GA Revision for IBPS 2017 and other Exams — Set 06

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 first Indian to occupy the top spot on the ITTF World Junior Circuit standings.
    A) Kanak Jha
    B) Manav Thakkar
    C) Bastien Rembert
    D) Francisco Sanchi
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Manav Thakkar became the first Indian to occupy the top spot (3,455 points) on the ITTF World Junior Circuit standings. Thakkar was previously placed at No. 5 position and the rise to the top spot must have given him the boost that he needed after finishing runner-up at the 2017 Serbian Junior and Cadet Open.
  2. Which country has declared year 2020 as ‘Unique Year for Space Sector’?
    A) India
    B) Russia
    C) China
    D) UAE
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has highlighted its intention to make 2020 a unique year for the country’s space sector by launching the first Arab probe to Mars.
  3. Which of the following state has launched the ‘Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojna’ for the farmers of the state?
    A) Chhattisgarh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Bihar
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated the ambitious ‘Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojna’ for the farmers of the state. Madhya Pradesh is the first state to lend money to farmers at zero percent interest.
  4. Which state government has announced a financial assistance of Rs. 2 lakh for remarriage of widows of the state?
    A) Kerala
    B) Odisha
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced a slew of measures for women in the State, including a financial assistance of Rs. 2 lakh for remarriage of widows.
  5. Which country will host the Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018?
    A) India
    B) England
    C) China
    D) Netherlands
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    London, England; Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018- Bhubaneswar, India
  6. The union cabinet has set up a high level committee for proper management of water resources in the North-Eastern region. Who is the head of this committee?
    A) Rajiv Kumar
    B) Bibek Debroy
    C) Anurag Sharma
    D) V. K. Saraswat
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Government has constituted a high-level committee for proper management of the water resources in the North Eastern Region (NER) under the Chairmanship of Vice-Chairman, Niti Aayog Rajiv Kumar
  7. Foreign currency with a tendency of quick migration is called ___________
    A) Cold Currency
    B) Hot Currency
    C) Liquid Currency
    D) None of These
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    In economics, hot money is the flow of funds (or capital) from one country to another in order to earn a short-term profit on interest rate differences and/or anticipated exchange rate shifts.
  8. Who among the following has become the first Indian woman to scale Mt Manaslu?
    A) Anupuma Kumar
    B) Aparnita Kumar
    C) Anupurna Kumar
    D) Aparna Kumar
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    An Indian Police Service (IPS) Officer of Uttar Pradesh Cadre, Aparna Kumar has become the first Indian woman to scale Mount Manaslu, which is the eighth highest mountain peak in the world.
  9. The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) completed _____ years in orbit on 24th September 2017.
    A) 2 years
    B) 3 years
    C) 4 years
    D) 5 years
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s rendezvous with the red planet continues as its celebrated Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) completes three years in orbit. The country had on 24 September 2014 successfully placed the Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft in the orbit around the red planet, in its very first attempt, thus breaking into an elite club.
  10. Which of the following apps has been launched by UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) for syncing Aadhaar data on the mobile phone?
    A) eAadhaar
    B) itAadhaar
    C) urAadhaar
    D) mAadhaar
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    mAadhaar, a new app for syncing Aadhaar data on the mobile phone, has been launched by the UIDAI, which is the agency responsible for Aadhaar. The mAadhaar app is only available on Android for now, and the developer for this is listed as UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India).
  11. Jio Payments Bank Ltd is a joint venture between Reliance Industries Ltd with which of the following banks?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) Bank of India
    C) State Bank of India
    D) ICICI Bank
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      Option C
  12. Golden fiber revolution is associated with which of the following production?
    A) Oil seeds production
    B) Jute production
    C) Horticulture production
    D) Egg production
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      Option B
  13. National Democratic Alliance (NDA) nominee Ram Nath Kovind has been elected as the _____ president of India.
    A) 14th
    B) 13th
    C) 12th
    D) 15th
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) nominee Ram Nath Kovind has been elected as India’s 14th President. He will succeed the incumbent president Pranab Mukherjee as the President of India on 25 July 2017.
  14. Which among the given varieties of rice has been given the geographical indication (GI) status in August 2017?
    A) Gandhasala rice
    B) Gobindobhog rice
    C) Laxmi Bhog rice
    D) Molakolukulu rice
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Gobindobhog rice,a speciality from Burdwan district of West Bengal, has got the geographical indication (GI) status. As a result of getting the GI tag, as the certification is also called, rice from other regions or rice of other varieties cannot be branded as ‘Gobindobhog’.
  15. Which of the following state governments has launched Free Injectable Contraceptives ‘Antara’ programme?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Odisha
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    With an aim to strengthen the family planning programme in the state, Odisha Government has launched free Injectable Contraceptive ‘Antara’ programme, which is considered effective and convenient.
  16. Where is Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research situated?
    A) Nashik
    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Gurugram
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      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. In collaboration with which state government, NITI Aayog has launched a program called SATH?
    A) Assam
    B) Tripura
    C) West Bengal
    D) Jharkhand
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    A program called SATH- Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital, a joint initiative of Government of Assam and NITI Aayog, which aims to provide structured support to Assam in identifying key health priorities has been launched in Assam.
  18. New Development Bank (NDB) has approved a loan amount of USD _______million for Multi-Village Rural Drinking Water Supply Scheme Project of Madhya Pradesh.
    A) USD 470 million
    B) USD 740 million
    C) USD 407 million
    D) USD 704 million
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    New Development Bank (NDB) has approved USD 1.4 billion loans for sustainable development projects in China, India and Russia. For India, the Bank has approved USD 470 million loan for Madhya Pradesh’s Multi-Village Rural Drinking Water Supply Scheme Project.
  19. Chandrapura Thermal Power plant is located in which Indian state?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Chhattisgarh
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
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      Option A
  20. How many languages are used for writing the denomination of Rs 200 bank note?
    A) 17
    B) 14
    C) 15
    D) 16
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    17 languages in Rs 50, Rs 2000 and Rs 500 new bank note also. On the obverse, the denomination is written in English and Hindi. On the reverse is a language panel which displays the denomination of the note in 15 of the 22 official languages of India.

 

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