GA Revision for Syndicate and Canara Bank Exams — Set 94

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. Receivables Exchange of India Ltd (RXIL) is a joint venture between ______
    A) NABARD and BSE
    B) IDFC and BSE
    C) SIDBI and NSE
    D) RBI and NSE
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Receivables Exchange of India Ltd (RXIL) is a joint venture promoted by Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) and National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE). RXIL has launched India’s First Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS)
  2. Noted entrepreneur and philanthropist Honsen Lyngdoh died recently. He belonged to which state?
    A) Assam
    B) Manipur
    C) Nagaland
    D) Meghalaya
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Meghalaya’s noted philanthropist Honsen Lyngdoh has passed away. He had funded several road construction projects in the rural areas, much before the central government’s Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana came into existence.
  3. When is the Raising Day of National Disaster Response Force(NDRF) observed?
    A) January 31
    B) February 1
    C) January 2
    D) December 21
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      Option A
  4. The maiden military exercise named VINBAX between the Armies of India and Vietnam was held in which state of India?
    A) Odisha
    B) Meghalaya
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Rajasthan
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Armies of India and Vietnam have begun a six-day-long military exercise in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh. The exercise named ‘VINBAX’ is the first military exercise between the two countries. 
  5. The Reserve Bank of India has extended the timeline for full implementation of the Basel III capital regulations to _________ .
    A) April 1, 2019
    B) March 31, 2019.
    C) July 31, 2019
    D) June 1, 2019
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      Option B
  6. The 21st edition of India International Seafood Show (IISS) 2018 has been organised in which state of India?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) West Bengal
    C) Goa
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s best marine products for buyers from around the world was showcased at the 21st edition of India International Seafood Show (IISS) in Goa from January 27-29
  7. Tigra Dam is situated in which of the following states?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Gujarat
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      Option A
  8. The Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) has entered into US $ 375 million loan agreement with which financial institution for the Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP)?
    A) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
    B) Asian Development Bank
    C) European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
    D) World Bank
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      Option D
    Explanation:
     World Bank has entered into a US $ 375 million loan agreement with the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance for Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP).
  9. Where is Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Airport situated?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Punjab
    C) Haryana
    D) Chhattisgarh
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Nanded, Maharashtra
  10. In a cheque the amount written in figures(numbers) is called _____ .
    A) Legal Amount
    B) Counting Amount
    C) Courtesy Amount
    D) Numbered Amount
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Amount in words is known as – legal amount. ; Amount in figures(number) is known as courtesy amount
  11. How much amount of financial assistance has been extended by the Government of India for the upgradation of Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbour in Sri Lanka?
    A) USD 48.50 million
    B) USD 46.38 million
    C) USD 47.49 million
    D) USD 45.27 million
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    India has extended a fresh financial assistance of USD 45.27 million for upgrading Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbour in northern Sri Lanka into a commercial port and strengthening the country’s efforts to become a regional maritime hub.
  12. Where is Simplipal national park situated?
    A) Andaman and Nicobar
    B) Sikkim
    C) Odisha
    D) Kerala
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      Option C
  13. Name the 24×7 helpline announced by the state government of Himachal Pradesh to fight crime against women in the state
    A) Naari
    B) Mahila
    C) Sakhi
    D) Gudiya
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      Option D
    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.
  14. What is the constituency of Union Civil Aviation Minister, Sh. Ashok Gajapati Raju?
    A) Bangalore South
    B) Vizianagaram
    C) Sundargarh
    D) Gwalior
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Vizianagaram (Lok Sabha Constituency)
  15. Indo-Nepal Remittance Facility comes under which type of transfer mechanism?
    A) RTGS
    B) NEFT
    C) IMPS
    D) None of These
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      Option B
    Explanation:  
    Indo-Nepal Remittance Facility is a cross border remittance scheme to transfer funds from India to Nepal, enabled under the NEFT scheme.
  16. Who has clinched the 79th edition of the 11Even Sports Senior Table Tennis Nationals men’s single title?
    A) Manav Thakkar
    B) Kamlesh Mehta
    C) Sharath Kamal
    D) Anthony Amalraj
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Sharath Kamal beat top-seeded Anthony Amalraj to win the men singles title for the eighth time, equalling the feat of Kamlesh Mehta in the 79th edition of the 11Even Sports Senior Nationals in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Suthirta Mukherjee from West Bengal emerged the new women champion, beating Hyderabad Nationals winner Manika Batra.
  17. Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh is situated along the bank of which river?
    A) Rapti
    B) Ganges
    C) Saryu
    D) Gomti
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      Option A
  18. Who among the following has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd (SPMCIL)?
    A) Sudhir Saxena
    B) Anurag Agarwal
    C) Arun K. Chatterjee
    D) S Selvakumar
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The government appointed senior IAS officer S Selvakumar as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd (SPMCIL). The state-owned SPMCIL produces banknotes, coins, postage stamps, non-judicial stamps and other official documents.
  19. What is the present ceiling limit of interest rate that NBFCs can offer ?
    A) 9.5%
    B) 11.5%
    C) 12.5%
    D) 14.5%
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    NBFCs cannot offer interest rates higher than the ceiling rate prescribed by RBI from time to time. The present ceiling is 12.5 per cent per annum.
  20. Which of the following country is not a member of G20?
    A) Turkey
    B) Canada
    C) India
    D) All are member
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The G20 is an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and the European Union. Founded in 1999, the G20 aims to discuss policy pertaining to the promotion of international financial stability.

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