Pune, with “improved” sports infrastructure, including an upgraded shooting range.
  3. Which campaign was launched by the government to celebrate the exceptional achievements of women who have influenced and impacted society through social media?
    A)Strong India,Strong Women Campaign
    B)India Women Campaign
    C)Web Wonder Women Campaign
    D)India Ladies Campaign
    E)Revolutionalise Campaign
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government launched Web Wonder Women Campaign to celebrate the exceptional achievements of women who have influenced and impacted society through social media.
  4. Where is the HQ of Inland Waterways Authority of India?
    A)Pune
    B)Lucknow
    C)Gurugram
    D)Noida
    E)Jaipur
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    Option D

  5. Where is Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research situated?
    A) Nashik
    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Gurugram
    E) Indore
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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.
  6. 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.
  7. Where is the HQ of The Energy and Resources Institute?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Meerut
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    Option C

  8. 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)Tripura
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    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.
  9. Who will be honored with the UDCT Alumni Association Dhirubhai Ambani Lifetime Achivement Award’ for his outstanding professional and educational contributions?
    A)Sir James Allison
    B)Paul Romer
    C) Sir Richard J Roberts
    D)Arthur Askin
    E) Ole Sentsov
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 1993 Nobel laureate (Physiology or Medicine), Sir Richard J Roberts ,has been named as the for this year’s UDCT Alumni Association Dhirubhai Ambani Lifetime Achievement Award’ for his outstanding professional and educational contributions.
  10. What is the branch of economics that concentrates on measures to increase output of goods and services in the long run called?
    A) Free-market Economics
    B) True-cost Economics
    C) Microeconomics
    D) Supply Side Economics
    E) Market Economy
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Supply-side economics is a macroeconomic theory that argues economic growth can be most effectively created by lowering taxes and decreasing regulation.
  11. The 5th India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Committee Meeting was held in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Dhaka
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    E)Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The 5th India-Bangladesh Joint Consultive Committee Meeting , co-chaired by External Affairs Minister Sushma swaraj and Foreign Affairs Minister of Bangladesh Dr.Abdul Momen was held in NewDelhi.
  12. Which state’s Polavaram Project entered Guinness Book of World Records by completing 32,315.5 Cubic meter of concrete works in a span of 24 hours?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Telangana
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Sikkim
    E)Manipur
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Marking a golden letter day in the history of Polavaram project-the life lie of Andhra Pradesh, the concrete works of spill channel successfully entered Guinness Book of World Records by completing 32,315.5 Cubic meter of concrete works in a span of 24 hours.
  13. The Indian Air Force(IAF) demonstrated its full spectrum combat and fire capabilities during “Exercise Vayu Shakti-2019”in which state/UT?
    A)Jammu and Kashmir
    B)Gujarat
    C)Punjab
    D)Rajasthan
    E)Haryana
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian Air Force(IAF) demonstrated its full spectrum combat and fire capabilities during “Exercise Vayu Shakti-2019” in Pokaran firing range close to Indo-Pak border in rajasthan
  14. Which country will be opening a branch of its private bank named Pasargad in Mumbai?
    A)Iraq
    B)Iran
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Ukraine
    E)Bangaldesh
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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.
  15. Recently, Inland Waterways Authority of India launched which portal for real time information?
    A)WOMEN
    B)LADIS
    C)INDIA LADIS
    D)DIGI COP
    E)WOMEN-WAR
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Moving a step ahead towards ensuring optimum use of National Waterways, the Inland Waterways Authority of India launched a new portal LADIS-Least Available Depth Information System in New Delhi.
  16. Who took charge as new CBI Chief?
    A)Subash Khuntia
    B)Nitin Wakankar
    C)Alok Verma
    D)M Nageshwar Rao
    E) Ramesh Singh
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    A day after the removal of Alok Verma, Additional Director M Nageshwar Rao again took charge of the office of the CBI Director.
  17. Which state announced announced Rs 9000 each to the farmers with less than 5 acres land under Annadata Sukhibhava Scheme 2019?
    A)Telangana
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Bihar
    E)Haryana
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu announced Rs 9000 each to the farmers with less than 5 acres land under Annadata Sukhibhava Scheme 2019. Farmers having land more than 5 acres,will be given Rs 10000.
  18. Who was appointed as new President of Venezuela?
    A)Ole Sentsov
    B)Scott Morrison
    C)Nicolas Maduro
    D)Le Chang Lu
    E) Se Lee Chang
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Nicolas Maduro was once again sworn in as Venezuela’s President for a second term, from 2019 to 2025. The swearing-in ceremony took place inside the Supreme Court of Venezuela under Article 231 of the Venezuelan Constitution.
  19. With which bank collaboration,Amazon launched “Amazon Pay UPI” for Android users?
    A)SBI
    B)Axis Bank
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)HDFC Bank
    E)Bandhan Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    To facilitate secure payments and financial transactions on its platform, Amazon launched “Amazon Pay UPI” for Android users in partnership with Axis Bank to issue UPI IDs to its customers in India.
  20. Recently,Kader Khan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politician
    B)Poet
    C)Singer
    D)Actor
    E)Politics
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Celebrated veteran actor Kader Khan passed away at the age of 81, due to prolonged illness.

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