GA Revision for IBPS Clerk and RBI Exams — Set 31

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 state government has launched WE-Hub, an exclusive innovation hub to encourage women entrepreneurship in the state?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Telangana
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Telangana Government announced a move to set up an exclusive innovation hub on the lines of T-Hub for women called WE-Hub, backing it with an exclusive Rs. 15-crore fund. NITI Aayog will back the proposed WE-Hub with funds under the Atal Innovation Mission
  2. Who has been awarded the 2017 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature?
    A) Anuk Arudpragasam
    B) H.M. Naqvi
    C) Shehan Karunatilaka
    D) Jeet Thayil
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasam’s “The Story of a Brief Marriage” — a touching tale of a young man trapped on the frontlines between the Sri Lankan Army and the Tamil Tigers — has bagged the $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017.
  3. The famous Dilwara Temple is located in which state of India?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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      Option C
  4. 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.
  5. What does G stands for in WGWD with respect to willful defaulters?
    A) Gain
    B) General
    C) Group
    D) Garnishee
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Working Group on Wilful Defaulters (WGWD)
  6. 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
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    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”.
  7. Which among the following organisations do not have its headquarter in Geneva, Switzerland?
    A) International Labour Organisation
    B) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
    C) World Meteorological Organisation
    D) World Economic Forum
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      Option B
    Explanation: 
    International Monetary Fund (IMF) is located in Washington DC, USA
  8. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) was founded in which year?
    A) 1959
    B) 1975
    C)  1981
    D) 1966
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    ADB was founded on 19 December 1966. President-Takehiko Nakao.  Headquarter-Mandaluyong, Philippines.
  9. Which of the following is the class of derivative designed to separate and then transfer the risk of default on a debt that may arise from a borrower failing to make required payments?
    A) Property Derivative
    B) Interest Rate Derivative
    C) Credit Derivative
    D) Commodity Derivative
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    In finance, a credit derivative refers to any one of “various instruments and techniques designed to separate and then transfer the credit risk” or the risk of an event of default of a corporate or sovereign borrower, transferring it to an entity other than the lender or debtholder.
  10. When is the World Radiography Day observed?
    A) November 7
    B) November 8
    C) November 10
    D) November 11
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    2017 Theme: ‘Emergency Radiology’ 
  11. National level player Sreerupa Bose who died in November 2017 was associated with which sports?
    A) Cricket
    B) Tennis
    C) Badminton
    D) Shooting
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Former India women’s cricket team coach and batswoman Sreerupa Bose (Mukherjee) has passed away due to massive cardiac arrest. She was 66.
  12. Name the world’s first artificial intelligence based politician launched by New Zealand based entrepreneur Nick Gerritsen
    A) TIM
    B) JOE
    C) KEY
    D) SAM
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Scientists have developed the world’s first artificial intelligence politician that can answer a person’s queries regarding local issues such as policies around housing, education and immigration. The virtual politician, called SAM, was created by Nick Gerritsen, a 49-year-old entrepreneur in New Zealand.
  13. What is the rank of India in the 2017 World FIFA Ranking?
    A) 110
    B) 115
    C) 105
    D) 120
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian football team remained static at 105th in the latest FIFA rankings. Among the Asian Football Confederation countries, the Indian team occupies 15th position.  Iran led the Asian rankings while Germany is on top of world rankings.
  14. The Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in which state?
    A) Assam
    B) Punjab
    C) Kerala
    D) Jammu & Kashmir
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      Option A
  15. According to the latest survey report of the World Economic Forum (WEF) what is the rank of India in terms of most trusted government in the world?
    A) Fourth
    B) Second
    C) First
    D) Third
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian government is the third most trusted government in the world, a survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has revealed. The list is topped by Switzerland, followed by Indonesia.
  16. Who among the following has been appointed as the President of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA)?
    A) Subhash Bhamre
    B) Nirmala Sitharaman
    C) Manohar Parrikar
    D) Arun Jaitley
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has been elected President of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA).
  17. How much amount has been sanctioned by the Union Government for Global Centre for Security and Counter-Terrorism to be set up in Rajasthan?
    A) Rs 375 crore
    B) Rs 250 crore
    C) Rs 275 crore
    D) Rs 300 crore
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Centre has sanctioned Rs 275 crore for establishing a Global Centre for Security and Counter-Terrorism in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Central Government will allocate Rs. 165 crore and Rajasthan State Government will bear Rs 110 crore for setting-up this centre.
  18. Which of the following is not true about Payments Bank?
    A) Payments bank can issue ATM/debit cards but not credit cards
    B) Initial capital required for a Payments Bank is Rs 100 crore
    C) Payments Bank must maintain Cash Reserve Ration (CRR) as decided by RBI.
    D) Payments Bank can give a loan of up to only Rs 1 lakh
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Payments Bank are not allowed to give loans of any amount.
  19. Name the first city in the world to jointly host the Badminton and Para Badminton World Championships in 2019?
    A) Vienna, Austria
    B) Basel, Switzerland
    C) Tokyo, Japan
    D) London, England
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      Option B
    Explanation: 
    Basel, Switzerland will become the first city to jointly host the Badminton and Para Badminton World Championships after it was awarded the 2019 edition of the Para event.
  20. The State Bank of India Act was passed in which year?
    A) 1955
    B) 1945
    C) 1934
    D) 1957
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      Option A

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