GA Revision for IBPS 2017 and other Exams — Set 11

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. Name the winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize?
    A) Paul Beatty
    B) Marlon James
    C) George Saunders
    D) Richard Flanagan
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    US author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize for novel ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’
  2. Bagdogra Airport is located in which state?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) West Bengal
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Siliguri, West Bengal
  3. ‘World’s First Floating Wind Farm’ is being created in which country?
    A) Switzerland
    B) Australia
    C) Denmark
    D) Scotland
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Scotland has finished constructing the “world’s first floating wind farm”. Also, the giant turbines have started supplying electricity to the grid and aims to power more than 20,000 homes.
  4. Name the head of the panel formed to look into pay hike issue of lower court judges?
    A) PV Reddi
    B) KY Sinha
    C) MS Radhey
    D) KP Reddi
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      Option A
  5. In financial terms, what does L in LTV stands for?
    A) Loan
    B) Listed
    C) Lien
    D) Lend
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The loan-to-value (LTV) ratio is a financial term used by lenders to express the ratio of a loan to the value of an asset purchased.
  6. Which of the following Life Insurance Company has launched Neo — a servicing bot for Twitter?
    A) ICICI
    B) Bajaj Alliance
    C) HSBC
    D) HDFC
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    HDFC Life Insurance Company has launched Neo — a servicing bot for Twitter that uses artificial intelligence for customer service. The insurer hopes to deploy the bot in answering policy —related queries on social media.
  7. World Statistics Day is observed on____?
    A) 17 October
    B) 21 October
    C) 12 October
    D) 20 October
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      Option D
  8. Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman commissioned the third Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) stealth corvettes INS_________ into the Indian Navy at Visakhapatnam’s Naval Dockyard?
    A) Simgam
    B) Dilpam
    C) Kiltan
    D) Litwan
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman commissioned the third of the four indigenously-built Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) stealth corvettes “INS Kiltan” under Project 28 (Kamorta class) into the Indian Navy at Visakhapatnam’s Naval Dockyard.
  9. What is the total budget allocated for the first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), an apex institute under the ministry of AYUSH?
    A) Rs 175 crore
    B) Rs 167 crore
    C) Rs 145 crore
    D) Rs 157 crore
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The All India Institute of Ayurveda, set up on a total area of 10.015 acres on a budget of Rs 157 crore, is the first medical institute under the AYUSH ministry to hold the coveted National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH) accreditation.
  10. India defeated which of the following country to win Hockey Asia Cup held in October 2017 in Dhaka, Bangladesh?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Malaysia
    C) Myanmar
    D) Pakistan
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      Option B
    Explanation: India defeated Malaysia 2-1 in final of the Hockey Asia Cup in Dhaka, to win the tournament for the third time. India, who have finished as the tournament’s runners-up five times previously, have now won the joint second-most number of Asia Cup titles, alongside Pakistan. India had last won the Asia Cup back in 2007.
  11. Rs 500 bank note issued after demonitization has a motif of ______ .
    A) Red Fort
    B) Taj Mahal
    C) Mangalyaan
    D) India Gate
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Red Fort-an image of Indian heritage site with Indian flag on the reverse
  12. Kamle has been named the 23rd district of which of the following states?
    A) Tripura
    B) Meghalaya
    C) Assam
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Arunachal Assembly has passed a bill paving way for creation of a new district to be named Kamle. With the official creation of the new district, the total number of districts in the state shot up to 23.
  13. The Reserve Bank of India has fixed the purchase price for the Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) 2017 -18 Series-VI at Rs _______ per gram.
    A) Rs 1,502
    B) Rs 2,290
    C) Rs 1,684
    D) Rs 2,945
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank has announced that the purchase price for the Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) 2017 -18 Series-VI opening on 30th October has been fixed at Rs 2,945 per gram
  14. Who is the author of the book titled “The Emergency- Indian Democracy’s Darkest Hour”?
    A) P. Pritam Kumar
    B) A. Surya Prakash
    C) Arun Jaitley
    D) S Dheeraj Singh
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      Option B
  15. Which of the following teams won Pro Kabaddi League title of 2017?
    A) Gujarat Fortunegiants
    B) Patna Pirates
    C) Puneri Paltan
    D) Telugu Titans
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Patna Pirates scripted history, when beat the Gujarat Fortunegiants 55-38 to clinch its third successive Pro Kabaddi League title at Chennai’s Jawarharlal Nehru Indoor stadium.
  16. Name the country which has become the first in the world to grant citizenship to a robot named Sophia.
    A) UAE
    B) Saudi Arabia
    C) Afghanistan
    D) North Korea
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Saudi Arabia has become the first country to give citizenship to a robot named Sophia. The move is an attempt to promote Saudi Arabia as a place to develop artificial intelligence – and, presumably, allow it to become a full citizen.
  17. The 2017 Denmark Open title in men’s single event has been won by which player?
    A) Lee Hyun II
    B) Rajiv Ouseph
    C) Kidambi Srikanth
    D) Chen Long
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth clinched his third Superseries title of the season as he defeated South Korean Lee Hyun II to win the men’s singles title of the Denmark Open in Odense.
  18. The National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) is situated in which city?
    A) Noida
    B) Nashik
    C) Pune
    D) New Delhi
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) is an Indian institution for research, training and consultancy in banking and finance located in Pune.
  19. Who among the following has been recently promoted as the Special Directors of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)?
    A) Rajesh Ranjan
    B) Rakesh Asthana
    C) Deepak Kumar Mishra
    D) A.P. Maheshwari
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the government promoted senior IPS officers Rakesh Asthana as Special Directors of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
  20. What is the limit on transaction for a single transaction in BHIM app?
    A) Rs 1,000
    B) Rs 2,000
    C) Rs 5,000
    D) Rs 10,000
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Limit per transaction- Rs 10,000

 

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5 Thoughts to “GA Revision for IBPS 2017 and other Exams — Set 11”

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    19/20

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    20/20 2017 Man Booker Prize —- George Saunders —- novel ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ thank u:)

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