GA Revision for IBPS 2017 and other Exams — Set 24

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 term BSR refers to___________.
    A) Bank’s Selling Rate
    B) Basic Statistical Returns
    C) Annual returns submitted by banks to RBI in respect of priority sector advances
    D) Quarterly statement of advances to agriculture
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      Option B
  2. Bandipur National Park is located in which state?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) West Bengal
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      Option A
  3. 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix has been won by________
    A) Sebastian Vettel
    B) Valtteri Bottas
    C) Lewis Hamilton
    D) Max Verstappen
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Max Verstappen has won the F1’s Malaysian Grand Prix after beating Lewis Hamilton.
  4. How much amount has been sanctioned by Yes Bank for the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) under the Namami Gange Project at Varanasi ?
    A) Rs 156 crore
    B) Rs 146 crore
    C) Rs 166 crore
    D)Rs 136 crore
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Private sector Yes Bank has committed Rs 156 crore to fund first Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) to be constructed at Varanasi under Hybrid Annuity-PPP Model. 
  5. Who has been honoured with the 2017 Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award?
    A) A R Rahman
    B) Javed Akhtar
    C) Sachin Tendulkar
    D) Subhash Ghai
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar is being honoured with the Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award on the 28th anniversary of Hridayesh Arts and the 80th birthday of veteran music composer Hridaynath Mangeshkar.
  6. The World Hindu Congress 2018 will be held in which city?
    A) New York
    B) San Francisco
    C) Seattle
    D) Chicago
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The second World Hindu Congress is proposed to be held in Chicago, USA from September 7 – 9, 2018.
  7. Bisweshwar Nandi is the head coach of which of the given sports personalities?
    A) Sakshi Malik
    B) PV Sindhu
    C) Dipa Karmakar
    D) Dipika Pallikal
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      Option C
  8. Which of the following functions are not performed by the Reserve Bank of India?
    A) Maintaining Forex
    B) Opening Savings Accounts for general public
    C) Deciding Bank Rate, CRR and SLR from time to time
    D) Control and supervision of money supply
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      Option B
  9. The Union government has set up a Panel to review the existing Haj Policy and suggest a framework for new Haj policy 2018-22. Who is the head of the Panel?
    A) Khadija Tiyabji Shuffi
    B) Ahmed B. Zakaria
    C) Afzal Amanullah
    D) Mustafa Fakih
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      Option C
    Explanation: 
    In view of the Supreme Court direction, the Ministry had set up the Panel under the Chairmanship of former Secretary Afzal Amanullah to review the existing Haj Policy and to suggest a framework for new Haj policy 2018-22. 
  10. The headquarters of IMF and World Bank are located at?
    A) Geneva and Montreal
    B) Geneva and Vienna
    C) New York and Geneva
    D) Washington DC
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      Option D
  11. Which among the following days is generally observed on October 1 annually?
    A) International Day of Non-Violence
    B) International Day of Girl Child
    C) International Day of Older Persons
    D) International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The International Day of Older Persons is observed on October 1 each year. The theme of the International Day of Older Persons 2017 is “Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society.” 
  12. What is Fiscal Deficit?
    A) Total income less government borrowing
    B) Total payments less total receipts
    C) Total payments less capital receipts
    D) Total expenditure less total receipts excluding borrowing
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      Option D
  13. Dumhal is a famous Indian folk dance of which state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Jammu & Kashmir
    C) Assam
    D) Odisha
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      Option B
  14. Who is the author of Hema Malini’s biography ‘Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl’?
    A) Vikram Seth
    B) Ramachandra Guha
    C) Sudha Murthy
    D) Ram Kamal Mukherjee
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      Option D
    Explanation: 
    Hema Malini’s biography ‘Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl’ was launched on the occasion of Hema’s 69th birthday. The biography has been penned by journalist turned writer Ram Kamal Mukherjee and also contains a short foreword written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  15. Which of the following Public Sector Bank’s emblem figures a dog and the words “faithful friendly” in it?
    A) Syndicate Bank
    B) Punjab National Bank
    C) Oriental Bank of India
    D) Central Bank of India
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      Option A
  16. The Rajasthan Assembly has passed a bill to increase reservation for the Other Backward Classes (OBC) from 21 per cent to _______ per cent.
    A) 25
    B) 27
    C) 26
    D) 28
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Rajasthan Assembly has passed a bill which increased reservation for the Other Backward Classes (OBC) from 21 per cent to 26 per cent. The community includes Gujjars and four other castes. 
  17. ‘Sensitive sector’ as defined by RBI includes_____
    A) Capital market
    B) Real estate
    C) Commodities
    D) All of these
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      Option D
  18. Anupama Ramachandran is related to which sports?
    A) Snooker
    B) Badminton
    C) Tennis
    D) Chess
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Anupama Ramachandran has clinched the World Open Under-16 Snooker Championship title at St. Petersburg in Russia.
  19. Helsinki is the capital city of which country?
    A) Ireland
    B) Netherlands
    C) Iceland
    D) Finland
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      Option D
  20. Prior approval of RBI is required for opening which of the following?
    A) Personal banking branches
    B) Merchant banking branches
    C) Asset recovery branches
    D) All of the above
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      Option D

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