GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 241

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

  1. Which state to conduct door to door survey under PMAY-G?
    A)Meghalaya
    B)UP
    C)Mizoram
    D)Assam
    E)Manipur
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    In Assam, the Panchayat and Rural Development Department has stressed on accelerating the pace of overall development of rural areas through successful implementation of various programmes.
  2. Who is the author of “Ghats of Banaras”?
    A)Gautam Chatterjee
    B) Sachidanand Joshi
    C)Gulab Kothari
    D)Arundhati Roy
    E) Annirudh Bose
    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”.
  3. 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)7.2
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    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.
  4. According to a report named “AfterAccess:ICT access and use in India and the Global south”,how much percent of people in the 15-65 age group use internet in India?
    A)20
    B)14
    C)15
    D)19
    E)21
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    A mere 19 percent of people in the 15-65 age group use internet in India, according to a report named “AfterAccess:ICT access and use in India and the Global south”. It was published by Lirneasia, a policy and regulation think tank in collaboration with the Cellular Operators Association of India.
  5. Golfer Jarrod Lyle passed away.He belonged to which country?
    A)USA
    B)UK
    C)Canada
    D)Australia
    E)Singapore
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has passed away at the age of 36 years after a long battle with leukaemia.
  6. 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)Bank of Maharashtra
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    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.
  7. The Ministry of HRD has embarked on a major and new initiative Project called SWAYAM.What does first “A” represents in SWAYAM?
    A)Awareness
    B)Aspirations
    C)Active
    D)Aspiring
    E)Aviate
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of HRD has embarked on a major and new initiative Project called “Study Webs Of Active Learning For Young Aspiring Minds” (SWAYAM), which will provide one integrated platform and portal for online courses. This covers all higher education subjects and skill sector courses.
  8. Where is the HQ of New Development Bank?
    A)Johannesburg
    B)New Delhi
    C)Shanghai
    D)Beijing
    E)Kathmandu
    View Answer
    Option C

  9. Which of the following group of derivatives contracts are traded directly between two parties, without going through an exchange or other intermediary?
    A) Exchange-traded derivatives
    B) Common-market derivatives
    C) Over-the-counter derivatives
    D) Forwards-exchange derivatives
    E) Freight Derivative
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives are contracts that are traded (and privately negotiated) directly between two parties, without going through an exchange or other intermediary.
  10. Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar flagged off the app based taxi service in Goa.Name it?
    A)MILESMINI
    B)GOAMILES
    C)MILESGOA
    D)GOAGO
    E)GOGOA
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    “GoaMiles”, would ensure that commuters are not cheated and at the same time would increase the earnings of taxi drivers by “two to three” times.
  11. Which state government signs MoU with Holytech to set up its plants in 75 acres land?
    A)MP
    B)UP
    C)Arunachal Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    E) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    Under the terms of the agreement, Holytech will set up its plant in 75 acres land in Tirupati and Chittoor districts, against an investment of Rs. 1400 crores.
  12. 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.
  13. What was India’s rank on Global Innovation Index 2018?
    A)57th
    B)55th
    C)45th
    D)47th
    E)50th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India’s rank on the Global Innovation Index has improved from 60th last year to 57th this year. India has been consistently climbing the GII ranking for the past two years. Its position improved from 80 in 2015 to 66 in 2016 after sliding for successive five years.Switzerland topped the list.
  14. Which language has become the first Indian tribal language to get a Wikipedia edition?
    A)Monpa
    B)Mara
    C)Lushai
    D)Sanskrit
    E) Santhali
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    Santhali has become the first Indian tribal language to get a Wikipedia edition in its own script after the Santhali Wikipedia went live earlier this month.
  15. Food and agri products manufacturer Ruchi Soya has been acquired by which company?
    A)Cadbury
    B)Nestle
    C)Adani
    D)Adani Wilmar
    E)TATA
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of food and agri products manufacturer Ruchi Soya by consumer edible oils major Adani Wilmar.
  16. 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) RBL 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.
  17. India commemorated centenary of the battle of Haifa with which country?
    A)France
    B)Iraq
    C)Israel
    D)Iran
    E)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Centenary celebrations to commemorate hundred years of liberation of Haifa in Israel by the Indian troops in 1918 culminates with a grand function in New Delhi. The Battle of Haifa is being commemorated in Israel, Delhi and Jaipur.
  18. As per Ease of Living Index released by the government,which city is the most liveable city in India?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)New Delhi
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Pune is the most liveable city, followed closely by Navi Mumbai and Greater Mumbai in a ranking of 111 Indian cities with the national capital ranked at a lowly 65 on the Ease of Living Index released by the government.
  19. World Rhino Day is being celebrated in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Meghalaya
    C)Mizoram
    D)Assam
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    World Rhino Day is being celebrated in Assam. State Forest minister Parimal Suklabaidya along with others will take part in the main event to be held in Guwahati.
  20. President Tan Dai Quang passed away recently.He was the president of which country?
    A)Kazakshtan
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Vietnam
    D)Australia
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Vietnam’s President Tan Dai Quang, a former police chief known as a tough politician and committed communist with little tolerance for dissent, passed away at the age of 61 after a serious illness.

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