General Studies: Important for Exam: IBPS PO Previous Questions Part 6

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17) POSCO is in the process of establishing plants in India. What does the letter ‘ P ‘ denote in the name POSCO ?

1) Popular

2) Pallin

3) Pohang

4) Paradeep

5) Petersburg

Ans – 3

18) ‘ Gorkhaland Council ‘ which was recently in news is a body set up for administration of which of the following districts ?

1) Siliguri

2) Bagdogra

3) Malda

4) Darjeeling

5) Gangtok

Ans – 4

19) Who among the following is the winner of the Man Booker Prize – 2011 ?

1) Andrea Levy

2) Nicola Barker

3) Tom McCarthy

4) Linda Grant

5) Philip Roth

20) The Govt. of which of the following States has agreed to give captive mines of iron ores to all the companies who are willing to establish plants there ?

1) West Bengal

2) Orissa

3) Jharkhand

4) Bihar

5) Karnataka

Ans – 5

21) The Govt. of India recently decided to lift four years old ban on export of wheat. What was the reason for the same ?

1) India had a bumper crop of wheat in last two years. Hence it has excess stock of wheat.

2) As per the Food Security Act India is bound to provide 10 million tons of Wheat to World Food Grain stock every year. India defaulted last year. This year it does not want to be one.

3) As advised by the Supreme Court of India, the money received from export should be used to pay subsidy to the farmers.

Ans – 1

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