GA Revision for Syndicate and Canara Bank Exams — Set 98

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. Which Indian state has signed an MoU with the government of Singapore for skilling the youths of the state?
    A) Assam
    B) Haryana
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Telangana
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Assam government signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) and Terms of Reference (ToR) with Singapore for skilling youth of the state. An MoU for Guwahati City Greening was inked between the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority and Singapore Corporation Enterprise.
  2. Which Indian city is also known as ‘City of Lakes’?
    A) Karnal
    B) Jaipur
    C) Srinagar
    D) Gandhinagar
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      Option C
  3. Exercise Sampriti is a joint military exercise of India with which country?
    A) Myanmar
    B) Sri Lanka
    C) Bangladesh
    D) Nepal
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      Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Indian and the Bangladeshi army conducted the intensive combat exercise “Exercise Sampriti” from November 6 to 18 at India’s Counter-Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School at Vairengte in Mizoram.
  4. What is a green index?
    A) instrument to measure the nation’s wealth according to GNP per capita
    B) instrument to assess the environmental performance of MFIs
    C) instrument to measure the nation’s wealth according to GDP per capita
    D) instrument to measure the nation’s wealth in terms of coverage area of forest
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Green Index aims to support environmental responsibility and environmental management within the microfinance and, more broadly, the inclusive finance sector.
  5. The maiden edition of the International Martial Arts Games will be hosted by which state of India in October 2018?
    A) Jammu & Kashmir
    B) Goa
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Bihar
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Jammu and Kashmir will host first ever international martial arts games, in which over 15 countries are expected to participate, in the first week of October this year in the summer capital Srinagar.
  6. National Education Day is observed on ______
    A) October 21
    B) January 12
    C) December 7
    D) November 11
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    National Education Day of India is celebrated on 11 November every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India, who served from 15 August 1947 until 2 February 1958..
  7. What does A stands for in ACH?
    A) Account
    B) Automated
    C) Acceptance
    D) Accretion
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    ACH-Automated Clearing House
  8. Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi who passed away in the recent past was a renowned _______
    A) Actor
    B) Politician
    C) Journalist
    D) Author
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, who was in coma since 2008, has passed away. He had also served as the President of All India Football Federation (AIFF) for 20 long years since December 1988.
  9. Which among the given banks has inked an agreement with the National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC) to provide financial assistance for economic empowerment of Scheduled Caste (SC) and below Double Poverty Line (DPL) families?
    A) State Bank of India (SBI)
    B) Punjab National Bank (PNB)
    C) Union Bank of India
    D) Bank of Maharashtra
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Punjab National Bank (PNB) and National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC) have tied up to provide financial assistance for economic empowerment of persons belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) families living below Double Poverty Line (DPL). Under this tie-up, PNB would act as a channelising agent for the loan schemes of NSFDC. 
  10. Mudumalai National Park is situated in which state?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Assam
    D) Karnataka
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      Option A
  11. Who among the following has been appointed to the Financial Stability Institute Advisory Board/BIS in November 2017?
    A) S S Mundra
    B) Arun Jaitley
    C) BP Kanungo
    D) Urjit Patel
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    RBI Governor Urjit Patel has been appointed to the Financial Stability Institute Advisory Board or the Bank of International Settlement (BIS). Bank for International Settlements is an international financial organisation owned by 60 member central banks across the world.
  12. Who regulates commodity market in India?
    A) RBI
    B) IRDAI
    C) SEBI
    D) SIDBI
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      Option C
  13. The 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) will be held in which city in the year 2020?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Gurugram
    C) Jaipur
    D) New Delhi
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) will be held in Delhi, India in the year 2020. India won the bid in 2012 at Brisbane, Australia to host the Congress in 2020. 
  14. Where is the capital city of Estonia?
    A) Tallinn
    B) Kiev
    C) Athens
    D) Sofia
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Currency- Euro
  15. Name the India’s first supersonic surface-to-air defence missile system, fitted with a indigenously developed radio frequency seeker, which was successfully tested in December 2017
    A) AKASH
    B) GAGAN
    C) AMAR
    D) UDAN
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Surface to Air Missile AKASH with indigenous radio frequency seeker against target Banshee has been successfully launched from Chandipur, Odisha. With this success, India has achieved the capability of making any type of Surface to Air Missile.
  16. What is the currency of Germany?
    A) Euro
    B) Dollar
    C) Franc
    D) Pound
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Capital-Berlin
  17. What is the rank of India in the category of most vacation deprived country according to the Expedia Vacation Deprivation Report 2017?
    A) 9
    B) 3
    C) 7
    D) 5
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    According to a survey of Expedia Vacation Deprivation Report 2017, globally India has been ranked as the 5th most vacation deprived country due to heavy work schedule, with 60 percent respondents corroborating with the view.
  18. What is the minimum paid-up equity capital for small finance banks?
    A) Rs 100 crore
    B) Rs 500 crore
    C) Rs 800 crore
    D) Rs 1,000 crore
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The minimum paid-up equity capital for small finance banks shall be Rs. 100 crore.
  19. The 2022 Commonwealth Games will be held in which country?
    A) Melbourne, Australia
    B) Glasgow, Scotland
    C) Queensland, Australia
    D) Birmingham, England
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The 2022 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XXII Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Birmingham 2022, will be an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth that will be held in Birmingham, England. 
  20. Bathukaama is a popular folk dance of which Indian state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Kerala
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
      Option A

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