GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 226

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

  1. The ten-day festival of the historic Esala Maha Perehera began in which country?
    A)Bhutan
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Australia
    D)India
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In Sri Lanka, the ten-day festival of the historic Esala Maha Perehera began in Kandy with a grand procession. The procession set off from the biggest Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka, Sri Dalada Maligawa at an auspicious time.
  2. Which indigenously developed Helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile was successfully flight tested from an Army Helicopter in Rajasthan’s Pokhran?
    A)HELNA
    B)HEMA
    C)HELEN
    D)HELINA
    E)HEENA
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The indigenously developed Helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile “HELINA”was successfully flight tested from an Army Helicopter in Rajasthan’s Pokhran. The weapon system was tested for its full range and guided by an Infrared Imaging Seeker (IIR), it hit the target with high precision.
  3. Uri Avnery passed away recently.He belongs to which profession?
    A)Singer
    B)Writer
    C)Actor
    D)Journalist
    E)Dancer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Uri Avnery,a trailblazing Israeli journalist and peace activist,and one of the first to openly advocate for a Palestinian state passed away at the age of 94.
  4. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated “Panini Language Laboratory”in which city?
    A)Canberra
    B)Tokyo
    C)Port Louis
    D)Mumbai
    E)New York
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated “Panini Language Laboratory” at Mahatma Gandhi Institute at Port Louis in Mauritius.
  5. As per The guidelines of RBI, At least ______ of the total number of ‘Banking Outlets’ opened during a financial year should be opened in unbanked rural centres.
    A) 10 percent
    B) 15 percent
    C) 20 percent
    D) 25 percent
    E) 30 percent
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    At least 25 percent of the total number of ‘Banking Outlets’ opened during a financial year should be opened in unbanked rural centres.
  6. When was RBL Bank founded?
    A)1944
    B)1946
    C)1945
    D)1943
    E)1940
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    Option D

  7. 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
    View Answer
    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.
  8. The lending arm of Bajaj Finserv has tied up which bank to offer interest-free cash withdrawal facility for up to 50 days?
    A)SBI
    B)RBL Bank
    C)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D)HDFC Bank
    E)South Indian Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In an effort to offer hassle-free and seamless financing options to its customers, Bajaj Finance Ltd., the lending arm of Bajaj Finserv along with RBL Bank Ltd. offer interest-free cash withdrawal facility for up to 50 days through Bajaj Finserv RBL Bank SuperCard.
  9. 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)Varanasi
    View Answer
    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.
  10. What is India’s rank in the recenty updated FIFA rankings in August 2018?
    A)95th
    B)98th
    C)96th
    D)97th
    E)90th
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian football team have climbed one spot to attain the 96th position in the recenty updated FIFA rankings in August 2018.
  11. ISRO will launch which satellite to replace GSAT -6A which stopped communicating a few days after its launch on March 29?
    A)GSAT-47
    B)GSAT-7A
    C)GSAT-32
    D)GSAT-31
    E)GSAT-3D
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian space agency ISRO will launch GSAT -32 satellite in October 2019 to replace GSAT -6A which stopped communicating a few days after its launch on March 29.
  12. Which player topped the 2018 chart for most runs scored in international cricket?
    A)Ajinkya Rahane
    B)KL Rahul
    C)Virat Kohli
    D)Steve Smith
    E)Rahul Dravid
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Virat Kohli is at the first position with 1404 runs in his bag through 509 runs in Test cricket, 146 in T20Is and 749 in Odis.
  13. Which organization launched the Parker Solar probe mission?
    A)SpaceX
    B)CNSA
    C)NASA
    D)ISRO
    E)BHEL
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    NASA successfully launched the Parker Solar probe, the US space agency’s historic small car-size probe to touch the sun from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
  14. Which language has become the first Indian tribal language to get a Wikipedia edition?
    A)Monpa
    B)Mara
    C)Lushai
    D)Santhali
    E)Odia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Santhali has become the first Indian tribal language to get a Wikipedia edition in its own script after the Santhali Wikipedia went live earlier this month.
  15. Which teen Indian cyclist created history by claiming India’s first ever medal– a silver- at the UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championship in Aigle,Switzerland?
    A)Jankidas
    B)Amar Singh
    C)Esow Alben
    D)Eruch Mistry
    E) Sangram Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Teen cyclist Esow Alben has created history by claiming India’s first ever medal– a silver- at the UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championship in Aigle,Switzerland.
  16. Where is the HQ of FIFA?
    A)Tokyo
    B)Beijing
    C)Zurich
    D)Paris
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C

  17. Who has been elected as chair of the International Nitrogen Initiative(INI)?
    A)Devendra Sikri
    B)Ajay Tyagi
    C)Raghuram Rajan
    D)N Raghuram
    E) Scarlett Johansson
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian scientist-academician, N Raghuram,has been elected chair of the International Nitrogen Initiative(INI), a global policy making initiative.
  18. Which state government has partnered with a top India-centric American advocacy group for the Vibrant Summit 2019?
    A)Gujarat
    B)UP
    C)HP
    D)Haryana
    E)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Gujarat Government has partnered with a top India-centric American advocacy group for the Vibrant Gujarat Summit in January 2019, which is expected to be attended by some of the top American corporate leaders.John Chambers, chairman of US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF), will lead a high-level CEO delegation to the summit next year. Gujarat will host the 9th edition of the annual industry summit ‘Vibrant Gujarat’ from January 18 to 20, 2019, in Gandhinagar.
  19. What does L stands for in SLBC with respect to committees of Bank?
    A) Life
    B) Listed
    C) Level
    D) Line
    E) Label
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    State Level Banker Committees.
  20. Singer Aretha Franklin passed away. She hails from which country?
    A)India
    B)Australia
    C)UK
    D)USA
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    US singer Aretha Frankli has passed away at the age of 76. She received the Grammy Award 18 times and was the first female vocalist to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

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