GA Revision for IBPS Clerk and RBI Exams — Set 35

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. Name the next-generation satellite recently launched by NASA to improve the accuracy of weather forecasts and Earth observations
    A) ESSA-1
    B) GOES-1
    C) NOAA-1
    D) JPSS-1
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      Option D
    Explanation:
     NASA launched a next-generation satellite into space designed to monitor weather around the world and help improve forecasts. The satellite, called the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 or JPSS-1, is a joint venture between the US space agency and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which provides weather reports and forecasts.
  2. The word ‘Customer’ is defined in which of the following act?
    A) RBI Act 1934
    B) The Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    C) Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002
    D) None of these
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Customer is defined in PML Act, 2002 as a person or entity that maintains an account and/or has a business relationship with the bank
  3. Sandeep Yadav is related to which sports?
    A) Football
    B) Wrestling
    C) Shooting
    D) Athletics
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Sandeep Tulsi Yadav, who had also failed the dope test last year, has been handed a four-year ban by the Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel of the NADA.
  4. Victoria is the capital of which country?
    A) Seychelles
    B) Serbia
    C) Slovakia
    D) Senegal
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      Option A
  5. Under the Shared Infrastructure for Solar Parks Project, the Indian government has set the target to install ______GW of solar power by 2022
    A) 185
    B) 195
    C) 165
    D) 175
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The union government and the World Bank signed a guarantee agreement for USD 98 million and grant agreement for USD 2 million for the “Shared Infrastructure for Solar Parks Project.” The project will help establish large-scale solar parks and support the government’s plan to install 100 Gigawatts (GW) of solar power out of a total renewable-energy target of 175 GW by 2022.
  6. What does S stands for in SFMS with respect to NEFT payment method?
    A) Statutory
    B) Systematic
    C) Structured
    D) Savings
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    SFMS – Structured Financial Messaging Solution
  7. Who among the following has been appointed as UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescents and HIV?
    A) Claude Mellins
    B) Quarraisha Abdool Karim
    C) Angela Aidala
    D) Anthony S. Fauci
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Acclaimed South African Indian-origin AIDS researcher Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim has been appointed as a UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescents and HIV.
  8. The Pin Valley National Park is situated in which state?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Assam
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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      Option B
  9. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has introduced which scheme under the “Mission for Protection and Empowerment of Women” for the empowerment of rural women?
    A) Mahila Shakti Kendra
    B) Empowerment of Women Scheme
    C) Women Helpline Scheme
    D) Matriva Sahyog Yojana
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The CCEA has also given approval to the new scheme called ‘Mahila Shakti Kendra’, which will empower rural women through community participation to create an environment in which they realise their full potential.
  10. How much amount of loan has been approved by the BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) for the infrastructure and sustainable development projects of India & Russia?
    A) $400 million
    B) $500 million
    C) $200 million
    D) $100 million
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Shanghai-based Brics New Development Bank (NDB) has approved two infrastructure and sustainable development projects in India and Russia with loans of $400 million.
  11. An IFSC code consists of _____ digits.
    A) 8
    B) 9
    C) 10
    D) 11
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Financial System Code (IFSC) is an 11 digit code with the first 4 alpha characters representing the bank, and the last 6 characters representing the branch. The 5th character is 0 (zero).
  12. What is the currency of Finland?
    A) Euro
    B) Pound
    C) Vatu
    D) Shilling
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      Option A
  13. Which state hosted the first ever North East Development Summit (NEDS) 2017?
    A) Mizoram
    B) Meghalaya
    C) Manipur
    D) Nagaland
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Manipur hosted the first ever North East Development Summit (NEDS) 2017 in Imphal from November 21-22 to showcase the existing economic potential and to attract outside investors
  14. Name the first female pilot recently inducted into the Indian Navy
    A) Saarah Ahmed
    B) Shubhangi Swaroop
    C) Avani Chaturvedi
    D) Bhavna Kanth
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    In a first, a woman has been inducted as a pilot in the Indian Navy. Shubhangi Swaroop, who hails from Uttar Pradesh, will soon be flying Maritime Reconnaissance aircraft.
  15. How much amount of monetary help will be provided by US Agency for International Development (USAID) in order to support India to fight against Tuberculosis (TB)?
    A) $2.5 million
    B) $2 million
    C) $1.5 million
    D) $1 million
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The US Agency for International Development (USAID) announced $1 million to create awareness about Tuberculosis (TB) to help India in its fight against the disease. The move would support Prime Minister Modi’s ultimate goal of securing a TB-free India by 2025.
  16. The Payments Banks are required to park what percent of their total deposits in SLR securities?
    A) 25%
    B) 50%
    C) 75%
    D) 100%
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Payments bank are required to park 75 per cent of their total deposits in SLR securities and the balance 25 per cent in other instruments as prescribed by the RBI.
  17. The Sipat Super Thermal power plant is situated in which state?
    A) Assam
    B) West Bengal
    C) Chhattisgarh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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      Option C
  18. What was the theme of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2017?
    A) Removing barriers to create an inclusive and accessible society for all
    B) Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want
    C) Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all
    D) Decent work for persons with disabilities
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3) is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. The theme of International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2017: “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all”.
  19. When is the National Cancer Awareness Day observed?
    A) November 5
    B) November 7
    C) November 8
    D) November 11
    View Answer
      Option B
  20. The system of Ombudsman was started in which year by RBI to resolve grievance of customers?
    A) 1990
    B) 1995
    C) 2000
    D) 2001
    View Answer
      Option B

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