GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 229

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

  1. MILEX 18 field training exercise started in which city?
    A)Delhi
    B)Nashik
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
    E) Pune
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    Option E
    Explanation:

    The inaugural Military Field Training Exercise for the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Technological and Economic Cooperation nations called MILEX 18, started with a grand opening ceremony at Aundh Military Station Pune. The military exercise will be held from September 10 to 16, amongst teams from member nations.
  2. Who is the author of the book “The Rule Breakers”?
    A)Amitav Ghosh
    B)Vikram Seth
    C)Preeti Shenoy
    D)Chetan Bhagat
    E)R.K Narayan
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Best-selling author Preeti Shenoy announced the launch of her new book, “The Rule Breakers”.The book claims to explore complex themes of women’s equality, gender, and inclusion among others.
  3. Where is University of Engineering and Management(UEM) located?
    A)Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    E)Chennai
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    Option D

  4. What is the minimum default required to initiate insolvency procedure for corporate debtors under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code?
    A) Rs 2,00,000
    B) Rs 5,00,000
    C) Rs 3,00,000
    D) Rs 1,00,000
    E)Rs 4,00,000
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    Option D

  5. Which country joined elite group of countries capable of air to air fuel transfer recently?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)USA
    D)India
    E)Japan
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The first ever mid air refuelling of the indigenously developed light combat aircraft Tejas was successfully carried out, placing India in an elite group of countries having air-to-air refuelling capacity for military planes.
  6. Which country based charity has been awarded the 2018 Balzan Prize for humanitarian achievement?
    A)Japan
    B)Switzerland
    C)India
    D)China
    E)South Korea
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    An international children rights charity based in Switzerland has been awarded the 2018 Balzan Prize for humanitarian achievement.
  7. What was the name of Asia’s first and oldest atomic reactor which was opened after 9 years recently?
    A)Avni
    B)Avantika
    C)Apsara
    D)Akansha
    E)Agni
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Nine years after Apsara – the country’s first and oldest atomic reactor was shut down, the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) set in motion Apsara-upgraded (U).
  8. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of “Swachhata Hi Seva Movement” from September 15 to mark which birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi?
    A)175th
    B)130th
    C)150th
    D)125th
    E)135th
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    To mark the 150 th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of “Swachhata Hi Seva Movement” from September 15.
  9. Which of the following is the class of derivative where these financial instruments can be used by organizations or individuals as part of a risk management strategy to reduce risk associated with adverse conditions?
    A) Freight Derivative
    B) Property Derivative
    C) Commodity Derivative
    D) Weather Derivative
    E) Inflation Derivative
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Weather derivatives are financial instruments that can be used by organizations or individuals as part of a risk management strategy to reduce risk associated with adverse or unexpected weather conditions.
  10. Where is the HQ of Alibaba Group?
    A)Shanghai
    B)Suzhou
    C)Hangzhou
    D)Beijing
    E)Fujian
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    Option C

  11. 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)MP
    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.
  12. India signed MoU with which country on cooperation in the operation of telemetry tracking and telecommand station for satellite and launch vehicles?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Mauritius
    C)Brunei
    D)South Africa
    E)Singapore
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been apprised of the MoU between India and Brunei Darussalam on cooperation in the operation of telemetry tracking and telecommand station for satellite and launch vehicles, and for cooperation in the field of space research, science and applications.
  13. Which organization to hold Climate Summit 2019?
    A)UNESCO
    B)OECD
    C)WHO
    D)UN
    E)IMF
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Asserting that climate change is pushing the world towards “the edge of the abyss”, UN Chief Antonia Guteress has said that he will convene a meeting in September 2019 to bring climate action to the top of the international agenda.
  14. Who won Italian Grand Prix?
    A)Ronnie Sullivan
    B)Nico Rosberg
    C)Lewis Hamilton
    D)Sebastian Vettel
    E)Rafael Nadal
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    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.
  15. ”Kalyana Kendra” helpline was launched in which state?
    A)UP
    B)Odisha
    C)Karnataka
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Karnataka launched a round-the-clock information and grievance helpline for SCs and STs across the state.”Kalyana Kendra” helpline will allow members of these communities to get information on the state’s welfare programmes for them as well as register complaints.
  16. India Baja 2018 competition is to be held in which state?
    A)HP
    B)MP
    C)Rajasthan
    D)UP
    E)Gujarat
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    India Baja 2018, the Indian edition of the greatest challenge of all extreme motorsport competitions in the world, will be organised from August 17-19 among the dunes of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.
  17. Who was sworn as 60th Colombian President?
    A)Ivan Bryan
    B)Donald Trump
    C)Ivan Duque
    D)Mike Bryan
    E)Juan Manuel Santos
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Colombia’s President-elect Ivan Duque has been sworn as the country’s 60th President, amid concern over the influence he will have on the country’s peace process.
  18. Which government has declared the Singphan Widlife Sanctuary as an elephant reserve making it the 30th reserve for jumbos in the country?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Mizoram
    D)Nagaland
    E)Chattisgarh
    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.
  19. 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)AXIS
    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.
  20. Writer Sumatheendra R Nadig passed away.He was writer of which language?
    A)Tamil
    B)Odia
    C)Kannada
    D)Hindi
    E)Portugal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Well-known Kannada poet and critic Sumatheendra R Nadig has passed away. The 83-year-old writer was an important name in the modernist literary movement in Karnataka in the 60s and 70s. He also headed the National Book Trust in the 90s.

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