GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 237

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

  1. Which state railway station will be renamed after Krishna?
    A)HP
    B)UP
    C)Jharkhand
    D)MP
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    According to Home Ministry officials, the Raghubar Das government had proposed that Nagar Untari town and railway station be renamed as Banshidhar Nagar, after Banshidhar Temple, which is dedicated to Krishna, in Garhwa.
  2. The 2+2 dialogue between India and the US held in which city?
    A)Washington DC
    B)New Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)New York
    E)London
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Terming the 2+2 dialogue between India and the US as a historic dialougue in NewDelhi.External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj announced the signing of the Communication Compatibility and Security Agreement(COMCASA) between the two nations.
  3. Which of the following is the class of derivative designed to separate and then transfer the risk of default on a debt that may arise from a borrower failing to make required payments?
    A) Property Derivative
    B) Interest Rate Derivative
    C) Credit Derivative
    D) Commodity Derivative
    E) Equity Derivative
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In finance, a credit derivative refers to any one of “various instruments and techniques designed to separate and then transfer the credit risk” or the risk of an event of default of a corporate or sovereign borrower, transferring it to an entity other than the lender or debtholder.
  4. Which IT company acquired salesforce advisor “Fluido”?
    A)Aon Hewitt
    B)Capgemini
    C)TCS
    D)Infosys
    E)Google
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Infosys announced a definitive agreement to acquire Fluido, a salesforce advisor and consulting partner in Nordics that has expertise in cloud consulting, implementation and training services. Infosys said the acquisition enhances its ability to provide clients an unparalleled cloud-first transformation.
  5. Who won a gold medal in 200 m race at the World Masters Athletics Championship in Malaga, Spain?
    A)Arpinder Singh
    B)Manpreet Singh
    C)Sandeep Singh
    D)Man Kaur
    E)Hima Das
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s oldest female athelete Man Kaur from Patiala, made the country proud by winning a gold medal at the World Masters Athletics Championship in Malaga, Spain. The 102-year-old athlete won the 200 m race medal in the age group of 100 – 104.
  6. What is India ‘s rank globally in terms of number of family owned businesses according to “Credit Suisse Family 1000”in 2018?
    A)5th
    B)1st
    C)2nd
    D)3rd
    E)4th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India ranks third globally in terms of number of family owned businesses with 111 companies having a total market capitalisation of $839 billion. India closely follows China with 159 firms and the US with 121 firms, says a report.
  7. Union Cabinet approved which scheme aimed at ensuring remunerative prices to farmers for their produce?
    A)AKANSHA
    B)AASHA
    C)AVNI
    D)AARDHANA
    E)ANNAPURNA
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet approved new Umbrella Scheme “Pradhna Mantri Annadata Aay Sanrakshan Abhiyan,PM-AASHA”. The Scheme is aimed at ensuring remunerative prices to farmers for their produce as announced in the Union Budget for 2018.
  8. Cabinet approved MoU on blockchain technology by which bank?
    A)Canara Bank
    B)SBI
    C)PNB
    D)Exim Bank
    E)RBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the MoU on collaborative research on distributed ledger and blockchain technology in the context of development of digital economy by Exim Bank with the participating member banks, under the BRICS Interbank Cooperation Mechanism.
  9. LIME, the country’s first mobile app that offers Wallet, Shopping, Payments & Banking belongs to which of the following banks?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    E) Federal Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    LIME act as an independent app, empowering any person to open individual, shared mobile wallets and make seamless peer to peer as well as online, offline merchant payments.
  10. The total number of account holders in the flagship financial inclusion programme Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana(PMJDY) reached how much mark as on September 5?
    A)36.48 cr
    B)34.55 cr
    C)30.65 cr
    D)32.61 cr
    E)33.33 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    As many as 20 lakh people have joined the modified Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana(PMJDY) , taking the total number of account holders in the flagship financial inclusion programme to 32.61 crore as on September 5, according to finance ministry data.
  11. The first Asian School Indoor Rowing Championship was inaugurated in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Pune
    C)Kolkata
    D)Mumbai
    E)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The first Asian School Indoor Rowing Championship was inaugurated in Kolkata with oldest rowing coach Ashok Chtterjee and former international oarsman Ashok Mehta lighting the sacred lamp.
  12. When was PNB established?
    A)1910
    B)1948
    C)1894
    D)1811
    E) 1915
    View Answer
    Option C

  13. India signed how much loan agreement with the World Bank for the Uttrakhand Workforce Development Project?
    A)$74 million
    B)$75 million
    C)$77 million
    D)$ 78 million
    E)$ 70 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India signed a $74 million loan agreement with the World Bank for the Uttrakhand Workforce Development Project.
  14. Country’s first tribal tourism circuit was inaugurated in which state?
    A)Chhatisgarh
    B)Karnataka
    C)Bihar
    D)Maharshtra
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The country’s first tribal tourism circuit was inaugurated by Union Minister of state for tourism KJ Alphons in Dhamtari district of Chhatisgarh.
  15. When is International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer celebrated?
    A)Dec 15
    B)Sep 16
    C)Aug 17
    D)Sep 15
    E)Dec 20
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The United Nations’ International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is celebrated on the 16th September every year.The theme for International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2018 was “Keep cool and carry on:The Montreal Protocol”.
  16. 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)Switzerland
    View Answer
    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.
  17. Which actors have been signed in to promote and endorse the Skill India Mission, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
    A)Varun Dhawan
    B)Anushka Sharma
    C)Both a and b
    D)Ranveer Singh
    E)Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Actors Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma have been signed on to promote and endorse the Skill India Mission, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  18. Which state to become become open defecation free by October 2,2019?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Mizoram
    D)Bihar
    E)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the state would become open defecation free by October 2,2019,with his government constructed over 1.36 crore toilets in the last 17 months. The Chief Minister said that the coverage of the cleanliness in Uttar Pradesh was only 23 per cent.
  19. Ayushmaan Bharat Call Centre was formally inaugurated in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Indore
    C)Bhopal
    D)Bengaluru
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Ayushmaan Bharat Call Centre was formally inaugurated in Bengaluru by CEO of Ayushman Bharat Dr.Indu Bhushan.The call centre functioning 24×7 in collaboration with Medi assistant is sharing info in English and Hindi initially and 9 more regional languages to be added later. The executives are working in 7 different shifts and one more such call centre functioning in Hyderabad.
  20. Mehlli Gobhai passed away at the age of 87 recently.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Economist
    C)Artist
    D)Singer
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Mumbai-based artist,Mehlli Gobhai passed away at the age of 87 in a city hospital. The artist was said to be ailing for a while and had been hospitalised for a month.

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