GA Revision for IBPS Clerk and Syndicate Bank Exams — Set 81

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 Government of India has unveiled a ‘Special logo’ jointly with the Government of _____ to mark the Golden Jubilee of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the two nations in the year 2018
    A) Bhutan
    B) Nepal
    C) Israel
    D) Japan
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj and Bhutan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Lyonpo Damcho Dorji on Friday jointly unveiled the ‘Special logo’ for the Golden Jubilee celebrations in New Delhi and Thimphu through video-conference. The move was made to mark the launch of the Golden jubilee celebrations.The Golden Jubilee of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between India and Bhutan is being celebrated in the year 2018.
  2. Who is the MD & CEO of Punjab National Bank?
    A) Pawan Kumar Bajaj
    B) Sunil Mehta
    C) Bharat Dangar
    D) Melwyn Rego
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      Option B
  3. Mihai Tudose recently stepped down from the post of the Prime Minister of which country after his own Social Democrat Party leaders withdrew their support for him following a party dispute?
    A) Romania
    B) Liberia
    C) Mauritius
    D) Turkey
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose has resigned after his party withdrew its support amid a power struggle with the group’s chairman, who himself, is barred from political office because of a vote-rigging conviction.
  4. What does P stands for in CNP Transaction?
    A) Privacy
    B) Prompt
    C) Permissive
    D) Present
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    A card not present transaction(CNP) is a payment card transaction made where the cardholder does not or cannot physically present the card for a merchant’s visual examination at the time that an order is given and payment effected.
  5. Which among the given banks has recently merged with the NBFC firm Capital First in a share swap deal to form a combined entity
    A) Axis Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) IDFC Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    NBFC firm Capital First will merge with IDFC Bank, subject to regulatory and shareholder approvals.  Vaidyanathan, who is currently the Chairman and MD of Capital First, will succeed Rajiv Lall as MD and CEO of the combined entity upon completion of the merger and necessary regulatory approvals.
  6. Wular Lake is one of the largest fresh water lakes in India. It is located in which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Jammu & Kashmir
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Tamil Nadu
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      Option B
  7. The world’s biggest air purifying tower, with a height of 328 feet, has been unveiled by which country recently to deal with air pollution?
    A) Australia
    B) Germany
    C) United States of America
    D) China
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    In an attempt to fight air pollution, China has constructed an experimental air purifying tower, touted to be the world’s biggest at a height of over 100 meters (328 feet).
  8. A financial assistance of Rs_____ crore has been sanctioned by the Union Government to eight Naxal affected districts of Chhattisgarh for three years under its Special Central Assistance Scheme
    A) Rs 696 crores
    B) Rs 690 crores
    C)  Rs 692 crores
    D) Rs 694 crores
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Government sanctioned Rs 696 crores to eight Naxal affected districts of Chhattisgarh for three years under its Special Central Assistance Scheme. The Center has issued approval for the amount to all the seven tribal dominated districts — Dantewada, Bijapur, Sukma, Narayanpur, Kondagaon, Bastar and Kanker.
  9. Which of the following is not true about National Automated Clearing House (NACH)?
    A) It is a centralised clearing system launched by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
    B) It aims to replace and consolidate multiple existing Electronic Clearing Service (ECS) systems across India
    C) NACH have the same day presentation and settlement, including returns processing.
    D) All of the above are true.
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    In Electronic Clearing Services (ECS), presentation and settlement is spread over 3-4 day period.
    There are three types of ECS: Local ECS, Regional ECS, National ECS.
    NACH is a centralised system, launched with an aim to consolidate multiple ECS systems running across the country and provides a framework for the harmonization of standard & practices and removes local barriers/inhibitors.
  10. Legendary sports person Jo Jo White died recently. He was known for which sports?
    A) Hockey
    B) Football
    C) Basketball
    D) Golf
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White (American basketball player), a two-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and an Olympic gold medalist, has passed away.
  11. Which of the following steps is not a part of Insolvency Resolution Process under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC)?
    A) Appointment of a creditors’ committee and formulation of a revival plan
    B) Appointments of a resolution professional
    C) Moratorium on the sale of assets
    D) Liquidation of assets
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      Option D
  12. The Hojai Hockey Stadium is in which state?
    A) Assam
    B) West Bengal
    C) Sikkim
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
      Option A
  13. The Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary is located in which state of India?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Haryana
    D) Gujarat
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      Option B
  14. Name the first bank-sponsored broking entity to take membership of commodity derivatives exchange, Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX)
    A) IDBI Capital Markets Ltd
    B) Kotak Securities
    C) SBI Cap Securities
    D) Axis Securities
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Axis Securities, a subsidiary of Axis Bank has became the first bank-sponsored broking entity to take membership of commodity derivatives exchange, Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allowed banks to provide broking services in commodities derivatives.bank-sponsored broking entity to take membership of commodity derivatives exchange, Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX)
  15. Which of the following is the implementing body of National Automated Clearing House (NACH)?
    A) NPCI
    B) RBI
    C) Ministry of Finance
    D) NABARD
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
  16.  Who is the author of the book titled ‘The Heartfulness Way’?
    A) Sanjaya Baru and Robin Sharma
    B) Suketu Mehta and R. Stephen Covey
    C) Kamlesh Patel and Joshua Pollock
    D) Sandeep Sharma and Mark Manson
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind unveiled a book on heartfulness techniques and principles titled ‘The Heartfulness Way’. Authored by Kamlesh Patel, widely known as Daaji, the fourth Global Guide of Heartfulness, and Joshua Pollock, a heartfulness trainer and practitioner, the book promises to be a treat for those who are curious about what is heartfulness and how it can change our day-to-day lives.
  17. Name the state which hosted the 4th International Dharma- Dhamma Conference
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Haryana
    D) Gujarat
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated three day International Dharma- Dhamma conference in RAJGIR in Bihar. The conference on State and Social Order in Dharma -Dhamma Traditions aims to bring together a wide array of dignatories who are responsible for governance, policy making and giving directions to countries.
  18. Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS) is a digital platform for?
    A) Mutual Funds
    B) Share Market
    C) MSME
    D) e-NAM
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS) is a digital platform where small businesses (MSMEs) can get access to capital by auctioning their trade receivables.
  19. Anandiben Patel has recently been appointed as the new Governor of which state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Gujarat
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Gujarat’s first woman Chief Minister Anandiben Patel has been appointed as Governor of Madhya Pradesh. The post of Madhya Pradesh Governor was vacant and Gujarat Governor O.P. Kohli was assigned the charge till now.
  20. The Grey Revolution is associated with the production of _________
    A) Fertilizers
    B) Cotton
    C) Jute
    D) Leather
    View Answer
      Option A

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