GA Revision for NIACL AO Mains – 389

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

  1. Pahang’s Sultan Abdullah Ibni Sultan Ahmad Shah was sworn in as the 16th king of which country?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)UAE
    C)Malaysia
    D)Ukraine
    E)Singapore
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Pahang’s Sultan Abdullah Ibni Sultan Ahmad Shah was sworn in as the 16th king of Malaysia after his predecessor, Sultan Muhammad V, abdicated the throne earlier this month.
  2. How much global threats has been listed by WHO for 2019?
    A)5
    B)15
    C)11
    D)10
    E)20
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The WHO has listed out 10 global health threats for 2019, adding that millions of lives will be at risk if these threats are not addressed.
  3. How many athletes names have been approved by the Sports Authority of India(SAI) to be included in the flagship Target Olympic Podium Scheme(TOPS)?
    A)23
    B)21
    C)20
    D)22
    E)25
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Sports Authority of India(SAI) has approved the names of 23 athletes, including shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth, from badminton, cycling, para-athletics and para-shooting fields, to be included in the flagship Target Olympic Podium Scheme(TOPS),ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics,Paralympics and 2024 Olympics.
  4. What does M stands for in PPI-MTS?
    A) Money
    B) Monetary
    C) Managerial
    D) Mass
    E) Made
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prepaid Payment Instrument- Mass Transit Systems
  5. Which state launched “Yuva Swabhiman Yojana”?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Chhatisgarh
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D)Rajasthan
    E)Gujarat
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    On the occasion of Republic Day, Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath announced the launch of the “Yuva Swabhiman Yojana” for youths from the economically weaker sections in urban areas.
  6. India’s first private unmanned aerial vehicles on drone manufacturing facility has been inagurated in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B) Hyderabad
    C)Lucknow
    D) Ahmedabad
    E) Vishakhapatnam
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s first private Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drone manufacturing facility has been inaugurated in Hyderabad
  7. According to eMarketer’s latest worldwide retail and ecommerce forecast,which country is poised to become the world’s top retail market in 2019?
    A)Russia
    B)USA
    C)China
    D)India
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    China is poised to become the world’s top retail market in 2019, displacing the US. China’s retail sales this year will surpass that of the US by more than $100 billion, according to eMarketer’s latest worldwide retail and ecommerce forecast.
  8. WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices held in which city?
    A)Mysore
    B)Chennai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Vishakapatnam
    E)Hyderabad
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Visakhapatnam is set to emerge as a major hub for manufacture of medical devices in the country, meeting the requirements of the domestic market as well as the export market, according to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu.
  9. Cash Reserve Ratio is defined under which section of RBI Act, 1934?
    A) 40
    B) 41
    C) 42
    D) 43
    E) 44
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Section 42
  10. Who was reappointed as MD of Lakshmi Vilas Bank?
    A)PS Jayakumar
    B)Navneet Singh
    C)Rana Kapoor
    D)Parthasarathi Mukherjee
    E) M S Pawar
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Private sector Lakshmi Vilas Bank has re-appointed Parthasarathi Mukherjee as its managing director when the lender is struggling to raise Rs 2000 crore from investors.
  11. Recently,according to PM Narendra Modi,India is on the way to become which largest economy in the world?
    A)5th
    B)3rd
    C)2nd
    D)4th
    E)6th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India is on the way to becoming the 5th largest economy in the world,PM Narendra Modi said recently.
  12. Which PSU has been awarded the best miniratna PSU in strategic performance (financial category) at the Governance Now Sixth PSU awards?
    A)Container Corporation of India
    B) Numaligarh Refinery Limited
    C)BHEL
    D)NALCO
    E)IOCL
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Numaligarh Refinery Limited has been awarded the best miniratna PSU in strategic performance (financial category) at the Governance Now Sixth PSU awards.
  13. The new Campus of the National Museum Institute was inaugurated in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Gurugram
    C)Kanpur
    D)Noida
    E)Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The new Campus of the National Museum Institute was inaugurated by Union HRD Minister Prakash Javedkar. Four new courses that are Archaeology; Palaeography, Epigraphy and Numismatics; Structural Conservation and Cultural and Heritage Management, are expected to be commenced.
  14. Where is the HQ of Lakshmi vilas bank?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Kochi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B

  15. Recently,Finance Commission formed a panel to resolve which state’s Rs 31000 crore food account issue?
    A)Haryana
    B)Punjab
    C)Uttrakhand
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a major fillip to Punjab’s persistent efforts for securing the waiver of Rs 31000 crore food account, Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission NK Singh formed a committee to find ways of settling the matter.
  16. Which word was listed as Hindi word of the year 2018 by Oxford Dictionaries?
    A)Stree India
    B)Stree Shakti
    C)Yuva
    D)Nari Shakti
    E)Women Power
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Oxford Dictionaries announced that “Nari Shakti” as its Hindi word of the year for 2018 at the ongoing Jaipur Literature festival.
  17. What is the theme of this year’s World Leprosy Day?
    A)Zero Disabilities in Girls and Boys
    B)Ending Discrimination,Stigma and Prejudice
    C)Increase Awareness about Leprosy
    D)Reduce Disability
    E)Take care of your health
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In India,it is celebrated on the 30th January each year to commemorate the death of Mahatma Gandhi. This year’s theme for World Leprosy Day is “Ending Discrimination, Stigma and Prejudice”.
  18. According to Finance Ministry,revenue collection under GST for January crossed how much amount?
    A)Rs 5 lakh crore
    B)Rs 1 lakh crore
    C)Rs 2 lakh crore
    D)Rs 4 lakh crore
    E) Rs 6 lakh crore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Revenue collection under GST for January crossed Rs 1 lakh crore. Total collection for the month of January last year was Rs 89,825 crore, the Finance Ministry said.
  19. Where is the HQ of Sports Authority of India?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Delhi
    E)Vanaras
    View Answer
    Option D

  20. Which social messaging app announced the “StartUp India Grand Challenge”.?
    A)Hike
    B)Instagram
    C)Whatsapp
    D)Telegram
    E)Google+
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In an effort to encourage entrepreneurs and small businesses in India, Facebook-owned messaging app Whatsapp announced the “StartUp India Whatsapp Grand Challenge”.

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