GA Revision for IBPS 2017 and other Exams — Set 19

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 theme of the 2017 World Diabetes Day is ____________
    A) Healthy Living and Diabetes
    B) Eyes on diabetes
    C) Women and Diabetes – Our Right To a Healthy Future
    D) Go Blue for Breakfast
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign focusing on diabetes mellitus and is held on November 14 each year. The theme of World Diabetes Day 2017 is “Women and diabetes – our right to a healthy future”.
  2. When is the National Handloom Day observed?
    A) 7 August
    B) 8 August
    C) 9 August
    D) 10 August
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      Option A
  3. Who will be the head of the Multi-Agency Group (MAG) that will monitor investigations related to the Paradise Papers on offshore financial holdings?
    A) Rajiv Jain
    B) Purushottam Das
    C) Sushil Chandra
    D) Rajnikant Mishra
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    According to government, a Multi-Agency Group (MAG) headed by CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra, will investigate the Paradise Papers on offshore financial holdings, including a list 714 Indian individuals and entities.
  4. The first edition of the Youth Film Festival of the European Nations was held in which city?
    A) Delhi
    B) Bangalore
    C) Surat
    D) Nasik
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Nordic-Baltic embassies hosted the first ever youth film festival of the European nations in Delhi from November 13-18 in collaboration with the India Habitat Centre showcasing movies from the region.
  5. What does S stands for in SNRR Account?
    A) Sanction
    B) Special
    C) Subject
    D) Scheme
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Special Non-Resident Rupee Account (SNRR account)
  6. Which among the given places has recently been declared as pavitra teerth sthals by the Uttar Pradesh government?
    A) Nandgaon and Goverdhan
    B) Chitrakoot and Gokul
    C) Vrindavan and Barsana
    D) Ayodhya and Sarnath
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Uttar Pradesh government has issued an order notifying Vrindavan and Barsana towns in Mathura district as “pavitra teerth sthals (sacred pilgrimage sites)”. No meat and liquor shops will be allowed in these towns anymore.
  7. What is the capital of Macedonia?
    A) Antananarivo
    B) Skopje
    C) Ulaanbaatar
    D) Tehran
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      Option B
  8. What is a green index?
    A) instrument to measure the nation’s wealth according to GNP per capita
    B) instrument to assess the environmental performance of MFIs
    C) instrument to measure the nation’s wealth according to GDP per capita
    D) instrument to measure the nation’s wealth in terms of coverage area of forest
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Green Index aims to support environmental responsibility and environmental management within the microfinance and, more broadly, the inclusive finance sector.
  9. Which country will host the CMS Conference of the Parties 13 (CMS COP 13) in the year 2020?
    A) India
    B) United States
    C) China
    D) Britain
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    India will host the next CMS Conference of the Parties 13 (CMSCOP13) in 2020.! Officially announced at the closing CMSCOP12 plenary, in Manila,” the UN for Environment Programme tweeted
  10. In which city has the Indian Railway’s launched its first set of solar plants with total capacity of 5 megawatt peak (MWp) to reduce carbon emission?
    A) Ahmadabad
    B) Kolkata
    C) New Delhi
    D) Lucknow
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Railway Minister Piyush Goyal launched the railways’ first set of solar plants in Delhi with a total capacity of 5 megawatt peak (MWp), an ambitious project aimed at reducing the national transporter’s carbon footprint.
  11. What is the rank of India in the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index 2017?
    A) 20
    B) 25
    C) 28
    D) 30
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    While India stands at the 28th position out of the 30 among the reviewed countries in the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index 2017, its pension system is found to be more sustainable than that of Poland, Germany, France, Japan, Italy, Austria, Brazil, China and Argentina.
  12. What is the currency of Rwanda?
    A) Rand
    B) Baht
    C) Ruble
    D) Franc
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      Option D
  13. The setting up of White Label ATMs is authorized under which Act?
    A) Banking Regulation Act,1949
    B) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    C) Reserve Bank of India Act,1934
    D) Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    ATMs setup and owned by non-banks are called White Label ATMs. Non-bank ATM operators are authorized under PSS Act 2007.
  14. Which bank has signed an MoU with Escorts Ltd to finance farmers for purchase of Escorts tractors?
    A) Union Bank of India
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) State Bank of India
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India (SBI), the country’s largest public sector lender has signed an agreement with Escorts Ltd to finance farmers for purchase of Escorts tractors.
  15. World’s first 3D-printed cycling bridge has been opened in which country?
    A) Norway
    B) Denmark
    C) Netherlands
    D) China
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    A town called Gemert in the Netherlands has became home to the first 3D-printed cycling bridge ever. With this, Dutch cyclists can now pedal over the world’s first 3D-printed concrete bridge.
  16. The 100th branch of the IDFC Bank has been opened in which state?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    IDFC Bank has launched its 100th branch at Honnali, Karnataka and plans to expand its network in the metros in the next one year.
  17. Which country has been named as the best country to visit in 2018 according to Lonely Planet’s ‘Best in Travel 2018’ list?
    A) Denmark
    B) Portugal
    C) Chile
    D) South Korea
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Chile has been named the best country to visit next year by Lonely Planet in its ‘Best in Travel 2018’ list. South Korea and Portugal have ranked second and third respectively.
  18. Which among the given is the fund manager of the newly launched BHARAT-22 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)?
    A) Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company Limited
    B) ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company
    C) Birla Sun Life Asset Management
    D) HDFC Asset Management Company
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Government of India launched the BHARAT-22 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) managed by ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund targeting an initial amount of about Rs.8,000 crore. This New Fund Offer is open till November 17, 2017. The Units of the Scheme will be allotted 25% to each category of investors.
  19. The Regional Rural Banks were established in which year?
    A) 1990
    B) 1985
    C) 1969
    D) 1975
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    2 October 1975.
  20. Ukai Dam is built on which of the following river?
    A) Krishna
    B) Narmada
    C) Tapi
    D) Kaveri
    View Answer
      Option C

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