GA Revision for IBPS Clerk and RBI Exams — Set 66

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 Atal Jan Aahar Yojana has been organised by which of the following Municipal Corporation in December 2017 for poor to provide lunch at Rs 10?
    A) West Delhi Municipal Corporation (WDMC)
    B) North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC)
    C) East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC)
    D) South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC)
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has launched a new scheme for the poor that will allow them to buy meal for Rs 10 from the civic body’s kiosks during the day.
  2. The headquarter of Economic Cooperation Organization Trade and Development Bank (ETDB) is situated in
    A) Tehran, Iran
    B) Moscow, Russia
    C) Lausanne, Switzerland
    D) Rome, Italy
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      Option A
    Extra Info:
    The Economic Cooperation Organisation or ECO is a Eurasian political and economic intergovernmental organization which was founded in 1985 in Tehran by the leaders of Iran, Pakistan and Turkey.
  3. Name the editor of the recently launched book titled The Way I See It — a Gauri Lankesh Reader, containing selected writings by late journalist Gauri Lankesh?
    A) Preeti Shenoy
    B) Chandan Gowda
    C) Upamanyu Chatterjee
    D) Amit Chaudhuri
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    A book containing selected writings by late journalist Gauri Lankesh was launched three months after she was gunned down outside her home in Bengaluru by unidentified men. The book, The Way I See It — a Gauri Lankesh Reader, has been edited by writer and sociologist Chandan Gowda.
  4. The Special Drawing Rights (SDR) is maintained and allocated to countries by _______
    A) World Bank
    B) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
    C) Asian Development Bank (ADB)
    D) International Development Association (IDA)
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      Option B
  5. Which among the following banks has launched a Medium Term Note (MTN) programme to raise fund worth USD 1 billion?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) Axis Bank
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Private sector lender Yes Bank has established a Medium Term Note (MTN) programme to raise USD 1 billion (over 6,400 crore) by issuing debt securities on private placement basis. The programme is in order to enable the bank to issue debt instruments in the international capital markets, to eligible investors, from time to time, in one or more tranches and/or series.
  6. The Keenan Stadium is located in which state?
    A) Telangana
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Jharkhand
    D) West Bengal
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Keenan Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium and an International Cricket Stadium in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand.
  7. Who among the following has been named the best youth boxer of the year 2017 by the Asian Boxing Confederation?
    A) Sanjay Swaran
    B) Nanao Singh
    C) Vikas Krishan
    D) Sachin Siwach
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    World youth champion Sachin Siwach has been named the Asian Boxing Confederation’s best youth boxer of the year after winning an online poll conducted by the continental body.
  8. The ‘Report on Trend and Progress of Banking in India’ is released by _________
    A) Central Statistics Office (CSO)
    B) Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
    C) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
    D) Ministry of Finance
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Report presents the performance and salient policy measures relating to the banking sector. It also provides an analysis of the co-operative banks and non-banking financial institutions.
  9. The International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography will be set up in which city by UNESCO?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Bangalore
    D) Pune
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the establishment of an International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography in Hyderabad by Unesco.
  10. Where is Inderkilla National Park situated?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) West Bengal
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      Option A
  11. Name the first governor of the Reserve Bank of India?
    A) Sir C D Deshmukh
    B) Sir P C Bhattacharya
    C) Sir Osborne Smith
    D) Sir James Taylor
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Sir Osborne Arkell Smith, KCSI, KCIE was the first Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, a post he held from 1 April 1935 to 30 June 1937.
  12. Which country has launched the world’s steepest funicular railway?
    A) Australia
    B) Switzerland
    C) Germany
    D) Norway
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Switzerland unveiled  the 52 million-Swiss franc ($52.6 million) project running from Schywz to the mountain village of Stoos. The steepest funicular railway lies 1,300 metres (4,300 ft) above sea level in central Switzerland.
  13. DolluKunitha is the folk dance of which state?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) West Bengal
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      Option A
  14. What does USP stand for in marketing?
    A) Unit Sold Planning
    B) Universal Sale Parameter
    C) User Seller Program
    D) Unique Selling Proposition
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Unique Selling Proposition (USP): The one thing that  makes  a  product different  than any  other.  It’s  the  one  reason  marketers  think consumers will buy the product even though it may seem no different from many others just like it.
  15. The Safe City Surveillance Scheme has been launched by which state to keep the crimes against women in check?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Bihar
    D) Haryana
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      Option C
    Explanation:
     The Bihar government has launched Safe City Surveillance Scheme for keeping the crimes against women in check. The scheme aims to bring all major public places under a strict watch of close-circuit television (CCTV) cameras and improve the overall crime control in the state.
  16. Bishkek is the capital of which country?
    A) Uzbekistan
    B) Azerbaijan
    C) Tajikistan
    D) Kyrgyzstan
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      Option D
  17. Name the digital classified firm which has entered into a definitive agreement with HDFC to acquire entire stake in HDFC’s digital and realty units
    A) ebayclassifieds
    B) OLX
    C) Quikr
    D) Click.in
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s largest mortgage lender Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) has entered into a definitive agreement with digital classified firm Quikr, to transfer its entire shareholding in HDFC Realty Limited, a real estate brokerage platform; and, HDFC Developers Limited (which runs the HDFC RED platform) to Quikr.
  18. A debt security that doesn’t pay interest but is traded at a deep discount, rendering profit at maturity when the bond is redeemed for its full face value is known as ______
    A) Zero Coupon Bond
    B) Catastrophe Bonds
    C) Treasury Bonds
    D) Junk Bond
    View Answer
      Option A
  19. The International Human Solidarity Day is observed on______
    A) November 18
    B) December 20
    C) October 22
    D) December 23
    View Answer
      Option B
  20.  Joint military exercise, ‘Ekuverin’ is held between India and______
    A) Maldives
    B) Mauritius
    C) Bangladesh
    D) Oman
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The two-week long eighth edition of the Indo-Maldives joint military exercise, ‘Ekuverin’, was held at Belagavi, Karnataka. ‘Ekuverin’ means ‘friends’ in the Maldivian language. The exercise has been held alternatively in India and Maldives since 2009.

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