GA Revision for Syndicate and Canara Bank Exams — Set 110

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. The 2018 Asian Champions Trophy will be hosted by which country?
    A) Qatar
    B) Oman
    C) Saudi Arabia
    D) United Arab Emirates
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Asian Champions Trophy 2018 will be hosted by the Oman Hockey Association in Muscat between October 18 and 28, confirmed the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF). Oman is holding the event for the first time.
  2. What is the maximum limit on the value stored in a prepaid card issued by banks or authorized non-bank entities?
    A) Rs 1,00,000
    B) Rs 10,000
    C) Rs 20,000
    D) Rs 50,000
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The maximum value that can be stored in any prepaid card (issued by banks and authorised non-bank entities) at any point of time is Rs 50,000/-
  3. Which state government has signed an MoU with the NITI Aayog to develop an online dashboard for the 115 most backward districts in India?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Chhattisgarh
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Andhra Pradesh Government and the NITI Aayog have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Amaravati to develop an online dashboard for the 115 most backward districts in the country.
  4. The headquarter of the Asian Hockey Federation is located in which country?
    A) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    B) Jakarta, Inodnesia
    C) London, United Kingdom
    D) Beijing, China
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Asian Hockey Federation is the governing body for the sport of field hockey in Asia. It now has 31 member associations. It is affiliated to the International Hockey Federation. The current president is Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah.
  5. Gundu Hanumantha Rao who passed away recently was a renowned ___________
    A) Journalist
    B) Author
    C) Politician
    D) Actor
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Renowned Telugu actor, Gundu Hanumantha Rao has passed away. Known for his iconic role in TV serial, ‘Amrutham’, the comedian has died of heart and kidney ailments.
  6. The MICR Code is a ______ digit numeric code that uniquely identifies a bank-branch participating in the ECS Credit scheme.
    A) 7
    B) 11
    C) 9
    D) 10
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    MICR is a 9 digit code to identify the location of the bank branch; the first 3 characters represent the city, the next 3 the bank and the last 3 the branch. The MICR Code allotted to a bank branch is printed on the MICR band of cheques issued by bank branches.
  7. Which among the following teams has won the the Premier Badminton League (PBL) 2017-18?
    A) Hyderabad Hunters
    B) Delhi Acers
    C) Bengaluru Blasters
    D) Awadhe Warriors
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Hyderabad Hunters won the third edition of the Premier Badminton League championship with a hard-fought 4-3 win over Bengaluru Blasters in the final held at Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad, Telangana.
  8. The Kalesar National Park is located in which state?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Haryana
    C) Bihar
    D) Gujarat
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Kalesar National Park is a protected areas in Yamunanagar district of Haryana
  9. Which among the given firms has recently acquired the biometric ID verification startup named Confirm?
    A) Facebook
    B) Amazon
    C) Paytm
    D) Google
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Facebook has acquired a biometric ID verification startup named Confirm that specialises in remotely verifying IDs like drivers licenses. The startup offers an application programming interface (API) that helps verify government-issued identification cards.
  10. The Dul Hasti Dam is located in which state?
    A) Jammu & Kashmir
    B) West Bengal
    C) Assam
    D) West Bengal
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Dul Hasti is a 390 MW hydroelectric power plant in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, India built by NHPC.
  11. Which among the following Indian states organised India’s first Garbage Festival in the state to spread awareness about waste management?
    A) Haryana
    B) Chhattisgarh
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Tamil Nadu
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Raipur Municipal Corporation in Chhattisgarh organised the three-day Kachra Mahotsav 2018, India’s first Garbage Festival. The festival aimed to increase awareness, use the waste generated in the city creatively, and to showcase multiple techniques for reusing things that are labelled as garbage. The event had workshops, talks, and performances.
  12. The Vellayani Devi Temple is located in which state?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Kerala
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
      Option C
  13. In an effort to promote cruise tourism in India, Government has exempted cruise tourists with e-visas from the requirement of biometric enrollment for a period of three years ending _______
    A) January 31, 2020
    B) December 31, 2020
    C) March 31, 2020
    D) July 31, 2020
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    To make India attractive to cruise passengers and to promote cruise tourism, the Central Government has exempted cruise tourists arriving with e-visas from the requirement of biometric enrolment for a period of three years till December 31, 2020.
  14. Who among the following is the promoter of North East Small Finance Bank?
    A) Rashtriya Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project– North East
    B) Swadhaar FinServe Pvt Ltd– North East
    C) Grameen Financial Services Pvt Ltd– North East
    D) Rashtriya Gramin Vikas Nidhi Microfinance Limited– North East
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    North East Small Finance Bank started its operations in October 2017, with Rashtriya Gramin Vikas Nidhi Microfinance Limited– North East (RGVNML – NE) as promoter
  15. Which among the following payments bank has signed Rajasthan’s Rajcomp as its corporate business correspondent to give banking services to people in the state?
    A) Jio Payments Bank
    B) Paytm Payments Bank
    C) Airtel Payments Bank
    D) Fino Payments Bank
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Fino Payments Bank has signed up Rajasthan government’s Rajcomp as its corporate business correspondent to give banking services to people in the state.
  16. What is the capital of Liberia?
    A) Freetown
    B) Conakry
    C) Monrovia
    D) Yamoussoukro
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Currency-Liberian dollar
  17. The World Sustainable Development Summit 2018 was held in which of the following cities?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Pune
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the World Sustainable Development Summit 2018 in New Delhi. The three-day event has been that has been organized by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).
  18. Hurka Baul is a folk dance of which state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Jammu & Kashmir
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Hurka Baul is a dance form associated with the state of Uttarakhand and performed during maize and paddy cultivation in the state
  19. The World’s first driverless transport pod has been unveiled in which country?
    A) Dubai, UAE
    B) Beijing, China
    C) New York, United States
    D) Melbourne, Australia
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Dubai has started testing the world’s first self-driving pods that can travel individually and can also couple together to behave like a bus. The pods, designed to travel short and medium distances at 20 kmph, can be coupled in 15 seconds and detached in 5 seconds. Each pod can carry 10 riders and last for 3 hours on single charge.
  20. What is the authorized share capital of NABARD?
    A) Rs 50,000 crore
    B) Rs 10,000 crore
    C) Rs 20,000 crore
    D) Rs.30,000 crore
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    The authorized share capital is Rs.30,000 crore

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