GA Revision for Syndicate and Canara Bank Exams — Set 112

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. Identify the incorrect pair of agency and its headquarter
    A) ICRA – Gurgaon
    B) CARE – Mumbai
    C) CRISIL – New Delhi
    D) CIBIL – Mumbai
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The head quarter of Credit Rating Information Services Of India Limited (CRISIL) is located in Mumbai
  2. Name the first Indian golfer to qualify for the China Ladies PGA Tour
    A) Ashbeer Saini
    B) Shiv Chawrasia
    C) Sharmila Nicollet
    D) Aditi Ashok
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Sharmila Nicollet has become the first Indian golfer to qualify for the China Ladies PGA Tour. The 26-year-old Bengaluru golfer fought her way back into the tournament in the last two rounds to earn a card for the Tour, which had Women’s World rankings points also.
  3. Which among the given options is wrong?
    A) Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Force – Nirmala Sitharaman
    B) Chief of the Army Staff  – Bipin Rawat
    C) Chief of the Naval Staff – Sunil Lanba
    D) Chief of the Air Staff – Birendra Singh Dhanoa
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Force is President Ram Nath Kovind
  4. Which country has won the 2017 SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) India
    C) Nepal
    D) Bhutan
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    India finished runners-up after going down 1-0 to Bangladesh in the final of the SAFF U15 Women’s Championship in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  5. CFMS is a system set up and maintained by the Reserve Bank of India to enable operations on current accounts maintained at various offices of the Bank. What does F stands for in CFMS?
    A) Funds
    B) Fixed
    C) Fiscal
    D) Financial
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Centralised Funds Management System (CFMS)
  6. UNESCO has received the approval from the Government of India for the establishment of an International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography in which city?
    A) Pune
    B) New Delhi
    C) Bangalore
    D) Hyderabad
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      Option D
  7. LIME is India’s first mobile app that offers Wallet, Shopping, Payments & Banking services. The app has been launched by which bank?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) Axis Bank
    C) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
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      Option B
  8. In which of the following state owned air lines, the government has for the first time allowed Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) with a limit of 49 percent under approval route?
    A) Air India Express
    B) Air India
    C) Jet Airways
    D) AirAsia India
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    In the civil aviation sector, the government for the first time has allowed foreign investors to put money in Air India. So far, foreign airlines were allowed to invest in Indian companies operating scheduled and non-scheduled air transport services up to the limit of 49 per cent. However, this provision was not applicable to Air India.
  9. Structure of Basel II norm is based on how many pillars?
    A) Five
    B) Two
    C) Four
    D) Three
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Basel II has three pillars: minimum capital, supervisor review and market discipline.
  10. Which country won the Davis Cup 2017?
    A) Austria
    B) France
    C) Belgium
    D) New Zealand
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    France have won their 10th Davis Cup title after a 3-2 victory in the final against Belgium. The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men’s tennis.
  11. Dalkhai is a folk dance of which state?
    A) Odisha
    B) Goa
    C) Bihar
    D) West Bengal
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Dalkhai is the most popular folk dance of Western Odisha
  12. Charu Rohatgi was a veteran__________
    A) Author
    B) Journalist
    C) Actor
    D) Physician
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Actress Charu Rohatgi who is known for working in Parineeti Chopra – Arjun Kapoor starrer film ‘Ishaqzaade’ has passed away. The late actress suffered cardiac arrest in the morning which resulted in her death.
  13. Define NOSTRO Account.
    A) Foreign Account maintaining account with any Bank in India
    B) Any Indian Bank maintaining account with a foreign Bank
    C) Foreign Bank maintaining account with RBI
    D) Indian Bank maintaining account with RBI
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      Option B
  14. Which is the first Indian state to set up a Transgender Welfare Board for protecting their Constitutional and human rights?
    A) Haryana
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Telangana
    D) Karnataka
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Maharashtra government has decided to set up a Transgender Welfare Board to protect their Constitutional and human rights. This will make Maharashtra the first Indian state to have such a board. An amount of Rs. 5 crore has also been set aside to provide education, housing, and employment for the transgender community.
  15. Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state?
    A) Haryana
    B) Gujarat
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Meghalaya
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Uttarakhand
  16. Which city hosted the first International Dam Safety Conference-2018?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Kolkata
    C) Pune
    D) Thiruvananthapuram
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The first International Dam Safety Conference-2018 was held in Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) from January 23-24, 2018. This Conference is fourth in series organized under the aegis of ongoing Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP).
  17. An entity based in India can be called startup if it is opened less than 5 years ago and has an annual turnover less than ____ crore.
    A) 20
    B) 25
    C) 30
    D) 50
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Less than 25 crore
  18. The Mukhyamantri Kalakar Sahayata Jojana (MMKSJ) has been launched by which state to provide financial support to the artists of the state?
    A) Haryana
    B) Gujarat
    C) Odisha
    D) Rajasthan
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has launched the ‘Mukhyamantri Kalakar Sahayata Jojana’ (MMKSJ) – an assistance scheme for Artists in the state. Around 50,000 artists will be benefited from this. The government has decided to give Rs 1,200 per month as artist assistance. Earlier, only 4,000 artists were being given Rs 1,000 per month.
  19. Identify the correct group of country, capital and currency given below
    A) Chile – Santiago – Peso
    B) Liberia – Monrovia – Dollar
    C) Iran – Tehran – Dinar
    D) Georgia – Tbilisi – Lari
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Iran’s currency is Rial
  20. DASTAK is a massive door to door campaign  initiated by which state to fight against deadly Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and Japanise Encephalitis disease in the state?
    A) Telangana
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Haryana
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    In Uttar Pradesh, State government in association with UNICEF launched massive door to door campaign DASTAK to eradicate deadly Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and Japanise Encephalitis disease in the state. The war cry of DASTAK is Darwaja khatkhatao, AES aur JE ko bhagao.

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