GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 240

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

  1. ISRO in its 44th flight put into orbit how many UK earth observation satellites in a textbook launch?
    A)4
    B)2
    C)1
    D)3
    E)5
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The ISRO workhorse, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), in its 44th flight put into orbit two UK earth observation satellites in a textbook launch.
  2. State-owned Airports Authority of India will prepare a detailed project report for development of Palaly airport.Where is Palaly Airport situated?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Bhutan
    C)Bangladesh
    D)Sri lanka
    E)China
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    State-owned Airports Authority of India will prepare a detailed project report for development of Palaly airport in Sri Lanka. This would be the first project for the AAI in the island nation.
  3. Who has been unanimously elected as the chairman of the board of The Advertising Standards Council of india(ASCI)?
    A)Shiv Saran
    B)Shivakumar
    C)Sunil Mehta
    D)Shiv Sharma
    E)Shiva Saran
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Shivakumar, group executive president, corporate strategy, at the Aditya Birla group, has been unanimously elected as the chairman of the board of The Advertising Standards Council of india(ASCI), the industry watchdog said in a statement.
  4. Which state police launched first of its kind dial FIR scheme in the country?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Odisha
    E)Maharashtra
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The UP Police are set to launch a first of its kind dial FIR scheme in the country where a common man can register regular crimes without going to a police station even as it is preparing an online photographic dossier of criminals that will be provided to policemen on 22,000 new i-pads.
  5. When was WHO founded?
    A)1949
    B)1955
    C)1950
    D)1948
    E)1932
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    Option D

  6. An account will be classified as dormant if there are no transactions in the account for a period of ____ months.
    A) 12 months
    B) 60 months
    C) 24 months
    D) 36 months
    E) 40 months
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    In 2 years
  7. Which census for the first time will collect data on Other Backward Classes (OBC)?
    A)2011
    B)2028
    C)2031
    D)2025
    E)2021
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    Option E
    Explanation:

    Census 2021 will for the first time collect data on Other Backward Classes (OBC), the Centre said. The decision to count the OBCs in the next Census was to get a correct perspective on the social status in the country.
  8. Which state launched a first of its kind initiative “MIL-Banche”?
    A)Odisha
    B)UP
    C)MP
    D)HP
    E)Haryana
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    In Madhya Pradesh, in a first of its kind initiative,”MIL-Banche”, an interactive programme between schools and society is being organized in all government schools of the state.
  9. When was Delhi and District Cricket Association founded?
    A)1987
    B)1885
    C)1983
    D)1883
    E)1880
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    Option D

  10. Who has been named as replacement for Rajat Bhatia in the senior selection committee of the Delhi and District Cricket Association?
    A)Mohan Chaturvedi
    B)Bimlesh Kumar
    C)Mahesh Chaturvedi
    D)Rajnish Sharma
    E) Vikas Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former wicketkeeper Mohan Chaturvedi has been named as replacement for Rajat Bhatia in the senior selection committee of the Delhi and District Cricket Association.
  11. Which university announced that its School of Management and Entrepreneurship will be renamed to Atal Bihari Vajpayee School Of Management and Entrepreneurship, as a tribute to the late Prime Minister?
    A)SRM University
    B)Jawaharlal Nehru University
    C)Integral University
    D)Banaras Hindu University
    E)Aligarh Muslim University
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) announced that the School of Management and Entrepreneurship will be renamed to Atal Bihari Vajpayee School Of Management and Entrepreneurship, as a tribute to the late Prime Minister.“The Executive Council took a few important decisions including the renaming of its newest School of Management and Entrepreneurship.
  12. Former President Pranab Mukherjee launched which application to rate MPs and MLAs?
    A)Neta
    B)Abhineta
    C)Krishi
    D)Unnat
    E)Mantri
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Aptly called Neta App, which was unveiled by former President Pranab Mukherjee, the technology platform will let users rate their MLAs and MPs and is being billed as an instrument to gauge voter sentiment across constituencies in the country.
  13. Where is the HQ of Advertising Standards Council of India?
    A)Chennai
    B)Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Jaipur
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    Option D

  14. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the pipeline project through video conferencing with which country?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Bangladesh
    C)France
    D)Germany
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina, jointly inaugurated the India –Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline projects through video conferencing. Modi and Hasina inaugurated the work of the pipeline from their respective capitals, New Delhi and Dhaka.
  15. The health ministry has banned the manufacture, sale and distribution of how many fixed dose combinations(FDCs) of drugs with immediate effect?
    A)320
    B)310
    C)305
    D)328
    E)300
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The health ministry has banned the manufacture, sale and distribution of 328 fixed dose combinations(FDCs) of drugs with immediate effect and restricted another six. This brings to an end a protracted legal battle between manufacturers of these combination drugs and the ministry, which has been working since 2016 to get these “irrational” and “unsafe” drugs banned.
  16. What is the present ceiling limit of interest rate that NBFCs can offer ?
    A) 9%
    B) 12%
    C) 12.5%
    D) 14.5%
    E) 20%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    NBFCs cannot offer interest rates higher than the ceiling rate prescribed by RBI from time to time. The present ceiling is 12.5 per cent per annum.
  17. The Power Ministry launched an ambitious programme on energy efficiency in chillers that consume more than 40 percent of total energy in commercial buildings.Name the programme?
    A)Chiller Electric Programme
    B)Chiller Electricity Programme
    C)Chiller Star Labelling Programme
    D)Chiller Labeled Programme
    E)Chiller Electronics Programme
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Power Ministry launched an ambitious programme on energy efficiency in chillers that consume more than 40 percent of total energy in commercial buildings.The Chiller Star Labelling Programme has been formulated by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency(BEE). It envisages providing star rating in terms of its energy performance. Initially, the programme is launched on voluntary basis and will be valid up to December 31,2020.
  18. Which company has got Reserve Bank of India’s approval to operate its own Non Banking Finance Company (NBFC)?
    A)Freecharge
    B)Pay U India
    C)Paytm
    D)Mobikwik
    E)Paytm
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    PayU India has received Reserve Bank of India’s approval to operate its own Non Banking Finance Company (NBFC).
  19. First ever India Tourism Mart(ITM 2018) will held in which city?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)New Delhi
    E)Pune
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union Minister for Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal inaugurated the “first ever India Tourism Mart(ITM 2018) in the presence of Union Tourism Minister, KJ Alphons and the Tourism Minister of Morocco, Mr. Mohamed Sajid, in New Delhi.
  20. Ganpatrao Andalkar passed away recently.He was related to which profession?
    A)Politics
    B)Actor
    C)Wrestling
    D)Singer
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Well-known wrestler Ganpatrao Andalkar passed away at a private hospital in Pune.

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