GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 238

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

  1. Which state to hold “Global investors Meet 2019”?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Chattisgarh
    D)Karnataka
    E) TamilNadu
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    The TamilNadu government formally launched its investment promotion campaign for “Global Investors Meet 2019” to be held in January next year.
  2. Which state AIIMS will be renamed as after former PM of India, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Himachal Pradesh
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    AIIMS Mangalagiri(Andhra Pradesh) will be named after former PM of India, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The government feels that naming AIIMS Andhra Pradesh after Atal Bihari Vajpayee would be a fitting tribute in the memory of the great leader.
  3. JLF is a dedicated grouping of lender banks that is formed to speed up decisions in case of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs). F in JLF stands for?
    A) Finance
    B) Fund
    C) Function
    D) Forum
    E) Fundamental
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Joint Lender’s Forum is a dedicated grouping of lender banks that is formed to speed up decisions when an asset (loan) of more Rs 100 crore or more turns out to be a stressed asset.
  4. According to the latest edition of the UN’s annual multi-agency flagship report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, the number of undernourished globally, increased to how much in 2017?
    A)800 million
    B)790 million
    C)815 million
    D)821 million
    E) 777 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The UN says more people went hungry in 2017 than at any time in the previous decade as food deprivation on the rise due to conflict and climate change. According to the latest edition of the UN’s annual multi-agency flagship report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, the number of undernourished globally, increased to 821 million in 2017.
  5. Which city municipal corporation launched an anti-open defecation campaign, titled “Khule me Sauch ki ghanti bajao-siti bajao”?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Pune
    D)Delhi
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Lucknow Municipal Corporation launched an anti-open defecation campaign, titled “Khule me Sauch ki ghanti bajao-siti bajao” (whistleblowing campaign against open defection), in line with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s vision to make the capital city Open Defecation Free by Oct 2.
  6. 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)AXIS
    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.
  7. G-20 trade and investment ministrial meeting held in which country?
    A)India
    B)UK
    C)Australia
    D)USA
    E) Argentina
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    Option E
    Explanation:

    Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu participated in G-20 trade and investment ministrial meeting at Mar del Plata in Argentina. Issues including increasing protectionism challenges to promote global commerce and the new industrial revolution were discussed at the meeting.
  8. Which company to shut down its alternate mailing app “Inbox” in March 2019?
    A)Netflix
    B)Microsoft
    C)Google
    D)Yahoo
    E)Bing
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Google is set to shut down its alternate mailing app “Inbox” in March 2019, giving users time to shift to the traditional Gmail by then, the company has said in a blog post.
  9. Cabinet approved MoU on blockchain technology by which bank?
    A)Canara Bank
    B)SBI
    C)PNB
    D)Exim Bank
    E)RBI
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    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.
  10. Which city will host the 2019 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships ?
    A)London
    B)Pyongyang
    C)Beijing
    D)Tokyo
    E)Seoul
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The 2019 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships will be held in the North Korean capital Pyongyang, a signal that the secretive country may be coming in from the sporting cold.
  11. Which bowler has set a new world record of being the most economical bowler in the T20 cricket?
    A)Irfan Khan
    B)Mohd.Ariz
    C)Mohd.Irfan
    D)Shadab Khan
    E)Yousuf Pathan
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Mohd.Irfan has set a new world record of being the most economical bowler in the T20 cricket while playing for Barbados Tridents in the ongoing 2018 Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
  12. Which of the following is not true about Payments Bank?
    A) Payments bank can issue ATM/debit cards but not credit cards
    B) Initial capital required for a Payments Bank is Rs 100 crore
    C) Payments Bank must maintain Cash Reserve Ration (CRR) as decided by RBI.
    D) Payments Bank can give a loan of up to only Rs 1 lakh.
    E) Payments Bank can enable transfers and remittances through a mobile phone.
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The banks must maintain CRR, minimum 75% of demand deposits in government bonds of up to one year and maximum 25% in current and fixed deposits with other scheduled commercial banks for operational purposes and liquidity management.
    Payments Bank are not allowed to give loans of any amount.
  13. 28th meeting of the Southern Zonal Council held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the 28th meeting of the Southern Zonal Council in Bengaluru. The council took up issues related to Pulicat lake dispute between Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu fishermen.
  14. The festival of Harvest Nuakhai is celebrated in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Haryana
    D)Manipur
    E)Uttrakhand
    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.
  15. According to Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu,India committed to become 5 trillion economy by which year?
    A)2025
    B)2022
    C)2030
    D)2035
    E)2027
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu said that India is committed to be five trillion dollar economy by 2025 while addressing at the India-Malta Business Forum in Floriana,Malta.
  16. According to a research report “Top Locations in Asia:Technology Sector” released by Colliers Research,which Indian city along with Singapore and Shenzhen,figure in the list of best locations for tech enterprises in Asia?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Delhi
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Bengaluru, along with Singapore and Shenzhen,figure in the list of best locations for tech enterprises in Asia according to a research report “Top Locations in Asia:Technology Sector” released by Colliers Research.
  17. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved 100 percent electrification of the Indian Railways ,tentatively by which year?
    A)2024-25
    B)2022-23
    C)2021-22
    D)2019-20
    E)2022-24
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Four months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi questioned the need for total electrification of the country’s rail network, the PM-led Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved 100 percent electrification of the Indian Railways ,tentatively by 2021-22, settling a decades-long debate.
  18. NITI Aayog collaborated with which company to set up a Model International Center for Transformative Artificial Intelligence, ICTAI?
    A)Google
    B)Intel
    C)Infosys
    D)TCS
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    NITI Aayog ,Intel and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research,TIFR are collaborating to set up a Model International Center for Transformative Artificial Intelligence, ICTAI.
  19. When is Hindi Diwas celebrated?
    A)Sep 20
    B)Sep 18
    C)Sep 14
    D)Sep 15
    E)Sep 19
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Hindi Diwas is an annual day celebrated on Sep 14.
  20. Recently,Senator John McCain passed away.He was the senator of which country?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)USA
    D)UK
    E)South Africa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    US Senator John McCain, a celebrated war hero known for reaching across the aisle in an increasingly divided America passes away after losing a battle to brain cancer. He was 81.

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