GA Revision for IBPS Clerk and RBI Exams — Set 58

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 honoured with the 2017 BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year?
    A) Usain Bolt
    B) Roger Federer
    C) Rafael Nadal
    D) Muhammad Ali
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Roger Federer has been voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year for a record fourth time.
  2. The headquarters of International Boxing Association (AIBA) is situated in which country?
    A) Muscat, Oman
    B) Lausanne, Switzerland
    C) Paris, France
    D) Victoria, Seychelles
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The International Boxing Association, originally the Association Internationale de Boxe Amateur and still referred to as the AIBA is a sport organization that sanctions amateur (Olympic-style) boxing matches and awards world and subordinate championships. 
  3. Name the badminton player to win the U-17 and U-19 girls singles title at the 42nd Junior National Badminton Championship
    A) Aakarshi Kashyap
    B) Malvika Bansod
    C) Mansi Singh
    D) Vaidehi Choudhari
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s top-ranked junior shuttler Aakarshi Kashyap won U-17 and U-19 singles titles at junior Nationals held in Guwahati, Assam.
  4. Which among the following is a financial inclusion scheme of the Government of India?
    A) PMMY
    B) PMJDY
    C) PMJJBY
    D) PMSBY
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
  5. Who among the following has won the gold medal at the 2017 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in the 74kg freestyle category?
    A) Sushil Kumar
    B) Akash Khullar
    C) Parveen Rana
    D) Jasmit Singh Phulka
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar has clinched a gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in 74kg freestyle category in South Africa.
  6. The Sirohi National Park is situated in which state?
    A) Manipur
    B) West Bengal
    C) Goa
    D) Assam
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      Option A
  7. Who among the following women cricketers has been named in both the ICC Women’s ODI and T20I Team of the Year 2017 released recently?
    A) Latika Kumari
    B) Harmanpreet Kaur
    C) Mithali Raj
    D) Ekta Bisht
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    India captain Mithali Raj was named in the ICC women’s ODI team of the year while left-arm spinner Ekta Bisht was the lone cricketer to find a place in the both the ODI and T20 Teams of the year announced by the world body.
  8. The market structure characterized by a single seller, selling a unique product in the market is known as?
    A) Oligopoly
    B) Libor
    C) Monopoly
    D) Normation
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Monopoly is when the production of a good or service with no close substitutes is carried out by a single firm with the market power to decide the price of its output.
  9. The 2017 SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship has been won by which country?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) India
    C) Nepal
    D) Bhutan
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    India finished runners-up after going down 1-0 to Bangladesh in the final of the SAFF U15 Women’s Championship in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  10. Where is Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary situated?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Jharkhand
    C) Goa
    D) Karnataka
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      Option B
  11. Who among the following has won the gold medal at the BWF Dubai World Super Series Finals 2017 in the women’s singles category?
    A) Sayaka Sato, Japan
    B) PV Sindhu, India
    C) Akane Yamaguchi, Japan
    D) Saina Nehwal, India
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    World No. 2 Akane Yamaguchi of Japan won the women’s singles title in Dubai World Badminton Superseries defeating top Indian shuttler PV Sindhu, who had to then settle for silver.
  12. The Money Market Instruments and Securities are defined under which section of RBI Act, 1934?
    A) Section 45 U
    B) Section 36 B
    C) Section 53 G
    D) Section 28 K
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      Option A
  13. Name the player to win the 2017 Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in the 62kg women’s freestyle category
    A) Ritu Malik
    B) Sakshi Malik
    C) Divya Kakran
    D) Manu Tomar
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Olympic medalist Sakshi Malik won gold medal at Commonwealth Wrestling Championship by defeating New Zealand’s Tayla Tuahine Ford 13-2 in the final of the 62kg women’s freestyle category.
  14. The Global Economic Prospects is a report published by organisation?
    A) International Monetary Fund
    B) World Bank
    C) World Economic Forum
    D) United Nations
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      Option B
  15. The 2017 BBC Team of the Year award has been given to?
    A) England women’s cricket team
    B) England men’s cricket team
    C) Great Britain Davis Cup team (tennis)
    D) Great Britain Olympic & Paralympic teams
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    England women’s cricketers won the Team of the Year award at the BBC Sports Personality show after their 2017 World Cup triumph. They beat India by nine runs after a stunning fightback in the final at Lord’s in July.
  16. Devaluation of currency will lead to which situation in the economic condition of a country?
    A) Increase in domestic prices
    B) No impact on domestic prices
    C) Fall in domestic prices
    D) Either increase or decrease in domestic prices
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      Option A
    Explanation:One has to give higher price for the domestic goods because value of the money diminished in terms of foreign currency.
  17. Who among the following has won the 61st National Shooting Championship Competitions (NSCC) in men’s 50m pistol event
    A) Amanpreet Singh
    B) Jai Singh
    C) Omkar Singh
    D) Jitu Rai
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    In Shooting, ace Indian marksman Jitu Rai won the Men’s 50-metre pistol national title, setting a new record score of 233 at the 61st National Shooting Championships in Thiruvananthapuram.
  18. The International Day of Older Persons is observed on___?
    A) 4 September
    B) 9 December
    C) 2 November
    D) 1 October
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    2017 Theme: Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society.
  19. Name the winner of the 2017 World Rapid  and Blitz Chess Championship?
    A) Vladimir Fedoseev
    B) Viswanathan Anand
    C) Magnus Carlsen
    D) Murali Karthikeyan
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s ace chess player Viswanathan Anand won the World Rapid Chess tournament title in Saudi Arabia by beating Russia’s Vladimir Fedoseev 2-0 in a two-game tie-break. Saudi Arabia hosted the world chess tournament for the first time.
  20. Define Credit Risk in relation to banking sector
    A) Risk in which the bank chooses the wrong strategy or follow a long-term business strategy which might lead to its failure
    B) Risk of loss resulting from inadequate or failed internal processes, people and systems or from external event
    C) Risk that arises from the possibility of non-payment of loans by the borrowers
    D) Risk wherein the bank is not able to have enough cash to carry out its day-to-day operations
    View Answer
      Option C

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