GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 221

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

  1. Former Indian sportsman Rudra Pratap Singh retired.He was related to which sports?
    A)Tennis
    B)Football
    C)Chess
    D)Cricket
    E)Lawn Tennis
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former Indian fast bowler Rudra Pratap Singh has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
  2. Which company launched E@Secure policy which provides cover for between Rs.50,000 to Rs.1 crore?
    A)LIC HFL
    B)HDFC Ergo
    C)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D)PNB
    E)BOI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Private sector non-life insurer HDFC Ergo has launched a personal cyber insurance policy that will provide cover to individuals and families from cyber crimes, including cyber attacks, identity theft, phishing, and reputational risks such as bullying and trolling.The E@Secure Policy provides cover for between Rs.50,000 to Rs.1 crore.
  3. Which of the following steps is not a part of Insolvency Resolution Process under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC)?
    A) Appointment of a creditors’ committee and formulation of a revival plan
    B) Appointments of a resolution professional
    C) Moratorium on the sale of assets
    D) Liquidation of assets
    E) Liquidation, if not found viable
    View Answer
    Option D

  4. Which census for the first time will collect data on Other Backward Classes (OBC)?
    A)2011
    B)2021
    C)2031
    D)2025
    E)2020
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Census 2021 will for the first time collect data on Other Backward Classes (OBC), the Centre said. The decision to count the OBCs in the next Census was to get a correct perspective on the social status in the country.
  5. Who won Italian Grand Prix?
    A)Ronnie Sullivan
    B)Nico Rosberg
    C)Lewis Hamilton
    D)Sebastian Vettel
    E)Raefal Nadal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Lewis Hamilton delivered one of his greatest races when he wrecked Ferrari’s homecoming party as he stormed to a record-equalling fifth Monza victory at the Italian Grand Prix.
  6. India has set a target of how much GW solar energy to generate by 2022?
    A)300
    B)150
    C)100
    D)200
    E)400
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu said that demand for energy will increase due to rapid development taking place in India and fossil fuel is not going to last forever and therefore there is need for renewable energy. He was speaking at a function of International Solar Alliance(ISA) Innovation and Investment Forum in NewDelhi. The Minister emphasized on the need for sending market signals so that more funds are invested in R&D in solar energy. India has set a target to generate 100 GW solar energy by for increasing share of carbon free energy in the energy mix.
  7. International Women Entrepreneurs Summit 2018 being held in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)New York
    C)Kathmandu
    D)Mumbai
    E)Colombo
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The International Women Entrepreneurs Summit 2018 is being held in Kathmandu,Nepal.Vice President of Nepal Nanda Bahadur Pun inaugurated the summit.
    He expressed concern over increasing violence against women and highlighted the need for public efforts to eliminate it.The theme of 3-day event is “Equality begins with Economic Empowerment”.
  8. Which bank announced special term loan for repair and renovation of homes to help the flood affected citizens of Kerala?
    A)PNB
    B)ICICI
    C)SBI
    D)HDFC
    E)OBC
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The SBI announced special term loan for repair and renovation of homes to help the flood affected citizens of Kerala.
  9. When was the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) passed by the Lok Sabha?
    A) 2016
    B) 2015
    C) 2014
    D) 2013
    E) 2012
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2015 was introduced in Lok Sabha in December 2015. It was passed by Lok Sabha on 5 May 2016.
  10. Which government has declared the Singphan Widlife Sanctuary as an elephant reserve making it the 30th reserve for jumbos in the country?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Mizoram
    D)Nagaland
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Nagaland government has declared the Singphan Widlife Sanctuary as an elephant reserve making it the 30th reserve for jumbos in the country.
  11. The Government has approved a proposal to increase wages of artisans by over how much percent from five rupees 50 paisa hank?
    A)32
    B)33
    C)36
    D)35
    E)30
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Government has approved a proposal to increase wages of artisans by over 36 % from five rupees 50 paisa per hank to seven rupees 50 paisa.
  12. Which bollywood actor was roped in as ambassador of the Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial Foundation?
    A)Ranbir Kapoor
    B)Akshay Kumar
    C)Ranveer Singh
    D)Arjun Kapoor
    E) Dr Samlee Plianbangchang
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is proud and honoured to be the ambassador of the Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial Foundation.
  13. Which state launched a first of its kind initiative “MIL-Banche”?
    A)Odisha
    B)UP
    C)MP
    D)HP
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In Madhya Pradesh, in a first of its kind initiative,”MIL-Banche”, an interactive programme between schools and society is being organized in all government schools of the state.
  14. When is International Day of Charity celebrated?
    A)Aug 4
    B)Aug 5
    C)Sep 5
    D)Sep 4
    E)Sep 6
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    September 5 was declared the International Day of Charity by the United Nations in 2012.
  15. At how much percent,India’s economy grew in the first quarter of 2018-19 ending June 30?
    A)8.1
    B)8.2
    C)8.5
    D)8.7
    E)8.3
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s economy grew at an impressive 8.2 % in the first quarter of 2018-19 financial year ending June 30 on the back of a strong core performance and a healthy base,government data showed on 31 August.
  16. Recently,Morna Nielsen retires from cricket.He hails from which country?
    A)Australia
    B)New Zealand
    C)South Africa
    D)India
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    New Zealand Spinner Morna Nielsen has announced her retirement from all forms of cricket as she aims to shift her focus on being a structural engineer.
  17. When was HDFC Ergo General Insurance Company founded?
    A)2008
    B)2004
    C)2002
    D)2006
    E)2008
    View Answer
    Option C

  18. Who will be releasing a new book titled “Shades of Truth-A Journey Derailed”?
    A)Pranab Mukherjee
    B)Vishwas Patel
    C)Smriti irani
    D)Kapil Sibal
    E) Sonam Sharma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Congress MP Kapil Sibal will be releasing a new book titled “Shades of Truth-A Journey Derailed “arguing that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government “revels in the past” and debunking the claim of “Acche Din” that the BJP made in the run up to 2014 general elections.
  19. Which state government has adopted a multi-sectoral strategy to reduce under-nutrition and anaemia among women and children in a targeted manner by 2020?
    A)MP
    B)West Bengal
    C)Haryana
    D)UP
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Observing the National Nutrition Week, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said that the state government has adopted a multi-sectoral strategy to reduce under-nutrition and anaemia among women and children in a targeted manner by 2020.
  20. Recently,which Indian Digambara monk passed away known for his “Kadve Parvachan”?
    A)Yogi
    B)Tarun Sagar
    C)Sathya Sai
    D)Mahesh Yogi
    E) T Suvarna Raju
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian Digambara monk Tarun sagar, passes away in east Delhi after prolonged illness. He was suffering from jaundice and other ailments.

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