GA Revision for Syndicate and Canara Bank Exams — Set 115

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. Marketplace is a new product launched by which social site for buying selling products online?
    A) Twitter
    B) Instagram
    C) Google+
    D) Facebook
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Facebook has launched its ‘Marketplace’ to buy and sell used goods and services across categories such as electronics, entertainment, and housing in India. For used goods, it allows sellers to register by including details like price, category, location and images.The platform also allows buyers to see details like product condition, usage pattern and time of purchase.
  2. The Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE) was set up by Government of India jointly with which of the following bank?
    A) RBI
    B) NABARD
    C) SIDBI
    D) MUDRA
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of MSME, Government of India and SIDBI set up the Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE) with a view to facilitate flow of credit to the MSE sector without the need for collaterals/ third party guarantees.
  3. Khagen Das passed away recently. He was a veteran ____________
    A) Politician
    B) Journalist
    C) Sports Person
    D) Musician
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran CPI-M leader and former Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha member Khagen Das has passed away after a massive cardiac arrest.
  4. Windhoek is the capital of which country?
    A) Belize
    B) Namibia
    C) Tonga
    D) Samoa
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Currency – Namibian dollar
  5. The 16th International Energy Forum Ministerial meeting will be held in which Indian city in April 2018?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Bengaluru
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has announced that the 16th International Energy Forum Ministerial meeting will be held on April 10 to 12, 2018, which will be hosted by Government of India in New Delhi and co-hosted by the Government of China and South Korea.
  6. In which year was the KYC norms introduced by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
    A) 2000
    B) 2001
    C) 2002
    D) 2003
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      Option C
  7. Who has been recently appointed as the new Director General of FICCI?
    A) Dilip Chenoy
    B) Rashesh Shah
    C) Sanjaya Baru
    D) Rajiv Kumar
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Industry lobby, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) has appointed Dilip Chenoy as its Director General.
  8. The Pobitora Wildlife sanctuary is situated in which state?
    A) Assam
    B) Manipur
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Odisha
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Pobitora or Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife reserve in the Morigaon district of the state of Assam
  9. Which among the following days is observed on January 24 annually?
    A) Indian Army Day
    B) National Girl Child Day
    C) National Voters Day
    D) International Customs Day
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    National girl child day is celebrated every year on 24th of January as a national observance day for the girl child. 
  10. The State Bank of India is not the sponsor bank of which among the listed RRBs?
    A) Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank
    B) Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank
    C) Assam Gramin Vikash Bank
    D) Langpi Dehangi Rural Bank
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    United Bank of India is the sponsor bank of Assam Gramin Vikash Bank
  11. The National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) of India has inked an MoU with which country for the development of small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the two countries?
    A) Malaysia
    B) Bangladesh
    C) Myanmar
    D) Sri Lanka
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) signed an MoU with SME Corporation Malaysia for exchange of information and cooperation in areas such as policies to aid development of small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the two countries. The two entities will also work together for improving competitiveness of Indian and Malaysian MSMEs in global markets and other forms of technical collaboration.
  12. Where is Bir Tikendrajit International Airport located?
    A) Kolkata, West Bengal
    B) Guwahati, Assam
    C) Aizwal, Mizoram
    D) Imphal, Manipur
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Bir Tikendrajit International Airport is the second international airport built in the Northeastern region of India, after Guwahati, and the third busiest airport in the north east region after Guwahati and Agartala. It is located in Imphal, Manipur.
  13. Which state has launched the ‘Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojana’ (MGSVY) for the inclusive growth of the distressed sections of the society?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Bihar
    C) Haryana
    D) Punjab
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Punjab Chief Minister launched ‘Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojana’, to release benefits and aimed at the inclusive growth of the distressed sections of the society. He appealed to the farmers not to resort to suicide since his government is committed to the total implementation of its farm debt waiver programme by November 2018.
  14. The time during the loan term when the borrower is not required to make any repayment or EMI is known as ________
    A) Re-phrasing
    B) Waiver
    C) Moratorium Period
    D) Interest Phrasing
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    A moratorium period is a time during the loan term when the borrower is not required to make any repayment. It is a waiting period before which repayment by way of EMIs begins. Normally, the repayment begins after the loan is disbursed and the payments have to be made each month
  15. The government of India and UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has recently signed an MoU worth ________ million to raise incomes and food security for tribal farming households in northeast India
    A) $ 152 million
    B) $ 140 million
    C) $ 168 million
    D) $ 174 million
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    The UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Indian government signed a $168 million pact to sustainably raise incomes and food security for tribal farming households in northeast India. The six-year project will help 201,500 rural highland farming households in tribal villages in 12 districts located in the uplands of Mizoram and Nagaland States.
  16. Where is Cheruthoni Dam located?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Kerala
    C) Karnataka
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Cheruthoni Dam is located in Idukki District of Kerala
  17. Identify the incorrect group of military exercise with the  respective countries
    A) MAITREE – India & Sri Lanka
    B) VARUNA – India & France
    C) INDRA – India & Russia
    D) VINBAX – India & Vietnam
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Maitree is a joint military exercise of India and Thailand 
  18. The security, integrity, non-repudiation and authenticity of the data and image transmitted in CTS are ensured using the PKI. What does P stands for in PKI?
    A) Password
    B) Private
    C) Public
    D) Product
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    PKI- Public Key Infrastructure
  19. The finals of the 2020 ICC World T20 Tournament will be held in which stadium?
    A) Salt Lake Stadium, India
    B) Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Australia
    C) Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, South Africa
    D) Lord’s Cricket Ground, United Kingdom
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Australia is going to host ICC World T20 2020. It was announced that Australia’s largest stadium Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will host the final of both the men’s and women’s ICC World Twenty20 in 2020.
  20. DolluKunitha dance is the folk dance of which state?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) West Bengal
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    DolluKunitha is a major popular drum dance of Karnataka.

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