GA Revision for IBPS Clerk and Syndicate Bank Exams — Set 79

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. Name the newly appointed MD & CEO of National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX)
    A) Tushar Arora
    B) Aniruddhh Vyas
    C) Satyendra Sharma
    D) Vijay Kumar
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      Option D
    Market regulator Sebi has approved appointment of Vijay Kumar as Managing Director and CEO of the country’s largest agri-commodity bourse NCDEX.
  2. The Ryder Cup is associated with which sports?
    A) Golf
    B) Horse Race
    C) Football
    D) Hockey
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      Option A
  3. Renowned cricketer Kagiso Rabada belongs to which country?
    A) Australia
    B) South Africa
    C) New Zealand
    D) Sri Lanka
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      Option B
    South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada has become the number-one ranked bowler in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings, after he helped his team to a 72 run victory over India in the first Test at Newlands.
  4. What is the rate of interest offered by Post Office Saving Bank?
    A) 5%
    B) 4.5%
    C) 4%
    D) 5.5%
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      Option C
    At present post office savings account offers 4 percent rate annually
  5. The Equitas Small Finance Bank is based in which city?
    A) Navi Mumbai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Ahmedabad
    D) Chennai
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      Option D
  6. Name the head of the 12-member inter-ministerial committee appointed to take a call on the playing of the national anthem in cinema halls and public places
    A) Shankar Aggarwal
    B) B.R. Sharma
    C) Rajiv Gauba
    D) Gitesh Sarma
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      Option B
    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.
  7. India’s first air-conditioned (AC) local train has been flagged off in which city in December 2017?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Kolkata
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      Option A
    The country’s first AC local left Borivali station for its maiden journey to Churchgate in Mumbai on 25th December, 2017. The train had a good response and ran almost packed with passengers from 6-year-old to senior citizens enjoying the ride. 
  8. An economy where the government imposes few or no restrictions and regulations on buyers and sellers is known as __________
    A) Command Economy
    B) True-cost Economy
    C) Socialist Economy
    D) Free-market Economy
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      Option D
    Free market refers to an economy where the government imposes few or no restrictions and regulations on buyers and sellers. In a free market, participants determine what products are produced, how, when and where they are made, to whom they are offered, and at what price—all based on supply and demand.
  9. In a first of its kind, India’s first all-women railway station in Mumbai was recently entered in the Limca Book of Records. Name that station?
    A) Matunga
    B) Chinchpokli
    C) Thane
    D) Dombivli
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      Option A
    The first all-women station in India, Matunga on Central Railway (CR) in Mumbai, manned by a staff of 41 women, has entered the Limca Book of Records. The unique initiative was taken by CR General Manager D.K. Sharma in July 2017 with the aim of empowering women.
  10. Which sections of the Indian Penal Code, IPC prohibits printing and circulation of fake currency-notes or bank-notes?
    A) Section 489 A-E
    B) Section 345 A-E
    C) Section 438 A-E
    D) Section 327 A-E
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      Option A
  11. For the first time ever since their existence, two gulf nations recently introduced the Value Added Tax (VAT) in their respective countries. Name the two nations
    A) Saudi Arabia & Oman
    B) United Arab Emirates & Qatar
    C) Saudi Arabia & United Arab Emirates
    D) Bahrain & Saudi Arabia
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      Option C
    Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) for the first time. The 5 per cent levy is being applied to the majority of goods and services. Petrol and diesel, food, clothes, utility bills and hotel rooms all now have VAT applied.
  12. Which of the following Coast Guard Ship has been commissioned by the Indian Coast Guard at Porbandar in January 2018 to strengthen coastal security?
    A) C-163
    B) C-161
    C) C-165
    D) C-167
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      Option B
    Indian Coast Guard Ship C-161 was commissioned at Porbandar in Gujarat. The induction is a part of ongoing efforts by the Coast Guard to strengthen coastal security. It will strengthen the security umbrella of west coast and also help augment patrolling to prevent illicit activities such as infiltration, smuggling and illegal fishing.
  13. What is the capital of Liberia?
    A) Monrovia
    B) Gaborone
    C) Praia
    D) Accra
    View Answer
      Option A
    Currency-Liberian dollar
  14. India’s first Coal-To-Gas Conversion Plant will be set up in which state by GAIL?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Odisha
    C) West Bengal
    D) Rajasthan
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      Option B
    India’s first plant to convert coal to synthetic gas is to be set up in Odisha under the supervision of state-run gas transmission utility GAIL.
  15. Which among the following is the Constituency of the Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad?
    A) Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
    B) Hajipur, Bihar
    C) Bihar – Rajya Sabha
    D) Deoria, Uttar Pradesh
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      Option C
  16. The Chah Bagichar Dhan Puraskar Mela 2017-18 was launched by the Assam government to encourage which of the following initiatives?
    A) Life Insurance Scheme
    B) Financial Inclusion Scheme
    C) Rural Self Employment
    D) Loans to SC/ST/Women entrepreneurs for greenfield enterprises
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      Option B
    In a bid to add more dynamism to Assam government’s initiatives of financial inclusion and bringing all sections of the people under the ambit of banking sector and cashless transaction, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal ceremonially launched the ‘Chah Bagichar Dhan Puraskar Mela 2017-18’ by distributing cheques to beneficiaries at a function held at Sarbananda Singha auditorium in Tinsukia, Assam.
  17. Identify the correct pair of the small saving scheme and the interest offered on them
    A) Public Provident Fund (PPF) – 7.3%
    B) National Savings Certificates (NSCs) – 7.6%
    C) Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) – 8.3%
    D) Senior Citizen’s Savings Scheme – 8.1%
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      Option B
    New interest rates for small saving schemes (for January-March) are:
    Public Provident Fund (PPF) – 7.6%
    National Savings Certificates (NSCs) – 7.6%
    Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) – 7.3%
    Senior Citizen’s Savings Scheme of five-year period – 8.3%
  18. In the recent past, Doodhnath Singh passed away. He was a renowned _______
    A) Author
    B) Politician
    C) Journalist
    D) Singer
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      Option A
    Eminent Hindi writer Doodhnath Singh, winner of the Bharat Bharti award has passed away.
  19. ANBC is referred as the Net Bank Credit added to investments made by banks in non-SLR bonds. What does A stands for in ANBC?
    A) Account
    B) Active
    C) Advance
    D) Adjusted
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      Option D
    Adjusted Net Bank Credit (ANBC)
  20. The Government of India has recently contributed $_____ to the UN Office of Envoy on Youth to promote the engagement of youth in the world body’s goals
    A) $45,000
    B) $50,000
    C) $55,000
    D) $70,000
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      Option B
    India has contributed $50,000 to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres’s Office of Envoy on Youth to help with its mission of involving young people in the world body’s goals. The contribution is voluntary with no strings attached and is in addition to the regular payments India makes to the UN’s general and peacekeeping budgets.

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