GA Revision for NIACL AO Mains – 397

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

  1. The GST Council lowered the tax on under construction residential properties to how much percent?
    28%
    5%
    12%
    22%
    18%
    Option B
    The GST Council lowered the tax on under construction residential properties to 5 percent from 12 per cent to boost the realty sector.

     

  2. Which country’s rat became the first mammal to go extinct due to climate change?
    Australia
    Nepal
    France
    India
    China
    Option A
    According to the Australian government, a small brown rat which lived on a tiny island off northern Australia is the world’s first mammal known to have become extinct due to “human induced climate change”.

     

  3. Who was conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award at the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards this year?
    Mukesh Ranjan
    Vikas Chaturvedi
    Vihan Tyali
    Mahesh Elkunchwar
    Mohamed Tahir Ayala
    Option D
    One of India’s most progressive playwrights,Mahesh Elkunchwar will be conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards this year.

     

  4. Which country unveiled the world’s first female AI news reporter?
    China
    Russia
    France
    Japan
    Sri Lanka
    Option A
    Adding another feather to its tech savvy cap, China unveiled the world’s first female AI news reporter.

     

  5. Where is the headquarters of Asian Development Bank (ADB) situated?
    Naypyidaw, Myanmar
    Rome, Italy
    Shanghai, China
    Manila, Philippines
    Bern, Switzerland
    Option D
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank established on 19 December 1966, which is headquartered in the Ortigas Center located in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines.

     

  6. Where is the HQ of SIDBI?
    Mumbai
    Lucknow
    Chennai
    Delhi
    Hyderabad
    Option B

     

  7. Recently, the International Olympic Committee(IOC) suspended which country’s applications to host Olympic related events?
    India
    Pakistan
    Iran
    China
    Iraq
    Option A
    In a major setback for India,the International Olympic Committee(IOC) suspended all Indian applications to host Olympic related events until New Delhi guarantees in writing the entry of all participants.

     

  8. In which state, Oil Marketing Companies will engage more than 10,000 rural women as “Ujjwala Didis” ?
    Andhra Pradesh
    Odisha
    Telangana
    Sikkim
    Tripura
    Option B
    In Odisha, Oil Marketing Companies will engage more than 10,000 rural women as “Ujjwala Didis” to act as grassroots energy ambassadors across the state to ensure sustainability of LPG use. Ujjwala Didis will act as a bridge between existing and prospective LPG consumers and the distributors in the state.

     

  9. Which of the following is not true about Payments Bank?
    Payments Bank can give a loan of up to only Rs 1 lakh.
    Initial capital required for a Payments Bank is Rs 100 crore
    Payments Bank must maintain Cash Reserve Ration (CRR) as decided by RBI.
    Payments bank can issue ATM/debit cards but not credit cards
    Payments Bank can enable transfers and remittances through a mobile phone.
    Option A
    The banks must maintain CRR, minimum 75% of demand deposits in government bonds of up to one year and maximum 25% in current and fixed deposits with other scheduled commercial banks for operational purposes and liquidity management.
    Payments Bank are not allowed to give loans of any amount.

     

  10. The International Conference and Exhibition on Energy and Environment-Challenges and Opportunities(ENCO-2019) was held in which state/UT?
    Rajasthan
    Gujarat
    Odisha
    New Delhi
    Madhya Pradesh
    Option D
    The International Conference and Exhibition on Energy and Environment-Challenges and Opportunities(ENCO-2019) held in New Delhi.

     

  11. Which bank has tied up with germany’s KfW Development Bank for funding of USD 113 million to refinance solar projects?
    PNB
    Canara Bank
    SBI
    IDBI Bank
    Bank of Baroda
    Option E
    State-run Bank of Baroda has tied up with germany’s KfW Development Bank for funding of USD 113 million to refinance solar projects.

     

  12. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the 5th meeting of the Island Development Agency in which state/UT?
    New Delhi
    Maharashtra
    Karnataka
    Uttar Pradesh
    Chattisgarh
    Option A
    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the 5th meeting of the Island Development Agency.

     

  13. ISSF World Cup 2019 began in which city/UT?
    Mumbai
    New Delhi
    Chennai
    Gangtok
    Indore
    Option B
    As the ISSF World Cup begins at the Karni Singh Shooting Range in Delhi Indian shooters will be targeting the Olympic quotas available at the prestigious event.

     

  14. Which state has launched India’s first humanoid robot cop “KP Bot”?
    Kerala
    Karnataka
    Telangana
    Tamil Nadu
    Odisha
    Option A
    Embarking on the much-coveted road towards automation, India has launched its first humanoid robot cop in Kerala.Visitors to the Kerala Police Headquarters in the state capital will be greeted by the Robocop and will even direct you to where you need to go.

     

  15. Recently,which country has declared a national state of emergency, dismissed the federal government and sacked all state governors?
    Zimbabwe
    Venezuela
    Sudan
    Ethiopia
    Belgium
    Option C
    Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has declared a national state of emergency, dismissed the federal government and sacked all state governors. In the address, Mr Bashir asked parliament to postpone constitutional amendments that would allow him to run for another term.

     

  16. “Conference on Future of Indian Banking” held in which state/UT?
    Maharashtra
    New Delhi
    Odisha
    Telangana
    Jharkhand
    Option B
    Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar inaugurated a conference aimed at discussing the increase and elevate the discourse on the banking sector in india.

     

  17. Who was announced as brand ambassador of German sportswear brand Puma ?
    Mary Kom
    Sakshi Mallik
    MS Dhoni
    Sania Mirza
    Virat Kohli
    Option A
    German sportswear brand Puma announced that it has appointed World Boxing Champion Mary Kom as its new brand ambassador.

     

  18. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched India Korea StartUp Hub in which city?
    Seoul
    Incheon
    Mumbai
    Suwon
    Beijing
    Option A
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched India Korea StartUp Hub in Seoul.

     

  19. What is the currency of South Korea?
    Krone
    Krone
    Euro
    Won
    Rial
    Option D

     

  20. Recently,noted writer Ko Channabasaappa passed away.He was the writer of which language?
    Kannada
    Telugu
    Odia
    Marathi
    Hindi
    Option A
    Veteran freedom fighter and noted Kannada writer Ko Channabasaappa passed away in M S Ramaiah hospital in Bengaluru. He was 96. He was former Judge and had written more than 80 books. He was winner of Nadoja and Kannada Rajyotsava Awards.

     


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