GA Revision for Syndicate and Canara Bank Exams — Set 113

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 winner of 2018 Rotterdam Open
    A) Alexander Zverev
    B) Roger Federer
    C) David Goffin
    D) Grigor Dimitrov
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Roger Federer marked his impending return to the top of the world rankings by sweeping aside second seed Grigor Dimitrov in the Rotterdam Open final.
  2. Mount Harriet National Park is located in which state/UT?
    A) Puducherry
    B) Assam
    C) Nagaland
    D) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Mount Harriet National Park is a national park located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands union territory of India.
  3. The government has set the target to set up Ekalvya schools at par with Navodaya Vidyalayas by which year?
    A) 2022
    B) 2021
    C) 2019
    D) 2020
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Eklavya schools to be started for Scheduled Tribe population. Every block with more than 50 percent ST population and at least 20,000 tribal people will have Ekalvya schools at par with Navodaya Vidyalayas by 2022.
  4. What is the maximum amount of loan that can be given under the product Shishu of Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana?
    A) Rs 5,000
    B) Rs 5,00,000
    C) Rs 50,000
    D) Rs 10,00,000
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Shishu : covering loans upto Rs 50,000/-
    Kishor : covering loans above  50,000/- and upto  5 lakh
    Tarun : covering loans above  5 lakh and upto  10 lakh
  5. Which country is found to be the largest defence spender in the world in the year 2017, according to the Military Balance 2018 report by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)?
    A) Japan
    B) United Kingdom
    C) United States
    D) Russia
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    According to the ‘Military Balance 2018’ report by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), India’s defence budget broke into the world’s top five, beating the UK for the first time. The first five spots are taken by US, China, Saudi Arabia, Russia and India in order.
  6. Hyderabad is situated along the banks of the river ____________
    A) Musi
    B) Pennar
    C) Tungabhadra
    D) Krishna
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      Option A
  7. With which financial organisation, the Government of India has signed a Loan Agreement for financing of Rajasthan Water Sector Restructuring Project for the Desert Areas?
    A) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
    B) Asian Development Bank (ADB)
    C) World Bank
    D) New Development Bank (NDB)
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Loan Agreement for financing of Rajasthan Water Sector Restructuring Project for the Desert Areas was signed between Government of India and the New Development Bank (NDB). This is the first tranche loan of USD 100 million approved by the NDB. The objective of this Project is to rehabilitate the 678 km long Indira Gandhi Canal system built during 1958-63 to prevent seepage, conserve water, and enhance water use efficiency as mandated by both national and state level policies on water use.
  8. Identify the incorrect statement with respect to Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)
    A) PMJJBY has an annual premium of Rs 330
    B) Rs 2.5 lakhs is payable on member’s death due to any reason
    C) People between 18 and 50 years of age with bank accounts can avail for the scheme
    D) The policy is valid till a person attains 55 year of age.
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana is available to people between 18 and 50 years of age with bank accounts. It has an annual premium of ₹330 (US$5.10). The GST is exempted on Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana. The amount will be automatically debited from the account. In case of death due to any cause, the payment to the nominee will be ₹2 lakh (US$3,100)
  9. The RBI has relaxed the priority sector lending (PSL) rules by announcing all credits to Micro small and medium enterprises (MSME) to qualify for PSL. Earlier, this limit was capped at Rs________crore
    A) Rs 15 crore
    B) Ra 10 crore
    C) Rs 25 crore
    D) Rs 20 crore
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India has made banks’ priority sector norms lenient by saying that all loans to micro small and medium enterprises (MSME) will henceforth qualify as priority sector lending. This was a long time demand from banks. Till date, loans up to Rs 10 crore per MSME borrower was considered for priority sector calculation.
  10. Dublin is the capital of which country?
    A) Mongolia
    B) Lebanon
    C) Kazakhstan
    D) Ireland
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency-Euro
  11. Which among the given days is observed on February 13?
    A) World Wetlands Day
    B) World Cancer Day
    C) World Radio Day
    D) World Rotary Day
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    World Radio Day is an observance day held annually on 13 February. World Radio Day is about celebrating radio, why we love it and why we need it today more than ever. A day to remember the unique power of radio to touch lives and bring people together across every corner of the globe. The theme of World Radio Day 2018 is “Radio and Sports”.
  12. Who administers Atal Pension Yojana?
    A) Government of India
    B) RBI
    C) PFRDA
    D) IRDAI
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    APY is a guaranteed pension scheme of Government of India and is administered by the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority
  13. Which among the following campaigns has been launched by the Delhi government jointly with the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to mitigate pollution?
    A) Clean Air Campaign
    B) Swachh Air Campaign
    C) Fight for Clean Air
    D) Lets Clear the Air
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Delhi government and the MoEF (Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change) jointly launched the Clean Air Campaign. As part of the Campaign, 70 teams have been constituted, comprising 1 officer of MoEF&CC & another from Delhi govt, who will be the co-leaders of the team. 
  14. Identify the incorrect pair of state and its governor
    A) Andhra Pradesh – E. S. L. Narasimha
    B) Chhattisgarh – Balram Das Tandon
    C) Jharkhand – Draupadi Murmu
    D) Meghalaya – Nirbhay Sharma
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Ganga Prasad is the governor of Meghalaya wef 5 October 2017
  15. The 2018 International Conference on Unani Medicine was orgainsed in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Bangalore
    C) New Delhi
    D) Pune
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The 2018 International Conference on Unani Medicine has inaugurated by Dr Jitendra Singh (the Union Minister of Development of North-East Region) with theme “Integration of Unani System of Medicine in Mainstream Healthcare” in New Delhi on November 10, 2018.
  16. Consider the following statements regarding Sovereign Gold Bond(SGB) and identify which is true?
    A) Minors cannot invest in SGB.
    B) SGB can be used as collateral for loans from banks
    C) Joint Holding is not allowed under SGB
    D) TDS is applicable on the bond
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Only C is true rest all are false.
    A) Minors can invest under SGB. The application on behalf of the minor has to be made by his/her guardian.
    B) Joint Holding is allowed under SGB
    D) TDS is not applicable on SGB.
  17. ASH TRACK Mobile App and web portal has been launched by which ministry?
    A) Ministry of Railways
    B) Ministry of Power
    C) Minister of Road Transport and Highways
    D) Minister Of Commerce and Industry
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Power Ministry launched a web-based monitoring system and a fly-ash mobile application. It will act as an interface between producers and consumers. The ASH TRACK Mobile App will manage 200 million tonnes of fly ash by tracking coal-based power plants situated within 100 km and 300 km from given location and availability of fly ash.
  18. Round Revolution is related with ________
    A) Potato
    B) Onion
    C) Egg
    D) Oilseeds
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      Option A
  19. Mobile App named ‘Pollution Metre’ is launched by which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Kerala
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Madhya Pradesh government launched a mobile application “pollution metre” to spread awareness against pollution in the western part of the state. It has been developed with the help of a private firm and the Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board. With the help of the app, anybody can check the status of air, water and noise pollution in their respective areas.
  20. Treasury bills are also issued under the MSS. What is the full form of MSS?
    A) Market Security Scheme
    B) Market Securitization Scheme
    C) Market Stabilization Scheme
    D) Market Security Structure
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    MSS : Market Stabilization Scheme  – These are the security issued to extract excess liquidity in the system rather than providing the government with funds.

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