GA Revision for Syndicate and Canara Bank Exams — Set 105

GA Revision Questions for upcoming IBPS RRB PO/Clerk Main 2017, IBPS PO Main 2017, OICL AO Main 2017, RBI Assistant Main 2017 and other upcoming exams.

  1. Name the technology giant that has launched Datally App to help the users in better managing the data on their mobile phones
    A) Amazon
    B) Oracle
    C) Google
    D) Apple Inc
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Technology Giant Google announced the launch of Datally App that will help users understand, control and save on their mobile data.
  2. NUUP is a USSD based mobile banking service from NPCI that brings together all the Banks and Telecom Service Providers. P in NUUP stands for?
    A) Payment
    B) Platform
    C) Perform
    D) Plan
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    National Unified USSD Platform
  3. The Kalesar National Park is located in which state?
    A) Goa
    B) Gujarat
    C) Sikkim
    D) Haryana
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Kalesar National Park and adjacent Kalesar Wildlife Sanctuary are protected areas in Yamunanagar district of Haryana state 
  4. How much amount has been allocated towards the Prime Minister’s Research Fellows’ (PMRF) scheme in the Union Budget 2018-19?
    A) Rs 1,650 crore
    B) Rs 1,750 crore
    C) Rs 1,550 crore
    D) Rs 1,450 crore
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the implementation of the ‘Prime Minister’s Research Fellows’ (PMRF) scheme with an outlay of Rs 1,650 crore for seven years beginning 2018-19. Under the scheme, best students who have completed or are in the final year of B. Tech or Integrated M. Tech or M. Sc. in Science and Technology streams from IISc/IITs/NITs/IISERs/IIITs will be offered direct admissions in Ph. D. programmes in the IITs/IISc. The scheme is aimed at tapping the national talent pool for indigenous research in cutting-edge science and technology domains.
  5. What is the initial subscribed capital of the BRICS New Development Bank?
    A) $50 bn
    B) $150 bn
    C) $120 bn
    D) $100 bn
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    he initial subscribed capital of the NDB is $50 bln divided into paid-in shares ($10 bln) and callable shares ($40 bln). The initial subscribed capital of the bank was equally distributed among the founding members.
  6. Name the Indian women cricketer to achieve the feat of becoming the first player of the world to take 200 wickets in ODI series
    A) Harmanpreet Kaur
    B) Jhulan Goswami
    C) Veda Krishnamurthy
    D) Smriti Mandhana
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian women’s cricket team pacer Jhulan Goswami has become the first woman in the world to take 200 wickets in ODI cricket. Goswami achieved the feat playing in her 166th ODI against South Africa. Goswami had become the leading wicket-taker in women’s ODIs in May last year, overtaking former Australian pacer Cathryn Fitzpatrick’s record of 180 wickets.
  7. A term loan where the interest/installment of principal remains overdue for a period of more than 90 days is known as_______.
    A) Doubtful Asset
    B) Sub-Standard Asset
    C) Non Performing Asset
    D) Loss Asset
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Once the borrower has failed to make interest or principal payments for 90 days the loan is considered to be a non-performing asset. 
  8. Renowned politician Dinesh Nandan Sahay passed away recently. He served as the first governor of which state?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Sikkim
    D) Chhattisgarh
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The first governor of Chhattisgarh and former governor of Tripura, Dinesh Nandan Sahay, has passed away.
  9. Chakkai Attam is an importnat folk dance form of which state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Kerala
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Odisha
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Chakkai Attam is among the popular folk dances of Tamil Nadu. In this dance, eight to ten dancers stand in a circle or parallel lines. They hold teak wooden pieces (7 X 3/4 inch in size) between their fingers, which produce the sound.
  10. In 1993, the New Bank of India merged with which among the following banks?
    A) Punjab National Bank
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) Union Bank of India
    D) State Bank of India
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      Option A
    Explanation:
     Punjab National Bank acquired New Bank of India in 1993
  11. Well known film director Dharmasena Pathiraja passed away recently. He hailed from which country
    A) India
    B) Sri Lanka
    C) Nepal
    D) Pakistan
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Renowned Sri Lankan filmmaker Dharmasena Pathiraja, fondly referred to as ‘a rebel with a cause’ and acclaimed for his compelling portrayals of urban underclasses has passed away
  12. Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh is situated along the banks of which River?
    A) Godavari
    B) Pennar
    C) Tungabhadra
    D) Krishna
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      Option D
  13. Which state will host the 7th Annual India Golf Expo in April 2018?
    A) Haryana
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Karnataka
    D) Rajasthan
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Golf Industry Association (GIA) announced that the 7th Annual India Golf Expo will be held on April 20 and 21 in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The two-day expo will bring together experts from different domains, drawn from across the globe to share knowledge and best practices for the development and sustenance of the sport in the country.
  14. What is the currency of Belgium?
    A) Rupee
    B) Pound
    C) Euro
    D) Dollar
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Capital: City of Brussels
  15. How much amount of development assistance has been announced by the government of India for Myanmar’s Rakhine State?
    A) $ 20 million
    B) $ 25 million
    C) $ 15 million
    D) $ 30 million
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    India has announced a development assistance of $25 million for Myanmar’s Rakhine State, from where thousands of Rohingya Muslims recently fled following incidents of violence against the community
  16. The Indian government has decided to assist which country in developing and setting up digital locker services?
    A) South Korea
    B) Mauritius
    C) Myanmar
    D) Malaysia
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      Option B
    Explanation:  
    India will help Mauritius to set up the Digi Locker service. The government will offer technical support and advisory services to Mauritius. 
  17. Where is the headquarter of International Cricket Council (ICC)?
    A) The Hague, Netherlands
    B) Geneva, Switzerland
    C) Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    D) Paris, France
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The current ICC president is Zaheer Abbas. The current CEO is David Richardson
  18. The health insurance app named IL TakeCare has been launched by which insurance firm to meet the primary healthcare needs of the customers?
    A) ICICI Lombard General Insurance
    B) Bharti AXA General Insurance
    C) Apollo Munich Health Insurance
    D) HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    ICICI Lombard General Insurance has launched a health insurance app – ‘IL TakeCare’ in collaboration with Practo, the leading healthcare platform. This one-of-its-kind solutions covers Outpatient expenses of all its customers.The ‘IL TakeCare’ application works in sync with Practo’s Trinity technology to allow customers to make cashless visits with doctors including those who operate stand alone clinics. 
  19. Currently, the BHIM app is available in how many languages?
    A) 11
    B) 13
    C) 9
    D) 15
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    BHIM app currently supports 13 languages that includes English, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Odia, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi, Assamese, Urdu
  20. The Good Governance Day is observed annually on December 25 to commemorate the birth anniversary of ____
    A) H. D. Deve Gowda
    B) I. K. Gujral
    C) Manmohan Singh
    D) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birthday is being celebrated as Good Governance Day across the country on 25th December. Good Governance Day was established in 2014 to honor Mr Vajpayee by fostering awareness among the people of accountability in government.

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