GA Revision for IBPS 2017 and other Exams — Set 22

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. What is the capital city of Croatia?
    A) San Jose
    B) Ottawa
    C) Bangui
    D) Zagreb
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      Option D
  2. Who among the given has been honoured with the 2017 Rashtriya Bal Kalyan Award?
    A) Lakshmi Agarwal
    B) Kirti Bharti
    C) Anand Kumar
    D) Kailash Satyarthi
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      Option C
    Explanation: President Ram Nath Kovind awarded this year’s “Rashtriya Bal Kalyan Award” to Super 30 founder Anand Kumar for his contributions in the field of teaching and education.
  3. Who is the author of the e-book ‘India 2017 Yearbook’?
    A) Shripad Yesso Naik
    B) Anantkumar Hegde
    C) Krishna Raj
    D) Rajiv Mehrishi
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      Option D
    Explanation: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje launched an e-book titled ‘India 2017 Yearbook‘, compiled by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) and former Union home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi.
  4. Hindi Divas is celebrated on which date?
    A) 12 September
    B) 13 September
    C) 14 September
    D) 15 September
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      Option C
    Explanation: 14th September marks as the Annual Day to celebrate Hindi as the National Language of the Republic of India. It was first announced in 1949 on 14th September in the Constituent Assembly of India to make Hindi (Devanagri Script) as the Official Language of India which was later incorporated in the constitution of India on 26th January 1950 via amendment 343 which stated that all government communications will be penned in the National Language of India – Hindi (Devanagri Script).
  5. Name the port to bag the 2017 Container Terminal of the Year Award?
    A) Krishnapatnam Port
    B) Jawaharlal Nehru Port
    C) Kandla Port
    D) Momugao Port
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      Option B
    Explanation: Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal (JNPCT) was awarded Container Terminal of the Year” Award for the above 0.6 million TEUs category at The Gateway Awards 2017 held at Mumbai.
  6. Ukai Dam is built over which of the following river?
    A) Krishna
    B) Narmada
    C) Tapi
    D) Kaveri
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      Option C
  7. Identify the false statement with regards to Certificate of Deposit (CD).
    A) Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) may also subscribe to CDs
    B) A CD issued to NRI can be endorsed to another NRI in the secondary market.
    C) The FIs can issue CDs for a period not less than 1 year
    D) There is no lock-in period for the CDs.
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      Option B
    Explanation: Such CDs cannot be endorsed to another NRI in the secondary market.
  8. How much amount of loan has been approved by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for modernization of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Institutions in Himachal Pradesh?
    A) USD 90 million
    B) USD 30 million
    C) USD 10 million
    D) USD 80 million
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      Option D
    Explanation: Multilateral lending agency ADB (Asian Development Bank) has approved a loan of USD 80 million (about Rs 524 crore) for modernisation of Himachal Pradesh’s technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions.
  9. Based on the report of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), which Indian state records 39% of cancer cases in India (highest recorded in any state)?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) West Bengal
    D) Haryana
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      Option D
    Explanation: Cancer is strengthening its grip across India, and reportedly, Haryana has a major share, with over 39% of cases recorded in the state.
  10. The government of India has constituted a parliamentary panel to examine the operational preparedness of the armed forces and review the accidents involving strategic defence assets. Who is the head of the panel?
    A) S N Srikrishna
    B) K P Kriplani
    C) B C Khanduri
    D) M Y Khatter
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      Option C
    Explanation: A parliamentary panel headed by BJP MP B C Khanduri, has been constituted to examine the operational preparedness of the armed forces and review the accidents involving strategic defence assets. The panel will also look into the quality of ration given to the forces especially in border areas
  11. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India was set up in which year?
    A) April 1, 2016
    B) July 1, 2016
    C) October 1, 2016
    D) June 1, 2016
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      Option C
    Explanation: The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India was established on October 1, 2016 in accordance with the provisions of The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.
  12. Which among the given Indian cities is also called as ‘Venice of the East’?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Mumbai
    C) Bhubaneshwar
    D) Cochin
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      Option D
  13. Name the scheme launched jointly by the Ministries of power and textiles to provide energy efficient power loom equipment to small and medium units?
    A) RAAHI
    B) SAATHI
    C) UJALA
    D) SAFAR
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      Option B
    Explanation: Ministries of power and textiles have jointly announced a new scheme SAATHI under which Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) will provide energy efficient power loom equipment to small and medium units at no upfront cost.
  14. What is India’s theme for 23rd Conference of Parties (COP 23)?
    A) Nurture Present to Enjoy Future
    B) Preserving Today For Better Tomorrow
    C) Conservation for Security
    D) Conserving Now, Preserving Future
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      Option D
    Explanation: India’s theme for COP 23 is “Conserving Now, Preserving Future”
  15. Interest earned on which of the following accounts is exempted from tax?
    A) NRO
    B) NRE
    C) FCNR
    D) Both B and C
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      Option D
  16. The headquarters of Asian Hockey Federation is in which country?
    A) Hanoi, Vietnam
    B) Beijing, China
    C) Tokyo, Japan
    D) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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      Option D
  17. Bandhan Express, a new passenger train between West Bengal and Bangladesh will traverse between which stations?
    A) Kolkata-Dhaka
    B) Siliguri-Tongi
    C) Kolkata-Khulna
    D) Durgapur-Kuakata
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      Option C
    Explanation: A new passenger train between West Bengal and Bangladesh, Bandhan Express, was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina via video conferencing. The train will connect Kolkata to Khulna in Bangladesh.
  18. The 15th Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) Conference was held in which city?
    A) Bangalore
    B) New Delhi
    C) Kolkata
    D) Chennai
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      Option B
    Explanation: The 15th Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) Conference was held in New Delhi. It is first ever conference to be held in India and South Asia. It was organised by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) under the aegis of Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology.
  19. Name the actor who has been selected to be honoured with the Personality of the Year Award at the 2017 International Film Festival of India (IFFI).
    A) Rishi Kapoor
    B) Amitabh Bachchan
    C) Salman Khan
    D) Shahrukh Khan
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      Option B
    Explanation: Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan will be honoured with personality of the year award at the upcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa
  20. The Bankers Institute of Rural Development (BIRD) is situated in which city?
    A) Noida
    B) Nashik
    C) Pune
    D) Lucknow
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      Option D

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