GA Revision for Syndicate and Canara Bank Exams — Set 99

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. How much amount has been sanctioned by the Central Government for three years to promote organic farming in Uttarakhand?
    A) Rs 500 crore
    B) Rs 1,000 crore
    C) Rs 1,500 crore
    D) Rs 2,000 crore
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Centre has sanctioned Rs 1,500 crore for three years to promote organic farming in Uttarakhand. This is in keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of developing Uttarakhand as an organic state which he spelt out during his visit to Kedarnath last year.
  2. The metric that measures whether or not a firm has enough resources to meet its short-term obligations known as_____
    A) Acid test ratio
    B) Current ratio
    C) Overtrading
    D) Financial accounting
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    The current ratio is called “current” because, unlike some other liquidity ratios, it incorporates all current assets and liabilities.
    The current ratio is also known as the working capital ratio.
    Current Ratio = Current Assets / Current Liabilities
  3. Who has been recently appointed as the new Director General of FICCI?
    A) Dilip Chenoy
    B) Rashesh Shah
    C) Sanjaya Baru
    D) Rajiv Kumar
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
     Industry lobby, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) has appointed Dilip Chenoy as its Director General.
  4. Which ride sharing companies has acquired the Foodpanda’s India business from Germany’s Delivery Hero in exchange for stock?
    A) Uber
    B) Ola
    C) My Taxi
    D) TaxiForSure
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Ride-sharing platform Ola announced that it has acquired Foodpanda’s India business from Germany’s Delivery Hero in exchange for Ola stock. Under the agreement, Ola will also commit to investing $200 million in foodpanda India.
  5. The Kedarnath Temple is located in which state of India?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Assam
    D) Jammu & Kashmir
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Kedarnath Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is on the Garhwal Himalayan range near the Mandakini river in Kedarnath, Uttarakhand in India
  6. Name the celebrity to attain the top position in the 2017 Forbes India Celebrity 100 List rankings
    A) Akshay Kumar
    B) Shah Rukh Khan
    C) Salman Khan
    D) Virat Kohli
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Superstar Salman Khan has once again maintained the top spot in Forbes India Celebrity 100 list for the second consecutive year. Shah Rukh Khan and India’s cricket captain Virat Kohli took the second and third spot respectively with actor Priyanka Chopra named as only female celebrity in top 10 list.
  7. When was the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) passed by the Lok Sabha?
    A) 2016
    B) 2015
    C) 2014
    D) 2013
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2015 was introduced in Lok Sabha in December 2015. It was passed by Lok Sabha on 5 May 2016.
  8. Name the newly launched 2.8 PetaFlops capacity high-performance supeercomputer by the Ministry of Environment to predict weather and climate accurately.
    A) Mihir
    B) Prakash
    C) Kiran
    D) Keshav
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Environment Minister Harshvardhan launched a 2.8 PetaFlops capacity high-performance computer system ‘Mihir’ in Noida. The system will be able to predict weather and climate accurately. This will be helpful in addressing the various issues of agriculture operations and fishing in the country.
  9. What is the capital of Lithuania?
    A) Warsaw
    B) Vilnius
    C) Minsk
    D) Riga
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Currency-Euro
  10. Who has won the 4th edition of International Young Chef Olympiad (YCO) 2018?
    A) Lai Jia Yi
    B) Surya Sekhar Roy Choudhury
    C) Kevin McCafferty
    D) Henry Lee
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The 4th edition of International Young Chef Olympiad (YCO) concluded in New Delhi with Lai Jia Yi from Malaysia winning the top spot and Indian student chef Surya Sekhar Roy Choudhury claiming the second position.
  11. The maximum allowable debit allowed by NPCI to banks on AEPS is called?
    A) Net Outflow Limit(NOL)
    B) Net Debit Cap (NDC)
    C) Net Inflow Cap(NIC)
    D) Net Credit Cap(NCC)
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    The limit allocated to the banks is called Net Debit Cap (NDC). The NDC calculated by NPCI at any instant for the AEPS will be net of total outward and inward for the day. This is the maximum allowable debit for a particular bank for a day.
  12. Name the state which has recently launched the Mukhyamantri Kalakar Sahayata Jojana (MMKSJ) to provide financial assistance to the artists of the state
    A) Haryana
    B) Bihar
    C) Odisha
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has launched the ‘Mukhyamantri Kalakar Sahayata Jojana’ (MMKSJ) – an assistance scheme for Artists in the state. Around 50,000 artists will be benefited from this. The government has decided to give Rs 1,200 per month as artist assistance. Earlier, only 4,000 artists were being given Rs 1,000 per month.
  13. Atapaka Bird Sanctuary is located in which state?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Goa
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to hold the first-of-its-kind, one-day Pelican Festival at the Atapaka Bird Sanctuary on Kolleru. Kolleru is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the country. Atapaka village is located on the borders of the Krishna and the West Godavari districts.
  14. Which state has signed an MoU with Vindhya E-Infomedia Private Limited to establish World’s first Information Technology (IT) campus for persons with disabilities?
    A) Telangana
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Gujarat
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Telangana government has signed an agreement with Vindhya E-Infomedia Private Limited to set up World’s first Information Technology (IT) campus for persons with disabilities that will focus on creating employment opportunities for them.
  15. Who is the President of Vietnam?
    A) Nguyen Xuan Phuc
    B) Tran Dại Quang
    C) Nguyen Thị Kim Ngan
    D) Dmitrij Medvedev
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Capital-Hanoi; Currency-Vietnamese dong
  16. Barak valley is located in which Indian state?
    A) Mizoram
    B) Nagaland
    C) Assam
    D) Meghalaya
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Barak Valley is located in the southern region of the Indian state of Assam. The main city of the valley is Silchar. The region is named after the Barak river.
  17. The International Table Tennis Federation is located in _____
    A) Geneva, Switzerland
    B) The Hague, Netherlands
    C) Oslo, Norway
    D) Lausanne, Switzerland
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Founded: 1926;CEO-Thomas Weikert
  18. The Indian government has set the target to introduce seaplanes as a new mode of transportation to link small towns in the country before which year?
    A) 2021
    B) 2020
    C) 2019
    D) 2023
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Aiming to start commercial seaplane operations before the 2019 general elections, the government is speeding up the process to frame norms for the mode of transport, and has decided to allow them under the regional connectivity scheme. It is also exploring the possibility of allowing single-engine planes.
  19. Madavoor Vasudevan Nair who passed away recently was a renowned __________
    A) Author
    B) Politician
    C) Artist
    D) Actor
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Kathakali maestro Madavoor Vasudevan Nair has passed away. He was 89. He was a recipient of several awards including Padma Bhushan.
  20. Which of the following is not a valid tenor of T-bills in India?
    A) 91 days
    B) 182 days
    C) 364 days
    D) 45 days
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Presently in India T-bills are issued for 91, 182,264 days (issued by GOI, managed by RBI)

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