GA Revision for IBPS 2017 and other Exams — Set 02

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. ‘Shachi’ and ‘Shruti’, are the first warships to be launched by a private sector shipyard in India. They are launched by ______
    A) Reliance Defence and Engineering
    B) ABG Shipyard
    C) Shalimar Works (1980) Ltd
    D) Timblo Drydocks Private Limited
    View Answer
    Option A
  2. Which of the followings state governments is going to launch ‘Green Spiti’ mission to increase forest cover to overcome water shortage in Spiti Valley?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has announced that a ‘Green Spiti’ mission would be launched for the Spiti Valley to increase forest cover to overcome water shortage. There is water scarcity problem in the Spiti area.
  3. ‘Swachata Ka Shankhnad’ is a cleanliness drive launched by the government of which state?
    A) Bihar
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has initiated a cleanliness drive ‘Swachata Ka Shankhnad’ in the state.
  4. Motorcycling legend Angel Nieto who died in August 2017 belonged to which country?
    A) Denmark
    B) Lithuania
    C) Poland
    D) Spain
    View Answer
    Option D
  5. Which of the following is the class of derivative where these financial instruments can be used by organizations or individuals as part of a risk management strategy to reduce risk associated with adverse conditions?
    A) Freight Derivative
    B) Property Derivative
    C) Commodity Derivative
    D) Weather Derivative
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Weather derivatives are financial instruments that can be used by organizations or individuals as part of a risk management strategy to reduce risk associated with adverse or unexpected weather conditions.
  6. Chimmini Wildlife sanctuary is situated in which state?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Kerala
    C) Karnataka
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option B
  7. Which of the following country has topped Global Human Capital Index 2017?
    A) Denmark
    B) Switzerland
    C) Norway
    D) Uruguay
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : India has been placed at 103 rank on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Human Capital Index, which is topped by Norway.
  8. Who was the chairman of Joint Committee on The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017
    A) Shailender Singh
    B) Bhupender Yadav
    C) Manmohan Tiwari
    D) Divender Trivedi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017 has been referred to a Joint Parliamentary Committee of both the Houses, under the Chairpersonship of Shri Bhupender Yadav, M.P for examination and presenting a Report to the Parliament.
  9. Which of the following is not true about Payments Bank?
    A) Payments bank can issue ATM/debit cards but not credit cards
    B) Initial capital required for a Payments Bank is Rs 100 crore
    C) Payments Bank must maintain Cash Reserve Ration (CRR) as decided by RBI.
    D) Payments Bank can give a loan of up to only Rs 1 lakh.
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Payments Bank is not allowed to give loans of any amount. The banks must maintain CRR, minimum 75% of demand deposits in government bonds of up to one year and maximum 25% in current and fixed deposits with other scheduled commercial banks for operational purposes and liquidity management.
  10. How much amount has been sanctioned by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to the Andhra Pradesh Government for its Rural Water supply, Road and Bridge projects?
    A) Rs. 273.06 crore
    B) Rs. 265.08 crore
    C) Rs. 282.06 crore
    D) Rs. 276.08 crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The projects involve laying of new roads in rural areas and widening and strengthening of the existing ones to improve the rural connectivity.
  11. What is the capital of The Bahamas?
    A) Bissau
    B) Nassau
    C) Tirane
    D) Gaborone
    View Answer
    Option B
  12. Who among the following has been conferred Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the year 2017?
    A) Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson
    B) Bernard L. Feringa, Joachim Frank and William E. Moerner
    C) Jacques Dubochet, J. Fraser Stoddart and Richard Henderson
    D) J. Fraser Stoddart, Joachim Frank and Bernard L. Feringa
    View Answer
    Option A
    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.
  13. Rs 2,000 bank note has a motif of ______ .
    A) Red Fort
    B) Taj Mahal
    C) Mangalyaan
    D) India Gate
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The new denomination has Motif of Mangalyaan on the reverse, depicting the country’s first venture into the interplanetary space.
  14. Which of the following state has bagged “Hall of Fame” National Tourism Award 2017?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Gujarat
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Gujarat Tourism has won the “Hall of Fame” award for being the Best State in Comprehensive Development of Tourism category at the National Tourism Awards function organised by Ministry of Tourism.
  15. Who among the following has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of ONGC?
    A) Rishi Shankar
    B) Prabhu Shankar
    C) Gayatri Shankar
    D) Shashi Shanker
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Shashi Shanker has been appointed as the chairman and managing director (CMD) of India’s biggest oil and gas producer ONGC.
  16. The Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research is situated in which city?
    A) Nashik
    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai is an advanced research institution established by The Reserve Bank of India in 1987 on the occasion of its golden jubilee. 
  17. Which country has overtaken the United States to become the world’s largest ice cream producer?
    A) India
    B) UK
    C) China
    D) Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : China has overtaken the United States as the world’s largest ice cream producer, according to data from an industry expo in Tianjin City.
  18. Who among the following has topped the list of the top 20 richest sportsmen in the world for 2017 released by Forbes?
    A) Cristiano Ronaldo
    B) Novak Djokovic
    C) Rafael Nadal
    D) Lewis Hamilton
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Forbes released the top 20 richest sportsmen in the world for 2017 with Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo leading the chart. Ronaldo earned £70m in the last year, making him the highest paid European sports personality.
  19. World’s first 3D-printed cycling bridge has been opened in which country?
    A) Norway
    B) Denmark
    C) Netherlands
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : A town called Gemert in the Netherlands has become home to the first 3D-printed cycling bridge ever. With this, Dutch cyclists can now pedal over the world’s first 3D-printed concrete bridge.
  20. The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on _________
    A) October 11
    B) October 19
    C) October 22
    D) October 17
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : 2017 Theme: Answering the Call of October 17 to end poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societies

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