GA Revision for IBPS 2017 and other Exams — Set 12

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 recently appointed first woman Director General and Inspector General of Police of Karnataka.
    A) Neelmani N. Raju
    B) Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
    C) R. Sreelekha
    D) Sonia Narang
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Neelmani N. Raju is named as Karnataka’s first woman Director General and Inspector General of Police. She will take over from Rupak Kumar Dutta, who is retiring from service.
  2. An account should be treated as ________ if the outstanding balance remains continuously in excess of the sanctioned limit/drawing power.
    A) out of limit
    B) out of order
    C) out of drawing
    D) out of line
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    An account should be treated as ‘out of order’ if the outstanding balance remains continuously in excess of the sanctioned limit/drawing power. In cases where the outstanding balance in the principal operating account is less than the sanctioned limit/drawing power, but there are no credits continuously for 90 days as on the date of Balance Sheet or credits are not enough to cover the interest debited during the same period, these accounts should be treated as ‘out of order’.
  3. The maximum age of joining the National Pension System (NPS) has been increased by the Finance Ministry from 60 years to ________.
    A) 70
    B) 62
    C) 65
    D) 75
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Finance increased the maximum age of joining the National Pension System (NPS) from the existing 60 years to 65 years under NPS – Private Sector (i.e. all citizen and corporate model).
  4. The first Asian city to host the Gay Games is____________?
    A) Hong Kong
    B) Bhutan
    C) Singapore
    D) Nepal
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Hong Kong is set to become the first Asian city to host the Gay Games, after it won the right to host the Games in 2022, beating the likes of Mexico’s Guadalajara and Washington DC.
  5. A discount of Rs______ per gram will be offered to the investors applying online and making the payment digitally for the Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) 2017 -18 Series-VI.
    A) Rs 50 per gram
    B) Rs 25 per gram
    C) Rs 35 per gram
    D) Rs 40 per gram
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The government, in consultation with the RBI, has decided to offer a discount of Rs 50 per gram to investors applying online and making the payment digitally for the Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) 2017 -18 Series-VI.
  6. Which of the following teams won the 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup?
    A) India
    B) Spain
    C) Argentina
    D) England
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    England have lifted their first-ever FIFA Under-17 World Cup. In the final played at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on 28th October, England produced a memorable come-from-behind performance to outplay European Champions Spain 5-2.
  7. The Annual Information Return (AIR) has now been renamed as SFT. What does S stands for in SFT?
    A) Savings
    B) Systematic
    C) Statement
    D) Settled
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    SFT- Statement of Financial Transaction
  8. The world’s first hybrid electric tram powered by hydrogen fuel cells has been launched in which country?
    A) Japan
    B) United States
    C) UAE
    D) China
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The world’s first hybrid electric tram powered by hydrogen fuel cells has started running in China. The tram, which has three carriages with 66 seats, can run for 40 kilometres at a maximum speed of 70 kilometres per hour after being refilled with 12 kilograms of hydrogen.
  9. National Handloom Day is observed on_____________
    A) August 7
    B) September 10
    C) October 15
    D) November 3
    View Answer
      Option A
  10. What is the name of the bilateral maritime exercise between India and Indonesia?
    A) SIMBEX
    B) CORPAT
    C) AUSINDEX
    D) SLINEX
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Naval ship Sukanya reached Belawan port, Indonesia to take part in the 30th edition of CORPAT (Coordinated Patrol) and third Bilateral exercise between the Indian and Indonesian navies.  The exercise is aimed at fostering closer maritime ties with countries located on the rim of the Indian Ocean.
  11. How much amount of loan agreement has been signed by the Government of India with the Asian Development Bank to promote further fiscal reforms in West Bengal?
    A) $ 200 million
    B) $ 300 million
    C) $ 250 million
    D) $ 350 million
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank and the Government of India signed a $300 million loan to continue a series of fiscal reforms in the State of West Bengal to improve the quality of public service delivery.
  12. Yudh Abyas defence exercise is held between India and ___?
    A) Russia
    B) Sri lanka
    C) USA
    D) Japan
    View Answer
      Option C
  13. The Government of India has extended the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to various government schemes till _______
    A) March 31, 2018
    B) April 30, 2018
    C) February 28, 2018
    D) December 31, 2017
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Centre told the Supreme Court that the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail benefits of various government schemes would be extended till 31st of March, 2018.
  14. What does E stands for in ECCS with respect to cheque clearing?
    A) Enabled
    B) Express
    C) Established
    D) Encrypted
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Express Cheque Clearing System (ECCS)
  15. The Rajasthan government has been increased the reservation for the Other Backward Classes (OBC) from 21 per cent to ____ per cent.
    A) 26
    B) 29
    C) 28
    D) 27
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Rajasthan Assembly has passed a bill which increased reservation for the Other Backward Classes (OBC) from 21 per cent to 26 per cent. The community includes Gujjars and four other castes. The reservation in Rajasthan now stands at 54 per cent defying the set ceiling of 50 per cent by the Supreme Court.
  16. Koderma Thermal Power Station is located in which state?
    A) Bihar
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Jharkhand
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      Option D
  17. Where is the headquarters of Islamic Development Bank situated?
    A) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    B) Mecca, Saudi Arabia
    C) Khafji, Saudi Arabia
    D) Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is a multilateral development financing institution located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
  18. Punathil Kunjabdulla was a noted litterateur of which language?
    A) Tamil
    B) Malayalam
    C) Marathi
    D) Kannad
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Hugely popular Malayalam writer and novelist Punathil Kunjabdulla was a medical doctor by profession.
  19. When is the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage observed?
    A) October 28
    B) October 27
    C) October 22
    D) October 29
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage takes place every 27 October. This commemorative day was chosen by UNESCO in 2005 to raise of awareness of the significance of and preservation risks recorded sound and audiovisual documents
  20. Krishna Raja Sagara Dam is built in which state?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Sikkim
    C) Odisha
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
      Option D

 

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