GA Revision for IBPS 2017 and other Exams — Set 16

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. The Union Government has changed the GDP Base Year from the current 2011-2012 to which of the given years?
    A) 2018-19
    B) 2017-18
    C) 2016-17
    D) 2015-16
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      Option B
    This is mainly due to GST coming into effect from July 1, so another huge set of data would be generated and give a richer data base.
  2. What does T stands for in CPTC with respect to Gold Monetization Scheme?
    A) Transfer
    B) Total
    C) Testing
    D) Typical
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      Option C
    Collection and Purity Testing Centre (CPTC)
  3. What is the rank of India in 2017 Global Retirement Index?
    A) 42
    B) 43
    C) 45
    D) 41
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      Option B
    Index was given by French asset management company Natixis Global. India has ranked the lowest. Switzerland, Norway and Iceland topped the ranking.
  4. Who has been appointed as the Managing Director of Exim Bank?
    A) Dilip Asbe
    B) David Rasquinha
    C) R.C. Shah
    D) Ramesh Abhishek
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      Option B
    David Rasquinha, who is currently Deputy Managing Director of Exim Bank of India, has been appointed as Managing Director of the bank. This appointment will be valid for a period of three years.
  5. Shree Singaji Thermal Power Station is situated in which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Haryana
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Uttarakhand
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      Option C
  6. Parali I island belongs to which of the following Union Territory?
    A) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    B) Lakshadweep
    C) Delhi
    D) Daman & Diu
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      Option B
    According to a study, Parali I island in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, part of Bangaram atoll, which had an area of 0.032 in 1968 has been completely eroded, resulting in its inundation.
  7. Which of the following is not a type of Bank Account Offered by Indian Post Payments Bank?
    A) Safal
    B) Safar
    C) Sugam
    D) Saral
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      Option B
    IPPB offers 3 distinct accounts, tailored to suit the requirements of people everywhere.
    Regular Account – Safal
    Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account (BSBDA) – Sugam
    BSBDA Small – Saral
  8. Which state Assembly has passed PRANAM Bill to look after dependent parents?
    A) Manipur
    B ) Gujarat
    C) Meghalaya
    D) Assam
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      Option D
    The Assam Assembly passed The Assam Employees Parental Responsibility And Norms for Accountability and Monitoring (PRANAM) Bill that makes it mandatory for state government employees to take care of their parents and needy siblings or face a cut in their income.
  9. Which among the given words has been named the word of the year 2017 by Collins dictionary?
    A) Hang Out
    B) Selfie
    C) Fake News
    D) Screw Up
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      Option C
    Fake news, a term heavily popularised by US President Donald Trump, has been named the word of the year by Collins dictionary due to its widespread use around the world. It was found that the use of this word registered a 365 per cent rise in the last 12 months.
  10. Marasia is the popular folk dance of which Indian state?
    A) Telangana
    B) Karnataka
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) West Bengal
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      Option D
  11. Who among the following Indian has been conferred the ‘Cross of the Order of Merit’, the highest civilian honour awarded to individuals for their services to Germany?
    A) Sujeet Acharya
    B) Kumar Prakash
    C) Rahul Gavaskar
    D) Rajesh Nath
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      Option D
    Rajesh Nath, Managing Director of VDMA India, has been conferred the ‘Cross of the Order of Merit’, the highest civilian honour awarded to individuals for their services to Germany.
  12. The term ‘Banking’ is defined under _____ of Banking Regulation Act, 1949.
    A) Section 4(a)
    B) Section 5(b)
    C) Section 6(c)
    D) Section 7(a)
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      Option B
    As per Section 5(b) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 , “banking” means the accepting, for the purpose of lending or investment, of deposits of money from the public, repayable on demand or otherwise, and withdrawable by cheque, draft, order or otherwise.
  13. Which of the following state governments has launched a programme called ‘Solar Briefcase’ to provide electricity to far flung areas in the state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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      Option C
    The Uttarakhand Government and a charitable funding agency, Swan Cultural Center and Foundation launched ‘Solar Briefcase’ in Kedarnath Dham. The initiative was taken to provide electricity to far flung areas in the hill state. ;;
  14. Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on____?
    A) 24 September
    B) 21 June
    C) 15 April
    D) 10 December
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      Option D
  15. The 2022 Commonwealth Games will be held in which city??
    A) Edinburgh
    B) Belfast
    C) Birmingham
    D) Glasgow
    View Answer
      Option C
    Birmingham has been named as the British government’s choice to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
  16. Who has been appointed as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Physical Activity in South-East Asia Region?
    A) Imran Khan
    B) Anupam Kher
    C) Farhan Akhtar
    D) Milkha Singh
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      Option D
    Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh has been appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Physical Activity in South-East Asia Region.
  17. India observed its 70th Independence Day on August 15 2017 as ______.
    A) Siddhi Parva
    B) Sankalp Parva
    C) Sanshay Parva
    D) Sadhna Parva
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      Option B
    The Centre has decided to observe this 70th Independence Day on August 15 as ‘Sankalp Parva’ and asked the people to dedicate themselves to social causes and share their ideas to make a new India.
  18. What is the currency of Indonesia?
    A) Rufiya
    B) Rial
    C) Ringgit
    D) Rupiah
    View Answer
      Option D
  19. What does M stands for in EMV Chips?
    A) MaestroCard
    B) MasterCard
    C) Money
    D) Monetary
    View Answer
      Option B
    EMV- Europay, MasterCard, and Visa
  20. Which among the following cities has become India’s first World Heritage City as announced by the UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Delhi
    C) Ahmedabad
    D) Jaipur
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      Option C
    Gujarat’s Ahmedabad has become India’s first World Heritage City after the Unesco’s World Heritage Committee included it in its list. Nearly 20 nations supported its entry, citing its architecture and secular co-existence of Jain, Islamic, and Hindu communities.


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7 Thoughts to “GA Revision for IBPS 2017 and other Exams — Set 16”

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    Thanks monika mam !!!

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    gm mam i know it is a baseless question to answer but still im asking that much hype has been created among students that sbi is not going to conduct PO exam in 2018 …is it true????

    1. Until we get any such notification, nothing can be clarified
      You must have seen various notifications this year which were available to us without being published on official sites. And all turned out to be fake.
      So any official message can only clarify this thing. I hope you agree.

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