GA Revision for Syndicate and Canara Bank Exams — Set 97

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 18th All India Whips’ Conference was organized in which city?
    A) Udaipur
    B) New Delhi
    C) Bhubaneswar
    D) Ahmedabad
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The 18th All India Whips’ Conference was inaugurated by Shri Ananthkumar, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Chemical & Fertilizers at Udaipur, Rajasthan. The two-day conference is hosting around 90 Delegates belonging to 19 States and Centre.
  2. What is the currency of Kyrgyzstan?
    A) Kyrgyzstani franc
    B) Kyrgyzstani som
    C) Kyrgyzstani krona
    D) Kyrgyzstani lira
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Capital: Bishkek
  3. What percent of seats would be reserved by the Government for employment of people with benchmark disabilities including the acid attack victims in all central government departments?
    A) 2 Percent
    B) 4 Percent
    C) 3 Percent
    D) 1 Percent
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    People with autism, mental illnesses, intellectual disability and victims of acid attacks will now get one percent quota in central government jobs
  4. Name the first women lawyer to be appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of India
    A) Sucheta Kadethankar
    B) Anjali Gopalan
    C) M Fathima Beevi
    D) Kamini Roy
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The first woman to be appointed as a judge of the apex court was Justice M Fathima Beevi in 1989.
  5. Headquarter of Syndicate Bank is at__________
    A) Imphal
    B) Chennai
    C) Cuttack
    D) Manipal
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Syndicate Bank was known as Canara Industrial and Banking Syndicate Limited at the time of its establishment. The Bank is headquartered in the university town of Manipal, India. TAGLINE : Faithful; Friendly
  6. The world’s largest known underwater flooded cave has recently been discovered in which country?
    A) France
    B) Mexico
    C) United States of America
    D) Canada
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Underwater archaeologists and divers in Mexico have announced that they found a passage connecting two underwater caves, creating what they say is the world’s largest flooded cave. The combined cave will be known as the Sac Actun system, taking on the name of the longer section. The cave stretches across 216 miles
  7. Sauli Niinisto is the President of which country?
    A) Finland
    B) Vietnam
    C) Malta
    D) Liberia
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Finland has re-elected their popular and pragmatic president Sauli Niinisto, who is credited for maintaining a balanced relationship with the nation’s powerful neighbour Russia at a time of simmering relations between Moscow the West.
  8. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is located in which country?
    A) Washington D C, United States
    B) Paris, France
    C) Geneva, Switzerland
    D) Vienna, Austria
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The current Director-General of WIPO is Francis Gurry, who took office on 1 October 2008.
  9. Au Small Finance Bank Limited has signed an MoU with which insurance company to offer Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) to its customers?
    A) Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance
    B) Life Insurance Corporation of India
    C) SBI Life Insurance Company
    D) Reliance Life Insurance
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Banking finance company AU Small Finance Bank has signed an MoU with LIC to offer Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY). Under the MoU, LIC will give a life cover of ₹2 lakh in case of death to the customer at a nominal premium of ₹330 per annum.
  10. Price deficit compensation scheme named Bhavantar Bharpai is launched by which state?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Assam
    C) Telangana
    D) Haryana
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Haryana Government launched the ‘Bhavantar Bharpai’—a scheme through which the state government would compensate farmers for price deficit for vegetable produce. The government would ensure farmers got at least the base price for four vegetables—potatoes, tomatoes, onions and cauliflower—while his dispensation would compensate them for the rest.
  11. How many banks merged with the Canara Industrial and Banking Syndicate Limited in 1964 to form the Syndicate Bank Limited?
    A) 17
    B) 15
    C) 20
    D) 23
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Twenty banks merged with the Canara Industrial and Banking Syndicate Limited including the Maharashtra Apex Bank Limited and Southern India Apex Bank Limited. The name of the bank was changed to Syndicate Bank Limited in 1964
  12. Name the author of the book titled ‘Dilli Meri Dilli: Before and After 1998’
    A) Sheila Dikshit
    B) Kamlesh Patel
    C) Rajiv Mehrishi
    D) Sanjay Manjrekar
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Dilli Meri Dilli: Before and After 1998 is a new coffee-table book by former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. It was written during the 15-year tenure of (her) government.
  13. SAT is a statutory body established under the provisions of Section 15K of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Act, 1992. Expand SAT.
    A) Securities Appellate Treaty
    B) Securities Appellate Tribunal
    C) Securities Association Tribunal
    D) Saving Appellate Tribunal
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      Option B
  14. Who is the Chief Executive Officer of the Syndicate Bank?
    A) Parthasarathi Mukherjee
    B) V.G. Mathew
    C)  K.V.S. Manian
    D) Melwyn O. Rego
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      Option D
  15. When is the World Braille Day observed?
    A) January 4
    B) December 11
    C) January 17
    D) December 8
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    World Braille Day is celebrated every year on January 4th to commemorate the contribution of Louis Braille for blind people of the world. He invented a reading and writing system which helped blind people in learning and reading.
  16. What is the minimum age of joining Atal Pension Yojana (APY)?
    A) 25 years
    B) 21 years
    C) 18 years
    D) 16 years
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The minimum age of joining APY is 18 years and maximum age is 40 years. The age of exit and start of pension would be 60 years. Therefore, minimum period of contribution by the subscriber under APY would be 20 years or more.
  17. The Vansda National Park is located in which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Rajasthan
    C) West Bengal
    D) Jharkhand
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      Option A
  18. What is the interest rate on one year term deposit for January-March quarter?
    A) 6.7%
    B) 6.5
    C) 6.6%
    D) 6.4%
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The interest rate on the one-year time deposit has been lowered to 6.6 percent for January-March quarter and 2-year time deposit will now fetch a lower interest rate of 6.7 percent.
  19. A.E. Manoharan passed away recently. He was a well known__________
    A) Sportsman
    B) Politician
    C) Author
    D) Singer
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Pop singer and actor A.E. Manoharan, popularly known as ‘Ceylon Manohar’ has passed away.  He was best known for the song Surangani.
  20. Pandit Ravishankar Shukla Stadium is located in which state?
    A) Jharhand
    B) Chhattisgarh
    C) Haryana
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Ravishankar Shukla Stadium is a cricket ground in Durg, Chhattisgarh. The hosted its first match between Madhya Pradesh cricket team against Uttar Pradesh cricket team in 1979.

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