GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 218

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

  1. Which bank has been named named the world’s best bank by Global Finance magazine?
    A)PNB
    B)DBS Bank
    C)SBI
    D)HSBC
    E)RBI
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    DBS Bank has been named the world’s best bank by Global Finance magazine, in a reflection of its ability to invest in digital innovation while still maintaining stable operations for its customers.
  2. Who has been appointed an assistant Secretary General and will head the UN Environment’s Programme’s NewYork Office.
    A)Abhishek Saini
    B)Satya S.Tripathi
    C)Shriram Tripathi
    D)Shyam Sharma
    E) Satya Nadella
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Development and environment expert Satya S.Tripathi has been appointed an assistant Secretary General and will head the UN Environment’s Programme’s NewYork Office.
  3. Where is the headquarters of Equitas Small Finance Bank located?
    A) Thiruvananthapuram
    B) Kozhikode
    C) Chennai
    D) Bengaluru
    E) Hyderabad
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Equitas Holdings P Limited, Chennai
  4. How much amount has been sanctioned by the government for the Gujarat’s Sardar Sarovar dam project on the Narmada River for the current year?
    A)730 cr
    B)735 cr
    C)740 cr
    D)750 cr
    E)700 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Centre has sanctioned Rs730 crore for the Gujarat’s Sardar Sarovar dam project on the Narmada River for the current year and also committed soft loan of Rs 1500 crore for the state’s other irrigation projects, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said on 28 August.
  5. Where is Google HQ?
    A)Beijing
    B)Tokyo
    C)California
    D)New York
    E)Singapore
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    Option C

  6. CM Naveen Patnaik launched the “Mu Hero..Mu Odisha” campaign‘ in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Cuttack
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    E)Mumbai
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Chief minister Naveen Patnaik launched the “Mu Hero..Mu Odisha” campaign‘ in Cuttack that aims to recognise exemplary works by Odia boys and girls towards social transformation.
  7. What is the capital of Zimbabwe?
    A)Harare
    B)New York
    C)Havana
    D)Eithopia
    E)Cuba
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    Option A

  8. Government has permitted flying commercial drones in day time from which date?
    A)Oct 1
    B)Nov 1
    C)Dec 1
    D)Dec 2
    E)Oct 2
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The commercial use of drones (unmanned aircraft) across sectors such as agriculture, health and disaster relief under new regulations will come into force from December 1, but delivery of payload, including food items, would not be allowed as of now, the government said.
  9. Who won Belgian Grand Prix?
    A)Frank Armi
    B)Cony Anderson
    C)Sebastian Vettel
    D)Lewis Hamilton
    E)Novak Djokovic
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Sebastian Vettel cut Lewis Hamilton’s lead at the top of the driver standings to 17 points after a faultless performance at an action-packed Belgian Grand Prix.
  10. Which state govt. will organize a human chain along the 650 km long Pakistan border under a programme ,”Shahadat ko salam”?
    A)UP
    B)MP
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Odisha
    E)Tamil Nadu
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    On the eve of Independence Day, the Rajasthan Government will organize a human chain along the 650 km long Pakistan border under a programme ,”Shahadat ko salam”.
  11. Israel has opened a visa application centre in which city of India?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Delhi
    C)Kolkata
    D)Pune
    E)Lucknow
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a bid to encourage more Indian travellers to visit Israel, the Middle East nation has opened a Visa Application Centre in Kolkata that would cater to West Bengal and seven northeastern states.
  12. Where is the headquarters of Suryoday Small Finance Bank Ltd located?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) Jaipur
    C) Mumbai
    D) Bengaluru
    E)New Delhi
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Suryoday Micro Finance Private Ltd., Navi Mumbai
  13. Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here with how many states for the construction of the Lakhwar multi-purpose project in the upper Yamuna basin?
    A)10
    B)6
    C)8
    D)7
    E)5
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here with 6 states for the construction of the Lakhwar multi-purpose project in the upper Yamuna basin to deal with water crisis.Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh (Yogi Adityanath), Rajasthan (Vasundhara Raje Scindia), Uttarakhand (Trivendra Singh Rawat), Himachal Pradesh (Jai Ram Thakur), Haryana (Manohar Lal Khattar) and (Delhi Arvind Kejriwal) signed the MoU.
  14. SCO Peace Mission Exercise 2018 will be held in which country ?
    A)Japan
    B)Russia
    C)USA
    D)China
    E)South Korea
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    As part of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) initiatives, SCO Peace Mission Exercise is conducted biennially for SCO member states. The joint exercise for the year 2018 will be conducted by Central Military Commission of Russia from 22 August to 29 August 2018 at Chebarkul, Chelyabinsk, Russia.
  15. Who has been appointed as first women Chief Justice of J&K High Court?
    A)Arundhati Roy
    B)Gita Mittal
    C)Anirudh Bose
    D)Rajendra Menon
    E) Somnath Sharma
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Mittal had been previously appointed as the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court on April 14, 2017, after the retirement of Chief Justice Gorla Rohini.
  16. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the continuation of PMGSY.What is “G” in PMGSY?
    A)Grave
    B)Grammar
    C)Gram
    D)Gravel
    E)Ghar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Giving a boost to rural road connectivity, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the continuation of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana(PMGSY) beyond th 12th five year plan period.
  17. Which bank has become the first bank in the country to introduce Iris Scan Authentication feature for Aadhaar-based transactions through its micro ATM tablets?
    A)ICICI
    B)HDFC
    C)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D)Axis Bank
    E)South Indian Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Axis Bank has become the first bank in the country to introduce Iris Scan Authentication feature for Aadhaar-based transactions through its micro ATM tablets.
  18. According to IMF,India’s GDP is poised to grow by how much percent in 2018-19?
    A)7.0
    B)7.3
    C)7.1
    D)7.5
    E)7.7
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), India’s GDP is poised to grow by 7.3 percent in the 2018-19 fiscal and 7.5 percent in 2019-20 on strengthening of investment and robust private consumption.
  19. Who was appointed as chairperson of the National Commission for Women?
    A)Geeta Mittal
    B)Rakesh Menon
    C)Annirudh Bose
    D)Rekha Sharma
    E) RS Sharma
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    NCW member Rekha Sharma has been appointed as the chairperson of the National Commission for Women. Rekha Sharma was earlier a member of the Commission and was holding the additional charge of chairperson.
  20. Who is the author of “Ghats of Banaras”?
    A)Gautam Chatterjee
    B) Sachidanand Joshi
    C)Gulab Kothari
    D)Arundhati Roy
    E) Geeta Mittal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma released three books, including one on “secret broadcasts” during the Quit India movement, at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA). The books are titled “Jewellery: A Scientific Study of Social Tradition”, “Ghats of Banaras” and “Untold Story of Broadcasting”.

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