GA Revision for IBPS 2017 and other Exams — Set 14

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. Dongkhala mountain pass is located in which state?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Uttarakhand
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Other passes in Sikkim- Goecha La, Jelep La, Nathu La
  2. What is the minimum amount for which T-bills can be issued?
    A) Rs 10,000
    B) Rs 25,000
    C) Rs 50,000
    D) Rs 1, 00,000
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Rs 25,000 and its multiple.
  3. Which among the given art works of Andhra Pradesh has recently received the Geographical Indication tag?
    A) Decorative Hand-Crocheted Lace
    B) Kondapalli Dolls
    C) Etikoppaka Toys
    D) Kalamkari Paintings
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Etikoppaka toys, popularly known as Lakkapidathalu, have received Geographical Indication by the Registration of Geographical Indication, categorised in class 20 of the toys category. The Etikoppaka toys are not only popular in Andhra Pradesh but also gained their popularity all over the country and abroad over the years.
  4. Who among the following has become the first Indian Journalist to win Anna Politkovskaya Award?
    A) Dibang
    B) Shoma Chaudhary
    C) Arnab Goswami
    D) Gauri Lankesh
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead by unknown assailants recently, has been posthumously accorded with the prestigious Anna Politkovskaya Award, instituted by Reach All Women (RAW) in War.
  5. Identify the false statement with respect to IMPS.
    A) The customer needs to have a bank account with the bank which has enabled IMPS facility.
    B) Customer should enroll for Mobile Banking Service.
    C) The customer cannot link the same mobile number to more than one account.
    D) The bank will allocate a Mobile Money Identifier (MMID) for each account of the mobile banking customers.
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    The customer can link the same mobile number to more than one account subject to feasibility provided by the bank. For this the bank will allocate a Mobile Money Identifier (MMID) for each account of the mobile banking customers. The customer can select the account using the allocated MMID.
  6. President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed a five-member Commission to examine sub-categorisation of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) under Article 340 of the Constitution. Who is the head of this commission?
    A) Ramesh Chand
    B) G Rohini
    C) V. K. Saraswat
    D) Radha Mohan Singh
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    It will be headed by Delhi High Court’s former Chief Justice G Rohini
    This decision has been taken to ensure more backward among the OBC communities to avail the benefits of reservation
  7. NABARD was established in which year?
    A) 1969
    B) 1991
    C) 1982
    D) 1990
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    NABARD came into existence on 12 July 1982
  8. What is India’s economic growth forecast for the current fiscal (2017-18) according to Fitch Ratings?
    A) 7.4%
    B) 6.5%
    C) 7.3%
    D) 6.9%
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Fitch Ratings has lowered India’s economic growth forecast for the current fiscal to 6.9 per cent from 7.4 per cent after the GDP growth “unexpectedly faltered” in the April-June quarter. However, it expects the economic activity to accelerate in the second half of the fiscal year.
  9. The head office of credit rating agency Moody’s is located in which city?
    A) London
    B) New York
    C) Singapore
    D) Moscow
    View Answer
      Option B
  10. The Union Cabinet has approved to rename the central sector scheme SAMPADA to ______
    A) PMDSY
    B) PMLSY
    C) PMKSY
    D) PMKDY
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    The cabinet has approved the renaming of the new central sector scheme SAMPADA (Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters) as Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY).
  11. The Indian Air Force celebrated its ______ anniversary on October 8, 2017.
    A) 85
    B) 81
    C) 83
    D) 87
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Extra knowledge-Indian Air Force was officially established on October 8, 1932 with a mission to secure Indian airspace and to conduct aerial warfare during armed conflict.
  12. Rajya Sabha MP Rishang Keishing who passed away recently was the former Chief Minister of which state?
    A) Manipur
    B) Sikkim
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Assam
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Rajya Sabha MP Rishang Keishing was the former chief minister of Manipur.
  13. What does S stands for in NASDAQ?
    A) Sector
    B) Swap
    C) Services
    D) Securities
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations
  14. Name the winner of the Belgian Grand Prix 2017?
    A) Valtteri Boltas
    B) Lewis Hamilton
    C) Sebastian Vettel
    D) Kimi Raikonnen
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Lewis Hamilton celebrated his record-equaling 68th pole position with victory at the Belgian Grand Prix, beating Sebastian Vettel.
  15. The Van Vihar National park is situated in which state?
    A) Himachal pradesh
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) J&K
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
      Option D
  16. What is the rank of India in Global Human Capital Index 2017?
    A) 108
    B) 103
    C) 102
    D) 107
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    India has been placed at 103 rank on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Human Capital Index for 2017, which is topped by Norway.
  17. Japan released postage stamps on whom of the following for spreading Indian postural yoga in Japan?
    A) Paramahansa Yogananda
    B) Swami Sivananda
    C) Bishnu Charan Ghosh
    D) B K S Iyengar
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Acknowledging the role played by yoga legend Bishnu Charan Ghosh and his family members in spreading Indian postural yoga in Japan, the Japanese postal department has released postage stamps on four of Bengal’s famous exponents of the ancient Indian practice.
  18. Who among the following has not been conferred with the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry?
    A) Jacques Dubochet
    B) Bernard L. Feringa
    C) Joachim Frank
    D) Richard Henderson
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson have thereby received a £825,000 prize for developing an effective method for generating 3D images of life-building structures.
  19. Ujjain is built across the river______________
    A) Ganges
    B) Yamuna
    C) Mahanadi
    D) Shipra
    View Answer
      Option D
  20. What is the FDI limit in Banking- Private Sector?
    A) 26%
    B) 49%
    C) 74%
    D) 100%
    View Answer
      Option C

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