GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 223

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

  1. Which is the first state in India to launch a mobile app “i-Hariyali” to supply free saplings?
    A)UP
    B)Haryana
    C)Punjab
    D)Bihar
    E)Gujarat
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Punjab Minister announced that Punjab,the first state in India to launch a mobile app “i-Hariyali” to supply free saplings, has provided 13 lakh saplings to people through this endeavour so far.
  2. Who has been awarded WHO World No Tobacco Day 2018 Award for his extraordinary contribution towards tobacco control?
    A)SK Mathur
    B)SK Arora
    C)Sunil Sharma
    D)Yadyvendra Mathur
    E) Raheel Sharif
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Delhi government’s additional director of health S K Arora has been awarded the WHO World No Tobacco Day 2018 Award for his extraordinary contribution towards tobacco control.
  3. Basel III capital regulations were released by Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) as a Global Regulatory Framework for more resilient banks and banking systems on______________
    A) December 2010
    B) March 2011
    C) December 2011
    D) December 2012
    E) December 2013
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The BCBS released comprehensive reform package entitled “Basel III: A global regulatory framework for more resilient banks and banking systems” (known as Basel III capital regulations) in December 2010.
  4. Central government has constituted a coordination committee to coordinate the discharge of floodwaters from inter-State projects involving Kerala and Tamil Nadu.Who will head this committee?
    A)Piyush Goyal
    B)Smriri Irani
    C)Narendra Yadav
    D)Narendra Kumar
    E)Piyush Goyal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Central government has constituted a coordination committee headed by the Narendra Kumar,Central Water Commission(CWC) Chairman to coordinate the discharge of floodwaters from inter-State projects involving Kerala and Tamil Nadu, including Mullaperiyar and Aliyar.
  5. India’s economy clocked double digit growth in which year according to the estimates released by a government constituted committee?
    A)2003-04
    B)2004-05
    C)2005-06
    D)2006-07
    E)2002-03
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The new estimates released by a government constituted committee that GDP growth in the period 2004-05 to 2011-12 may have been higher than reckoned earlier. According to the report, the growth of the Indian economy is 0.3 to 0.5 percentage points higher for each year.
  6. The multi-purpose Barak 8 missile defence system ,is jointly developed by India and which other country?
    A)Iran
    B)Israel
    C)Russia
    D)China
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The multi-purpose Barak 8 missile defence system ,jointly developed by India and Israel will be procured by the Israeli Navy to protect its economic zones and strategic facilities from diversified threats and the sales for it have exceeded USD 5 billion.
  7. (ISRO) chairman K Sivan announced that India’s maiden mission to the Sun, will be launched in 2019.What is the name of the mission?
    A)Akash L1
    B)Aditi L1
    C)Renuka L1
    D)Aditya L1
    E)Surya L1
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    After conquering the moon and Mars, the India Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has set its sights on the sun with the Aditya –L1 mission. (ISRO) chairman K Sivan announced that Aditya-L1, India’s maiden mission to the Sun, will be launched in 2019.
  8. Union Government has unlocked green funds for how much amount to increase the forest cover?
    A)72000 cr
    B)68000 cr
    C)66000 cr
    D)70000 cr
    E)81000 cr
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Union Government has unlocked green funds worth over Rs.66,000 crore to increase the country’s forest cover.
  9. India’s first project of Swadesh Darshan Scheme was launched in which state?
    A)Tripura
    B)Shillong
    C)Assam
    D)Manipur
    E)Meghalaya
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma A. Heptulla inaugurated the project “Development of North East Circuit:Imphal and Khongjom”implemented under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India on August 14.
  10. As per the Basel III implementation in India, minimum Tier 1 capital must be _____ % of risk weighted assets on ongoing basis
    A) 5.5%
    B) 7%
    C) 9%
    D) 11%
    E) 10.5%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tier 1 capital must be at least 7% of RWAs on an ongoing basis.
  11. Which station was adjudged as the cleanest railway station in the third cleanliness survey released on 13th August 2018?
    A)Bhopal
    B)Jodhpur
    C)Pune
    D)Indore
    E)Gwalior
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Jodhpur and Marwar in Rajasthan were declared the cleanest railway stations, while Varanasi, the prime minister’s Lok Sabha constituency, slipped to the 69th position in the third cleanliness survey released on 13th August 2018.
  12. Ministry of Tourism sanctioned how much amount to Malanad Cruise Tourism Project under Swadesh Darshan Scheme for development of a rural circuit in Kerala?
    A)87.55 cr
    B)81.58 cr
    C)80.37 cr
    D)79.66 cr
    E)77.77 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Ministry of Tourism sanctioned Malanad Cruise Tourism Project under Swadesh Darshan Scheme for development of a rural circuit in Kerala. Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons announced that under this project, the ministry will be developing three cruises with a budget of Rs.80.37 crores.
  13. Who took oath as Chairperson of Appellate Tribunal For Electricity?
    A)Anirudh Bose
    B)Neerja Singh
    C)Manushi Chillar
    D)Manuja Chellur
    E) Hima Das
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Smt. Justice Manuja Chellur took Oath as Chairperson,Appellate Tribunal For Electricity,Ministry for Power.Prior to this, Smt. Justice Manjula Chellur was Chief Justice of Bombay High Court. She was the first woman Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court.
  14. Food and agri products manufacturer Ruchi Soya has been acquired by which company?
    A)Cadbury
    B)Nestle
    C)Adani
    D)Adani Wilmar
    E)Diary
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of food and agri products manufacturer Ruchi Soya by consumer edible oils major Adani Wilmar.
  15. Who will take over as Axis Bank CEO and MD as Shikha Sharma’s tenure is coming to an end?
    A)Mahesh Jain
    B)RS Sharma
    C)Usha AnanthSubramaniyam
    D)Amitabh Chaudhary
    E)Viral Acharya
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Lending major Axis bank’s long serving Chief Executive and Managing Director Shikha Sharma’s reign will come to an end on December 31, 2018 and she will be succeeded by Amitabh Chaudhry.
  16. Which country’s navy won KAKADU-18 Cup?
    A)India
    B)Australia
    C)China
    D)Japan
    E)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    While reasserting its regional domination, the Indian Navy left its mark in Australia as it participated in a multilateral maritime exercise involving 27 navies.
  17. India’s ever first Global Mobility Summit-MOVE will be held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Lucknow
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s ever first Global Mobility Summit-MOVE – was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in NewDelhi. Making Indian cities pollution free is the prime focus of the two-day summit being organised by the NITI Aayog.
  18. Who is the present governor of Assam?
    A)Ram naik
    B)Ballabh Patnaik
    C)Jagdish Mukhi
    D)B.Purohit
    E)Manohar Parrikar
    View Answer
    Option C

  19. According to a report, the Indian ecommerce market would become worth over $100 billion by which year?
    A)2030
    B)2025
    C)2022
    D)2020
    E)2024
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Indian ecommerce market would become worth over $100 billion by the year 2022,with a growth of around 25 per cent from the current level, a report said.
  20. Recently,Somnath Chatterjee passed away.He belonged to which profession?
    A)Journalist
    B)Actor
    C)Singer
    D)Politician
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Somnath Chatterjee, who had one of the longest innings of any MP in the Lok Sabha, passed away following a heart attack. He was aged 89. The stalwart of Indian politics has delivered more than 500 speeches in Parliament.

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