GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 215

GA Revision Questions for RBI Grade B 2018, NIACL Assistant 2018, IBPS RRB 2018, Indian Bank 2018 and other exams.

  1. Who becomes first Indian to win gold at IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championship?
    A)Mohd Anas
    B)Hima Das
    C)Chitra PU
    D)Ajay Kumar
    E) Yuvraj singh
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Hima Das created history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a gold at the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championship in Tempere,Finland. She clinched the top spot in the women’s 400 meters final race on the third day of the competitions.
  2. Who is the chief of Kochi Metro Rail Corporation?
    A)Mohd Hanish
    B)Paul Antony
    C)DK Sinha
    D)Ajit Pandit
    E) UK Srivastava
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. What is the limit of fund transfer using UPI?
    A) Rs 20,000
    B) Rs 10,000
    C) Rs 50,000
    D) Rs 1 Lakh
    E) Rs 1.5 Lakh
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    At present, the upper limit per UPI transaction is Rs. 1 Lakh.
  4. First ever India Tourism Mart will be held in which city?
    A)Hyderabad
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Gujarat
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Tourism in partnership with the Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism and Hospitality (FAITH) and with the help of State/UT Governments is organizing the India Tourism Mart 2018 from 16th September to 18th September,2018 at Vigyan Bhavan ,new Delhi.
  5. Which humanoid robot visits India recently and said India is very colorful?
    A)Petman
    B)Atlas
    C)Asimo
    D)Sophia
    E)Color
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Developed by Hong Kong based company Hanson Robotics,Sophia is modeled after actress Audrey Hepburn, and is known for her human-like appearance and behavior compared to other robotic variants. Sophia uses artificial intelligence, visual data processing and facial recognition.
  6. According to a new study titled “Talent Supply Index” demand for data scientists in India was shot up by how much percent?
    A)405 percent
    B)400 percent
    C)417 percent
    D)315 percent
    E)360 percent
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Driven by increased focus on digital transformation, the demand for data scientists in India shot up by 417 percent in the past one year,according to a new study titled”Talen Supply Index” by data-driven hiring solution provider Belong Technologies India Pvt Ltd.
  7. According to the 2018 “Twiplomacy” study by BCW,a global communications agency,who topped the list in world’s most influential leader?
    A)Theresa May
    B)Pope Francis
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Donald Trump
    E) Tushar Arothe
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    With over 42 million followers on his personal Twitter account, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is behind US President Donald Trump (52 million) and Pope Francis (47 million) but in terms of influence on the microblogging site, Modi is the second most important world leader, according to the 2018 “Twiplomacy” study by BCW — a global communications agency.
  8. What does S stands for in ABRS with respect to payment through Aadhar Cards?
    A) System
    B) Service
    C) Software
    D) Schedule
    E) Synchronised
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Aadhaar based Remittance Service (ABRS)
    In ABRS, a remitter can initiate IMPS transaction using the beneficiary’s AADHAAR number, which acts as a financial address & which will be linked to the beneficiaries account number.
  9. Which state government launched “Paudhagiri” campaign?
    A)Telangana
    B)Haryana
    C)Odisha
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar launched the “Paudhagiri” campaign, aimed at increasing the green cover in the state. Under this campaign, 22 lakh students from class 6 to 12 of all government and private schools in Haryana will plant a sapling each during three months of monsoon — July, August and September.
  10. Which country unveiled the 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope which is the world’s largest telescope?
    A)China
    B)USA
    C)South Africa
    D)Australia
    E)South Korea
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    South Africa has unveiled the 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope, slated to be the world’s largest and most powerful telescope on its completion in 2030. Built for $330 million, MeerKAT will be integrated into an array of 3,000 dishes spread in a square-kilometre area.
  11. According to IMF,which country to remain fastest growing economy in 2019?
    A)India
    B)USA
    C)China
    D)Japan
    E)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The International Monetary Fund said India remains a key driver of global growth. However, the d World Economic Outlook forecast cut India’s GDP outlook one-tenth for this year to 7.3 per cent and three-tenths for next year to 7.5 per cent.
  12. Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) launched which application to serve and connect the farmers digitally?
    A)iDigitalMandi
    B)iDigital
    C)iFarmer
    D)iMandi
    E)iFasal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO), a large-scale fertiliser cooperative federation has taken another step to serve and connect the farmers digitally by launching a social e-commerce app and web portal,”iMandi”.
  13. IMF was founded in which year?
    A)1955
    B)1945
    C)1968
    D)1990
    E)1988
    View Answer
    Option B

  14. Who was named as the “British Indian of the year” ?
    A)Brij Mohan Bhushan
    B)Rajesh Agarwal
    C)Ishwar Sharma
    D)Manu Sharma
    E) SRG Rajanna
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Ishwar Sharma, an eight-year-old Indian-origin schoolboy who is the under-11 UK national yoga champion has been named the British Indian of the year for his achievements in the field.
  15. Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018 held in which city?
    A)Varanasi
    B)Pune
    C)Kanpur
    D)New Delhi
    E)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Government launched Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018 in New Delhi.
  16. NITI aayog has proposed a 15 point action plan for combating air pollution.What is the draft action plan named?
    A)Combating Pollution of India
    B)Live Breathe India
    C)Air India
    D)Breathe India
    E)Clean Air
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The draft action plan titled “Breathe India” includes encouraging electric vehicles, phasing out private diesel vehicle and development of crop residue utilisation policy.
  17. Who dethroned Alibaba’s Jack Ma as Asia’s Richest Person?
    A)Shiv Nadar
    B)Dilip Shangvi
    C)Mukesh Ambani
    D)Anil Ambani
    E)Shikha Sharma
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Reliance Industries Chairman and India’s richest person Mukesh Ambani dethroned Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba’s Co-founder Jack Ma to become Asia’s richest person as RIL shares hit an all-time high.
  18. Under Sagarmala Project, government will give how much amount to Shipping Corporation Of India to promote cruise tourism?
    A)500 cr
    B)250 cr
    C)300 cr
    D)600 cr
    E)400 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Reiterating that the central government was focused on development of sea route and inland waterways to boostcruise tourism in India, Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said that under Sagarmala project, the government will give Rs500 crore amount to Shipping Corporation Of India to promote cruise tourism.
  19. What is the code name given to the India’s ambitious semi high-speed train that is a ‘Made in India’ initiative?
    A)Train 15
    B)Train 16
    C)Train 18
    D)Train 20
    E) Train 22
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Train 18 – the code name given to the India’s ambitious semi high-speed train that is a ‘Made in India’ initiative will soon roll out by September. The train that is made by Integral Coach Factory (ICF) based in Chennai has the capacity to run at the speed of 160 Kmph.
  20. Kalpesh Yagnik recently passed away.He belongs to which profession?
    A)Actor
    B)Singer
    C)Writer
    D)Journalist
    E)Poet
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Veteran journalist and Dainik Bhaskar Group Editor Kalpesh Yagnik has passed away following a heart attack. He was 55.

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