GA Revision for IBPS Clerk and RBI Exams — Set 73

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 world’s largest solar-thermal power plant will be set up in which country?
    A) China
    B) New Zealand
    C) North Korea
    D) Australia
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The world’s largest solar-thermal power plant has been given development approval by the South Australian government. Construction on the 150-megawatt Aurora plant, to be built by utility-scale solar power company SolarReserve, will begin in 2018 at an estimated cost of $509 million.
  2. What is the maximum deposit limit allowed in a financial year in Public Provident Fund(PPF) Scheme?
    A) Rs. 1,50,000/-
    B) Rs. 2,50,000/-
    C) Rs. 5,00,000/-
    D) Rs. 1,00,000/-
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Interest Rate : 7.6 %
    Minimum Deposit :Rs. 500/- in a financial year
    Maximum Deposit : Rs. 1,50,000/- in a financial year
  3. The National Institute of Advanced Studies is located in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) New Delhi
    D) Hyderabad
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      Option B
  4. Recently a renowned ________ Shrivallabh Vyas passed away.
    A) Painter
    B) Journalist
    C) Actor
    D) Author
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Lagaan actor Shrivallabh Vyas has passed away. He had appeared in over 60 Hindi films, with occasional stints in regional cinema, television and theatre.
  5. Which among the following states has signed the “Host City Contract” with the Indian Olympics Association (IOA) to host the 39th National Games 2022?
    A) Meghalaya
    B) Assam
    C) Sikkim
    D) Manipur
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Meghalaya signed the Host City Contract with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for hosting the 39th National Games in 2022. The tripartite contract was signed between the IOA, the Meghalaya State Olympic Association and the state government.
  6. Name the player to clinch the Kolkata Open International Invitation Snooker Championship 2018
    A) Pankaj Advani
    B) Aditya Mehta
    C) Brijesh Damani
    D) Laxman Rawat
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Asian Games medallist Aditya Mehta has clinched the Kolkata Open International Invitation Snooker Championship.
  7. What is the tagline of the Punjab National Bank?
    A) Good people to bank with
    B) Trusted Family Bank
    C) The Name you can Bank Upon
    D) Good people to grow with
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      Option C
  8. Name the state that has launched 24×7 helpline initiative, called Gudiya, to fight crime against women in the state
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Haryana
    D) Gujarat
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    In a significant decision after taking over as Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Jai Ram Thakur announced setting up of a 24×7 helpline, called Gudiya, for women. The government would also set up Atal helpline for reporting corruption cases and Hoshiar Singh helpline for other cases of crime. 
  9. Which section of the Negotiable instruments Act, 1881 deal with dishonour of cheque?
    A) Section 21
    B) Section 126
    C) Section 134
    D) Section 138
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Dishonour of Cheque is defined in Section 138 of the Negotiable instruments Act
  10. Aanchal Thakur is related to which sports?
    A) Squash
    B) Gymnastics
    C) Skiing
    D) Wushu
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Aanchal Thakur made history by winning India’s first-ever international medal in skiing in Turkey. The 21-year-old clinched bronze in the coveted Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup organised by Federation International Ski Race. She won the medal in the slalom race category.
  11. The National Technology Day is observed on______
    A) January 6
    B) December 26
    C) January 9
    D) December 19
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      Option A 
  12. According to the 2018 Global Economics Prospect released by the World Bank, the projected GDP growth rate of India for the year 2018 is ______ percent
    A) 7.6%
    B) 7.5%
    C) 7.4%
    D) 7.3%
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    World Bank has projected India’s growth rate at 7.3% in 2018 and 7.5% for the next two years. In its 2018 Global Economics Prospect released in Washington last night, the World Bank said, India has enormous growth potential compared to other emerging economies as an ambitious government undertakes comprehensive reforms.
  13. If an individual has a savings account in a bank, and he/she gets open a Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account (BSBDA) in the same bank, in how many days the savings account will have be closed?
    A) 15 days
    B) 30 days
    C) 45 days
    D) 60 days
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    A person having savings account can open a BSBDA in the same bank. But he will have to close the savings account within 30 days from the date of opening of BSBDA.
  14. A Defence Manufacturing Innovation Centre will be set up in which Indian city to assist small industries in manufacturing components for the defence sector?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Coimbatore
    C) Kochi
    D) Bengaluru
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      Option B
    Explanation:
     Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the Centre’s plan to set up a defence manufacturing innovation centre in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu and said she has asked the secretary of defence production to sanction Rs 20 crore for the purpose. This has been a long pending demand from the micro, small and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) in the city
  15. The Kushok Bakula Rimpochhe Airport is in which state?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Assam
    C) Jammu & Kashmir
    D) Uttarakhand
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      Option C
  16. Name the head of the 12-member inter-ministerial committee formed by the Union Government to take a call on the playing of the national anthem in cinema halls and public places.
    A) Shankar Aggarwal
    B) Gitesh Sarma
    C) Rajiv Gauba
    D) B.R. Sharma
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Home Ministry has appointed a 12-member inter-ministerial committee to take a call on the playing of the national anthem in cinema halls and public places. The committee, led by Additional Secretary B.R. Sharma, will recommend changes, if needed, in the existing laws. Its first meeting will be held on January 19.
  17. The Valmiki National Park is located in which state?
    A) Bihar
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Haryana
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      Option A
  18. Which city will host the maiden India-UK Createch Summit in February 2018?
    A) Bangaluru
    B) Mumbai
    C) Hyderabad
    D) New Delhi
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The United Kingdom’s Department for International Trade (DIT) will hold the India-UK Createch Summit in Mumbai on February 6. This first-of-its-kind conference will celebrate and explore the convergence of creativity and technology – Createch – and the innovations produced by its application across a range of sectors.
  19. Chit Fund companies are regulated under the Chit Fund Act, ____ .
    A) 1980
    B) 1981
    C) 1982
    D) 1983
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Chit Fund companies are regulated under the Chit Fund Act, 1982 Chit Funds comes under NBFC.
  20. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is a statutory authority established under the provisions of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and other Subsidies, benefits and services) Act_______
    A) 2009
    B) 2011
    C) 2002
    D) 2016
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is a statutory authority established in January 2009 by the Government of India under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, under the provisions of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and other Subsidies, benefits and services) Act, 2016

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