GA Revision for IBPS Clerk and RBI Exams — Set 53

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 has been appointed as the Chairman of the public broadcaster Prasar Bharti?
    A) Shashi Sekhar Vembti
    B) A. Surya Prakash
    C) Jawhar Sircar
    D) Punit Goenka
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      Option B
    Explanation:Dr. A. Surya Prakash has been re-appointed as the Chairman of Prasar Bharati Board. Dr. Prakash will hold this position till February 8, 2020, till he turns 70 years.
  2. The Finance Ministry has proposed to cut the tax rate for individuals earning between Rs 2.5 lakh-Rs 5 lakh to 5 percent from 10 percent under Section ____ of the Income-tax Act, 1961
    A) 86A
    B) 88C
    C) 87A
    D) 89A
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Finance minister, Arun Jaitley, has proposed to cut the tax rate for individuals in the lowest tax bracket – Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh – to 5 percent from 10 percent. The existing rebate under Section 87A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (which is currently given to people earning up to Rs 5 lakh) is proposed to be reduced to Rs 2,500 from Rs 5,000 for those earning between Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 3.5 lakh.
  3. Who has been appointed as the new Executive Director of UNICEF?
    A) Irina Bokova
    B) Audrey Azoulay
    C) Anthony Lake
    D) Henrietta H Fore
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    United Nations (UN) has appointed former senior US government official Henrietta H Fore as the new executive director of UNICEF. She will succeed William Anthony Kirsopp Lake who assumed office in 2010.
  4. The Great Barrier Reef which is the world’s largest coral reef system is in which country?
    A) Australia
    B) New Zealand
    C) France
    D) United Kingdom
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Queensland in northeastern Australia, is the largest living thing on Earth, and even visible from outer space. 
  5. Rahul Gandhi has been appointed as the new President of the Indian National Congress recently. Name the longest serving President of this political party since its establishment.
    A) Sonia Gandhi
    B) W. C. Bonnerjee
    C) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    D) Rajendra Prasad
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      Option A
    Explanation:
     Sonia Gandhi is the longest serving president of the Congress party, having held the office for nineteen years from 1998 to 2017.
  6. The International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People is observed on _____
    A) October 27
    B) November 29
    C) December 21
    D) September 25
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      Option B
  7. Who among the following has been appointed as the next Secretary General of Amnesty International?
    A) Pierre Sane
    B) Irene Khan
    C) Salil Shetty
    D) Kumi Naidoo
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      Option D
    Explanation: South African human rights activist Kumi Naidoo has been appointed as the next Secretary General of Amnesty International. He will take over from Indian activist Salil Shetty in August 2018.
  8. Duleep Trophy is associated to which sports?
    A) Lawn Tennis
    B) Football
    C) Cricket
    D) Badminton
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      Option C
  9. What does N stands for in FINO?
    A) Net
    B) Note
    C) Network
    D) National
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Financial Inclusion Network and Operation Limited
  10. Name the Bollywood actress who has recently been appointed as the UN Environment’s Goodwill Ambassador for India
    A) Parineeti Chopra
    B) Dia Mirza
    C) Priyanka Chopra
    D) Anushka Sharma
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Actress Dia Mirza has been appointed as UN Environment’s Goodwill Ambassador for India. She will work with the UN to further spread the message on priority areas including clean air, clean seas, wildlife protection and climate change.
  11. What does R stands for in SFURTI (scheme) with respect to MSME?
    A) Regeneration
    B) Reliable
    C) Regvenue
    D) Rate
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI)
  12. Who among the following has recently been appointed as the executive director (ED) of the Reserve Bank of India?
    A) Meena Hemchandra
    B) Ganesh Sinha
    C) Deepali Pant Joshi
    D) Uma Shankar
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Uma Shankar, chief general manager (CGM) in charge of the Reserve Bank of India’s financial inclusion and development department has taken over as executive director (ED) in the central bank.
  13. The Satpura Thermal Power Station is in which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) West Bengal
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Rajasthan
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      Option C
  14. Name the recently appointed acting Chairperson of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) post retirement of Justice Swatanter Kumar
    A) Umesh Dattatraya Salvi
    B) Lokeshwar Singh
    C) Dipak Misra
    D) J. S. Khehar
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Justice Umesh Dattatraya Salvi took charge as acting chairperson of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), a day after Justice Swatanter Kumar retired. Justice Salvi is set to retire on February 13, 2018.
  15. Which of the following is a Money Market Instrument?
    A) Debt
    B) Equity
    C) Bankers’ Acceptances
    D) Derivatives
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Bankers’ Acceptances is Money Market Instrument; Rest all are Capital Market Instrument
  16. Who has been elected the new President of Chile?
    A) Kenneth Bunker
    B) Sebastian Pinera
    C) Alejandro Guillier
    D) Kristen Sehnbrunch
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Billionaire conservative Sebastian Pinera won Chile’s presidency, with his center-left opponent Alejandro Guillier conceding the election
  17. Which of the following term is used for Requesting money in Unified Payments Interface (UPI)?
    A) PULL
    B) PUSH
    C) DRAW
    D) ASK
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      Option A
  18. Name the player who has been named as the captain of Indian cricket team for the 2018 ICC U-19 World Cup?
    A) Shubman Gill
    B) Manjot Kalra
    C) Prithvi Shaw
    D) Himanshu Rana
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      Option C
    Explanation: Mumbai batsman Prithvi Shaw saw his performance in domestic season bear fruit as the 18-year was named as the captain of India’s squad for the upcoming ICC U-19 World Cup next year in New Zealand. Shubman Gill is named the vice-captain.
  19. Maputo is the capital of which country?
    A) Mozambique
    B) Belarus
    C) Cyprus
    D) Seychelles
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      Option A
  20. Who among the following has been elected as the Mayor of the Lucknow Municipal Corporation?
    A) Anju Bala
    B) Suresh Awasthi
    C) Sanyukta Bhatia
    D) Dinesh Sharma
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    BJP’s Sanyukta Bhatia will be the first woman to hold the Lucknow Municipal Corporation Mayor’s post in 100 years after the Uttar Pradesh Municipalities Act came into being in 1916. Bhatia will succeed Dinesh Sharma.

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