GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 239

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

  1. The Union Ministry of Water Resources, the NABARD and the National Water Development Agency (NWDA) signed a revised Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for funding of central share of how many prioritised irrigation projects?
    A)95
    B)97
    C)99
    D)100
    E)90
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Union Ministry of Water Resources, the NABARD and the National Water Development Agency (NWDA) signed a revised Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for funding of central share of 99 prioritised irrigation projects under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY).
  2. According to NCAER,India’s growth forecast for current fiscal is at how much percent?
    A)7.1
    B)7.4
    C)7.2
    D)7.5
    E)7.7
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Economic policy think-tank NCAER has retained India’s growth forecast for the current fiscal at 7.4 percent citing comfortable agricultural sector outlook and a marked improvement in the external sector.
  3. 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)Sep 20
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    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”.
  4. Which state will be made stray cattle free by January 26 next year?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Haryana
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Bihar
    E)Jharkhand
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Haryana will be made stray cattle free by January 26 next year. Strict actions would be taken against those, whose cattle are found roaming on the roads and fine would also be imposed on them.
  5. What is the metric that measures the number of times that a firm pays off its suppliers during the accounting period known as?
    A) Accounts payable turnover
    B) Financial accounting
    C) Days payable outstanding
    D) Cash conversion cycle
    E) Quick ratio
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The accounts payable turnover ratio is a short-term liquidity measure used to quantify the rate at which a company pays off its suppliers. Accounts payable turnover ratio is calculated by taking the total purchases made from suppliers, or cost of sales, and dividing it by the average accounts payable amount during the same period.
  6. Government announced merger of which banks with Bank of Baroda recently?
    A)Vijaya Bank
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)Dena Bank
    D)Both a and c
    E)PNB
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Moving ahead with consolidation of public sector banks, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the merger of Bank of Baroda,Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank. The merged entity or amalgamated bank would be India’s third largest.
  7. Who is the author of “Story So far”?
    A)Binoy Kumar
    B)Sujoy Ghosh
    C)Sundeep Misra
    D)Arundhati Roy
    E)R.K Narayan
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    T he incredible story of Dutee Chand, who rose from abject poverty to become one of India’s biggest sprinting stars, will be brought alive in the form of a book titled as, “Story so Far”.
  8. Recently,the board approved merger of Vodafone with which telecom operator?
    A)Jio
    B)BSNL
    C)Idea
    D)Airtel
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The board of Vodafone Idea Ltd has approved the merger of its unit Aditya Birla Telecom Ltd.(ABTL) with itself, moving a step closer towards monetizing the company’s 11.15% stake in Indus Towers to pare debt.
  9. Indian women boxers bagged how many medals at the 32nd Ahmet Comert Boxing Tournament in Istanbul,Turkey?
    A)4
    B)9
    C)7
    D)8
    E)6
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian women boxers have bagged a total of 7 medals, including three gold, two silver and two bronze at the 32nd Ahmet Comert Boxing Tournament in Istanbul,Turkey.
  10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the India Post Payments Bank(IPPB) in which city on September 1 ,2018?
    A)Lucknow
    B)New Delhi
    C)Kolkata
    D)Pune
    E)Allahabad
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the India Post Payments Bank(IPPB)that aims “to change the the banking system in the country”. The launch was done at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi.
  11. Where is Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL) situated?
    A) Jaipur
    B) Ahmedabad
    C) Pune
    D) Mumbai
    E) New Delhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL) is an independent body set up by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the backdrop of India’s evolving role in the global economy, in the financial services sector and its position in various international fora, and to develop into a world class global institution for research and learning in banking and finance.
    The Governor of RBI is the Chairman of the Governing Council of CAFRAL.
  12. Union Minister of State Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated which scheme at a function which was organised by the Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India.?
    A)Rythu Bandhu
    B)Atal Pension
    C)Pension Adalat
    D)Pension Rythu
    E)Suvidha
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Union Minister of State Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated the “Pension Adalat’, organised by the Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India.
  13. 2020 Olympics games will be held in which city?
    A)Paris
    B)New Delhi
    C)Beijing
    D)Tokyo
    E)Colombo
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games.
  14. India Baja 2018 competition is to be held in which state?
    A)HP
    B)MP
    C)Rajasthan
    D)UP
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    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.
  15. Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Aviation Suresh Prabhu launched which application in NewDelhi which provides wide range of information for export and import?
    A)Nivesh Mitra
    B)Aayat Mitra
    C)Nirman Mitra
    D)Niryat Mitra
    E)Nikhil Mitra
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Aviation Suresh Prabhu launched “Niryat Mitra”-mobile application in New Delhi. The app is developed by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO).
  16. The Competition Commission has cleared US Retail giant Walmart’s proposed acquisition of which company?
    A)Oyo
    B)Swiggy
    C)Flipkart
    D)Amazon
    E)Jabong
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Competition Commission has cleared US Retail giant Walmart’s proposed acquisition of Flipkart, a deal estimated to be worth $16 billion.
  17. Which state is set to host World’s largest Water Colour Festival from August 23 to August 27,2018?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Himachal Pradesh
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Jharkhand is all set to host World’s largest Water Colour Festival from August 23 to August 27 in Ranchi to promote the rich cultural space of Jharkhand known for its exemplary tribal art works ranging from ‘Sohrai’ to Kohbar to Dhokra fine art.
  18. What is currency of Colombia?
    A)Euro
    B)Rupee
    C)Peso
    D)Dollar
    E)Dinar
    View Answer
    Option C

  19. India has set a target of how much GW solar energy to generate by 2022?
    A)300
    B)150
    C)250
    D)200
    E)100
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu said that demand for energy will increase due to rapid development taking place in India and fossil fuel is not going to last forever and therefore there is need for renewable energy. He was speaking at a function of International Solar Alliance(ISA) Innovation and Investment Forum in NewDelhi. The Minister emphasized on the need for sending market signals so that more funds are invested in R&D in solar energy. India has set a target to generate 100 GW solar energy by for increasing share of carbon free energy in the energy mix.
  20. Writer Sumatheendra R Nadig passed away.He was writer of which language?
    A)Tamil
    B)Odia
    C)Kannada
    D)Hindi
    E)Sonthali
    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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