GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 224

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

  1. Former President Pranab Mukherjee launched which application to rate MPs and MLAs?
    A)Neta
    B)Abhineta
    C)Krishi
    D)Unnat
    E)Prakash
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Aptly called Neta App, which was unveiled by former President Pranab Mukherjee, the technology platform will let users rate their MLAs and MPs and is being billed as an instrument to gauge voter sentiment across constituencies in the country.
  2. Prasar Bharti signed an MoU with which country to realize cooperation and collaboration in broadcasting and content sharing?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Bangladesh
    C)Pakistan
    D)Oman
    E)South Korea
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Prasar Bharati and Mizzima Media Group of Myanmar signed an MoU to realize cooperation and collaboration in broadcasting and content sharing.
  3. Which company rebranded its payments app Tez into G Pay?
    A)TCS
    B)IBM
    C)Microsoft
    D)Google
    E)Wipro
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a bid to increase its market share in India’s payments market,Google rebranded its payments app Google Tez into Google Pay, introduced new features and widened its scope with new tie-ups.
  4. Which INS entered the port of Darwin,Australia on 29 Aug 18 to participate in exercise KAKADU 2018?
    A)INS Sahyadri
    B)INS Vikramaditya
    C)INS Trishul
    D)INS Nipat
    E)INS Kakadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    After having been deployed to the South China Sea and Pacific Ocean for over four months, which included representing Indian Navy in multinational exercises MALABAR 18 at Guam and RIMPAC 18 at Hawaii, INS Sahyadri entered the port of Darwin,Australia on 29 Aug 18 to participate in exercise KAKADU 2018.
  5. Ministry of Defence cleared procurement proposals of how much amount which included the acquisition of the helicopters?
    A)45000 cr
    B)46200 cr
    C)46000 cr
    D)46100 cr
    E)44000 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Ministry cleared procurement proposals worth nearly Rs.46000 cr which included the acquisition of the helicopters. The decisions were taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), the ministry’s highest decision-making body on procurement.
  6. Who has taken over as the new Chief Justice of India on October 3, 2018?
    A)Ranjan Kohli
    B)KM Joseph
    C)Dipak Mishra
    D)Ranjan Gogoi
    E) Rajnish Kumar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Justice Ranjan Gogoi is set to take over as the new Chief Justice of India on October 3, 2018.
  7. When was IBA (Indian Banks Association) formed?
    A)1978
    B)1955
    C)1946
    D)1950
    E)1990
    View Answer
    Option C

  8. In production sector, a small enterprise is an enterprise where the investment in plant and machinery is more than Rs. 25 lakh but does not exceed ______
    A) Rs 2 crore
    B) Rs 3 crore
    C) Rs 5 crore
    D) Rs 10 crore
    E) Rs 15 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A small enterprise is an enterprise where the investment in plant and machinery is more than Rs. 25 lakh but does not exceed Rs. 5 crore.
  9. ADB has approved how much million loan to finance road improvement across a dozen districts in Karnataka?
    A)365
    B)355
    C)350
    D)346
    E)395
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    ADB said it has approved USD 346 million loan to finance road improvement across a dozen districts in Karnataka.
  10. Nepal Bharat Maitri Dharamshala was inaugurated in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Kathmandu
    D)Pune
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Addressing the gathering after jointly inaugurating Nepal Bharat Maitri Dharamshala with his Nepalese counterpart in Kathmandu,PM Modi said that people of Nepal also have equal place in India’s motto of “Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas”.He said that Dharamshala is not mere a building but a strong pillar of Indo-Nepal friendship.
  11. 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)8.8
    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.
  12. Who won the Ramon Magsayay Award, popularly known as Asia’s Nobel Prize?
    A) Bharat Vatwani
    B) Sonam Wangchuk
    C)Both a and b
    D)Sonam Sharma
    E) T Rajagopal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Two Indian nationals, Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk, were given the Ramon Magsayay Award, popularly known as Asia’s Nobel Prize.
  13. Which country topped the list in International tourist arrivals in 2017 in South Asian Region?
    A)Australia
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Bangladesh
    D)India
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    International tourist arrivals hit record high in 2017 with India leading the growth in South Asian Region. According to data from the UN’s tourism organisation, a total of 1,323 million international tourist arrivals recorded in destinations around the world. The figure represents an 84 million increase over 2016, and a new record.
  14. According to RBI, India’s economic growth rate to grow at how much percent in the current financial year?
    A)6.8
    B)7.1
    C)7.2
    D)7.4
    E)7.5
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    RBI expects India’s economic growth rate to grow at 7.4% in the current financial year on pick up in industrial activity and good monsoon.
  15. India has set a target of how much GW solar energy to generate by 2022?
    A)300
    B)150
    C)100
    D)200
    E)350
    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.
  16. What is the limit for housing loans in non-metropolitan centers under priority sector?
    A) Rs 15 lakh
    B) Rs 20 lakh
    C) Rs 28 Lakh
    D) Rs 35 lakh
    E) Rs 40 lakh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Loans to individuals up to ₹ 28 lakh in metropolitan centres (with population of ten lakh and above) and loans up to ₹ 20 lakh in other centres for purchase/construction of a dwelling unit per family, are eligible to be considered as priority sector provided the overall cost of the dwelling unit in the metropolitan centre and at other centres does not exceed ₹ 35 lakh and ₹ 25 lakh, respectively. Housing loans to banks’ own employees are not eligible for classification under priority sector.
  17. The NGT has appointed whom as head of a three-member committee to decide mining company Vedanta’s plea challenging closure of its Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin?
    A)MJ Khan
    B)VS Vazir
    C)MS Mathews
    D)SJ Vazifdar
    E) Sawarn Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The National Green Tribunal has appointed former Punjab and Haryana High Court Chief Justice SJ Vazifdar as head of a three-member committee to decide mining company Vedanta’s plea challenging closure of its Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin.
  18. Who was sworn as DMK President?
    A)Raghubar Dayal
    B)Smriti Irani
    C) M. Karunanidhi.
    D)MK Stalin
    E) Ravi Shankar Prasad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The stage is set for the election of DMK working president MK Stalin as the president of the party on August 28 when the DMK general council is slated to meet.
  19. The Olympic Council of Asia has given recognition to India’s which indigenous sport?
    A)Kabaddi
    B)Javelin Throw
    C)Cricket
    D)Kho-Kho
    E)Hockey
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Olympic Council of Asia has given recognition to India’s indigenous sport of Kho-Kho, a development that has been welcomed by Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.
  20. Recently Kuldip Nayar passed away.He belongs to which profession?
    A)Writer
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Scientist
    E)Politician
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Eminent Indian writer and journalist Kuldip Nayar passed away in New Delhi following a brief illness. He was 95. When the Emergency was declared, he was one of the first journalists to be put in jail.

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