GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 231

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

  1. 4th Annual Sustainable Smart Cities India Conference is scheduled to take place in which city?
    A)Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kolkata
    D)Bangalore
    E)Hyderabad
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Nispana’s 4th Annual Sustainable Smart Cities India Conference is scheduled to take place on 6th-7th of September in Bangalore. With support of Smart City, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Government of India, this event is all set to create a benchmark of success.
  2. Who has been appointed as the new managing director and CEO of HDFC Standard Life?
    A)PS Jayaram
    B)Amitabh Chaudhary
    C)Chanda Kochhar
    D)Vibha Padalkar
    E) Dipak Mishra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The board of HDFC Standard Life appointed Vibha Padalkar,the executive director and Chief financial officer of HDFC Standard Life, as the Managing director and CEO after the exit of Amitabh Chaudhary, who joined Axis Bank on September 8.
  3. Which country based charity has been awarded the 2018 Balzan Prize for humanitarian achievement?
    A)Japan
    B)Switzerland
    C)India
    D)China
    E)UK
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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.
  4. Where is University of Engineering and Management(UEM) located?
    A)Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    E)Lucknow
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    Option D

  5. Which of the following is not true about Immediate Payment Service (IMPS)?
    A) IMPS offers an instant, 24X7, interbank electronic fund transfer service through mobile phones.
    B) The facility is provided by National Payments Corporation of India through its existing NFS switch.
    C) Internet Banking Account facilitates IMPS to transfer money to any account.
    D) To use IMPS, both the account holder and beneficiary needs to have Mobile Money Identifier (MMID).
    E) IMPS allows instant money transfer.
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    One can choose the IMPS method to transfer money using net banking, mobile banking, ATMs or SMSs.D) — As internet banking also facilitates IMPS, so all internet banking account holders can use IMPS to transfer funds. There are 2 options available here – One is through MMID. And another is through IFSC Code of bank branch of beneficiary (to whose account amount to be transferred), in this option MMID of neither is needed to perform transaction.
  6. Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launched the country’s first National Scholarship Portal Mobile App(NSP Mobile App) in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launched the country’s first National Scholarship Portal Mobile App(NSP Mobile App) in New Delhi.
  7. The ICC has decided to accord ODI status to India and Pakistan’s group league matches against which country in the upcoming Asia Cup?
    A)Netherlands
    B)China
    C)Hong Kong
    D)USA
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The ICC has decided to accord ODI status to India and Pakistan’s group league matches against Hong Kong in the upcoming Asia Cup, starting September 15.
  8. Who won the Hindu Playwright Award 2018?
    A)Somnath Chatterjee
    B)Rajendra Menon
    C)Arundhati Roy
    D)Annie Zaidi
    E) Adani Wilmar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Hindu Playwright Award 2018 went to Annie Zaidi for her play Untitled-1. The ₹2 lakh award for the best new unpublished and unperformed playscript in English was presented at the launch of the 14th edition of The Hindu Theatre Fest at the Taj Coromandel.
  9. The government is determined to keep fiscal deficit at how much percent?
    A)3.8
    B)3.5
    C)3.3
    D)3.1
    E)3.4
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The governement is determined to keep fiscal deficit within the budgeted level of 3.3 percent of GDP as the country cannot afford to have a twin deficit problem.
  10. French political writer and journalist Francois Gautier will be releasing the authorised biography of which Indian spiritual leader?
    A)Bhakti Charu
    B)Ramesh Oza
    C)Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
    D)Ramdev
    E) Nitin Sharma
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    French political writer and journalist Francois Gautier, who has been living in India since 1971, will be releasing the authorised biography of spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
  11. India,Iran and Afghanistan held their first tripartite meeting in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Kabul
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Thimphu
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    India,Iran and Afghanistan held their first tripartite meeting in Kabul during which implementation of the Chabahar port project and a host of other issues including ways to deepen counter-terror cooperation were discussed.
  12. BRICS New Development Bank allow the new member countries to join the bank , however the BRICS capital share cannot fall below ____.
    A) 54%
    B) 60%
    C) 51%
    D) 55%
    E) 72%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The bank will allow new members to join but the BRICS capital share cannot fall below 55%.
  13. Defence industrial corridor was launched in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Gorakhpur
    C)Aligarh
    D)Pune
    E)Aligarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched a defence industrial corridor in Aligarh,UP. The move is part of the government’s efforts to develop specialised zones dedicated to defence production in the state.
  14. Israel has opened a visa application centre in which city of India?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Delhi
    C)Kolkata
    D)Pune
    E)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a bid to encourage more Indian travellers to visit Israel, the Middle East nation has opened a Visa Application Centre in Kolkata that would cater to West Bengal and seven northeastern states.
  15. The festival of Harvest Nuakhai is celebrated in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Haryana
    D)Manipur
    E)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In western Odisha, the festival of Harvest Nuakhai is being celebrated. After harvest of new paddy of this season, rice has been processed and offered to Goddess Samaleswari in Sambalpur. People of western Odisha have also arranged Nuakhai Vetghat programs in Capital city Bhubaneswar.
  16. Bajaj Allianz General Insurance has tied up with which bank for bancassurance?
    A)Canara Bank
    B)Bank of Baroda
    C)Indian Overseas Bank
    D)Vijaya Bank
    E)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    This corporate agency agreement will enable distribution of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance products through the bank’s network of 2,129 branches across the country.
  17. World Biofuel Day 2018 event was held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Bangalore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    “World Biofuel Day 2018” event was organized in New Delhi on 10th August with the Prime Minister Sh Narendra Modi addressing a diverse gathering, consisting of farmers, scientists, entrepreneurs, students, government officials, and legislators.
  18. According to IMF,India’s GDP is poised to grow by how much percent in 2018-19?
    A)7.0
    B)7.3
    C)7.1
    D)7.5
    E)7.4
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), India’s GDP is poised to grow by 7.3 percent in the 2018-19 fiscal and 7.5 percent in 2019-20 on strengthening of investment and robust private consumption.
  19. Who is the author of “Ghats of Banaras”?
    A)Gautam Chatterjee
    B) Sachidanand Joshi
    C)Gulab Kothari
    D)Arundhati Roy
    E)Amitabh Bachchan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma released three books, including one on “secret broadcasts” during the Quit India movement, at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA). The books are titled “Jewellery: A Scientific Study of Social Tradition”, “Ghats of Banaras” and “Untold Story of Broadcasting”.
  20. Goura Chandra Mohapatra passed away recently.He was related to which field?
    A)Businessman
    B)Writer
    C)Journalist
    D)Actor
    E) Freedom Fighter
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    Veteran freedom fighter Goura Chandra Mohapatra passed away at the age of 104 at Bhadrak District Headquarters Hospital, family sources said. Mohapatra, who was jailed during Quit India Movement in 1942, was suffering from old age related ailments.

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