GA Revision for IBPS Clerk and RBI Exams — Set 44

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 11th edition of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference (MC11) was held in which country?
    A) China
    B) Mexico
    C) Brazil
    D) Argentina
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Eleventh World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference (MC11) was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu had led the Indian delegation in the conference.
  2. How many Payments Banks are there in India?
    A) 5
    B) 4
    C) 6
    D) 3
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      Option A
    Explanation: 
    Paytm Payment Bank, Airtel Payment Bank, India Post Payments Bank, FINO Payment Bank and Jio Payments Bank. 
  3. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has announced a fine of Rs _____ on those who is found to be linked with the sale, manufacture or use of plastic items in Haridwar and Rishikesh
    A) Rs 6000
    B) Rs 5000
    C) Rs 7000
    D) Rs 10000
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) reiterated its 2015 order banning the use, sale, manufacturing and storage of plastic items in the pilgrimage towns of Haridwar and Rishikesh in Uttarakhand. The tribunal ordered a fine of Rs 5,000 on the violators.  
  4. The indigenously developed Scorpene-class submarine, INS Kalvari, has been manufactured at which of these shipyards?
    A) Cochin Shipyard Limited
    B) Hindustan Shipyard Limited, Visakhapatnam.
    C) Mazagon Dock Limited, Mumbai
    D) Goa Shipyard Limited
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      Option C
    Explanation: 
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi commissioned India’s first indigenous Scorpene-class submarine Kalvari into the Navy. It is designed by DCNS (French naval defence and energy company) and manufactured at Mazagon Dock Limited in Mumbai  
  5. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is headquartered in which country?
    A) London, United Kingdom
    B) Washington D.C, United States
    C) Geneva, Switzerland
    D) Paris, France
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      Option A
  6. What does M stands for in OMO?
    A) Money
    B) Management
    C) Mechanism
    D) Market
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Open Market Operations
  7. According to the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018 report by UN, India’s GDP is projected to grow by how much percent in the year 2018?
    A) 7.3%
    B) 7.2%
    C) 7.4%
    D) 7.5%
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    According to UN’s ‘World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018’ report, Indian economy is likely to grow by 7.2% in 2018 and go up further to 7.4% in the following year on the back of strong private consumption, public investment and the ongoing structural reforms.
  8.  The world’s largest automated container terminal has been developed by which country?
    A) United States
    B) India
    C) China
    D) France
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    China started trial operations of the world’s biggest automated container terminal – the Shanghai Yangshan Deep Water Port – in the country’s commercial hub. The port will help consolidate Shanghai port’s standing as the world’s busiest container port and further support Shanghai’s efforts to become a world shipping centre. 
  9. Name the first Prime Minister of India who was born after India’s independence
    A) I. K. Gujral
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    D) Manmohan Singh
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was born on 17 September 1950
  10. What is the full form of NPV?
    A) New Price Valuation
    B) Non Performing Venture
    C) Net Primary Value
    D) Net Present Value
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Net Present Value
  11. The real GVA growth predicted by the Reserve Bank of India for 2017-18 is____ percent
    A) 6.7 %
    B) 6.5 %
    C) 6.3 %
    D) 6.9 %
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    RBI has maintained its projection for FY18 real GVA growth at 6.7 per cent, saying the risks are evenly balanced. RBI also expects the inflation to stay in 4.3-4.7 per cent in December and March quarters.
  12. The Vindhyachal Thermal Power Station is located in which state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Assam
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Vindhyachal Thermal Power Station in the Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh, with an installed capacity of 4,760MW, is currently the biggest thermal power plant in India.
  13. Who has been named as the Person of the Year 2017 by TIME magazine?
    A) Jeff Bezos
    B) The Dreamers
    C) The #MeToo Movement
    D) Patty Jenkins
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The “silence breakers” — the women behind this year’s #MeToo movement against sexual harassment — are named Time magazine’s 2017 “Person of the Year.” It’s the people who’ve created a movement by sharing their experiences with sexual assault and harassment.
  14. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has been incorporated under the provisions of Section 25 of which act?
    A) Companies Act, 1956
    B) Companies Act, 2013
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    NPCI has been incorporated as a “Not for Profit” Company under the provisions of Section 25 of Companies Act 1956 (now Section 8 of Companies Act 2013)
  15. When is the International Anti-Corruption Day observed?
    A) December 11
    B) December 9
    C) December 5
    D) December 2
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    International Anti-Corruption Day has been observed annually, on 9 December, since the passage of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption on 31 October 2003
  16. The ADB Bank has decided to increase its India loans from existing $2.7 billion to $ ____ billion on annual basis during 2018-22.
    A) $ 5 billion
    B) $ 3 billion
    C) $ 6 billion
    D) $ 4 billion
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Asian Development Bank (ADB) will raise annual funding to India to up to $4 billion from existing $2.7 billion, from next year. The loans up to $4 billion will be provided on annual basis including non-sovereign or private debt during 2018-22. In this, annual sovereign funding will increase from $2 billion to $3 billion while private sector funding would be doubled to $1 billion totaling to $4 billion.
  17. Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi who passed away in November 2017 was a former Union Minister of ______________?
    A) Food Processing Industries
    B) Information and Broadcasting
    C) Commerce and Industry
    D) Health and Family Welfare
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, who was in coma since 2008, has passed away. He had also served as the President of All India Football Federation (AIFF) for 20 long years since December 1988.
  18. The Bannerghatta National Park is in which state?
    A) Sikkim
    B) West Bengal
    C) Gujarat
    D) Karnataka
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Bengaluru, Karnataka
  19. DANX -17 is a massive military exercise conducted by the Command forces of which state/UT?
    A) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    B) Nagaland
    C) Lakshadweep
    D) Assam
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Defence of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Exercise (DANX) was conducted under the aegis of Andaman & Nicobar Command. The five day exercise started on 20 Nov 2017 and culminated on 24 Nov 2017. Main objective of the exercise was to practice & validate procedures and drills of all the Command forces aimed at defending Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
  20. Which of the following is not the function of the Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM)?
    A) Financing of export and import of goods and services both of India and of outside India
    B) Undertaking merchant banking functions of companies engaged in foreign trade
    C) Providing loans at low rates to micro-finance institutions and non-banking financial institutions
    D) Offering buyers’ credit and lines of credit to the foreign governments and banks
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Option C is performed by the Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Bank (MUDRA Bank) 

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