GA Revision for IBPS 2017 and other Exams — Set 01

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. As per the Reserve Bank of India’s Financial Stability Report 2017, the expected GVA growth rate of India for fiscal 2017-18 is___________
    A) 6.7%
    B) 6.6%
    C) 7.4%
    D) 7.2%
    View Answer
    Option A
  2. The interest rate for Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) investments for July-September quarter is________.
    A) 7.8%
    B) 7.5%
    C) 7.4%
    D) 7.6%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) investments – 7.5 per cent and mature in 115 months.
  3. What is the deadline set up by the union government for elimination of malaria in the country?
    A) 2022
    B) 2025
    C) 2026
    D) 2027
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Launching the national strategic plan for malaria elimination (2017-22), health minister J.P. Nadda said that the government would aim to eliminate malaria by 2027.
  4. Who has been appointed as the next spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs?
    A) Gopal Baglay
    B) Rakesh Saxena
    C) Sanjay Kothari
    D) Raveesh Kumar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Raveesh Kumar is the present official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in the Government of India. He is the youngest ever official spokesperson.
  5. Name the winner of the 2017 US Open Grand Prix badminton title?
    A) HS Prannoy
    B) Parupalli Kashyap
    C) B. Sai Praneeth
    D) Srikanth Kidambi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : World No. 23 HS Prannoy beat fellow Indian Parupalli Kashyap in the final clash at the United States Open Grand Prix Gold in Anaheim to win his third Grand Prix Gold title..
  6. Dree festival is celebrated in which of the following Indian state?
    A) Tripura
    B) Manipur
    C) Sikkim
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D 

  7. Name the newly appointed Chairman of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)?
    A) Mukesh Pradhan
    B) Bikram Verma
    C) Sanjaya Baru
    D) Dhirendra Swarup
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Dhirendra Swarup, who was functioning in the capacity of a Public Interest Director with BSE, replaces incumbent Sudhakar Rao, retired IAS officer.
  8. The amount written in in figures (numbers) in a cheque is called _____ .
    A) Legal Amount
    B) Counting Amount
    C) Courtesy Amount
    D) Numbered Amount
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Amount in words is known as – legal amount. ; Amount in figures (number) is known as courtesy amount
  9. The 2024 Olympic Games will be hosted in which country?
    A) Berlin
    B) Tokyo
    C) Los Angeles
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Some Extra:
    Paris, France.
  10. The first Hindu to be included in a Pakistan government in more than 20 years is______.
    A) Bhagat Lal
    B) Vishnu Kumar
    C) Darshan Lal
    D) Mahesh Kumar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has formed his cabinet and it also included the first Hindu in a Pakistan government in more than 20 years, Darshan Lal..
  11. Name the village which has emerged as the ‘100 percent computer literate’ in the entire North East?
    A) Nungthaang Tampak
    B) Churachandpur
    C) Tamenglong
    D) Beru Wangkhera
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Manipur’s Nungthaang Tampak village has emerged as the ‘100 percent computer literate’ not only in the state but in the entire North East.
  12. How much amount of monetary relief has been pledged by Google to the flood-hit areas of India, Nepal and Bangladesh?
    A) $1 billion
    B) $1 million
    C) $5 million
    D) $5 billion
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Google has pledged $1 million relief to flood-hit areas of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. It is committing $1 million from Google.org and Google employees to Goonj and Save the Children for their relief efforts.. 
  13. Telangana government has launched helpline number _______ for distressed women in collaboration with Ministry of Women development and Child welfare?
    A) 118
    B) 181
    C) 188
    D) 811
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Seeking to help and assist women in distress, the Department of Women Development and Child Welfare in Women Helpline 181.
  14. When is the Quit India Day observed?
    A) July 15
    B) August 9
    C) September 4
    D) October 11
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : 09 August. Quit India Day 2017 marked its 75thAnniversary. Theme – Sankalp se Siddhi- the attainment through resolve.
  15. Name the winner of 2017 US Open title in men’s single category?
    A) Roger Federer
    B) Andy Murray
    C) Novak Djokovic
    D) Rafael Nadal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The 2017 US Open is the 137th edition of tennis’ US Open and the fourth and final Grand Slam event of the year. Winners are as: Men’s Singles: Rafael Nadal (Spain) Women’s Singles: Sloane Stephens (American). Mixed Doubles: Martina Hingis (Switzerland) and Jamie Murray (British).
  16. The Union Ministry of Human Resource and Development (HRD) has launched a portal named __________ on the eve of Teacher’s Day.
    A) SHIKSHA
    B) SMIKSHA
    C) DIKSHA
    D) RICKSHA
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu presented the National Award to Teachers – 2016 on the occasion of Teachers’ Day, in New Delhi. Shri Venkaiah Naidu also launched DIKSHA portal, a national digital infrastructure for teachers..
  17. Where is Buxa Tiger Reserve situated?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Odisha
    C) West Bengal
    D) Andaman & Nicobar
    View Answer
    Option C 
  18. Shapath Bhardwaj is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Table Tennis
    B) Badminton
    C) Chess
    D) Shooting
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Budding India shooter Shapath Bhardwaj, aged 15, has become the country’s youngest athlete to figure in the government’s Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme.
  19. The minimum net owned fund for a company to get registered as NBFC is _____.
    A) Rs 25 lakh
    B) Rs 1 crores
    C) Rs 2 crores
    D) Rs 5 crores
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The minimum net owned fund should be Rs 2 crore. Earlier it was Rs 25 lakh, however recently in January 2017 it was revised to Rs 2 crore..
  20. What is the maximum maturity period of Commercial Paper (CP)?
    A) 182 days
    B) 365 days
    C) 2 years
    D) 5 years
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : One year (365 Days).

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7 Thoughts to “GA Revision for IBPS 2017 and other Exams — Set 01”

  1. akshita

    Sis koi pdf de dijiye full banking terms ho jisme…thnx in advance..:-)

    1. ron(honey)..

      yes finance and banking chaiye

      1. Aparna

        AZ Ka aise banking , finance ka PDF available hai ???ya shirf quizzes hai?

        1. ron(honey)..

          quizzes hi hai

  2. Aakanksha Berwal

    Expected GVA prediction by RBI is 6.7%, previously it had been 7.3% but they revised it later
    And external spokesperson is Raveesh Kumar.

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