GA Revision for Upcoming Exams Set 9

GA Revision Questions for upcoming SBI PO Main 2017, BoB PGCBF, NIACL Assistant Main, Dena Bank PO PGDBF and other upcoming exams

  1. Which of the following bank is related with ‘Debt Swap Scheme’ which recently the rolled out the scheme nationwide?
    A) Union Bank of India
    B) Bank of Maharashtra
    C) Oriental bank of Commerce
    D) Vijaya Bank
    E) Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra
    :
    Launched (by Vijaya Bank) about a year ago, this scheme, which has been rolled out in Karnataka’s Mandya district, is now being extended across the country
  2. Recently the Income Tax department announced that ban on cash dealings exceeding 2 lakh not will not be applicable for bank and post office withdrawals. This is stated in which newly inserted section of I-T Act?
    A) 234IC
    B) 269ST
    C) 269IC
    D) 234ST
    E) 239SC
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Through the Finance Act 2017, the government has banned cash transactions of over Rs 2 lakh and said a penalty of an equal amount would be levied on the receiver. But now in a clarification on the newly inserted Section — 269ST — in the I-T Act, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said the restriction shall not apply to withdrawal from banks and post offices.
  3. Recently the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cleared a proposal to introduce which denomination banknotes after June this year?
    A) Rs 1000
    B) Rs 100
    C) Rs 200
    D) Rs 10
    E) Rs 1500
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The process of printing the new Rs 200 notes is likely to begin after June, once the government officially approves this new denomination
  4. Which of the following is the newly appointed member of South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC)?
    A) Myanmar
    B) India
    C) Bhutan
    D) Sri Lanka
    E) Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra
    :
    SASEC countries – Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
    Myanmar is the newly appointed one
    First SASEC meeting of Finance Ministers held in New Delhi on April 3.
  5. Which of the following is the first state/UT to become kerosene free?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Kerala
    C) Assam
    D) Chandigarh
    E) West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:

    Recently, Chandigarh became the second kerosene-free city, after Delhi.
    Subsidised kerosene is not supplied in Chandigarh from 1 April.
  6. Recently, Kishori Amonkar passed away. He was a
    A) Writer
    B) Former Union Minister
    C) Journalist
    D) Singer
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Classical singing legend Kishori Amonkar passed away at 84
  7. Which of the following bank has become the first to achieve milestone of $1 billion mark at the IFSC Banking Unit (IBU) in Gujarat International Finance Tec City (GIFT)?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) RBL Bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) Federal Bank
    E) Axis Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Private sector lender Yes Bank reported $1 billion on its balance sheet at the IFSC Banking Unit (IBU) in Gujarat International Finance Tec City (GIFT).
  8. Where did the ‘Exercise Nomadic Elephant – XII’, a military training exercise between India and Mongolia held in April 2017?
    A) Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    B) Arkhangai, Mongolia
    C) Mizoram, India
    D) Uttar Pradesh, India
    E) Assam, India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra
    :
    It was a 14-day exercise which held at Vairengte in Mizoram.
  9. Bargi Dam is situated on the banks of which river?
    A) Ganga
    B) Chambal
    C) Shipra
    D) Tapti
    E) Narmada
    View Answer
    Option E
    Some Extra:
    Bargi Dam is one of the first completed dams out of the chain of 30 major dams to be constructed on Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh, India.
  10. What is the theme of World Consumer Rights Day 2017?
    A) Antibiotics off the Menu
    B) Building a Digital World Consumers can Trust
    C) Healthy Diets
    D) Fix Our Phone Rights
    E) Consumer Justice Now!
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Observed on 15th March each year
  11. Where is the Bhadla Solar Plant situated?
    A) Telangana
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Karnataka
    E) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
  12. What is the tagline of India Post Payments Bank?
    A) Aapke Pragati ke Saathi
    B) Nata Vishwas Ka
    C) Aapka Bank Aap Tak
    D) Aapka Bank Aapke Ghar
    E) Har Ghar Ka Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
  13. NABCONS is a subsidiary of?
    A) RBI
    B) SEBI
    C) NABARD
    D) NHB
    E) SBI
    View Answer
    Option C
  14. Which of the following cannot issue Commercial Paper (CP)?
    A) Corporates
    B) Scheduled Commercial Banks
    C) All India Financial Institutions (AIFIs)
    D) Standalone Primary Dealers
    E) All of these can
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:

    Corporates, primary dealers (PDs) and the All-India Financial Institutions (FIs) are eligible to issue CP.
  15. Which state government has decided to set up ‘book banks’ in schools to provide old books to needy students free of charge?
    A) Punjab
    B) Haryana
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) West Bengal
    E) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    The Punjab government has decided to set up ‘book banks’ in schools to provide old books to needy students free of charge and also to prevent wastage of paper.
  16. What is the rank of India in 2017 Global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index?
    A) 10th
    B) 7th
    C) 9th
    D) 8th
    E) 6th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra
    :
    US topped the list
    India has jumped one spot to 8th rank in the 2017 A.T. Kearney Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index.
  17. Where is the National Institute of Disaster Management situated?
    A) Chennai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Delhi
    E) Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option D
  18. Which Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to operationalise the Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA)?
    A) Vijaya Bank
    B) Bank of Maharashtra
    C) Canara Bank
    D) Union Bank of India
    E) Dena Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra
    :
    HEFA has been jointly promoted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and Canara Bank with an authorised capital of Rs. 2,000 crore.
  19. Which bank has been awarded with ISO 27001: 2013 certification for its Information Security Management System (ISMS).
    A) Laxmi Vilas Bank
    B) Karur Vyasya Bank
    C) Bandhan Bank
    D) Federal Bank
    E) South Indian Bank
    View Answer
    Option E
  20. India along with 8 other countries has joined UN network to halve number of maternal, newborn deaths by the year?
    A) 2020
    B) 2018
    C) 2025
    D) 2028
    E) 2030
    View Answer
    Option E
    Some Extra
    :
    India is among nine countries that will be part of a global health network focused on improving the quality of care for new mothers and babies and strengthen national efforts to end preventable deaths of pregnant women and newborns by 2030.
    The nine countries are India, Bangladesh, A Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda.

 

 

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