GA Revision for IBPS Clerk and RBI Exams — Set 71

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. Which state hosted the two-day Regional Conference on Good Governance and Replication of Best Practices 2017?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Assam
    C) Telangana
    D) Haryana
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The 2 days ‘Regional Conference on Good Governance and Replication of Best Practices’ was held in Guwahati, Assam.
  2. When is the World Hindi Day observed?
    A) January 3
    B) November 18
    C) December 27
    D) January 10
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      Option D
  3. Who has been honored with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) 2017 Person of the Year Award?
    A) Priyanka Chopra
    B) Salman Khan
    C) Anushka Sharma
    D) Amitabh Bachchan
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Anushka Sharma. She has taken the title for her wide-reaching work for animals, from helping to protect dogs from fireworks to advocating for horses who are forced to pull carriages in Mumbai.
  4. Banks can regularise payments exceeding the prescribed limit under RDA provided that they are satisfied with the bonafide of the transaction. What does R stands for in RDA?
    A) Rupee
    B) Regulation
    C) Revenue
    D) Response
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    RDA stands for Rupee Drawing Arrangements.
  5. Name the company that has been honored with the 2017 Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management under the Sector – “Insurance (General)?
    A) HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
    B) Future Generali India Insurance Company
    C) DHFL General Insurance Limited
    D) Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Limited
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Limited has been awarded the prestigious “Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management” for the year 2017. 
  6. The Gurmeet Trophy is related with which sport?
    A) Golf
    B) Football
    C) Hockey
    D) Cricket
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      Option C
  7. Which state government has declared the year 2018 as Telugu Promotion Year for the development of the language?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Odisha
    D) Tamil Nadu
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu declared 2018 as Telugu promotion year. “We can preserve our culture and tradition through language only. We have to prevent the deterioration of Telugu language. I declare this year as Telugu language development year”, Naidu said.
  8. The headquarters of Islamic Development Bank is in_______
    A) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    B) Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    C) Khafji, Saudi Arabia
    D) Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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      Option B
  9. The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017 seeks to amend
    A) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act, 1972
    B) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act, 1985
    C) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act, 1978
    D) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act, 1981
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Parliament has passed the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017 with the Rajya Sabha approving it. The Bill seeks to amend the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act, 1981 and to increase the authorised capital of the Bank from 5 thousand crore rupees to 30 thousand crore rupees
  10. Name the Indian city which is also known as California of India?
    A) Mysore
    B) Nasik
    C) Kochi
    D) Guntur
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      Option B
  11. Recently, Ananta Ojha died. He was a veteran________
    A) Actor
    B) Journalist
    C) Scientist
    D) Author
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Noted Odia playwright, jatra actor and director Ananta Ojha has passed away following a prolonged illness.
  12. What is the risk called when one bank makes the decision about how much risk to take, while someone else (like government) bears the costs if things go badly?
    A) Systematic risk
    B) Equity risk
    C) Moral Hazard
    D) Market risk
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Example:: Too Big Too Fail Banks can fall into these category. Like, SBI and ICICI Bank have been declared systematically important banks (too big too fail). So if they fail, government and RBI will provide them support.
  13. According to the Amazon India’s Annual Reading Trends Reports for 2017, name the state which has emerged as the most well read city in India?
    A) Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kerala
    D) Bengaluru
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    According to a survey conducted by Amazon India’s Annual Reading Trends Reports for 2017, Bengaluru has emerged as the most well read city in India, while Mumbai and Delhi stands at second and third position, respectively.
  14. The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services is in which city?
    A) Pune
    B) Chennai
    C) Hyderabad
    D) New Delhi
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      Option C
  15. Name the winner of the inaugural edition of the Tata Maharashtra Open ATP World Tour Tennis trophy 2018
    A) Roberto Bautista
    B) Gilles Simon
    C) Kevin Anderson
    D) Marin Cilic
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Gilles Simon of France has lifted the inaugural Tata Open Maharashtra Tennis trophy. The tournament is India’s only ATP event.
  16. Name the first Indian bank to launch India’s first Mobile App for opening Bank Account?
    A) Federal Bank
    B) Axis Bank
    C) South Indian Bank
    D) HDFC Bank
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Federal Bank launched India’s first Mobile App for Bank Account Opening in August 2015,
  17. Recently, the government of which country has imposed a ban on English language from being taught in the primary schools of the country?
    A) Egypt
    B) Iran
    C) Jordan
    D) Israel
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Iran has banned teaching the English language in primary schools, calling the subject a “cultural invasion”. The education ministry “envisages strengthening Persian language skills and Iranian Islamic culture of pupils at the primary school stage”.
  18. The boundary line between France and Germany is known as____________
    A) Seigfried Line
    B) 49th Parallel
    C) Maginot Line
    D) 38th Parallel
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      Option C
  19. Music maestro AR Rahman has recently been appointed as the official brand ambassador of which state to promote tourism?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Kerala
    D) Goa
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Music maestro AR Rahman has been named the official brand ambassador of Sikkim. The renowned Indian music producer will now be campaigning for Sikkim to attract tourists and business for the state. 
  20. The Micro Units Development & Refinance Agency Ltd. (MUDRA) is registered as a Company under which Act?
    A) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Companies Act, 2013
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Budget presented by the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley, for FY 2015-16, announced the formation of MUDRA Bank. Accordingly MUDRA was registered as a Company in March 2015 under the Companies Act 2013 and as a Non Banking Finance Institution with the RBI on 07 April 2015.

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5 Thoughts to “GA Revision for IBPS Clerk and RBI Exams — Set 71”

  1. AmRITa @ bank po

    15/20

  2. Jeevitha Selvaraj

    1st qn answer goa or assam..please clear my doubt

    1. Monika

      Assam. Regional Conference on Good Governance and Replication of Best Practices is held in different states in different month. The conference in Goa was held in the month of September 2017. Recently in December it was held in Assam.

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