GA Revision for Syndicate and Canara Bank Exams — Set 96

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. Under whose chairmanship, a 7 member panel has been formed by the Ministry of Environment for formulating measures to deal with air pollution problem in the Delhi-NCR region?
    A) Parvesh Verma
    B) Vijay Jolly
    C) Vinod Kumar Binny
    D) CK Mishra
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union environment ministry formed a seven-member committee headed by environment secretary, CK Mishra, to formulate short and long-term measures to solve the problem of air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region.
  2. What is the currency of Qatar?
    A) Qatari Riyal
    B) Qatari Dinar
    C) Qatari Ringit
    D) Qatari Franc
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Capital-Doha
  3. What does L stands for in SLBC with respect to committees of Bank?
    A) Life
    B) Listed
    C) Level
    D) Line
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    State Level Banker Committees
  4. When is the International Day of Radiology observed?
    A) January 10
    B) October 7
    C) December 9
    D) November 8
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Day of Radiology (IDoR) is an annual event celebrated on November 8 promoting the role of medical imaging in modern healthcare. Main theme of International Day of Radiology 2017 is: “Emergency Radiology”.
  5. The decision to issue an in-principle approval for setting up of a Small Finance bank is taken by _____
    A) Finance Ministry
    B) NABARD
    C) RBI
    D) SEBI in consultation with RBI
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    The decision to issue an in-principle approval for setting up of a bank will be taken by the Reserve Bank. The Reserve Bank’s decision in this regard will be final.
  6. Who has been appointed as the new Director General of National Security Guard (NSG)?
    A) Sudeep Lakhtakia
    B) Subhash Joshi
    C) Sudhir Pratap Singh
    D) S Subramanian
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    IPS officer Sudeep Lakhtakia has been appointed as the new director general of National Security Guard (NSG). He is currently serving as a special DG of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) headquarters.
  7. Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas belongs to which country?
    A) Italy
    B) Canada
    C) Finland
    D) Spain
    View Answer
      Option C
  8. The regular monthly magazine titled ‘Namaste Shalom’ focuses on the bilateral relations between India and ________.
    A) Israel
    B) Vietnam
    C) United States
    D) Mauritius
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Jewish community marked Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Mumbai visit with the launch of ‘Namaste Shalom’, a regular monthly magazine on bilateral relations between the two friendly nations.
  9. According to the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) by the ministry of health and family welfare, which among the given communities is found to be the wealthiest religious community in India?
    A) Islam
    B) Buddhism
    C) Hinduism
    D) Jainism
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Jains are the wealthiest religious community in India. 
  10. What is the rank of India in the 2017 World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Index?
    A) 100
    B) 108
    C) 97
    D) 105
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    India slipped 21 places on the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap index to 108, behind neighbours China and Bangladesh, primarily due to less participation of women in the economy and low wages. At the top of the Global Gender Gap Index is Iceland. It has been the world’s most gender-equal country for nine years
  11. How much amount of financial assistance 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
    View Answer
      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.
  12. Who has been appointed as the new MD & CEO of Infosys?
    A) Nandan Nilekani
    B) Salil S. Parekh
    C) U B Pravin Rao
    D) Vishal Sikka
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    IT bellwether Infosys has appointed Salil S. Parekh as its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director with effect from January 2, 2018 for a five-year term. He will succeed U.B. Pravin Rao.
  13. Who regulates money market in India?
    A) SEBI
    B) CRISIL
    C) Ministry of Finance
    D) RBI
    View Answer
      Option D
  14. Hornbill Festival is celebrated in which state of India?
    A) Nagaland
    B) Mizoram
    C) Manipur
    D) Meghalaya
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Hornbill Festival is a celebration held every year from 1 – 10 December, in Nagaland. The Hornbill Festival is the perfect showcase of rich Naga culture and traditions, preserved over the years in the form of music, dance and food.
  15. What is the current Reverse Repo Rate?
    A) 6 percent
    B) 6.5 percent
    C) 5.75 percent
    D) 5.5 percent
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Repo Rate: Unchanged at 6%
    Reverse Repo Rate: Unchanged at 5.75%
    Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) Rate: Unchanged at 6.25%
    Bank Rate: Unchanged at 6.25%
    Cash Reserve Ratio: Unchanged at 4%
    Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR): Unchanged at 19.5%
  16. Samsung has partnered with which bank to launch the ‘Bill Payments’ feature for its Samsung Pay service?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) Axis Bank
    D) Yes Bank
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Smartphone manufacturer Samsung launched its ‘Bill Payments’ on its flagship payments service, Samsung Pay in partnership with Axis Bank. The new feature launched by the company will enable users to pay their utility bills seamlessly via Samsung Pay’s secure and convenient platform.
  17. The Krishnapatnam Port is located in which state?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Karnataka
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Krishnapatnam Port is in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh.
  18. Which among the following nations are not the member of the intergovernmental organisation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)?
    A) Philippines
    B) Indonesia
    C) Malaysia
    D) All are Member Nations
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Member countries-Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Laos, Brunei
  19. What is the interest rate on Public Provident Fund (PPF)?
    A) 7.60%
    B) 8.10%
    C) 7.30%
    D) 6.90%
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    PPF-7.60%; KVP-7.30%; SSY-8.10%; SCSS-8.30%; NSC-7.60%
  20. What is the maximum age of joining the National Pension System (NPS)?
    A) 70
    B) 60
    C) 65
    D) 75
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Finance increased the maximum age of joining the National Pension System (NPS) from the existing 60 years to 65 years under NPS – Private Sector (i.e. all citizen and corporate model).

Click here for Daily Current Affairs Questions

Click here for GA Revision Section

Related posts

One Thought to “GA Revision for Syndicate and Canara Bank Exams — Set 96”

Leave a Comment