GA MCQs: 16 May 2018

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GA MCQs: 16 May 2018

1. India released grant of Rs 18.07 cr to which country recently for river training and construction of embankments along Lalbakeya, Bagmati and Kamla rivers?

1) Bhutan

2) Bangladesh

3) Nepal

4) Pakistan

5) Myanmar

2. Which public sector bank posted its highest-ever quarterly net loss of Rs 134 bn in the last quarter of 2017-18, owing to the fraudulent loans worth Rs 143 bn?

1) SBI

2) PNB

3) Dena Bank

4) UCO Bank

5) Canara Bank

3. What was India’s trade deficit for the fiscal year 2017-18 ending in Mar 2018?

1) $125.2 billion

2) $136.6 billion

3) $145.5 billion

4) $156.8 billion

5) $165.4 billion

4. Which of the following public sector banks divested its MD and CEO Usha Ananthasubramanian of all powers recently?

1) Allahabad Bank

2) PNB

3) UCO Bank

4) Dena Bank

5) Corporation Bank

5. Which of the following IIMs has launched a Bharat Inclusion Initiative to build knowledge and foster innovation and entrepreneurial activity across areas such as financial inclusion, livelihood, education and health?

1) IIM-Lucknow

2) IIM-Kolkata

3) IIM-Raipur

4) IIM-Bangalore

5) IIM-Ahmedabad

6. Atal Pension Yojana has added over 1 crore subscribers since its launch in May

1) 2014

2) 2015

3) 2016

4) 2017

5) 2018

7. Inflation based on wholesale prices touched a four-month high of _______ in Apr 2018.

1) 2.81 per cent

2) 3.12 per cent

3) 3.18 per cent

4) 3.44 per cent

5) 3.82 per cent

8. The International Day of Families is observed every year on

1) 05 May

2) 15 May

3) 20 May

4) 25 May

5) 31 May

9. The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that air pollution still kills about _______ people each year, almost all of them in poor countries in Asia and Africa

1) 02 mn

2) 03 mn

3) 05 mn

4) 07 mn

5) 09 mn

10. The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a plan called ‘REPLACE’ to eliminate industrially-produced artificial trans fats from the global food supply by

1) 2020

2) 2021

3) 2022

4) 2023

5) 2024

Answers:

  1. 3
  2. 2
  3. 4
  4. 1
  5. 5
  6. 2
  7. 3
  8. 2
  9. 4
  10. 4

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