GA Revision for IBPS 2017 and other Exams — Set 23

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. Which country hosted the 1st edition of the Global Ministerial Conference on Ending TB in the Sustainable Development Era?
    A) Moscow, Russia
    B) Paris, France
    C) New Delhi, India
    D) London, England
    View Answer
      Option A
    The first Global Ministerial Conference on Ending TB in the Sustainable Development Era held in Moscow, Russia Federation on November 16, 17. The conference was themed “Ending TB in the Sustainable Development Era: A Multisectoral Response”.
  2. In which year was ISRO established?
    A) 1972
    B) 1969
    C) 1966
    D) 1975
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      Option B
    HQ- Bengaluru, President- A.S. Kiran Kumar
  3. AI-based chat assistant “SIA” has been launched by which of the following banks?
    A) Punjab National Bank
    B) State Bank of India
    C) AXIS Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
      Option B
    The State Bank of India (SBI) announced SBI Intelligent Assistant (SIA) — a chat assistant aimed to address customer enquiries like a “bank representative” does. Developed by Payjo, an artificial intelligence (AI) banking platform, “SIA” is equipped to handle nearly 10,000 enquiries per second or 864 million in a day — which is nearly 25 per cent of the queries processed by Google each day.
  4. Who among the following has been sworn in as Comptroller and Auditor-General (CAG) of India?
    A) Karan Kundra
    B) Bibek Debroi
    C) Rajiv Mehrishi
    D) Rajeev Shukla
    View Answer
      Option C
    Former Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi has been sworned in as the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India on 25th September.
  5. BHIM app is based on which payment system?
    A) IMPS
    B) BBPS
    C) UPI
    D) NEFT
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      Option C
    BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money), is a UPI based UPI based service to enable money transfer using just a mobile number.
  6. What was the theme of the International Day of the Girl Child 2017?
    A) EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after crises
    B) Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls
    C) Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence
    D) The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030
    View Answer
      Option A
    International Day of the Girl Child is observed annually on October 11. 
  7. Where is the headquarters of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank situated?
    A) Beijing, China
    B) Manila, Philippines
    C) Naypyidaw, Myanmar
    D) Paris, France
    View Answer
      Option A 
  8. Esther Staubli, who became the first female referee to officiate a match at the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, belongs to which country?
    A) USA
    B) Norway
    C) Switzerland
    D) Belarus
    View Answer
      Option C
    Switzerland’s Esther Staubli became the first female referee to officiate a match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup when Japan clashed with New Caledonia in the final round group E match in Kolkata on 14th October 2017.
  9. Where is Dachigam National Park situated?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Goa
    C) Jammu & Kashmir
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
      Option C
  10. What does R stands for in MDR with respect to banking?
    A) Ratio
    B) Reserve
    C) Rate
    D) Right
    View Answer
      Option C
    MDR – Merchant Discount Rate 
  11. Who has won the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate Award?
    A) Akinwunmi Adesina
    B) Adifwunmi Adesina
    C) Akinwunmi Ahesina
    D) Adifwunmi Ahesina
    View Answer
      Option A
    Nigeria’s former Minister of Agriculture and rural development, Akinwunmi Adesina has received the 2017 World Food Prize Award. Adesina is also the current President of the African Development Bank.
  12. Name the player to win the 2017 Shanghai Masters?
    A) Grigor Dimitrov
    B) Rafael Nadal
    C) Marin Čilić
    D) Roger Federer
    View Answer
     Option D
    Roger Federer beat Rafael Nadal to win the Shanghai Masters 6-4, 6-3 in a showdown between the two best players on the planet. 
  13. Who will head the national committee constituted to commemorate 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi From 2 Oct 2019 to 2 Oct 2020?
    A) Narendra Modi
    B) Arun Jaitley
    C) Rajnath Singh
    D) Nitin Gadkari
    View Answer
      Option A
    A National Committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been constituted to commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi during the period from 2nd October, 2019 to 2nd October, 2020.
  14. According to report by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), what is the rank of India in the Global Hunger Index (GHI), 2017 ?
    A) 105
    B) 98
    C) 100
    D) 102
    View Answer
      Option C
    India slipped three notches to 100 among 119 countries on the Global Hunger Index (GHI), 2017. This is worse than the likes of North Korea, Bangladesh, and Iraq, and better only than Pakistan and Afghanistan among Asian countries.
  15. Port Moresby is the capital of which country?
    A) Papua New Guinea
    B) Czech Republic
    C) Paraguay
    D) Antigua and Barbuda
    View Answer
      Option A
  16. Which of the following countries has declared the year 2020 as ‘Unique Year for Space Sector’?
    A) India
    B) Russia
    C) China
    D) UAE
    View Answer
      Option D
    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has highlighted its intention to make 2020 a unique year for the country’s space sector by launching the first Arab probe to Mars. 
  17. The state government of Maharashtra has set up a 7 member panel to recommend ways to stop the custodial deaths. Who will be the head of the committee?
    A) Sanjay Kothari
    B) Nripendra Mishra
    C) Pradeep Sinha
    D) Sudhir Shrivastava
    View Answer
      Option D
    The Maharashtra government has set up a seven-member committee headed by Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Sudhir Shrivastava to recommend ways to stop the custodial deaths.
  18. What is the full form of EEFC Account?
    A) Equity Enabled Foreign Currency
    B) Exchange Earner’s Foreign Currency
    C) Electronic Earning Foreign Currency
    D) Earning Enabled Foreign Currency
    View Answer
      Option B
  19. The 2023 Rugby World Cup will be hosted by which country?
    A) France
    B) Germany
    C) Spain
    D) Switzerland
    View Answer
      Option A
    France will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup in a huge surprise after the Council of the sport’s governing body World Rugby’s Board announced so.
  20. Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple is located in which state?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) New Delhi
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
      Option B 

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