GA Revision for IBPS Clerk and RBI Exams — Set 52

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 United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD) is located in_____
    A) Geneva, Switzerland
    B) Washington D.C, United States
    C) Manila, Philippines
    D) London, United Kingdom
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      Option A
  2. How much loan amount has been approved by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for financing the 100-percent electric metro rail project of Bangalore?
    A) USD 300 million
    B) USD 350 million
    C) USD 335 million
    D) USD 375 million
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a USD 335 million loan to finance a 100-per cent electric metro rail project in Bangalore.
  3. An ATM set up, owned and operated by non-banks is known as?
    A) Brown Label ATM
    B) White Label ATM
    C) Pink Label ATM
    D) Blue Label ATM
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    ATMs set up, owned and operated by non-banks are called White Label ATMs. In White Label ATM scenario, logo displayed on ATM machine and in ATM premises pertain to WLA Operator instead of a bank.
  4. Recently a famous Bengali author Rabisankar Bal passed away. He was also a renowned _______
    A) Teacher
    B) Accountant
    C) Physician
    D) Journalist
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Renowned journalist and Bengali author Rabisankar Bal has passed away following a brief illness.
  5. National Mathematics Day is observed annually on ____
    A) November 30
    B) December 24
    C) December 22
    D) December 17
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Famed Indian Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan’s birth anniversary on December 22 is celebrated as National Mathematics Day. It was in recognition of his contribution to mathematics the Government of India decided to celebrate Ramanujan’s birthday as the National Mathematics Day every year.
  6. OTTAWA is the capital of which country?
    A) Canada
    B) Denmark
    C) Namibia
    D) Poland
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      Option A
  7. As per the latest data shared by the government in the Lok Sabha, how much amount has so far been infused in the Public Sector Banks (PSBs) by the centre since 2015-16 under its ‘Indradhanush Plan’?
    A) Rs 51,959 crore
    B) Rs 51,858 crore
    C) Rs 51,757 crore
    D) Rs 51,656 crore
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The government informed the Lok Sabha that it had so far infused a capital of Rs 51,858 crore in Public Sector Banks (PSBs) under its ‘Indradhanush Plan’ since 2015-16. The government proposed to make available Rs 70,000 crore out of its budgetary allocations for infusing capital in the PSBs. Funds of Rs 25,000 crore each in the financial years 2015-16 and 2016-17, and Rs 10,000 crore each in financial years 2017-18 and 2018-19, were envisaged.
  8. Which of the following banks cannot accept deposits under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY)?
    I. Public Sector Banks
    II. Private Sector Bank
    III. Co-operative Banks
    A) Only II
    B) Only I
    C) Only III
    D) Both II and III
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Application and amount for the deposit (in the form of Bond Ledger Account) shall be received by any banking company, other than Co-operative Banks
  9. Rouff is the traditional folk dance of which state?
    A) Jammu & Kashmir
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Gujarat
    D) Himachal Pradesh
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      Option A
  10. Name the India’s first indigenous Scorpene-class submarine dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in December 2017
    A) Kirpan
    B) Kamorta
    C) Khukri
    D) Kalvari
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      Option D
    Explanation:
  11. Which among the following national parks is not located in Madhya Pradesh?
    A) Pench National Park
    B) Sariska National Park
    C) Bandhavgarh National Park
    D) Panna National Park
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      Option B
    Explanation: 
    Sariska National Park is in Rajasthan
  12. Name the firm that has recently become JV partner of State Bank Group by acquiring GE Capital’s entire 26% stake in SBI Card
    A) Northern Trust Corp
    B) Franklin Resources Inc
    C) Carlyle Group
    D) Apollo Global Management
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India said that the Carlyle Group has completed the acquisition of GE Capital’s entire 26 percent stake in SBI Card, which is the second largest and credit card issuer in the country. With this SBI owns 74 percent and Carlyle holds 26 percent in each of the two entities.
  13. What is the maximum deposit limit under Kisan Vikas Patra?
    A) Rs 1,00,000
    B) Rs 5,00,000
    C) Rs 10,00,000
    D) No Such Limit
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      Option D
  14. Which telecom company has entered into a definitive agreement with Millicom International Cellular to acquire 100 percent equity interest in its subsidiary Tigo Rwanda Limited?
    A) Bharti Airtel
    B) Reliance Communications
    C) Vodafone
    D) BSNL
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Telecom giant Bharti Airtel entered into a definitive agreement with Millicom International Cellular S.A. under which Airtel Rwanda Limited will acquire 100 percent equity interest in Tigo Rwanda Limited. The acquisition will consolidate the Rwandan telecom market and position Airtel as a strong operator in Rwanda.
  15. Who has won the 2017 Miss India USA title?
    A) Prachi Singh
    B) Shree Saini
    C) Kavita Malhotra
    D) Swapna Mannam
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Shree Saini, a resident of Washington state, was crowned Miss India USA 2017. The 21-year-old, who is a student at the University of Washington, said she wants to lead a life dedicated to service.
  16. What is a mutilated note?
    A) note which has been formed by joining half note of any one note to a half note of another note
    B) notes which have become dirty and slightly cut and which are in two pieces
    C) note of which a portion is missing or which is composed of more than two pieces
    D) notes which have become excessively soiled, brittle or are burnt and, therefore, cannot withstand normal handling
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      Option C
  17. Who is the head of the 30-member central advisory council set up by the government to protect the interest of home-buyers by advising government on implementation of the Real Estate Regulation Act (RERA)?
    A) Ram Kripal Yadav
    B) Hardeep Singh Puri
    C) Rao Inderjit Singh
    D) Narendra Singh Tomar
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The housing and urban affairs ministry has constituted a 30-member central advisory council under housing and urban affairs minister Narendra Singh Tomar, which will play key role in protecting the interest of consumers while advising government on implementation of the Real Estate Regulation Act (Rera).
  18. The Yamunotri temple is located in which state?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Jammu & Kashmir
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Assam
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Yamunotri temple was built in the 19th century in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand and was damaged and rebuilt twice due to the damages inflicted by the natural disasters. Dedicated to Yamuna River, which is the second holiest river of India, the temple also forms the part of the four Chota Char Dham sites.
  19. Name the first Indian state to organise the Tribal Sports Meet 2017 in order to promote sports among tribals of the state
    A) Goa
    B) Sikkim
    C) Odisha
    D) West Bengal
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      Option C
    Explanation: 
    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the Tribal Sports Meet 2017, a first-of-its kind event in the country to promote sports among tribals in Odisha. The meet was inaugurated in Bhubaneswar. Patnaik also unveiled the logo of the event and mascot of the meet ‘Olly’. 
  20. What does Core stands for in Core Banking Solution (CBS)?
    A) Cooperative Organ for Reverse Economy
    B) Centralized Online Realtime Exchange
    C) Centrally Organized Realtime Environment
    D) Commercial Operating Retail Entity
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    In CBS, C stands for Core which means Centralized Online Realtime Exchange.

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