GA Revision for IBPS Clerk and RBI Exams — Set 49

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. Who among the following has been crowned as Miss India Australia 2017?
    A) Navneet Kaur
    B) Aarzu Singh
    C) Nibedita Pal
    D) Zenia Starr
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Aarzu Singh of Gold Coast, Queensland, has been crowned Miss India Australia 2017 in Sydney. Mallika Raj from Canberra was the runner-up.
  2. In context with the capital market, what is the full form of FPO?
    A) First Public Offer
    B) Final Public Offer
    C) Follow on Public Offer
    D) Fixed Public Offer
    View Answer
      Option C
  3. Octroi is the tax imposed on which of the following?
    A) The articles coming inside a city
    B) Banking transactions
    C) Vehicles moving on the road
    D) Imports of foreign goods
    View Answer
      Option A
  4. The ‘Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojna’ has been launched by which state for its farmers?
    A) Chhattisgarh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Bihar
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated the ambitious ‘Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojna’ for the farmers of the state.
    Madhya Pradesh is the first state to lend money to farmers at zero percent interest.
  5. Who has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of the Paytm Payments Bank (PPB)?
    A) Hemant Mishra
    B) Vijay Shekhar Sharma
    C) Renu Satti
    D) Sudhanshu Jain
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Paytm Payments Bank (PPB) has appointed former ICICI Bank executive, Sudhanshu Jain as its Chief Financial Officer. He will play a key role in overseeing its finances and expansion plans.
  6. Jitu Rai is associated with which sports?
    A) Wrestling
    B) Shooting
    C) Golf
    D) Athletics
    View Answer
      Option B
  7. When a bank borrower, or counter party, fails to meet its payment obligations regarding the terms agreed with the bank, it is called
    A) Reputational Risk
    B) Operational risk
    C) Credit Risk
    D) Liquidity risk
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    When the customers show their inability to pay the loan amounts taken from bank it is called credit risk
  8. Which of the following services has been launched by the Income Tax Department for taxpayers so that they can seek answers to their basic queries and doubts relating to direct tax issues?
    A) Mobile application
    B) Website
    C) Window in Income Tax office
    D) Online chat service
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Income Tax Department has launched an online chat service for taxpayers so that they can seek answers to their basic queries and doubts relating to direct tax issues.
  9. The Ministry of Finance has increased the maximum age of joining the National Pension System (NPS) from 60 years to ________.
    A) 70
    B) 62
    C) 65
    D) 75
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Finance increased the maximum age of joining the National Pension System (NPS) from the existing 60 years to 65 years under NPS – Private Sector (i.e. all citizen and corporate model).
  10. The Bhavani Sagar Dam which is known to be the longest masonry dam in the world is built in which state?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Kerala
    D) Maharshtra
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Bhavani Sagar Dam constructed across Bhavani river, is located 80 Km away from Coimbatore city, Tamil Nadu. This dam looks very beautiful and one of the important tourist place in the district of Erode. The Bhavanisagar dam is 8 km. long and it is the longest masonry dam in the world.
  11. In October 2017, which state government passed an ordinance which seeks to protect both serving and former judges, magistrates and public servants in the state from being investigated for on-duty action without its prior sanction?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    With this, the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance, 2017, promulgated on September 7, also seeks to bar the media from reporting on accusations till the sanction to proceed with the probe is obtained.
  12. When is the International Anti-Corruption Day observed?
    A) December 9
    B) December 10
    C) December 8
    D) December 11
    View Answer
      Option A
    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.
  13. Who among the following has been appointed as the MD & CEO of Infosys with effect from January 2018?
    A) Nandan Nilekani
    B) Salil S. Parekh
    C) U B Pravin Rao
    D) Vishal Sikka
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    IT bellwether Infosys has appointed Salil S. Parekh as its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director with effect from January 2, 2018 for a five-year term. He will succeed U.B. Pravin Rao.
  14. Which of the following countries will assist Indian Railways to make country’s existing rail corridors semi high speed with trains running at 200 km per hour?
    A) USA
    B) Japan
    C) China
    D) Germany
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    German Railways will assist Indian Railways to make country’s existing rail corridors semi high speed. The semi high speed trains will run at 200 km per hour.
  15. The Bhatnagar Award is given in which of the following field?
    A) Sports
    B) Agriculture
    C) Science
    D) Arts
    View Answer
      Option C
  16. In which year Government of India acquired the shares of RBI in State Bank of India?
    A) 2005
    B) 2006
    C) 2007
    D) 2008
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    On 30 June 2007
  17. Name the head of the panel formed to look into pay hike issue of lower court judges?
    A) PV Reddi
    B) KY Sinha
    C) MS Radhey
    D) KP Reddi
    View Answer
      Option A 
  18. The Reserve Bank of India has recently prohibited the co-operative societies from using the word “Bank” in their names as it violates Section ____ of Banking Regulation Act.
    A) Section 7
    B) Section 8
    C) Section 9
    D) Section 6
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    It has come to the notice of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) that some co-operative Societies are using the word “Bank” in their names. So, the RBI has asked co-operative societies not use the word ‘Bank’ in their names as it violates the Section 7 of Banking Regulation Act.
  19. The Kalinga Stadium is located in which city?
    A) Kochi
    B) Chennai
    C) Bhubaneswar
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    The 2017 Men’s Hockey World League tournament was held at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
  20. Which state government has launched the “Mathru Purna” scheme for the pregnant women and lactating mothers in the state?
    A) Telangana
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Karnataka
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah launched the “Mathru Purna” scheme, which aims to provide nutritious meals to about 12 lakh pregnant women and lactating mothers in the state.

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