GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 225

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

  1. India’s women archery team won which medal in the compound event for the first time in the history of Asian Games?
    A)Silver
    B)Bronze
    C)Gold
    D)Diamond
    E)Platinum
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Indian women’s archery team won the silver medal in the compound event for the first time in the history of Asian Games. The trio of Muskan Kirar, Madhumita Kumari and Jyothi Surekha Vennam lost to South Korea 228-231 to finish second. India had clinched bronze in the event in the 2014 edition of the Asian Games.
  2. 3rd Indian Ocean Conference was held in which country?
    A)UK
    B)US
    C)Argentina
    D)Vietnam
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will pay an official visit to the South-East Asian countries of Vietnam and Cambodia from 27 August to 30 August.
  3. 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 4
    View Answer
    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.
  4. Which bank said it has ‘set its house in order’ and the credit growth is expecting to see 10 percent growth by the end of the current fiscal?
    A)PNB
    B)HDFC
    C)SBI
    D)ICICI
    E)OBC
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    SBI said it has ‘set its house in order’ and the credit growth is expected to see 10 percent growth by the end of the current fiscal.
  5. Who was appointed as new Secretary General of ASSOCHAM?
    A)Usha AnanthSubramaniyan
    B)Uday Kotak
    C)Lakshman Sen
    D)Uday Kumar Verma
    E) Lakshmanan Govindan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Industry chamber ASSOCHAM appointed former bureaucrat Uday Kumar Verma as its new Secretary General. He succeeds DS Rawat who held the position for nearly 14 years.
  6. When was the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) passed by the Lok Sabha?
    A) 2016
    B) 2015
    C) 2014
    D) 2013
    E) 2018
    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.
  7. The World Summit on Accrediation will be held in which city?
    A)Nasik
    B)New Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The World Summit on Accrediation pertaining to educational institutes got underway in NewDelhi on 8th September. The three-day Summit will focus on challenges and opportunities in outcome-based accreditation.The theme is-Challenges and Opportunities in Outcome Based Accrediation.
  8. Country’s first inter state transmission system (ISTS) auction is commissioned in which city?
    A)Gorakhpur
    B)Bhuj
    C)Lucknow
    D)Pune
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Country’s first inter state transmission system (ISTS) auction is commissioned in which city?
    A)Gorakhpur
    B)Bhuj
    C)Lucknow
    D)Pune
  9. Where is the HQ of IRDAI?
    A)Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Hyderabad
    D)Pune
    E)Bangalore
    View Answer
    Option C

  10. Which country has decided to participate in the Programme for International Student Assessment(PISA), which tests the learning level of 15 year olds, after a gap of nine years?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Thailand
    C)Pakistan
    D)India
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India has decided to participate in the Programme for International Student Assessment(PISA), which tests the learning level of 15 year olds, after a gap of nine years, a senior HRD Ministry official said.
  11. Which of the following is the class of derivative where the underlying assets are products like precious metals, agro products, energy products, etc?
    A) Freight Derivative
    B) Inflation Derivative
    C) Commodity Derivative
    D) Interest Rate Derivative
    E) Credit Derivative
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    An exchange traded derivative or over the counter derivative with an underlying reference based on nonfinancial commodities including chemicals, energy, base and precious metals, livestock, grains, and softs is known as Commodity Derivative.
    For example, commodity derivatives are used by farmers and millers to provide a degree of “insurance.”
  12. 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) Warren Truss
    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.
  13. Which actress has been roped in as the face of contemporary ethnic fashion brand Rangriti by Biba Apparels Pvt Ltd?
    A)Parineeti Chopra
    B)Disha Patani
    C)Katrina Kaif
    D)Deepika Padukone
    E)Lara Dutta
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra has been roped in as the face of contemporary ethnic fashion brand Rangriti by Biba Apparels Pvt Ltd.
  14. In a bid to pay tribute to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee,which government decided to rename several places in the state after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart?
    A)MP
    B)HP
    C)Jharkhand
    D)UP
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a bid to pay tribute to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee,Jharkhand government decided to rename several places in the state after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart.
  15. The six-day SCO Exercise, which has brought the two countries India and Pakistan together for the Exercise Peaceful Mission 2018 will be conducted in which country?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)UK
    C)Russia
    D)USA
    E)Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The six-day SCO Exercise, which has brought the two countries together for the Exercise Peaceful Mission 2018, will continue till August 29 at Chebarkul town in Chelyabinsk Oblast in Russia.
  16. Who clinched the men’s shotput gold with a record-shattering throw to open India’s medal account in athletics in the Asian Games?
    A)Manpreet Kaur
    B)Inderjeet Singh
    C)Tejinderpal Singh
    D)Abhinav Bindra
    E) Stephen Fleming
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Tejinderpal Singh Toor clinched the men’s shotput gold with a record-shattering throw to open India’s medal account in athletics in the Asian Games.
  17. Who has become the 17th Governor of Haryana?
    A)Balram Das Tandon
    B) Ram Naik
    C)Keshnari Nath Tripathi
    D)Kaptan Singh Solanki
    E) Satyadeo Narayan Arya
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    Satyadeo Narayan Arya has become the 17th Governor of Haryana. He took oath of office and secrecy at Haryana Raj Bhawan, Chandigarh. He was administered the oath by the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Mr Krishan Murari.
  18. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of DRDO?
    A)G Satheesh Reddy
    B)S Christopher
    C)AK Jain
    D)AK Sivan
    E) Brijendra Rehi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Renowned aerospace scientist G Satheesh Reddy has been appointed as the Chairman of the DRDO for a period of 2 years and will succeed S Christopher.
  19. What is the tagline of PNB?
    A)Your Right Partner
    B)The name you can bank upon
    C)The bank with a vision
    D)India’s International Bank
    E)Together we can
    View Answer
    Option B

  20. Which actress has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Sanjay Gandhi national park?
    A)Madhuri Dixit
    B)Raveena Tandon
    C)Katrina Kaif
    D)Juhi Chawla
    E)Preeti Zinta
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The State government has appointed actor Raveena Tandon as the brand ambassador of the Sanjay Gandhi national park.

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