GA Revision for Canara Bank Exam — Set 118

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. Brihadishvara Temple is situated in which state?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Goa
    C) Jammu & Kashmir
    D) Assam
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Brihadishvara Temple, also referred to as Rajesvara Peruvudaiyar or Brihadeeswarar Temple, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
  2. Recently the Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik, released a book on his father titled ‘The Tall Man Biju Patnaik’. Who is the author of the book?
    A) Sundar Ganesan
    B) Sampad Patnaik
    C) Debabrata Mohanty
    D) Prem Nath Pandey
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik released a book on his father — The Tall Man Biju Patnaik — written by Sundar Ganesan, who said his material on Biju Patnaik “was found scattered all over the world in countries like Indonesia, France, Germany, USA, Russia, Singapore, and other places”.
  3. Which of the following is not a function of bank?
    A) Encouraging savings habit among people
    B) Issuing of life insurance policies to its important clients
    C) Providing loans and advances to businessmen for short term and long-term purposes
    D) Facilitating business transactions through receipts and payments by cheques
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      Option B
  4. Which among the following has won the Best Children’s Album Award at the Grammy Awards 2018?
    A) Brighter Side
    B) Feel What U Feel
    C) Lemonade
    D) Rise Shine #Woke
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Best Children’s Album: Feel What U Feel by Lisa Loeb
  5. Amit Panghal is related to which sports?
    A) Golf
    B) Boxing
    C) Wrestling
    D) Weightlifting
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The fast-rising Amit Panghal (49kg) advanced to the final along with Seema Punia (+81kg) in the Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament in Bulgaria
  6. 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.
  7. What does ‘P’ stands for in the abbreviation ‘FIPB’?
    A) Promotion
    B) Public
    C) Partnership
    D) Private
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Foreign Investment Promotion Board was a national agency of Government of India, with the remit to consider and recommend foreign direct investment which does not come under the automatic route.
  8. Which team has won the 8th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2018 (B Division)?
    A) Steel Plant Sports Board
    B) Kerala Hockey
    C) Central Reserve Police Force
    D) Bengaluru Hockey Association
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Central Reserve Police Force were crowned as champions of the 8th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2018 (B Division) after they defeated Kerala Hockey by a margin of 7-0 in the final match of the competition.
  9. Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in which state?
    A) Odisha
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Karnataka
    D) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary is a forest located near Visakhapatnam.
  10. Who among the following has won the Presidential election of Cyprus recently?
    A) Charis Georgiades
    B) Nicos Anastasiades
    C) Harris Georgiades
    D) Stavros Malas
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades won reelection to second five-year term Sunday, promising to continue economic recovery and the island’s reunification efforts.
  11. Which among the following subsidiary of RBI is responsible for facilitating credit flow for promotion and development of agriculture, small-scale industries, cottage and village industries, handicrafts and other rural crafts?
    A) DICGC
    B) NABARD
    C) NHB
    D) BRBNMP
    View Answer
      Option B
  12. Which city organised the First ever International Kala Mela in February 4, 2018?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Pune
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    The First ever International Kala Mela was inaugurated by the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi. The International Kala Mela has been organised by the Lalit Kala Akademi in partnership with IGNCA of the Ministry of Culture. More than 800 artists from across the world are taking part in the Festival.
  13. What is the Capital of Austria?
    A) Tirana
    B) Majuro
    C) Rabat
    D) Vienna
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency- Euro
  14. Which among the following digital wallet companies has launched India’s first SaaS based digital platform named Magic to digitize end-to-end corporate processes, rewards and reimbursements?
    A) Airtel Money
    B) Freecharge
    C) JioMoney
    D) MobiKwik
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    MobiKwik, a issuer-independent digital financial services platform and mobile wallet announced the launch of Magic – a digital platform for end-to-end corporate processes, rewards and reimbursements. Magic is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based institutional platform that aims to radically reform the employee benefit and reimbursements process by eliminating the constant challenges faced by both the employer and the employee.
  15. Which among the following defines Demat-Account?
    A) Accounts which are zero – balance
    B) Accounts in which shares of various companies are traded in electronic form
    C) Accounts which are opened only for the repayment of the loan
    D) Accounts which have the facility to be traded through internet banking
    View Answer
      Option B
  16. India successfully test-fired its short-range nuclear capable ballistic missile _______on February 6, 2018 from a test range off the Odisha coast.
    A) Agni I
    B) Agni II
    C) Agni III
    D) Agni IV
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    India successfully test-fired its short-range nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-1 with a strike range of over 700 km from a test range off the Odisha coast. It was launched as a part of a periodic training activity by the Strategic Forces Command of the Army to consolidate operational readiness.
  17. Narora Atomic Power Station is situated in which state?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Haryana
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Rajasthan
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Narora Atomic Power Station (NAPS) is located in Narora, Bulandshahar District in Uttar Pradesh, India.
  18. Who among the following has become the youngest person in the world as well as the first Indian to swim across the Ocean Seven?
    A) Sandeep Sejwal
    B) Ashwin Menon
    C) Rehan Poncha
    D) Rohan More
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Pune-based swimmer, Rohan More became the first Asian as well as the first Indian to swim across the Ocean Seven. Rohan is the youngest person in the world to swim across the Ocean Seven. The swimming marathon is widely considered equivalent to the Seven Summits mountaineering challenge. With this, More becomes only the ninth person in the world to complete it.
  19. Which two Arab countries has introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) for the first time?
    A) Saudi Arabia and Qatar
    B) Saudi Arabia and Algeria
    C) Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE)
    D) Saudi Arabia and Iraq
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Value Added Tax (VAT) has been introduced in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for the first time.
  20. Qazi Wajid who died recently was a veteran actor of which country?
    A) India
    B) Pakistan
    C) Turkey
    D) Indonesia
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Veteran actor Qazi Wajid, a pioneer of Pakistan’s radio industry, has passed away.

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