GA Revision for IBPS Clerk and RBI Exams — Set 55

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 appointed as the new Director General (DG) of Doordarshan News?
    A) Deepa Chandra
    B) Ajaya Gupta
    C) Supriya Sahu
    D) Ira Joshi
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      Option D
    Explanation:The information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry appointed Ira Joshi as the director general (DG) of Doordarshan News, a post which has been vacant ever since former DG Veena Jain retired earlier in August
  2. The famous Gommateshwar Temple is in which state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Kerala
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Karnataka
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      Option D
  3. Name the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Bharti AXA Life Insurance
    A) Sapna Rekha
    B) Sandeep Ghosh
    C) Sam Ghosh
    D) Vikas Seth

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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Bharti AXA Life Insurance, a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and AXA, has appointed Vikas Seth as Chief Executive Officer
  4. YONO is an integrated digital banking platform launched by which bank?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) ICICI bank
    C) Axis Bank
    D) Bank of Baroda
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    YONO (You Only Need One) is an integrated digital banking platform offered by State Bank of India (SBI) to enable users to access a variety of financial and other services such as taxi bookings, online shopping, or medical bill payments. Currently, YONO is offered as a smartphone app for both Android and iOS.
  5. Who has been appointed as India’s G 20 Sherpa for the Development Track of the G20 till December 31, 2018?
    A) Suresh Prabhu
    B) Arvind Panagariya
    C) Shaktikanta Das
    D) Montek Singh Ahluwalia
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Shri Shaktikanta Das, Former Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, has been appointed as India’s G 20 Sherpa till December 31, 2018 for the Development Track of the G20
  6. The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is located in_______
    A) Basel, Switzerland
    B) Geneva, Switzerland
    C) Bern and Zurich, Switzerland
    D) Solothurn, Switzerland
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is the central bank of Switzerland, and is therefore responsible for the monetary policy of the nation of Switzerland 
  7. The World Food Day is observed on_____
    A) December 21
    B) October 16
    C) November 11
    D) November 5
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      Option B
  8. Who among the given has been appointed as Additional Director General of the Border Security Force?
    A) D K Arya
    B) Birbal Nath
    C) K.K Sharma
    D) Nasir Kamal

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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Nasir Kamal, IPS (UP:86), has been appointed as Additional Director General of the Border Security Force
  9. Minsk is the capital of which country?
    A) Belarus
    B) Dominica
    C) Libya
    D) Georgia
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      Option A
  10. Who has recently been sworn in as the President of Kenya?
    A) William Ruto
    B) Uhuru Kenyatta
    C) Kenneth Lusaka
    D) Justin Muturi
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Uhuru Kenyatta, the 55-year-old son of the country’s founding President, won a second five-year term as President, defeating veteran opposition leader and longtime rival Raila Odinga in a tense contest.
  11. When there is a risk of loss resulting from inadequate or failed internal processes, people and systems or from external event, it is called
    A) Liquidity risk
    B) Systemic risk
    C) Operational risk
    D) Moral Hazard
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision defines operational risk “as the risk of loss resulting from inadequate or failed internal processes, people and systems or from external events. This definition includes legal risk, but excludes strategic and reputation risk.”
  12. Who among the following has become the first women to be appointed as the Secretary General of the Lok Sabha?
    A) Snehlata Shrivastava
    B) Meenakshi Lekhi
    C) Kothapalli Geetha
    D) Ranee Narah
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Snehlata Shrivastava has been appointed as the new Secretary General of the Lok Sabha.
    She will be the first woman secretary general of the Lok Sabha and will assume charge on 1 December.
    Her tenure will end on 30 November, 2018.
    She will take over a day after current incumbent Anup Mishra resigned
  13. Who has been elected as the President of NASSCOM to take the office with effect from March 2018?
    A) Kaku Nakhate
    B) Debjani Ghosh
    C) Meg Whitman
    D) Shanti Ekambaram
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) named Debjani Ghosh as its President-Designate, who will succeed R Chandrashekhar after completion of his tenure in March next year. Ghosh, former managing director of Intel South Asia, will be the first woman President of Nasscom
  14. Prannoy Kumar is related to which sports?
    A) Tennis
    B) Cricket

    C) Basketball
    D) Badminton
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      Option D
  15. The digibank, which is India’s first mobile-only bank was launched by which bank?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) HSBC
    C) DBS Bank
    D) RBL Bank
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    DBS Bank, Singapore’s largest bank and a leading bank in Asia, officially unveiled digibank, India’s first mobile-only bank.
    digibank is India’s first paperless, signatureless, branchless bank
  16. Who has been named as the Chairperson of the World Hindu Congress to be held in 2018?
    A) Ami Bera
    B) Mallikarjun Kharge
    C)  Abhaya Asthana
    D) Tulsi Gabbard

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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, has been named as the chairperson of the World Hindu Congress to be held in Chicago next year
  17. Tarapur which is the largest nuclear power station in India is in which state?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Tamil Nadu
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      Option B
  18. Who among the following has recently been appointed as the member to the Financial Stability Institute Advisory Board/BIS?
    A) S S Mundra
    B) Arun Jaitley
    C) BP Kanungo
    D) Urjit Patel
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    RBI Governor Urjit Patel has been appointed to the Financial Stability Institute Advisory Board or the Bank of International Settlement (BIS). Bank for International Settlements is an international financial organisation owned by 60 member central banks across the world
  19. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code was drafted by whom?
    A) Securities and Exchange Board of India
    B) Reserve Bank of India
    C) Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee
    D) Indian Banks’ Association
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Union law secretary T K Viswanathan was the key architect of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, as chairman of the Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee which produced the report in this regard.
  20. Who 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.

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